Since I am not working anymore I'll usually stay out for the season witch is 30 days for deer and elk not counting small game. Now I really don't get serrious over Labor Day with all the extra hunters in the field or if it is raining or snowing. But if it does snow I'm out there as soon as it quits. I'll also have to take a time out if I shoot one of the critters until I get it taken care of.
last year I put in about 30 days of archery in colorado. Now that I moved back to FL there are multiple archery season for different parts of the state. Hell I could hunt for almost 4 months traight with a bow if i wanted too.
It will probably be more like 2 months this year. I try to be in the woods every chance I get during open season.
Deer hunters spend so much time trying to pattern deer that we forget that we also can be "patterned." After all, most of us hunt the same days and the same hours, so it isn't difficult for deer to figure us out.
While we would never recommend giving up hunting the traditional moving times for deer -- early morning and late evening -- it's important to keep in mind that deer will move at other times of the day. Sometimes hunting through lunch, or getting in your stand earlier than usual for an...