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Forum: Around the Campfire Today, 09:18 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,777
Posted By canny
Iíve been following this since it happened as...

Iíve been following this since it happened as unbeknownst to me I am much closer to the situation than I thought. In fact just yesterday we were posted up on a ridge overlooking the drainage in which...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-15-2018, 01:40 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,906
Posted By canny
Dang prayers sent. I just touched down in Jackson...

Dang prayers sent. I just touched down in Jackson Hole for a 7 day elk hunt. Kinda spooky!


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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-15-2018, 11:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 442
Posted By canny
Whew that was close

I come around the corner and instantly I see her. Sheís just standing there unaware of my presence. As I navigate the obstacles between her and I, it becomes apparently clear she means business. I...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-15-2018, 05:53 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,373
Posted By canny
Cool. I went out there a couple times with Kroll...

Cool. I went out there a couple times with Kroll and helped fill doe tags and do necropsy studies.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-14-2018, 03:27 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,373
Posted By canny
Mustang Creek?

Mustang Creek?
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-14-2018, 02:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 513
Posted By canny
Hopefully I can check off my Archery Elk from my...

Hopefully I can check off my Archery Elk from my list next week and start saving money to go towards a trip to the dark continent.
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-14-2018, 02:23 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,373
Posted By canny
I participated in the planting and research...

I participated in the planting and research studies of Buck Forage Oats as well as collecting data on the growth rates and preference of deer when compared to other oat varieties such as BOB, Jerry,...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-14-2018, 11:40 AM
Replies: 5,430
Views: 443,639
Posted By canny
I board the metal bird early in the morning for...

I board the metal bird early in the morning for Jackson Hole. Will be on horses tomorrow afternoon hitting the mountain.
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-14-2018, 11:36 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,373
Posted By canny
Nice! Need to put an exclusion cage in the plot...

Nice! Need to put an exclusion cage in the plot to see how the growth inside compares to what the deer have access to.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-12-2018, 12:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,199
Posted By canny
Right now I'm shooting 180g Berger VLDs in my 7mm...

Right now I'm shooting 180g Berger VLDs in my 7mm but it has a Bartlein 1:9 twist barrel. Prior to that when it was factory barreled my pet load was a 160g Sierra Game King, however I had good...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 09-11-2018, 06:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 389
Posted By canny
If you like the idea of the tight spot (I do)...

If you like the idea of the tight spot (I do) then check out the Apex Game Changer. I put one on my Hoyt Defiant and love it. Plus itís quite a bit cheaper than the Tight Spot.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-08-2018, 07:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 355
Posted By canny
Need help finding an old thread...Ranger Flat Bed Build

I remember seeing a thread on here a good while back about someone building a flat bed for their Polaris ranger and it had a built in road feeder. Iíve searched and cannot locate it. Was wondering if...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-07-2018, 09:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 470
Posted By canny
Thatís what Iíve been hearing as well. I still...

Thatís what Iíve been hearing as well. I still have a week to go so hopefully they turn on!


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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-07-2018, 08:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 470
Posted By canny
Hopefully I can update at the end of the day ...

Hopefully I can update at the end of the day




Yes it is, been there 2x this is first time with a tag in my pocket.
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-07-2018, 07:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 470
Posted By canny
Almost Go Time...

T minus 8 days till I fly out for Jackson Hole WY on my first elk hunt. Will hunt 16th - 19th with the bow and then 20th - 22nd with the rifle if I canít close with the stick and string.


All the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-05-2018, 09:08 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,896
Posted By canny
Who hunts 50 or less acres?

Grew up hunting 40 acres, over time we have acquired the surrounding land and now up to 300 acres. However my approach hasnít changed. Give the deer a reason to stay, food, water, cover and most...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 09-04-2018, 04:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 405
Posted By canny
Another option is liquid white out. Coat the...

Another option is liquid white out. Coat the entire lens of your sight light and once it dries use your finger nail to scratch off a little bit in the center. I had to do that on my APEX sight as the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-04-2018, 04:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 772
Posted By canny
Nocturnals here...I have 3 arrows with them and 2...

Nocturnals here...I have 3 arrows with them and 2 with standard nocks. Same POI out to 60 yds.
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-04-2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,064
Posted By canny
Nice! Always heard he was a stand up dude...

Nice! Always heard he was a stand up dude...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 09-04-2018, 12:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 791
Posted By canny
If you are having that kind of results then I...

If you are having that kind of results then I wouldn't change. IMO the best head is the one that you have confidence in the most. If your set up is tuned well to Slick Tricks then I would just rock...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 09-04-2018, 10:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 791
Posted By canny
My experience with them is that the Ramcats fly...

My experience with them is that the Ramcats fly better than the Slick Tricks and I believe they are quieter as well due to solid blades and not vented. I haven't put a Ramcat through an animal yet as...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-04-2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,440
Posted By canny
That depends....the 7mm kills were at 375 and 460...

That depends....the 7mm kills were at 375 and 460 yds (deer/pig) so I would say that at that distance the velo was not as great as you think it would be. The 300 WBY was closer at 125yds.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-04-2018, 09:03 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,440
Posted By canny
I've shot 3 animals with Barnes bullets and all 3...

I've shot 3 animals with Barnes bullets and all 3 were DRT. The exit wounds were as you mentioned (not very large). However the hydrostatic shock inside the animal was impressive. 1 deer and 1 pig...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-31-2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 246
Posted By canny
Yeah the Griz pop in Northern WY has gotten...

Yeah the Griz pop in Northern WY has gotten pretty high due to safety and security provided by Yellowstone. Gone are the days of listening to science and biologists and dealing in emotional appeals...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-30-2018, 01:21 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,775
Posted By canny
Very disappointing! I was expecting a modified...

