In the last five years, there's been two people bitten by bobcats in SW Ga. Both were camoflaged and using a turkey call at the time.
I quit sitting in the open, and now use a popup blind to keep this from happening to me.
From the books that I have read, there is a lot of importance in knowing every nook and cranny of your hunting territory as well as the animal that you are hunting. So scouting as much as possible, just walking the land, will give you a good idea of what's around the corner or what's on the other side of a hill. Which can be very beneficial.
Making your own maps of human and deer trails, and different types of foliage such as group of pines,...