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#7126690 - 03/28/18 10:29 PM Varmint hunting from ground blind
P&Y Bowhunter Offline


Registered: 01/27/09
Posts: 50
I was wondering if any of you hunted coyotes, Bobcats, etc. from a ground blind; such as a pop up blind. Would this be good for day and night? I would be using an electronic call out in the field in front of the blind.

Thank for your insights.

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#7126948 - 03/29/18 09:06 AM Re: Varmint hunting from ground blind [Re: P&Y Bowhunter]
CaveManRancher Offline
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Registered: 11/21/11
Posts: 797
Loc: Sonora, Texas
I personally have not a probably would not just because i want to change the environment as little as possible. I have a short turkey hunting chair that gets my butt of the ground and is comfortable

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#7127030 - 03/29/18 10:09 AM Re: Varmint hunting from ground blind [Re: P&Y Bowhunter]
Bar-D Offline
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I have a couple of times but it is really more trouble than it's worth IMO. I have a ghillie suit that breaks up my profile and helps with concealment in daylight hours. If I am hunting on the ground, I will usually stay on a set 20 to 30 minutes, then move on. Even a popup has to be set up and taken down, time that I had rather spend calling. 2cents
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#7127090 - 03/29/18 10:59 AM Re: Varmint hunting from ground blind [Re: Bar-D]
colt45 Offline
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Registered: 08/19/06
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Originally Posted By: Bar-D
I have a couple of times but it is really more trouble than it's worth IMO. I have a ghillie suit that breaks up my profile and helps with concealment in daylight hours. If I am hunting on the ground, I will usually stay on a set 20 to 30 minutes, then move on. Even a popup has to be set up and taken down, time that I had rather spend calling. 2cents
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#7128601 - 03/31/18 05:24 AM Re: Varmint hunting from ground blind [Re: P&Y Bowhunter]
P&Y Bowhunter Offline


Registered: 01/27/09
Posts: 50
Thanks for the information. I appreciate your willingness to share good thoughts and ideas.

I can well understand the mobility factor. One place where I hunt allows me the opportunity to be mobile. Another place does not. I guess where there is limited mobility, a blind might be a possibility. The blind I'm referencing would be like a one man blind; not one of the larger pop up blinds.

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#7129367 - 04/01/18 04:49 AM Re: Varmint hunting from ground blind [Re: P&Y Bowhunter]
pigplinker Offline
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Registered: 08/07/11
Posts: 2084
Loc: Ben Wheeler,Tx
Originally Posted By: P&Y Bowhunter
Thanks for the information. I appreciate your willingness to share good thoughts and ideas.

I can well understand the mobility factor. One place where I hunt allows me the opportunity to be mobile. Another place does not. I guess where there is limited mobility, a blind might be a possibility. The blind I'm referencing would be like a one man blind; not one of the larger pop up blinds.


You may consider just brushing in a spot. That way you could leave it and let it get natural to the area. 2cents

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