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#6002269 - 10/30/15 03:52 PM To cull or not to cull...
ThreePeppers Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 11/06/06
Posts: 422
Loc: Fort Worth/Kent County
Pretty sure I'm going to turn my daughter loose on this guy if he shows up this weekend. Love his width but that's about it. Need to lay eyes on him in person to confirm. Looks like he broke off 3-4" on his right side on either the 18th or 19th. Hoping he's not fighting with the 11 pt I have hitting the same feeder. I'd really hate to see him get busted up.





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#6002274 - 10/30/15 03:56 PM Re: To cull or not to cull... [Re: ThreePeppers]
ThreePeppers Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 11/06/06
Posts: 422
Loc: Fort Worth/Kent County
Here's another good view of him


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#6002278 - 10/30/15 04:01 PM Re: To cull or not to cull... [Re: ThreePeppers]
Navasot Offline
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Registered: 09/22/11
Posts: 27077
Loc: Normangee/Navasota TX
He looks like a 3yr old but except for his face. Would be a tough call


Edited by Navasot (10/30/15 04:03 PM)
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#6002325 - 10/30/15 04:35 PM Re: To cull or not to cull... [Re: Navasot]
Grosvenor Offline
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Registered: 10/13/08
Posts: 1257
Loc: Portland, Texas
If you're not sure, shoot a couple does instead.

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#6002336 - 10/30/15 04:41 PM Re: To cull or not to cull... [Re: ThreePeppers]
Creekrunner Offline
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Registered: 10/19/12
Posts: 8627
Loc: Bexar/Gillespie, hunt Terrell
Shoot. That. Deer.
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#6002343 - 10/30/15 04:44 PM Re: To cull or not to cull... [Re: ThreePeppers]
ThreePeppers Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 11/06/06
Posts: 422
Loc: Fort Worth/Kent County
He certainly fits the definition on management buck on our place but I want to make sure I don't take out a young buck that could turn into something. Can't say for certain but I believe this guy was a 6 or 7 last year as well. With all the rain we had this spring and protein feeders on the ranch he should at least be an 8 by now.

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#6002345 - 10/30/15 04:45 PM Re: To cull or not to cull... [Re: Creekrunner]
ThreePeppers Offline
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Registered: 11/06/06
Posts: 422
Loc: Fort Worth/Kent County
Originally Posted By: Creekrunner
Shoot. That. Deer.


I like your thinking!

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#6002372 - 10/30/15 04:59 PM Re: To cull or not to cull... [Re: ThreePeppers]
txshntr Offline
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Registered: 09/24/10
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Loc: Mansfield, Texas
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#6002423 - 10/30/15 05:20 PM Re: To cull or not to cull... [Re: ThreePeppers]
rattler03 Offline
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Registered: 02/22/14
Posts: 848
Loc: Richardson - Archer County
looks like a 3.5 year old but you know your deer better than any of us do. if he is young, he could be really wide in another couple, probably won't ever score really high but he may look pretty good with that kind of spread. good luck with whatever you decide to do.


Edited by rattler03 (10/30/15 05:20 PM)
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#6002491 - 10/30/15 05:58 PM Re: To cull or not to cull... [Re: ThreePeppers]
Big_Ag Offline
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Registered: 12/23/12
Posts: 1114
Loc: Denton or Knox County
I say 4 on the age, and he is definitely a cull in my book. I would not hesitate.

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#6002760 - 10/30/15 08:38 PM Re: To cull or not to cull... [Re: ThreePeppers]
Auctioneer1 Offline
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Registered: 09/03/04
Posts: 2412
Yep cull him. Hope she gets on him this weekend.

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#6002887 - 10/30/15 10:10 PM Re: To cull or not to cull... [Re: ThreePeppers]
338ultra Offline
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Registered: 12/10/10
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Loc: Waco, TX
I've got him at 3 as well
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#6003109 - 10/31/15 08:18 AM Re: To cull or not to cull... [Re: ThreePeppers]
LKForkGuide Marc Mitchell Offline
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Registered: 10/10/06
Posts: 521
Loc: Sulphur Springs, Texas
Had a deer just like this on one of my ranches and we where able to keep a good eye on him and we let him walk one more year and the following year he was much better in antler growth. Ended up a 122 8 pt the next year. Hunter was really happy that took him.Your deer may not be so luck but probably going to be a cull anyway. IMO
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#6003118 - 10/31/15 08:26 AM Re: To cull or not to cull... [Re: ThreePeppers]
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Registered: 02/14/09
Posts: 2849
Loc: Deer Park, Tx.
He gets the Bang-Flop award!
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#6003125 - 10/31/15 08:33 AM Re: To cull or not to cull... [Re: ThreePeppers]
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Registered: 07/08/15
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I'd give him another year. Looks 3 to me.

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