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    Red stag

    Hey team,

    I was out hunting on Saturday, and saw a bloody good 10-12 stag, had 3 on each top but could be sure if he was missing his beys. I didn't have enough time to close the gap with daylight running out. I'm hoping to get back there as soon as possible to try and put him on the deck. Biggest stag I've seen, head and body wise.

    I know there's no specific dates, when do red stags start to drop there antlers?

    Thanks for your help
    Cheers
    Bevan

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    end of winter when daylight increases and feed starts to come back...youve got maybe????8-10 weeks I guess.

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    September, the bigger head stags will cast first normally.

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    Around this area I have seen bald stags in early August but they are generally the older stags that drop early, by the end of September they will be well into it .

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    Wild stag was roaring 4 days ago while waiting for helicopter in South Westland.
    Latest I have heard of one over here.
    He might cast a bit later than normal

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    Do what ya want! Ya will anyway.

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    Spring, you have heaps of time. Go get him!

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    Quote Originally Posted by R93 View Post
    Wild stag was roaring 4 days ago while waiting for helicopter in South Westland.
    Latest I have heard of one over here.
    He might cast a bit later than normal

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    He was still letting off the odd roar, he's still holding hinds

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    Quote Originally Posted by stagstalker View Post
    Spring, you have heaps of time. Go get him!
    Hey mate, yeh that's the plan hopefully all goes to plan. Will try get down there asap.
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