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Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities Today, 08:48 AM
Replies: 5
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Posted By IkemanTX
Donít get too discouraged your first year. Public...

Donít get too discouraged your first year. Public land deer are a different breed. It takes a few years to figure out a property.


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Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities Yesterday, 09:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 110
Posted By IkemanTX
Or this guy... ...

Or this guy...
https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180620/692c0a7e14bc337d7985502a7898157c.jpg


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Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities Yesterday, 07:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 110
Posted By IkemanTX
2018 LBJ Grasslands

Well guys, I think itís time to retire the 2017 thread and start anew.

Bucks are well into velvet, fawns are gettin big, and we are all starting to look towards season opener.

Personally, Iím...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities Yesterday, 07:10 PM
Replies: 777
Views: 53,079
Posted By IkemanTX
I will always throw a few sits on a buck or two...

I will always throw a few sits on a buck or two on LBJ, but the tracks are so small that itís just too hard to get away from the crowd. I like those properties that I know there is little chance that...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities Yesterday, 07:04 PM
Replies: 777
Views: 53,079
Posted By IkemanTX
Thatís why I invest heavily in permethrin!!! I...

Thatís why I invest heavily in permethrin!!!
I got into a HUGE chigger thicket 3 years ago and ended up with over 300 of the little buggers all the way up to my armpits. Add in a little poison ivy,...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 06-16-2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 884
Posted By IkemanTX
https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180616/759043f9...

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Forum: Around the Campfire 06-14-2018, 07:00 AM
Replies: 458
Views: 15,118
Posted By IkemanTX
Also, the hotter and more humid it is... the less...

Also, the hotter and more humid it is... the less fruit will set. Temps vary, but most heirloom varieties need at least a few hours of the day/night below about 75 in order for the flower to set...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-14-2018, 06:54 AM
Replies: 458
Views: 15,118
Posted By IkemanTX
What you are seeing is ďhybrid vigorĒ. It is one...

What you are seeing is ďhybrid vigorĒ. It is one of the main benefits to hybridizing plants. The F1 hybrid (or first generation offspring from separate distinct parentage) typically grows much faster...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 06-11-2018, 01:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,128
Posted By IkemanTX
Considering I havenít sat the same tree in over 2...

Considering I havenít sat the same tree in over 2 years... a millennium is out of the question for my style of hunting. No matter how comfortable they are, Iím not dragging a 20lb bulky stand into...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 06-07-2018, 09:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 551
Posted By IkemanTX
Corps office? Google says fairway drive... is...

Corps office? Google says fairway drive... is that correct?


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Forum: Around the Campfire 06-07-2018, 09:27 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 6,878
Posted By IkemanTX
Dang... did they drop the bowhunter education...

Dang... did they drop the bowhunter education requirement?



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Forum: Around the Campfire 06-04-2018, 09:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 779
Posted By IkemanTX
Is it a unit that you would install in the HVAC...

Is it a unit that you would install in the HVAC system, or one that sits in the house?

Personally I wouldnít lose the floor space for one, but wouldnít hesitate to install one in the attic to run...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-04-2018, 02:21 PM
Replies: 458
Views: 15,118
Posted By IkemanTX
Pulled some onions today to cure. ...

Pulled some onions today to cure.
https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180604/01f314e5c2e2715c3e838f9d9608578e.jpg
My onion sets were slow this year, and the Swiss chard and lettuce got over top of...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 06-02-2018, 03:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,128
Posted By IkemanTX
Leaving a linesman belt on makes it really hard...

Leaving a linesman belt on makes it really hard to maneuver in the tree. I guess it could feasibly be done, but you would probably do better to use the same rope as a back-up tether.


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Forum: Equipment and Tuning 06-02-2018, 10:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,128
Posted By IkemanTX
Also, their website is open for pre-orders ...

Also, their website is open for pre-orders

https://tethrdnation.com/shop/


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Forum: Equipment and Tuning 06-02-2018, 07:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,128
Posted By IkemanTX
An overview video of the saddle posted since I...

An overview video of the saddle posted since I started the thread.

https://youtu.be/Lh813kFuog4


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Forum: Around the Campfire 06-01-2018, 08:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 688
Posted By IkemanTX
Flame weeding is probably the most cost effective...

