Unofficial net score, 129" and some change. The guy I leased the property from tells me just be patient and I will see them. Waterloo, I would talk to the landowner, but he probably is not asking you to deduct antler.

I got it wrong. Tine lengths, while they may seem easy, are actually quite difficult to estimate. Out of these co yes but compared to a 10 point an eight pt has one less mass measurement per side.

Add the lengths of the G2, G3 and G4 (if present) multiply by 2 and add 95. This buck grossed 130 5/8".

The OP wants pictures of 140 class deer, some listed have been, some have not. 130 class whitetail. NYATI 05-Dec-08. Same rack configuration. Simply applying those measurements and subtracting or adding inches to how short or long the main beam is, can be the easiest way to estimate the beam lengths. This measurement is around 7-8 inches.

I didn't have time to do math in my head before I shot him. You can use that for comparison on tine length. After you estimate each of the antler measurements for one side of the buck’s antlers, you are ready to either score the other side or you can take a shortcut.

haha. 132 gross 129 7/8 net and the back legs of an elk.

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Take a look at the picture above to memorize the reference points. I figure if everyone else is holding out for the 130 or better the hunting should be pretty cool. Look for good tine length. 131 and change, P&Y (I'm at work and can't remember x/8"). This one grossed 153 even and netted 149 5/8. After you have referenced your initial measurements you will be ready to start field scoring the buck. Necessary cookies are absolutely essential for the website to function properly.

Any cookies that may not be particularly necessary for the website to function and is used specifically to collect user personal data via analytics, ads, other embedded contents are termed as non-necessary cookies. 14 years of deer hunting. Its nice and close to home so I should be able to hunt it quite a bit.

When field scoring deer, your best reference point to get an idea of the frame size will be the buck’s ears, eyes, and nose. There had been several Bucks in the area that were in the 110 class and I thought this was one of them. There are lots of 8 pt. The owner told me as long as its close to 130 he'll let me slide. I bet the owner does no what a true 130 looks like.

This is going to be tougher than I thought :), The one on the left is 135 gross 126 2/8 net. sorry guys. Here is a 127" net on the hoof just before I took him.

Probably not a big reason to show the LO this thread since this went down 4 yrs ago. This one grosses over 170 with 14" G2's and 6.5 inch bases along with 26 inch main beams.

I haven't put a tape to him yet, but this one should be mid 130's gross. You do not get the luxury of confirming your estimations in the field while hunting. If he looks like a 140"+, then shoot!

This put’s the buck into the 120-inch class, but more specifically the 120-125 range. Sorry, but you don't lose two mass measurements. Never ground checked this one but it’s the only 130” I have on my phone. trophy fee : $2,500. Today’s advancements in trail cameras have tremendously cut back on the guesswork and these questionable encounters. If time allows (it often does not) and if the buck is generally symmetrical, you can simply multiply the sum of the antler measurement by two. After you read through the blog, test yourself with the BuckScore® Field Scoring Quiz.

But the owner seems really cool and the property is located in a really good spot. Ear Base to Tip – The ear base to tip measurement is important when figuring not only the size of the tines but the length of the main beam.

This buck only grosses 124. Combined the reference points equal 14-16 inches, so this deer can easily be estimated to have a 19-20 inch main beam measurement.