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Offline Dirty Mike

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Backyard blacktail
« on: December 01, 2017, 10:58:54 AM »
This guy comes in all the time and eats bread out of my uncle's habd :bash:

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Re: Backyard blacktail
« Reply #1 on: December 01, 2017, 11:37:30 AM »
radio active bread?

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Re: Backyard blacktail
« Reply #2 on: December 01, 2017, 11:55:59 AM »
Impressive still in velvet lol

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Re: Backyard blacktail
« Reply #3 on: December 01, 2017, 12:14:47 PM »
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Re: Backyard blacktail
« Reply #4 on: December 01, 2017, 12:40:16 PM »
Pic was from late Aug early Sept but he's still around in olympia

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Re: Backyard blacktail
« Reply #5 on: December 01, 2017, 02:07:02 PM »
Cool buck mike. Thanks for sharing!
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Re: Backyard blacktail
« Reply #6 on: December 01, 2017, 02:21:06 PM »
That's a Olympia buck

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Re: Backyard blacktail
« Reply #7 on: December 01, 2017, 02:23:02 PM »
Here is his dad!

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Re: Backyard blacktail
« Reply #8 on: December 01, 2017, 02:26:37 PM »
Here is his dad!

Damn...that buck is a horse.
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Re: Backyard blacktail
« Reply #9 on: December 07, 2017, 06:48:28 PM »
That an ply buck also?

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Re: Backyard blacktail
« Reply #10 on: December 07, 2017, 06:50:55 PM »
Geezus...a pig.
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Re: Backyard blacktail
« Reply #11 on: December 07, 2017, 07:58:19 PM »
Same buck

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Re: Backyard blacktail
« Reply #12 on: December 07, 2017, 08:57:41 PM »
Same buck

 :dunno: only one has white on its face

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Re: Backyard blacktail
« Reply #13 on: December 08, 2017, 12:11:15 AM »
Different deer me thinks.  That second one looks like 200+ lbs.  The young one is sure a chip off the old block, huh?  Virtually identical.  Cool pics.  Thanks for posting!
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Re: Backyard blacktail
« Reply #14 on: December 08, 2017, 05:31:07 AM »
I would have guessed that to be the same deer

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Re: Backyard blacktail
« Reply #15 on: December 08, 2017, 05:35:18 AM »
Sure looks the same

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Re: Backyard blacktail
« Reply #16 on: December 08, 2017, 05:56:13 AM »
Summer coat vs winter coat.

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Re: Backyard blacktail
« Reply #17 on: December 08, 2017, 06:39:22 AM »
Summer coat vs winter coat.

As well as summer lbs vs. winter lbs

Same buck

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Re: Backyard blacktail
« Reply #18 on: December 08, 2017, 07:01:42 AM »
The summer deer pic was from this year, the second deer I posted (rut buck) was from 2 years ago.

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Re: Backyard blacktail
« Reply #19 on: December 08, 2017, 07:26:19 AM »
well i think hes found a good place to hang out during season the last couple years because thats the same deer lol
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Re: Backyard blacktail
« Reply #20 on: December 08, 2017, 08:23:42 AM »
well i think hes found a good place to hang out during season the last couple years because thats the same deer lol
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Re: Backyard blacktail
« Reply #21 on: December 10, 2017, 07:15:03 AM »
That first buck is 150 lbs max in that summer photo.  Back is straight, not a heavy buck - at least three years old, possibly four. Look at the size of his eyes in relation to his head - rather large.  Not Bambi large, but not a 5 or 6 year old buck. 

The second buck is a pig.  His back looks like it's ready to break from the weight he's carrying, and his belly is rounded and hanging low .  His eyes appear tiny in relation to his head, which is expected for a buck over five.  The eyes don't grow with the skull, so they appear to get smaller and smaller as the buck ages.  This might even be a seven year old or older buck.

Not the same buck, unless he's found the fountain of youth.  No way that pig from two years ago looks like the first picture now.
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Re: Backyard blacktail
« Reply #22 on: December 10, 2017, 07:28:40 PM »
That first buck is 150 lbs max in that summer photo.  Back is straight, not a heavy buck - at least three years old, possibly four. Look at the size of his eyes in relation to his head - rather large.  Not Bambi large, but not a 5 or 6 year old buck. 

The second buck is a pig.  His back looks like it's ready to break from the weight he's carrying, and his belly is rounded and hanging low .  His eyes appear tiny in relation to his head, which is expected for a buck over five.  The eyes don't grow with the skull, so they appear to get smaller and smaller as the buck ages.  This might even be a seven year old or older buck.

Not the same buck, unless he's found the fountain of youth.  No way that pig from two years ago looks like the first picture now.

Difference between August deer and one in the rut. Definitely the same deer. That rack is a freaking finger print.
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Re: Backyard blacktail
« Reply #23 on: December 10, 2017, 07:34:30 PM »
Spoon yours in Boston harbor?

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Re: Backyard blacktail
« Reply #24 on: December 10, 2017, 07:47:04 PM »
The summer deer pic was from this year, the second deer I posted (rut buck) was from 2 years ago.

if this is accurate, that is some amazingly consistent antler genetics, too bad that one photo is so fuzzy.  One, or both, are amazing deer either way!

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Re: Backyard blacktail
« Reply #25 on: December 10, 2017, 07:52:16 PM »
Put a hole in his ear next time he’s in town, then we’ll know. :hello:
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Re: Backyard blacktail
« Reply #26 on: December 10, 2017, 10:58:15 PM »
That's the same buck.

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Re: Backyard blacktail
« Reply #27 on: December 11, 2017, 06:05:24 AM »
That first buck is 150 lbs max in that summer photo.  Back is straight, not a heavy buck - at least three years old, possibly four. Look at the size of his eyes in relation to his head - rather large.  Not Bambi large, but not a 5 or 6 year old buck. 

The second buck is a pig.  His back looks like it's ready to break from the weight he's carrying, and his belly is rounded and hanging low .  His eyes appear tiny in relation to his head, which is expected for a buck over five.  The eyes don't grow with the skull, so they appear to get smaller and smaller as the buck ages.  This might even be a seven year old or older buck.

Not the same buck, unless he's found the fountain of youth.  No way that pig from two years ago looks like the first picture now.


If you could see a picture of that buck right now today, he wouldn't look like either one of those pictures. He would still have the white face but he would be a shell of what he looked like back in late October thru mid November. Same Deer.

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Re: Backyard blacktail
« Reply #28 on: January 08, 2018, 07:07:17 PM »
That buck's little brother lives in Maple Valley. Weird antler genetics.

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Re: Backyard blacktail
« Reply #29 on: February 07, 2018, 10:59:53 PM »
Too cool!  :tup:

 

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