no ...because I practice with my deer target from my stands ...I can eye the distances...use to though and I suppose I put my scent cans at certain yrds that I can spot from...but in most part no
I use a rangefinder and range different landmarks when I get into the stand.
My dad does not have a rangefinder, he hunts mostly pines and IMO it is extremely difficult to judge distances in a pine plantation. I plan on spray painting different colors for different yardages on the pines early next spring.
His pins are green and red so I will use those colors to indicate the yardage and as an easy reference of which pin to use.
I'm thinking it should work good.
scottflesher wrote:As many posts, I premark areas with my rangefinder once i'm up the tree. Sometimes animals come in so quickly I cannot range them, but I try if I can.
I'd love to be as precise as many of the other posts, but because I bounce around in my climber alot, it doesn't allow me to.
Luckilly most of the areas I hunt, aren't conducive for a shot past 30 yards, so exact distance isn't as critical as those hunting field edges/food plots.
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