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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-20-2018, 09:45 PM
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Posted By Bill in San Jose
I drove through Dixon on I80 em route to Montana...

I drove through Dixon on I80 em route to Montana for elk earlier today. Thinking about all Kuiu gear I packed for the hunt it seemed stopping was the right thing to do. I expressed my sympathy to...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-20-2018, 09:38 PM
Replies: 5,461
Views: 445,603
Posted By Bill in San Jose
Cingratulations on the bull! Way to close the...

Cingratulations on the bull! Way to close the deal.

Iím driving now, Nevadaís an interesting state. To drive through at least. Get to MT tomorrow. Hunt on Saturday.
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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-19-2018, 12:14 PM
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Posted By Bill in San Jose
Trying to stay focused today at work, leaving for...

Trying to stay focused today at work, leaving for Montana tomorrow morning.

I got this text from my son, Iím glad I Ďinvestedí in Kuiu clothing and believe I have whatís needed for hunting at...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-17-2018, 08:37 AM
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Posted By Bill in San Jose
Hunt hard! Sent from my iPhone using...

Hunt hard!


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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-16-2018, 09:43 AM
Replies: 5,461
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Posted By Bill in San Jose
Griz kills guide in the Tetons. What I read his...

Griz kills guide in the Tetons. What I read his gun was on his pack while field dressing the elk and the bears came in fast before he could reach for it. Lesson- gun on your person 100% of time.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-15-2018, 05:51 PM
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Posted By Bill in San Jose
You made me laugh! Thanks. Sent from my...

You made me laugh! Thanks.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-15-2018, 03:24 PM
Replies: 17,649
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Posted By Bill in San Jose
Shooting broad heads into target in sand pit at...

Shooting broad heads into target in sand pit at 40 yards. These knuckleheads walked 25 yards in front of me. I couldnít stop laughing to get my phone to take a picture fast enough.
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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-15-2018, 11:11 AM
Replies: 5,461
Views: 445,603
Posted By Bill in San Jose
The Elk Thread

Hunt hard, kill swiftly, waste nothing, offer no apology.

Last weekend workout, leave Thursday.
5th stair climb of 232 steps with 30# elk pack. View over south San Jose.

Swig for CM.
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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-15-2018, 11:10 AM
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Posted By Bill in San Jose
Swig Time 4 CM!!!!!

5th stair climb of 232 steps with 30# elk pack. View over south San Jose.

Swig for CM.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-13-2018, 02:09 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 14,219
Posted By Bill in San Jose
Sacramento paperís coverage of his funeral...

Sacramento paperís coverage of his funeral yesterday.

http://amp.sacbee.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/hometown-report/article218294860.html
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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-12-2018, 10:55 AM
Replies: 5,461
Views: 445,603
Posted By Bill in San Jose
The Elk Thread

Stay strong brother!
Even if theyíre quiet, theyíre still out there. Somewhere.
Iíd get up high and glass, save your strength.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-12-2018, 08:01 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 14,219
Posted By Bill in San Jose
Jasonís funeral is this morning in Vacaville. Say...

Jasonís funeral is this morning in Vacaville. Say a prayer for his wife, kids, family, Kuiu employees and friends.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-12-2018, 07:53 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,244
Posted By Bill in San Jose
http://m.startribune.com/bald-eagle-lands-on-firef...

http://m.startribune.com/bald-eagle-lands-on-firefighters-9-11-tribute-in-minnesota/492968991/

Bald eagle swoops in to join firefighters' 9/11 tribute in Minnesota


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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-11-2018, 07:41 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,244
Posted By Bill in San Jose
Iím hoping for thumbs-ups driving home and ready...

Iím hoping for thumbs-ups driving home and ready to address anybody else.

RIP Joe.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-11-2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,244
Posted By Bill in San Jose
On my first visit to Ground Zero since driving...

On my first visit to Ground Zero since driving into lower Manhattan the evening of Saturday, Sept. 22 seeing the devastation- after burying my father who died of cancer in NJ on Sept.16 I sat on the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-11-2018, 10:19 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,244
Posted By Bill in San Jose
God bless the 2,977 people who died and I pray...

God bless the 2,977 people who died and I pray comfort their families.

I lost 2 guys from high school, say a prayer for them.

