Showing results 1 to 50 of 500
Search took 0.16 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Sika
Forum: Around the Campfire Today, 07:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 517
Posted By Sika
2nd deer would get whacked

2nd deer would get whacked
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-09-2017, 03:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,075
Posted By Sika
I'd call him 5.5 and let the air out of him

I'd call him 5.5 and let the air out of him
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-07-2017, 09:27 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,267
Posted By Sika
Nothing life threatening. Last year, the day...

Nothing life threatening. Last year, the day after Christmas I believe, I was tracking a deer for some folks at night near San Saba. I hopped over a cross fence, landed on a rock and rolled my ankle....
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-07-2017, 09:16 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,385
Posted By Sika
Nice!!

Nice!!
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-07-2017, 02:58 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,607
Posted By Sika
I shot a rifle from a inside an insulated box...

I shot a rifle from a inside an insulated box blind without sticking the barrel out the window. It was mounted on a field pod. No hearing protection. After that I couldn't hear well for days and my...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-07-2017, 02:26 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,391
Posted By Sika
.5 MOA I like the confidence I gain from...

.5 MOA
I like the confidence I gain from knowing the rifle will shoot 1.5" groups at 300 yards.
Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 12-07-2017, 09:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 587
Posted By Sika
8.5

8.5
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-06-2017, 05:17 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,482
Posted By Sika
One time I blew a snort wheeze on my grunt tube...

One time I blew a snort wheeze on my grunt tube and everything ran to the next county.
Wasn't really the intended effect but could definitely work for exiting a blind.
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-06-2017, 04:54 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,482
Posted By Sika
I don't have a good method and I hate almaring...

I don't have a good method and I hate almaring deer. If someone else is nearby I'll ask them to drive by and push my deer off but if I'm by myself I usually throw something out the window.
The...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-06-2017, 09:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 580
Posted By Sika
Congrats on the buck! McKenzie has their entire...

Congrats on the buck! McKenzie has their entire catalog online. You can check out their whitetail forms.
When talking to your taxidermist about ears, make sure he understands you want the ears...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-03-2017, 03:11 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,709
Posted By Sika
I was having problems with broadhead flight...

I was having problems with broadhead flight earlier this year. I took my bow to Bryan at On Target and he bare shaft tuned it. Now broadheads fly like darts...the difference was unbelievable.
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-03-2017, 09:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 733
Posted By Sika
I didn't have high expectations for this...

I didn't have high expectations for this morning's hunt (the last two days have been awful) but actually saw a lot of deer from daylight to 8:30.
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-02-2017, 08:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 248
Posted By Sika
I'd call him 5.5 Belly and jowls too saggy for...

I'd call him 5.5
Belly and jowls too saggy for a 4.5 year old
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-01-2017, 08:14 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,479
Posted By Sika
Have you tried squeezing it? Don't forget to...

Have you tried squeezing it? Don't forget to video :D
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-01-2017, 05:01 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,203
Posted By Sika
Lame

Lame
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-01-2017, 10:05 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,933
Posted By Sika
This...down pasterns. Happens in horses and...

This...down pasterns.
Happens in horses and dogs too. I have never seen it in deer.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-30-2017, 02:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,692
Posted By Sika
On average, trackers have lower success on bow...

On average, trackers have lower success on bow shot deer vs. gun shot deer, which is why some guys don't like tracking them but it depends on a lot of other factors.

Op, this is definitely a track...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-29-2017, 05:54 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,205
Posted By Sika
Oh man! Some of my favorite hunting memories were...

Oh man! Some of my favorite hunting memories were made at Big Oak.
What's next for you guys? What are you going to do with the dogs?
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-28-2017, 04:51 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,288
Posted By Sika
Second buck is prettier, imo but the first one...

Second buck is prettier, imo but the first one really needs to go. I'd probably shoot #1 this year and #2 next year.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-27-2017, 08:23 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 10,614
Posted By Sika
Sweet!

Sweet!
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-27-2017, 12:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 752
Posted By Sika
47 lbs and I use 100 grain Slick Tricks because I...

47 lbs and I use 100 grain Slick Tricks because I like the way they fly. I also put a weighted insert in my arrows so there's an extra 50 grains up front. If I hit the opposit shoulder or ribs I...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-27-2017, 11:58 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 752
Posted By Sika
47 lbs and I use 100 grain Slick Tricks because I...

47 lbs and I use 100 grain Slick Tricks because I like the way they fly. I also put a weighted insert in my arrows so there's an extra 50 grains up front. If I hit the opposit shoulder or ribs I...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-27-2017, 11:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,009
Posted By Sika
Where was he hit?

Was he a regular before you shot him?
Sometimes they will avoid the area for awhile.
We had one wounded that didn't show up on camera for a whole year. We assumed he was dead. We found white hair...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-26-2017, 06:19 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 10,614
Posted By Sika
Big 8 needs a dirt nap!

Big 8 needs a dirt nap!
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-25-2017, 09:52 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 823
Posted By Sika
I love the 7mm-08. It's one of my favorite...

