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charliepete2

Sitting or Standing?

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So at the moment of truth, are you sitting or standing? When I first started bowhunting I spooked a few deer trying to stand up, so for years I've been doing the bulk of my shooting from a seated position. About the only time I attempt to stand is when an animal comes in on my domimant hand side. How about you?

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I used to ALWAYS stand, but with advanced age (ouch) it often is more comfortable now to sit. I am more steady now while seated and that makes me a bit more confident. I'll still stand in a heartbeat if I think things are going to happen fast and I can't be sure where that deer will be when it's time for the shot.

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I try to set myself up for a sitting shot when possible but most of the time I end up standing. If I have advanced warning I alwasy stand so I can be ready to take a shot in any direction.

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I do far more practice sitting. Because most the time I stand morning for first hour. and last hour before dark.Any thing else im probable sitting I think its a harder shot any way!!

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I will try to stand but If I believe the deer will see my movements, then it gets whacked sitting down.

Typically I see it coming far enough in advance that I have time to stand as it walks around another tree.

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I've shot almost all of mine sitting. We dont have to many trees to put a stand on here in farm country so im either sitting on the ground or in a home made built stand in the wide open CRP.

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Standing. I use a climber alot and when I am sitting I am facing the tree. I do like to sit when in a 15 ft ladder stand though, they arent up high enough to get away with as much movement.

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I have shot deer both sitting and standing. Given a choice, I'd rather be sitting because my practice has shown I'm a bit steadier when seated. Having said that, you have to be practiced at both, as the deer is not always in a position where sitting would be an option.

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Good question. I'm having this dilema myself because all my stands are ladder stands. I like the ladder for safety reasons and easy of putting them up. BUT I feel that most of the deer see me or even sense me while I sit. Also sitting really limits your shooting range (left to right etc) I missed a very respectable buck last year because he walked behind me and to my right side (i'm right handed) and couldn't get a shot. Now if I was in a hang on stand I could have easily turned a complete 180 and taken the shot. Im now changing my stands and going to a hang on just because of more range or available shooting options. I just have been burned to many times "sitting" and I think if I stand when deer come I don't get siloutted as bad or as much because my body is closer to my tree.

that's just my .02.

mr

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