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#3769708 - Today at 09:34 AM Coffee in my tree stand?

Registered: 09/03/14
Posts: 18
Loc: TN

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What do you all think about drinking coffee in your tree stand? Smell too strong?
#3769713 - Today at 09:39 AM Re: Coffee in my tree stand? [Re: MGarner]
18 Point

Registered: 11/15/02
Posts: 20692
Loc: south fulton

If people can smoke in the stand and kill deer then coffee will be fine. I don't do either, just because i don't smoke or drink coffee. But if i wanted to take a cup of coffee in with me then i'm dang sure doing it. Just play the wind.
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#3769717 - Today at 09:40 AM Re: Coffee in my tree stand? [Re: MGarner]
TN Larry
10 Point

Registered: 09/17/03
Posts: 2968
Loc: Baxter, Tennessee

I would worry more about the movement than the smell. If they smell the coffee, then they can probably smell you. JMO though....
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#3769729 - Today at 10:09 AM Re: Coffee in my tree stand? [Re: TN Larry]
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Registered: 07/10/14
Posts: 477
Loc: cumberland

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If i tried to bring coffee to the stand, I would have it spilt all over the place before daylight.
#3769730 - Today at 10:12 AM Re: Coffee in my tree stand? [Re: TN Larry]
in the dog house!
14 Point

Registered: 11/29/12
Posts: 9393
Loc: west tn

If your playing the wind the movement is whats going to get you before the smell. You could rig up a straw. Maybe get one of those kids silly straws thats long and straighten it out?

I did smoke, and killed many deer while smoking, but I would light a smoke and leave it in my mouth till it was gone to keep my movement to a minimum.
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#3769765 - Today at 11:23 AM Re: Coffee in my tree stand? [Re: in the dog house!]
Mike Belt
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16 Point

Registered: 03/26/99
Posts: 17880
Loc: Lakeland, Tn.

Over the years I've killed quite a few deer with a lit cigarette in my hands. I also take a snack and drink with me on my hunt. Don't get me wrong because smell plays a huge difference in the outcome of your hunt but if you're hunting with the wind 9 times out of 10 it's going to be movement that gives you away. Pay attention to that and you can almost get away with whatever you're doing.

#3769782 - Today at 11:48 AM Re: Coffee in my tree stand? [Re: Mike Belt]
6 Point

Registered: 09/16/11
Posts: 806
Loc: Wayne Co. , Tennessee

Just depends on how you hunt.. And what your after..
I wouldn't, but I'm only after 3+ yr old bucks, at least the first couple hunts. And I'll be hunting right quarters, knowing it's likely deer will approach down wind..

If I were just out there to see what I see and arrow a deer, I'd probably do it.. Also if you are a guy that hunts strictly by the wind, and give up a direction..
U are probably increasing the amount of foreign odor 10 fold..

Just depends...

#3769783 - Today at 11:49 AM Re: Coffee in my tree stand? [Re: BHC]
6 Point

Registered: 09/16/11
Posts: 806
Loc: Wayne Co. , Tennessee

Tight quarters*

#3769799 - Today at 12:40 PM Re: Coffee in my tree stand? [Re: BHC]
The ScubaCamper
4 Point

Registered: 08/14/13
Posts: 486
Loc: Chattanooga, TN

I killed my first deer last year. I did nothing right - got there well after sunrise, no camo, no scent blocker, didn't even shower that morning, coffee in-hand, forgot half my tree stand so I had to sit about 3 feet off the ground, spilled my coffee, was crackin' sunflower seeds and not making much effort to be quiet while setting up.

About 30 minutes later, that ol' 7-point come walkin' up and by the time he saw me, I'd already had my gun up.

Fired the shot, he fell - paced it off to 20 yards.

I may have had the wind in my direction, I don't remember but I suspect if he'd smelled the coffee, he might not have come up that far - but who knows, you never can tell what they're gonna do.

I watched a video on youtube last week where a guy was dropping peanuts on a doe who was eating them at the bottom of his tree. He even dropped them directly on her head and she never once looked up - just kept eating them. ;\)
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#3769878 - Today at 03:09 PM Re: Coffee in my tree stand? [Re: MGarner]
6 Point

Registered: 01/12/12
Posts: 639
Loc: Unicoi Tn.

In 35 years of whitetail hunting and maybe around a hundred or so deer. They have all been killed within minutes of me drinking coffee on the ground or in the stand. I never leave home without my thermos full of joe. I think it's a non-issue. Some will disagree, but I think it arouses curiosity in some animals since it's an organic smell. I know for sure that bears will come in to check it.
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