Hunting Gear London KY

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Bacon Creek Gun Shop
(606) 528-4860
1205 Cumberland Falls Road
Corbin, KY
Dave& Rex''S Outdoor World
(606) 523-2277
831 W. Cumberland Gap Parkway
Corbin, KY
Big Bottom Branch Gun Shop
1293 Hwy 578 N
Annville, KY
Martins Fork Lake
(606) 573-7655
5965 Hwy 987
Smith, KY
Other Activties
Biking; Boating; Camping; Fishing; Hiking; Hunting; Picnicking; Visitor Center; Water Sports; Wildlife Viewing

Buckhorn Lake
(606) 398-7251
804 Buckhorn Dam Road
Buckhorn, KY
Other Activties
Auto Touring; Biking; Boating; Camping; Fishing; Hiking; Historic & Cultural Site; Hunting; Picnicking; Recreational Vehicles; Water Sports; Wildlife Viewing

8833 South Hwy. 25
Corbin, KY
Chinquapin Rough Gunworks
150 Wiley Hillard Rd
Annville, KY
Yatesville Lake
(606) 686-2412
P.O. Box 1107
Louisa, KY
Other Activties
Boating; Fishing; Hiking; Horseback Riding; Hunting; Water Sports; Wildlife Viewing

Littcarr Campground
(606) 642-3052
Sassafras, KY
Other Activties
Boating; Camping; Fishing; Hunting

Daniel Boone National Forest
(859) 745-3100
1700 Bypass Road
Winchester, KY
Other Activties
Auto Touring; Biking; Boating; Camping; Fishing; Hiking; Historic & Cultural Site; Horseback Riding; Hunting; Interpretive Programs; Off Highway Vehicle; Picnicking; Recreational Vehicles; Visitor Center; Water Sports; Wildlife Viewing; Winter Sports

Bow hunting Tree Stands

Among many bow hunters tree stands are a highly prized space to claim. In fact, it’s considered one of the top methods for bow hunting throughout the world. This has to do with the advantages that tree stands offer the hunter. For example, since they are up in a tree it’s less likely that game will be frightened off by the scent of a human, nor do most animals look into trees unless they hear something that draws attention.

From a safety perspective the hunter knows they’ve little to worry about from other hunters when nestled in a tree (up there they hardly look like game!). Additionally many hunters report the angle a tree stand affords makes for cleaner, more trackable kills.

Having said all that, tree stands are not absolutely “perfect.” A good hunter knows the drawbacks of their chosen location too. For example, going up and down a big tree isn’t always the safest of endeavors. You could certainly fall.

Also, if you’re not that familiar with this tract of land you could find yourself perched in a tree with little, or no, results (as the saying goes, location is everything!). Depending on the type of tree, there can be weak spots that aren’t easily discernable until you’re already feeling apprehensive (and you have to go back down). Finally, I believe that tree stand hunting can lead to accidents because the hunter gets tired of waiting. There isn’t a lot to do up in a tree but sit tight and make sure you’re secure!

Hunters who plan on using tree stand hunting should check their regional regulations first. Every area has slightly different rules governing where you can tree stand and when. Beyond this, it’s good to train yourself in two things: climbing devices and the types of tree stands you’ll encounter in the woods. The ethical hunter will want to utilize climbing devices that do not harm the tree (and this may be part of your local regulations).
For your own safety you should practice with that devise before you go hunting. Once in the wo...

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