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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 11-12-2009, 07:54 PM Thread Starter
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hey guys, im new to the site this is my first post, i had a question about atv;s while hunting...this is my first season hunting and with a bow, i have been scouting in the mountains up behind my house, and i ride my fourwheeler...actually today i drove up on to big doe this morning around 2 o'clock about 30 yrds away....would this be enough to spook them into not coming back there?...and how far away from my stand should i park my fourwheeler?...
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 11-12-2009, 08:00 PM
 
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I use a 4 wheeler on some hunts and my 4 wheeler has never been a problem during a hunt,
deer get used to hearing and seeing them in the areas I use my 4 wheeler so it's not anything new to them not in those areas anyway.
I usually park about 200 yards away.

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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old 11-13-2009, 06:50 AM
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I ride in on my honda when the water is low
then i will walk to my stand were ever it may be
While I have been hunting on a stand i have noticed deer that are in the open , head for cover or get on alert when they here one coming
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post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old 11-13-2009, 09:32 AM
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If people normally ride 4 wheelers on that land it isn't a problem. Don't give them too much credit. Especially Does

Deer are pretty smart, but I still see a lot dead on the side of the road. Catch my drift.
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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 11-13-2009, 08:19 PM
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Around here the deer are pretty used to the 4 wheelers and such. Some will stay and look as you go by and others will bolt. But I always see the deer after riding in. I used to park a little ways away but now with that new exhaust system I have to park much, much further. But if there are other 4 wheelers riding around your area then the deer pretty much get accustomed to them. Oh and welcome to the site Chad.
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