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Old 09-20-2018, 11:14 AM   #1
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I purchased one of the Krivoman blinds recently, put it near one of my feeders and brushed it in slightly. Ever since deer sightings have dropped significantly, in several of the pictures Iíve gotten the deer are staring directly at the blind and normally donít stick around very long. Having been out a full month already, I figured the deer would be used to it by now. Iím interested to see how you guys have brushed your blinds in or if youíve brushed them in at all.


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Old 09-20-2018, 11:20 AM   #2
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I have mine under a tree. No brushing it in. Deer get use to it.
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Old 09-20-2018, 11:25 AM   #3
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I would say the rains and lush green range conditions probably have more with feeder sightings being down than the blind.



My blind has been there since 2009 and I have been noticing the same thing over the last few weeks after the good rains came. I was seeing 12-15 deer on the Covert at one time. Now I see 2-4..
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Old 09-20-2018, 11:27 AM   #4
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I agree with Smart. There may be a little reluctance for the deer at first, but they adapt pretty quickly in most cases. Brushing in is more for concealment while you are in the blind really.
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Old 09-20-2018, 11:28 AM   #5
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you can do a couple of things.

1. get some military mesh and wrap the blind in it. Use some short staples and a staple gun to secure it place.

2. get some welded wire and secure it to the blind then cut a bunch of brush and zip tie to the welded wire.
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Old 09-20-2018, 11:30 AM   #6
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Mine stick out like a sore thumb and the deer don't give it a second thought.
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Old 09-20-2018, 11:33 AM   #7
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I would say the rains and lush green range conditions probably have more with feeder sightings being down than the blind.



My blind has been there since 2009 and I have been noticing the same thing over the last few weeks after the good rains came. I was seeing 12-15 deer on the Covert at one time. Now I see 2-4..


This^^^^^^



That ^^^^^^ is as brushed in as mine get. That blind is 13yds from my feeder, and I regularly have deer between the feeder and the blind. And the reason I set them under a tree is not for concealment, but rather for shade!

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Old 09-20-2018, 12:01 PM   #8
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^^^ thatís about how my blind is brushed in..

Could very well be that itís more green than normal out there.

Iím still getting pictures like this though

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Old 09-20-2018, 12:02 PM   #9
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Mine stick out like a sore thumb and the deer don't give it a second thought.
Just a bunch of doe there anyway!
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Old 09-20-2018, 12:15 PM   #10
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I have mine under a tree. No brushing it in. Deer get use to it.
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Old 09-20-2018, 12:17 PM   #11
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For the first few months my blind was out, the deer would always stare at it a bit when they came into the feeder. After a while it just became part of the landscape I guess because they donít even look at it anymore. I put it under some trees for the shade but it is certainly not hidden




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Old 09-20-2018, 12:18 PM   #12
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^^^ that’s about how my blind is brushed in..

Could very well be that it’s more green than normal out there.

I’m still getting pictures like this though

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Probably have deer sleeping in front of your Krivoman blind they are looking at..


I do thinks it funny when folks brush in their blinds but leave their manmade items like giant feeders (corn, protein, alfalfa, rice bran, etc), game cams, water totes etc, standing out in the open....like the deer can distinguish.....

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Old 09-20-2018, 12:25 PM   #13
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All of mine are fully exposed, no problems. The deer become use to them. They do look to see if the windows are open now though.
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Old 09-20-2018, 12:39 PM   #14
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Just a bunch of doe there anyway!
I'll take it! Come on, RUT!
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Old 09-20-2018, 12:44 PM   #15
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Probably have deer sleeping in front of your Krivoman blind they are looking at..


I do thinks its funny when folks brush in their blinds but leave their manmade items like giant feeders (corn, protein, alfalfa, rice bran, etc), game cams, water totes etc, standing out in the open....like the deer can distinguish.....


Lol, good point!!!


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Old 09-20-2018, 12:49 PM   #16
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Yep, don't over think it.
Put it out, and the deer will come..........
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Old 09-20-2018, 02:08 PM   #17
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Old 09-20-2018, 02:11 PM   #18
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A month is not a long time. The deer will get use to it. Did you already have the feeder going before you put the blind out? That will cause them to be wary of the blind for a while as well. When I set up a new spot I always put the blind out first then set up the feeders (if it can't all be done the same day.). That way when the deer come in to feed they won't notice anything any different
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Old 09-21-2018, 09:41 AM   #19
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That ^^^^^^ is as brushed in as mine get. That blind is 13yds from my feeder, and I regularly have deer between the feeder and the blind. And the reason I set them under a tree is not for concealment, but rather for shade!

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That looks about like mine! I rake the leaves and grass out and try to get the ground level and set the blind on the clean dirt and kick dirt all around the lip! I don't stack any brush around if for fear of giving snakes a place to hide. As long as it's in the shade your good! IF that things in the sun your gonna roast the entire month of October in the evenings!
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