Have You Killed A Deer IN A Food Plot?

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Have You Killed A Deer In A Food Plot?

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  1. Justin

    Justin Administrator

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    Simple enough question. I want a show of hands from those of you who have actually shot and killed a deer, with your bow, while it was in a food plot that you planted.
     
  2. bloodcrick

    bloodcrick Moderator/BHOD Prostaff

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    Nope, I have never even hunted one!
     
  3. wolbear

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    Don't know how to show my hands, but yes I have killed 2 bucks and a doe in food plots I have done.
     
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    Nope. Just off them.

    Wait, yes. I killed one with a ML last fall with my son sitting in a blind on his favorite plot.
     
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    Yes I have. The wife and daughter also. Sorry daughters was with a gun.
     
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    BJE80 Legendary Woodsman

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    Never hunted over a food plot yet either. But I will be trying for the first time this year. At least I think I will be. I guess it depends on what the deer are doing and the time of year. That will dictate how far down the trail I will need to hunt. I will likely stay as far away from the their bedding as possible but yet close enough I catch them in daylight. Thus I won't be doing any morning hunts until later in the year.

    I am interested in the answers that others will give.
     
    Last edited: Apr 16, 2012
  7. Treehopper

    Treehopper Die Hard Bowhunter

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    We have shot a lot of deer and some nice ones.
     
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    Meathunter Weekend Warrior

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    not with a bow, but a couple with a Gun
     
  9. scarps23

    scarps23 Die Hard Bowhunter

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    Just planted first food plot last year. I shot 2 deer within 50 yards of plot. My dad shot two within 10 yards of the food plot. All were bow. I guess no if you want the deer standing in the food plot. Hoping to kill some turkeys off of it tonight though with a friend.

    My dad should have had a buck that was in the food plot with muzzleloader, but he forgot to put his primer on. I know, I know, bow only.
     
  10. rizzo999

    rizzo999 Die Hard Bowhunter

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    Nope. Hope to try my hand at a plot someday when I have my own land to do as I choose.
     
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    My first deer ever was a Doe over about an 1/8 acre clover plot in the woods. My most recent buck was in an acre corn field I planted. All the rest were not around food plots
     
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    ICALL2MUCH Weekend Warrior

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  13. Justin

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    There's a poll at the top of the page guys. :D
     
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    Whats a food plot?
     
  15. purebowhunting

    purebowhunting Die Hard Bowhunter

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    I have yet to kill anything in my plots, been planting then for about six years. I seldom hunt over them though.
     
  16. Justin

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    So why do you still do it?
     
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    MadMan Die Hard Bowhunter

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    I voted yes but my official answer is kinda. It was right on the edge but I believe it was eating in the plot
     
  18. TEmbry

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    Idk if that was tongue in cheek but I'll answer for him, in my case I plant solely to hold deer on the property more. Just because there is food in a spot doesn't make it the best stand location.
     
  19. nhbowhunt

    nhbowhunt Weekend Warrior

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    no never planted one
     
  20. Krohboy

    Krohboy Die Hard Bowhunter

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    I killed one with the smoke pole in the turnip plot this year.


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