I wash all my clothes seperate that I plan on wearing with scent soap. I also use a special towel and wash cloth, figure does no good to use scent killing soap if you are going to dry of with a smelly towel.
I wash all of my clothes then throw them into a bag with dirt scented wafers. They go back in the bag after every hunt. If I sweat a lot I wash them before they go into the bag. I also have a large Rubbermaid box I throw cedar limbs into if I am hunting in cedars. I've been winded too many times to count. Them deers have good noses. I only hunt from ground blinds anymore so I don't worry as much about my scent as I did in treestands. But you still need to be conscious of your scent trail to and from your hunt location.
I have a similar regiment as JackJr. I also been winded too many times to count, so, I take every precaution that I can. I found the biggest help is plan your access into your stand and hunt with the wind in your favor. I donâ€™t believe you can BS the wind.
I use seperate towels and use scent free anti microbial soaps, store my stuff in a water proof bag with dirt smellin wafers and some dirt from the area I hunt, change on site. The only change I am going make this year is try some of the home made scent killer ya'll been talking about and spray that on before and after reaching the stand and once every now and again while on stand. I use skunk urine on my boots too.
I try and BS the wind by going high enough, 20+ feet.
I can't say I have been winded alot, but been busted on movement too many times to count.
I wash all my hunting clothes, including socks, underwear, etc... in scent free soaps. I also wash my towel in the same stuff. Problem is when i decide at the last minute to go hunt right after work, I'm probably not already wearing my dirt scented underwear or socks, and i probably didn't shower in my dirt soap before I came to work, so sometimes it's impossible to be that strict witht he scent free stuff. I just try and spray down really well after I get out of the truck on those occasions. On weekends, when i have time to prepare, I follow a strict scent free regimen. Do what you can, when you can...
Even though my wife and I are both sensitive to detergent ingredients and only use the no-scent and dye stuff, I still separate all my hunting clothes from the rest of the laundry. Everything stays in a sealed tub until I put it on in the field.
I wash all cloths with scent killer detergent then put cloths in scent free bag,then in morning before i go out i put on bottom layer of cloths then after i get outside of car,house or whatever last thing that has any human scent i put on other layers,spraying everything with scent killer as i go.Usually have pretty good luck,really have only gotten busted from movement.
you know I use to be a scent free freak, then after I went to coyote hunter's house and seen all the Monster's he had hanging on his wall, and asked him what kind of scent control he used and he:hysterical: and said I don't use it. Yote said I play the wind game, well had all those mature whitetails not been hanging right in front of my face I would have swore he was a liar, but I can tell you this, I'm going to continue using scent free clothes and drag rags, but from now on I'm going to be spending alot more time playing the wind then I would've in the past, and with any luck I will get to call yote sometime this fall and get my pic on his wall of fame with all the other lucky people! :cheers:
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