The Blues are a wonderfull place. I spent my youth hitting the hills and fly fishing the Tucannon and Touchet rivers. The recent fires up near dayton ahad done a number on the good elk and bear areas. Not to mention the big one last year or the year before in the Tucannon river valley. Had to eliminate alota elk trapped in by the fire. I seen more deer, turkey, elk and big horn sheep in the Tucannon valley over the year than I can begin count.
Bullbuster we have one of the better black bear guides in Maine if your wanting a quality bear hunt spring or fall. Here's a link to the Maine bear hunt we offer. http://www.sportsmansjunction.com/maine_black_bear_hunts.htm
The last hunter we sent there shot his bear the very first night. While your at our website you can browse through all of the bear hunts we offer in the many different states and provinces. Spot and stalk, over bait or dogs we offer all of them.
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...