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Forum: Rate the Day Lease Yesterday, 11:31 AM
Replies: 11
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Posted By wytex
Wyoming prices went way up, bet you can get a tag...

Wyoming prices went way up, bet you can get a tag in 2019. Random draw , no PP.
Forum: Rate the Day Lease Yesterday, 11:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,267
Posted By wytex
I'll second that northern, late season hunt. My...

I'll second that northern, late season hunt.
My cow from a Wyoming state tag taken in early Jan. is just beautiful.
Lots of bison ranches in Colorado, and farther north. Might cost a bit more but...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-17-2018, 04:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 358
Posted By wytex
Game guard or mossy oak brush. Realtree max-1 is...

Game guard or mossy oak brush. Realtree max-1 is what we use up here but we have sagebrush.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-17-2018, 10:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,085
Posted By wytex
You're right Rossi made the Puma now Braztech...

You're right Rossi made the Puma now Braztech makes them.

Saw a nice Bighorn 500 at the local gun show yesterday. Stocking dealer out of Rawlins, Wy had one for sale,$2,499, If it were a 460 we'd...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-16-2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,085
Posted By wytex
Sorry I think I misspoke on the Rossi, Puma did...

Sorry I think I misspoke on the Rossi, Puma did make the Rossi now Braztech does, Taurus is parent company.

Some gun shop in Oklahoma has some Bighorns in stock for about $2,700 I think. I really...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-16-2018, 12:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,021
Posted By wytex
I would vote for the 300wsm also. It is a great...

I would vote for the 300wsm also. It is a great caliber for mountain hunting. Spouse and I both shoot 300wsm, I load 165-168 gr bonded bullets while spouse likes 180 gr bonded bullets. Lots of...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-16-2018, 11:46 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,520
Posted By wytex
Why not buy a PP for Wyoming next summer then...

Why not buy a PP for Wyoming next summer then come up here for a hunt. Less people and just as many elk.
In 20+ years of elk hunting we have never used horses for packing in or out. Just don't shoot...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-15-2018, 02:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,085
Posted By wytex
Got my response from Henry about a 454 casull...

Got my response from Henry about a 454 casull rifle and if they ever made one:
Jeff Post <jeff@henryusa.com>
12:05 PM (34 minutes ago)
to me
Thank you for your interest in Henry rifles.


...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-15-2018, 02:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 669
Posted By wytex
I would suggest Steamboat Springs area then you...

I would suggest Steamboat Springs area then you can drive up into Wyoming for some great fishing without all the folks.
Steamboat is a neat summer town, Yampa runs through town with tube floating...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-15-2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,085
Posted By wytex
One easy way to settle is just ask Henry. They...

One easy way to settle is just ask Henry. They respond to emails pretty quick so I sent one. Now just waiting for response.

The Rossi/Taurus rifles are better quality IMO than the Puma.

Quite a...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-15-2018, 10:11 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,119
Posted By wytex
7mm-08 would be great with lots of loads...

7mm-08 would be great with lots of loads available. Great shooter with very little recoil and good range.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-15-2018, 10:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,085
Posted By wytex
No Henry and I believe the Rossi is discontinued....

No Henry and I believe the Rossi is discontinued. Great rifles though, we have 2 of them.

Bighorn Armory makes a really nice one for about $3,000. You can get one from a shop in Oklahoma.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-06-2018, 10:10 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,415
Posted By wytex
Beavers have rounded tails.

Beavers have rounded tails.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 02-04-2018, 10:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 882
Posted By wytex
How bout a nice lever action to match that pistol...

How bout a nice lever action to match that pistol ?
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-04-2018, 10:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 577
Posted By wytex
Come up in June. Still be lots of snow in spots,...

Come up in June. Still be lots of snow in spots, we may even get a nice heavy, wet snow while you're here. June is usually our last big snow month, meaning we get our last big snow in June. Rainbows...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-04-2018, 10:17 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 7,059
Posted By wytex
Wolves along the Colorado and Wyoming order are...

Wolves along the Colorado and Wyoming order are not new, they have been spotted this year NE of Laramie and for the past few years in the mountain range between Laramie and Cheyenne. They are here...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-01-2018, 11:43 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,146
Posted By wytex
Yes they are very different. Elk and mule deer...

