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Forum: Around the Campfire 06-20-2018, 09:12 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,120
Posted By Lost Arra
I should have taken a photo this weekend. 6 dead...

I should have taken a photo this weekend. 6 dead ticks on permethrin sprayed socks.
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-31-2018, 08:56 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,663
Posted By Lost Arra
Agree 100% When my hound (avatar pic) was 14...

Agree 100%
When my hound (avatar pic) was 14 and had to be put down I was a wreck. Our vet and her staff were terrific. Worth every penny. The last thing my dog saw was me petting her as she dozed...
Forum: Traditional 05-20-2018, 06:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 994
Posted By Lost Arra
Hijack alert: Montana has no draw weight...

Hijack alert:

Montana has no draw weight requirement for elk.

Good luck and post photos of dead elk this fall!
Forum: Traditional 05-19-2018, 08:10 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,531
Posted By Lost Arra
Is this the shoot that Shiloh misses one of the...

Is this the shoot that Shiloh misses one of the first targets to fool his competitors into thinking they might win? Then blows their doors off by day 2.


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Forum: Traditional 05-19-2018, 07:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 994
Posted By Lost Arra
Great looking bow. I know it shoots...

Great looking bow.
I know it shoots great...Sarrels.

What’s the minimum draw weight for elk in Montana ? In Wyo it’s 50 but those dope smoking elk in Colorado only need 35#


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Forum: Traditional 05-11-2018, 06:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,506
Posted By Lost Arra
If you can find someone with a tillering tree I...

If you can find someone with a tillering tree I would have them draw that selfbow a few times from a distance to determine a safe draw length. Those knots can add great character to a bow but also be...
Forum: Traditional 05-01-2018, 08:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 633
Posted By Lost Arra
I agree it may not always be sporting (every shot...

I agree it may not always be sporting (every shot for me is sporting) but for the dillo damage I've got in my yard it's more of a pest control issue at home and they have busted deer on more than one...
Forum: Traditional 05-01-2018, 09:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 633
Posted By Lost Arra
Armadillo arrow?

Does anyone else carry one of these while hunting? This weekend of turkey hunting convinced me I need one in my quiver as they almost rooted up my decoys.

In the past I've had deer walk by...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-25-2018, 03:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 601
Posted By Lost Arra
Update: Lease is now full. Thanks for the...

Update: Lease is now full. Thanks for the interest.
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-16-2018, 02:10 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,374
Posted By Lost Arra
I've had a Scag Turf Tiger, 61" deck for almost...

I've had a Scag Turf Tiger, 61" deck for almost 20 years. Water-cooled Kawasaki. The only major fix-it was owner induced and it was structural as I was using it to pull a harrow.

I change oil and...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-16-2018, 09:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 601
Posted By Lost Arra
whakm: I received no pm. Or did you send email to...

whakm: I received no pm. Or did you send email to Chris?
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-16-2018, 08:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 601
Posted By Lost Arra
Talon: pm incoming. Chris talked to me about...

Talon: pm incoming. Chris talked to me about posting this so he will know where it came from.

Thanks for the interest

Bob
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-15-2018, 05:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 601
Posted By Lost Arra
SE Oklahoma (Coalgate) lease spot

One (possibly two) spots available on bow-only lease in Coalgate area.
2520 acres
12 maximum hunters
Lease has been bow-only with antler restrictions for 11 years.
Communal kitchen with shower....
Forum: Recipes 04-12-2018, 09:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,201
Posted By Lost Arra
Do you add the posole late to avoid over-cooking?

Do you add the posole late to avoid over-cooking?
Forum: Recipes 04-11-2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,550
Posted By Lost Arra
>> I put a little bit of oil in a cast iron pan...

>> I put a little bit of oil in a cast iron pan and put the seasoned shredded meat in the pan. I cook it until it crisps up just a bit. <<

This is a game changer for any meat from a pressure...
Forum: Recipes 04-07-2018, 08:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,201
Posted By Lost Arra
Pig pozole

Thanks ladrones!
I’m on that dry posole for the next batch!


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Forum: Recipes 04-07-2018, 08:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,201
Posted By Lost Arra
No hominy? No problem! Pretty flexible recipe...

No hominy?
No problem!
Pretty flexible recipe

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Forum: Recipes 04-07-2018, 02:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,201
Posted By Lost Arra
Remove pig parts and debone meat and chop into...

