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Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 03:09 PM
Replies: 27
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Posted By SwampRabbit
I've tried a few different lighted nocks... ...

I've tried a few different lighted nocks...

For me, Nocturnals have been by far the most reliable, longest lasting, easiest to turn off and least likely to come on by itself than others I have...
Forum: Traditional Yesterday, 02:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 468
Posted By SwampRabbit
I'll second (or third or whatever) about the...

I'll second (or third or whatever) about the ducking with the head down. I think they duck easier when the head is down because the position allows them to drop the shoulders or whatever faster. I've...
Forum: Traditional Yesterday, 02:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 160
Posted By SwampRabbit
Good luck to you too!

Good luck to you too!
Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 02:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 629
Posted By SwampRabbit
I can only imagine what it must be like to stand...

I can only imagine what it must be like to stand on some place other than Earth... or to see Earth up in the sky... Just crazy to think about...

“From now on, we live in a world where man has...
Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 11:22 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,137
Posted By SwampRabbit
You could have just said DFW and been good. But...

You could have just said DFW and been good. But if you're gonna actually say TEXAS... you gotta expand your horizons... and Texas has some far reaching horizons.


Ownership can be over rated and...
Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 10:52 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,215
Posted By SwampRabbit
What a mess... I guess I would have kept...

What a mess...

I guess I would have kept Brushy Creek... well... brushy! Rabbits like brush anyways, and I like rabbits... they are fun to shoot with a bow and good eating... so I say let the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-19-2018, 12:02 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,335
Posted By SwampRabbit
I was faced with a very tough decision to leave...

I was faced with a very tough decision to leave my lease after last year. There were so many factors that made it so hard. The hardest was leaving my friends. In a perfect world, we'd all have left,...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-18-2018, 03:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,592
Posted By SwampRabbit
I'm guessing people are balking at the price....

I'm guessing people are balking at the price. Based on the comments, I thought the price was going to be way high, like $8K or higher But at $4K, I was actually not surprised. Sure, it looks like a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-18-2018, 03:16 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 9,745
Posted By SwampRabbit
27 and 32.

27 and 32.
Forum: Traditional 07-18-2018, 11:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 586
Posted By SwampRabbit
I've only been shooting 2x a week... primarily...

I've only been shooting 2x a week... primarily because I don't want to shoot while I am sore recovering from hitting the weights at the gym. I need to start ramping it up now that my strength overall...
Forum: Traditional 07-18-2018, 11:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 834
Posted By SwampRabbit
For every thing there is a season.

For every thing there is a season.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-18-2018, 11:04 AM
Replies: 354
Views: 11,423
Posted By SwampRabbit
I don't know why I am even thinking about this......

I don't know why I am even thinking about this...

20# is nothing...
50 miles is a lot...
20 hour seems like a lot... but it's not...
12 weeks to train up is doable... but...

Before my...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-18-2018, 10:40 AM
Replies: 354
Views: 11,423
Posted By SwampRabbit
Whats the ruck weight requirement.... i am...

Whats the ruck weight requirement.... i am intrigued... although timing is bad...

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Forum: Around the Campfire 07-18-2018, 10:19 AM
Replies: 354
Views: 11,423
Posted By SwampRabbit
What's the time limit? Sent from my SM-G930P...

What's the time limit?

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Forum: Traditional 07-17-2018, 02:01 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,329
Posted By SwampRabbit
Congrats again Bob. That is a difficult goal to...

Congrats again Bob. That is a difficult goal to achieve and a big deal you could check that one off.

I'm in the same boat somewhat this year. Although my new place is closer, I think I will be...
Forum: Traditional 07-17-2018, 01:56 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,329
Posted By SwampRabbit
Mid year check in. I can honestly say...

Mid year check in.



I can honestly say that I'm pretty sure I have put the past in the past. I've taken away from it what I need to take away, and have let go what I don't. I've moved off the...
Forum: Traditional 07-17-2018, 01:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 244
Posted By SwampRabbit
No clue... but I would teach him on flat water...

