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At this point it results clear that chasing squirrels is not such an easy task, however being a little clever, results will be great, at least once the mastery of squirrel hunting is achieved.Squirrel Hunting


First thing to note is that squirrels habits differ from early to late season. At the beginning of the season the use to be high on the trees jumping from one branch to another; hence it's necessary to locate an area with many signs of squirrels activity such as gnawed nut hulls.

Usually squirrels are near big trees such as hickories and oaks, so looking for those trees and keep stalking near them it's a good strategy.

Remember to get near quietly because even the most tiny sound will alert squirrels and they will disappear as a flash and you won't be able to see them in more than two hours.

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Regarding the last point, proper winter garment is mandatory since froztbite is a real risk, especially at the mountains where the weather may turn very hard suddenly; thus be sure to carry with you proper insulating clothes including boots and waterproof garment in case of rain or snow. To be caught in the middle of a winter storm may jeopardize your life, thus be sure to be prepared.Winter Hunting Season Safety Tips

Another safety element to keep in mind is an schedule. During long winter nights or due to a storm you may get disoriented and find the way back to your camp or truck is not always an easy task; but if you have a planned scheduled and notify your loved ones where you are planing to be, help will reach you easily in case of problems.

In addition if you may count with a radio, cell phone or even satellite phone (where cell phone signal is not available), you will count with an extra safety layer while you'll be able to contact someone else for help in case of troubles. On this regard, be sure to count with enough batteries depending of how long you are planning to be out.

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The same reason supporting the decoys deployment is behind the change of calls; by this time of year calls mimicking hens looking for drakes are ineffective because all couples have been set and will keep that way until the end of the season, thus coupling calls will not attract ducks but will make them suspicious instead.Late Season Ducks Hunting

To attract ducks to your area it will be better to use single quacks and feeding calls, after all once the couple are set the birds still need to eat.

3. Enhance your blind or boat cover

Remember about the keen sight of ducks and how smarter they have got by the end of the season; thus a poor camouflaged blind or boat will be simply detected and ducks just won't get close enough to you for a shot.

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Essential oils are concentrated aromatic substances obtained from nature and processed to put on a single drop millions of smell molecules able to disperse and last for long periods on the surrounding Essential Oil Covert Scent Spraying on the Soles to hide hunter's trackareas.

Even when obtained from nature, essential oils are manmade substances which may be acquired on aromatherapy shops. The key is to choose an essential oil of plants and herbs located on the area we are planning to go hunting; this way the human odor will be masked by something deer are familiar with.

The best thing about essential oils is that formula preparation is easy; just put a couple of drops on an amber or coloured spray bottle and complete the volume using distiled water; after doing so, just spray the content on your clothes and gear and be ready to stalk those deer.

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After trying the basics regarding natural cover scents it's time to move to the big leagues and try more complex but still more effective ways to create your own cover scents.Home made covert scent done with denature alcohol

Unfortunately to do that you will need to find some ingredients at the store because not all what you'll need is available on the nature, thus the big leagues are a mix of modern chemistry and natural raw materials.

When using water to create an infusion which will be used as a cover secent later the results tend to be good but since water evaporate easily and have poor fixation power, the odor will go away fast too. To resolve this issue the best way is to use another solvent to prepare your cover scent and among all the available, alcohol and oils are the most popular ones.

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