Wednesday, October 04, 2006

Hunting Tip: The Buck Stops Here!

Gander Mountain periodically sends me hunting and fishing tips from their pro staff memebers. Here's a hunting tip from Pro Staff Manager Mike Kurre:

The best reason to build a mock scrape is to draw a buck into range and hold him there for the shot. Once you find a spot with a low hanging branch within range (archery or firearms), kick out the grass or weeds with your rubber boots in a 2 foot circle. Using rubber gloves, scar up the branch over your scrape and snap one tip so it points straight down, but don't break it off completely. This will create a "worked over" look. Then add a scrape dripper with estrus scent and you’ve created your own mock scrape.

Mike "Cold Front" Kurre
Pro Staff Manager

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