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Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities Yesterday, 03:18 PM
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Posted By Kirby86
Grapevine Lake draw

Average effort = average results. And the average success rate ainít very high if this forum is a good indicator [emoji12]

Yíall donít screw up my backyard too much while Iím gone this year!
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 08-17-2018, 11:43 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 5,540
Posted By Kirby86
A few of you are salivating... But...

A few of you are salivating...

But meanwhile... some guy who bought a bow or crossbow from Walmart who entered the draw is gonna pull out his lawn chair, bag of corn, and hunt it twice before...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 08-16-2018, 09:57 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 13,766
Posted By Kirby86
Hopefully we can get some of it back. If...

Hopefully we can get some of it back.

If they can have archery deer hunts in the Northeast on college campuses to help manage the deer population, then you can have deer hunts right next to urban...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-12-2018, 04:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 552
Posted By Kirby86
It really depends. But if you look at a lot of...

It really depends. But if you look at a lot of what he says about swamp bedding is that much of it doesnít get utilized until you have other deer get pushed there by pressure.
Right now in north...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 08-01-2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,124
Posted By Kirby86
There arenít any big deer on public land anyways....

There arenít any big deer on public land anyways. [emoji22]
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 08-01-2018, 02:07 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,124
Posted By Kirby86
Who do you hunt with?

Over the years Iíve become picky about who Iíll share specific information with, and even pickier about the specific spots I hunt.

I was lucky enough to have people invest in me and share with me...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-17-2018, 02:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 506
Posted By Kirby86
http://www.grittybowmen.com/gritty-podcasts-blog/2...

http://www.grittybowmen.com/gritty-podcasts-blog/2017/8/22/episode-277-which-bino-harness-bino-harness-review-with-aron-snyder

Lotta options out there. Depends on what youíre looking for.
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 07-14-2018, 01:52 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 5,540
Posted By Kirby86
Is this the unofficial official 2018 thread now?...

Is this the unofficial official 2018 thread now? [emoji12].

The ArcGis app is pretty good. Itís pretty similar to OnX. As they already said, access other points at your own risk. I had an...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 07-13-2018, 08:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,306
Posted By Kirby86
Oh I agree. Yet I guess my biggest issue is more...

Oh I agree. Yet I guess my biggest issue is more with places that expect surveys to be mailed via snail mail, or in person post season. Of the lakes I hunt, I think (and I recommended it) Lake...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 07-13-2018, 07:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,306
Posted By Kirby86
The major focus is to increase access and you...

The major focus is to increase access and you canít honestly say that the hours that the Corp of Engineers operates on is convenient for the average working man. Especially when you consider how far...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 07-13-2018, 08:21 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,306
Posted By Kirby86
Protecting Public Land Hunting Rights in Texas - a Corp of Engineer land discussion

Agreed. But the argument for many of the lakes that do not allow bowhunting at all is that a) there isnít a huntable population or b) theyíre worried about some sort of negative interaction between...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 07-13-2018, 12:13 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,306
Posted By Kirby86
Protecting Public Land Hunting Rights in Texas - a Corp of Engineer land discussion

No offense but telling folks where to go hunting is not really the intent of this post. There is a lot of information readily available if youíre willing to do the research. I would highly recommend...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 07-12-2018, 10:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,306
Posted By Kirby86
No permits needed. Just be aware of your county...

No permits needed. Just be aware of your county regulations as they can be differ by county.

Any other areas that donít allow hunting? I forgot to mention Lewisville only allowing a wounded...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 07-12-2018, 05:46 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 11,025
Posted By Kirby86
Protecting Public Land Hunting Rights in Texas -...

Protecting Public Land Hunting Rights in Texas - a Corp of Engineer land discussion...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 07-12-2018, 04:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,306
Posted By Kirby86
Protecting Public Land Hunting Rights in Texas - a Corp of Engineer land discussion

What issues are prohibiting or inhibiting your access to hunt Corp of Engineer managed properties near you?

Last year I posted asking questions about what exactly protected our public land...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 07-12-2018, 04:15 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 11,025
Posted By Kirby86
Iím gonna start a new thread on this soon since...

Iím gonna start a new thread on this soon since this one is a little broad. We have representation and lobbying power now, but it has to be focused and organized which BHA has going for it, and was...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 06-05-2018, 12:18 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,714
Posted By Kirby86
Oh I agree, but of all the areas in the DFW,...

Oh I agree, but of all the areas in the DFW, Lavon may very well be the only place Iíve never seen a Corp warden in 5 years of hunting it. For crying out loud, people had a four wheeler trail cut...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 06-05-2018, 11:24 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 11,025
Posted By Kirby86
Texas Public Lands - What allows your hunting rights?

