World-record bull elk still on display at Elk Foundation in Missoula | The Spokesman-ReviewThe Boone and Crockett Club's Records Committee, which is the governing body of the Club's records-keeping activities, created the Special Judges Panel with the express purpose of verifying and announcing potential new World's Records as they are submitted during any triennial Awards Program. Only these Judges' Panel can certify a World's Record and finalize its score. To view photos and statistical information about the current World's Records, choose from the categories at right. The official declaration was made today by the Boone and Crockett Club. The giant bull has 9 points on the left antler and 14 points on the right. The larger antler has a base circumference over nine inches. The Boone and Crockett scoring system, long used to measure the success of wildlife conservation and management programs across North America, rewards antler size and symmetry, but also recognizes Nature's imperfections with non-typical categories for most antlered game.
World-record bull elk still on display at Elk Foundation in Missoula
See it now before the hunter packs it up and takes it home. Montana resident Steve Felix shot the bull on public land in eastern Montana while on a solo hunt in September In addition to being the largest elk ever taken in Montana, it also is the largest ever killed with a bow and the largest taken in North America over the last 48 years. Visitor hours are 8 a. Monday-Friday and 9 a.
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I slowly nocked an arrow. The cow that had me pinned finally broke her stare. I was looking to a cluster of trees to my left waiting for the bull to show himself. The heavy, long-tined rack he carried was not what I expected. As long as he kept walking my way he would give me a shot.
If you have questions about the RMEF or are interested in receiving background materials or arranging interviews please contact:. How To Help. Real Conservation Matters. Press Room. Elk Camp Mountain Fest. When a monster steps out, a hunter often has no time to count antler points, much less compute scores. But not always.