This question is a catch 22.
1. Depends on the animals health
2. Depends on the pressure in the animals home area.
3. Depends on the weather, and moon phases.
4. The age of the animal plays a big role, in the loss of his head gear.
Now with that said, I have seen some of our bucks, if not most of them have already dropped their head gear. But I am seeing a few that sport trophy head gear still sporting them. If you look at the above it all depends on the animals mostly, but I did see a spike yesterday still sporting his, but his age I guessed at 4 yrs do to his sway back, the size of his body damn point restriction keeps us from culling this poison from the herd. ,)
The quandary of all hunters is how do I give myself the best chance to take home a trophy animal after shelling out hundreds of dollars for that coveted tag in another state. I face this issue this year with an Antelope tag in Colorado. Now I know that Antelope should be the easiest tag to fill in NorthWest Colorado. They are everywhere, but how do we give ourselves the best chance to take home that one animal that eludes everyone else. My advice, first and foremost, is don't shoot your...