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Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 06:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 540
Posted By splitfinger
He won't be eating fawns again

Sitting at my Wife's blind yesterday afternoon about an hour before dark. Saw something walking just inside the tree line and instantly knew it was a Bobcat. By the time I got my gun out the window...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-10-2018, 08:57 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,631
Posted By splitfinger
Go buy some Peppermint Schnapps and sip on it...

Go buy some Peppermint Schnapps and sip on it wile in the stand. It works great on coughs while hunting.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-10-2018, 08:55 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,631
Posted By splitfinger
Nothing moving in NW Jasper Co. not even a...

Nothing moving in NW Jasper Co. not even a squirrel or bird at the feeder. Probably 20+ pounds of corn on the ground and incrrasing daily. No idea where the deer and hogs went other than in the oak...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-09-2018, 12:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 388
Posted By splitfinger
I just had the same problem. Bought "Shoe-Fix...

I just had the same problem. Bought "Shoe-Fix Glue" off Amazon and it really works. About $15.00 for .7 oz but it really held my soles on.
Forum: Traditional 11-09-2018, 11:15 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,138
Posted By splitfinger
Nice. Looks like Black Widow has changed the...

Nice. Looks like Black Widow has changed the profile of the tips a bit. Not as rounded as previous and a bit of deflex at the tip also. Very nice. Best of luck.

Doug
Forum: Traditional 11-09-2018, 11:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 266
Posted By splitfinger
From the looks, you could fit two in there. Very...

From the looks, you could fit two in there. Very nice.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-03-2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,103
Posted By splitfinger
SE TX. Is no better. Corn is piling up and...

SE TX. Is no better. Corn is piling up and sightings are nonexistent. Too many acorns in the woods now. No hogs or deer.
Forum: Traditional 10-31-2018, 10:29 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,851
Posted By splitfinger
Congrats Sir. Glad you got a second chance.

Congrats Sir. Glad you got a second chance.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-31-2018, 10:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 782
Posted By splitfinger
My concern would be when one is ready to shoot...

My concern would be when one is ready to shoot and your buddy moves just a bit at the shot. Could be disastrous to an animal.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-22-2018, 11:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 229
Posted By splitfinger
Don't know if it is Android compatible but I use...

Don't know if it is Android compatible but I use HuntStand. It provides lot of great info. and you can plot your stand locations, solunar tables and more.
Forum: Traditional 10-18-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,249
Posted By splitfinger
Just a follow-up; I grid searched out to about...

Just a follow-up; I grid searched out to about 250 yds. and looked up and down the cleared lanes of my Pine Plantation. There is an awful amount of grown up bitter weed and leftover debris from...
Forum: Traditional 10-17-2018, 12:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,249
Posted By splitfinger
So Bummed Right Now

Had a chance to hunt a couple of hours yesterday afternoon before dark and it was perfect; wind out of the West and NW, 57 Degrees with a light mist. I climbed into my Game Tamer and waited. About...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-15-2018, 09:34 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,045
Posted By splitfinger
I’ve seen a few does but not one buck all year....

I’ve seen a few does but not one buck all year. Have two spikes on camera and no other bucks since January. Don’t know what’s going on but it is too hot right now. Hopefully a cold front will get...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-08-2018, 12:48 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 25,434
Posted By splitfinger
Glad you got most of it back and I sure hope your...

Glad you got most of it back and I sure hope your area Judge is stricter than the Jasper Co. Judges. We had an area teenager that has been arrested numerous times for theft and drugs. On separate...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-04-2018, 10:04 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,312
Posted By splitfinger
Great write-up, great shot and a great buck. ...

Great write-up, great shot and a great buck. Congrats.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-03-2018, 06:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 249
Posted By splitfinger
Small Backpack

Can anyone recommend a small Camo Backpack with dual straps and not the single sling type strap? I would like one about 14-16” tall x 12” wide and 8” deep. Any suggestions would be appreciated....
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-03-2018, 10:29 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,548
Posted By splitfinger
Why not move it for him. Just drag it about 100...

Why not move it for him. Just drag it about 100 yds away from your stand/feeder and out of sight. If he says anything just tell him you paid to hunt this spot and hogs will find the corn just as...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-03-2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,451
Posted By splitfinger
Great job on the hunt and video. Congrats to...

Great job on the hunt and video. Congrats to your son and you for bringing him up to love hunting. BTW...Was that your prototype blind in the background? :D :D
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-03-2018, 10:14 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,122
Posted By splitfinger
Send a pic to your local GW and ask him. I've...

Send a pic to your local GW and ask him. I've done that a few times in Jasper Co. and the Warden has been very considerate of my request.
Forum: Traditional 09-27-2018, 10:09 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,797
Posted By splitfinger
I will be sitting with my 15 year old...

I will be sitting with my 15 year old Granddaughter Sat. morning with the hopes she gets her first bow buck/doe or pig. After that, I'm up and will be hunting most afternoons and some mornings.
...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-25-2018, 04:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,352
Posted By splitfinger
I see what you did there. :D :D I will not take...

I see what you did there. :D :D I will not take the bait...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-20-2018, 10:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,545
Posted By splitfinger
They need one more year...Someone had to say it. ...

They need one more year...Someone had to say it. :D
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-18-2018, 10:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,097
Posted By splitfinger
I saw that last night on Channel 6 NEWS. The guy...

I saw that last night on Channel 6 NEWS. The guy that picked him up could have been bitten very easily as he was too far back behind the head. That would not have been a good scenario.

I also...
Forum: Traditional 09-18-2018, 10:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 867
Posted By splitfinger
What Would You Buy

Theoretical Question...If money/time was no object, what bow (longbow or recurve) would you buy and why? Take money and time from the equation and let's say your dream bow was on the rack for sale. ...
Forum: Traditional 09-17-2018, 07:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,103
Posted By splitfinger
Buff knows bows.

