New in Equipment: Nosy Whitetail

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Appalachian Whitetails, an Indiana, Pa., company, is manufacturing three white-tailed deer urine attractant scents. Nosy Whitetail is a curiosity scent for making mock trails and scrapes and for use with scent steamers. Dead Red-Territorial portrays the smell of another buck, making it good for use in the rut. And Blind Date-Estrous is a premium estrous scent designed to bring bucks searching for hot does into range during the rut and pre-rut. All three scents are made with 100 percent natural whitetail deer urine and all are available in 2- and 4-ounce bottles. Suggested price is $7.99 for a 2-ounce bottle and $14.99 for a 4-ounce bottle of Dead Red or Nosy Whitetail. Blind date retails for $8.99 and $15.99 respectively. For information: call Nick Pinizzotto at 724-787- 6522.

Lure of the week

Baby duck

Company: Doc Watson's

Lure type: Floating lure

Sizes and colors: This lure is available in one size, a 4 1/2- inch, 1 2/5-ounce model. It is supposed to be generally yellow, but the color can vary slightly.

Target species: Muskies, northern pike and largemouth bass.

Technique: The baby duck is meant to represent a lame duckling, so fish it around weeds and cover, giving it an erratic motion. It gets heavier and somewhat unwieldy as it gets wet, though, so plan on close-range casting. …