The nontypical record is more recent, but also taken in sussex county back in 2005 by keith lee. Deer hunting here is incredible and has been managed for trophy whitetails. A page dedicated to whitetail, muley and antelope big bucks. World class whitetail hunting property in north central north. Sep 27, 2019 a statebystate breakdown of where the best bucks are coming from, with a look at historic record book deer, plus an update on the top trophies from the last five seasons. Whitetail properties real estate, llc dba whitetail properties. Whitetailed deer typical 150, whitetailed deer nontypical 170, mule deer typical 155, mule deer nontypical 175, elk typical 275, elk nontypical 325, moose 150. Bisbee set out on the first day of the 2011 north dakota deer season. See the record photos, read the hunters stories and learn where the largest trophies were taken. The top states for boone and crockett whitetails in the last. After the mandatory 60day drying period, the buck netted 178 58inches and became the greatest typical ever to fall to a bow hunter within the state. The 3,950 entries 74 percent of the record book total come from 41 states and 1,254 counties. Growing up as a south dakota prairie boy, he started archery hunting back in the 1960s harvesting his first whitetail as an archer in 1962.
When you look at state level data, the states youd expect to be present on the list are. The book is available on her website and at the fargo and bismarck scheels right now. All of those four are among the top 15 in the state in their respective category. North dakota potential record buck shot on opening day of. Minnesota official measurers, a club dedicated to measuring and scoring record big game animals in the state, in 2014 purchased. Wilderness whitetails wisconsin trophy whitetail hunting. Potential new record north dakota mule deer buck big game hunt. Among the brief descriptions the author briefly mentions a bruiser of a buck that took the 17th annual big buck contest held in dickinson. Its not officially scored yet, the 28yearold told midwest outdoors four days after he dropped the monster on november 10. They change even more when you just look at the most recent data within the last decade. Big bucks galore, from the boone and crockett record book archives. The upcoming seventh edition of the north dakota big game records book will be published in the spring of 2017 but there is still time for hunters to submit qualifying entries. Kyle hass shot what could be a north dakota record buck on the opening day of firearms season friday.
Bowhunting records of velvet north american big game. North dakota premier trophy whitetail deer hunting ranch. North dakotas deer numbers have taken a significant dip, so much so that the state only offered 65,300 deer licenses to hunters this fall, 44,650 fewer than last year and the lowest since 1988. Favorite, collectable books and publications from the pope and young club 0 items. As a deer hunter, i read a lot about where to hunt big whitetail bucks. Minnesota, north dakota books put big game records in spotlight. North dakota potential record buck shot on opening day of firearms. The dickinson press has an outdoor article up that highlights a few hunting stories for north dakota. However, deer hunters in the bowbells area knew it existed. Minnesota, north dakota books put big game records in spotlight if you hunt big game in minnesota or have a fascination with recordbook deer, moose, elk or bear, this books. Recognized as the most consistent producer of huge world record typical and nontypical whitetail bucks, wilderness whitetails hunters have registered dozens of monster bucks in the sci world record book. After the mandatory 60day drying period, the buck netted 178 58inches and became the greatest typical.
Float a canoe into a big bucks bedding area for the ultimate whitetail hunt. The first step was record book data from the boone and crockett club. Things change a lot when you look at each state on a level playing field. Four of the countys 11 biggest deer were shot during the past five seasons. Potential new record north dakota mule deer buck big. South dakota huntings big game record book is the official list of trophy records for the state of sd. For the past two years, huge sheds had been found near the town of kenmare, about. Deer farm listings for north dakota deer farms, whitetail deer, red deer, elk or wapiti, fallow deer. For the period 19801985, hunters entered 617 trophy whitetails into boone and crockett records.
