How to Get Better at Hunting Shed Antlers


How to Get Better at Hunting Shed Antlers

It’s that time of year again, when whitetail bucks shed their antlers and hunters hit the woods to search for these “sheds.” Shed hunting is pretty cool, and is a great way to spend some more time in the woods. This video has some good tips to help you become a better shed hunter.

I didn’t know what to expect from the video, but it turned out to have some great advice. Here are the main points covered, but you’ll want to watch and listen to get more info.

  1. What time of year to hunt sheds
  2. What type of day/weather conditions are best for shed hunting
  3. Where to look for shed antlers
  4. Always keep binoculars with you
  5. Put your time in with boots on the ground
  6. Have fun and involve friends & family

While you’re out there, you can also be scouting for next deer season. Bonus!

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Editor & Contributing Writer Russ Chastain is a lifelong hunter and shooter who has spent his life learning about hunting, shooting, guns, ammunition, gunsmithing, reloading, and bullet casting. He started toting his own gun in the woods at age nine and he's pursued deer with rifles since 1982, so his hunting knowledge has been growing for more than three and a half decades. His desire and ability to share this knowledge with others has also grown, and Russ has been professionally writing and editing original hunting & shooting content since 1998. Russ Chastain has a passion for sharing accurate, honest, interesting hunting & shooting knowledge and stories with people of all skill levels.

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