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How the Northeast Big Buck Club Works

Joining the Northeast Big Buck Club

As no­ted, a supporting Northeast Big Buck Club (NBBC) membership is extended to anyone who asks for an official scoring of his or her trophy. In addition to the news magazine subscription, members also receive discounts and benefits from business partners. Becoming a member also results in the opportunity to attend an annual hunt, club shows and events.

From its members, the club actively solicits video footage in any format to include at the annual awards ceremony. All types of home movies -- VHS, miniDV, Hi8, Digital 8 or 8 millimeter -- are welcomed for the multimedia presentation.

­The club also publishes an official record book, Northeast Trophy Whitetails. A new edition, each with thousands of prizewinning entries and photos, appears every few years. Members can purchase the book for a reduced price.

The group's Web site also offers links to purchase state hunting licenses online. Should you want to expand your hunting expertise, the NBBC partners with groups dedicated to bear, caribou, elk or moose hunting, too. If you have a real taste for travel and adventure, the club recommends lodges and outfitters not only in North America, but as far away as New Zealand.

If you're a whitetail deer hunting enthusiast, you might find this club a good fit. Take a look at its Web site for specific links for membership. Even if you don't live in the northeastern region of the United States, you can take advantage of information and partnerships. You might enjoy reading the magazine and gain insight into the best outfitters. Who knows -- you might even wind up taking a hunting trip to the area soon!