Minimum Scores for Bolt & Quarrel Club Big Game

 The chart below gives the required minimum scores for all North American big game given recognition by the Bolt & Quarrel Club. Trophies meeting the required verified score will be added to the Bolt & Quarrel Club records book, and recognized at the bi-annual Banquet. 

Category Score
black bear 18
grizzly bear 19
Alaska brown bear 19
polar bear* 23
American typical elk 300
American non-typical elk 330
cougar 13
Jaguar 13
Tule elk 250
Roosevelt’s elk 225
typical mule deer 150
non-typical mule deer 170
typical Columbia blacktail 90
non-typical Columbia blacktail 115
typical Sitka blacktail deer 75
non-typical Sitka blacktail 85
typical whitetail deer 130
non-typical whitetail deer 145
typical Coues’ deer 85
non-typical Coues’ deer 90
Canada moose 135
Alaska-Yukon moose 170
Shiras’ moose 120
mountain caribou 300
woodland caribou 220
barren ground caribou 340
Central Canada b-g caribou 300
Quebec-Labrador caribou 300
pronghorn 70
bison** 95
Rocky Mountain goat 40
musk ox 90
bighorn sheep 145
desert sheep 150
Dall’s sheep 140
Stone’s sheep 140
Atlantic Walrus 95
Pacific Walrus 100

* Must be taken and/or possessed in full compliance with the Marine Mammals Act/ Endangered Species Act and/or other federal and state laws. 

** From lower 48 states, eligible only if recognized by state as a game animal, with hunting season and license specified.