texashuntingforum.com logo
Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
Leehicky1478!, Paul white, Ndbowhunter, 22hipower, Verdale3110
67817 Registered Users
Top Posters(All Time)
dogcatcher 104,666
bill oxner 76,687
stxranchman 57,081
SnakeWrangler 54,868
RKHarm24 44,585
rifleman 44,461
Gravytrain 41,418
BMD 41,092
Forum Statistics
Forums45
Topics593,067
Posts11,157,185
Members82,817
Most Online19,184
Feb 5th, 2020
Print Thread
Pumpkins #8037581 11/04/20 05:24 PM
Joined: Jan 2019
Posts: 229
N
NOCOOLNAMETOO Offline OP
Woodsman
OP Offline
Woodsman
N
Joined: Jan 2019
Posts: 229
Anybody have any luck with deer coming to pumpkins, I guess up North they are a big hit. I got about 6 at the girlfriends house guess I'll bust them open and see what happens.

Re: Pumpkins [Re: NOCOOLNAMETOO] #8037593 11/04/20 05:31 PM
Joined: Jan 2012
Posts: 6,878
H
hook_n_line Online Content
THF Trophy Hunter
Online Content
THF Trophy Hunter
H
Joined: Jan 2012
Posts: 6,878
Yes, after they started fermenting.


Sometimes it's hard being me! But somebody has to do it.
Re: Pumpkins [Re: NOCOOLNAMETOO] #8037704 11/04/20 06:40 PM
Joined: Feb 2018
Posts: 427
P
PoppinPiggies Offline
Bird Dog
Offline
Bird Dog
P
Joined: Feb 2018
Posts: 427
Oh yeah, I throw old pumpkins people give me in feeder pens every year and the deer tear them up. I have to throw them in pens or cows/ hogs will get to them first.


Follow me on instagram @crosstexasoutdoors
Re: Pumpkins [Re: NOCOOLNAMETOO] #8038658 11/05/20 03:50 AM
Joined: Jul 2005
Posts: 1,801
S
Stump_jumper Online Content
Pro Tracker
Online Content
Pro Tracker
S
Joined: Jul 2005
Posts: 1,801
Deer love melons of any kind. A friend had a ranch on the McCullough San Saba line and his neighbor had a melon patch a couple miles north and he was always complaining about the deer.


2017 Tundra 5.7 CM 4x4
2006 Champion 2200 Bay Boat
Re: Pumpkins [Re: NOCOOLNAMETOO] #8038790 11/05/20 11:37 AM
Joined: Feb 2007
Posts: 25,303
J
JCB Online Content
THF Celebrity
Online Content
THF Celebrity
J
Joined: Feb 2007
Posts: 25,303
I couldn’t even get hogs to eat mine.

Re: Pumpkins [Re: JCB] #8038888 11/05/20 01:24 PM
Joined: May 2007
Posts: 5,188
TX_LT230FH Online Content
THF Trophy Hunter
Online Content
THF Trophy Hunter
Joined: May 2007
Posts: 5,188
Originally Posted by JCB
I couldn’t even get hogs to eat mine.


This. I've dumped them out several times on the years and they just slowly decay through their 50-year half-life.


[Linked Image]
Re: Pumpkins [Re: NOCOOLNAMETOO] #8038893 11/05/20 01:27 PM
Joined: Aug 2010
Posts: 57,081
S
stxranchman Offline
Obie Juan Kenobi
Offline
Obie Juan Kenobi
S
Joined: Aug 2010
Posts: 57,081
Never tried pumpkins but I know for a fact that they will eat watermelons.


[Linked Image]
Re: Pumpkins [Re: NOCOOLNAMETOO] #8038899 11/05/20 01:30 PM
Joined: Oct 2012
Posts: 17,103
Creekrunner Online Content
THF Celebrity
Online Content
THF Celebrity
Joined: Oct 2012
Posts: 17,103
[Linked Image]

Neighbor's. We had a 10 point on our front porch, eating them out of an antique wheelbarrow a few years ago.


...and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over every living thing that moveth upon the earth. Gen. 1:28
Re: Pumpkins [Re: stxranchman] #8038901 11/05/20 01:33 PM
Joined: Oct 2009
Posts: 8,557
W
wp75169 Online Content
THF Trophy Hunter
Online Content
THF Trophy Hunter
W
Joined: Oct 2009
Posts: 8,557
Originally Posted by stxranchman
Never tried pumpkins but I know for a fact that they will eat watermelons.



I saw them take out a 1/3 of a 20 acre patch in Athens 40 years ago. I was young so didn’t understand the impact on the farmer at the time, but a 1/3 loss had to hurt.

Re: Pumpkins [Re: NOCOOLNAMETOO] #8038968 11/05/20 02:05 PM
Joined: Jan 2018
Posts: 1,031
P
pop r Offline
Pro Tracker
Offline
Pro Tracker
P
Joined: Jan 2018
Posts: 1,031
Originally Posted by JCB
I couldn’t even get hogs to eat mine.


This. I've dumped them out several times on the years and they just slowly decay through their 50-year half-life.

Same for me not even the hogs wanted them.

Re: Pumpkins [Re: NOCOOLNAMETOO] #8039059 11/05/20 02:55 PM
Joined: Feb 2018
Posts: 427
P
PoppinPiggies Offline
Bird Dog
Offline
Bird Dog
P
Joined: Feb 2018
Posts: 427
When I put them out I always bust them first, this way they can get to the inside that they want easier.


Follow me on instagram @crosstexasoutdoors
Re: Pumpkins [Re: NOCOOLNAMETOO] #8039070 11/05/20 03:05 PM
Joined: Feb 2011
Posts: 3,149
E
Erny Online Content
Veteran Tracker
Online Content
Veteran Tracker
E
Joined: Feb 2011
Posts: 3,149
I put them out at my lease and they never touched them. Right next to a feeder that they were using every day.

Re: Pumpkins [Re: NOCOOLNAMETOO] #8039085 11/05/20 03:14 PM
Joined: Nov 2009
Posts: 15
P
PEDRO H. Offline
Light Foot
Offline
Light Foot
P
Joined: Nov 2009
Posts: 15
THEY LIKE THEM UP IN CLARENDON .

Re: Pumpkins [Re: pop r] #8039086 11/05/20 03:14 PM
Joined: Nov 2014
Posts: 5,742
M
Mr. T. Offline
THF Trophy Hunter
Offline
THF Trophy Hunter
M
Joined: Nov 2014
Posts: 5,742
Originally Posted by pop r
Originally Posted by JCB
I couldn’t even get hogs to eat mine.


This. I've dumped them out several times on the years and they just slowly decay through their 50-year half-life.

Same for me not even the hogs wanted them.

X2, I was so disappointed. I just knew that the deer would knock themselves over trying to eat them. Hogs walked
right by them without a glance.


Cabin rental in Pagosa Springs, Co.
Sleeps 10, If interested please PM me.
Re: Pumpkins [Re: PoppinPiggies] #8039318 11/05/20 05:40 PM
Joined: Feb 2007
Posts: 25,303
J
JCB Online Content
THF Celebrity
Online Content
THF Celebrity
J
Joined: Feb 2007
Posts: 25,303
Originally Posted by PoppinPiggies
When I put them out I always bust them first, this way they can get to the inside that they want easier.

I chopped them up with a machete. Tons of pics of both deer and hogs feeding all around them and they wouldn’t touch them.

Previous Thread
Index
Next Thread

© 2004-2019 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.7.3