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Question by bgreen902. Uploaded on August 09, 2010
Away from where the deer will be disturbed by people, and a lot depends on whether you are on public or private land. The deer will eventually find it almost anywhere, but you'll be better off if the lick is in a place where the deer are populous to begin with, say between a bedding ground and a feeding area.
hey thanks alot. By the way, its on public land that not many people hunt. Also, i know where they bed down and where they feed so i know the perfect spot.
And is it in a block or powder form, blocks all you really have to do is clear the leaves away from the area. With the powder however, you should clear the leaves and try to find a dead tree stump. If you can't, you can just put a dead log in the area and cover it with the powder.
im talkin blocks here skeebert and i wasnt born yesterday i wasnt gonna bury under a leaf pile.
haha ok green. Are you putting this at your uncle's or at the spot up on 307?
Nah the spot up on 307. I wanna do that this week do give it a while before archery starts ya kno.
Near a bedding area or a field that you know that there is deer in.
Set up two blocks between the bedding and feeding areas. Put the first block on or near a heavy trail then set the second block 50 yards DOWNWIND of the trail. The deer will nearly always approach the second block from upwind giving you the advantage.
I don't know why it is but they seem to do well when placed between the roots of larger trees for some reason or another.
i have found most of my luck with this has been an old stump or base of a tree or you can find a good open spot and have at it .
Its good to put at the root base because water can get at it. I usually dig a hole to set it in and rake a 4 to 5 ft area around so the dirt is exposed.
i have found that if you go to a farm supply you can get a 50lb block for normaly less than $10, and break it into three pices wiht an axe, i start salting in late may, early june and try to keep a hunk out there till september, but i also have food plots about 300 yards from my salt both with in range of my stand. but first placement of the block i scrape down about a 6ft circle down to bare dirt and take about a gallon of water with me and get pour it over the fist block to give it a head start, a trick an old friend showed me.
on a deer trail near the edge of a primary food source
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