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Is this a good deer?
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Contributors to this thread:
Ty 08-Nov-18
Franklin 08-Nov-18
Kodiak 08-Nov-18
Catscratch 08-Nov-18
Beartrack 08-Nov-18
Skippy 08-Nov-18
LINK 08-Nov-18
Bou'bound 08-Nov-18
Hh76 08-Nov-18
Pat Lefemine 08-Nov-18
Ty 08-Nov-18
grubby 08-Nov-18
Buffalo1 08-Nov-18
Errorhead 08-Nov-18
Hawkeye 08-Nov-18
Grunter 08-Nov-18
Rut Nut 09-Nov-18
From: Ty
08-Nov-18

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I am looking at a property to buy and this is a trail photo from it. Do you thing this is good genetics? He look young and pretty good to me.

From: Franklin
08-Nov-18
Genetics have more to do with your location....not property specific. Very hard to control genetics on wild deer. If your area has good deer in it and your property has all the qualities to attract and hold deer....then you are good to go.

From: Kodiak
08-Nov-18
Impressive brows.

From: Catscratch
08-Nov-18
I wouldn't buy a property based on a trailcam pic.

Is there water? Tillable acreage? What are the taxes? Location compared to your home? Next to a state park... or next to land leased by an outfitter? Etc.

To answer your question; that might be a good buck in Florida and a crappy buck in Iowa. He might be 2.5yrs old or 7.5yrs. No way of really knowing without killing him.

From: Beartrack
08-Nov-18
Yes

From: Skippy
08-Nov-18
They are all good some are just better than others

From: LINK
08-Nov-18
Yes, but I’d think if you are buying a hunting property that you know what you’re looking at as well as anyone. ;)

From: Bou'bound
08-Nov-18
Yes great genes on that one. Property has to be solid.

From: Hh76
08-Nov-18
I always see trail cam pictures on real estate listings. I always think "why should I believe that the picture is actually from that property?"

From: Pat Lefemine
08-Nov-18
The question is hard to answer without knowing what state this property is from. NY - it's a slammer, Kansas - not so much. Let us know.

And a single trail cam pic does not indicate anything meaningful.

From: Ty
08-Nov-18
Ohio

From: grubby
08-Nov-18
My buddy has his place for sale, the realtor put lots of pictures on the listing of the taxidermy inside. All those bucks came from Kansas LOL

From: Buffalo1
08-Nov-18
A trail cam photo is definitely something to consider when buying property. Is the realtor willing to throw in a swamp land tract of property with the deal?

From: Errorhead
08-Nov-18
Have you meet the neighbors?

From: Hawkeye
08-Nov-18
Great buck. The problem with those genetics is they are 'gone' by mid-November each year when they break them off ;)

From: Grunter
08-Nov-18
Good looking buck, real nice brow tines. However I wouldn't base a property on 1 picture. There are many things to consider. Neighbors, pressure, ag fields around, hardwoods etc....good luck with your search.

Curious how much a acre??

From: Rut Nut
09-Nov-18
That's funny grubby! : )

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