Reply. Sometimes it's better to shoot a 115 - 120" 4.5yr old than a 125" 2.5 yr old. This buck grossed a little over 136 but only nets 125 ruffly. The two outward points were at a 45 degree angle so could not tell if the length was bigger than the 3rd. Most of these pictures are accurate for score but some must be using a very inaccurate tape measure or just flat out have no idea how to score... Hope this works, he nets 133"s He grosses a lot more. An abnormal point must be at least one inch in length. These three items are huge on how large a buck's rack can get. Got a tall 6 point today. 1 1/2: As a yearling, this buck grew 3-inch spikes – not a very impressive start compared to what he would turn into at 4 1/2 years of age. The gestation period is about 190–200 days, with fawns born in the spring. I got it wrong. I know a shortcut. Just remember that tine length will really make the difference. If this buck would have had 2 more tines at 3 inches in length he would have been in close to 140. He is now a clean 5x5 with 160-inch antlers. A buck-boost transformer provides a means of raising (boosting) or lowering (bucking) a supply line voltage by a small amount (usually no more than 20 percent). The Front passenger door will not open, and this was at 35 MPH!! Have you seen or gotten a chance at a 130+" buck yet? So what is the difference between gross and net? The guy I leased the property from tells me just be patient and I will see them. If, without its antlers, it looks like … These “over the hill” bucks represent less than one tenth of one percent of the antlered bucks killed in Virginia in the last five years. A "10-point buck" describes the size of a deer's antlers, not its height and weight. In that case, you divide the main beam into thirds from the G2. Antler development improves with age up to a point. And a "really nice" eight-point buck that Makayla might have considered if she hadn't already taken bucks with larger antlers. Ben's buck above will deduct for having a ninth point. He grossed in the low 130's. Using the provided field-aging guide, a buck this will most likely look balanced, but could tip forward on the scale. The usual 12-point buck would have six tines in a symmetrical pattern on each antler. The scrotal circumference of a whitetail buck is actually small in relation to his body size when compared to other species such as elk or domesticated cattle. buck-boost transformer: A buck-boost transformer is classified as an autotransformer. Gross is the total amount of antler before taking off for lack of perfection. “It was what I call a nuclear waste buck,” he said. So WLB, how is the hunt going this season? When I was a young man in the 1960s, many researchers felt that yearling spike bucks were genetically inferior, at least from an antler standpoint. It's rutting season, and as a result it seems like deer have been everywhere. These can be prime spots to simply tag out with an average buck. A buck is a male deer, and in hunting terminology, the points on a buck are the individual tines of the buck's antlers. An abnormal point will count toward the gross score of the antlers but will be deducted from the total score to reach the net score. Waterloo, I posted my pic. RE: Measure all abnormal points and record. See the seller’s listing for full details and description of any imperfections. Inside spread of the main beams: If his main beam appears to be three inches outside the ear tip on each side, then by adding six to 16 we find that he has a 22-inch spread. At 3 1/2 this buck was again an 8-pointer, but now he is beginning to show antler potential. Also remember that a buck's rack typically looks a lot bigger from the rear. This buck only grosses 124. Joined Jan 12, 2013 ... That's a good 6. Site by Gray Loon. Remember most size restrictions are based on gross scoring not net, so you have some lee way, but as others have said, to make it with an 8pt would be 1 of the "binoculars not needed" deer but any decent 10pt should make it in most mid western areas. You could buy a sheet for $1.76, two bedspreads for $5, a lamp for $1 (or you could spend up to $5 if you wanted to splurge), and Oneida dinnerware for $3.98–5.40 per place setting. Once he reached 4 1/2, his large antlers, body size and aggressive attitude served notice to every buck in his core area. The scrotal circumference of a whitetail buck is actually small in relation to his body size when compared to other species such as elk or domesticated cattle. Waterloo, I would talk to the landowner, but he probably is not asking you to deduct antler. “It’s impossible to look at a buck and determine what it will look like in the future,” says Porter. In some situations a buck (whether it was 1 or 7 points) is very important to the herd. Two short tines near the base, two longer tines in the middle, and then the tips of the main beams. very nice deer guys, and thanks for posting them. I would actually see if you could make a deal around maturity - maybe bucks that are 4 1/2+ yo. 10 1/2: Now a basic 4x4, his antlers score 156 inches, which is very impressive for an 8-pointer. 