I once spooked a group of deer while getting to my stand. They snorted and ran off, I never saw what they were. About 45 minutes later, I used a doe bleat can. Two young does came in at a trot to right under my stand. I'm guessing those were the the deer I spooked on the way in.
“He grouped his last five shots right in the center of the bull’s-eye. Then I showed him my technique of scattering shots randomly around the target because, as I explained, you never know which way the deer might jump just as you pull the trigger.”