Carbon Express Arrows
Saddle hunt
Whitetail Deer
Contributors to this thread:
chasintheslam 30-Jun-18
trail hound 30-Jun-18
Dirk Diggler 30-Jun-18
chasintheslam 01-Jul-18
Fuzz 01-Jul-18
Moons22 01-Jul-18
Franzen 01-Jul-18
elk yinzer 01-Jul-18
Franklin 01-Jul-18
hitmanatgym 06-Jul-18
Thornton 08-Jul-18
bowthwacker 10-Jul-18
bowthwacker 10-Jul-18
30-Jun-18
Who all bowhunts out of a saddle looking to get into it this year on public

From: trail hound
30-Jun-18
The only time I hunted out of saddle. Buddy and I took a horse and a mule. Spent more time riding than hunting. First week in CO otc and incredibly hot. I think back about that week and wonder why we didn't at least sit some waterholes. All said I guess we were enjoying the riding more than the hunting.

From: Dirk Diggler
30-Jun-18
I can't imagine not being in a saddle elk hunting. No better way to see the backcountry IMO.

01-Jul-18
I'm talking about a tree saddle for deer not horse back

From: Fuzz
01-Jul-18

Fuzz's embedded Photo
Seems kinda clunky...
Fuzz's embedded Photo
Seems kinda clunky...
Confusion for days...

From: Moons22
01-Jul-18
A lot of guys on MA forum use them. Check out some of the older threads on them.

From: Franzen
01-Jul-18
You might start a new thread and name it "Tree Saddle Hunt". No experience here; personally I think it would not be enjoyable.

From: elk yinzer
01-Jul-18
I do. Got into it in the past year. I use the saddle and a small platform akin to a mini treestand. It's my go-to for hiking a mile or two deep in the mountains. The biggest benefit to me, when busting through thick brush it is a lot more streamlined to carry. I still prefer the larger platform treestands for comfort and functionality. Going to pop the seat off my stands this year and try out a hybrid approach. For my spots that are easy to access I think it's the best of both worlds for mobile hunting.

It's a cool piece of gear to add to the arsenal. Very customizable and still very much connected to its DIY origins. There are some great online communities that really share information nicely. You can look up some members and if you just want to try out a system you can get in touch with members to demo their gear before dropping coin on your own setup.

From: Franklin
01-Jul-18
Over on the Leatherwall site many use them there. They have actually built some really neat ones with all the kinks worked out of them. They have had a few threads on this topic alone.

From: hitmanatgym
06-Jul-18
If you like pod cast's at all check out Wired to hunt as they just had an episode on this.

Hitman

From: Thornton
08-Jul-18
DIY Sportsman on youtubeis selling one now he designed. It looks pretty well made.

From: bowthwacker
10-Jul-18

bowthwacker's Link
I've hunted out of a saddle exclusively the last 10 years. I would never go back. There are some great new ones on the market.

From: bowthwacker
10-Jul-18

bowthwacker's Link
Also check this one out. I ordered the kestrel this spring. great saddle.

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