If you love Montana gold, then you’re probably getting pretty excited for the upcoming shed hunting season. There are antlers to be found out there! For the people that seem to just not be lucky in that department, check out Jon Sutton’s article that he put together called “22 Experts Give Their Best Shed Hunting Tips For Those Who Can’t Find Any” on Outdoor Empire’s website. He received 22 answers, and he compiled the answers into three general suggestions to those who have trouble finding sheds.
Here are Sutton’s three suggestions based on the 22 answers he received from 22 experts:
So the most important rules to follow for shed-hunting success are:
1. Look where the deer are and where it might be seeking shelter: bottomlands, softwood cover, south-facing slopes, bedding and feeding areas, heavy brush.
2. Look at places where antlers might get knocked loose: game trails that cross fence lines, streams or other obstacles.
3. Improve your vision. Use binoculars, polarized sunglasses, bring kids/family/friends ( great way to introduce your kids to hunting )
For those who are trying to figure out how to rock shed hunting this year, there you go! Let us know if that works!
To read Sutton’s full article, click here.