There has never been a hotter topic about deer hunting than whether it is better to hunt scrapes or hunt rub lines. Anyone who has killed a respectable buck near a fresh rub or rub line is likely to prefer and choose hunting rubs. Likewise, anyone who has killed a big buck near or on a scrape is likely to choose hunting scrapes.
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Since the dawn of time, hunters have battled the noses of the game they pursued. Several products have come to the hunter’s aid, but few with the results enjoyed by ScentLok. ScentLok brought the first activated carbon hunting apparel to market 25 years ago. In the years since, helping big game hunters get closer to their quarry by dramatically reducing their odor signature—the ScentLok Advantage—has become the driving force behind the ScentLok brand.
There are great ways to bring home that treasured buck. Read this post for specific tips on how to spot the best time and techniques.
I cut my G2s in the big woods of the Allegany region of Pennsylvania. In the big woods, you’ll want to key in on mast such as acorns, persimmons and wild apples. Read this article to learn a few valuable summer scouting tips.
According to wildlife biologist the whitetail deer (Odocoileus virginianus) has up to 297 million olfactory receptors. Most dogs have about 220 million; a human has just 5 million. Here’s how you even up the odds.
Using attractant scents that mimic nature helps you have a more successful hunt…when used carefully and following the tips in this post.
Using scents to cover mask your scent and increase your chances of a great heart has pros and cons. Read this post to learn what to do, and what not to do.
Few critters have a sniffer that can match a whitetail and I have failed the test more than once. There are two schools of thought when planning a scent strategy. Both have you eliminating as much human scent as possible.
When we were kids, my dad paid a bounty of 10 cents per mouse. This more than peaked the interest my brother (Brian) and I already had for catching mice. In the beginning, we thought cheese was the ticket. It seemed to work well enough in the cartoons, and we didn’t know any better. It didn’t take long to realize our mice were not fond of cheese. We decided that if we wanted to be successful, we were going to have to do some experimenting on our own.
When a coyote comes to a cal like its tail was on fire, its nose will be working overtime as well. ‘Ol Wily’s tactic is to circle downwind to see if the nose is telling the same story the ears heard. This is where Wildlife Research Center’s deadly predator attractor scent—Coyote Juice—will tip the odds in your favor.