What's YOUR ideal conditions to hunt?

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  1. bucksnbears

    bucksnbears Grizzled Veteran

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    Finally got a break in the crappy weather we've been having in NW MN.
    I felt like I HAD to be in a stand tonight for no other reason than it just felt right.
    Had to endure a grueling long walk through a muddy field and was quite tired but it was a superb/ pleasant sit even though I did not see a deer.
    Clear sky, no wind and temps low 40' s.
    Evenings I like mid to high 30' s.
    Mornings, nothing beats a clear,calm sunrise with temps mid 20' s.

    What you all say?
     
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    toadmeister Weekend Warrior

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    About the same for me.

    I like some overcast clouds after a pretty sunrise. Light wind I can play.

    And yes, I like Pina Coladas and getting caught n the rain.


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    JGD Die Hard Bowhunter

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    20's - 30's with a 5-8 mph wind, barometer above 30 and partly cloudy is perfect.
     
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    Cloudy with a gentle westerly breeze. Temps in the mid 50's. :tu:
     
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    John T. Die Hard Bowhunter

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    A 12 pointer wandering through my living room while watching a baseball game? OK, an ideal condition is when you have the time.
     
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    All depends on the time of the year, but if I had to pick one I would go with a late October morning, low's in the upper 20's so there's a nice frost on the ground, 8 mph wind, high pressure, and clear skies.
     
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    One of the best sounds are hoof beats coming on frozen leaves.
     
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    I don't do morning hunts, so a cool misty november afternoon is hard to beat.
     
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    mikey custom-g Weekend Warrior

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    Lol

    I’m inFlorida. So if we are talking here and not where I go back home to hunt in Connecticut?

    I like a cool Florida afternoon, say starting out @ 70 @ like 4 o’clock. By 5 I like a rain shower for 15 minutes. So it’s like 5:30 temps dropping, grass wet. Animals really start moving. By the time the sun goes down I like it in the upper 50’s. That’s a cold front down here. You go to the stand and need a light jacket for the ride back to camp on the Atv. Pretty much a cinch to see something to shoot, deer or pig .


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    Suncrest08 Die Hard Bowhunter

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    Mid 20’s, light wind and overcast. The day after a front came through.
     
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    Mid 30's at night, low to mid 70's in the afternoon with golden yellow aspens, hot cows in a draw that keep the bulls screaming all day.
     
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    JasonOhio2018 Die Hard Bowhunter

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    I’ll take post front, blue bird skies with high pressure. Wind speed about 10-15mph with a high of 40 on November 5th.
     

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