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Old 08-19-2011, 06:54 PM
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Default playing the wind with scentlok

I know many hunters such as myself are on a really strict scent eliminating regiment and i wanted to know if hunters that take it that serious still play the wind. I still tend to play the wind so i often wont hunt a certain stand and im wondering if i may be makign a mistake?
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Old 09-24-2011, 10:42 AM
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I'll only hunt a stand if the wind is in my favor because it will only take 1 time getting busted to burn out your stand. I've actually left stands if I feel the wind switch direction for fear that i'll spook a bruiser and change his patterns. I persoanlly think your doing it right but everyone has different opinions. I feel the only way to bag your dream buck is to keep his nose out of the game. Best of luck!
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Old 09-25-2011, 02:49 AM
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i will have to agree from a tree stand if winds not right, im outta there!! although if im in a ground blind i will give it a shot, ill just close the windows on the side the winds blowing too, so the deer cant get the whiff of me!!
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Old 09-25-2011, 09:32 AM
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i always hunt the wind even with all the scent equipment in my gear bag but the problem in my area is i hunt creek bottoms that run for miles and the damn wind loves to whirl in the bottom and change directions frequently. So even if i head to a stand with the wind right at that particular moment, who knows what the wind will do as the day goes on.(really pisses me off some times lol)
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Old 09-28-2011, 05:09 PM
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Play the wind. Scentlok is the BIGGEST SCAM in the hunting industry.
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Old 09-28-2011, 05:33 PM
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I have had several friends get into this stuff over the years. I know of none that rely upon it now. I know of none that have had anything near the advertised effects. Based upon their collective first hand experience, I have never tried it. I play the wind ... always.
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Old 09-29-2011, 09:36 AM
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That stuff makes an excellent mouth rinse for hiding the smell of your toothpaste!
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