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Re: Is he legal?
« Reply #60 on: September 15, 2020, 02:19:19 PM »


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


DO IT,  I feel that a lot of hunters can learn from these type threads...…..And they are fun to read all the comments  ;) ;) :chuckle:

Nock Nock, here it is:
https://hunting-washington.com/smf/index.php/topic,253059.0.html

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Re: Is he legal?
« Reply #61 on: September 19, 2020, 10:21:31 AM »
Those both look at least close enough to satisfy a game warden and I bet they are right at that inch mark. Specially the one on his right side that look to be 2-3 inches.

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Re: Is he legal?
« Reply #62 on: September 19, 2020, 10:25:12 AM »
Those both look at least close enough to satisfy a game warden and I bet they are right at that inch mark. Specially the one on his right side that look to be 2-3 inches.

I wouldn’t ever say anything is close enough to satisfy a game warden.

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Re: Is he legal?
« Reply #63 on: September 22, 2020, 11:22:54 AM »
Those both look at least close enough to satisfy a game warden and I bet they are right at that inch mark. Specially the one on his right side that look to be 2-3 inches.

I wouldn’t ever say anything is close enough to satisfy a game warden.

I have had this discussion with gameys in person. Every gamey will have a slightly different take of course but where a point starts and what makes a point is a little subjective. But if it’s within an 1/4 of an inch I would bet the vast majority of the time they will give it to you. And more things can be counted as a point then what some people realize.

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Re: Is he legal?
« Reply #64 on: September 22, 2020, 12:27:57 PM »
Those both look at least close enough to satisfy a game warden and I bet they are right at that inch mark. Specially the one on his right side that look to be 2-3 inches.

I wouldn’t ever say anything is close enough to satisfy a game warden.

I have had this discussion with gameys in person. Every gamey will have a slightly different take of course but where a point starts and what makes a point is a little subjective. But if it’s within an 1/4 of an inch I would bet the vast majority of the time they will give it to you. And more things can be counted as a point then what some people realize.

Can you elaborate? I always thought the only thing you could count as points were points. :chuckle:

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Re: Is he legal?
« Reply #65 on: September 22, 2020, 12:46:53 PM »
Those both look at least close enough to satisfy a game warden and I bet they are right at that inch mark. Specially the one on his right side that look to be 2-3 inches.

I wouldn’t ever say anything is close enough to satisfy a game warden.

I have had this discussion with gameys in person. Every gamey will have a slightly different take of course but where a point starts and what makes a point is a little subjective. But if it’s within an 1/4 of an inch I would bet the vast majority of the time they will give it to you. And more things can be counted as a point then what some people realize.

Can you elaborate? I always thought the only thing you could count as points were points. :chuckle:
My guess is he is talking about burrs around the bases.  Some of those can get to 1".
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Re: Is he legal?
« Reply #66 on: September 22, 2020, 01:00:30 PM »
Those both look at least close enough to satisfy a game warden and I bet they are right at that inch mark. Specially the one on his right side that look to be 2-3 inches.

I wouldn’t ever say anything is close enough to satisfy a game warden.

I have had this discussion with gameys in person. Every gamey will have a slightly different take of course but where a point starts and what makes a point is a little subjective. But if it’s within an 1/4 of an inch I would bet the vast majority of the time they will give it to you. And more things can be counted as a point then what some people realize.

Can you elaborate? I always thought the only thing you could count as points were points. :chuckle:
My guess is he is talking about burrs around the bases.  Some of those can get to 1".

Exactly. Junk around the bases can make the difference between going home with a ticket or a animal.

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Re: Is he legal?
« Reply #67 on: September 22, 2020, 01:16:03 PM »
Junk around the bases........sounds like a true spike... :yike: :chuckle: :chuckle:
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Re: Is he legal?
« Reply #68 on: September 22, 2020, 05:14:37 PM »
Too close for me.  I passed on an almost identical buck during modern general in the Chiwawa a few years ago, I thought it would more likely than not make 1".  I wasn't trophy hunting, double the length and he'd have gone home with me.  Ended up the only buck i saw that season that might have been legal, no regrets.
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Re: Is he legal?
« Reply #69 on: September 22, 2020, 05:59:01 PM »
Those both look at least close enough to satisfy a game warden and I bet they are right at that inch mark. Specially the one on his right side that look to be 2-3 inches.

I wouldn’t ever say anything is close enough to satisfy a game warden.

I have had this discussion with gameys in person. Every gamey will have a slightly different take of course but where a point starts and what makes a point is a little subjective. But if it’s within an 1/4 of an inch I would bet the vast majority of the time they will give it to you. And more things can be counted as a point then what some people realize.

Can you elaborate? I always thought the only thing you could count as points were points. :chuckle:
My guess is he is talking about burrs around the bases.  Some of those can get to 1".

Exactly. Junk around the bases can make the difference between going home with a ticket or a animal.

I'd say not shooting a questionable deer has a much better chance of going home without a ticket.

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Re: Is he legal?
« Reply #70 on: September 23, 2020, 06:48:30 AM »
 :yeah:
Can't say I have ever been that desperate.

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Re: Is he legal?
« Reply #71 on: September 23, 2020, 09:23:09 AM »
Those both look at least close enough to satisfy a game warden and I bet they are right at that inch mark. Specially the one on his right side that look to be 2-3 inches.

I wouldn’t ever say anything is close enough to satisfy a game warden.

I have had this discussion with gameys in person. Every gamey will have a slightly different take of course but where a point starts and what makes a point is a little subjective. But if it’s within an 1/4 of an inch I would bet the vast majority of the time they will give it to you. And more things can be counted as a point then what some people realize.

Can you elaborate? I always thought the only thing you could count as points were points. :chuckle:
My guess is he is talking about burrs around the bases.  Some of those can get to 1".

Exactly. Junk around the bases can make the difference between going home with a ticket or a animal.

I'd say not shooting a questionable deer has a much better chance of going home without a ticket.

Agreed

 


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