Month: October 2012

Food plot strategies

Food plot strategies Strategic Food Plot Planning   Press Play To Listen Thank You To Paul Korn of Tombstone Creek Outfitters For The Great Podcast! Food plot strategies discussed with Paul Kor.  Volumes have been written about the basics of food plotting.  Get a soil test, kill all the weeds… you get the idea.  But when it comes to the where and how, the answers are a bit more difficult.…

Iowa food plots for deer

Iowa food plots for deer Iowa food plots for deer consist of either annuals like corn and beans planted in the spring, or annuals, perennials and bi-ennials planted late summer.  Today we will focus on a strategy for attracting bucks in the early bow season and until the first few hard frosts in areas where the deer feed heavily on clover, alfalfa or soybeans all summer long.  Described as a…

Frost seeding food plots for deer

Frost seeding food plots for deer is easy Frost seeding food plots for deer can be done early spring or late fall. The timing is geared to let mother nature use her freeze thaw cycle to work the seed into the ground, and give us the necessary soil to seed contact for germination without working the ground. frost seeding food plots for deer is quite simply the easiest perennial food…

Northeast food plots for deer

Northeast food plots for deer Northeast food plots for deer consist of either annuals like corn and beans planted in the spring, or annuals, perennials and bi-ennials planted late summer. Today we will focus on a strategy for attracting bucks in the early bow season and until the first few hard frosts in areas where the deer feed heavily on clover, alfalfa or soybeans all summer long. Described as a…

Best Wisconsin food plots for deer

Best Wisconsin food plots for deer Best Wisconsin food plots for deer you ask?  It's a pretty general question, and is best answered by answering some when, where and why questions about the specific ground you are hunting.  Even in my home state of Wisconsin, the answer will vary from north to south, and September to December.   The best Wisconsin food plots for deer revolves around filling a need…

Best Minnesota food plot for deer

Best Minnesota food plot for deer Best Minnesota food plot for deer you ask? It's a pretty general question, and is best answered by answering some when, where and why questions about the specific ground you are hunting. Even in my home state of Minnesota, the answer will vary from north to south, and September to December. The best Minnesota food plot for deer revolves around filling a american singles…

Best Minnesota food plots for deer

Best Minnesota food plots for deer [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="300"] Best Minnesota food plots for deer?[/caption] Best Minnesota food plots for deer you ask?  It's a pretty general question, and is best answered by answering some when, where and why questions about the specific ground you are hunting.  Even in my home state of Minnesota, the answer will vary from north to south, and September to December.   The best…

Food plot size

Food plot size Food plot size matters reports John Redmond from Nosejammer. By: John T. Redmond Deer have a certain comfort level; understanding what they are willing to put up with is an important factor in shooting big bucks. As I have improved the habitat at Fairchase Outfitters over the years I have learned what works for me and what doesn’t through trial and error. When I first started designing interior…

Michigan food plots for deer

Michigan food plots for deer Michigan food plots for deer consist of either annuals like corn and beans planted in the spring, or annuals, perennials and bi-ennials planted late summer.  Today we will focus on a strategy for attracting bucks in the early bow season and until the first few hard frosts in areas where the deer feed heavily on clover, alfalfa or soybeans all summer long.  Described as a…

Picking the size of food plots for deer

Picking the size of food plots deer   Picking the size of food plots for deer means picking the goals of those plots.  Are your food plots for deer year round feed, or are they simply hunting season attractants to put them in range during the gun or bow season.   Food plots for deer are expensive endeavors, and more is not always better so lets analyze the size of…