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Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such Yesterday, 03:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 418
Posted By jerp
Call out the National Guard to enforce gun control?

Since the Virginia statehouse has been taken over by democrats, 84 counties and cities have declared themselves “sanctuary counties/cities” from any gun control legislation. They do not believe they...
Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 02:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 551
Posted By jerp
It's not like I need another knife sharpener, but...

So my knife sharpening inventory consists of a Lansky, a Warthog, a Worksharp, numerous stones, EZ Lap Diamond Hones and paper wheels. I use them to sharpen kitchen knives, hunting knives and my...
Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 01:05 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,587
Posted By jerp
They can be pretty aggressive. I was hunting at...

They can be pretty aggressive. I was hunting at a friend's duck lease near Grand Chenier LA a few year's ago and one of his young labs about got his nose ripped off by a nutria.
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such Yesterday, 10:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 365
Posted By jerp
This should be a cautionary tale for the Democrat...

This should be a cautionary tale for the Democrat Party as there are some parallels. It seems a lot of Brits didn't particularly like Boris Johnson's style but they were terrified at the prospect of...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-12-2019, 09:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 903
Posted By jerp
The NFL has a health care program for former...

The NFL has a health care program for former players. Several of them have been indicted for defrauding the program out of millions
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-12-2019, 11:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 328
Posted By jerp
X2 My vet told me he always asks people "does he...

X2 My vet told me he always asks people "does he still greet you when you come home?" Doing that is so embedded in a dog's behavior - if they just lay there when you walk in it is an indication of...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-12-2019, 11:50 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,130
Posted By jerp
That is beautiful! I would imagine working with...

That is beautiful! I would imagine working with mesquite presents some special challenges - especially a project that big.
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-12-2019, 11:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 328
Posted By jerp
Sorry to hear. We had a black lab who at about...

Sorry to hear. We had a black lab who at about age 10 had a cancerous lump removed from his leg. The vet said he thought he'd gotten it all but often the cancer returns in the bone. Sure enough...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-11-2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,670
Posted By jerp
I've hunted a property of about the same size for...

I've hunted a property of about the same size for the last 6-7 years, usually hunt alone, and have struggled with the same question. I think a lot depends on the size of your deer herd. We don't...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-10-2019, 08:57 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,873
Posted By jerp
Another story. I was talking to a retired client...

Another story. I was talking to a retired client who lives outside Kerrville one morning. He said he was out on his deck watching his wife’s prize teacup poodle do it’s business. In mid conversation...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-10-2019, 08:48 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,873
Posted By jerp
A good friend of mine who i used to lease with...

A good friend of mine who i used to lease with was wearing one of those ďmad trapperĒ fur hats while calling predators with a squeaker one morning at our place. As he tells the story he never heard...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-10-2019, 08:47 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,873
Posted By jerp
A good friend of mine who i used to lease with...

A good friend of mine who i used to lease with was wearing one of those “mad trapper” fur hats while calling predators with a squeaker one morning at our place. As he tells the story he never heard...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-10-2019, 07:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 574
Posted By jerp
I don’t think most of the people standing in line...

I don’t think most of the people standing in line are renewing which can be done online. For one thing the 1,000 people a day moving to Texas have to go in at some point.
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-10-2019, 03:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,010
Posted By jerp
I'm sure there are a lot of bucks killed by TBH...

I'm sure there are a lot of bucks killed by TBH members that they don't post pictures of for this very reason. To each his own! Many are exclusively trophy hunters and don't mind all the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-10-2019, 02:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,099
Posted By jerp
Great Chew - I find that stuff fascinating. On...

Great Chew - I find that stuff fascinating. On our Shackleford County lease there is an old wagon road crossing a low spot on Battle Creek. I'm told it was used by anyone going from points east to...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-10-2019, 02:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 574
Posted By jerp
It is an inexcusable failure of state government....

It is an inexcusable failure of state government. Gov Abbot said earlier this year "the way DPS has handled driver's licenses in the state of Texas is despicable, and it has been nonresponsive," ...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-10-2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,167
Posted By jerp
Julie Dobbs - who's husband is a Stars coach -...

