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Offline lablover

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Muley or whitey?
« on: February 16, 2016, 09:09:15 PM »
So I found these old ones today. The top two were found lying next to each other. So they look like they could be from a white tail. I've never seen a white tail in Chelan county, but I know others have. What do you guys think?

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Re: Muley or whitey?
« Reply #1 on: February 16, 2016, 09:11:13 PM »
Muley. No eyeguards.

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Re: Muley or whitey?
« Reply #2 on: February 16, 2016, 09:36:26 PM »
Muley. No eyeguards.

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Ive seen 3 or 4 whitetails bigger than that with no browtines.  Picked up a shed from one after getting him on camera.  Its rare but it happens

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Re: Muley or whitey?
« Reply #3 on: February 16, 2016, 09:39:36 PM »
Muley. No eyeguards.

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Ive seen 3 or 4 whitetails bigger than that with no browtines.  Picked up a shed from one after getting him on camera.  Its rare but it happens
I agree. But add into that the fact that it is in Chelan county and I think it really lowers the probability that it is a whitetail. It's possible but not likely. Just my opinion.

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Re: Muley or whitey?
« Reply #4 on: February 16, 2016, 09:42:48 PM »
Those are mule deer antlers.
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Re: Muley or whitey?
« Reply #5 on: February 16, 2016, 09:58:11 PM »
Muley. No eyeguards.

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Ive seen 3 or 4 whitetails bigger than that with no browtines.  Picked up a shed from one after getting him on camera.  Its rare but it happens
I agree. But add into that the fact that it is in Chelan county and I think it really lowers the probability that it is a whitetail. It's possible but not likely. Just my opinion.

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Ya im not calling them whitetail antlers, just saying that there are sometimes 3x3 whitetails with no browtines, so that alone isnt always proof positive

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Re: Muley or whitey?
« Reply #6 on: February 16, 2016, 10:48:29 PM »
They might be the newly discovered Benchleg?      :dunno: :dunno: :dunno:
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Re: Muley or whitey?
« Reply #7 on: February 16, 2016, 11:36:24 PM »
The way the main beam curls and the look of the G2 made me think it could have been a whitey. Didn't realize that even a young white tail buck Would always have eye guards. Learn something every day.  :tup:

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Re: Muley or whitey?
« Reply #8 on: February 17, 2016, 12:15:26 AM »
What?

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Re: Muley or whitey?
« Reply #9 on: February 17, 2016, 01:21:11 AM »
Just FYI, I have seen several whitetail in the north shore area of Chelan and Union Valley.

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Re: Muley or whitey?
« Reply #10 on: February 17, 2016, 06:18:13 AM »
Those are mule deer antlers.

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Romulus, that antler may be whitetail, where did you find it?
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Re: Muley or whitey?
« Reply #11 on: February 17, 2016, 06:23:38 AM »
Yep - mulie  :tup:
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Re: Muley or whitey?
« Reply #12 on: February 17, 2016, 06:52:15 AM »
Ive seen several whitetail over in chelan county on the south side of chelan.

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Re: Muley or whitey?
« Reply #13 on: February 17, 2016, 09:22:21 AM »
Every drainage that has forest cover and reaches the Columbia River in Chelan County has a few whitetails, with the greatest numbers north of Lake Chelan.  I've seen them in Mission, Chiwawa, Swakane, Entiat and Manson GMUs.  I'd say the odds are 99% those are mule deer sheds, Romulus' I'd say is a typical 4pt whitetail.
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Re: Muley or whitey?
« Reply #14 on: February 17, 2016, 09:25:35 AM »
Just spoke to D. Trump.  He says its a Muley :dunno:
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