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Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 11:12 AM
Replies: 12
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Posted By Huntingfool
you are correct and when the CA gets to the...

you are correct and when the CA gets to the important years on when bucks get shot on managed ranches (ages 5 and 6) the accuracy drops under 50%
Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics Yesterday, 06:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 295
Posted By Huntingfool
Gotcha - there is no fool proof method for sure -...

Gotcha - there is no fool proof method for sure - seems like a lot of folks count on the tooth wear approach which is sketchy at best on 5-7 year old deer
Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 11-30-2020, 09:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 295
Posted By Huntingfool
no it is not a crapshoot IMO - it is about...

no it is not a crapshoot IMO - it is about learning how to age a deer on the hoof and being patient -
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-30-2020, 07:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 395
Posted By Huntingfool
I am sorry I do not - should be able to google it

I am sorry I do not - should be able to google it
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-30-2020, 06:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 395
Posted By Huntingfool
aging a deer by tooth wear/lab test

I posted this in management section but thought I would do here also.

This is a broad study using trained biologist to age deer by tooth wear. It also used lab testing. It used trained biologist...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-30-2020, 06:00 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,997
Posted By Huntingfool
It is all good. I will say this - in the first...

It is all good. I will say this - in the first pic he was not behind the deer - he was beside it.

When you see this deer in person you realize that even those pics do not do him justice. It is...
Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 11-30-2020, 05:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 295
Posted By Huntingfool
aging a deer by tooth wear/lab test

I know a lot of folks try to age their deer in these two manners. With the advent of protein, I believe many deer do not have as much wear and tear on their teeth. This study shows how top biologist...
Forum: It's All About the Video 11-30-2020, 10:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,010
Posted By Huntingfool
that was great! thanks for sharing

that was great! thanks for sharing
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-30-2020, 09:40 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,997
Posted By Huntingfool
No Frankly if I wanted the name and...

No

Frankly if I wanted the name and location of the ranch to be known I would have posted it. Really makes folks hesitate to post pictures here - several others said south texas which is where...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-29-2020, 07:20 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,997
Posted By Huntingfool
Here you go - this make you feel better? ...

Here you go - this make you feel better?

sorry to all the other posters - thank you for your comments - just get tired of guys who pop off about a trophy low fence buck
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-29-2020, 07:10 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,997
Posted By Huntingfool
Here you go - does this make you two feel better?...

Here you go - does this make you two feel better? He is a 195 inch deer
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-29-2020, 04:32 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,997
Posted By Huntingfool
195 inch 14 point low fence trophy

One of our lease members took this stud this weekend. 14 points, 23.5 inside spread, 39 inches of mass. Live weight 240 and we aged at 6 years old. Scored 195 inches.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-25-2020, 11:30 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,317
Posted By Huntingfool
we have owned two rentals. On both we used them...

we have owned two rentals. On both we used them at times ourselves. Everyone here is correct - depends on location, etc. On ours we hired a property manager on the one that was out of state (Angel...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-24-2020, 08:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 199
Posted By Huntingfool
I am old school - start them off with a javelina...

I am old school - start them off with a javelina - if they do that then they move on to a doe - if they do that then they move to a cull buck, etc. We shoot single shot rifles so I tell them "you...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-24-2020, 07:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 199
Posted By Huntingfool
Grandson # 2 takes his deer

I posted earlier about my grandson taking his first deer - here is grandson #2 taking his deer and grandson #3 took his the next day - life is good
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-23-2020, 10:13 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 9,547
Posted By Huntingfool
[QUOTE=gtsticker;15273296]THANK YOU for your...

[QUOTE=gtsticker;15273296]THANK YOU for your participation in a paper my son is writing for his class. It is on reactions to controversial topics on line. That is why I picked this one!!!
He is...
Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 11-23-2020, 07:34 PM
Replies: 34
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Views: 1,874
Posted By Huntingfool
that deer is mature

that deer is mature
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-23-2020, 07:08 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 9,547
Posted By Huntingfool
Man you are dead on - those sorry gun hunters...

Man you are dead on - those sorry gun hunters don't know how to hunt! Bowhunters are the real hunters! They don't hunt over corn, use trail cameras, carry ice chest, or anything like that!
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-23-2020, 06:11 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 9,547
Posted By Huntingfool
I don't care who you are THAT IS FUNNY!

I don't care who you are THAT IS FUNNY!
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-22-2020, 09:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 472
Posted By Huntingfool
grandsons first deer

grandsons first deer - good times - he was in my lap and shaking - told him to relax and enjoy - told him that I would gut the first one so pay attention because on the next one he would have to gut...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-18-2020, 06:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,173
Posted By Huntingfool
I am pretty sure all travel trailers (or most)...

I am pretty sure all travel trailers (or most) rely on propane for heat -again lots of hunters over the 60 years I have hunted have died from this - an alarm is mandatory
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-18-2020, 05:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,173
Posted By Huntingfool
yes sir - I was referring to a travel trailer for...

yes sir - I was referring to a travel trailer for the alarm
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-18-2020, 05:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 610
Posted By Huntingfool
we stayed at Tapatio Springs last weekend - ate...

we stayed at Tapatio Springs last weekend - ate at their restaurant and then at Cypress Grill the next night - world class meal and restaurant - get reservations

Dodging Duck for lunch - perfect...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-18-2020, 02:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,173
Posted By Huntingfool
PSA on heaters in stands

Read on another site where a grandfather lost his granddaughter. They were hunting and she was in her own stand with a propane heater running and passed away from the fumes.

