Sheds or Beds?

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Re: Sheds or Beds?

Postby wickedbruiser » Fri Mar 31, 2017 10:04 am

Beds. I personally can't do both. I get counterproductive. Sheds are a bonus as I stumble on one while bed hunting which is little to none.


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Re: Sheds or Beds?

Postby yungbuck » Fri Mar 31, 2017 5:20 pm

I try to shed hunt but I always get distracted and start scouting/bed hunting.
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Re: Sheds or Beds?

Postby ghoasthunter » Tue Jan 09, 2018 3:34 pm

find the bed then while I'm scouting for stand setups and learning the bed I normally find all the sheds if I find a big one I will fan out and try to find the set. find the bed find the shed they go together like peanut butter and jelly.
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Re: Sheds or Beds?

Postby SamPotter » Tue Jan 09, 2018 6:18 pm

Sheds for sure. I see I'm in the minority. If I had to choose hunting or shed hunting, I'd probably choose shed hunting. Luckily I don't have to make that choice.
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Re: Sheds or Beds?

Postby mainebowhunter » Wed Jan 10, 2018 4:13 am

Beds / scouting for sure. Many times with sheds, you are grid searching areas looking for the sheds. I find it helps me very little for the upcoming year. I find it really does not maximize my scouting time.

BUT I am not a shed hunter. However, I do have plans to do some this winter.
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Re: Sheds or Beds?

Postby ghoasthunter » Wed Jan 10, 2018 5:10 am

SamPotter wrote:Sheds for sure. I see I'm in the minority. If I had to choose hunting or shed hunting, I'd probably choose shed hunting. Luckily I don't have to make that choice.

I hear ya I get the same excitement if not more finding a shed as shooting the deer. I feel like a kid on Christmas day when I can put it all together. get a view of a big bucks life. find a monster bed up in the mountains find his sheds laying in them then killing the buck in his own game is priceless.
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Re: Sheds or Beds?

Postby wadegarrett » Fri Jan 12, 2018 9:18 am

I used shed hunt. Then I learned that I find more sheds when I bed hunt.
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Re: Sheds or Beds?

Postby Stanley » Fri Jan 12, 2018 10:21 am

Sheds tell me exactly what a buck was wearing and is probably alive. Beds tell me where a buck was bedding. May not be alive and often aren't. Beds in the areas of sheds is a good thing.
You can fool some of the bucks, all of the time, and fool all of the bucks, some of the time, however you certainly can't fool all of the bucks, all of the time.

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