Shed hunting in Pennsylvania’s whitetail country.
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
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
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