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Shed Wars
« on: May 05, 2015, 09:56:55 PM »
I just saw an ad for a new show on the Outdoor channel, it's called "Shed Wars" and it airs on May 21st.  I think it is filmed in Colorado.  My guess is shed hunting is going to get even more popular.
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Re: Shed Wars
« Reply #1 on: May 05, 2015, 10:00:03 PM »
Looks like a interesting show
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« Reply #2 on: May 05, 2015, 10:24:54 PM »
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Re: Shed Wars
« Reply #3 on: May 06, 2015, 04:27:47 PM »
That's gonna put a damper on the amount of sheds we find in the woods


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Re: Shed Wars
« Reply #4 on: May 06, 2015, 04:29:09 PM »
“In common with”..... not so much!!

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Re: Shed Wars
« Reply #5 on: May 06, 2015, 04:34:37 PM »
I am so sick of all these "wars" shows. Shed wars, cupcake wars, storage wars... good grief! Give me a break
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Re: Shed Wars
« Reply #6 on: May 06, 2015, 04:34:54 PM »
I cannot wait until the "this is EPIC" or the " Everything's EXTREEEEEEEEEME" fad wears off.  :tdown:
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Re: Shed Wars
« Reply #7 on: May 06, 2015, 04:35:05 PM »
I wouldn't worry too much fellas. Most people are too lazy to shed hunt with effectiveness.


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Re: Shed Wars
« Reply #8 on: May 06, 2015, 04:46:14 PM »
I sure am glad I got to experience "the good old days" with regards to shed hunting.   The popularity has gotten out of control in the last 20 years.

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Re: Shed Wars
« Reply #9 on: May 06, 2015, 05:00:48 PM »
I wouldn't worry too much fellas. Most people are too lazy to shed hunt with effectiveness.


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Re: Shed Wars
« Reply #10 on: May 06, 2015, 05:09:39 PM »
Right, but if only 5% are motivated, hard-core, effective shed hunters to begin with; increasing the overall shed crowd will increase what makes up that 5%.

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Re: Shed Wars
« Reply #11 on: May 21, 2015, 08:59:20 PM »
Just finished watching it. I wish I knew where they were selling the sheds. I would be rich (According to TV ) Matched set mules for $600-$7000. Single brown for $12-$24 a pound
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Re: Shed Wars
« Reply #12 on: May 21, 2015, 09:13:37 PM »
I wouldn't worry too much fellas. Most people are too lazy to shed hunt with effectiveness.


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Re: Shed Wars
« Reply #13 on: May 22, 2015, 03:19:35 AM »
Wow, the attitude of those folks was unreal. Those are my sheds , mine mine mine! Are you Frickin kidding me.  :bash:
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Re: Shed Wars
« Reply #14 on: May 22, 2015, 04:35:39 AM »
I haven't seen the show. I did spend a few days up in the White Mountains this spring before an unexpected event required me to return home early. In the short time I got to poke around for elk sheds, I ran into four shed hunters, and 0 sheds. One gentlemen in his 70s said he had already earned $1,500 by selling sheds year to date. Just by walking around. Word on the street was that Arizona elk sheds are $18 a pound. I found a half dozen on my hunt last year, and by that time all had turned white and were worth a lot less to me than if they were fresh brown. I'd rather them go to use to those who are willing to hike their ass off for them at 9,000+ feet than just to go to waste turning white and chalky.  :twocents:

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Re: Shed Wars
« Reply #15 on: May 22, 2015, 06:31:35 AM »
Just finished watching it. I wish I knew where they were selling the sheds. I would be rich (According to TV ) Matched set mules for $600-$7000. Single brown for $12-$24 a pound
Yeah, I can't believe some of those prices they were talking about. 
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Re: Shed Wars
« Reply #16 on: May 22, 2015, 08:14:35 PM »
I'd never sell a shed that I've found here in western Washington, they just mean to much to me 😏


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Re: Shed Wars
« Reply #17 on: May 22, 2015, 10:01:23 PM »
Wow, the attitude of those folks was unreal. Those are my sheds , mine mine mine! Are you Frickin kidding me.  :bash:
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Re: Shed Wars
« Reply #18 on: May 28, 2015, 08:09:40 PM »
I was looking forward to this show, but this is a joke. Although I like the moose sheds out of a boat.
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Re: Shed Wars
« Reply #19 on: May 28, 2015, 08:18:31 PM »
What channel is the show on?

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Re: Shed Wars
« Reply #20 on: May 28, 2015, 08:27:17 PM »
What channel is the show on?
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Re: Shed Wars
« Reply #21 on: May 29, 2015, 06:31:14 AM »
I'd never sell a shed that I've found here in western Washington, they just mean to much to me 😏 :yeah: me too, we gotta work way to hard on the West side to find them damn things!!


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Re: Shed Wars
« Reply #23 on: May 29, 2015, 06:49:19 AM »
  now some people are using dogs to find sheds.  hope they leave some for me when I am hunting.  it is a bonus cuz I never shoot anything.  tired of picking flowers.   mike w

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Re: Shed Wars
« Reply #24 on: May 29, 2015, 07:45:33 AM »
Remember duck hunting got real popular for about 2 months.

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Re: Shed Wars
« Reply #25 on: May 29, 2015, 07:45:46 AM »
Last time I was in Arizona, I heard sheds were going for 12 - 15 dollars a lb.   If you have a trailer you can haul them to the buyers.  I think they will come to Washington if it was profitable. 
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Re: Shed Wars
« Reply #26 on: May 29, 2015, 07:54:47 AM »
I am pretty sure it is just as fake as every other reality show out there. Take the Grendas for example who hunt the northern panhandle of idaho and it is rolling grasslands. I've been to the panhandle a time or two never seen the part where it is just rolling grasslands, got to thinking maybe it was the Palouse then the lady had to sleep out all night cause her wheeler died and she said it is grizzly country. Something doesn't add up

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Re: Shed Wars
« Reply #27 on: May 29, 2015, 09:16:48 AM »
You forgot to mention that after she spent the night, it took her until dark to get to her truck. Come on! Her husband would have been looking for her by then!
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Re: Shed Wars
« Reply #28 on: June 02, 2015, 11:26:49 PM »
It's nothing more than a bunch of hype, a movie for those who are easily entertained. The scenes are staged for the most part and like many of you commented what they say doesn't add up. Any seasoned shed hunter will know its fake but for the many others who don't know better will be sucked in and impressed. Its sad, disappointing and frustrating watching the great outdoors turn into a commercialized scam. I'd be to embarrassed to behave like they do on a national TV show to be on the program.
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Re: Shed Wars
« Reply #29 on: June 03, 2015, 02:09:05 AM »
I am pretty sure it is just as fake as every other reality show out there. Take the Grendas for example who hunt the northern panhandle of idaho and it is rolling grasslands. I've been to the panhandle a time or two never seen the part where it is just rolling grasslands, got to thinking maybe it was the Palouse then the lady had to sleep out all night cause her wheeler died and she said it is grizzly country. Something doesn't add up

I have wondered the same thing.  I'm thinking it's gotta be between Lewiston to Grangeville area.  But I have never heard that called grizzly country.
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Re: Shed Wars
« Reply #30 on: August 17, 2015, 02:47:44 AM »
You forgot to mention that after she spent the night, it took her until dark to get to her truck. Come on! Her husband would have been looking for her by then!
Lol wow I watched this yesterday and thought the same thing. Hike all day and don't get back till dark? If you hike 3 miles an hour which is easily doable with no heavy pack, and hike for 10 hours, that's 30 miles. Ya right....

 

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