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Bringing in the Does

Old 11-25-2003, 07:11 PM
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Any tips for attracting and calling in does. Anterless shotgun season starts in two weeks here.
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Old 11-25-2003, 07:24 PM
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If baiting is legal in your state I recomend that. Apples or sweet potatoes both work well. The reason I say apples or sweet potatoes is it makes it harder for other wildlife birds, squirrles ect. to carry it away. If you use apples make sure you bust them up and rub them on trees around your stand to get the scent out. Most fruit stands will carry reject apples for hunters so you can get them fairly cheap.Other then that do a little scouting find some heavily used runs and set up for them. They' ll be there.




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Old 11-25-2003, 10:23 PM
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THATS MAKE SENSE, WHAT IF THERES NO APPLE TREES AROUND??? WILL THAT SEEM FUNNY..
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Old 11-26-2003, 08:19 AM
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White Oak acorn scent would be less likely to spook them than apples or yams . Yams , in fact , only seem to attract marshmallows in my state ...
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Old 11-26-2003, 11:02 AM
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I always thought the same thing till last year i stuck a big main frame 10 point eating off my apples. No apple trees for miles he was just hungry and i was in the right place at the right time
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Old 11-26-2003, 11:20 AM
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Apples work great anywhere. I put piles in swamps in hardwoods and anyplace I need the deer to be. They never pass them up! In fact, I' m picking up a load in about an hour.

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Old 11-26-2003, 01:10 PM
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i would reccommend using a fawn bleat in the pre rut if you are looking to call them in but if it is later in the season the does are preoccupied with mating. i agree with the baiting, but something natural works better. if you are hunting in an area with cedar trees, that' d be good. i had 5 deer eating on a fallen cedar tree at my deer stand last on monday. two of which i shot. the deer totally ignored my apple and corn mixture pile. hope this helps
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Old 11-26-2003, 08:38 PM
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I Use apples in areas where no apple trees are present. Be sure to put lots of them out (several bushels) a couple times in the weeks before you hunt. Go midday to avoid spooking anything.

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