After the walrus, the bison is the largest North American game animal. Large bulls can measure 5-6 feet (1.5 to 1.8 m) at shoulder, and weigh 1,600-2,200 pounds (725-1,000 kg), occasionally as much as 3,000 pounds (1,350 kg). Females are much smaller, weighing about 900 pounds (400 kg) or less.
G.F. “Reno” Gonzagowski holds the number 24 spot with this bull taken in 2009 near Wright, WY with the help of guide Lou Prosinouski. It measures 72 3/8”.
Michael Drewnowski scored the number 17 bison in 2009 in Custer State Park, SD. It measures 73 3/8”.
The number 11 bison was taken by Jim Grassi in 2005 near Love, Saskatchewan. Rick Green guided Jim to this bull that measured 74 6/8”.
Len Brewster took this number 8 ranked Bison in 1983 in Custer State Park with the help of Fred Matthews. It measured 75 3/8”.
Herbert Bobchin took the number 20 bull in 1989 in Tom Miner Basin, Montana. Guide Levi Britton got him on this bull that measures 72 7/8”.
Bill Gentner took this number 14 bison in Custer State Park, SD in 2002. Chad Kremer guided him to a bull measuring 74 1/8”.
L. Irvin Barnhart took this number 5 Bison in 1992 with Levi Britton of Pine Mountain Outfitters in Montana. It measures 76 7/8”.
Mark Farnam took the number 7 Bison in 2004 in Custer County, SD with Chad Kremer. This Bison measures 76”.
Brandon McCullough took the number 15 spot with this big bull in 2008 near Hartsel, CO. It measures 73 7/8”.
The number 6 Bison was taken by Donald Dabel near Tinnie, NM with the help of Tony Dickinson of Circle Bar West. It measures 76 4/8”.