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Old 11-15-2011, 08:55 AM
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Could somebody help me age this deer. Trying to deciede whether or not to shoot him.
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Old 11-15-2011, 09:13 AM
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I would guess a really good 2.5 year old
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Old 11-15-2011, 09:48 AM
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he looks old enough for me, i wouldnt question it if i was to see him, good luck
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Old 11-15-2011, 09:58 AM
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I would because he is bigger than the only Buck I have ever shot. Your call based on your standard and goal while hunting.
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Old 11-15-2011, 10:13 AM
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I am thinking he's 3.5, we a had bad drought here in Oklahoma.
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Old 11-15-2011, 10:44 AM
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I would say 3.5 Nice deer this year.....monster next year. Don't think I could wait.


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Old 11-15-2011, 10:57 AM
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Im thinking 2.5, his rack is kinda spinly and he prolly dress out around 130 pounds. Great genitics for a young buck, he would be a monster in a year or two.
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Old 11-15-2011, 11:35 AM
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It's a tough one...

either way next year would be nice to see some mass on him...

if you're managing for big bucks and others will pass on him I'd let him walk... but if you're where every 2.5yo buck is shot, he looks good.

I'd think he's 3.5yo
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Old 11-15-2011, 12:28 PM
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I'd say 3.5. His belly it flat but that rack is bigger than 2.5.
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Old 11-15-2011, 12:58 PM
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The odds are that someone will probably shot it before you see it.

Those trail cam companies should be making more money. They should be supplying paid videos aging deer. for the newbies.

Sorry, that's my old aging attitude.
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