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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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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On Sept. 3, 1964, with several Boone and Crockett Club leaders in attendance, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Wilderness Act.

Club Commemorates Wilderness Act’s 50th Anniversary

The Boone and Crockett Club is joining outdoor enthusiasts across the country in commemorating the 50th Anniversary of a true milestone in conservation and one of America’s best ideas – the Wilderness Act. On Sept. 3, 1964, with several Boone and Crockett Club leaders in…

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Boone and Crockett Club's Complete Guide to Hunting Whitetails

Weather Conditions and Trophy Whitetails

Statistics say it won’t be windy when you shoot your Boone and Crockett whitetail. Neither will it be raining. Nor cloudy. Nor warmer than 50 degrees. A new book, “Boone and Crockett Club’s Complete Guide to Hunting Whitetails,” includes detailed analyses of weather conditions reported…

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