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#6791995 - 06/13/17 09:51 AM Multiple feeders
Coogs2013 Offline
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Registered: 12/21/13
Posts: 23
Do y'all have all your feeders going off at the same time or do you space them out from each other?

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#6792001 - 06/13/17 10:01 AM Re: Multiple feeders [Re: Coogs2013]
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Registered: 09/25/11
Posts: 2905
Loc: granger,tx
As for our place,my hunting bud and i throw pretty close to the same time in the morning( a little before daylight). But in the evening we throw at different times.

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#6792009 - 06/13/17 10:05 AM Re: Multiple feeders [Re: Coogs2013]
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Bird Dog

Registered: 11/06/06
Posts: 463
Loc: Fort Worth/Kent County
At my main stand I run two feeders. One is 125 yds NW and the other is 85 yds NE. They are about 190 yds from each other. I have the NW feeder go off about 15 mins before the NE feeder both morning and night. Because of the wind direction and distance the deer are always more comfortable at the NW feeder. Once the NE feeder goes off it will either pull other deer out of the brush that have been lurking or give the deer at the NW feeder a second chance to eat. Either way it presents me with more shot opportunities.

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#6792012 - 06/13/17 10:09 AM Re: Multiple feeders [Re: Coogs2013]
westtexaswatkins Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 05/31/07
Posts: 7153
Loc: Anton, TX, and Stonewall Count...
I have 4 corn feeders on my place. They are all set to go off at the same time in the morning and evening.

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#6792015 - 06/13/17 10:10 AM Re: Multiple feeders [Re: Coogs2013]
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Taking Requests

Registered: 11/17/10
Posts: 22826
Loc: Killeen/Ft Hood, TX
I like to have one feeder and then hand corn a few other spots as well. IMO the mature bucks many times will hesitate to go to a feeder but may be more likely to visit a hand corn sight.
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#6794920 - 06/16/17 07:59 AM Re: Multiple feeders [Re: Coogs2013]
Vern1 Offline
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Registered: 09/13/11
Posts: 2095
Loc: Pettytown, TX, US of A
About 6 weeks before deer season starts, I set then for 30 minutes after sunrise and 1 hour before sunset and adjust as the sunrise/sunset times change.
After deer season is over, I set them at different times.
The deer/turkey feeders go to 7am and 7pm.
The feeders where I shift to pig hunting will get set to 8PM and 10PM (NV time).
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#6795054 - 06/16/17 09:38 AM Re: Multiple feeders [Re: Coogs2013]
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Registered: 02/11/13
Posts: 2267
Same time but the closest feeders are over 500 yrds or so apart.


Edited by rexmitchell (06/16/17 09:38 AM)

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#6795068 - 06/16/17 09:54 AM Re: Multiple feeders [Re: Coogs2013]
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Registered: 06/13/10
Posts: 4629
Loc: Breckenridge Tx
I have 5 hunting stations on the ranch, each station has 2 corn feeders. All 10 feeders go off at the same time.


Edited by Stompy (06/16/17 09:55 AM)
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#6797372 - 06/18/17 10:00 PM Re: Multiple feeders [Re: Coogs2013]
Always ready 2 hunt Offline
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Registered: 07/31/15
Posts: 970
I have 2 feeders at my hunting stands and feeders are set to go off 30 min apart both in am and pm

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#6880332 - 09/06/17 02:03 PM Re: Multiple feeders [Re: Coogs2013]
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Registered: 12/23/11
Posts: 1192
Loc: Forney, TX
i have 3 feeders at my stand. Left, right, center. All at least 250 yards apart or more. I have them going off all at different times around 20 minutes apart. i have deer that will hit all 3 feeders, and i have some deer that will only go to specific feeders. its crazy.

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#6880337 - 09/06/17 02:13 PM Re: Multiple feeders [Re: Coogs2013]
SapperTitan Offline
Taking Requests

Registered: 11/17/10
Posts: 22826
Loc: Killeen/Ft Hood, TX
This past weekend I hunted with a buddy and one of his sets has 2 feeders one is penned one isn't . 2 nights in a row there were hogs at the un penned feeder and deer at the other. The deer have began hitting both and have created a highway between the two where we built a ground blind for now hunting.
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#6880340 - 09/06/17 02:21 PM Re: Multiple feeders [Re: Coogs2013]
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Registered: 12/30/12
Posts: 2375
Loc: Houston & Lexington, Texas
When I used to hunt S. Texas I had 2 feeders on different senderos within sight of my stand. Deer would hit one feeder while corn piled up under the other. Not once in 5 years did I see a good buck at the feeder. I did corn the senderos and that's where I saw the good bucks.

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