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Old 10-24-2013, 04:40 PM
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someone using your treestand

Hello Hello there, hope all is well. On a beautiful calm afternoon heading to your tree. As you walk up to you see someone else there..

WHAT WOULD YOU DO ????
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Old 10-24-2013, 05:39 PM
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Re: someone using your treestand

I can tell you what I would do (on the internet) but you'd have to call me for the truth. Don't want that in writing.
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Old 10-24-2013, 05:42 PM
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Re: someone using your treestand

Is the stand on private land where only you are allowed to hunt? On private where others also have permission to hunt?

Or is this a stand you put up and leave on public lands?

I would not be happy in any scenario but the way I handled it would greatly depend on these answers.

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Old 10-24-2013, 06:13 PM
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Re: someone using your treestand

Public land, hang on
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Old 10-24-2013, 06:31 PM
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Re: someone using your treestand

I'd probably blow them out of the tree stand!lol! no i would never do that but i would definitely give him a piece of my mind and i guarantee u that he would think twice before sitting in it again lol!
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Old 10-24-2013, 06:32 PM
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Re: someone using your treestand

We've had it happen on bait sets a time or 2. Mostly the guys were apologetic, and left. Usually if we knew someone found them, we packed in a chain saw for the last hunt, and moved on. Public land is public land, the guys that irritate me are the ones that try to buffalo every one else into not using an area.
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Old 10-24-2013, 06:49 PM
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Re: someone using your treestand

It is public land and he is using your private property that you left there. I would approach him in a firm but friendly manner and ask him to not use it again. Then let him decide where the confrontation went from there. If it got heated I would remind him that his truck is probably parked on public access and he probably would not like it if you set up camp in it.

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