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#6097979 - 12/23/15 08:04 AM Lots of country, or in the woods?
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Registered: 08/27/12
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Loc: Watauga, TX
Which do you prefer. I've got a 16' open, quad pod type stand that over looks a couple open fields. Deer sightings have been pretty low all season. Wondering if I need to head into the brush and get where they seem to be traveling instead of trying to coax them out with corn.
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#6098141 - 12/23/15 09:31 AM Re: Lots of country, or in the woods? [Re: Tff caribou]
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Registered: 08/29/12
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I grew up hunting the woods and spent the past few years hunting open mesquites. I get a lot more excited over see a deer appear out of no where in the woods very close to your stand.

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#6098265 - 12/23/15 10:43 AM Re: Lots of country, or in the woods? [Re: Tff caribou]
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Put together a brush blind this morning after I got out of the stand. Well see what happens tomorrow. I'll take some corn to throw out when I get there in the morning.
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#6098277 - 12/23/15 10:54 AM Re: Lots of country, or in the woods? [Re: Tff caribou]
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On a side note, what type quad pod do you have? I am going to buy myself a Christmas present this year and have been looking at the muddy renegade.
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#6098305 - 12/23/15 11:11 AM Re: Lots of country, or in the woods? [Re: Tff caribou]
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Combination of both if possible.

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#6098364 - 12/23/15 11:41 AM Re: Lots of country, or in the woods? [Re: jsplinter]
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Originally Posted By: jsplinter
On a side note, what type quad pod do you have? I am going to buy myself a Christmas present this year and have been looking at the muddy renegade.


I built it. Bought the plans from a guy here on the forum.
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#6098834 - 12/23/15 05:02 PM Re: Lots of country, or in the woods? [Re: Tff caribou]
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Registered: 12/13/07
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Loc: Azle, TX
It's been my experience the best spots are close to the thickest, nastiest brush you can find. Find their trail they use going in and out and set up close by with a feeder.

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#6098857 - 12/23/15 05:20 PM Re: Lots of country, or in the woods? [Re: Tff caribou]
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I'm a brush country kinda hunter... No forests fer me!
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#6099122 - 12/23/15 08:17 PM Re: Lots of country, or in the woods? [Re: Tff caribou]
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I'll take wide open spaces every time, whether it's better or not.
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#6099931 - 12/24/15 11:40 AM Re: Lots of country, or in the woods? [Re: Tff caribou]
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Me too, I like seeing alot of country in all directions if possible
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#6100123 - 12/24/15 02:00 PM Re: Lots of country, or in the woods? [Re: Tff caribou]
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Well, I didn't make it out this morning. 3 early mornings in a row plus 7 craft beers at our company Christmas party last night til midnight meant I couldn't get out of bed this morning.
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