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Age & score #7685310 12/10/19 05:53 PM
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Help, I took this buck several weeks ago and I need help aging him, I forgot to remove the jawbone for getting a correct age, what do y'all think?

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Re: Age & score [Re: swatguy] #7685327 12/10/19 06:06 PM
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You'll likely have a more accurate estimate than anyone else with only those two pictures. Decent body size so at least 3 is all I could guess



Re: Age & score [Re: swatguy] #7685338 12/10/19 06:18 PM
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Based solely on the first pic, old enough, maybe 5.5 or better? Hard to say for sure. Score mid 120s or so. Great looking buck, congratulations! You may never get the tag off, though. laugh


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Re: Age & score [Re: swatguy] #7685359 12/10/19 06:33 PM
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That sagging skin on the jawbone indicates older then 5.5. The neck meeting up into the brisket is yet another clue.

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Re: Age & score [Re: swatguy] #7685390 12/10/19 06:56 PM
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I'd say somewhere around 5 IMO -- hard to score but probably around 130? Nice buck!

Re: Age & score [Re: RTW] #7685470 12/10/19 08:13 PM
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Thanks, I was thinking around 5 ish, lol I didn't want the tag to blow off!

Re: Age & score [Re: swatguy] #7685627 12/10/19 10:56 PM
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Definitly over 5.
I suck at judging deer horns though.
The way I know to shoot one is when I see it with no binos and whisper "holy cow"
Im going to guess 130 though

Re: Age & score [Re: swatguy] #7685835 12/11/19 02:19 AM
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Im no expert by any means, but i know he's mature. i'd guess 4.5-5.5yo... Great buck either way!

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6.5 130's

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not quite arthritic

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