CVC - Do you go on a guided hunt, public land, or do you have a connection out there?
Sounds like fun
Unguided on BLM land. I went with two other guys last year. One guy had been there before and the other two had not hunted antelope before.
I paired up with one of the guys that hadn't been before and we just sort of figured it out. I had watched alot of antelope hunts on tv so I had an idea of what to do.
It was a blast and I hope I draw again. My goat isn't a "book" goat, but it sure was satisfying to hunt on public land without a guide, spot, stalk and take an antelope. Truly one of the best hunts of my life.
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...