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Driftwood Outdoors: Searching for prizes

Driftwood Outdoors: Searching for prizes

Shed hunting can be a worthwhile activity

February 5th, 2012 by Brandon Butler, columnist, outdoors@newstribune.com in News

Certain topics are worth writing about every year. Shed hunting is one of them.

For a number of reasons, this mid-winter pastime is a worthy endeavor. Here are a few reasons why you should go shed hunting this month, and a few tips on how to improve your chances of success.

Antlers are a big part of why many hunt. I'm not saying it's right, but it is the truth. The antler craze just seems to get worse every year as more and more companies market the killing of trophy deer.