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Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 02:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,352
Posted By Gary Roberson
Kidd Lane may be but any two track ranch roads...

Kidd Lane may be but any two track ranch roads won't be according to a rancher buddy who lives south of 1773 west of Kidd Lane.
I have been trying to move a hog trap down there and can't get it...
Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 10:56 AM
Replies: 477
Views: 8,796
Posted By Gary Roberson
I don't see anyone beating Bama or Clemson or...

I don't see anyone beating Bama or Clemson or Notre Dame although USC has a chance with the Irish. Looks like tOsu will make it in the playoffs though I think that they will have a loss. I don't...
Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 09:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 378
Posted By Gary Roberson
There are a few holes under the fence heading...

There are a few holes under the fence heading east but if the dog has any homing instincts, should come back where he started. Does he have your name on the collar?
Adios,
Gary
Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 09:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 378
Posted By Gary Roberson
Walter is still alive. The boys are running the...

Walter is still alive. The boys are running the ranch for the most part. They are great friends of mine and I still hunt my hounds out there to keep them in shape. Lots of big axis bucks and some...
Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 08:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,352
Posted By Gary Roberson
River is down but still a foot or two over the...

River is down but still a foot or two over the low water bridge. We got another .36" last night so road are no better. Dave C, I doubt that you can get your buddy's truck out on Monday. I just...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-18-2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,996
Posted By Gary Roberson
Big rascal! What will he score???? One of my...

Big rascal! What will he score???? One of my buddies outfits a ranch in SE Sutton County and they killed one this year that scored almost 170. It was the biggest typical that I had seen. I had a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-18-2018, 02:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,352
Posted By Gary Roberson
Some nut driving an 18 wheeler drove around the...

Some nut driving an 18 wheeler drove around the flood barrier and into the San Saba River at Ft. McKavett and had to be rescued last night. The swift water rescuers left here and headed back to...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-18-2018, 02:05 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,431
Posted By Gary Roberson
I live and hunt here in the Hill Country year...

I live and hunt here in the Hill Country year round so I get my share of tick bites (at least 100/year and some years many more). Myself and all the boys have had tick fever as you speak of. When I...
Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 10-18-2018, 01:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,401
Posted By Gary Roberson
No doubt a livestock guard dog that someone paid...

No doubt a livestock guard dog that someone paid a lot of money for from a neighboring ranch where they are running sheep or goats. I would not shoot THIS dog or any other dog that has a prominent...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-18-2018, 11:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,352
Posted By Gary Roberson
You should be able to come through Menard as 83...

You should be able to come through Menard as 83 is going to be open as it has not closed. Problem is they are calling for rain Friday, Saturday and again Monday and next week. County roads are...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-18-2018, 09:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,352
Posted By Gary Roberson
San Saba River at Menard

San Saba River at Menard is the highest that it has been and still rising as of 8:00 AM this morning. We didn't get any heavy rain here yesterday but the Ft. McKavett to Eldorado area did. If any...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-18-2018, 09:14 AM
Replies: 477
Views: 8,796
Posted By Gary Roberson
5-2 for the Aggies is where we HOPED to be at...

5-2 for the Aggies is where we HOPED to be at this point of the season. With Sumlin we would be 4-3 at best and be lucky finish at .500. Jimbo is making a huge difference in his first year and if...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-18-2018, 08:52 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,683
Posted By Gary Roberson
270, 30-06, 308 and dare I say 6.5 Creedmoor. ...

270, 30-06, 308 and dare I say 6.5 Creedmoor. These are all great all around calibers with less punishing recoil. We outfitted for many years for whitetail, mule deer and elk and found that most...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-17-2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 304
Views: 28,040
Posted By Gary Roberson
San Saba River is still rising at Menard. I am...

San Saba River is still rising at Menard. I am really concerned as the radar shows heavy rains training from Sonora to Eldorado. Hopefully the river will have a chance to run down before the next...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-17-2018, 08:46 AM
Replies: 304
Views: 28,040
Posted By Gary Roberson
More water to Buchanan as the San Saba is about...

More water to Buchanan as the San Saba is about 14 at Menard. We have had very little hard rain but steady and any thing that falls is running off.
Prayers for everyone affected by the floods....
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-16-2018, 08:57 AM
Replies: 477
Views: 8,796
Posted By Gary Roberson
I don't see anyone beating Bama, Clemson or ND...

I don't see anyone beating Bama, Clemson or ND the rest of the way so that leaves one spot. Unless Ost stumbs their toe against Mich, they are in.
I hope Ehlinger gets back on the field as he...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-16-2018, 08:46 AM
Replies: 304
Views: 28,040
Posted By Gary Roberson
Sika is correct. The 1935 flood was the highest...