Remove pig parts and debone meat and chop into spoon size pieces. Put all meat and bones back in pot with two cans of white hominy for one hour of slow simmer then remove bones and serve with fresh...
Forum: Recipes 04-07-2018, 02:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,201
Posted By Lost Arra
Pig pozole

Roast onion, whole garlic pod, tomatillos, jalapeño and green chilis over same coals. Cut everything up add chicken stock, lime juice to make verde “soup”. ( This is similar to Coach’s wife salsa...
Forum: Recipes 04-07-2018, 02:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,201
Posted By Lost Arra
Over hot coals sear bone-in quarter. I moved it...

Over hot coals sear bone-in quarter. I moved it to smoker finishing to 190 in foil with cider vinegar, lime juice, crushed red pepper and seasoned salt.
...
Forum: Recipes 04-07-2018, 02:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,201
Posted By Lost Arra
With rain gear, sharp knife and son inlaw...

With rain gear, sharp knife and son inlaw assisting reduce pigs to cookable parts.

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Forum: Recipes 04-07-2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,201
Posted By Lost Arra
Setup ambush on nasty rainy day with appropriate...

Setup ambush on nasty rainy day with appropriate weapon to minimize tracking (elk rifle worked well in this case).

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Forum: Recipes 04-07-2018, 01:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,201
Posted By Lost Arra
Pig pozole

Start with two nuisance pigs
Wait until weather is cold and rainy/icy so they show up in daylight.

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Forum: Traditional 04-02-2018, 09:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,850
Posted By Lost Arra
There is no mistaking either image as a...

There is no mistaking either image as a copperhead. I've seen plenty and their color can vary depending on environment and age.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-19-2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 588
Posted By Lost Arra
Sportsmans Warehouse in Cheyenne We quit...

Sportsmans Warehouse in Cheyenne

We quit stopping in Sidney on the way to the elk woods
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-02-2018, 01:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 650
Posted By Lost Arra
Gulf side: My favorite place is Little Gasparilla...

Gulf side: My favorite place is Little Gasparilla Island (Charlotte county) but if your family needs restaurants, high rises, cars or some other amenities then forget it. You are shuttled to the...
Forum: Traditional 12-27-2017, 03:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,490
Posted By Lost Arra
I shoot both but traditional about 95% of the...

I shoot both but traditional about 95% of the time. 5% compound when my shoulder is acting up.

Lot of different answers to traditional "aiming".
I use a fixed crawl method.

Short version: ...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-30-2017, 10:28 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 835
Posted By Lost Arra
This is mine. I've used others mentioned...

This is mine.

I've used others mentioned but like the simple Rich Young the best.
Forum: Traditional 11-28-2017, 09:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 547
Posted By Lost Arra
Chlorox will darken osage immediately but I like...

Chlorox will darken osage immediately but I like the way it darkens naturally. I've used tru oil or wiped on spar urethane followed by coats of regular wipe on poly in satin finish. Tru oil is pretty...
Forum: Traditional 11-05-2017, 06:33 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,456
Posted By Lost Arra
Received the Outpost and got it out in the woods....

Received the Outpost and got it out in the woods. Very easy setup and perfect my use which will be short term in any location.

Yes I could make one exactly like it for a little less (not worth my...
Forum: Traditional 11-02-2017, 08:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 958
Posted By Lost Arra
Hot weather= nocturnal If you were wearing...

Hot weather= nocturnal

If you were wearing your winter coat to chase the ladies you would probably wait until dark too. Sure, some will still move during the day but mid 80's is tough for daytime...
Forum: Traditional 10-26-2017, 03:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,456
Posted By Lost Arra
I like this idea and I've got a few spots where...

I like this idea and I've got a few spots where the small amount of feeding would be perfect for a long weekend of hunting. For the most part I hate running big feeders for the benefit of coons,...
Forum: Traditional 10-02-2017, 09:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,191
Posted By Lost Arra
Skooter: I've only hunted Boggy and Hominy but my...

Skooter: I've only hunted Boggy and Hominy but my advice goes for any section. Don't over think it. Persimmons, acorns. Don't worry about bunkers or being close to a road or intersection.


