texashuntingforum.com logo
Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
Targarien, RLhunter, EarthWormG, mt rick, JoeyD
68240 Registered Users
Top Posters(All Time)
dogcatcher 106,473
bill oxner 81,283
stxranchman 57,305
SnakeWrangler 57,007
RKHarm24 44,585
rifleman 44,461
Gravytrain 42,080
BMD 41,172
Forum Statistics
Forums45
Topics600,228
Posts11,261,295
Members83,240
Most Online19,184
Feb 5th, 2020
Print Thread
Page 1 of 2 1 2
How early in the morning do you get in the blind? #8037744 11/04/20 07:05 PM
Joined: Nov 2020
Posts: 1
2
22Smitty22 Offline OP
Green Horn
OP Offline
Green Horn
2
Joined: Nov 2020
Posts: 1
What time in the morning do you try to get into your blind during rifle season?

Re: How early in the morning do you get in the blind? [Re: 22Smitty22] #8037756 11/04/20 07:14 PM
Joined: Jul 2019
Posts: 4,984
H
Hudbone Online Content
Extreme Tracker
Online Content
Extreme Tracker
H
Joined: Jul 2019
Posts: 4,984
in time to hunt

Re: How early in the morning do you get in the blind? [Re: 22Smitty22] #8037761 11/04/20 07:18 PM
Joined: Jan 2012
Posts: 7,247
H
hook_n_line Online Content
THF Trophy Hunter
Online Content
THF Trophy Hunter
H
Joined: Jan 2012
Posts: 7,247
Right after I corn the road.


Sometimes it's hard being me! But somebody has to do it.
Re: How early in the morning do you get in the blind? [Re: 22Smitty22] #8037765 11/04/20 07:19 PM
Joined: Dec 2008
Posts: 1,693
B
Black02z28 Offline
Pro Tracker
Offline
Pro Tracker
B
Joined: Dec 2008
Posts: 1,693
Depends on how hungover I am


Golden Oaks Lodge
East Texas Axis and Fallow hunts
https://www.facebook.com/GoldenOaksLodge/
Re: How early in the morning do you get in the blind? [Re: 22Smitty22] #8037771 11/04/20 07:22 PM
Joined: Jul 2014
Posts: 2,977
onlysmith&wesson Online Content
Veteran Tracker
Online Content
Veteran Tracker
Joined: Jul 2014
Posts: 2,977
about 30 minutes before shooting light.


An unethical shot is one you take, that you know you shouldn't.
Re: How early in the morning do you get in the blind? [Re: 22Smitty22] #8037774 11/04/20 07:23 PM
Joined: Apr 2007
Posts: 330
K
kk66 Offline
Bird Dog
Offline
Bird Dog
K
Joined: Apr 2007
Posts: 330
I try to get in about an hour before shooting light, but I've usually got one of the kids with me so getting into the stand isn't the quietest so I like to have that extra time to let things settle down.

Re: How early in the morning do you get in the blind? [Re: onlysmith&wesson] #8037780 11/04/20 07:26 PM
Joined: May 2007
Posts: 1,016
P
papa45 Online Content
Pro Tracker
Online Content
Pro Tracker
P
Joined: May 2007
Posts: 1,016
Originally Posted by onlysmith&wesson
about 30 minutes before shooting light.


Same here.

Re: How early in the morning do you get in the blind? [Re: 22Smitty22] #8037817 11/04/20 07:49 PM
Joined: Sep 2009
Posts: 17,350
C
ChadTRG42 Online Happy
THF Celebrity
Online Happy
THF Celebrity
C
Joined: Sep 2009
Posts: 17,350
Depends on the stand, but generally about 30 minutes before the sun thinks about coming up. We have another stand that requires being a little more quiet on the walk in and I try to get into the stand about 45 minutes to an hour before the sun comes up.



Custom and Precision Ammunition!!
www.DallasReloads.com
Type 01 and Type 06 FFL
Re: How early in the morning do you get in the blind? [Re: 22Smitty22] #8037889 11/04/20 08:20 PM
Joined: Aug 2016
Posts: 1,867
D
Dalroo Online Content
Pro Tracker
Online Content
Pro Tracker
D
Joined: Aug 2016
Posts: 1,867
I am only good for about 2 - 2:30 sitting until either my back or bladder gives out, so try to arrive about 1/2 hour before legal light.


