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Apr-29-17, 
09:51 AM (MST)
"How big is this buck?"

Let's hear some opinions on how wide this buck is and what he may have scored? And, would you take this one? With a bow? Rifle?

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 Subject   Author   Message Date   ID 
 RE: How big is...  Tristate      Apr-29-17   1 
 RE: How big is...  dirtygiants      Apr-29-17   2 
  RE: How big is...  HalfAce      Apr-29-17   3 
 RE: How big is...  Buckjunkie      Apr-29-17   4 
  RE: How big is...  YBO      Apr-29-17   5 
   RE: How big is...  buckhorn      Apr-29-17   6 
    RE: How big is...  HiMtnHntr      Apr-29-17   7 
     RE: How big is...  nripepi      Apr-29-17   8 
      RE: How big is...  elkassassin      Apr-29-17   9 
       RE: How big is...  Stillwater1...      Apr-29-17   10 
 RE: How big is...  Joe2Kool      Apr-29-17   11 
  RE: How big is...  3blade      Apr-29-17   12 
   RE: How big is...  BUGLEnmIN      Apr-30-17   13 
    RE: How big is...  Tknez      May-01-17   14 
     RE: How big is...  BrianID      May-01-17   15 
      RE: How big is...  schoolhouse...      May-01-17   16 
 RE: How big is...  fordtruck19...      May-01-17   17 
 RE: How big is...  Chacoblue777      May-02-17   18 
  RE: How big is...  mike111      May-02-17   19 
   RE: How big is...  faultcurrent      May-02-17   20 
    RE: How big is...  BillyBoB      May-07-17   21 
     RE: How big is...  Gator      May-08-17   22 

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Tristate
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Apr-29-17, 
10:09 AM (MST)
1. "RE: How big is this buck?"

Man I love this game, and this is a hard one. The deer is a great deer to kill no matter what he scores. Beautiful frame on a very mature deer. That being said I am happy to kill a deer like this with a rifle or any weapon I could do it with.

As for score it is very tough to say from the video. Width is one of the most difficult things to tell along with we don't know what kind of mass is under the fuzz. I am going to guess 23 on the width. I am going to guess he will score very close to 186 gross.

As usual thanks for sharing.

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dirtygiants
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Apr-29-17, 
10:17 AM (MST)
2. "RE: How big is this buck?"

cool heavy buck! I would guess mid 170's

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Apr-29-17, 
01:39 PM (MST)
3. "RE: How big is this buck?"

I'm guessing 23.5 to 24 outside spread. With a gross score of 167. Pretty buck.

Whether I'de take him or not depends where I am hunting, how far into the hunt I am, if I still have spots I haven't looked at and if I still have tags in other states where I may have a chance to fill a tag. Gonna say Ide pass on him early in the season, but might change my mind late in the season if I found him and still had the tag. If I had an elk or a deer already in the freezer, pass for sure.

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Buckjunkie
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Apr-29-17, 
04:05 PM (MST)
4. "RE: How big is this buck?"

I'm going with 25" outside and real close to 180.

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Apr-29-17, 
06:18 PM (MST)
5. "RE: How big is this buck?"

I'll go 24 wide and 181. No thanks, but thanks for posting.

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Apr-29-17, 
06:56 PM (MST)
6. "RE: How big is this buck?"

He's got good g2 and g3s and better than average mass.However his g4s and beams are short and i'm not seeing much for g1s and probably a 21 or 22 inch inside spread. I score him at 170 ish. I have shot smaller Bucks but not in a long time. I will pass him on any premium hunt but a general season fun hunt he may be a taker.

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Apr-29-17, 
07:18 PM (MST)
7. "RE: How big is this buck?"

I don't think this deer will crack 180. I think he's closer to 170. I'd go after him.

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Apr-29-17, 
07:33 PM (MST)
8. "RE: How big is this buck?"

177 and 24 outside. Shooter on most normal hunts.

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Apr-29-17, 
07:36 PM (MST)
9. "RE: How big is this buck?"

That PISSCUTTER Body makes Him Look Better!

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Stillwater165
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Apr-29-17, 
07:59 PM (MST)
10. "RE: How big is this buck?"

Guessing maybe 170 and 23 wide. I'd take him with a bow , or a general season tag. In a good area he would walk.

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Apr-29-17, 
08:13 PM (MST)
11. "RE: How big is this buck?"

If he is in front of me and I have a tag, he is going down!!

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Apr-29-17, 
09:47 PM (MST)
12. "RE: How big is this buck?"

I was going to say 170ish and yes, I'd put an arrow thru him.

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Apr-30-17, 
11:27 AM (MST)
13. "RE: How big is this buck?"

Nice enough!! Archery tackle in most units yes !!! But I'm gonna disagree on the score it'll be more like mid 150-160

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Tknez
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May-01-17, 
02:43 PM (MST)
14. "RE: How big is this buck?"

Yup I would be very surprised if he went much at all over 160".

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May-01-17, 
03:29 PM (MST)
15. "RE: How big is this buck?"

I would guess he goes 172" gross. Hard to guess how wide he is from the video but I would guess 24" give or take 2".
On an easy to draw tag, I might take him but it depends if I had an itchy trigger finger that day. If he was in an area that I didn't think anyone else would kill him, I would be more likely to pass on shooting him in hopes of finding him again in a year or two.

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May-01-17, 
05:35 PM (MST)
16. "RE: How big is this buck?"

LAST EDITED ON May-01-17 AT 05:35 PM (MST)

I would shoot with bow and rifle on a general tag. Not sure he even goes 160 though.

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May-01-17, 
06:53 PM (MST)
17. "RE: How big is this buck?"

Hard to be to precise. I'm going 23 wide 165ish.

I'm passing on that buck. Hopin he will live to grow another year or two.

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May-02-17, 
00:59 AM (MST)
18. "RE: How big is this buck?"

Neat buck. He has some decent mass. I would probably shoot that buck in most cases on an archery hunt. I would guess him to be about 23 wide and a bit better than 170.

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May-02-17, 
03:59 AM (MST)
19. "RE: How big is this buck?"

This buck would be lucky to make 160". I think he's 155", he doesn't have the big look even in velvet! Nice buck though!

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May-02-17, 
09:01 PM (MST)
20. "RE: How big is this buck?"

This isnt about the size of the buck, its about generating dollars. This site is dead, very few posts compared to 5 years ago. Heck, 6 of the threads started on the first page of the mule deer section is by founder. Years past he would make 6 posts a year...

So come on guys, reply, click on ads, fight with tristate. Lets get some money for founder!!!

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May-07-17, 
11:01 AM (MST)
21. "RE: How big is this buck?"

They always look bigger in velvet. With that, I'd guess him to be about 21-22 inches wide and a score in the high 150s to low 160s.

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May-08-17, 
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22. "RE: How big is this buck?"

I think some will be surprised when they walked up on him or maybe I would be surprised, BUT I think he bigger then a 165 score.


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