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#6905311 - 10/01/17 09:13 PM baiting doves with gravel
nate33 Online   content
Bird Dog

Registered: 11/16/16
Posts: 369
I thought I had a great idea ----- the doves are on the gravel road on our property, so why not dump a load on the road/path in front of the sunflower field ------- seemed like a good idea. But it wasn't. We drive across it all the time to break up the gravel, but it just never attracted any doves,,, they are still back on the gravel road.

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#6905321 - 10/01/17 09:22 PM Re: baiting doves with gravel [Re: nate33]
Guy Offline
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Registered: 12/06/05
Posts: 27076
Loc: Lake X
Try covering a whole field with gravel, that should work. loser8

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#6905332 - 10/01/17 09:41 PM Re: baiting doves with gravel [Re: nate33]
Hunter_812 Offline
Tracker

Registered: 11/15/11
Posts: 687
Loc: Nolan TX
Reminds me of the guy on TBH that was running pea gravel through his feeder lol

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#6906153 - 10/02/17 03:08 PM Re: baiting doves with gravel [Re: nate33]
Birdshot101 Offline
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Registered: 07/28/15
Posts: 56
Loc: Tarrant County
Works for me. The place I dove hunt has rock, gravel and sand stockpiles that are 20 feet high and they are like magnets for the dove.

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#6909823 - 10/05/17 10:34 AM Re: baiting doves with gravel [Re: Hunter_812]
TXCrossTimbers Offline
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Registered: 06/04/15
Posts: 38
Loc: Rockwall, TX
Originally Posted By: Hunter_812
Reminds me of the guy on TBH that was running pea gravel through his feeder lol


roflmao That still gets brought up every season!
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#6909926 - 10/05/17 12:22 PM Re: baiting doves with gravel [Re: TXCrossTimbers]
KCH Online   content
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Registered: 11/23/10
Posts: 350
Loc: Frisco, TX
Originally Posted By: TXCrossTimbers
Originally Posted By: Hunter_812
Reminds me of the guy on TBH that was running pea gravel through his feeder lol


roflmao That still gets brought up every season!


So awesome! That and the mega-fawn...!

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#6910386 - 10/05/17 06:34 PM Re: baiting doves with gravel [Re: nate33]
dgilbert Offline
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Registered: 09/04/04
Posts: 19073
Why don't you hunt the ALREADY THERE gravel road on your property.Hmmm OK confused2

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#6910585 - 10/05/17 08:50 PM Re: baiting doves with gravel [Re: nate33]
claypool Offline
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Registered: 08/05/14
Posts: 88
Loc: texas
Try placing a dozen or more mojo doves along the edge of the gravel. Then place 8 dove flickers on the road itself. A few dozen full bodies along bordering fence or trees. Try to make them look like they are considering landing on gravel. Mix in some white wing decoys if you can find any. Give every hunter a dove whistle. Should work better on vloudy days.

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#6910591 - 10/05/17 08:53 PM Re: baiting doves with gravel [Re: nate33]
nate33 Online   content
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Registered: 11/16/16
Posts: 369
I"ll give it a try Clay.

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