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erg what am i doing wrong i see tracks i see poop i even scare them off some times i got the right bow i got the right stuff i got the scent killer but for the life of me i cant sit there and and them come anywhere of where i can see them
any advise
iam not a real good speller just by the way
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Describe what you have, and how you are using it. From there you will get much better assistance.
lots of questions come to mind.
 

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Tough to correct what we don't know. Are you hunting from a stand or ground? Are you de-scenting all your equipment and yourself? Do you know the lay of the land to hunt bottlenecks, pinch points, wind direction? If you don't know the travel patterns it's tough to hunt blind so to speak. With the rut near using estrus scented wicks should help you to see some kind of buck. Are the tracks all pointed in one direction would indicate only morning or night travel or equally both ways on the trails, indicates morning and night travels. This is the perfect time to do some light rattleing with a grunt call to change things up some. If you're not seeing some deer in a few hunts then change the area you are hunting. You should be seeing some rub and scrape lines and that's where I'd be hunting.
 

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ok the wind is in my face ,iam in a tree about 25 feet up iam decenting everthing and i dont now there routs and iam going bow
 

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Valleys are tough to hunt as they tend to keep your scent low if you can move up and out of the valley looking for a couple of trails that intersect. I don't like to hunt the very top of hills either. You're going to need to spend more time in the stand or non-hunt days to learn more about your area/deer movement. I don't know how much experience you have under your belt but a good mentor might be of value for you if you can find one close by.
 

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see i do but i have some guys from the church and they usely go out with me and i only have maybe 5 or 6 deer hunts under my belt and only one with a kill but like they can only go with me like once or 2 a year but i go squirel hunting once or 2 a mouth i have a killer shot with a gun thou
 

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Milk and cookies always eases the mind some, kinda lets
out all the previous demons so you can start out with a fresh mental game plan, we call the chess game. In-order to play you have to think like a deer, know his thoughts before he makes them than set him up for
chessmate. This is what keeps me in the woods every year
 

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I wish my bow hunting ratio was that good.... I'd really be hunting alot if every 1 out of 5 times I got a kill....

Patience...
Yeah, mine right now is about 1 out of 25 but, I haven't killed anything yet. So I think the kill/hunt ratio will only go up until I get a deer.
 
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