Deer Stands Champaign IL

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Dick's Sporting Goods
(217) 352-4173
Pine Tree Plaza
Champaign, IL
 
Fagen Truck Accessories
(217) 398-1929
700 Bloomington Road
Champaign, IL
 
Champaign Cycle CO
(217) 352-7600
506 South Country Fair Drive
Champaign, IL
 
Durst Cycle & Fitness
(217) 352-3300
1201 South Mattis AvenueChampaign
Champaign, IL
 
Truck Trends
(217) 356-2333
2708 North Mattis Avenue
Champaign, IL
 
Happy Trails RV
(217) 714-0589
9260 North County Road 550 N
Champaign, IL
 
University of Illinois - Athletics Division of Intercollegiate- Summer C
(217) 244-7278
1700 South 4th Street
Champaign, IL
 
Wildcountry
(217) 351-4754
109 West John Street
Champaign, IL
 
Dick`s Sporting Goods
(217) 352-4173
2113 North Prospect Avenue
Champaign, IL
 
Ace Diesel Repair Inc
(217) 352-8844
2309 West Bloomington Road
Champaign, IL
 

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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