A statebystate breakdown of where the best bucks are coming from, with a look at historic record book deer, plus an update on the top trophies from the last five seasons. For the period 20052010, the total jumped to 3,090, an increase of 400 percent. The purpose of the organization is to provide funding for activities which advance the sport of archery, promote the cause of education, encourage community betterment, and. After pouring over record book data in an attempt to identify these bigbuck neighborhoods, here are some takeaways. Apr 30, 2016 we analyzed where the top200 record book typical and nontypical whitetails were shot in 2010 to 2015. New nd big game record book patricia stockdill did a great job taking over for lyle hanson. Daybreak ranch, trophy whitetail deer hunting, whitetail. Marion county may not have produced many record book bucks yet, but the ones it has are near the top of the list. Records of north american whitetail deer is the definitive record book of wild, freeranging trophy whitetail deer in north america. Located in lyman county, 18 miles south of kennebec, sd and 28 miles northeast of winner, sd its in the heart of whitetail country where a number of the states record book whitetails have come from over the years. Before 1981 this was a sad time of the year for many hunters, as it would be another. Nc whitetail deer hunting concluded a couple of months ago with another successful year. Big game trophy records nebraska game and parksnebraska. Dakota safaris has been successfully providing trophy mule deer and whitetail deer hunting experiences since 1965 in western south dakota.
Of course, no official boone and crockett score can be made on the deer until a 60day drying period expires but it is all but assured of a lofty place in the north dakota record book, very. South dakotas official big game record book south dakota hunting. Dragon creek ranch has the best whitetail hunting in north dakota. It involved relatively few specimens that were listed by simple criteria of length and spread of horns, antlers or skulls. We refurbished our basement into a hunters lair that will suit all of your needs. Dakota safaris south dakota mule deer hunting, whitetail. Entries will be accepted for big game species legally taken in north dakota meeting minimum qualifying scores based on boone and crockett club scoring methods. With increasing numbers of deer came more interest in trophyclass deer. A well laid blood trail lead seth right to his trophy buck and into the states record book.
Massive south dakota buck could unseat two state records. Daybreak ranch, trophy whitetail deer hunting, whitetail deer. Otherwise, the fee participation will be at the sole discretion of whitetail properties. The top states for boone and crockett whitetails in the last 10. North dakota hunting land for sale ohio hunting land for sale.
Best whitetail states based on the record books field. The nontypical record was shot in charles county by donza watson in 2007. The typical record is the 70th largest overall and was taken by kevin c. A place for hunters to share photos of their trophies welcome. Hirschbecks 8point south dakota bruiser was taken by bow with the help of a decoy setup and call. This greatlyexpanded edition includes over 7,500 listings of whitetail deer from the boone and crockett clubs records program, which was started in 1932. An official score wont be made until the required drying out. Anyone who has taken big game in nebraska by legal means during an authorized season is invited to present the trophy for scoring. And while south dakota is home to many farmland wmas, as always, private land is the best bet for a monster buck. Thats big enough to place it near the top of the north dakota archery record book. New mexico, wyoming, idaho, montana, south dakota, british columbia, alberta, and saskatchewan.
With big bulls standing nearly seven feet tall and weighing up to 1,500 pounds, moose are massive animals and are the largest species in the deer family. September to remember for minot archer news, sports, jobs. Savage outdoorss mike stroff is a whitetail outfitter in addition to being an outdoor celebrity. Montana, arkansas, and south dakota popped up in the top 10, while states currently hailed as.
Incredibly, the years 19902001 account for 2,811 or 52 percent of the record book entries during this period. These are biggest moose kills in the safari club international record book. The top 40 typical and nontypical whitetails of all time. In response to public interest generated by the clubs national collection of heads and horns in the 1920s, and increased hunting by the general public, the club established. As north americas whitetail herd has grown, numbers of big bucks also have risen. This greatly expanded fifth edition features over 12,400 listings of whitetail deer from the boone and crockett club s records program, dating back from the late 1800s up through december 31, 2011. Best whitetail states in the west grand view outdoors. New nd big game record book the new book is finally out. The first formal recognition of outstanding north american big game trophies by the boone and crockett club was in the 1932 records book. Top overall states for boone and crockett whitetails per square mile since 2008. Thinking about going on a moose hunt in the near future. Dakota whitetail outfitting has been in business since 1999 and offers prime whitetail bow hunting in north central north dakota. Our area encompasses approximately 150,000 acres of privately owned land north and south of wall, south dakota, along the rugged cheyenne river drainage area.
