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Offline jackelope

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Shed traps
« on: December 23, 2016, 09:11:59 AM »
https://www.facebook.com/Whitetail365/posts/1653160684976348

With deer starting to shed in some areas it's already bringing out the "shed trap talk". This is incredibly dangerous for the deer as you can see. Put the food out and keep them in the area and you will obtain the results the trap is theoretically supposed to do but without the potential death. Do some research on the process of antler shedding and you will realize how wrong it would be to put them out. They are not like teeth that need convincing to fall off. Once testosterone levels fall they start the decalcification. After that happens its a matter of hours to drop. Putting anything out that will rip them off is dangerous and unethical end of story.
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///EDIT\\ We know that not all these pictures are from traps. Just showing what can and will happen if you use wire/net antler traps. Not many people are dumb enough to post pictures of bucks they killed using them so we are just showing what can happen. If you have better pictures comment them and we will use those too! Happy hunting.

« Last Edit: December 23, 2016, 09:19:11 AM by jackelope »
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Online blackveltbowhunter

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Re: Shed traps
« Reply #1 on: December 23, 2016, 07:32:53 PM »
It seems like these would kinda take the fun out of shed "hunting". :dunno:

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Re: Shed traps
« Reply #2 on: December 23, 2016, 08:13:46 PM »
Why do you need antlers that bad?  Get a gas station job.
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Re: Shed traps
« Reply #3 on: December 26, 2016, 07:38:06 PM »
I have a "feed station" but nothing to hang their horns up on. I'm not too sure I like that method....
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