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#11651738 - 06/07/16 08:21 AM So about scent
cmc Offline

Registered: 04/29/10
Posts: 182
Loc: Graham to Arlington
When I was doing a lot of competition varmint hunting I discovered that if I played two sounds at once that a coyote could focus on the sound he wanted and I could narrow down the best sound of that night. I also have done something like this with crappie when I couldn't get a jig bite I would use two jigs of three different colors and usually one of the six colors would trigger a bite and I could narrow down the preferred color of the day. My question is if I mix 6-8 scents together in boilies or any bait can a fish distinguish that as six separate scents or will it just be a whole new scent that may not work?

I hope this makes sense.

#11652284 - 06/07/16 12:29 PM Re: So about scent [Re: cmc]
greentumater Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 07/25/11
Posts: 1400
Loc: Texas
That's a very important question that fish science needs to answer. In the meantime using sound techniques and putting the bait where the fish are is so productive here in texas. I believe scent DOES matter though.I'll have try a Tuna tutti fruitti casserole!

#11652919 - 06/07/16 05:27 PM Re: So about scent [Re: cmc]
cmc Offline

Registered: 04/29/10
Posts: 182
Loc: Graham to Arlington
I agree that carp here are not hard to catch but you always want the best you can get on that day. Let me know about that casserole I think I'll pass on it.

#11666840 - 06/14/16 01:21 PM Re: So about scent [Re: cmc]
fiSherwood Offline
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Registered: 01/02/07
Posts: 5066
Loc: Dallas
I've always found that cinnamon and chili powder can add attraction, as well as a sweet taste like corn or maple syrup.
Brian Sherwood

Carp Anglers Group

#11682179 - 06/22/16 11:59 AM Re: So about scent [Re: cmc]
JohnFinney Offline
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Registered: 03/17/13
Posts: 6
Loc: Colorado Springs
Scent, Sight and Taste, all play an important factor. Rather than trying 6 different scents at once, why not try one at a time, or even a couple, then you would know better which work best as the attractant on a given day or venue >

Would be interesting to hear of your testing results!


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