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Old 09-25-2017, 09:19 AM   #1
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New one showed up and I have no history with him. Thanks for the help.
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Old 09-25-2017, 09:21 AM   #2
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Looks young

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Old 09-25-2017, 09:27 AM   #3
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Looks young to me.
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Old 09-25-2017, 09:34 AM   #4
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Young
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Old 09-25-2017, 10:14 AM   #5
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You are having the same question on this buck as I did on the thread I have going about a Dimmitt county buck. I agree with others that he is young but also understand that sometimes those really old bucks almost revert back to looking like 3.5 yr olds. They can sometimes fool you, especially in the summer.
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Old 09-25-2017, 10:48 AM   #6
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Looks like he's 3.5. If it were up to me, I'd let him walk this year.
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Old 09-25-2017, 10:52 AM   #7
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In person it is easy to tell the difference.

Post mature deer walk like an old man........period. They also move with focus and intention.

Young deer move like the wind and wander like the wind as well.
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Old 09-25-2017, 09:58 PM   #8
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I would say he is a 3 year old. Good potential deer.
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Old 09-25-2017, 10:19 PM   #9
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Young...great potential
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Old 09-25-2017, 10:32 PM   #10
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Looks like a 3.5 yr old
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Old 09-25-2017, 10:37 PM   #11
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Old buck
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Old 09-25-2017, 10:40 PM   #12
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My gut says post.
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Old 09-25-2017, 10:41 PM   #13
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I don't see a young deer
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Old 09-25-2017, 11:13 PM   #14
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Old buck
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My gut says post.
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I don't see a young deer
I'm glad yall said it. I was thinking the same thing earlier today and it has been bugging me.

I don't see any sagging skin, but he just doesn't look young to me. Maybe it's the pics on the phone.
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Old 09-26-2017, 12:09 AM   #15
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Looks like a smaller bodied old buck.
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Old 09-26-2017, 12:14 AM   #16
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That looks like an old buck.


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Old 09-26-2017, 06:50 AM   #17
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This is a tough one but something tells me old. Bottom of neck line transitions straight into point of brisket. Top of shoulder blades protruding above back line. Just has a grizzled older look to him. He would be one I wouldn't make a for sure decision on until I saw him in person.
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Old 09-26-2017, 07:36 AM   #18
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Post mature.

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Old 09-26-2017, 09:07 AM   #19
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My first thought was post mature, and I still think he's an older buck as Jack discribed.
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Old 09-26-2017, 09:10 AM   #20
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Looks old to me.
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Old 09-26-2017, 09:20 AM   #21
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Looks old to me
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Old 09-26-2017, 09:23 AM   #22
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I don't have any experience with post mature deer but my first impression was old deer.
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Old 09-26-2017, 10:09 AM   #23
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I say older deer for sure
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Old 09-26-2017, 08:51 PM   #24
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I think this one is older, but also not in great shape.

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Old 09-26-2017, 08:54 PM   #25
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Looks older to me too
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Old 09-28-2017, 03:27 PM   #26
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give him 2 more years
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Old 09-28-2017, 05:03 PM   #27
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looks old to me as well. He has a broke down ear, a sign of a buck that has been thru some tussles. Don't see that hardly ever on younger bucks in my experience.
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Old 09-28-2017, 09:30 PM   #28
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i'll say post mature.

look at the butt. that's an old man's butt.
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Old 09-28-2017, 09:41 PM   #29
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I'm glad yall said it. I was thinking the same thing earlier today and it has been bugging me.

I don't see any sagging skin, but he just doesn't look young to me. Maybe it's the pics on the phone.
Me as well. He looks too gaunt and withdrawn to be young IMO.
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Old 09-28-2017, 10:37 PM   #30
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Read the first couple of post and thought I was way off. I'd say he's old.
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Old 09-28-2017, 11:03 PM   #31
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Old 09-29-2017, 12:17 PM   #32
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Old 09-29-2017, 12:25 PM   #33
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man thats a tough one!!
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Old 09-29-2017, 01:22 PM   #34
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Roman nose, hip and shoulder bones showing. I say post mature. Nice buck.
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Old 09-29-2017, 01:45 PM   #35
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Tough but I'm going with the young crowd. Been wrong before though
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Old 09-29-2017, 01:51 PM   #36
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In person it is easy to tell the difference.

Post mature deer walk like an old man........period. They also move with focus and intention.

Young deer move like the wind and wander like the wind as well.
My gut tells me post. I agree with the above said and it should give you your answer.
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