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011 moose sheds!
« on: January 21, 2011, 09:30:54 AM »
Found these three sheds all in a 50 yard radius! Hiked a long ways for these bad boys! ;)
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Re: 011 moose sheds!
« Reply #1 on: January 21, 2011, 09:34:45 AM »
Awesome man!!  Great find!

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Re: 011 moose sheds!
« Reply #2 on: January 21, 2011, 09:45:22 AM »
Nice sheds man, worth the hike I'm sure. General location? NE corner I would assume.
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Re: 011 moose sheds!
« Reply #3 on: January 21, 2011, 09:48:09 AM »
Right on! I have to find a moose shed before I finish school and go back to the west side!

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Re: 011 moose sheds!
« Reply #4 on: January 21, 2011, 09:49:08 AM »
Great find!

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Re: 011 moose sheds!
« Reply #5 on: January 21, 2011, 09:51:23 AM »
Great find...

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Re: 011 moose sheds!
« Reply #6 on: January 21, 2011, 10:02:46 AM »
Ya Northeast WA. Bulls were grouped up i kicked one up in the area that still was packin both sides. I still think its hit and miss as alot of my buddys areas bulls are also still packin.
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Re: 011 moose sheds!
« Reply #7 on: January 21, 2011, 10:04:29 AM »
Very cool!  Do you keep them? 
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Re: 011 moose sheds!
« Reply #8 on: January 21, 2011, 10:09:49 AM »
um... ya i keep them
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Re: 011 moose sheds!
« Reply #9 on: January 21, 2011, 10:14:07 AM »
Right on! I have to find a moose shed before I finish school and go back to the west side!

Find an area with lots of buckbrush and thick alders and you are sure to come across moose sign and find where it is that there spending all their time.

Usually you will find scrapes on small trees and you will know that there is a bull around.

You gotta lace up your boots and put some miles on though cuz i promise you will see other guys lookin.
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Re: 011 moose sheds!
« Reply #10 on: January 21, 2011, 12:29:17 PM »
Nice finds.  Congrats.

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Re: 011 moose sheds!
« Reply #11 on: January 21, 2011, 01:56:29 PM »
That is awesome!
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Re: 011 moose sheds!
« Reply #12 on: January 21, 2011, 01:58:34 PM »
Congrats! Nice find!
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Re: 011 moose sheds!
« Reply #13 on: January 21, 2011, 06:30:50 PM »
nice job. I will text u a pic of some other ones that were found :yike:

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Re: 011 moose sheds!
« Reply #14 on: January 21, 2011, 06:34:55 PM »
Very cool, I keep telling myself I need to make a trip and put some miles on, maybe this year I will get out

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Re: 011 moose sheds!
« Reply #15 on: January 21, 2011, 07:35:16 PM »
Nice finds. I'm jelious.. Ditto Antlerking... 3 yrs. now I've told myself that and I have family in moose country..
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Re: 011 moose sheds!
« Reply #16 on: January 21, 2011, 08:25:35 PM »
Great finds!! Way to work for them. Finding a moose shed is on my bucket list, it's the only kind ive never found.

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Re: 011 moose sheds!
« Reply #17 on: January 21, 2011, 08:32:45 PM »
Very nice finds, love the character on the middle antler. 
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Re: 011 moose sheds!
« Reply #18 on: January 21, 2011, 09:51:25 PM »
Right on! I have to find a moose shed before I finish school and go back to the west side!

Find an area with lots of buckbrush and thick alders and you are sure to come across moose sign and find where it is that there spending all their time.

Usually you will find scrapes on small trees and you will know that there is a bull around.

You gotta lace up your boots and put some miles on though cuz i promise you will see other guys lookin.

We've got some buckbrush, and I definitely comb that stuff. . . Takes forever to comb entire areas when you can only see about 5 feet, takes a lot of passes!  I've been going through timber for the most part, stuff cut up with trails and brush along side that might knock loose antlers off.  Found 76 deer sheds and 11 elk sheds in my two years of shed hunting over here, just not a damn moose shed! This year is the year I can feel it. . . Oh and it made me sick to hear that a buddy's girlfriend picked up a moose shed out of a slightly grown up clearcut I searched two years ago, but thankfully it was last years so I know I didn't miss it. . . Would be tough to know for sure I'd walked by one, though I'm sure I have.

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Re: 011 moose sheds!
« Reply #19 on: January 21, 2011, 10:29:40 PM »
Good find!!!!!!!!!!

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Re: 011 moose sheds!
« Reply #20 on: January 22, 2011, 08:27:27 AM »
Right on! I have to find a moose shed before I finish school and go back to the west side!

Find an area with lots of buckbrush and thick alders and you are sure to come across moose sign and find where it is that there spending all their time.

Usually you will find scrapes on small trees and you will know that there is a bull around.

You gotta lace up your boots and put some miles on though cuz i promise you will see other guys lookin.

We've got some buckbrush, and I definitely comb that stuff. . . Takes forever to comb entire areas when you can only see about 5 feet, takes a lot of passes!  I've been going through timber for the most part, stuff cut up with trails and brush along side that might knock loose antlers off.  Found 76 deer sheds and 11 elk sheds in my two years of shed hunting over here, just not a damn moose shed! This year is the year I can feel it. . . Oh and it made me sick to hear that a buddy's girlfriend picked up a moose shed out of a slightly grown up clearcut I searched two years ago, but thankfully it was last years so I know I didn't miss it. . . Would be tough to know for sure I'd walked by one, though I'm sure I have.

I dont really know about moose on that side of the state. I am on the northeast side and thats generally where i come across them.
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Re: 011 moose sheds!
« Reply #21 on: January 22, 2011, 08:43:15 AM »
That's awesome! 
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Re: 011 moose sheds!
« Reply #22 on: January 22, 2011, 05:18:16 PM »
Oh I'm going to school over here in Moscow, Idaho. . . A lot of similar country.

Got out today, just found a little 3 point elk shed.  Buddy found an old chewed 4 point whitetail. Might make a thread later.

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Re: 011 moose sheds!
« Reply #23 on: January 22, 2011, 08:20:41 PM »
Those are some nice antlers. Im going looking tomarrow for moose sheds. I'll post some pics if I find any.

 

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