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Need deer scoring in Houston area #8092882 12/17/20 01:59 PM
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Can anyone recommend someplace to take my deer for an accurate scoring in the greater houston area? Should I do before taxidermy or can I do after?

Re: Need deer scoring in Houston area [Re: xbow] #8092895 12/17/20 02:10 PM
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Before or after doesn’t matter. Look up Texas Big Game Awards. They have many scorers all over the State. Otherwise I bet someone on here from your area would unofficially score him pretty close. Also post a picture an guys on here can get pretty close too. Also guys on here can teach you how to score yourself and get kinda close. If he’s big enough I may drive across State to score.


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Originally Posted by xbow
Can anyone recommend someplace to take my deer for an accurate scoring in the greater houston area? Should I do before taxidermy or can I do after?


For official score you have to wait at least 60 days after the kill, rack will shrink a little. Lots of antlers are measured years after the animal was killed

http://www.texasbiggameawards.org/official-scorers/

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Re: Need deer scoring in Houston area [Re: xbow] #8092908 12/17/20 02:19 PM
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If you killed him in a region where you think he will be in the top 5, then get him scored by an official scorer first. Call the TPWD office in La Grange and get them to score him for you.


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Re: Need deer scoring in Houston area [Re: freerange] #8093161 12/17/20 05:13 PM
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Originally Posted by freerange
Before or after doesn’t matter. Look up Texas Big Game Awards. They have many scorers all over the State. Otherwise I bet someone on here from your area would unofficially score him pretty close. Also post a picture an guys on here can get pretty close too. Also guys on here can teach you how to score yourself and get kinda close. If he’s big enough I may drive across State to score.



Definitely a deer I am super proud of but not worthy of a trip across state. Thank you

Re: Need deer scoring in Houston area [Re: freerange] #8093190 12/17/20 05:33 PM
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Originally Posted by freerange
Before or after doesn’t matter. Look up Texas Big Game Awards. They have many scorers all over the State. Otherwise I bet someone on here from your area would unofficially score him pretty close. Also post a picture an guys on here can get pretty close too. Also guys on here can teach you how to score yourself and get kinda close. If he’s big enough I may drive across State to score.



See a couple pics here:

https://texashuntingforum.com/forum/ubbthreads.php/topics/8092787/age-and-score-help#Post8092787

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