Go Back  HuntingNet.com Forums > General Hunting Forums > Whitetail Deer Hunting
Need your opinion on stand placement w/diagram of land >

Need your opinion on stand placement w/diagram of land

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.

Need your opinion on stand placement w/diagram of land

Old 01-04-2015, 03:21 PM
  #1  
Spike
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Dec 2014
Posts: 2
Default Need your opinion on stand placement w/diagram of land

-My current stand placement is where the red dot is.
-The yellow lines are where I have found some heavy rub lines.
-The black box is where I have found 4 doe and a buck bed about a month ago
-The yellow box is a standing cornfield but no on my property

Should I move my stand closer to that space between the bedding area woods and the woods where my stand is so I'm between them? or should I just wait until the first snowfall to see where they are moving. I don't plan on moving my stand this winter, instead moving it early spring so they can get used to it. Any ideas you have will be greatly appreciated. I also have creeks running through the entire land.
Attached Thumbnails Need your opinion on stand placement w/diagram of land-deer-rub-lines-stand-placement.jpg  
kylebach14 is offline  
Old 01-05-2015, 08:11 AM
  #2  
Nontypical Buck
 
rockport's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Posts: 3,338
Default

I don't see a yellow box
rockport is offline  
Old 01-05-2015, 06:11 PM
  #3  
Spike
 
Join Date: Nov 2014
Posts: 14
Default

This winter I would go thru entire tract of land... I would put a stand on deer trails next to their bedding area on a creek 100 yards from bedding.... Put one on a timber line next to open area (food plot) and one on the two yellow rub lines for prerut/rut
Saschnee is offline  
Old 01-06-2015, 06:53 AM
  #4  
Boone & Crockett
 
Oldtimr's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2014
Location: south eastern PA
Posts: 13,859
Default

I would not put a stand at the bedding area, you should keep away from bedding areas. That is a good way to make the deer go elsewhere. Yu know the lay of your land, using the map you posted, walk the land in the areas that look like they would funnel deer, places where more than one trail come together, areas where woods and fiel come togetner, low areas such as shallow ravines etc. When you find well used trails find a good place to place your stand. I had to change stand locations this year because the land my stand was on is sold. I did some scouting in september, I found a location that borders woods and a field and has a ravine abour 30 yards accross. There are 5 heavily used deer trails well within 40 yards. The stand paid off and I suspect it will contunue to do so. Arial maps and topo maps are a good way to get an idea of areas but there is much to be said about putting boots to the gorund and walking the property to see what the der tracks and trails tell you about what the deer are doing.
Oldtimr is offline  
Old 01-06-2015, 08:18 AM
  #5  
Nontypical Buck
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: North Idaho
Posts: 1,071
Default

I'd put a stand near the two yellow lines at the edge of the opening if thats on your land. Depends are you are hunting with bow or rifle?
Wilcam47 is offline  
Old 01-07-2015, 08:14 PM
  #6  
Typical Buck
 
iayotehunter's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Central Iowa
Posts: 790
Default

I'd put a stand in that pinch point above your stand. And a stands on the points of the trees
iayotehunter 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 © 2021 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.