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Peeing in the woods?
« on: October 09, 2016, 05:18:19 PM »
So this maybe the dumbest question ever but it came to me today while I was in the middle of a clearcut scouting. So here is the question...
If you have the choice would you pee in a clearcut or closer to the road, does it matter?

My thought prosses was that if I pee in the middle of the clear cut I want to hunt that maybe the dear would keep there distance from that point... as a kid my mom always had me pee around the yard to keep the deer out. I now a clear cut is much larger but every little bit helps and we are down to leas than a week to go time can't wait!

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Re: Peeing in the woods?
« Reply #1 on: October 09, 2016, 05:20:43 PM »
So this maybe the dumbest question ever but it came to me today while I was in the middle of a clearcut scouting. So here is the question...
If you have the choice would you pee in a clearcut or closer to the road, does it matter?

My thought prosses was that if I pee in the middle of the clear cut I want to hunt that maybe the dear would keep there distance from that point... as a kid my mom always had me pee around the yard to keep the deer out. I now a clear cut is much larger but every little bit helps and we are down to leas than a week to go time can't wait!

If possible, try not to pee where you plan to hunt. If I have to per where I am hunting, I try to at least kick a little hole and then cover it. I will even sometimes break a few branches and lay it over the top
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Re: Peeing in the woods?
« Reply #2 on: October 09, 2016, 05:22:40 PM »
So in the Midwest I know guys that pee in mock scrapes. With all the rain either way it wouldn't matter.  I have never had an issue, other predators pee in the clear cut.

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Re: Peeing in the woods?
« Reply #3 on: October 09, 2016, 05:23:15 PM »
The deer will lick your urine for the salt, don't worry about it.  Lot of claims show they're attracted to it but I think it's just our salty diet they want. 


I wouldn't pee in my deer stand or ground blind and usually go on the road before I dive over into the brush.
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Re: Peeing in the woods?
« Reply #4 on: October 09, 2016, 05:29:26 PM »
The deer will lick your urine for the salt, don't worry about it.  Lot of claims show they're attracted to it but I think it's just our salty diet they want. 


I wouldn't pee in my deer stand or ground blind and usually go on the road before I dive over into the brush.

I have seen deer lick my pee.
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Re: Peeing in the woods?
« Reply #5 on: October 09, 2016, 05:35:47 PM »
Yep, not a problem to whizz around deer; won't scare em off contrary to popular opinion.  MD are the biggest whizz lickers of them all. Pee well away from your tent in MD country or its like putting salt blocks out and they will keep you awake at night.
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Re: Peeing in the woods?
« Reply #6 on: October 09, 2016, 05:36:42 PM »
The deer will lick your urine for the salt, don't worry about it.  Lot of claims show they're attracted to it but I think it's just our salty diet they want. 


I wouldn't pee in my deer stand or ground blind and usually go on the road before I dive over into the brush.

I have seen deer lick my pee.
Yeah I thought deer would be attracted to the salt like mountain goats are.


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Re: Peeing in the woods?
« Reply #7 on: October 09, 2016, 05:40:44 PM »
Pering is okay just don't drop a deuce where you are planning on hunting
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Re: Peeing in the woods?
« Reply #8 on: October 09, 2016, 06:10:28 PM »
I usually pee from my treestand, and also pee in the corner of my ground blind. Never seen it make a difference. Once my pee became a buck scrape over night.

Like pb said don't drop a d from the stand!  :dunno:

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Re: Peeing in the woods?
« Reply #9 on: October 09, 2016, 06:19:26 PM »
I usually pee from my treestand, and also pee in the corner of my ground blind. Never seen it make a difference. Once my pee became a buck scrape over night.

Like pb said don't drop a d from the stand!  :dunno:

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Re: Peeing in the woods?
« Reply #10 on: October 09, 2016, 07:16:20 PM »
Pee wherever you like. I've seen them walk right up to it and smell it without any concern at all!

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Re: Peeing in the woods?
« Reply #11 on: October 09, 2016, 07:18:56 PM »
The deer will lick your urine for the salt, don't worry about it.  Lot of claims show they're attracted to it but I think it's just our salty diet they want. 


I wouldn't pee in my deer stand or ground blind and usually go on the road before I dive over into the brush.

I have seen deer lick my pee.


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Re: Peeing in the woods?
« Reply #12 on: October 09, 2016, 08:56:55 PM »
I pee ON the deer to exert dominance........
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Re: Peeing in the woods?
« Reply #13 on: October 09, 2016, 09:07:21 PM »
best place is on the locks on the gates

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Re: Peeing in the woods?
« Reply #14 on: October 09, 2016, 09:16:05 PM »
Pack it in pack it out, bring some quart ziplocks with you  :chuckle:
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Re: Peeing in the woods?
« Reply #15 on: October 09, 2016, 09:17:53 PM »
Pee wherever you want, doesnt matter at all.

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Re: Peeing in the woods?
« Reply #16 on: October 09, 2016, 09:43:57 PM »
"My thought prosses was that if I pee in the middle of the clear cut I want to hunt that maybe the dear would keep there distance from that point..."

So if you don't want the spouse hunting...

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Re: Peeing in the woods?
« Reply #17 on: October 09, 2016, 09:46:06 PM »
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Re: Peeing in the woods?
« Reply #18 on: October 09, 2016, 09:49:08 PM »
I try not to do it but one time i pooped on the side of a logging road BT hunting with my bow and i saw a few doe on the way back hanging less then 5 yards from my poop.  But i think that was a freak situation.

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Re: Peeing in the woods?
« Reply #19 on: October 09, 2016, 09:56:10 PM »
When hunting in a ground blind I pee in a 2 gal ip lock bag.


On the way out I empty he bag near where my partners are hunting.
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Re: Peeing in the woods?
« Reply #20 on: October 09, 2016, 09:58:55 PM »
I try to pee on rocks. If your scouting for mountain goats it's probably the best thing you can do to up your odds of seeing them. Not to mention they will dig BIG willows trying to find more.
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Re: Peeing in the woods?
« Reply #21 on: October 10, 2016, 12:01:46 AM »
I think there were a couple of studies in the Midwest on whether deer would stay away from a mock scrape with human pee sprayed on it.  The bucks showed no difference in marking those scrapes compared to real scrapes.  Apparently, as noted above, they don't freak out about human urine.

That begs the question, why spend $6 a bottle for buck or elk urine to spray on yourself when you can just piss your pants before you hit the woods?   :chuckle:
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Re: Peeing in the woods?
« Reply #22 on: October 10, 2016, 08:40:43 AM »
I've had deer and elk watch me pee, they didn't seem to have a problem with it!! 😂😂
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Re: Peeing in the woods?
« Reply #23 on: October 10, 2016, 08:47:29 AM »
I think there were a couple of studies in the Midwest on whether deer would stay away from a mock scrape with human pee sprayed on it.  The bucks showed no difference in marking those scrapes compared to real scrapes.  Apparently, as noted above, they don't freak out about human urine.

That begs the question, why spend $6 a bottle for buck or elk urine to spray on yourself when you can just piss your pants before you hit the woods?   :chuckle:

I have had blacktails, shy from an apple that I had picked up and tossed to what I thought was a better spot, but I've never had one even show the least concern over a spot I took a leak at and that includes mature bucks.  They either seem attracted to it or they just don't care. 

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Re: Peeing in the woods?
« Reply #24 on: October 10, 2016, 09:51:16 AM »
back in the day... before we had all these store bought scents for hunting... lots a people would make mock scrapes and pee in em... of find an active scrape and pee in it... they killed deer all the time...  I wouldn't worry about it at all...