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Old 12-15-2009, 10:49 AM
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Deer Season is winding down in Arkansas and I have shot two doe. It isn't looking like I am going to get a shot at that monster buck so I am looking to put one more doe in the freezer.

Here situation. I have 5 doe frequenting my stand. 2 are 1/2 year olds, 3 are older. How do you pick the oldest. From 20 ft up I can't figure out which is the biggest. What other features do you look at.

There is not a lot of information on aging a doe a hoof
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Old 12-15-2009, 12:55 PM
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if its a cute bambish looking deer, in the face, its usually a young doe if it has a ugly long face its older. the older they get the more that cartoon face disappears.
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Old 12-15-2009, 12:58 PM
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sounds about right.
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Old 12-15-2009, 01:25 PM
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I'm sure its not always the case but to me it seems like that the older deer have much darker fur. As for me , I would take the doe that gives a perfect shot opportunity.
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Old 12-15-2009, 01:35 PM
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I'm sure its not always the case but to me it seems like that the older deer have much darker fur. As for me , I would take the doe that gives a perfect shot opportunity.
good point take the one that gives you the best shot.
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Old 12-16-2009, 06:07 AM
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good point take the one that gives you the best shot.
I agree with timetohunt and ronn..
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Old 12-17-2009, 10:11 AM
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Thanks fellas,

These doe haven't figured me out yet so I can get a clean shot whenever I want.
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