# What is the world record 8 pointer?

## What is the world record 8 pointer?

180-3/8 inches
The current world-record typical 8 is 180-3/8 inches.

## What is an 8 point deer?

A deer’s “points” are determined by the number of tines on their antlers, so an eight pointed male deer has eight distinct tines. Antlers are very interesting and quite unique physical structures. In most deer species, they only develop on the male, and they are shed every year after the mating season.

How many mass measures is 8 points?

On an 8-point buck you’ll have three measurements (since the “fourth” point, the tip of the main beam, is already included in that main beam measurement).

### How do you score 8 points?

On an 8-point, you take the smallest circumference measurement between the burr and brow tine (G1), one between the G1 and G2 tines, the third circumference measurement between the G2 and G3 tines, and the last measurement comes half way between the centerline of the G3 tine and the end of the main beam.

### What is a good whitetail deer score?

For a typical whitetail, meaning the antlers are symmetrical, the minimum score is 125 inches. A non-typical whitetail must have a minimum score of 155 inches for entry. A typical mule deer has to tape out at 145 inches or greater, while a non-typical muley is eligible at 170 inches.

Is a 10 point buck big?

In most cases, a 10 pointer is above average. Regardless of whether you hunt for meat or trophies, it’s important to be able to count points and know the difference between a 10-point buck, 4-point buck, spiker, etc.

## How wide is a Bucks ears?

The average buck, with his ears in an alert position, has an ear tip-to-tip spread of 16 inches. His ears will measures six inches from the base to the tip. The circumference of his eye is four inches, and from the center of the eye to the end of his nose should measure about eight inches.

## What is a 5 pointer deer?

It is the number of antler points. In the East a 5 point dear means total points, both sides, ie; 2 pts on one side, and 3 pts on the other. In Western count, a 5 pt deer means 5 point on each side. A 3×4 would be 3 pts on one side, and 4 pts on the other.

How old was peak’s 8-pointer?

The buck was estimated to be 8 ½ years old, which prompted Peak to wonder what the big whitetail looked like in its prime. The next year produced this 8-pointer, which at the time was the biggest buck Peak had ever shot.

### What is the biggest 8-pointer ever recorded for Boone&Crockett?

Cooper won’t officially score the rack until a full 60 days have passed. “But I can tell you,” he says, “that it’s going to top 173 net and it’s going to be the biggest pure 8-pointer from Kentucky ever officially measured and recorded for Boone & Crockett.” Cooper has scored several thousand bucks over the last 35 years.

### What is the biggest 8-pointer ever scored in Kentucky basketball?

The two biggest Kentucky 8-pointers currently in the Boone & Crockett book both scored 171 4/8–and both were measured by official Boone & Crockett scorer Bill Cooper, a native Kentuckian who lives now in Georgia. In late January, Cooper rough-scored Peak’s buck. Cooper won’t officially score the rack until a full 60 days have passed.