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Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 05:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,511
Posted By jerp
Man, I wish I’d seen this sooner -I just marked...

Man, I wish I’d seen this sooner -I just marked “live copperhead” off my Christmas shopping list yesterday.
Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 04:24 PM
Replies: 624
Views: 12,433
Posted By jerp
The other OSU gave up too. Seems like years ago...

The other OSU gave up too. Seems like years ago we were 6-0 and leading TCU 24-7. That freshman QB looked lost most of the time. They still should have beat WV. Depressing end to what was a...
Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 03:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 778
Posted By jerp
Did a head that big go on an arrow or a spear? ...

Did a head that big go on an arrow or a spear? Beautiful find!
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-24-2022, 12:42 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 684
Posted By jerp
Great post Gumbo Man. Gratitude maybe the...

Great post Gumbo Man. Gratitude maybe the greatest and most important of human emotions.
Forum: Recipes 11-22-2022, 03:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 955
Posted By jerp
We got away from turkey last year - I put a whole...

We got away from turkey last year - I put a whole beef tenderloin on the kamado and everybody loved it. Still had some traditional Thanksgiving sides but I have not heard anyone suggest we go back...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-20-2022, 08:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 925
Posted By jerp
I remember about 30 years ago I cranked my...

I remember about 30 years ago I cranked my compound to about 70 pounds and shot it daily in the backyard. First time I hunted with it at that weight I sat in a tree stand on a sub freezing morning...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-20-2022, 07:23 AM
Replies: 483
Views: 11,837
Posted By jerp
Howís this for a stat - that is only the second...

Howís this for a stat - that is only the second time in 30 years a team has run 100+ plays and scored 13 or fewer points.
:eek:
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-19-2022, 09:04 PM
Replies: 483
Views: 11,837
Posted By jerp
When my Pokes got waxed by KSU and KU after a 6-1...

When my Pokes got waxed by KSU and KU after a 6-1 start I chalked it up to injuries - talent wise we are exactly one man deep at every position. Since then though I’ve realized something else is...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-19-2022, 08:15 PM
Replies: 483
Views: 11,837
Posted By jerp
Iíve been watching this movie annually for 40...

Iíve been watching this movie annually for 40 years - I know how it ends. Already switched over to USC UCLA
Forum: Traditional 11-17-2022, 11:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 684
Posted By jerp
Here are the 200 grain screw-in broadheads sold...

Here are the 200 grain screw-in broadheads sold by Three Rivers - plenty of choices:
https://www.3riversarchery.com/search.html?w=screw+in+broadheads#/filter:grain_weight:200:200
Forum: Traditional 11-17-2022, 10:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 684
Posted By jerp
If you have a strong preference as to the heads...

If you have a strong preference as to the heads you want to shoot you can start there in the weight they are available then build backwards as to inserts, shaft spine and length, etc
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-16-2022, 07:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,332
Posted By jerp
https://www.newswest9.com/article/weather/53-magni...

https://www.newswest9.com/article/weather/53-magnitude-earthquake-strikes-near-toyah/513-516f2004-903a-41a5-91f5-241acf6e06ef
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-16-2022, 04:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,332
Posted By jerp
You far west Texas guys feel that earthquake?

Just saw a report that there was a 5.3 earthquake centered north of Pecos around Mentone. A 5.3 will rattle things a bit
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-16-2022, 10:59 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,275
Posted By jerp
We have an old 12 point buck we get a few pics of...

We have an old 12 point buck we get a few pics of every August and September. He has heavy and long main beams but none of his tines are longer than 3-4 inches. We call him "sawblades"
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-15-2022, 05:03 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 5,624
Posted By jerp
Yeah, I think we are all susceptible to "good old...

Yeah, I think we are all susceptible to "good old days" syndrome on this topic. Nostalgia does that to you - the good memories are all that remain
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-15-2022, 03:04 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 5,624
Posted By jerp
I think Mike D hit it on the head when he said...

I think Mike D hit it on the head when he said "deer hunting has become a competition." Some enjoy that aspect of it - competing with the entire internet to post the biggest buck. However we've...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-15-2022, 01:54 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 5,624
Posted By jerp
I put the first deer I ever shot with a bow in...

I put the first deer I ever shot with a bow in the back of a 89' Cherokee which was my daily driver at the time. I did not notice it had hundreds of little ticks all over it which released on the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-14-2022, 08:39 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,830
Posted By jerp
There is something really satisfying about...

There is something really satisfying about finally catching a house varmint that has been eluding you
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-14-2022, 05:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,173
Posted By jerp
Two incredibly tough animals - amazing they...

Two incredibly tough animals - amazing they survived that fall!
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-14-2022, 03:24 PM
Replies: 483
Views: 11,837
Posted By jerp
My Cowboys (4-3 conf.) are a 7.5 point underdog...

My Cowboys (4-3 conf.) are a 7.5 point underdog to the Sooners (2-5 conf.) in Bedlam. I don't know who's gonna win but I can say with confidence that there will be plenty of bad football played in...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-12-2022, 02:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 813
Posted By jerp
We’e seen almost zero feeder activity on our...

We’e seen almost zero feeder activity on our small place since the first rifle shots were heard opening weekend. No deer on the trails either that cameras have picked up. Happens every year. There is...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-11-2022, 02:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,237
Posted By jerp
We got quite a bit of rain before noon with more...

We got quite a bit of rain before noon with more on the way. Now about 50* with a brisk north wind. Forecasted low is 30* in Parker County overnight with highs in the mid 50s all next week.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-10-2022, 04:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 334
Posted By jerp
Last time I replace my gutters I had the guards...

