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Forum: Around the Campfire Today, 10:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 456
Posted By Gary Roberson
I will be there for three of the four days. I...

I will be there for three of the four days. I enjoy seeing all my buddies that I only see once a year. I don't like the crowds or what it costs to spend most of a week in Vegas and it is at a time...
Forum: Around the Campfire Today, 09:51 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,442
Posted By Gary Roberson
While buzzards would rather feed on deer, small...

While buzzards would rather feed on deer, small game, hogs or dead livestock, they will eat coyotes as well. Chances are your buzzards were not hungry enough to eat on the coyote but when there is...
Forum: Around the Campfire Today, 09:44 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,465
Posted By Gary Roberson
I never have seen a black one hunting South...

I never have seen a black one hunting South Texas, West Texas or the Panhandle and the western states. I do get quite a few reports from East Texas, LA and MS of the dark to black color phases. ...
Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 02:50 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,564
Posted By Gary Roberson
Anyone but me. I have not killed a buck in four...

Anyone but me. I have not killed a buck in four years. I have killed a few predators......
Adios,
Gary
Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 02:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 371
Posted By Gary Roberson
Elusive Wildlife Technologies out of Texas. ...

Elusive Wildlife Technologies out of Texas. Great products and great guys to deal with. They were some of the first to build hog/predator lights and now several different companies are knocking...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-17-2018, 12:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,422
Posted By Gary Roberson
No snow here but 9 degrees this morning. High...

No snow here but 9 degrees this morning. High yesterday was 25, today supposed to reach 40. Ice on 83 south of the county line yesterday with several 18 wheelers in the ditch.
Adios,
Gary
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-17-2018, 09:59 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,561
Posted By Gary Roberson
The call is almost identical to the "snuff can"...

The call is almost identical to the "snuff can" turkey calls that have been around for years. I have a couple and will admit that I am not the greatest caller on one of them for turkeys. I hunt...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-11-2018, 10:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 194
Posted By Gary Roberson
Thanks for all the kind words. Adios, Gary

Thanks for all the kind words.
Adios,
Gary
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-11-2018, 10:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 839
Posted By Gary Roberson
We used to trade for an occasional Lacy back in...

We used to trade for an occasional Lacy back in the 60's and 70's to use for catching wild cattle. The breed has changed quite a bit since those days as the males were in the 50-60 pound range and...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-10-2018, 05:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 194
Posted By Gary Roberson
CARNIVORE Now on Hunt Channel

Carnivore can be viewed on the Hunt Channel on a live stream at www.huntchannel.tv on Tuesdays at 9 PM, Wednesdays at 5 AM and 9 PM, Thursdays at 5 AM and 9 PM, Fridays at 9 AM and 1 PM, Saturdays at...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-09-2018, 12:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 523
Posted By Gary Roberson
Use a feather attached to stick or better yet, a...

Use a feather attached to stick or better yet, a fiberglass rod with 2-4 pound line. Any air movement will move the feather. Better than all the powered gadgets because it is cheap, takes no...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-09-2018, 12:34 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 9,359
Posted By Gary Roberson
After watching last night's game, there is no...

After watching last night's game, there is no doubt that the SEC has the edge on size, speed, physicality. While I think that all of us will agree that Saban is atop of the coaching world, Smart is...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-09-2018, 11:55 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 735
Posted By Gary Roberson
Barrel chasing and roping can be very expensive...

Barrel chasing and roping can be very expensive hobbies. Luckily, I grew up on a ranch where were raised a few horses and had our on lighted pen and roped our own stock. Gas was 30 cents a gallon...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-08-2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 930
Posted By Gary Roberson
Congratulations! Girls always make the best...

Congratulations! Girls always make the best hunters....
Adios,
Gary
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-08-2018, 12:44 PM
Replies: 3,289
Views: 71,732
Posted By Gary Roberson
I think Bama wins this game puts the National...

I think Bama wins this game puts the National Championship. Saban coaching against one of his students and a freshman quarterback may be more than the Dawgs can overcome.
Adios,
Gary
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-04-2018, 04:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,872
Posted By Gary Roberson
A "free coyote" means one that we didn't call in,...

A "free coyote" means one that we didn't call in, simply drove up on it. I am guessing that the hawk realized that the coyote was dying as he made contact while the dog was still kicking. I am sure...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-04-2018, 03:55 PM
Replies: 3,289
Views: 71,732
Posted By Gary Roberson
Obviously a pretty good coach, but can he...

