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Old 12-05-2016, 09:25 AM
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Some people seem to think he has some broken bone in his face....I personally think he is just swollen around his eye making his face look sunk in where its not swollen. Fixing to cape him right now and find out.
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Old 12-05-2016, 10:09 AM
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Ocular Orb may have gotten fractured. Probably why his eye was bugged out.
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Old 12-05-2016, 10:45 AM
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Like the old saying, ever pass on a deer the first day that you'll shoot on the last day.
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Old 12-05-2016, 11:14 AM
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One thing I do know rock. Your local corn crop will not be hurting by taking him out of the mix. He doesn't look like he missed too many meals.

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Old 12-05-2016, 12:03 PM
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Originally Posted by C. Davis
One thing I do know rock. Your local corn crop will not be hurting by taking him out of the mix. He doesn't look like he missed too many meals.

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Yeah he is a pretty good size deer for it being after the rut.

His antlers are below average for his size and age.

I'm happy with him...Ive got a few monsters on the farm I was waiting for but I'm happy with this one.
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Old 12-05-2016, 12:13 PM
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Originally Posted by rockport
Yeah he is a pretty good size deer for it being after the rut.

His antlers are below average for his size and age.

I'm happy with him...Ive got a few monsters on the farm I was waiting for but I'm happy with this one.
I'd say you made a good choice taking him out if he's the age you think he is because he should have a lot bigger rack for where you are and how big the bucks grow there.
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Old 12-05-2016, 12:26 PM
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Originally Posted by Topgun 3006
I'd say you made a good choice taking him out if he's the age you think he is because he should have a lot bigger rack for where you are and how big the bucks grow there.
I don't really do the whole culling thing.
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Old 12-05-2016, 12:39 PM
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Originally Posted by Sheridan
I would have had a tough time letting him walk the first time I saw him !

That's the kind of deer, that the minute you see him you say; "shooter buck".


Congrats Rock !!!
I hear ya. Ive had him in the crosshairs a few times but there are a couple bucks on that farm I really wanted and wasn't going to give up on until the rut was over.

This is what I was after


I do still have a ML tag so I do still have a chance.
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Old 12-05-2016, 01:47 PM
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Or next year...I can only imagine what he would look like.
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Old 12-05-2016, 02:46 PM
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Good deer, Rockport. You did an act of mercy when you killed that deer.
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