Wilborn Outdoors http://www.rayonierhunting.com/ Lights Out Fishing! SOUTHLAND SAFES! Buckwaters Grabow Outdoors AquaSouth! Motivated Movers Alabama Hog Control Mayer Insurance Services LLC
Serious Deer Talk
how many per acre
by extreme heights hunter
Yesterday at 10:57 AM
Planting corn & Beans?
by abolt300
Yesterday at 10:55 AM
Muzzy Trocar
by HBWALKER14
Yesterday at 10:52 AM
BOSS BUCK FEEDERS
by D Wilborn
05/24/17 10:30 AM
New hunting land
by johndeere5036
05/24/17 09:08 AM
Aldeer Classifieds
Wtb ruger vaquero
by cj7deerslayer
Yesterday at 09:29 PM
5x8 tilt trailer
by twaldrop4
Yesterday at 08:21 PM
Custom 300 REM. Ultra Mag.
by 280AI_HAMMER
Yesterday at 06:29 PM
WTB 20-25 HP mud motor
by ozarktroutbum
Yesterday at 06:16 PM
1993 16' Lowe Deep V w/1996 Johnson 30 hp tiller
by JUGHEAD
Yesterday at 06:06 PM
Who's Online
165 registered (Oleman, crenshawco, WIDGEON, Narrow Gap, BOFF, DEDTRKY, alhawk, Cupping, NFHunter, joshm28, BhamFred, brotherhood, Gobl4me, BrentM, Bowfish, Fullthrottle, IDOT, BACK40, outdoorobsession, MarksOutdoors, Johnal3, Rockhound, weatherby, deerhunter_1, Fuzzy_Bunny, Doeslayer44, AU67Skeeter, bama1157, cartervj, Bigbamaboy, Booger, CeeHawk37, jbc, Displaced Texan 01, cullbuck, HBWALKER14, BC_Reb, Big Rack, jawbone, Remington270, Abram, Runningdeer, HURRICANE, N_AL_Slugger, ParrotHead89, bward85, jlbuc10, GomerPyle, BibbHunter, RSF, bates2rw, bamaeyedoc, mcninja, Dallas County, headshot1, burbank, msims767, M48scout, switchback, Thisldu, 10 POINT, DaBreeze, mr.clif, quickshot, Win_308, sj22, dave260rem!, treemydog, Orion, oldbowhunter, Reaper, mmc2409, charlie, buck snort, SRS, Ryano, TNTomtaker01, lefthorn, PaschalBD, CAL, huntbig, hosscat, MOSSYBUCK, Scout10, BobF, Shmoe, trlrdrdave, ford150man, Bowhunter84, wbpc, Joe4majors, BIG-AL, blade, Rgreen, NEbamahunter, Cedar, trox28, deerfoot, mzzy, hillmp, beeline08, choiceguy, sbo1971, JustHunt, mauvilla, Richard Cranium, JAT, Irishguy, BamaGuitarDude, D Wilborn, BirminghamBuck, Kicker, AC870, 87dixieboy, SouthBamaSlayer, James, globe, leroyb, Camden86, JUSTIN37HUNT, ts1979flh, STALKER8, johndeere5036, Clark8907, Sulli, Headhunter1984, brianr, Avengedsevenfold, Savage7mm, EllisWyatt, Bait57, Spottedbass, bamafan1966, Drake322, 257wbymag, Dixiepatriot, Yelp softly, alexsupertramp, Bigbtide1, ThankfulHunter, Recordrack, ucmducks, pcola4, dagwood, Skullworks, okfuski, RandyC, C3SEAST, mark, robinhedd, 15 invisible), 414 Guests and 7 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
May
Su M Tu W Th F Sa
1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30 31
Topic Options
#2089795 - 04/16/17 05:48 PM When/ what to plant.
toothdoc Offline
12 point

Registered: 12/18/09
Posts: 5983
Loc: Trussville
I have a 2ac pond about 500yds from Neely Henry. I can hear the 🦆 on the big water when I'm deer hunting. What should I plant and when should I plant it to draw some ducks over?

