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#6522796 - 11/01/16 10:08 PM Age this Buck
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Registered: 10/30/16
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First off, long time reader but first time poster. I have this buck that just showed up Sunday on a foggy morning. What do yall think his age is and also what are your thoughts on him in an antler restriction county?

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#6522836 - 11/01/16 10:42 PM Re: Age this Buck [Re: CisternStoreHunter]
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Bad pict but I'll say 3.5

And yes he will make AR width.
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#6522914 - 11/02/16 04:49 AM Re: Age this Buck [Re: pegasaurus]
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Originally Posted By: pegasaurus
Bad pict but I'll say 3.5

And yes he will make AR width.


Yep, FWIW that's my opinion too. Nice deer.
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#6523085 - 11/02/16 07:54 AM Re: Age this Buck [Re: CisternStoreHunter]
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I'd say 4.
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#6523158 - 11/02/16 08:28 AM Re: Age this Buck [Re: CisternStoreHunter]
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First impression from only one pic was mature. His posture and being long/lanky make him hard to judge from that one pic though. I think he is much older than what he looks though. He appears to have a lot of staining on his hocks and a muscled up neck/front shoulder area also.
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#6523160 - 11/02/16 08:29 AM Re: Age this Buck [Re: pegasaurus]
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Light Foot

Registered: 10/30/16
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Loc: Central Texas
Wish I had a better picture but this is the only one we have of this buck so far. He just happened to show up when it's foggy. I was thinking 3.5 as well initially

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#6523166 - 11/02/16 08:34 AM Re: Age this Buck [Re: stxranchman]
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Originally Posted By: stxranchman
First impression from only one pic was mature. His posture and being long/lanky make him hard to judge from that one pic though. I think he is much older than what he looks though. He appears to have a lot of staining on his hocks and a muscled up neck/front shoulder area also.


agree deer looks to be 6yr old plus imo


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#6523186 - 11/02/16 08:42 AM Re: Age this Buck [Re: CisternStoreHunter]
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Yeah that curve in the neck always leads me to believe old far beyond his time.
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#6523273 - 11/02/16 09:17 AM Re: Age this Buck [Re: CisternStoreHunter]
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#6523319 - 11/02/16 09:38 AM Re: Age this Buck [Re: CisternStoreHunter]
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#6525874 - 11/03/16 02:48 PM Re: Age this Buck [Re: CisternStoreHunter]
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It's a deer and it's a buck. Maybe an 8 pt. Maybe 4. No idea on spread

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#6526040 - 11/03/16 05:06 PM Re: Age this Buck [Re: CisternStoreHunter]
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Too old to be still alive.
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#6526059 - 11/03/16 05:33 PM Re: Age this Buck [Re: CisternStoreHunter]
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Looking at the legs and shoulders, the legs do not look short and hindquarters are larger then the shoulder area. So not an old mature buck. Probably 3.5

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#6526231 - 11/03/16 07:36 PM Re: Age this Buck [Re: CisternStoreHunter]
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Light Foot

Registered: 10/17/15
Posts: 42
Loc: Palo Pinto county
I am saying 4.5 yrs old. Unless he has had much extra protein, horns just too big for 3.5.

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#6526499 - 11/03/16 10:44 PM Re: Age this Buck [Re: CisternStoreHunter]
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Bang! As old as he'll ever be.

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