Avalina Frost grips her aunt's bull moose antlers during the Membership Outreach and Scoring Night event at the Sky Ute Casino Resort. Tribal members were encouraged to bring in their trophy animals to get officially scored, Wednesday, March 22. The last time the Wildlife Division held a scoring night was in 2019 prior to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Southern Ute Wildlife Division staff and the Tribal Member Wildlife Advisory board hosted a Membership Outreach & Scoring Night on Wednesday, March 22 at the Sky Ute Casino Event Center. Official Boone and Crockett scorers from the Jicarilla Apache G&F were on site to score tribal member animals.
Southern Ute tribal member, Rhiannon Velasquez and her son Easton stand next to her bull moose that scored 150 6/8, which will be going in next year’s Boone and Crockett Club records book.
Tribal members brought in their trophies during the scoring night at the Sky Ute Event Center. The trophies included bull moose, mule deer bucks, bighorn sheep, pronghorn and bull elk.
Jerone Olguin watches the scorer from Jicarilla Apache G&F and Danielle Austin, Southern Ute Wildlife Technician score on his mule buck.