Shed hunting in Pennsylvania’s whitetail country.
Now, with another season in the books, let’s get the shed hunting and gobbler chasing parties started!
Shed hunters should be especially cautious when approaching carcasses and carry bear spray in a holster on their hip or across their chest. Be aware that bears may be looking for winter kill in the same area one looks for sheds. Never try to haze a bear off a carcass.
Late winter antler hunting is an excellent opportunity to develop listening skills with your upland or waterfowling bird dog.
Shed antler hunting in the winter woods a good way to get the dog some exercise.
No permit or license is needed to hunt shed antlers in Iowa, but if you find antlers still attached to a skull, you must first contact your local conservation officer for a salvage tag to keep them