Shed Hunting

Shed Hunting BookLearn the best tips for deer shed hunting in these advice articles from Deer & Deer Hunting. You’ll find stories and about how to find deer shed antlers, how to train deer shed dogs to find antlers, and get advice from the top shed hunters in the country.

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Joe Shead Hunt Sheds Where Sheds Live

Find Deer Sheds Behind the Mall: Secret Shed-Hunting Spots

Shed Hunt Where Deer Were, and Hunters Weren’t You can’t catch fish if you’re fishing a spot that holds no fish and you can’t find sheds if you’re in a place with no bucks. Most people shed hunt their hunting area to find sheds from bucks they passed up or bucks that eluded them....

Joe Shead Blog Start Scouting

Shed Hunting: The 4-Point Shed That Grew From the Ground

Or … “Shed Scouting is Necessary but Imperfect” Antlers are already dropping and some shed hunters are having some early success. Whether or not you plan to get out looking for antlers right now, it’s a good idea to at least get out and scout. Drive around and observe where you see deer right...

Online Course Required For Hunting Shed Antlers in Utah

Want to gather shed antlers in Utah? Late winter and early spring is the worst time of the year for elk, moose and especially deer in Utah. In the winter, deep snow makes it hard for deer to move and find food. And cold temperatures sap the deers’ strength. By the time winter ends,...

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Could These Huge Mystery Sheds Be A Nontypical Whitetail Record?

Mysterious shed antlers always create some buzz and these magnificent pickups have whitetail hunters chattering away! We don’t have all the details in quite yet, but it appears that a lucky shed hunter from northern Wisconsin found these nontypical antlers near Rib Lake. That’s just outside of Wausau in the north-central part of the...

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Shed Hunting Season Starts with a Bang

Yes, I think a buck like this would get under your skin big time … especially if you went all the way through hunting season not thinking he was alive, then BAM, you know he made it. That’s exactly what happened to a friend who had been dreaming about this deer almost all last...

Deer Talk Now

Deer Antlers: Shed Hunting is Almost in Season!

Dan Schmidt and Brad Rucks talk about all things deer and deer hunting, including where to look for shed antlers; what to do to get ready for spring food plot plantings; and how to manage coyotes, bobcats and other predators on your hunting land. The Deer Talk Now team also discusses their favorite TV...