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Get to the spot before light? or when it starts getting light?

Old 05-14-2010, 05:57 PM
Fork Horn
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For me it depends on what I was doing the day before and how much time I have to hunt that day. I've gone 30 min before sunrise and gone 30 min after sunrise and taken deer both ways.
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Old 05-14-2010, 10:26 PM
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anything over 30 mins before daylight is overkill IMHO, but 20 - 30 mins before light what i shoot for, hell if i get out there too early im freezing by the time daylight hits, which just makes me want to get out of the stand that much sooner
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Old 05-15-2010, 12:21 AM
Typical Buck
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I usually get to my ground blind 2 hourrs before light. On warm nights I will even sleep overnight in the blind. I have nothing better to do
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Old 05-15-2010, 07:54 PM
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Before light at least 30 minutes. If you spoke a deer you have a beter chance of them not knowing what it was if they didnt smell you.
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