we had a lease years ago in northwestern Llano county that had an old home place on it but the house was gone, it was surrounded by old large pear trees and it was like a deer's buffet when the pears started dropping. My dad also had a pear tree by his shop in town, he would pick up any pears that had bad spots on them and toss in a 5 gallon bucket to take to the ranch. The deer loved them, especially those that were ripe or past ripe almost rotten smelling. We also planted fig trees down by the artesian springs and had a very hard time getting them to grow because the deer kept eating the leaves & new growth ... we put up 6-7' diameter fence pens to allow the trees to get established. after they got up 5-6' tall, we removed the pens and the deer would eat the figs and leaves up to as high as they could reach. I agree with dkershen on planting fruit trees specifically for the deer though.
"everyone that lives dies but not everyone who dies lived..."