It's getting to be that time of year again when people will be out on the prowl in search of valuable moose and deer antlers that have been shed.

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Moose lose their antlers anytime between December and March, so now is almost the perfect time to start looking. Never done it before?

When the majority of the snow is gone, and the grass and bushes are all pushed down from winter's heavy snow, the sheds are easy to spot.  Even though moose don't need to yard-up like deer, they have wintering areas that they prefer. These areas will provide sheds year after year.

Many people like to keep their shed antlers in tact, some sell them, and other have them made in to handles on kitchen ware, bottle openers, etc. Some even have them made in to jewelery or have a custom piece of artwork made just for them.