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Old 05-10-2008, 09:14 PM
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How long do you think is a good enough time to set a up a deer blind in a specific area and have the deer become acustomed to it? I say app. 2 weeks, a buddy or mine says 2 days.
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Old 05-10-2008, 10:10 PM
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i say as early as possible
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Old 05-10-2008, 11:22 PM
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I heard it depends on how open the country is.If it's wide open it won't spook them as bad.If it's in the brush thenbrush it in.I would guess 2 weeks would be a minimum.
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Old 05-11-2008, 07:15 AM
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I think if it is a ground blind and it is set up in bushes and well blended then hunting it the same day is OK. Far more important is the wind. You won't fool the nose.
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Old 05-11-2008, 07:32 AM
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I use ground blinds quite often and I have carried them in set them and hunted them at the same time and the deer don't seem to mind at allagain wind is the big factor. All that being said I have taken several deer but none were trophy bucks by most people.
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Old 05-11-2008, 12:56 PM
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the earlier the better but ~1 week should be fine
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Old 05-11-2008, 02:03 PM
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I t just depends on the area. Anywhere from a couple of days to a couple of weeks. I try to get mine out as soon as possible. It is not about how long the blind is there, its what kind of scent you leave behind disturbing the area. Once you've sat in it a few times, the deer will start patterning you. That is why I gave up my last lease, they allowed only one stand site per hunter. Hunt the same spot everyday, and you'll soon be busted!
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Old 05-17-2008, 06:59 PM
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If you can hunt private land, set it up and brush it in at least 7 days before you hunt. In some places where I hunt, old farm machinery has been there forever and deer will walk right next to it. May take awhile for deer to get used to your ground blind. Always pay careful attention to the wind and your scent control no matter what you are doing.

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Old 05-17-2008, 09:28 PM
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If you have a good area for the camo to blend in with i would say anytime.This year i used a popup blind and killedan 8pt and a bobcat out of one that i justed walked in and set up and hunted out of.I hunt private land but would not leave my blind out over night.I hunt TN alos.
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