Buff knows bows.
Forum: Traditional 09-17-2018, 10:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 836
Posted By splitfinger
Nice arrows. I'd call them "Candy Corn". ...

Nice arrows. I'd call them "Candy Corn".

Doug
Forum: Traditional 09-17-2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,103
Posted By splitfinger
I've owned several Widows over the years and they...

I've owned several Widows over the years and they are a tried and true brand. My only issue with them is that they aren't as fast as others out there, not that speed makes a lot of difference. My...
Forum: Traditional 09-10-2018, 09:51 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,212
Posted By splitfinger
Well done, Sir.

Well done, Sir.
Forum: Traditional 09-07-2018, 10:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 608
Posted By splitfinger
Up one more time.

Up one more time.
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-24-2018, 10:38 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,689
Posted By splitfinger
Several years ago (before Google), my Wife came...

Several years ago (before Google), my Wife came home to tell me her Check Engine Light came on. Knowing that the problem could be one in 200+, I told her to go to the Dealer (Mistake) and have them...
Forum: Traditional 08-23-2018, 10:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 608
Posted By splitfinger
Reduced to $500.00. Check it out!!!

Reduced to $500.00. Check it out!!!
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-22-2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 821
Posted By splitfinger
What is Wrong Here?

I have a couple of does on my property that have the same condition and had it for a couple of years. No hair grows in the spots and I was curious as to what it might be. The spots never enlarge...
Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 08-21-2018, 02:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 955
Posted By splitfinger
Where do you find this "Buckbuster"? Thanks. ...

Where do you find this "Buckbuster"? Thanks.

Doug
Forum: Traditional 08-09-2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 704
Posted By splitfinger
Over the years I have bought several of Dan's...

Over the years I have bought several of Dan's bows and he is a great source of information, plus a jam-up Bowyer. It's funny to me also that he puts out so many bows and can accommodate a new order...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-09-2018, 11:12 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,595
Posted By splitfinger
I bought this one from a TBH'er a couple of years...

I bought this one from a TBH'er a couple of years ago and don't use it much at all. It is 4' dia. and can build a great fire. If you are interested, I would let it go for $350.00. I'm in Jasper.
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Forum: Around the Campfire 08-09-2018, 10:56 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,543
Posted By splitfinger
Not a Bay Boat but I recently saw a Ranger 20'...

Not a Bay Boat but I recently saw a Ranger 20' with a 250 Yamaha for $111k. That is insane. You are looking at about $1,000.00/$1,200.00/month for 15 years. Who can justify that unless you have...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-07-2018, 10:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,059
Posted By splitfinger
Perpendicular is a better option in my...

Perpendicular is a better option in my experience. That way, you don't have to stand and can just draw and shoot. A Game Tamer would be perfect for that location. You can shoot almost 360 degrees...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-07-2018, 10:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 687
Posted By splitfinger
This.

This.
Forum: Traditional 08-07-2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,064
Posted By splitfinger
The first split limb recurve.

The first split limb recurve.
Forum: Traditional 08-03-2018, 10:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 608
Posted By splitfinger
Thanks Bisch.

Thanks Bisch.
Forum: Traditional 08-03-2018, 11:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 608
Posted By splitfinger
Sarrels Blueridge S/R in the Classifieds

Just posted a "Like New and Beautiful" 60" and 46# @ 28" Sarrels Blueridge S/R in the classifieds. Hyperextended my elbow and can't shoot the weight now. Not a scratch on it. Thanks for looking.
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Forum: Around the Campfire 08-02-2018, 10:21 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,232
Posted By splitfinger
Sorry for your loss. I've been told that thieves...

Sorry for your loss. I've been told that thieves wait about 3-5 weeks after hitting a place and go back again because the victim gets an insurance check and buys replacements. Beware.

On another...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-31-2018, 10:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,916
Posted By splitfinger
This wasn't coons, as the feeder mechanism was...

This wasn't coons, as the feeder mechanism was bent and mud/dirt all over it. All of the missing parts were scattered over a 10 yd. area and the feeder legs were separated (didn't have it staked...
Forum: Traditional 07-31-2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,030
Posted By splitfinger
I hate those buggars. I live in the country too...

I hate those buggars. I live in the country too and they are always digging in my yard. A 9 MM to the head usually takes care of that.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-30-2018, 11:12 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,916
Posted By splitfinger
Big Hog Got My Feeder

Looks like a big hog destroyed my feeder over the weekend. Pushed the control box around and everything inside was gone. Bear maybe (I hope not)???
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-17-2018, 11:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,952
Posted By splitfinger
$6.97 at WalMart in Jasper for a now 35 lb. bag....

$6.97 at WalMart in Jasper for a now 35 lb. bag. No longer selling 40 lb. bags so watch out.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-17-2018, 12:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 107
Posted By splitfinger
Day Pack Help

I am in the market for a nice "Small" day pack for tree stand hunting. I've got probably 8-10 of them but they all have the deep back pocket that seems to lose the thing you need. I tried the one...
Forum: Traditional 07-14-2018, 11:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 529
Posted By splitfinger
Looks great.

Looks great.
Forum: Traditional 07-11-2018, 09:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 529
Posted By splitfinger
Pablo: How quick do you need it? If you...

Pablo:

How quick do you need it? If you have a week or two, send me a pattern or tell me the dimensions and I will make her one and ship it to you on my dime. Let me know.

Doug Key
Forum: Traditional 07-09-2018, 10:16 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,005
Posted By splitfinger
Looks great. I set up a double bull once and...

Looks great. I set up a double bull once and when the first doe came around a corner, abruptly stopped, looked at the blind and took off. I could hear her blowing for a mile. Don't know if she...
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