***Official Scorecard Commentary Thread***

Discussion in '2017 Bowhunting.com Deer Contest' started by Fitz, Sep 16, 2017.

  1. Fitz

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    Only entries are allowed in the score card, so here's your opportunity to ask questions, and otherwise make commentary to the contest.

    Cheers!
     
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    Just want to say congrats to everyone who's gotten it done so far!
     
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    I want to 2nd that! Fast start to the Scorecard thread!
     
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    I know this doesn't have much to do with scoring, but I've chatted with several different teams. Seems like a real good group of folks playing the contest this year!!! Good Luck to everyone this season!! Be SAFE!!
     
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    Dustin that bucks Rack looks awesome
     
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    I don't get it....:sad::sad::sad:
     
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    Maybe I'm dense, but I don't either. :confused: :biggrin:
     
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    Got a question about the contest and also would be a good general deer management question. The buck to doe ratio is bad on my place. I have WAY more bucks than does and was wondering if I shoot a spike would it be bad for management and would it count as a doe for my team since I use a doe tag to check it in?

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  13. greatwhitehunter3

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    It'd be a buck.

    7. If a buck's rack scores less than 50 points, a minimum score of 50 will be applied. This is known as the "Fergie Clause". This does NOT apply to button bucks. The buck must be a legally "antlered" deer in your state and have a scorable rack.
     
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    The buck must be a legally "antlered" deer in your state and have a scorable rack.

    If it isnt legally counted as a buck in your state and you can use a anterless/doe tag for it than it is counted as a doe my opinion... in MO i can shoot a spike but as long as the spikes are shorter than 3 inches i can count it and tag it as anterless/doe..

    Thats what i read the rules..

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    So spikes arnt counted as antlered deer in your state right?? Thats why you can use doe tag for it???

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    I am confused the rules read to me it would count as a doe because it doesn't have a legal rack, but you say it would be a buck?

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    Fitz will chime in eventually.

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    I would say doe then if it's not a legal buck in your state.

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    I just want to know for sure I don't want to waist my buck points for my team. I have some nice ones that I am hoping to cash in for my team.[​IMG]

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