Boone and Crockett Club

Boone and Crockett Club
Founded by Theodore Roosevelt in 1887, the Boone and Crockett Club promotes guardianship and visionary management of big game and associated wildlife in North America. The Club maintains the highest standards of fair-chase sportsmanship and habitat stewardship. Member accomplishments include enlarging and protecting Yellowstone and establishing Glacier and Denali national parks, founding the U.S. Forest Service, National Park Service and National Wildlife Refuge System, fostering the Pittman-Robertson and Lacey Acts, creating the Federal Duck Stamp program, and developing the cornerstones of modern game laws. The Boone and Crockett Club is headquartered in Missoula, Montana.

Areas of Expertise: Conservation and Wildlife Management. North America Big Game Records Keeping

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Dan Dessecker

The Sportsmen’s Voice in Forest Management

Boone and Crockett Club professional member Dan Dessecker will represent the interests of hunters and anglers on a federal advisory committee that helps guide management of 193 million acres of national forests and grasslands. Dessecker works as director of conservation policy for the Ruffed Grouse…

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Mike Gallo and his record New Mexico Pronghorn.

Record Pronghorn Certified by Boone and Crockett

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. One was…

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Boone and Crockett Welcomes New Conservation Leaders

Thirty-six conservation pros from across the U.S. are about to embark on a training odyssey described as “one of the most far-reaching professional development initiatives ever undertaken” in natural resource conservation. The Boone and Crockett Club welcomes these ambitious new leaders. The newly selected class…

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Duck Stamp

The Duck Stamp Turns 80

Eighty years ago – Aug. 22, 1934 – the first duck stamp was sold. Since then, thanks mostly to hunters, the stamps have generated more than $800 million and helped secure over 6 million acres of wetland habitat in the U.S. The Boone and Crockett…

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Long-Range Shooting: Defining a New Ethic in Hunting

The ethical issue isn’t the 350-yard shot. The real concern, as Boone and Crockett Club sees it, is hunters not trying to get a closer one. Long-range shooting is a hot topic in hunting. Improved and specialized guns, gear, bullets and sniper skills are growing…

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