Out on the National Elk Refuge, where some 8,000 animals congregate against the cold, they leave behind racks of 20 pounds or more. By springtime, thousands of pounds of elk horn litter the National Wildlife Refuge unit.
And a boater suffered non-life-threatening injuries after he also surprised a grizzly with a cub.
Man pleaded guilty to illegally possessing and transporting 104 pounds of unlawfully taken antlers. Sold the antler pieces he collected for dog chews.
With antlers both valuable and collectible, the hunt is a major holiday for many and an obsession for others.
National Elk Refuge manager anticipates strong turnout after shed-hunting opening last year had 280 vehicles lined up on the road to the refuge near Jackson, and the refuge is bringing in six extra law enforcement officers.
Blogger recounts thrill of discovering a perfect set of whitetail antlers.
A chance antler find causes this blogger to investigate the variables affecting antler drop.
The chance to find big antlers is one of the main draws of the sport, but he said an added benefit people get out of it is a chance to get outside and be active with their families.
POLSON, Mont. — A northwestern Montana man has died while searching for shed antlers southwest of St. Ignatius. Lake County Sheriff Don Bell says searchers found the body of 52-year-old Michael Eugene Wheeler of St. Ignatius just before 11 a.m. Tuesday. Wheeler’s adult son reported him missing Monday night after the two became separated when a storm blew in. Bell…
Now, with another season in the books, let’s get the shed hunting and gobbler chasing parties started!
The concern is that hunting for antlers can disturb deer and elk populations. Nevada wildlife officials are considering a ban on the antler hunting from Jan. 1 through April 14, a time when deer and elk foraging activity is critical.
Canton man has been collecting them for more than 10 years and has amassed more than 120 antlers of various shapes and sizes.
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
Has scouring the late winter woodlands for shed whitetail antlers simply become a business exercise?