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    TX sheds...first time success!

    So this weekend I spent about 8 hrs walking around my father in laws west tx ranch looking for some whitetail sheds, here's what I found! The 10 pt set was my first complete set. I found the first along a trail, then found the second about 50 ft later. I think they are from a couple yrs ago. The big 8 set is from a deer we have history with. We named him Hollywood for loving the camera. The set I found were his from 2012-2013. If it wasn't for a doe diving in front of my arrow, (I have it on camera otherwise I wouldn't believe me either) I might have gotten him this year. I'm planning on mounting and displaying them. The other 2 halves of an 8 pt were the only I found from this year so far. Makes me think they all haven't dropped yet. I still can't believe I found a set of hollywood's though. Hope you guys enjoy hitherto pics!

    Also, if any of you have any tips on where to look for sheds, I'd appreciate it.

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    Here's Hollywood in 2012-2013.


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    Did you kill the doe?

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    Also, if any of you have any tips on where to look for sheds, I'd appreciate it.

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    Have some buddies that set up shed catchers. Basically it is a feed station that has t posts all the way around. They make the gaps close enough so deer bump their antlers while getting the feed. The collect many sheds this way...

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    I have seen shed catchers made by making a feed station by using T-Post and Panel wire in a V shape so when the deer bumps the wire while feeding , it works but I have never tried myself.
    Hunted on Ranch in Texas they had Black Lab. that was good at finding them, I quess either way saves some shoe leather.

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    That is some nice looking sheds you have found!

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    Unfortunately not My wife and I tracked her well over 500 yds before losing blood. Found several big pools of blood with air in them along the way. I'm guessing it was a single lung hit and she was just tough as hell. That was a rough day.

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    Did you kill the doe?

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    Great finds! Hoping to get out later this week myself.

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    Hey Logan,

    I just now checked my camera from two months ago! This buck was on there, it was around the time you were hunting. I couldn' remember which weekend you were out here. Oh well he is no giant, and will be much bigger next year.
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