It’s an age-old question among whitetail hunters: Field-dress the deer where it dropped, or drag it far and away from the hunting area?
We asked the Deer & Deer Hunting Facebook fan base to provide their thoughts on gut piles and deer sightings.
Here’s what your fellow hunters had to say.
Stephen Morgan, VA: Animals die in the woods all the time.
Harrison Seybold, IN: Had a gut pile about 40 yards from my stand, had a smaller buck running a doe and they got about 10 yards from it, stopped, looked at it (both buck and doe.) Stood there for about a minute and then turned around and went back the other way. So I’d say yes, but I think it depends
Tim Woodworth, MI: I shot…