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Forum: Around the Campfire 10-03-2019, 11:52 AM
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Posted By afishinman14
Alright.. so Iíll get a xbow bag! Haha Next...

Alright.. so Iíll get a xbow bag! Haha

Next question is a lot of these bags are just field point bags. Most of you xbow guys feel any need to shoot broadheads? Do BHs fly like FPs most of the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-02-2019, 11:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 501
Posted By afishinman14
Xbow on a bow target?

Just got my first crossbow. Been shooting a compound for years. Just got this for my dad to tag along in October.

I have a Block brand target. Love it. Takes broadheads and fieldpoints like a...
Forum: Rate the Day Lease 07-20-2019, 03:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,919
Posted By afishinman14
Yes I think most of us get how a business works....

Yes I think most of us get how a business works. Profit margins. Etc. so I get your numbers. But thereís another half to a capitalist market. And thatís ďdemandĒ and the free market usually...
Forum: Rate the Day Lease 07-18-2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 12,680
Posted By afishinman14
I believe the first animals listed have a slash...

I believe the first animals listed have a slash mark ( / ) meaning ďorĒ

Red stag -or- WT buck -or- exotic buck

Then thereís a comma, before listing the trophy ram, ewe, hogs, etc.

I...
Forum: Rate the Day Lease 07-18-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,919
Posted By afishinman14
$600 for an axis doe is higher than the average...

$600 for an axis doe is higher than the average going rate. I think thatís what he is getting at. May be wrong. Nice place regardless.




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Forum: Around the Campfire 07-11-2019, 09:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 600
Posted By afishinman14
Milam County Lease

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I donít currently have a subscription to lease hunter to see the contact info. But if someone does and is...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-02-2019, 03:23 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 6,506
Posted By afishinman14
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Forum: Around the Campfire 02-02-2019, 12:45 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 6,506
Posted By afishinman14
Assuming youíre talking about Marwin as ďGonzoĒ ...

Assuming youíre talking about Marwin as ďGonzoĒ

He wonít be with the Astros next year. We already traded for Diaz. We have plans to make him the new Marwin. Marwin was great. Wouldnít have won the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-16-2019, 12:33 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,830
Posted By afishinman14
Curious as to why you want a 3/4 ton gas over...

Curious as to why you want a 3/4 ton gas over another 1/2 ton gas truck?

Only major differences will be how much weight the bed is rated for. And that the 3/4 ton will be a noticeably rougher ride...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-30-2018, 12:27 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 6,506
Posted By afishinman14
Not interested in Grichuk really. Always...

Not interested in Grichuk really.

Always said Edwin would thrive in MMP. Not sure Iíd like to give up much to get him though.

Iím not in the loop on the Bregman/Reddick beef! Fill me in!
...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-29-2018, 09:47 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 6,506
Posted By afishinman14
Anyone else upset that the Angels signed Lucroy...

Anyone else upset that the Angels signed Lucroy to a 1yr/$3.35M deal?

While we signed frickin Chirinos to a 1yr/$5.75M deal? You kidding me?

Chirinos is not good. Baseball prospectus has him...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-29-2018, 09:41 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 6,506
Posted By afishinman14
It goes back to neutral. We donít lose a pick. We...

It goes back to neutral. We donít lose a pick. We donít gain a pick. Nothin happens. I guess you could technically say we lose a pick to ourselves. Which means nothing happens.

Some see this as a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-27-2018, 09:14 PM
Replies: 781
Views: 49,258
Posted By afishinman14
Wow thatís probably rare. We still see tons of...

Wow thatís probably rare. We still see tons of deer every hunt. But weíre not in Vance. Weíre west of Rocksprings. Still hard to believe for that area!


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Forum: Around the Campfire 12-27-2018, 10:40 AM
Replies: 781
Views: 49,258
Posted By afishinman14
Iíve also found that animals donít prefer to eat...

Iíve also found that animals donít prefer to eat protein off the ground when itís scattered like corn. They prefer to eat it from a pile (tube, trough, etc). Just my experience.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 12-17-2018, 06:55 PM
Replies: 781
Views: 49,258
Posted By afishinman14
Edwards County has one of the largest populations...

Edwards County has one of the largest populations of free-range exotics in Texas. There are plenty of high fence ranches. But thatís why so many guys hunt in this area.. even on low fence leases, you...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-17-2018, 12:40 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,350
Posted By afishinman14
My first question is: why do you have openings...

