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Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 08-19-2019, 07:29 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 906
Posted By FVR JR
You're gonna have to put in the work like all us...

You're gonna have to put in the work like all us other tight lipped unhelpful public hunters. Simple as that. Or just do like most of the new guys. Pull up in a mud boat 10 min before shooting time,...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-15-2019, 07:37 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,515
Posted By FVR JR
Discount is hit or miss. One location may be the...

Discount is hit or miss. One location may be the best service ever. The one I go to now was easy to work with when I had a set of Cooper ST Maxx that simply couldn't be balanced. Another location I...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-15-2019, 07:15 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,413
Posted By FVR JR
With all the other junk people carry when...

With all the other junk people carry when hunting, how hard is it to put your license in your pocket/wallet? On the bright side, this will help those who wait till the last minute to buy a license...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-14-2019, 06:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,550
Posted By FVR JR
I lived in mosher freshman year. Line down the...

I lived in mosher freshman year. Line down the street will be long. Best bet is to drop everything off close as possible on Bizzell street and go park. Drag everything up the hill on the east side to...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-08-2019, 11:04 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,004
Posted By FVR JR
I have one newer Abu 5600 I use for popping corks...

I have one newer Abu 5600 I use for popping corks and heavier surf weights. The Swedish made ones are still good quality.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-31-2019, 06:09 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,663
Posted By FVR JR
My little aluminum boat gets me far enough away...

My little aluminum boat gets me far enough away from the masses to get a little peace and quiet. Catching fish and killing ducks don't hurt either :)
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 07-30-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 713
Posted By FVR JR
The Missions are Mathews entry level line. They...

The Missions are Mathews entry level line. They don't have all the new technology like Mathews. The cams are different on most of them. I shoot a Ballistic. It's very similar to a chill. Limb pockets...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-30-2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,573
Posted By FVR JR
Some guys just gotta have the newest, fastest,...

Some guys just gotta have the newest, fastest, heaviest bow to be cool. You probably upset him by not acknowledging his alpha status. :)
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-15-2019, 06:43 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,163
Posted By FVR JR
Prayers for the kid. Some people in this world...

Prayers for the kid. Some people in this world need a good culling.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-14-2019, 06:15 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,499
Posted By FVR JR
Congrats!

Congrats!
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-14-2019, 06:10 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 6,093
Posted By FVR JR
Does my tin can count? Alweld 1548, 25 yamaha...

Does my tin can count? Alweld 1548, 25 yamaha tiller. No frills shallow running, gas sipping, refuge legal marsh/calm day bay fishing boat.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-12-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 630
Posted By FVR JR
So many guys get hung up on weight and speed. A...

So many guys get hung up on weight and speed. A well tuned bow in the 50# to 60# range with a good broadhead, will do the job. Any good shop is going to tell you to start lower, get your...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-12-2019, 12:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,425
Posted By FVR JR
Any lease near Houston is big $. Most the...

Any lease near Houston is big $. Most the "affordable" leases require group memberships, reserving blinds, dealing with lease politics, all to sit in a taco stand next to a flooded field where you...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-08-2019, 09:27 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,271
Posted By FVR JR
Auto: Beretta 390/391/A300 Pump: 870...

Auto: Beretta 390/391/A300
Pump: 870 wingmaster, 3", 30" mod choke
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 07-03-2019, 09:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,007
Posted By FVR JR
Politicians love to cry about how bad certain...

Politicians love to cry about how bad certain groups have it. That's their script. None of them care about what's going on, they just want attention and votes. Ask a liberal to house a family of...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-03-2019, 09:00 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,091
Posted By FVR JR
My go to is a black/white H&H spinner. Texas...

My go to is a black/white H&H spinner. Texas rigged worm works good too.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-01-2019, 05:46 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 14,945
Posted By FVR JR
Waltrip high school in Houston. Patrick Swayze,...

Waltrip high school in Houston. Patrick Swayze, Mark Calaway "The Undertaker," and John Whitmire.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-01-2019, 11:37 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,827
Posted By FVR JR
Years ago my company had a party/fish fry. This...

