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Author Topic: Acorn Scent  (Read 621 times)

Offline Missedagain

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Acorn Scent
« on: September 26, 2008, 07:04:07 PM »
Does anyone use Acorn scent as a cover scent for their boots when heading to your stand?  I got a bottle, the stuff is really strong.  Just seems to strong to work.
What do you guys use?

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Re: Acorn Scent
« Reply #1 on: September 26, 2008, 07:17:28 PM »
I use it but only during bow season and when hunting under oak trees...
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Re: Acorn Scent
« Reply #2 on: September 27, 2008, 05:27:27 AM »
acorn is good...just make sure your arond some acorn trees when in use....i have used it and no problems!! @--0--0101
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Re: Acorn Scent
« Reply #3 on: September 27, 2008, 12:37:05 PM »
don't use commercial cover scents on boots except for a small wafer of earth scent on top of my hat.  use hip boots and waders over scentlok pants to approach my stand.  spray down with scentshield inside and out of my boots and depending on warmth and distance to stand spray down again especially where tops of boots are to eliminate any foot odor leakage etc.   on going to stand look around big den trees for raccoon or deer feces on way in and step in that pretty good usually to decrease or confuse that deer's nose for as long as possible if he's a shooter.  don't brush against small bushes etc. close to stand as your scent can be transferred that way also.  good luck.
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Re: Acorn Scent
« Reply #4 on: September 27, 2008, 01:49:52 PM »
Hey, this is not rocket science.  If you believe that it is too strong a smell.  Water it down in a spray bottle.  Just because they give it to you that way, it does not necessarily the way you have to use it.  We all make adjustments to fit our situation.

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Re: Acorn Scent
« Reply #5 on: September 27, 2008, 01:52:30 PM »
In my area, I see quite a few foxes so spray the bottom of my boots with fox urine when I get closer to my stand.  I think you use what the local area dictates.
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Re: Acorn Scent
« Reply #6 on: September 27, 2008, 04:00:32 PM »
We don't have Oak trees in my area, so I never use acorn scent. :(

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Re: Acorn Scent
« Reply #7 on: September 28, 2008, 07:06:22 AM »
sorry I prefer fresh earth cover scent, but I imagine acorn would work if you're in an oak stand. But like NJB said trust your gut if it smells too strong it prolly is..water it down a bit.
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