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Despite of their effectiveness, commercial scents might have several disadvantages, from the extra money expend up to the use of a particular plant scent on an area where there's not such vegetation; making deer
suspicious to this new, extrange odor, nevertheless that's a rookie mistake and veterans hunters should Natural Cover Scentnot worry about it but what's if you forgot your scent bottle or lost it on the woods?

Then it's time to take advantage of natural resources, on the other hand it might be funny to create your own cover scents as old fashioned hunters done years ago.

The best way to cover human odor is using local vegetation to hide it; once on the area you may pick a handfull of pine-tree needles, break them and rub them between your palms, afterwards wipe your hands on your hunting clothes and gear to impregnate the scent and cover your human odor.

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Of course you won't get an expert overnight but with practice, study and sharing of experience, your skills will render you a master soon.Properly set of a trap

Once the first step (knowledge) is achieved, it's time to get the basic apparel and even when unbelievable, first thing you need is a good pair of rubber boots.

No matter if you are going behind foxes, minks, muskrats or raccoon neither if you are setting traps on water or land, a good pair of rubber boots is mandatory to keep you safe and comfortable.

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If you find several signs of turkey presence on an area, keep moving around because sooner or later a flock will show up. To make things even easier, look for food and water sources, if there are turkeys on the area as suggested by your scouting, you'll find a flock near a food source for sure.
Fall Turkey Season Tips
Keep in mind that turkeys fall feeding behavior is a little bit different than usual, especially when colder, wild turkeys will spend more time on the woods eating different berries, beechnuts and acorns.

Now you know there are wild turkeys on the area and have identified potential good places to locate them, it's patience time!

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Hunting is usually associated to someone with a shotgun on the hands or something like a bow or cross bow but even when these techniques are very popular, they are not intended for all terrains, types of animals and hunter temperament.Certainly firearms as well arrow hunting are very popular but perhaps not everyone likes to see an animal dying in a personal manner; in addition, some games are so elusive that it's just impossible to see them if a human being is near the area.On such cases trap hunting is the best options since the animal dies away from hunters sight but...

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NEVER point others with your gun; firearms must be always considered as loaded and Hunting Safety Tipsdangerous thus, aim only to your target and be sure the barrel is pointing up when you are hiking or waiting.

If you need to climb, it's always a good idea to have a hunting partner to keep you gun while you climb, otherwise an accident might occur, especially if you fall down.

When you find a target BE SURE that's an animal; in case of doubt NEVER FIRE since you could be shooting another people; on the other hand, NEVER shoot an animal when another person is near it or in the shooting line.

If you are using high power ammo, it's mandatory to be sure that no one is behind the animal because it could be a victim if you miss your target. In case of long range shots, use binoculars to be sure no one is there; if you are not sure, just avoid shooting.

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