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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-19-2018, 10:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 220
Posted By BillDecker
Contact one of the college/university Geo...

Contact one of the college/university Geo departments for ideas where to go.
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-19-2018, 10:39 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,070
Posted By BillDecker
Congrats! Father did the same thing to Dow...

Congrats!
Father did the same thing to Dow Chemical-Freeport in 1986. Walked out of machine shop there and never went back.
I will finish this year out and will walk out of the classroom for the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-06-2018, 10:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 478
Posted By BillDecker
Most bosses (oil refining) I have had were put in...

Most bosses (oil refining) I have had were put in place because they screwed up too bad. Get them off their tools before they really cause a problem. After that, it seemed they all of a sudden knew...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-06-2018, 10:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 163
Posted By BillDecker
Maybe Waco Texas Ranger (Lawman) museum Texas...

Maybe Waco
Texas Ranger (Lawman) museum
Texas Sports Hall of Fame
Dr Pepper museum
Suspension bridge
Several shopping areas around Waco
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-30-2018, 07:42 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 4,581
Posted By BillDecker
2014 F-150 with 5.0 in town, 16.5-17 hwy,...

2014 F-150 with 5.0
in town, 16.5-17
hwy, 20.5 to 21.8 doing the speed limit
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-29-2018, 07:49 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,271
Posted By BillDecker
Glad someone took the time to share Jesus with me...

Glad someone took the time to share Jesus with me in college, thank you Donnie Bickham
Beautiful wife of 44 years
3 children and 7 grandchildren, all in church and serving God in some capacity
My...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-23-2018, 10:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 189
Posted By BillDecker
thanks, willing to try it myself, if problems...

thanks, willing to try it myself, if problems arise will call for help from your wife
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-21-2018, 10:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 189
Posted By BillDecker
Web page set up

Any suggestions on setting up a web page for a shoot.
How to?
Cost?
Forum: Traditional 08-21-2018, 10:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 940
Posted By BillDecker
You will not regret getting one.

You will not regret getting one.
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-24-2018, 03:25 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,361
Posted By BillDecker
Report it stolen, no bill of sale, no proof sold

Report it stolen, no bill of sale, no proof sold
Forum: Traditional 05-21-2018, 08:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 715
Posted By BillDecker
Thank you all for coming. This year was a real...

Thank you all for coming. This year was a real trial for us. Three targets destroyed by hogs, and we were short handed with several team members out because of work or family.
Our numbers were way...
Forum: Traditional 05-16-2018, 02:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,648
Posted By BillDecker
Going up early tomorrow morning to put finishing...

Going up early tomorrow morning to put finishing touches on course, set up the pavilion for the vendors, turn on water heaters, AC, etc.
See you when you get here.
Will not have very good phone...
Forum: Traditional 05-16-2018, 02:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,653
Posted By BillDecker
If you are in east Texas this weekend, come to...

If you are in east Texas this weekend, come to Chester
You will be able to see many different types of longbows, recurves, equipment, that he can see, shoot, and ask questions about. It might help...
Forum: Traditional 05-14-2018, 11:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,648
Posted By BillDecker
Weather forecast is for 90 degrees both Saturday...

Weather forecast is for 90 degrees both Saturday and Sunday with little chance of rain

Bring bug spray, deer flies were bad in the woods, and did find one tick on pants leg Saturday afternoon.
...
Forum: Traditional 05-10-2018, 03:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,648
Posted By BillDecker
biggest con for me: Too busy This is the 32nd...

biggest con for me:
Too busy
This is the 32nd year, have only shot for score twice in 32 years.
Nan says I am to stop, relax, and shoot Saturday afternoon
Forum: Traditional 05-09-2018, 07:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,648
Posted By BillDecker
Ronnie, sad to say that they decided not to put...