I love the 7mm-08. It's one of my favorite calibers and my go-to medium game rifle.
For a kid, I would consider putting a brake on it. Heck, I wish I had a brake on mine. Not that it's punishing or...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-25-2017, 09:36 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 2,589
Posted By Sika
Thanks y'all

Thanks y'all
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-24-2017, 04:51 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,310
Posted By Sika
This is one of the strangest things I've ever...

This is one of the strangest things I've ever seen.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-24-2017, 03:09 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 2,589
Posted By Sika
They are a little rutted down, actually. The...

They are a little rutted down, actually. The larger weighed 149 and the smaller bodied buck 132.
Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 11-24-2017, 11:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 474
Posted By Sika
;)b Old enough!

;)b

Old enough!
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-24-2017, 09:01 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 2,589
Posted By Sika
Thanksgiving double bow bucks

We've been hunting management bucks and does. Yesterday evening I arrowed both these bucks within an hour. I have doubled on does before but never had two shooter bucks present themselves on the same...
Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 11-23-2017, 10:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 562
Posted By Sika
I shared this because it really goes to show how...

I shared this because it really goes to show how difficult it can be to accurately age bucks from pics alone.

Interesting story with this guy...he was shot this morning. He was 5.5 this year.
...
Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 11-23-2017, 09:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 562
Posted By Sika
How old?

Yep!

Here's a pic from last year.

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20171124/6cd79a546270eb334ac68a916089432e.jpg

Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 11-23-2017, 06:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 562
Posted By Sika
How old?

Any guesses?


https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20171123/f8541cc888501bdc3c62474882d60cef.jpg

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20171123/06805772cfaae57f6f455bcd86f3b094.jpg


Sent from my...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-22-2017, 08:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 610
Posted By Sika
My favorite! ...

My favorite!
http://www.raginblaze.com/recipes/bourbon-pecan-pie.html
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-20-2017, 10:19 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 3,647
Posted By Sika
I've seen people quarter without gutting them. We...

I've seen people quarter without gutting them. We gut them and hang them in the cooler for a few days. I usually have to gut mine in the field to drop some weight so I can drag it out.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-19-2017, 11:04 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,564
Posted By Sika
I don't know if he's on "the list" but try Bobby...

I don't know if he's on "the list" but try Bobby Merchant 979-574-4033


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-19-2017, 09:34 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,564
Posted By Sika
A few weeks ago a guy on our place shot a 180...

A few weeks ago a guy on our place shot a 180 inch deer. Except for a little dirt, the arrow was clean as could be. We started looking and found some blood. Put a pup on it and he went to the deer...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-18-2017, 09:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 852
Posted By Sika
The hard part would be finding dogs like Rowdy to...

The hard part would be finding dogs like Rowdy to fill it. They are few and far between.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-18-2017, 08:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 852
Posted By Sika
Sika's dog is on the injured reserve list. We are...

Sika's dog is on the injured reserve list. We are out of the game for now.


https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20171119/c12d3b8bf52f407c36499b9bb4b68ae4.jpg


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-18-2017, 06:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,276
Posted By Sika
I've had does that taste like this too. The smell...

I've had does that taste like this too. The smell is exactly like a bottle of buck in rut scent and it tastes like it smells. Dogs get it.
I don't know if we didn't get the meat chilled fast enough...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-16-2017, 01:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 834
Posted By Sika
Gotta love a big mature 8

Gotta love a big mature 8
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-16-2017, 08:45 AM
Replies: 508
Views: 19,949
Posted By Sika
Congrats Jason, I had no doubt you would get him...

Congrats Jason, I had no doubt you would get him eventually. Shot placement doesn't look too bad, I'm surprised he made it that far.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-14-2017, 02:31 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,604
Posted By Sika
I'd call it 6.5 but if you told me you knew the...

I'd call it 6.5 but if you told me you knew the deer was 5.5 I would believe you.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-13-2017, 05:40 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 10,021
Posted By Sika
This one was named "Obama." We had been after...

This one was named "Obama."
We had been after him for a couple years.

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20171113/d9ad3b61cf501be4d2a1760be4f2cce8.jpg


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-13-2017, 05:13 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,495
Posted By Sika
Omg...beefcake!! Trophy in anyone's book right...

Omg...beefcake!!
Trophy in anyone's book right there...congrats!
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-13-2017, 02:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,225
Posted By Sika
We've killed a couple aged 8.5. This is the...

We've killed a couple aged 8.5. This is the oldest deer I've taken personally. I believe he was 10.

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20171113/9f9cd1e9fabb92bb247d0392b4b2574b.jpg


Sent from...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-12-2017, 08:24 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,276
Posted By Sika
Great buck! This is a bucket list hunt for me.

Great buck! This is a bucket list hunt for me.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-12-2017, 01:15 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,632
Posted By Sika
I use the deer age tool as a reference. This...

I use the deer age tool as a reference.
This buck could be 3.5 or 4.5. I'd have to see him on the hoof. The amount of wear on the 6th tooth says 4.5 to me.

3.5
882532


4.5
882533
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-12-2017, 11:45 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,728
Posted By Sika
Nice one, congrats!

Nice one, congrats!
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-12-2017, 11:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 898
Posted By Sika
Well, how did it work out for you?

Well, how did it work out for you?
Showing results 1 to 50 of 500

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:59 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright 1999-2012, TexasBowhunter.com