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Anyone found stripped Velvet before?
« on: October 03, 2017, 08:09:42 PM »
I was cleaning out my pack tonight and had forgotten I threw this in there.

During early elk I came into a wallow and a few fresh rubs and picked up a few intact pieces of stripped velvet from a Bull. Thought it was a cool find and it's surprisingly still intact.

Got me thinking , has anyone else found stripped velvet?
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Re: Anyone found stripped Velvet before?
« Reply #1 on: October 03, 2017, 08:17:34 PM »
Cool find, I have found velvet on brush before but I didn't keep it.
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Re: Anyone found stripped Velvet before?
« Reply #2 on: October 03, 2017, 08:25:49 PM »
Yeah, I think I was joking with my buddy that I was gonna keep it and hang my tag on it after late season ends if I strike out.  :chuckle:
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Re: Anyone found stripped Velvet before?
« Reply #3 on: October 04, 2017, 01:13:20 AM »
i just picked up some Caribou velvet last week in Alaska. First time ive seen velvet

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Re: Anyone found stripped Velvet before?
« Reply #4 on: October 04, 2017, 06:36:26 AM »
ive spent alot of time in the woods and have never found velvet like that. cool find!

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Re: Anyone found stripped Velvet before?
« Reply #5 on: October 04, 2017, 06:57:10 AM »
I never have, but my dog has a few times when we were out and about. She inhaled that stuff like it was candy.

 Once she found the velvet and then a few minutes later we saw the buck that had rubbed it off. Big high mountain 4 pt with bloody antlers still. Very cool.
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Re: Anyone found stripped Velvet before?
« Reply #6 on: October 04, 2017, 08:02:37 AM »
Are you going to eat it? Velvet is prized by many cultures as cure for many illnesses. It also has a big reputation as a aphrodisiac and a cure for erectile dysfunction, ED.

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Re: Anyone found stripped Velvet before?
« Reply #7 on: October 04, 2017, 08:07:15 AM »
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Are you going to eat it? Velvet is prized by many cultures as cure for many illnesses. It also has a big reputation as a aphrodisiac and a cure for erectile dysfunction, ED.


I was thinking about doing a minced tag stew with it. Beef Broth with a splash of red wine vinegar, sprinkled gently with basil. The trick is to mince  the tag so fine, you forget it's in there.

I'll let you know.
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Re: Anyone found stripped Velvet before?
« Reply #8 on: October 04, 2017, 08:26:25 AM »
Sorry, I thought this was about a different subject!  :chuckle:

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Re: Anyone found stripped Velvet before?
« Reply #9 on: October 04, 2017, 11:13:33 AM »
We found some this year.


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Re: Anyone found stripped Velvet before?
« Reply #10 on: October 04, 2017, 12:04:41 PM »
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Are you going to eat it? Velvet is prized by many cultures as cure for many illnesses. It also has a big reputation as a aphrodisiac and a cure for erectile dysfunction, ED.


I was thinking about doing a minced tag stew with it. Beef Broth with a splash of red wine vinegar, sprinkled gently with basil. The trick is to mince  the tag so fine, you forget it's in there.

I'll let you know.

I should bring my tags. We could do the hunter's version of Stone Soup! Everyone pitches in a little paper, some Asian cures for limp yang. Lots of bourbon and vodka.  :tup:
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Re: Anyone found stripped Velvet before?
« Reply #11 on: October 04, 2017, 08:35:43 PM »
My bull a couple years ago was half rubbed off looked like a dork.. ivory white horns too.

 

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