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#6036709 - 11/18/15 08:33 AM Need Help aging this one
ijohnston Offline


Registered: 07/13/09
Posts: 1457
Loc: Allen, Tx
I need help aging this one. One angle he looks 4.5 and another he looks 3.5.






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#6036712 - 11/18/15 08:34 AM Re: Need Help aging this one [Re: ijohnston]
Navasot Offline
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Id say 3
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#6036721 - 11/18/15 08:38 AM Re: Need Help aging this one [Re: Navasot]
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Originally Posted By: Navasot
Id say 3


Me too
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#6036728 - 11/18/15 08:40 AM Re: Need Help aging this one [Re: ijohnston]
rattler03 Offline
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Registered: 02/22/14
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Loc: Richardson - Archer County
I'd say 3.5. Those pictures through the scope show pretty clearly that he isn't 4.5. He looks like he may even be 2.5 in one photo, but everything else says 3. In a wet year like this, I am always going to go with the younger age if I'm stuck between 2 ages. Also, I'd rather give a buck an extra year than take him when he's too young. That deer has good potential, so I'd let him walk at least another year.
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#6036731 - 11/18/15 08:41 AM Re: Need Help aging this one [Re: ijohnston]
rattler03 Offline
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I'd say 3.5. Those pictures through the scope show pretty clearly that he isn't 4.5. He looks like he may even be 2.5 in one photo, but everything else says 3. In a wet year like this, I am always going to go with the younger age if I'm stuck between 2 ages. Also, I'd rather give a buck an extra year than take him when he's too young. That deer has good potential, so I'd let him walk at least another year.
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#6036845 - 11/18/15 09:21 AM Re: Need Help aging this one [Re: ijohnston]
ijohnston Offline


Registered: 07/13/09
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I plan to let him walk. The problem I have is the surrounding properties. I hunt on a 360 acre property. I have yet to be able to get in touch with the neighbors to see if they follow any sort of game mgmt. It is very hard to manage a small property. With that said, we do not like shooting anything under at least the age of 4. I would like to see this guy make it another 2 years.

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#6036906 - 11/18/15 09:44 AM Re: Need Help aging this one [Re: ijohnston]
stxranchman Offline
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Registered: 08/04/10
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3 yr old
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#6036915 - 11/18/15 09:46 AM Re: Need Help aging this one [Re: ijohnston]
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Originally Posted By: ijohnston
I plan to let him walk. The problem I have is the surrounding properties. I hunt on a 360 acre property. I have yet to be able to get in touch with the neighbors to see if they follow any sort of game mgmt. It is very hard to manage a small property. With that said, we do not like shooting anything under at least the age of 4. I would like to see this guy make it another 2 years.

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#6037455 - 11/18/15 02:54 PM Re: Need Help aging this one [Re: ijohnston]
ijohnston Offline


Registered: 07/13/09
Posts: 1457
Loc: Allen, Tx
thank you..... I agree with all.

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#6037683 - 11/18/15 05:37 PM Re: Need Help aging this one [Re: stxranchman]
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Originally Posted By: stxranchman
3 yr old


I agree
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#6037834 - 11/18/15 06:46 PM Re: Need Help aging this one [Re: rattler03]
TheDman62 Offline
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Registered: 02/01/14
Posts: 67
Loc: Wimberley
Originally Posted By: rattler03
I'd say 3.5. Those pictures through the scope show pretty clearly that he isn't 4.5. He looks like he may even be 2.5 in one photo, but everything else says 3. In a wet year like this, I am always going to go with the younger age if I'm stuck between 2 ages. Also, I'd rather give a buck an extra year than take him when he's too young. That deer has good potential, so I'd let him walk at least another year.


^^This

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