Hey caper, hope you're scouting was successful. Sorry we didn't get you answered before you went out Here's a link to a post that was made a while back about scouting: http://www.biggamehunt.net/node/17884
If you are just begining, I suggest in the evenings I like setting up just inside a tree line that borders a crop field and in the morning I like getting close to a trail that leads to a bedding area. You can also try finding funnels, staging areas, oak flats, or other food sources which would make good stand sights
Hope this helps some, Good Luck
How many of you out there keep a journal of your hunting trips or outings? I started to about 20 years ago and then moved them from a journal to a story that I will send out to my friends so that they can enjoy the time as well. I'll aslo put into the journal the scouting trips that go along with the hunts of limited or once in a lifetime hunts.
I have found that if you buy a small notebook that fits into your shirt pocket and take it with you when you head out is the...