Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
IDAHO MULE HUNT, Tony Lohman, Capt.D, mrhyner, Ajay Nigam
61300 Registered Users
Top Posters
dogcatcher 79862
stxranchman 52092
RWH24 44568
rifleman 43985
BOBO the Clown 41537
BMD 40584
Big Orn 37484
bill oxner 35430
txshntr 34118
sig226fan (Rguns.com) 31044
facebook
Forum Stats
61300 Members
46 Forums
419168 Topics
5789208 Posts

Max Online: 16728 @ 03/25/12 08:51 AM
Page 1 of 2 1 2 >
Topic Options
#6460594 - 09/20/16 02:48 PM East Texas Buck legal?
buckedup Offline
Light Foot

Registered: 09/13/16
Posts: 29
60 acres surrounded by National forest in East Texas, what do you think?



Top
#6460601 - 09/20/16 02:53 PM Re: East Texas Buck legal? [Re: buckedup]
SapperTitan Online   content
Taking Requests

Registered: 11/17/10
Posts: 18566
Loc: Killeen/Ft Hood, TX
Looks like he will make it but it's gonna be close
_________________________
US Army combat engineer retired

Originally Posted By: bill oxner
I could never repay you for the pleasure I've gotten out of your meat package.


Top
#6460603 - 09/20/16 02:53 PM Re: East Texas Buck legal? [Re: buckedup]
TexasKC Online   content
Pro Tracker

Registered: 12/30/12
Posts: 1685
Loc: Houston & Lexington, Texas
He might just barely be legal. I wouldn't shoot him.

Top
#6460608 - 09/20/16 02:57 PM Re: East Texas Buck legal? [Re: TexasKC]
buckedup Offline
Light Foot

Registered: 09/13/16
Posts: 29
Always hard to make that decision in East Texas but if he makes it another year, he could be a nice buck

Top
#6460631 - 09/20/16 03:09 PM Re: East Texas Buck legal? [Re: buckedup]
rickym Online   content
Extreme Tracker

Registered: 06/14/15
Posts: 4536
Loc: texas
I think hes legal. Being that he appears mature/almost mature, id bet his ears are closer to 14" wide and not 13". Since he probably lives in and spends alot of time in the national forest, somebody is gonna shoot that deer if they have the chance.
_________________________
Originally Posted By: Roll-Tide
Any ideas how to make it hard?

Top
#6460639 - 09/20/16 03:12 PM Re: East Texas Buck legal? [Re: rickym]
Always ready 2 hunt Offline
Tracker

Registered: 07/31/15
Posts: 594
Originally Posted By: rickym
I think hes legal. Being that he appears mature/almost mature, id bet his ears are closer to 14" wide and not 13". Since he probably lives in and spends alot of time in the national forest, somebody is gonna shoot that deer if they have the chance.


x2

Top
#6460645 - 09/20/16 03:14 PM Re: East Texas Buck legal? [Re: buckedup]
hook_n_line Offline
Extreme Tracker

Registered: 01/20/12
Posts: 3934
I think I'd wait til all the traffic starts in the national forest and get his daddy. Its only a matter f time before the biguns look for a hideout.
_________________________
Sometimes it's hard being me! But somebody has to do it.

Top
#6460647 - 09/20/16 03:15 PM Re: East Texas Buck legal? [Re: buckedup]
jshouse Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 01/24/10
Posts: 6358
Loc: Rockwall
I say no, looks like a nice 3yo and if he is in the right area of a NF he has a good chance to make it.
_________________________
Originally Posted By: cameron00
If I send my neighbors a text and ask them to give me feedback on my lawn and plant rye into a giant dong pattern, I'm probably going to get some less than positive feedback. Same goes here.

Top
#6460682 - 09/20/16 03:31 PM Re: East Texas Buck legal? [Re: buckedup]
Herbie Hancock Online   content
Tracker

Registered: 08/23/16
Posts: 825
Loc: Cypress, Texas
I would let him walk, but of course being next to national forest he will probably be shot by another hunter at first sight.

Top
#6460689 - 09/20/16 03:35 PM Re: East Texas Buck legal? [Re: buckedup]
crice8 Offline
Light Foot

Registered: 11/02/15
Posts: 35
Loc: Tyler,TX
I would say he is about 14-15"

Top
#6460695 - 09/20/16 03:37 PM Re: East Texas Buck legal? [Re: buckedup]
rifleman Offline
Sparkly Pants

Registered: 11/19/08
Posts: 43985
Loc: Kingwood
2yo 14" is my guess.

Top
#6460722 - 09/20/16 03:51 PM Re: East Texas Buck legal? [Re: buckedup]
stxranchman Offline
Obie Juan Kenobi

Registered: 08/04/10
Posts: 52092
To early in the year and to close to think about shooting him.
_________________________


Top
#6460764 - 09/20/16 04:13 PM Re: East Texas Buck legal? [Re: buckedup]
Greg Z Offline
Tracker

Registered: 02/01/05
Posts: 690
Loc: TX, Rockwall
Spread looks to be beyond his ears. definitely a shooter.
_________________________
Greg Ziemer
Sewell Lexus
214-353-2806

Top
#6460777 - 09/20/16 04:23 PM Re: East Texas Buck legal? [Re: buckedup]
rexmitchell Online   content
Pro Tracker

Registered: 02/11/13
Posts: 1905
I'll give someone's suggestion from another thread. Shoot him in between the eyes then measure.
_________________________

Top
#6460786 - 09/20/16 04:31 PM Re: East Texas Buck legal? [Re: buckedup]
buckedup Offline
Light Foot

Registered: 09/13/16
Posts: 29
I got these two pictures last year, the only decent pictures of a buck at my feeder in the same area. Do you think it is the same buck as above?



Top
Page 1 of 2 1 2 >



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