Results 1 to 5 of 5

Thread: Why teckels are good for hunting in tree stands.

  1. #1

    Why teckels are good for hunting in tree stands.

    They keep an eye on the deer when you get some kip

  2. #2
    There is no way I could lift my dog into a high seat!

    does the dog sit quite still in the seat? Just thinking about their wee claws scrabbling about on the wood? I suppose a rubber mat or old piece of carpet would take care of that.

    ​nice photo though and I like the idea of the companionship in the seat for the hours you spend in one.

  3. #3
    Nice photo. I used to take my Border Terrier up into high seats. The problem came when we were shooting in woodland, where the landowner (Natural England) didn't want the foxes shot. When a fox walked by Jasper would first look at me as if to say 'what the hell are you doing' then start growling and showing his teeth to the fox. I had to get hold of him to prevent a rapid descent. Little b*****d but good fun.

  4. #4
    Brian you should have got your self a Bav they will go up the seat with you. Nice picture of the Dash mate

  5. #5
    This was their first time in a tree stand and they were okay. I have two dachshunds. The older one is straight hair and very quiet unless it hears a noise or wind scents something it was growling tree stand as the scent was coming behind us. I went to have a look after a few hours and found a preaching tree. The younger one was making a lot of noise and as its bigger doesn't sit so quietly in the lap. She's only started voicing and there was a bird banging on the bark of a tree about 40 yards away trying to get a grub. After a couple of minutes the dog started barking at it which is not conducive to surprising a deer, but the young one has to learn.

    I'm impressed enough that a dog can wind scent from up there, especially if it knows what its doing (the older dog has found plenty of deer), so I think if I can build a little perch for it with kick boards sitting above my head I can lift it up there and it will be my second set of eyes. Especially if something approaches from behind.

Similar Threads

  1. Good Defence of Hunting
    By paul k in forum Deer Stalking General
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 09-11-2012, 12:19
  2. Highseats v tree stands
    By Steyer 6.5 in forum Deer Stalking General
    Replies: 15
    Last Post: 02-08-2012, 21:06
  3. Good Hunting from Austria
    By baran73 in forum Introductions
    Replies: 15
    Last Post: 21-05-2012, 15:06
  4. And the hunting is good too.
    By johngryphon in forum Deer Stalking General
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 09-11-2011, 02:04
  5. climbing stands / tree pegs
    By david1976 in forum Deer Stalking General
    Replies: 11
    Last Post: 22-03-2009, 18:39

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts