Would you shoot this deer?

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  1. Hespco

    Hespco Well-Known Member

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    Would you shoot this deer or consider leaving it for seed for more like him in the future
    ? No right or wrong answer. I realize it could be a trophy of a lifetime. Just wondering what others might consider?
     
  2. Taco John

    Taco John Active Member

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    Doesn't look very fat or delicious.
     
  3. Ckgworks

    Ckgworks Well-Known Member

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    Which one? Shoot the right one, leave the left one for seed!;)

    I'd shoot it......it's had a few years to spread them already. There was a time, we had a odd strain running through the home place where all the bucks had a good antler on left side, but the right was a deformed blob. There were 3-4 ranging from spikes to three points (blacktail) running around. During rut, my brother and I decided to pass in a really nice buck because he had control of the does, and was surrounded by 1 antler bucks.... we hoped maybe it would help clean up the genes.
     
  4. BallisticsGuy

    BallisticsGuy Well-Known Member

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    I'd have shot it already.
     
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  5. Sevy

    Sevy Well-Known Member

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    I cant say I would kill it but I would for sure be trying hard!
     
  6. eklarsen

    eklarsen Well-Known Member

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    without hesitation I would harvest that, it is far to dangerous to be left in the field with that headgear :)
     
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  7. memtb

    memtb Well-Known Member

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    No! But, once I get out of the way.....my wife darn sure would!! memtb
     
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  8. Deezel

    Deezel Well-Known Member

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    A deer like that has most likely already spread quite a bit of seed around....
    Definitely a shooter.
     
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  9. Plinker147

    Plinker147 Well-Known Member

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    Depends where I was hunting. Most public land- heck yes. Trophy mule deer unit, probably not
     
  10. Canhunter35

    Canhunter35 Well-Known Member

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    Depends if my wife was with me. If she was she’d be like if he ain’t 200+ I don’t want any more on the wall. Lol if she’s not I’d be like, I thought he was bigger!
     
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  11. Pulpwood

    Pulpwood Well-Known Member

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    Shoot him so the younger buck to the left can chase the ladies some , just don’t put a tape on him calling numbers out like all the tv shows
     
  12. Vol1975

    Vol1975 Well-Known Member

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    No, If I was you I would not shoot it.
    Oh-where was the location of the buck.
     
  13. Pulpwood

    Pulpwood Well-Known Member

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    Lol
     
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  14. YZ-80

    YZ-80 Well-Known Member

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    I saw it and shot my phone!
     
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