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#3034483 - 11/15/12 11:12 AM salt lick and trophey rock
TNKAJUN
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Registered: 11/07/11
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Hey fellas i have a quick question is it illegal to leave out a salt lick or trophey rock while hunting around it .....
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#3034498 - 11/15/12 11:18 AM Re: salt lick and trophey rock [Re: TNKAJUN]
htnseymour
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Registered: 09/26/11
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Not TWRA, but according to my research if it is a certain percentage of sugar determines the legality of whether it is bait or attractant.
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#3034500 - 11/15/12 11:19 AM Re: salt lick and trophey rock [Re: TNKAJUN]
Dsmartin311
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Registered: 07/30/12
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Loc: Fayette County, TN

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Yes it is legal...A salt or mineral lick is legal to use if it is at least 51% salt and has no grain products
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#3034748 - 11/15/12 01:36 PM Re: salt lick and trophey rock [Re: Dsmartin311]
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Registered: 10/22/07
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yeah,its legal,but they get very little usage this time of year,hope thats not your hunting strategy
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#3034754 - 11/15/12 01:40 PM Re: salt lick and trophey rock [Re: Football Hunter]
chadperr
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I put my camera over a salt lick last week and had a ton of doe in it but not a single buck. The week before I had it about 30 yards off over a scrape and was seeing bucks; they are in the area on a regular basis. So, do more doe use it this time of the year and bucks lay off?
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#3034893 - 11/15/12 02:48 PM Re: salt lick and trophey rock [Re: chadperr]
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Well,they do use it some,could have been justa couple does.many times,either way,would put it very close to the bottom for hunting strategies,this time of year.
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#3034897 - 11/15/12 02:49 PM Re: salt lick and trophey rock [Re: htnseymour]
scn
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Registered: 02/05/03
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 Originally Posted By: htnseymour
Not TWRA, but according to my research if it is a certain percentage of sugar determines the legality of whether it is bait or attractant.


Not even close.
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#3036715 - 11/16/12 05:02 PM Re: salt lick and trophey rock [Re: scn]
soshock1
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Registered: 08/27/10
Posts: 110
Loc: Columbia, TN

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I started my mineral lick on July 4, and my deer have been wearing it out from then til now. I have now killed one doe with bow, 6 pt with bow, and today a nice 7 with smokepole all because the does were still coming to the lick. I have sat all this week while on vacation and watched does eat the dirt. No bucks eating it, but definitely does.
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