We pulled the last 5 weeks' pictures off the trail cam on the 10th. As of the 8th, the big buck we'd seen on our last bunch of pics that was still in velvet then, is still in the area and looking like the #1 candidate for our lease. A good number of other nice bucks of 8 points are also still around. We even got some excellent pictures of a couple bucks fighting (both eights, I believe). By the look of their ears (pinned back) and the number of pics with their antlers locked (40+), I'd for sure call it a fight rather then just sparring.
Here's the biggest buck we've seen with one of the decent eights with him. Two pictures from the previous bunch with him still in velvet and one from this last bunch. He is within 15' of where I took a 140+ last year on opening day of rifle season.