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Re: Is he legal?
« Reply #45 on: September 15, 2020, 08:33:00 AM »
You guys don't think this measurement is an inch?
thats not where the measurement would be taken. No its not an inch.
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Re: Is he legal?
« Reply #46 on: September 15, 2020, 08:35:16 AM »
Where would it be taken?  Regs show you measure the length of the long side.

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Re: Is he legal?
« Reply #47 on: September 15, 2020, 08:43:14 AM »
While thats correct, from the angle we are looking your line is actually down into the line of the main beam. Its just not a proper angle to accurately show where one would measure from
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Re: Is he legal?
« Reply #48 on: September 15, 2020, 08:51:36 AM »
Just not worth the risk.  :twocents:
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Re: Is he legal?
« Reply #49 on: September 15, 2020, 09:01:34 AM »
Looks like he has another G3 on his right but you can't see it in the pic well enough. Still not a shooter on the last day, last hour if you ask me. I'd go find a doe.

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Re: Is he legal?
« Reply #50 on: September 15, 2020, 09:49:23 AM »
I almost started an exact same thread, but with an elk. I'm not shooting either one.

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Re: Is he legal?
« Reply #51 on: September 15, 2020, 09:58:41 AM »
To me he is clearly part of the age group the regulations are designed to protect. No way would I shoot (talking east side Muley).

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Re: Is he legal?
« Reply #52 on: September 15, 2020, 10:43:56 AM »
No go on that one
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Re: Is he legal?
« Reply #53 on: September 15, 2020, 11:40:34 AM »
No go on that one
But you would look at him for 3 hrs trying to make him legal🤣

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Re: Is he legal?
« Reply #54 on: September 15, 2020, 12:14:03 PM »
Too close to tell 100%, but the best part of this thread is that NOCK NOCK is an ethical hunter and passed on him!  Good job.

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Re: Is he legal?
« Reply #55 on: September 15, 2020, 12:37:20 PM »
He will be for sure during the Nov Special Draw Hunt  :chuckle:. When in doubt, let em walk.

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Re: Is he legal?
« Reply #56 on: September 15, 2020, 01:11:07 PM »
I would love for a game warder to chime in on this.  Would the hunter receive a ticket?


From what Ive gleaned over the years from others doings...… Most GW prolly would not ticket for shooting this type buck. It does have 2 visible points(1 on each side) that would make the 3rd point. The concern is that may/may not be an inch, but they are very visible. That usually satisfies most GW.


I almost started an exact same thread, but with an elk. I'm not shooting either one.


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Re: Is he legal?
« Reply #57 on: September 15, 2020, 01:23:29 PM »
Sooo, It would be very hard to have one of my kids who has hunted hard pull off this buck and let him walk. It sure looks legal to me. Regulations are in place for good reason, and I agree with the 3pt min on mule deer. Splitting hairs on this 3x2 is one thing that takes some of the joy out of hunting.
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Re: Is he legal?
« Reply #58 on: September 15, 2020, 01:29:02 PM »


From what Ive gleaned over the years from others doings...… Most GW prolly would not ticket for shooting this type buck. It does have 2 visible points(1 on each side) that would make the 3rd point. The concern is that may/may not be an inch, but they are very visible. That usually satisfies most GW.




I am with you on this Nock.  I am not looking at the eyeguard on the right, but it does look like a 3rd point on the left.  That said I would pass simply because I think 4 out 5 GM would say legal...but that is not a chance I would to take.

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Re: Is he legal?
« Reply #59 on: September 15, 2020, 01:47:28 PM »
Sooooooo, Does this close up of his R side change anyones mind?  ;)
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