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Preferred Food Sources in Ok
Whitetail Deer
Contributors to this thread:
Bowguy 03-Sep-17
swampokie 03-Sep-17
Bowguy 03-Sep-17
PushCoArcher 03-Sep-17
t-roy 03-Sep-17
swampokie 03-Sep-17
Bowguy 04-Sep-17
Bowguy 04-Sep-17
EmbryOklahoma 04-Sep-17
From: Bowguy
03-Sep-17
Hey guys, I have a fried who moved to Ok very recently. I've never been there. Read a fellow from Texas in the trad section had Oaks full. Food is only part of scouting and she's new but pretty thorough. Being I don't even know what's in that part of the world, if you would what's the preferred food sources cause I have zero idea what's even there. She's in the Broken Bow area if that matters. Thanks for any input

From: swampokie
03-Sep-17
I'm about 30 miles from broken bow. They are still Eating Forbs (weeds) right now. They will soon be transitioning to acorns. Super heavy crop post oak and white oak acorns this year. They will prefer the acorns over any other food source when season opens on October 1. They will also sporadically hit cool season grasses during oct and nov. they will heavily forage in coolseason grasses during dec Jan and browse on buds and woody veg as winter goes on (sumac winged elm and the Sort)

From: Bowguy
03-Sep-17
Thank you

From: PushCoArcher
03-Sep-17
Swamp okie covered it pretty well. I'm about 45 minutes west of Broken Bow and I would add persimmons to the list of preferred food as well. Good crop this year they will be hitting the persimmons from early October till they're all gone. Acorns are the main course persimmons are dessert.

From: t-roy
03-Sep-17
Any winter wheat in that area? I know they hit the wheat and rye fields in western and NW parts of the state in the fall/winter.

From: swampokie
03-Sep-17
Very little wheat. Mostly forest and rocky country near broken bow. There are food plots of wheat planted on three rivers and honobia creek wmas though. Native rye is one of the cool season grasses I mentioned. Persimmon crop is definitely heavy this year and glad u mentioned it. I would also mention honeysuckle as a winter food they will hit hard after the acorns are gone.

From: Bowguy
04-Sep-17
Thank you guys. I appreciate it!

From: Bowguy
04-Sep-17
Thank you guys. I appreciate it!

04-Sep-17
Swampokie covered it quite well... find those acorns, and you'll find the deer. Good luck!

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