By Steve Wall
How did you start the company?
Basically out of need. I was sitting in a tree stand and that seat was so noisy and thin I knew there had to be something better. After trying to get that one replaced and a few others that the squirrels had chewed, and after only finding seats on the market that didn’t seem much better, I started the process to getting them produced. I was really set on keeping them made in the USA which is a tough task when roughly 50% of the total cost would be from the labor. We were fortunate enough to find that company and as a plus, the owner is a hunter which helps immensely in the designing process of any ideas that I bring to him.
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By Steve Wall
As with many other hunters, I do a majority of my hunting every year on public land. It can be very difficult deciding where to hunt on some of the larger tracts of land. I have been very fortunate to have harvested three nice whitetail bucks the past three years on public land in Wisconsin. I attribute this success to putting my time in the stand, a little bit of luck and most of all scouting. The following tips will help no matter where you hunt, however good scouting is crucial on public land.
I begin almost all of my scouting looking at aerial photos from different websites. Google Maps and Bing Maps are great places to start. I like to look at the same location on both sites. These maps have different imagery and I may see something on one site that I dont see on the other. What am I looking for when I look at the aerial photos? Continue reading “Public Land Scouting: Choosing a stand site”