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Grand View Outdoors: How to Bag Bucks on Power Lines

 

What’s your strategy for locating the biggest bucks? For Grand View Outdoors writer Gerald Almy, it’s placing his tree stand above power line clearings. Here, abundant shelter and food such as tender forbs, berries, shrubs, and saplings provide an oasis for whitetail deer. His tips for finding the right spot: 1) Use Google Earth or MyTopo.com to select a line that passes through forested hunting grounds; 2) Scout where deer move in relation to the line, and identify abundant food sources nearby; and 3) Look for low spots and dips in the terrain where deer feel less exposed, and set up your tree stand in a location that overlooks them. To get the complete list of power line hunting tips, read the full article here.