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Old 09-09-2009, 04:19 PM
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Old 09-09-2009, 04:33 PM
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I hunt in the coulees at times .I have to be up 30' to 35' or the deer see you lol .Every hunting situation is different . Good luck .
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Old 09-14-2009, 05:24 PM
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Originally Posted by Bill loves bowhunts
I'm up 30-35 feet . But thats me and wearing a saftey vest hooked to the tree ! good luck this season .
wow thats hardcore...our stands are 15-18ft and seem plenty high. 35ft up and swaying in my climber is not for me
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Old 09-14-2009, 05:33 PM
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it really does just depend on what you are hunting with, for bow i am usually up about 18-25 and with a gun im about 10-15.
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Old 09-14-2009, 05:42 PM
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I feel like if I'm not 20ft high, then I might as well sit on the ground. I like to hunt around 25 if possible. I am able to gauge my height, by the length of my rope to pull my bow up.
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Old 09-14-2009, 08:54 PM
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There are NO set stand height requirements. You should ALWAYS let the seasonal patterns such as leaf cover and foilage thickness as well as the tree types you're hunting in dictate you're stand set-up. Good luck and good hunting
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Old 09-15-2009, 06:03 AM
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jeeze guys, some of you have ot get nose bleeds being that high? 15-20 feet, i use ladders and a pole stand/shanty.
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Old 09-15-2009, 09:30 AM
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Originally Posted by fingerz42
Most people that say they are 30-35 feet up a tree do not realize how high they actually are. I've seen people say wow we must be up 60 feet when we were only on top of an oil tank that was 25 feet high.. When youre up, looking down, things look alot higher, so people tend to think they are higher than they really are..
When I first started using my climber I thought I was way up there. Then a partner had come by as we were about to leave and I was asking him how high I was. he said, "about 16-18 feet". I could have bet on being up 25 feet. I have never climbed more than 25' and don't personally see the need. The permanent stands I hunt range from 10' to 28'...most in the 15'-20' range.
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Old 09-15-2009, 02:26 PM
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12-15 ft tops for me
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Old 09-15-2009, 05:47 PM
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look at it from the vantage point of the deer. would he have to look up to see you? or would you be right in line of view? as he is coming into range. ALWAYS wear a harness and good luck PS I am usually min. 20 feet.
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