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One guy on the lease says legal AR deer, one guy says no --help please #5971087 10/11/15 12:24 AM
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This is the best photo I could get of the deer. We are in AR county. What do you think?


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Re: One guy on the lease says legal AR deer, one guy says no --help please [Re: Mr. T.] #5971102 10/11/15 12:42 AM
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He's close but I think he is!!!


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Re: One guy on the lease says legal AR deer, one guy says no --help please [Re: Mr. T.] #5971113 10/11/15 12:53 AM
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Not sure of AR rules... Here its the 13" rule & that deer is a plus... We keep our deer well educated.. As pappy once said: we use the Big Bang Theory ... flag



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If those drums are standard size. They are 22.5" wide. Comparing to that deer, that buck is REAL close.

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Re: One guy on the lease says legal AR deer, one guy says no --help please [Re: Mr. T.] #5971118 10/11/15 12:54 AM
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He's probably 14" wide


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I'd let him grow another year or two.


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Re: One guy on the lease says legal AR deer, one guy says no --help please [Re: Mr. T.] #5971168 10/11/15 01:42 AM
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I probably say "yes" he'll measure. But I think I'd let him walk. Depends on how long I had to sit in the stand and watch him!

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I've got a similar one on the wall from Mills County that goes 14 1/4" inside but my deer is a shade wider. I bet he's legal, but I don't think I'd fin: out the hard way.


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I think he makes it. If that is the one you want, then shoot it.

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I would let it walk and not take the chance. Not gonna hurt to let it get bigger.


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Re: One guy on the lease says legal AR deer, one guy says no --help please [Re: Mr. T.] #5971217 10/11/15 02:11 AM
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Do you want to take our word for it or let a game warden measure it?


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He's legal, barely but legal, 13.5-14.0"

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That is way to close to call for me. I would not risk it.



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Looks like he'd sneak by, but Sneaky has a good point.
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I think I would let him walk to close

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Re: One guy on the lease says legal AR deer, one guy says no --help please [Re: Mr. T.] #5971291 10/11/15 03:05 AM
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He'll make it


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A perfect example of why I never pull the trigger until I see space between the outside edges of the ears and inside edges of the antlers. And how much space determines how quickly I will pull the trigger.

Far too close for me to shoot.


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That close deserves a pass,JMO



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Originally Posted By: dogdown23
He's probably 14" wide
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He's legal, barely but legal, 13.5-14.0"


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I'd bet your tag he's legal!

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I think he barely makes it, but close enough I wouldn't take the chance. I would let him go another year and hope no one else was willing to take a chance on him. It's a shame because he's a beautiful buck.


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Yes, he is. And here is the situation. I have picked him out for my wife to kill. She is 70 and I do not know how many more years we have that we will be able to walk the fields and climb into the tree stands. I already cannot lift a buck into the back of a pickup. I have to use a FEL to get them up there. So......I really hate to tell her to pass on this buck saying, " lets get him next year." But also, I don't want her and she would not want to kill one that is not legal.


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What county?

South, probably, north east, probably not

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If you look at the TPWD hunting manual, he fits the description of a legal buck.


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