Homemade Scents & Lures
We tried something new with the gel scent candle recipe and added homemade acorn scent. This gel scent candle will last much longer than the acorn scent spray and is of course reusable! Ingredients: a. 1 cup distilled water b. 2 oz. unflavored granulated gelatin (e.g. Knox) c. 1 tbsp. salt d. 1 cup […]
– 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. […]
Deer Persimmon Extract/Scent Ingredients: 1/2 cup persimmon slices 2 cups scentless alcohol (e.g. vodka) 1/8 cup water Directions: Combine ingredients in an air tight container and store in cool dark place for at least two months. Shake bottle every few days. The extract will continue to increase its potency over time. I have also found that it […]
This is very useful if you are applying scent to an area and want it to last longer and don’t want to buy or leave out cotton swabs or expensive scent dispensers, etc. You simply take unflavored granulated gelatin ( e.g. Knox), which is easily found at the grocery store and used to make pies […]
This recipe involves taking whatever you can (e.g. leaves, bark, pine needles, etc.) from the surrounding area that you hunt to make a cover scent. This is one of the best cover scents you can use as it is from actual plant material from your hunting area and it is really easy to make.