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#6129160 - 01/10/16 05:05 PM Shed catchers
Aggieman775 Offline
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I was thinking about making one. Do any of yall have them? If so do you have any suggestions and do they work with out harming the deer?
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#6129171 - 01/10/16 05:12 PM Re: Shed catchers [Re: Aggieman775]
jmh004 Offline
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If you keep your feeder going, just take a piece of wire and run it around the feeder legs 10" off the ground.

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#6129304 - 01/10/16 06:13 PM Re: Shed catchers [Re: Aggieman775]
don k Offline
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I have one on the tires of my Kubota. Works really well.
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#6130199 - 01/11/16 10:01 AM Re: Shed catchers [Re: Aggieman775]
CenTex Offline
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I'm curious to know what design has worked best for others. I've tried a couple but never had any luck. What kind of wire do you wrap around the feeder legs?

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#6130204 - 01/11/16 10:06 AM Re: Shed catchers [Re: Aggieman775]
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I think they are a waste of time..but thats just my 10 cents sir..

I have had the best luck by starting at your feed pen and making circles expanding out at each passing..
also crossings and creek bottoms for Axis..
Good Luck up
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#6130205 - 01/11/16 10:06 AM Re: Shed catchers [Re: don k]
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Originally Posted By: don k
I have one on the tires of my Kubota. Works really well.



roflmao
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#6130206 - 01/11/16 10:07 AM Re: Shed catchers [Re: SniperRAB]
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Originally Posted By: SniperRAB
I think they are a waste of time..but thats just my 10 cents sir..

I have had the best luck by starting at your feed pen and making circles expanding out at each passing..
also crossings and creek bottoms for Axis..
Good Luck up
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#6130259 - 01/11/16 10:28 AM Re: Shed catchers [Re: Aggieman775]
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For us if its not laying under a feeder or stuck in your tire your probably not finding it. Only time the grass wasn't at least 3' tall was when the place burned in 2009.
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#6130280 - 01/11/16 10:39 AM Re: Shed catchers [Re: Aggieman775]
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We would make an X under the feeders. Put T post by each leg of feeder. Then run cattle fence to make an X under the feeder.
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#6130421 - 01/11/16 11:56 AM Re: Shed catchers [Re: YellowDog]
CenTex Offline
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Originally Posted By: YellowDog
We would make an X under the feeders. Put T post by each leg of feeder. Then run cattle fence to make an X under the feeder.

Did you have success with this? I also have the most success doing what RAB suggested. RAB, how far from feeders do you walk circles?

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#6130594 - 01/11/16 01:36 PM Re: Shed catchers [Re: Aggieman775]
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My grandfather had great luck with the X under the feeder in south Texas. He would keep and eye on the house/pet deer. When he saw one drop horn. He'd have the hands go put up the X's on all the feeders.
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#6131120 - 01/11/16 06:18 PM Re: Shed catchers [Re: CenTex]
SniperRAB Offline
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Originally Posted By: CenTex
Originally Posted By: YellowDog
We would make an X under the feeders. Put T post by each leg of feeder. Then run cattle fence to make an X under the feeder.

Did you have success with this? I also have the most success doing what RAB suggested. RAB, how far from feeders do you walk circles?


I make it about 200 feet roflmao

Lovie makes it almost to Juno roflmao
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#6131125 - 01/11/16 06:19 PM Re: Shed catchers [Re: Aggieman775]
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If you will plan your feed weekend about 2-3 weeks before they drop that's where you will find them ...
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#6136451 - 01/14/16 09:05 PM Re: Shed catchers [Re: Aggieman775]
FowledUp Offline
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This is what I am building.

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#6137561 - 01/15/16 03:39 PM Re: Shed catchers [Re: Aggieman775]
White Falcon Offline
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Never got a antler. Had several at the trap!! frown frown frown

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