Advice needed with standing corn

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heitmann13
 
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Advice needed with standing corn

Postby heitmann13 » Tue Sep 23, 2008 3:13 pm

I'm going to be ground hunting a corn field that I have been watching for the past couple of weeks.  I have caught some decent deer moving back and forth between the corn and the beans.  I have permission to hunt all the surrounding area except over the hill where the bucks travel to. 

First pic is a distant view.

http://i225.photobucket.com/albums/dd262/heitmann13/Hunting%20pics%20from%2008/Scouting9-20-08002.jpg

A little closer...........

http://i225.photobucket.com/albums/dd262/heitmann13/Hunting%20pics%20from%2008/Scouting9-20-08001-1.jpg

This pic is the only shot I have been able to get of the buck, there is two of them and this is the smaller of the two.  Either one will be worthy enough for my first buck archery kill.  Sorry it's so blurry, first time trying to digiscope...

http://i225.photobucket.com/albums/dd262/heitmann13/Hunting%20pics%20from%2008/Scouting9-20-08004-1.jpg



Any advice on how to hunt standing corn from the ground?  I'll be using coon urine for cover scent since I have seen coons running around and through the corn and it doesn't seem to bother the deer when they walk across their trail.
  There are alot of does as well around the area so that will be an extra challenge hunting the area.... Man I love this sport!!!!  Season opens on the 9/27, I'll report back................

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RE: Advice needed with standing corn

Postby Woods Walker » Tue Sep 23, 2008 4:41 pm


heitmann13
 
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RE: Advice needed with standing corn

Postby heitmann13 » Tue Sep 23, 2008 5:16 pm

WW- I had read that post before but thanks for brining that up to my attention again, was a great read.  Have you ever noticed where most deer seem to bed in the corn?  The field that I'm hunting is rather large and I don't know if the deer are going to be bedded in the middle or just a couple of rows in from the edge?  The edge i'm looking to hunt is running E to W. 
   Also, how far in do you think scent is blown into the corn? Does it go all the way through the field or will it die out within the first couple of rows due to the wind stopping it?  i know that the wind speed will play a factor on how far the my scent is blown, just trying to get an idea of how far it will blow.  I'll have to make a game time decision on how to get to the spot I'm going to hunt, I think for my first time I'll try sitting and another time I will try the stalk.
 
Great Ideas so far.  Thanks


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