I shot this deer with a .270 at about 60 yards. I was very high up a pine tree which gave me a steep downward angle at the deer. I hit him between the shoulder blades, he dropped in his tracks.
One thing I forgot to mention in my previous post, this was a 3 1/2 yr. old buck that weighed 175 pounds. I know this deer is no trophy by modern standards, but seeing how he came off public hunting land,with no QDM in place, and no agriculture fams within 40 miles, I think he is a very nice buck.
How many times have you wished for a better view across a clear cut, an agriculture field or down a powerline?
Ever wanted to get a little higher to try to get above a deer’s nose?
Have you ever wanted a taller stand because… well… just because?
Here is an example of a stand I made a few years ago and it has some very real advantages and a few disadvantages.
commanding view from the stand
able to accommodate two hunters, perfect for parent / child hunts
hunters are well...