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Offline Watimberghost

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Re: I suck at shed hunting
« Reply #30 on: April 23, 2018, 08:31:31 PM »

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Re: I suck at shed hunting
« Reply #31 on: April 24, 2018, 11:23:10 AM »
Boom! Finally on the board.. went out last Thursday and found 2 elk sheds! One is an old 5 point and chewed on like crazy. The other one though is a HUGE brown one from this year! I was soooo incredibly stoked to have found any! I found the chewed on one first and was like, ďhell yeahĒ! And then about an hour later I found that big sucker ! I looked for the other sides to both for a bit and couldnít find either, Iím going back out there the weekend after next though and try to find some more and hopefully the other side to that big one! I did about 6 miles all off trail and in some incredibly steep terrain.. All worth it though! Was a great day!
See, looking on the ground helped, didn't it?! You got any pics to show us?
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Re: I suck at shed hunting
« Reply #32 on: April 24, 2018, 12:54:03 PM »
Man, Iím trying to post a few pix, but every time I attach them the screen turns all white and then nothing... Iíll try again..

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Re: I suck at shed hunting
« Reply #33 on: April 24, 2018, 12:58:29 PM »
Yeah, so Iíve posted hundreds of pix on this site before, and for some reason the pix just wonít upload for whatever reason.. I get them all attached and hit ďpostĒ then the screen just goes white and thatís it...

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Re: I suck at shed hunting
« Reply #34 on: April 24, 2018, 05:19:06 PM »
Take a screen shot of your pics and they should be good to go with sizing

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Re: I suck at shed hunting
« Reply #35 on: April 24, 2018, 06:34:05 PM »
Pix

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Re: I suck at shed hunting
« Reply #36 on: April 24, 2018, 07:05:00 PM »
Congrats, now ur hooked. I bet you donít cut it up for knife handles :chuckle:
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Re: I suck at shed hunting
« Reply #37 on: April 24, 2018, 07:29:09 PM »
Nice

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Re: I suck at shed hunting
« Reply #38 on: April 24, 2018, 08:21:09 PM »
Yes! That's a huge bull! Nice find! Way to stick with it :tup:

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Re: I suck at shed hunting
« Reply #39 on: April 24, 2018, 08:42:23 PM »
Lol... yeah, I just canít cut up that big guy.. Iím really hoping to find a nice deer shed for the knife handle. Iíd like to incorporate the burr into the back end of the handle if possible.. the hunt continues. Iím off on Friday so Iím headed back out for another look around..
   Thanks again for all the encouragement and advice! I really appreciate it..

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Re: I suck at shed hunting
« Reply #40 on: April 25, 2018, 05:55:35 AM »
Great pics!  Thanks for sharing!  Wish I was out looking too.  Had to take a break from shed hunting this year.

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Re: I suck at shed hunting
« Reply #41 on: April 25, 2018, 06:28:26 AM »
I too am on the hunt for some antler for knife handles and can echo the hesitation to cut them up. My first shed this year was a really nice 4 point blacktail.... Can't bring myself to cut it up. My next two were my first matched pair ever, a nice 4x4 whitetail... Maybe one day I will find a broken tine from an elk of something that I can get myself to actually take a saw to...

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Re: I suck at shed hunting
« Reply #42 on: April 25, 2018, 11:00:39 AM »
Definitely a Keeper, I cut up & sold a few nicer ones in the past & wish I had not. Way to stick with it! :tup:

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Re: I suck at shed hunting
« Reply #43 on: April 25, 2018, 11:51:14 AM »
 :tup: nice find

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Re: I suck at shed hunting
« Reply #44 on: April 29, 2018, 10:50:13 PM »
Went out to a spot on the west side I know of. Hiked about 7-8 miles and got skunked! Totally bummed too. I saw so much sign and rubs all over the place, I thought for sure i was gonna find a few, but nope! Owell, Iíve got Tuesday off and gonna go back over and hit the Eastside and hope to get lucky!

 

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