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Old brute!

Postby wobblegobble » Tue Sep 10, 2019 1:22 pm

This deer is at least 6 years old...I have a few ugly old dudes like this because no one will waste a tag anymore on a deer under 120 inches
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Re: Old brute!

Postby dgolden » Tue Sep 10, 2019 1:29 pm

I’d burn one on em! I’m a sucker for old deer with character
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Re: Old brute!

Postby AT Hiker » Tue Sep 10, 2019 1:35 pm

dgolden wrote:I’d burn one on em! I’m a sucker for old deer with character


Especially with multiple bucks tags, I would not hesitate to kill one I knew for sure was 6.


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Re: Old brute!

Postby megalomaniac » Tue Sep 10, 2019 1:45 pm

Nothing wrong with leaving him in the herd unless he's a bully and beating on the younger bucks with better scoring antlers. He does look quite a bit underweight for his age, however.

I've got one that is 7.5 years old this year. I've posted pics of him in the past... got hit by a car at 3.5 and crushed one side of his head in and blinded him in that eye. He only grows a half rack since then. We've had multiple chances to kill him over the years, but we all feel sorry for him and he's kinda one of our mascots.

I do have 2 other 6.5 y/o's that are culls this year that I will not hesitate to blast, one especially is a bully and notorious for breaking racks on other bucks, but we haven't seen him in daylight since he turned 4.5.
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Re: Old brute!

Postby wobblegobble » Tue Sep 10, 2019 6:55 pm

megalomaniac wrote:Nothing wrong with leaving him in the herd unless he's a bully and beating on the younger bucks with better scoring antlers. He does look quite a bit underweight for his age, however.

I've got one that is 7.5 years old this year. I've posted pics of him in the past... got hit by a car at 3.5 and crushed one side of his head in and blinded him in that eye. He only grows a half rack since then. We've had multiple chances to kill him over the years, but we all feel sorry for him and he's kinda one of our mascots.

I do have 2 other 6.5 y/o's that are culls this year that I will not hesitate to blast, one especially is a bully and notorious for breaking racks on other bucks, but we haven't seen him in daylight since he turned 4.5.


He is under weight because he hurt his left hip 2 years ago, I could've killed him 2 years ago but was after a big scoring deer..I have 4 years of pix of him too!
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Re: Old brute!

Postby Boll Weevil » Tue Sep 10, 2019 7:55 pm

Lotta yummy burger and sausage and a few not too tough steaks for the firepit right there. Also, if he's old and a bully, he's runnin your up n comers off every chance he gets. Kill'im first chance you get.

Once they hit 5.5 or older, we started killin'em regardless of headgear. In that time the younger bucks that stuck around and grew has been notable.
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Re: Old brute!

Postby Snake » Tue Sep 10, 2019 8:31 pm

Heck I think he'd make a memorable mount . Nice day old man .
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Re: Old brute!

Postby Gravey » Tue Sep 10, 2019 10:10 pm

I’d put a tag on him if he’s that old. Cool old dude.
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Re: Old brute!

Postby MUP » Wed Sep 11, 2019 5:08 am

I'd not think twice about taking him! :super:
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Re: Old brute!

Postby Jmed » Wed Sep 11, 2019 7:36 am

I love that dark face!
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Re: Old brute!

Postby wobblegobble » Wed Sep 11, 2019 10:45 am

Here is a collection of pix from him over the years
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Re: Old brute!

Postby DRSJ35 » Wed Sep 11, 2019 9:42 pm

very nice i dont see a thing wrong with those.I'd be proud to shoot em.
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