Vintage photos of giant mule deer with yardsticks nestled in their headgear. Historic score sheets boasting crazy-wide antler spreads–up to 43-4/8 inches for typicals; 49-2/8 inches for non-typicals. Classic accounts of legendary muley hunts. Such memorabilia and tons more are being released from the Boone and Crockett Club archives in a new book, “A Mule Deer Retrospective.”

A free preview of “A Mule Deer Retrospective” is at or by visiting: 

The book also boasts chapters by some of today’s most respected mule-deer fanatics: Guy Eastman, Ryan Hatfield, Jim Heffelfinger, Miles Moretti and Wayne van Zwoll.

“This is a comprehensive look at one of the West’s most iconic trophies–an album of historic treasures for anyone who’s interested in the past, present and future of mule deer,” said Boone and Crockett Publications Director Julie Tripp. “It’s the third in our series of retrospective books, following the successes of ‘A Whitetail Retrospective’ and ‘An American Elk Retrospective.'”

“A Mule Deer Retrospective” is 304 colorful pages, hardcover, great for a gift, priced at $34.95 but discounted for Boone and Crockett associates. Join and/or order at or 888-840-4868.

Boone and Crockett Club maintains the highest standards in fair-chase sportsmanship, habitat stewardship and wildlife management–and has documented their conservation benefits through big-game records that date back to the late 1880s.

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