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#5712082 - 04/22/15 05:05 PM Need some info
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In case you don't visit the exotic section. Check out this thread and tell me what you think a deer like this would sell for?
http://texashuntingforum.com/forum/ubbthreads.php/topics/5712059/Need_a_little_help#Post5712059
Large black melanistic whitetail one of the rarest deer in the world and this one is a stud!!!!
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#5712236 - 04/22/15 06:57 PM Re: Need some info [Re: KeithTT]
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Nice buck, but not that rare though.
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#5712425 - 04/22/15 08:58 PM Re: Need some info [Re: stxranchman]
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Originally Posted By: stxranchman
Nice buck, but not that rare though.


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#5713057 - 04/23/15 10:52 AM Re: Need some info [Re: KeithTT]
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I shoot it for $100 maybe.

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#5713258 - 04/23/15 12:57 PM Re: Need some info [Re: KeithTT]
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What ever the going rate is for any other deer in the area.

Nothing rare about black / dark whitetails in that area & in several other areas.

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#5713366 - 04/23/15 01:58 PM Re: Need some info [Re: KeithTT]
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I think it's just the opposite. White ones are the rare ones.
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#5722922 - 04/29/15 09:47 PM Re: Need some info [Re: KeithTT]
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All above may be right to a degree,but to the right person,could be worth a whole lot.His size is normal, but I'm sure someone will show some real interest.

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#5722980 - 04/29/15 10:27 PM Re: Need some info [Re: Deersteaks]
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Melanistic deer are the rarest color phase in white tail deer.

It's worth whatever someone wants to pay. And it should carry a high premium for rarity.
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#5724524 - 04/30/15 10:23 PM Re: Need some info [Re: KeithTT]
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That's a cool looking deer, but, my FIL shot one similar, in Hays county back in the 70s. Funny thing, they seem to be prevalent in certain parts of Hays and Comal counties. I saw 2 that were hit by cars near the town of Fischer, near Wimberley. Not at the same time either. So they can't be too rare. confused2


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Edit Reason: Blue moon rising
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#5724612 - 05/01/15 01:00 AM Re: Need some info [Re: Erathkid]
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Originally Posted By: Erathkid
That's a cool looking deer, but, my FIL shot one similar, in Hays county back in the 70s. Funny thing, they seem to be prevalent in certain parts of Hays and Comal counties. I saw 2 that were hit by cars near the town of Fischer, near Wimberley. Not at the same time either. So they can't be too rare. confused2



They are the rarest color phase. Google it. Geezus.
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#5724763 - 05/01/15 07:53 AM Re: Need some info [Re: KeithTT]
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No one is arguing that they aren't the rarest color phase, just that they are fairly common in a good size area.

They are prevalent in Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Comal, Hays, Travis, Williamson, northern Guadalupe, eastern Kendall, far eastern Gillespie & llano.

If someone wants to pay more for a certain color phase no one is trying to stop them, no different than paying for a certain size set of antlers.

Seeing 2" of snow in San Diego CA is rare, but that doesn't mean much to folks that live around Denver.


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#5725027 - 05/01/15 10:21 AM Re: Need some info [Re: KeithTT]
DustyWyoming Offline
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cool looking buck!

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#5726125 - 05/02/15 09:00 AM Re: Need some info [Re: KeithTT]
Erathkid Offline
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Thanks for the clarification, Rustler...Therancher- trout
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#5731499 - 05/06/15 10:47 AM Re: Need some info [Re: Rustler]
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Impressive knowledge. I recognize only 1 county out of your long list.

Originally Posted By: Rustler
No one is arguing that they aren't the rarest color phase, just that they are fairly common in a good size area.

They are prevalent in Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Comal, Hays, Travis, Williamson, northern Guadalupe, eastern Kendall, far eastern Gillespie & llano.

If someone wants to pay more for a certain color phase no one is trying to stop them, no different than paying for a certain size set of antlers.

Seeing 2" of snow in San Diego CA is rare, but that doesn't mean much to folks that live around Denver.


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#5731520 - 05/06/15 11:02 AM Re: Need some info [Re: png]
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Originally Posted By: png
Impressive knowledge. I recognize only 1 county out of your long list.

Originally Posted By: Rustler
No one is arguing that they aren't the rarest color phase, just that they are fairly common in a good size area.

They are prevalent in Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Comal, Hays, Travis, Williamson, northern Guadalupe, eastern Kendall, far eastern Gillespie & llano.

If someone wants to pay more for a certain color phase no one is trying to stop them, no different than paying for a certain size set of antlers.

Seeing 2" of snow in San Diego CA is rare, but that doesn't mean much to folks that live around Denver.

all of those are around the Austin to San Antonio area to the west of IH35
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