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Author Topic: COVER SCENTS  (Read 2142 times)

Offline BubbaBrown

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COVER SCENTS
« on: July 13, 2008, 06:00:19 PM »
In the late '70s when I first discovered cover scents, I thought I'd try a skunk cover scent. I was on a stand in a large creek bottom. I put out a little scent out on three stumps. One to my front and one one each side. By 7:30 AM, I was so sick to my stomach, that I had to go back to the camp. I threw the bottle of skunk scent down a stump hole.
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Re: COVER SCENTS
« Reply #1 on: July 13, 2008, 10:19:12 PM »
I spilled some in my car when i was a kid..... real bad move... :P
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Re: COVER SCENTS
« Reply #2 on: July 14, 2008, 11:16:46 PM »
i used skunk scent a lot in the 80s but if you think about it a skunk spray when danger is around and deer might associate that smell with danger.
I think the best cover scent is no scent at all. Scent-lok and scent killers!! It is fun to watch bucks come to doe in heat when doing a drag rag setup

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Re: COVER SCENTS
« Reply #3 on: July 15, 2008, 01:34:44 AM »
Bowhunters  Fatal Obsession is the best cover / deer Attractant I have ever found I've used it for the past 6 years You can not believe the things I've seen deer do when they come in contact with it and it's always positive.You can use it all season long . Good Hunting Guys
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Re: COVER SCENTS
« Reply #4 on: July 15, 2008, 08:25:50 PM »
I have found that you need to know your area before using a cover scent.  For example, where I hunt here in NC, I see a lot of foxes so use fox urine as a cover, especially in the early season when its really warm and I have a tendancy to sweat.  Up in PA, I tended to use  the natural earth products or something apple based. 

I also take that shower and use the no scent deoderants and sprays before going out plus take most of my clothing in a orderfree bag to put on when I arrive. 
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