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Taking over the world
« on: December 17, 2016, 10:43:02 AM »
Another nice two point.  Some of you think they are taking over the world.   This ones perfectly legal, but apparently not worth anyones bullet, or just smarter than you are.    ;)

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Re: Taking over the world
« Reply #1 on: December 17, 2016, 10:44:47 AM »
I'd pound that buck in a heartbeat in WA. 

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Re: Taking over the world
« Reply #2 on: December 17, 2016, 10:47:33 AM »
 :yeah:
I'd pound that buck in a heartbeat in WA.

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Re: Taking over the world
« Reply #3 on: December 17, 2016, 05:01:51 PM »
Gorgeous buck.... I love big forkies!  Great shot Bone!
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Re: Taking over the world
« Reply #4 on: December 17, 2016, 05:05:43 PM »
yep I would stick a carbon express in him

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Re: Taking over the world
« Reply #5 on: December 18, 2016, 06:48:17 AM »
He's a beaut!
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Re: Taking over the world
« Reply #6 on: January 30, 2017, 10:38:25 AM »
I would let him grow for a couple years before taking him. Can't shoot wall hangers if you take the little ones. Great picture though .Watched this Black tail grow up for a couple years before I took him and yes a true black tail west of  I-5
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Re: Taking over the world
« Reply #7 on: January 30, 2017, 10:50:34 AM »
Looks mature to me...but that really does not factor in with my family. We are more of a legal buck kind of group. Very nice photo Bone.
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Re: Taking over the world
« Reply #8 on: January 30, 2017, 10:55:43 AM »
Great Photo! I think he looks mature enough that he should have more points, hopefully someone will shoot him next season and get him out of the gene pool!  :twocents:
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Re: Taking over the world
« Reply #9 on: January 30, 2017, 10:59:02 AM »
All day long, kaboom.
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Re: Taking over the world
« Reply #10 on: January 30, 2017, 11:10:55 AM »
I'd shoot that buck just about anywhere I was hunting. Huge 2's are pretty cool in my opinion.
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Re: Taking over the world
« Reply #11 on: January 30, 2017, 11:17:36 AM »
Looks tasty to me, and my wife doesn't want any more shoulder mounts.
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Re: Taking over the world
« Reply #12 on: January 30, 2017, 11:44:23 AM »
I would let him grow for a couple years before taking him. Can't shoot wall hangers if you take the little ones. Great picture though .Watched this Black tail grow up for a couple years before I took him and yes a true black tail west of  I-5

That buck is not getting any bigger.  He'll live out his life as a giant 2 point I'd wager.
 
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Re: Taking over the world
« Reply #13 on: January 30, 2017, 11:46:04 AM »
I would let him grow for a couple years before taking him. Can't shoot wall hangers if you take the little ones. Great picture though .Watched this Black tail grow up for a couple years before I took him and yes a true black tail west of  I-5

That buck is not getting any bigger.  He'll live out his life as a giant 2 point I'd wager.

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Re: Taking over the world
« Reply #14 on: January 30, 2017, 12:33:26 PM »
I would let him grow for a couple years before taking him. Can't shoot wall hangers if you take the little ones. Great picture though .Watched this Black tail grow up for a couple years before I took him and yes a true black tail west of  I-5

That buck is not getting any bigger.  He'll live out his life as a giant 2 point I'd wager.

Exactly.

All the more reason someone should cull him and get rid of those crummy genetics.
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Re: Taking over the world
« Reply #15 on: January 30, 2017, 01:05:20 PM »
I guess I just won't give up my tag on a two point, so have at it guys shoot up all them two pointers with eye guards. And I will stick to putting my tag on the bigger bucks. I would pass him up on the morning of the last day of my hunt. You can't shoot a 4 point if you settle for 2 pointers. First buck or 2nd tag buck sure.
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Re: Taking over the world
« Reply #16 on: January 30, 2017, 01:13:46 PM »
Why is it considered to be bad genetics? Is it detrimental to the buck, only having two points, or is it only that it doesn't live up to our expectations for a "trophy" buck?

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Re: Taking over the world
« Reply #17 on: January 30, 2017, 01:14:24 PM »
Why is it considered to be bad genetics? Is it detrimental to the buck, only having two points, or is it only that it doesn't live up to our expectations for a "trophy" buck?

My guess would be the latter.

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Re: Taking over the world
« Reply #18 on: January 30, 2017, 01:30:23 PM »
I would let him grow for a couple years before taking him. Can't shoot wall hangers if you take the little ones. Great picture though .Watched this Black tail grow up for a couple years before I took him and yes a true black tail west of  I-5

That buck is not getting any bigger.  He'll live out his life as a giant 2 point I'd wager.

That is more likely than not fact that that buck is not going to grow any more points than it has in the photo.  I have seen some great two point blacktails in the last few years, and would have taken any of them if I could have right-time, right-placed them.  Never could catch them where I had access when I had the tag and the season was open.   

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Re: Taking over the world
« Reply #19 on: January 30, 2017, 01:36:59 PM »
Why is it considered to be bad genetics? Is it detrimental to the buck, only having two points, or is it only that it doesn't live up to our expectations for a "trophy" buck?

My guess would be the latter.

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Sub-par in the quality antler department. At least that's what the hunting world has determined to be low quality genetics.

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Re: Taking over the world
« Reply #20 on: January 30, 2017, 01:58:30 PM »
I personally think a giant two point is more interesting and unique than a decent 4 point.

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Re: Taking over the world
« Reply #21 on: January 30, 2017, 02:06:50 PM »
I personally think a giant two point is more interesting and unique than a decent 4 point.

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Re: Taking over the world
« Reply #22 on: January 30, 2017, 02:08:26 PM »
He's a stud, even if he won't grow anymore points. 
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Re: Taking over the world
« Reply #23 on: January 30, 2017, 02:25:00 PM »
I personally think a giant two point is more interesting and unique than a decent 4 point.

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Re: Taking over the world
« Reply #24 on: January 30, 2017, 02:27:44 PM »
He will die if I see him.  I once held off for 4 days looking for a particularly odd 2-point in MT that I had seen the day before the season opened.  I passed on many bucks too.  The mass on this buck was amazing.  Never did see him again.
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