'It's almost like talking about two different species,' he explains. Thanks. How to use buck in a sentence. 32+95=127. Middle School. My journey as a hunter, photographer and researcher has taught me a few things about the whitetail. But, I had to agree to shoot a buck in the 143 7/8" range.......Does anyone have a pic of one exactly that size? In the fourth picture, the buck has a very clear break between its neck and brisket. He grosses over 165"s and has 7.25" base on left antler and over 6" base on right antler. Time has a way of changing people’s minds and we now know that it’s extremely difficult to tell a buck’s antler potential by the kind of antlers it grew as a yearling. MATURE is the buzzword today. For a very rough on the hoof estimate on an average sized deer. Shawn. The thickness of his main beam shows him to be older than 1.5. Antler size is determined by a deer's age, nutrition and genetics. The phrase "12-point buck" refers to the number of antler tines or protrusions on an adult male deer. "Six Kids" is an outlet for Paul and Ashley to journal the humor, the hustle, and the hurdles of being a blended family with six kids. Here is one I shot last year scored 123 and some change. The co-relation may be present but, not always. for you to show you how gross and net can be way different. Genetics and Antler Potential It seems to me that grossing 130 even if it doesn't net 130 it would still be considered close. Thread is over 7 years old and still going. Congrats! An older buck's neck gets larger with age and connects lower on his chest. An eight point buck could be 2 years old. Though only a 4x5, he measures 169 inches, the biggest he will ever grow. He is still a 4x5 and his antlers are 166 inches. that's a nearly perfect buck in my opinion, I like 6 point better though, pretty looking but not so old to be nearly impossible to eat. Its funny what it takes to actually net 130. In the Hill Country and much of the rest of the state, deer antlers improve up to about age 6 ½, after which the antlers decrease in quality. Since he was the dominant buck, throughout the autumn months when he was 4 1/2 to 8 1/2, he was a scraping and rubbing machine. He is a basic 9-pointer, but in spite of having two fewer points, his antlers are slightly larger than the previous year - 165 inches. Hubby will post pics later today when the sun is up. The family also fed supplemental feed to deer living in the area. What does an 8 point buck look like? For an 8 to make 130" it needs to be wide, tall and with good mass - atleast 3 years old. Woods also says, “When you’re looking at a buck, ignore its antlers. This one grosses over 170 with 14" G2's and 6.5 inch bases along with 26 inch main beams. Dr. Kroll says that the differences in a 3 1/2-year-old buck and a 4 1/2-year-old buck are startling. Sorry, but you don't lose two mass measurements. How to use buck in a sentence. His antlers are now 143 inches and his estimated live weight is barely 200 pounds. The buck’s front legs appear short for this deer, another good sign of an older deer. Buck definition is - dollar. The pic submitted by PSUhoss is a great example of what Knife2sharp was trying to say...PSU's buck is wide and high but is "just over 130" because it is an 8 point...great buck PSU!! My will power is strong. This buck ended up netting 125 1/8 inches. Generally, a buck’s ears from base to tip will be 7-8 inches. 