Posts Tagged: shed hunting

Scott Bestul

Just a Little Farther


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I guess it was in the back of my mind this week, too. I was walking my retriever the other morning, and we wandered past a certain piece of public property I love to hunt. It occurred to me I hadn’t scouted that spot in a very long time. But you know, I was tired, […]

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Scott Bestul

The Systematic Shed Hunter


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So here’s how to allocate your effort during this year’s shed hunt. TYT (Take Your Time) Spots: I know guys who pick up well over 100 antlers each season, and the common theme among them is this: They expend the most effort in a) places where deer spend a lot of time and b) spots that […]

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Scott Bestul

Solving the Shed Conundrum


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But I know guys who pile up a bunch of antlers—150 or more in a season—and not all of them come from places they hunt. So the antlers mean less to them, and outside of looking impressive, they don’t have a lot of personal meaning. Rather than let those sheds gather dust, here are a […]

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Scott Bestul

Scouting For Sheds


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  *Late winter food sources: Standing or cut (unplowed) crop fields are a sure bet for shed-hunting success. Corn, soybeans and milo are among the top picks, but don’t overlook winter wheat or rye fields, especially in areas that didn’t get much snow. And don’t forget large food plots, especially those devoted to brassicas, turnips and beets. *South-facing […]

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