Human odor spooks deer. The good news is there are ways to neutralize the deer’s sensory advantages. I heard the darn crow again and this time I payed attention. I had also bumped a bunch of does off the field here a couple weeks prior while hunting an evening on the neighboring property. It also affects their ability to smell out a potential problem and detect its source. Often, excessive scat is located near preferred food sources, water sources, and bedding areas. Other researchers have found that deer may average more piles of dung in the spring and fall. It was green and shiny, so obviously that means buck poop is black and dull. Once finished, he noticed that he had covered his bib strap with his massive mess. Visit to learn more. This has been my shittiest deer season yet. The shape and texture of droppings can offer clues about what an animal has been eating. Deer aren't put off by anything BUT human smells, and movement. It was a great deer though! Variation on this, have a dip (chewing tobacco), the saying "chew and a poo" isn't just for laughs. So I would say seeing a deer poop in your scrape is a good sign deer are around. Dammit if I walk around slow and quiet by myself, won't ever see them. Works like a charm. I have been doing a little internet research on determining the age of deer poop. ! Dec 13, 2006 #5 . JavaScript is disabled. Man you can't tell the difference between a doe and a buck. I just did field work in the desert. The Look of Deer Poop. [question]what do you do if you have to go to the bathroom while hunting. On morning 3 I am sitting on a ridge spotting and he left for his morning bowel movements. If you’re a hunter, you know that deer have a sense of smell that rivals that of a bloodhound— and they can see and hear pretty well too. Be careful, though, since fox poop usually poses several health risks. Blacktail Deer adult female pooping while looking at camera - Buy this stock photo and explore similar images at Adobe Stock Some hunters prefer to hang it head up, while others prefer to hang it head down. The best lesson you can learn from deer poop is that a lot of it indicates a good hunting spot. I figured F-it, and just went back around the bend and took my deuce right in the sand where the water would run during a rain event. Discussion in 'Deer Hunting' started by LSOSGT1109, Sep 14, 2012. Page 4 of 4 ... Guys, I just hit a basket 6 a little far back and am trailing him. Two nights ago, I was hunting a local spot near my home. So, I'm pretty regular. Their movements will remain almost the same as in dry weather. [/question]Rusty,I received a kidney transplant 23 years ago and have to urinate frequently. The key is to hang it, because this lets remaining blood drain out of the deer. Sign, scat, poop, droppings, or s&%! I figured as far back as I hit him there might be some blood in his poop. The density of deer within your hunting area is 13 deer per square mile. For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. 11 Kinds of Animal Poop Hunters Should Know. Any reason not to just bring a small garden trowel with you, dig a small hole away from water sources, and let fly? I was walking back to the truck after not having any luck in my spot. It is normally little and clustered together. For the other kind of toilette break, make sure you dig a hole, bring biodegradable toilet paper, and cover it up afterwords.! I’ve gone through an entire roll in the field. These droppings are usually clumped or clustered to form a solid scat. Nothing wrong with work poops, it's like a regular break, but better. Poop can tells hunters what type of animal species are occupying a wild area or potential hunting spot. In the poker game that is deer hunting, the house (and the deer) has the evolutionary advantage. You want the slightly green ones though, the ones that are only just ripe enough to eat. Often, excessive scat is located near preferred food sources, water sources, and bedding areas. I have you tagged as "The Banana Pooper" now. The best lesson you can learn from deer poop is that a lot of it indicates a good hunting spot. The density of deer within your hunting area is 13 deer per square mile. However we did take some friends out mule deer hunting once, every morning the one guy would have to go poop in the bushes around 8. I've observed many deer approaching to check out where I urinated. However, they tend to bed down for longer periods in moderate rain. 2. Samsung Tablet. The Look of Deer Poop. Animals leave their shit in the woods, why can't we? Its texture is shiny and moist when it is fresh, with the passage of time it becomes dry and matte. While hunting, this type of scenario may be worse than if there was a slight breeze. Whats your opinion? Without any wind, your precise location becomes very apparent to white-tailed deer and they can quickly and easily detect your location by simply sniffing the air. Peeing while deer hunting Posted by hehatedrew on 11/4/10 at 5:48 pm 0 0 I know a lot of people say it doesn't bother deer, I would just rather not do it outside if I didn't have to. MoneyMan11. I was holding it, and came to a bend in the river where there was a house with a pipe from their toilet going straight into the wash. It was sewage...gross and very illegal. I poop every morning before I head to work. I was working a term job as a wildlife biologist. Often a hunter selects his hunt site based on the concentration of scat in an area. And back in the heyday of Fred Bear and other pioneers of modern bowhunting, climbing a tree to hunt from a stand was hardly a common practice. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. I did pack my paper out. Somewhere during the adventure, he had neglected to address his bib clothing. Reason I ask is, I did a little scouting this morning and found an area w/ quite a few very fresh "clumps" ,big ones, definatly from a deer (not bear or yote). Force yourself to use the bathroom at a different, more convinient, time for long enough and your clock will regulate its self to the new schedule. A deer that exhibited all the “good signs” I just listed is likely to be dead somewhere close by. However we did take some friends out mule deer hunting once, every morning the one guy would have to go poop in the bushes around 8. Bagging a deer requires unconventional tactics. As with any population index the more times you sample your area the more accurate your results. Right around 7:15 AM. 23 Tags #deer #canada #prank #fake #smell #hunting #field #play #cereal #friends 13 More tags available I found doe poop in it. Other researchers have found that deer may average more piles of dung in the spring and fall. He winded me *shocker* ... How to Hunt Deer in the Worst Winter Weather. This could not be truer. Deer poop normally resembles pellet, it can also be sometimes the same as goats and rabbits dropping. I always go before we leave, never had a problem. One of the seasonal fire workers had hiked the river near his father in law's place and came across what he thought was a huge turd from a mountain lion. It is normally little and clustered together. Lots of regular deer pellets in the area, and a softer, grassy, almost horse poop around it and going into the tubing. Very eventful Saturday morning, and a heck of a weekend. In fact, one doe got so close, I thumped my cig at her because she was about to touch me. 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