How high should deer blind windows be?

How high should deer blind windows be?

I would make the windows 6″ tall and 24″-36″ wide depending on total length of the box. If you are less than 6ft tall you may want to lower the windows. If you are tall and have hunters that are short I would build a 6″ tall x 3ft x 3ft shooting base to place under your chairs.

How high should a permanent deer stand be?

Most bowhunters hang treestands 17 to 20 feet up the tree. However, that’s a general rule, and doesn’t apply to every situation. Remember: Use cover to conceal your outline and movements. The less cover you find, the higher you should hang your treestand, within reason.

How high should a shooting rail be in a deer stand?

Regardless of size, shooting windows should be around 34 inches above the floor for a comfortable gun rest for an average-sized adult from a seated position. Young hunters might be more comfortable with a lower window height.

Do elevated box blinds scare deer?

From an elevated position, the deer are also less likely to get spooked by noise. Another plus is that an elevated hunting tower blind is much roomier and more comfortable when you are seated for an extended period of time than a tree stand.

How do you keep deer blind windows from fogging up?

Prepare for Condensation That’s the nature of the beast and it can fog your hunting blind windows. To minimize it, keep a small squeegee handy or use a little battery powered fan. Some also say wiping the windows with shaving cream or soap helps, but we’ve not tested this.

Should a deer blind be elevated?

Elevation is beneficial to your hunting experience because it gives you a clear vantage point of all the wildlife. By elevating your blind, you get all the benefits of the visibility of a treestand while still being in close range for shots.

Are deer afraid of box blinds?

Erecting huge box blinds alerts deer to your presence, unless its been there so long they equate it being part of their natural habitat.