I had to work yesterday and I finished up the day around 3 in the afternoon; I drove by an area where I had found the left side of a 330-340" 6 pt shed last spring around April 15th. I searched every drainage in about 1/2 mile of where I found the shed. Never found it last spring, but I collected about 8 sheds total within that 1/2 mile area.
Yesterday, within 20 minutes I found the right side, but it was located in the southeast facing position under a pinion so the sun had bleached it. I had walked very close to it last spring, but the dark color did not stand out. I continuied looking for sheds in the area and found a 6 more before dark. Two where complete sets, one 7 pt and the other side was broken at the G4, and one 5 pt. Also found a 5 pt and 4 pt muley sheds. It seemed early for elk sheds, but the weather may have speed up the process.