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ScentLok Has Monumental 2022 Deer Season

Nate Hosie with his biggest buck with a bow yet. 177 inches.

The 22-23 deer season is winding down across the country, and ScentLok would like to take a moment to reflect on a successful season for many of our partners and ambassadors.

In the past year, many of our partners have walked away with memories that will last a lifetime. For some, the past season involved harvesting the largest bucks of their lives. Others experienced their first deer and shared those moments with special people. Though we can not share the success of all of our friends and fellow hunters, we want to recap three of our favorite memorable hunts from the past year.

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Sneak And Peep During Late Season

Man walking over fallen trees in the woods

Like clockwork, at 8:00 a.m. on the opening day of firearms season, I received a text from my father, saying that he was climbing down from his stand and was going on a walk; this had become his yearly routine. For several years, I disagreed with my father's decision to take off walking instead of staying in his stand. Though it was not my hunting style, it worked for him on many occasions. After my father's text, it wasn’t long before I heard the blast from a distant gunshot.

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Late Season Deer Hunting, Save The Best For Last

Man sitting in a treestand wearing Scentlok

December is notoriously challenging for deer hunters looking to score on a mature buck. Every year, bucks come out of the rut, exhausted and malnourished. They have experienced hunting pressure to such an extent that they are ready to lay low until rejuvenated enough to resume their regular travel pattern. Oddly enough, hunters have the same mindset when getting out in colder temperatures, trying to finish the season with a bang.

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A Second Chance During Late Season

Man dragging his buck wearing Scentlok BE:1 during late season

Many hunters approach late-season hunting as an opportunity at one last shot to harvest a mature buck. Although the late season is a great time to harvest them, I prefer to enter the latter portion with a different outlook.

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The Special Meaning Behind Firearms Deer Season

Hunters standing around a deer talking about their hunts

A special feeling surrounds the opening morning of the firearms deer season. Memories of past hunts race back on the opening morning of the season. As the sun rises and the light shines on your surroundings, a first shot is heard in the distance, and in your heart, you know that your time is coming.

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3 Reasons A Box Blind Is Best For The Rut

Man posing with his ten-point buck wearing his orange vest for rifle season

The popularity of hunting from elevated blinds has dramatically increased in recent years. Hunters are finding a better success rate by using a stationary blind to spend most of their hunts. Could this trend be only that - A trend? Or could a box blind be the simple answer to many hunters' worries about where they should hunt? Is a box blind the best place to hunt during the rut?

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Summer Bowhunting Projects: Give Deer a Path of Least Resistance

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The summer is a great time to improve hunting areas. By working several months before the hunting season, deer have time to adjust to and take advantage of the changes that have been made. You can make improvements that result in more predictable deer travel on your own hunting property. Put in a bit of work now and start looking forward to the rewards to be realized once the season begins.

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