An Environment Is A Deer 's Home Essay

1436 Words Nov 18th, 2015 6 Pages
An environment is a deer’s home; if they do not feel safe or welcome in that home, they will leave and find a different one. Once we had found the deer’s home, I’ve learned from my family and hunting classes that as hunters we should change it slightly to our advantage. After we scouted and found the game, it was up to us to use the resources that are in the piece of woods or field and manipulate them so that we had the best possible chance to bag a game deer. A field or a piece of open woods that deer like to travel and feel safe in is the best place to set up, which means that there has to be a good amount of cover for them to hide in, but not too much so that it’s hard for them to move through. We have a field behind our house that we had a stand in and we also have a piece of woods right below our house that we had scouted and found was a great spot to hunt deer in. Every year, a couple weeks before season, as tradition in our house now goes, we put up our tree stands, but every year we run into problems. When a tree stand is put up, shooting lanes, or lanes that would be clear so when the game steps into them there is a clear shot and the ideal time to pull the trigger, must be put in, but even though we open these lanes every year, trees and vegetation tend to grow there. The smallest twig off of a growing sapling, something that goes unnoticed in the heat of the moment, can cause a bullet that is traveling at around 1000 m/s to bounce off its projected line to…

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