Dont know if your still around giving this thread is from 2006? I set mine up in thick dense new growth where i know they bed. I have found in the area i hunt some VERY well used rails and set them up off the trails. it has worked well for me so far. good luck.
Let me start by telling you the story of two Johns.
John number one went on a day hike with a couple of friends in the Cascade Mountains about an hour from Seattle. He somehow got separated from his buddies and became lost. John was dressed in casual cloths for a warm weather day hike and had nothing but a lunch with him. He spent three days in those mountains and luckily made it out to tell the story.
John number two, a friend of John number one, was much better prepared when...