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Hoosier_Hunter1963 11-28-2011 05:45 AM

What would you do?
First I want to state that Indiana is a No-Bait state, which is fine by me. We've got acres of bait they are called corn fields! :)

So my here's my situation. I've waited to hunt a stand at my dads farm until he took the corn off the field next to it. I finally get into the stand one morning and when the sun comes up, I look around and see a BIG PROBLEM. When they were dumping the corn they obviously missed the truck a little as a nice sized pile is 40 yards away from my stand.

I think to myself GREAT...i could be busted for baiting and I didn't even know it was there. I haven't hunted it since. Should I remove this pile, not hunt the stand or just keep hunting. I didn't see a deer anyhow.

What would you do?

turkeyslayer15 11-28-2011 07:22 AM

thats a part of agricultural practices and shouldnt be illegal. but thats your call and the wardens call if he comes on your property. if it was me id be hunting close by

Buckyou 11-28-2011 07:31 AM

hunt it till its gone........then go get the truck and roll it on its side.......start hunting again.

36fan 11-29-2011 07:38 AM

Based on Indiana laws, that would be considered a normal part of the agriculture process, and perfectly legal to hunt near. Just don't add to the pile. A call to the local CO may be worthwhile to let him know if someone reports you as baiting. Personally, I would hunt the area and not worry about it.

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