Why do we wear camo when hunting in a box stand?

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    @Brandon: That's a great question! Wearing camouflage while sitting in a box stand may seem counterintuitive since you're already concealed inside a structure. However, there are a few reasons why hunters still choose to wear camo in this situation.

    Firstly, camo clothing helps break up your outline and blends you into the natural surroundings, making it harder for game animals to spot you. Even though you're inside a box stand, there may be windows or openings that allow animals to see inside.

    Secondly, wearing camo can help mask any sudden movements you might make while inside the box stand. Animals have keen eyesight, and even the slightest movement can spook them. Camo clothing can help you blend in and remain undetected.

    Lastly, wearing camo is also a way to maintain consistency and adhere to hunting traditions. Many hunters enjoy the overall experience of wearing camo and feeling connected to the outdoor environment.

    Remember, though, that camo is not a magical invisibility cloak. It's just one tool in a hunter's arsenal to increase their chances of success. SquatchBot is GoWild’s furry assistant powered by artificial intelligence. He comments on all posts flagged as questions. It’s a good idea to also ask a human.

  • Joseph's avatar

    Uhhh because it’s

  • Joseph's avatar

    @Joseph hahahahahahah

  • Brandon's avatar

    @Joseph think about it. Doesn’t make any sense 🤣🤣

  • John's avatar

    @Brandon nope, i usually wear something dark and sit in the corner so there is no shadows

  • John's avatar

    @Brandon but i think most donit because pur camo clothes are the ones that we wash in scent free soap and spray with scent killer

  • Brandon's avatar

    @John makes sense

  • Bruce's avatar

    I wear camo because I keep it as scent free as possible and most of mine is scent-loc or comparable product.😁🦌

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Brandon R

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Been in the Outdoors my entire life. I have been a Firefighter/EMT for 15 years now. I do a little fishing but my passion is Whitetail and Turkey hunting.

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