The farm

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  1. austin97

    austin97 Die Hard Bowhunter

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    This will be a thread that I will keep up to date with trail camera pics and habitat improvements and other random stuff that we are doing on our farm. The farm is roughly 550 acres with a lot of tillable acreage.


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  2. austin97

    austin97 Die Hard Bowhunter

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    we recently have been working on removing this tree line

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    Sounds cool.
     
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    Ha, the boot shaped piece at the bottom makes me laugh....I can't help but thinking there must have been an interesting story behind that part of the farm.

    Looks like a potentially breathtaking property. The right mix and proportions of brush and fields....paradise in the making.
     
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    Wow, nice piece! Why are you removing that tree line?
     
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    Tell us some history;

    Any food plots, history of bucks, water on property, etc.,.

    Looks like a great place and a perfect spot to grow and hold some nice bucks.
     
  7. austin97

    austin97 Die Hard Bowhunter

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    lol yea this all used to be bartering property for a coal mine that they would trade for the land they wanted, that piece is actually a 30yr old grown up field. and everything to the south is public land.
     
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    Nice piece of land you have there, looking forward to following this thread...best of luck!
     
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    Have trouble with people crossing the property line into yours?
     
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    not much any more most that did were out of staters that were cluless as to where the property lines were, and just around gun season.
     
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    here are some of the bucks

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    and our number 1 target

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    You and me both brother, we are absolutely over run with coyotes and raccoons here. I pulled a card today and had three yotes in frame four times two weeks apart and five coons in fame every night. My management on predators has been way too low, may have to bring in some help if any can be found and learn trapping.
     
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    this was our first season trapping and we caught 3, only trapping on 60 of the acres, we got started way late but total we killed five coyotes this year and 7 coons. we will be hitting them hard next trapping season!!
     
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    That's a great looking piece of property!
     
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    Good looking farm Austin! I also hunt a lot in Jefferson County. My fience's family has a couple different properties that I hunt NE of Mt Vernon and have a buddy that has some just west of Woodlawn. A lot of good bucks in the area.
     
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    Nice looking bucks too!
     
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    Great potential! You have an opportunity to grow some massive whitetails. From what I have seen you have a number of quality young bucks! Keep letting us know!
     
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    Sounds like fun and nice bucks soon youll have that place perfect!
     
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    Man nice property!
     

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