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Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 09:58 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By Native Texan
Looks like TPWD no longer uses the term "spike". ...

Looks like TPWD no longer uses the term "spike".

From the regulations book:

During the Special Late Season, take is restricted to antlerless and "unbranched antlered" deer. An unbranched...
Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 09:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 304
Posted By Native Texan
I had a hard time with that too. It would be so...

I had a hard time with that too. It would be so simple for TPWD to provide the definition of an unbranched antler as "an antler having no more than one point". Never understood why they left that...
Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 08:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 304
Posted By Native Texan
The regulations are vague, but the GW I asked...

The regulations are vague, but the GW I asked about it said that if the "point" is less than 1" it is considered unbranched. Why would they even need to define a point as being 1" or greater unless...
Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 08:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,566
Posted By Native Texan
Awesome!! Great way to bring in the big boys.

Awesome!! Great way to bring in the big boys.
Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 09:03 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,522
Posted By Native Texan
Looks like we have a winner!!

Looks like we have a winner!!
Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 07:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 115
Posted By Native Texan
Wishing everyone a great day filled with all the...

Wishing everyone a great day filled with all the things you are thankful for!!
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-22-2017, 07:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 753
Posted By Native Texan
I had free run of thousands of acres and a...

I had free run of thousands of acres and a shotgun when I was 10, but that was a different time.
My son was 12 before I let him hunt on his own. You will know when he is ready...or not.

Get him...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-21-2017, 05:29 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,417
Posted By Native Texan
I would be absolutely livid!! Somebody owes...

I would be absolutely livid!!

Somebody owes ya'll a long, expensive hunting trip with all amenities.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-20-2017, 06:13 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,966
Posted By Native Texan
I'm betting they wouldn't.

I'm betting they wouldn't.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-19-2017, 06:25 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,889
Posted By Native Texan
Poachers who don't want their face caught on any...

Poachers who don't want their face caught on any game camera.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-19-2017, 06:24 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,889
Posted By Native Texan
$2000+ reward should get some results!!

$2000+ reward should get some results!!
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-19-2017, 05:46 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,568
Posted By Native Texan
Looks under 13" to me.

Looks under 13" to me.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-18-2017, 10:54 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,512
Posted By Native Texan
NICE BUCK!!! I'll guess he will gross 157.

NICE BUCK!!!

I'll guess he will gross 157.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-18-2017, 03:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,261
Posted By Native Texan
Kind of late since you shot him last weekend, but...

Kind of late since you shot him last weekend, but if you pour apple cider vinegar in with the ice a few times as you drain off the water over 4-5 days, it gets rid of the gamey taste. Still, I would...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-18-2017, 02:55 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,987
Posted By Native Texan
$200 cape replacement fee.

$200 cape replacement fee.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-18-2017, 02:54 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,858
Posted By Native Texan
Tried one when they first came out. Took one bite...

Tried one when they first came out. Took one bite and spit it out.Those things are worse than White Castle Sliders the Yankees rave about. Employees probably just said they liked them so as not to...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-17-2017, 05:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 612
Posted By Native Texan
Looks like persimmon.

Looks like persimmon.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-17-2017, 05:58 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,247
Posted By Native Texan
I agree. Deer on the decline can often look like...

I agree. Deer on the decline can often look like a 3 year old, but look at the eyes, long hooves, and sagging skin.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e4XIvrz8e_A
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-16-2017, 06:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 512
Posted By Native Texan
Consider the sun position also. Don't want to be...

Consider the sun position also. Don't want to be facing the sun low on the horizon when you shoot.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-16-2017, 04:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,012
Posted By Native Texan
All of the above. You'll also need a federal...

All of the above.

You'll also need a federal duck stamp and HIP certification with your license.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-15-2017, 08:20 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,561
Posted By Native Texan
Exact thing happened to me with a coral snake....

Exact thing happened to me with a coral snake. Sitting cross legged against a tree with my hands in my lap. Dozed off and woke up with a big coral snake coiled up inches from my fingers. Never jumped...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-15-2017, 06:30 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 17,244
Posted By Native Texan
lmao!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

lmao!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-15-2017, 04:53 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,471
Posted By Native Texan
Cold sounds good but could do without freezing...

Cold sounds good but could do without freezing rain and sleet.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-14-2017, 06:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 629
Posted By Native Texan
I've gone to the dollar store and bought a cheap...

I've gone to the dollar store and bought a cheap picture frame with an ugly picture in it and hidden something nice inside it for white elephant gifts. It NEVER gets stolen and when the gift exchange...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-14-2017, 03:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 364
Posted By Native Texan
Yep. Charlie will be getting all my business.

Yep. Charlie will be getting all my business.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-13-2017, 11:16 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,465
Posted By Native Texan
That buck is built like a horse!! Congrats!!

That buck is built like a horse!! Congrats!!
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-13-2017, 11:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 629
Posted By Native Texan
A live Guinea Hen. May end up costing more than...

A live Guinea Hen. May end up costing more than $50 though.:D

http://discussions.texasbowhunter.com/forums/showthread.php?t=500290&highlight=white+elephant
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-13-2017, 10:51 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 17,244
Posted By Native Texan
Hunting in a tree stand I had a squirrel climb up...

