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Re: Deery potter
« Reply #50 on: April 06, 2017, 08:06:08 AM »
Shed hunting is definitely fun
Glad to share such a unique find
Not sure about the elk though where have you seen them :archery_smiley:

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Re: Deery potter
« Reply #51 on: April 06, 2017, 02:09:47 PM »
had a bull run across the road off 200th in graham not far from meridian before! my folks live in graham by the high school and have cows from time to time in there yard and off the road they travel!

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Re: Deery potter
« Reply #52 on: April 06, 2017, 04:05:43 PM »
Great

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Re: Deery potter
« Reply #53 on: April 06, 2017, 04:20:17 PM »
I think its most likely a freak deer shed too. It would be a weird looking elk spike shed. around where I live the spikes would be a lot thicker all the way up and the big base is strange also.  Thanks for posting it cool find regardless!

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Re: Deery potter
« Reply #54 on: April 07, 2017, 08:48:18 AM »
I think its most likely a freak deer shed too. It would be a weird looking elk spike shed. around where I live the spikes would be a lot thicker all the way up and the big base is strange also.  Thanks for posting it cool find regardless!

I agree. 

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Re: Deery potter
« Reply #55 on: April 07, 2017, 09:05:37 AM »
It is an elk shed.....the chances of a spike wandering into an area in Pierce County not known for elk is fairly high.............the chances of a blacktail buck regressing and then putting all the energy into a long spike is extremely low.....when they regress they may go from a 3 or 4 pt to a 2 pt but the antler shape stays mostly the same...

Good find....


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Re: Deery potter
« Reply #56 on: April 07, 2017, 09:17:36 AM »
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Re: Deery potter
« Reply #57 on: April 07, 2017, 09:20:07 AM »
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Not even close to the same size. But nice googling.

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Re: Deery potter
« Reply #58 on: April 07, 2017, 09:24:25 AM »
This is better than the Jerry Springer Show when they announced who the father was.  My first thought it is a benchleg unicorn

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Re: Deery potter
« Reply #59 on: April 07, 2017, 09:40:32 AM »
It is an elk shed.....the chances of a spike wandering into an area in Pierce County not known for elk is fairly high.............the chances of a blacktail buck regressing and then putting all the energy into a long spike is extremely low.....when they regress they may go from a 3 or 4 pt to a 2 pt but the antler shape stays mostly the same...

Good find....
Exactly. I think Occam's Razor applies in this instance.

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Re: Deery potter
« Reply #60 on: April 07, 2017, 12:53:32 PM »
Idaho Blacktail, 2016

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Re: Deery potter
« Reply #61 on: April 07, 2017, 12:57:36 PM »
This is better than the Jerry Springer Show when they announced who the father was.  My first thought it is a benchleg unicorn
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Re: Deery potter
« Reply #62 on: April 07, 2017, 01:00:52 PM »
Jackelope, that photo was taken just on the east side of the cascade crest right?

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Re: Deery potter
« Reply #63 on: April 07, 2017, 01:53:35 PM »
Someone should point OP to the bobcat link so that he knows this is all in good fun.

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Re: Deery potter
« Reply #64 on: April 07, 2017, 01:57:51 PM »
It's appears to be from from a branched antler bull elk that wandered up and over Snoqualmie Pass from GMU 334. 

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Re: Deery potter
« Reply #65 on: April 07, 2017, 02:15:18 PM »
 Also think elk,but very possible of anything,when I see it I see knife handle.seems big spikes work good for that.
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Re: Deery potter
« Reply #66 on: April 07, 2017, 02:22:40 PM »
For comparative analysis, here are some pierce county green belt sheds as well. Found on private property that holds elk most of the year.

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Re: Deery potter
« Reply #67 on: April 07, 2017, 02:29:29 PM »
For comparative analysis, here are some pierce county green belt sheds as well. Found on private property that holds elk most of the year.

Yup :tup:.  Elmerfudd you should change your handle to Columbo

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Re: Deery potter
« Reply #68 on: April 08, 2017, 08:28:34 PM »
Idaho Blacktail, 2016
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Good for you killing a yearling bull in Idaho do those horns look like the the shed posted?

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Re: Deery potter
« Reply #69 on: April 08, 2017, 08:57:17 PM »
Idaho Blacktail, 2016


Good for you killing a yearling bull in Idaho do those horns look like the the shed posted?

Nope, they're in velvet. Had milk on his lips too.
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Re: Deery potter
« Reply #70 on: April 08, 2017, 09:24:15 PM »
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Good for you killing a yearling bull in Idaho do those horns look like the the shed posted?

Nope, they're in velvet. Had milk on his lips too.
way to go stud!

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Re: Deery potter
« Reply #71 on: April 08, 2017, 09:26:56 PM »
 :police: thanks officer.
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Re: Deery potter
« Reply #72 on: April 15, 2017, 06:13:56 AM »
Possibly world record spikes genes

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Re: Deery potter
« Reply #73 on: April 15, 2017, 07:34:45 AM »
Here's a spike for ya, Muley though!  We saw him last year too.

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I don't know if your shed is an elk or a deer, but it's a cool find though.
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Re: Deery potter
« Reply #74 on: April 15, 2017, 01:04:42 PM »
Cool video
Hate to battle that buck