Go Back  HuntingNet.com Forums > Archery Forums > Bowhunting
guy baiting on my land!! >

guy baiting on my land!!

Bowhunting Talk about the passion that is bowhunting. Share in the stories, pictures, tips, tactics and learn how to be a better bowhunter.

guy baiting on my land!!

Old 10-17-2009, 08:47 AM
  #1  
Spike
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Posts: 32
Default guy baiting on my land!!

i live in NY where it is illegal to bait. today was opening day and i saw ALOT of does but no bucks yet. when i got down from my stand..i saw something that caught my eye. about 40 yards from my stand..i saw a mineral block strapped to a tree and a hang on stand in the tree next to it. how do i get this guy off my land WITHOUT ruining a hunt or trecking unneccesary scent all over my spot? i was thinking of just leaving a note that says "this is private land..take your stand OUT" anybody have any other ideas????? thanks!
burlyman is offline  
Old 10-17-2009, 08:51 AM
  #2  
Spike
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Algonquin, IL
Posts: 70
Default

Thats a good idea but I would maybe scout the area around your land and see if anyone is walking in. See if you can find his trail or something so you dont contaminate the area. Good luck hope it all goes well.
jeepinxj is offline  
Old 10-17-2009, 08:55 AM
  #3  
Giant Nontypical
 
early in's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: Mont County, Pa
Posts: 7,368
Default

I would certainly start by removing BOTH the stand and the mineral block, without a doubt!
early in is offline  
Old 10-17-2009, 08:59 AM
  #4  
Fork Horn
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: middle of western NY farm land
Posts: 371
Default

Call an ECO.....
turkeygirl2 is offline  
Old 10-17-2009, 09:02 AM
  #5  
Spike
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Arkansas
Posts: 79
Default

Notify the authorities!!! Get advise from them. Also, consider using a trail camera to get a photo of the jerk!!!
Kris24 is offline  
Old 10-17-2009, 09:15 AM
  #6  
Nontypical Buck
 
halfbakedi420's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: central and east texas
Posts: 4,894
Default

sounds like you got a new hanger stand and a mineral lik...leave a note too!!!!!print it off at home and put your state seal and make it look like a letter from the game warden!!!
halfbakedi420 is offline  
Old 10-17-2009, 11:38 AM
  #7  
Fork Horn
 
minnesotadeer's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location:
Posts: 368
Default

Maybe I'm completely offbase but this sounds like an easy buts for a CO, who would probably welcome the chance. And the only reluctance I'd have in going this route is that maybe where you are, the CO's are so busy they wouldn't make it a priority. Around here, though, they'd be chomping at the bit to catch the guy in the act. Minnesota is home to rampant baiting even though its illegal.
minnesotadeer is offline  
Old 10-17-2009, 12:25 PM
  #8  
Spike
 
jsuth's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: Troy, Kansas
Posts: 84
Default

Since it is illegal to bait i would first remove the lick to get rid of any chance of yourself getting in any type of trouble. Even tho you are not the one hunting illegally. Take the stand too, since it is private land. Leave a note for the other hunter, possibly he just doesn't know the laws or he does and just doesn't care. But if it is your land or you have sole permission to be there i would remove both!
jsuth is offline  
Old 10-17-2009, 04:17 PM
  #9  
Fork Horn
 
dyb3and88's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Horseheads NY
Posts: 403
Default

Just an FYI, You cant take his stand down, and take it home with you. Then you are stealing. You just need to either put a note on his stand or catch him there and tell him to pack it up and don't come back. He may think he is hunting on the land next to yours that he does have permission to be on. You would be surprised how many people out there hunting Friends, ect... land that don't know where the property lines are.
A few years ago I found someone in a climbing stand 300 yards into this property, I walked over and asked him, what are you doing over here? He thought he was still on the property he did have permission to hunt on. He was very nice about it, told me sorry, he thought he was on the right property, he left with out a problem.
dyb3and88 is offline  
Old 10-17-2009, 04:51 PM
  #10  
Typical Buck
 
Schobs's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Heaven, WI
Posts: 600
Default

Whether it's an honest mistake or not becomes a moot point once he puts out the mineral block and baits ILLEGALLY. It's a CO issue now, get a hold of them and get that poacher off your land before he can impact your hunting area any more than he already has.
Schobs is offline  

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright © 2021 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.