Neither of those you mentioned.
I have killed 3 using Buck Stop Doe In Heat but I can't say for sure that it was the scent that brought the bucks in.
However I can say that I have actually had a small buck come in and make a small scrape at the bottom of my wife's ladder stand after she used almost a whole bottle of Code Blue Doe in Estrus.
I had a small buck come to the bottom of my stand to smell the Code Blue bottle that had fallen out of my pocket and landed on the ground. It was the same bottle that my wife had used and was almost 3 years old.
I must admit that I have missed a big game animal with a rifle. And not only was it a bull elk, it was the largest bull that I have had in my sights with a tag in my hand. But, as with most "missed shot" stories, I have an excuse. Moisture doesn't really ever bode well for hunting equipment. When moisture (either rain or snow) gets into a firearms barrel, nothing good takes place. A couple rain drops down there can change the point of impact drastically and a barrel jammed with snow after a...