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#3296624 - Mon Mar 10 2014 09:18 AM First Elk Shed Of 2014.....That we know of.
ELKCNTYOUTFITTER Offline
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Six of us were up this weekend battling the still extremely bad roads more to locate some bulls for the next couple of weekends than actually expecting to find horns as it is a touch early yet. We did talk about the bad winter and that just maybe that would have the horns off earlier. We covered a lot of ground, saw a lot of bulls almost all of which were still carrying.....almost all!! Here's Colton Bollman with what we think might be the first elk shed of 2014. Does he look happy?

More pics of the trip to follow.

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#3296638 - Mon Mar 10 2014 09:45 AM Re: First Elk Shed Of 2014.....That we know of. [Re: ELKCNTYOUTFITTER]
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awesome find!!! Hoping one day to lay my hands on one of those in PA thumbs
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#3296673 - Mon Mar 10 2014 10:50 AM Re: First Elk Shed Of 2014.....That we know of. [Re: ELKCNTYOUTFITTER]
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Awesome!

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#3296695 - Mon Mar 10 2014 11:28 AM Re: First Elk Shed Of 2014.....That we know of. [Re: snappertrapper]
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The boys smile says it all. Great find!!


Edited by hunt4ever (Mon Mar 10 2014 11:28 AM)
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#3296776 - Mon Mar 10 2014 01:40 PM Re: First Elk Shed Of 2014.....That we know of. [Re: ELKCNTYOUTFITTER]
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Saw 5 big bulls still holding both sides last night.

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#3296956 - Mon Mar 10 2014 06:01 PM Re: First Elk Shed Of 2014.....That we know of. [Re: ELKCNTYOUTFITTER]
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was down today. saw 6 bulls all were still holding. 5 of them were in one group being fed hay by the dcnr guys and the other was a nice 6 pt on one side and a big club on the other. seen lots and lots of cows. Seen anywhere from bare ground up to 13" inches of snow.
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#3297016 - Mon Mar 10 2014 07:34 PM Re: First Elk Shed Of 2014.....That we know of. [Re: ELKCNTYOUTFITTER]
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Certainly does! Great find. thumbs
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#3297250 - Mon Mar 10 2014 10:30 PM Re: First Elk Shed Of 2014.....That we know of. [Re: ELKCNTYOUTFITTER]
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I know of a few found last weekend............most are still holding though
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#3297272 - Mon Mar 10 2014 10:44 PM Re: First Elk Shed Of 2014.....That we know of. [Re: ELKCNTYOUTFITTER]
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Nice! One of the giant bulIs I know of would shed on March 1st every year, like clockwork! It's early, but there are some out there to be found!
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#3297380 - Tue Mar 11 2014 08:09 AM Re: First Elk Shed Of 2014.....That we know of. [Re: ELKCNTYOUTFITTER]
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nice
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#3299725 - Fri Mar 14 2014 12:47 PM Re: First Elk Shed Of 2014.....That we know of. [Re: ELKCNTYOUTFITTER]
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I'm going down today, Sat and Sun. Hopefully some more have decided to drop.

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#3299774 - Fri Mar 14 2014 02:16 PM Re: First Elk Shed Of 2014.....That we know of. [Re: ELKCNTYOUTFITTER]
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sweet!

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#3299842 - Fri Mar 14 2014 04:31 PM Re: First Elk Shed Of 2014.....That we know of. [Re: ELKCNTYOUTFITTER]
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Headed to camp to do some recon for 3 days

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#3299899 - Fri Mar 14 2014 06:33 PM Re: First Elk Shed Of 2014.....That we know of. [Re: ELKCNTYOUTFITTER]
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Now thats sweet..........
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#3300024 - Fri Mar 14 2014 09:26 PM Re: First Elk Shed Of 2014.....That we know of. [Re: ELKCNTYOUTFITTER]
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Saw 20 elk including 5 bulls still holding both sides will try again in a week

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#3300530 - Sat Mar 15 2014 08:49 PM Re: First Elk Shed Of 2014.....That we know of. [Re: SoPoHunter]
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Originally Posted By: pottercountyman
Saw 20 elk including 5 bulls still holding both sides will try again in a week

was gonna head down but gonna wait a little longer i guess. how was the snow situation.
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#3300577 - Sat Mar 15 2014 10:09 PM Re: First Elk Shed Of 2014.....That we know of. [Re: ELKCNTYOUTFITTER]
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So can anyone hunt elk sheds, and where?
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#3300726 - Sun Mar 16 2014 09:53 AM Re: First Elk Shed Of 2014.....That we know of. [Re: ELKCNTYOUTFITTER]
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Yep, anywhere there is public property that holds elk, or on private property where you have permission.
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#3301625 - Mon Mar 17 2014 12:31 PM Re: First Elk Shed Of 2014.....That we know of. [Re: ELKCNTYOUTFITTER]
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Cool! Thanks for the info!
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#3301880 - Mon Mar 17 2014 07:47 PM Re: First Elk Shed Of 2014.....That we know of. [Re: Black&Gold_Buck]
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thumbs

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#3301927 - Mon Mar 17 2014 09:02 PM Re: First Elk Shed Of 2014.....That we know of. [Re: ELKCNTYOUTFITTER]
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I did A LOT of walking today and nothing. Didn't even see an elk till I got back to 'civilization'. lol From the number of bootprints in the snow they're probably getting them as soon as they hit the ground. jestera
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#3303208 - Wed Mar 19 2014 02:59 PM Re: First Elk Shed Of 2014.....That we know of. [Re: ratherbhuntin]
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Originally Posted By: ratherbhuntin
Originally Posted By: pottercountyman
Saw 20 elk including 5 bulls still holding both sides will try again in a week

was gonna head down but gonna wait a little longer i guess. how was the snow situation.


Snow is fine for elk sheds. They are finding a few now but most bulls still holding both.

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