Bachelor herd sighting...

CaliFFLCaliFFL Senior MemberPosts: 4,737 Senior Member
Coming home earlier today, right by my driveway was four whitetail bucks in velvet. One was an absolute beast. He was 5X5, the rack was about 18" tall, and about 20" wide. :drool:
The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me.

Ayn Rand

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  • RazorbackerRazorbacker Senior Member Posts: 4,646 Senior Member
    Wife came home today from the grocery with cellphone pics out the wazoo of deer. They're real active at high noon these days.

    Edit: yes, near our driveway too.

    A further edit, the OP said 5x5, what we would call a 10 point. I think by now we, most of us at least, know the difference in Western and Eastern point count. If the OP's buck had brow tines we would call it a 12 point buck. At least our Western brothers didn't used to count brow tines as points. Don't know how they do it these days.
    Teach your children to love guns, they'll never be able to afford drugs
  • CaliFFLCaliFFL Senior Member Posts: 4,737 Senior Member
    Wife came home today from the grocery with cellphone pics out the wazoo of deer. They're real active at high noon these days.

    Edit: yes, near our driveway too.

    A further edit, the OP said 5x5, what we would call a 10 point. I think by now we, most of us at least, know the difference in Western and Eastern point count. If the OP's buck had brow tines we would call it a 12 point buck. At least our Western brothers didn't used to count brow tines as points. Don't know how they do it these days.

    We do not say "brow tines"; we say "eye guards" :tooth:

    If the eye guards are substantial, we will count them.
    The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me.

    Ayn Rand
  • WeatherbyWeatherby Senior Member Posts: 4,772 Senior Member
    CaliFFL wrote: »
    Coming home earlier today, right by my driveway was four whitetail bucks in velvet. One was an absolute beast. He was 5X5, the rack was about 18" tall, and about 20" wide. :drool:

    Cool with plenty of growing yet to do.
    hopefully it won't be a ginger
  • RazorbackerRazorbacker Senior Member Posts: 4,646 Senior Member
    Weatherby wrote: »
    Cool with plenty of growing yet to do.
    hopefully it won't be a ginger

    What is a ginger in regards to deer? Right now they've all got their Summer coats with the reddish hue. Often you'll see a large red doe in Fall/Winter that folks will call barren based on size and color.
    I already know about gingers and chickens.
    Teach your children to love guns, they'll never be able to afford drugs
  • WeatherbyWeatherby Senior Member Posts: 4,772 Senior Member
    Ginger is a certain bear that likes to play with Cali
  • CaliFFLCaliFFL Senior Member Posts: 4,737 Senior Member
    Weatherby wrote: »
    Ginger is a certain bear that likes to play with Cali

    Sad but true...
    The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me.

    Ayn Rand
  • WeatherbyWeatherby Senior Member Posts: 4,772 Senior Member
    CaliFFL wrote: »
    Sad but true...

    That is the fun of it all though....well part of it
  • sherwoodsherwood Senior Member Posts: 1,215 Senior Member
    Weatherby wrote: »
    Ginger is a certain bear that likes to play with Cali

    I thought ginger liked chickin!
    I may be old but I ain't dead!
    DPRMD
  • WeatherbyWeatherby Senior Member Posts: 4,772 Senior Member
    We should have a picture by now.......
  • CaliFFLCaliFFL Senior Member Posts: 4,737 Senior Member
    It's only August...my cameras aren't out yet.
    The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me.

    Ayn Rand
  • WeatherbyWeatherby Senior Member Posts: 4,772 Senior Member
    CaliFFL wrote: »
    It's only August...my cameras aren't out yet.

    but Ginger needs a toy
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