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Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 09:18 PM
Replies: 18
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Posted By jerp
Another vote for thin gloves and a muff with a...

Another vote for thin gloves and a muff with a Zippo or Jon E hand warmer inside.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) Yesterday, 02:52 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,014
Posted By jerp
I’ve been hearing that quite a bit this season on...

I’ve been hearing that quite a bit this season on properties within earshot of my lease - rapid multiple shots. I think it is an indication that the pig infestation is as bad in the whole area as it...
Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 02:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 243
Posted By jerp
Hard to believe it has been almost 20 years -...

Hard to believe it has been almost 20 years - those kids would be pushing 40. Such a tragedy.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-17-2018, 05:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 191
Posted By jerp
Black buff and a black hat to cover my head of...

Black buff and a black hat to cover my head of luxurious white hair:rolleyes:
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-17-2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 387
Posted By jerp
Are the lights coming on when you plug it in?

Are the lights coming on when you plug it in?
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-17-2018, 09:06 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,116
Posted By jerp
Most full service brokerage firms wonít let their...

Most full service brokerage firms wonít let their advisors buy marijuana-related stocks for their clients even if it is an unsolicited trade. Like you said, too many unknowns. That will change when...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-16-2018, 08:51 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,116
Posted By jerp
As far as pot stocks go it is still the “Wild,...

As far as pot stocks go it is still the “Wild, Wild West”. There are hundreds of them out there and they run the gamut from legit start-ups to 100% scam, “pump and dump” operations. The problem is it...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-16-2018, 07:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 190
Posted By jerp
I have had good luck with the gunsmiths at both...

I have had good luck with the gunsmiths at both Elk Castle and Panther City Firearms
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-16-2018, 04:55 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,454
Posted By jerp
I've air bowed two people with stickers while...

I've air bowed two people with stickers while coming back from the lease so far this deer season. Both just kinda squinted at me with a confused look on their face.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-16-2018, 09:18 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,360
Posted By jerp
It is reassuring to read these stories - if a...

It is reassuring to read these stories - if a real shooter buck gets killed this year on our place it will be one we have never seen before. There is always hope during the rut!
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-15-2018, 04:44 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,993
Posted By jerp
From NBC-5 website: The investigation found...

From NBC-5 website:

The investigation found Turner was shot by his own backup gun, which malfunctioned, Fowler said. Turner was shot in the foot and was treated and released from a Fort Worth...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-15-2018, 04:02 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,993
Posted By jerp
I am still unclear who first said it was the...

I am still unclear who first said it was the mystery poacher that shot the officer. Was it the media? Did they hear that and run with it, or did the officer call it in that way? If so, I can't...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-15-2018, 02:22 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,993
Posted By jerp
That very well could be it - story said it was...

That very well could be it - story said it was his back-up weapon.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-15-2018, 01:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,110
Posted By jerp
One of the greats for sure. "Yesterday When I...

One of the greats for sure.
"Yesterday When I Was Young"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KwhCqmpO0go
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-14-2018, 02:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 858
Posted By jerp
Ram: "Dude, you are not playing by the rules! We...

Ram: "Dude, you are not playing by the rules! We are supposed to just back up, charge and and whack horns! What's with this hooking me and flipping me over stuff? I call foul!"
Forum: Traditional 11-13-2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 409
Posted By jerp
I would also suggest going to youtube and search...

I would also suggest going to youtube and search for Arne Moe. He has some really good instructional videos on the basics of form in traditional archery.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-13-2018, 02:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,126
Posted By jerp
I bet it made it tough for him to score during...

I bet it made it tough for him to score during the rut. Trying to get a doe to acquiesce to your romantic advances becomes problematic when you have a rotting head hanging off your antlers:rolleyes:
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-13-2018, 11:31 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,993
Posted By jerp
Was this off 1886?

Was this off 1886?
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-13-2018, 11:22 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 2,620
Posted By jerp
I have had only 3 daily drive vehicles over the...

I have had only 3 daily drive vehicles over the last 30 years. Two Grand Cherokees, and I'm now going on 10 years driving a Tacoma. All have been 4wd. I'm about ready for a new truck and I have...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-12-2018, 08:35 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 4,320
Posted By jerp
I wasnt going to chime in but I’m getting a kick...

I wasnt going to chime in but I’m getting a kick out of all the reverse snobbery on this topic. People who like me who wear suits to funerals are not judging anybody - wear what you think is...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-12-2018, 01:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 871
Posted By jerp
Haven't seen a whole lot of deer so far. - just a...

Haven't seen a whole lot of deer so far. - just a few does and scraggly young bucks. Biggest problem I think - the pigs have pretty much taken over. Battle Creek runs through the place and it is a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-12-2018, 01:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 871
Posted By jerp
Nice buck - congratulations! Sounds like it has...

Nice buck - congratulations! Sounds like it has been a pretty good season in Eastland County so far. On Saturday I ran into the new owner of Rust Deer Plant - he said that they've already had over...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-11-2018, 08:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 677
Posted By jerp
I’m waiting on my target buck too. I have not...

I’m waiting on my target buck too. I have not seen him yet, on camera or in person - in fact I don’t think he lives anywhere near where I hunt. But I am waiting on him all the same...

:cool:
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-10-2018, 06:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 737
Posted By jerp
An essential piece of equipment if you bring beer...

An essential piece of equipment if you bring beer to the blind

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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-10-2018, 05:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 737
Posted By jerp
You need to remember to bring bottles to the...

You need to remember to bring bottles to the blind instead of cans - much quieter.:p
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-10-2018, 01:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 442
Posted By jerp
Anybody else doing a midday sit?

Very pleasant weather for it

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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-10-2018, 07:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 655
Posted By jerp
34 degrees- Krivo windows are frosted over. Now...

