# Question: How To Score A Pope And Young Whitetail Deer Rack?

## How is Pope and Young measured?

Tip to Tip Spread is measured between tips of main beams. widest part whether across main beams or points. between main beams. Enter this measurement again in “Spread Credit” column if it is less than or equal to the length of longer main beam.

## What’s the minimum score for Pope and Young?

Both Boone and Crockett and Pope and Young use a scoring system, but the number of minimum points for being entered into the record books is different. For Boone and Crockett the minimum scoring points for whitetail deer is 160 inches. For Pope and Young the minimum for whitetail deer is 125 inches.

## What is a good whitetail score?

A two to four inch brow tine is fairly typical. Five to six inches is excellent. The second point (called the G-2) is another key area in determining a buck’s score. Good bucks will have at least seven or eight inch second points.

## How big is a 140 class buck?

This measurement is around 7-8 inches. After you have referenced your initial measurements you will be ready to start field scoring the buck. Take a look at the picture above to memorize the reference points.

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## How big is a 120 inch buck?

This measurement is around 7-8 inches. After you have referenced your initial measurements you will be ready to start field scoring the buck. Take a look at the picture above to memorize the reference points.

## What is a booner buck?

To qualify as a “Booner” a typical whitetail buck must have antlers that score at least 170 after deductions, known as the “net” score. If you know anything about measuring antlers you know that a buck with a gross score of 175, for example, could score as low as 140 or less after deductions.

## How long does an antler have to be to be a point?

A. Number of points on each antler. To be counted a point, a projection must be one inch long and its length must exceed the length of the base. All points are measured from tip of point to nearest edge of beam as illustrated.

## What makes a buck non-typical?

One of the most common causes of nontypical antlers happens when the buck or bull damages the pedicle or base where the antlers grow. If a buck or bull has a damaged pedicle, the animal will likely have nontypical antlers every year. Antlers in the velvet stage are also susceptible to becoming damaged or deformed.

## What score is considered a trophy buck?

The minimum typical, net score for P&Y is 125 inches; for Boone and Crockett, it is 160. So is a trophy nothing more than a bunch of numbers? For some hunters, yes. For others, a trophy is in the age of the animal, not the antlers.

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## Is a 140 inch buck big?

a 140″ 8 point is a BIG buck.

## What is the biggest whitetail buck ever killed?

What’s more, the Brewster buck is also now the largest whitetail ever killed by a hunter anywhere in the world, topping Stephen Tucker’s 47-point Tennessee monarch, a Nov. 2016 buck that scored 312 0/8 inches.