Is Trophy tape accurate?
These tapes are flexible and make precision measurements for the mass easier and more accurate. Many professional scorers also use a folding rule with an extension for calculating the spread credit, but if you are doing this just for yourself and not the book, you do not need to be quite so precise.
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.
What is a good buck 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 many inches can a buck grow in a year?
Spurred by hormones and excess nutrition, antlers grow from March through late August. Demarais said antlers can grow about 1/8 inch daily for yearlings and about 1/4 inches daily for adult bucks. That’s as much as 1½ inches per week for adults!
What makes a buck Boone and Crockett?
The Boone and Crockett Club defines a point on a whitetail or Coues’ deer as “ any projection at least one inch long and longer than it is wide at one inch or more of length.” Since most whitetails are hunted in or near heavy cover where there may only be seconds to assess their antlers, we need a quick way to count
What is a 10 point buck?
A buck with two standing normal points per side is an 8-pointer, one with three standing points is a 10-pointer, and so on.
Is there an app to score deer?
Holding two U.S. issued patents, BuckScore® is the only science-proven program that allows you to score pictures of bucks in minutes. Winner of numerous whitetail science accolades and awards, the app allows deer hunters to know the score of every deer they pursue.