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#6501553 - 10/18/16 08:02 PM What do you think, 14-15" spread?
Earl Offline
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Usually mature bucks where I hunt (Jack and Young Counties) have a wide spread, this one don't - but no one would doubt he's mature. Got to make sure he's over 13" though..what say you? His body size I think is playing hell with the rack width.





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#6501575 - 10/18/16 08:16 PM Re: What do you think, 14-15" spread? [Re: Earl]
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Registered: 02/14/09
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Loc: Deer Park, Tx.
Looks barely ear wide. I say he walks in counties with ARs.
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#6501579 - 10/18/16 08:19 PM Re: What do you think, 14-15" spread? [Re: 30378]
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Originally Posted By: 30378
Looks barely ear wide. I say he walks in counties with ARs.
a large mature deer can easily be 15 inches wide ear tip to ear tip. IMO this deer has a large head and ears are prob wider than 13 inches
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#6501580 - 10/18/16 08:20 PM Re: What do you think, 14-15" spread? [Re: Earl]
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Registered: 10/26/09
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Unless your game warden is a prick I don't think he would give you a ticket even if he ain't 13. I think he is 12-14 wide. His body is pretty big so maybe closer to 14.

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#6501585 - 10/18/16 08:22 PM Re: What do you think, 14-15" spread? [Re: Earl]
BOONER Offline
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Loc: Brownwood,Tx
Mature for sure and very nice, Id take tall and narrow over wide anytime! Hopefully you can kill him and let us know. Good luck!

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#6501588 - 10/18/16 08:24 PM Re: What do you think, 14-15" spread? [Re: Earl]
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I see better than 13 inches

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#6501590 - 10/18/16 08:25 PM Re: What do you think, 14-15" spread? [Re: Earl]
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He doesn't look close to legal to me.
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#6501617 - 10/18/16 08:38 PM Re: What do you think, 14-15" spread? [Re: Earl]
TAT Offline
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i would say easy 14". Thats a shooter all day!
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#6501622 - 10/18/16 08:40 PM Re: What do you think, 14-15" spread? [Re: Earl]
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This deers ear tips are almost 17 inches apart in the same position as the buck the OP posted in the 4th pic. IMO the OPs buck could easily be 15 inches wide with it being a large big bodied buck.

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#6501631 - 10/18/16 08:44 PM Re: What do you think, 14-15" spread? [Re: Earl]
DQ Kid Offline
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Registered: 02/20/12
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I'll say 13.5-14.0 on him..He's mature, take him if you like him.

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#6501635 - 10/18/16 08:46 PM Re: What do you think, 14-15" spread? [Re: DQ Kid]
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I see 13" to 14".

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#6501642 - 10/18/16 08:53 PM Re: What do you think, 14-15" spread? [Re: Earl]
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I have an 8 pt almost exactly like that. Very tall, but not quite sure if shooter in Brown County with AR.
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#6501647 - 10/18/16 08:57 PM Re: What do you think, 14-15" spread? [Re: Earl]
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#6501657 - 10/18/16 09:02 PM Re: What do you think, 14-15" spread? [Re: Earl]
LandPirate Offline
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He's close, very close in my opinion.
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#6501696 - 10/18/16 09:21 PM Re: What do you think, 14-15" spread? [Re: stxranchman]
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Originally Posted By: stxranchman
scared Man if I pulled the trigger it with be with a high pucker factor till I finally got a tape on him.


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