i am also new. scanned a few other forums with little interest. thought they were a joke until i saw bgh...cant stay away. on here on my phone now so excuse the typing.
when you live, sleep, and breathe hunting, its nice to meet others just like you.
been reading tons of posts and commenting where i think i can help, but unfortunately have more to learn than offer.
i live out east, but have hunted co, id, and wy the past few years. building points in these and other states and hope to share stories and advice with new people. im finding out fast that hunting the west takes lots of homework and talking to a lot of people, what a great asset to the process bgh is.
my hat off to all the members who share knowledge and stories with fellow predators.
look forward to reading more posts and sending pics and stories myself
yeah more than any other forum Ihave been on.since Iam not from out west and only hunted units 521 and 78 I may not be much help to any one else right now but I hope to changs that in the future. My kids are about grown so I hope to be doing more western hunting .
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...