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Let's talk scrapes

Unread postby bowtechjim » Sun Oct 20, 2019 5:11 am

I've always paid attention to scrapes located near suspected bedding and have had the most success hunting them the last 2 weeks of October. It seems like every year I walk by a ton of scrapes on field edges and never even give them a serious look. How does everyone hunt scrapes? Mornings or evenings? I usually think of them as one piece of the puzzle but am very curious to hear what y'all think.


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Re: Let's talk scrapes

Unread postby swwave24 » Sun Oct 20, 2019 5:33 am

I hunt scrapes near bedding and in cover, in pressured areas. Especially on raining days, just after it stops seems to be a good time. Had a smaller buck come into one last week when it stopped raining. I hunt scrapes in thermal hub areas on calm days where my scent shoots straight up, those days are rare.
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Re: Let's talk scrapes

Unread postby hunter10 » Sun Oct 20, 2019 6:32 am

Field edge scrapes are good for camera pics that’s about it. Deep thick cover scrapes near bedding are good
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Re: Let's talk scrapes

Unread postby stash59 » Sun Oct 20, 2019 8:02 am

From mid October into early November. Scrapes in unpressured areas can be dynamite. After rain or snow seems to be best. 3.5 YO's make up the bulk of the users.
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Re: Let's talk scrapes

Unread postby Putt4Doe » Mon Oct 21, 2019 3:35 am

stash59 wrote:From mid October into early November. Scrapes in unpressured areas can be dynamite. After rain or snow seems to be best. 3.5 YO's make up the bulk of the users.


I agree. I find the morning after a rain to be ideal on these scrapes close to bedding.


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