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#6506852 - 10/22/16 05:16 PM Sit In Deer Stand All Day?
Gone to Texas Offline
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Registered: 07/05/13
Posts: 2627
Loc: Hurst
Hey Y'all,

Rifle season is right around the corner! I am curious, do y'all sit in the stand all day?

I usually get in the stand around 6:30 am, sit until 10 am. If I don't see anything I leave
Then I come back in the evening around 4:30 pm and sit until sundown.

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#6506857 - 10/22/16 05:18 PM Re: Sit In Deer Stand All Day? [Re: Gone to Texas]
JRJ6 Offline
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Registered: 03/13/14
Posts: 3983
Loc: Dallas, TX
Depends on how the day is going. If there is good movement, I'll sit all day. If not, I come back in the afternoon

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#6506862 - 10/22/16 05:20 PM Re: Sit In Deer Stand All Day? [Re: Gone to Texas]
Deerhunter61 Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 08/27/08
Posts: 6537
Loc: DFW
No, not all day. Depends on how active a day it is. I usually sit till 10-10:30 but if I've being seeing quite a bit I might sit until noon but no later. Then I'm back in the stand at around 3-3:15.

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#6506866 - 10/22/16 05:24 PM Re: Sit In Deer Stand All Day? [Re: Gone to Texas]
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Loc: Killeen/Ft Hood, TX
Not usually but during the rut if they are still moving I may sit all day
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#6506867 - 10/22/16 05:24 PM Re: Sit In Deer Stand All Day? [Re: Gone to Texas]
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Registered: 08/18/12
Posts: 9606
Loc: Chambers County
Typically an hour before first light until 10am. Then 3pm until dark during whitetail season. If it's the rut could be all day. If I'm axis hunting in the summer rut, it's pretty much all day.

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#6506874 - 10/22/16 05:28 PM Re: Sit In Deer Stand All Day? [Re: Gone to Texas]
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Registered: 08/12/11
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Loc: Highland Village, Texas
I usually run out of whiskey before then...
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#6506876 - 10/22/16 05:31 PM Re: Sit In Deer Stand All Day? [Re: Gone to Texas]
don k Online   content
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Registered: 08/27/08
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Loc: Bandera, Tx
About 30 minutes before the feeder goes off until 30 minutes after. So about an hour.
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#6506997 - 10/22/16 07:29 PM Re: Sit In Deer Stand All Day? [Re: Gone to Texas]
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I never even considered sitting in a stand all day. I'm not that mad at 'em.

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#6507016 - 10/22/16 07:44 PM Re: Sit In Deer Stand All Day? [Re: Gone to Texas]
Walkabout Online   content
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Registered: 09/21/11
Posts: 309
Loc: Houston Tx
Are you walking in or riding in? Do you always ingress by the same travel route? You might want to mix it up a bit. You would be surprised how fast a smart buck can have you patterned especially if you drive in and park.

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#6507035 - 10/22/16 08:00 PM Re: Sit In Deer Stand All Day? [Re: scalebuster]
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Registered: 10/30/10
Posts: 77
Originally Posted By: scalebuster
I never even considered sitting in a stand all day. I'm not that mad at 'em.


+1!!!

About 9:00 I start dreaming of a breakfast taco or two and some more coffee, and the football games. This isn't life or death for me, but the combo of being in the blind, the fellowship with my family, eating well, and drinking some good wine and beer is what I look forward to.

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#6507049 - 10/22/16 08:15 PM Re: Sit In Deer Stand All Day? [Re: Gone to Texas]
KG68 Offline
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Registered: 10/14/09
Posts: 6314
Loc: Goldthwaite,Tx
Thirty minutes before the feeder goes off until dark or good light if morning hunt. Like someone above mentioned. I'm not mad at them either. grin

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#6507050 - 10/22/16 08:16 PM Re: Sit In Deer Stand All Day? [Re: Gone to Texas]
maximum Offline
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Registered: 09/30/09
Posts: 1681
"sit in deer stand all day?"

if i can hack it. some of my best times have
been after 9 when i start hearing trucks and
atv's starting up to an hour-2 hours after that.
jmo- i'm out there to hunt. i'll stay at home
close to the t.v. and toilet if i want comfort.

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#6507064 - 10/22/16 08:31 PM Re: Sit In Deer Stand All Day? [Re: KG68]
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Loc: Helotes, Hext
Originally Posted By: KG68
Thirty minutes before the feeder goes off until dark or good light if morning hunt. Like someone above mentioned. I'm not mad at them either. grin

yup
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#6507068 - 10/22/16 08:32 PM Re: Sit In Deer Stand All Day? [Re: Gone to Texas]
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Registered: 05/04/15
Posts: 1565
Loc: Denton County
Some times all day. Pack lunch, thermos of coffee, water 2 bottles one for hot chocolate in the cold days, snacks, I pad, two guns one night vision. If not moving do a little walk and stalk then back to blind. Dinner around 8 back out after pigs around midnight.

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#6507124 - 10/22/16 09:39 PM Re: Sit In Deer Stand All Day? [Re: Gone to Texas]
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Loc: Fort Worth - Hunt in Eastland ...
hour before light until 9:30 then into town for breakfast and my second nap of the day....1st one was in the stand just before sun up. Then back at 3 until dark.
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