Main Menu
Newest Members
SDP64, Grandslam4, Kenny4g, Diamond E, Marmcf
63394 Registered Users
Top Posters
dogcatcher 85600
stxranchman 52272
bill oxner 44612
RWH24 44568
rifleman 44346
BOBO the Clown 43177
BMD 40765
Big Orn 37484
txshntr 35090
SnakeWrangler 33363
Forum Stats
63394 Members
45 Forums
448445 Topics
6180375 Posts

Max Online: 16728 @ 03/25/12 08:51 AM
Topic Options
#6399678 - 08/08/16 08:49 PM Question regarding baiting/goat weed
texag7 Offline
Light Foot

Registered: 08/21/12
Posts: 11
I have a field of thick goat weed I plan on shredding this coming weekend. Would it be considered baiting in your opinion if I picked and blended some of the seeds separately? Then after the field is shredded I would return the seeds/hulls by broadcast spreading over the shredded plant remains. In theory the end product is just natural vegetation that has been manipulated by shredding. Nothing has been added

I plan on calling the local GW later in the week to hear his thoughts but I figured I would run the idea by here first.


#6399756 - 08/08/16 09:37 PM Re: Question regarding baiting/goat weed [Re: texag7]
FowlDreams Offline
Extreme Tracker

Registered: 11/06/07
Posts: 4928
Loc: where the birds are
Our opinions don't really matter. Let us know what green jeans says.

Silver Creek Guide Service 817-597-0781

Instagram: @fowldreams @silvercreekguideservice @fdwc_calls

#6399765 - 08/08/16 09:41 PM Re: Question regarding baiting/goat weed [Re: texag7]
sig226fan ( Offline
duck & cover

Registered: 11/21/05
Posts: 31546
Loc: Hickory Creek, Fannin Co. Texa...
Usually that decision is based on normal agricultural processes and I don't think what you describe is normal agricultural process

#6400872 - 08/09/16 04:35 PM Re: Question regarding baiting/goat weed [Re: texag7]
outfitter1 Offline

Registered: 10/07/05
Posts: 158
Loc: Keller,TX
You can shred but broadcasting after is baiting I have a friend that found out the hard way.

#6401107 - 08/09/16 07:21 PM Re: Question regarding baiting/goat weed [Re: texag7]
Fooshman Offline
THF Celebrity

Registered: 07/26/06
Posts: 14011
Loc: Black Dog, Texas
Hunt it as is.

Custom Crosses and Plaques

#6401398 - 08/09/16 10:04 PM Re: Question regarding baiting/goat weed [Re: texag7]
Greekangler Offline
Pro Tracker

Registered: 09/05/04
Posts: 1728
Loc: North Tejas
Goat weed doesn't release seed until October or later. You can hear popping when it does. You can definitely mow it (shred) but overseeding is illegal for dove. You won't attract big dove numbers early in season with it until it matures. If they are there, something else is drawing them in

Mowing a pasture of goateed is not considered an abnormal practice. It's a neusance weed for cattle

Edited by Greekangler (08/09/16 10:08 PM)

Take a kid Huntin


© 2004-2016 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide