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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-24-2015, 12:03 AM
Replies: 258
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Posted By Limbwalker
How I remember it in Anderson Co. in the late...

How I remember it in Anderson Co. in the late 70's. We were darn excited when we just saw a buck, period.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-23-2015, 11:12 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 9,323
Posted By Limbwalker
Shane, surely shooting "every" animal that walks...

Shane, surely shooting "every" animal that walks out is not good stewardship, but please explain to me how not allowing a kid to shoot a deer like you or your son did, makes them less than good...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-23-2015, 11:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,415
Posted By Limbwalker
Saw one at Academy for $249 before the rebate. ...

Saw one at Academy for $249 before the rebate. Great deal for someone that needs a decent rifle.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-23-2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 6,610
Posted By Limbwalker
Carrying or truck gun? Personally, the...

Carrying or truck gun?

Personally, the Ruger Gunsite Scout looks like one helluva hog gun to me.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-23-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,905
Posted By Limbwalker
;)b

;)b
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-23-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,905
Posted By Limbwalker
My guess is you will never get another shot at...

My guess is you will never get another shot at that deer at that spot. You might, but I'm betting against it.

I've never had a mature buck bust me or jump an arrow, and ever come back to the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-23-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,353
Posted By Limbwalker
This.

This.
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 11-23-2015, 08:48 AM
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Views: 314,900
Posted By Limbwalker
Gotta do what you gotta do. :D

Gotta do what you gotta do. :D
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-23-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 9,323
Posted By Limbwalker
I'm sure it has. When I started hunting, we...

I'm sure it has.

When I started hunting, we had 42 ac. about 10 miles North of Palestine. Beautiful place with lots of post oak and pine. But no deer. I mean, we had deer, but we would consider...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-22-2015, 11:48 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 9,323
Posted By Limbwalker
That county has come a Loooong way since 1979.

That county has come a Loooong way since 1979.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-22-2015, 11:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,456
Posted By Limbwalker
Yup, apparently it has. Well two people got a...

Yup, apparently it has. Well two people got a great deal.
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 11-22-2015, 10:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,545
Posted By Limbwalker
This. ;) But since you have it, tips #1-100...

This. ;)

But since you have it, tips #1-100 are practice, practice, practice.

The more comfortable you get climbing, the safer it will be. And remember you'll either be going up or coming...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 11-22-2015, 10:45 PM
Replies: 11,815
Views: 314,900
Posted By Limbwalker
I went out again this evening. 2nd trip this...

I went out again this evening. 2nd trip this year and I haven't seen a deer while hunting yet. Saw 3 does on the drive in about 3:00 though. They were heading for a field on private land. With...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-22-2015, 10:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,456
Posted By Limbwalker
Good. I use them for bowhunting. When I can't...

Good. I use them for bowhunting. When I can't see through them, it's time to climb down.
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 11-22-2015, 10:41 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 20,023
Posted By Limbwalker
I chickened out and didn't go this morning. It...

I chickened out and didn't go this morning. It was 35 at my house, and that combined with the wrong wind for the spot I want to hunt plus 2 in the freezer already, made the decision pretty easy.
...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-22-2015, 10:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,455
Posted By Limbwalker
Got to the range again today for a good long...

Got to the range again today for a good long session. Weather was good. Little bit of wind, but not too much. Had time to let the barrel cool between shots, and I ended up shooting 51 rounds over...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-22-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,882
Posted By Limbwalker
Not where I hunt it doesn't. But this...

Not where I hunt it doesn't.

But this question is really about why you hunt, and what you get out of it.

I would never feel very satisfied with any deer I shot within a HF, but plenty here do. ...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-22-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 9,323
Posted By Limbwalker
Precisely. I'm 100% for the AR's once a...

Precisely.

I'm 100% for the AR's once a person is 18, but don't saddle the kids with it IMO.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-22-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,456
Posted By Limbwalker
I think their website said they only had two left.

I think their website said they only had two left.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-21-2015, 11:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 805
Posted By Limbwalker
Nope, Hunt 'em if you got 'em. I'll be...

Nope, Hunt 'em if you got 'em.

I'll be sitting on acorns tomorrow. :D Trail cam says that's the place to be right now.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-21-2015, 10:57 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,969
Posted By Limbwalker
If it's a truck gun, are we really hunting deer...

If it's a truck gun, are we really hunting deer with it?
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-21-2015, 10:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,456
Posted By Limbwalker
$153 for a pair of binoculars you'll own forever

You may have heard me and others sing the praises of the little Sightron Blue Sky II 8x32 binoculars, and for good reason. They are very highly rated and have developed a bit of a cult following in...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-21-2015, 10:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,863
Posted By Limbwalker
;)b As the hip people say... Totes.

;)b

As the hip people say... Totes.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-21-2015, 10:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 535
Posted By Limbwalker
Physical Therapy is what fixed me. It's...

Physical Therapy is what fixed me.

It's genetic/hereditary and both my father and I got it from sitting on our butts in an office too much.

After talking to my doctor, he convinced me to...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-21-2015, 09:53 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 9,323
Posted By Limbwalker
Meh... I depends on what your goals are. ...

Meh...

I depends on what your goals are. Mature deer don't eat as well as young ones. I mean, we enjoy catching bull reds, but we don't eat them - so...

