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Old 12-23-2010, 08:28 AM
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Got a picture this mornin of a deer that I think is a buck. No antlers though. If its a doe she hasnt been there all year that I know of. I think its possible with the colder than normal weather.
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Old 12-23-2010, 09:25 AM
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Yep, saw a buck missing one side Monday morning and have had guys tell me they've shot antler-less bucks thinking they were does.
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Old 12-23-2010, 09:35 AM
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I've seen them shed in early December and as late as late February. Nothing to do with temps, it's testosterone levels.
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Old 12-27-2010, 08:55 AM
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Antlers have been dropping here for the past couple of weeks. If you do shoot a buck, be careful holding it up by the antlers for pictures. I saw a hunting show a while back where some kid did this and both antlers came off and struck him in the face, almost in the eye.
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Old 12-27-2010, 03:52 PM
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Saw a buck pushin 200 pounds that had dropped both of its antlers in Michigan just a week ago.
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Old 12-27-2010, 05:15 PM
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I shot a 200#+ shed buck last day of the season last year thinking it was a doe. Mine was mortally wounded by some @$$ hole who had shot him at a long range with #4 buck. Lower jaw broken and 5 other pellets in him including one in the eye. No fat. He was and still is the biggest deer I have taken by size.
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Old 12-27-2010, 05:19 PM
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Originally Posted by Scottdnramember View Post
I shot a 200#+ shed buck last day of the season last year thinking it was a doe. Mine was mortally wounded by some @$$ hole who had shot him at a long range with #4 buck. Lower jaw broken and 5 other pellets in him including one in the eye. No fat. He was and still is the biggest deer I have taken by size.
I can't stand people who hunt like that
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Old 12-29-2010, 12:37 PM
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any time ive seen them when they lose their horns they have swells on the top of their heads for a couple weeks.
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Old 12-29-2010, 02:30 PM
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I hope they don't start dropping them around here, we still have almost two months of season left.......
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