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Rainy opener for archery season benefits hunters

September 30, 2012
By Shirley Grenoble , The Altoona Mirror

A chilly, showery opener for archery season, as we had here Saturday, is to the hunter's liking. Deer are apt to feed nearly all day and the woods are quiet so the archer can still-hunt if he chooses. I love sneaking around in damp woods. As scentless as I can be, coupled with quiet walking, gives me considerable advantage. And since deer can smell from a half-mile away and run far faster than I can, I need any advantage I can get.

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