The coues whitetail deer a southwest subspecies of the common eastern whitetail were first scientifically described by american army physician and noted naturalist dr. The boone and crockett scoring system has been the template for most other scoring systems, so you should start by taking these spread, point and circumference measurements. The system makes it easy to figure the gross score not net scores here. Considered one of the most challenging species for north america trophy hunters, the smallest whitetail deer, averages between 80100 lbs. Positiveset eye sockets and antler base along with the versatileset ear butts are features incorportated into each form to ensure accurate, troublefree mounting. Boone and crockett club score chart pdfs deer hunting. The best way to score a buck step by step illustrated. One doe per person allowed for 25pts towards teams score. In some cases, it can lead to awards for exceptional hunting. Welcome to silvertines buck addicts website, a place where all whitetail junkies can get an opportunity to score whitetail bucks on the hoof from trail camera photos, and when the deer is shot by one of silvertines guests, and scored by myself, the person that guessed the closest score can win the posted prize for their efforts.
Deer mountsrackssheds will be officially scored using the boone and crockett scoring system. The area sports giant bucks roaming free across the land. Over 7,500 listings of whitetail deer from the boone and crockett clubs records program dating back to the late 1800s up through december 31, 2002. Arizona arizona has some of the best coues deer hunting in the country and is one of two states you can hunt coues deer in the us. Click here to download the free acrobat reader software. Antlered deer only whitetail, mule, blacktail, couesincluding antlered doe, if its tagged with a buck tag, its in. Modern call products coues whitetail deer call 220. Click on the image above to go directly to the boone and crockett club web site. Figure the blading and mass might mean he was old and even with the effed up left side he seems a lot bigger than the only euro mounted coues ive seen and dwarfs the shed i found on. Field judging coues whitetail coues deer are miniature, desertdwelling cousins of the familiar whitetail. The pope and young club announces a potential new worlds record nontypical coues deer. The app provides a scoring calculator that allow hunters to measure their trophy, input the antler measurements, and obtain a score for that rack. Anthony from ca shot this very old, heavyhorned arizona coues deer buck with a scoped handgun.
The buckscore app is a deer score calculator allowing you to score bucks based on trail camera, harvest, or any freeze frame photo of a buck. With liberal over the counter archery hunts that run in the early season to chase bucks in velvet or rutting bucks in hard horn in december and january when the rest of the country is freezing and wishing. Number of points on each antler to be counted a point, the projection must be at least one inch long, with the length exceeding width at one inch or more of length. Featured items newest items bestselling alphabetical. The tool provides helpful tips and videos along with an interactive scoring system to make quick work of scoring your whitetail. A flexible steel cable can be used to measure points and main beams only. Chatfield, mn in december of 2015, terry edwards of san carlos, arizona took an incredible coues deer that may be the new pope and young club nontypical worlds record. Rancho mababi has a long history of producing these quality animals. To be eligible for entry into the pope and young clubs records program, an animal must meet. All measurements are to be in inches to the nearest eighth. Records of north american whitetail deer fourth edition. My heart was racing and i could hear it beating loud in my ears. Archery hunting deer in az is what we specialize in. The boone and crockett scoring system was established in 1932 and since then some modifications and clarifications have been made.
Just found out i got drawn for arizonas unit 30b whitetail in the 1127123 hunt. I will describe the boone and crockett scoring system. Points on left antler spread credit right antler left. Each score chart includes measuring instructions and a copy of the new entry affidavit. Coues whitetail odocoileus virginianus couesi whitetail deer. Register log in home forums deer hunting az coues units. On a typical buck both sidetoside discrepancies and abnormal points count against the final score. There are two categories within the scoring system for whitetail deer. When we speak of the total score of a whitetail rack you hear folks say 179 or 223, what does that mean. This measurement is taken on the outside edge of each antler, starting at the base of the burr. Taken next to a monster can for a size reference since skulls are so tough. All measurements must be made with a 14inch wide flexible steel tape to the nearest oneeighth of an inch.
Whitetail software building a software company but. Shawn with a nice coues deer buck that he shot at long range with a handgun. To determine the total score of an antler you need not have a degree in calculus, but it probably would help. The coues whitetail deer a southwest subspecies of the common eastern whitetail. Records of north american whitetail deer is the definitive history book of trophy whitetail deer in north america. Ive never hunted whitetails, coues, before, but have hunted whitetails in mo. The boone and crockett scoring system recognizes mass and symmetry, and points are deducted from the gross score, for instance, when there are unmatched points on either side of the antlers lack of symmetry.
