News Updates from Nelson Creek Outdoors
Hunting Scent Blocker Versus Scent Eliminator
There are two ways to stop odor from negatively affecting the deer. A hunting scent blocker versus a scent eliminator. Let’s start with scent elimination. This is what products like our Whitetail Alchemy Liqwid Ozone do. They actually destroy the odor molecule, ripping it apart by oxidizing the molecule. The odorRead More
Interdigital Gland of Deer
The interdigital gland of deer is probably the least understood of all the glands (metatarsal in whitetails is a close second). There are some articles online that contain bad information and I hope maybe to clear that up. The interdigital gland is located between the “toes” of the whitetail deer,Read More
Mock Deer Scrape
There is a mock deer scrape on my property I made last year. It wasn’t getting much action since it was buried under the snow (although they did dig up some others through the snow). I went up to plant some trees, both Black Hills Spruce and Swamp White Oaks,Read More
What is a Mock Scrape?
What is a Mock Scrape? A mock scrape is simply a reproduction of a natural scrape made by deer. Most hunters make them to hang a trail camera or to hunt over. You simply create one by scraping a spot on the ground about 2.5 feet by 2.5 feet inRead More
Synthetic Deer Urine – Choose the Best
Synthetic deer urine can be excellent. The problem is it can also be terrible. So how do you pick a synthetic scent product? Follow some of the guidelines below. What defines synthetic deer urine? This is the biggest issue a person must face when selecting scents. Because they are syntheticRead More
Deer Hunting Wisconsin
Wisconsin Nelson Creek Outdoors/ Lucky 7 Scents is located in the great state of Wisconsin. In our state, we have both excellent deer numbers and quality bucks. To top it off, we lead the country in terms of Boone and Crockett entries. I would say we have it pretty good.Read More
Do Deer Scents Actually Work?
There is one question I see online a lot, on both Facebook and various deer hunting message boards. Do Deer Scents Actually Work? First, let’s mention the two basic types of deer scents people think about. These would be urine/ glandular based scents and food based scents. Each is veryRead More
Doe Bleat Call and Synthetic Scents
The doe bleat call (or doe grunt) can be a very effective tool in a hunter’s arsenal. Using a doe call during the pre-rut/ rut period can bring in dominant bucks that may ignore a buck grunt. After all, they are looking for does to breed, the fights are secondary.Read More
Best Deer Attractant – New for 2022!
Best Deer Attractant? That may be a somewhat broad question considering all the available options. But in 2022, our newest scent, Lucky 7 Mock Scrape Magic, will be one of the best. One thing is for certain: the top synthetic deer scents come from Nelson Creek Outdoors and Lucky 7Read More
Curiosity Deer Scents??? – NO!
Curiosity deer scents seem to be all the rage. JUST SAY NO! Think about it, a curious deer is an alert deer, not a calm one. Curiosity is not attraction. Instead, the deer are checking out something foreign that they do not recognize that is in their territory. These curiosityRead More