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Age this feller #5217807 07/25/14 03:01 PM
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It's almost August, so it's time to put up the golf clubs and start dreaming of the brush country. I would love to take a big slick 8 and I think I may have a prime candidate. I saw this guy 3 times last year, including the last Saturday of the season. I can't wait to see if he stays at 8 points and puts on some mass and maybe a few inches elsewhere. I'm struggling with his age and looking for opinions. To help you out, this pic was taken in mid-December, southern Live Oak County. I've got some video I could post that might help.


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5yr old

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Nice buck and I'd guess 5.5 based on facial characteristics. Body looks 4.5 to me


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Is that last year pic ot this year, dang nice one thats for sure .

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Nice looking buck! Looking at his body, I would say he was 4-1/2 in the picture. That's awesome you saw him the second to the last day of the season last year! Where I am at, if I let a nice one walk, I always have to worry someone around us will take him instead of letting him get to his prime...most people don't have enough patients!

I would expect his belly to be starting to sag a little bit this year and I would probably put him on the ground the first chance I got this season if I were you!!!

Good luck!!


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Grosvenor, I've got that dude at 5-6 yo. Ever get out to Northshore? I used to wear that place out in college and watched the Hogan and Nike tour stop there. Good luck this season. "Battle of the Bridge"

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Originally Posted By: DQ Kid
Grosvenor, I've got that dude at 5-6 yo. Ever get out to Northshore? I used to wear that place out in college and watched the Hogan and Nike tour stop there. Good luck this season. "Battle of the Bridge"


yes sir, I live on number 12.

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Need a better pic but he looks 4.5 in that one pic.



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Agree with Ross and STX.

Sure a nice 8 though, or a 7 in the photo? Broke brow


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Originally Posted By: stxranchman
Need a better pic but he looks 4.5 in that one pic.


Yelp... and a fat 4.5 at that

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4.5 gets my vote

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Can you post the video. That's a nice buck!





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Originally Posted By: stxranchman
Need a better pic but he looks 4.5 in that one pic.

That is what I would say

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4-5 cheers



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Need a better pic but he looks 4.5 in that one pic.


Yelp... and a fat 4.5 at that


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Thanks for the input. Last year I waffled between 4.5 and 5.5. I'll try to post some video to see if it changes anyone's mind.

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