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Heartbroken & guess score #8099872 12/22/20 10:56 PM
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So we found this deer skull in the creek bed. My guess is he died in early September as he still has little bit of velvet on his antlers. He was reportedly seen walking with a limp so not sure if he got injured in a fight & that was his demise or injury was severe enough that coyotes got him. Either way, he had been a no-show for awhile so we cried a little bit when we found him.

I put the tape on him but guess what he will scores.

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Re: Heartbroken & guess score [Re: TXhogkilr] #8099886 12/22/20 11:01 PM
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It would be way better if you posted a pic with the rack and a person kind of side by side instead of with the rack pushed out front. Totally throws off the perspective and the other pics have zero close by to offer perspective. Great great deer and I may try to guess score later if you dont have any more pics.


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Re: Heartbroken & guess score [Re: TXhogkilr] #8099896 12/22/20 11:05 PM
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Man I hate that, I’d be heartbroken too!

Re: Heartbroken & guess score [Re: TXhogkilr] #8099924 12/22/20 11:19 PM
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Man oh man what a loss. Glad you found him though.

Re: Heartbroken & guess score [Re: TXhogkilr] #8099927 12/22/20 11:21 PM
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Re: Heartbroken & guess score [Re: TXhogkilr] #8099930 12/22/20 11:23 PM
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Re: Heartbroken & guess score [Re: TXhogkilr] #8099942 12/22/20 11:33 PM
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Re: Heartbroken & guess score [Re: TXhogkilr] #8099952 12/22/20 11:39 PM
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If last seen walking with a limp and found in creek. I would guess EHD. It kills more deer than CWD ever will.

Re: Heartbroken & guess score [Re: TXhogkilr] #8100059 12/23/20 12:37 AM
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Re: Heartbroken & guess score [Re: TXhogkilr] #8100063 12/23/20 12:40 AM
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He'd still make a fine mount! smile

Re: Heartbroken & guess score [Re: TXhogkilr] #8100122 12/23/20 01:25 AM
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Re: Heartbroken & guess score [Re: Firstlight10] #8100146 12/23/20 01:40 AM
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Originally Posted by Firstlight10
If last seen walking with a limp and found in creek. I would guess EHD. It kills more deer than CWD ever will.

This^^^^^^^^^ EHD is first thing I thought when I read the post. He looks like a 220-230 frame type deer.


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Re: Heartbroken & guess score [Re: TXhogkilr] #8100163 12/23/20 01:47 AM
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Wow, too bad and what a loss!

Re: Heartbroken & guess score [Re: TXhogkilr] #8100177 12/23/20 01:55 AM
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Wow. 'Glad you at least found him. Heckuva buck. You got them genes running around! Always look on the bright side of life. whistle


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Re: Heartbroken & guess score [Re: TXhogkilr] #8100198 12/23/20 02:03 AM
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No matter what led to his demise, he deserves to be mounted up


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Re: Heartbroken & guess score [Re: TXhogkilr] #8100556 12/23/20 01:38 PM
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Slick Head wins the prize for being closest to the score. Not sure if you are lucky or just really good but he measured 228. Congrats!

Re: Heartbroken & guess score [Re: TXhogkilr] #8100566 12/23/20 01:57 PM
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Man what a shame! Still good it was recovered though. Awesome deer.

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Re: Heartbroken & guess score [Re: TXhogkilr] #8100714 12/23/20 03:52 PM
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OP, that looks a lot like a buck you posted a pic of last year. There were three in the pic, you were asking about score/age. Could it be?


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Before I scrolled down to see the score I came up with 210, so I was a little bit low but getting better at guessing. Dang shame to loose any good one but that one would really hurt.

Re: Heartbroken & guess score [Re: TXhogkilr] #8101526 12/24/20 03:08 AM
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i woulda guessed 205 and im not good at it. Will make great european and to be marveled at with a few fingers of bourbon.

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