Posted 13 September 2006 - 09:51 AM
Anyone ever try this? An old timer gave me this trick. Take and fill an old nylon with rocksalt. About 1 to 2 pounds of salt. Hang the salt filled nylon from a tree limb high enough that deer can't reach it, keep in mind they can reach high when standing on their back legs. When it rains the salt will leach out of the stocking and drip onto the ground. With salt blocks a deer can eat it's fill and may not come back around for several days. This way they get just enough to make them want more and they keep coming back looking for it. Especially since they can still smell the salt in the stocking. I've had deer dig up areas the size of a large round dinning table in the dirt underneath the stockings. It's cheap, it's simple and easy to do, and you can hang several in differant areas where you want to see deer, but the best reason to do it is it works. Of course you need a rain now and then for it to work. If you try it Let me know if it works well for you too.