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Old 05-13-2009, 05:12 AM
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Hey guys i was out turkey hunting the other day and a buck wandered in to my decoys and he had three inches of antler with little forks already! Gave me the bow season itch! Anyone else seeing any?
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Old 05-13-2009, 08:30 AM
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saw one with small nubs starting here in WI
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Old 05-13-2009, 08:35 AM
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seen couple here in central wi bout 3-4 in high
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Old 05-13-2009, 09:11 AM
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I have some game camera bucks here in Central Wi.
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Old 05-13-2009, 08:10 PM
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The larger bucks actually have browtines and beams to the ear tips already. You can check out the Trail Cam Forum right here on this site and see a few dandy bucks from the past couple of weeks.
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Old 05-15-2009, 08:57 AM
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i saw a ton of deer about a month ago but no antlers, but last saturday i saw a nice 3 and a half year old with six already
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Old 05-17-2009, 07:12 AM
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I've been watching a couple with 2'' and 3'' spikes. Can't wait for fall!
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Old 05-19-2009, 08:17 AM
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I am in SE Alabama. As late as phots of 4-18 off mytrail cameraswhihc are scattered across the 3150 acres I hunt had several shots of bucks that had not yet shed (spikes through a few pretty nice 8-9-10 points). I am guessing from the photos, about 20 different bucks.Not unusual for down here.

Last round of camera down loads, latest dated 5-15, a total of1156 shots ...lots of big bodies in the bunch, but no antlers. So I am pretty confident that the boys have now shed.

None of these latest shots showednew growth.
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