Gallery: Top Trophies From the 27th Pope & Young Biennium Awards

Gallery: Top Trophies From the 27th Pope & Young Biennium Awards

A look at some of the top trophies seen at the 27th Pope & Young Biennium Awards

FIFTY YEARS AGO, in 1961, Washington state bowhunter Glenn St. Charles launched the Pope and Young Club, the major records keeping organization for archery-killed big game. His goal was to give bowhunting credibility in the eyes of state game departments and the general public.




The P&Y Club has achieved that goal beyond Glenn St. Charles' wildest expectations, and on April 6-10, the Club celebrated its 50th Anniversary during its 27th Biennium Awards Banquet and Convention in Rochester, Minnesota.



RELATED: Pope & Young Trophy Gallery




At the center of the celebration was a tribute to St. Charles, who died in 2010 at the age of 99. Even though he was physically absent from the biennial convention for the first time in 50 years, his spirit and influence clearly live on as seen in the achievements of the Club and its members.



RELATED: Pope & Young Trophy Gallery



Bowhunters entered a record 8,717 animals into the P&Y record book during the 27th biennium, ending December 31, 2010. Of these, 102 of the largest were on display at the convention, including three new world records: Alaska-Yukon moose (249 1/8) taken by Real Langlois near Earn Lake, Yukon; nontypical Coues deer (127 1/8), taken by Nathan LaCost in Gila County, Arizona; and typical mule deer (205 0/8), taken by George Harms near Hermosillo, Mexico.

That just scratches the surface of a memorable 50th Anniversary celebration. For a complete report, don't miss the September issue of Bowhunter, which hits the newsstands the first week in August.

Here's a look at some of the top trophies seen from the 27th Pope & Young Biennium Awards Show...

