Preplanning your route will pay high dividends when you take the first ride to your deer hunting spot on opening day. The last thing you need when trying to sneak in before sunrise is the sound of snapping branches and dragging fenders. In most states, there are more people in the woods on opening day of deer season than any other time of the year. It doesn't take a mature buck long to figure out the hunting season has started. By quietly sneaking in and out of the woods, you'll have a better chance of keeping big bucks in the area for a longer period of time.
So, here are a few tips for getting the course laid out during the offseason to insure a quiet and safe ride to your stand or blind once the season starts.