That was a pretty good video! It wasn't quite the quality of what is usually seen on TV, but I really liked it.
The only time I hunted bear, we weren't able to get up into tree stands - it wasn't legal in my state at the time. We were in ground blinds - just a bunch of logs and sticks piled up to make a little cover in front of us. We were hunting over bait, but out of 4 hunters no one got a bear.
It always looks exciting when they come right up to the ladder and look up as though they are going to climb up and join the hunter in his stand.
While I was up on the mountains looking for some elk, we spotted some off in the distance. And while I was glassing these elk I couldn’t quite pick up the details of these elk because they were clear out there, and because I couldn’t keep steady enough to get a clear picture of what I was looking at. I told my brother, “I can’t really tell ‘cause I’m shaking.” He gave me the best piece of glassing advice I’ve ever been told (‘cause how many glassing tips can there really be...