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    Headed for California in the morning. Wish all the stupid people down there luck with me driving through the bay area and if you see an older maroon Peterbilt pouring out black smoke with a Harley on the trailer get out of the way while you still can Im only looking foreward to about 80 miles of this trip and they are the last 80 on my bike all the way at the other end

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    Quote Originally Posted by sjsmallfield View Post
    I really hope the temps start dropping soon.
    I sat in my stand tonight with the thermometer reading 88 degrees. Not a hint of wind and I was pouring sweat - still saw some deer. Cracks me up how people spend hundreds of dollars on scent block clothing and I sit above a puddle of sweat and watch deer 15 yards away for most of an hour.

    I'm not saying I would set up a stand downwind of my quarry and I've had critters bolt as soon as the wind shifted to the back of my neck, but there's something about being 20-25 feet above the ground that makes a big difference.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hoshour View Post
    Cracks me up how people spend hundreds of dollars on scent block clothing and I sit above a puddle of sweat and watch deer 15 yards away for most of an hour.
    Ain't that the truth. Playing the wind is not only cheaper but is also the best way to fool an animals nose.

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    44 hours till im behind the glass searching for antelope. But whose really keeping count.
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    Quote Originally Posted by hardstalk View Post
    44 hours till im behind the glass searching for antelope. But whose really keeping count.
    Two thumbs up!
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    One of my new favorite forms of entertainment. Eating outside on the deck, with a hose from the central vacuum to suck up yellow jackets.
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    I could see myself doing that with a beer in one hand and the vacuum hose in the other.

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    Won a small team roping tonight with an old college buddy. Good times.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hoshour View Post
    I sat in my stand tonight with the thermometer reading 88 degrees. Not a hint of wind and I was pouring sweat - still saw some deer. Cracks me up how people spend hundreds of dollars on scent block clothing and I sit above a puddle of sweat and watch deer 15 yards away for most of an hour.

    I'm not saying I would set up a stand downwind of my quarry and I've had critters bolt as soon as the wind shifted to the back of my neck, but there's something about being 20-25 feet above the ground that makes a big difference.
    This is the first time I have replied with a quote so I don't know if it will work right. I think people way underestimate an animals nose,but if you can get 25 feet up a tree you can get by with more with your wind and movement, just my opinion.

 

 

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