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post #1 of 36 (permalink) Old 11-09-2019, 02:11 PM Thread Starter
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Heavies deer you have taken?

Judging deer weight is not my strongest point or the troops at camp for that matter! Years ago I bought 400 lb hanging scale and we have a blast guessing the weight of deer. You have to throw a dollar in the pot and whoever comes close wins. Talk about being off! Not 5 or even 10 lbs, Try 20 on up! Well ,The deer Gods was with me late Weds.afternoon when I killed a nice 8 pt. I figure around 150 lbs. It weight 221 lbs. WOW! The biggest deer I have ever taken in 50 plus years of hunting.
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221 lbs? That is huge. I have never shot a deer that I figure weighed even 180. Ive tagged some big deer I would have loved to weigh but never got around to buying a scale.

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203lbs field dressed.
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post #4 of 36 (permalink) Old 11-09-2019, 03:53 PM
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My 10 point this year is my biggest at 192 dressed. That is just PA deer.
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My 10 point I shot with my bow back in 2016. Field dressed 185. I figure over 200 lbs.

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206 feild dressed on the scale at montys.

221 is a whopper anywhere.

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253 lbs ungutted. Killed it behind my house and pulled it to the garage with the quad. I had another from the same area, ungutted, 238lbs.
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Largest PA deerfor me was 182 lbs(dressed) weighed at certified butchers scale.

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Pa- 146 dressed

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post #10 of 36 (permalink) Old 11-10-2019, 09:22 AM
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217 field dressed ohio buck. my experience is that most guys way overestimate the weight of their deer. they always seem heavier when it's a tough drag.
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