Years ago my company had a party/fish fry. This was in Houston. A new intern tried to help and somehow we ended up needing some type of bs permit. To get it, we had to put exit signs inside of an...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-21-2019, 08:14 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,829
Posted By FVR JR
I can see them wanting to get your info to weed...

I can see them wanting to get your info to weed out the window shoppers, but wanting you to buy before you try is just stupid.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-21-2019, 08:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 447
Posted By FVR JR
I bought a pair of the frog toggs wading boots to...

I bought a pair of the frog toggs wading boots to wear with waders. They are pretty much neoprene tennis shoes. For fishing I've found thin liner socks work well.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-20-2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,011
Posted By FVR JR
Many a can met it's demise at the hands of my...

Many a can met it's demise at the hands of my 2000 millennium edition red rider. Then I got a pump up pellet gun and thought I had a 375 h&h mag
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-17-2019, 05:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 995
Posted By FVR JR
Article perfectly sums it up. We need more of...

Article perfectly sums it up. We need more of that attitude in this country.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-14-2019, 05:41 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 8,476
Posted By FVR JR
Great, now which generic fast food burger are we...

Great, now which generic fast food burger are we going to worship?
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-12-2019, 08:38 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,554
Posted By FVR JR
It's a good thing to have. The fema maps can be...

It's a good thing to have. The fema maps can be really lacking in what they show. Many homes that flooded in harvey weren't in a mapped floodplain, mainly because harvey was bigger than a typical...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-07-2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,208
Posted By FVR JR
Saw him a couple times at small venues in...

Saw him a couple times at small venues in college. Kinda felt like if you saw him once you'd seen him.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-07-2019, 11:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,023
Posted By FVR JR
Waller has it. Katy does as well. Usually it's 92...

Waller has it. Katy does as well. Usually it's 92 octane. Good stuff. I run it in the boat, mower, and my old scout. Seems to stay fresher and doesn't eat up carbs, etc. They need to start selling it...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-05-2019, 09:15 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 7,344
Posted By FVR JR
I used to think it was just newbies who didn't...

I used to think it was just newbies who didn't know better. Now I'm convinced it's just idiots who don't care. At this point it's gotta be something really stupid or dangerous for me to get worked up.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-05-2019, 06:59 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,342
Posted By FVR JR
What's changing deer hunting is this attitude...

What's changing deer hunting is this attitude that if you don't play biologist and kill some monster buck then you ain't doing it right. For many, hunting is no longer about tradition, skill, nature,...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-03-2019, 07:07 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,023
Posted By FVR JR
I'm glad the cameras and their money grab...

I'm glad the cameras and their money grab implementation are gone. I'm still sick of watching cars run the red every time I go somewhere. Yeah I know, stopping at red lights or following any law for...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-30-2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 690
Posted By FVR JR
She barely made it to a dry dock in Galveston...

She barely made it to a dry dock in Galveston last time without sinking per the history I've read. As much as it would be cool to fix her up, they need to just go ahead and do like the Stewart and...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-29-2019, 09:43 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,821
Posted By FVR JR
I'd just have everything my way

I'd just have everything my way
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-29-2019, 05:55 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,921
Posted By FVR JR
If they were only for the diesels, there wouldn't...

If they were only for the diesels, there wouldn't be gas pumps there too. I use whichever one is open. People who block pumps while they go fart around inside are a much bigger problem.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 05-20-2019, 10:17 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,464
Posted By FVR JR
It's a private business. You can choose not to...

It's a private business. You can choose not to show them and they can choose to throw you out. Simple as that. It's none of their business, heck you shouldn't even need a stamp in the first place,...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-19-2019, 08:11 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 17,552
Posted By FVR JR
A dam of that scale can take years to design,...

A dam of that scale can take years to design, followed by what can be years of permitting, followed by most importantly, somehow paying for the thing. We aren't talking farmer joe filling in a hole...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-15-2019, 08:30 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,924
Posted By FVR JR
Dang, now how will I know the IRS is going to...

