Deer Stands Manhattan KS

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Dick's Sporting Goods
(785) 539-7800
Manhattan Marketplace
Manhattan, KS
 
Finish Line The
(785) 537-9229
100 Town Ctr
Manhattan, KS
 
Don Morton Sports
(785) 776-5551
2040 Tuttle Creek Blvd
Manhattan, KS
 
N Zone Sportswear
(785) 776-3234
613 Pecan Cir
Manhattan, KS
 
K-State Place The
(785) 539-8798
100 Town Ctr
Manhattan, KS
 
Cottonwood Racquet & Fitness Club
(785) 776-6060
3615 Claflin Road
Manhattan, KS
 
K-State Super Store
(785) 537-0844
520 McCall Rd
Manhattan, KS
 
Pathfinder The
(785) 539-5639
304 Poyntz Ave
Manhattan, KS
 
Ballard Sporting Goods
(785) 539-2441
1218 Moro St
Manhattan, KS
 
Ole Mike's Shooter Supply
(785) 537-9815
1111 N 3rd St
Manhattan, KS
 

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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