Age this Buck

With our thoughts and attention back in full whitetail mode, we’re bringing back our Age this Buck blog series. We’ll bring you a variety of bucks each month for you to review – from small bucks to big bucks and everything in between.

Up first is an Illinois buck that Todd Graf has had plenty of time with in and around the farm. He’s documented Stealth Cam pix and picked up sheds. Here’s a closer look at the buck…

Age this Buck

age this buck - mass buck stealth Cam

Here’s the buck in mid-December of 2018. How old do you think he is?

Need a closer look? Check out this video…

 

And before you make your guess, you better check out this shed Todd picked up from the buck…

What do you think? Comment below and take your best guess on the age of this buck. We’ll select a winner from those with the correct guess to win some great BHOD swag. Comments must be made in the comments section of this blog post to be eligible to win.

Brodie Swisher

Brodie Swisher

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Brodie Swisher is a world champion game caller, outdoor writer, seminar speaker and Editor for Bowhunting.com. Brodie and his family live in the Kentucky Lake area of west Tennessee.
Brodie Swisher

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  1. KJ staudt says:

    7.5

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  2. John Torchick says:

    His birth certificate would tell.

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  3. Erik Ungewitter says:

    8.5

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  4. Daniel Patterson says:

    6.5

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  5. 8.5

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  6. Ed Romanko says:

    4.5 YRS

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  7. Derrick says:

    5 1/2

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  8. 5 and a half years old.

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  9. Ed Romanko says:

    4.5

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  10. Doug Krebs says:

    4.5

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  11. Charlie says:

    He just had his 6th birthday the other day!!

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  12. Dr Jim says:

    3.5 years just a guess.
    Need a tooth or mandible to confirm

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  13. 6.5

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  14. Josh Enlow says:

    5

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  15. Daniel Abel says:

    6

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  16. Mike Pars says:

    4-4 1/2

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  17. Kurt Anderson says:

    4.5

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  18. Layne Koehn says:

    7

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  19. ryan chattin says:

    3.5

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  20. 5.5

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  21. Lindsey says:

    6 yr old deer

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  22. Paul Vermac says:

    2.5

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  23. 7

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  24. Allen Berkebile says:

    In the December picture I am saying 5 1/2. At the present time he is 6.

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  25. Wm Lee says:

    6.5

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  26. Michael Bunn says:

    I would guess 6.5 yrs.

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  27. Lee Koehn says:

    7.5 years old.

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  28. 6 years old

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  29. Tyler Pitts says:

    3 1/2 years old

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  30. Jim Olderham says:

    5.5

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  31. George Riedel says:

    I”d say 7.5 all day!

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  32. Craig Graham says:

    7.5

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  33. Josh Raley says:

    3.5

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  34. Chris Lingle says:

    3 years old.

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  35. Steve H says:

    4.5

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  36. Andy Sebastian says:

    6 yrs old

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  37. 4.1

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  38. Rick Dunker says:

    7.5 yrs.old

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  39. Patrick Dobson says:

    6.5

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  40. Terry Rowan says:

    5.5 years

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  41. Lee Clarbour says:

    6.5 years old.

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  42. 8-1/2 yrs old.

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  43. Kevin Brehm says:

    7.5, and past his prime!

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  44. NORM Montgomery says:

    4.75 or 5 this spring from the date pic. was taken

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  45. John Wolfe says:

    6 1/2 years old. Good mass but he is on the decline now.

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  46. Drew Nagle says:

    I’d say 6 years. Looks can be deceiving with deer, doesn’t look real old but could be wrong.

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  47. John Linday says:

    I will say4.5to5 years old

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  48. Arlan Litwiller says:

    8.5

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  49. 9.5 yo since no one said it yet

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  50. Charles White says:

    7.5 years old. Looks battle tested from the rut.

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  51. Jim Yenney says:

    6.5

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  52. Caleb P Horst says:

    2.5

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  53. J Davis says:

    5.5 years at time of picture.

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  54. 5.5

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  55. 4.5 , lets not forget, this is Illinois! Body size , just looks small to me, my first thought was 3.5

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  56. 4.5

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  57. Matt Randall says:

    4.5

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  58. Mike Peterson says:

    7 yrs old

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  59. Gene Halteman says:

    7

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  60. Jason k says:

    7 years old

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  61. Bill G. says:

    on 12-11-18 when that picture was taken, I put him at 7 years and 8 months.

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    • Wayne Cole says:

      Well,, technically,, 7 years, 8 months, 13 days, 6 hours, 14 minutes, and 32 seconds!!

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  62. John Helfant says:

    5 years 8 months due to the mass, missing brow tines and sway in his back

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  63. Dennis K says:

    6.5 years old

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  64. john yoder says:

    3.5 year old

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  65. Terry Foster says:

    I say he looks to be 6 years old

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  66. Dr. Terry Sumpter says:

    4.years old

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  67. Colleen Noonan says:

    10.5

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  68. peter kiczula jr says:

    I would say he is 5 and a half years old,

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  69. peter kiczula jr says:

    I say 5.5

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  70. Abigail Closs says:

    5.5 years

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