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Distance to Blind #8042705 11/08/20 09:15 PM
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I could be the laziest hunter on the forum. It takes me about 60 seconds, if I walk slow smile

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How about y’all’s setups?


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Re: Distance to Blind [Re: leswad] #8042714 11/08/20 09:22 PM
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I can see my feeder from the kitchen window...

75 yards MAX

I’ve raised the window and pulled the trigger before

My main set up is in Oklahoma and it don’t start for a few more weeks

Re: Distance to Blind [Re: leswad] #8042717 11/08/20 09:25 PM
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Re: Distance to Blind [Re: leswad] #8042746 11/08/20 09:58 PM
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You guys are like one of the guys I work with, really good friend of mine. Lives outside of Beeville. I asked if he was going hunting. He said If I see anything by the feeder I’ll step out on the back deck.


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It’s about 4 hours this year, used to be one hour.


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Re: Distance to Blind [Re: leswad] #8042772 11/08/20 10:22 PM
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Depends on where I am going. I only hunt public or by invitation.

Re: Distance to Blind [Re: leswad] #8042977 11/09/20 01:24 AM
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My front porch IS a blind. Shot an "unbranched antler" buck a couple of weeks ago (MLD) in gym shorts, flip-flops, with a martini and cigar. I have no shame. (The others are 100-120 yards, with one 80 yards for kiddos.)


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Originally Posted by Creekrunner
My front porch IS a blind. Shot an "unbranched antler" buck a couple of weeks ago (MLD) in gym shorts, flip-flops, with a martini and cigar. I have no shame. (The others are 100-120 yards, with one 80 yards for kiddos.)


Yeah, my Daughter shot this buck from her bedroom window when she was 14 yrs old. Still in her PJ's. Buck was in the pasture behind our house about 150 yds. out.

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Re: Distance to Blind [Re: flintknapper] #8043067 11/09/20 02:36 AM
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My front porch IS a blind. Shot an "unbranched antler" buck a couple of weeks ago (MLD) in gym shorts, flip-flops, with a martini and cigar. I have no shame. (The others are 100-120 yards, with one 80 yards for kiddos.)


Yeah, my Daughter shot this buck from her bedroom window when she was 14 yrs old. Still in her PJ's. Buck was in the pasture behind our house about 150 yds. out.

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That’s awesome

Re: Distance to Blind [Re: leswad] #8043070 11/09/20 02:39 AM
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That's not lazy leswad, that is proper preparation cheers


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Re: Distance to Blind [Re: leswad] #8043077 11/09/20 02:45 AM
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Mine on the place I live on are all within 10 minutes or less..closest one to the house is about 1.5 minutes.


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Originally Posted by stxranchman
Mine on the place I live on are all within 10 minutes or less..closest one to the house is about 1.5 minutes.


Same for me. I have one stand that I could walk to in a couple minutes, the furthest is less than 2 miles from the house and I can be on that one (house to blind) in 15 minutes. It is a real blessing to be able to hunt your own property. Many folks have to get up extra early and travel many miles to be able to hunt, or make trips miles away and camp out or lodge.

Then again...it might be nice to get away from the Wife and hang out in Deer Camp sometimes. So maybe I don't have it so good? Well at least have a choice.....I'll put it that way.


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Ummm, I take maybe 10 steps up

Re: Distance to Blind [Re: leswad] #8043284 11/09/20 12:10 PM
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Front porch, Kitchen window, pipeline row 250 yd walk. I did put up a stand in tree for archery this year about 30 yds closer to the feeder than the house.


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Starting to feel a lot better about myself! Thanks!


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Hahaha. I got the same setup and a green hog light on the feeder to let me know when to go to the blind. I set it up for my old dad so we can sit and have coffee and give the stand time enough to warm up.


Sometimes it's hard being me! But somebody has to do it.
Re: Distance to Blind [Re: leswad] #8043447 11/09/20 02:45 PM
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Originally Posted by leswad
I could be the laziest hunter on the forum. It takes me about 60 seconds, if I walk slow smile

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The Cross Timbers are in their fall glory. Awesome colors right now. My favorite blind is a short walk behind the house. The view is very similar to yours, leswad.


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My Wife and I had been dating a little over a year when one of her Law Partners invited me to hunt with him the Sunday after Thanksgiving (so he had an excuse to get away from his in-laws).
If you knew where to look you could see the blind from the driveway/carport. It took longer to load up the gator and drive down there than it would have taken to walk to it.
Shot the biggest doe I've ever gotten while we could hear the TV on the patio at the house. .

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Our camp is centrally located and the blinds are all about a 1/4 to 1/2 mile walk, closer as the crow flies.


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This view is 75 yards from the back door.

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Or the new deck has an even better view.

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mines a 2 minute drive and 1 minute walk.


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2-4 miles from camp, depending which blind I hunt.

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Have a blind that is about 300 yards from camp.....probably the prettiest view on the ranch. That one is designated for the wife


For it is not the quarry that we truly seek, but the adventure.
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Originally Posted by txtrophy85
Have a blind that is about 300 yards from camp.....probably the prettiest view on the ranch. That one is designated for the wife



He's a charmer. up


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Have a blind that is about 300 yards from camp.....probably the prettiest view on the ranch. That one is designated for the wife



He's a charmer. up



it has everything to do with the distance from camp, nothing to do with the view!


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