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Question by TurkeyMaster55. Uploaded on March 25, 2010
Fence crossings are a great place to find them. I also check out scrape lines and the areas where I found lots of rub trees in the fall.
I'm not a serious shed hunter but I usually find the few that I get just after the snow goes and in Maine that means right now.
where the deer spend time during the winter.
they will be were the food is after the rut, so look where the food is and to their bedding areas. fence crossing are ok spot because you might get lucky and find one where the have jumped the fence and it jarred loose, but other spots are more likely. Check creek bottoms and south facing slopes, because the deer will want to get out of that cold northern wind when they hang out.
Biologist friend of mine said sunside cedar stands are a good place as the deer go there for shelter.
I agree with BeeKeeper, fence rows, creek crossings, and other main trails that you found during the fall. Also check the same old bedding areas and feeding areas that you hunted during the fall. Unless the food source has vanished or deep snows changed their patterns the deer should for the most part be following a similar pattern that they did in the fall
Agreed with Beekeeper answer above and A + 1 for you sir!!!
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