That's very interesting JCDEERMAN. I had my cameras over food plots all September and wasn't getting much. Our food plots don't show much browse pressure at all, even though they are 8-10 inches high.
I think I've talked to you about this before. The time period between pulling cameras off of salt around the first week or 2 of September until when scrape activity starts picking up in mid-late October is, imo, is the toughest
time to get pictures of older deer. Acorns start dropping, bucks are shifting ranges,...everything is changing. Do you have exclusion cages up? When looking at our fields, they dont look browsed and I just thought we needed rain. Then we went to a field with a cage, and man oh man. I wish I had a picture of the browse pressure on the field growth
We had all of our fields limed back on Easter weekend. Years we do this, the deer are on clock work with the fields. I dont hunt in fields but do hunt "around" fields 50-200 yards in the evenings. I think the limed fields in combination with all of our 3rd year growth of select cuts are really starting to pay off.
I will try to post a few pics of the bucks here after a while this evening....