Where were you hunting at? I was in my unit (19) glassing some areas I am interested in hunting, and noticed quite a few hikers on the main trail making tons of noise and thinking they were probably ruining an archers or muzzys hunt. Good luck the rest of the week as you finish your season!
You need to find out when those kind of hunters will be back hunting and where they'll be hunting, so you can hunt the escape routes in front of them. If it were only that easy to know in advance. Just put the info to mind and use it in the future.
the night before our last day which was just a morning hunt some dudes pulled into the woods and fired about 5 or 6 hundered rounds and then hooted and hollered all night.we actually kept most of our composure except for one go the &^%$ home you $#$^@#$#@@# got yelled out,other than that we ignored them and waited for morning which provide no results.I really cannot expect to be surprised since we drove to our campsite which anyone with a 4x4 can do and being 30 or 40 miles from denver your bound to have some dipchits that dont even know a hunting season exists.
Being a bowhunting I've always been fanatical about scent control. Whether it's sprays, carbon clothing etc. I've tried it. The best thing that I have found for eliminating human scent is Betadine. It's been used in hospitals and homes for decades as a defense against infections on minor scrapes and burns. It can typically be found near the pharmacy in any of the major "one stop shop" stores, and a bottle will last multiple hunting seasons.
Before every hunt possible I...