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Is there a such thing as having too many white oaks dropping acorns on your property? Because that is the problem I am having on my lease right now.

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  • Is there a such thing as having too many white oaks dropping acorns on your property? Because that is the problem I am having on my lease right now.

    Is there a such thing as having too many white oaks dropping acorns on your property? Because that is the problem I am having on my lease right now.

  • #2
    Yes, if there are acorns everywhere, there is no reason for game to be in any one particular place. Makes it hard to determine where to hunt---kind of pick a place at random and hope for the best.

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    • #3
      LL, they are also dropping like crazy here in Jersey. I planted a couple that had a white root coming out in my acorn bear bucket.

      How long does it take a white oak to grow and start dropping acorns?

      BTW, that was a heart breaker game against State.

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      • #4
        Well, sooner or later, they all get eaten. So look sharp.

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        • #5
          Originally posted by Gary Devine View Post
          LL, they are also dropping like crazy here in Jersey. I planted a couple that had a white root coming out in my acorn bear bucket.

          How long does it take a white oak to grow and start dropping acorns?

          BTW, that was a heart breaker game against State.
          Don;t think anybody in the world thought that State would have pulled off that last second miracle

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          • #6
            Originally posted by country road View Post
            Yes, if there are acorns everywhere, there is no reason for game to be in any one particular place. Makes it hard to determine where to hunt---kind of pick a place at random and hope for the best.
            Thats pretty much what my buddy and I have been doing. Playing the wind,and also hunting trails leading to the oaks.

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            • #7
              Originally posted by ITHACASXS View Post
              Well, sooner or later, they all get eaten. So look sharp.
              Got to be at the right place at the right time I guess

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              • #8
                Yeah, countryroad is pretty well spot on.
                If you can, determine bedding areas and/or water sources. That may help you somewhat as that's the next most important spots.

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                • #9
                  I've got so many that the deer are ignoring the corn feeder.

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                  • #10
                    Patience. They will come. Yes, they will come

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                    • #11
                      Originally posted by FirstBubba View Post
                      Yeah, countryroad is pretty well spot on.
                      If you can, determine bedding areas and/or water sources. That may help you somewhat as that's the next most important spots.
                      We know all of the bedding and water sources. Right now we are trying to set up on trails in between everything.

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                      • #12
                        Not when the does come into season. They'll be feeding and bucks will be cruising for them. Dewman's right.

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                        • #13
                          Big acorn years are tough, but it gets better as the season progresses and more of them get eaten up. My philosophy is that since the food is everywhere, ignore it and hunt the sign.

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                          • #14
                            Has anyone collected the acorns while they are falling and, after all the trees are bare, using the acorns as food?

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                            • #15
                              You are One Lucky Guy to have White Oaks, In Fla, We have some Red Oaks and a TON of Live Oaks, It's a lucky Man to have a stand near a Red Oak Tree, Deer will eat Red Oak A-corns before eating Live Oak acorns. The last time I saw White Oaks was in Up-State New York!!

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