Pope & Young Club Entries Surpass 100,000

The Pope & Young Club Records Program has now collected and cataloged data on more than 100,000 entries of 29 North American big game species. Information collected by this program (approximately 3 million pieces of data!) is a vital scientific resource for species conservation and bowhunting.

If you've ever entered an animal into P&Y, you know that each entry includes species information, location and bowhunting equipment used, distance of shot, shot angle, time of day, hunting style, age of bowhunter and years of bowhunting experience. P&Y has 808 trained and certified volunteer official measurers around North America who provide the service of scoring these animals through a comprehensive collection of measurements, unique for each species, designed to recognize mass and symmetry. Typical? Non-typical? Doesn't matter, P&Y has it covered.

Established in 1961, the Pope & Young Club is a non-profit North American conservation and bowhunting organization dedicated to the promotion and protection of our bowhunting heritage, hunting ethics (read: fair chase) and wildlife conservation. P&Y also maintains the universally recognized repository for the records and statistics on North American big game animals harvested with a bow and arrow. Congrats P&Y on reaching this amazing milestone!

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