Tips & Strategies
What are the best ways to use homemade acorn scent?
—————————————————————————- Great article from Field and Stream on how to make your own scent-free deodorant! http://www.fieldandstream.com/articles/hunting/2014/12/how-to-make-your-own-scent-free-deodorant?dom=fas&loc=todayonfas&lnk=IMG
We tried a new recipe for a fortified feed block that works really well and is a little easier to make than our homemade molasses deer lick. The idea actually came from watching a video on how to make homemade granola. Ingredients: 2 cups of rolled oats (e.g. Cheap Oatmeal) 1 cup of deer corn […]
———————————————————————————————– Real simple trick to keep squirrels and raccoons from climbing your tripod feeders is to smear Vaseline on the poles. Couple of cool video links below showing squirrels trying to climb feeders with Vaseline applied: http://youtu.be/BdNv0ZkEftw http://msnvideo.msn.com/?channelindex=11&from=en-us_msnhp#/video/c3049fcb-533a-b5a5-6bb2-3e6a86aeaca1
– You can go further and turn your scents into basically a gel air freshener for deer hunting. This will require a few more steps and more ingredients, but the end result will be very useful. Ingredients: a. 2 cups distilled water b. 2 oz. unflavored granulated gelatin (e.g. Knox) c. 1 tbsp. salt d. […]