Scout for signs of wildlife in your hunting area and use these techniques to avoid detection.
Because deer have poor depth perception, the two-dimensional appearance of a hunter can easily blend into the landscape if their form is simply obscured in some way.
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You can improve your hearing significantly by cupping a hand around your ears.
Photo by Miles Olson
One extreme camouflage tactic is to dress in deer's fresh skin. Timucua hunting deer in Florida, c. 1562, by Jacques Le Moyne.
Photo courtesy The Florida Photographic Collection
A unique and comprehensive, fully illustrated guide to the complexity, ethics and spirit of the hunt, "The Compassionate Hunter" by Miles Olson is a must-read for beginning and experienced hunters alike. It will appeal to anyone who wishes to delve more deeply into the complex, humbling and ultimately profound reality of our relationship with the food that nourishes us.