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Forum: Around the Campfire 08-15-2018, 09:09 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,681
Posted By Bort
The food is amazing there and the people are...

The food is amazing there and the people are really friendly. Try everything you are served. I had the best steak ever in Kobe and something that I think was fish.

Tokyo is huge, Mt. Fuji is...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-30-2018, 11:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 981
Posted By Bort
One more thing. The view can be pretty limited. I...

One more thing. The view can be pretty limited. I would suggest setting up one on the edge of a field or somewhere where you can see for a ways.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-30-2018, 11:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 981
Posted By Bort
They are awesome to hunt out of but be aware Of...

They are awesome to hunt out of but be aware
Of the following:

They are expensive
They are hard to install
They can’t really be moved
You have to keep the brush mowed around it


Also,...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-29-2018, 09:36 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,805
Posted By Bort
Depending on your morals and ethics, the town is...

Depending on your morals and ethics, the town is filled with lots of don’ts. :D
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-22-2018, 03:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 795
Posted By Bort
Some of the people y’all have mentioned sound...

Some of the people y’all have mentioned sound like complete off the wall phycos....if they’re that crazy, maybe they do need a dog physiological support?:p


I love dogs and see the need for true...
Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 07-18-2018, 08:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 732
Posted By Bort
My best hunts have been over food plots. I love...

My best hunts have been over food plots. I love the fact that you can sneak up on them anytime of the day and have the potential to see multiple deer feeding. With feeders, the deer usually clear...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-17-2018, 06:49 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,465
Posted By Bort
quicktime video That looked like an awesome trip! Thanks for...

That looked like an awesome trip! Thanks for taking us along. That picture of the spent shells stacked up is just absolutely mind blowing!!!! :eek:
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-11-2018, 07:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 572
Posted By Bort
That’s going to be great. I take it your kids...

That’s going to be great. I take it your kids grew up snipe hunting?
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-03-2018, 12:06 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 7,825
Posted By Bort
I'm always amazed by the amount of people in the...

I'm always amazed by the amount of people in the world that don't know how to swim. If they were decent swimmers or at least comfortable in the water,
teaching them the necessary SCUBA skills could...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-28-2018, 09:23 PM
Replies: 1,443
Views: 71,833
Posted By Bort
I was hoping to be able to contribute to this...

I was hoping to be able to contribute to this thread.

The extended family and I just got back from Belize and to say we had a good time is a huge understatement. My son, nephew, and daughter (6,...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-19-2018, 08:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 421
Posted By Bort
Their combo windows are awesome. They’re big...

Their combo windows are awesome. They’re big enough to shoot from at almost any angle, but not so big that you feel totally exposed. Also, if you hunt with little kids, the bow window is at the...
Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 06-17-2018, 09:08 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,579
Posted By Bort
Fawns dropped a few weeks ago in Northwest...

Fawns dropped a few weeks ago in Northwest Austin. So did a bunch of baby skunks. I swear my backyard in the city sometimes has better wildlife watching than my deer stand.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-15-2018, 09:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 669
Posted By Bort
That made me smile.

That made me smile.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-15-2018, 09:50 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,218
Posted By Bort
Glad to hear that bass fishermen are putting my...

Glad to hear that bass fishermen are putting my family’s life at risk, so they can catch more fish. How can you see a swimmer or fallen skier when doing 70mph?
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-15-2018, 06:57 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,218
Posted By Bort
Where are bass fishermen going in such a hurry?

I’ve been on the lakes of Texas for nearly 30 years (mainly Austin, Placid, Travis, McQueeney, and Lake Worth) and I’ve always wondered why bass fishermen feel the need to drive 50+ mph to go...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-11-2018, 08:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,312
Posted By Bort
I have a Joule. It’s app based, which makes it...

I have a Joule. It’s app based, which makes it small and easy to store. I love it. The best steaks (filet), quail, and venison backstrap I’ve ever eaten we’re cooked in the Sousvide and seared for 30...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-10-2018, 06:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 383
Posted By Bort
Love Cabo, but check out the #1 Most Dangerous...

Love Cabo, but check out the #1 Most Dangerous City in 2018 according to Business Insider
...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-06-2018, 01:55 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,527
Posted By Bort
If you never really wanted one in the first...

If you never really wanted one in the first place, I would go with a pelt or rug.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-05-2018, 07:28 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,142
Posted By Bort
If you proceed as planned, be sure to document...

If you proceed as planned, be sure to document it. It would be cool for us to see the transformation and learn with you. Good luck!
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-04-2018, 10:09 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,142
Posted By Bort
Like livestock?

Like livestock?
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-04-2018, 08:36 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,142
Posted By Bort
Someone correct me if I’m wrong, but I’ve always...

Someone correct me if I’m wrong, but I’ve always read, been told by biologists, etc. that 1 deer per 11 acres was a healthy deer population to acre ratio to shoot for when managing for trophy...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-30-2018, 09:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,548
Posted By Bort
Fishing “Boat”

Saw one of these today. What are y’alls thoughts for fly fishing the flats with them? They cost around $3500.
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-17-2018, 08:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 662
Posted By Bort
His screen name IS “CrookedArrow” not...

His screen name IS “CrookedArrow” not “StraightArrow”


I’ve got the Breville BES870XL Barista Express Espresso Machine and love it. It’s expensive, but you can use a Bed Bath & Beyond 20% coupon...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-14-2018, 08:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 111
Posted By Bort
Synology makes an affordable NAS....

