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Staying On The Ground

Postby Swede » 05 20, 2020 •  [Post 1]

Earlier I asked what would get you to hunt from a tree stand. Now I am interested is seeing what you think would cause me to stay on the ground? I can think of only one reason.
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Re: Staying On The Ground

Postby wawhitey » 05 20, 2020 •  [Post 2]

Senior moment, cant find your treestand?
Real eyes realize real lies
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Re: Staying On The Ground

Postby 7mmfan » 05 21, 2020 •  [Post 3]

Gastrointestinal problems? Maybe a can of 2-Bean Stagg Chili for breakfast?
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Re: Staying On The Ground

Postby WapitiTalk1 » 05 22, 2020 •  [Post 4]

7mmfan wrote:Gastrointestinal problems? Maybe a can of 2-Bean Stagg Chili for breakfast?


That's why he saves the can after he dines (and takes it up into his stand)…. He "re-purposes" the can to used for a later mission :D
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Re: Staying On The Ground

Postby Swede » 05 22, 2020 •  [Post 5]

7mmfan wrote:He "re-purposes" the can to used for a later mission


Guys: There is more that one way to recycle.

The truth is I am thinking about doing a rifle elk hunt somewhere. I think is will be Idaho or Montana, but have made no definite plans.
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Re: Staying On The Ground

Postby Elkhunttoo » 06 03, 2020 •  [Post 6]

If you end up coming to Idaho let us know where your planning?

And as far as moving from a tree to the ground. With the patience of a trail camera it’s hard to argue that success
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Re: Staying On The Ground

Postby Lefty » 06 03, 2020 •  [Post 7]

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Some of you know use to hunt the dessert Africanstyle sitting in water

And have had incredible experiences
When we bear hunted in grizzlie country we also hunted out of a box blind for protection from bears and mosquitoes.
A few years back I also spend time in a pop up blind because of rain

Later today I’m going tree stand, why ? I believe I set my blind on the bears way in and the bears held up 25-40 yards out I could hear and smell them last week, like Swede and Red bean Stagg chili the bears had bad gas Im converting a bit into tree stand hunting Im fully aware ground binds are a different game
Ive had 6x6 bulls wack the bling with me in it, cows and calves rubbing on the blind, batch lore groups of huge bulls with the biggest bulls on the un-shootable side at 14 yards

I believe blinds , in a tree or on the ground will often out produce good shoot able opportunities than (my) calling. . The excitement comes from those close encounters. With that said there is a whole different rush when a bull charge sinto your call

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