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Posted: 08 March 2014 11:27 AM   [ Ignore ]
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Warm weather is FINALLY on its way, Anybody have plans to fish or shed hunt????Cabin fever has kicked my butt for weeks now, So sunday its game-on with some sheds:)

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Posted: 08 March 2014 11:26 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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No fishing plans, but if I had any, it’d be ice fishing.  Was out at Shabbona last Sunday—the engine of my auger was less than a foot from the ice by the time I hit water.  I’d guess there was every bit of 2 feet.  We’ll be able to fish the hard water for a while yet, warm weather or not.

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Posted: 09 March 2014 03:47 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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I’ve been out shed hunting twice.  Found 5 the first day and 1 after work Friday morning.  60+ hours a week and swing shift makes it hard to do anything at all

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Posted: 09 March 2014 05:06 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 3 ]
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I’ve been out 3 or 4 times and haven’t found a single freakin shed….I probably walked 15 miles earlier this week and came up with nothin!

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Posted: 09 March 2014 05:39 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 4 ]
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What type of areas are you finding them Andy? Bedding areas, field edges, water? I still got a lot of snow and frozen water up here.

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Posted: 09 March 2014 05:54 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 5 ]
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A guy on shed heads Facebook page said he was finding every one of his along south facing field edges and one of my buddies in Indiana has found like 4 big matching sets all on the high ground! Good Luck guys…I’m done for the year gotta save my walking legs for chase’n those big morels!!!! wink

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Posted: 10 March 2014 08:48 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 6 ]
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Ive been out 4 times and have found 0 sheds my twin brother went out and found a dead 125-130 inch 8 point near one of my tree stands but thats it…..... ive never been good at finding antlers lol

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Posted: 10 March 2014 12:20 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 7 ]
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Mostly in feeding areas but I did find one in a bed.  Haven’t made it out this year like I normally do but I plan on going a few more times

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Posted: 10 March 2014 04:31 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 8 ]
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4 hours of walking and 0 sheds. The deer sign is just not there,,,,,3 years ago at the same farm I found 16 sheds in 1 day….

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Posted: 10 March 2014 08:01 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 9 ]
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I went out for a bit tonight and it just seems like a completely different situation this year with the hard winter and above average amount of snow.  There was still a lot of snow in the fields and really aren’t many tracks.  I usually find most of my sheds on field edges in the grassy areas on the edge of fields, but those areas were covered in snow all winter and its just now starting to melt.  Maybe a higher percentage of sheds will be found in the bedding areas and deeper in the timber on south facing hills?

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Posted: 11 March 2014 03:41 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 10 ]
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CC   Try locust trees.  They are an easy meal when the snow is covering the every day food source.  The seed pods are long and stick up through the snow and they’re easy for the deer to root around and find.  Bottom ground with cover is another good spot after a tough winter.  Shelter and browse

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Posted: 11 March 2014 03:51 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 11 ]
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I’m not finding sheds in the usual spots as previous years due to the heavy snow but with a little thought and a little guess work I’ve picked up a few. 

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Posted: 11 March 2014 08:18 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 12 ]
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Went out Last Sunday and didn’t find anything but two scum bags foot prints all over my property. Can’t say for sure but think I know who it is . I have trail cams all over. Why do people have to be such dirt bags.

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Posted: 11 March 2014 04:18 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 13 ]
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Knox, Its called NO RESPECT!!It also shows when hunters steal other hunters stands,cameras,other gear…...Its gotten to be a real issue here in adams county…

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Posted: 12 March 2014 03:19 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 14 ]
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I know right. Since I live on this property , it almost feels like they came into my house. All the property next to me these two scumbags have to look and yet they have to come and pilfer thru mine.(must be the grass is greener disease). That’s okay carma will bite em in the butt next season. I seen they have a ladder stand right on the property line. 400 acres to hunt yet right on the line.  Now why doesn’t that surprise me. Oh to be a SCUMBAG!.

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Posted: 12 March 2014 07:29 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 15 ]
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Atleast they didn’t steal your trail cams.  That could get expensive

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