The same has...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-27-2020, 09:47 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 6,443
Posted By Huntingfool
Earliest we take them is 6.5 but quite a few end...

Earliest we take them is 6.5 but quite a few end up being 7 to 8 years old
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-26-2020, 03:54 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,291
Posted By Huntingfool
good write up and great deer! congrats

good write up and great deer! congrats
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-26-2020, 11:27 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 6,443
Posted By Huntingfool
yes sir

yes sir
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-25-2020, 08:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 648
Posted By Huntingfool
post mature

post mature
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-25-2020, 07:58 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 6,443
Posted By Huntingfool
yeah maybe one or two - LOL - we are fortunate to...

yeah maybe one or two - LOL - we are fortunate to have a long term lease agreement -
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-25-2020, 06:13 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 6,443
Posted By Huntingfool
Thank you Sir!

Thank you Sir!
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-25-2020, 07:31 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 6,443
Posted By Huntingfool
"we" being our lease - one of our members shot...

"we" being our lease - one of our members shot him but IMO it takes everyone on a lease to produce deer like this
Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 10-24-2020, 09:46 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,521
Posted By Huntingfool
So there you go - You just answered your own...

So there you go - You just answered your own question on this thread you started as to why more people do not post their deer on here - I am no troll - go check my post on the Around the Campfire ...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-24-2020, 07:18 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 6,443
Posted By Huntingfool
another picture

another picture
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-24-2020, 06:59 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 6,443
Posted By Huntingfool
teeth said 6.5 but I think he is older based on...

teeth said 6.5 but I think he is older based on body -
Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 10-24-2020, 06:50 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,521
Posted By Huntingfool
Maybe this has something to do with it? I posted...

Maybe this has something to do with it? I posted awhile back about what we do on our LF ranch/lease and that we have been successful with it. It was an honest and truthful post and this was your...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-24-2020, 06:30 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 6,443
Posted By Huntingfool
yeah we thought the same thing - and he broke off...

yeah we thought the same thing - and he broke off in October which is nowhere near the rut where we are
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-24-2020, 06:28 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 6,443
Posted By Huntingfool
Thanks! I corrected the typo -

Thanks! I corrected the typo -
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-24-2020, 06:22 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 6,443
Posted By Huntingfool
Low Fence 200 inch deer

We took this buck last weekend. He scored 197 after both brows were broken off. The brows were 13-14 inches so he would have been 210 inches. The third beam was 19 inches. He was 195 pounds field...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-12-2020, 06:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 433
Posted By Huntingfool
good post - problem is we run 18-20 cameras. To...

good post - problem is we run 18-20 cameras. To buy lithium plus the cost for the charger on each camera we are talking into a thousand dollars or more. I never knew if one alkaline battery crapped...
Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 10-11-2020, 08:14 PM
Replies: 409
Views: 45,067
Posted By Huntingfool
just have to respond - this thread is 4 years old...

just have to respond - this thread is 4 years old - as I read back over all of the comments (including mine) I am embarrassed that I participated in a mean and stupid "debate" over a protein feed for...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 10-08-2020, 05:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 329
Posted By Huntingfool
Awesome video for where our world is today

Click on skip ad and turn on volume and full screen - powerful


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fvMQ_xStg9M&feature=youtu.be
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-05-2020, 07:40 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,441
Posted By Huntingfool
I posted the same question and then erased it...

I posted the same question and then erased it because I did not want to get slammed on here.

I also see way more than 2 inches of deducts - just asking how the scoring works on this one
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-05-2020, 05:59 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,441
Posted By Huntingfool
Beautiful buck!

Beautiful buck!
Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 09-30-2020, 06:05 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,988
Posted By Huntingfool
Your guys looks a lot like this one we had a few...

Your guys looks a lot like this one we had a few years ago - one of our hunters wounded him and we never found him - would have loved to seen him on the ground
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-16-2020, 08:21 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 3,504
Posted By Huntingfool
Oh good lord with the " we have a16 k acre...

Oh good lord with the " we have a16 k acre pasture,
control 9k acres, pounded culls for 13 years, culling LF works ". YOUR QUOTE

I love guys like you who post something and then deny they ever...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-16-2020, 08:03 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 3,504
Posted By Huntingfool
well that was a total BS response - we did...

well that was a total BS response - we did nothing wrong other than to not go along with your ideas - if you can't get to a "unicorn" status then that is on you - again sorry we don't fit into your...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-16-2020, 01:37 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 3,504
Posted By Huntingfool
So I apologize for experiencing this opportunity...

So I apologize for experiencing this opportunity by working out butts off for years and being a unicorn. How dare me do so.

I wasn't telling anyone (much less a guy in East Texas) anything - I...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-16-2020, 10:38 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,603
Posted By Huntingfool
when you and wife turn 65 your health insurance...

when you and wife turn 65 your health insurance issues are over - medicare plus a good supplement (best ones run around $100 a month per person) is very affordable and good coverage
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-16-2020, 10:26 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 3,504
Posted By Huntingfool
Funny - I had just finished writing a reply very...

Funny - I had just finished writing a reply very similar to yours. I have helped manage 9000 low fenced acres on a 16,000 acre LF ranch. Have done it now for 13 years.

Our LO and our members...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-15-2020, 05:57 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,279
Posted By Huntingfool
this

this
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