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#3077747 - 12/13/12 04:43 PM Re: Trophy Rock not being used [Re: Barrett]
4 Point

Registered: 09/19/11
Posts: 160
Loc: east middle tn

dont use mine after hard antler either
#3077759 - 12/13/12 04:56 PM Re: Trophy Rock not being used [Re: deerhunter10]
Wes Parrish
16 Point

Registered: 06/12/02
Posts: 19470
Loc: Knoxville-Dover-Union City, TN

 Originally Posted By: deerhunter10
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

They are a bit pricy.

However, there are a couple things I like about them:

1) Deer seem to have a slight preference for the trophy rock over other salt.

2) Hiding a salt lick.

If you don't want others to see where you're starting or keeping a lick, this can be the way. The "Trophy Rock" salt rocks just look like a rock and can be much more inconspicuous than a big hole in the ground or a pile of salt. So long as you keep a fresh rock in the location, the deer will mainly lick the rock rather than lick the ground (forming a big hole).

I also like to place trophy rocks in rotting stumps, but you can also do that with any salt. It's just that the stump will remain longer using a trophy rock since the deer mainly lick the rock rather than tear up the stump trying to get to poured out salt.

#3077884 - 12/13/12 06:05 PM Re: Trophy Rock not being used [Re: Wes Parrish]
4 Point

Registered: 11/27/11
Posts: 433
Loc: clay

I've never tried'em but, some guys swear by'em. One guy that I know buys probably a dozen every year.
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#3078060 - 12/13/12 08:04 PM Re: Trophy Rock not being used [Re: ROVERBOY]
4 Point

Registered: 09/25/06
Posts: 331
Loc: Franklin, TN

The deer I hunt like those 50 pound blocks of mineral and salt at TSC. I like them because they're about $7.
#3078064 - 12/13/12 08:07 PM Re: Trophy Rock not being used [Re: Methane]
4 Point

Registered: 01/31/12
Posts: 482
Loc: seymour

I pulled a card Tuesday out of a cam that has a Trophy rock in front of it, and I still have some deer coming to it !
#3078085 - 12/13/12 08:16 PM Re: Trophy Rock not being used [Re: deerhunter10]
4 Point

Registered: 09/24/11
Posts: 497
Loc: humphreys county

i usually wont see them using it again until they start shedding
#3078299 - 12/13/12 10:21 PM Re: Trophy Rock not being used [Re: parkerxbowhunter]
6 Point

Registered: 09/06/09
Posts: 532
Loc: spring hill

They are all to busy trying to lick something else ! Not worried about salt right now .
#3078466 - 12/14/12 06:12 AM Re: Trophy Rock not being used [Re: chip]
Bow Hunter
16 Point

Registered: 09/21/02
Posts: 16851
Loc: Murfreesboro Tn.

There are not hitting mine much either.
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#3078574 - 12/14/12 07:49 AM Re: Trophy Rock not being used [Re: yamaha200]
Jerkasourous of the non-typical kind

Registered: 03/11/99
Posts: 65979
Loc: Nashville, TN

 Originally Posted By: yamaha200
I pulled a card Tuesday out of a cam that has a Trophy rock in front of it, and I still have some deer coming to it !

And that's the crazy part yamaha200. On some properties, Trophy Rock will see some usage all year round. On other properties, Trophy Rocks are purely a spring/summer attractant. I've never been able to figure out why this difference exists.
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#3078584 - 12/14/12 07:53 AM Re: Trophy Rock not being used [Re: BSK]
Football Hunter

Registered: 10/22/07
Posts: 25536
Loc: Wilson Co/Perry Co

Mine gets some use year round
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