To Beat a Buck’s Nose, Remember Thermals

To Beat a Buck’s Nose, Remember Thermals

Understanding the fine movements of wind at your stand location can give you an advantage over mature bucks, as I explained in my article on revealing the wind. A big part of this strategy involves awareness of thermals.  A thermal is a column or stream of rising air created by temperature differences between air at ground level and air higher in the atmosphere. In the morning, as the sun heats the ground, air at ground level rises. The opposite occurs when the sun is setting and the earth starts to cool down. Air... read more

by Ryan Furrer on August 11, 2014 1 Comments

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