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Stag?
« on: November 24, 2021, 07:14:26 PM »
filmed three bucks still in velvet.   two were smaller.  wonder if this was a stag.


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Re: Stag?
« Reply #1 on: November 24, 2021, 08:08:01 PM »
 Trying to identify as a Doe....   :sry:

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Re: Stag?
« Reply #2 on: November 24, 2021, 08:35:27 PM »
Wow it even holds it's ears all crazy. You think it has a parasite disorder?

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Re: Stag?
« Reply #3 on: November 25, 2021, 08:26:18 AM »
No idea, but it probably has to do with his bases

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Re: Stag?
« Reply #4 on: November 25, 2021, 09:24:55 AM »
My guess would be eating an alkaloid containing weed and restricting blood flow and hormone effects when we were off the charts dry.  Especially if several were about

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Re: Stag?
« Reply #5 on: November 25, 2021, 09:30:52 AM »
Shoot Doug, looks like you were close enough that you could have just asked! Lol. It appears you are quite close to that one.

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Re: Stag?
« Reply #6 on: November 25, 2021, 09:38:32 AM »
Yeah you usually see several in the same area when they have that issue. His bases must be bigger than a beer can!  Shrunken testicles and still in velvet. Is this near Portland or Seattle? Maybe San Francisco?

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Re: Stag?
« Reply #7 on: November 25, 2021, 10:25:10 AM »
blue tongue

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Re: Stag?
« Reply #8 on: November 25, 2021, 11:24:37 AM »
I was pretty close.  He was bedded so I was able to close the distance.   

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Re: Stag?
« Reply #9 on: November 25, 2021, 11:32:39 AM »
I've heard them called cactus bucks even though they don't have the classic barrel cactus shaped mass.  We shot a 3x3 in late October in Montana that had the same dried up crappy looking velvet - the meat smelled and tasted very licorice/rutty.  Still good though... probably why some people say Mule Deer is 'gamey'.

 


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