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#3050724 - 11/26/12 09:35 PM Hickory Nuts???
Blucollar
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Registered: 10/16/06
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Loc: Macon County , Tn.

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Anyone have any luck hunting around hickory nuts?

I guess deer would feed on them, though I don't think it would be a first choice.
I have a place loaded with em, just wondering if anybody hunted close to some, or if it would be worth my while to put some time in there.

Thanks, Blu
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#3050747 - 11/26/12 09:44 PM Re: Hickory Nuts??? [Re: Blucollar]
8up
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I doubt they can bite into them. I hunt around a ton of them and have never seen it
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#3050766 - 11/26/12 09:53 PM Re: Hickory Nuts??? [Re: 8up]
cfmartin1833
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You will prolly have plenty of success hunting around hickory nuts...........if your huntin for squirrels! I've never noticed a deer eating them though.
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#3050770 - 11/26/12 09:54 PM Re: Hickory Nuts??? [Re: 8up]
@fulldraw
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I have seen deer eat shagbark hickory nuts before but I believe they were down to their last food source.
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#3050772 - 11/26/12 09:55 PM Re: Hickory Nuts??? [Re: cfmartin1833]
catman529
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Some hickories have thinner shells (genetic traits and different species) so I wouldn't be surprised if deer but into some thin shelled nuts but I don't hear about deer eating hickory nuts often so I wouldn't concentrate deer hunting around hickories unless you love the sound of 4,013 squirrels chewing and rustling the leaves
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#3050878 - 11/27/12 03:07 AM Re: Hickory Nuts??? [Re: catman529]
Rockhound
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Oh crap
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#3050925 - 11/27/12 05:37 AM Re: Hickory Nuts??? [Re: Rockhound]
high country
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I have seen bear eat them, sounds like a gun going off when they bite into them... \:\)
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