USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- Hunters are familiar with baiting deer by utilizing green fields and by putting a feeder on the edge of a green field. You also can ensure that deer will come to your region by fertilizing the areas already there. Using this invisible method, other hunters can’t learn your exclusive hunting hot spots. You can use an ATV spreader to fertilize wildlife openings.
Most states don’t consider planting green fields or wildlife openings as baiting deer. But many of us don’t use green fields to attract deer due to the high cost of plowing, seeding and fertilizing. Dr. Keith Causey, a former wildlife professor at Auburn University in Auburn, Alabama, has discovered a less-expensive yet effective way to bait deer without using green fields.
“If you fertilize the naturally-occurring plants in certain areas, deer will select those plants to feed on much more readily,” Causey comments. “For instance, if you fertilize one end of a large patch of Japanese honeysuckle, blackberries and greenbrier, deer will come to the fertilized patch.”
To concentrate deer, determine the naturally-occurring food the deer feed on throughout the year. Next …Read the Rest