Whitetail Deer Hunting Gain a better understanding of the World's most popular big game animal and the techniques that will help you become a better deer hunter.

Hunting in Wind

Old 11-28-2008, 06:45 PM
  #1  
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: SW Ohio
Posts: 122
Default Hunting in Wind

Just looked at the forecast and they are calling for snow shower and 17-20mph winds for Monday. Do you change your set ups/tactics when hunting in windy conditions? Do you usually hunt lower down in bottoms and hollars out of the wind? I had planned to sit high Monday on a ridge where I know they tend to cross, but with the wind I am thinking about hunting lower down in a hollar or creek bottom. Thoughts?????????????? I will be hunting on my own property, approx 100 acres in SE Ohio. The property is mostly rolling with a couple spots that are steep. I have a nice thick creek bottom along with several hollars and ridges.
DBaker is offline  
Old 11-29-2008, 06:38 AM
  #2  
Typical Buck
 
noidurism's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: defiance,ohio
Posts: 557
Default RE: Hunting in Wind

i always try to use the wind to my advantage-especially hunting low-if they smell ya they usually won't come!!!
noidurism is offline  
Old 11-29-2008, 08:57 AM
  #3  
Nontypical Buck
 
RugerM77.270's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Southeast Alabama
Posts: 1,625
Default RE: Hunting in Wind

If the wind is blowing I have always found it better to get in the deep woods. The deer in my area don't move much once the wind hits about 8 mph. This tactic has worked well for me over the years.
RugerM77.270 is offline  

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off


Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright © 2022 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.