Smith & Wesson Forum

Go Back   Smith & Wesson Forum > General Topics > The Lounge
Forum Register Expert Commentary Members List

LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 08-13-2009, 10:24 AM
David LaPell's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2008
Posts: 4,924
Likes: 290
Liked 2,419 Times in 845 Posts
Default So when do fawns lose their spots

Noticed this picture on my camera this morning, the date and time stamp is correct. I thought by now that fawns had all lost their spots. I am wondering how late of a drop these two were.
Vaya con Dios
Reply With Quote
Old 08-13-2009, 10:40 AM
BarbC's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: Central FL
Posts: 3,845
Likes: 468
Liked 458 Times in 153 Posts

Our local fawns still have their spots.
Reply With Quote
Old 08-13-2009, 11:02 AM
CJofWolfcreek's Avatar
US Veteran
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: North Dakota
Posts: 157
Likes: 0
Liked 1 Time in 1 Post

Here in North Dakota, I see spotted fawns often during early bow season which opens the first friday of September. Pretty much never see one with spots by the time October rolls around.
NRA Life Member
Reply With Quote
Old 08-13-2009, 11:09 AM
deadin's Avatar
SWCA Member
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: Ocean Shores, WA, USA
Posts: 3,329
Likes: 44
Liked 856 Times in 399 Posts

We've got some of each here in town on the Washington coast.
SWCA #680
Reply With Quote
Old 08-13-2009, 11:16 AM
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Oklahoma
Posts: 5,601
Likes: 654
Liked 1,326 Times in 695 Posts

With the long warm season, TX and OK get some very late drops. I saw one spotted fawn that field dressed 28# brought out of an October controlled hunt. The hunter was ribbed unmercifully about his "sandwich sized" deer.
Reply With Quote
Old 08-13-2009, 11:21 AM
Landpimp's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Puget Sound
Posts: 809
Likes: 0
Liked 17 Times in 9 Posts

our 2(was 3) still have faint spots, they are 3+ months old I think
Reply With Quote
Old 08-13-2009, 11:59 AM
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Sierra foothills
Posts: 65
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts

"So when do fawns lose their spots"

Dang - I thought this was going to be the opening line of a joke!
Reply With Quote
Old 08-13-2009, 12:15 PM
Chop's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: Northern Wyoming
Posts: 367
Likes: 4
Liked 25 Times in 23 Posts

The white-tail fawns in my backyard (Paradise Valley Montana) still have their spots. Chop
Reply With Quote
Old 08-13-2009, 12:37 PM
Join Date: Jun 2009
Posts: 620
Likes: 14
Liked 11 Times in 7 Posts

here in central ohio, they are still in spots.
Reply With Quote
Old 08-13-2009, 01:01 PM
BigRich315's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Newport, KY
Posts: 897
Likes: 0
Liked 6 Times in 6 Posts

Awwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww. I had to, nobody else did.
Fast is fine;accurate is final
Reply With Quote
Old 08-13-2009, 01:48 PM
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: On da Bayou Teche
Posts: 10,910
Likes: 2,534
Liked 12,779 Times in 3,149 Posts

Hopefully with a tin of brown shoe polish before you bring them out of the woods
Forum consigliere
Reply With Quote
Old 08-13-2009, 01:58 PM
US Veteran
Join Date: Oct 2002
Location: Back home in Chaffee County
Posts: 608
Likes: 110
Liked 70 Times in 32 Posts

I haven't any spots on the deer around here for awhile now. Last week on our way into town we did see two very small Antelope. I thought it odd to see two so small at this time of year.

This spring we seen a baby antelope being born behind our house. It was quite cool to see the whole process. Momma Antelope was lying down and at first we didn't think much of it. Then we seen a little movement just to her side and I went and got the binoculars out. Within a few minutes baby was standing but wobbly, a couple of more minutes he was walking and within 15 minutes of being born he was off and running. Very amazing to see the whole thing.
USMCR 84-87, USAF 87-07
Reply With Quote


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
The Lounge Thread, So when do fawns lose their spots in General Topics; Noticed this picture on my camera this morning, the date and time stamp is correct. I thought by now that ...
Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Lubrication spots 4013TSW Kudumaned Smith & Wesson Semi-Auto Pistols 0 01-13-2012 06:36 PM
Fawns abound. Cute little things. Faulkner The Lounge 12 06-26-2011 12:44 PM
What are good spots in DFW to cruise for Used S&W's barneyc S&W Revolvers: 1961 to 1980 9 12-11-2010 01:53 AM
tis the season for whitetail fawns gettysburg The Lounge 16 05-15-2010 09:11 AM
Spots on a Night Guard FullMonte Smith & Wesson Semi-Auto Pistols 3 04-02-2009 06:58 AM

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3 tested by Norton Internet Security tested by McAfee Internet Security

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:14 AM.

S-W Forum, LLC 2000-2015 is not affiliated with Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation (NASDAQ Global Select: SWHC)