I got in a tree. Spent a day and a half climin up there and building a platform for my new chair (the lawn chair from Amazon.com. Now I have spent more time in a tree this past 4 days than any monkey at the zoo and I half to show for it is a sunburn (i cut back the brush with a polesaw and funnelled him right toward the catnip. I think he stopped by on the third night as I heard something near the banana filled catnip toys. Sounded like he might have been battin them around for a spell ...testin em out...but I couldn't find my night vision and I didn't want to spook him off. SO I sat there and listened. I took me a 2 liter to pee in and used it so i could stay in the tree. just shy of 24 hours straight. Now all the limbs I cut left me exposed to the sun from 8 am to 11 and I had nothin on but a v neck (i am very hot natured) and as luck would have it I dosed off the next morning from being up all night. I got a hell of a sunburn. I am going back out in a few days. But i think the catnip was a go. I'll up date this with a few more points later in the week.
In the darkness, the hunter stumbles through the underbrush, making noise and leaving his scent seemingly EVERYWHERE!
Daylight will be here in 30 minutes and he wanted to be in the stand an hour before daylight.
"I know I left that stand RIGHT in this area last night," he mutters under his breath, "but where is it now?"
He traipses back and forth in a zig zag pattern, getting himself overheated and sweaty, but never finding the stand he left there the previous evening – and eventually sits on a...