To each their own, but I wouldn't want to hunt and shoot from a boat. To me, it would be like driving around in a truck and shooting from the truck. I'd be okay with using the boat to spot and then do a stalk, but it would take the fun out of the hunt for me if I just shot the critter from the boat.
Again, not criticizing those that do, it just isn't for me.
I guess I am up in the air on if I would be all about it or not. I have got absolutely no problem with other people doing it and I would have to try it for myself before I could decide. I think a float hunt would be awesome and I think I would definitely prefer a stalk because I think that is the most exciting form of hunting but I think I would have to be in the situation (of shooting from the boat) before I would know what I would do.
There is one tip I have learned over the years in hunting whitetails in late season snow. Do not overlook soybeans left standing on the edges of fence rows, woods, creeks, buildings wherever it might be, this is where the deer will be while the food lasts during late season. December/January will pull deer in from some distance away to feed on the easy to get to food.
I killed one of my nicest bucks off of a very small patch of soybeans that was left after rains created a...