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06-17-2004, 10:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 771
Posted By wigmap

RE: Need forest harvesting info.

My experience with timber is this. It is a real dirty business. There is just so much wiggle room in it. This tree is not veneer (high price) when it is. The board feet they say is less than...
05-05-2004, 10:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 596
Posted By wigmap

RE: Power Plant

I tried it last year when it first came out. Planted about an acre in the middle of May. It did absolutely horrible. The sunflowers didn't grow the beans didn't grow. I am not sure if the deer...
02-05-2004, 10:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,268
Posted By wigmap

RE: Grass-specific herbicides

Vantage and poast plus are basically the same thing. Vantage is just the Whitetail Institute's name branding for it. Poast Plus has an oil additive that helps it stick to the leaves better. ...
Forum: Bowhunting
01-21-2004, 11:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 434
Posted By wigmap

Trail cam pics

Do you have any suggestions for keeping batteries fresh in cold weather. The cold really seems to zap the batteries power.
Forum: Bowhunting
01-21-2004, 10:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,200
Posted By wigmap

RE: Do you have a lifetime license in your state?

I bought my lifetime license in WV in 1992.

Hunting & Fishing $300
Trout Stamp $100
Total $400

I can hunt anything that walks in WV without extra stamps...
01-20-2004, 11:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 381
Posted By wigmap

RE: which is the best

Typically in the woods you need something that will grow with less light. Not sure what that might be as I have never tried it.
01-20-2004, 11:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 484
Posted By wigmap

RE: spring/summer plot

Ladino works great and will last until early fall plus provides high proten. You must have the right soil and get enough rain or it would be a waste of time. So if you are in an area with minimal...
01-20-2004, 10:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,441
Posted By wigmap

RE: The 3 best whitetail mixes?

Lunchbucket is right, clover and alfalfa are the best and last good amount of time. If you want something that supplies food year round you have to plant a variety of things including things that...
01-15-2004, 10:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 638
Posted By wigmap

RE: What do do about Brassica?

I mowed them off and left the cuttings.
01-07-2004, 10:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 446
Posted By wigmap

RE: field cover

Thanks for the info guys. I like the idea of a permanent fix not a temporary that has to be redone every year. I had thought about planting some pines but decided that I did not want the hassle of...
01-06-2004, 11:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 446
Posted By wigmap

field cover

I have a 5 acre food plot. One of my problems is that the field is wide open no cover for animals to feed. They feed in the field very seldom during the daylight for this reason. I am looking for...
01-02-2004, 11:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,745
Posted By wigmap

tenderloin vs backstrap

I have an arguement I am trying to settle. Is there a difference between the cut of meat that is referred to as the tenderloin vs the backstrap in a whitetail deer. Thanks.
Forum: Bowhunting
12-30-2003, 11:18 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,282
Posted By wigmap

RE: which hunting show is your favorite??

I can't believe no one is listing Eastman's hunting journal. Of all the shows these are the most realistic. Did you see last week where they were showing them cross the Snake river back in the mid...
12-15-2003, 11:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 453
Posted By wigmap

RE: Another Acorn question

I am not sure about the one year on and off again but I do know this. In my area we have probably 98% northern red oaks. When they have acorns they are typically very large. The fall of 2002, and...
12-12-2003, 10:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 378
Posted By wigmap

question greg-dude

In the lime post you wrote about your method of spraying with roundup, burning, planting an annual and maybe going3-4 years before planting clover.

How do you do your planting? I was always...
12-11-2003, 10:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,749
Posted By wigmap

RE: Lime

I have had good luck with Imperial. The first spring we planted we would see 20-30 deer a night in about 5 acres. 2003, the second year we saw less deer but they have still been working it hard. ...
12-05-2003, 10:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 840
Posted By wigmap

RE: How come acorns are not harvested?

You could try sucking them up with a wet/dry vac and then just dump them in a sac. Seems like that might be an efficient way to do it.
12-01-2003, 10:29 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,165
Posted By wigmap

RE: Hunter Kills White Albino Buck - pic

Looks like a great rack. I don' t think you should have to pass up a buck like that just because he is white. Should we pass up regularly deer when there is snow on the ground. They stand out just...
11-19-2003, 10:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 360
Posted By wigmap

RE: Placed acorns in specific locations for growing oaks but....

If you are in an area that previously had oaks or currently has oaks it is very hard to get young ones to grow unless you have some sunlight on the ground where you want them to grow. Oak is...
Forum: Bowhunting
11-14-2003, 03:20 PM
Replies: 449
Views: 27,359
Posted By wigmap

RE: Annual broadhead success poll

Thunderhead 3 blade 125gr. Arrow hit a twig sent arrow through behind liver and on through opposite leg. Went clear through never hurt the broadhead and the 8 point only went 100 yards.
11-14-2003, 10:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 788
Posted By wigmap

RE: food plot suggestions?

50 yards wide by 200 yards long is like 2 football fields. I might be wrong but I think that is more than 2 acres.
11-04-2003, 01:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 674
Posted By wigmap

RE: Turnips or not?

