The Scentsible Bowhunter: A Detailed Guide on How to Use Attractor and Cover Scents to Lure Trophy Bucks Into Range

Overview

As any bowhunter knows, fooling a whitetail buck’s sense of smell is the key to success. In this book, seasoned deer hunter Richard Combs dispels the myths and provides the latest information on food, cover, sexual curiosity, and attracting scents. This book will shed light on new ways to bust a buck’s ability to wind you on your next bowhunt.

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Overview

As any bowhunter knows, fooling a whitetail buck’s sense of smell is the key to success. In this book, seasoned deer hunter Richard Combs dispels the myths and provides the latest information on food, cover, sexual curiosity, and attracting scents. This book will shed light on new ways to bust a buck’s ability to wind you on your next bowhunt.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781616086831
  • Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
  • Publication date: 8/15/2012
  • Pages: 192
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 6.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Award-winning outdoors writer Richard Combs has hunted three continents,
authored four books, contributed to many others, and been a regular contributor to Canoe, Bowhunting World, and Bugle. He currently cohosts the Big Outdoors radio program, airing weekly in Cincinnati, Ohio, where he lives.
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Table of Contents

Introduction iv

1 Olfaction: How it Works 1

2 Olfactory Communication 7

3 Play the Wind 15

4 Getting Above it All 24

5 You are What You Eat 29

6 Clothes and Scent Control 33

7 Behind the Labels: Basic Types of Scent Reduction Products 38

8 Cover Scents 53

9 Attractant Scents 57

10 Natural Vs. Synthetic Scents 67

11 What Animals See and How they See it 71

12 The Silent Hunter: What animal hear and how they hear it 89

13 The Sixth Sense 98

14 Decoying Big Game 101

15 How Smart are Big Game Animals? 117

16 Creating Mock Scrapes & Rubs for White-Tailed Deer 123

17 Outdoor Theater 135

18 Low-Impact Scouting 139

19 Game Trail Cameras 148

20 A Walk on the Weld Side 159

21 Increasing Range 164

22 Weather or Not 171

23 Turning the Tables 177

24 Bowhunting in the Zone 180

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