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Forum: Traditional 10-02-2017, 02:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,191
Posted By Lost Arra
Everyone needs to do this hunt at least once....

Everyone needs to do this hunt at least once. It's kind of rule-heavy but less than it used to be.

At one time the website had a video of a buck fight that was probably the most violent deer/deer...
Forum: Traditional 09-06-2017, 01:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 973
Posted By Lost Arra
After I get back from Wyoming elk hunting I do...

After I get back from Wyoming elk hunting I do about half of my practicing from a treestand, usually standing. I try to focus on the awkward shots like shooting behind the tree to my right side (I'm...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-20-2017, 07:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 264
Posted By Lost Arra
Update: I used a repair kit from Gear Aid...

Update: I used a repair kit from Gear Aid (SeamGrip adhesive + Tenacious tape patch). Application went great. Let adhesive set for an hour before applying patch which extends past adhesive. Best...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-18-2017, 09:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 264
Posted By Lost Arra
Ranger vinyl seat repair

I've got a small round hole in my Ranger seat vinyl. Almost looks like a hole punch was used. Cannot pull edges together.

I know there are a lot of products but anyone with first hand knowledge...
Forum: Traditional 08-17-2017, 02:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 964
Posted By Lost Arra
just to be clear, I'm talking about a hand rail...

just to be clear, I'm talking about a hand rail that is not a structural part of the stand. Same with the shooting rail.
Forum: Traditional 08-17-2017, 01:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 964
Posted By Lost Arra
jerp: have you tried assembling the stand without...

jerp: have you tried assembling the stand without the side hand rails or the shooting rails? I just leave them off. No problem with stability. Sometimes you need extra washers for spacers.

I stand...
Forum: Traditional 08-16-2017, 11:03 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 964
Posted By Lost Arra
A couple of features I like on ladder stands: ...

A couple of features I like on ladder stands:
Flip up seat - so I can stand closer to the tree.
Platform that extends back to the tree. This also allows standing closer to the tree and more...
Forum: Traditional 07-30-2017, 02:22 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,612
Posted By Lost Arra
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Forum: Traditional 07-29-2017, 06:11 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,612
Posted By Lost Arra
For those of us unfamiliar with the formats could...

For those of us unfamiliar with the formats could you give a quick description of the IBO competition vs Hunter Challenge? Or a place to go find it? Thanks and congrats. It looks like you did a lot...
Forum: Traditional 07-25-2017, 03:41 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,612
Posted By Lost Arra
Nice move with the miss Give those other guys...

Nice move with the miss
Give those other guys some hope early on, then squeeze the life out of them on the final day.
Congratulations!
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-19-2017, 08:37 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,752
Posted By Lost Arra
Very sorry for your loss. I know the feeling. ...

Very sorry for your loss. I know the feeling.
Putting down the hound in my avatar even in her old age was awful.
Forum: Traditional 07-13-2017, 03:33 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,983
Posted By Lost Arra
Good example of over-penetration.:)

Good example of over-penetration.:)
Forum: Traditional 07-05-2017, 05:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 526
Posted By Lost Arra
Tripod question

I've never hunted from a tripod stand but there is an area adjacent to where I hunt that looks like it would be perfect for using one. It's an old cut over area that is just now getting skinny oaks...
Forum: Traditional 07-03-2017, 09:49 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,454
Posted By Lost Arra
Great tripod but that green lawn chair got my...

Great tripod but that green lawn chair got my attention. My folks had a whole outdoor set of those.


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Forum: Traditional 06-16-2017, 05:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 806
Posted By Lost Arra
Very nice. How's it shoot? I have a bow with...

Very nice. How's it shoot?
I have a bow with same wood combo. Eastern red cedar is one of my favorite limb laminations.


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Forum: Traditional 06-16-2017, 07:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,082
Posted By Lost Arra
If you're just heading to a stand or blind and...

If you're just heading to a stand or blind and the weather is mild where you don't take a lot of extra clothes a haversack is sure handy. I've got a Bison Gear I use a lot. Easy off easy on. ...
Forum: Traditional 06-14-2017, 08:41 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,528
Posted By Lost Arra
I like your backstop. I've got similar...

I like your backstop.

I've got similar targets to your sand bag but hang them horizontal to simulate a deer body.

Those horse stall mats will definitely stop an arrow but they can be a real...
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