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Old 10-12-2009, 06:16 PM
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Upwind into the wind downwind is where all the bucks come from.
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Old 10-12-2009, 06:18 PM
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Originally Posted by 1shotkill1993
If the wind is in your face, your looking downwind.
No.... In your face = upwind.... At your back = Downwind.

Just like a river. If you're swimming with the current your swimming downstream. If you're swimming against the current, you're swimming upstream.

I think those instructions are meant to get the product's scent to the deer before your scent gets to the deer. That's why you should put one on either side of your scent cone if you're hunting a trail downwind of your stand location.
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Old 10-12-2009, 06:35 PM
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Originally Posted by StraightArrowNY
No.... In your face = upwind.... At your back = Downwind.

Just like a river. If you're swimming with the current your swimming downstream. If you're swimming against the current, you're swimming upstream.
That's exactly right.

1shotkill1993....if the wind is hitting you in the face....you are sitting downwind, not looking downwind. The river analogy makes it easy to understand.

Unfortunately where I hunt, I'm all around wind. Dang wind is never steady in one direction unless its blowing about 15-20.
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Old 10-12-2009, 07:03 PM
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Originally Posted by 1shotkill1993
If the wind is in your face, your looking downwind.

Wrong.....
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Old 10-12-2009, 07:29 PM
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Originally Posted by WV Hunter
That's exactly right.

1shotkill1993....if the wind is hitting you in the face....you are sitting downwind, not looking downwind. The river analogy makes it easy to understand.

Unfortunately where I hunt, I'm all around wind. Dang wind is never steady in one direction unless its blowing about 15-20.
I feel your pain, my hunting spot is bordered on 2 sides by a river, 1/4 of my land is an oveergrown gravel pit.
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Old 10-13-2009, 03:48 AM
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Yeah but did you know all rivers and streams travel downstream from south to north except for the mississippi? Just something else for you to consider
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Old 10-13-2009, 05:33 AM
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Okay let me get nautical on you
If the wind is blowing this way it is winward
>>>>>>>(face)
On the other side it is leeward
(face)>>>>>>>>
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Old 10-13-2009, 05:43 AM
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Originally Posted by ElkNutz
Upwind into the wind downwind is where all the bucks come from.




LMAO!!
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Old 10-13-2009, 06:11 AM
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ever heard the saying "big bucks show up downwind"?? downwind is when the wind is either at your face or back and blowing straight toward your target (sumthing that you obviously need to try and avoid lol) as for upwind when the wind is in your face your looking upwind...
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Old 10-13-2009, 06:28 AM
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Oops guys I'm sorry. I misread the question. Now I under stand.

If the wind is in your face, your looking upwind.

If the wind is in your back, your looking downwind.
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