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Location: Alabama
Joined: 08/25/2003
Posts: 615
Rack size?

I was just wandering why is it that in most southeast states a deer would be called an 8 or 12 pointer and up north or out west it is a 4x4 or 6x6 and so on?

Anyone know for sure? Anyone have a guess?

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Location: calif.
Joined: 04/12/2005
Posts: 37
Rack size?

Ihave no clue but Ihave 2 nice 5x5s lol would love to call them 10 pointers .. ok well i do call them 10 pointers lol but in calif.. there 5x5s

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Location: Sask.
Joined: 06/08/2005
Posts: 3
Rack size?

No clue... Been wonderin myself.

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Location: Montana
Joined: 02/13/2005
Posts: 408
Rack size?

I always thought they counted every point because a 6 pointer sounds better than a 3 point and a 8 pointer sounds more impressive than a 4 point buck....

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Joined: 08/27/2004
Posts: 1949
Rack size?

Im from canada and this is the first time iver ever heard 4x4 or 5x5 ever we call em what they are called 10 pointers 12 pointers and so on

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Location: Texas
Joined: 07/22/2005
Posts: 32
Rack size?

being from the south.........we call whitails by the point 6, 8 10 pointers and mule deer and elk 4X4, 5X5.........funny how that works.

No idea why.

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Location: Georgia via SW New York
Joined: 11/08/2004
Posts: 17
Rack size?
texas8point wrote:
being from the south.........we call whitails by the point 6, 8 10 pointers and mule deer and elk 4X4, 5X5.........funny how that works.

No idea why.

I am from the north and I have always heard it the exact same way... confused

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Location: Texas
Joined: 07/22/2005
Posts: 32
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Hey Hunter Rich............then we're on the same page. Its nice to know we are doin it right.

Deer Hunters Extravaganza is next weekend at the GRB convention center in Houston. Biggest hunting show in texas........should be great, can't wait.
I rounded up all the rednecks i could find and we are there (along with 80,000 other rednecks) !

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Joined: 08/27/2004
Posts: 1949
Rack size?

ok now i know why its cause i never hunted elk or caribou and have never heard the term before

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Location: minnesota
Joined: 07/30/2005
Posts: 1
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i am from minnesota....and most everyone will call a buck a ten pointer

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Joined: 08/27/2004
Posts: 1949
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Im sure all of us call em the same thing