My wife and coworkers put this up at work in the courthouse.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-11-2018, 08:00 AM
Replies: 5,461
Views: 445,603
Posted By Bill in San Jose
The Elk Thread

My son reports rut is not started in southern Montana, bulls still in groups.

A fly fisherman he spoke with driving out had a griz sow and 2 cubs cross the river 100 yards away from him. Hunt...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-10-2018, 11:18 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 14,219
Posted By Bill in San Jose
Should anybody be so inclined, hereís the link to...

Should anybody be so inclined, hereís the link to the Concussion Legacy Foundation.

https://concussionfoundation.org/give-online


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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-10-2018, 11:14 PM
Replies: 753
Views: 21,442
Posted By Bill in San Jose
Great news and positive posts. One more prayer...

Great news and positive posts. One more prayer sent from the west coast.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-09-2018, 10:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,176
Posted By Bill in San Jose
Educate me- off road helmets

The local shop said the Fly Racing was backordered with no shipping date so I got my money back.

I went to another local shop yesterday, the guy pointed out yes it has a roll cage- but in some...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-09-2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 5,461
Views: 445,603
Posted By Bill in San Jose
4 trips up/down 232 stairs with 30+ pound pack....

4 trips up/down 232 stairs with 30+ pound pack. Shooting broadheads at range out to 50. Home and then a 2-hour hike in the hills again with the pack.

If the Montana mountains kick my butt, I know...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 09-09-2018, 09:55 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,943
Posted By Bill in San Jose
Hereís one about the Bern. ...

Hereís one about the Bern.

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180909/f8d816717a787c041938f570d6901b1f.jpg




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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-09-2018, 09:52 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 14,219
Posted By Bill in San Jose
Jason Hairston Kuiu founder dead.

As Iím posting this, Iím looking at some of my Kuiu gear and getting it organized for an upcoming elk hunt.

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There...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 09-07-2018, 11:34 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,943
Posted By Bill in San Jose
Kaepernick named NIKE spokesman?

The ďpoorĒ are buying this expensive stuff to show their lifestyle paying with either a. Drug trade money or b. Your money in food stamps, welfare, etc.

Now to not be too serious.......
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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-07-2018, 10:53 AM
Replies: 5,461
Views: 445,603
Posted By Bill in San Jose
The Elk Thread

Bring a ziplock baggie to cover and an extra zip tie to secure it.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-07-2018, 08:15 AM
Replies: 5,461
Views: 445,603
Posted By Bill in San Jose
I leave in 2 weeks for Montana. Anybody need 2...

I leave in 2 weeks for Montana. Anybody need 2 The Eagles tickets Sept. 20 at AT&T Park I bought in January before I planned the hunt so I can leave Thursday morning?

My son and grandson were...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-06-2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 14,219
Posted By Bill in San Jose
Tragic. I have not met him but Shaun who heads...

Tragic. I have not met him but Shaun who heads his product development showed me how to adjust my Icon pack/frame to carry meat bags on the tailgate of my pickup in their parking lot. Jason was out...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-06-2018, 03:36 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 14,219
Posted By Bill in San Jose
Is there any confirmation on the cause of death? ...

Is there any confirmation on the cause of death?


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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-05-2018, 07:49 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 14,219
Posted By Bill in San Jose
Where is it reported he took his own life? ...

Where is it reported he took his own life?


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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-05-2018, 07:32 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 14,219
Posted By Bill in San Jose
Itís on the web he passed while on a sheep hunt....

Itís on the web he passed while on a sheep hunt. Iíve not met him, only emailed about the picture of Jason hugging his Dad after a successful hunt- it made me think of my son and I.

Iíve been to...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-04-2018, 08:28 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,441
Posted By Bill in San Jose
Youíre welcome. I know 2 guys who go Lyme...

Youíre welcome. I know 2 guys who go Lyme disease, and itís nothing to ignore. One from pig hunting in Cali.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-04-2018, 08:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,176
Posted By Bill in San Jose
With seat belts, netting above the doors and a...

With seat belts, netting above the doors and a roll cage, I think it is sufficient and I donít need a more expensive helmet. I hope Iím right and never find out.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-04-2018, 01:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,176
Posted By Bill in San Jose
Educate me- off road helmets

I ordered a Fly helmet at the Honda dealer. Funny- the guy working in parts- accessories said I could only buy the one on the shelf, everybody tries it on.

