BURR! So, Wednesday was an 80-degree day and I couldn’t stop sweating in the stand… but we are in Iowa so the weather flipped and we started this morning out below freezing! My body was totally NOT adjusted so I froze, especially in a stand that faced me into the north wind! I managed though and will plan better for the rest of the weekend!
The stand I sat in is on top of a hill in the timber, off a grass field and not far from a pond. I am after a doe this morning, so I thought they might be traveling through this area down to the pond sometime during my morning sit. I shot a mature doe last season in this same stand.
I ended up seeing 7 does, 5 tom turkeys and a raccoon. I was right about the does going to the pond, but they ended up traveling below me too far – no shots.