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Old 07-10-2007, 11:59 AM
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I am anal when it comes to scent control. I take the following approach to control scent.
- Do not smoke.
- Change/unchange outer garments at the truck.
- Wash all clothes is scent free laundry det.
- Use scent free shampoos,soaps,deoderants.
- Spray all clothes,boots and equipment down before the hunt.
- Store all clothes in big zip lock bags with earth scents.
- Dress light and packin clothes to avoid extra perspiration to the stand.
- Avoid strong odor foods. (jerky,garlic,etc)
- Hunt into or crosswind.

Does anyone else go through all this to avoid detection or am I to the extreme?
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Old 07-10-2007, 01:55 PM
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no you aint the only one. im right there with ya. my wife kinda looks at me funny from time to time. the scent elmination article in the hunting tips section is what i do every time to cover my scent. my only downfall is I dip tobacco. so there is a chance if the lid was off my spit bottle and the wind blowing in the wrong direction i could be busted. i have not noticed it happen yet though.
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Old 07-10-2007, 09:45 PM
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I was in my stand one day smoked a cigar and no sooner than I was done I shot a deer.
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Old 07-13-2007, 09:15 PM
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im just as bad you should see the look you get when your in your drawers changing in december
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Genesis 27:3 "The thinking deer hunter should mature through three phases during his hunting life. First phase, "I need to kill a deer." Second phase, I want to harvest a nice deer. And last phase, we must manage this resource so our children and their children can experience the grand tradition of good deer hunting." - Jim Slinsky
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Old 07-17-2007, 06:49 PM
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I am very scent conscience but I do very little "scent control". The way I see it, if a big buck gets in your scent stream he will smell you. Thats all there is to it. I hunt down wind, or cross wind. I move around alot cause I know deer smell where I have been. I often go hunting straight from work in my work clothes and I certainly take my share of mature bucks, and most of my hunting is done on public land.
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Old 07-18-2007, 05:55 AM
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very impressive
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Genesis 27:3 "The thinking deer hunter should mature through three phases during his hunting life. First phase, "I need to kill a deer." Second phase, I want to harvest a nice deer. And last phase, we must manage this resource so our children and their children can experience the grand tradition of good deer hunting." - Jim Slinsky
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Old 09-13-2011, 06:28 PM
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i do much the same and i also use invisib-oil. it is a new product that really works!

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