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Old Warrior
« on: October 30, 2017, 08:34:06 PM »
Might be the oldest buck Ive filmed. 
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Re: Old Warrior
« Reply #1 on: October 30, 2017, 08:37:16 PM »
Man hope someone gets him if huntable... doesn't look like he would last the winter...love the look of his antler's.

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Re: Old Warrior
« Reply #2 on: October 30, 2017, 08:38:18 PM »
Wow! I cannot imagine a better visual example of regression! That buck has had a run!
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Re: Old Warrior
« Reply #3 on: October 30, 2017, 08:39:09 PM »
What a stud of a buck. Almost feel sorry for him he looks so old.

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Re: Old Warrior
« Reply #4 on: October 30, 2017, 08:51:51 PM »
He's survived predators, bad winters, droughts, stumbling hunters, disease, probably some dicey road crossings during the rut and who knows what else. He's spread some seriously superior genes throughout his long life and fought like a prize fighter every single year to do so (good times).  I'm of the opinion that this old gentleman/warrior dies on his terms, in his bed, reminiscing about how he defied the odds and did HIS thing for so many years.
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Re: Old Warrior
« Reply #5 on: October 30, 2017, 08:56:08 PM »
if able, it would be cool to see some pics of his younger years if you have any that you know are him, after years of defying the odds, I hope he dies naturally

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Re: Old Warrior
« Reply #6 on: October 30, 2017, 08:57:51 PM »
Any guess Bone as to how many years on this guy??! Amazing..
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Re: Old Warrior
« Reply #7 on: October 30, 2017, 09:00:44 PM »
He's survived predators, bad winters, droughts, stumbling hunters, disease, probably some dicey road crossings during the rut and who knows what else. He's spread some seriously superior genes throughout his long life and fought like a prize fighter every single year to do so (good times).  I'm of the opinion that this old gentleman/warrior dies on his terms, in his bed, reminiscing about how he defied the odds and did HIS thing for so many years.

 :yeah: :yeah:

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Re: Old Warrior
« Reply #8 on: October 30, 2017, 09:01:22 PM »
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Re: Old Warrior
« Reply #9 on: October 30, 2017, 09:05:13 PM »
I don't think he will make it through this winter

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Re: Old Warrior
« Reply #10 on: October 30, 2017, 09:09:37 PM »
I can almost hear him yelling at some young bucks to get off his durn lawn!
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Re: Old Warrior
« Reply #11 on: October 30, 2017, 09:10:56 PM »
He's survived predators, bad winters, droughts, stumbling hunters, disease, probably some dicey road crossings during the rut and who knows what else. He's spread some seriously superior genes throughout his long life and fought like a prize fighter every single year to do so (good times).  I'm of the opinion that this old gentleman/warrior dies on his terms, in his bed, reminiscing about how he defied the odds and did HIS thing for so many years.

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Re: Old Warrior
« Reply #12 on: October 30, 2017, 09:13:18 PM »
I can almost hear him yelling at some young bucks to get off his durn lawn!

Yes sir. "Damn kids". ;).
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Re: Old Warrior
« Reply #13 on: October 30, 2017, 09:25:34 PM »
Any guess Bone as to how many years on this guy??! Amazing..

12plus maybe.   Most don’t make it that long unless in captivity, but usually the old r3cessed bucks I’ve seen haven’t had other bone and muscle loss like he has. He reminds me of the “90” year old.      I don’t have any photos  of him that I know are him.   I thought it was cool he still had doe and even ran a pesky forky off with just a look.
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Re: Old Warrior
« Reply #14 on: October 30, 2017, 09:33:18 PM »
You've said the quantity hasn't been there this year but I have noticed on the few posts you have put deer pics up that they are old mature bucks with tons of mass! I love it!
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Re: Old Warrior
« Reply #15 on: October 30, 2017, 09:36:43 PM »
There is a lot of miles on that body, what a proud animal, I tip my hat....

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Re: Old Warrior
« Reply #16 on: October 30, 2017, 09:42:43 PM »
 :yike:
As your looking at it that right antler looks like a old knarly hand, awesome. :tup:
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Re: Old Warrior
« Reply #17 on: October 30, 2017, 09:46:45 PM »
Looks like a cross to me, points off one beam? What a warrior!

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Re: Old Warrior
« Reply #18 on: October 30, 2017, 10:01:59 PM »
Wow, just wow, that is amazing.
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Re: Old Warrior
« Reply #19 on: October 30, 2017, 10:02:56 PM »
I didn't figure this buck would have made it through the winter either with his hind quarter muscle atrophy but who knows as they are proud and tough. If this picture is high jacking the thread let me know and I will delete.

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Re: Old Warrior
« Reply #20 on: October 30, 2017, 10:04:45 PM »
What an old timer!

He's not packing much meat on those bones and definitely no fat.
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Re: Old Warrior
« Reply #21 on: October 30, 2017, 10:06:05 PM »
Hell of a shot Bone!  For someone who knows what they're looking at, that photo tells an incredible story.  It's hard to take your eyes off him.   Hopefully, that old boy will die an easy death when his time comes.
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Re: Old Warrior
« Reply #22 on: October 30, 2017, 10:27:57 PM »
Another great picture Bone! I've never seen a Buck like that, Thanks for sharing.

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Re: Old Warrior
« Reply #23 on: October 30, 2017, 10:40:05 PM »
Boneaddict, That is one of your best shots of a buck who has seen it all. I think for his age he is still very clean buck. You can tell he was smart enough to pick his battles and took care of himself. That buck should get a 10 for respect from all hunters and all of his competitors!!!!

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Re: Old Warrior
« Reply #24 on: October 30, 2017, 10:50:32 PM »
He's survived predators, bad winters, droughts, stumbling hunters, disease, probably some dicey road crossings during the rut and who knows what else. He's spread some seriously superior genes throughout his long life and fought like a prize fighter every single year to do so (good times).  I'm of the opinion that this old gentleman/warrior dies on his terms, in his bed, reminiscing about how he defied the odds and did HIS thing for so many years.
:yeah: Awesome pic bone :tup:
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