My first question is: why do you have openings every year? Haha

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Forum: Around the Campfire 12-17-2018, 12:39 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,350
Posted By afishinman14
Iíve briefly looked in to it. Biggest thing that...

Iíve briefly looked in to it. Biggest thing that hangs me up is the difficulty to establish a camp. Been spoiled in the hill country with water and electricity hookups, if not much more like a cabin....
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-16-2018, 02:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,350
Posted By afishinman14
Question about ETX Leases??

First, this isnít a ďlooking for a lease postĒ

Just curious about the different kinds of leases found in ETX. In the future, I may be interested in changing it up and hunting ETX, which Iíve done...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-22-2018, 10:43 PM
Replies: 781
Views: 49,258
Posted By afishinman14
Made a trip down there this past weekend. Between...

Made a trip down there this past weekend. Between 4 of us we shot 6 does, a cull buck, and 7 hogs. Saw many bucks showing strong interest in does. Even mature bucks 5.5 years old. I would guess...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-13-2018, 11:41 PM
Replies: 781
Views: 49,258
Posted By afishinman14
Headed out Friday morning thru Monday with the...

Headed out Friday morning thru Monday with the wife. Gonna get her to bag 2-3 deer hopefully. And any hogs that walk out. Crossing my fingers for an axis, but we donít have very many out there.

...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 11-09-2018, 02:12 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,863
Posted By afishinman14
Yeah I think weíre talking more about public...

Yeah I think weíre talking more about public hunting where itís year round access. Like national forests. Not drawn hunts with assigned dates, compartments, blinds, etc. Usually these places are in...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-08-2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 781
Views: 49,258
Posted By afishinman14
Edwards/Real Counties Hunting Thread

Pics of what? The buck I shot is posted above (post #419) [emoji115][emoji115][emoji115]

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Hereís my dads buck...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-08-2018, 04:05 PM
Replies: 781
Views: 49,258
Posted By afishinman14
Iíll add that most bucks arenít chasing yet. Have...

Iíll add that most bucks arenít chasing yet. Have seen some fighting pretty good. But I see most fighting taking place pre-rut. Not during the actual breeding. Pre-rut is when they are jockeying to...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-08-2018, 02:39 PM
Replies: 781
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Posted By afishinman14
We hunt 3200 acres with 10 of us. Low fence. This...

We hunt 3200 acres with 10 of us. Low fence. This is year 3 of implementing protein in the offseasons. No one has fed it before our group. These antlers are about as good as weíve seen. We had a 10...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-07-2018, 08:10 PM
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Posted By afishinman14
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Got it done Tuesday 11/6.

7.5 year old weíve been chasing for 2 years. He lost 8Ē-10Ē of antlers from last year....
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 10-25-2018, 09:11 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,863
Posted By afishinman14
My respect just went up even more for you public...

My respect just went up even more for you public land guys. WOW! Just adds to the true reward after working so hard to bag a public land deer.


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Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 10-24-2018, 11:50 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,863
Posted By afishinman14
Stands on Public Lands?

Never really hunted public land except for turkey hunting. And donít worry, not planning on it any time soon...

But I follow these threads because I have tremendous respect for those who get it...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-22-2018, 10:25 AM
Replies: 781
Views: 49,258
Posted By afishinman14
Yeah I know there arenít any restrictions in...

Yeah I know there arenít any restrictions in these counties. I responded to a guy on this thread who was talking about not shooting deer because they werenít legal bucks. So I basically questioned...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-10-2018, 10:50 PM
Replies: 781
Views: 49,258
Posted By afishinman14
Antler restrictions in Edwards/Real counties? ...

Antler restrictions in Edwards/Real counties?


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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-11-2018, 11:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 930
Posted By afishinman14
Love my Versa Max. Always cycles a variety of...

Love my Versa Max. Always cycles a variety of ammo and is supposedly the softest shooter around. No complaints here.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-11-2018, 11:00 AM
Replies: 781
Views: 49,258
Posted By afishinman14
What part of the county are you in? And low...

What part of the county are you in? And low fence? Just curious as to where your seeing so many awesome critters! Weíre west of Rocksprings, between 377 & 55N.

I always enjoy trying to better...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-05-2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 953
Posted By afishinman14
Wow! I didn't know about this! Just did it for...

Wow! I didn't know about this! Just did it for our lease and it recommended:

18 antlered bucks
7 spikes
49 does

On 3200 acres.

We can't even shoot that many according to state bag...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-05-2018, 11:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 953
Posted By afishinman14
I think acres does matter. But not in terms of...