Flame weeding is probably the most cost effective means of weed control on hard surfaces like gravel/pavers/concrete.
5 seconds of direct exposure is MORE than enough kill whatís growing. Thatís not...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-01-2018, 06:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 688
Posted By IkemanTX
This works wonders.... ...

This works wonders....

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180601/188d82dcb256868afbd078c8c41b2796.jpg


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Forum: Around the Campfire 05-31-2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 458
Views: 15,118
Posted By IkemanTX
Anybody ever train your zucchini plant to a...

Anybody ever train your zucchini plant to a stake? Iím giving it a try because they are just taking up WAY too much space.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 05-31-2018, 09:22 AM
Replies: 458
Views: 15,118
Posted By IkemanTX
Well, most of the garden is a mess. I made the...

Well, most of the garden is a mess. I made the mistake of broadcast seeding my lettuce, kales, and chards... they came in WAY too thick. We are getting more salad than we could possibly eat, and the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-30-2018, 09:20 PM
Replies: 458
Views: 15,118
Posted By IkemanTX
That doesnít look like leaf curl to me. It looks...

That doesnít look like leaf curl to me. It looks like they got dry on a really hot, sunny day and scorched the tips of leaves. Usually leaf curl will effect whole leaves before they dry out.

...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-30-2018, 07:19 PM
Replies: 458
Views: 15,118
Posted By IkemanTX
The red one looks like blossom end rot. ...

The red one looks like blossom end rot.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 05-27-2018, 12:59 PM
Replies: 458
Views: 15,118
Posted By IkemanTX
How do you like those pattypan squashes? I hear...

How do you like those pattypan squashes? I hear they produce like crazy.

We have only grown yellow and zucchini squash because we just dice or spiralize. The odd shape doesnít really fit into how...
Forum: Photography 05-26-2018, 04:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 984
Posted By IkemanTX
The boxes in question were in storage, not in...

The boxes in question were in storage, not in use.


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Forum: Equipment and Tuning 05-25-2018, 08:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,128
Posted By IkemanTX
Theyíre pretty hush hush about future products,...

Theyíre pretty hush hush about future products, but I wouldnít be too surprised if they come out with a 2-step, 24Ē climbing stick like the DIY sportsman put together. (Since he is involved with the...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 05-25-2018, 08:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,128
Posted By IkemanTX
I donít think I have ever heard of any of the...

I donít think I have ever heard of any of the guys flipping overnight a true saddle.... except when G2Outdoors did it on purpose to prove the saddle would hold you.


I run a very low tether with...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 05-25-2018, 03:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,128
Posted By IkemanTX
That is often caused by your tether being...

That is often caused by your tether being attached to the tree too high, adjusting your tie in point lower and playing with bridge length will eliminate hip pinch.


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Forum: Equipment and Tuning 05-25-2018, 03:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,128
Posted By IkemanTX
New saddle hunting company...

Yes. Absolutely.
In fact, I believe the last video in the post above is a hunt a guy on the site did with a homemade longbow.

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Forum: Equipment and Tuning 05-24-2018, 09:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,128
Posted By IkemanTX
Itís definitely not for guys that like office...

Itís definitely not for guys that like office chairs more than tucking in close to buck bedding.

It is actually more comfortable than a stand if you have any kind of back problems. I canít stand...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-24-2018, 09:27 PM
Replies: 458
Views: 15,118
Posted By IkemanTX
I planted several perineal plants and herbs from...

I planted several perineal plants and herbs from Loweís, but the flowers are the annual and perineal Texas/Oklahoma wildflower blend from American meadows.
Details of the species included can be...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 05-24-2018, 09:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,128
Posted By IkemanTX
Having not used my lone wolf assault in 2...

Having not used my lone wolf assault in 2 years..... I recommend the saddle. It is a LOT less bulk, and can be as light as 14-15 ounces. I can roll my homemade saddle up and put it in my small ď5.11...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 05-24-2018, 09:05 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 9,029
Posted By IkemanTX
Posted this as a thread, but on the off chance...

Posted this as a thread, but on the off chance someone followed this thread......

If you havenít heard of saddle hunting, you should check it out. Lighter than stands, more comfortable than...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 05-24-2018, 09:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,128
Posted By IkemanTX
Btw, I am not affiliated with them... (though I...

