A solar fountain pump in either water source, should keep sending water where you want it for the food plot. Deer will leap a 12foot fence, if they feel the need.(I've seen them do it.) so fence to keep your cows where you want them. Brush fences, tend to steer traffic through funnels, where as wire just slows them down for the leap. If they want in, they will go under, over, and through your wire. And welcome to the forum.
The only real difference between a good tracker and a bad tracker is observation. All the same data is present for both. The rest is understanding what you are seeing.