Best Hunting Tool?

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What do you feel is the best tool that you use for hunting? In the past two years I finally got a pair of binoculars that had good glass, it has been amazing to me how much more convenient it is to look through them to watch deer over a long period of time. Also, Deer sighting went up because while scanning a woodline I would notice deer that I usually would not have noticed.

What item do you feel has benefited you the most in the woods?
 
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Let me rephrase that...it is good glass to me! This is just a 10x42 Bushnell pair. They are very clear, do not fog in rainy or cold weather, and was only around $125.
 
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I’m going with climbing sticks and saddle. I hunt trees where I want now instead of where I could before.


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Trail cameras have completely changed how I hunt.


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1) Thermacell
2) Climbing stand
3) Good binoculars
 
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Trail Cameras! Before them I was happy killing 110-120 in bucks. With trail cams I found out what I was really missing.
 
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Aerial maps. Without a doubt, the best thing that has happened for my hunting.
 
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Good binoculars
Shooting stick
Hand and toe warmers
 
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ground blinds with buddy heaters im ruint :tu:
 
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Hand held gps. I can walk directly to my stand or any new place I find without bumbling around in the woods. I normally look for a new spot on my walks out after a hunt. I mark the tree with a bright eye and drop a waypoint. And to that end, bright eyes are a great hunting tool. I can go back the next day, next week, next month or next year and find the same tree. I normally name the waypoint something to help my memory and add a number that corresponds with how many notches the tree takes for my Summit Viper cables.
 
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monsterbuck07":3wqt6vmu said:
What do you feel is the best tool that you use for hunting? In the past two years I finally got a pair of binoculars that had good glass, it has been amazing to me how much more convenient it is to look through them to watch deer over a long period of time. Also, Deer sighting went up because while scanning a woodline I would notice deer that I usually would not have noticed.

What item do you feel has benefited you the most in the woods?

A gun.
 
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RandyinTN":3kayq4hv said:
monsterbuck07":3kayq4hv said:
What do you feel is the best tool that you use for hunting? In the past two years I finally got a pair of binoculars that had good glass, it has been amazing to me how much more convenient it is to look through them to watch deer over a long period of time. Also, Deer sighting went up because while scanning a woodline I would notice deer that I usually would not have noticed.

What item do you feel has benefited you the most in the woods?

A gun.

DING DING DING....we have a winner! LOL! Good answer. :tu:
 
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Outside of a weapon...

Summit aluminum climbing stand
Trail Cameras (so I have some idea what I am hunting and what I want to pass)
Modern warm clothing

I'd say those 3 things have helped me more than anything else.

Next on the list would probably be Topo maps
 
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FishnFed":1zm4ed99 said:
add a number that corresponds with how many notches the tree takes for my Summit Viper cables.

That's a good idea. I always put the number of "bright eyes" on the tree I'm going to climb that corresponds with how many notches/knots the tree takes for my Summit Goliath cables. I love getting to the tree and not having to try and guess how to set the cable. I am the only person, that I knew, that did something like that...until I read your post.
 
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pastorbmp":3cs6ux55 said:
RandyinTN":3cs6ux55 said:
monsterbuck07":3cs6ux55 said:
What do you feel is the best tool that you use for hunting? In the past two years I finally got a pair of binoculars that had good glass, it has been amazing to me how much more convenient it is to look through them to watch deer over a long period of time. Also, Deer sighting went up because while scanning a woodline I would notice deer that I usually would not have noticed.

What item do you feel has benefited you the most in the woods?

A gun.

DING DING DING....we have a winner! LOL! Good answer. :tu:



But what if it is bow season? :tu:


Then a bow
 
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pastorbmp":261ysf8g said:
RandyinTN":261ysf8g said:
monsterbuck07":261ysf8g said:
What do you feel is the best tool that you use for hunting? In the past two years I finally got a pair of binoculars that had good glass, it has been amazing to me how much more convenient it is to look through them to watch deer over a long period of time. Also, Deer sighting went up because while scanning a woodline I would notice deer that I usually would not have noticed.

What item do you feel has benefited you the most in the woods?

A gun.

DING DING DING....we have a winner! LOL! Good answer. :tu:
Yep beat me to it. :tu:

Other than weapon I’d have to go with binoculars, hand warmer, or weather app on my phone for keeping up with the wind directions.
 
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A good climbing stand.
Top grade binoculars and scopes.
Merino wool and cashmere base layers. I finally got away from synthetics.
 

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