What makes a whitetail deer non-typical?

05/17/2020 Off By admin

What makes a whitetail deer non-typical?

Typical means the antlers have antler points in the typical locations where points are found and the conformation on the buck’s rack are typical in nature. Nontypical white-tailed buck antlers, on the other hand, are sets of antlers that do not look normal.

How can you tell if a deer is non-typical?

If a set of antlers has many abnormal points, the set is most accurately classified as non-typical and would be best scored as non-typical (but it is not a requirement). Odd, freakish, and unmatched points do not add any value to the typical antler score as per the definition of a normal point.

What is the biggest non-typical whitetail deer?

Pope and Young Club has confirmed Luke Brewster’s 22-point non-typical whitetail buck is a world record. Brewster shot the deer during the 2018 archery season. Its antlers measured 327 and seven-eighth inches. Brewster’s buck beat out the previous record held by Michael Beatty in 2000 by over 33 inches.

How rare are non-typical whitetails?

The buck tallied a net non-typical score of 263 4/8 inches. Non-typical entries are far less common in B&C records overall than are typical entries. While the 12th Edition of B&C’s Records of North American Big Game maintains nearly 3,400 typical whitetail entries, it includes just under 2,400 non-typical entries.

What is the biggest typical buck ever killed?

The current world record typical whitetail is the famous Hanson buck, which has just over 213 inches of net antler.

What is the largest typical whitetail deer?

Jordan was certain that it was his long-lost buck. The new owner requested an official scoring by Boone and Crockett. The Club scored the antlers at 206 5/8 inches and confirmed it as the new World’s Record typical whitetail.

What’s a booner deer?

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.

What is the biggest non-typical buck ever killed?

With a net B&C score of 312 inches and net SCI score of 321 inches, the 47-point deer was the biggest non-typical whitetail deer ever killed by a hunter in the record book until Luke Brewster killed an even more massive buck in 2018.

What is the heaviest whitetail deer ever shot?

From what we can gather, the heaviest whitetail ever shot was killed by a bow-hunter, John Annett of Ontario, in 1977. The deer field dressed 431 pounds on government-certified scales. That would have given it an estimated live weight of more than 540 pounds.