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5 acres enough to bowhunt?

Postby FlaWoodie » Sun Jul 03, 2011 9:26 pm

Just thought I would see what you guys thought on here.
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Re: 5 acres enough to bowhunt?

Postby Jeramie » Mon Jul 11, 2011 9:43 am

I have seen large deer killed on less..

Keep in mind that deer head for cover when wounded. Ergo they would likely run into the timber V's heading into someones back yard. Just make sure after the shot you stay as quiet as you were before the shot. Also, put a draw in the timber like a mineral/ salt block, stump lick, or if you can plant something do so. That way you take a shot inside the timber. I have shot deer that laid down in sight. Just stay still for 30-45 minutes and give them time to expire.

I would hunt it in a heartbeat if it was available. It likely will have less pressure than most other places.
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Re: 5 acres enough to bowhunt?

Postby huntall6 » Mon Jul 18, 2011 2:43 am

i would suggest letting your neighbors know that you are going to be hunting and ask for permission to retrieve a downed deer on their property if the situation should arise.
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