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Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 01-05-2018, 11:46 AM
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Posted By chastings77
How did you end up doing PublicLandFreaks? Where...

How did you end up doing PublicLandFreaks? Where did you try? How many miles did you put in? :D
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-27-2017, 11:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 716
Posted By chastings77
Kuiu ultra 6000. I actually went with the Icon...

Kuiu ultra 6000. I actually went with the Icon Pro but I want this bag now because of its lighter weight:...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 12-20-2017, 01:06 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 9,392
Posted By chastings77
Haven't been out. I have been waiting for cooler...

Haven't been out. I have been waiting for cooler weather...look like it is going to be here just in time for Christmas! :D
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-08-2017, 10:55 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 4,712
Posted By chastings77
Last Kingdom - Netflix original and is awesome! ...

Last Kingdom - Netflix original and is awesome!
Alone
Vikings series
Last Alaskans, I also recommend Heimo's book, The final Frontiersman
Life Below Zero
Alaska the last Frontier
Survivorman...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 12-07-2017, 07:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,525
Posted By chastings77
I run a 15 degree bag also and occasionally got...

I run a 15 degree bag also and occasionally got cold last year. This year I invested in a good sleeping pad and haven't even been close to cold since. Here is the one I got, super lite and warm: ...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 12-06-2017, 11:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,525
Posted By chastings77
Great read, thanks for posting. This was my 3rd...

Great read, thanks for posting. This was my 3rd year at Meredith, I hunt it hard because I only live 20 miles away. and at this point I am nearly ready to give it up. Lake Meredith is tough and has...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 11-27-2017, 07:56 AM
Replies: 141
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Posted By chastings77
jmack82, I do remember seeing you guys first from...

jmack82, I do remember seeing you guys first from far off, ya'll were quiet and hunting the same strategy as me it looked like but then I heard all of those rounds and figured the whole canyon was...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 11-25-2017, 06:07 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 9,392
Posted By chastings77
Made it to Evans canyon this morning at 7:00am,...

Made it to Evans canyon this morning at 7:00am, had a friend drop me off in his boat on the south side. Wow that canyon is huge, hunted all morning was deep in it whenever I hear about 15 rounds...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 11-22-2017, 07:32 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 9,392
Posted By chastings77
I camped a few miles in on Devils Trail last...

I camped a few miles in on Devils Trail last weekend. Did not see anything and lots of hunters on horseback. Will be camping at Evans this weekend, hopefully will be able to get away from everyone...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-14-2017, 12:32 PM
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Posted By chastings77
very nice!

very nice!
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-14-2017, 09:20 AM
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Posted By chastings77
Same boat here, I was able to get it lowered a...

Same boat here, I was able to get it lowered a couple of hundred a month by remarrying and having a couple more kiddos.

It is reparation payments and nothing more. A single kiddo does not need...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 11-13-2017, 08:53 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 9,392
Posted By chastings77
Yeah, that is what I have noticed too. I have...

Yeah, that is what I have noticed too. I have seen deer this season but just before shooting light headed thru the thickest areas to there beds!
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 11-13-2017, 07:32 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 9,392
Posted By chastings77
Hunted Devil's canyon Sunday, only went 2 miles...

Hunted Devil's canyon Sunday, only went 2 miles in, sat out on a point for an hour, headed up the canyon and hunted the rims on the way out. Didn't see anything but coyotes. Saw what looked like a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-13-2017, 06:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,681
Posted By chastings77
Another great read... Love and Respect Dr....

Another great read...
Love and Respect Dr. Emerson Eggerichs
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-10-2017, 10:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 395
Posted By chastings77
I see what you are saying there but I don't want...

I see what you are saying there but I don't want an all in one wear anywhere. I prefer to layer. The ultra down stays in the pack most of the time, when I am more stationary it comes out.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-10-2017, 08:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 395
Posted By chastings77
I got a lot of mine off ebay. Got the ultrastar...

I got a lot of mine off ebay. Got the ultrastar 1P tent the other day off ebay. Their sizes tend to run smaller. I normally wear large and got everything XL. I am comfortable in 34 pants and get...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-10-2017, 07:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 395
Posted By chastings77
I use everything Kuiu from base layer to tent. ...

I use everything Kuiu from base layer to tent. Very impressed and really like how ultra light it is.
Haven't used Pnuma but just take a look at this equivalent insulation layer weight differences....
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 11-06-2017, 11:21 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 9,392
Posted By chastings77
I hunted Saturday. I got in my spot an hour...

I hunted Saturday. I got in my spot an hour before legal shoot time. I heard something of deer size coming in on the trail I was on 15 mins before I could shoot. couldn't see anything and pretty...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 11-06-2017, 06:40 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 9,392
Posted By chastings77
Very nice Log, small world, and that extension...

Very nice Log, small world, and that extension worked for me! Great write up on that hunt, enjoyed the read man!
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 11-03-2017, 01:48 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 9,392
Posted By chastings77
A good read for info on hunting Lake Meredith. ...

A good read for info on hunting Lake Meredith. Sure wish the pictures were still there but worth the read: https://texags.com/forums/34/topics/1306695
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-03-2017, 09:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 569
Posted By chastings77
Be glad to help. PM sent

Be glad to help. PM sent
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 11-02-2017, 07:35 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 9,392
Posted By chastings77
Spot on, dude briggs, MUCH respect for that...

