A young elk guide kills a bull big enough for the record books. The antlers are still solid on the mount and all natural with great color. Are these sheds from the largest 5x5 whitetail of all time. Building upon the success of earlier versions, which sold more than 250,000 copies, building sheds by joseph truini provides all the expert advice needed to construct a shed from start to finish with broad appeal, building sheds, which includes nearly 500 photos and illustrations, offers a range of options to help doityourselfers complete one of the most popular outdoor building projects. Sheds must come from the wild elk herd, not a game farm or preserve. The club was formed for the purpose of creating a big game measuring body, whose primary interest was to accurately measure, score and record minnesotas big game animals whitetail deer, black bear, moose, elk. The same score sheet is used for all categories for that species and divisions i. The patch, which features a bull elk, bear and buck on a keystone state. This one is a wild 3 x 6 nontypical elk rack, and a big one. However, deer hunters in the bowbells area knew it existed. That bull was found dead, frozen in upper arrow lake, b. Jan 17, 2016 karthus the quehanna industrial development corporation qidc will sponsor the 2 nd annual elk antler shed hunt scheduled for february 6 through may 21, 2016. Sheds or antlers value is based on six primary factors, which we will cover below.
Antler hunting season offers another chance to take to the. Sessions success went largely unnoticed by the public, possibly overshadowed by missoula hunter steve felix bagging a new world record bull elk with his bow. Record book bulls the only thing better than the rack on a trophy bull is the story behind how it was taken. In order to find shed antlers, you must find the elk. Over the last decade, thieves in bethel have been targeting a very specific itemcaribou antlers, which end up being sold for cash to licensed buyers who ship them to the lower 48, where they are cut up and used for home decor. Big game trophy records nebraska game and parksnebraska.
Blank score sheets for entry into the big game record books for oregon or washington are listed below. Moose calling expert mark braaten of duluth, who visited ceglar and photographed the antlers, reports the right one weighs 31 pounds and scores 86, while. Worlds records wildlife conservation deer hunting elk. We strive to help our audiences become more skilled and ethical hunters, while expanding their knowledge, appreciation, and awareness of the outdoors and wildlife through entertainment media. North dakota potential record buck shot on opening day of. For starters, it depends on the condition and grade of the sheds. Shed antlers and trophies whose skull plates have been. Currently, the typical shed record belongs to william shields with a 2006 monster whitetail antler that measured 8908 inches. What is the deadline for entering a trophy into the book. If you dont find your first set of elk sheds right away, dont let yourself get discouraged too quickly, shed hunting is genuinely rewarding, but it can require an investment of time. It was sometime around 1899 when john plute looked down the iron.
Boone and crockett club general policies elk hunting. To celebrate the biggest bulls and best stories from our elk hunting history, ol put together a countdown of the highestscoring bulls ever killed according to boone and crockett records. Nov 15, 2016 no community is immune from theft, and that includes the remote hamlet of bethel, alaska. Programs andor records books, regardless of how well. C is the official scoring, measuring and record book authority for north american big game shed antlers since 1991.
How to determine how much antlers are worth outdoorhub. Biggame hunters who are listed in the pennsylvania records book will want to bag a. Dec 24, 2014 record elk sheds antler trader hunting shed hunting. Setting the record do you have a giant shed antler. Apr 19, 2017 landon wittwer and his dad wayne have one of the most amazing collection of mule deer sheds around. Enter your mobile number or email address below and well send you a link to download the free kindle app. Record elk sheds moose antlers, shed antlers, deer horns, deer skulls, big.
Its even more stunning to analyze the score sheet to see what the nebraska buck easily could have scored. Found by a railroad crew in portage county, ohio, in the fall of 1940, the 45. Walk slowly through an area scanning back and forth and look for the white tips of the antler sticking up. Boone and crockett club records program faq elk hunting. Everything you need to know about shed hunting wired to hunt. Elk 396 time to sell some personal collection pieces now. There are categories for rifle, archery, archery velvet, black powder, and shed antler. The area for this hunt will be in the pennsylvania elk management area.
Give shed scoring a try and see how your own antlers measure up. Males grow a huge pair of antlers, and have a mantle of dark fur around the neck. Included are caribou, deer, elk, moose, and pronghorns although. The current world record matched set of typical shed antlers listed in the north american shed hunters club nashc record book is from a. In the nontypical category, rick stewart holds the title with a 2008 shed that measured 10858 inches. A record book for the recognition of north americas big game shed antlers out of printlimited availability.
Hunting with the coveted governors tag in utah, hunter denny austad, of idaho. Field editor somewhere in minnesotas northwoods walks a monstrous moose. This is your opportunity to own taxidermy shed antler shed at a low price, limited time taxidermy shed antler shed sale. Mar 01, 2017 looking for elk sheds can be just as tough as hunting elk. Record elk found pinned alive with antlers stuck in mud.
