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Old 07-26-2012, 06:56 PM   #1
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Default Best corn cover scent?

That article about the skunk and acorn cover scents distracting the dog for 30-40 seconds got me thinking, and I'm leaning towards the acorn scent rather than skunk for this season

Anyone have an acorn cover scent that's worked for them? What would you recommend?
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Old 07-26-2012, 07:14 PM   #2
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What one animal do you find on most deer leases in TX that would naturally make a great cover scent? CATTLE SCENT made by Pete Rickards. Nuff said.
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Old 07-26-2012, 08:29 PM   #3
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That article about the skunk and acorn cover scents distracting the dog for 30-40 seconds got me thinking, and I'm leaning towards the acorn scent rather than skunk for this season

Anyone have an acorn cover scent that's worked for them? What would you recommend?
I remember seeing this article, I am also thinking about using acorn scent this year too...... Now I just got to find some.
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Old 07-26-2012, 08:31 PM   #4
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If your hunting over a feeder put some apple buck candy in it. Then dust a little on your pants and around the stand when you get in. When the feeder goes off apple scent fills the air!
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Old 07-26-2012, 08:34 PM   #5
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I mix Buck Candy in all my feeders...the blaster smells like BC when the feeder goes off, so I use BC as a cover scent ...

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Old 07-26-2012, 08:35 PM   #6
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I mix Buck Candy in all my feeders...the blaster smells like BC when the feeder goes off, so I use BC as a cover scent ...

Skinny
How much bug candy per 50lb bag?
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Old 07-26-2012, 09:34 PM   #7
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It don't take much of the Buck Candy to smell up 350#'s of corn. It works!
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Old 07-26-2012, 09:46 PM   #8
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I would say that you have more of a chance of a deer stopping to investigate the smell of a desired food source than a skunk scent trail leaving your scent in the stream the deer is stopped at longer. So, no.
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Old 07-26-2012, 09:54 PM   #9
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How much bug candy per 50lb bag?
1 cup per 200.
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Old 07-26-2012, 10:15 PM   #10
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Please note: I meant to say ACORN cover scent, not "corn" cover scent. Not talking about what to add to the corn...but what to add to me to cover up my uberstank.

Thinking about using an ACORN cover scent this year. Anyone recommend a good brand?
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Old 07-26-2012, 10:47 PM   #11
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I put 1 lid for feeder of BC.
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Old 07-26-2012, 10:50 PM   #12
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I imagine Hunters Specialties makes some acorn cover scent
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Old 07-26-2012, 11:04 PM   #13
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Please note: I meant to say ACORN cover scent, not "corn" cover scent. Not talking about what to add to the corn...but what to add to me to cover up my uberstank.

Thinking about using an ACORN cover scent this year. Anyone recommend a good brand?
I don't know the County you hunt in per your profile, but if you have acrons on the property you hunt pick up a handful. Then, use a knife to open and crush them, you can rub some on your clothing.

Also, in your Avatar I notice you are holding a baby. If you still have the 3-4 ounce plastic bottles with the screw caps for breast milk that were given to you and your wife when you left the hospital, fill one or two with more fresh crushed acrons (you can do this back at camp or out of the woods) then when your in the stand open the bottles. I refill them every night when I am hunting in Louisiana swamps where there are plenty of acorns to use as a cover scent.
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Old 07-26-2012, 11:06 PM   #14
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I'll be honest.
I spray down with some primos silver scent and then put cow crap around and in blind. I also step in it. Deer will never know.
You could walk up and pet one if you're quiet enough!
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Old 07-27-2012, 11:31 PM   #15
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I hunt in Houston County, and yes there are oak trees somewhere on the property, they're just not very easy to get to or I'd be hunting under them! I'll try to track down some this year, though.
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Old 07-27-2012, 11:36 PM   #16
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Please note: I meant to say ACORN cover scent, not "corn" cover scent. Not talking about what to add to the corn...but what to add to me to cover up my uberstank.

Thinking about using an ACORN cover scent this year. Anyone recommend a good brand?
I literally keep either a baggy or the jug of buck candy in my blind.. I had multiple groups of pigs and deer within 5 yards down wind last year.. THat is my cover scent.. no other cover needed
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Old 07-28-2012, 12:27 AM   #17
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Corn scent. The deer in the midwest are always in the corn fields. Besides... skunck scent will keep your dear at home away from you.
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Old 07-28-2012, 06:20 AM   #18
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Ever calm herd in a stick worked good for me last year. But like anything else mix it up so you don't educate them too much.
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Old 07-28-2012, 08:33 AM   #19
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Cinnamon Creek Ranch carries a really good acorn scent cover spray.. Can't remember who makes it.l give them. Shout and ask..

They Los have a really great cedar oil spray.. I used it last year and liked it..

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Old 07-28-2012, 08:52 AM   #20
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I spray coon pissss on my rubber boots for walking in but buck candy dust on my clothes while sitting...

Both these smells are under my feeder
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Old 08-01-2012, 05:28 PM   #21
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What one animal do you find on most deer leases in TX that would naturally make a great cover scent? CATTLE SCENT made by Pete Rickards. Nuff said.
where do you get this pete rickards cattle scent at ?
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Old 08-01-2012, 05:30 PM   #22
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Gonna try rolling around in one if the protien feeders this year.
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Old 08-02-2012, 06:05 AM   #23
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I always just spray the bottoms of my boots in "buck bomb" and then spray a little on the tree im in.....it has worked awesome so far
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Old 08-03-2012, 09:46 AM   #24
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I always just spray the bottoms of my boots in "buck bomb" and then spray a little on the tree im in.....it has worked awesome so far
I may give this a try this year.
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