What does your buck score?
Have you ever gotten in a debate with your hunting buddy on who’s buck is bigger? Now you can let the measuring tape do the talking.
In this video, you will learn the proper way to score a deer using the Boone and Crockett scoring system.
Measuring a deer immediately after harvest is considered a green score. For an official score, the buck needs to be measured after the 60-day drying period.
During that period, the antlers will slightly shrink, making the green score unofficial.
Each measurement is to the nearest 1/8-inch. Remember that there must be four circumference measurements on each side, no matter how many points the deer has.
Gross score measures every inch of antler, while net score factors in deductions between the left and right side measurements.
Now that you know how to score your deer, get a tape measure and give it a try.