When Should You Search for Shed Whitetail Antlers?


You may find shed antlers here and there as you hike or hunt. But Tony Peterson of “Outdoor News” says looking for white-tailed deer antlers during the right conditions can improve your success:

“It might seem strange to consider “good” hunting conditions for antlers, however, over the years that’s exactly what I’ve come to find although as a side note, any time you get to walk through the woods is worth it. However, if you’re time is limited and you’ve got your heart set on finding a matched set, consider when you plan to shed hunt.”

Photo courtesy of: Mid-West Head Hunters

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Shannon Rikard
Shannon Rikard is a freelance writer and photographer with a passion for conservation and wedding and portrait photography. The Archery Trade Association and National Wild Turkey Federation have published her work. A self-professed word geek, she enjoys Wheel of Fortune, crossword puzzles, and finding a dynamite synonym to illustrate any point. After starting her career in public relations with a national conservation organization, she ventured out on her own with Copper Door Studios.