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Buck already shed antlers.
« on: December 08, 2015, 03:53:34 PM »
I have a buck out the window of my truck right now and the dang thing already shed. Seems early to me?

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Re: Buck already shed antlers.
« Reply #1 on: December 08, 2015, 03:56:33 PM »
Maybe it's a doe?   :chuckle:



He's about three weeks early of being an early drop.  No does left to breed?
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Re: Buck already shed antlers.
« Reply #2 on: December 08, 2015, 03:58:30 PM »
Uhh negative. 25 yards.

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Re: Buck already shed antlers.
« Reply #3 on: December 08, 2015, 03:59:28 PM »
   maybe he got his balls shot off. ouch.   mike w

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Re: Buck already shed antlers.
« Reply #4 on: December 08, 2015, 03:59:52 PM »
“Kindly do not attempt to cloud the issue with too many facts.”

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Re: Buck already shed antlers.
« Reply #5 on: December 08, 2015, 04:02:37 PM »
We have periodically found fresh whitetail sheds before Christmas in the past few years up in the 3000 foot level in Curlew :)
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Re: Buck already shed antlers.
« Reply #7 on: December 08, 2015, 04:05:18 PM »
Time to start hunting sheds.

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Re: Buck already shed antlers.
« Reply #8 on: December 08, 2015, 04:06:23 PM »
Best I could get with my phone. Blacktail Near Arlington.

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Re: Buck already shed antlers.
« Reply #9 on: December 08, 2015, 04:06:45 PM »
He's in Arlington.  If you leave now, you can be there by 11 p.m.
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Re: Buck already shed antlers.
« Reply #10 on: December 08, 2015, 04:09:20 PM »
He was not huge bodied but before he walked into the brush for the picture he was definitly shed.. Thinking younger buck. I could not believe he has already dropped. Shoot his neck is still swollen.

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Re: Buck already shed antlers.
« Reply #11 on: December 08, 2015, 04:27:15 PM »
A few years ago I killed a buck the second to last day of archery season, I thought it was a doe!  Never did find the antlers he had already shed, he was a nice size deer too, I was disappointed I killed a buck without his antlers.  If I'd had known I would have let him walk. It was Dec 30th on the westside.
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Re: Buck already shed antlers.
« Reply #12 on: December 08, 2015, 04:47:45 PM »
We have periodically found fresh whitetail sheds before Christmas in the past few years up in the 3000 foot level in Curlew :)

Every year i get whitetail bucks on camera that shed a couple days or so before christmas.  Its usually the big old *censored*s, and they always drop them on neighboring property  :bash:

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Re: Buck already shed antlers.
« Reply #13 on: December 08, 2015, 06:22:55 PM »
C-post will do that.
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Re: Buck already shed antlers.
« Reply #14 on: December 08, 2015, 06:23:24 PM »
We have periodically found fresh whitetail sheds before Christmas in the past few years up in the 3000 foot level in Curlew :)

Every year i get whitetail bucks on camera that shed a couple days or so before christmas.  Its usually the big old *censored*s, and they always drop them on neighboring property  :bash:
Don't ya hate that   :'(
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Re: Buck already shed antlers.
« Reply #15 on: December 08, 2015, 06:55:00 PM »
We have periodically found fresh whitetail sheds before Christmas in the past few years up in the 3000 foot level in Curlew :)

Every year i get whitetail bucks on camera that shed a couple days or so before christmas.  Its usually the big old *censored*s, and they always drop them on neighboring property  :bash:
Don't ya hate that   :'(

Yes, i certainly do.  Been feeding the bucks on a chunk of private property last few years, its surrounded by private land that doesnt get hunted, kind of a sanctuary where a good number of bucks reach a very respectable age.  Every year the big guys drop around christmas, and i never get their antlers.  Theres a mainframe 6x5 there that ive been feeding for a few years now, and i never get the horns.  I give up.  No more feeding these ungrateful freeloaders who dont even have the common courtesy to give me the antlers theyre no longer using.  Jerks.

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Re: Buck already shed antlers.
« Reply #16 on: December 08, 2015, 06:57:11 PM »
We have a buck where I work that never sheds, he keeps his velvet year round as well
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Re: Buck already shed antlers.
« Reply #17 on: December 08, 2015, 07:27:48 PM »

We have a buck where I work that never sheds, he keeps his velvet year round as well
sounds like a "coastal blacktail" to me.
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Re: Buck already shed antlers.
« Reply #18 on: December 08, 2015, 07:48:34 PM »
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Re: Buck already shed antlers.
« Reply #19 on: December 08, 2015, 07:57:05 PM »
I once shot a huge blacktail 2 hours drive from mount Vernon. In Winthrop. Pure "Columbian blacktail".  :IBCOOL:
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Re: Buck already shed antlers.
« Reply #20 on: December 08, 2015, 07:59:31 PM »
I once shot a huge blacktail 2 hours drive from mount Vernon. In Winthrop. Pure "Columbian blacktail".  :IBCOOL:

Oh yeah?  Ive got a wall full of b&c couse bucks taken just a few hours flight from arizona

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Re: Buck already shed antlers.
« Reply #21 on: December 08, 2015, 08:07:48 PM »
It's not a whitetail, it's not a Muley, it's not an elephant, it's not a squatch, it a Columbian blacktail shot on the coast(aka east of the cascades).

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Re: Buck already shed antlers.
« Reply #22 on: December 08, 2015, 08:45:00 PM »
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Re: Buck already shed antlers.
« Reply #23 on: December 09, 2015, 05:08:06 AM »
Check out the date on the pic. This buck shed the other two days later.. The next year he shed on Dec.18th.
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Re: Buck already shed antlers.
« Reply #24 on: December 09, 2015, 05:18:42 AM »
It was a doe

 

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