I have taught my kids to enjoy the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-21-2015, 09:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 886
Posted By Limbwalker
Huh?

Huh?
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 11-21-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 20,023
Posted By Limbwalker
Did a little scouting today and plan to be...

Did a little scouting today and plan to be sitting on the ground in lots of clothes on the morning. My goal is to get a mature buck from the ground with my recurve. Although every single buck I...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-21-2015, 05:19 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,969
Posted By Limbwalker
Totally depends on what you're shooting, and how...

Totally depends on what you're shooting, and how far. For a truck gun, I'd always choose short action over long though. If you have the $ that Ruger Gunsite Scout is about as good a truck gun as...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-21-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,455
Posted By Limbwalker
Raleigh, thanks for the good feedback. I think...

Raleigh, thanks for the good feedback. I think that Hornady Lite kicks less than my daughter's .243 with 100 grain ammo, so it's definitely a gun she can shoot (or my wife) if need be, with that...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-21-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,455
Posted By Limbwalker
Working on it. That's what I plan to do when I...

Working on it. That's what I plan to do when I find what the gun wants. Just started with these four because that's what Bass Pro had on hand, along with some FMJ and HP match and surplus stuff -...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-21-2015, 09:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,455
Posted By Limbwalker
I'm really itching to sling some of that Hornady...

I'm really itching to sling some of that Hornady Am. Whitetail ammo at the target again, and see if those two-hole groups were just a case of bad shooting or if the gun likes that round that well. ...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-21-2015, 09:23 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,455
Posted By Limbwalker
This gun is light. I think it may be as light as...

This gun is light. I think it may be as light as my Model 7 with the wood stock. Points great. I wasn't going in to that purchase thinking Savage, although I knew they had a good reputation for...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-21-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 790
Posted By Limbwalker
LOL. I'm also glad to see I'm not the only one. ...

LOL. I'm also glad to see I'm not the only one. :D

I'll admit that as soon as there was no range master behind me anymore, every one of my childhood bad habits came back, which is why I really...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-21-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 9,323
Posted By Limbwalker
Well, you can do both. :D At least, that's what...

Well, you can do both. :D At least, that's what I try to teach my kids. The point is putting meat in the freezer and the antlers, if they come, are just a nice way to remember the hunt.

I've...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-21-2015, 08:25 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 9,323
Posted By Limbwalker
Yes, to a point. But there are advantages for...

Yes, to a point. But there are advantages for hunters and the herd by allowing more mature bucks to develop. For one, the buck/doe ratio is better and the bucks respond better to...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-21-2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 9,323
Posted By Limbwalker
People who are going to use their kid's tags are...

People who are going to use their kid's tags are going to break the law regardless, AR's or not.

What concerns me is we have kids who can't shoot any deer now because they don't have 13" bucks...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-21-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,597
Posted By Limbwalker
Beneful

Beneful
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-21-2015, 08:08 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,455
Posted By Limbwalker
My shoulder hurts just thinking about that. ...

My shoulder hurts just thinking about that. Think I'll save the Superformance for my 1st rifle elk hunt.

Actually, the Hornady ammo is one reason I settled on the .308 Between the Hornady...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-21-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,455
Posted By Limbwalker
Thanks. I'll give that a try. I was a bit...

Thanks. I'll give that a try. I was a bit rushed last night in the fading light, and then on top of that having to wait for the pistol shooters to finish standing 30' in front of the benches and...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-21-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 790
Posted By Limbwalker
Happens to me. I can only be found at the gun...

Happens to me. I can only be found at the gun range during gun deer season. And even though I grew up around guns and was paid to use them for a while, I still have to catch myself from time to...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-21-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,455
Posted By Limbwalker
Thanks. I have always liked Hornady ammo.

Thanks. I have always liked Hornady ammo.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-20-2015, 11:43 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 9,323
Posted By Limbwalker
What I've come to expect.

What I've come to expect.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-20-2015, 11:33 PM
Replies: 4,333
Views: 444,322
Posted By Limbwalker
Pics

Pics
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-20-2015, 11:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,863
Posted By Limbwalker
My favorite, and they are hard to find, is the...

My favorite, and they are hard to find, is the "TS" or "Texan" model 336.

Same lines and straight stock as the Winchester 94 carbine, but with the Marlin action and side eject.

Some day, I...
Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 11-20-2015, 11:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,662
Posted By Limbwalker
Yup

Yup
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-20-2015, 11:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,863
Posted By Limbwalker
You can't go wrong with one. People have been...

You can't go wrong with one. People have been killing deer and hogs with them since a long, long time ago.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-20-2015, 11:19 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,167
Posted By Limbwalker
LOL. Yea. I know. :D

LOL. Yea. I know. :D
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-20-2015, 11:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 775
Posted By Limbwalker
This. I put one out watching a creek channel...

This.

I put one out watching a creek channel before the big rains this fall.

Nope. Ain't gonna get to it, if it even still works. Not without waders.

My go in tomorrow and get it. If...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-20-2015, 11:16 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,653
Posted By Limbwalker
]WTH is this world coming to?[/B] Said the...

]WTH is this world coming to?[/B]

Said the last 4000 generations, every 30 years. LOL.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-20-2015, 11:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 654
Posted By Limbwalker
Articles like that are as useful as the "studies"...

Articles like that are as useful as the "studies" they document IMO.
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