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Tuesday, November 25, 2014 

Idaho Big Game Records

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Records Listings
The Idaho Big Game Records shown are compiled from the Idaho Department of Fish and Game files and the available official records of both the Boone and Crockett Club and the Pope and Young Club. Any discrepancy in an entry score received from more than one of these sources will be reviewed and the score that will be entered in the Record Book will be selected from the source in the order shown above.

Rules for Entering Trophies
Prior to an official measurement, the animal's skull, antlers or horns must be air dried for at least 60 days from the date of kill. All measurements entered into the Idaho Big Game Records must be measured by a designated Department employee or an official measurer of either the Boone and Crockett Club or Pope and Young Club. Contact a Fish and Game office for a preliminary measurement form and a list of local measurers.

The minimum scores for entry into the Idaho Record Book along with minimum scores for the Boone and Crockett Club are as follows:


Species Idaho Records Boone and Crockett Records
3 Year Awards All Time
Mule Deer - Typical 185 180 190
Mule Deer - Nontypical 225 215 230
Whitetail Deer - Typical 160 160 170
Whitetail Deer - Nontypical 180 185 195
American Elk - Typical 360 360 375
American Elk - Nontypical 375 385 385
Rocky Mountain Goat 47 47 50
Pronghorn Antelope 75 80 82
Rocky Mtn Bighorn Sheep
Sheep killed north of Interstate 84.
175 175 180
California Bighorn Sheep
Sheep killed south of Interstate 84.
150 n/a n/a
Wyoming Shiras Moose 150 140 155
Cougar / Mountain Lion 15 14 8/16 15
Black Bear 19 8/16 20 21
Gray Wolf ~ 17 9/16 -- --
  • ~ Boone and Crockett and Pope and Young do not measure wolves for record books.
    Wolf entries for the purpose of the Idaho Big Game Records book are measured by
    Safari Club International representatives.
  • Velvet Entries

Idaho Idaho at 150