Busted? Time to Make a New Plan

Busted? Time to Make a New Plan

MUSKEGON, MI (July 17, 2017) – Getting busted by a bruiser whitetail buck is a gut-wrenching experience. All the time and energy spent scouting, checking trail cams and setting up stands becomes wasted the instant a rogue air current washes a few misplaced scent molecules over his highly-sensitive nose. He’s gone. And the gut-wrenching part comes when you realize he isn’t coming back.

It’s time to make a new plan.

Being winded by a whitetail’s supernatural snout is the cause of most unfilled deer tags. Replacing the anguish of a bowl of tag soup with the delight of a tasty tenderloin meal is the very reason ScentLok Technologies® created the odor-adsorbing hunting clothing category 25 years ago. And just like the fine bottle of wine that accompanies a fresh venison feast, ScentLok’s clothing line has improved with age.

Full Season Taktix Jacket (Men’s)

Proof of this claim can be seen in their newest line of Full Season Taktix men’s and women’s apparel. Simply put, it’s the best whitetail hunting clothing ever created.

The advantage of Full Season Taktix begins with ScentLok’s proprietary Carbon Alloy® technology, which goes beyond the simple antimicrobials used by others. This patented technology combines activated carbon with zeolite and treated carbon to trap and contain a larger spectrum of odors, while targeting specific odors that other technologies miss. When used in accordance with ScentLok’s Seven Steps to Success, that means the vast majority of a hunter’s metabolic and bacterial human odor is absorbed, along with much of the ambient odors they pick up along the way.

Full Season Taktix Pant (Men’s)

A full season sees its share of inclement weather. Full Season Taktix defies sprinkles to downpours with NeverWet®, a superhydrophobic treatment developed in partnership with Rust-oleum®. This permanent fabric treatment sheds massive amounts of rain and allows hunters to stay on stand when the skies open up. All of this is done without the noisy laminates or temporary DWR treatments used in other gear.

Now, consider the nuances of comfort and fit. ScentLok went to great lengths to ensure that Full Season Taktix is the most comfortable apparel a hunter can wear, while addressing critical details in design that contribute to hunter success, not detract from it. Sleeves and pant legs are carefully articulated, while underarm, shoulder and crotch areas provide the perfect amount of gusseting to allow hunters to sit, squat, climb, twist and turn in silence and without binding. Sleeves, too, extend to cover the back of the wrists for warmth and even more scent control. A trim, stretch-cuff design keeps bulkiness at the critical wrist areas to a minimum, so there’s nothing to interfere while drawing a bow or releasing an arrow.

Full Season Taktix Jacket (Women’s)

The Full Season Taktix Jacket sports five pockets, including two zippered waist pockets, two lower side pockets with hidden snaps for extra storage, and a concealed-carry chest pocket – perfect for housing a hunter’s personal protection handgun or smartphone. A thoughtful opening in back of the jacket allows a hunter to wear his or her life-saving safety harness inside the garment for better overall scent control. An extended tail and higher back also contribute to peak scent control.

The eight-pocket Full Season Taktix Pant includes quick-access side pockets that can be easily accessed while sitting down, as well as two cavernous cargo pockets. Zippered leg openings make slipping them on over boots a breeze, while five belt loops and a gripper side and rear elastic waistband keep them in place.

The Full Season Taktix Jacket and Pant look as good as they perform, thanks to DuoTone accents. DuoTone increases effective concealment by overlaying darker, contrasting camo accent panels over standard camo patterns in key locations. Catering to the personal camo preferences of any hunter, Full Season Taktix Jackets and Pants are available in Realtree Original, Lost Camo XD, Realtree Xtra and Mossy Oak Break-Up COUNTRY.

Full Season Taktix Pants (Women’s)

ScentLok Full Season Taktix Overall Features

  • Carbon Alloy® technology
  • NeverWet® superhydrophobic coating permanently repels water and heavy oils
  • DuoTone technical overlay panels enhance concealment
  • Wicking treatment for moisture management
  • Deadly quiet micro tricot outer fabric
  • Micro fleece inner lining for warmth
  • Multiple camo patterns available
  • Men’s and women’s styles available
  • Sold as separates / Men’s sizes M – 8XL / Women’s sizes XS – 2XL

MSRP: 149.99 – $159.99 per piece

ScentLok Full Season Taktix Jacket Features

  • Extra-large chest pocket holds sidearm securely
  • Two zippered waist pockets
  • Two lower side pockets with hidden snap for extra storage
  • Abrasion-resistant shoulder and tail panels
  • Articulated sleeves
  • Underarm and shoulder gussets
  • Stretch fit cuff panel for a tapered, trim and secure fit
  • Safety harness access opening

ScentLok Full Season Taktix Pant Features

  • Eight pocket design
  • Gripper side and rear waistband for a secure fit
  • Articulated knees
  • Gusseted crotch and inner thigh
  • 18” leg zippers

If you’ve been busted by a bruiser buck’s nose, you aren’t alone. Take heart; it doesn’t have to be that way. Make a new plan this season, and make ScentLok’s proven odor-control apparel the foundation of that plan. The all-new Full Season Taktix Jacket and Pant represent ScentLok’s most advanced line of hunting clothing ever… and, quite possibly, the best investment a deer hunter can make.

Steve Sheetz

Steve is an avid outdoorsman who has been fortunate enough to publish two books on archery hunting. His first book, For the Love of the Hunt, was published in 2011. His second book, Wading Through the Darkness was published in 2015. Steve sits on numerous Pro Staffs throughout the archery industry. For almost a decade Steve helped build Huntonly.com but wanted the opportunity to build something bigger and better and launched Chasinwhitetails.com in December of 2014 as a way to share his love and passion for the outdoors. Today Chasin'Whitetails Media is growing. With the addition of the radio show in 2014 and a The Heartbeat TV show in 2015, who knows what will come his way next. When it comes to understanding the movement and logic of the urban whitetail and waterfowl, he is more than just a Ph.D. with a love of the outdoors. He is a self-proclaimed expert who loves to engage and teach others about the sport he loves so very much. Spending over 125 days a year in the big city woods and urban waterways chasing all types of game.

This Post Has One Comment

  1. I’ve been there! I literally got sick the first time a bruiser buck busted me. I got sick because I had a him dead in my sights at 30 yards with a bow but he was closing. He walked to within 20 yards and stopped right behind an oak tree. He sat there for several seconds, raised his head, licked his nose and then turned to run away. I did well that day with scent control but it makes me wonder what ScentLok would’ve done for me. I’m definitely going to try their apparel out. Great read!

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