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Old 11-17-2013, 11:36 AM
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Any ideas to the age of this buck that I Got on camera? I'm assuming they are all of the same deer, I think they are.










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Old 11-17-2013, 05:05 PM
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looks like a 3.5yr old...his brisket isn't big enough for a 4.5 or older...just my opinion...good looking buck though. A little weak on antler mass.
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Old 11-18-2013, 02:44 PM
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Originally Posted by Wilcam47 View Post
looks like a 3.5yr old...his brisket isn't big enough for a 4.5 or older...just my opinion...good looking buck though. A little weak on antler mass.
Thanks for the reply, I was hoping he's only 3.5 so I can let him go for another year. He doesn't have great mass, but is a perfectly symmetrical 5x5 which is rare for this area.
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Old 11-18-2013, 03:44 PM
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Could be diet...could be genetics, or a dry spring/summer?
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Old 11-18-2013, 03:56 PM
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3.5 is my guess
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Old 11-18-2013, 03:59 PM
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hate to tell ya this but there are 2 different bucks in those pics. the first and third pics are not the same buck as the 2nd and 4th pics, the 1&3 pics are a 3.5 yo, the 2&4 pic are a 2.5 yo, definitely not the same buck
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Unless you're into QDMA or are growing deer on your own property, I wouldn't concern myself with deer age. If you like him, shoot him.
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Old 11-21-2013, 08:28 AM
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Originally Posted by Ridge Runner View Post
hate to tell ya this but there are 2 different bucks in those pics. the first and third pics are not the same buck as the 2nd and 4th pics, the 1&3 pics are a 3.5 yo, the 2&4 pic are a 2.5 yo, definitely not the same buck
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That would actually be good news to me! I thought they may have all been the same because my trail camera has trouble picking up points at night so I thought that may have been the reason I couldn't count all 10 points on the second and 4th pictures. Thanks!
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Old 11-21-2013, 08:41 AM
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I walked right up to these deer.
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Old 11-21-2013, 09:07 AM
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I would say he is only a 2.5 from what i can tell with antler size and body size.
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