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#5564130 - 01/25/15 07:05 PM Shoot or don't shoot?
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Registered: 05/22/12
Posts: 527
Say you had been trying to get a good shot on an axis buck and he has a mark on him that's easy to pick him out and a rack that has one side that is crazy so you want him in the wall. You get out to hunt him and he has dropped horns and you found both sheds. He now is coming into corn, would you shoot him and still have mounted since you have his horns? Having this discussion with couple friends at camp.

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#5564134 - 01/25/15 07:06 PM Re: Shoot or don't shoot? [Re: Troubador]
stxranchman Offline
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Depends on how bad you want the mount of him.
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#5564155 - 01/25/15 07:27 PM Re: Shoot or don't shoot? [Re: Troubador]
Walkabout Offline
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Registered: 09/21/11
Posts: 263
Loc: Houston Tx
Hell no. What's the matter with you! LOL just kidding. How bout take the antlers and mount them on a metal skull which looks kinda cool anyway. Mount the real thing when you knock him down later this year.

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#5564181 - 01/25/15 07:41 PM Re: Shoot or don't shoot? [Re: Walkabout]
Shawheel Offline
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Registered: 10/10/12
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Loc: Arizona
Originally Posted By: Walkabout
Hell no. What's the matter with you! LOL just kidding. How bout take the antlers and mount them on a metal skull which looks kinda cool anyway. Mount the real thing when you knock him down later this year.


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#5564196 - 01/25/15 07:49 PM Re: Shoot or don't shoot? [Re: Troubador]
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If he's that good let him walk and grow another rack because he might get even better. Take your sheds and kill a cull buck and mount the sheds on the culls cape! Baker
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#5564227 - 01/25/15 07:58 PM Re: Shoot or don't shoot? [Re: Troubador]
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Let him walk. You have your horns. Give him and you some time.
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#5564240 - 01/25/15 08:06 PM Re: Shoot or don't shoot? [Re: Troubador]
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he would get a pass the new antlers might even be better
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#5564430 - 01/25/15 09:19 PM Re: Shoot or don't shoot? [Re: Troubador]
QuitShootinYoungBucks Offline
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Registered: 11/01/12
Posts: 7206
Loc: Lubbock, TX
Pass.
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#5564563 - 01/25/15 10:21 PM Re: Shoot or don't shoot? [Re: Espy]
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Originally Posted By: pea shooter
he would get a pass the new antlers might even be better


Ditto...
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#5564713 - 01/26/15 12:04 AM Re: Shoot or don't shoot? [Re: Troubador]
DustyWyoming Offline
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Same as others said...Pass... He maybe better this year..

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#5564726 - 01/26/15 12:16 AM Re: Shoot or don't shoot? [Re: Troubador]
txshntr Offline
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Registered: 09/24/10
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Think I would let him pass until his antlers grew back. Good luck up
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#5564842 - 01/26/15 07:25 AM Re: Shoot or don't shoot? [Re: Troubador]
erniejs Offline
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Registered: 11/24/09
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Loc: Springtown ,Tx USA
Pass
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#5564850 - 01/26/15 07:31 AM Re: Shoot or don't shoot? [Re: Troubador]
Western Online   content
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Registered: 04/20/11
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Loc: Wise County Texas
Every time you looked at the mount, you'd know. Do it the hard way.

I'd pass
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#5564999 - 01/26/15 08:50 AM Re: Shoot or don't shoot? [Re: Troubador]
PMK Offline
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Registered: 09/10/12
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Loc: Central TX (Gtown/Austin)
pass here too ...
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#5565194 - 01/26/15 10:10 AM Re: Shoot or don't shoot? [Re: PMK]
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Registered: 12/16/08
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Pass. Get him later this year.


Edited by FiremanJG (01/26/15 10:12 AM)
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