Only a handful of wild nontypicals have been certified at that score. According to the record books kept by the north american shed hunters club, the antlers listed below are the world record single sheds in the typical and nontypical categories. Founded in 1991, the north american shed hunters club nashc is the official scoring and record keeping authority for north american shed antlers. Click through to find out how he was able to claim a trophy from this tragic freak occurrence that should rewrite the record books for minnesota. Including the world record mule deer set scoring an amazing 307 inches. Similar to the online database, this publication contains trophy records for whitetail, mule deer, pronghorn antelope, bighorn sheep and elk taken in nebraska. Record book for the recognition of north americas big game shed antlers lebaron, jeff k. Massive bull elk is the latest montana nontypical record. The club is dedicated to preserving our hunting heritage, scoring and keeping big game records, maintaining hunter ethics, and furthering conservation education. Ministry of environment on behalf of the citizens of british columbia. But in case you do have elk or deer antlers for sale, we have a good breakdown of prices for you. Big game trophy records book each year the nebraska game and parks commission publishes an updated edition of the big game trophy records book. If you want to sell a stack of shed deer or elk antlers, how much are they worth. Record elk sheds antler trader hunting shed hunting with images.
Then you can start reading kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer. Sheds from potential record moose found outdoornews. C sheds for sale rare antique furniture collectors. With broad appeal, building sheds, which includes nearly 500 photos and illustrations, offers a range of options to help doityourselfers complete. Feb 17, 2020 the record for the biggest deer in wisconsin ever to be found or killed is 253 inches. Entry was found, confiscated, donated or purchased. And what makes record books so great is that they capture these stories for centuries to come, often reminding us of our rich hunting heritage. This is the big antlers part of into the wilderness trading co and is dedicated to the taxidemist, hunter, and collector of large racks and shed antlers.
The elk is reddish brown in color, with a beautiful wedgeshaped head, and large, expressive eyes and ears. Recordbook bulls, from the boone and crockett club archives. We also have a seperate youth division for animals taken between the ages of 1217. Harvested elk need to be taken to the elk check station within 24 hours. This list indicates the last recorded owner or hunter.
Earlier this year, jim ceglar, of aurora, found two massive antlers at an undisclosed location. Landon wittwer and his dad wayne have one of the most amazing collection of mule deer sheds around. On slides 221 youll find the top 20 typical bulls of all time. The minimum score for a typical elk to be considered for the alltime awards book is 375. The top 40 typical and nontypical elk of all time outdoor life.
And he is flirting with breaking the record, he says. Rominger, phd, bighorn sheep biologist is an official boone and crockett club measurer. The elks official entry score was confirmed at an astounding 430 inches. Cascade roosevelt elk, nontypical, pdf form pdf form. May, 2020 this is the official scoring, measuring and record book authority for north american big game shed antlers since 1991. Pennsylvania big game records pa game commission pa. Antler in perfect condition, brown and beautiful, with no fadingno broken tines or chew marksthis years drop, antler picked up within a few weeks or months. Nov 05, 2015 525 inch elk 75 inches wide bull basin ranch in cimarron colorado world record class elk hunting. Building upon the success of earlier versions, which sold more than 250,000 copies, building sheds by joseph truini provides all the expert advice needed to construct a shed from start to finish. Elk home ranges shift seasonally, so searching for sheds where youve seen elk in the summer is generally a poor strategy. The spring elk season elk shed hunting tips bone collector. Across all categories of native north american big game the overall trend is even higher with 344 qualifiers in 1977 up to 1,151 in 2007a 234 percent increase. Females and even youngsters of some northern subspecies may also have manes.
For the past two years, huge sheds had been found near the town of kenmare, about 11 12 miles southeast of bowbells. Though this bull will not make the record book, the official score sheet will be kept on file by the boone and crockett club. Hunter may have found wisconsins recordbreaking buck. The buck had led a secluded life, with no reports of any person ever seeing it. The elk check station is located at the elk country visitor center, 4 homestead dr. Over the past 30 years, qualifying boone and crockett records book entries for american elk have increased 193 percent from a total of 14 in 1977 to 41 in 2007. Antler hunting season offers another chance to take to the woods.
What is the drying time for antlers and skulls before they can be officially measured. Minimum scores for big game animals record books for big. I am enthralled by horns and antlers, and the bigger they are, the more enraptured i am. Besides, thats why they have those racks, to show off. Record elk found pinned alive with antlers stuck in mud field.456 1521 74 38 1095 714 164 833 925 1223 1204 1175 1013 1099 1532 535 1385 1170 1048 1611 474 450 1630 300 1403 931 437 26 236 1574 81 170 1087 773 1070 21 242 218 1454 122 836 737 298