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Very Unique Buck #5492507 12/22/14 02:59 PM
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I've caught this deer at another stand a few times, and thought he was unique, but this time he gave us a full frontal.

Zooming in on the antlers, his bases are just massive. Any thoughts as to why he'd end up looking like this?

We've been hunting this area (Runnels County near Ballinger, TX) for 20+/- years, and never seen anything like it.



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He's like a poly uni.

Very cool.

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I was at a TBGA awards program for Region 4 once in the 90's. There was a buck there that looked like this. He was mounted and they had the shed from him from the year before. I say shed since when he shed the year before both antlers came off together as one shed. They were connected at the base of each antler. My guess is going to be an antler injury that caused him to break off both antlers in the skull causing injury to both pedicles.



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Nice one.


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Re: Very Unique Buck [Re: stxranchman] #5492577 12/22/14 03:28 PM
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Originally Posted By: stxranchman
I was at a TBGA awards program for Region 4 once in the 90's. There was a buck there that looked like this. He was mounted and they had the shed from him from the year before. I say shed since when he shed the year before both antlers came off together as one shed. They were connected at the base of each antler. My guess is going to be an antler injury that caused him to break off both antlers in the skull causing injury to both pedicles.



^^^^^this.


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I'm going to try to harvest him. He is just so unique, I can't pass him up. Hope I'll get t oground check him.


I have to wear sunglasses into the woods, because the deer would recognize me, an just surrender with their hooves up.
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He will make a very nice mount and conversation piece.


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cool looking deer

Re: Very Unique Buck [Re: Concho] #5492611 12/22/14 03:39 PM
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Originally Posted By: Concho
He will make a very nice mount and conversation piece.


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Re: Very Unique Buck [Re: 12pointer] #5492612 12/22/14 03:40 PM
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Good luck. I'd shoot him in a heartbeat.


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Good luck. I'd shoot him in a heartbeat.


Same here, he'd make an awesome trophy and mount.


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Would be cool to see. Good luck!


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Looking at his body, he is either old or sick.


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I'm thinking he's rutted out. The other pics I have of him, he's plump and juicy.


I have to wear sunglasses into the woods, because the deer would recognize me, an just surrender with their hooves up.
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Originally Posted By: 12pointer
I'm going to try to harvest him. He is just so unique, I can't pass him up. Hope I'll get t oground check him.


Guess you don't hunt in an AR country... lucky


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^^^^^ Correct, no AR's in Runnels county


I have to wear sunglasses into the woods, because the deer would recognize me, an just surrender with their hooves up.
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Originally Posted By: 12pointer
I'm going to try to harvest him. He is just so unique, I can't pass him up. Hope I'll get t oground check him.


Go for it!


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Cool deer!

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Very cool, like he has a crown on his head, it will make a neat mount good luck up


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Hope he doesn't come around Talpa!! rifle

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