Synology makes an affordable NAS. https://fstoppers.com/originals/best-external-hard-drive-photographers-and-videographers-212730
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-09-2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,034
Posted By Bort
Would make a cool hat band.

Would make a cool hat band.
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-04-2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 3,687
Posted By Bort
I have 2 masters degrees, and I’ll be the first...

I have 2 masters degrees, and I’ll be the first one to say that college is not for everyone. That being said, the statistics still show that college educated people as a whole tend to make more money...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-04-2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,444
Posted By Bort
The hundreds of species of fish and shellfish ...

The hundreds of species of fish and shellfish
Elk
Bison
Kudu
Axis
Nilgai
Kangeroo
Whitetail
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-24-2018, 02:47 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,075
Posted By Bort
If you start feeling queasy, take a shot of red...

If you start feeling queasy, take a shot of red wine vinegar. It will help kill whatever ails ya.
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-22-2018, 07:24 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 8,858
Posted By Bort
Since variety is the spice of life, I suggest...

Since variety is the spice of life, I suggest broadening your horizons and trying the following steak related things.
Wagyu (a Japanese breed of cow. If you want to spend big $, get Kobe beef....
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-20-2018, 08:16 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 5,904
Posted By Bort
That’s the smartest thing I’ve heard all day.

That’s the smartest thing I’ve heard all day.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-19-2018, 09:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,229
Posted By Bort
How owning an AR can cost you $1000 per day

Just read that a town outside of Chicago has outlawed owning assault rifles. You can be fined up to $1000 per day until you turn it in. How can this not be against the 2nd amendment?
...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-16-2018, 07:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 388
Posted By Bort
Thanks for the post. I enjoy these.

Thanks for the post. I enjoy these.
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-13-2018, 09:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 862
Posted By Bort
I like the tape measure! Good bird.

I like the tape measure! Good bird.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-13-2018, 06:59 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,584
Posted By Bort
I’ve shot my friend’s a couple of times over the...

I’ve shot my friend’s a couple of times over the years while shooting trap. His was a bit heavier than my Browning, but it’s a great no nonesense gun. It can’t be beat for the price.
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-04-2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 372
Posted By Bort
I believe Fort Worth Camera still rents gear. I...

I believe Fort Worth Camera still rents gear. I used to rent there when I was in college. Great shop.
Forum: Photography 04-04-2018, 07:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,309
Posted By Bort
Looks like you’re getting the hang of it....

Looks like you’re getting the hang of it. Lightroom and Nik are awesome and help speed up your workflow immensely. The next step would be learning the ins and outs of Photoshop, which allows you to...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-02-2018, 05:14 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,002
Posted By Bort
Great write up.

Great write up.
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-02-2018, 05:02 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,002
Posted By Bort
Sorry, I meant Tanzania.

Sorry, I meant Tanzania.
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-02-2018, 04:52 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,673
Posted By Bort
What exactly is your business going to be doing? ...

What exactly is your business going to be doing?

If there is any liability to it, I would suggest incorporating. Otherwise, you could be sued, and someone could go after your personal assets. If...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-02-2018, 02:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,215
Posted By Bort
They taste awesome. I suggest doing an espresso,...

They taste awesome. I suggest doing an espresso, salt, and ancho chili powder rub on the back strap.

Grill it to 135F. Then, drop it into a cooler of vegetable oil that’s been preheated to 140F....
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-02-2018, 02:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 491
Posted By Bort
Unhappy Snorting ....well

And theses are the kids trying to repeal the 2nd amendment.....


http://www.foxnews.com/health/2018/04/02/teens-snort-condoms-then-pull-them-through-mouths-in-disturbing-new-trend.html
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-02-2018, 09:50 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 6,880
Posted By Bort
It’s all DeBeer’s fault. They practically...

It’s all DeBeer’s fault. They practically invented the diamond engagement ring in the 1930s.

http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-27371208
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-01-2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,696
Posted By Bort
Nice fish. My wife got SCUBA certified in Lake...

Nice fish. My wife got SCUBA certified in Lake Travis and she got to feed the catfish hot dogs. She swears they were bigger than 3’ long. They’re just down at 100’.
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-01-2018, 07:19 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,696
Posted By Bort
So....you are the guys messing up my skiing...

So....you are the guys messing up my skiing water!:D
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-01-2018, 07:15 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,002
Posted By Bort
In my opinion, the controversy behind Africa...

In my opinion, the controversy behind Africa relates to its people and their relationship to the land. For example, the US has more wilderness than the entire continent of Africa. That being said,...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-27-2018, 07:32 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,940
Posted By Bort
Pros: Lease prices may go down Guided...

Pros:

Lease prices may go down
Guided hunt prices may go down
Tax code got simpler
Special deduction eliminated


Cons:
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-24-2018, 08:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 937
Posted By Bort
Talking That is pretty cool. Maybe a full body mount of...

That is pretty cool. Maybe a full body mount of it flying over the fireplace?:D
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-19-2018, 06:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 790
Posted By Bort
Listen to this guy!

Listen to this guy!
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-19-2018, 06:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 790
Posted By Bort
Avoid the stuff they sell at the dealerships. If...

Avoid the stuff they sell at the dealerships. If you want it done right, use this guy: http://texashuntingsys.com. He is probably more expensive than what your looking for, but you’ll get a top of...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-16-2018, 08:03 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,582
Posted By Bort
I don't mind it one bit if it's the kids choice....

I don't mind it one bit if it's the kids choice. It weirds me out when the parents force it upon their kids.
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