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Offline Tjv28

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First blacktail sheds
« on: February 19, 2017, 03:29:29 PM »
My brother and I took my two daughters on a little adventure today. It was cold and raining so I didn't expect them to last very long. We started hiking in and within 5 minutes it started pouring so I went back to the truck to get an umbrella (I was carrying our 1 year old in a backpack). I turned and started back in when I heard my bro give a celebratory holler! After a couple pics we started looking for the other side and I found it within 10 minutes only 40 yards away. In hindsight I should have let my daughter "find" it, but I couldn't contain my excitement...I know some of you guys find them like they are growning on trees, but I can tell you it is HARD to find these suckers. These were both our first blacktail sheds (pic is my brother)

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Re: First blacktail sheds
« Reply #1 on: February 19, 2017, 03:37:19 PM »
That is a great find!!!  Congrats you guys, it is very hard to find blacktail sheds!  I was out today looking for them for about 4 hours, nothing.  Those are beautiful!
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Re: First blacktail sheds
« Reply #2 on: February 19, 2017, 03:47:23 PM »
Wow great buck!

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Re: First blacktail sheds
« Reply #3 on: February 19, 2017, 04:50:01 PM »
Wow damn nice find :tup:
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Re: First blacktail sheds
« Reply #4 on: February 19, 2017, 06:14:12 PM »
Awesome find, now lets see that buck on 2017 post your bucks here. :tup:
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Re: First blacktail sheds
« Reply #5 on: February 19, 2017, 06:24:12 PM »
Congratulations Travis, I still have about 4 feet of snow on the ground but hope to start looking in a month or so, come by when your in my neck of the woods I have some ideas for a new search area !

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Re: First blacktail sheds
« Reply #6 on: February 19, 2017, 07:15:50 PM »
Nice looking set - I was almost going to start looking today but getting over a cold & the rain kept me in. After seeing these - It's On!

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Re: First blacktail sheds
« Reply #7 on: February 19, 2017, 07:39:27 PM »
Awesome!


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Re: First blacktail sheds
« Reply #8 on: February 19, 2017, 08:34:14 PM »
I would love to find a BT shed like that, really nice!!
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Re: First blacktail sheds
« Reply #9 on: February 19, 2017, 09:34:28 PM »
 :yeah: great set! Glad the little ones got in on the action!

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Re: First blacktail sheds
« Reply #10 on: February 20, 2017, 05:12:40 AM »
Good job Travis and you didn't even have to use your quad or snowmobile to go after the sheds.

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Re: First blacktail sheds
« Reply #11 on: February 20, 2017, 04:57:19 PM »
That's a GREAT set! Always fun spending time with the family in the woods!

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Re: First blacktail sheds
« Reply #12 on: March 08, 2017, 11:12:04 AM »
Beauties!   :tup:
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