Dalroo
Deep in the Heart of Texas
No matter where you go, there you are...
Re: How early in the morning do you get in the blind? [Re: 22Smitty22] #8038044 11/04/20 09:40 PM
Joined: Jan 2016
Posts: 7,575
S
snake oil Offline
THF Trophy Hunter
Offline
THF Trophy Hunter
S
Joined: Jan 2016
Posts: 7,575
Right after I poop.


" Excuse me, while I whip this out!"
Re: How early in the morning do you get in the blind? [Re: papa45] #8038205 11/04/20 11:04 PM
Joined: Sep 2012
Posts: 6,636
J
Jimbo1 Online Content
THF Trophy Hunter
Online Content
THF Trophy Hunter
J
Joined: Sep 2012
Posts: 6,636
Originally Posted by papa45
Originally Posted by onlysmith&wesson
about 30 minutes before shooting light.


Same here.

+2

Re: How early in the morning do you get in the blind? [Re: 22Smitty22] #8038224 11/04/20 11:14 PM
Joined: Feb 2007
Posts: 25,493
J
JCB Offline
THF Celebrity
Offline
THF Celebrity
J
Joined: Feb 2007
Posts: 25,493
Depends on which stand I hunt and if I am after a specific deer. I have been in my stand 2 hours before daylight before when hunting a specific buck that would always show up way early. Some stands I can get there when the sun is coming up and others I have to walk a mile+ and be there 30 minutes before the sun comes up. The safe answer is to be there before the feeder goes off.

Re: How early in the morning do you get in the blind? [Re: snake oil] #8038275 11/04/20 11:47 PM
Joined: Oct 2012
Posts: 17,509
Creekrunner Online Content
THF Celebrity
Online Content
THF Celebrity
Joined: Oct 2012
Posts: 17,509
Originally Posted by snake oil
Right after I poop.


X2. Which is right after my coffee. And I hope I remember to take my pee jug.


...and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over every living thing that moveth upon the earth. Gen. 1:28
Re: How early in the morning do you get in the blind? [Re: 22Smitty22] #8038279 11/04/20 11:51 PM
Joined: Nov 2010
Posts: 5,063
S
scalebuster Offline
THF Trophy Hunter
Offline
THF Trophy Hunter
S
Joined: Nov 2010
Posts: 5,063
I’m more of a back porch hunter.

Re: How early in the morning do you get in the blind? [Re: Creekrunner] #8038325 11/05/20 12:19 AM
Joined: Mar 2019
Posts: 8,846
T
TCM3 Online Content
THF Trophy Hunter
Online Content
THF Trophy Hunter
T
Joined: Mar 2019
Posts: 8,846
Originally Posted by Creekrunner
Originally Posted by snake oil
Right after I poop.


X2. Which is right after my coffee. And I hope I remember to take my pee jug.

lol35 lol35


[Linked Image] R-TX texas
Issues
Re: How early in the morning do you get in the blind? [Re: 22Smitty22] #8038382 11/05/20 12:56 AM
Joined: Apr 2008
Posts: 583
B
brokenpole Offline
Tracker
Offline
Tracker
B
Joined: Apr 2008
Posts: 583
Depends on blind range, set up. Some I can show up at daylight due to range 200 yards and terrain, others at 75 yards show up one hour before daylight

Re: How early in the morning do you get in the blind? [Re: 22Smitty22] #8038384 11/05/20 12:58 AM
Joined: Oct 2013
Posts: 1,794
Ol Thumper Online Content
Pro Tracker
Online Content
Pro Tracker
Joined: Oct 2013
Posts: 1,794
Opening morning we will be in the bling about 1 hour before sunrise, have a big 12 showing up right at daylight

Re: How early in the morning do you get in the blind? [Re: 22Smitty22] #8038452 11/05/20 01:37 AM
Joined: Oct 2007
Posts: 11,266
D
dlrz71 Online Content
THF Celebrity
Online Content
THF Celebrity
D
Joined: Oct 2007
Posts: 11,266
30min -1hr typically.

