Deer Stands Columbia MO

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Dick's Sporting Goods
(573) 447-1001
227 N. Stadium
Columbia, MO
 
Tombstone Tackle
(573) 874-2277
1206 Business Loop 70 W Ste K
Columbia, MO
 
Play It Again Sports
(573) 442-9291
1206 Business Loop 70 W Ste N
Columbia, MO
 
Clearwater Outfitters
(573) 443-4940
1206 Business Loop 70 W
Columbia, MO
 
Tryathletics
(573) 447-2453
1605 Chapel Hill Rd Ste A
Columbia, MO
 
Bass Pro Sports
(573) 886-7100
3101 Bass Pro Drive
Columbia, MO
 
Links at Columbia
(573) 474-0330
5000 Clark Ln
Columbia, MO
 
Bass Pro Shops
(573) 886-7100
3100 Vandiver Dr
Columbia, MO
 
Schmidt Billiards & Game Rooms
(573) 445-4010
2525 Bernadette Dr
Columbia, MO
 
M C Sports
(573) 445-9481
Columbia Mall
Columbia, MO
 

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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