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Shed Hunting Adventure

Old 02-09-2005, 11:11 AM
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I started into the woods below my apartment today to look for shed antlers. It is a relatively large block (15 acres) of undeveloped land in the outskirts of the city. I knew there were deer on the property. I saw some rubs and a few does during season. Too bad I can't get in there to hunt it!

I walked across a very busy road and into the woods. I went about 125 yards in and saw a trail, checked it out and saw some tracks. Then I heard some brush breaking, and there he was; a good sized deer making his way out of his bedroom. And, he still had his rack with him. I thought I had waited long enough, but he still has his headgear. I'll try again later in the year. I backed out of the area as I didn't want to push him. Looked like he was an eight pointer with about a 20" inside spread. And, some of his tines looked to be broken; there may be a bigger deer in the neighborhood.
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Old 02-09-2005, 11:59 AM
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I'd put a trail camera up, and see what's shakin' in there!
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Old 02-09-2005, 12:09 PM
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Here in ny were still getting pics with bucks with antlers. I usually wait till the end of feb. Hopefully the snow will be gone.
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Old 02-09-2005, 02:09 PM
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goin out when it stops rainin
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Old 02-10-2005, 10:11 AM
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I found 3 Shed Antler's on Feb 8th here in MO.
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