Clover is tought to get started in the fall the farther north you get. It needs warmer nights and rain plus it is slow to start to begin with. I think you are right on the turnips. You can also...
11-04-2003, 01:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 423
Posted By wigmap

RE: sun is lower clover fizzled...no deer interested

Rack, this has been my experience as well. In the fall the clover stops being an attractant. Even when there is nothing else for the deer to eat. I don' t know what everyone else does but in my...
11-03-2003, 10:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 867
Posted By wigmap

soybean or canola meal

Does anyone out there know where or how I could buy soybean or canola meal? The reason I ask is because these meals are 30% plus protein and would provide the same benefit as the commercial products...
10-31-2003, 10:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 803
Posted By wigmap

RE: winter wheat

When did you put the winter wheat out. I am trying to judge how long before to plant for an october bow season next year.
10-31-2003, 10:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 413
Posted By wigmap

RE: Rutebagga

i am little confused about how long they take to mature or when I should plant for my area. We have frost until Mid May and that is when we typically plant most things. Our bow season does not...
10-30-2003, 10:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 413
Posted By wigmap

Rutebagga

Tasimna stated that they plant rutebagga and the deer love them in the fall. When do you plant those for fall. Do you have to put them out in the spring or in August? How long do they take to...
10-27-2003, 11:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,167
Posted By wigmap

RE: trace mineral block

Deer Slayer,

I don' t think it matters what type of clover you have. I have imperial and starting the beginning of sept. when our nights get cooler the deer disappear. Before sept. the growth...
10-27-2003, 11:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,417
Posted By wigmap

RE: Mineral-Salt Blocks increase antler growth

Basically, if you look at what everyone advertises it is the protein that adds muscle mass and antler mass. So if you are buying a block with a low % of protein I don' t think it will help much. ...
10-21-2003, 10:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 862
Posted By wigmap

RE: fall clover

Thanks guys that is all good info. However, our property is miles up on miles from the next closest green field. There are a few apples but not enough to support any significant # of deer nor do we...
10-20-2003, 10:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 862
Posted By wigmap

fall clover

I have about 5 acres of clover planted. Over the last 2 years including this one in September the clover begins to stop growing. It stays green but the growth comes to a halt. With this the deer...
10-16-2003, 11:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 400
Posted By wigmap

RE: Fall or Spring

I think spring in WV. We get most of our rain in March through July and even into August. Check out the average rainfall amounts by month. September and October are the two worst months in WV. If...
10-14-2003, 10:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 556
Posted By wigmap

pears

Do deer like pears? Do they like them as much as apples?
10-14-2003, 10:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,282
Posted By wigmap

RE: buck activity

I started this post way back the first of Sept. We still have yet to find any rubs or buck sign of any kind.
09-18-2003, 10:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,122
Posted By wigmap

RE: What can I mix with seed?

I used a little piece of wire to keep the opening from opening all the way. When I squeeze the trigger only so much can come out because the hole is much smaller.
09-08-2003, 11:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,282
Posted By wigmap

buck activity

Has anyone seen any rubs as of yet. Last year by the 1st of September we had plenty everywhere. This year I have yet to find a one.
09-05-2003, 10:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 637
Posted By wigmap

RE: How is your Mast Crop this fall?

Last year we had basically nothing as far as mast. No acorns and all of our apple bloom was frozing in May. This year we have an average apple crop, plenty of wild cherry and i think the oak will...
09-03-2003, 10:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 417
Posted By wigmap

RE: problems with my rape plot

I was thinking that I read somewhere that rape, turnips, things of this nature should not be planted in the same plot more than 2 years because of a fungal disease that happens to them if planted in...
08-26-2003, 11:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 625
Posted By wigmap

RE: Were mtn. lions stocked in NJ to control deer Population?

I' m no expert but I would think that coyotes would do more damage to deer populations than mt. lions. More coyotes in one territorial range, can hunt in packs, etc. Another thing hunters kill...
08-25-2003, 10:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,406
Posted By wigmap

RE: Deer/game Feeders

I like feeders with timers but we have such a problem with bears destroying them it is almost not worth the effort to bear proof a feeder. Any suggestions?
08-22-2003, 01:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,406
Posted By wigmap

RE: Deer/game Feeders

I see that you guys are saying that you buy protein pellets. What kind or brand are you using? and about what is the price for the poundage you buy?
08-22-2003, 12:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 560
Posted By wigmap

RE: mineral feeds

Guys this is a lot of good information. However, it is not very clear on what you buy in what amounts, where you get it, how you mix it. My original question was that a lot of the brand name...
08-15-2003, 11:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 848
Posted By wigmap

RE: Log books

Among everything else listed we have also started keeping track of the actual B&C or P&Y score. I do it myself so I am sure there is a measure of error but it is close enough. Just use a flexible...
08-12-2003, 11:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 560
Posted By wigmap

mineral feeds

I would love to use things such as 30-06 mineral supplement, inititate, optimize and sustain but they are just to expensive. The contents are listed as crude protein, calcium, phosphurus etc. My...
08-11-2003, 10:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 582
Posted By wigmap

RE: Highly Fertilized Greens

I have been trying to figure that one out myself. I do know a lot of stuff is just turnips and rape. My local farm store sells dwarf essex rape for $1.50 per lb. Which is significantly less than...
08-11-2003, 10:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 832
Posted By wigmap

RE: One weedy corn field!!!

How to you spray Roundup Ready corn? I wouldn' t think you would want to drive through it with your ATV.
08-06-2003, 10:38 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,501
Posted By wigmap

RE: qdm=loss of hunting skills?

Food plots in my opinion are designed to hopefully enhance the overall health of your deer herd. Just because you plant some clover doesn' t mean they come running in saying shoot me shoot me. That...
08-06-2003, 10:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 509
Posted By wigmap

RE: Brassica food plot

CLPL, welcom to the forum.

I do not know where you go that information but the deer in my area and most love the Brassica plants. Brassica is really a form of turnip it can grow very tall and...
07-31-2003, 10:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 308
Posted By wigmap

Kale

Has anyone every planted Kale? What were your results?
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