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Almost missed this one

Postby wawhitey » 03 16, 2018 •  [Post 1]

The snow is so deep i almost walked right by it. Going back sunday to try like hell to match it up. Its 100% pristine. Not a single rodent chew on it, and zero sun bleaching.
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Re: Almost missed this one

Postby wawhitey » 03 16, 2018 •  [Post 2]

Also found a dink little moose forky, and a couple small whitetail sheds. This is my total haul today. Just went to check a camera, ended up shed hunting. Hiked 6 hours fighting soft thigh deep snow most of the time.
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Re: Almost missed this one

Postby Swede » 03 16, 2018 •  [Post 3]

The other one must be nearby. Keep looking. Maybe later this year you can get his antlers with head attached. :D
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Re: Almost missed this one

Postby wawhitey » 03 16, 2018 •  [Post 4]

Pretty nice 5x6 buck on cam up there. Been watching this spot for a few years now. Always nice bucks daylight hours during both early and late seasons. Going to hang a treestand there this spring. It will be my "plan c" spot for this year.
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Re: Almost missed this one

Postby Deanmac » 03 17, 2018 •  [Post 5]

nice finds and pictures
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Re: Almost missed this one

Postby wawhitey » 03 17, 2018 •  [Post 6]

I will find the matching paddle tomorrow. Its going to happen. Alarm set for 0500. Positive thoughts... positive thoughts...
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Re: Almost missed this one

Postby Roosiebull » 03 18, 2018 •  [Post 7]

Way cool! That is a cool Pic!

Nice work on the sheds.... I have a much easier time finding sheds that are still connected to the animal, once the drop, I don't find them... will try again this year though :D
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Re: Almost missed this one

Postby wawhitey » 03 18, 2018 •  [Post 8]

So a friend called last night, its st patricks day, come out to the brewery... so i went. Long story short, i didnt do any hiking today. But my alarm is set for 0500 again, and i WILL go out and hike my butt off tomorrow to try to match that paddle up.
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Re: Almost missed this one

Postby wawhitey » 03 19, 2018 •  [Post 9]

Another freshie right side from a smaller bull. Thats 3 right sides now.
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Re: Almost missed this one

Postby Lefty » 03 19, 2018 •  [Post 10]

Some nice finds !!!
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Re: Almost missed this one

Postby wawhitey » 03 19, 2018 •  [Post 11]

Found an old moose carcass too.
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Re: Almost missed this one

Postby wawhitey » 03 27, 2018 •  [Post 12]

Still cant match up that big paddle. Driving me crazy. It must be in the timber uphill from the one i found, where the snow is still too deep.
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Re: Almost missed this one

Postby wawhitey » 05 30, 2018 •  [Post 13]

Wow, how the hell did i miss these? Found today, matched set laying like 3ft apart, just TEN YARDS from a tcam i put up over a year ago, and then found another old chewed 4x just 20ft from this set! Man, i suck! Shoulda found em a year ago!
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Re: Almost missed this one

Postby Swede » 05 31, 2018 •  [Post 14]

Nice buck for sure, and as you say, you do have some hungry squirrels there.
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