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Hey team first time post here. As a long time hunter of private land, it has always bothered me that people hang stands right on the poperty/fense line. i usually never want to cause other hunters problems as i want them to be successful, so i stay well away from the outer bounderys. This year i decided to place a blind in some cedars about 10 yds from a boundry fense to bow hunt out of a couple times before the rifles went off. I went back and checked it this past sat. and there was a hand written note on the fense that said " Please dont shoot this way, were hunting along the fense"I kind of got a kick out of that. especially when their stands were facing our way.The way I saw it, was that they were either going to shoot our way or shoot themselves.Just wondering if any of you have an opinion on this. Oh, one more thing, Any of you get to watch 4-wheelers race around this past season Damm hunten shows
 

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I've got 1 stand in a tree that holds the fence line that separates properties; i'm facing the property that I'm hunting, and their is absolutely no other tree to put the stand in. Had a friendly waving encouter this past weekend and that's it.
 

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the reality is fencelines between hardwoods ARE one of the best places to hunt........thats why people put stands there. sure is a problem though if both landowners want to hunt there.
 

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I look at it this way. It's a property line. That means you have the right to hunt all the way to the borders of your property. Just like the adjoining property owner has the right to hunt to the borders of their property.

As long as I'm facing my way and the adjoining owner faces his way then I really don't care.

It's just then the luck of the draw on which side of the fence that deer shows up on first and who shoots it.
 

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I generally shy away from property lines during rifle season, but for bowhunting I have several stands near the lines because like hannibal said the are good spot to hunt in timber.

This year I did end up hunting the last half of opening day in one of my stands near the line and guess what? A neighbor shot a nice wide 8 pt that was coming right to me. I watched him find his deer then I got down and went over to help him drag it out. That's what makes good neighbors good neighbors.
 

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The problem I see is, that the odds seem pretty high the deer might run onto your neighbors property and die. You'd better have a good relationship with your neighbor...
 

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i'm glad i get along with our neighbors...stands on fencelines are A-OK:claphands: its usually one of the best places to put a stand anyway.
 

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[rquote=1485834&tid=103822&author=Heeler75]I look at it this way. It's a property line. That means you have the right to hunt all the way to the borders of your property. Just like the adjoining property owner has the right to hunt to the borders of their property.

As long as I'm facing my way and the adjoining owner faces his way then I really don't care.

It's just then the luck of the draw on which side of the fence that deer shows up on first and who shoots it. [/rquote]

Same way I look at it! :cheers::wave:
 

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As long as it is on your property, who cares. So what some of you are saying, if i want to hunt 40 acres, i need 60 so I have a buffer strip around me.

Hunt the sign and trails, shoot where your allowed. If it ruffles some feathers,oh well. Just don't shoot over the fence or trespass.
 

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[rquote=1485723&tid=103822&author=boonville]Hey team first time post here. As a long time hunter of private land, it has always bothered me that people hang stands right on the poperty/fense line. i usually never want to cause other hunters problems as i want them to be successful, so i stay well away from the outer bounderys. This year i decided to place a blind in some cedars about 10 yds from a boundry fense to bow hunt out of a couple times before the rifles went off. I went back and checked it this past sat. and there was a hand written note on the fense that said " Please dont shoot this way, were hunting along the fense"I kind of got a kick out of that. especially when their stands were facing our way.The way I saw it, was that they were either going to shoot our way or shoot themselves.Just wondering if any of you have an opinion on this. Oh, one more thing, Any of you get to watch 4-wheelers race around this past season dang hunten shows[/rquote]

so your saying the neighbors tresspassed in order to hang a note on your stand telling you which way to shoot on your own property?:hysterical::hysterical::hysterical: oh thats grand:rof2:
 

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My neighbors pay taxes all the way to the fence just like I do so if they want to hunt all the way to the fence thats their right. I have great neighbors and if they shoot across the fence so be it, a deer isn't worth getting upset about. I have one stand that is within 70 yards of the line and routinely shoot deer between that stand and the line fence, no problems. Good neighbors are irreplaceable, deer are a dime a dozen, it ain't worth getting bent outa shape over. :02:
 

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[rquote=1485867&tid=103822&author=FiremanBrad][rquote=1485834&tid=103822&author=Heeler75]I look at it this way. It's a property line. That means you have the right to hunt all the way to the borders of your property. Just like the adjoining property owner has the right to hunt to the borders of their property.

As long as I'm facing my way and the adjoining owner faces his way then I really don't care.

It's just then the luck of the draw on which side of the fence that deer shows up on first and who shoots it. [/rquote]

Same way I look at it! :cheers::wave:[/rquote]
Me too and it happend for me exactly that way 4yrs ago on my friends ground.
 

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I had a similar experience a few years ago. I was hunting a sliver of timber probably 50 yards wide that had the property line fence running through it. The neighbor didn't deer hunt and didn't really like it that I did either. I had hung a stand just 20 feet from the fence line on a heavy traveled deer trail. I had noticed a faint smell of moth balls on my way to the stand one day as I was walking along the fence line. I discovered that the neighbor had spread moth balls all along the fence line clear out to 75 yards in each direction from my stand. The property belonged to my X Father in law and I spoke to him about it. He said to just move to another spot. I did .......the deer avoided the fence line that year and changed their travel route. I took a real nice 10 pt that year thanks to the neighbor. I thought about dropping him a thank you note but....decided against it. If it had been my neighbor I would have paid him a vist and discussed the matter. My X Father in law was a big.......well never mind.
 

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[rquote=1485834&tid=103822&author=Heeler75]I look at it this way. It's a property line. That means you have the right to hunt all the way to the borders of your property. Just like the adjoining property owner has the right to hunt to the borders of their property.

As long as I'm facing my way and the adjoining owner faces his way then I really don't care.

It's just then the luck of the draw on which side of the fence that deer shows up on first and who shoots it. [/rquote]

I agree. Be respectful of the neighbors and their property. Don't do to them what you would not want done to you. :wave:
 

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[rquote=1485864&tid=103822&author=thh058]The problem I see is, that the odds seem pretty high the deer might run onto your neighbors property and die. You'd better have a good relationship with your neighbor...[/rquote]

That right there is the key, good relations with your neighbors. Get it worked out before season ever opens. My neighbors know that if they get one down & it comes onto my property, they come get it without picking up the phone & the agreement is reciprical.

I personally don't get freaked out if they hunt right up to the boundry. Most of the boundries on my place are a guestimate anyhow, so I'm sure I've crossed onto them & they've crossed onto me.
 

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I feel like it's poor etiquette. The guys on the property north of us did this also this year for the first time. They have 150 acres, most of which is wooded to hang stands on, and to me it just advertises the fact that they plan on trying to get the best of both worlds and hunt their woods and our field from the same stand. It's totally legal and most may agree that it's okay, but my opinion is it's wrong and I would never do it in a million years. I have more respect for adjoining property owners than that.
 

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[rquote=1486356&tid=103822&author=MajorWyss]I feel like it's poor etiquette. The guys on the property north of us did this also this year for the first time. They have 150 acres, most of which is wooded to hang stands on, and to me it just advertises the fact that they plan on trying to get the best of both worlds and hunt their woods and our field from the same stand. It's totally legal and most may agree that it's okay, but my opinion is it's wrong and I would never do it in a million years. I have more respect for adjoining property owners than that.[/rquote]

It's not disrespect to hunt on your own property.
 
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