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Nikki Boxler

Tips for Finding More Bone This Spring


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Begin Where Deer Are I know this sounds obvious, but in my early days I would get easily side tracked and end up walking down countless trails. Now I begin where I know the deer hang out. Food sources and bedding areas. Food is typically limited during winter months; therefore, deer will spend a lot […]

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Melissa Bachman

Tips to Finding More Sheds This Spring


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  It’s a game of hide and seek for them, start them off as a puppy and reward them heavily for finding the shed and you’ve got a great start.  There are many trainers who are also offering training to create excellent shed dogs.  If you think about it, dogs can cover a lot of […]

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Live the Legend

To a Shed Hunting Ethic


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In a slightly-more-perfect world, I would not have to blog about this topic. But we’re stuck in the place we live, and I have to be honest; the behavior that some people exhibit in their zeal to find shed antlers is shocking. One of my dear friends—a passionate deer hunter and owner of 300 acres […]

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Melissa Bachman

Tis’ the Season to Shed Hunt


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Depending on where you live, shed hunting may be in prime time right now…however as I write this blog from the Minnesota tundra, I’m lucky to find my truck with all the snow, much less a set of shed antlers!  If you’re a little further south and the snow is minimal, shed hunting can be […]

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Grant Woods

Finding Sheds 2014


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I’ve shared about shed hunting during the past two entries for this blog. During those two weeks the weather has been abnormally cold and many areas have received lots of snow. There’s no doubt that deer throughout most of the whitetail’s range are under tremendous stress. Deer will have trouble maintaining their body heat and […]

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Grant Woods

Second Season Shed Hunting Part II


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Last week I shared why and when bucks shed their antlers. This week I wish to share where my family and I have the most success finding sheds. As I explained last week, antlers are not knocked off. Rather they shed due to a rapid decrease in testosterone levels.  So the old theory of finding […]

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