Antlers are a magical creation of nature and lots of fun to find, collect, and trade. Hunters who manage properties for whitetails often collect the sheds from the same deer over time thanks to the unique characteristics of each rack. In the mountains of the West, antler seekers can make hundreds of dollars finding sheds. This month, collecting fanatics will meet in Arizona for the Shed Antlerfest. This year promises plenty of great bone to brag about. Here’s a quick summary of the event, including directions to the Fest.

FeatureWayneCarlton_448[1]Alan and Shelly Ellsworth are inviting everyone to their home in Show Low/Linden to view one of the most amazing antler collections ever! If you haven’t seen Alan’s barn full of amazing mounts and sheds, you owe it to yourself to make time to come up on Friday, May 16, or Saturday, May 17, and enjoy his collection. Alan has been passionate about antlers his whole life and has amassed a world-class collection. If you are crazy about antlers, you NEED to come to this event.

Bring the wife and kids and make it a family trip. Bring your own antlers to sell or show and come spend time gawking at some of the worlds largest antlers.

AZ Shed Antlerfest: Friday, May 16 (11 am to 7 pm) and Saturday, May 17 (9 am to 7 pm)  Directions:  From Show Low AZ, head West on highway 260 to Pearce Lane. Pearce Lane is located between mile markers 334 and 335. Turn north onto Pearce Lance and go to the end of the road to 1116 Pearce Lane, Show Low, AZ.

For more information and a glimpse of the antlers in store for you, click here.