"Head on a swivel" hunting

Discussion in 'Bowhunting Talk' started by KyleLewis, Sep 28, 2013.

  1. KyleLewis

    KyleLewis Die Hard Bowhunter

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    I've found some awesome private hunting land with an excellent herd. I've gotten them patterned and have already harvested a large doe. I've seen deer more times than not.

    The only downfall is the spot I'm hunting is huntable 360 degrees from every tree I've climbed. Meaning, I have unlimited shooting lanes in all directions and they walk basically all around me. So every hunt I'm constantly hearing things opposite of the direction I am sitting or even looking. So I am constantly turning my head. I hate the fact I can't just sit still and reduce the odds of me being busted. I would move downwind and set my treestand facing the wind but it's too thick and the trees are too small. I was considering trying a on the ground hunt.
     
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  2. InTheWoods

    InTheWoods Weekend Warrior

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    That sounds like a terrible problem! :nana: In all seriousness, maybe a ground blind in a strategic location is the ticket. I can shoot from 2-3 sides in most of my set-ups. Helps conceal your movement definitely.
     
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    Slugger Grizzled Veteran

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    Yea thats aweful
     
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    KillerC Weekend Warrior

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    Definitely trolling us here on this "problem".
     
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    POWERHAWK_11 Die Hard Bowhunter

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    Terrible just terrible.
     
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    I would set up a ground blind


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  7. InTheWoods

    InTheWoods Weekend Warrior

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    Another option, and this is a big sacrifice on my part, is I could sit on the other side of the tree from you and keep watch on that side and take a few does out. I travel to our Boston office quite a bit so I could help if needed.
     
  8. BACKSTRAPASSASSIN

    BACKSTRAPASSASSIN Die Hard Bowhunter

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    I have an idea......deal with it!:D


    All in all when ure head is on a swivle persay....just move ure head slower from side to side

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