I've never seen what I consider a shooter buck in the area. I have little doubt they are present, and it seems some of the other guys have seen some good ones. But all I have seen are yearlings and have never harvested one, or even deer hunted in the area.
I was talking with the game wardern in that area and he told me that the elk last year calved in private property in wyoming just northeast of dempsey dome. 2nd season had a good amount of snow. Next year upper cherokee park will hopefully have some more animals, Forest service burned 1,200 acres for wildlife habitat. But it is effecting this years hunter because of the smoke.
I will admit, I love deer plots.
I love planting... even the garden at home.
What I do not like are high cost farm implements.
I found myself in need of a cultipacker for clover and other small seed - but could not find a decent deal on a small unit.
OK, fine... I will make one!
The materials were very simple... some plastic corrugated sewer drain pipe, some metal, 2 bearings and some concrete and you are in business!
I cut the pipe, in this case, to 46" wide - as I intended to pull this one...