Julie Dobbs - who's husband is a Stars coach - just said on The Ticket that the coaching staff was not told any details. The GM basically just read them the press release. Somebody knows and it may...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-10-2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,167
Posted By jerp
These days a "Me Too" incident is a safe bet but...

These days a "Me Too" incident is a safe bet but there is a good chance we will never know.
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-10-2019, 10:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 569
Posted By jerp
It is a good solution for stands where there is...

It is a good solution for stands where there is no place for a hanger. For example I have a tripod where the seat is among nothing but spindly limbs so my lap is the only option. It slipped off once...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 12-10-2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 467
Posted By jerp
Generally speaking it comes down to motivation. ...

Generally speaking it comes down to motivation. Killing random people to advance a political or religious agenda is considered terrorism. I am assuming there is evidence of that in the Pensacola...
Forum: Traditional 12-08-2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 924
Posted By jerp
I’m about where you are. The recurve I hunt with...

I’m about where you are. The recurve I hunt with slings a 510 grain arrow at about 180fps
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 12-08-2019, 04:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 835
Posted By jerp
Regardless of your views on faith vs works or the...

Regardless of your views on faith vs works or the theology of substitionary atonement, Im unconvinced that depriving people of the ability to defend themselves will score points with The...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 12-08-2019, 09:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,243
Posted By jerp
At its most extreme this indoctrination is like...

At its most extreme this indoctrination is like child abuse. Children who haven’t developed critical thinking skills are being told by adults that they will live in a dystopian future due to the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-07-2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 655
Posted By jerp
I hunted trails this morning and mid day so I...

I hunted trails this morning and mid day so I decided to sit a feeder this evening. Just had 4 does stroll by and they didn’t even look at the corn much less jump in the pen. Probably too full of...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-07-2019, 05:45 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,715
Posted By jerp
Ditto. By dark I will have spent 8 hours in the...

Ditto. By dark I will have spent 8 hours in the stand today and so far Iíve only seen turkeys. Havenít heard any shots either. Just one of those low/no movement days I reckon
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-07-2019, 03:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 655
Posted By jerp
This is also the spot where this picture was...

This is also the spot where this picture was taken a couple weeks ago- wonder if he is still around?

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Sent from...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-07-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 655
Posted By jerp
I now have a mob of 20+ hen turkeys milling...

I now have a mob of 20+ hen turkeys milling around below me
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-07-2019, 03:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 655
Posted By jerp
Uneventful so far. Heard footsteps in the leaves...

Uneventful so far. Heard footsteps in the leaves a few times but turned out to be small woodland creatures of various kinds. Gonna give it a while longer. According to the camera pigs have come...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-07-2019, 12:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 655
Posted By jerp
Anyone else doing a midday sit?

Crawled up in the tripod about an hour ago- gonna stay till 2:00 or so. Itís a spot we call The Corner. Deep drop off to a creek just to my right, trails through the hardwoods in front and behind on...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-06-2019, 02:06 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,963
Posted By jerp
The only of those rules I would sit still for is...

The only of those rules I would sit still for is no night hunting during deer season - of course that's essentially an outright ban since you can't hunt at all in the off season, right? I know it's...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-06-2019, 09:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 356
Posted By jerp
New book on Texas history - excellent!

It's a story every Texan already knows by heart so I wondered what more could be said. However I am a big fan of Brian Kilmeade's history books so I had to read his take on the fight for Texas...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-06-2019, 09:15 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,329
Posted By jerp
I visit the one in Weatherford occasionally -...

I visit the one in Weatherford occasionally - it's like going back in time. They seem to do quite a bit of gun business.
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-05-2019, 10:15 PM
Replies: 2,730
Views: 71,184
Posted By jerp
I have been a Cowboys fan since the 70’s - pretty...

