We tried a new recipe for a fortified feed block that works really well and is a little easier to make than our homemade molasses deer lick. The idea actually came from watching a video on how to make homemade granola. Ingredients: 2 cups of rolled oats (e.g. Cheap Oatmeal) 1 cup of deer corn […]
Feed & Attractants
What types of feed and attractants are hunters using this time of year?
We started making our own peanut butter by simply blending roasted peanuts with peanut oil, but realized its still difficult to find large quantities of roasted peanuts for a reasonable price. However, they are now offering 50lb bags of Roasted Soybeans at feed stores. It is still pretty expensive, but much cheaper than buying […]
– Another good video and article from RealTree website on DIY mineral site for deer. http://www.realtree.com/brow-tines-and-backstrap/how-to-make-your-own-deer-mineral
———————————————————————————————– Great article and video from RealTree website showing how to make a popular style PVC pipe – gravity deer feeder. http://www.realtree.com/brow-tines-and-backstrap/how-to-make-a-homemade-deer-feeder
We’ve all seen a lot of different types and flavors of expensive deer licks at the store. Lately, I’ve been experimenting with making hard candy and it occurred to me I could use molasses instead of corn syrup and make a pretty tasty molasses deer lick! Ingredients: 2 cups of Sugar 1 cup of water […]
We’ve had great success adding vanilla extract or spraying our corn with other homemade scents such as the persimmon extract. One of the major benefits is it will help the deer find the corn faster. Corn itself doesn’t have a potent scent to it and if you want to attract deer from a further distance, […]