Treehuggers are moving in to Colorado by the herds. So far they outlawed trapping and spring bear hunting. Our Governor is signing every liberal bill that crosses his desk. So unless your into that agenda, this might not be the state for you. Some of the old Coloradoans are moving out.
Here is an inexpenive and effective deer feeder I made recently.
No batteries to go dead, no hoisting it up in the tree, plenty of capacity, very easy to fill - so far, I love it.
I have made two of these and they are easy to build.
An empty 55 gallon drum, some 2x4's, some PVC tubing and fittings, a little bit of hardware and some paint - and you are ready to go.
I designed it so you can stand on the lower rung and fill it - the top is about 6.5 feet above the ground.
It holds about 375...