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Last Updated: 09/05/2014

Boone & Crockett New Mexico Records

All data on this page were obtained through the Boone and Crockett Club's Online Trophy Search at www.booneandcrockettclub.com.

 

Pronghorn Antelope

 

 

NEW Mike Gallo 2013 - The Boone and Crockett Club officially certified the world record pronghorn, which came from central New Mexico.
(Photo: Courtesy of Boone and Crockett Club)

 

B&C Score
Location
Hunter
Year
1.    96 4/8*
Socorro County
Mike Gallo
2013
2.    94 6/8
Catron County
Mike Gallo
2011
3.    91 4/8
Catron County
Mike Gallo
2012
3.    91 4/8
Harding County
Larry J. Landes
2006
5.    91 2/8
Lincoln County
Robert S. Guevara
1996
6.    91
Lincoln County
Dan E. Fox
2006
7.    90 6/8
Catron County
John P. Grimmett
1986
8.    90 4/8
Lincoln County
Dale Hislop
2003
8.    90 4/8
Otero County
Donald E. Perrien
2008
10.  90 2/8
Grant County
Lanny S. Rominger
2002
10.  90 2/8
Catron County
Robert N. Bushong
1998

*World Rank: 1

 

 

Desert Bighorn Sheep

 

desert bighorn sheep

New Mexico record desert bighorn sheep. Taken in Socorro County by Chase Willis in 2012.

(Photograph courtesy of the Boone and Crockett Club.)

B&C Score
Location
Hunter
Year
1.   191*
Socorro County
Chase A. Willis
2012
2.   188 4/8
 Grant County
picked up
1992
2.   188 4/8
 Grant County
picked up
2000
4.   188 2/8
      Hidalgo County      
Russell A. Young
2006
5.   187
Hidalgo County
H. Brian Valentine
2012
6.   184 6/8
Hidalgo County
Lloyd R. Stenersen
2012
7.   182 6/8
Hidalgo County
Thomas D. Friedkin
2005
8.   181 5/8
Hidalgo County
Darryl J. Hastings
2010
9.   181 4/8
Hidalgo County
Thomas J. Pawlacyk
1995
10. 179 3/8
Hidalgo County
James A. Schneider
2001

*World Rank: 10

 

 

Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep

 

rocky mountain bighorn

B. Neal Ainsworth, Jr. with New Mexico record Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep, taken on Taos Pueblo, in Taos County in 2005.

(Photograph courtesy of B. Neal Ainsworth, Jr.)

 

B&C Score
Location
Hunter
Year
1.    198 4/8
Taos County
B. Neal Ainsworth, Jr
2005
2.    195 2/8
Taos County
Greg Koons
2003
3.    195
Taos County
Jennifer L. Chapel
2002
4.    190 5/8
Taos County
Rick C. Hooley
2002
4.    190 5/8
Taos County
Donald E. Wenner
1996
6.    190 2/8
Taos County
James Kirby Edens
2011
7.    189 4/8
Mora County
Matthew D. Liljenquist
2003
8.    187 7/8
Taos County
Michael J. Carpinto
2010
9.    187 4/8
Taos County
Thomas J. Hufnagel
2005
10.  187 1/8
Taos County
Benjamin T. Jaksick
2011

 

 

American Elk-Typical

 

New Mexico record typical elk, picked up in Catron County in 1997. Official score is 402 3/8. (Photograph courtesy of the Boone and Crockett Club)

 

B&C Score
Location
Hunter
Year
1.      402 2/8
Catron County
picked up
 1997
2.      398 3/8
Rio Arriba County
Robert North
2004
3.      398
Mora County
Bernabe Alcon
1963
4.      397 5/8
Soccoro County
Richard E. Westwood
1998
5.      396 7/8
Catron County
picked up
2002
6.      396 2/8
Socorro County
Bill L. Clark
2006
7.      394 6/8
Lincoln County
Clifton E. Kotria
2010
7.      394 5/8
Lincoln County
John Koster
2010
9.      393 2/8
Catron County
Robert M. Miller
1997
9.      393 2/8
Socorro County
Floyd R. Owens
1977

 

 

American Elk- Nontypical

 

nontypical elk #1
nontypical elk #2

New Mexico record nontypical elk, taken by Lawrence Sanchez in Colfax County, 1962. (Photograph courtesy of the Boone and Crockett Club)

Chris Robb and guide with #2 New Mexico nontypical elk, taken in Catron County, 1998. (Photograph courtesy of the Boone and Crockett Club)

 

B&C Score
Location
Hunter
Year
1.    434 3/8
Colfax County
Lawrence Sanchez
 1962
2.    430 2/8
Catron County
Chris Robb
1998
3.    417 6/8
Catron County
Martin D. Huggins
1992
4.    416 5/8
Cibola County
Jack Mettler
2001
5.    414
Taos County
Lou A. DePaolis
1974
6.    410 1/8
Taos County
picked up
1993
7.    404 6/8
Cibola County
Lacy J. Harber
2005
8.    403 7/8
Catron County
Charles J. Sillivent
2006
9.    403 6/8
Mora County
Zane T. Streater
2008
10.  403 5/8
Catron County
picked up
1999

 

 

 

Mule Deer-Typical

 

typical mule deer
New Mexico's #2 typical mule deer, taken by Joseph A. Garcia in Rio Arriba County, 1965. (Photograph courtesy of the Boone and Crockett Club)

 

