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I voted yes, but there is something that coincides with that. Entry and Exit routes to the stand. I have some stands that should only be hunted on a certain wind, and should only be accessed a certain way. I also have a couple stands that can be hunted on a couple different winds, but to maximize success potential should be entered according to which wind I have. If you are trying to be successful through out an entire season in a small area, there are days where sitting on the couch may be the best thing to do for the long run. I've got spread sheets with stand sites listed, best winds to hunt, entry and exit routes, and topo maps with the stand locations marked. Before each and every hunt I go to Weather.com and pull up my area and check the hourly forecast to see whats going to be happening. Then I pull my spread sheet to see which stands are available and go from there. The next biggest thing to me is residual ground scent. I'm not a big believer in scent elimination clothing and all that, I've been around dogs too much and have seen just how keen animals noses are, but thats a different discussion for a different time. I'm talking about your trail. I take time every year to trim my trails out good so no branches or weeds rub against me on my way in, and I dont have touch anything to move out of my way when going to my stand. Rubber boots DO work, along with the scent elimination spray. Spray those rubber boots down liberally before your walk in and touch NOTHING with your hands or clothing. The body continually puts off the human scent, rubber boots will only have on them what has been put on them and that can be temporarily removed by the spray. I used to get so aggravated when a deer would cut my trail, and boom, it was over, and it still occasionally happens, but very rarely since I've started taking these extra precautions. Sorry so long, but this is my long answer to your question
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