While scouting for deer sign before the start of the season in Wisconsin, Matthew Nellessen found himself face to face with a trio of hungry wolves and, according to reports, was forced to take action.
During the sometimes exhausting trek into the wilderness in search of big game year after year, it is possible that we notice changes. Some of those changes could include seeing downed trees or flora that has been changed by wildfires. Perhaps the sounds of nature are a little different this year than last or perhaps the sound you are hearing is actually your body groaning in protest.
If you want to properly preserve velvet antlers, you will have to inject & brush them with formaldehyde or some of the new less toxic chemicals (4 in 1 solution works great as does Knobloch's antler in velvet tan) as its easier to use however, both will work.
First, using rubber gloves take a razor blade and make small incisions at the tips of all points about 1/8". Next hang the antlers upside down, allowing the blood to drain. Starting at the bases inject the solution into the...