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Interesting find today.

Discussion in 'Shed Hunting' started by slecken, Mar 6, 2020.

  1. slecken

    slecken Weekend Warrior

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    I was out shed hunting today and I found an old shed. I immediately recognized the deer it was from. The buck was named Medusa. I shot him two years ago so the shed was three years old. Still in good shape for its age. Happy to have found it. It the same buck I have in my avatar. 37ED7955-C84B-45AE-890F-4BD48236B4CF.jpeg 1B397080-C34F-47AF-9F51-3BE2F1355AE7.jpeg 7974666A-68CD-4239-9463-78D6ECF27FFC.jpeg 5E3579C8-E59C-4F9E-BB3F-8B9630B36EC0.jpeg
     
  2. oldnotdead

    oldnotdead Legendary Woodsman

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    Cool they sure don't make it that long around here. I watched a squirrel drag a yearling rack drop to a tree base, chew it into sections and burythe thing. Woodchucks and porcupine are great shed hunters as well...
     
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    Holt Grizzled Veteran

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    Great find! I did that once. I found the shed to a buck I shot 2 years before. So it laying there for 3 years. It was in tall grass beside a creek. It was almost in perfect condition other then some green staining.

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  4. John T.

    John T. Die Hard Bowhunter

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    Unusual that a shed would last, as mentioned, forest critters chew them for the calcium. As soon as m foot heals and it quits raining (not for days), I plan on hitting the woods to scout and hunt for sheds.
     
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    Sota Legendary Woodsman

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    I have about 1000 oaks on my property hence I have an unbelievable amount of squirrels a shed has zero chance of lasting 24 hours. Congrats on finding the shed of a deer you killed pretty cool.
     
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    Udine219 Newb

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    Cool
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  7. Shocker99

    Shocker99 Grizzled Veteran

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    Awesome find!
     
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