134" gross, 129" net. These scores alone will put it in the mid to upper 90's alone, then add on the mass measurments. Thanks 12yards! It assumes that there is a definite co-relation between girth and mass. Join now. 1. A buck-boost is a transformer … His estimated live weight is approximately 200 pounds. In the Hill Country and much of the rest of the state, deer antlers improve up to about age 6 ½, after which the antlers decrease in quality. We're not looking for the 140-150 class types, just the 125-135 range. His sear mass indicates he was an older buck. The 0119 is another limited edition hunting knife from Buck with the occasion this time being the 75th anniversary of the 0119 model. You also cannot see two of his points in the pic because of the angle. Here is a 8pt my brother shot when it was still alive. Others are full of meat but with smaller girths. As in games of the Rams group, there is a penalty for any individual who wins no tricks. I guess I'm happy I don't much care..... Tell ya one thing - there's not a buck on this page I'd give a pass to! His estimated body weight appears to be about the same as the previous year. I’ve also had the unique opportunity of raising whitetails and studying their behavior for a quarter century. Log in. the best way to judge a 130 buck is with your bow still hanging on the hook. From my experience, the overwhelming odds are that a whitetail buck that does not have a 10 point main-frame by 4 1/2 years of age will not develop one in subsequent years. However this depends on a lot of things such as diet, genetics, and habitat. The owner told me as long as its close to 130 he'll let me slide. You said "in the 143 7/8 range"....just make sure it is 5/8 bigger then this one:^). Probably not a big reason to show the LO this thread since this went down 4 yrs ago. i used it for a larger set of horns that i have becouse he was huge. Thanks for all the pics by the way. However, other features like this buck’s shoulders and mid section appear to be rather large. Circumference at Smallest Place Between Burr and First Point ©2021 Jordan Outdoor Enterprises, Ltd. All rights reserved. 3 1/2: When a whitetail reaches 3 1/2 years of age, its skeletal frame is done growing. His fur is showing some of the battle scars from years of fighting and his estimated body weight barely makes 225 pounds. That’s a neat buck! It's the time of year males get to show off their antlers, and as a result I've had several discussions about how many "points" a buck has. Many hunters keep antlers from their kills as a trophy, prizing especially large “racks,” as they are called. You guys have some really nice bucks! His antlers have 160 inches of bone and his estimated live weight is slightly below 250 pounds. For instance, if you see a giant eight-point main frame like this, you better shoot. I haven't put a tape to him yet, but this one should be mid 130's gross. Of his g2s and 3s, the shortest is 10 4/8 and longest is 12. Yes, it CAN happen. The shoulders are 41 inches around at the base of the wood. Genetics and Antler Potential A buck with two standing normal points per side is an 8 - pointer , one with three standing points is a 10- pointer , and so on. this buck was 138 gross net was only 118 main frame 8. but he was 7 yrs old. "Follow me. Often times, antler configuration makes it possible to ID most bucks in subsequent years. Early forms of the instrument were fashioned by African-Americans in the United States, adapted from African instruments of similar design. 5 1/2: His antlers are a little different from the previous year. He was born on a wilderness estate in the heart of New York’s Adirondack Mountains. I bet the owner does no what a true 130 looks like. At 1½ years, bucks are all legs. The buck will hang here with the estrous doe for up to 48 hours. Something I've never done before. There seem to be several different versions of Buck Euchre. It's the time of year males get to show off their antlers, and as a result I've had several discussions about how many "points" a buck has. They are taken half way between the G3 and end of main beam. 9. A 130" deer still looks pretty big to me. Just because they are a 10 doesnt mean they will hit the 130 mark. Dr. Kroll says that the differences in a 3 1/2-year-old buck and a 4 1/2-year-old buck are startling. Even at 400 yards his weight was more than evident. Community rubs. Generally speaking, the more points a buck has, the more prestige for the hunter who manages to kill him. Just got this one on 11/8. His estimated live weight is about 260 pounds. 2 1/2: When the buck reached 2 1/2 years of age, his body was typical for a buck of that age. Consecutive years. A friend of mine has joined our lease and would very much appreciate it if you would share pictures of deer that gross scored at least 125 Boone and Crockett. Length of Seventh Point, If Present h-1. Middle one is 141 gross and 129 6/8 net. of captive deer, a single buck has been known to breed more than 40 does. With each additional year of age a buck's neck gets larger and connects lower on his chest until at 5.5 to 6.5 years of age the necks appears to … Some deer are skinny with large girths. 