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SHED HUNTING THREAD - PICs INCLUDED


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InTheNorthwoods

One thing to keep in mind, is that bucks that have shed will likely be viewed as does. So it may seem like "all bucks still have their headgear," but I am guessing it is not true. Bucks will drop at various times, with some earlier than others. I've picked sheds in the middle of December, and seen bucks carrying past the first week of April. You just never know.

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kicked up 3 bucks this morning while walking and they all had both sides still

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Found this shed yesterday. It was sitting right next to a heavily used deer trail. Hard to see things without any snow cover!full-8308-17404-deershed.jpg

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Nice shed in field pics guys. Good to see a few pics, its been a slow shed thread this year. My area's i spend most of my time looking are significantly down in deer numbers, i'm feeling a tough year for me.

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Same here Jumbo, where I usually go and have since I could walk in 1972, there are few very few deer in there, I hope it's just the winter but mild or not it's usually crawling with deer. My other 2 areas have 0 wintering deer since 2008 so I guess the deer decided after many decades to go winter elsewhere ? Asked dad since he can go back to the 50's and there's always been a decent wintering herd in these areas, even 1974 he said there were 30-60 wintering there so it's like way down compared to a season when there was no season. But, I need to investigate further, see if the surrounding areas/sections are holding them.

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With this easy winter deer realy dont have any reason to group up and winter yet. Food is everywhere they turn and deer are still spred out all over. This is going to make picking a shed that much harder this year. Most of the deer i have been watching are still holding strong. Take note if you look to early you could bump bucks that are still packing antlers out of your areas. Good luck, I know I will need some.

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lungdeflator

Whats the latest? Anybody been looking in North Dakota? Last I heard most were still carrying in ND.

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Found a nice one today. 77 2/8 inches. Also found a nice ten point dead head that will be getting done euro style.full-15001-17659-422836_311549208893300_

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All found in the Bagley area.

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Went out today found one nice four point side and a spike.I have been on a dry spell it was nice to find one.

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I was out at my dads farm by Pepin Wisconsin on sunday and glassed 5 bucks. All still had their headgear. I'll be going out the first week of march to start looking. I had some nice bucks on camera this year hopefully I can find a few of their sheds.

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Well I finally hit the motherload. My buddy and I got a set that will probably go in the 200" category (if it was still on the deer). All I know is its gonna be really tough to top. Ill get some pics up off my phone and I think were gonna bring them to the whitetail classic too. Got 2 other sheds and a dead head today as well.

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muskiemanAD

Sounds like a awesome find Tonka! Seems like you have luck in the metro, if you don't mind sharing was this a metro find? Can't wait to see the pics!!

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Well I finally hit the motherload. My buddy and I got a set that will probably go in the 200" category (if it was still on the deer). All I know is its gonna be really tough to top. Ill get some pics up off my phone and I think were gonna bring them to the whitetail classic too. Got 2 other sheds and a dead head today as well.

I sure hope you aint going to make us wait 2 days again lol Awesome I know the feeling Well I have not found a 200" but I did find a 170" what a rush it is Congrats!!!

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certified jumbo

my oh my. nice sheds. congrats.

is this a buck you are hunting or have hunted??

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Thanks guys. Never saw this deer, just knew by the sign there was a special buck there. The sheds are not fresh so its hard to say if hes dead now. Talked to my buddy and were gonna for sure get them scored at the classic.

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them are some world class main beam lengths there, the blading on the right brow and g3 is cool awesome, set.

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sweet!

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noteepical,

Are you sure you didn't shoot a littler buck last fall so you could save that big buck?

Sorry, but just couldn't resist!

Very nice shed, congrats and best wishes to you collecting the matching set this fall complete with delicious venison still attached grin

With the mild winter, he might grow an even bigger set this year.

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