All I have to say is AGE!!
That would be the one we have the most control over. We can't make a deer eat something, we cannot manipulate the genetics, but we can let them walk and get another year older.
All I have to say is AGE!!
It's a little more difficult to grow big deer than just laying out minerals and vitamins on a food plot. You can do that all day long and still not have big deer.
So yes, Pope and Young and Boone and Crockett should still exist. They serve as a standard for some, a goal for others, and a testament to what we as sportsmen can achieve through proper conservation practices.
Additionally these clubs go beyond just maintaining a system to objectively measure big game animals - they also serve as organizations involved in conservation practices relating to game animals.
IMO-round these parts the free-ranging bigger bucks are found both on public and private land. The public lands all border private ground and not all private lands are lightly hunted.
Not to mention in agricultural areas, most farm ground is one large food plot. Farmers and ranchers are stewards of the land, and raise food as a source nutrition for humans, livestock, etc. including wildlife.
There is no difference between p&y/b&c deer from private or public grounds. A hunter can greatly increase his opportunity at a trophy class animal by scouting, being a good steward to the land, and spending as much time as possible in the woods; just as every now & then a hunter will take a bruiser buck by stumbling into the right place at the right time. It makes no difference where the trophy is taken from, as long as it is free-ranging.
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... but if the biggest buck you have had come out of your area is a 130", that's about all you will get out of that area.
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