the climber sounds like a good idea.the stand is probably well know to the deer.if the doe looked up she smelled,saw or knew from past experience.do you remember where you saw them coming from?set up closer to that spot with the climber and spray yourself down good with wildlife secrets scent killer
Now therefore take, I pray thee, thy weapons, thy quiver and thy bow, and go out to the field, and take me some venison.
Genesis 27:3 "The thinking deer hunter should mature through three phases during his hunting life. First phase, "I need to kill a deer." Second phase, I want to harvest a nice deer. And last phase, we must manage this resource so our children and their children can experience the grand tradition of good deer hunting." - Jim Slinsky