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how can you get the deer to come out during the day i never see deer during shooting hours but they are all over the place at night(trail cam pics prove that)

Question by 30browning06. Uploaded on October 13, 2010

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from deerstalker wrote 3 years 27 weeks ago

Trust me they're out there! Remember a trail camera only covers one spot and not all deer go through that one spot. But there can be alot of reasons for why you aren't seeing deer on stand. The weather lately has been warm and the deer have got their winter coats already so they will wait till night comes to go out and feed. Other than that, adjusting your stand to a different area and making sure your scent isn't busting you could help. You can also play the weather and fronts to help see more deer. Good luck!

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from jamesti wrote 3 years 27 weeks ago

the deer will bed during the day but they do get up every once i a while to browse. i've seen some of my best deer in the middle of the afternoon. good luck.

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from country road wrote 3 years 27 weeks ago

You can't "make" them come out in the daytime without stomping through the woods and scaring them up. All you can do is be patient, put in your time and be sure that you'll get one sooner or later if you've done your homework and have your stand in the right place. The rut will kick in soon, depending on where you are, and will get them moving more during the day. They tend to move more during the day on a full moon, too. Deer hunting is fun, but it's not necessarily easy.

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from Big-Buk wrote 3 years 27 weeks ago

These guys said it best but u could always try a little fawn bleat every once in awhile to. Good Luck!

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from milsky24 wrote 3 years 26 weeks ago

If you can get with a big group of guys try driving the deer! I do it every year and it works great. It got me my first deer a 9point buck 205 lbs.

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from scratchgolf72 wrote 3 years 26 weeks ago

u gotta move your stand location, probably your best opportunity at this time of year is between core beddign areas and a food source, catch them moving there before dark, and back to the thick stuff in the early morning.

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from deerstalker wrote 3 years 27 weeks ago

Trust me they're out there! Remember a trail camera only covers one spot and not all deer go through that one spot. But there can be alot of reasons for why you aren't seeing deer on stand. The weather lately has been warm and the deer have got their winter coats already so they will wait till night comes to go out and feed. Other than that, adjusting your stand to a different area and making sure your scent isn't busting you could help. You can also play the weather and fronts to help see more deer. Good luck!

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from jamesti wrote 3 years 27 weeks ago

the deer will bed during the day but they do get up every once i a while to browse. i've seen some of my best deer in the middle of the afternoon. good luck.

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from country road wrote 3 years 27 weeks ago

You can't "make" them come out in the daytime without stomping through the woods and scaring them up. All you can do is be patient, put in your time and be sure that you'll get one sooner or later if you've done your homework and have your stand in the right place. The rut will kick in soon, depending on where you are, and will get them moving more during the day. They tend to move more during the day on a full moon, too. Deer hunting is fun, but it's not necessarily easy.

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from Big-Buk wrote 3 years 27 weeks ago

These guys said it best but u could always try a little fawn bleat every once in awhile to. Good Luck!

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from milsky24 wrote 3 years 26 weeks ago

If you can get with a big group of guys try driving the deer! I do it every year and it works great. It got me my first deer a 9point buck 205 lbs.

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from scratchgolf72 wrote 3 years 26 weeks ago

u gotta move your stand location, probably your best opportunity at this time of year is between core beddign areas and a food source, catch them moving there before dark, and back to the thick stuff in the early morning.

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