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Deer Calls and scents


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I am heading out on dec. 11th to bow hunt for a couple of weeks in wisconsin(first time in 14 years)And I have been practicing alot. My question is. Do doe's respond to any calling such as The Lil Doe bleat cans, or a bag of wood sticks. Also is there certian scents that work for both bucks and doe's? I am very excited and want to optimize my chances for either a doe or a buck! I am still debating on wether or not to use bait. I know this is a touchy subject. If I choose to use bait, What are some favorites for deer?

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Rattling that time of the year usually doesnt work to well.. Sometimes you can catch the deer on the second rut and maybebring in a buck.. A fawn distress bleet can bring in a doe at times. Not sure of a scent that woudl bring both in.

As for bait, easiest would probably be corn. Make sure you follow the directions to the T in the WI reg book, the fine is quite steep.

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steep isn't the word for it. It's like $500.00-$600.00. Thats why I am debating on baiting or not. I think I am going to use 1 1/2 gallons of corn. The law is 2 but better to be on the safe side. I hear a lot of whinning in minnesota about baiting. And there fine is only $150.00. If they want to controll baiting increase the fine. to $1000.00 and take all the hunting equipment from the person. Bet that would bring baiting to a hault in MN. grin.gif

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