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#2898689 - 08/07/12 06:53 AM It hit me while showering!
TN Whitetail Freak
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Like the majority of Tndeer community Ive been thinking about the upcoming season constantly....and then I started trying to remember the last 3 year old deer I seen hunting.well I while in the shower I traced it back to about 2008 when 2 bucks came in at dark during mid October one in the 130s" the other 160s....then I started pondering why havent I seen any?....What have I changed since then?....Then it hit me....after 2008 I have gradually place less emphasis on scent free showering before hunts and using the earth scented scent wafer....i mean if i plotted my data im sure a direct correlation would be seen....Its time to quit being lazy and reprioritize my scent game.
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#2898718 - 08/07/12 07:21 AM Re: It hit me while showering! [Re: TN Whitetail Freak]
Rubberduck270
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What happened to you Side-of-the-Road-Nakedness method that you told us about last year?
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#2899034 - 08/07/12 12:55 PM Re: It hit me while showering! [Re: ]
baller_9
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 Originally Posted By: LSUtigers
I had a prostaff guy tell me all that stuff is a market gimmick; they just uses it because they sponsor him. I wonder?


I used to be big on scent lok but no longer use any of their garments claiming to control scent. I would agree that all the scent suits are a waste of money based off my personal experiences wearing them for many seasons. I am still a strong believer in scent free wash both in the shower and clothing. Also still believe scent killer sprays can make an impact.

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#2899146 - 08/07/12 02:36 PM Re: It hit me while showering! [Re: TN Whitetail Freak]
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 Originally Posted By: TN Whitetail Freak
Its time to quit being lazy and reprioritize my scent game.
If it was me, I'd focus my energy on something else. That's just me. Your results may differ.
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#2899189 - 08/07/12 03:18 PM Re: It hit me while showering! [Re: Pursuit Hunter]
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Did something hit you in the shower when you dropped the soap?
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#2899196 - 08/07/12 03:27 PM Re: It hit me while showering! [Re: baller_9]
TN RDG RNR
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 Originally Posted By: baller_9
 Originally Posted By: LSUtigers
I had a prostaff guy tell me all that stuff is a market gimmick; they just uses it because they sponsor him. I wonder?


I used to be big on scent lok but no longer use any of their garments claiming to control scent. I would agree that all the scent suits are a waste of money based off my personal experiences wearing them for many seasons. I am still a strong believer in scent free wash both in the shower and clothing. Also still believe scent killer sprays can make an impact.


I agree but, I have a set of those Light-weight Scent Lok Savanna Coveralls that are perfect for early season hunting. If they're clean and its warm out thats what Im wearing.
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#2899297 - 08/07/12 05:02 PM Re: It hit me while showering! [Re: TN RDG RNR]
tn droptine
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My dad got this guy two seasons ago while smoking a cigarette while wearing the same Carhart bibs that he washes in the beginning of the season once (with regular detergent) and they hang on the stairway heading down to the basement the rest of the year. I dont buy the whole scent control gimmick.

Oh yeah - this brute was taken in Indiana with a shotgun too at a distance of 30 yds.

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#2899309 - 08/07/12 05:17 PM Re: It hit me while showering! [Re: tn droptine]
Pursuit Hunter
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What brand does he smoke? I might have to take up smoking.
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#2899319 - 08/07/12 05:24 PM Re: It hit me while showering! [Re: Pursuit Hunter]
redblood
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for deer- scent control is way overrate imo. coyote calling- well that is a different story, but you are dealing with a much much smarter critter
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#2899353 - 08/07/12 05:47 PM Re: It hit me while showering! [Re: Pursuit Hunter]
tn droptine
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 Originally Posted By: Pursuit Hunter
What brand does he smoke? I might have to take up smoking.


Lol - he smokes Doral Full Flavor 100s, doubt you want to start with them \:D

Course they are better than the GPCs he used to smoke - those were rough
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