B&C Score
Location
Hunter
Year
1.    213 4/8*
Rio Arriba County
unknown
2004
2.    211 7/8
Rio Arriba County
Joseph A. Garcia
 1965
3.    209 5/8
Rio Arriba County
Kelly Baird
1984
4.    208 6/8
Rio Arriba County
James R. Odiorne, Jr.
1978
5.    207 5/8
Rio Arriba County
unknown
2003
6.    206 6/8
Rio Arriba County
Robert J. Seeds
1996
7.    206 4/8
New Mexico
unknown
1956
8.    206 3/8
Rio Arriba County
Jim Roddie
1971
9.    206 2/8
Rio Arriba County
Harley Hinds
1963
10.  205 4/8
Rio Arriba County
picked up
1993

*World rank: 9

 

 

Mule Deer-Nontypical

 

nontypical mule deer
New Mexico record nontypical mule deer, taken by Joseph A. Garcia in Rio Arriba County, 1963. (Photograph courtesy of Cabelas, Inc.)

 

B&C Score
Location
Hunter
Year
1.    306 2/8*
Rio Arriba County
Joseph A. Garcia
 1963
2.    288 6/8
Rio Arriba County
Aly M. Bruner
1962
3.    277 6/8
Rio Arriba County
James Duran
1959
4.    275 2/8
Rio Arriba County
unknown
1955
5.    267 5/8
Jicarilla Apache Res.
Byrd L. Minter, Jr.
1961
6.    265 5/8
Rio Arriba County
Stephanie D. Tartaglia
1966
7.    263 2/8
Rio Arriba County
picked up
1988
8.    262 3/8
Rio Arriba County
Pat Lovato, Jr.
1966
9.    259 7/8
Catron County
Jeff K. Gunnell
1981
10.  258
Colfax County
Ralph L. Smith
1957

*World Rank: 13

 

 

Coues Whitetail-Typical

 

typical Coues deer

New Mexico record Coues whitetail deer, taken by Victor P. Giacoletti, Jr. in Grant County, 1981.

(Photograph courtesy of the Boone and Crockett Club)

 

B&C Score
Location
Hunter
Year
1.    134 4/8*
Grant County
Victor P. Giacoletti, Jr.
 1981
2.    128
Grant County
Ramon C. Borrego
1988
3.    124 7/8
Hidalgo County
Martha M. Montes
1994
4.    119 6/8
Hidalgo County
Frank L. Riley
1990
5.    119 4/8
Hidalgo County
John K. Terry
2012
6.    119
Hidalgo County
Jesse E. Williams
1971
7.    118 3/8
Hidalgo County
Michael E. Duperret
1993
8.    115 2/8
Hidalgo County
Patrick H. Lyons
2005
9.    114 4/8
Hidalgo County
Travis Darnell
1986
10.  114 2/8
Grant County
picked up
1985

*World Rank: 3

 

 

Coues Whitetail-Nontypical

 

nontypical Coues deer
NM record nontypical Coues deer, taken in Hidalgo County by Peter M. Chase, 1941. (Photograph courtesy of the Boone and Crockett Club)

 

B&C Score
Location
Hunter
Year
1.    186 1/8*
Hidalgo County
Peter M. Chase
1941
2.    142 5/8
Grant County
Augustin F. Ruiz
2010
3.    127 7/8
Grant County
unknown
1960
4.    127 6/8
Hidalgo County
Michael C. Finley
1983
5.    122 6/8
Hidalgo County
Jack Samson
1984
6.    117 6/8
Grant County
David W. Krogdahl
2009

*World Rank: 2

 

 

Whitetail Deer-Typical

 

B&C Score
Location
Hunter
Year
1.    167 3/8
Union County
Bret Dillon
2004

 

 

Black Bear

 

 

bear6
Donald Wenner with New Mexico's #6 black bear, taken in Catron County in 2005. (Photograph courtesy of the Boone and Crockett Club.)

 

B&C Score
Location
Hunter
Year
1.    21 15/16
Rio Arriba County
Robert J. Seeds
2007
2.    21 14/16
Grant County
Mark J. Miller
1983
3.    21 9/16
Catron County
Sam Ray
1983
4.    21 8/16
Grant County
Mark J. Miller
1996
4.    21 8/16
Sandoval County
Thomas D. Stromei
2003
6.    21 7/16
Catron County
Donald E. Wenner
2005
7.    21 6/16
 Catron County
C.J. McElroy
1970
7.    21 6/16
Catron County
Ernest R. Gutierrez
2002
8.    21 4/16
Catron County
Gary L. Raney
1988
9.    21 3/16
Catron County
John M. Burton, Jr.
1991
9.    21 3/16
Socorro County
William F. Gorman
1994

 

 

Cougar

 

B&C Score
Location
Hunter
Year
1.    15 9/16
Rio Arriba County
Robert J. Seeds
1995
2.    15 8/16
Rio Arriba County
Dick Ray
1983
2.    15 8/16
Rio Arriba County
Robert J. Seeds
1999
2.    15 8/16
Rio Arriba County
Max D. Martinez
2001
2.    15 8/16
Mora County
Robert M. Ortiz
2002
6.    15 7/16
Colfax County
Robert M. Werley
1989
6.    15 7/16
Colfax County
Donald P. Travis
1994
6.    15 7/16
Rio Arriba County
Robert J. Seeds
2008
9.    15 6/16
Rio Arriba County
James E. Kapuscinski
1989
9.    15 6/16
Mora County
Andrew J. Ortega
1992
9.    15 6/16
Taos County
George P. Mann
1981
9.    15 6/16
Socorro County
Edwin E. Finkbeiner
1984
9.    15 6/16
Colfax County
Marta S. Burnside
1977

 

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