Bowhunting

Bowhunter of the Year Award 

For Bowhunter of the year award, senior male and female (age 18 and over as of January 1st), a minimum of two species must be taken.

  • For Bowhunter of the year award, junior male and female (ages 12 to 17 as of January 1st), only one species is needed.
  • Each animal entered must be accompanied with the hunter’s tag number and tags are not transferable.
  • Animals taken in the rifle season using archery equipment may be entered.
  • Only one animal from each species may be entered with the following point system in effect:

 

 

SPECIES                                                                 POINTS
TURKEY 200 PTS TOM OR HEN
BEAR 200 PTS PLUS 2 POINTS FOR EVERY 1/16″ OVER 16″
DOE 200 POINTS  ONLY ONE DOE ENTRY
DEER (TYPICAL) 200 POINTS  OR DOUBLE THE SCORE OF ANTLERS
DEER (NON-TYPICAL) 200 POINTS OR DOUBLE THE SCORE OF ANTLERS
ELK 200 POINTS OR SCORE OF ANTLERS
MOOSE 200 POINTS  OR DOUBLE THE SCORE OF ANTLERS
CARIBOU 200 POINTS  OR SCORE OF ANTLERS

All animals must be taken under the rules of fair chase.  The term “Fair Chase” shall not include animals taken under the following conditions.

a) helpless in or because of deep snow
b) helpless in water
c) helpless on ice
d) helpless in a trap
e) While confined (game farms etc.)
f) by jack lighting
g) from any powered vehicle
h) no dogs may be used
i) any other method the board of directors deems unsportsmanlike.

  • All animals must be taken within the boundaries of Manitoba.
  • All animals must be taken according to date and season where game was hunted.
  • All members must abide by all wildlife regulations.
  • All animals entered must be taken with no other means than the bow and arrow.
  • All animals taken must be entered by the end of May of the next year (May 2018)
  • No heads will be measured until after 60 days of the date of kill.
  • All application forms must be signed by one witness who was present at the time of kill or who viewed the carcass.
  • Any animal taken before the annual membership fees are paid will not be eligible for any award or points.
  • Only ABAM members qualify for Bowhunter of the year awards.

An animal is eligible for any award only when recovered before the search by the hunter was abandoned and all other procedures were carried out in full, (tagging etc.).  If the animal was not recovered within 24 hours a letter of explanation must accompany the entry form and the board of directors will decide if animal is eligible for awards.

All entry forms should be sent to the Bowhunting Coordinator and he will make arrangements for all heads that require scoring or send a photocopy of your official score sheet.

All entries will receive an animal award pin.

TO DOWNLOAD THE BOWHUNTER OF THE YEAR CLAIM FORM – PLEASE CLICK HERE

FOR ALL QUESTIONS REGARDING THE BOWHUNTER OF THE YEAR AWARD – PLEASE EMAIL BRAD HACKEWICH AT BOWHUNTING@ABAM.CA 

2017- 2018 ABAM Bowhunting Pin Award Program 

Each year, the ABAM awards “PIN AWARDS” for members who harvest game under fair chase in the respective hunting season.

These pins are for any legally taken animal. We have pins for turkey, bear, deer, moose, elk and caribou.

If you are an ABAM member in 2017/2018 and harvest one of the species between January 1, 2017 – May 25, 2018 simply complete the form below and mail it to the ABAM (regular mail or electronic) by May 31, 2018.

Members may apply for an award for each species that are harvested. Your pin will be mailed to you. Good Luck!

Please mail or email the form linked below to 145 Pacific Avenue, Winnipeg, MB R3B 2Z6 or info@abam.ca 

To download the Pin Award Application Form Please Click Here

 

ABAM Bowhunting Pin Award Winners

Year Deer Turkey Bear Elk Moose Caribou
2013 Marcel Mangin Garry Glenn John Parker Dale Hay
2013 Jamie Parker John Parker Jesse Penner Marcel Mangin
2013 John Parker Jason Sweet Deneyn White Deneyn White
2013 Stuart Slattery Tyler Wilson
2013 Daryll Stelmach
2013 Deneyn White
2013 Tyler Wilson
2012 Wayne Baker Garry Glenn Rod Nikkel Wayne Baker
2012 Tom Comberback Chad Smith Tyler Nikkel Dale Hay
2012 Chad Smith Tyler Wilson Don Lesage
2012 Trevor Stone Maurice Lesage
2012 Alan Wilson Marcel Mangin
2012 Tyler Wilson
2012 Richard Zihrul
2011 Garry Glenn Garry Glenn Chad Smith Stephen Lott Bob Gibson Mindy Parker
2011 Gerry Couturier Alan Wilson Richard Snow
2011 Dale Hay Tyler Wilson Wayne Baker
2011 Marcel Mangin Gerry Couturier
2011 Layna Allan Bryce White
2011 Alan Wilson Garett Beatty
2011 Tyler Wilson Jamie Parker
2011 Wayne Baker Deneyn White
2011 Chad Smith
2010 Wayne Baker Wayne Baker Bob Hunt Paul Krawchuk Dylan Yaremchuk Stuart Lattery
2010 Dave Bryce Garry Glenn Laura Heinrichs Mano Navarro Ed Parker
2010 Dave Cheys Marcel Mangin
2010 Todd Drummond Denyne White
2010 Reed Fowlie Alan Wilson
2010 Dale Hay Dylan Yaremchuk
2010 Laura Heinrichs Ed Parker
2010 Andy Hoover
2010 Bob Hunt
2010 Glenn Lewer
2010 Marcel Mangin
2010 Stuart Slattery
2010 Chad Smith
2010 Larry Spitula
2010 Jason Sweet
2010 Alan Wilson
2010 Tyler Wilson
2010 Ed Parker
2010 John Parker
2009 Dave Bryce Larry Goodchild Laury Brouzes
2009 Leonard Bull Gerry Couturier
2009 Dave Cheys Ron Klimack
2009 Gerry Couturier Rachel Mangin
2009 Reed Fowlie Jason Sweet
2009 Garry Glenn Brad Watkins
2009 Larry Goodchild Alan Wilson
2009 Annie Johnson Dylan Yaremchuk
2009 Keith Johnson
2009 Rachel Mangin
2009 Mano Navarro
2009 Ed Parker
2009 Janice Parker
2009 Chad Sulik
2009 Jason Sweet
2009 Brad Watkins
2009 Tyler Wilson
2008 Layna Allan Garry Glenn Marc Bestvater
2008 Keenan Brown Bud Howard Ron Klimack
2008 Dave Bryce Marcel Mangin Ed Parker
2008 Cody Cantafio Maurice Lesage Janice Parker
2008 Mike Cantafio Leanne Straker
2008 Dave Cheys Alan Wilson
2008 Andy Drake Tim Yaremchuk
2008 Reed Fowlie
2008 Lawrence Gareau
2008 Garry Glenn
2008 Jeff Hawley
2008 Bob Hunt
2008 Daniel McGuire
2008 Marcel Mangin
2008 Maurice Lesage
2008 Jason Sweet
2008 Brad Watkins
2008 Alan Wilson
2008 Dylan Yaremchuk
2007 Jeff Hawley Jeff Hawley Jeff Hawley Tim Yaremchuk Tim Yaremchuk
2007 Tammy Blanchard Tammy Blanchard Tammy Blanchard Tom Paukovik
2007 Russ Ward Garry Glenn Trevor Schellenberg
2007 Devon Allard Brendon Gaultier Tim Yaremchuk
2007 Maurice Lesage Andy Hoover Derek Holman
2007 Garry Glenn Derek Holman Marcel Mangin
2007 Reed Fowlie Marcel Mangin
2007 Leanne Straker Bud Howard
2007 Dave Bryce
2007 Mano Navaro
2007 Derek Holman
2007 Jim Gibson
2006 Reed Fowlie Maurice Lesage Marcel Mangin Ross Horton
2006 Layna Allen Don Lesage Robert Lesage Andy Hoover
2006 Andy Hoover Marcel Mangin Brad Gould Rick Klima
2006 Jeff Hawley Mano Navaro
2006 Bob Gibson
2006 Maurice Lesage
2006 Marcel Mangin
2006 Jim Gibson
2006 Colton Brown
2006 Garry Glenn