Btw, I am not affiliated with them... (though I wouldnít mind being on the prostaff if they ever have one... #tethrdnation) I just personally met the guys once last winter, months before they...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 05-24-2018, 08:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,128
Posted By IkemanTX
New saddle hunting company...

If you havenít heard of saddle hunting, you should check it out. Lighter than stands, more comfortable than stands, more versatile than stands... I wonít try to convince you further, just check out...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-24-2018, 08:17 PM
Replies: 458
Views: 15,118
Posted By IkemanTX
2018 Gardening thread

The pollinator garden is coming along nicely... now if the tomatoes that are set would ripen!
https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180525/6a8541769227cdf103a8365e50c2d4d3.jpg...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-10-2018, 09:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 249
Posted By IkemanTX
Donít know if they do chain link, but lifetime...

Donít know if they do chain link, but lifetime fencing did an awesome job for us with a board on board cedar fence...


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Forum: Around the Campfire 05-03-2018, 08:14 PM
Replies: 458
Views: 15,118
Posted By IkemanTX
Those are potato berries. Most potato...

Those are potato berries.

Most potato varieties are sterile hybrids, and wonít produce berries (or will but wonít produce seeds).
If those potatoes happen to be open pollinated, those berries...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-22-2018, 05:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 565
Posted By IkemanTX
I have been very pleased with the downpour jacket...

I have been very pleased with the downpour jacket and base layer I bought.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 04-21-2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 565
Posted By IkemanTX
Smoked bologna is where itís at..... They...

Smoked bologna is where itís at.....

They may turn their nose up at first, but it always goes over well once they try it.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 04-20-2018, 02:59 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,585
Posted By IkemanTX
Someone has WAY too much time on their hands... ...

Someone has WAY too much time on their hands...


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Forum: It's All About the Video 04-20-2018, 12:57 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 10,332
Posted By IkemanTX
Youtube Hunting Channels

My favorite ďunder the radarĒ creater is probably ďbehind the bowĒ (sorry if this is a double post, I didnít read all 90+ posts)

His cinematography is very well executed, his hunting tactics are...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-18-2018, 07:00 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,093
Posted By IkemanTX
Get him comfortable behind the .22, and let him...

Get him comfortable behind the .22, and let him shoot the .243 for the first time when the animal is in front of him. His adrenaline will be running enough he wonít feel the recoil.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 04-15-2018, 09:48 AM
Replies: 458
Views: 15,118
Posted By IkemanTX
The veggies are coming along slowly, with...

The veggies are coming along slowly, with mornings still dropping below 40į. But, the flowers in the pollinator bed are doing great. ...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-15-2018, 09:45 AM
Replies: 458
Views: 15,118
Posted By IkemanTX
Sounds like a raised bed lasagna garden, and a...

Sounds like a raised bed lasagna garden, and a recipe for a great garden bed.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 04-12-2018, 07:38 PM
Replies: 458
Views: 15,118
Posted By IkemanTX
2018 Gardening thread

Anybody ever double dug their garden beds? Iím thinking of doing it any time I add a bed to the garden. I am almost exclusively no till from that point on, but have a very heavy clay layer between 6...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-12-2018, 05:29 PM
Replies: 458
Views: 15,118
Posted By IkemanTX
Reminds me of this sign I saw... ...

Reminds me of this sign I saw...
https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180412/b027b16096c74e07aaa02d57d52119ad.jpg


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Forum: Around the Campfire 04-10-2018, 06:42 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,148
Posted By IkemanTX
Good looking taco Sent from my iPhone...

Good looking taco


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Forum: Around the Campfire 04-09-2018, 07:24 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,148
Posted By IkemanTX
Nucanoe frontier 12...... stable as heck,...

Nucanoe frontier 12......
stable as heck, tracks well, flat deck is versatile for fishing or hunting, seats are highly adjustable with mounting rails along almost the full deck length.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 04-09-2018, 06:43 AM
Replies: 458
Views: 15,118
Posted By IkemanTX
I have been gone for the weekend, so hopefully my...

I have been gone for the weekend, so hopefully my plants survived the near freeze from this weekend.


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Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 04-09-2018, 06:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 325
Posted By IkemanTX
If a republican did anything like this..... ...

If a republican did anything like this.....


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