Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
dreeves, TRog34, Togurt, Bigford, garcalo
60431 Registered Users
Top Posters
dogcatcher 77377
stxranchman 52092
RWH24 44568
rifleman 43783
BOBO the Clown 41086
BMD 40539
Big Orn 37484
txshntr 33683
bill oxner 32624
sig226fan (Rguns.com) 30570
facebook
Forum Stats
60431 Members
45 Forums
475785 Topics
6241525 Posts

Max Online: 16728 @ 03/25/12 08:51 AM
Page 1 of 2 1 2 >
Topic Options
#6075703 - 12/09/15 07:13 PM He looks a little old to be a spike
Texas buckeye Online   content
Veteran Tracker

Registered: 11/22/11
Posts: 2956
Loc: Keller
I have this guy coming pretty regularly, along with some other young bucks, but he looks a little older than a 1.5 yo, what say you all, do you think he should be shot or left to grow another season?



With his traveling partner

Top
#6075740 - 12/09/15 07:28 PM Re: He looks a little old to be a spike [Re: Texas buckeye]
Creekrunner Online   happy
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 10/19/12
Posts: 7166
Loc: Bexar/Gillespie, hunt Terrell
Boom.
_________________________
Get unique, vintage letter press Christmas cards and gift cards from my kid in FW >>>: https://www.etsy.com/shop/abbypress

Top
#6075742 - 12/09/15 07:29 PM Re: He looks a little old to be a spike [Re: Texas buckeye]
Creekrunner Online   happy
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 10/19/12
Posts: 7166
Loc: Bexar/Gillespie, hunt Terrell
Also - Looks like a fancy-schmancy feeder set up. Very cool. grin
_________________________
Get unique, vintage letter press Christmas cards and gift cards from my kid in FW >>>: https://www.etsy.com/shop/abbypress

Top
#6075778 - 12/09/15 07:45 PM Re: He looks a little old to be a spike [Re: Texas buckeye]
SapperTitan Online   content
THF Celebrity

Registered: 11/17/10
Posts: 17057
Loc: Killeen/Ft Hood, TX
I vote for shoot him
_________________________
Originally Posted By: bill oxner
I could never repay you for the pleasure I've gotten out of your meat package.


Top
#6075780 - 12/09/15 07:45 PM Re: He looks a little old to be a spike [Re: Texas buckeye]
Pope&Young Online   content
Extreme Tracker

Registered: 02/02/12
Posts: 4343
Loc: Watauga, TX / Hunt - Eastland
rifle
_________________________

Top
#6075811 - 12/09/15 08:04 PM Re: He looks a little old to be a spike [Re: Texas buckeye]
Western Offline
THF Celebrity

Registered: 04/20/11
Posts: 23579
Loc: Wise County Texas
I think he is a baby 1.5, hasn't even grown into that long back yet, but if want to shoot him......
_________________________
Friends don't let Friends drink and post.......

The first 5 day's after the weekend, are the hardest....

Dennis


Top
#6075823 - 12/09/15 08:10 PM Re: He looks a little old to be a spike [Re: Texas buckeye]
bossbowman Offline
Tracker

Registered: 12/24/06
Posts: 626
Loc: Hill county
1.5 yr old with a weak back

Top
#6075968 - 12/09/15 09:19 PM Re: He looks a little old to be a spike [Re: Texas buckeye]
QuitShootinYoungBucks Online   content
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 11/01/12
Posts: 6464
Loc: Lubbock, TX
Agree that that's a yearling, but he's AR legal.
_________________________

Top
#6076054 - 12/09/15 10:01 PM Re: He looks a little old to be a spike [Re: Western]
flintknapper Online   content
Tracker

Registered: 02/18/15
Posts: 875
Loc: Deep East Texas
Originally Posted By: Western
I think he is a baby 1.5, hasn't even grown into that long back yet, but if want to shoot him......


^^^^^^ Spot on. Classic 1.5 year old Buck. Looks like a Doe...only with antlers= Young Buck.

Other clues: Head looks long, nose tapered, rear end not blocked, neck skinny, no brisket or blending of neck into chest, round eyes.

Good call.
_________________________
Spartans ask not...how many, but where!

Top
#6076091 - 12/09/15 10:27 PM Re: He looks a little old to be a spike [Re: Texas buckeye]
Hen-Killer Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 11/18/15
Posts: 292
Loc: Corsicana
Dirt nap
_________________________
"I'm responsible only for what I say, not for what you understand"

Top
#6076143 - 12/09/15 11:40 PM Re: He looks a little old to be a spike [Re: Texas buckeye]
rickym Online   content
Extreme Tracker

Registered: 06/14/15
Posts: 3871
Loc: texas
I think it's 2.5 partially because I don't think the brisket is as tight as you would see on a yearling. But then again I may let him go another year, as tall as he is as a spike he could turn into something
_________________________
Originally Posted By: Roll-Tide
Any ideas how to make it hard?

Top
#6076147 - 12/09/15 11:53 PM Re: He looks a little old to be a spike [Re: Texas buckeye]
ryorgensen Offline
Tracker

Registered: 09/29/12
Posts: 980
Loc: Grapeland,Texas
I'd let him walk.
_________________________
Robert

Top
#6076793 - 12/10/15 11:13 AM Re: He looks a little old to be a spike [Re: Texas buckeye]
MUZZBUZZ Offline
Light Foot

Registered: 11/19/14
Posts: 33
Loc: DALLAS,TEXAS
Let him walk and hopefully he makes it until next year.. Compare his growth to this year..If hes not growing larger horns due to genetics.. "SAY HELLO TO MY LITTLE FRIEND" and take him out.. You don't want him breeding your does.

Top
#6076943 - 12/10/15 12:45 PM Re: He looks a little old to be a spike [Re: Texas buckeye]
postoak Online   content
Veteran Tracker

Registered: 08/19/09
Posts: 2538
Loc: The Woodlands, Tx
He's a 3-point, not a spike, and not legal in AR counties.

I'm not too good at aging, but he looks older than a 1.5 YO to me.
_________________________
There are two types of people, those who divide people into two types and those who don't.

Top
#6076961 - 12/10/15 12:57 PM Re: He looks a little old to be a spike [Re: postoak]
Txduckman Offline
THF Celebrity

Registered: 08/30/04
Posts: 11717
Loc: Big D
Originally Posted By: postoak
He's a 3-point, not a spike, and not legal in AR counties.

I'm not too good at aging, but he looks older than a 1.5 YO to me.


He is legal in AR counties. Read the regs. He would walk anywhere I hunt since he has a branch so not a true spike in my book.

Top
Page 1 of 2 1 2 >



© 2004-2016 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide