Wind is a crucial factor in determining whitetail deer success. Do you factor in the wind all season or just when it’s bitter cold or during the rut?
Whitetail deer hunting from a tree stand has many distinct advantages. The greatest is the mobility factor. The hunter can move the stand based on changing deer movements with little notice.
For crossbow hunters, a good blind is certainly not a requirement for success, but using one definitely ups the odds as well as adds to the hunter’s overall comfort. However, blinds are ideal when hunting with children, new hunters, and physically-limited hunters.