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Slow Jigger

ground blind move??

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Slow Jigger

Tonight I was set up on the edge of some pines to my left there is an opening where I saw a doe about 35 yards away. There is one tree out in the middle of the opening.

My question is it smart if I move the blind out in the open by the lone tree and then I can see both tree lines which would be in range and if another doe comes out into the field I can harvest her? Are ground blinds out of place in the middle of a field with not much cover?

As i was adjusting to get in position I spooked a deer that was right next to me which I assume is the buck the owner and I have seen onthat tree line, I nice 8 pointer which is not a monster but definately one that keeps me up thinking at night.

I have been away from archery for 7 years and have seen a few deer so my blood really got moving tonight.... Due to my schedule I can not put in all the time I really want to so the set up is important.

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BLACKJACK

I just picked up a Double Bull blind and when I watch the instruction DVD they talk about the 50/100 rule, if the deer can see less than 50 yards where you are setup, you need to brush in the blind, deer will spook if all of a sudden they run across the blind, if they can see over 100 yards, you can set it up in the open. I did notice that most of the scenes that they showed, they had the blind brushed in.

Good luck and let us know how you do with your setup.

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David Frank

From my experience hunting out of a double bull blind, I would make every attempt to brush the blind in. While turkeys couldn't care less about a blind in the middle of an open field, deer seem to be a little more concerned. You mentioned that there is one loan pine in the middle. From a different pine tree esewhere, trim a few branches and carry them in with you. Use these to brush in your blind as well as you can. This will not only cover you visually, but also help with the scent too. Fresh cut pine puts off a pretty good natural pine scent. I have done this in the past in the Black Hills of SD with some success. If it is not possible to brush in well and not be easily picked off by a deer's eyes, then maybe leave your blind where it is. Being close with the chance of one wandering your way and making a mistake is better than too close and having everything spook.

Dave

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