New mexico record coues whitetail deer, taken by victor p. The coues whitetail properly pronounced cows, but almost everyone pronounces it coos is a small subspecies of whitetailed deer found in arizona, new mexico and mexico. Therefore, you are looking for the same features as in whitetails, only reduced in expression. Elliot coues while stationed at fort whipple, arizona, 1865 to 1866.
All trophy entries into the boone and crockett clubs awards programs are subject. Forums user list calendar active threads forum help. This deer has developed such a reputation for being able to vanish from view in the smallest amount of cover that it is frequently referred to as the grey ghost. Really threw me off on what it was when i found it as i was in mule deer mode scouting. Coues deer antlers tend to form semicircles, with the antler tips often pointing toward each other. Coues deer arizona hunting today your arizona hunting.
Non resident tags are hard to come by, lots of units hold whitetail so its going to depend on where youll want to hunt, high or low as to unit choice. The boone and crockett system rewards symmetry and mass. Possible new texas whitetail record the outdoors forum. No protuberance to be counted as a point or as a random prong unless it is at least one inch in length from tip of point to outside. How to score your whitetailed deer fnr507wv youtube. In this video, andrew bolinger of the purdue student branch of the quality deer management association shows you how to score your own. Units 22, 23, and 24 new mexico coues whitetail deer hunts. Measuring whitetail deer antlers determines how significant a hunt was before you mount the rack. Top 5 typical coues deer in the boone and crockett recordbook photos reproduced courtesy of the boone and crockett club, 250 station dr. Just had my wt hunt last week in 35a, right along the az mexico border. Field evaluation for boone and crockett score whitetail deer. Commonly named as the grey ghost, the whitetail coues deer lives in the rugged mountains terrain of north central mexico. Coues deer have the same antler configuration as their whitetail brethren, and for record book purposes are scored exactly the same, theyre just smaller.
Boone and crockett pope and young north american shed hunters sheds only typical 160 125 60. Heres a 1938 score sheet for a whitetail killed by a lion that was picked. Coues deer, nontypical, 80 5, print pdf interactive pdf. Accurately imitate the soft grunts and bleats made by the coues deer. Enter fractional figures in eighths, without reduction. From the trophy bucks in south texas, and the bigbodied, heavyhorned bucks in the heartland states of kansas, iowa, illinois, and ohio and up into alberta and saskatchewan, canada, weve put together a great selection of whitetail deer hunts, 177 in total. To be counted a point, the projection must be at least one inch long, with the. For example, if a point measures 7 and 28 inches, you would enter 7 28 in the space provided. First coues hunt arizona hunting today your arizona.
Virginias deer scoring system scoring whitetail deer antlers 1. How to score a buck online whitetail scoring experience. Coues deer available in the sneak, semisneak and upright positions, these coues deer forms have the great detailing and accuracy you expect from a dennis behn sculpted mannikin. If a trophy is eligible for record, the owner may choose to enter the formal process of having it officially recorded. This particular call allows the hunter complete use of their hands when getting ready for that critical shot. Coues whitetail shed recovery team shortsleeve tshirt. Nothing against the recordkeeping systems that use a net scoring system which.
He caught 2 bucks about the same size bedded down on a really windy day under a tree and he was lucky enough to get this guy. Calling the coues deer has been proven to be a productive and exciting way to hunt this elusive deer. How to measure a whitetail antler using only safari club international sci scoring system. Coues deer hunts in mexico are considered by many to present the best opportunity for harvesting a true trophy class coues deer. Slow and careful stalk it all began on a summer scouting trip in 20 when i noticed a young buck with massive antlers, ely said. Our guides have been hunting on the mababi for over 20 years, and several bucks scoring over have been taken, with the largest, a world class. Located in the gila national forest, this outfitter is providing coues whitetail deer hunting in units 22, 23, and 24 of southwestern new mexico. This site is just for fun, and to give you experience, and. Book a whitetail deer hunting trip with professional, prescreened big game hunting guides and outfitters. You can also use the online scoring feature, enter your measurements, and receive your final score without having to add or subtract a thing. There are deductions for lack of symmetry, even in a nontypical coues deer. Worlds record nontypical coues deer western whitetail.1379 188 816 512 1512 1346 535 1193 209 1125 1083 808 204 1255 1496 1454 1310 257 808 209 268 548 588 520 197 1312 265 143 1430 992 732 342 1 888 504 488 453