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#3058982 - 12/01/12 10:21 PM Affect of fog on hunting?
4 Point

Registered: 11/18/08
Posts: 122
Loc: rutherford county tennessee

There was heavy fog in Bedford Co for hours this morning. This is first morning with no deer movement observed. That raised the question in my mind as to how heavy fog affects the deer. What is your experience hunting in thick fog?
#3058986 - 12/01/12 10:29 PM Re: Affect of fog on hunting? [Re: hunt_4646]
4 Point

Registered: 10/16/12
Posts: 206
Loc: NW Tenn

There's two ways to look at it. do the deer feel more secure because the thick fog makes them feel hidden and they moved early but you couldn't see them because of the fog. Or does it make them bed down and not move because like us they cannot see as well and that makes them cautious.
#3059022 - 12/01/12 11:56 PM Re: Affect of fog on hunting? [Re: travle]
Mud Dauber
16 Point

Registered: 07/28/10
Posts: 12553
Loc: Tennessee

I like it.
It doesn't have to be fun to be fun.

Wild & crazy, can't be stopped. Only the strong will survive.

Keep your knife sharp and your skillet greasy.

#3059135 - 12/02/12 07:15 AM Re: Affect of fog on hunting? [Re: Poser]
Jerkasourous of the non-typical kind

Registered: 03/11/99
Posts: 64846
Loc: Nashville, TN

Usually, deer will move more and longer into the morning in a heavy fog. They feel secure moving in a low-visibility environment.
"Know where you stand, and stand there" --Jesuit Father Daniel Berrigan

"There is no reasoning someone out of a position he has not reasoned himself into." --Clive James

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