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Old 08-25-2012, 03:48 AM
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Has anyone had any luck hunting over clover fields I was scouting my lease and saw some rubs from the previous year also several trails leading to the clover,right now every field on the lease is soybeans,also a good amount of acorns in the hardwoods.
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Old 08-25-2012, 04:07 AM
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I have had clover food plots for a long time. In my experience around the section I hunt, the deer are distributed pretty widely all across the section and feed on acorn (when available) corn and of course soybeans as well as some that hit my clover plots when they get up in the late afternoon. They then usually move on to other food sources. But as the season progresses and the corn, soybeans and acorns are no longer available, more and more deer hang out around my clover plots. In the late season when it is getting very cold and snow covers the ground, herds of deer are parked within 50 yards of the clover and dig at it the remainder of the winter. So in short, clover becomes more and more attractive the colder it gets.
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Old 08-25-2012, 10:50 AM
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That is what I was wondering thanks.
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Old 08-25-2012, 11:11 AM
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Deer will eat all three and on the same day but they sure get their fill of white oak acorns before hitting our soybean fields...Time after time I've taken guest in the early fall that want to hunt soybeans when the acorns are dropping...I'll move to the acorns and kill deer while they see nothing...

You have to follow the preferred food source and in the fall it changes rapidly...
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Old 08-25-2012, 05:14 PM
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thanks i will hunt the acorn and soy early
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