By Alex Comstock
Summer is right around the corner. Summer can mean many different things for deer hunters, and among them is that it seems to be a time of year a lot of people like to be out scouting for where to hang their treestands the upcoming year. Now, this isn’t a bad idea, and can actually work quite well if you will be hunting during the early season while a lot of the conditions are the same as the summer. But what if you won’t be hunting that area until say late October or November? In this type of situation, I feel as though you should be out in the timber right now, scouting, picking trees for stands, and if you can, actually hanging the stands now. Here’s why.