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When You Find the Mother Lode of Elk Sheds in Colorado

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You won't believe how many elk sheds these guys are able to find.

Finding elk sheds like these can give you a head start on harvesting next year's trophy bull.

Here's what it's like when you hit the mother lode. These elk sheds aren't small either.

Check out the video to see for yourself.

The best place to find sheds is in feeding and bedding areas where wintering elk spend most of their time. Besides being a lot of fun and a great way to get outside after a long cold winter, finding this many elk sheds can earn you some money.

Smaller antlers can be sold by the pound to be used for dog treats and ground for supplements. Large matched sets can be sold to collectors for as much as $10,000.

If you live in elk country or will be taking a trip there this spring, get out and find some elk sheds.

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When You Find the Mother Lode of Elk Sheds in Colorado