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#6469988 - 09/26/16 10:03 PM Weird Deer/ Droptine?
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In Runnels County, shot an awesome weirdo buck 2 years ago that made the Dallas Morning News, and Texas Trophy Hunters weird deer.

I don't know if this one will qualify, but I think he's a weirdo, and I'd like to harvest him if he's mature. This is the only pic I've found of him on trail cameras.

Thoughts??????

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#6469992 - 09/26/16 10:05 PM Re: Weird Deer/ Droptine? [Re: 12pointer]
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Very unique and I'd call that a droptine
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#6469997 - 09/26/16 10:08 PM Re: Weird Deer/ Droptine? [Re: 12pointer]
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I would call it a flyer off the mainbeam but could change that depending on where it comes off the mainbeam.
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#6470032 - 09/26/16 10:24 PM Re: Weird Deer/ Droptine? [Re: 12pointer]
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I name him "Back scratcher"...... cheers
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#6470210 - 09/27/16 07:48 AM Re: Weird Deer/ Droptine? [Re: 12pointer]
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interesting
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#6470219 - 09/27/16 07:54 AM Re: Weird Deer/ Droptine? [Re: 12pointer]
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Cool main frame 10 with a a big kicker. Concur with the name "back scratcher"
Good luck on him.

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#6470836 - 09/27/16 02:09 PM Re: Weird Deer/ Droptine? [Re: SnakeWrangler]
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Originally Posted By: SnakeWrangler
I name him "Back scratcher"...... cheers


Good name for him
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#6470927 - 09/27/16 03:06 PM Re: Weird Deer/ Droptine? [Re: 12pointer]
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Cool
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#6470931 - 09/27/16 03:09 PM Re: Weird Deer/ Droptine? [Re: 12pointer]
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I'm surprised he got all the velvet off that thing.

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#6470938 - 09/27/16 03:15 PM Re: Weird Deer/ Droptine? [Re: 12pointer]
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Good luck getting him.

What are your thoughts on it? If you have never seen it before, do you think it is a result of an injury? Do you think he ever had it before, or would again?
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#6470983 - 09/27/16 03:58 PM Re: Weird Deer/ Droptine? [Re: 12pointer]
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i'd call it meat for sausage and a nice mount for the wall.
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#6471028 - 09/27/16 04:22 PM Re: Weird Deer/ Droptine? [Re: 12pointer]
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That could be genetic or injury. But one thing I will tell you is if gets in a fight with the right buck they could get locked up. That is what happened to this 3 yr old. Those matching kickers might have well be a pad lock. I found this buck locked up with another buck one year the first week of March. I guess they were still a few doe fawns coming in and they did not like each other. If he was standing in the right position from the front this buck looked like he had matching droptines.

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#6471110 - 09/27/16 05:33 PM Re: Weird Deer/ Droptine? [Re: redchevy]
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Originally Posted By: redchevy
Good luck getting him.

What are your thoughts on it? If you have never seen it before, do you think it is a result of an injury? Do you think he ever had it before, or would again?



This is a low fence property, and I've only ever seen one other deer with a droptine, and thats been 15 years ago. I would lean more toward a genetic anomaly, but it could be the result of an injury, no way of telling I guess.
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#6471133 - 09/27/16 05:48 PM Re: Weird Deer/ Droptine? [Re: RedSnake]
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Originally Posted By: RedSnake
Cool


Unique for sure
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#6471196 - 09/27/16 06:15 PM Re: Weird Deer/ Droptine? [Re: SniperRAB]
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Originally Posted By: RedSnake
Cool


Unique for sure
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