I can't help but wonder, what non-hunting, boneheaded, genious at the DNR made the command decision to put the "Special 4 Day Gun Hunt" right smack dab in the middle of the PRIME TIME part of the Bow Hunting season. Why coudn't they have put it at the begining of the Bow Hunt or just added 4 days at the end of the regular gun hunt.
Bow Hunting is like a religion to the true dedicated Bow Hunters. It just doesn't seem right, especially when Bow Hunters have been scouting, patterning and reconing the movements of deer in their woods for months.
If you're lucky enough to be on private land and can leave your stand up during the off season you can tie an old piece of cloth or something of the sort to your stand. I like to use an old camo bandana that I have. That way the deer get used to the movement and eventually don't bother even looking up when there is slight movement. This may just give you the time to draw your bow or raise your gun without being detected.