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#6968233 - 11/21/17 01:26 PM Nice buck. Next decision is....
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Woodsman

Registered: 06/26/14
Posts: 229


I got this nice buck last weekend. What do you think?

My question is this: I've seen four or so doe around my place, but only one that is old and fat where I could justify shooting her. I've seen 3 or 4 spikes show up. If you had a choice, would you shoot the doe or one of the spikes?
It would be nice to get a bit more meat, but not essential.

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#6968248 - 11/21/17 01:38 PM Re: Nice buck. Next decision is.... [Re: HS2]
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Woodsman

Registered: 01/31/17
Posts: 108
Loc: Dallas, TX
Nice looking buck!

I would go for a doe.
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#6968250 - 11/21/17 01:39 PM Re: Nice buck. Next decision is.... [Re: HS2]
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Woodsman

Registered: 09/28/17
Posts: 119
I would probably go for the doe as well. But there is a case to be made either way.

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#6968291 - 11/21/17 02:07 PM Re: Nice buck. Next decision is.... [Re: HS2]
majekman Offline
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Registered: 10/17/09
Posts: 2215
Loc: Tha Rock
Nice buck up
If one of those spikes doesn't have a milk mustache (young)....Id choot him.

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#6968292 - 11/21/17 02:09 PM Re: Nice buck. Next decision is.... [Re: HS2]
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Registered: 08/23/16
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I'd go for the old doe.

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#6968297 - 11/21/17 02:15 PM Re: Nice buck. Next decision is.... [Re: HS2]
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Registered: 11/16/07
Posts: 10330
Loc: CEDAR CREEK LAKE
I'd shoot a young doe.
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#6968360 - 11/21/17 03:13 PM Re: Nice buck. Next decision is.... [Re: HS2]
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Bird Dog

Registered: 11/23/10
Posts: 492
Loc: Lewisville Tx.Montague County
Doe. IMHO.

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#6968368 - 11/21/17 03:18 PM Re: Nice buck. Next decision is.... [Re: HS2]
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Registered: 01/20/12
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Shoot a pig and make sausage. grin
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#6968450 - 11/21/17 04:25 PM Re: Nice buck. Next decision is.... [Re: HS2]
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Light Foot

Registered: 10/24/17
Posts: 27
I would shoot a spike, hopefully the does he bred by something with better genetics.

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#6968496 - 11/21/17 05:04 PM Re: Nice buck. Next decision is.... [Re: HS2]
rickym Offline
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Registered: 06/14/15
Posts: 5534
Loc: texas
Nice buck! Old doe or most mature spike.
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#6968534 - 11/21/17 05:29 PM Re: Nice buck. Next decision is.... [Re: HS2]
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Registered: 09/10/12
Posts: 6292
Loc: Central TX (Gtown/Austin)
are the spikes young, like last year's fawn? I would likely opt for a older doe.
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#6968546 - 11/21/17 05:36 PM Re: Nice buck. Next decision is.... [Re: rickym]
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Registered: 09/24/10
Posts: 34887
Loc: Mansfield, Texas
Originally Posted By: rickym
Nice buck! Old doe or most mature spike.
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#6968551 - 11/21/17 05:38 PM Re: Nice buck. Next decision is.... [Re: HS2]
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Doe are reproducers. Spikes are not.
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Spring, Texas

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#6968744 - 11/21/17 07:38 PM Re: Nice buck. Next decision is.... [Re: HS2]
Wilhunt Offline
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Registered: 07/26/13
Posts: 3350
Loc: New Braunfels, San Saba county
Shoot the biggest spike in my opinion. Nice buck you got.

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