Now how can she say vacations aren't about fishing. Ya only fished for 20 minutes. She probable spent more time in the shower. Sounds like my wife. Atleast you had a good time and stayed hydrated. Thats all that matters.
Great story spinner! Looks like you had a great time in spite of the brief time fishing.
I know about preparing for a fishing trip, my husband researches and ties bugs for at least a couple months before we head out for a vacation, in other words a flyfishing trip. As the wife of an obsessed flyfisherman, I've decided I simply have to join him and accept the fact that EVERY vacation includes fishing.
We don't travel to hunt, we have great hunting in our backyard!
When it comes to scent, there are basically two types; those that attract and those that mask. I've tried both on many occasions. There are lots and lots of "doe in heat" scents, designed to attract a big buck into range. I've also used a "cow in heat" scent while elk hunting.
Another scent would almost be better named as a "coverup smell". The main goal is to cover up human odor or mask it. Though I don't believe you can ever totally eliminate all human...