The one category that a hunter could use wrong for the time of year is those products that are designed for the Whitetail Rut. Set yours well ahead of hunting season to give deer ample time to find it and start using it. Several different studies on daily deer movement show that during the fall deer are most active at night around dawn and dusk, and from 12:00 – 2:00 AM. How? To create a cover scent, use our spray top and give 5-10 blasts every 15 minutes while also spraying on your tree around you. If an adult deer is hit by a vehicle and wounded, immediately call Santa Cruz County Animal Services (831-454-7200) or the non-emergency number of the local police for assistance. Using scents with the proper expectations and in the right situations can have beneficial results. Many hunters believe that peeing near your deer stand is the worst possible thing a hunter could do if he wishes to kill a buck. Bagging a deer requires unconventional tactics. While deer typically only scrape in the fall, they will use licking branches year round. Collecting deer urine resembles a conventional dairy operation. In 1990 I was a part of a scrape research project conducted on the Avery Estate in New York State where deer could be closely monitored in a natural setting. We’ll start with tail movements of happy, relaxed deer and then ease into tail behaviors of agitated animals. This means they are not moving much between 10:00 and 12:00 PM, and between 2:00 and 4:00 AM. Do not touch an injured deer as their sharp hooves will do major damage to you. Wag or Swish Casual, gentle and occasional side-to-side tail wagging or swishing is a good sign. See more ideas about funny deer, hunting, deer hunting. The theory goes like this: Deer use their noses for survival, and deer are conditioned to fear humans, therefore if deer smell human urine they will go the other way. These relaxed movements indicate a deer … Sold as deer-hunting scents at $4.00 to $13 per ounce (retail), that amounts to $256 to $832 a day or $93,440 to $303,680 per deer per year! Let's see, a single deer pees about half a gallon or 64 ounces a day. For the most part you can break down deer lures into a few different categories, those are, Early Season, Curiosity, Buck Urine, Doe P, Doe Estrous, Scrape and Mock Scrape products. We discovered that during the two weeks leading up to peak breeding mature bucks made 6 to 12 scrapes every hour they were on their feet. Please do not let the deer suffer. And since urine is one facet of our odor we have some control over, plenty of deer hunters take the logical step and pee in a bottle. We keep 130 deer and a few elk. So what do deer do at night? The deer come into a barn at night to eat. We have found that any fresh deer urine (Estrus, Scrape or Rutting Buck) works very well as a cover scent, but for this time of year stick with scrape or rutting buck urine. The deer urine market By Jul 25, 2003, 17:31 It's enough to make dollar signs dance in the deer farmer's eyes. Aug 26, 2017 - Explore Deer Hunters's board "Funny Deer Hunting Meme" on Pinterest. That magical time of year is just around the corner.. Everyones knows about the rut, when bucks let their guard down and hunters capitalize on the breeding-centric distractions. Start Early - Most folks set their mock scrapes up just before the season and wonder why they’re not as effective as they’d hoped. Here’s what to watch for and what it means. Avoid these common deer hunting mistakes during the rut to better your odds.