With hunting season in full gear you are bound to hear at least one conversation about the best way to cover your scent. Opinions on the best method to cover scents vary greatly from the old classic “stay down wind” to more modern ideas like the Ozonics Electronic Scent Eliminators making picking the best scent covering technique tricky. The best advice you can get is to choose the products that fit in with your hunting plans and budget.
Electronic Scent Eliminator System
Electronic scent killers are new to the market and most work by eliminating scents downwind through the use of generated ozone particles. These system are designed to be left in a stationary position like a blind so carrying one around with you is not an option. Electric scentblockers come in many options so making sure you get one that works in your hunting environment is important. For more information on Ozonics Scent Eliminators.
Scent Free Cleaning Products
From laundry detergent, deodorant, and soaps/shampoos using these products to eliminate your naturally occurring scents will gives you a greatest advantage at a low cost. Laundry scent killers from Scent-Away, Code Blue, Dead Down, and Primos all make great choices when preparing your hunting clothes by blocking normal odors. There is even hunting scent eliminator high efficient laundry detergent available for newer washing machines. Make sure you wash with a scent free soap before heading out otherwise those deer will catch you in a minute.
Scent Blocker Sprays
Scentblocker sprays come in many different scents from many manufactures. In choosing a scent cover spray try to pick one that has scents that are native to the area you are hunting in. Acorn scented sprays are popular in the Midwest while earth scents and unscented sprays work in most any region.
Carbon Activated Scent Clothing
Recently much controversy has been associated with these products. Although these products don’t completely eliminate scent they will help to control some human scents. Using these products along with other techniques will help to control your scent throughout the day.
Stay down wind
This is the free one. When you are out hunting just stay down wind of your prey and they won’t smell you. You have to be willing to move around a lot with this technique so hunting from a treestand or blind can be difficult.
With all of these available options it is a good choice to use a little bit of each of the techniques above. Wash your clothes in scent free detergents, store in a scent free area, wash with scent free products, spray with blocker, and stay down wind!!! Make the most of your hunting season with outdoor sporting good products from PoorFish Outdoors.