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#3294295 - 07/17/13 08:14 PM Antler question for BSK
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How much more does this buck have the potential to grow? I was guessing 10 inches or so. I took this picture yesterday.

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#3294379 - 07/17/13 09:22 PM Re: Antler question for BSK [Re: Hillbilly Hunter]
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The deer's right side has a bit of a bulb still on it, he might grow a bit, but nothing much. I am no expert though, just an opinion.
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#3294380 - 07/17/13 09:22 PM Re: Antler question for BSK [Re: Hillbilly Hunter]
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Not bsk but........He'll definately grow none on mass and spread, probably none on the brows, a bit on the G2's/3's and his main beams will grow for sure.

10"? Depends how much more growin he has in him.
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#3294443 - 07/17/13 10:05 PM Re: Antler question for BSK [Re: Master Chief]
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Main beams still are growing good (big bulbs). Each tine still has some little bulbs. Good deer
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#3294497 - 07/18/13 12:10 AM Re: Antler question for BSK [Re: JCDEERMAN]
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I wouldn't think 10" maybe 5" is my guess
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#3294606 - 07/18/13 07:27 AM Re: Antler question for BSK [Re: BHC]
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Probably just a couple more inches. He looks almost done, with only a little growth left on the main beams and last tines.
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#3294678 - 07/18/13 08:44 AM Re: Antler question for BSK [Re: BSK]
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I was hoping he would put on more. Regardless of antler size I think he is old enough. I will know by fall.
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#3294826 - 07/18/13 11:27 AM Re: Antler question for BSK [Re: Hillbilly Hunter]
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How old do you think he is?
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#3294840 - 07/18/13 11:41 AM Re: Antler question for BSK [Re: Wes Parrish]
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3 to 4 years old. What do you think? And by the way, that is the shortest post I have seen you type! \:D
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#3294862 - 07/18/13 12:13 PM Re: Antler question for BSK [Re: Hillbilly Hunter]
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#3294865 - 07/18/13 12:15 PM Re: Antler question for BSK [Re: Wes Parrish]
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Looks atleast 4 to me
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#3294866 - 07/18/13 12:16 PM Re: Antler question for BSK [Re: Wes Parrish]
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I would guess him to be at least 3 1/2, but he could be 5 1/2, possibly even a super-healthy early born 2 1/2.
About the worst time of year to accurately guess age.

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#3294886 - 07/18/13 12:29 PM Re: Antler question for BSK [Re: Wes Parrish]
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 Originally Posted By: Wes Parrish

About the worst time of year to accurately guess age.


yes it is!
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#3295013 - 07/18/13 02:26 PM Re: Antler question for BSK [Re: Hillbilly Hunter]
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I would feel confident with at least 3 from that picture, but more pictures from different angles would help.
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