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#6182140 - 02/13/16 04:49 PM Late season age and score....
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I am concerned that I may have burst my buddy's balloon last night and this morning.

How old do y'all think this dude is:
Last week:


Pre-rut:


I'm stumped, but I'm also the guy to short a deer a year before I give him a month.

He showed up this morning and my buddy passed on him. Yes - we are MLD3.
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#6182253 - 02/13/16 06:22 PM Re: Late season age and score.... [Re: HuntnFly67]
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Looks like a rutted down buck in the top pic but think he still looks 3/middle aged. In the bottom pic is hard to tell much with him standing facing towards the camera but he still looks more 3.
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#6182346 - 02/13/16 07:38 PM Re: Late season age and score.... [Re: HuntnFly67]
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Thanks. The white eyes are atypical for our deer and his antler mass is excellent if he is on the younger side. The more I thought about the more I started second guessing. Got my confidence back and maybe my buddy made the right call holding off after all.


Edited by HuntnFly67 (02/13/16 07:47 PM)
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#6182428 - 02/13/16 08:43 PM Re: Late season age and score.... [Re: HuntnFly67]
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Looks middle aged to me. Needs a couple more years. up
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#6182439 - 02/13/16 08:53 PM Re: Late season age and score.... [Re: HuntnFly67]
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I see a 4-4.5 buck, could use another 1-2 years..

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#6182467 - 02/13/16 09:13 PM Re: Late season age and score.... [Re: HuntnFly67]
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He looks awfully bulky for a rutted down deer in that first photo. His skinny neck is a mismatch for the big body.
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#6182618 - 02/13/16 11:33 PM Re: Late season age and score.... [Re: HuntnFly67]
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3.5. Good one to let grow.
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