Baker Buck Kill Breaks Wisconsin Archery Record With 28 Point Trophy

Bowhunter Jim Baker posing with 28-point buck killed in September. 

Photo courtesy of Whale-Tales Archery

The Baker buck was officially certified with highest score breaking the Wayne Schumacher's 2009 Record by about 6 inches.

By H. Nelson Goodson
November 20, 2013

Richfield, WI - On Sunday, a new record was officially set after 60 days of waiting to determine, if the Jim Baker 28-point buck archery kill would surpass the Wayne Schumacher's 2009 Record of 244 6/8 inches, the Whale-Tales Archery reported. The Waukesha County Baker Buck beat the Fond du Lac County Schumacher's record by six inches.
Baker killed the buck in September 18, 2013 and had to wait at least sixty days until the 28-point trophy rack dried to get an official measurement. It was declared a non-typical archery recored by the Wisconsin Buck and Bear Club on Sunday.
A group of six, including three Boone & Crockett scorers and one Pope & Young scorer, panel scored Jim Baker's buck at 249 5/8 inches net on Sunday breaking Schumacher's record, according to Whale-Tales Archery.

Here are some of the measurements recorded:

- 28 measurable points
- 19 7/8 inch inside spread
- 66 6/8 inches of abnormal points
- 260 5/8 inch gross score