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Old 11-01-2012, 09:34 AM
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Do any of you all have success with mock scrapes? If so, what do you use in them? Things are just starting here in KY where my land is. I havent found any scrapes yet, but expect to see some this weekend and was toying with the idea of putting out some mock scrapes. What is your opinion on them?
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Old 11-01-2012, 10:11 AM
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Two years ago i made a mock scrape to show my little brother how to make them. Didnt do anything to it. In less than a week i had activity from a buck on it. I later shot that buck opening day of gun. My dad and i used to use unscented tampons before they came out with the things you can hang in trees. We used to take one and hang it in a tree once we dipped it in buck urine or doe urine. Ive had good luck with mock scrapes. Hope this helps.
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Old 11-01-2012, 10:35 AM
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I have used them every year.
I view them as an additional tactic to my arsenal.
best case scenario they work.....worst is you spent some extra money on lures and time
I have harvested 2 bucks over mock scrapes so I think its worth your time
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Old 11-01-2012, 10:37 AM
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you may think Im being dumb but the best mock scrapes Ive ever made I pissed in myself..It costs nothing and its crazy the action you see when you have a trail cam on it
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Old 11-01-2012, 10:38 AM
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When i did make them it was within shot range of favorite stand sites. Best results were on an edge bucks leaving river valley passed through when cruising for doe group checks.
I peed in them whenever using site. Most important aspect to a scrape that gets worked repeatedly (my opinion, lets not fight) is a licking branch coming down from above to deers eye level at ground. Add one if you have to! Putting a scrape where you would be hunting because of traffic of deer in general or a particular buck in my opinion well worth your trying. Put it upwind of your hiding spot. A couple foot diameter exposing bare earth will help earth and urine scent and show any hoof signitures from visitors during your absence. Any scent i added from bottle would be on rag out of reach above scrape. Have fun!.
P.s. yes i,ve had bucks visit while i was there!

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