Boone and Crockett Boundaries, Minimum Scores, and Records
Recognized boundaries for Boone and Crockett, Pope and Young, and Longhunter records and the World records
Boone and Crockett, Pope and Young, and Longhunter recognizes the deer found on the islands of Haida Gwaii, British Columbia and along the coast of Alaska ranges as a subspecies of mule deer, the Sitka black-tail (see map above). A separate trophy category was established for typical Sitka black-tail deer in 1983 with a minimum All-time records book entry score of 108 (Awards minimum 100). The non-typical Sitka blacktail deer category was established in 2001 with a minimum score of 118 (Awards minimum 118). The world record typical Sitka black-tail deer was taken at Juskatla, British Columbia, in 1970 by Peter Bond scoring 133 0/8”. The world record non-typical Sitka black-tail deer was taken on Prince of Wales Island, Southeast Alaska in 1987 by William Steele scoring 134 0/8”. Images of these world record deer can be found at following link; B&C WORLD'S RECORDS MULE DEER .
The Pope and Young Club’s minimums for Sitka Black-tail are 75”, velvet entries are accepted. The top ten Sitka black-tail deer listed in the Pope and Young Club can be found here. The world record archery typical Sitka black-tail deer was taken on Prince of Wales Island, Southeast Alaska in 1987 by Charles Hakari scoring 116 3/8”.
The The Longhunter Society’s minimums for Sitka Black-tail are 75”. The Longhunter Society records are not available online but you can learn more about the society here. The world record muzzleloading typical Sitka black-tail deer was taken on Dall Island, Southeast Alaska in 1998 by Jim Baichtal scoring 121 6/8”. You can read the story here…