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Sunshine Sports
(406) 252-3724
304 MOORE ST
Billings, MT
 
Get A Grip Pro Shop
(406) 245-0930
1431 Industrial Ave
Billings, MT
 
Rainbow Run Fly Shop
(406) 656-3455
Billings, MT
 
Exercise Equipment Repair
(406) 248-6657
131 Moore Ln
Billings, MT
 
Time Out Sports
(406) 245-9735
W Park Plz
Billings, MT
 
Sports Authority
(406) 656-3888
Rimrock Village, 100 N. 24th Street West
Billings, MT
Services
Golf Hitting Cage, Golf Trade-In Program, Ski-Snowboard Rentals & Jr. Season Lease, Ski-Snowboard/Bike Tech Shop, Firearms/Hunting, Hunting and Fishing Licenses, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
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Montana Health & Fitness Equipme
(406) 248-6657
131 Moore Ln
Billings, MT
 
Shipton's Big R
(406) 252-0503
216 N 14th St
Billings, MT
 
Sunshine Sports
(406) 252-3724
304 Moore Ln
Billings, MT
 
Rimrock Mall
(406) 656-9220
Billings, MT
 

How high should you set your deer stand

I have hunted with a lot of different people who have different opinions on how high a hunter should set his deer stand.

The biggest part of setting your deerstand is to set it to where you are comfortable. If you are not comfortable because your deerstand is way too high in the tree, most likely you are not going to be making comfortable shots.

My opinion though, I think the higher up you can get the better chance you have of not spooking a deer. I like to set my stands anywhere from 25 ft. to 32 ft. being this is the highest I can get without feeling a little uncomfortable being any higher. A lot of the guys I hunt with tend to keep there stands around 15ft. to 20ft. I have hunted a lot out of both heights and I seem to see and keep deer around me a lot longer when I am higher in the tree. There is a better chance that your natural smell is going to stay higher in the air and the deer are less likely to smell you out. The deer don't seem to pay attention to things that high in the tree. They just have a harder time seeing that high up.

So if you want to see more deer and have deer hang around your stand a lot longer, push that stand a little higher than most hunters do and you will see the difference yourself.

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