What should I do?

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  1. Janderson

    Janderson Newb

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    I'm up in west central MN and I hunt some hills that's mostly grass but I'm in the process of letting trees grow and fill out a shelter belt. I consistently get really nice bucks on camera early season and into October, but almost exclusively night time photos. It seems as when the rut starts all the bucks clear out and will not show up until late season. Anyone have any tips going forward or things I can do to help hold mature bucks?
    Thanks in advance.
     
  2. fowcbler

    fowcbler Weekend Warrior

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    Welcome...
    Quick question, what do you mean by "hold" mature bucks? If they are there, early season and late season, all your missing are the Does for mid season.
     
  3. Fix

    Fix Grizzled Veteran

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    Welcome to the forum!
    Just throwing out a guess(without topo or map) I would say you need to create bedding. Consider switchgrass.

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    Sounds like you need to find someplace else to hunt.
     
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    wl704 Legendary Woodsman

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    Natural food sources (browse, fruit, acorns, etc), water, or security... Get the does and you'll have the bucks.
     
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