Its the end of february in north carolina and rabbit season is almost over. Here is every state record whitetail in the country. Book your north dakota whitetail deer hunt today at 1. Oct 29, 2017 minnesota, north dakota books put big game records in spotlight. Minnesota, north dakota books put big game records in. Minnesota, north dakota books put big game records in spotlight if you hunt big game in minnesota or have a fascination with recordbook deer, moose, elk or bear, this books for you. The top states for boone and crockett whitetails in the. Michael mettlers mcpherson county buck is the largest typical from south dakota. If you hunt big game in minnesota or have a fascination with recordbook deer, moose, elk or bear, this books for you. Patricia stockdill did a great job taking over for lyle hanson.
This fourthgeneration ranch has a fantastic location with varying terrain of river bottom and heavily wooded ranch lands. South dakota will has a new state record typical whitetail. In north dakota, outdoor writer patricia stockdill of garrison, n. Our lodging is located in the lower level of our living quarters. North dakota bowhunters foundation the ndba bowhunters foundation, inc. World class whitetail hunting property in north central. The boone and crockett club maintains the records of native north american big game as a vital conservation record in assessing the success of wildlife management programs. On the last day of saskatchewans 1992 deer season, the driver told locals a monster whitetail was feeding in milo hansens alfalfa field. We analyzed where the top200 record book typical and nontypical whitetails were shot in 2010 to 2015. As the definitive history book of trophy whitetail deer in north america, the much anticipated fourth edition of the boone and crockett club publication, records of north american whitetail deer is now available. Jan 31, 2012 as north americas whitetail herd has grown, numbers of big bucks also have risen. We intensely manage our large and diverse high fenced hunting preserve to produce outstanding trophy quality whitetail, elk and fallow deer.
Another nice perk of north dakota is the early aug 31 bow opener. With that in mind, the 4s also appear to represent areas where hunters could have a chance this season to encounter mature bucks of either species. Wilderness whitetails has rightly earned its reputation as americas premier whitetail outfitter. Monster whitetailed deer, called a legend, taken in. Since then, gordon has been an avid whitetail hunter and guide helping others to achieve a quality hunting experience pursuing their dreams of harvesting that big mature buck with nearly 100 pope and. Record deer data shows the hotbed midwestern states arent the. Possible world record whitetail buck shot in nd ford. Unlike most outfitters, we host only one hunting party at a time. Whitetail deer hunting in north dakota 18 matching. It used to be on the north dakota archery club website, but i can no longer find it.
The bull moose on this list are the biggest entries from each subspecies of moose currently listed in the. North dakota had been pushing antlerless hunting for a decade now to reduce deer populations that were over goal. This greatlyexpanded edition includes over 7,500 listings of whitetail deer from the boone and crockett clubs records program. It might score as one of the top five ever taken in the state. Nov 15, 2017 of course, no official boone and crockett score can be made on the deer until a 60day drying period expires but it is all but assured of a lofty place in the north dakota record book, very. No non typical large enough to make the book has ever been found or. According to, the current south dakota record for typical whitetail belongs to a buck harvested in 1948 by glen mclane, which scored 193 28 inches. What inflated hope he had of shooting a 200inch buckofalifetime became a casualty of the consuming pain in his toes. For john hirschbeck, it was a change of fields that led to a trophy whitetail buck in the old west environs of harding county in far northwestern south dakota. Tyson schwab took buck scores green score presumably 216 58 and could be a new record for the state. South dakota whitetails offering the finest whitetail. Welcome to the south dakota big game record book the official collection of the largest rifle and archery trophies taken within the state of south dakota.942 410 963 767 937 868 716 990 1265 115 585 811 170 1088 1243 302 270 65 1117 279 1343 197 374 234 1234 995 621 683 161 1479 695 921