Spot on, dude briggs, MUCH respect for that spike! I simply tell my wife and family that I go out there for exercise! Been doing it for years, never a bow kill and only one doe with gun. I hunted...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 10-31-2017, 03:25 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 9,392
Posted By chastings77
I guess so, maybe that is where they are getting...

I guess so, maybe that is where they are getting to water.
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 10-31-2017, 12:41 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 9,392
Posted By chastings77
Not long, if I had to guess I would say 30-40...

Not long, if I had to guess I would say 30-40 mins. Did not look like many other hunters had been on that trail yet, saw one other foot print and tons of deer tracks.

There is a spot on that...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 10-31-2017, 12:27 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 9,392
Posted By chastings77
From blue west, the tiny cove just east of...

From blue west, the tiny cove just east of Martin's canyon to be precise. I went the normal route down the dirt road to the second gate and then on the trail all the way to Martins.
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 10-31-2017, 12:13 PM
Replies: 141
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Posted By chastings77
I hiked in from Martin's canyon week before last....

I hiked in from Martin's canyon week before last. I watched a boat go around towards Evans. Looked like the water might be in Evans now.
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 10-31-2017, 07:50 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 9,392
Posted By chastings77
DuramaxDude - I was out last weekend, thought it...

DuramaxDude - I was out last weekend, thought it would be good weather wise but didn't see much. Lots of sign and tracks around, I suspect there is a lot of movement at night.

The youth program...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-27-2017, 12:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,639
Posted By chastings77
Yes but is it 2 legit? I was going to hunt...

Yes but is it 2 legit?

I was going to hunt today but the wind was a little much. Going to sit in the stand all day tomorrow! :D
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-25-2017, 03:05 PM
Replies: 422
Views: 15,170
Posted By chastings77
Software Developer - beef industry

Software Developer - beef industry
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 10-24-2017, 07:15 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 9,392
Posted By chastings77
thats what she said! had to.. :D

thats what she said! had to.. :D
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 10-23-2017, 08:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,151
Posted By chastings77
I am out there every weekend bow hunting but...

I am out there every weekend bow hunting but mostly just getting a good workout and scouting for gun season right now. It is extremely tough out there, it has been too hot so the mosquitoes are...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-20-2017, 08:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 718
Posted By chastings77
I use kuiu because it is quiet...I have the teton...

I use kuiu because it is quiet...I have the teton because it doesn't rain much here lol: http://www.kuiu.com/hunting-rain-gear/
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-20-2017, 07:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 171
Posted By chastings77
I am new to the texasbowhunter forum and just...

I am new to the texasbowhunter forum and just found this posts, thanks for posting! :)
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 10-18-2017, 12:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,084
Posted By chastings77
Public hunt

You could come up here to Amarillo and hunt the archery season out at Lake Meredith and Crossbar. Both public hunting, you can archery hunt whitetail doe/buck, mule buck, and turkey gobblers. Lots...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 10-17-2017, 10:08 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 9,392
Posted By chastings77
Yessir, that would be the way to get it done!

Yessir, that would be the way to get it done!
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-16-2017, 09:45 AM
Replies: 28
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Posted By chastings77
https://www.shopgoodwill.com/Item/44627652

https://www.shopgoodwill.com/Item/44627652
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 10-15-2017, 05:59 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 9,392
Posted By chastings77
Hiked in from Plum Creek ramp today, made it to...

Hiked in from Plum Creek ramp today, made it to the 3rd canyon before turning back. Did not see much. Don't know how you guys can make it to Evans hiking in!
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 10-13-2017, 10:42 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 9,392
Posted By chastings77
Sounds fun, thanks for the story Briggs!

Sounds fun, thanks for the story Briggs!
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 10-13-2017, 10:18 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 9,392
Posted By chastings77
Congrats on filling that mule tag at meredith,...

Congrats on filling that mule tag at meredith, respect for you, that is tough! is that at evans canyon? Will be out there this weekend.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-13-2017, 07:06 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 7,477
Posted By chastings77
Public land?

Is there any public land around Wichita Falls to hunt? I live in Amarillo but we still have a house in Wichita.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-06-2017, 11:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 296
Posted By chastings77
I have always used the Lowa Tibets and really...

I have always used the Lowa Tibets and really wish that I had a good pair of gaiters. Would love the kuiu yukon gaiters just not in budget now.
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 10-03-2017, 10:08 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 9,392
Posted By chastings77
Hey coldgas, I talked with the BLM, they were at...

Hey coldgas, I talked with the BLM, they were at the Fair. We can bow hunt crossbar anytime we want, you just have to go into their office in Amarillo and let them know when you are going. I am...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-29-2017, 01:12 PM
Replies: 612
Views: 26,905
Posted By chastings77
I have hiked in to Martins and Evans...

I have hiked in to Martins and Evans canyons...tough hike for sure!

I have always wanted to take a boat over to Evans canyon. I know that the water does go all the way to the east side of it. I...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-28-2017, 11:32 AM
Replies: 612
Views: 26,905
Posted By chastings77
Saturday can't get here soon enough! Hunting...

Saturday can't get here soon enough! Hunting Lake Meredith archery...hike, spot and stalk. Got really close last year on a stalk, hope to make it happen this year. I have never seen many archery...
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