Shed elk antler hunting is popular as a pastime and a business—mainly because sheds are found in some of the most picturesque country on the continent, and their sale delivers dollars. But make no mistake, it is hunting. Heed our man’s advice, based on experience, for a successful spring outing.
While searching for a big buck’s discarded headgear this spring, you can accomplish other missions in your deer-hunting woods. Shed hunts can also be used for trail-cam updates, treestand maintenance, herd and habitat inventory and even a “bedroom check” of the deer population’s most tight-knit haunts.
Hunting for shed antlers is a popular winter pastime, affording people a chance to spend time outdoors when cabin fever sets in. If you want to get in on the action yourself, you’ll need to be quick on your feet and strategic in your approach. Here are some tips that’ll help you find more bone.
On March 7, hunters and outdoor enthusiasts across America will unite in search of antlers during the second annual #ShedRally—the world’s largest shed hunt. Keep these tips in mind when you head out looking for the sheds of the big ones that got away last season.