Trail Pic from my Bowstand

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HiddenHornsRanch
 
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Trail Pic from my Bowstand

Postby HiddenHornsRanch » Mon Sep 07, 2009 10:43 am

Caught this buck about 40 yards from my bowstand, not sure about taking him this year, but will see.

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RE: Trail Pic from my Bowstand

Postby Everyday Hunter » Mon Sep 07, 2009 2:04 pm

Nice deer. I wonder how old he is. He is beginning to put some weight on his hind quarters, but his front quarters are still pretty light. His abdomen curves upward like a young deer. Based on his body, it's hard to think he's more than 2½, but I've heard Texas deer are small, so I could be wrong. If he's only 2½, he's a dandy and ought to be really something next year.

Any thoughts on his age?

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RE: Trail Pic from my Bowstand

Postby Marc Anthony » Mon Sep 07, 2009 2:56 pm

I also think he's a 2.5 year deer. I would wait until next year to shoot him! He could be a real dandy.
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RE: Trail Pic from my Bowstand

Postby Haywood » Mon Sep 07, 2009 3:19 pm

I have to agree that this deer is a 2.5 year old and possibly even 3.5. Either way he has some great potential.

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RE: Trail Pic from my Bowstand

Postby gunther89 » Mon Sep 07, 2009 3:55 pm

I agree he looks like he is 2.5 years old.  
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RE: Trail Pic from my Bowstand

Postby Patriot » Wed Sep 09, 2009 11:31 am

I say kill him.
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RE: Trail Pic from my Bowstand

Postby doe assassin » Sun Sep 20, 2009 12:29 pm

I also hunt in texas, and with my expreinience (which isnt much) He is 3.5 in my opinion. His belly is sagging a little more then a 2.5. The only thing that would make me consider 2.5 is his neck is small. However old he is, good luck with him if you decide to take him.
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