Deer move around the most at dawn and dusk so it's important to be in your stand and in place before the sun rises. Deer have an incredible sense of smell and hearing so in order to increase your chances, you have to sit still and be quiet.
After hours of seeing nothing, we decided to change our approach. Your strategy can only get you so far, mother nature has to cooperate as well. Avid hunter Mark Arndt explains, "the weather really slows down the deer movement. Being so warm like this really gets the deer moving and feeding like they would if they had a storm coming in like a cold front, or it was really cold outside."
We closed out the day with a count of zero deer, but as soon as the weather cools off I'll be back up in that stand in search of my prized buck.
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