Obviously a pretty good coach, but can he recruit?
Adios,
Gary
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-04-2018, 10:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,872
Posted By Gary Roberson
Get Him While He is Down

A buddy from Cotulla called me early this morning to tell about something that he witnessed yesterday. While driving by a stock tank he saw a coyote standing near where he had called up and killed...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-03-2018, 05:05 PM
Replies: 3,289
Views: 71,732
Posted By Gary Roberson
I must admit that I feel sorry for my buddies...

I must admit that I feel sorry for my buddies from LSU, it does seem that the Aggies are picking on them. The way to get back at them is to keep beating them every fall.
It is quite obvious that...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-03-2018, 09:47 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 904
Posted By Gary Roberson
In my opinion, the only fun way to hunt a hog is...

In my opinion, the only fun way to hunt a hog is with dogs. I know that many think that it is total chaos but if done with good dogs and hunters that know what they are doing, it is actually pretty...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-02-2018, 10:44 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,498
Posted By Gary Roberson
We have used drones when videoing for CARNIVORE...

We have used drones when videoing for CARNIVORE for several years. Two years ago we went with the Yuneec Typhoons and have had much better luck with them than the DJI's. We crashed one in Canon de...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-02-2018, 09:30 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 55
Posted By Gary Roberson
Happy New Year!

I wish all of you a healthy and prosperous New Year. May God Bless you, your families and especially our military and all in Law Enforcement. Bless this country and truly make it Great Again....
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-29-2017, 09:17 AM
Replies: 3,289
Views: 71,732
Posted By Gary Roberson
Congrats to the Froggies on a great comeback...

Congrats to the Froggies on a great comeback win!!
Adios,
Gary
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-28-2017, 09:33 AM
Replies: 3,289
Views: 71,732
Posted By Gary Roberson
Texas played like they wanted to win and the...

Texas played like they wanted to win and the defense was great and punting even better. Mizzo played poorly with all the penalties and turnovers...appeared to be a team that was not focused. If...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-28-2017, 09:23 AM
Replies: 474
Views: 22,344
Posted By Gary Roberson
Garmin Fenix 3. Gives me elevation and MOST...

Garmin Fenix 3. Gives me elevation and MOST importantly barometric pressure so that I can see what the trailing conditions are. It has a lot of other functions but I am not smart enough to use...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-27-2017, 04:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 499
Posted By Gary Roberson
Ice on the Roads

If any of you are traveling to or through Menard County, I am getting reports of several wrecks due to icing north and south of Menard. There are several fresh wrecks on the lot behind Napa that...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-27-2017, 03:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 404
Posted By Gary Roberson
Go with 8x40 or 42 glass and you will not believe...

Go with 8x40 or 42 glass and you will not believe how much more light and wider field of view and magnification is barely noticed. Go with a good named medium priced product such as Trijicon,...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-27-2017, 03:01 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,968
Posted By Gary Roberson
My program says the 4-7th. Adios, Gary

My program says the 4-7th.
Adios,
Gary
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-27-2017, 02:09 PM
Replies: 3,289
Views: 71,732
Posted By Gary Roberson
I hope that the Ags get Bud Foster for DC. He...

I hope that the Ags get Bud Foster for DC. He was the first choice of most even when we hired the Chief.
I do think that Hermann kissing the players is a little strange but I also believe that he...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-27-2017, 12:52 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,320
Posted By Gary Roberson
We have nothing but F-150's, three now and dozens...

We have nothing but F-150's, three now and dozens in the past. All with the 3.5 Ecoboost on these three and get good mileage and put them in rougher country than any of you will ever go into. I...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-23-2017, 09:43 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,450
Posted By Gary Roberson
Government Motors..... Adios, Gary

Government Motors.....
Adios,
Gary
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-22-2017, 10:15 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,005
Posted By Gary Roberson
If you can see them just before they roll and...

If you can see them just before they roll and send them a text message on the Garmin, you can stop this terrible habit.
Adios,
Gary
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-22-2017, 10:11 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,698
Posted By Gary Roberson
We don't need a wall, nothing to see here. ...

