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Boar

Need some help with this one guys.

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The bear that has been hitting my bait regularly, I bumped Mon. morning an has not been back as of today, talked to some guys in the area, an they said six bear have been taken in my area so I assume the worst, But am still working the site for the fall feeding. Now a freind let me take over one of his sites that is active. He has not baited it for 2.5 days, it boarders a corn feild, I went in to bait it today an there is scat all over, from this morning an yesterday. Here is the scene, My freind has entered the woods on an old bushwacked trail, The trail has overgrown with tall grass, I dumped a bucket of bait right on the trail just off from his origional spot with in 20 feet, Why ?cause his spot was off the trail in the brush with no shooting lanes an no stand either. So I was prone to dump it under a fallen tree on the old trail where I can see the bait. The trail is litterd with scat so he is using it an will find it. I'm gonna bait tommorow, I plan on putting up a hang on stand when i bait, I really would love to ground blind it but the tall grass is way to tall 3-4 feet. I threw about liqourice around so he would naturally walk the grass down around the site. I would love to hunt tomorrow, but would it be to soon? Any advise on this would be great.Thanks, Boar

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Don't hunt it tomorrow. Give him a few days to accept the new set-up.

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If he hits it tonight, I would hunt tomarrow(beats watching TV all evening). odds are if it is the only bear it will come in after dark. heres what i did to get him to come in during shooting hours. I changed up my baiting a couple of nights befor i shot my bear. I short baited him so he would think some one was beating him to the bait, and to tempt him in even earlier i added a new sent to the mix(liquid Smoke)that i had not used befor. He was a slave to his desire to eat and came in during shooting light.

make him an offer he cant refuse.

good luck

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If he hits the bait, I would hunt it right away. But things may be different down there.

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Boy you guys arnt making it easy on me. On one hand, if he hits great, he wants to feed, but will the comotion of setting up a stand bother him? On the other hand, letting him get use to the set up is very logical. Sooooo......What to do, what to do... thanks guys, Boar

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Boar, We have had bear come in to the sound of putting up a stand once the bait site has been established. Once that bait station is owned by a bear he will come in.

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Are bears really that smart that it takes bait to be able to get close enought to shoot one?

Just curious.

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I watched a Black Bear crawl in to get at the bait. He crawled around the bait crib eating as he went then crawled out of the bait site clearing. When he reached thick cover he stood on all fours and walked away.

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