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I hunt state land and I found a swamp that has beds, trails and rubs all over in the willows that are there. I just recentley ventured into the swamp and found that it is not too wet to hunt. I want to take a ground blind and cut some of those willows and brush in the blind. Would this be a good way to spend the day? I want to shoot a decent sized deer but last year and so far this year all I have been able to get is little yearlings! I am getting frustrated! Thanks for your help guys.

Just a add-on cant we get a break! it is going to be windy again this weekend, they are talking upto 40mph gust on Friday, and 10-15 mph on Saturday. Would this affect my setup besides scent?

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set up down wind of the swamp, cut in your blind and hope for the best. Is there a tree close to the swamp that you can use a climber stand on? Is there a hill close by or a slight rise that you can get set up on? better yet, take in a hanger stand and as quietly as you can, get it set up in the morning (yep in the dark) and sit all day... I am just asking these in case you haven't thought about it yet.....

Follow the trails back a bit and set up along a trail?

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There are no trees around this swamp it is a goofy set-up but nobody hunts it. There is a pond in the center also. Thanks for the imput!

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is there scrub brush? what if you took out an 8 or 10 ft. step ladder (a Frame type) brushed that in and climbed up on that in some scragly willows? create a platform to stand on with some scrap wood? Paint it camoflague? Just giving some ideas....I was reading about a guy in New Mexico that does this out coyote hunting, doesn't bother the coyotes........

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I would set up not in the swamps but find the way in and out and set up there. I always didn't like the idea of hunting in the bed but close to where they are coming in and out.

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My stand is along a big swamp with a pond in the middle. All of the deer I have seen in the past few years never go into the swamp. They are along the edges in the brush. I watched a few deer last weekend come right to me at the edge of the swamp. Once they get to the grass, they turn around and head back in the woods. Have seen very few actually in the swamp.

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