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#2974881 - 10/09/12 07:46 PM Need advice!
WG Taxidermist
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My dad and I hunt a 70 acre tract of land that was all hardwoods but the landowner decided to cut all the logs off of it this year. They have been logging it for going on 4 months now with mules. My question is this, do you think this tract will still hold deer or would you find another place to hunt this year. The tract has a big power line coming through it and deer have always crossed it but with most of the big stuff being cut I'm not sure it'll be worth hunting this year.
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#2974891 - 10/09/12 07:49 PM Re: Need advice! [Re: WG Taxidermist]
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Look for the tracks of deer,they will be there,wait,"all the logs"? If its a desert ,maybe not,but deer dont run from chainsaws like most people think.
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#2974892 - 10/09/12 07:51 PM Re: Need advice! [Re: Football Hunter]
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I hunt it.. The deer aren't gonna leave,especially since they aren't useing any big equipment.
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#2974905 - 10/09/12 07:58 PM Re: Need advice! [Re: Football Hunter]
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 Originally Posted By: Football Hunter
Look for the tracks of deer,they will be there,wait,"all the logs"? If its a desert ,maybe not,but deer dont run from chainsaws like most people think.
Lol! Not a desert. All the small trees are still standing. If it didn't make a log they didn't cut it.
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#2974910 - 10/09/12 08:00 PM Re: Need advice! [Re: WG Taxidermist]
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should be fine then,and will get better in time,very thick with lots of browse
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#2975018 - 10/09/12 08:47 PM Re: Need advice! [Re: Football Hunter]
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May not be as good this yr as its been in the past, but dont get rid of it. Cause next season it will be a jungle and they love bedding in those newly cut clearcuts. Just invest in some big tri-pods.
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#2975052 - 10/09/12 09:11 PM Re: Need advice! [Re: Poleaxe]
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 Originally Posted By: Poleaxe
May not be as good this yr as its been in the past, but dont get rid of it. Cause next season it will be a jungle and they love bedding in those newly cut clearcuts. Just invest in some big tri-pods.
I already have 4x5 shooting houses on 16 ft 6x6s up there. We put them in a few year ago. Once they get done I should be able to see a long way! Lol!
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#2975367 - 10/10/12 08:03 AM Re: Need advice! [Re: WG Taxidermist]
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Watch out the don't cut your shooting houses down.
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#2975980 - 10/10/12 03:29 PM Re: Need advice! [Re: bowriter]
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 Originally Posted By: bowriter
Watch out the don't cut your shooting houses down.
Lol! I've been keeping an eye on that! I've got to much work invested in them.
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