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Re: Peeing in the woods?
« Reply #45 on: September 28, 2017, 05:23:52 AM »
I picked a spot to test this a while back. I hung a trail cam on a tree in an average spot. I peed  about 20 feet in front of the cam. Every 2 weeks when checking my cam I re-peed. After a year the ground  was beat to bare dirt and I had thousands of picture of deer bear coyote bobcat racoon squires etc.
They were sniffing or peeing in that spot.  I have kill a bear from a blind where I peed 30 yards out in my shooting lane. He came in sniffed, I shot.
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Re: Peeing in the woods?
« Reply #46 on: September 28, 2017, 05:25:46 AM »
Your right on the opening line

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Re: Peeing in the woods?
« Reply #47 on: September 28, 2017, 08:00:15 AM »
I read an article on this very subject a few weeks ago.
The conclusion of it was that human urine is a mild deer attractant.

Interesting anecdotes, especially the "mineral lick" spot that developed where someone peed repeatedly in the same place.  Alpine deer and mountain goats appear to be after the salt in human urine.   Have had bucks and goats march right up to me and crowd me to finish so that they can lick.

Beyond that it gets complicated with territory marking, leaving an I.D calling card, sex, plus probably other factors scrambled in there for many kinds of animals.  I.e.  Tracks in snow showed where a wolf diverted from its line of travel down a road to pee on the same spot that I had two hours earlier.   I.e. In northern BC while hiking solo I took a leak when a caribou cow was about 30 yards from me.  She stared, carefully aligned herself straight toward me and squatted to pee while keeping her eyes locked on mine.  Hmmm...  so the next day I did the same as an experiment with a herd of four caribou inside of 40 yards.  The biggest cow did the same routine...  I have no idea.   :dunno:

That said, I still try to avoid pee scent near where I plan to sit or hunt repeatedly. 

I considered replying to the title of this thread by merely saying, "No."   :)

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Re: Peeing in the woods?
« Reply #48 on: September 28, 2017, 08:07:12 AM »
An old friend who still guides elk camps at 81 in MT once told me that human urine is an effective cover scent for elk hunting - pee on your boots. I don't know about the different species of other deer, but I can't imagine it's too different.  :dunno:
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Re: Peeing in the woods?
« Reply #49 on: September 28, 2017, 08:11:17 AM »
Another reason for the old saying "Just piss on it"

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Re: Peeing in the woods?
« Reply #50 on: September 28, 2017, 08:19:02 AM »
Okay I want everybody to send me your pee, so I can dump it where I want to hunt. Then I can have my pick of bucks that come in to lick it up. 😆😆😆
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Re: Peeing in the woods?
« Reply #51 on: September 28, 2017, 08:20:10 AM »
Okay I want everybody to send me your pee, so I can dump it where I want to hunt. Then I can have my pick of bucks that come in to lick it up. 😆😆😆

Is that really what you want it for????? I've heard stories, Yager.  :yike:
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Re: Peeing in the woods?
« Reply #52 on: September 28, 2017, 09:04:36 AM »
I guess that as we get older and lose more control over our bladders we become a walking mineral lick.  Hell, in a couple more years I should be able to kill a big buck with a pocket knife!
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Re: Peeing in the woods?
« Reply #53 on: September 28, 2017, 09:31:37 AM »
I guess that as we get older and lose more control over our bladders we become a walking mineral lick.  Hell, in a couple more years I should be able to kill a big buck with a pocket knife!


That's something to look forward to!! You forgot to mention the 3 am stroll also.  :hello:

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Re: Peeing in the woods?
« Reply #54 on: September 28, 2017, 09:32:21 AM »
So that's why the deer keep coming up to our porch to eat our strawberries.  I thought peeing on them would keep them away!  :chuckle: :bash:

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Re: Peeing in the woods?
« Reply #55 on: September 28, 2017, 09:53:52 AM »
I guess that as we get older and lose more control over our bladders we become a walking mineral lick.  Hell, in a couple more years I should be able to kill a big buck with a pocket knife!

 :chuckle: Several of us know your pain.
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Re: Peeing in the woods?
« Reply #56 on: September 28, 2017, 10:41:14 AM »
So what I am hearing is that we should do less scouting and more peeing before the season starts. Who needs a salt block.
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Re: Peeing in the woods?
« Reply #57 on: September 28, 2017, 12:30:40 PM »
For the first 5 years of bow-hunting I carried a giant bottle with me to my stand. I would spit my chew into it until I had to to pee, then I would pee in it an stop chewing.I never peed or spit  from my stand...always spit and peed in the bottle.

Now I just do whatever from my stand...no impact whatsoever.

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Re: Peeing in the woods?
« Reply #58 on: September 28, 2017, 05:38:42 PM »
Maybe we should just piss our pants an walk around the woods??? :guns:
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Re: Peeing in the woods?
« Reply #59 on: October 25, 2017, 10:13:41 AM »
This thread is amazing... almost pissed myself laughing!

 

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