Baiting deer ? - Deer Hunting Forums
Rifle Hunting Discuss Rifle Season topics

 
Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 09-13-2010, 01:08 PM Thread Starter
Scrub Buck
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Posts: 1
Baiting deer ?

We are allowed to bait deer. Do I run the risk of making my deer nocturnal by putting out too much at at time ?
If the deer want to eat at night.. and you have a timered feeder... wouldn't they just wait until night to come
eat what the feeder shoots out at 2 pm ?

This is very interesting article at my home newspaper..
http://www.jessaminejournal.com/poll...id=805&pid=313
JoeSchmoe is offline  
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 09-13-2010, 09:22 PM
B&C 140 Class
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Minnesota
Posts: 850
Shooting baited Deer/ Live target practice

I don't want to sound like a jerk, but just because it is legal doesn't mean you should do it.

Karl
Karl.Luhr is offline  
post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 09-14-2010, 11:08 AM
B&C 180 Class
 
tator's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: North-Central Missouri
Posts: 3,258
In MO it's not legal, but that doesn't mean that SOMETIMES I wouldn't mind being able to do it. But I don't. I don't think you are going to change when the deer eat, personally. If I were you, decide when you are going to hunt, morning or evening. If you are morning hunting, go the early evening before and put out some bait in a location that is close enough to shoot. Maybe even in 3-4 places if you can. Then in the morning, I would watch those places really carefully-- I would also make sure you are scent free and quiet heading to the stand location, b/c they might already be eating when you get there.
If you are hunting in the evening, I would put out some bait in the later morning on the day of your hunt. Do the same thing as above when heading to your stand.
Deer love corn! especially this time of year. They are beginning to eat corn, beans, other grains... they are slowly getting tired of eating greens all the time. I would mix up some dried apples and corn and set that out. That's what I use in pre-hunting season to get pics on my trail camera. I bait only for pics.
Good LUCK!
<><
tator is offline  
Advertisement
 
post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 09-15-2010, 10:24 AM
B&C 140 Class
 
rdrader2002's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Central Texas
Posts: 824
As dry as the weather has been in TX, I've decided to help out by putting out one of mama's old canning pots. The pot is what she used to put the Mason jars in and holds about 8 gal of water so I have to go out every 2 or 3 days to make sure there's still water in it. Can I help it if the spot where I put the water pot just happens to be the same place where I hunt?

With all the activity around the water bucket, I know the area is very well traveled. So what's the harm in watering the animals???
rdrader2002 is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Deer Hunting Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome