What is a good bull elk score?
For a typical American elk, Boone and Crockett requires a minimum of 360 points to enter the Awards Book, and 375 points for entry into the All-time Records Book. For most bulls, inside spread is only 10-15 percent of its score. Mass is usually less than 20 percent. Beam length is worth close to 25 percent.
Are elk ivories really ivory?
And yes, these ivory teeth are just that, real ivory. And they’re present in both bull elk and cow elk. Just like other elk teeth, they can slowly get worn down and stained over time as the elk gets older.
What size elk is considered a trophy?
After the age of 9.5 years, most mature bull elk are at least 6 X 6 s. But not all 6 X 6s are trophies. As the count increases, the animal falls into a category. For example, 6 X 6 is referred to as a Royal Bull.
Does an elk have ivory teeth?
Two of elk’s canine teeth are commonly known as ivory. Elk’s ivories are made of the same material and have the some chemical composition as tusks on walruses, wild boars and elephants.
What’s the best score for a bull elk?
First, I start with the magic number of 200. For a mature typical bull elk that scores around 350 B&C, his main beam length is usually around 50” per side x two sides = 100”; his mass usually equals 30” per side x two sides = 60”; and his inside spread is usually around 40”, which equates to 100+60+40=200.
How big is a 320 year old Elk?
Note that a 320” bull will likely have 46 to 48 inch beams, about 56 inches of total mass, and a 38 inch spread. These totals amount to right at 320”. 340” Bull: G1= 16”, G2= 16”, G3= 12”, G4= 18”, G5= 10”.
How to score and field judge Elk Part 1?
Be careful not to air judge too quickly because once you start saying a bull is 325” and he really is 300” your judging scale gets skewed. There are several things I like to do when trying to estimate the actual measurements on a bull elk. First, I use anatomical references to estimate several of the point lengths.
What does a 300P / T Elk look like?
Here’s an elk I arrowed that gross scored 310″ and netted 301″ P&Y: Sorry for the bad picture it was the only one I had scanned. This bull grossed 305 and netted 298. The kicker about this bull is he is 52″ wide at the widest points. His swords flared out. Thanks guys those are some awesome bulls.