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#7088837 - 02/22/18 12:12 PM Why this buck?
WiseOutdoor Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 02/22/18
Posts: 4
Loc: Texas,USA,Wise County
I took this buck on my Burkburnett lease. What's up with all the trash on lower antler? Lack of protein?



Edited by WiseOutdoor (02/22/18 12:13 PM)

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#7088864 - 02/22/18 12:29 PM Re: Why this buck? [Re: WiseOutdoor]
QuitShootinYoungBucks Offline
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Registered: 11/01/12
Posts: 9201
Loc: Lubbock, TX
Genetics? I have one similar to that from Mills County.
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#7088869 - 02/22/18 12:31 PM Re: Why this buck? [Re: WiseOutdoor]
PMK Offline
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Registered: 09/10/12
Posts: 7546
Loc: Central TX (Gtown/Austin)
my guess would be genetics too ...
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#7088888 - 02/22/18 12:45 PM Re: Why this buck? [Re: WiseOutdoor]
WiseOutdoor Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 02/22/18
Posts: 4
Loc: Texas,USA,Wise County
Definatly a cull but that lease was way overhunted by leased land next door. I will not be there this year, that's for sure. Guy was at my feeder one morning...smh

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#7088928 - 02/22/18 01:14 PM Re: Why this buck? [Re: WiseOutdoor]
ErnestTBass Offline
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Registered: 08/12/16
Posts: 355
I guess I'm missing something. I always thought trash just added character. To each his own.

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#7088936 - 02/22/18 01:20 PM Re: Why this buck? [Re: ErnestTBass]
driedmeat Offline
Tracker

Registered: 10/25/10
Posts: 712
Loc: Hondo, TX
Originally Posted By: ErnestTBass
I guess I'm missing something. I always thought trash just added character. To each his own.


same here...

he's not the biggest deer, but will make a cool euro...

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#7088957 - 02/22/18 01:38 PM Re: Why this buck? [Re: WiseOutdoor]
WiseOutdoor Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 02/22/18
Posts: 4
Loc: Texas,USA,Wise County
I had him shoulder mount...going to look silly next to my big boys but he is fun to talk about. 14 adorable points on an 8 point frame...kinda neat. Anytime I low fence kill I feel its a better trophy than a high fence. Hell anyone can catch a fish in a bathtub with a net.


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#7088966 - 02/22/18 01:46 PM Re: Why this buck? [Re: WiseOutdoor]
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Registered: 08/04/10
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More than likely the extra base/trash points were a result of velvet antler damage and protein. Splits off the brows was more than likely genetics. He had extra protein in his diet to get that much tine length on the extras.
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#7089031 - 02/22/18 02:37 PM Re: Why this buck? [Re: WiseOutdoor]
snake oil Online   content
Veteran Tracker

Registered: 01/10/16
Posts: 2018
Loc: Graham
Age.....I love me some trash. That deer is probably over 6.

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#7090203 - 02/23/18 12:04 PM Re: Why this buck? [Re: WiseOutdoor]
jim1961 Offline
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Registered: 12/02/08
Posts: 5987
Loc: Richmond, Texas
Genetics and a little age

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#7090535 - 02/23/18 04:35 PM Re: Why this buck? [Re: WiseOutdoor]
the buck shooter Offline
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Registered: 02/23/18
Posts: 1
Conngratz congratz for such a successful hunt...Btw I want to ask do you go for scouting the hunting area by yourself or use trail cameras? I am planning to buy trail camera and confused between those listed there in best trail camera reviews available for under $200 budget with decent features.. Can you help me in choosing one of them?

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#7090557 - 02/23/18 04:53 PM Re: Why this buck? [Re: the buck shooter]
HVILLE HNTR Offline
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Registered: 10/01/08
Posts: 281
Loc: Hallettsville
Originally Posted By: the buck shooter
Conngratz congratz for such a successful hunt...Btw I want to ask do you go for scouting the hunting area by yourself or use trail cameras? I am planning to buy trail camera and confused between those listed there in best trail camera reviews available for under $200 budget with decent features.. Can you help me in choosing one of them?


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#7090974 - 02/24/18 01:06 AM Re: Why this buck? [Re: WiseOutdoor]
Txduckman Online   content
THF Celebrity

Registered: 08/30/04
Posts: 14085
Loc: Big D
Normal weird stuff anywhere. We have some crazy stuff so that is nothing. Congrats.

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#7091147 - 02/24/18 08:42 AM Re: Why this buck? [Re: WiseOutdoor]
Pitchfork Predator Offline
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Registered: 01/25/13
Posts: 14666
Loc: Murphy, TX Dickens county
Originally Posted By: WiseOutdoor
I had him shoulder mount...going to look silly next to my big boys but he is fun to talk about. 14 adorable points on an 8 point frame...kinda neat. Anytime I low fence kill I feel its a better trophy than a high fence. Hell anyone can catch a fish in a bathtub with a net.


Post up all your big boys.................
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#7091153 - 02/24/18 08:45 AM Re: Why this buck? [Re: the buck shooter]
Pitchfork Predator Offline
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Registered: 01/25/13
Posts: 14666
Loc: Murphy, TX Dickens county
Originally Posted By: the buck shooter
Conngratz congratz for such a successful hunt...Btw I want to ask do you go for scouting the hunting area by yourself or use trail cameras? I am planning to buy trail camera and confused between those listed there in best trail camera reviews available for under $200 budget with decent features.. Can you help me in choosing one of them?


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