Is this the same buck?

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  1. ruteger

    ruteger Die Hard Bowhunter

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    I'm pretty sure this is the same buck. It's about the same body and rack size as it was the year before. Last year I was thinking it was 3.5 so I'm thinking it's 4.5 this year. This is in Maine up in the far northern tip where the deer population is really low and the racks don't start growing until mid or end of May. Camera is a StealthCam G42NG:

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    ruteger Die Hard Bowhunter

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    Also, here's a 1.5 year old spike horn for body size comparison:
     
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    I would have to guess, yes. That's a pretty good sized body for the headgear, but I'm used to midwestern deer.
     
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    I'd say it is.
     
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    Looks like the same to me.
     
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    I was pretty sure but I wanted to get another opinion. He was a 7 pointer the year before and an 8 pointer this year. I think he's probably 4.5 this year, so I'm not sure how much bigger his rack is going to get if it only grew one point in between 3.5 and 4.5.

    He's the biggest buck on my property and a nice buck body-size anyway, so I'll probably take him if I get the chance.
     

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