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That Bull Is How Old? Judge A Bull’s Age By His Body Size And Shape!

Guy Eastman shares his tips for how to age elk on the hoof. Antler size isn’t always a good indicator of age. Instead rely on body conformation. Guy breaks down what to look for the next time you’re glassing up a bull. For more videos on elk and elk hunting visit this playlist on our YouTube channel.

About Guy Eastman, Editor-In-Chief

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Following in the footsteps of his father, Guy has taken up the reins and is now at the helm of the Eastmans’ Hunting Journal and the Eastmans’ Bowhunting Journal. A fine hunter in his own right, Guy has taken several trophy animals and has become an expert in trophy hunting as well.

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  1. Not buying this. Cows continue to grow their entire life. Bulls reach full size relatively quickly. This is just bull…

    • So, if you are correct KAG, then that would also apply to people. They reach their true size relatively quickly, but as they age, there is no affect on their body afterwards. Like saggy places, changes in certain areas (less or more hair), etc.

      I think the article is dead on. Pretty much the same on Whitetails, too from my experience.


    Was that a bull snake or rattler ??

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