Ronnie, sad to say that they decided not to put on another shoot. They lost money. They put on the shoot at the request of one of the kids that they helped. They came to us, when they had trouble...
Forum: Traditional 05-07-2018, 09:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,648
Posted By BillDecker
axisbuck24, send me an email, it is listed in my...

axisbuck24, send me an email, it is listed in my first post and I can send you one.
Forum: Traditional 04-27-2018, 06:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,648
Posted By BillDecker
Chester Pros and Cons

32nd Annual Glenn Parker Stick Bow Round Up
May 19th and 20th
Camp TaKuLa
Chester TX (located about 75 north of Beaumont on Hwy 287, between Woodville and Corrigan)
For flyer email...
Forum: Traditional 04-20-2018, 10:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 650
Posted By BillDecker
Compared to wheelie bows, traditional archery is...

Compared to wheelie bows, traditional archery is just sticks
Forum: Traditional 04-19-2018, 10:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 650
Posted By BillDecker
Randy, replied-no problem JLivi1224 - we just...

Randy, replied-no problem
JLivi1224 - we just live on the RIGHT side of Texas
You should come out to the LaBelle area on Tuesdays at 7pm, we shoot a little pop up target tournament
Forum: Traditional 04-19-2018, 07:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 650
Posted By BillDecker
Chester is next!

Glen Parker Memorial Stick Bow Round Up (Chester)
May 19-20, 2018
Chester TX
This will be the 32nd year!
2 courses of 20 targets, for a 40 target total
Be ready for the flying skeeter and/or...
Forum: Traditional 04-09-2018, 10:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 830
Posted By BillDecker
Driving in late Friday afternoon.

Driving in late Friday afternoon.
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-02-2018, 10:07 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 6,989
Posted By BillDecker
Nan got her diamond from me after 25 years of...

Nan got her diamond from me after 25 years of marriage, and 3 kids. We were both college students when engaged and my 3 month salary would have been about $1500
Forum: Traditional 03-29-2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,545
Posted By BillDecker
Your in McKinney Find Glen Bryant, he lives...

Your in McKinney
Find Glen Bryant, he lives there and is a lefty.
Not a bad shot, and bet he would be willing to answer any ? you have.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-28-2018, 10:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 660
Posted By BillDecker
Exxon Mobil in Beaumont was saying they were...

Exxon Mobil in Beaumont was saying they were looking to hire operators at the refinery
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-28-2018, 10:21 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,039
Posted By BillDecker
Might do better than you think. Starting with...

Might do better than you think.
Starting with Houston tomorrow.
What a way to start the year off.
Forum: 3D/Tournament 02-26-2018, 10:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,136
Posted By BillDecker
Registration sent in and reservations made at...

Registration sent in and reservations made at Foxfire!
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-21-2018, 10:36 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 11,039
Posted By BillDecker
Bum Phillips - great man Several Astronauts -...

Bum Phillips - great man
Several Astronauts - all great people,
Most impressed with Clay Anderson and John Young, one very outgoing, the other quiet and reserved.
Gene Kartz(sp) and Dr. Chris...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-21-2018, 10:27 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 3,422
Posted By BillDecker
Done

Done
Forum: Traditional 02-14-2018, 02:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 737
Posted By BillDecker
Use hair dryer to float ping pong ball to shoot...

Use hair dryer to float ping pong ball to shoot at


Speed shoot: build frame, use bungee cords to suspend 6 clay targets, shoot 6 arrows, person who breaks most targets in shortest time...
Forum: 3D/Tournament 02-05-2018, 08:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 665
Posted By BillDecker
TBoT posted GTBH schedule and map to range on...

TBoT posted GTBH schedule and map to range on this page.
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-22-2018, 02:51 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 10,058
Posted By BillDecker
2 during archery season Recurve

2 during archery season

Recurve
Forum: 3D/Tournament 01-22-2018, 08:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 664
Posted By BillDecker
Traditional shoot

Traditional shoot
Forum: 3D/Tournament 01-22-2018, 08:08 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,495
Posted By BillDecker
Beaumont Golden Triangle Bowhunters start...

Beaumont
Golden Triangle Bowhunters
start time 7:30 to 8 am
First Saturday of month, listed shoots are:
Feb 3
March 3
March 4 TBoT shoot
April 7
May 5
June 2
Forum: Traditional 01-11-2018, 10:33 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,348
Posted By BillDecker
Chester is located on Hwy 287 between Corrigan...

