No luck today. This is the first time I've sat this stand since last year and as soon as it got daylight, I realized that the pine trees had grown in the cut-over and obscured my view of the pipeline. I could see, maybe, twenty feet. I climbed down from the stand at about 8:30 and commenced to trimming limbs. In about an hour I had opened up my shooting lane and got a call from my brother-in-law who needed help near his stand.
I left the woods at 12:30, but we're completely prepped for the firearms season that opens next Saturday. My stand doesn't really become productive until the rut and that's not likely to happen until the middle of November. Hope springs eternal, and I'll be on the stand next Saturday.
On the positive side, LSU did beat Auburn today.