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Old 12-03-2007, 08:29 AM
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No guesses....aged by jawbone or by other means, professionally.

Reason I bring this up.....here's some of the answers I[m seeing on the Mathews board....and they're pretty remarkable.

What was the oldest deer that you shot that was actually aged by somebody that knows what they are doing? ( not just a rough guess) The oldest one that i shot was 10 1/2. kind of scrubby looking dark chocolate rack.
8 1/2 year old doe. Her teeth were worn down to the bone/gumline
9 1/2 12 pt. taken in Mexico this past Jan.
7 1/2 year old 10 point
9.5 year old doe


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Old 12-03-2007, 08:30 AM
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Another answered that his was a 9.5 yr old....and had this photo to accompany it. Is this deer 9.5 (in your opinions)?

I have NO EXPERIENCE WITH THIS STUFF>......just seems remarkable.





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Old 12-03-2007, 08:32 AM
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I've shot 3 that were 6 1/2+. It's hard for me to judge after this age.
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Old 12-03-2007, 08:35 AM
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I shot a 16 point non-typical 14 yrs ago, he had 2 drop tines, 2 kickers and was gnarly. The Taxi said he was 7.5 yrs old. I don't know for sure though.
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Old 12-03-2007, 08:42 AM
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My 8 point was aged at6 1/2 and he wasn't too impressive. Good rack, only 16 1/2" wide.
The one taken this year by 15 y/o Mikey was 18 1/2'' wide, 10 points, over 200lbs and he was aged at 4 1/2.

The oldest I've ever had aged was a grey faced 7 pointer with a crappy rack and they said he was 7 1/2.
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Old 12-03-2007, 08:42 AM
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Vabowman......do you have any pics of that one?
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Old 12-03-2007, 08:47 AM
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Yeh, but the one I got you can't see the nasty stuff on, I have one in a frame, but I don't know how to get on here. The one on the far right is him.

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Old 12-03-2007, 08:54 AM
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Dan is fully trained and actually did contract work for DEC aging deer kills and road kills for a few years. He aged the rifle kill buck I shot last year at 3.5 years old. I've shot does that I know were MUCH older than him but never had them aged officially.
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Old 12-03-2007, 08:55 AM
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Another answered that his was a 9.5 yr old....and had this photo to accompany it. Is this deer 9.5 (in your opinions)?

I have NO EXPERIENCE WITH THIS STUFF>......just seems remarkable.






Jeff, too hard to tell from a pic, especially of a mounted deer....
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Old 12-03-2007, 09:10 AM
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Looks like a doe with antlers!!!
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