That’s a nice Colorado Muley deer that your father shot. Congrats to him and filling the freezer. Sorry that you did not fill your tags this year. But by the sounds of it although you didn’t harvest anything you got something more from the hunt. You experienced wonderful country and saw some amazing animals, and that’s sounds like an accomplishment in itself. I myself tag filled or not would have enjoyed every minute of it! So congratulations to you on the experience!! And thanks for sharing.
Congrats to your dad on the nice buck. Where did he shoot it at? Looks like maybe a neck shot? Lots of blood, looks like dropped right there. On your elk hunt its always great to share a hunt with a new and learn new areas and diffren senery
If you want to properly preserve velvet antlers, you will have to inject & brush them with formaldehyde or some of the new less toxic chemicals (4 in 1 solution works great as does Knobloch's antler in velvet tan) as its easier to use however, both will work.
First, using rubber gloves take a razor blade and make small incisions at the tips of all points about 1/8". Next hang the antlers upside down, allowing the blood to drain. Starting at the bases inject the solution into the...