Great Deer Habitat and Scent Control Makes For Less Hunting Pressure and More Deer Sightings
A lot of hunters can tell you why they see less deer while hunting as the season progresses.
The most common answer is “Hunting pressure causes deer to go nocturnal.”
But not as many hunters can tell you how to decrease this problem of hunting pressure. Many believe it’s decreasing the number of times they hunt a particular stand or how careful they enter and exit their stands undetected.
These definitely help, but if your hunting property layout has not been properly planned out to allow you to enter and exit your stands undetected and with good scent control, then your deer sightings are not likely to go up as the hunting season progresses like it does for Jim.
In this video, Jim recaps his first 6 weeks of bow season on his small property in southern Michigan. As Jim hunts during late season in December, his percentage of bucks sightings per hunt usually go up, even though it’s after the 2 week long firearm season.