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Deer Lick #7425562 02/05/19 11:05 PM
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Saw this on youtube and tried it. It really worked!!!! Seemed to bring in more does than Bucks, but Bucks followed the does into the area.

3 tubs of Non-iodonized salt (26 oz each)
3 boxes baking soda (8oz each)
2 tubs of kool-aid, with sugar, cherry or wild apple (makes 8 qt size)
1 box jello.....cherry.

Adds up to Under $15

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big hogs also

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The few hogs we have had on our property have yet to find it....

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Originally Posted by TiggerV
Saw this on youtube and tried it. It really worked!!!! Seemed to bring in more does than Bucks, but Bucks followed the does into the area.

3 tubs of Non-iodonized salt (26 oz each)
3 boxes baking soda (8oz each)
2 tubs of kool-aid, with sugar, cherry or wild apple (makes 8 qt size)
1 box jello.....cherry.

Adds up to Under $15

Did you just leave it as a dry mix and dump it on the ground?


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Just dumped it dry on the ground. Deer still come to the spot it was at from last season. I just put more down...

Re: Deer Lick [Re: TiggerV] #7562933 07/23/19 09:25 PM
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By chance do you have a link to the YouTube Video?


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Awesome. Thanks a ton.


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I'm going to give that a try. Thanks for all the information.


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Re: Deer Lick [Re: TiggerV] #7563397 07/24/19 01:54 PM
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huh, baking soda ... who'd a thunk it


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If you look at the commercial deer licks, one of the active ingredients is sodium bicarbonate....AKA Baking Soda.

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Thats pretty interesting, have ta give it a whirl.


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We have used a similar mix. We just dumped it out on soft ground, and then raked the area with a garden rake. Never really had a recipe, just a few boxes of baking soda, table salt and handful of cherry Kool Aid packs.


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I wonder if that mixture attracts hogs as well???


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I made a batch last night. Going out to the ranch next Friday to put it in front of a few cameras. I'll post pics of the results

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They say it does. we are just lucky not have hogs on our place

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Originally Posted by Sparta
I made a batch last night. Going out to the ranch next Friday to put it in front of a few cameras. I'll post pics of the results


Let us know!!!!!

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Originally Posted by TiggerV
They say it does. we are just lucky not have hogs on our place

where do you hunt?


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Just bought all the ingredients at WalMart for under $8. Will mix it up and put it out this weekend. I'll put a game camera on it to see what happens and let you guys know.


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I put this together and set it out about two weeks ago.




Went to check it this last weekend and deer are hitting it. I have a trail cam setup now and will head back out Satruday to see what I'm getting. That looks like a doe track which is fine but would love to see a buck or two.
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Originally Posted by Noble Savage
I put this together and set it out about two weeks ago.




Went to check it this last weekend and deer are hitting it. I have a trail cam setup now and will head back out Satruday to see what I'm getting. That looks like a doe track which is fine but would love to see a buck or two.
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That is great. I have my bucket and fixins ready for my herd behind the house. I bet they will love it.


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Great to heat it is working for ya....

Keep us updated!!!!!

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I checked my cam and had several different does and fawns. Set up a secon lick with cam back in the brush. Will check that one this weekend.


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