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#3382229 - 10/01/13 07:59 AM Estimates on age/6 point
Dbllunger
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This is a really nice 6 point that I have other pics of in velvet back in early August. Here he is now fully grown in hard horn in my foodplot. Any guess on age? He looks at least 3.5 to me. If I have the opportunity with my bow, he is getting shot.



and here is the pic cropped and zoomed





Edited by Dbllunger (10/01/13 10:29 AM)
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#3382250 - 10/01/13 08:15 AM Re: Estimates on age/6 point [Re: Dbllunger]
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Good deer from what I can tell.
Good luck with him.
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#3382383 - 10/01/13 09:25 AM Re: Estimates on age/6 point [Re: RUGER]
easy45
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Hard to tell but yea I would definitely say he is at least 3.5, based on the overall size of his body it wouldn't shock me if he was 4.5
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#3382603 - 10/01/13 11:35 AM Re: Estimates on age/6 point [Re: easy45]
muddyboots
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I SAY 4 1/2
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#3382630 - 10/01/13 11:49 AM Re: Estimates on age/6 point [Re: muddyboots]
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From that one pic, at least 3 1/2 and probably 4 1/2. But I never come to an absolute conclusion based on a single picture. I like to see as many pictures from as many different angles as possible.
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#3382665 - 10/01/13 12:09 PM Re: Estimates on age/6 point [Re: BSK]
JCDEERMAN
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4.5
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#3382939 - 10/01/13 02:40 PM Re: Estimates on age/6 point [Re: JCDEERMAN]
jwcox3
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4.5 or older
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#3383108 - 10/01/13 04:06 PM Re: Estimates on age/6 point [Re: jwcox3]
Planking
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4.5 best guess
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#3383184 - 10/01/13 04:46 PM Re: Estimates on age/6 point [Re: Planking]
rem270
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Atleast 4.5
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#3383225 - 10/01/13 05:13 PM Re: Estimates on age/6 point [Re: rem270]
Nealmeally
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I'm going with 4.5
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#3383556 - 10/01/13 08:43 PM Re: Estimates on age/6 point [Re: Nealmeally]
W.Seay
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4.5
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#3383667 - 10/01/13 09:37 PM Re: Estimates on age/6 point [Re: Nealmeally]
ROUGH COUNTRY HUNTER
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4.5
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#3384769 - 10/02/13 03:16 PM Re: Estimates on age/6 point [Re: Nealmeally]
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shooter
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#3385039 - 10/02/13 06:22 PM Re: Estimates on age/6 point [Re: REM7]
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mature
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#3385464 - 10/02/13 09:47 PM Re: Estimates on age/6 point [Re: Nealmeally]
redblood
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3.5
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#3385606 - 10/03/13 12:02 AM Re: Estimates on age/6 point [Re: redblood]
in the dog house!
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4.5 was my first thought before reading the other guesses.
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#3385895 - 10/03/13 08:40 AM Re: Estimates on age/6 point [Re: in the dog house!]
Bayou Buck
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I would shoot that buck with whatever weapon the season is open for.
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#3385948 - 10/03/13 09:11 AM Re: Estimates on age/6 point [Re: Bayou Buck]
Dbllunger
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 Originally Posted By: Bayou Buck
I would shoot that buck with whatever weapon the season is open for.


Trust me, I will. I am kind of hoping though that one of my kids gets a shot at him before I do. I would rather watch one of them kill a big deer than kill one myself.
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#3386755 - 10/03/13 06:49 PM Re: Estimates on age/6 point [Re: Nealmeally]
Lady's man
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He's a hoss 4.5
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#3386809 - 10/03/13 07:25 PM Re: Estimates on age/6 point [Re: Nealmeally]
Inkstainz
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3.5 minimum....leaning to 4.5 and but not wanting to commit
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#3388419 - 10/05/13 06:01 AM Re: Estimates on age/6 point [Re: Nealmeally]
double browtine
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Old enough for a dirt nap! 4.5
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#3388630 - 10/05/13 09:17 AM Re: Estimates on age/6 point [Re: double browtine]
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Three of the largest deer I've ever seen in the woods were a 4 pointer and 2 6 pointers. I could have killed them all. After the 3rd time I saw and could have killed one of the 6 pointers I went after him. I never saw him again. If you want him squeeze the trigger.
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#3389240 - 10/05/13 06:47 PM Re: Estimates on age/6 point [Re: Dbllunger]
Boone 58
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hard to say but that aint no 2.5....so at least a 3.5....just my opinion.
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#3390678 - 10/06/13 08:24 PM Re: Estimates on age/6 point [Re: Nealmeally]
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I agree with BSK. Hard to be for certain with the angle and distance. Multiple pics are always a plus. Looks mature though.
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#3426494 - 10/29/13 07:25 PM Re: Estimates on age/6 point [Re: Nealmeally]
trukeyhunter
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Good deer.
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#3428102 - 10/30/13 07:28 PM Re: Estimates on age/6 point [Re: Nealmeally]
pse2
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4.5
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#3432014 - 11/02/13 11:20 AM Re: Estimates on age/6 point [Re: pse2]
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Nice one
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