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Old 12-19-2010, 01:56 PM
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I'm hunting in central Fl. In which direction does the sun rise and set in Dec.? This question is extremely important to know wind direction.
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Old 12-19-2010, 02:03 PM
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I got her...southeast..is the rise
The reason why it's important..my hunting spot is 90 miles away..I must have the wind in my favor to drive that far..
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Old 12-19-2010, 08:01 PM
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Am I missing something? Doesn't it always rise in the east and set in the west?
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Old 12-20-2010, 01:18 AM
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No sir,
The 4 seasons are caused by the earth's tilt. I noticed the other day when sitting for 12 hours how the sun made a short arch for the entire day...this effects me alot as I've become a firm believer in the deer's powerful sense of smell. I take the wind direction serious.

The sun right now in Florida rises in the South East and sets in the South West.
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Old 12-20-2010, 03:33 AM
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Yeah, wind direction to me is also pretty important. I like to hunt with the wind in my face.
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Old 12-20-2010, 04:57 AM
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Every time I go out hunting, I first go to weather.com put in my zip code and click on the "Hourly" tab. It gives me the projected wind direction by the hour. I have used their website for many years and have found it quite accurate here in my area. You can use it anywhere in the country.
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Old 12-20-2010, 06:53 AM
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I do the same thing...but what can be tricky when your in your stand..most of us see the sun rise as a landmark when in the winter time that sun rise can be mis leading..
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Old 12-20-2010, 06:43 PM
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Wow I just learned something.That is interesting.
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