No clue... but I would teach him on flat water first if you can and if that is your only option... just to get down the basics. I taught myself (with the aid of youtube and orvis videos) on a pond...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-16-2018, 02:22 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,026
Posted By SwampRabbit
Just thinking out loud. If you aren't the type of...

Just thinking out loud. If you aren't the type of person who would just not worry about the legal implications of killing your nuisance birds... another alternative might be to shoot something else...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-16-2018, 12:38 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 11,423
Posted By SwampRabbit
No pictures required... :eek: BTW, living up...

No pictures required... :eek:

BTW, living up to your TBH name with 42#, sub 15 minute miles over 8 miles! ;)b

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Forum: Around the Campfire 07-16-2018, 10:29 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,766
Posted By SwampRabbit
prayers up.

prayers up.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-16-2018, 10:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 529
Posted By SwampRabbit
Nice!

Nice!
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-16-2018, 08:34 AM
Replies: 354
Views: 11,423
Posted By SwampRabbit
Nice!!! What date is that? Sent from my...

Nice!!! What date is that?

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Forum: D-I-Y Projects 07-14-2018, 08:37 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 64,743
Posted By SwampRabbit
Thanks guys! This project has definately been a...

Thanks guys! This project has definately been a source of adventure as well as shade, warmth, comfort, and dryness.

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Forum: D-I-Y Projects 07-14-2018, 04:44 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 64,743
Posted By SwampRabbit
First chance to sleep over in the cabin at the...

First chance to sleep over in the cabin at the new place last night.

Got up to 95 degrees... but thankfully we oriented the cabin correctly and I could take advantage of the breeze through the...
Forum: Traditional 07-13-2018, 10:01 PM
Replies: 543
Views: 18,524
Posted By SwampRabbit
Well... I can't let my buddy Jeff show me up... ...

Well... I can't let my buddy Jeff show me up...

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First hog on my new lease for me. Got here kinda late and had to...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-13-2018, 12:49 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 11,423
Posted By SwampRabbit
Well it has been a while since I've posted on...

Well it has been a while since I've posted on this thread.

Back into it regularly now. Had to start from a lighter weight and work myself back up post-op. But, I've been putting in about 5-6 miles...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-13-2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 14,008
Posted By SwampRabbit
Amen! I followed Sneaky's recipe for a whole...

Amen!

I followed Sneaky's recipe for a whole shoulder w/ orzo pasta. It was some really good stuff. But then again, I like Mediterranean food too, which is uses a lot of mutton, so there is that....
Forum: Traditional 07-12-2018, 01:34 PM
Replies: 543
Views: 18,524
Posted By SwampRabbit
Nice hogs fellas!

Nice hogs fellas!
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-12-2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,419
Posted By SwampRabbit
Yep it is stupid. It is stupid what people...

Yep it is stupid.

It is stupid what people can get sued over... and so you end up with even more stupid policies to prevent stupid people from suing others because stupid people allow it. So...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-12-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,299
Posted By SwampRabbit
Fun thread. I like catching pan fish... and...

Fun thread.

I like catching pan fish... and to be honest, I like a little diversity in the ponds I fish.. Greenies, Gills, Pumpkins, etc,...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-11-2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,509
Posted By SwampRabbit
Great place to visit....

Great place to visit....
Forum: Traditional 07-11-2018, 08:56 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 972
Posted By SwampRabbit
This! I wounded/lost/missed four times as...

This!

I wounded/lost/missed four times as many deer than I recovered with my compound. One was a weird blood trail that crossed itself multiple times over a 300 yard range and eventually got...
Forum: Traditional 07-10-2018, 04:20 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 972
Posted By SwampRabbit
WT are funny creatures to hunt. They can be jumpy...

WT are funny creatures to hunt. They can be jumpy as all get out... contort... and are just ninjas. I fully expect to keep hunting them well into the days where I have to drop down to 40#... and my...
Forum: Traditional 07-09-2018, 09:02 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,303
Posted By SwampRabbit
Looks good Bisch! tough call on moving the...

