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Old 01-11-2017, 12:15 PM   #1
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Default How old is this guy?

Public land buck I killed. I figured he would be 5+ but now after looking at the teeth I'm guessing 7? This is an area with a lot of oaks and mast, which I've heard accounts for tooth wear unless I'm wrong.







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Old 01-11-2017, 12:17 PM   #2
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Impossible to tell, but older than dirt would be accurate.
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Old 01-11-2017, 12:18 PM   #3
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Holy smokes! I'm no help at aging by teeth but he's old for sure. Congrats on a heck of a public land deer!
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Old 01-11-2017, 12:19 PM   #4
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ancient by the look of his head/neck
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Old 01-11-2017, 12:33 PM   #5
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That deer is older than 7 IMO.
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Old 01-11-2017, 12:39 PM   #6
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That deer is older than 7 IMO.
Agreed. That could be a 9 or 10 year old deer.

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Old 01-11-2017, 12:41 PM   #7
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ol sum *****
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Old 01-11-2017, 12:42 PM   #8
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8 plus! love the double throat patch, congrats!
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Old 01-11-2017, 12:42 PM   #9
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That deer is older than 7 IMO.
I concur
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Old 01-11-2017, 01:00 PM   #10
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Don't look at the teeth so much look at the dew lap under his chin old run down deer.
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Old 01-11-2017, 01:10 PM   #11
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I actually shot this guy on December 23rd running a doe. Pretty late to be chasing a doe considering he was shot in north central Texas.
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Old 01-11-2017, 02:32 PM   #12
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When you get to the point that the pre-molars (front three teeth) are worn like that, either the deer is older than dirt or he should have had braces as a kid.
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Old 01-11-2017, 02:39 PM   #13
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you could cook that deer medium rare and have yourself some tasty jerky!!
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Old 01-11-2017, 02:43 PM   #14
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nice buck
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Old 01-11-2017, 03:41 PM   #15
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Cream style corn would have worked for baiting in that buck
Bucks like that one you just say 7+ and that will cover it.
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Old 01-11-2017, 03:47 PM   #16
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Impressive that he got that old on public land with so many people that shoot on sight ... that throat patch looks like an antelope ... awesome deer!
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Old 01-11-2017, 04:01 PM   #17
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Good kill. Did some young buck hold his cane while old Grandpaw was chasing that doe?


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Old 01-11-2017, 05:53 PM   #18
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Agreed. That could be a 9 or 10 year old deer.

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I lost my grandfather in 2008. I shot my first buck with the rifle he left to me the same year that he passed away. It's pretty cool to think that this buck could have been around the same time my grandpa was alive.

I didn't even get into bowhunting til 2011. Wow.

The stuff that deer must have seen.
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Old 01-11-2017, 06:00 PM   #19
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id say 7+ based on the pics. Ancient buck lol congrats
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Old 01-11-2017, 07:39 PM   #20
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Old-Old-Old
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Old 01-13-2017, 09:22 PM   #21
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7.5 plus.


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Old 01-14-2017, 09:58 PM   #22
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Very old!
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