Not to be a jerk but BHA has been discussed at length in this zombie thread.

They just released their Texas Chapter newsletter as well.
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 06-04-2018, 10:18 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,714
Posted By Kirby86
Bump for the ridiculousness of poaching being an...

Bump for the ridiculousness of poaching being an issue when there isnít a ďhunt-able populationĒ.
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 06-04-2018, 05:50 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 11,025
Posted By Kirby86
Momentum for this thing died last year...

Momentum for this thing died last year unfortunately. I did get a chance to talk to Mike Panasci last year at the Full Draw Film Tour and Iíve talked to him a few times since over the phone.

The...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 05-03-2018, 01:51 AM
Replies: 1,754
Views: 102,630
Posted By Kirby86
Kill it with fire.

Kill it with fire.
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 05-03-2018, 01:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,889
Posted By Kirby86
I guess ill be the one naysayer. Some of the...

I guess ill be the one naysayer. Some of the hilly terrain I hunt render carts borderline useless.

Anyone else quarter out stuff or am I just weird?
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-19-2018, 10:31 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,581
Posted By Kirby86
Ouch.

Ouch.
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 12-20-2017, 01:33 PM
Replies: 543
Views: 40,348
Posted By Kirby86
So did anyone see that deer run over by where i30...

So did anyone see that deer run over by where i30 and i20 meet? Thatís relevant right? Or something.

Iím just going to start calling the deer shot on this thread ďThe Star Wars BuckĒ because it...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 12-19-2017, 03:22 PM
Replies: 543
Views: 40,348
Posted By Kirby86
Because it wouldnít be the Grapevine thread...

Because it wouldnít be the Grapevine thread without some grade school level drama.

Someone kill something already! [emoji23]
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 12-18-2017, 09:39 AM
Replies: 543
Views: 40,348
Posted By Kirby86
2017 Lake Grapevine Hunting Thread

Someone shot something? Fun times. If itís an actual giant, awesome!

But a word of advice. Be careful where and who you share that pic with. Taking the wardens out to where you shot it can be a...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 12-05-2017, 10:05 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 11,025
Posted By Kirby86
Ladies and gentlemen, I had the opportunity to...

Ladies and gentlemen, I had the opportunity to speak to the chapter president of Texas Backcountry Hunters and Anglers and I can honestly and confidently say, weíve got representation now.

Iím...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 12-04-2017, 12:04 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 11,929
Posted By Kirby86
Very true. What I would stress more than anything...

Very true. What I would stress more than anything is having good glass and a spotting scope. I know it may sound ludicrous and heavy, but hunting that type of terrain demands a lot out of your...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 12-02-2017, 04:51 AM
Replies: 543
Views: 40,348
Posted By Kirby86
Crazy bright moon phase! Hope you fellas are...

Crazy bright moon phase! Hope you fellas are sticking it out all day!
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 12-01-2017, 07:25 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 13,766
Posted By Kirby86
[emoji23][emoji23][emoji23] That would mean...

[emoji23][emoji23][emoji23]

That would mean theyíd have to keep out the guys shooting rifles/handguns/fireworks and fishermen as well.

Benbrook is my favorite lake to hunt. And when I lived...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 12-01-2017, 07:10 AM
Replies: 543
Views: 40,348
Posted By Kirby86
2017 Lake Grapevine Hunting Thread

Luckily the park is a real easy drag. Especially if you have a set of wire cutters and a questionable conscience. [emoji3]

I better stop with the sarcasm before I start getting phone calls...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 11-23-2017, 03:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,727
Posted By Kirby86
Not during transport. May wanna try waxing it...

Not during transport. May wanna try waxing it maybe? Sounds odd! I strap mine down to itself, but I also athletic taped the contact point where the screw bolt hits the seat post.
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 11-22-2017, 09:28 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 11,929
Posted By Kirby86
First time at Meredith this week. First day we...

First time at Meredith this week. First day we were after Muleys but watched a really good buck bed down with a doe about a mile out so we put a stalk on him. Blew it when we wound up 30 yards from...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-20-2017, 08:36 AM
Replies: 765
Views: 45,465
Posted By Kirby86
If youíre gonna stack 50 inches on the buck...

If youíre gonna stack 50 inches on the buck killed on the first day due to 7th grade girl style rumor and speculation, then sure. Otherwise, didnít happen [emoji23][emoji23][emoji23].
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-19-2017, 05:52 PM
Replies: 765
Views: 45,465
Posted By Kirby86
Hagerman Segment B Thread of Awesomeness

Welp, swing and a miss. For someone that hunts public land a lot it sure does hurt to get skunked this bad, but thatís hunting for ya!

