Don’t you love it when you’re walking in the mall and suddenly you smell the smell of leather and even though you didn’t see the sign you know that there is a leather shop somewhere.nearby. Not only do I love the smell of leather I love the feel of leather and I love the durability of leather.
There are so many things to like about leather but there’s one thing that a hunter should realize about leather and that is the smell of leather. If I can smell leather when I walk by a shop, and a deer has a nose that’s 1000 times better than mine, surely they could smell lmy leather belt from a long distance. When I think about it, I have not only a leather belt but I have leather shoes, I have a leather strap on my gun and I have a leather sheath for my knife. All that leather leaves a lot of odor in the woods.
So, when you go hunting think about what you wear. I have heard for years that rubber boots do not leave a scent trail. There are other materials that can replace belts, shoes and straps. Trying some of these might help a little bit to control the smells that we give off in the woods.