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Just wondering if anyone ever had any luck mowing strips in a overgrown field to expose wild seeds for dove hunting
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You mean like grown up wild plants and grasses? If that's what you're talking about I wouldn't mow too much of it off just mow a few strips through it. I think doves are already attracted to those tall grasses so if you just mow those few strips through it you'll attract some. At least we used to do that and it worked. But I've even had some pretty decent dove shoots over just a watering hole or by a roost sight where the doves came to this timber stand out in the middle of a bunch of fields to roost.
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One of the best shoots I remeber was over a Coastal Bermuda field we had just bailed. We left the sunflower field to hunt it because the birds were not using it and a buddy called us and said our hay field was full of birds. It was all you could do just to keep your gun loaded the birds were flying so well it didnt really make any sense but, in times like that you dont question it you just keep shootin.
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