By John E. Phillips
USA -(AmmoLand.com)- At any given time, I’ll have 10- to 15-different pieces of property to hunt.
The properties I hunt primarily are small, from 8 to 400 acres. I put out Covert trail cameras (https://www.covertscoutingcameras.com) that run 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and 365 days a year, even on properties I’ve hunted for years. From my cameras, I’ve learned where to put up my tree stands, when to put them up and when to move them, but I stay out of the areas I hunt as much as I can. During hunting season, I may check my cameras every 3 days. The rest of the year I only check my cameras about every 3 weeks. I also use binoculars to observe deer during the summer, until just after crop fields have been harvested. I try to stay at least 300-yards away from the deer, and I make sure I remain upwind of them.
In the early season (September and October), I already have my tree stands hung based on trail-camera information and long-distance …Read the Rest