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Grant Woods

Is Baiting Deer Effective?


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Baiting deer during season is legal in several states. This is not another promote or bash baiting story. This is a brief look at the efficiency of baiting from a scientist’s perspective. More than a decade ago, and then again very recently, scientist studied if baiting increases or decreases the chance of seeing and/or tagging […]

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Grant Woods

Keeping Soybean Foraging to a Minimum


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The Best Food Plot Crop, Part 5 Last week I shared how to determine the best conditions to plant forage soybeans. Now let’s consider what to do once they are out of the ground! Forage soybeans require very minimal maintenance. I plant Eagle Seed forage soybeans that are Roundup Ready. If weeds are a problem, […]

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Grant Woods

The Best Food Plot Crop!


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When folks tour my farm they often ask why most of my food plots are planted with forage soybeans  It’s easy to understand the question given the vast variety of food plot crops/blends available. My goals for food plots are to: Provide deer with great nutrition so they may maximize their genetic potential to produce […]

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Melissa Bachman

Easy Food Plots- Options & Choices


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When it comes to attracting and holding big bucks, most successful properties have a few of the same attributes; low pressure, thick cover, and a plentiful food supply. Luckily you can help control most of these and create a deer hunting paradise with just a little hard work and planning. When many people think food […]

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Melissa Bachman

Food Plots


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Food plots can be a very helpful tool when hunting whitetails. They can actually be pretty cost effective, and done without any big equipment. There is a common theme among most people who plant food plots – they want something that will easily grow and can be done on a budget. The type of food […]

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Grant Woods

Approaching the Food Plot


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For many hunters, tagging a mature buck is the result of coincidence. For others it is lots of steps performed correctly. So – what are those steps? In this blog I’ll share the steps I practice and follow that have allowed me to tag a mature buck year after year rather than occasionally happening to […]

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Grant Woods

How to Plant Killing Food Plots


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Last week I described a killing plot – a source of lush forage that is attractive to bucks located in an area bucks don’t associate with fear. Remember – fear or avoiding danger is the strongest motivation for mature bucks. Creating a food source in an area bucks don’t associate with danger combines the attractive […]

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Grant Woods

Hidey Hole Food Plots


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I really enjoy planting food plots and watching them grow.  However, truth be told, I plant food plots to help me see and kill deer.  I really enjoy watching deer, learning about deer, and eating deer.   For food plots to be successful, they need to be designed with a mission or missions in mind. On […]

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