Walking out the general manager asks if...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-04-2018, 10:37 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,441
Posted By Bill in San Jose
I buy the Sawyers for the convenience. I...

I buy the Sawyers for the convenience.

I spray hunting clothes and gear and hang in garage overnight to dry. When dry I canít smell the odor.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-04-2018, 09:01 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,441
Posted By Bill in San Jose
This says dilute 20:1 if starting with 10%...

This says dilute 20:1 if starting with 10% concentrate. Sawyers is 0.5% permetherine.

https://sectionhiker.com/permethrin-soak-method-guide/


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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-02-2018, 08:59 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 19,812
Posted By Bill in San Jose
Remembering Jason, I got this email this morning....

Remembering Jason, I got this email this morning. Never met the man, but spoke on the phone.


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Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-30-2018, 11:52 AM
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Posted By Bill in San Jose
Thereís no extra points for pretty. Looks good...

Thereís no extra points for pretty. Looks good from here.



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Forum: Around the Campfire 08-29-2018, 08:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,176
Posted By Bill in San Jose
I understand. But are you hunting areas like this...

I understand. But are you hunting areas like this at 8-9k elevation which have snow on the peaks now and will have more snow by late September?
...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-29-2018, 06:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,176
Posted By Bill in San Jose
It looked like this off the web ...

It looked like this off the web

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Forum: Around the Campfire 08-29-2018, 05:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,176
Posted By Bill in San Jose
Educate me- off road helmets

Iíve been known to overthink things!

The Pioneer has seat belts.

The local Honda motorsports dealer sells the Fly helmets, $109. I was comfortable for 5 minutes.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 08-29-2018, 09:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 915
Posted By Bill in San Jose
US Marine took his life in San Jose

A 27 years old Marine vet named Eric took his life in my neighborhood. Thereís not been a news story, I watched the standoff unfold on the NextDoor app with neighborís posts.

What little I know is...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-29-2018, 08:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,176
Posted By Bill in San Jose
I priced the Aria helmets. Are they that...

I priced the Aria helmets. Are they that expensive because theyíre lighter weight and meeting crash/ impact standards?


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Forum: Around the Campfire 08-27-2018, 02:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,176
Posted By Bill in San Jose
Yes it has a roll cage. No itís for Montana/...

Yes it has a roll cage.
No itís for Montana/ retirement use.
Iím figuring if I screw up somewhere/ somehow I donít want to spend my retirement in a wheelchair or bed. I went to a co workerís wifeís...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-26-2018, 06:05 PM
Replies: 5,461
Views: 445,603
Posted By Bill in San Jose
Ask the guide for a list of things to bring. ...

Ask the guide for a list of things to bring.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 08-26-2018, 02:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,176
Posted By Bill in San Jose
Educate me- off road helmets

I bought a Honda Pioneer 500- itís in Montana with our son being generous enough to break it in for me. :)

I need a helmet, and thereís 2 things I remember being told about them:

- if you have...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-26-2018, 01:39 AM
Replies: 5,461
Views: 445,603
Posted By Bill in San Jose
4 weeks from today- hunting Montana elk for the...

4 weeks from today- hunting Montana elk for the first of God willing many times.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 08-25-2018, 09:05 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,278
Posted By Bill in San Jose
Box in USPS, should be in Texas next week. Thanks...

Box in USPS, should be in Texas next week. Thanks again for the generosity. Air here has been bad this week, and weíre in a yellow zone on the air pollutants map. Pictures of SF are bad- the smoke...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-25-2018, 09:02 AM
Replies: 5,461
Views: 445,603
Posted By Bill in San Jose
Heís self-identifying as another species. Canít...

Heís self-identifying as another species. Canít shoot him now. :)


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Forum: Around the Campfire 08-23-2018, 11:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,191
Posted By Bill in San Jose
Old thread on TBH. I was thinking about my...

Old thread on TBH. I was thinking about my Ďfindingí the old Allen compound hanging from a mulie antler in his shop.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 08-23-2018, 10:47 AM
Replies: 627
Views: 52,823
Posted By Bill in San Jose
My female freaked-our with shotgun her first...

My female freaked-our with shotgun her first season at 6 months- she took off and ran back to the truck and hid under it. Best advise I got was to not hunt her and bring her to the sporting clays...
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