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How far is your scent trail?

Old 11-10-2006, 10:12 AM
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Default How far is your scent trail?

I have a question regarding scent trails. I use scent trails often during the hunting season. I was just wondering what kind of things you do that have worked for you? Whenever you are making a scent trail while walking through the woods, how long do you usually drag it for?How far from your stand do you start your scent trail? I usually start mine about 200 yards or so away frommy stand and freshin' it upevery 75 yards.Whenever I make one I go past my stand about twenty yards and freshin' it up and hang iton a branchand then walk back to my stand.I use doe estrous scent with mine, do you use anything else? Thanks
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Old 11-10-2006, 10:51 AM
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Default RE: How far is your scent trail?

i use scent web, i spray it about 80 yards out of rilfe range to right under my stand, i dont like to go further than 80 yards because a deer may cross my scent and follow it the wrong way.
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Old 11-10-2006, 11:13 AM
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for bowhunting i use doe in heat and run a drag in a figure 8 about50yrds by 50yards top to bottom i do start the trail about 100yrds from my stand
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Old 11-10-2006, 02:49 PM
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Around 200 yards I guess but I always start at my stand then loop around upwind and back. I don't trust which way they'll follow the trail.
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