Top Ad Widget

Collapse

Announcement

Collapse
No announcement yet.

The past several times I have been hunting, right after shooting light several of the same deer make it into my food plot. I ha

Collapse
X
 
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • The past several times I have been hunting, right after shooting light several of the same deer make it into my food plot. I ha

    The past several times I have been hunting, right after shooting light several of the same deer make it into my food plot. I have stayed in the stand several times as to not spook them. But, here recently I have snorted or blown at them in order to alert them but not scare them off. Once I got out of the stand with them right there and yet they just trotted away as if nothing was wrong. Why do they keep coming back at the same time every night despite having being spooked in the same spot night after night.

  • #2
    The deer go online every year to download a copy of the local hunting regulations. They also read OL to keep one step ahead of us. They can tell from your username that you are an ethical hunter, so they know they are safe after shooting hours. I hope this helps. (Sorry, I'm in one of those moods again--I can't help it).

    Comment


    • #3
      Deer aren't dumb, and they can figure out that you aren't a real danger to them. If you shot a couple, you'd wonder where they all went. They are also real good at patterning human activity and adapting their behavior to their advantage.

      Comment


      • #4
        Thats how hunting is. Shoot a buck and you will see a bigger one on the way home. I find farmland deer are more tolerable because they are used to farm vehicles and equipment. Deer still operate on instinct so we can outwit them if we know how they react to situations. Fishhook move is good example and will work on biggest buck and dumbest doe. Luck is a big part of hunting and putting in time.

        Comment

        Welcome!

        Collapse

        Welcome to Outdoor Life's Answers section. Here you will find hunting, fishing, and survival tips from the editors of Outdoor Life, as well as recommendations from readers like yourself.

        If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ for information on posting and navigating the forums.

        And don't forget to check out the latest reviews on guns and outdoor gear on outdoorlife.com.

        Right Rail 1 Ad

        Collapse

        Top Active Users

        Collapse

        There are no top active users.

        Right Rail 2 Ad

        Collapse

        Latest Topics

        Collapse

        • ‘Twas the night before ….
          by fitch270
          the bow opener, and it’s chilli cook off night at church.

          What could possibly go wrong?!?

          😳🤢🙄



          ...
          09-30-2022, 06:22 PM
        • Deciding on Spot for First Day
          by wesman24
          Hello Everyone,

          I currently have a spot set up on public land that is new to me this year. I did quite a bit of scouting in the area and...
          09-29-2022, 02:15 PM
        • What now?
          by FirstBubba
          PM'ing on another blog site with a gent.
          I had lamented the fact that I have 20 gauge and 12 gauge MEC 600Jr loaders, but only shoot 16 gauge....
          09-28-2022, 05:50 PM
        • Counting down
          by fitch270
          We’ve had an early bear weekend already and squirrel season opened September 1’st but this Saturday morning is a big deal, most small game seasons...
          09-28-2022, 04:33 PM
        • POS shotgun breaks a kids heart.
          by dewman
          In short brother and I dove hunting 1/4 mile from a slough some folks are Teal hunting. Around 8:00 their shooting stops and they are coming down the...
          09-25-2022, 08:37 PM

        Right Rail 3 Ad

        Collapse

        Footer Ad Widget

        Collapse
        Working...
        X