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Stump sitter #349024
06/11/12 10:47 PM
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Wondering if anybody else is 100% ground hunter? I have always been one to slip around and use bluffs and such for my stands.Always watching wind direction.Just enjoy the ground game alot more than hanging off a tree.


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Re: Stump sitter [Re: ridgestalker] #349029
06/11/12 11:13 PM
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I absolutely HATE sitting on the ground hunting.Makes my ass hurt ,my knees hurt and my feet go to sleep.Just not for me.I like being bout 30 feet up a pine watching a clearcut.

Re: Stump sitter [Re: ridgestalker] #349030
06/11/12 11:15 PM
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If I ain't up a tree,I ain't huntin.


Thomas Jefferson. The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants.

Life is too short to only hunt and fish on weekends!

If being a dumbass was fatal some of you would be on your death bed!

Re: Stump sitter [Re: ridgestalker] #349033
06/11/12 11:32 PM
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Haven't know but a couple people that like that hunt like me.Who see's who first is what I like.


"The Heavens declare the glory of God;and the firmament sheweth his handiwork" Pslam 19:1
Re: Stump sitter [Re: ridgestalker] #349035
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Originally Posted By: ridgestalker
Haven't know but a couple people that like that hunt like me.Who see's who first is what I like.


Come again?

Re: Stump sitter [Re: ridgestalker] #349037
06/11/12 11:51 PM
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Guess it's past my bedtime.Lol Haven't met many people that stalk hunt all the time.


"The Heavens declare the glory of God;and the firmament sheweth his handiwork" Pslam 19:1
Re: Stump sitter [Re: ridgestalker] #349038
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I would agree its past ur bedtime.I read that about 10 times trying to figure out what you meant.I'm a country redneck and usually understand what peoples saying even when it don't make much sense.But that there went way over my head. grin

Re: Stump sitter [Re: ridgestalker] #349073
06/12/12 06:51 AM
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Originally Posted By: ridgestalker
Haven't know but a couple people that like that hunt like me.Who see's who first is what I like.


Alcohol related ???? smile


I can't stand a thief.
Re: Stump sitter [Re: ridgestalker] #349089
06/12/12 07:37 AM
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thumbup I follow, you see the deer first or does he see you first.

I do it some. I really like to in the snow, nothin' like blood in the snow,easy to drag too!




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Re: Stump sitter [Re: ridgestalker] #349090
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Just replace the second "that" with "to". Don't drink just stayed up to late.


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Re: Stump sitter [Re: ridgestalker] #349093
06/12/12 08:00 AM
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Shot two deer from the ground last year. Chair with shooting sticks. One with a smokepole, and one with Rifle.


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My luck has been so bad lately, it could be raining pussies and I'd catch one with a dick broke off in it.
Re: Stump sitter [Re: ridgestalker] #349096
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I've always hunted from a stand until this past season....Hunted from the ground the majority of the time....Sat in some rocks just under the top of a ridge...Worked out well....Just depends on the situation for me...I prefer to be 25 ft up in my summit titan though....

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Ground only for me too. I used to hunt out of climbers but after our three kids came along I just couldn't get comfortable in a climber. I spent the whole time thinking about falling so I quit using them. One of my favorite places to hunt from years past was on a particular stump overlooking a clear cut on a lease I used to be a part of. The tree must have split when they were cutting it and it left about 3'-4' sticking up on one side once the stump. It looked just like the back of a chair and it worked great for a back rest when I would sit on the stump. I killed a ton of deer off that stump.


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Re: Stump sitter [Re: ridgestalker] #349121
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I will hunt from the ground sometimes if the situation calls for it. Bluff lines, steep ridges down to oak flats or sometimes I'll sit in some thick stuff on the edge of food plots. I have killed a few bucks while sitting on the ground. It's cool to me, cause the deer seem bigger when you're eye level with them.

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Re: Stump sitter [Re: ridgestalker] #349122
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I am 100% ground hunter. Sitting in a tree looking at the same squirrels and tree limbs all day is not my idea of fun. May be a mild form of A.D.D. but when I hunt anything I like to slip and stalk, using the land and wind to make a game out of it. I'll slip and sit a while, get up and slip some more, taking in the sign and processing it. I have found a ton of new spots to hunt doing this that I never would have found sitting in a tree. I kill a few deer every year, but don't go at it like I do turkeys.

Nothing against hunting off the ground, I just like to move. Also, if you have ever seen me trying to get in and out of a climber you would understand my desire to stay on the ground. laugh

Re: Stump sitter [Re: ridgestalker] #349125
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I love to stalk especailly in the snow but prefer a tree stand. Really depends on the place though, alot of times if the wind is pulling up the mountain I'll hunt sitting on top of a bluff watching the flat right below it, no need for a treestand there if i was up a tree i'd be 100 feet above the flat Im watching. Shot several really nice bucks that walk withing feet of the bottom of the bluff. My thoughts are that they can smell everything down below them and don't really have to worry whats above them because the bluff is basically straight up. Now dragging one out after shooting him well that sucks all together.


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Re: Stump sitter [Re: ridgestalker] #349140
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Hey ridge, guess you do this, but if you have a lot of bluff line, a good tactic is make loops. I loop out on top 30-40 yards slip along watching the top for about 100 yards, then slip over to the bluff and peek, maybe sit a while, just keep making loops.
I smacked a grown un like that a few years ago. He was on the top bench and I slipped to the edge and saw him. He was stopped about 50 yards behind some does that were feeding. I didn't know the does were there, when I shot deer flushed like Quail!



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Re: Stump sitter [Re: ridgestalker] #349145
06/12/12 09:10 AM
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3 toe you sound like a man after my own heart. I believe the mtns are alot more suited to this type hunting.Slipping along in the snow high on the mtn looking down in big hollers is as good as it gets.First bench under the top has always been money for big deer.It is easy to get the wind on them and they seem to run them for the same reason.


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Re: Stump sitter [Re: ridgestalker] #349173
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I have killed these two off the ground in the past few years. If you are smart about the wind and hunt accordingly you can have success. Both of these were shot at distances of no more than 50 yards.

If figure that if I can fool a turkey's eyes, I can fool a deer's nose too.






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Re: Stump sitter [Re: ridgestalker] #349178
06/12/12 10:02 AM
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As I get older, I think hunting from the ground may be due to a little laziness. I have the luxury of keeping stands in the woods for the entire season.

Have two climbers and several ladderstands that stay in the woods all season. But have been putting more and more pop-up blinds out the last few years. Some days I just can't muster up the energy to skin a tree.


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