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I'm wondering if it is legal to shoot over a salt block. In the regs book it says salt is not considered a bait. So from that im thinking it should be fine. Any help would be nice. thanks

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InspGadget

You are fine over straight salt, and over salt/trace mineral blocks. Where you get into trouble is if they have flavoring such as apple, acorn etc. That's where the line is drawn.

Good Luck!

Gadget

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Gissert

InspGadget is correct. Be careful what blocks you use to make sure they dont have anything in them that could be considered bait.

My mineral station activity is almost zero now. They'll sniff at it while they are eating the adjacent grass, but that is about it.

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Fish&Fowl

As Gissert said, salt block use is very minimal this time of year. We put salt out in the spring to help keep deer away from the roadsides and also to help establish travel routes near our stands. We use a new mineral salt that they really seem to love, not sure if it's legal now but it's all gone long before the gun season opens.

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Kodiak

is putting stump licker out and shooting over legal?

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Kodiak

is putting stump licker out and shooting over legal during season

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roosterslayer

i believe that stump licker is flavored with apple, corn or something, and if it is, it is considered bait.

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Kodiak

it is an artificial flavor i believe. if so it is legal because the other ingredients are salt and mineral..

according to regs "liquid scents, salt, and minerals are not considered bait, unless they contain other foods defined as bait"

Bait is identified as-grain, fruit, vegetables, nuts, hay, or other foods that are capable of attracting or inticing deer and that has been transported and placed by a person.

well...the apple is a artificial flavoring and the only other ingredients are salt and mineral,,,it is a fine line but there are no "foods" in this liquid (BUCK JAM) not stump licker that has mollasses...so i think buck jam is legal and stump licker is illegal during season.

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