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Re: sheds while hunting
« Reply #1 on: November 06, 2007, 08:55:53 PM »
I never find them in the fall for some reason. It seems like I have to follow bucks around until they drop just about.  :bash:

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Re: sheds while hunting
« Reply #2 on: November 06, 2007, 09:12:13 PM »
I find quite a few. I think about 30 last year and 20 the year before.There are a few of us that look together all the time. My buddie finds more than I do. I spend too much time following the big ones and never end up finding them.
I posted a few from last year under the most recent shed topic "show off bone" or something like that. One real nice 5X6 set, scores about 170 with spread credit of 20". That was the biggest.

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Re: sheds while hunting
« Reply #3 on: November 06, 2007, 09:25:03 PM »
I have never found a mosse shed. Only a few whities while going to school at WSU. The rest are mule deer.

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Re: sheds while hunting
« Reply #4 on: November 06, 2007, 11:14:09 PM »
 I am a newbie to the site...Let me know how to get pictures to you and I will send pictures of the 5 sheds I found during Archery season

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Re: sheds while hunting
« Reply #5 on: November 07, 2007, 02:25:18 AM »
I found a matching 5 pt elk shed this late summer..during archery..I would have posted pics earlier...but my camera busted. I just got a new one today...will post em tomorrow!

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Re: sheds while hunting
« Reply #6 on: November 07, 2007, 05:57:59 AM »
Lets see them sheds...

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Re: sheds while hunting
« Reply #7 on: November 07, 2007, 06:28:49 AM »
I usually pick up 5 or so. None yet though.
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Re: sheds while hunting
« Reply #8 on: November 07, 2007, 07:43:52 AM »
thats the only way i've ever found any sheds...
we find at least 2 or 3 whitey sheds every year while deer hunting, we were on a roll of 3 years in a row finding a dead head with horns, and all 3 years were bigger than normal 2 points. this past year while turkey hunting is when we found the moose sheds. still not sure how much turkey hunting is gonna get done this year  8)
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Re: sheds while hunting
« Reply #9 on: November 07, 2007, 08:55:34 PM »
I actually found my first shed this Sept :) It is a 5 point elk shed with a tine broken off leaving a inch stub. I found it deep in the toutle woods.
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Re: sheds while hunting
« Reply #10 on: November 12, 2007, 05:40:54 AM »
I found a 5pt bull shed this weekend while hunting deer. he too has a tin broke off.

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Re: sheds while hunting
« Reply #11 on: November 14, 2007, 09:23:09 AM »
It seems to me like all I would ever find were small forkies until two years ago I found a decent 4 point shed while hunting. I had never really shed hunted before but I decided this past spring to go searching a spot near my home (which isn't a well know wintering area for deer like say the Chelan or Methow area). After about 2 hours of searching I kinda lost interest and was heading back to the truck when I almost stunmbled over a decent 5 point shed. This kind of got my juices flowing again so I decided to turn around and look alittle more. I would say about 75 yards from that shed I just picked out I found a set of fresh browns lying side by side. They turned out to be a really nice set of sheds 4 point with double eye guards. Needless to say I was stoked for being a very novice shed hunter. I'm looking forward to getting back out this comming spring and trying to find something even bigger.

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Re: sheds while hunting
« Reply #12 on: November 22, 2007, 08:43:13 PM »
I seem to find all of mine while hunting and very few whil scouting not sure why I'm allways looking. Here is a 6 pt elk and a little 2pt I found while hunting in Idaho last week.

I know not the best look at the horns but I was trying to get the terrain in this shot more than anything, I seem to allways forget about taking a picture where they lay. Then after the fact I think "crap I allready picked them up that would have made a cool shot"
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Re: sheds while hunting
« Reply #13 on: November 24, 2007, 07:20:12 AM »
I usually find a few every year hunting.  None this year however.  Couple years ago I found a big matching 6 pt elk set and a 4 pt mulie 15 yards from each other.

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Re: sheds while hunting
« Reply #14 on: November 25, 2007, 05:24:07 PM »
Elk hunting this year, this crazy guy found this one, its a nice one.




For comparison, the guy with the shed strapped to his back is one big dude. Scout Sniper, been in Iraq/Afganistan.
The chains n'stuff are what we found along the road...figured the weight would help 'slow him down' just a bit.  :chuckle:
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