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How to Make Cheap Buck Attractor Pods [PICS]

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When you realize just how easy and cheap it is to make your own buck attractor pods you will kick yourself for not thinking of it sooner.

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This step-by-step tutorial for how to make buck attractor pods will put an end to spending your hard-earned dollars on something you can make with items you probably have lying around the house.

Check out this slideshow on how to make homemade attractor pods.

Step 1

Supplies you will need:

  • Cotton Rounds – These can be found at most grocery stores and pharmacies. Typically they are sold in sleeves of 100 for just a dollar or two.
  • Scissors (or knife, fork, or flat head screwdriver – anything you can use to poke a hole in the cotton round)
  • Twist-Ties – Save them from your bag of bread, electronics purchases and the like. You probably already have a stash of these in a junk drawer of your kitchen.
  • Bottle of your favorite buck attractant

Poke a hole near the edge of a cotton round. The hole only needs to be big enough for a twist tie to fit through.

Step 2

Insert twist-tie through the hole and fasten the end back to the twist-tie. (Hint: the longer you can leave your twist-tie the easier it will be to attach the pod to a branch for use.) Repeat this process until you have as many pods as you need.

Steps 3 and 4

Step 3: Use an airtight container to store your pods. This will eliminate unnecessary odors as well as provide a container that allows the pods to soak in the attractant overnight (Hint: Ziploc bags are okay, but tend to make more noise in the woods. A small, bowl-type container is suitable).

Step 4: Pour a moderate amount of your favorite buck attractant onto your pods and let them soak overnight before your hunt. A little bit goes a long way. It’s also fine to wait until you place your pods in the woods before sprinkling them with doe urine.

Step 5

Hang your pods near, and around, your deer stand and watch ’em come! Then chuckle to yourself at just how easy and cheap they were to make.

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