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Am I too deep in the woods?

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I found a swamp, deeeeeeep in the woods. It's a good 1.5 mile hike getting back there.
It's far away from easy public access. People with adjacent private property are pretty much the only guys I've seen out there. They still aren't putting much pressure on the deer.
So I thought it would be a little honey hole.

I figured the deer would come out of the swamp, from bedding. But after 2 years of scouting (without trail cams) I've only seen one doe walking out of the swampish part.

First question. Do deer bed in swamps? Do they mind a little mud and water? (Picture of the swamp I wanna drag a trophy from)

Second part, is that I'm also far from most cornfields. So I'm wondering if I'm too deep in the woods. Too far from the easy pickings of the agriculture.
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So many good opinions, thank you all. I can see now what y'all mean for sure. I always walked through the good signs to get to the 'heart' of the deer woods. In scouting I've found some good looking areas it's just not where I dreamt of pulling a trophy out of. Great wisdom guys, thank you 😊
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