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  1. Busted, but recovered?

    Bowhunting and Bowhunter Showcases
    Have you ever had a deer bust you: snorted, blew, etc, but then later had an opportunity at another one? Last night, early season, I had a deer bust me around 5:00 because of the wind, but by 6:00 I had 2 within 5 yards of my stand. I had contemplated just giving up after I was busted, but I'm...
  2. Busted by the big boy?

    Bowhunting and Bowhunter Showcases
    So I need some advice, guys. I hunted my new spot for the first time this morning and right at first light, here comes a bruiser. He's at about 30 yards and 15 feet from my shooting lane when the wind shifted right toward him. Now I've made my share of mistakes and been busted on numerous...
  3. Keep getting busted?

    Eastern Bowhunting Gallery
    Hey all season I've been getting busted by deer. At first I figured it had to be that I smelled or something. But after whearing all sorta of scent shield stuff I still got busted by a doe tonight. And I didn't move at all. My dad mentioned that I may have forgotten to scent shield my boots. My...
  4. Buck Busted? What to do?

    Bowhunting and Bowhunter Showcases
    Here's the scenario: Big bug, spotted twice from 65 yards out in stand taking same path. (two days in a row) ~ 8:15 am, and then at 7:15 am following day. Setup a second stand closer to travel route. Wind seemed to be ok, (but swirly - so could be the issue here). Cover seemed goodl 6'th...