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.
One of the best ways to scout your hunting area is to look for signs that mature animals leave behind. Wallows, scrapes, rubs and areas littered with tracks are great evidence that game are using your area. But why not look for the single piece of evidence that you are hunting for when fall rolls around anyway... antlers. Game animals in the family cervidae shed their antlers annually. Why not use these unique souvenirs as a way of helping you fill your tag next fall?
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