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  • Top 10 Deer Hunting Mistakes

     TaraB updated 11 months, 3 weeks ago 2 Members · 2 Posts
  • TaraB

    Member
    December 13, 2019 at 9:01 pm

  • Shockstar76

    Guest
    December 13, 2019 at 9:02 pm

    I've watched several of your videos.  The question of being quiet has been on my mind.  I see you also carry a backpack.   How do you limit the noise from unzipping it to get your items?

  • John Young

    Guest
    December 13, 2019 at 9:02 pm

    All I gathered from this is that it sucks to not live where deer salk thru your front and back yard.

  • Tony Simonson

    Guest
    December 13, 2019 at 9:02 pm

    Hi Jeff, Great Video! You talked about ATV's, etc. making noise in the woods. What are your thoughts about driving an ATV through the woods after dark to retrieve a deer? Do you think the gas fumes/scent messes with the hunt in days to come after that? Thanks Jeff!

  • Joseph O

    Guest
    December 13, 2019 at 9:02 pm

    Just like how he says "help you learn from my mistakes."

  • chuck guerin

    Guest
    December 13, 2019 at 9:02 pm

    Okay boring! left at 1.55. Never had problems killing deer. even trophy's. Just be out before dawn, be in a good place and enjoy life. the season is long. I have a life. I will not listen too 30 minutes of swill.

  • john m

    Guest
    December 13, 2019 at 9:02 pm

    In the video you said you like to hunt mornings. How late after daybreak do you typically stay in your stand?

  • Hayden Anderson

    Guest
    December 13, 2019 at 9:02 pm

    Much boot company

  • LookingforLight

    Guest
    December 13, 2019 at 9:02 pm

    I just bought 55 acres in the NC mountains. If I build an unhidden elevated box blind looking over a field will the male fawns born after it is built remain used to it when they get mature or will their instincts still take over (looking 4-5 years down the road)?

    What to do about bait? Hate it but around here it seems more like a baiting contest than hunting.

  • Cameron Cansler

    Guest
    December 13, 2019 at 9:02 pm

    Tree stand hunts are boring and well.

  • Jabba Rocky

    Guest
    December 13, 2019 at 9:02 pm

    In gonna call b.s. on using an atv my property has produced some really great bucks. now we shut the property down before season to atv use. But having those trails provide a great access to quickly move across diffrent hunt zones to different stands. Plus it provides a quiet walking path for stalking on noisy days.

  • M H

    Guest
    December 13, 2019 at 9:03 pm

    If you drive a diesel, just stand by the exhaust for a minute or 2. Best cover up available. They will all think you're a tractor

  • VMiller 1611

    Guest
    December 13, 2019 at 9:03 pm

    Great video!

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    December 13, 2019 at 9:03 pm

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  • We Catch Fish

    Guest
    December 13, 2019 at 9:03 pm

    Bow season my blinds are brushed in, gun season not so much. I feel like if they deer get used to them they dont pay them any attention.

  • Grill N Gill

    Guest
    December 13, 2019 at 9:03 pm

    What about setting up tree climbers and going up a tree 100 yds away from the food plot on a tree line? When should I set that up? Then when should I climb it or is the noise going to scare everything away?

  • jag gers

    Guest
    December 13, 2019 at 9:03 pm

    I always hear play the wind but I have yet been able to do that. I look at weather reports, use wind checkers and sometimes saw dust to check wind. It never fails after about 20 minutes in stand the wind direction changes and ends up into a swirling wind that blows from all directuons any given minute. How do you play the wind in these circumstances? 8 times out hunting and this has happened to me every time this year.

  • Nick N

    Guest
    December 13, 2019 at 9:03 pm

    You are not an expert. I can make a video in 5 min. that makes sense.Thank God for internet.

  • Gabe Heft

    Guest
    December 13, 2019 at 9:03 pm

    Thanks for the videos, I have had a better season than ever, I have seen more mature bucks and recently passed a 3.5 year old 115" 8 point, that's a nice deer for my part of Arkansas, hopefully he will hang around for a couple more year, we have been implementing some of your tactics, and they have absolutely helped, thanks again 👍👍

  • Michael Cope

    Guest
    December 13, 2019 at 9:03 pm

    Like your videos but my situation flys in the face of just about everything you say here. I hunt a large tract of acreage that is mine I have extremely low pressure as I am the only one that hunts the place. It is comprised of pine and hardwood mix, some pine plantation, some cut-over both clear and select cut, clear running sandy bottom creeks with hardwood ribbons along both high banks, some mature hardwood stands. I food plot and supplemental feed year round, I do not hunt feeder locations and stop running trail cameras to help cut down scent. I don't over hunt stands, I hide stands, I scent control, etc., I cannot see a deer during daylight once the gun season starts. Like clock work according to previous trail camera usage, about a week before the gun season starts the deer disappear during daylight.

    I surround on 2 sides an 80 acre totally cleared and open cow pasture, it has 2 massive 4*8 box stands on 16' tall wooden support structures, 1 at one end of the pasture, and 1 at the other, about 80 yards from each of them is a tripod corn feeder. The guy that hunts that pasture, hunts it everyday of the season both am and pm, smokes in the stand, hunts in his street clothes and kills more deer than anyone in the area. He shoots them in the am and the pm and the deer are not running wide open to get out of the pasture, their typically walking, feeding on the grass or checking out the feeder. This guy bucks out every year and out limit here is 3 bucks per season, all 3 bucks are wall hangers, every year.

    When I ran cameras have TONS of deer my place literally until gun seasons opens and they disappear except at night but then return to normal daytime movement again about March well after the gun season has closed. Meanwhile my neighbor in the pasture will text me pics of deer grazing in the open pasture during broad daylight in the middle of the gun season while I'm on a stand in the woods or on one of my food plots. Food plots are well designed and laid and I hunt the wind, stands are hidden and well removed from plots, not in the plots themselves. Don't hunt it much anymore, hunted once last year and once this year, just really discouraged by this situation as the guy does nothing and just Hammers the deer, while I'm doing all this work and spending all this money and nothing. Getting ready to sell the place and move on, but curious as to your thoughts of what is going on?

  • chris janes

    Guest
    December 13, 2019 at 9:04 pm

    At 5:00 minutes, talking gun season all day sits. What blind was that you were in?

  • brabanthallen

    Guest
    December 13, 2019 at 9:04 pm

    I've hunted on the ground for 40 years. Never liked a tree stand. Hunting on the ground affords me the opportunity to get up and move if nothing seems to be moving in my location. I smoked for most of those 40 years and if anything, it proved to be to my advantage. I just quit smoking last year and now ONLY smoke when hunting. Smoking allows me to know the wind direction at any given time, so I can focus my attention on the areas that are upwind of my location. It has proven to be a good advantage. When hunting in hollows, the wind tends to swirl and change direction at any given moment. I've killed many nice mature bucks in my day, and never paid much attention to scent masking products, Tinks, or any of that other nonsense. One good scouting trip to my hunting spot at the beginning of the rut and knowing the lay of the land is all it takes. Pick a spot that is well traveled with some decent buck sign in it. Sooner or later, that buck WILL come down the trail. Make sure you know how to shoot and can conquer buck fever and…..BAM!!! There's your freezer full of meat and your wall mount.

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