Sika is correct. The 1935 flood was the highest in modern times and this one is expected to reach or possibly go higher than that level according to Linda Black who ranches just down river from...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-15-2018, 11:46 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,925
Posted By Gary Roberson
I first met Little Roy when I was in high school...

I first met Little Roy when I was in high school and have known Pam even longer. I met Big Roy back in the 80's when we were trying to find a wounded buck on the Baylor Ranch. Roy and Pam are great...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-14-2018, 10:35 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 8,674
Posted By Gary Roberson
I had a little over an inch of rain yesterday and...

I had a little over an inch of rain yesterday and the forecast is for more over the next 4-5 days. The ground is saturated and any moisture that falls is going to run off. I would avoid low lying...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-12-2018, 02:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 333
Posted By Gary Roberson
Lots of Bears

We just returned from the Navajo Rez where Christy Burch and Rosanna Roberson killed two really beautiful bears. We treed four bears and saw rain, sleet, snow, sunshine and clear skies. It was a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-12-2018, 02:32 PM
Replies: 1,242
Views: 22,979
Posted By Gary Roberson
I was really disappointed in the TT/TCU game in...

I was really disappointed in the TT/TCU game in the game. I could be wrong but neither team appeared to be as strong as they have been in the past and both could be in for a rough second half of the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-05-2018, 10:48 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 7,867
Posted By Gary Roberson
I appraised land all over Leon County from...

I appraised land all over Leon County from 1981-1984. I never saw a lion track there and would be surprised to find one there as ranches are small and lots of folks in the rural areas. That being...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-05-2018, 09:05 AM
Replies: 1,194
Views: 22,730
Posted By Gary Roberson
I was surprised that Houston handled Tulsa with...

I was surprised that Houston handled Tulsa with relative ease, I thought that Tulsa would stomp the Cougs...shows what I know. If Texas can get a hit or two on Murry early, it will completely change...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-03-2018, 08:25 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 655
Posted By Gary Roberson
I think I had four of them with the 5.4 all half...

I think I had four of them with the 5.4 all half ton 4 wheel drives. Put over 200,000 on them and no issues other than mechanics complained about difficulty in changing one of the plugs.
Adios,...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-03-2018, 08:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 232
Posted By Gary Roberson
DNZ is all I use on my rifles. Check them out...

DNZ is all I use on my rifles. Check them out and you will be using them as well.
Adios,
Gary
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-29-2018, 09:03 AM
Replies: 984
Views: 20,525
Posted By Gary Roberson
Both Aggies and Horns should roll this weekend...

Both Aggies and Horns should roll this weekend playing two average or below teams that have not been playing well. I fear that Tech is going to have a tough time with WV and hoping that Penn State...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-27-2018, 04:45 PM
Replies: 1,055
Views: 30,177
Posted By Gary Roberson
Prayers sent for everyone including the medical...

Prayers sent for everyone including the medical staff.
God Bless,
Gsty
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-27-2018, 08:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 560
Posted By Gary Roberson
It is still really wet anywhere the ground is...

It is still really wet anywhere the ground is flat. We missed the rain that was predicted for yesterday so conditions are improving slowly. It has been overcast so not drying as quickly as normal. ...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-26-2018, 08:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 386
Posted By Gary Roberson
I would not consider training any other way. I...

I would not consider training any other way. I use the Garmin Alpha and can track and train my dogs. I like the idea that you can discipline them without physically spanking them which can...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-25-2018, 08:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,613
Posted By Gary Roberson
Great country to hunt and knock around in. I...

Great country to hunt and knock around in. I have hunted out there since 1975 for deer, turkeys, quail and predators. Lots of artifacts in that country anywhere you find creeks or overhang...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-24-2018, 01:35 PM
Replies: 984
Views: 20,525
Posted By Gary Roberson
While the O line for the Aggies has not looked...

While the O line for the Aggies has not looked good, I think a lot has to do with the teams we have played. Clemson and Bama may very well be the two best D lines in college football. Unfortunately...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-24-2018, 10:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 480
Posted By Gary Roberson
There is a pretty good population of them a few...

There is a pretty good population of them a few miles SE of there and all along the San Saba River. The good news is that they are moving in your direction. Bad news is that hogs are headed that...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-24-2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 984
Views: 20,525
Posted By Gary Roberson
The Aggies took a whooping from a really good...

The Aggies took a whooping from a really good Bama team. After watching this game, I am wondering if there is a team in the country that can play within 20 points of them. In the past, if you could...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-24-2018, 08:53 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,895
Posted By Gary Roberson
Just got a report from a buddy that ranches south...

