Tagged with 'scent control'

Complete Odor Management from the Get-Go

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ScentLok has been unlocking the secrets of successful scent control for over a quarter century.

In roundabout numbers, 11 million hunters pursue 30 million whitetail deer in North America annually. That’s three highly efficient noses in the air for every trio of us stinking up the woods. Consider, too, researchers say a whitetail deer’s sense of smell is 500 to 1,000 times more acute than a human, and scientists support that by noting whitetails have thousands of nasal receptors that can sort up to six smells at once…and it makes you want to climb back in the rack.

Somehow, however, about 40% of us are successful each year. Odds are those guys and gals take careful consideration to mitigate human scent. And a share of those folks trust ScentLok.

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Sneak And Peep During Late Season

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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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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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Practice Scent Control When Using Scents

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The proof that scents and lures work to bring in mature bucks has always been debated among believers and non-believers. Using scents and lures to attract deer and using a scent elimination system to destroy odors can be confusing and, if not done correctly, can seem as if they are pointless. However, if one provides the scent that deer want to smell and destroys the odors that can spook them, they will see that both do, in fact, work.

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Off-Season Hunting Apparel Care and Storage

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Common off-season preparation includes land improvement, planning and planting food plots, maintaining and adding mineral sites, and running game cameras throughout the year. Other tasks involve the storage and maintenance of gear. For those maintaining a scent-control regimen, this includes caring for and storing hunting garments properly throughout the off-season.

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