Confessions of a Hunter

By Andy Anderson

One of the more common tactics when hunting is to plant food plots with a diverse seed mix to satisfy a wide variety of species. Some are planted with the intended purpose of good nutrition to grow bigger deer or just to consistently attract more deer to the area.

I had a small area I wanted to plant, great cover, about two to three acres of open ground to cultivate that was sure to make a stand of clovers, alfalfa and more. I started to task with clearing a path through the woods to the area using a tractor and chainsaw. Hard physical labor, bugs, snakes and chiggers were well established in the area and could demoralize the best of motivated individuals.

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