Looks good Bisch!

tough call on moving the feeder. lately I've been a big fan of just having my stands closer to the feeder instead of hand corn... but only because I was tired of carrying hand...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-07-2018, 08:25 PM
Replies: 1,597
Views: 36,094
Posted By SwampRabbit
Lots of bickering... geesh. All I know is I...

Lots of bickering... geesh.

All I know is I saw the call up... and told my kiddos: "we are gonna see a guy play his first MLB game... he has potential... so remember this day!". The entire stadium...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-07-2018, 05:45 PM
Replies: 1,597
Views: 36,094
Posted By SwampRabbit
Standing ovation for Kyle's first major league...

Standing ovation for Kyle's first major league hit at Minute Maid Park ;)b

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Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 07-06-2018, 07:48 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 6,898
Posted By SwampRabbit
Thanks! Had a minor setback with unexpected...

Thanks!

Had a minor setback with unexpected Thyroid surgery this Spring. Almost back to normal. Got off my lease and am on a smaller lease all to myself... got the mini cabin moved 100 miles and...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 07-06-2018, 04:32 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 6,898
Posted By SwampRabbit
hello...

hello...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-06-2018, 01:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,185
Posted By SwampRabbit
Marty seems to like that place a lot... you never...

Marty seems to like that place a lot... you never know, maybe he'll fill a spot! ;)b
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-06-2018, 01:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 673
Posted By SwampRabbit
This is exactly what I was going to say. Was...

This is exactly what I was going to say. Was going to buy a sit on top kayak... took my son with me to a Austin Canoe and Kayak event and ended up settling on an Native Ultimate instead. Has all the...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 07-06-2018, 09:38 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 23,563
Posted By SwampRabbit
Prayers up for you wife!

Prayers up for you wife!
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-06-2018, 09:29 AM
Replies: 1,597
Views: 36,094
Posted By SwampRabbit
****!!! Wish I hadn't checked out early last...

****!!! Wish I hadn't checked out early last night. Were tied when I tapped out... checked the box score this morning and caught the video recap... that would have been an fun inning to watch. Glad...
Forum: Traditional 07-06-2018, 09:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 596
Posted By SwampRabbit
That is pretty **** cool ;)b You really did do a...

That is pretty **** cool ;)b You really did do a great job with it.
Forum: Traditional 07-05-2018, 09:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 391
Posted By SwampRabbit
Very nice! ;)b

Very nice! ;)b
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-03-2018, 08:23 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,707
Posted By SwampRabbit
Heck ya!!! Way to go dad! I feel like I'd be...

Heck ya!!! Way to go dad!

I feel like I'd be hard pressed to ever forget my son's first few hunts.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-03-2018, 08:20 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,300
Posted By SwampRabbit
First few years on a lease, I ran them. Once I...

First few years on a lease, I ran them. Once I figured out patterns, etc... in the later years I stopped.

For me, it has never really been about looking out for, or hunting a specific deer... but...
Forum: Traditional 07-02-2018, 04:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 522
Posted By SwampRabbit
When I was on the search for my first "custom"...

When I was on the search for my first "custom" bow after having shot a intro bow for over a year... and after shooting several longbows/recurves from generous folks on here, I narrowed it down to a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-02-2018, 02:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 631
Posted By SwampRabbit
I think it is definitely a must have for hunters...

I think it is definitely a must have for hunters who hunt where there is no cell coverage and have significant others back home that worry about them day and night.

In that regard, I am seriously...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-02-2018, 02:32 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 7,045
Posted By SwampRabbit
Okay... I'm in for the results... maybe it is a...

Okay... I'm in for the results... maybe it is a staph infection from a spider bite??? ;)
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-01-2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 1,731
Views: 72,772
Posted By SwampRabbit
X2 on all this. I started on a real nice $150...

X2 on all this. I started on a real nice $150 Peak vise. It is totally worth every dollar. I have since tied on some fixed vises and every time, I am reminded if how worth it is to have a nice vise....
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