I have been a Cowboys fan since the 70’s - pretty rabid for many years. Now I would prefer they win but I just kinda shrug when they lose. No emotional investment anymore. So tired of the same old...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-05-2019, 01:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 557
Posted By jerp
I can get mine up in less than an hour. Seven...

I can get mine up in less than an hour. Seven lighted wreaths and string on the retaining wall. Only have to climb a ladder to hang one above the front door. The others I can hang from the ground or...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-04-2019, 10:29 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 7,296
Posted By jerp
I should have added that I also canít imagine...

I should have added that I also canít imagine being married to a woman who tried to tell me when I can go and when I canít. Iím lucky that for 32 years we have struck a balance that works. She has no...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-04-2019, 09:54 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 7,296
Posted By jerp
Iím a little surprised that there are still guys...

Iím a little surprised that there are still guys who have the attitude of ďI do what I want when I want, woman - your job is to raise my children!Ē For one thing I canít imagine being married to...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-04-2019, 03:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 896
Posted By jerp
This is especially the case in areas within 2...

This is especially the case in areas within 2 hours of a big city. Land heirs that are itching to sell know their target market is city dwellers wanting a recreational/weekend place. In that case...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-04-2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 896
Posted By jerp
I think you are right - the only thing that has...

I think you are right - the only thing that has the potential to cause lease prices to fall is a drop in demand from fewer hunters in the next generation. Over the last 20 years every time there is...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-03-2019, 08:51 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 7,296
Posted By jerp
I think there are a lot of people talking past...

I think there are a lot of people talking past each other on this thread. Every family is different - some spend their family time stomping around in the woods and enjoying the outdoors, some spend...
Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 12-03-2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 612
Posted By jerp
I'd like to see that pic! We hunt east of Moran

I'd like to see that pic! We hunt east of Moran
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-02-2019, 10:19 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,344
Posted By jerp
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Forum: Around the Campfire 12-02-2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,586
Posted By jerp
Thanks for the heads up! I just bought a couple...

Thanks for the heads up! I just bought a couple of their camo long sleeve crew neck shirts. They are made of that CoolTouch fabric like all the fishing shirts these days. Great for those hot bow...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-01-2019, 09:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,609
Posted By jerp
I would suggest ďOn Desperate GroundĒ by Hampton...

I would suggest ďOn Desperate GroundĒ by Hampton Sides
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-01-2019, 08:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,609
Posted By jerp
I once had a client who I knew was a former...

I once had a client who I knew was a former Marine but knew nothing of his service. One day he came into the office wearing a hat that said the “Chosin Few”. Being a military history geek I got...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-30-2019, 08:17 PM
Replies: 1,422
Views: 29,047
Posted By jerp
So far it looks like Bedlam may be another...

So far it looks like Bedlam may be another shoot-out. Go Pokes!
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-30-2019, 07:40 PM
Replies: 1,422
Views: 29,047
Posted By jerp
Getting ready for Bedlam. It sucks that two of...

Getting ready for Bedlam. It sucks that two of our three best players are out but it’s Bedlam so anything can happen - Pistols Firing - get’em Cowboys!
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-29-2019, 03:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 388
Posted By jerp
Thanks for the suggestions fellas. On a side note...

Thanks for the suggestions fellas. On a side note donít you love it when the construction electrician doesnít clearly label the breakers?:mad:
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-29-2019, 02:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 388
Posted By jerp
Electrical question

I plugged in the Christmas tree in our living room and found we have a dead outlet. No breaker has thrown. This outlet is at the end of a circuit with four others around the room, all of which work....
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-28-2019, 03:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 404
Posted By jerp
I’m in the middle of doing the exact same thing...

I’m in the middle of doing the exact same thing on my Big Joe. Brined a 14 pounder then let the skin dry out in the fridge overnight. 30 minutes to go - sure smells good!
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 11-27-2019, 02:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,048
Posted By jerp
Yep, at this point in the last election cycle I...

Yep, at this point in the last election cycle I was one of those who didn't see any way Trump would get the nomination, so what the heck do I know? :o
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