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I spent 13 hours on stand yesterday staring at the same cut down. All I seen were mosquitoes,birds,chipmunks and grey tree rats. The constant hum of crickets was a natural hypnosis. The stand is in a good area so I stuck it out. I wish I had brought a hunting mag. I started text messaging a bunch of people for excitement. Yesterday was the true test of my patience. 5 years ago I would of climbed down looking for action.
 

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That's a long time on a stand for anyone. My neck/back require me to take a break after about 4 hrs. Which makes it about lunch time. If I get a misty cool day I will try to stay longer. We tend to shoot at least 75% of our bucks before 11:00am, in bow season during the PA rut.
 

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Well you just never know when it will pay off. One thing is for sure you won't get your deer if you don't hunt. Way to hang in there.
 

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Way to rub it in...My hunting season hasn't even started yet. J/K

For sure some of those long days pay off. Keep it up.
 

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good job

man 13 hours are a darn long time theres no way i could do that. im headin 2 the woods tommorow but i doubt il be settin there for 13 hours. Way to hang in there like a real hunter.
 

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Your chances are much better than mine of harvesting a deer. I have never seen a deer run through my shop in all the years I've been there.
Good Luck Good Job!!
 
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