I don’t know how old he was but there was some years on him for sure, I think he was on his down side of
The old dude was loaded up with scars and all his teeth where right down to his gums. He was smart let me walk right by him at like 10 yard and I didn’t see him till I was on my way back and he still didn’t move.
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...