Yes they are very different. Elk and mule deer use wintering areas that congregate deer and elk. Do your whitetails yard up for winter, probably not. Elk will winter in very large herds of thousands...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-01-2018, 10:49 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,146
Posted By wytex
The sky is not falling. I live and hunt in a...

The sky is not falling.
I live and hunt in a CWD endemic area. Our herds are doing fine. Not one person has ever been diagnosed with CWD, variant CJD is the human form, in our state. We manage a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-31-2018, 09:57 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,524
Posted By wytex
You might want to check on getting a wolf tag for...

You might want to check on getting a wolf tag for that elk hunt near Moran. Look out for grizz also.
Wyoming has reduced price cow tags that let you come up for a scouting type hunt before you draw...
Forum: Traditional 01-30-2018, 10:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 629
Posted By wytex
They make wallets out of them, a tab should be...

They make wallets out of them, a tab should be good . Looking forward to the outcome also.
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-30-2018, 10:32 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,524
Posted By wytex
You can hunt archery and rifle on that general...

You can hunt archery and rifle on that general elk tag in Wyoming. Why not come up for a week in archery season, works as a scouting trip, then come back for rifle season if not successful with your...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-29-2018, 03:57 PM
Replies: 520
Views: 25,046
Posted By wytex
Rolex bought off of ebay. Made in 1988, received...

Rolex bought off of ebay. Made in 1988, received the original box and receipt from original purchase.
Wasn't running, thankfully my son is a watchmaker and all it needed was a lubrication and...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-26-2018, 01:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 282
Posted By wytex
You just missed the awesome Christmas display,...

You just missed the awesome Christmas display, but walk down Main St and check out some restaurants and wineries tasting rooms there. The brewery is ok IMO.
Los Amigos is liked by locals for mexican...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-24-2018, 06:26 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,100
Posted By wytex
In too and I'll pay shipping up to Wyoming if the...

In too and I'll pay shipping up to Wyoming if the lucky one.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-24-2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,117
Posted By wytex
A Weatherby that says " made in Wyoming", I'll...

A Weatherby that says " made in Wyoming", I'll make room for one of those.
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-24-2018, 10:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 745
Posted By wytex
Do your homework if you draw , like stated above,...

Do your homework if you draw , like stated above, know the roads some are shown on gps as public when they are not.
Even 1 PP gets you into better areas with good access. I would wait until later in...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-23-2018, 05:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,176
Posted By wytex
Not cheap but I like my Beretta Tomcat for carry,...

Not cheap but I like my Beretta Tomcat for carry, 32 auto. My S&W 640 in 357 mag with 38 +P is my go to protection carry gun. The 640 is much more pleasant to shoot and is very accurate. I like the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-11-2018, 10:56 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,206
Posted By wytex
If you flesh and salt yourself then you don't...

If you flesh and salt yourself then you don't have to worry about shipping times. Not that hard unless you skinned in a hurry.
I shipped a bison hide to Moyles in Idaho from Wyoming and the cost was...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-11-2018, 10:47 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,933
Posted By wytex
Pretty sure Beth Williams did most of her work in...

Pretty sure Beth Williams did most of her work in Wyoming, knew her pretty well.

CWD was brought into Wyoming, Sybille Research facility, to study after it was identified and spread from there...
Forum: Traditional 01-10-2018, 01:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 588
Posted By wytex
I'll have to try the tape sounds like. Always...

I'll have to try the tape sounds like.
Always have used Duco.
I find the JoJan makes nice arrows if you take the time to get it lined up properly.
I make 4 fletch for my arrows and spouse can use...
Forum: Traditional 01-10-2018, 01:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,753
Posted By wytex
Raptor Archery. He has several different wood...

Raptor Archery. He has several different wood shafts and makes good products. Might not be cheap but I've always gotten quality from Ted.
Alaska yellow cedar is also a good wood. I try to find nice...
Forum: Traditional 01-09-2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 588
Posted By wytex
Do you like the Blitzenburger? I have a JoJan...

Do you like the Blitzenburger? I have a JoJan multi fletcher and like it for doing 6 arrows at a time.
You can use either LW or RW in the blitzenburger, spouse uses one .
Forum: Traditional 01-09-2018, 12:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,753
Posted By wytex
Been using woodies for years and have only broken...

