Not looking huge yet but here is one with some thick start to the antlers. I also found the left side of an 8 point we allowed to grow to ??? for the 2013 season. The 3rd picture shows the buck these antlers belonged to.
They could possibly be the same as the buck in velvet pic was taken about 40 yards from where I found the shed. However, there are two other 8-point bucks in this same area. I moved my trail cam back to where the buck pic was 1st taken. We will see soon if I can get an updated pic of this buck or of the other bucks or both.
Here are a couple of pics of the same three 8-points that are in the area. Also a couple of fawns and a smaller buck. Still looking to get a pic of the huge non-typical but he didn't get that way from being dumb.
The record books, that are put out by Boone & Crocket and Pope & Young and where I live is Henry Kelsey they are a great way to research a state or a province for big game. This does take some time but the knowledge it gives you, can be very valuable. Not all hunters have their trophies recorded, as where I live after the Hanson Buck became the new world record typical Whitetail, we saw a flood of hunters and now that has happened, some hunters are shying away from the record books but...