132 gross 129 7/8 net and the back legs of an elk. 130" shot near Marshfield, Missouri on family farm. This isnt his cape. The date in this photo is especially significant to look at. Image of brown, searching, wary - 3284843 The photos that accompany this essay help to illustrate and refute the old claim of “once a spike, always a spike.”, December 31, 2020   |  The Realblog with Stephanie Mallory. Dec 1, 2020 #9 Bfields Member. 4 1/2: As you can see his antler growth exploded in one year, quite typical of what takes place between age 3 and 4. Oh, almost forgot, that will need to be NET SCORE, not gross. Tine length obviously means a lot! Monster Bucks Love Swamps and Wetland Areas. 7+6+3=16. As this photo essay shows, you never know what a whitetail buck’s antler potential will be until it reaches full maturity, which usually doesn’t occur until a buck is 6 to 7 years old. A buck's ear will be about 7" long. (Each knife comes with a commemorative anniversary medallion on the handle.) If it's a trophy buck that you truly desire you will take as long as it takes to achieve your goal. This Site Might Help You. You need some mass and good tine length to make it there! You guys are right 4 mass measurements. This is going to be tougher than I thought :), The one on the left is 135 gross 126 2/8 net. The neck is 26 inches around. Used: An item that has been used previously. Though he made many scrapes and rubs when he was 2 1/2 and 3 1/2, he exhibited all the common behaviors one would expect of a subordinate buck. After that his antler size will begin to decline. This buck was a 4.5 year old. For example some people would call the deer a 2x3. 5 points mworcester Asked 11.29.2019. It looks like net is always less than gross. hes a clean 8 and i thought for sure he was way more than that when I shot but it is true an eight has to be exceptional to be over 130. Is it pretty easy to tell a 130 incher? The only way to accurately identify a … Its the first time I've ever done one. You can see why it’s lasted so long. BC. The girth method does not take this into consideration. MATURE is the buzzword today. Calculating the final score of a whitetail buck Gross score of a whitetail buck I would match your "good money" for video of someone snoopy-punching roger in the suckhole. Herd numbers never got out of control due to severe winters and a healthy black bear and coyote population. of captive deer, a single buck has been known to breed more than 40 does. ... We have also been educated to what a mature buck looks like. I haven't scored my deer for a while but I'm guessing this one to be 130's, The one on the left grossed 138" and netted 135 7/8 officially. Unlike handguns and rifles which have lands-and-grooves cut on the inside of their barrels, shotguns have a smooth bore. They like the thick cover the wetlands provide because it gives them security. 8 1/2: He is again a 4x5, but now he is beginning to show his age. This may be related to decreased I’d say he’s within a few inches of 130. official measured-130 & change gross, 125 1/8 NET. 5 years ago. 12 1/2: The end is near for this monarch. Look for a slim torso leading up to a slender neck to confirm their yearling status. Yes, it CAN happen. The average buck, with his ears in an alert position, has an ear tip-to-tip spread of 16 inches. 7 1/2: Still in his prime, his antlers are beginning to decline. Illustration by Steve Sanford Hardly any hunter would criticize you for shooting a 3 1⁄2-year-old buck. where is your lease? 6 | 6 1/2 Years Old 6 1/2: It took him six years but he finally made it to the magical Boone & Crockett class of 170 inches for typical bucks. It takes four basic ingredients to produce a buck with a 170-inch rack: genetics, habitat, herd management and age. haha. in life, when the buck is moving, air in his lungs, and approaching your stand, a 118 will look like a 140, so be careful. You can use that for comparison on tine length. The phrase "12-point buck" refers to the number of antler tines or protrusions on an adult male deer. 1 of 3 Go to page. I'd shoot them any day of the week. Understand. If it appears like a doe, the buck is likely a two year old. By late summer, the antlers have fully hardened. Those are some great bucks. 