Very disappointing! I was expecting a modified Tahoe type frame with some factory 33s and skid plates....oh well!
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-30-2018, 11:22 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,037
Posted By canny
Looks like poison oak to me.

Looks like poison oak to me.
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-29-2018, 06:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 575
Posted By canny
Airsoft BBs work awesome! I took an old long...

Airsoft BBs work awesome! I took an old long sleeve shirt and cut the sleeves off and then cut them in half. Had my wife sew up one end and I filled them with the plastic BBs and then twisted and...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-29-2018, 12:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 562
Posted By canny
A good tip is that if you don't feed all year...

A good tip is that if you don't feed all year long to disconnect the timer from the battery but leave the solar panel connected (if you have it). I have been doing this for 3 years and still have a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-29-2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 966
Posted By canny
Very cool, but the title is misleading. I was...

Very cool, but the title is misleading. I was expecting a confrontation between a griz and a black bear.
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-28-2018, 08:41 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 2,975
Posted By canny
Probably my best shot was the first buck I killed...

Probably my best shot was the first buck I killed with my bow. He was 45 yards away on a steep downhill angle. At the time I didnít have a rangefinder and knew I needed to shoot as if he was closer....
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-28-2018, 08:14 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,420
Posted By canny
Good job! Sent from my iPhone using...

Good job!


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Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 08-28-2018, 03:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,166
Posted By canny
Typically I plant opening day of Bow Season....

Typically I plant opening day of Bow Season. Labor Day is too early in TX. Yes you can almost count on rain, but its not sustainable. Often times your crop will germinate but then no rain for several...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-28-2018, 02:54 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,228
Posted By canny
Lost a 130" 9 pt 2 years ago cause I got too...

Lost a 130" 9 pt 2 years ago cause I got too close to the shoulder with a 2 blade rage and had zero penetration from 20 yds away. Shoulders are IMO "NO GO" zone with archery tackle. You have plenty...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-27-2018, 09:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,935
Posted By canny
If youíre getting good groups with RL22 then...

If youíre getting good groups with RL22 then check into RL23. Itís supposed to be very temperature stable. I have a couple pounds of it that I intended to play with in my 300WBY just havenít got...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-27-2018, 09:20 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,438
Posted By canny
Do you trust your cars "Distance to Empty"

Someone I know lives and breaths by it, if the gauge says 10 miles till empty they truly believe they can drive 8 before having to get gas.

Personally, the lowest I take it is when the fuel light...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-26-2018, 04:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 870
Posted By canny
I know exactly how you feel. Spent 4 hours...

I know exactly how you feel. Spent 4 hours Saturday mowing deer stands and the dust was brutal!


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Forum: Around the Campfire 08-26-2018, 10:07 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 277
Posted By canny
Academy Deal Alert....Camelback Bladders

Went to Academy to pick up a hydration bladder for my elk hunt. These were not on the rack, but just laying on the shelf. Scanned them and they came back 4.98 normal retail 20-30.00 depending on...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-24-2018, 09:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 528
Posted By canny
Chris I would go with the 308 simply because it...

Chris I would go with the 308 simply because it can be loaded subsonic in addition to full power. You are limited a lot on the upper end of velocity with the 300blk.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 08-23-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,814
Posted By canny
They do...we call them black bears (just not here...

They do...we call them black bears (just not here in Texas)....lol
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-23-2018, 12:20 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,815
Posted By canny
Its a set-up.... lol

Its a set-up.... lol
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-23-2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,078
Posted By canny
Bet I live closer... :D ;)b

Bet I live closer... :D ;)b
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-23-2018, 12:17 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,814
Posted By canny
Way cool! My money would have been on the cat,...

Way cool! My money would have been on the cat, but that coon wasn't taking any of it
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-23-2018, 11:44 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,078
Posted By canny
Here's my 2 cents. I don't think the overall cost...

Here's my 2 cents. I don't think the overall cost of hunting is getting that much higher except maybe the licenses and fuel to travel as those are basic requirements. The rest of it is all optional...
Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 08-21-2018, 12:25 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,003
Posted By canny
Its the only thing I have put out that pigs don't...

Its the only thing I have put out that pigs don't bother with at my farm in Houston County. The deer love it and will eat it before corn. I like it cause I can put it in small, off the path locations...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-20-2018, 05:17 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 2,038
Posted By canny
1. No 2. No 3. Yes 4. No Sent from...

1. No
2. No
3. Yes
4. No


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Forum: Around the Campfire 08-20-2018, 02:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 953
Posted By canny
Will be hunting around Jackson Hole and Moran

Will be hunting around Jackson Hole and Moran
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-20-2018, 11:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 953
Posted By canny
But the realist parts of me knows that I don't...

But the realist parts of me knows that I don't have the ceiling height to properly display a full shoulder mount...so euro it will be.
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-20-2018, 11:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 953
Posted By canny
$250 for Elk Euro...does this seem about right?

In prep for my Sept elk hunt I was looking at my after hunt expenses such as meat processing and taxidermy (I'm an optimist)! Well I called my local guy who has done my whitetails and he quoted me...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-18-2018, 08:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 657
Posted By canny
I grew up going to West Conroe Baptist and still...

I grew up going to West Conroe Baptist and still consider it my home church. Great atmosphere, great fellowship and a great pastor in Jay Gross.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 08-16-2018, 03:20 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 871
Posted By canny
Best budget semi auto: Beretta A300 Best...

Best budget semi auto: Beretta A300

Best budget pump: Rem 870 or Ben Nova

Stoeger = fancy boat paddle! Yes they are made by Benelli, but the quality is far from that of a Benelli or even a...
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