scent wafers and baking soda

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scent wafers and baking soda

Postby Topdogg » Mon Jul 08, 2013 7:31 pm

Which is better to use, baking soda or scent wafers in my hunting tote. Do any of you put baking soda in your tote and then use scent wafers once you put your hunting gear on. Or should I just put scent wafers in my tote. Just looking for advice instead of buying soooo much scentaway spray

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Re: scent wafers and baking soda

Postby kellory » Mon Jul 08, 2013 8:07 pm

My personal opinion is to be scent free, not cover scented. i use baking soda sprinkled between layers in totes, to absorb scent, and to use scent wafers on trees, and decoys. Any scent on me, good or bad, could draw unwanted attention.
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Re: scent wafers and baking soda

Postby mhouck06 » Mon Jul 08, 2013 9:18 pm

I agree, baking soda is your best bet.. I use it for everything.
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Re: scent wafers and baking soda

Postby shaman » Tue Jul 09, 2013 4:18 am

Baking Soda.

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Re: scent wafers and baking soda

Postby Topdogg » Tue Jul 09, 2013 6:23 am

Ok....thanks for the responses...baking soda it is....only 81 days left to the season starts for me

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Re: scent wafers and baking soda

Postby rthomas4 » Tue Jul 09, 2013 2:10 pm

Actually, I use both. Baking soda for laundry, and scent wafers pinned to my cap when I'm in the woods. I use the pine scented wafers, since I still hunt in the middle of a pine plantation here on my property. Of course I do use unscented soap and shampoo, along with baking soda unscented deodorant.
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