Despite the widespread availability of safety equipment, it happens every year: Hunters are severely injured—or worse—falling from treestands. Don’t become another statistic.
Hunters need to be able to sit comfortably and quietly for hours if they're going to outwit a mature buck. Considering bowhunting means having to get that much closer to your quarry, a stand designed to be comfortable and quiet without compromising strength or stability just may tip the odds in your favor. So whether you prefer portable or ladder stands, you'll want a sneak peek at these for 2012.