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Re: Blacktail Sheds
« Reply #25 on: April 25, 2012, 08:17:24 PM »
I have rounded up quite a few blacktail sheds and I always look for the nastiest and thickest terrain.  Good luck.

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Re: Blacktail Sheds
« Reply #26 on: December 13, 2017, 10:55:51 AM »
Hi All,
    Never did any shed hunting, but have recently thought of doing so.  I am around the JBLM, Lacey/Olympia, WA area and was wondering when would be a good time around here to start looking.  Basically, I plan on searching the areas I like to hunt (tree rubs).  I suppose these are as good a place to start.  Don't plan on spending too many hours out there, mostly just want to refine my hunt areas with more detailed scouting and brush prep (create quiet way in).

Anyway, I've read a lot of Late FEB / Early MAR time-frame  but no specifics on what state or area they are at (WA, OR, CA, ID, etc...  Or is it presumed that all the BT's shed around the same time-frame?

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Re: Blacktail Sheds
« Reply #27 on: December 13, 2017, 12:36:26 PM »
I've found fresh sheds as early as Christmas time for Blacktails in South West Washington... and have seen bucks with antlers on as late as Feb 15th same basic location.   I personally don't really start focusing on looking for sheds until the middle of February.

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Re: Blacktail Sheds
« Reply #28 on: December 15, 2017, 08:26:07 AM »
MID Feb it is.  I think that is usually when we actually get the sticky stuff

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Re: Blacktail Sheds
« Reply #29 on: February 16, 2018, 09:37:41 PM »
IM headed out tomorrow for my first day out of the year. Going to a brand New area and havent ever seen a buck out there, but Iíve seen does and plenty of rubs here and there. Theres some great looking habitat out there. Iíve never really ever hiked through the ďdog hairĒ stuff so I think thatís where Iíll focus my time tomorrow. Not gonna lie , hiking through that stuff doesnít really look to fun though.

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Re: Blacktail Sheds
« Reply #30 on: February 16, 2018, 10:32:52 PM »
Its not. Bring rain pants and jacket

 

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