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#3278455 - 06/29/13 12:40 PM Got cam out!
rem270
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Took advantage of this cool morning and put my cam out over my lick. They are wearing it out. Put 125lbs of golden acorns out also \:D .. Hopefully i can hold off for 2 weeks before i check it. Im ready!!
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#3278460 - 06/29/13 12:48 PM Re: Got cam out! [Re: rem270]
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Same here. Great morning. We got carried away and set out six lol
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#3278476 - 06/29/13 01:25 PM Re: Got cam out! [Re: Master Chief]
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Corn this time of year seems like a waste.
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#3278516 - 06/29/13 02:57 PM Re: Got cam out! [Re: cecil30-30]
rem270
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 Originally Posted By: cecil30-30
Corn this time of year seems like a waste.


Not quite lol... If you can get a big buck to start coming to it this early and keep it out. He'll definately be back.
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#3278795 - 06/29/13 10:35 PM Re: Got cam out! [Re: cecil30-30]
W.Seay
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 Originally Posted By: cecil30-30
Corn this time of year seems like a waste.


Not where I hunt
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#3278800 - 06/29/13 10:42 PM Re: Got cam out! [Re: W.Seay]
CAW
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Save your money on the corn and put out some minerals. Not only is a trophy rock or mineral lick a lot cheaper, the deer would much rather have the minerals anyways.

Just my opinion.

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#3278817 - 06/30/13 12:06 AM Re: Got cam out! [Re: CAW]
rem270
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 Originally Posted By: CAW
Save your money on the corn and put out some minerals. Not only is a trophy rock or mineral lick a lot cheaper, the deer would much rather have the minerals anyways.

Just my opinion.


The cam is on a salt lick thats been there for about 8yrs. I just put the corn around it. There wearing the lick out. Its around 10ft in diameter and 2ft deep.
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#3278831 - 06/30/13 01:08 AM Re: Got cam out! [Re: rem270]
CAW
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 Originally Posted By: rem270
 Originally Posted By: CAW
Save your money on the corn and put out some minerals. Not only is a trophy rock or mineral lick a lot cheaper, the deer would much rather have the minerals anyways.

Just my opinion.


The cam is on a salt lick thats been there for about 8yrs. I just put the corn around it. There wearing the lick out. Its around 10ft in diameter and 2ft deep.


Gotcha. In my experience, once a lick is established you really don't need any corn.

Several years ago the deer convinced me...

I had a corn feeder about 25 yards from an established mineral lick and I had cameras on both. I would get plenty of does and more coons than I could count on that corn feeder, but almost all of the buck pictures I got were over the lick. They would come to the lick almost every day, but would not even get near that feeder. When corn got to $7.00 a bag, I quit buying it all together and it hasn't impacted my ability to inventory my deer one bit.

I have my cameras over licks in the summer, food plots in early fall and scrapes once things heat up. Works great for me.

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#3278832 - 06/30/13 01:10 AM Re: Got cam out! [Re: CAW]
CAW
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And by the way, I'm certainly not trying to sound like a know it all. I'm just trying to save you a few bucks by sharing my experience with you. Good luck this year!
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#3278865 - 06/30/13 07:26 AM Re: Got cam out! [Re: CAW]
BowGuy84
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It's different when you hunt in a state you can bait in...which I think rem270 is using his camera in ky.

Here you can sometimes pattern good bucks over corn early. I'll start putting out in the next week or 2. Usually about 20# at a time till I hone in on a bigger deer I want then he/they will get more and more regular.

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#3278890 - 06/30/13 08:38 AM Re: Got cam out! [Re: CAW]
rem270
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 Originally Posted By: CAW
 Originally Posted By: rem270
 Originally Posted By: CAW
Save your money on the corn and put out some minerals. Not only is a trophy rock or mineral lick a lot cheaper, the deer would much rather have the minerals anyways.

Just my opinion.


The cam is on a salt lick thats been there for about 8yrs. I just put the corn around it. There wearing the lick out. Its around 10ft in diameter and 2ft deep.


Gotcha. In my experience, once a lick is established you really don't need any corn.

Several years ago the deer convinced me...

I had a corn feeder about 25 yards from an established mineral lick and I had cameras on both. I would get plenty of does and more coons than I could count on that corn feeder, but almost all of the buck pictures I got were over the lick. They would come to the lick almost every day, but would not even get near that feeder. When corn got to $7.00 a bag, I quit buying it all together and it hasn't impacted my ability to inventory my deer one bit.

I have my cameras over licks in the summer, food plots in early fall and scrapes once things heat up. Works great for me.


I usually dont put much corn out (because its $9 a bag now). I usually check my cams every 2 weeks and most always have 400-1000 pics and thats with or without corn. So i agree with you that the corn dont have much impact on them. But i guess its mind over matter with me about hoping to have more impact on a big buck compared to does. When you can get a lick established and the deer like the area they will tear it up. Just like they have with this one. We have 4 on our property and mine and my dads are the ones they like the most for some reason. I have one down in some thick woods that i just knew was going to be a hot spot. The only time they will touch it is when i put corn out lol. Dont know why but thats how it is. And the bad thing about corn is about 1/2 gets eaten by coons and squirrels.

My friend works for a crop production company and got 1500# last year that they had to dump out of a combine and it was just going to ruin. So i bought it way cheaper than $9 a bag. If i put 100 more lbs out this year id be suprised. I hate paying that high price.

And i know your not being a know it all. You got it going for you from your pics. Keep up the good work!
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#3278906 - 06/30/13 08:54 AM Re: Got cam out! [Re: BowGuy84]
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I get much more pictures and more day time pictures over corn. When I put a cam over a mineral lick usually put it at every 30 sec to a min, but on corn I put it on 5 minutes to save my battery, because I get so many more pics...
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