Poll: hang on/saddle/climber/ladder/ground

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Poll: Hang on/saddle/climber/ladder

Hang on
79
42%
Saddle
71
37%
Climber
20
11%
Ladder stand
5
3%
Ground
15
8%
 
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Poll: hang on/saddle/climber/ladder/ground

Unread postby Tydaniel2340 » Wed Oct 14, 2020 8:22 am

Not sure if this has been done recently, but would be curious to see the output on this.


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Re: Poll: hang on/saddle/climber/ladder/ground

Unread postby Boogieman1 » Wed Oct 14, 2020 9:24 am

I voted hang on. While all are fine tool. For me a hang on works in all situations. The others are specialty gear. Ground hunting is dang sure the cheapest and safest. But for me the benefit of being in the air is worth the cost and effort.
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Re: Poll: hang on/saddle/climber/ladder/ground

Unread postby <DK> » Wed Oct 14, 2020 9:45 am

Highly dependent on terrain! Given tree selection, ill choose a climber all day
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Re: Poll: hang on/saddle/climber/ladder/ground

Unread postby Crazinamatese » Wed Oct 14, 2020 9:59 am

I can set up really fast in a climber. But climbers won’t go into any tree like a hang-on can.
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Re: Poll: hang on/saddle/climber/ladder/ground

Unread postby Wetfoot » Wed Oct 14, 2020 10:16 am

I hunted out of a climber for years. Have only used it onc or twice a year for the past 5 years. A hang on gets me almost everywhere I want to go. In some instances the ground game is simply the best option, especially in very thick timber swamps.
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Re: Poll: hang on/saddle/climber/ladder/ground

Unread postby E72 » Wed Oct 14, 2020 10:44 am

Mainly saddle now but always have my leafy jacket / headcover in the pack if the situation calls for a ground sit . I have one spot with a small pine tree I prepped that I will need to use my Assault hang on in .
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Re: Poll: hang on/saddle/climber/ladder/ground

Unread postby Mike32 » Wed Oct 14, 2020 10:59 am

I voted hang on, I have a saddle and used it a few times. But when I'm going in for a kill I always seem to grab the lone wolf assault ll and move in. That may change sometime but not this year lol
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Re: Poll: hang on/saddle/climber/ladder/ground

Unread postby backstraps » Wed Oct 14, 2020 11:02 am

First and last for me .... but I chose one option: hang on as that's what I do mostly. Ground is for sure my second most used method
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Re: Poll: hang on/saddle/climber/ladder/ground

Unread postby isitseasonyet? » Wed Oct 14, 2020 11:14 am

I voted ground, although it’s harder to get away with some things, I love the freedom.

Lately I’ve been scouting in my ghillie and setting up on the best sign, and then picking a kill tree for later/next year.

I’m thinking (not proven yet) that I will spend less than 30% of my “hunt able” days in a hang on, and 70% scouting or on the ground observing and other things.

I also venture to guess that the 30% in a stand will be the most successful because I have a plan, and good intel.

But I’m in my first year of refining my own style. So far it’s a lot of fun for me!
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Re: Poll: hang on/saddle/climber/ladder/ground

Unread postby oldrank » Wed Oct 14, 2020 11:38 am

Comfort wins for me. Climber. I will use the other methods when I need to.
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Re: Poll: hang on/saddle/climber/ladder/ground

Unread postby A5BLASTER » Wed Oct 14, 2020 11:41 am

I voted climber, hunted from hang-on/sticks, climbers for years and for the woods I hunt the climber is the way to go.
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Re: Poll: hang on/saddle/climber/ladder/ground

Unread postby brancher147 » Wed Oct 14, 2020 11:48 am

I am probably 80 or 90 percent ground the rest is now in a saddle. I never liked climbers or ladders. I used preset hang ons for years.
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Re: Poll: hang on/saddle/climber/ladder/ground

Unread postby Rich M » Wed Oct 14, 2020 1:04 pm

I had to choose ladder, ground or climber. Chose ladder cause I feel safe and am elevated.

Not exactly for evening hunts or scout and hunt hunts. But safe, secure, comfy.
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Re: Poll: hang on/saddle/climber/ladder/ground

Unread postby Trout » Wed Oct 14, 2020 1:08 pm

I voted saddle, but I spend just as much time hunting from the ground. Id say its 50/50 between those two for me.
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Re: Poll: hang on/saddle/climber/ladder/ground

Unread postby Eddiegomes83 » Wed Oct 14, 2020 1:16 pm

I chose saddle but i have all and use all with exception of ladder stand...dont really use it. I would maybe if i hunted private land.


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