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Odd bases? #7547350 07/03/19 03:43 AM
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Are these bases on this deer normal? Just seems like a lot of extra junk on them and no other deer I have on camera looks remotely like that. [Linked Image]

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Could be the angle of the picture but it looks like a mature/old buck with knobbies/stickers coming from his thick base, will be interesting to see him in the fall up


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Re: Odd bases? [Re: krmitchell] #7547433 07/03/19 11:48 AM
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Looks normal to me. Every buck is unique in how the antlers grow. This one is going to have a lot of character points around the bases.......cheers


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Originally Posted by Pitchfork Predator
Looks normal to me. Every buck is unique in how the antlers grow. This one is going to have a lot of character points around the bases.......cheers

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Re: Odd bases? [Re: krmitchell] #7547477 07/03/19 12:34 PM
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he definitely looks old


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I've noticed that when they get really old, their bases become thicker and more interesting, but their overall rack tends to be stunted with short tines. He has lived through quite a few hunting seasons!!!!

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I agree with whats posted above. I hope you post a few pics once he loses the velvet


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Yep going to have some sticker character on those bases. I almost dread looking at velvet antlers this time of year because it's normally a let down once they shed that stuff. Mass always looks huge while growing



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Thanks guys, Ill post up more pics if he sticks around.

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Gonna have lots of character. up

Re: Odd bases? [Re: krmitchell] #7549201 07/05/19 03:22 PM
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Looks normal to me. Some areas have better age structure and genetics, so you see it more in some areas than others. Nice looking buck.


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