Regardless, Iíve had fun, learned a lot and was blessed to...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-19-2017, 04:57 PM
Replies: 765
Views: 45,465
Posted By Kirby86
Hagerman Segment B Thread of Awesomeness

Dead quiet... can hear a mouse fart then all of a sudden... SQUEAAAAAKKK as the oil derrick starts back up and nearly makes me fall out of my stand. [emoji58]

I about need a new pair of shorts.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-19-2017, 04:14 PM
Replies: 765
Views: 45,465
Posted By Kirby86
Hagerman Segment B Thread of Awesomeness

Well, the best part is I left my grunt tube in my jacket at the truck, so this is me winging it and making a mouth call. If it fooled him, maybe itíll actually work in a pinch! Then again... he ainít...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-19-2017, 03:59 PM
Replies: 765
Views: 45,465
Posted By Kirby86
Whoever is rattling on the north side of Meyers,...

Whoever is rattling on the north side of Meyers, thatís my doe bleat youíre grunting and rattling at [emoji23][emoji23][emoji23]
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-19-2017, 11:11 AM
Replies: 765
Views: 45,465
Posted By Kirby86
Movin for the 4th time to my one last spot....

Movin for the 4th time to my one last spot. Either gotta be very patient or very aggressive. Gonna opt for the latter. If I strike out Iím gonna strike out swinging!
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-19-2017, 10:43 AM
Replies: 765
Views: 45,465
Posted By Kirby86
Congratulations fellas!!! Oh...

Congratulations fellas!!!






Oh I just let it fly from the stand lol. My dumb rear end forgot to refill my camel bladder yesterday morning unfortunately.
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 11-19-2017, 08:22 AM
Replies: 543
Views: 40,348
Posted By Kirby86
*. See, there really are no deer at...

*.

See, there really are no deer at Grapevine. At least according to the kill count from this thread. Probably because theyíre all at the park.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-19-2017, 08:20 AM
Replies: 765
Views: 45,465
Posted By Kirby86
Man I had something weird happen last night. Got...

Man I had something weird happen last night. Got back to my room and for whatever reason I couldnít get warm! Got the chills like I had the flu and the room was 78 degrees. I threw on my down vest,...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-19-2017, 05:12 AM
Replies: 765
Views: 45,465
Posted By Kirby86
https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20171119/7a56e16a...

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20171119/7a56e16ad77e871a96c662e0de692578.jpg

Finally!
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-18-2017, 10:12 PM
Replies: 765
Views: 45,465
Posted By Kirby86
Yep! K2 125. I like em so far but thereís...

Yep! K2 125. I like em so far but thereís positives and negatives to em. Pm me if you wanna know so this thread stays on point!
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-18-2017, 05:37 PM
Replies: 765
Views: 45,465
Posted By Kirby86
https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20171118/e1bbc507...

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20171118/e1bbc5075ca28afc8677be5e6644c4ae.jpg

Only found the one. Second hog was closer than I thought. 13 yards. Shot high. Only muscle and fat on the arrow....
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-18-2017, 04:17 PM
Replies: 765
Views: 45,465
Posted By Kirby86
Hagerman Segment B Thread of Awesomeness

Provided they died in a gentlemanly manner, preferably in the clear cut, on the way out, side by side...

Otherwise I guess itíll be an Easter egg hunt for the most worthless animal out here!
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-18-2017, 04:07 PM
Replies: 765
Views: 45,465
Posted By Kirby86
Just whacked 2 hogs. Hopefully they died...

Just whacked 2 hogs. Hopefully they died conveniently [emoji23][emoji23][emoji23]
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-18-2017, 03:10 PM
Replies: 765
Views: 45,465
Posted By Kirby86
I hunted Goode this morning. Went in 2 miles to...

I hunted Goode this morning. Went in 2 miles to just see one doe. Did hear grunting on a ridge line up above me though. After yaílls widow maker comments I discovered a dead limb above my stand that...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-18-2017, 07:17 AM
Replies: 765
Views: 45,465
Posted By Kirby86
Hagerman Segment B Thread of Awesomeness

Wind just hit here. Treestand Rodeo has begun. Yíall be safe!

On a side note, anyone elseís allergies acting up? I rarely get allergies but itís been bad this trip!
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-18-2017, 06:50 AM
Replies: 765
Views: 45,465
Posted By Kirby86
Decided to move. Weíll see if it pays off. I...

Decided to move. Weíll see if it pays off. I ainít near the truck, thatís for dang sure [emoji23]https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20171118/24bded91d486a815f2ab9a1e53918322.jpg
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