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Old September 13, 2005, 08:54 PM   #1
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How many points does this buck rate?

Yesterday's photo hunt for bucks was such a success, I took another shot at it today, and scored this big boy! You can see he has an atypical rack, so how many points would you say he has?

And if you don't think we have a lot of 'em here, check out the stand off below. Trouble's a comin' at high noon!



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Old September 13, 2005, 09:07 PM   #2
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What, no drop tines?

I think you need someone to come over and "manage" that land for optimal conditions.

I don't charge much, and could even do it gratis every once and a while (like weekends.)
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Old September 13, 2005, 09:53 PM   #3
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Capt, you not only have some beautiful deer there, but you also have some serious photographic talent! Those are great photos with excellent composition.
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Old September 13, 2005, 09:57 PM   #4
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No problem there, Fisherman! There's a lot of guys drooling over these guys! Of course, the old granny that comes every day with a bucket of grain might be upset, though . I told her today, that, in about a month, she might want to rethink walking among Bambi's, or she might end up a hood ornament on a 14 pointer!
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Old September 13, 2005, 10:01 PM   #5
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Thanks Butch! I really appreciate that! Now if only I didn't have to pay them union wages for posing...
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Old September 13, 2005, 10:13 PM   #6
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Well, since the union fee is per deer; I can help you out!

Like my daddy always says, "Life ain't fair." True as ever.

Beautiful spread and wildlife. How many acres?
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Old September 13, 2005, 10:22 PM   #7
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Beautiful spread and wildlife. How many acres?
Not sure. Those were taken at the edge of a cemetery that backs up to an abandoned farm, that backs up to Gawd-knows-how-many acres of spoil banks (strip mines). Don't expect latitude & longitude though; don't want the secret to get out.
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Old September 13, 2005, 10:24 PM   #8
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I can certainly tell you exactly where those deer are not at!
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Old September 13, 2005, 10:35 PM   #9
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Old September 17, 2005, 03:47 PM   #10
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OK guys, I still haven't gotten any opinions on how many points this buck has. (see post #1) I'm guessing he's a 14 pointer, but the deer hunters I work with say it's debatable based on the "points" or "nubs" lower down on the antlers. Opinions?
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Old September 17, 2005, 06:42 PM   #11
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I see 13 that look to be over an inch long, but it is hard to tell in the photo. I'll be happy to come help you figure out in person.
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Old September 18, 2005, 10:48 PM   #12
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Looks like 13 not counting the questionable one on the very tip of the bucks left brow tine.
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Old September 20, 2005, 02:02 PM   #13
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That'd be a 13 pointer in Michigan, or as they say up here "turdeen pioynt"
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Old September 20, 2005, 10:21 PM   #14
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OH...MY...GOD!
Niiice, need some in NY like that...
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