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Cull Bucks. Let's see them #7660565 11/13/19 02:11 PM
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I spend a lot of time looking at game cam pics deciding which bucks are on the hit list so I can target them during the season. I also use the pics to give to visitors that might come to sit for some table fare. Interested to hear if others spend as much effort as I do. Here is a video of my daughter this past weekend taking one of my targets. He was very easy to pick out since his ears never stood up and we called him 'floppy'. His rack looked exactly the same last year and he was on last years hit list, but he managed to escape.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IQq6YL1Vpe4

and here is another one I took with my bow last weekend.

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Re: Cull Bucks. Let's see them [Re: Woj] #7660592 11/13/19 02:27 PM
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Those were two excellent shots! I had to watch the video a couple times to see which deer was shot second. Congrats to your daughter, she seems to be a great shot.

Re: Cull Bucks. Let's see them [Re: Woj] #7660600 11/13/19 02:33 PM
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A few I had pictures of over the years.
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Re: Cull Bucks. Let's see them [Re: Woj] #7660611 11/13/19 02:39 PM
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He was a regular right up until season.

I had him picked out for my daughter.

He still comes in about once a week

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Re: Cull Bucks. Let's see them [Re: procraft05] #7660615 11/13/19 02:41 PM
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He was a regular right up until season.

I had him picked out for my daughter.

He still comes in about once a week

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Looking forward to seeing HER successful conclusion

Re: Cull Bucks. Let's see them [Re: Woj] #7660617 11/13/19 02:44 PM
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Originally Posted by Woj
I spend a lot of time looking at game cam pics deciding which bucks are on the hit list so I can target them during the season. I also use the pics to give to visitors that might come to sit for some table fare. Interested to hear if others spend as much effort as I do. Here is a video of my daughter this past weekend taking one of my targets. He was very easy to pick out since his ears never stood up and we called him 'floppy'. His rack looked exactly the same last year and he was on last years hit list, but he managed to escape.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IQq6YL1Vpe4

and here is another one I took with my bow last weekend.

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I like that one a lot! Cool brows.

Re: Cull Bucks. Let's see them [Re: Woj] #7660632 11/13/19 02:56 PM
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Re: Cull Bucks. Let's see them [Re: Woj] #7660649 11/13/19 03:10 PM
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We've had quite a few in few different areas over the years.

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Re: Cull Bucks. Let's see them [Re: Woj] #7660697 11/13/19 03:42 PM
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Shot this guy last Saturday morning. He had the same antler configuration last year and got passed over thinking he had damaged it in the velvet, but it turned out his skull was actually damaged causing the weird antler growth. But even without that droopy side, he would have been a cull.

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Re: Cull Bucks. Let's see them [Re: Woj] #7660746 11/13/19 04:18 PM
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All of these are/were on the hit list and there are plenty more targets

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Re: Cull Bucks. Let's see them [Re: Woj] #7660764 11/13/19 04:29 PM
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Re: Cull Bucks. Let's see them [Re: Cattleman] #7660810 11/13/19 04:55 PM
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Re: Cull Bucks. Let's see them [Re: Woj] #7661048 11/13/19 09:19 PM
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Another one on our list:
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Re: Cull Bucks. Let's see them [Re: Woj] #7661334 11/14/19 01:35 AM
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Lots of neat looking culls. If most of those were where I hunt they would be protected by the 13" antler restriction.

Re: Cull Bucks. Let's see them [Re: Woj] #7661361 11/14/19 02:07 AM
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Re: Cull Bucks. Let's see them [Re: Woj] #7661375 11/14/19 02:21 AM
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Re: Cull Bucks. Let's see them [Re: Woj] #7661376 11/14/19 02:21 AM
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Gonna see what we can do with this one. I'm gonna try to shoot it, but I really don't feel like doing it haha. It's not that I don't enjoy hunting, but I'm going after a buck in Kansas pretty hard right now so I'll see if I feel up to it or not later.

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Re: Cull Bucks. Let's see them [Re: Woj] #7661380 11/14/19 02:25 AM
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Will have to look for more but I have plenty of them. Took pics of two this week that I have not moved from camera to computer.
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Re: Cull Bucks. Let's see them [Re: Woj] #7661427 11/14/19 03:09 AM
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some interesting looks on some of these guys!

Re: Cull Bucks. Let's see them [Re: Old Rabbit] #7661607 11/14/19 01:30 PM
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Originally Posted by Old Rabbit
Lots of neat looking culls. If most of those were where I hunt they would be protected by the 13" antler restriction.


I still don't understand that regulation. Now if they want to protect the very young bucks while allowing hunters to take the more mature / less desirable ones, then alter the restriction to something like... 13" inside spread -or- 20" main beam length. I know it's much harder to judge on the hoof for beginners, but still.... I'm SO glad I'm not in a restricted county.

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Both pics taken opening weekend. The big 6 was an 8 last two years but has never been seen on the hoof. He’s at least 6 years old

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Think I might of let him walk to hopefully pass on mass genetics

I was told that this buck did the same thing last year. In velvet his tines (except the brow tines) were fat on the end, just like the beams, and they broke off right away when he rubbed off. They gave him a year to see if he would straighten up.
Indeed, he was very heavy, bases were 5 1/2".


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Originally Posted by Woj
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Lots of neat looking culls. If most of those were where I hunt they would be protected by the 13" antler restriction.


I still don't understand that regulation. Now if they want to protect the very young bucks while allowing hunters to take the more mature / less desirable ones, then alter the restriction to something like... 13" inside spread -or- 20" main beam length. I know it's much harder to judge on the hoof for beginners, but still.... I'm SO glad I'm not in a restricted county.


Ya in our county (Denton) we could not kill most of ranchmans culls. On our place we have a few narrow bucks like that that need culling!

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Lots of neat looking culls. If most of those were where I hunt they would be protected by the 13" antler restriction.


I still don't understand that regulation. Now if they want to protect the very young bucks while allowing hunters to take the more mature / less desirable ones, then alter the restriction to something like... 13" inside spread -or- 20" main beam length. I know it's much harder to judge on the hoof for beginners, but still.... I'm SO glad I'm not in a restricted county.


Ya in our county (Denton) we could not kill most of ranchmans culls. On our place we have a few narrow bucks like that that need culling!

On the other hand... without AR's in many of those counties you wouldn't even have the cull bucks to shoot if not for the restrictions. I understand some people had circumstances that were fine before them, but I believe for the overwhelming majority they have been a positive.


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