Sometimes camo isn't important, but a good hunting blind can be.
For several years my property bordered public hunting lands. About seventy steps from my front door I could fish, hunt, or do most anything I wanted. One of my favorite times of day was drinking my morning coffee on the river bank while watching the sunrise. Each morning I watched deer, rabbits, quail, hawks, turkey, pheasant, road runners, coyotes, and an occasional oddity like panthers, eagles, and badgers. Included in the animal population during warmer months were snakes, lizards, and various insects. For those of us who enjoy the outdoors, my land was almost ideal.
Over the years I watched countless hunters walking the river bed and surrounding lands, but the only individuals that I ever saw even get close to a deer were my wife and I.
A hunter friend had sat quietly behind a river bank for several hours, hoping to spot a deer along the mile wide river bed. After about eight hours he gave up and walked over to my land to chat. Shortly after he arrived and we began talking, a nice sized doe walked from my south acreage onto the land where we stood and began grazing about fifty yards from us. The deer in my region knew that my land was safe - I never hunted on my own land - and so during hunting seasons there was a large population of deer and other animals on my properties.
Animals are quite a bit smarter than what many people might think, and if your area is tough to hunt in, a good hunting blind can be an important asset. Unless a deer is the dumbest of the lot, the deer will recognize a new hunting blind as a thing that does not belong in the area and the deer will keep a distance. If possible set up your hunting blind months before hunting season so that the area's animals will grow accustomed to the blind.
On one of my properties I used to target practice while turkeys stood perched in the trees directly above me. Camo isn't much important; I wore a red plaid shirt and a white cowboy hat, and still the animals stayed around to watch. Deer also watched as I practiced long range shooting, as well as when I mowed.
The 'no-scent' chemicals have a peculiar odor that can be more disturbing to animals than not masking your scent at all. For most hunters, perhaps the most important benefit - other than an accurate rifle - is a hunting blind. On the other pages I have listed a few hunting tips and blinds that I think ought to work well.
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