New hunting spot

Discussion in 'Habitat Management' started by gregrn43, Dec 23, 2010.

  1. gregrn43

    gregrn43 Well-Known Member

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    I have aquired a new hunting spot this past week. It is in a river bottom and is susceptible to seasonal flooding like most river bottoms are. There are two fields inside the woods, one of 7 acres and the other one 9 acres. The smaller fields I plan on planting soybeans in it during the month of may. The other one I want to plant winter rye and oats mixed with clover, rape, and perhaps chicory. My question is what type of clover grows best in this type of enviroment and will chicory survive in a damp enviroment? I have not done a soil test yet, but will. I am looking forward to hunting this spot there are some nice bucks in this area.
     
  2. shotgun wg

    shotgun wg Well-Known Member

    If this field is flooded for 3 to 5 days it will probly kill all of it. If it is just damp u shouldn't have much trouble. Other tha aquatic plants nothing likes it's feet wet for to long.