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#3107458 - 01/03/13 11:03 AM age of deer??
volunteer1
4 Point


Registered: 10/02/12
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Any go on the age for this guy. Got many pics of him during the summer however he disappeared during the season. I am torn on his age especially for the area I am hunting in Anderson County. Killed an 2.5, 8 pt.in November with a similar rack,except longer tine length except for the the spread. I am thinking they could be related. The deer I shot had a 15 1/2" spread and this deer seems to be wider than that. However this deer's body looks to be bigger. The deer I killed weighed 120 lbs dressed. I have seen some very wierd genetics around this farm I hunt. Some coon hunters that hunt our land have seen him several times at night and say he is big. But of course you know how that goes. I hope he has made it through till next year.Again sorry for bad pics. Thanks for the input!




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#3107924 - 01/03/13 04:35 PM Re: age of deer?? [Re: volunteer1]
easy45
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It's really hard that early in the year, if forced I would say 3.5 but not for sure
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#3108165 - 01/03/13 07:18 PM Re: age of deer?? [Re: easy45]
volunteer1
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I was thinking 3.5 or 2.5. But was not sure. A few years ago I shot a 6 point that aged out at 4.5 years old. He dressed at 147 lbs. which is a big deer for my part of the county. Thats deer rack was thick but it seemed it would never raeach it potential.
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#3108519 - 01/03/13 10:25 PM Re: age of deer?? [Re: volunteer1]
AllOutdoors
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Registered: 11/03/08
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Nice deer. I would guess 3.5. Good luck with him!
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#3108850 - 01/04/13 09:01 AM Re: age of deer?? [Re: AllOutdoors]
mathews338
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Registered: 11/05/09
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Loc: jackson co.

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possibly 4.5
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