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#3736147 - 08/17/14 08:42 PM Dove Hunting Cut Cornfields
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I'm on a lease that has several large fields planted with corn this year. The farmer is likely going to harvest the corn before September 1st.

Are cut corn fields a good bet to catch some doves flying?

Where is the best place to set up on a cut field? The edge near trees?

Thanks guys and good luck!

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#3736166 - 08/17/14 09:12 PM Re: Dove Hunting Cut Cornfields [Re: UTGrad]
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Cut corn is good for dove hunting. Uncut...not so good cause its hard to find your birds. Best thing you could do is scout the fields a day or so before opening a see if and where they are flying. I like the highest point on a tree line. Preferably w/ the sun at my back and in the shade.
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#3736191 - 08/17/14 10:07 PM Re: Dove Hunting Cut Cornfields [Re: JMcB]
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try to set around a dead snag... they will land n it every time..
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#3736202 - 08/17/14 10:28 PM Re: Dove Hunting Cut Cornfields [Re: pressfit]
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 Originally Posted By: pressfit
try to set around a dead snag... they will land n it every time..


What's a "dead snag"? Is that a fallen tree?

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#3736290 - 08/18/14 06:22 AM Re: Dove Hunting Cut Cornfields [Re: UTGrad]
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Dead snag = dead tree with no leaves, still standing.
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#3736587 - 08/18/14 01:24 PM Re: Dove Hunting Cut Cornfields [Re: RUGER]
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Ditto on the big dead trees. doves love to sit in those and if you can hide right at the base of one, you can get a lot of easy shots just before they land. We have one particular power pole that serves the same purpose.
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#3737194 - 08/19/14 11:10 AM Re: Dove Hunting Cut Cornfields [Re: Hunter 257W]
catman529
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I have hunted them uncut as well and that was best when the field had a bare patch in the middle. Cut would be better, actually I think I have dove hunted cut corn fields before.
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#3747949 - 08/29/14 11:10 AM Re: Dove Hunting Cut Cornfields [Re: catman529]
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Better check the Regs on hunting a cut corn field before you hunt it , I have a 4 acre sweet corn field and most of it was picked to sale so I called TWRA and asked if I could bushhawg what was left and hunt it and the answer was NO!!!!!
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#3748152 - 08/29/14 02:21 PM Re: Dove Hunting Cut Cornfields [Re: TENN.BOY]
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 Originally Posted By: TENN.BOY
Better check the Regs on hunting a cut corn field before you hunt it , I have a 4 acre sweet corn field and most of it was picked to sale so I called TWRA and asked if I could bushhawg what was left and hunt it and the answer was NO!!!!!
Im afraid someone told you wrong. You can't hunt DUCKS over bushogged corn. Doves are fair game.

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#3748169 - 08/29/14 02:44 PM Re: Dove Hunting Cut Cornfields [Re: SEC]
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Bush Hogging corn is not a normal agricultrial practice which is illegal for doves also.Picked corn is Legal.
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