Chester is located on Hwy 287 between Corrigan and Woodville. About 1 hour north of Beaumont (take Hwy 69/96/287 North) and about 1.5 hours NE of Houston (take Hwy 59 North), and about .75 hours...
Forum: Traditional 12-14-2017, 10:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 542
Posted By BillDecker
Thanks Bisch! I would have had to go home to...

Thanks Bisch!
I would have had to go home to get Mike's contact info and it would have been tomorrow before I could reply
Forum: 3D/Tournament 11-27-2017, 07:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 664
Posted By BillDecker
Stick Bow Round Up in Chester

Already that time of the year for me, putting things together for 2018.
Looking forward to May 19-20, 2018 at Camp TaKuLa in Chester TX.
This will our 32nd year!
Have sent out letters to vendors,...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-10-2017, 10:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,171
Posted By BillDecker
battery missing, circuit is not complete and the...

battery missing, circuit is not complete and the camera will not work. Someone who knew the camera was there, could have walked up behind it, open it, and remove the battery while they did their...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-03-2017, 10:18 AM
Replies: 1,480
Views: 73,610
Posted By BillDecker
Hunt around Chester. Plenty of does with fawns,...

Hunt around Chester. Plenty of does with fawns, no bucks. Watched a small 4 pt and spike last year, hoping they have gotten bigger for this year.
Plenty of hogs and coons. Feeder has been up and...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-26-2017, 02:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 275
Posted By BillDecker
Parks and Wildlife site shows for Piney Woods: ...

Parks and Wildlife site shows for Piney Woods:
rut begin around Oct 12
peak around Nov 9-16
2nd peak around Dec 7
Forum: Traditional 06-02-2017, 07:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 818
Posted By BillDecker
More great ideas I like the one about 4 round...

More great ideas
I like the one about 4 round best score
A motel that is closer than Woodville(15 miles) would be nice, don't think that will happen
This will be my last post for a while
I will...
Forum: Traditional 05-31-2017, 10:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 818
Posted By BillDecker
Great ideas, thanks We do not do shirts...

Great ideas, thanks

We do not do shirts every year, but the mediums do sell out
Practice range tries to imitate the distances found on the course
Every year, prayers to God for good weather...
Forum: Traditional 05-30-2017, 07:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 818
Posted By BillDecker
Chester update

Hello friends
We have been putting on the Stick Bow Round Up for 31 years. 29 years at Camp TaKuLa. Needing ideas!
Looking for any suggestions on improving the shoot. Looking for different ideas,...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-26-2017, 07:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 540
Posted By BillDecker
Lamar's coach will be interviewed on KFDM-Channel...

Lamar's coach will be interviewed on KFDM-Channel 6 news tonight. Looking forward to what she has to say. She usually says what she thinks, pulls no punches.
Forum: Traditional 05-24-2017, 06:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 837
Posted By BillDecker
Men Trad Longbow - wood arrows only Men longbow...

Men Trad Longbow - wood arrows only
Men longbow - any arrow type

Thanks Bisch for posting the scores for me.
Forum: Traditional 05-23-2017, 02:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 841
Posted By BillDecker
Was thinking that also, might do both.

Was thinking that also, might do both.
Forum: Traditional 05-23-2017, 01:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 841
Posted By BillDecker
Thank you all for coming and taking part in the...

Thank you all for coming and taking part in the shoot at Chester. As anyone who has helped with a shoot, it takes a group of people, a large group, not just one person.
The workers at Chester love...
Forum: Traditional 05-18-2017, 01:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,370
Posted By BillDecker
Weather forcast is stating thunderstorms in the...

Weather forcast is stating thunderstorms in the afternoon, 2pm-4pm, the greatest chance of rain.
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-18-2017, 10:34 AM
Replies: 598
Views: 14,903
Posted By BillDecker
Born 1952 Grad HS in 1970 Grad College 1993,...

Born 1952
Grad HS in 1970
Grad College 1993, took 23 years to get it together, marry, raise a family, and return to school
Forum: Traditional 05-18-2017, 09:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,370
Posted By BillDecker
Saturday - 90% chance of thunderstorms, expect...

Saturday - 90% chance of thunderstorms, expect rain. Hopefully they will go around us or blow thru and you will be able to continue shooting asap
Sunday - 50% chance of thunderstorms

Keep your...
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