Top
#2090502 - 04/17/17 03:48 PM Re: When/ what to plant. [Re: toothdoc]
jlbuc10 Online   content
14 point

Registered: 11/04/10
Posts: 6951
Loc: Auburn
Are you planting the edge of the pond or draining the pond to plant?

Top
#2090570 - 04/17/17 04:51 PM Re: When/ what to plant. [Re: toothdoc]
toothdoc Offline
12 point

Registered: 12/18/09
Posts: 5983
Loc: Trussville
Planting the edges. I don't have a way to drain it, there is a spillway at the top of the dam. Not sure how deep it is, but pretty deep. It's spring fed, so even when the drought was terrible it only went down several feet. I'll probably be limited to the sides unless the water drops again this year. I would post a video if I could figure out how.

Top
#2090798 - 04/17/17 08:53 PM Re: When/ what to plant. [Re: toothdoc]
cartervj Online   content
14 point

Registered: 02/02/07
Posts: 9502
Loc: colbert county
You could possibly put in a flashboard riser to adjust water levels.
_________________________
"Theámoreácorruptátheástate,átheámoreáitálegislates."áľáTacitusá(ca.á110)

Top
#2091100 - 04/18/17 08:25 AM Re: When/ what to plant. [Re: toothdoc]
basspro527 Offline
4 point

Registered: 08/07/15
Posts: 414
Loc: Shelby Swamps
I learned alot from watching Habitat Flats on youtube, that guy knows how to create a duck spot.
_________________________
When you just don't know what to say " Roll Tide"

Instagram @jimtaylor527

Top
#2105884 - 05/04/17 09:32 AM Re: When/ what to plant. [Re: basspro527]
Goatkiller Offline
8 point

Registered: 07/28/10
Posts: 1736
Loc: B'ham
You need to round up a trash pump. Pump it out and plant Japanese Millet right on the mud. I might stagger the planting. Once it cools off it grows slow. Possibly Won't get enough rain to fill it back up so you will have to adjust how much you pump out. Would be better to have it on a low grade and not very deep. Ducks like about 18 inches. Even better would be to have it close to a water source like a creek or near the river where you could pump it back in.

That's how you do it.



Top
#2106537 - 05/04/17 08:26 PM Re: When/ what to plant. [Re: toothdoc]
Tigger85 Offline
6 point

Registered: 10/17/15
Posts: 887
Loc: Pelham Al
Best duck pond I've ever seen had a pipe right in the lowest spot so it would drain. They would plant it and right before duck season they would close the pipe and flood the field. You could do that with the pond if you didn't care about fish.

Top
#2106822 - 05/05/17 07:32 AM Re: When/ what to plant. [Re: toothdoc]
toothdoc Offline
12 point

Registered: 12/18/09
Posts: 5983
Loc: Trussville
The lake is pretty deep by the dam, not sure how deep. Its up on a hill and my neighbor uses a gravity system to siphon water to water his fields during the summer. I may see if I can get some larger siphon going to lower the water a few feet to plant the edges. I'm not sure though. Even during the worts drought in a long time last summer it only went down a few feet.

Top
#2108765 - 05/07/17 09:19 PM Re: When/ what to plant. [Re: toothdoc]
Atoler Offline
12 point

Registered: 02/12/13
Posts: 5515
either manipulate the water and plant a mix of corn and jap millet, or go to guntersville and load your boat up with grass and dump it in. You're in one of the better areas of the state to pull birds, lots of locals in that area. We built a 25 acre lake on my bosses property and it had a lot of grass the first few years before he dumped Carp in it. It was common to see 100+ mallards, gadwall, and wigeon dump into it during January. Plus a few dozen geese. This is right below the neely Henry dam.

Top



Aldeer.com Copyright 2001-2017 Aldeer LLP.