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#6862808 - 08/20/17 03:39 PM Melanistic buck
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He showed up again today with a few friends. He stayed in the shadows the whole time so he looks a bit darker than he actually is.


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#6862856 - 08/20/17 04:38 PM Re: Melanistic buck [Re: Michael W.]
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I would imagine he doesn't spend a lot of time out in direct sunlight in this kind of heat....I'm not black and still try to say in the shade.... up
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#6862931 - 08/20/17 06:19 PM Re: Melanistic buck [Re: Michael W.]
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Cool buck

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#6862946 - 08/20/17 06:31 PM Re: Melanistic buck [Re: Michael W.]
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Nice looking group of bucks right there, especially the rare one.

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#6863373 - 08/21/17 06:46 AM Re: Melanistic buck [Re: Michael W.]
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#6863394 - 08/21/17 07:02 AM Re: Melanistic buck [Re: Pitchfork Predator]
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#6863909 - 08/21/17 01:59 PM Re: Melanistic buck [Re: Michael W.]
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Thanks for sharing! Very cool!
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#6864160 - 08/21/17 05:38 PM Re: Melanistic buck [Re: Michael W.]
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Are you around San Marcos? Highest concentration of Melanistic deer in the country. Still bucks are rare and would make a great mount. If you have a big enough place try to give him another year or two. If not still a cool trophy. Can't tell from the 2nd pic but if the deer on the right is a 6 or 7, what a great cull.

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#6864281 - 08/21/17 07:16 PM Re: Melanistic buck [Re: TEXASCAT95]
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Originally Posted By: TEXASCAT95
Are you around San Marcos? Highest concentration of Melanistic deer in the country. Still bucks are rare and would make a great mount. If you have a big enough place try to give him another year or two. If not still a cool trophy. Can't tell from the 2nd pic but if the deer on the right is a 6 or 7, what a great cull.


I'm between New Braunfels and San Antonio. Everyone here has 2 to 4 acres, so no hunting. A couple of larger tracks nearby and I think
thats where they stay most of the time.
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