This valley has everything a deer needs. There are two swamp-like marshes (pink) in the very bottom of the valley. There are rubs all around this bottom. I shot a buck in the saddle on the far left and the buck ran down and bedded in the first marsh.
Above the first march is a huge acorn flat that has 2 old logging roads torn up with scrapes and rubs every year. This is a big staging area for deer before they head to the big field up top.
We have a box blind overlooking the saddle on the far left. I hinge cut the majority of the saddle and it is not a thicket.
The yellow line are the trails the deer use coming out of the valley. There is only one trail going around the pond on the top right. I usually set up on the bluff above it and try to intercept the deer heading to the field.
The stand on the bottom left is overlooking a well-traveled bench. The bench bottlenecks right infront of the stand. Everything to the right of the stand on the bench is a thicket. I just hung this stand this year and was saving it for the rut. What is the best wind to hunt this stand?
The turquoise spots are where I have seen bucks before.
My general question is, how do you see a mature buck using this piece?
I know the bucks like the higher elevations, but this is prime deer country and a pain to hunt. What are your opinions?
Post topo’s and Aerial photos for free advice. Food plotting, land manipulation, water holes, ect.
First unread post • 1 post • Page 1 of 1
Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 0 guests