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post #11 of 17 (permalink) Old 12-15-2011, 05:43 PM
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Where in Ga. are you hunting? . I hunt over in Randolph County. By Albany. Haven't seen as many deer this year. Still alot of acorns on the ground. Hasn't gotten cold enough , long enough to kill off the natural browse. The deer on my place arn't coming up out of the bottoms, yet. Try something that i have used with great success. Try either some soy sauce ( just dump it on the ground) or some artificial vanilla extract. Mixed with demineralized water and put in a spray bottle and spray it around your hunting area. If you are in the southern zone, you can also use peanut butter. Take the top off of a jar and wood screw it to a tree. cut the bottom off the jar then screw it back on to the lid. or you can just smear it on the tree.

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post #12 of 17 (permalink) Old 12-16-2011, 12:36 PM Thread Starter
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ok thanks you guys
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post #13 of 17 (permalink) Old 12-16-2011, 12:40 PM Thread Starter
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ok but i took my son in with a bow and he got a 125 pound doe on the peanut butter
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post #14 of 17 (permalink) Old 12-16-2011, 01:29 PM Thread Starter
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i can buy 10 pounds of acorns should i get it or not
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post #15 of 17 (permalink) Old 12-16-2011, 08:39 PM Thread Starter
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and one more thing who here has tried the acorn rage Drop-N-Block
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post #16 of 17 (permalink) Old 10-16-2012, 06:37 PM
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Try planting a food plot there cheep and easy to grow that will keep them comming back all year long also if ya can get water over there my ant loves to watch the deer and collect the racks also and she did the food plot and water and there are more deer in her back yard all year long then I have ever seen hunting
post #17 of 17 (permalink) Old 10-17-2012, 09:52 AM
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I agree.... I only bait to see what has made it through the deer hunting season and to find out how the overall herd is doing (body size).
I also bait to see when bucks have dropped their antlers. This way I know when to begin shed hunting- one of my favorite pastimes. I do however use mineral lick sites to help the deer with their mineral needs and nutrition.
This poses a question I have placecd Mineral Blocks of various kinds on my hunting property over the last few years with and without molasses or other attractants on it and have never as much as found a track around them the deer do not touch them. Should I assume that the deer are getting what they need from the enviroment so dont need them or is there something else I shuld do where minerals are concerned?
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