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#3096107 - 12/26/12 12:27 PM Windy in East Tn. Any luck?
4 Point

Registered: 10/26/11
Posts: 296
Loc: Bradley County

It is extremely windy here in east tn and the temperature is dropping. Just curious who all hunts when it is real windy out and if anybody has had any luck hunting extremely windy days?

I hardly ever see deer when it is real windy out, the few times I have, they have been skiddish. I like to hear how others fair on days with high winds.
1st Rifle Kill - 9 pt "On the wall"
1st Muzzleloader Kill - 6 pt "On the wall"
1st Bow Kill - 5 pt "On the grill"
Still trying to the beat the 1st in each category - hopefully this will be the year?

#3096149 - 12/26/12 12:58 PM Re: Windy in East Tn. Any luck? [Re: Nacho]
6 Point

Registered: 08/13/12
Posts: 959
Loc: Coon Creek

High winds are good for stillhunting. But I have had limited success while hunting in them.
#3096194 - 12/26/12 01:42 PM Re: Windy in East Tn. Any luck? [Re: 348Winchester]
16 Point

Registered: 01/20/04
Posts: 14771
Loc: Clinton, TN

Windy as heck in middle TN. I hunted over a field and left when it started raining again. I can look outside and usually see a few deer early and late inside the house. Nothing was moving.
Greg Cooper

#3096255 - 12/26/12 02:34 PM Re: Windy in East Tn. Any luck? [Re: JeepKuntry]

Registered: 12/05/03
Posts: 27878
Loc: TN

I like to Stillhunt in this kind of wind but rarely set a stand when its blowing this hard!
#3096369 - 12/26/12 04:22 PM Re: Windy in East Tn. Any luck? [Re: Winchester]
Diehard Hunter
12 Point

Registered: 08/01/08
Posts: 6980
Loc: East Tennessee

I stayed home today. i may try it tomorrow afternoon.
The recreational value of a game animal is inverse to the artificiality of its origin and the intensiveness of the management system that produced it. Aldo Leopold

#3096687 - 12/26/12 07:28 PM Re: Windy in East Tn. Any luck? [Re: Diehard Hunter]
Bone Collector
14 Point

Registered: 09/09/09
Posts: 9646
Loc: Murfreesboro, TN

I still hunted with no luck. i saw 4 in a cut corn field at about 1:30 on the way to my spot. I did se about 30 turkey, but they do'nt count yet I did sit in my stand for about 10 minutes and then got down, way to windy. Pulled the cards out of my cameras, very little movement in the last week or so.
Semper Fidelis!

“There are hunters and there are victims. By your discipline, cunning, obedience and alertness, you will decide if you are a hunter or a victim.”
General James Mattis

#3096694 - 12/26/12 07:32 PM Re: Windy in East Tn. Any luck? [Re: Bone Collector]
18 Point

Registered: 03/12/99
Posts: 21393
Loc: lenoir city,tn

sat today out. maybe in the morning.

#3096922 - 12/26/12 10:00 PM Re: Windy in East Tn. Any luck? [Re: stik]
8 Point

Registered: 09/08/12
Posts: 2387
Loc: Etowah Tennessee

My favorite times to hunt are windy days like today in a field. High winds takes away their scenses and fields are the only place theyl feed cause then they can at least see some movment in open terrain. Thats the only weather conditions I will sit in a stand all day long and wudv today but the railroad told me no so im stuck driving trains.
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