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Hard horned

Well it looks like the bucks around my neck of the woods are starting to rub off the velvet, I was hoping to shoot a velvet buck this year so I'm hoping a few of them hold out for another week.

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velvet

The deer are almost entirely still in velvet down here.

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Velvet

The deer on the CA coastline are mostly rubbed off, and the east side are bearly starting to rub.

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The deer I saw over the

The deer I saw over the weekend were still in velvet

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Most of the bigger bucks

Most of the bigger bucks around here are still in velvet. The immature deer have started shedding their velvet. Any day now and the big boys will be hard horned. Thumbs up

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All the deer that I saw this

All the deer that I saw this last weekend were still all in velvet.  Now the elk are all clean, at least the 2 of them that I saw along with all the pictures of dead ones. 

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It'll be about 50/50 here. 

It'll be about 50/50 here.  We'll see a few in Velvet shot this weekend for the opener, but by the time they really start rolling in, they'll be hard.

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Saw a near 30 incher on my

Saw a near 30 incher on my way to Chatfield Reservoir yesterday. Still had the fuzz going.

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went out scouting for a bit

went out scouting for a bit this morning, saw 3 bucks, all hard horned.

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The three buck deer that I

The three buck deer that I saw today were all still in velvet.  1 2x2, 1 2x3, and 1 3x3

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Velvet

The little ones always seem to hold on to their velvet a little bit longer than the big guys

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