Re: How early in the morning do you get in the blind? [Re: 22Smitty22] #8038491 11/05/20 02:08 AM
Joined: Nov 2010
Posts: 28,463
S
SapperTitan Offline
Taking Requests
Offline
Taking Requests
S
Joined: Nov 2010
Posts: 28,463
I prefer to get in the blind atleast 30 min before daylight sometimes sooner


Originally Posted by bill oxner
I plowed mules.
Originally Posted by Roll-Tide
I did build a cabin. Aka the brokeback shack.

[Linked Image]
Re: How early in the morning do you get in the blind? [Re: 22Smitty22] #8038499 11/05/20 02:12 AM
Joined: Feb 2013
Posts: 4,134
K
krmitchell Online Content
Extreme Tracker
Online Content
Extreme Tracker
K
Joined: Feb 2013
Posts: 4,134
30 mins before legal shooting hours so an hour before sunrise. Feeders for off right around legal shooting time so that gives me at least a half hour before the feeders go off.

Re: How early in the morning do you get in the blind? [Re: 22Smitty22] #8038513 11/05/20 02:19 AM
Joined: Sep 2016
Posts: 359
B
Bobcat4119 Offline
Bird Dog
Offline
Bird Dog
B
Joined: Sep 2016
Posts: 359
Depends on many factors. It took me 6 years to figure out that getting to my blind 30-45 min before daybreak was a Bad mistake. Once I figured it out, I’d sit in my truck until I could see, then choose my entry route through the crop fields according to where the deer were feeding. Then lost that lease the year I figured it out 👎

Re: How early in the morning do you get in the blind? [Re: 22Smitty22] #8038560 11/05/20 02:42 AM
Joined: Sep 2011
Posts: 1,418
W
Walkabout Online Content
Pro Tracker
Online Content
Pro Tracker
W
Joined: Sep 2011
Posts: 1,418
Usually sat a brushed in tripod. Enjoyed getting in early on a crisp clear morning. Settle in and observe the stars. Passing satellites are a treat while watching for shooting stars. As the stars begin to fade and the dark begins to gray the birds are first to start calling. There’s no light on the horizon yet but it’s time to start paying attention. The naked eye is best to pick up movement but not enough light to focus detail without optics. You just know every movement is a buck until you glass and find a scrub jay. I have just killed an hour, enjoyed every minute. Now it’s time to hunt.

If it’s cold and drizzling, to hell with it. I’m going to a ground blind and probably snooze in place for half an hour.

Re: How early in the morning do you get in the blind? [Re: krmitchell] #8038568 11/05/20 02:51 AM
Joined: Nov 2008
Posts: 9,824
L
LFD2037 Online Happy
THF Trophy Hunter
Online Happy
THF Trophy Hunter
L
Joined: Nov 2008
Posts: 9,824
Originally Posted by krmitchell
30 mins before legal shooting hours so an hour before sunrise. Feeders for off right around legal shooting time so that gives me at least a half hour before the feeders go off.

x2


R.I.P. CPO Matt Mills-(DEVGRU)- You will NEVER be forgotten!
10-25-75 / 8-6-11 *K.I.A.*
Re: How early in the morning do you get in the blind? [Re: kk66] #8040166 11/06/20 04:38 AM
Joined: Jan 2013
Posts: 14
B
BaronAlm Offline
Light Foot
Offline
Light Foot
B
Joined: Jan 2013
Posts: 14
Originally Posted by kk66
I try to get in about an hour before shooting light, but I've usually got one of the kids with me so getting into the stand isn't the quietest so I like to have that extra time to let things settle down.

Same here... But until recently, I have always hunted a tree climber... It is a noisy process getting up the tree and I like to get everything settled in.

Re: How early in the morning do you get in the blind? [Re: 22Smitty22] #8040173 11/06/20 04:44 AM
Joined: Aug 2009
Posts: 17,531
B
BigPig Online Content
THF Celebrity
Online Content
THF Celebrity
B
Joined: Aug 2009
Posts: 17,531
Around 5am. I get in there and sleep. Yes I could stay in bed longer, but I’m still going to sleep in the blind, so I get that out of the way before the sun is up.


Wade Dews, REALTOR ®
"The Bigley Group"
Premier Legacy Real Estate, LLC.
www.PremierLegacyRealEstate.com
WDews@premierlegacyrealestate.com
214-356-2410

Page 1 of 2 1 2
Previous Thread
Index
Next Thread

© 2004-2019 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.7.3