SCOUTING DEER SHEDS
There are various reasons why you should search for these cast off crowns. There are numerous reasons why Scouting Deer Sheds has become so popular for beginner hunters – it’s the perfect way to expand your interest in deer hunting, it’s good exercise.” It’s a great family participation sport for the beginner hunter and can be a great way to learn something that may help you get closer to a mature buck the following hunting season. Not to mention that big sheds can bring in big bucks. Shed hunting is also valuable for helping beginner hunters formulate management decisions like which bucks should go on your hit list. It also helps in estimating the buck population and age of the deer that made it through the hunting season. It’s a challenge to understand the life and movements of a specific buck and as a beginner hunter they find a shed and you are one step closer. And It will gets you more excited, to know that his rack will be more impressive next year, with greater mass, longer beams and maybe extra tines. Your main reason for going on these searches is to learn more about your hunting area and the patterns of the deer. Finding shed antlers can make a beginner hunter a better hunter by showing you which areas mature animals utilize. Late winter through spring is a valuable time for seeking out the travel patterns of mature bucks. With the foliage off of the trees, sign you never saw last fall can seem blatantly obvious. So remember when you are out looking for these sheds to watch for deer so you will get more comfortable with the deer habits and movements and a better knowledge of your hunting area. So keeping notes will also help you remember where you seen the deer and what the weather was doing will also help you make better decision come next hunting season. So for the beginner hunter have fun and be safe.