For the first image - please visit page two

Non-Typical Whitetail 264 6/8 Kyle Simmons

another image on next page

Non-Typical Whitetail 247 1/8 Scott Odenbrett

another image on next page

Non-Typical Whitetail 247 1/8 Scott Odenbrett

another image on next page

Typical Whitetail 188 4/8 Anthony Partington

another image on next page

Typical Whitetail 172 2/8 Casey Knight

another image on next page

Typical Whitetail 190 2/8 J.T. Kreager

another image on next page

another image on next page

another image on next page

Columbian Blacktail 134 1/8 Michael Ratto

another image on next page

Columbian Blacktail 134 6/8 Richard Heeter

another image on next page

Non-Typical Columbian Blacktail 136 3/8 Cody Davis

another image on next page

Sitka Blacktail 103 1/8 Tom Kothenbeutel

another image on next page

Sitka Blacktail 97 2/8 Ed Fanchin

another image on next page

Sitka Blacktail 102 0/8 Walter Palmer

another image on next page

World Recor Mule deer 194 4/8 Matt Liljenquist

another image on next page

Rocky Mountain Goat 52 0/8 Anthony Glasso

another image on next page

Central Barren Ground Caribou 383 5/8 Tyler Allred

another image on next page

Desert Bighorn Sheep 169 3/8 Rick Duggan

another image on next page

Mule Deer 205 0/8 George Harms

another image on next page

Non-Typical Mule Deer 231 3/8 Matthew Palmquist

another image on next page

Stones' Sheep 157 6/8 Ricardo Longoria

another image on next page

another image on next page

another image on next page

Non-Typcial Mule Deer 251 2/8 Dave Fuller

another image on next page

Mule Deer Velvet 200 3/8 Paul Dallin

another image on next page

another image on next page

Mule Deer 187 4/8 Walter Palmer

another image on next page

Desert Bighorn 167 0/8 Lucy Rechel

another image on next page

Stones' Sheep 154 7/8 Stacee Frost

another image on next page

Bighorn Sheep 193 4/8 Don Moen

another image on next page

Tule Elk 303 0/8 Rick Duggan

another image on next page

Non-Typical Whitetail 261 5/8 Christopher Kiernan

another image on next page

Quebec/Labrador Caribou 379 5/8 Tyler Henriksen

another image on next page

another image on next page

Quebec/Labrador Caribou 399 0/8 Daniel Green

another image on next page

Alaska/Yukon Moose 201 4/8 Camp Newton

another image on next page

Roosevelt's Elk 336 0/8 Chipper Dippel

another image on next page

Alaska/ Yukon Moose 209 6/8 Craig Crawford

another image on next page

another image on next page

another image on next page

Alaska/Yukon Moose 197 6/8 Mark Buehrer

another image on next page

Non-Typical American Elk 397 2/8 Patrick Naumann

another image on next page

Canada Moose 176 4/8 Perry Cuddeback

another image on next page

American Elk 387 6/8 Michael Park

another image on next page

Shiras' Moose Velvet 169 2/8 Donald Hoard

another image on next page

Tule Elk 311 4/8 Walter Palmer

another image on next page

another image on next page

Tule Elk 292 3/8 Chipper Dippel

another image on next page

Canada Moose 199 4/8 Dale Tucker

another image on next page

Canada Moose 193 1/8 Scott Jankowski

another image on next page

another image on next page

another image on next page

another image on next page

Pronghorn 88 4/8 Jeremiah Fauver and 86 2/8 Kendel Chetham

another image on next page

another image on next page

another image on next page

GET THE NEWSLETTER Join the List and Never Miss a Thing.

Recommended Articles

See More Recommendations

Popular Videos

Kentucky Bowfishing Competition

Kentucky Bowfishing Competition

Bowhunter Editor Curt Wells has a friendly bowfishing competition with members of the Muzzy Bowfishing team on Kentucky Lake.

Season Opener: Kentucky Whitetail Bowhunt

Season Opener: Kentucky Whitetail Bowhunt

Christian Berg arrives at Whitetail Heaven Outfitters in Kentucky to kick off the beginning of his hunting season.

Release Arm Alignment

Release Arm Alignment

On this edition of "Dead On," pro archer Randy Ulmer shows you how to properly align your release arm.

Daybreak Whitetail Bowhunt

Daybreak Whitetail Bowhunt

Bowhunter TV Editor Derek Mleynek has a chance to fill his buck tag on a mixed bag hunt in Texas.

Trending Articles

Here's how to choose vanes that will yield the best accuracy, forgiveness, and trajectory. Arrows & Broadheads

What Are the Best Vanes For Hunting?

Joe Bell

Here's how to choose vanes that will yield the best accuracy, forgiveness, and trajectory.

Curt Wells and Randy Ulmer [video] explain the importance of momentum and penetration when choosing heavy vs. light arrows for bowhunting. How-To

How to Choose the Best Hunting Arrow - Heavy vs. Light

Curt Wells

Curt Wells and Randy Ulmer [video] explain the importance of momentum and penetration when...

New year, new look at your whitetail ground How-To

Summer Scouting from Scratch

Tony J. Peterson

New year, new look at your whitetail ground

This past fall my twin daughters started kindergarten, which meant that I stopped paying for Bows

9 Top Budget Bows for 2018

Tony J. Peterson - February 20, 2018

This past fall my twin daughters started kindergarten, which meant that I stopped paying for

See More Trending Articles

More Whitetail

If you hunt pressured deer, use this strategy to make the most of your time on stand. Whitetail

A Two-Sit Rut Plan For Bowhunting Whitetails

Tony J. Peterson

If you hunt pressured deer, use this strategy to make the most of your time on stand.

You can tell a lot about a deer's mood simply by watching its body language! Whitetail

Understanding Whitetail Body Language

Mark Morrison

You can tell a lot about a deer's mood simply by watching its body language!

We hunter focus on the food sources used by the game we hunt. For whitetails, check the beans! Whitetail

Why & How to Hunt Soybean Fields for Whitetails

Clint Casper

We hunter focus on the food sources used by the game we hunt. For whitetails, check the beans!

Getting past a deer's ears is no easy task, but we'll show you 7 rules to do just that! Whitetail

What Deer Can Hear — And How to Beat It!

Adam Lewis

Getting past a deer's ears is no easy task, but we'll show you 7 rules to do just that!

See More Whitetail

GET THE MAGAZINE Subscribe & Save

Digital Now Included!

SUBSCRIBE NOW

Give a Gift   |   Subscriber Services

PREVIEW THIS MONTH'S ISSUE

GET THE NEWSLETTER Join the List and Never Miss a Thing.