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#2945963 - 09/17/12 09:48 AM Re: How high off the ground [Re: -DRM-]
KJACK
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about 20 ft is where i like to be for bow to have a good angle.
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#2946138 - 09/17/12 11:58 AM Re: How high off the ground [Re: serriaman07]
J.Maples
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Registered: 07/31/99
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My pull up rope attached to the bottom of my climber is always 20 feet.
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#2946178 - 09/17/12 12:35 PM Re: How high off the ground [Re: J.Maples]
A.Hall
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Registered: 10/05/04
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Killed my 2 biggest bucks 9-10 ft up a tree. The older I get the lower I get in a tree
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#2946287 - 09/17/12 01:51 PM Re: How high off the ground [Re: -DRM-]
booth
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Registered: 09/14/10
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Loc: TN

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15-18 ft on average.
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#2946393 - 09/17/12 03:00 PM Re: How high off the ground [Re: booth]
UTGrad
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Registered: 12/01/07
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Loc: Franklin, TN

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20-25 ft
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#2947617 - 09/18/12 11:22 AM Re: How high off the ground [Re: UTGrad]
plinker22
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Registered: 02/07/05
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All depends on the canopy cover and surroundings. You DO NOT have to be high.

One of my favorite stand I only go 8 feet... but it is perfect. I have shot turkey, deer and coyote from this stand and none ever knew I was there.
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#2947700 - 09/18/12 12:48 PM Re: How high off the ground [Re: plinker22]
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Mud Dauber
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25 to 30. In order to get the most out of a tree saddle, you have to be able to get away with some movement of repositioning around the tree for a full 360 shot radius. In order to do that, you absolutely must be higher than 22 feet, 25 to 30 preferred. I have hunted lower in dense canopy that I can't climb above and or if there is absolutely no potential shot behind me, but I like ~30 feet and ~20 yards back off from where I expect to see deer.
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#2950606 - 09/20/12 04:07 PM Re: How high off the ground [Re: Poser]
bowriter
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Registered: 08/31/02
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My highest 14, my lowest is 8. Most are around 10. A stand should be only as high as the background and foreground cover dictate.
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#3082144 - 12/16/12 04:21 PM Re: How high off the ground [Re: serriaman07]
deerthug78
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Registered: 10/20/11
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depends on the tree and the situation, if i can i hunt high 30 foot mostly if its a had alot of traffic i for sure hunt high.
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#3084015 - 12/17/12 06:12 PM Re: How high off the ground [Re: serriaman07]
tnbowhunter3
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Registered: 01/02/04
Posts: 398
Loc: jackson,tn

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20-25ft
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