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#6414331 - 08/18/16 12:45 PM stands or blinds public land
rydethis Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 04/09/16
Posts: 8
Loc: garland, tx
So trying to hit up some public land and need some advise. Seems you can only have a stand up for 72hours, so those that hunt public which do you use. A blind or do you pack a stand in each time? I used to hunt from stands but we where aloud to keep them up all year, seems like a lot to do a stand on public land here so leaning toward the blind. Any input would be appreciated. Thanks
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#6414489 - 08/18/16 02:31 PM Re: stands or blinds public land [Re: rydethis]
Indyoshi Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 10/12/15
Posts: 183
Loc: Dickinson, TX
I stalk and use a climbing tree stand. I think putting a stand up for a weekend might be tough to not spook while setting it up and also give time for deer to get used to it being there. Several use pop-up blinds.
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#6417053 - 08/20/16 01:34 PM Re: stands or blinds public land [Re: rydethis]
rydethis Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 04/09/16
Posts: 8
Loc: garland, tx
Thank you, I can see where a stand would be not good.
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#6449595 - 09/12/16 08:31 PM Re: stands or blinds public land [Re: rydethis]
bowhunter247 Offline
Light Foot

Registered: 08/28/12
Posts: 16
I hunt on public land. You can't go wrong with a lock-on type stand and a set of climbing sticks. Depending on where you hunt, a climber can be hit or miss.

Quality and lighter weight stand are a little more expensive and well worth it. Look at Lone Wolf, you won't be disappointed.

I hunt out of the Assault II combined with a set of 4 climbing sticks. I also have the Alfa Tech stick quiver which AIDS in packing it all in.

If you leave it up overnight, lock it to the tree.

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#6451906 - 09/14/16 12:50 PM Re: stands or blinds public land [Re: rydethis]
Indyoshi Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 10/12/15
Posts: 183
Loc: Dickinson, TX
Ive never user sticks and strap on stand. Always climber. I 100% agree with weight tho. I have a cheap academy climber thats almost 30lbs. That with all my other gear makes for a long drag out. I will definitwly be looking into sticks and a strap on stand.
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