I think acres does matter. But not in terms of crowding hunters. But rather how many acres do they average per deer?

10?
15?
20?

And how many acres SHOULD they average per deer based on...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-04-2018, 09:52 AM
Replies: 492
Views: 55,959
Posted By afishinman14
Sorry for the rant. Got carried away. Haha ...

Sorry for the rant. Got carried away. Haha


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Forum: Around the Campfire 02-04-2018, 09:51 AM
Replies: 492
Views: 55,959
Posted By afishinman14
It's not TERRIBLE. But dealing with 30 people...

It's not TERRIBLE. But dealing with 30 people driving throughout the lease on a constant basis might aggravate me. Deer react to pressure. No doubt about that. Also, hard to keep strict management...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-03-2018, 07:43 PM
Replies: 492
Views: 55,959
Posted By afishinman14
For decent hunting you'll probably have to drive...

For decent hunting you'll probably have to drive towards SE towards San Angelo, south towards Ozona, E towards Big Spring, Colorado City, Abilene. Or NE towards Post or Snyder.


I used to hunt...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-03-2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 786
Posted By afishinman14
This is the progress he has made in 1 year. ...

This is the progress he has made in 1 year.

Any guesses on current length? I'm guessing somewhere in the 15-18" range.

October 2016...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-01-2018, 12:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 786
Posted By afishinman14
School me on Blackbuck

Alright I do know a little bit about them. Not completely in the dark. I know they turn black as they mature, etc. And that anything over 3 curls is a pretty good buck.

I'm curious as to their...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-31-2018, 09:35 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 4,831
Posted By afishinman14
The point of this rail is not for suburbs to...

The point of this rail is not for suburbs to commute to their large city nearby. The point is to travel long distance from Dallas to Houston. This thing is only going to have a beginning and an end....
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-31-2018, 11:35 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 4,831
Posted By afishinman14
I have to agree that it is inevitable. Cities are...

I have to agree that it is inevitable. Cities are expanding. And businesses are requiring more and more travel. To be able to sit on a train, keep complete phone signal, and work while you travel...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-31-2018, 07:46 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 4,831
Posted By afishinman14
The master plan is to eventually connect Dallas...

The master plan is to eventually connect Dallas down to San Antonio, thru Austin. And then from San Antonio back to Houston. Making a big commuters' loop. City businessman want to be able to commute...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-30-2018, 09:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,129
Posted By afishinman14
I believe we used Papagayo Fishing ...

I believe we used Papagayo Fishing

www.papagayofishing.net

You look at their fleet online and pick which boat you want. You won't be going out of sight of the beach. So you don't need the $2000...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-30-2018, 03:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,129
Posted By afishinman14
It was a 1-day trip. 6-8 hours. They picked us up...

It was a 1-day trip. 6-8 hours. They picked us up in the boat, on the beach of our resort. Made it very easy and convenient.

We went for a week. Last few days of May and first few days of June....
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-30-2018, 02:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,129
Posted By afishinman14
Honeymoon help?

I've been to Punta Cana. And I've been to Costa Rica.

I'll probably never go back to the Dominican. And me and the wife are dying to go back to Costa Rica. So much more to see. They have more...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-29-2018, 08:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 861
Posted By afishinman14
Let's talk waders

This is my problem. I mainly use them for fishing and prefer the stocking foot (wear a separate pair of boots over them).

I have a size 14 foot. I'm 6'5" and about 220lb. Lean build. But I have...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-28-2018, 04:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 730
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Forum: Around the Campfire 01-28-2018, 04:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 730
Posted By afishinman14
Need recommendations for Calcasieu Lake

I've known Bruce my whole life. His son and I are best friends (he's a TBH'r too). Just fished with him in the fall.

That's trophy trout season. That's when you catch the big girls at their...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-26-2018, 05:04 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,217
Posted By afishinman14
Like everyone says. Do some research. I'm in that...

Like everyone says. Do some research. I'm in that phase right now. Reading several books. And guess what they say too? So your own research haha. Don't just blindly follow and not know why you're...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-26-2018, 04:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 810
Posted By afishinman14
I've seen em off I-20 on the north side between...

I've seen em off I-20 on the north side between Big Spring and Colorado City. When I used to live out there with y'all. Surprised the heck out of me.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 01-26-2018, 03:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,275
Posted By afishinman14
I usually have to sharpen my SwingBlaze after...

I usually have to sharpen my SwingBlaze after every animal as well. Just figured that's what you get with a $45 knife. I still like it and prefer it. Just take 5 minutes to touch it up between...
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