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Big Buck Sheds Both Antlers on Film!

Hey everybody, check this out. It is one of the coolest videos I’ve seen come across my desk in a while. Jeff Enns posted this on YouTube a while ago, but we first saw it now. He writes: “Here is a mule deer buck that I have trail cam videos and videos of in...

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What’s the Deal With Bucks Shedding Antlers Early?

If you’ve noticed that some bucks seem to be casting their antlers early this year, you’re not wrong. “The overall health of the buck affects when it casts its antlers,” said Dr. Grant Woods, a deer biologist and host of the popular Growing Deer series (Growingdeer.com). “Factors like prolonged cold temperatures or an injury...

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

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 now, particularly antlered bucks. Just like in deer...

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Buck Pole 2015: DDH Shows Your Best Shed Antlers

Welcome to the 2015 Deer & Deer Hunting Buck Pole: Shed Hunting! celebration of our super off-season fun of going out to hunt shed antlers! We will be updating this thread regularly through spring. Submit your photos of your shed discoveries and a little info to us at bigbucks@fwcommunity.com and we’ll post them! Be...

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...