Age/score guesses?

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  1. Brandon8807

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    I have a couple different pictures of this buck. In one he looks pretty young and in the other older. I'm not sure if I want to shoot him given that he could blow up next year if he's on the younger side.[​IMG][​IMG]

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    3-3.5yo, 122”.....just guessing:beer:
     
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    4.5 years and 126 score.

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    I heard some say "Don't pass up a buck on the first day you'd shoot the last day". What's the chances you'd be able to kill him next year? Only you can decide. I get wanting to shoot bigger deer but if you're happy with him now, pull the trigger. If not, wait and see what happens. Best of luck with a tough decision!
     
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    I agree with this
    If you think you have a good chance at him next year let him pass otherwise if you don't think and he gives you an opportunity wack him.

    I shot a little 5 pointer this year and I am completely happy I didn't have much time to hunt and was out of town for a week during what I thought would be my best chance for a bigger deer. I was content in shooting him because I know I have a good chance at a couple nice 4.5 year old deer next year.

    Overall I get the same thrill in killing a small deer a doe a big buck
    Big buck just gives you bragging rights after.
     
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    3.5 years and I think he's somewhere in the 130's.
     
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    if you can, give him that extra year.
     
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    Thanks for the input guys. I was sitting on stand last night trying to decide what to do if he came by and I've settled on letting him pass. I shot a doe last week so more meat isn't a necessity. Hopefully he makes it to next year.

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    Here is to hoping he makes it next year :rock:
     
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