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Deer ID #7881997 06/26/20 04:15 PM
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My Dad saw this buck near my sister’s lake house on Possum Kingdom. I only hunt whitetail so I have no idea what it is. Is it mature?

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Re: Deer ID [Re: drilla4rilla] #7882019 06/26/20 04:33 PM
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Re: Deer ID [Re: drilla4rilla] #7882105 06/26/20 06:00 PM
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Big bodied Axis with not so big antlers.

Looks like about 8 lbs of backstraps and tenderloins and 70-80 lbs of the best hamburger meat know to man!


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Re: Deer ID [Re: ILUVBIGBUCKS] #7882128 06/26/20 06:33 PM
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Originally Posted by ILUVBIGBUCKS
Big bodied Axis with not so big antlers.

Looks like about 8 lbs of backstraps and tenderloins and 70-80 lbs of the best hamburger meat know to man!


Don't think it's an Axis. Wrong coat color and wrong shape and color horns.
I'm pretty sure I've seen other pictures but I can't come up with the name.

Re: Deer ID [Re: drilla4rilla] #7882175 06/26/20 07:22 PM
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Antlers make it look like a Visayan, but I don't know if there are any in Texas?


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Re: Deer ID [Re: drilla4rilla] #7882213 06/26/20 08:10 PM
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The small antlers and big body look like a spotted Sika, but the throat patch makes it an axis.

Thump it!

Re: Deer ID [Re: drilla4rilla] #7882243 06/26/20 08:37 PM
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Originally Posted by Pitchfork Predator
Sika

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Re: Deer ID [Re: drilla4rilla] #7882474 06/26/20 11:47 PM
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Axis and what a chunk.



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Re: Deer ID [Re: drilla4rilla] #7882850 06/27/20 12:27 PM
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Could it be an axis, crossed with something?

Re: Deer ID [Re: drilla4rilla] #7882916 06/27/20 01:34 PM
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100% axis. Oldddddd axis. Look at those knees


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Re: Deer ID [Re: BOBO the Clown] #7884598 06/29/20 12:34 PM
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Originally Posted by BOBO the Clown
100% axis. Oldddddd axis. Look at those knees

I agree BOBO.

Just a dark colored, huge bodied, small horned axis that really needs to be on my plate! grin


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Re: Deer ID [Re: drilla4rilla] #7884620 06/29/20 01:03 PM
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Re: Deer ID [Re: drilla4rilla] #7884824 06/29/20 03:40 PM
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Axis, delicious meat.


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not mature.....more like ancient....i'm thinking the oldest axis ever

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Axis...mature axis.


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It's an axis and I believe it was on Noah's Ark.


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Axis all the way.

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Axis!


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