Hunting in a tree stand I had a squirrel climb up the back side and come around about a foot from my face. Saw me and ran up the tree barking, but I never moved. He kept getting pine cones and...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-13-2017, 10:24 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,001
Posted By Native Texan
Done it both ways but prefer head down. Only cuts...

Done it both ways but prefer head down. Only cuts in the skin are around the hocks and between the back legs. Peel the skin down, break the elbow joints, and cut through the neck just behind the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-13-2017, 06:56 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 17,964
Posted By Native Texan
Nice buck!! Congrats on making the most of your...

Nice buck!! Congrats on making the most of your second chance!!

A razor sharp broadhead where you hit him should have put him down quick, but it's not the first time I've seen similar results with...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-10-2017, 08:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,211
Posted By Native Texan
They are opportunists. My brother-in-law shot a...

They are opportunists. My brother-in-law shot a doe yesterday afternoon and walked the 200 yards back to the house to get the truck. Grabbed a quick bite to eat and went back to get the doe. Coyotes...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-10-2017, 07:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 532
Posted By Native Texan
Great photos!!!

Great photos!!!
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-10-2017, 05:09 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,675
Posted By Native Texan
So....what does he actually score?

So....what does he actually score?
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-09-2017, 05:50 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,675
Posted By Native Texan
145

145
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-08-2017, 05:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,054
Posted By Native Texan
Just saw a 8 point and a spike chasing a doe...

Just saw a 8 point and a spike chasing a doe around the front yard a few minutes ago. It's far from over in Montgomery county.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-07-2017, 09:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,509
Posted By Native Texan
Cool story!! I started bowhunting when I was...

Cool story!!

I started bowhunting when I was a kid so I could fill my tags in October and duck hunt in November before the December 1st trapping season opener. Sure wish furs brought what they did...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-07-2017, 07:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,927
Posted By Native Texan
Soak the corn in Everclear. Pigs will pass out...

Soak the corn in Everclear. Pigs will pass out stoned drunk, then you can just walk up on them and cut their throats. Saves all the time waiting for them to show up.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-06-2017, 08:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 745
Posted By Native Texan
Juice of a lemon in 16 oz. of water and a shot of...

Juice of a lemon in 16 oz. of water and a shot of scotch alternated every 2 hours.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-05-2017, 01:34 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,689
Posted By Native Texan
One of the guys on our lease came back to camp...

One of the guys on our lease came back to camp with crap all over him. Turns out he had to take a dump from his climber and it ran down the tree trunk. Didn't think much about it until he had to make...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-04-2017, 06:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,724
Posted By Native Texan
All the box blinds at the lease were full of them...

All the box blinds at the lease were full of them yesterday. Figured they found a warm spot when it was cold last week. They weren't there before then.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-02-2017, 04:54 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,124
Posted By Native Texan
During the rut I hunt all day. If not, I check...

During the rut I hunt all day. If not, I check the solunar tables for prime times and be sure to hunt those times. I think at least half the deer and most of the good bucks I've killed have been...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-02-2017, 12:07 AM
Replies: 9,134
Views: 157,515
Posted By Native Texan
Saw my first Astros game at the Astrodome in '68....

Saw my first Astros game at the Astrodome in '68.

It's been a long time coming but HOW SWEET IT IS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Enjoy the moment Astros fans!!
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-01-2017, 04:18 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,803
Posted By Native Texan
Shot one similar to that a few years ago. Odd...

Shot one similar to that a few years ago. Odd looking for sure. Her teeth were worn down to almost nothing.
Some of her descendants are almost solid white.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-01-2017, 12:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 782
Posted By Native Texan
I look away for a moment take deep breaths and...

I look away for a moment take deep breaths and tell myself I'm not going to shoot. I don't get buck fever watching deer when I'm not hunting so it works for me.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-31-2017, 07:16 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,530
Posted By Native Texan
Draw the does to your property...he will follow...

Draw the does to your property...he will follow them in. Sow in a big spread of oats along the fence line. Deer will be all over it in a few weeks. Pinto beans or peas are even better but a frost may...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-30-2017, 08:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 426
Posted By Native Texan
Wire bottom never an issue for mine. I mount a...

Wire bottom never an issue for mine. I mount a feeder over the trap and give them time to get used to it. The old smart ones may be a bit shy at first but it doesn't take them long to start going in...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-30-2017, 08:44 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,051
Posted By Native Texan
I know some that will set their feeders to throw...

I know some that will set their feeders to throw an hour later.

I wish they would just change it 30 minutes...split the difference and leave it.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-30-2017, 07:11 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,760
Posted By Native Texan
Cool critters... they get a pass from me. They...

Cool critters... they get a pass from me. They may take a few turkeys, but I'm sure they also eat baby piglets and hogs are hard on turkey nests. Their main diet is mice and rats.

Grey's are...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-30-2017, 06:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 694
Posted By Native Texan
Deer like to bed where they can see downwind and...

Deer like to bed where they can see downwind and smell anything approaching up wind. Downwind side of a hill or knoll is a good place to start.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-30-2017, 02:52 AM
Replies: 1,293
Views: 55,720
Posted By Native Texan
Hunted a stand of white oaks in thick cover and...

Hunted a stand of white oaks in thick cover and saw 22 deer in 3 sits this weekend. Daylight-11:00 and 2:00-dark on Saturday, and daylight-1:00 today. Hardly an hour went by without seeing at least...
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