34 degrees- Krivo windows are frosted over. Now this feels like deer hunting!
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-09-2018, 07:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 591
Posted By jerp
I shot the same compound for over 10 years. Every...

I shot the same compound for over 10 years. Every couple of years when I got the itch for the latest and greatest I learned to quit thinking about it until the urge passed. I would remember that bow...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 11-09-2018, 01:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 366
Posted By jerp
Something clearly needed to be done about the...

Something clearly needed to be done about the abuse of asylum regulations and procedure. Today's simple measure prevents people who enter illegally from claiming asylum. This should be a good...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-09-2018, 10:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 655
Posted By jerp
Who's ready for the first cold sit of the season? (no Thermocell!)

I'm headed to the lease tonight - looks like it will be around 35 degrees at sunup tomorrow morning. I only have one set-up that will work with the currently predicted east wind, but it will be nice...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-08-2018, 02:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 938
Posted By jerp
There certainly is for bow hunters. Even the...

There certainly is for bow hunters. Even the most relaxed deer seem to drop at least a little. I think most of us have had a clean miss when aiming at the center of the lungs. I enjoy those slo-mo...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-08-2018, 02:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 959
Posted By jerp
I was driving out of my suburban neighborhood...

I was driving out of my suburban neighborhood before dawn when I saw what I thought was a dog crossing the street. I hit my brights and saw that it was a coyote with a house cat in it's mouth. I...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-08-2018, 10:03 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,863
Posted By jerp
A few years back we were trailing a pig through...

A few years back we were trailing a pig through some thick brush on a friend's property and came across something that looked man-made. After clearing the leaves we found what looks like a grinding...
Forum: Traditional 11-07-2018, 08:14 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,097
Posted By jerp
Congratulations Shiloh - you have had an...

Congratulations Shiloh - you have had an incredible year! Adding up those bucks and your Africa trip Iíll bet your taxidermist is shopping for a vacation home!:D
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-07-2018, 04:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,629
Posted By jerp
I like your design. First of all the bigger...

I like your design. First of all the bigger platform is great IMO- trying to make a rifle tripod bow-friendly by enclosing it difficult because of the small platform. I don't know what your...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 11-07-2018, 01:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 999
Posted By jerp
I think it has to be that lots of people cast...

I think it has to be that lots of people cast their vote for Abbott but then voted for Beto. That would include republicans who got swept-up in Beto-mania (or just hate Cruz) and independents and...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 11-07-2018, 10:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 719
Posted By jerp
There are some cooler heads in the Dem party who...

There are some cooler heads in the Dem party who realize the recent radical leftist rhetoric will not play well with the majority of the electorate. They will try to dial it back and return the...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 11-07-2018, 09:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 999
Posted By jerp
We have talked about this for years but now the...

We have talked about this for years but now the evidence is clear - Texas is turning purple and there is no stopping it. I think "Beto Mania" has a lot to do with the down-ballot Republican losses.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-06-2018, 03:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 703
Posted By jerp
I may be too wound-up to watch without throwing...

I may be too wound-up to watch without throwing things at the TV due to the commentary. Like I did in November 2016, I may just binge some Netflix while sipping brown "sleeping fluid" and hit the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-05-2018, 09:08 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,444
Posted By jerp
Does anyone know if Academy carries Evercalm?...

Does anyone know if Academy carries Evercalm? Last time I bought it online.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-04-2018, 09:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 980
Posted By jerp
That sucks. You would think shooting through a...

That sucks. You would think shooting through a few strands of wire would be easy - after all that space is 99% air. Murphy’s law is strong in those situations
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-04-2018, 09:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 547
Posted By jerp
Meat doe? What other kind is there?:D Perfect...

Meat doe? What other kind is there?:D Perfect shot - congratulations!
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-04-2018, 08:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 971
Posted By jerp
Stalking with a nocked arrow - be careful

I got out of the tripod at 9:30 this morning and as I was gathering my stuff a group of pigs went by about 40 yards away. I guessed where they were going and made a loop of 150 yards to get downwind....
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-03-2018, 06:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,115
Posted By jerp
This ismy third sit of the weekend and I’ve yet...

This ismy third sit of the weekend and I’ve yet to see a deer. I’ve only heard three shots. Opening day last year I heard ten or more. Wind is finally slowing so maybe that will help
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-03-2018, 06:33 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,720
Posted By jerp
I thought you looked familiar - this is John -...

I thought you looked familiar - this is John - I’ve met you before. I hunt with Tom who used to own the place next to you. We are now east of Moran. Congrats again on a nice buck!
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-03-2018, 06:16 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,720
Posted By jerp
Nice one gunslinger! Which direction from Cisco...

Nice one gunslinger! Which direction from Cisco do you hunt? I’m north
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-03-2018, 05:42 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 947
Posted By jerp
Just crawled up into a tripod away from a feeder...

Just crawled up into a tripod away from a feeder at the intersection of three trails. Wind is supposed to be down to single digits by 6:00. Hopefully that will get them moving for the last hour of...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-03-2018, 09:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,256
Posted By jerp
Handy little gizmo -thanks tbh!

This tripod is up amongst nothing but spindly limbs - nowhere to hang a bow -so Iíve been holding it in my lap. I remembered somebody posting this idea to keep it from sliding off. Attached to a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-03-2018, 07:49 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 947
Posted By jerp
Supposed to blow at 20+ most of today. This time...

Supposed to blow at 20+ most of today. This time tomorrow it will be at least 10 degrees cooler with a slight north wind. That will be perfect
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-03-2018, 07:23 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 947
Posted By jerp
Windy where you are?

Even down in this creek bottom the wind is already whipping. Supposed to blow all day. Hope it lays by the evening sit
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