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Who uses corn??

Old 08-09-2007, 11:17 AM
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Of you use corn to deer hunt what was your most successful way. Did you have it in a feeder of scattered on the ground? Tell me how it worked best for you...
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Old 08-09-2007, 11:25 AM
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For corn, we have always had the best success scattering it on the ground in a big circle. If it is in a pile, you can get one pile-riding doe to rule the whole thing and beat the others away. We not use feeders that broadcast it, just for time saving sake and travel, and they work, but no substitute for scattering a bucket by hand.
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Old 08-09-2007, 11:30 AM
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We usea feeder in a suburban setting to provide shots for doe tags and hunters who are less mobile (i.e. my 63 year old father-in-law). BTW, the only feeder worth your money is the Lifetime Feeder - highly reliable.

I have never seen a mature buck approach corn during daylight hours. Around here, they just know better from pressure, prior encounters etc.

If you are going to hand-spread it, you might consider spreading it over a large area. If it's piled up, it may contribute to the spread of desease and it makes the deer suspicious.
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Old 08-09-2007, 11:41 AM
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I bought a Moultrie Feeder kit. Works great and use corn in it. Been bringing in the deer.Theywill stay for hoursandeat up the seed that is scattered.I will take it down when season opens as it is illegal to bait in my area.
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Old 08-09-2007, 11:43 AM
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I had some plastic 55gal drums w/ screw on lids. Drilled two 1.5" holes in the sides at the bottom, filled w. corn...

Automatic feeders work great too... this was just cheaper

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Old 08-09-2007, 11:46 AM
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Use a auto feeder, 200 lb. Works good, especially early season scouting with the game cams.


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Old 08-09-2007, 11:48 AM
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I bought a Moultrie Feeder kit. Works great and use corn in it. Been bringing in the deer.Theywill stay for hoursandeat up the seed that is scattered.I will take it down when season opens as it is illegal to bait in my area.
And if in Pa You'd better be shutting down your feeder real soon. 30 days prior to hunting the area.

(8) Any artificial or natural bait, hay, grain, fruit, nut, salt, chemical, mineral or other food as an enticement for game or wildlife, regardless of kind and quantity, or take advantage of any such area or food or bait prior to 30 days after the removal of such material and its residue.

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Old 08-09-2007, 12:16 PM
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I use corn . I feed the deer behind my house every year and they are in there at a certan time of day everyday . Best thing to do is if you wanna kill a buck is let the does come to the corn and start eating and right at dark the buck might come in there . But he might not . But you will kill does like no other over corn .
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Old 08-09-2007, 12:19 PM
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GR8atta2d -- Dont worrry its coming down... But worked nice to get some pics of deer.. Here is a question for you. On my property by my house I dont hunt it. Can I legally put the feeder there if I dont hunt the property?
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Old 08-09-2007, 12:20 PM
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i hunt over corn about 50% of the time. most of my buddies hunt over it 100% of the time but i like to change it up.
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