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Big Muley???

Went out with the scope today to check on "my herd".  I'm kind of just getting into this whole "trophy" hunting scene,so my field judging skills are pretty rudimentary......that said, any guesses on what this dude might score?

 

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????

I hate guessing off a picture without some good close ups, but i would say he is in the 170" range.

Kevin

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Nice buck !

I would also have to say in the 170" range. Yes

Quinton 

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I was pretty impressed with

I was pretty impressed with the mass on that main beam.  Is his main limitation the shortish backs?

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The backs don't look bad, it is the front that looks weak, but i really can't see them that good in those pictures.

he could be in the 180s easy this fall.

Kevin

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Thanks for your posts guys!

Thanks for your posts guys!  This is really helpful.

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I would have to agree with

I would have to agree with those guys, somewhere in the 170+ range.  Man looking at those pics from your scope makes me wish it was November already!

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I agree

His forks look a bit shallow to hit the magic number 180 but he is a nice deer. But it is awful hard to tell without multiple photos of different angles. I have to agree with the others about him being in the 170's.

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I may be a little hard on him

I may be a little hard on him because the pics dont do him justice. I cant tell if he even forks on his left front and his others arent very deep. He dose have good mass and he is wide. I would have to say 165 - 170 if he dose have a fork on the left side. All that said I would not hesitate to hang him on the wall!!!

James

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I'd take any of them, but

I'd take any of them, but what I really like is the reddish color to his coat.  Very interesting. 

Nice photos!

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I'm not sure what is going on

I'm not sure what is going on with that red coat.  I shot a doe this year during archery season with a similar coat in the same general area as those bucks.  I just assumed she was transitioning from a summer to winter coat...but it's weird to see one so red this time of year.  Hope it's not a CWD thing.

Skipping the football game to go see if I can re-locate them again on Sunday.  How's that for priorities?

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