A Boone and Crockett Club Field Guide to Measuring and by Jack Reneau et al.

By Jack Reneau et al.

The definitive box consultant for a person desirous to research B&C's world-famous colossal online game scoring process and practice this data to successfully pass judgement on substantial video game within the field.

This definitive handbook is now to be had during this up-to-date, handy box consultant that simply suits into backpacks. inside of you will discover special directions on how one can rating all of the local North American titanic video game different types well-known through the membership, together with a variety of illustrations to obviously display strategies for correct size. additionally incorporated within the box consultant are concepts for comparing and box judging the most well-liked species for North American mammoth online game.

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The points are then measured from their tips to their centers on this adjusted base line. FIGURE 3-H (LEFT) COMMON BASE POINTS ON ONE SIDE FIGURE 3-I (RIGHT) MATCHING COMMON BASE POINTS ON BOTH SIDES FIGURE 3-J ON POINT CLUSTERS, INDIVIDUAL PROJECTIONS MUST MEET THE DEFINITION OF A POINT IN ORDER TO BE MEASURED AS SUCH. Often the question of whether a point is one, two, or more points arises when a point that forks into several tips occurs. Such cases are most common on brow tines but also are present on abnormal point clusters.

Numerous bighorn sheep transplants have been made in the Western states, some of which have been spectacularly successful in restoring sheep to ancestral ranges. In some cases, extremely high scoring trophies have come from these transplanted animals or their progeny. These transplants have resulted in problems for trophy recordation in the case of the restoration of the so-called California bighorn, which has flourished in natural populations only from central and southcentral British Columbia.

Gray, a long-time Club member, authored the first big-game records book of the Club titled, Records of North American Big Game. It was published with the cooperation of the National Collection of Heads and Horns. The measurements were quite simple, the length of skull, or the longer antler or horn, plus a basal circumference. This volume was followed in 1939 by a second edition called North American Big Game. Again, simple measurements were used to rank the trophies listed. This edition is especially notable for several fine chapters on subjects related to measurement and big game.

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