131 and change, P&Y (I'm at work and can't remember x/8"). When will you people understand the that every buck does NOT increase rack size with age. This guy is way too small, gave me some good footage, he did some grunting! Eye Circumference – The circumference of a buck’s eye is a good reference point in roughly calculating your four antler circumference measurements. The membrane is typically circular, and usually made of plastic, or occasionally animal skin. However, his 85-inch, 8-point antlers were spindly and more typical of what a yearling’s antlers might look like in the rich farm-belt of the Midwest. #115492706 - A whitetail deer buck stands in the open with the morning sun.. The poor thing is completely destroyed in the front and the passenger side is pushed back to the rear passenger door. I am going to hunt a game farm this fall. Traditional Italian Lasagna with Ground Elk Meat Sauce, Spinach, Mushroom, and Italian Sausage Stuffed Elk Heart, 10 Trees That Will Hold Deer on Your Hunting Property, 12 Reasons Why Your Venison Tastes Like Hell, Wisconsin Man Rescues Doe by Pushing Her Across Frozen Reservoir. Though only a 4x5, he measures 169 inches, the biggest he will ever grow. Shawn, [IMG]http://i.imgur.com/aJx35l6.png[/IMG], not sure as I never scored him but the taxidermist thought around 130", My biggest buck to date grossed 152" but will prob net in the 130's...It's already been said, I too think nets are for fishing! Am I okay as long as it grosses 130? Any experienced big buck hunter will tell you that mature bucks like to frequent the heavy cover around these areas. Add to Likebox #115492703 - A large whitetail deer buck shows off his antlers in the soft.. 1. Community rubs are made in places like staging areas or the intersection of major trails where large numbers of bucks pass and add their scent, typically on 3 to 6 inch trees. Go. He is another 4.5 year old. For an 8 the spread should be past the ear tips, and G2's and G3's should all be over 8", and the brow tines atleast 6". So for instance, a buck comes in and you can see a 7" G2, a 6" G3 and a 3" G4. The 95 accounts for mass, main beams, brows (G1) and inside spread. Look for the main beams to extend to the nose. As the photo illustrates, the aging process has taken a toll on both body and antlers. Most experienced hunters will let an immature ten point walk and harvest a mature eight-point or even a mature 5 or six point. Bucks typically begin growing antlers in early April in response to the increased sunlight. If you kill a six point, you still get the four mass measurements per side. However, some yearlings with ample food supplies are able to grow impressive eight-point racks. Add to Likebox #87914565 - White-tailed buck in the forest. His antlers have a gross score of 122-inches (B&C). Too often hunters feel they can tell a buck’s potential by the kind of antlers it grows as a yearling. Similar Images . A buck does not reach his maximum antler potential until he is 4-1/2 to 7-1/2 years of age. Too many people seem to get tripped up with scoring deer on the hoof (myself included). Roger, this one is 145" gross, 143 6/8" net Waterlooboy, remember if he has at least 10 points and any kind of tine length I think you'll make your 130", I'm no trophy hunter,the one pictured is my biggest and only one I ever had measured, so this info is coming from someone not very experienced in the large antler category, just got lucky once. His body weight at death was 130 pounds and his antlers were 105 inches. Its nice and close to home so I should be able to hunt it quite a bit. Join now. Guess I'm going to have to talk to the owner some more about that. A "10-point buck" describes the size of a deer's antlers, not its height and weight. In that case, you divide the main beam into thirds from the G2. If he looks like a 140"+, then shoot! Age is beginning to take its toll on this majestic buck. however i do agree i will never let an 8pt like that walk ever. 'It's almost like talking about two different species,' he explains. These traits are found in all age classes and are maintained by the individual buck throughout his life. Substantial increases in antler size (and score) can be observed as a buck goes from 1 to 5 or 6 years of age. 179 likes. I signed a lease today. Does may mate with more than one buck and go back into estrus within a month if they did not become pregnant. These will be our “rulers” for antler size estimation. By late summer, the antlers have fully hardened. 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