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Lots of good dogs and lots of rabbits in Maryland...………Too….I see....... if you know where to go and what to do....

Wow.......Imagine that.

I have always noticed through the years that that's how it is all around the world with guys that are really serious about their dogs and hunting.

Good job.....lots of fun and lot of rabbits in Mary...land.

Thanks for posting. Nice to see what success looks like!

That should jump start a few on here hopefully.

I love it!

Good job.
 

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The farm I hunted today is another farm that a guy traps. It was a beautiful place. It was my first time there. Believe it or not the guy that has the permission has been rabbit hunting it since last Thursday. With other guys that have dogs I happen to know one of them . Before I went today they had killed 46 there since Thursday day and haven’t hunted the same area twice. I’m supposed to go back tomorrow to another part of the farm. So if the epsom salt makes this knee of mine better I will be back at it tomorrow same farm different spot.
 

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Don’t even know what to say. That’s really close to what we’ve got all season
What state do you hunt?
Trust me if it wasn’t for me meeting the two guys that I meet it wouldn’t be like this. Today was my 5 time out and my dogs have had 78 gunned over them. I know some aren’t going to like that but it’s what I do and I eat them.just like the large numbers of geese, ducks, deer and squirrels every year. But I truly try to stay out of the meat department’s. I raise farm animals and I harvest wildlife. It’s how my dad does and it’s how my grandfather did.
 

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Besides trapping, is there anything special on that farm that attracts or holds rabbits?
Idk
There’s beans, and corn still standing it certain fields due to it was to wet to get out of the fields.
A lot of hedge rows, a marsh and river shoreline with a lot of brush. They also plant sorghum which as long as it is standing is very good cover. We planted it on my farm last season and it was hard running for my dogs.The guy that traps all of the farms in that area is a butcher and a full time trapper.
 

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What state do you hunt?
Trust me if it wasn’t for me meeting the two guys that I meet it wouldn’t be like this. Today was my 5 time out and my dogs have had 78 gunned over them. I know some aren’t going to like that but it’s what I do and I eat them.just like the large numbers of geese, ducks, deer and squirrels every year. But I truly try to stay out of the meat department’s. I raise farm animals and I harvest wildlife. It’s how my dad does and it’s how my grandfather did.
Nice, I live in SE Missouri and it’s been hard finding them this year. Seems like some places just hold rabbits better. I’ve heard of people putting out salt just not sure if it works or not.
you eat what you shoot , I am the same way, love it
 

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Stewart cal- salt does help. Main key is 1)predator control
2) habitat thick and nastier the better.
3) predator control
4) permission to hunt it cause you won’t find on public ground 99% of the time
5) predator control
6) good food source(beans, corn, milo, clover, lezpadeza ( not how you spell it)
7) predator control
 

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Stewart cal- salt does help. Main key is 1)predator control
2) habitat thick and nastier the better.
3) predator control
4) permission to hunt it cause you won’t find on public ground 99% of the time
5) predator control
6) good food source(beans, corn, milo, clover, lezpadeza ( not how you spell it)
7) predator control
Tj I think your list may need a number 8..... PREDATOR CONTROL ;)
 

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TJRANGER I planted about a 5 acre plot in clover last year and plan to do another 35 in clover lezpadeza mix this spring. I’m running livestock on it as well, but I’m hoping to improve the rabbit population on that farm.
There was a post on here about building habitat
Someone said that they cut the briars down to the ground and dig up the root. When you plant them space them out and they will spread. I think I’m going to try it.
 
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