Just got a report from a buddy that ranches south of Sonora that someone north of Sonora reported 18" of rain. Sounds like a full time job just emptying the gauge.
Adios,
Gary
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-24-2018, 08:27 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,895
Posted By Gary Roberson
Sonora was hit the worst as far as I know. 12-13...

Sonora was hit the worst as far as I know. 12-13 inches of rain in two hours. Approximately 100 homes with several feet of water in them and most likely will be destroyed. This is the highest...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-21-2018, 04:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 290
Posted By Gary Roberson
Brute force and ignorance

When it comes to controlling wild hogs, it seems it always gets back to brute force and ignorance. This week on CARNIVORE, Dave Parker of Boarbuster shows us how to catch hogs the easy and efficient...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-21-2018, 02:32 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 8,674
Posted By Gary Roberson
Raining 2-6" between Menard and Sonora at this...

Raining 2-6" between Menard and Sonora at this time. Menard County has issued a severe weather alert for flooding on small streams and water over the roadways. FM 864 is closed.
Adios,
Gary
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 09-21-2018, 02:29 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,808
Posted By Gary Roberson
Look at the Ruger American Predator. ...

Look at the Ruger American Predator. Lightweight, well balanced, good trigger, very accurate and you don't have to baby it as it is reasonably priced. I would stay away from the Remingtons at this...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-20-2018, 02:35 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 8,674
Posted By Gary Roberson
Looks like rain again on Friday and then again...

Looks like rain again on Friday and then again Saturday morning. I have heard that we could get up to another 2 inches on already saturated ground.
I sure would watch the weather and if it is...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-19-2018, 08:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 794
Posted By Gary Roberson
Was not a fan of Dreamland and would rate it near...

Was not a fan of Dreamland and would rate it near the bottom of any BBQ I have ever eaten.
I am sure that Bryant Denny will be rocking on Saturday night. Be careful and Gig'em Aggies! Jimbo is...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-18-2018, 01:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 415
Posted By Gary Roberson
While it is rare, the west side of the county has...

While it is rare, the west side of the county has received more rain than the east side. Reports of close to 20 inches over the last two weeks. I am not complaining as we see a lot more dry ones...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-18-2018, 11:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 415
Posted By Gary Roberson
Too Wet in Menard County

For those of you wanting to get up here and fill your feeders, you may want to check the weather before coming. It may dry out by this weekend if we don't get more rain that is predicted. Springs...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-18-2018, 10:42 AM
Replies: 1,379
Views: 28,382
Posted By Gary Roberson
I am with Bob on this one...I prefer 2:30. ...

I am with Bob on this one...I prefer 2:30.
Adios,
Gary
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-18-2018, 09:50 AM
Replies: 1,379
Views: 28,382
Posted By Gary Roberson
Across the nation, all eyes will be on...

Across the nation, all eyes will be on Tuscaloosa. Yes, us Texans are interested in what happens in Austin. I think that it will be a good game in Austin and actually think that Texas has the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-18-2018, 08:36 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,487
Posted By Gary Roberson
I would recommend Dennis Jewelers on 281. They...

I would recommend Dennis Jewelers on 281. They can custom build what you want at a good price and they are great folks and big hunters. Ask for Jason Dennis, he is a nice young man.
Adios,
Gary
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-18-2018, 08:30 AM
Replies: 1,379
Views: 28,382
Posted By Gary Roberson
All eyes will be on Tuscaloosa. I hope that the...

All eyes will be on Tuscaloosa. I hope that the Aggies can keep it respectable and for some reason, I think that they can. While A&M does not have the depth at any position that Bama does, what...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-17-2018, 11:33 AM
Replies: 1,379
Views: 28,382
Posted By Gary Roberson
As long as Gary Patterson is the head coach at...

As long as Gary Patterson is the head coach at TCU, this may be the natural order of Texas Football hierarchy. I do look for this to be a very competitive game as Texas will field more and better...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-16-2018, 10:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 265
Posted By Gary Roberson
The last stand on this show is without a doubt...

The last stand on this show is without a doubt the most unusual call I have ever made. The shot of my hunter, Ron Coburn waving at the train engineer is classic.
Adios,
Gary
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-14-2018, 11:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 265
Posted By Gary Roberson
The Lost Tapes #3

This week on CARNIVORE, we will be airing the third in a series of the Lost Tapes. If the popularity of the first two shows is any indication, this will be one of the most poplar shows we air this...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-14-2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 930
Views: 19,917
Posted By Gary Roberson
I think that GP is a heck of a coach and if he...

I think that GP is a heck of a coach and if he can pull off an upset this weekend, may be in the top five coaches in the land. I will be pulling for the Frogs but feel that tOSU have too many horses...
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