Last time I replace my gutters I had the guards installed. Now the leaves and tree debris piles up on top of the guards. I still have to climb a ladder with a leaf blower but it's much easier than...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-10-2022, 03:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,182
Posted By jerp
I broadcast winter rye in my backyard last week...

I broadcast winter rye in my backyard last week just before a rain and I noticed this morning it is already coming up. Need to do it now while the soil temperature is still warm enough for it to...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-10-2022, 11:49 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,317
Posted By jerp
I don't know much about boats - that's really...

I don't know much about boats - that's really cool looking but what makes it worth over $200,000?
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-10-2022, 11:45 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,908
Posted By jerp
Congrats to you and yours Shane! Y'all are going...

Congrats to you and yours Shane! Y'all are going to love being grandparents!
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-10-2022, 11:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 439
Posted By jerp
I just noticed the new icon at the top of the app...

I just noticed the new icon at the top of the app this morning. Nice feature - my hunting buddy and I each have two and now we won't have to text pics back and forth
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-09-2022, 06:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,318
Posted By jerp
They had over 30 #1 hits including at least one a...

They had over 30 #1 hits including at least one a year for about 15 years. Incredible run…
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 11-08-2022, 06:25 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,290
Posted By jerp
I was invited on a dove hunt a while back and the...

I was invited on a dove hunt a while back and the guy had a cabin made from 3 containers- the one on the bottom was for storage
...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-07-2022, 08:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,001
Posted By jerp
https://www.star-telegram.com/news/local/article26...

https://www.star-telegram.com/news/local/article268389067.html
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-07-2022, 08:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,001
Posted By jerp
Early reports seem to blame the contractor that...

Early reports seem to blame the contractor that the PD hired to set up and run the active shooter exercise at a school. We’ll see…
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-07-2022, 08:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 225
Posted By jerp
Double rainbow

I was getting gas at a truck stop on I-20 this afternoon and noticed several people with their cameras out. I turned around and saw this - I donít remember seeing a more brilliant rainbow


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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-06-2022, 07:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 532
Posted By jerp
Lots of pheasants

A friend of mineís son raises gun dogs for a living- he took some clients to North Dakota to hunt. Believe it or not this is public land 10 days into the season
...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-06-2022, 03:40 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 11,237
Posted By jerp
The chicken fried steak at the Beehive in Albany...

The chicken fried steak at the Beehive in Albany is always good, but the one I had there last weekend may be the best I’ve ever eaten anywhere. Maybe I lucked into an extra good cut of meat with that...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-05-2022, 08:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,424
Posted By jerp
I’ve got no .02 to throw in on what happened but...

I’ve got no .02 to throw in on what happened but congrats on a great buck!
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-05-2022, 04:05 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 12,383
Posted By jerp
Looks like my Cowboys are in for another...

Looks like my Cowboys are in for another thrashing in the Sunflower State. “Next man up” is not working well for us - the 6-7 backups in the game look like Division III players.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-05-2022, 02:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 308
Posted By jerp
Cool old Willy’s too!

Cool old Willy’s too!
Forum: It's All About the Video 11-05-2022, 01:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 841
Posted By jerp
Congrats! Looked like race horse getting out of...

Congrats! Looked like race horse getting out of there. How far did he go after that left turn into the brush?
Forum: Traditional 11-04-2022, 07:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 608
Posted By jerp
I did the same on mine. I think they advise...

I did the same on mine. I think they advise against putting anything in the string groove fearing something too thick could put the string out of alignment
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-04-2022, 01:04 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,580
Posted By jerp
Obviously the deer don't care, I just like the...

Obviously the deer don't care, I just like the time on the feeder to match the time on my watch. I also tweak throw times about once a month to make sure the morning throw is 15 minutes before...
Forum: Traditional 11-04-2022, 11:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 608
Posted By jerp
First thing I would do is experiment by tweaking...

First thing I would do is experiment by tweaking the brace height, no more than 1/4" at a time in each direction
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-03-2022, 03:17 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,580
Posted By jerp
I would use a cheap plug-in-the-wall alarm clock...

I would use a cheap plug-in-the-wall alarm clock instead of my phone
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-01-2022, 03:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,988
Posted By jerp
Many years ago I came across a crate of apples...

Many years ago I came across a crate of apples being thrown out at a grocery store. I had read in a hunting magazine that deer love them and that hunting around apple trees on an abandoned farm was a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-01-2022, 11:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,988
Posted By jerp
X2 - last year I busted up 2-3 pumpkins next to a...

X2 - last year I busted up 2-3 pumpkins next to a feeder and nothing touched them except ants.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-31-2022, 08:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,340
Posted By jerp
Nyuck, nyuck!

Nyuck, nyuck!
Forum: Traditional 10-31-2022, 04:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,429
Posted By jerp
Well I was digging around in my archery tackle...

Well I was digging around in my archery tackle box yesterday and found a string that I thought was a back up for my recurve - I measured it and realized it is for my longbow so I am back in...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-30-2022, 06:58 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,587
Posted By jerp
Man that sounds/looks great!

Man that sounds/looks great!
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-29-2022, 09:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,048
Posted By jerp
Brings back many memories. There was nothing like...

Brings back many memories. There was nothing like bringing a new album home from the record store. Sliding it out of the sleeve and putting it on the turntable. You drop the needle on that first...
Forum: Traditional 10-29-2022, 04:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,429
Posted By jerp
Where are you buying your strings these days?

I was flinging a few at the lease with my longbow, warming up for the afternoon hunt and my string broke. Not smart of me to not have a back up, so no hunting for me. Havenít bought one in a while -...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-29-2022, 02:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 575
Posted By jerp
Note to self - bring extra bowstring

Never in my years of shooting trad have I had a bowstring break so somewhere along the way I started neglecting to bring an extra string. I am at the lease and decided to fling a few arrows between...
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