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Why, Where and How to Find Bucks in Funnels with Dr. Larry MarchintonClick to enlarge

Finding Success at FunnelsClick to enlarge

Once you locate deer feeding on agriculture, often you can identify the main trail leading into that agricultural field. Generally many hunters will put their tree stands there. However, if you'll follow that main trail back into the woods, you may pinpoint a place where two or three trails come together, perhaps at a creek crossing or some other type of funnel. If you put your tree stand within bow range at a creek crossing or where those trails come together, you often may see three times as many deer, which will improve dramatically your chances of Click to enlargebagging a really-nice buck with your bowClick to enlarge.

To find a funnel easily, look at an aerial photo of the land you hunt, or fly over that land in an airplane. Then you quickly and easily can spot habitat changes that create funnels and scout those areas for deer tracks and trails.

Check back each day this week for more about "Why, Where and How to Find Bucks in Funnels with Dr. Larry Marchinton"

Day 1: Hunt a Funnel
Day 2: Identifying a Funnel
Day 3: Shrinking a Bottleneck
Day 4: Using Weird Funnels
Day 5: Finding Success at Funnels


Entry 475, Day 5