I need help concealing my scent while Bow hunting........... I have tried the basic products and usually hunt in a 3D suit that I always think must smell because the Deer get spooked when down wind....
This may be a bit extreme but I keep my clothes vaccume sealed until I use them again. I put a small handfull of fresh pineneedles, or other leaves, ect in with them. I wash them using baking soda, although I have heard good things of borax. I also always use the scent sprays.
The ONLY sure-fire method of scent control is a steady breeze (wind can swirl). I've used most everything on the market in terms of scent control at one point or the other. My opinion is that they can help, but nothing will hide you from a deer/elk's nose 100%. These days I just use the scent eliminator detergent, bath the night before with some kind of scent eliminator shampoo and soap, but I rely mostly on the wind.
In the darkness, the hunter stumbles through the underbrush, making noise and leaving his scent seemingly EVERYWHERE!
Daylight will be here in 30 minutes and he wanted to be in the stand an hour before daylight.
"I know I left that stand RIGHT in this area last night," he mutters under his breath, "but where is it now?"
He traipses back and forth in a zig zag pattern, getting himself overheated and sweaty, but never finding the stand he left there the previous evening – and eventually sits on a...