ADK, should you ever go on another outfitted hunt anywhere, ask the outfitter ahead of time to save some fat. I usually end up with a pile of the stuff every fall.
Good advice There Sawbill!
Guy that I was in camp with shot a bear the first night and it was nothing but fat. So I figgured if I got one it would be the same, oh well. They just tossed all his fat out and I did not ask for it.
Your season is starting to wrap up is'nt it? How was your hunters success?
Seen a monster today but my area is'nt offering a secong tag so he's gonna be there for next year. He was a little close to town so maybe not the MNR has been around alot lately. I think 25 bears in the last 2 weeks have been trapped in my town lots of cubs and sows but a couple monsters. Lots of dog bear confontations lately. People wont even walk at night.
And the MNR still wont budge on the spring bear hunt.
I see all of these food plot mixes advertised - and I am sure that some of them are super - but why not experiment and come up with something that works great for your plots and your hunting land?
Here is what I did on a new place for this year - this 3. 3 acre plot started as a 10 year old abandoned field that I cleaned up - it had volunteer pines, blackberry bushes, some elm saplings, etc in it...
It was then planted in buckwheat - heavily - in early spring. I lightly fertilized it when the...