I was chosen on a state WHITETAIL anterless/spike/exotic hunt this month. From what I have read, axis deer like alfalfa. I bought some in pellet form, along with sweet feed. Baiting is allowed on the property. Any input on what axis prefer? Also bringing corn. Thanks in advance!
Axis travel a lot. They are more of a herd type deer than WT. If the are around you will see them. If not? A few days of hunting in my opinion it is a hit or miss situation. What you throw out really doesn't matter. Good luck.
I have harvested several axis deer using alfalfa hay and corn at South llano state park, schrieners state park in Kerrville, and on private property. If I get an opportunity for axis deer and baiting is allowed, I would try to find some sweet alfalfa hay to put out with corn. Alfalfa has a very strong odor that seems to attract all deer.