COMMON SCENTS STRATEGIES: TRICKS OF THE TRADE FOR ATTRACTING DEER
Author: Richard Combs
Publisher: Woods N' Water Inc, Oct 2007
Combs compiled insightful information on hunting whitetail by defeating a deer's primary sense of defense-its nose or olfactory sense-& shares tactics for defeating a buck sense of sight & hearing. 100 B&W photos & illus; 6x9 inches, 192 pgs.
Today's whitetail hunters have a much more complete understanding of what it takes to be consistently successful. They are savvy about the rut, treestand placement, rubs, scrapes, & the roles played by thermals & prevailing wind air currents-in ways that confound all but the most seasoned hunters.
Veteran whitetail hunter & author Rick Combs has compiled some of the most insightful information on how to hunt the elusive whitetail by defeating a deer's primary sense of defense-its nose or olfactory sense-& shares tactics for defeating a buck sense of sight & hearing, too.
With contemplation, Combs also dispels the myths & provides the latest information on all aspects of using scents including sexual, curiosity, food, cover, & attracting scents. Combs asks, "Can a deer that can detect onion at a concentration of one onion molecule per billion other molecules fail to detect human odor because it's mixed with a few drops of doe urine?"
Find out for yourself in this one-of-a-kind, straightforward & well-written volume. This is a book that will not only shed light on everything from how to bust a buck's ability to wind you-but also a myriad of other tactics that will help you put deer in your sights every season. It is a book you will refer to again & again & glean new insights each time. It belongs in every deer hunter's library!
Some chapters include;
- Scent as Communication;
- Play the Wind;
- Natural versus Synthetic Scents;
- Defeating the Whitetail's Eyes;
- How Smart are Deer?
- Using Decoys; &
- Zen Deer Hunting.