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#5490638 - 12/21/14 10:48 AM Camera vs On Hoof
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Registered: 03/26/12
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Loc: Nurturing Biosphere Mothership
These are a couple of Animals harvested on our place this year and amazing Camera Pics vs Hands on Horns comparisons. Camera does add 5 pounds or (inches) right roflmao






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#5490646 - 12/21/14 10:52 AM Re: Camera vs On Hoof [Re: SniperRAB]
rifleman Online   crying
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Registered: 11/19/08
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Loc: Kingwood


I found the culprit to the ground shrinkage problem in this picture. I mean, there's a lot of problems shown with just this 1 pic.

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#5490657 - 12/21/14 10:58 AM Re: Camera vs On Hoof [Re: SniperRAB]
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Let me wrap up all your concerns with one explanation...

He's a Pollock...Literally and he's Pigeon Toed and he's from Austin..want me to keep going
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#5490708 - 12/21/14 11:27 AM Re: Camera vs On Hoof [Re: SniperRAB]
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Loc: Abilene or on the road...
Nice deer! up

My 2 questions are what is the difference between premium deer corn and regular deer corn? And do deer prefer Busch or Busch Lite?
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#5490710 - 12/21/14 11:30 AM Re: Camera vs On Hoof [Re: SniperRAB]
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Originally Posted By: SniperRAB
Let me wrap up all your concerns with one explanation...

He's a Pollock...Literally and he's Pigeon Toed and he's from Austin..want me to keep going


That does clear the air.

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#5490715 - 12/21/14 11:34 AM Re: Camera vs On Hoof [Re: SniperRAB]
cmc Offline
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Loc: Graham to Arlington
Still nice deer
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#5490854 - 12/21/14 01:37 PM Re: Camera vs On Hoof [Re: SniperRAB]
colt.45 Offline
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Registered: 03/16/12
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cheers the pics timed out before downloaded dueling with android, pic heavy froze up android. rofl try this post flag
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#5491921 - 12/21/14 09:34 PM Re: Camera vs On Hoof [Re: SniperRAB]
Locotrician Offline
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Registered: 12/12/14
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Loc: Bandera tx
Shot what I thought was a good 9 off cam pics one year. Drug him off with 1 hand!! Need to have something in the background for reference.
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#5492446 - 12/22/14 08:33 AM Re: Camera vs On Hoof [Re: SniperRAB]
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Interesting, my camera's all seem to project the deer smaller than they actually are. I got a 155 5/8 this year and I posted him on here asking for "age and score" and I got back a bunch of guesses in the 130's, so I was on the fence about shooting him. To every guessers credit, when the deer appeared on cam it looked really thin, but in reality had a ton of mass and spread. I think different cams project deer differently. The only thing I can tell you for sure is that some deer look bigger depending on the pose of the deer. I noticed that I have shots of deer that are almost head on looking at the game cam with their head up. This makes their horns look massive, then I will get another shot of the deer 5 minutes later that makes it look like a basket rack??? I think you can compare it too hunters when they take a picture and are sitting behind their deer about three feet extending their arms fully out to capture a picture...it makes the horns look huge, but when you see it in real life you may be disappointed. I think trail cams are one of the best tools we have to hunt deer, you just have to keep in mind that they give you a ballpark figure at best when it comes to scoring antlers.
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#5492470 - 12/22/14 08:43 AM Re: Camera vs On Hoof [Re: SniperRAB]
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Registered: 10/25/04
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Loc: Texas
Deer on cameras are what you are used to looking at. If your used to looking at sub 100 lb deer a buck that weighs 220 lbs is going to appear to have smaller antlers and vice versa.
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#5492499 - 12/22/14 08:55 AM Re: Camera vs On Hoof [Re: redchevy]
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Originally Posted By: redchevy
If your used to looking at sub 100 lb deer a buck that weighs 220 lbs is going to appear to have smaller antlers and vice versa.

cheers +1 have been Blessed ta hunt up north. flag
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#5492517 - 12/22/14 09:05 AM Re: Camera vs On Hoof [Re: wisco-hunter]
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Originally Posted By: wisco-hunter
Interesting, my camera's all seem to project the deer smaller than they actually are. I got a 155 5/8 this year and I posted him on here asking for "age and score" and I got back a bunch of guesses in the 130's, so I was on the fence about shooting him. To every guessers credit, when the deer appeared on cam it looked really thin, but in reality had a ton of mass and spread. I think different cams project deer differently. The only thing I can tell you for sure is that some deer look bigger depending on the pose of the deer. I noticed that I have shots of deer that are almost head on looking at the game cam with their head up. This makes their horns look massive, then I will get another shot of the deer 5 minutes later that makes it look like a basket rack??? I think you can compare it too hunters when they take a picture and are sitting behind their deer about three feet extending their arms fully out to capture a picture...it makes the horns look huge, but when you see it in real life you may be disappointed. I think trail cams are one of the best tools we have to hunt deer, you just have to keep in mind that they give you a ballpark figure at best when it comes to scoring antlers.

scratch sad thing is, were i hunt ya don't have time ta take picture of deer, study it, then go threw the files from pics from cam's ta compair, tis why i'm on de egnorance list . got split second, ta decide if it legal or not. spend two much time dueling with android flag
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