The Pit

Discussion in 'Food Plots & Habitat Improvement' started by boonerville, Apr 2, 2015.

  1. jvanhees

    jvanhees Die Hard Bowhunter

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    Great looking plot so far
     
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    i would recommend going to local AG auctions I have seen a lot of those smaller cultipackers run across the block and go for cheap!



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  3. boonerville

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    Checked on the plot yesterday. Looks great for two weeks old!
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    I moved a camera onto the plot and created a mock scrape on the edge...last year I got some good pics doing this
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    Any updates?


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  5. boonerville

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    Sorry I just got back from Wyoming. I checked my camera & plots yesterday. My main plot is being absolutely destroyed right now! I have pics of up to 7 deer in view of the camera at once during the daylight...including a few shooters. Opening night the wind is right to hunt the plot..my wife will be sitting there...ill be on an oak ridge 400yds away.
     
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    Good luck! Hopefully both of you connect!

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  7. boonerville

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    This plot was a foot tall 2 weeks ago...this was yesterday
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  8. boonerville

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    It's great to see so many deer using the plot at all hours of the day...I just hope they don't eat it down to the dirt before the rut
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    Booner, this is an awesome thread. Hope to do the same some day. Keep it up.
     
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    I cannot believe it took me this long to see this thread. This is amazing...
     
  11. boonerville

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    Thanks...it's amazing for me too to be able to look back at how everything has changed
     
  12. boonerville

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    I will be hunting the pit tonight. My wife will be sitting on my big main food plot. Survivor has been somewhat regular in the plot in the evenings...so maybe she can get some redemption. I will be hunting the stand I call the ridge funnel, a new set for this year...
     
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    Wind is from the NNE tonight. My wife's approach to the "food plot stand" will be down the lane that runs from the plot to the gravel area. Mostof the deer bed in the NE section of the property.my access to the "ridge funnel" will be from directly N of the stand...sounds backwards but there is a huge dropoff there& no deer will come from that way. My wind will be blowing along a selective hinge cut I did to restrict deer movement...the openings i left are upwind of the stand. It will be windy today too, & this stand overlooks a little bowl in the timber where deer could get outof the wind.
     
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    Good luck tonight!!
     
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    Wind forecast is now NE...going to switch my wife to the "cedar stand"on the opposite side of the plot...she can walk down the tracks and pop in the stand
     
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    Good luck tonight


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    My view for tonight from the ridge funnel stand
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    Quick & quiet getting in....first time this stand has ever been hunted...if anyone sees a shooter tonight though I bet it's my wife..shes in a great spot. Plus the combines are running all around us...i love deer season!
     
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    Saw one yearling buck& 6 turkeys...My wife had 6 bucks in the plot at once& saw a pretty good fight. The one she wanted never came close enough. My hunch that deer would use the bowl down below my stand to get out of the wind was right. The little buck I saw stayed there the whole night. Great high pressure evening in the woods!
     
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    Weather & conditions are identical tonight, so we are in the same stands again
     
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