We don't need a wall, nothing to see here. Rather obvious what their truck of choice is, so all of you Raptor owners better watch out.
Adios,
Gary
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-10-2017, 10:07 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 241
Posted By Gary Roberson
Snow Kills

I wonder how many deer were killed last week so that the hunter could photograph his deer in the snow???? Must admit that if I was hunting from Laredo to CC and south might have considered it...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-10-2017, 09:59 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,144
Posted By Gary Roberson
I love living in Menard. Don't have to take your...

I love living in Menard. Don't have to take your keys out of the truck or lock the house. Good climate without all the humidity that is south and east of us. Four seasons, not just two months of...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-09-2017, 09:36 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,144
Posted By Gary Roberson
Marathon. Adios, Gary

Marathon.
Adios,
Gary
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-08-2017, 09:46 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,501
Posted By Gary Roberson
Good luck to Riley! It is a long trip and lots...

Good luck to Riley! It is a long trip and lots of expenses so I hope that she takes their money. London Gorham is out there as well. I am not sure which barrel race she is competing. She is the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-07-2017, 05:38 PM
Replies: 3,289
Views: 71,732
Posted By Gary Roberson
Mond is no Manziel and never will be. I started...

Mond is no Manziel and never will be. I started watching Manziel when he was playing at Kerrville. He was the greatest high school player that I ever saw and was the only player on the team that...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-07-2017, 04:59 PM
Replies: 3,289
Views: 71,732
Posted By Gary Roberson
The Aggies have a QB from IMG Academy that I...

The Aggies have a QB from IMG Academy that I would have liked to have seen go with Sumlin unless he is will to try it as a TE or WR.
Adios,
Gary
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-07-2017, 04:31 PM
Replies: 3,289
Views: 71,732
Posted By Gary Roberson
I agree with Chad C, I am not a fan of the...

I agree with Chad C, I am not a fan of the academies that recruit and groom talent for the next level. My nephew was the Head Coach at Cibolo Steele until taking the AD job this year. I was pretty...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-07-2017, 04:24 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,924
Posted By Gary Roberson
Starting to snow a little in Menard. Adios, ...

Starting to snow a little in Menard.
Adios,
Gary
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-07-2017, 04:15 PM
Replies: 3,289
Views: 71,732
Posted By Gary Roberson
Jimbo is going to get scrutinized until the new...

Jimbo is going to get scrutinized until the new wears off and the jealousy of a football coach making 75 million. I am betting that when he shows up in a kid's living room that he will get quite a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-07-2017, 04:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,617
Posted By Gary Roberson
You better watch that crew that hunts at the...

You better watch that crew that hunts at the Waddle Ranch....
Adios,
Gary
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-07-2017, 04:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 493
Posted By Gary Roberson
I still do it myself, a little steam works...

I still do it myself, a little steam works wonders.
Adios,
Gary
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-07-2017, 11:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 402
Posted By Gary Roberson
Roads should be fine as the ground has been...

Roads should be fine as the ground has been really warm. It is supposed to be snowing and sleeting there but not freezing. It will be cold in the morning but unless there is ponding some where on...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-06-2017, 10:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 232
Posted By Gary Roberson
Do you know who owns the ranch? I have been on...

Do you know who owns the ranch? I have been on most of the ranches in Menard County but I do not know many of the hunters by name. Traditionally, some of the better deer have been killed north of...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-05-2017, 09:24 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,167
Posted By Gary Roberson
.223 or .22-.250. I have killed a ton of coyotes...

.223 or .22-.250. I have killed a ton of coyotes and deer with both of these calibers.
Bullet placement is the name of the game.
Adios,
Gary
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-04-2017, 10:32 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,617
Posted By Gary Roberson
It was really good years ago until a couple of...

It was really good years ago until a couple of the ranches were subdivided into smaller tracts. Hunting pressure is really high in and around the subdivisions.
Adios,
Gary
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-04-2017, 10:28 AM
Replies: 1,321
Views: 26,901
Posted By Gary Roberson
Fisher was not my pick for the hire but I do...

Fisher was not my pick for the hire but I do think that he will be in improvement over Sumlin. He evidently knows how to coach a team to the National Championship as he has done so and if your goal...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-30-2017, 11:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 816
Posted By Gary Roberson
Yup, especially when hunting predators...seems we...

Yup, especially when hunting predators...seems we have trained deer to know when the feeders go off. I use my Garmin Alpha as it give me active feeding times where ever I am.
Adios,
Gary
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