Been using woodies for years and have only broken a few, usually stump shooting. I shoot footed shafts now only because they look really nice, extremely expensive to buy bare shafts though. I leave...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-09-2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,149
Posted By wytex
Check the snow conditions first. Right now...

Check the snow conditions first. Right now Steamboat has the best snow and more to come in the next day or two. Snow has been scarce in parts of Colorado.
Make sure you have the proper tires for...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-02-2018, 10:33 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,465
Posted By wytex
Henry makes a great 41 mag also in the Big Boy...

Henry makes a great 41 mag also in the Big Boy Steel. Pairs nicely with my Ruger 41 mag bisley.
Have an older winchester 44 mag and it has taken a few hogs as well.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 12-26-2017, 11:38 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,590
Posted By wytex
243, it's a great coyote gun caliber too.

243, it's a great coyote gun caliber too.
Forum: Traditional 12-26-2017, 11:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,613
Posted By wytex
He makes great bows. Had the pleasure of shooting...

He makes great bows. Had the pleasure of shooting one back when he was still in Texas.
Forum: Traditional 12-25-2017, 08:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,613
Posted By wytex
Looks like a Bighorn Bow?

Looks like a Bighorn Bow?
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-28-2017, 02:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 780
Posted By wytex
J frame in 357 mag loaded with 38 +p ammo. Love...

J frame in 357 mag loaded with 38 +p ammo. Love mine and it fits my hand and shoots where I look not just aim. Hammerless is the way to go for concealed.
Revolvers make sense so she doesn't have to...
Forum: Traditional 11-28-2017, 02:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 491
Posted By wytex
It will be beautiful in no time without stain.

It will be beautiful in no time without stain.
Forum: Traditional 11-28-2017, 02:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 965
Posted By wytex
How bout some nice wood arrows for your trad bow?...

How bout some nice wood arrows for your trad bow? I shoot footed shafts and have not damaged one in years hunting, stump shooting is another thing.
Bois d'arc footed doug fir does me fine for grouse...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-22-2017, 11:36 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,131
Posted By wytex
Looks like a young un, must mean there's a...

Looks like a young un, must mean there's a breeding pair in the area !!!
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 11-16-2017, 12:44 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,064
Posted By wytex
Nice buck! Good looking hounds too.

Nice buck! Good looking hounds too.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-06-2017, 10:53 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,029
Posted By wytex
If you can find a Rossi 454 casull they are great...

If you can find a Rossi 454 casull they are great hog guns. Bad medicine out to 150 yds if needed. Henry also makes a great 41 mag levergun. Many hogs have fallen to my 44 mag levergun also. Pick...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-02-2017, 10:21 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,228
Posted By wytex
We just had a high wind day and they close the...

We just had a high wind day and they close the roads to high profile light weight vehicles.
Anything that brings out the high wind warning up here will be too much wind. With snow or ice on the road...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-31-2017, 03:29 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 2,415
Posted By wytex
300 wsm. Love the caliber and it is a short...

300 wsm. Love the caliber and it is a short action. Lots of accurate loads for it and a nice shooter . Brass and bullets are readily available as is factory ammo. I load 165-168 gr bullets for mine...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-30-2017, 04:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 505
Posted By wytex
Still have some cow elk tags and doe antelope...

Still have some cow elk tags and doe antelope tags that go until end of Dec. With 3 freezers to fill some of those tags may still get punched. Looks like we'll have some meat for sausage making too.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-30-2017, 11:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 505
Posted By wytex
Wyoming hunts

Some Wyoming success from this year.
Forum: Recipes 10-24-2017, 09:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,341
Posted By wytex
Smoke em first then finish them in the oven if...

Smoke em first then finish them in the oven if necessary. Otherwise they work just fine on a smoker for a few hours. Just did some antelope ribs and they were amazing.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-24-2017, 12:05 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 3,786
Posted By wytex
You've got some good cold weather coming on...

You've got some good cold weather coming on Thursday. A dusting of snow is good tracking snow. The cold should get them feeding a little later in the morning or earlier in the evening. The wind may...
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