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What the ideal morning setup looks like during the early archery season

Many say you are doing more harm than good by hunting mornings during the early archery season if the target is a mature buck because you won't beat him back to bed at this time of year. Morken details what factors to think about in order to feel good about a morning sit in September or early October. (Stock photo)

Anyone who consumes plenty of whitetail media has surely heard mixed opinions on hunting mornings during the early archery season. Is it worth it or not? 
That depends on what you are looking for. Mornings during the early season can be a good time to fill a doe tag if you have that option. But what about older bucks? Many voices in the whitetail world say skip the mornings until bucks are on their feet longer when it gets closer to the rut, but there are situations where it can work in September and early October.
Here are the ingredients that need to come together.

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