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David Frank

He's Back!!

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The same buck from my previous pictures visited my trail camera again. This time we get a good look at him from the front. Any more attempts at scoring this deer would be great.

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Previous Picture from the back:

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Hopefully this little guy is related and will be nice in a couple years!

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Thank you,

Dave

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From the deer that I have scored and the bucks that I have my guess that the buck would make Pope&Young.

It look pretty even on both sides,decent spread,but not alot of mass.

It is suprising but mass adds alot to a rack and the uneven racks will loose alot of points in score.

My guess,128-135.It takes a very good 8 pointer to make the book.I have a smaller 9 pt buck that scored 127 and this buck looks to be better in both tine height and mass.

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I was guessing the same as leeharvey. I would guess in the mid to upper 130's gross. He will have some deductions; as I thought I seen a sticker point off the one g2...(not looking at the pic while writing this)? Nice buck. Long brow tines...pretty cool looking!!

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Yup, the number that popped in my head when I saw the pic was 132. I know it's impossible to score a deer down to the single digit by looking at it, but I always mentally do anyway. So, I'm in-line with the other two guesses. Not only is it a really nice buck, its rack has nice "character points" in my book too. You'd better hope he doesn't stumble over in front of my stand before you get a crack at him!

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Thanks to everyone for your help and input.

Dave

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I'll help you harvest him!!! grin.gif

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It appears he has some wide shoulders and is THICK.

Countdown to season opener... 9 days.

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Oh yeah,

Harvey Lee, BigLakeBass, ME, and probably some others want some sticks and jerky of this old boy at the Sturgeon Excursion '07

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Tyler,

What season are you opening in? I am going out in 45 hours. Must have been a typo huh? Good hunting!

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Thats a good idea Tyler.Munchies on the boat while catching sturgeon. smile.gif

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In reading another post I think Tyler is talking about SD bow so I apologize. I'm glad we don't have to wait the extra week here in MN.

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If your on private land i'd hold off a year and let him grow one more year.....his features make him look only about 2 1/2 years in my opinion....could be a monster in another year.

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Out past his ears and nice and tall! Good luck I hope you nail him.

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      No internet in the field today. Had a group sky busting keeping birds out of anyone's range. Riverrat and I got buzzed by teal a few time and a pair of woodies scooted through. Should have had a shoveler and some woodies. The bugs were so bad I lost 4 pints of blood.  Now to the fun parts Finn was jumping woodcock son the fields on our way out. Finn did good but does not like no action. After leaving the refuge I checked my dads pond. O yeah there was a woodie sitting on the log bang!! No finn needs to do his job. Finn did good he got it and brought it back to me!! Way to go Finn. 
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