Is 140 a good deer score?

By comparison, most hunters consider a buck whose antlers score 120 inches in B&C system to be desirable. A 140-inch buck is a slammer, and a 150 is the buck of a lifetime for about 99 percent of today’s hunters. Non-typical (nonsymmetrical) category racks must be 165 for gun hunters, and 145 for bowhunters.

What is Boone and Crockett minimum score?

The minimum score required to make the all-time Boone and Crockett record book is 170 for typical antlers, and 195 for non-typical antlers. The minimum score for a Boone and Crockett award is 10 points below the above numbers.

What score is considered a trophy buck?

Official Scoring To make the Boone and Crockett Club’s all-time records book, a typical whitetail will need a final score totaling 170 or more inches — 195 inches for non-typical. For the club’s three-year awards book, the minimum entry score is 160 typical — 185 non-typical.

Will a spike whitetail always be a spike?

Few yearling bucks with spike antlers are genetically programmed to remain spike bucks at maturity. But if we shoot them as spikes, yes, they will never have more than spike antlers. If hunters would let them go, plenty of them can grow into handsome trophies once they overcome a slow start.

What is the world record pronghorn?

The largest pronghorn ever recorded has been certified by Boone and Crockett Club as a new World’s Record. The huge buck, hunted in Socorro County, N.M., in 2013, scores 96-4/8 B&C points. The new record breaks a tie between two specimens from Arizona.

Is a 120 inch deer good?

good width, good mass, good tines. just not great in anything. pic makes him look better than he is. Deer in the middle is a 10 point that should be right at 120!

Are Whitetails “shooters”?

While some whitetails are clearly “shooters”, as a hunter, you might often find yourself encountering a buck that is on the border of “shoot” or “don’t shoot”. Today’s advancements in trail cameras have tremendously cut back on the guesswork and these questionable encounters.

How long should the tine be on a whitetail spear?

Remember that for a point to count towards the whitetail’s score the tine must be at least one inch. The easiest point to reference tine length is the ear base to tip measurement.

Is it possible to field score a whitetail?

However, there is always the possibility of the unknown. The rut, for example, is when hunters are still forced to test their skill at field scoring a whitetail. While it is not used often, the ability to field score deer is still a very important tool to have.