Staying Odor Free in the Field
Staying odor free is harder
than “Getting Odor Free” because of the skins production of volatile oils with
the sweat and the expulsion of odor molecules via the mouth and lungs.
By wearing an activated
carbon impregnated painter’s mask you can reduce the breath odor problem.
Remember that activated carbon picks up heavy gas molecules from the air and you
need to store your extra supply in zip type freezer bags.
If nature calls and you
“Just-Gotta-Go”, make sure you go way down wind from your stand, using a non
scented deodorant afterwards might be in order. Carry a doggie bag and police up
the waste and bury it. This will seal in the human scent.
Of course it goes
without saying you can forget all the above precautions and efforts if you smoke
before or during the hunt.
A consistently successful
hunter gets that way in only one way - by pre planning. Your gun caliber,
specifications, bow draw weight, arrow type and camo color and type is important but
systematically controlling human scents in
the hunting theater may even be more important. To assure this this you should
Staying odor free materials.