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Old 10-12-2009, 02:37 PM
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I was talking to guy at work the other day, and we were talking about hunting, but we couldnt agree on this. If you are sitting in a stand, and the wind is hitting you in the face, are you looking up wind, or down wind?
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Old 10-12-2009, 02:40 PM
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You would be looking upwind.
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Old 10-12-2009, 02:55 PM
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Originally Posted by loogout1 View Post
You would be looking upwind.
Ok, answer me this then. I just picked up some Trophy leafs, and it sais on the back, face down wind (so the wind would be at my back) Hang one leaf to your right, and one to your left,and one or two more "down wind" at your max shooting range. Wont the wind be blowing the scent of the Leafs in the opposite direction you are watching? And if you hang 2 leafs down wind at your max range, wouldnt you be shooting the same direction the wind is blowing? Oh, by the way, yes I did lose the argument with my buddy!
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Old 10-12-2009, 02:59 PM
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Good luck with this. I've seen the directions for scent-wick placement on the back of packages and I've wondered somewhat of the same thing myself. If you place the scent where it will move upwind, you're also placing your scent to travel with it. Best conclusion I could ever come up with is that you want to be beyond the trail enough so that the wind doesn't carry your scent onto the trail.
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Old 10-12-2009, 03:46 PM
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wind in face lookin upwind, wind at bak is downwind.
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Old 10-12-2009, 04:37 PM
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I've read those instructions as well. You'd have to be much more confidant in your scent control than I am.
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Old 10-12-2009, 05:02 PM
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Lol!! Upwind
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Old 10-12-2009, 05:50 PM
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If the wind is in your face, your looking downwind.
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Old 10-12-2009, 05:56 PM
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Originally Posted by 1shotkill1993 View Post
If the wind is in your face, your looking downwind.

so you dont want the deer on the upwind? not ...you dont want the deer in your downwind cause they can smell yer scent, you wanna be downwind from the deer, and hunt with the wind in yer face if ya will...you will be lookin upwind.
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Old 10-12-2009, 05:56 PM
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Originally Posted by 1shotkill1993 View Post
If the wind is in your face, your looking downwind.
Ok,now I am really confused!
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