Dang, now how will I know the IRS is going to arrest me?
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-15-2019, 08:12 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 7,635
Posted By FVR JR
1. Should I buy a gas 3/4 ton? All I tow is air...

1. Should I buy a gas 3/4 ton? All I tow is air but I think I need a diesel.
2. Impatient speeders vs self righteous left lane slowpokes
3. Classifieds like this:
Seller: Item for sale
Window...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-14-2019, 09:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 485
Posted By FVR JR
I used to collect vinyl about 5 years ago when it...

I used to collect vinyl about 5 years ago when it was cheap. Now it seems like prices have increased. The same records I was buying for $3-$4 are twice that in worse condition. The best one I have is...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 05-09-2019, 06:20 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 970
Posted By FVR JR
I'm partial to Beretta autos, I bought an A300...

I'm partial to Beretta autos, I bought an A300 last year, which hunted hard has been as if not more reliable than my old Benelli M1. If you like the versamax, they make a sportsman model that is...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-17-2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 3,369
Posted By FVR JR
Nope. I'd rather have a button that made the guys...

Nope. I'd rather have a button that made the guys who like to hunt pigs and the ones who feel oppressed by pigs make a combined effort and fix the issue rather than argue on the internet about it.
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-05-2019, 07:43 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 6,538
Posted By FVR JR
Lots of teachers deserve much more than what they...

Lots of teachers deserve much more than what they make. Plenty are as useless as the folks they like to complain about with "easy" jobs. I'm all for raises, but not for everybody just because. That...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-04-2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 457
Posted By FVR JR
I've got one of the square 750# hb free choice...

I've got one of the square 750# hb free choice setup with coon hoods. I wouldn't buy another. Its short enough that big coons can push up on the hoods or reach in and get in it if they try hard...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-02-2019, 07:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,121
Posted By FVR JR
They're difficult to get rid of because people...

They're difficult to get rid of because people don't want to bad enough. Every hog thread turns into "my field is tore up hunters are the problem" countered by "i like hunting them and we don't have...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-01-2019, 06:01 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,186
Posted By FVR JR
Sweet ride! Picked mine up at the end of...

Sweet ride! Picked mine up at the end of February. Drove all of them and liked the Toyota the best. I also came from a 6.4 Ram. Wanted something smaller but without sacrificing the bed length. It's...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-01-2019, 05:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 673
Posted By FVR JR
Lures work if the water is the right shade of...

Lures work if the water is the right shade of green, not too clear. Surf has to be right for good trout action. Spoons work well for reds, but use a wire leader in case the mackerel show up. If all...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-01-2019, 07:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 794
Posted By FVR JR
Nice! Congrats

Nice! Congrats
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-01-2019, 07:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 659
Posted By FVR JR
I call before it goes to full rate. Takes about 5...

I call before it goes to full rate. Takes about 5 min on the phone. Finally they gave me the promotion for a longer term so i don't have to call as much. When i changed trucks it took all of 10 min...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-29-2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,901
Posted By FVR JR
You've got 2 ranch trucks. The maroon one, $4k...

You've got 2 ranch trucks. The maroon one, $4k maybe $5k to the right person assuming it has minimal rust, the top and doors are in good shape and it runs perfect. There's a bunch of original parts...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-28-2019, 06:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,435
Posted By FVR JR
No reason to overthink it. My go to is a 3" #4...

No reason to overthink it. My go to is a 3" #4 Hevi shot. Over 40 yds, a .223 core-lokt works real well. :D
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-28-2019, 06:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 659
Posted By FVR JR
The family has a 2006 ranger 500. It's been a...

The family has a 2006 ranger 500. It's been a hunting machine. We've used it in everything from flooded rice to hill country rocks with minimal issues. Prior to that we had a polaris 6x6 atv. The...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-28-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,208
Posted By FVR JR
Being stuck out in the marsh when a huge...

Being stuck out in the marsh when a huge thunderstorm flared up. Kinda spooky being hunkered down in the grass with no real cover while lightning strikes near you. The cool part was watching all the...
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