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Early season stand sights?

Old 09-22-2005, 03:26 PM
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Which one does everyone prefer to hunt? I would choose a water source like a creek and try and find some acorn trees near by iv had success with that combo a couple times.
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Old 09-22-2005, 03:45 PM
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They can't seem to get enough of those acorns. Draws them like a magnet! GOTTA LUV IT!!!
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Old 09-22-2005, 04:42 PM
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As close to a bedding area as I can get without putting to much pressure on it is where in the early season I most prefer to be.Now if that bedding area is close in proximity to oaks all the better.
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Old 09-22-2005, 04:45 PM
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early season i like hunting a field with a bunch of clover in it i always see a few deer hanging out there
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Old 09-22-2005, 05:52 PM
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Cant beat setting up on heavy trails by corn or bean fields. Acorns can be good as well.
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Old 09-22-2005, 06:51 PM
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If you're in a dry area, water source. If you're whereI am, near acorns. If you're in Kansas, near fields.

Hunt the best food source for the are you're in.
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Old 09-22-2005, 07:54 PM
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Acorns here in illinois right now tey are falling like crazy and the deer are all over them.Now if next weekend would just get here I would be in heaven.
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Old 09-22-2005, 07:56 PM
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I chose crop fields simply because they are close to the areas I hunt...not necessarily because I key on them specifically.
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Old 09-22-2005, 08:29 PM
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How about this one......I hunt in a river bottom on a Hay feild with a Oak ridge on the back side of the 7 acre field. Oh I forgot to mention that there is Corn on the other side of the Oaks!!!
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Old 09-22-2005, 08:34 PM
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Due to the heat, I prefer travel areas or water holes. But down here in the south, usually ac'erns and water aren't too far apart.
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