Course Outline

Bowhunter using fall-arrest system

When choosing a stand location:

  • Place a stand adjacent to game trails or where game sign is abundant.
  • Place a stand no higher than necessary.
  • Never place a stand in a dead tree, in trees with large overhanging dead limbs, or on or near utility poles.
  • Select only trees that are straight.
  • Locate the stand downwind from the animals' expected route.
  • Never place stands on fence lines or near another landowner's property.
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