Driftwood outdoors: Trained shed dogs shed light on shed hunting

Shed hunting isn’t rocket science. The basic premise is, bucks drop their antlers in late winter and you hike around trying to find them.

However, as in all other types of hunting, he who is prepared is most likely to be successful. Serious shed hunters develop and work a strategy. A likely part of that strategy is a well-trained canine companion. A good shed dog greatly improves your odds at this needle-in-a-haystack game.

Lee and Tiffany Lakosky eat, breathe and sleep whitetail deer hunting. When the couple aren’t on the road filming for their show “The Crush” or making public appearances, they’re at home in Iowa hunting or preparing their farms for hunting. Shed hunting is an important facet of the Lakoskys’ annual plan.

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