Sittin in the tree...bored yet?

Discussion in 'Whitetail Deer Hunting' started by Mkwa Hunter, Sep 15, 2013.

  1. Mkwa Hunter

    Mkwa Hunter Weekend Warrior

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    I was in the tree all weekend for about five hours each sit. I am curious if any of you ever get bored while sitting in your tree? I broke down and brought my iPhone in the Treestand with me. I was lucky tonight we had two visitors: Vern (porcupine) and Freddy (raccoon).

    What do you do while sitting in your Treestand not to get bored and hold your attention?
     
  2. midnighthunter

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    NHL, NFL or netflix on my phone, keeps me entertained for the early part of the sit (no sound of course). Once I have an hour and half of daylight left all eyes on the field or timber..
     
  3. Slugger

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    Read a book
     
  4. DCthebowhunter

    DCthebowhunter Die Hard Bowhunter

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    I usually bring a book.
     
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    I prefer to check out the inside of my eyelids
     
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    I look for deer.
     
  7. Wiscohunter

    Wiscohunter Die Hard Bowhunter

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    I've never brought anything with me bow hunting. When gun hunting I sometimes bring a crossword puzzle book. Maybe I will bring my ipod out next time and play some games or whatever.
     
  8. Adamant2010

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    Take a nap, sometimes bring my phone and play games but mostly I just sit and listen and try to relax and take it all in. When I get antsy I stand a stretch a little. I also go over all possible shots I could take and how far the are from the stand. I guess different ranges and then check to see how close I was with my range finder.
     
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    BTDT... woke up once to a fawn chewing on my boot laces. BOY DID WE BOTH JUMP!!!
    oh... I was sitting at the base of a tree and not in a tree stand (my legs aren't that long :p)
     
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    jfergus7 Legendary Woodsman

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    Post in the "Live from the treestand" thread!

    Sent from my BNTV600 using Tapatalk 4
     
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    Angry birds. I'm superstitious and when I started playing it in stand a few years back I felt I saw more deer. I have to get three stars on a map before I can see deer. 60% of the time it works every time!
     
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    POWERHAWK_11 Die Hard Bowhunter

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    listen to music. gets me pumped.
     
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    Swamp Stalker Legendary Woodsman

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    I take it all in and enjoy every second. I look forward to it all year round, and when I do get a little bored during all day rut sits, I take a quick power nap!
     
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    Book or a snooze... otherwise i'm hunting...
     
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    Usualy txt the wife or read the bible
     
  16. Mkwa Hunter

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    Great thread and responses everyone...I look forward to hearing more.
     
  17. Whitetail_Widowmaker

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    HUH?!?!? we go to the woods to get away from them! lol just kidding. I always afraid I'll miss one sneaking by, whitetails in the southeast are trained ninjas. Remember one year I was playing angry birds (TroyS) hunting in a ground blind, looked up and a buck was standing so close to the side window I could of spit on em. Didn't even notice he had walked up....I'm telling ya.......Ninja's.
     
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    Had something similar like this. Was also playing angry birds. For over 4 hours my buddy that was hunting 100 yards down hill of me watched a 155inch 10pointer bed 40 yards from me, for those 4 hours he watched this buck stand up stretch and then lay back down. About 10-20mins before shooting light ended he stood up and cruized right past me. I completely missed my opportunity... Wish my buddy would of text me he was around.
     
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    I never get bored while hunting. I am on the watch for anything and use the time to think about a lot of things.
     
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    No.6Hunter Die Hard Bowhunter

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