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What are 2 advantages and 2 disadvantages of hunting from an elevated stand?
Pros and Cons of Elevated Stands
- Provide a wider field of vision—game is spotted sooner than at ground level.
- Allow time to plan for best shot through earlier detection of game.
- Position a hunter above the animal’s normal field of vision.
- Make a hunter’s scent harder to detect and movement less noticeable.
What is the advantage of hunting from an elevated stand?
At first, an elevated stand offers hunters to have a wider field of vision so that they can spot the game even better as compared to hunting in the field. Since the hunters can detect the game earlier, they get more time to prepare and take the right position to shoot.
What is elevated stand in hunting?
Elevated stands place the hunter above ground level. They can be tree stands placed in or against trees, or freestanding structures. They have become increasingly popular in recent years with both firearm and bow hunters. While they offer certain advantages, they also have some drawbacks, including a degree of risk.
What are the disadvantages of hunting?
List of the Cons of Hunting
- It is more of a sport than a necessity of life. Hunting was rarely about finding a trophy to hang on a wall for our ancestors.
- It can result in animal population reductions.
- It can lead to abusive practices.
- It may cause animals to suffer.
- It may be cost-prohibitive.
What type of treestand should never be used?
Homemade or permanent stands Homemade or permanent treestands made of wood are NOT recommended. These treestands often deteriorate over time and become unsafe. The platform can also become slick due to rain, snow, ice or moss that collects on the stand.
What are the four different types of elevated hunting stands?
Portable tree stands can be safe and environmentally friendly. Homemade stands should not be used. Commercial stands that are manufactured, certified, and tested to industry standards are best.
Why are deer stands elevated?
First, it provides the bow hunter with a shot angle that allows the arrow to exit at a lower place on the animal, which actually helps create a better blood trail to find the deer if it runs off. With the elevated blind, it is less likely that one hunter will interfere with another guy’s hunt.
Which type of elevated stand does not need a tree hunting?
Permanent tree stands are eyesores that upset people who enjoy the woods but don’t hunt.
Why you should not hunt?
Hunters cause injuries, pain and suffering to animals who are not adapted to defend themselves from bullets, traps and other cruel killing devices. Hunting destroys animal families and habitats, and leaves terrified and dependent baby animals behind to starve to death.
What causes over hunting?
Overpopulation. The extensive increase in population every year has led to the encroachment of the forests by the people and hunters, that have increased the poaching and hunting activity, leading to overhunting.
What should carry with you in a stand?
Carry a flashlight, extra bulbs, and batteries. Always turn on your flashlight while walking to or from your tree stand in low-light conditions.
What is the maximum length of time you should leave a stand attached to a tree?
Do not leave a stand attached to a tree for more than two weeks. Never exceed the weight limit of your stand or FAS.