View Full Version : Kansas Bruiser Buck

Brad Clodfelter
December 14, 2008, 03:36 PM
All I have is this buck was supposedly killed near Baldwin this month.


Brad Clodfelter
December 18, 2008, 03:37 PM
Here's a better picture.

This deer is going to score real well even as a typical.


Dr. A
December 18, 2008, 03:38 PM
HOLY smokes!:eek:

December 18, 2008, 03:44 PM

Brad Clodfelter
December 19, 2008, 12:34 AM
I think this deer green scores 250. I'm guessing it might have a shot at breaking the Hanson buck world record typical if it is legit. Even after deductions and the abnormal drop points, it is going to score very well net typical as a main frame 12pt.

December 19, 2008, 12:44 AM
Nothin a little newspaper, corn starch and photoshop can't do...
Seriously what a strange way to grow antlers...

Brad Clodfelter
December 19, 2008, 01:18 AM
You might not want to bark before you bite.


December 19, 2008, 01:39 AM
thats the kind of deer i would total my truck for

December 19, 2008, 02:05 AM
I ain't buying it. I may be wrong. Those horns are over ten inches wider than that fellow at the shoulders?? My bet is on a cropped picture. Tom.

Brad Clodfelter
December 19, 2008, 02:17 AM
Time will tell I guess. You may be right. But we will know more soon.


Dr. A
December 19, 2008, 10:42 AM
A little more realistic view. My brother has a friend of a friend. I do believe that one shot was either a enhanced version, or a strange angle.


I see a split brow tine on this one that is not on the other. The brow tine looks a little more like one of the other antlers.

Brad Clodfelter
December 19, 2008, 05:09 PM
Dr. A.,

Thanks for the picture. I would like to see another head on. It definately looks smaller than the other, no doubt, but it's still looks to be a very huge rack. If you hear anymore, let us know.

December 19, 2008, 05:40 PM
If you look at the original picture, look at the size of the guy's fingers. He's using the same photo technique you see in a lot of fishing photos: hold the fish as far away as you can to make it look bigger. That's why the horns appear to extend 10" either side of the guy.

If he really had hands that big, I would pray he's not a proctologist!:eek:

All that being said, that is still an incredible rack. Double drop tines on both sides almost symetrically! Very rare.

December 20, 2008, 12:22 AM
I ain't buying it. I may be wrong. Those horns are over ten inches wider than that fellow at the shoulders?? My bet is on a cropped picture.

I was thinking the same thing. A pro photog once explained to me how to shoot pics that make the game look huge. You have the animal as forward as possible in front of the hunter and shoot with a fisheye lens, leaving plenty of space around the top, bottom and sides of the subject. The reason you don't fill the lens with the subject is because you're going to crop out the outer areas of the shot where there will be distortion from the fisheye. The effect is awesome.

Out of curiosity, I copied this photo and pasted it into a cheapie photo application to see if it had something other than a standard aspect ratio that would hint at cropping. It measures 610X458, but if you bump it up to 105%, it's 640X480 - a standard aspect ratio. My guess: Authentic.

Wow! Nice buck!