Future Giant

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  1. Justin

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    Every once in awhile you get a deer on camera that you just know will be a mega giant if he can survive a few more years. Such is the case with Flanagan here. Last year he was a scrubby, whacky-racked buck we thought wasn't ever going to amount to anything. I personally thought he was a 2 year old as he had a monster body, although Mike disagrees and thought he was a 1 year old. Either way he was a very visible and dumb young buck we saw almost every other sit.

    Well this year his rack has caught up to his body and he's gone from a 5 or 6 pointer to somewhere in between 12 and 14 scorable points. If this guy can make it another couple of years I just know he's going to be a mega. Here's to hoping nobody else shoots him or runs him over with a car. :beer:
     
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    Closer pic of his goofy rack.

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    ...OR EHD!

    What's the EHD threat like in your area this year?

    Looks good Justin! Even one more year and he'll be a giant.
     
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    Thankfully we've never had EHD on this farm or anywhere within 10-15 miles that I'm aware of. Things are a touch on the dry side but not horrible. At this point we probably have a better chance of our deer contracting CWD than EHD. :dan:
     
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    Ahh, I wasn't sure if it was EHD or CWD that you had experienced. Well either way, here's to hoping nothing bothers that buck!!
     
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    Wouldn't let him go by this year
     
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    Can I see what he used to look like?
     
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    wow...that buck is already a stud...
    he'll be an amazing deer someday
     
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    I have to dig and see if I can find a pic from last year. I typically don't keep photos of small bucks so I'm not sure what I've got. He basically had a small-ish 3 point side on his left that was fairly normal, and a big spike that came out almost horizontally on his right. But he had a really big body - probably pushing 200 lbs on the hoof which always struck me as odd.
     
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    Looks like you have options.
     
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    Awesome buck, if you opt to pass on him and he makes it without anyone else taking him or falling to the elements he will be massive.
     
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    If he grows another year he could really get interesting.

    Blessings. ..........Pastorjim
     
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    That's a stud. I had a similar looking buck on camera last week. Be nice to him and keep him around!
     
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    Very Nice!
     
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    Wow! He really Blew Up!
     
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    Another good looking buck, JZ
     
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    Definitely a beast in the making.


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    Amazing!
     
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    What characteristics did you notice that made you realize it was him if his rack blew up so much? Just curious. I have a hard time identifying does unless they have unique markings or features, scars etc. Bucks are a little easier cause of their racks.
     

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