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Tips on Staying in My Treestand longer?

Old 07-22-2010, 10:54 AM
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Default Tips on Staying in My Treestand longer?

I need to stay in my treestand longer, Anyone got any tips?
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Old 07-22-2010, 11:23 AM
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Hunt in a bear infested area.
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Old 07-22-2010, 11:27 AM
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think about what you wife is gonna do or say to make you made

honestly i think the best way is to try and put yourself where you are going to see deer almost all day...or if that doesn't work, try bringing a handheld game (solitare or hangman with no sound work)
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Old 07-22-2010, 01:29 PM
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Question is a little vague. I could go any number of ways for giving a few tips. Could you be more specific? Aches? Boredom? Fatigue? Fidgety? Cold?

I'll start with this...

I'd suggest getting a comfortable seat cushion and don't be stingy with the wallet either. If you are not comfortable sitting, you will move around more always trying to re-adjust or work the soreness out. I bought a Hunt Comfort seat cushion and it's awesome! Gander Mtn has them for $60 and other retail/online outfits have them too. I thought at first it was a little high, but now I don't have any regrets. In fact, yes I do...

I wish I would have bought it sooner!

Good luck,

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Old 07-22-2010, 01:40 PM
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Bufinator thats funny and true lol
Bring a book(huntin book) and a lunch works for me that way i dont get hungry siting in the stand thinkin about how hungry that way i am more focused on what may walk by my stand for a shot lol
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Old 07-22-2010, 04:52 PM
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I have to second the book idea. Before I started reading on stand I would get down after only 3 or 4 hours, now I can stay in for a whole day if later in the season(rut). Just carry in a few snacks and your set for the day.
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Old 07-22-2010, 05:07 PM
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Confortable seat, boots, and something to keep boredom from setting in. I like the book idea and may try that next time I'm on stand. I usually have my iPhone with me to keep me busy in between passing 160 class bucks waiting for that 180.... HAHA!
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Old 07-22-2010, 06:05 PM
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I usually end up taking a nap. Been more than one time I have awaken from a nap and had deer standing in front of me. Maybe I grunted them in with my snoring. Ha Ha.
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Old 07-22-2010, 06:26 PM
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certainly later in the year....makes it easier....less daylight, those early days of OCT feels like forever some days....come November daylight wanes and i find it easier...

stay warm, full, hydrated, keep alert...do what you can...
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Old 07-23-2010, 03:12 AM
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1. Don't tie your boot strings to tight.
Tight boots cut of circulation, and make your feet get cold faster.

2. Carry an extra pair of socks and change them, at lunch time.
It will make you feel like you have been sleeping, and refreshed.

3. A couple wraps of Duct tape around your boot laces, will keep the grass, and briers from untying the strings.

4. Wear layers instead of a thick bulky coat, and pants.
While wearing layers, you can take off some of the layers if it gets warm.
But you can't take off any thing with a big bulky coat, or pants.
Kind of loose fitting, tight stuff makes you un1. Don't tie your boot strings to tight.
Tight boots cut of circulation, and make your feet get cold faster.

2. Carry an extra pair of socks and change them, at lunch time.
It will make you feel like you have been sleeping, and refreshed.

3. A couple wraps of Duct tape around your boot laces, will keep the grass, and briers from untying the strings.

4. Wear layers instead of a thick bulky coat, and pants.
While wearing layers, you can take off some of the layers if it gets warm.
But you can't take off any thing with a big bulky coat, or pants.
Kind of loose fitting, tight stuff makes you uncomfortable.

5. Wear an insulated warm hat, and bring a non insulated hat for when it gets warm.
And some warm and non warm gloves with finger holes for the trigger.

6. Bring non noisy lunch, some that doesnít rattle, and or cringe.
And a thermos of coffee or some hot liquid to help keep warm.

7. A comfortable tree stand, with a big platform, and remember the fall restraint system.

8. Bring some form of rain gear, you won't be there to long if you are wet.

9. Get an arm rest in case you fall asleep, and to rest your gun, or a bow hanger.

10. One or two of those little arms that you put beside you to hang extra gear on, that attach to the tree.

11. Attach a detailed map to where you are hunting, so you can be found if something goes wrong.
In your windshield, or on the driverís side window.
But most of all is to be careful, and safe, so you can hunt again another day.
And have fun.
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5. Wear an insulated warm hat, and bring a non insulated hat for when it gets warm.
And some warm and non warm gloves with finger holes for the trigger.

6. Bring non noisy lunch, some that doesnít rattle, and or cringe.
And a thermos of coffee or some hot liquid to help keep warm.

7. A comfortable tree stand, with a big platform, and remember the fall restraint system.

8. Bring some form of rain gear, you won't be there to long if you are wet.

9. Get an arm rest in case you fall asleep, and to rest your gun, or a bow hanger.

10. One or two of those little arms that you put beside you to hang extra gear on, that attach to the tree.

11. Attach a detailed map to where you are hunting, so you can be found if something goes wrong.
In your windshield, or on the driverís side window.

12. Bring some unscented Toilet Paper.

But most of all is to be careful, and safe, so you can hunt again another day.
And have fun.
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