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#3077574 - 12/13/12 02:21 PM Trophy Rock not being used
dh1984
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Is you trophy rock not getting used by deer?

i had my Game cam on mine for a month try to see what time they are coming in to it.and the only thing i have been getting it tree rats and coons on the camera that using the trophy rick and that's it.

Is anyone else's trophy rock not getting used post it here. i never seen deer not using it every since i started using one.
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#3077630 - 12/13/12 02:56 PM Re: Trophy Rock not being used [Re: dh1984]
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In many areas, deer stop using salt once the weather cools in fall. Now some see usage all year, but again, in many locations salt usage is more a spring/summer thing.
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#3077634 - 12/13/12 02:58 PM Re: Trophy Rock not being used [Re: BSK]
Wes Parrish
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I've never seen deer hit salt much after early September. About the time the bucks' antlers get hard, they stop hitting the salt.
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#3077636 - 12/13/12 02:59 PM Re: Trophy Rock not being used [Re: BSK]
BackwoodsBoy
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I put one out by the creek in the summer and it was gone in a few weeks...
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#3077644 - 12/13/12 03:11 PM Re: Trophy Rock not being used [Re: BackwoodsBoy]
corymhoward
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Gotta use corn. (Kidding )
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#3077652 - 12/13/12 03:16 PM Re: Trophy Rock not being used [Re: BackwoodsBoy]
SALTMAN
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What BSK said . Usually as it gets colder they will slack off usage. Differs sometimes thought with individual deer. We have a lot of pics in the snow ! Also have video in Rutherford co in Jan with 3 bucks still with headgear taking turns licking ! Might have to do with them trying to "rebuild " after the rut ?
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#3077664 - 12/13/12 03:29 PM Re: Trophy Rock not being used [Re: corymhoward]
Urban_Hunter
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 Originally Posted By: corymhoward
Gotta use corn. (Kidding )


Hahaha!
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#3077678 - 12/13/12 03:41 PM Re: Trophy Rock not being used [Re: Urban_Hunter]
woodsman87
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I don't think they hit them during the fall.
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#3077739 - 12/13/12 04:28 PM Re: Trophy Rock not being used [Re: Wes Parrish]
Barrett
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 Originally Posted By: Wes Parrish
I've never seen deer hit salt much after early September. About the time the bucks' antlers get hard, they stop hitting the salt.


Yep, what he said
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#3077746 - 12/13/12 04:43 PM Re: Trophy Rock not being used [Re: Barrett]
deerhunter10
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Imo trophy rocks sucks i have better luck with just a regular white salt lick like for horses. I'm not paying 20 dollars for a trophy rock they aren't worth it imo
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