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Shed Hunting Tactics

March 19, 2017
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Check out this episode of Interviews With The Hunting Masters to get the secret sauce on how to be a successful shed hunter #shedhunting #IWTHM

Interviews With The Hunting Masters:

8.12 John Stallone talks with Shed Hunting The Antler Trader himself Josh Corbin shed hunting tactics.

Here is a condensed paraphrase of what to expect in this episode:

  1. Can you tell us a little bit about you and what you do? I am a die hard passionate shed hunter and also a guide in the state of Arizona specializing on the AZ Strip & Kaibab but not limited to I am partnered with ASG & AEO, I am also a YouTuber and Social Media influencer in a technical term but honestly I’m just a guy that wants to make enough doing what I love and in the process hopefully inspire others to do the same. I left a career of 15 years to follow my dreams and feel others should do the same no matter what there passion is. I hate seeing people working somewhere they hate and how miserable it makes them and hope I can inspire them to take the leap for the simplicity of just being happy.
  2. How did you get started in hunting?

I started like most at a young age growing up in idaho still to this day its hard to explain there’s just something about hunting & fishing offers that gets my heart beating fast and my desire to be engulfed in it all!

 

3) When you don’t have time to scout what are some of the thing syou look for when chosing a shed hunting area? that’s a broad question with so many answers I generally have an idea about the country/state I’m in and what it has to offer for big game. A lot of guys don’t realize the similarities of hunting & shed hunting you need ample food, water, and cover and depending on state elevation comes into play.

 

4) Where is your starting point? Meaning when you are going into a new area that you have never been before and you only have a limited to huntfor horns where do you begin? Google Earth I am looking for elevation and good feed if its country that gets a fair amount of snow elevation is key. Country like Az is different Feed and water are king.

5) What structural and/or landscape features do you look for in a unit to focus your  efforts? I look for a lot of country that has good wind breaks and natural funnels lots of rollie county at certain elevations that allow the animal to be up feeding anytime of the day with out being pressured and out of the wind but still have good cover to bed in either in the sun or shade elk & deer are different.

6) What would you suggest to someone to improve thier shed hunting success? A combination of things like scout find out where the animals are at starting in February clear tell May if there not there nothing will work. stay with in the elevation either deer or elk hang out in you will find them in all ranges but the vast majority stay in certain zones deer I like 5500-6200 Elk 6900-7500. Put down the miles and glass where you can!

You can find out more about Josh Corbin at  www.antlertrader.com

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John Stallone Marketing Director: The Hunting Channel Host of Days in the Wild Content coordinator: for The Outdoor Insiders Field Editor for Earned DIY journal  Facebook Twitter Instagram I am the marketing Director for The Hunting Channel, a National pro-staff shooter for Mathews, Swhacker, trufire, Sneek Tec, Bow IQ , cogburn and Gold tip as well as many more . I am a outdoor videographer and writer in the hunting industry. My program is viewed over  4million x monthly, I am a published outdoor writer and have over 4 million views on youtube and receive traffic upwards of 65 million each year on my video clips. I have completed my whitetail slam and currently working on my super slam. My TV show was voted viewer’s choice for 2014 on Carbon TV and I have been successfully producing shows for over 11 years. Here is some of my video work: Chevy :Mathews, Tenzing Swhacker Broadheads, Cogburn    Here is a sample of my Hunting Show My books: The Whitetail Hunter’s Blueprint The Secrets of Hunting Western Game  Some of my accolades:  Featured in Tom Miranda's book rut hunters  Certified Deer Steward from QDMA and Clemson University Certified Wildlife Manager from Penn Foster Master Degree from Colorado State in Rangeland Management and Ecology   Some more about me:  1981 first deer hunt 1990 first deer with a bow 1996 won first archery tournament 1998 Received a Bachelor’s of Science from Grand Canyon University 2001 Started shooting Mathews as Pro-shop field staff 2002 Became chief of Infield testing for Huntech Inc 2004 started The Hunting Channel online 2004 Published First article in Midwest Whitetails 2005 Started TV Show Days in The Wild 2006 Release 1st book The Ultimate Guide to staying Scent Free 2006 Enter # 11 pope and young by spot and stalk Antelope 2007 Started Market My Hunting Business 2007 Started THC’s Tip of The Week 2008 Released  2nd Book The Secrets of Hunting Western Game 2008 Began The Hunt Fit Program 2009 Released 3rd Book The Whitetail Hunters Blueprint 2009 Began The Hunting Channel Blog 2013 Completed Master’s of Science Rangeland Management and Ecology 2013 Was awarded  The Whitetail Slam 2013 Was featured in Tom Miranda’s book The Rut Hunters 2014 Became Field Editor for Earned Magazine 2014 -2015  Days in The Wild awarded Viewer’s Choice Carbon TV 2015 first to Harvest a Florida Mt. Ibex with a bow on film 2015 Became The Content Coordinator for The Outdoor Insiders