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Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 10:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 592
Posted By dustoffer
Why shoot the big boar? Shoot the sows first...

Why shoot the big boar? Shoot the sows first (piglet factories) but don't let the boars get away.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-25-2020, 05:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 512
Posted By dustoffer
Dang--I just posted that (3 seconds worth).

Dang--I just posted that (3 seconds worth).
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-25-2020, 05:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 461
Posted By dustoffer
WTD Are Tough!

Already posted Quick view here but a major injury.

https://www.instagram.com/reel/CGxm9VuJr0P/?igshid=qgbn5zq0oyxb

youtube version
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Forum: Around the Campfire 10-24-2020, 05:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 941
Posted By dustoffer
I've said it before---rifles are like guys---they...

I've said it before---rifles are like guys---they have a preferred ammo just like guys have their favorite beer/truck.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-24-2020, 05:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 305
Posted By dustoffer
When I have that type of issue, I put the...

When I have that type of issue, I put the sausage/buck sticks in a plastic bag with a wet paper towel and leave it in the 'fridge for a week and check. May have to add a bit of water to the towel...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-24-2020, 04:59 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,350
Posted By dustoffer
Sausage makin's. Good job ladies.

Sausage makin's. Good job ladies.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-23-2020, 04:12 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,049
Posted By dustoffer
And on top of the "small" stuff, they have a DA...

And on top of the "small" stuff, they have a DA that turns llegal felons loose and makes the cops return the firearm and ammo, with the result two cops shot, and a 13-y.o. as well. Sure am glad our...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-23-2020, 03:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 422
Posted By dustoffer
Couldn't see her ribs at all prior to my miscue,...

Couldn't see her ribs at all prior to my miscue, and now they are barely visible so she's lost a little bit of weight. But coyotes didn't get her and I would bet she'll be around next year for...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-23-2020, 02:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 422
Posted By dustoffer
Check This Out--Part II

I started this thread couple of weeks ago after I wounded a deer and the broadhead was destroyed. The picture below is the doe I shot and you can see the entry wound on her left upper leg. I have...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-21-2020, 08:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,104
Posted By dustoffer
/\ True that /\ Nothing like hard recoil or...

/\ True that /\ Nothing like hard recoil or the anticipation of it to induce a flinch.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-21-2020, 08:47 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,264
Posted By dustoffer
I thought 2,4-d was only for broad-leafs? Or,...

I thought 2,4-d was only for broad-leafs? Or, are sand burs a broadleaf. I have always thought they were a grass.

One of my lawn customers had a problem with them and I could never control them...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-21-2020, 08:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,924
Posted By dustoffer
Drove to work and parked my '94 Ford F250 diesel...

Drove to work and parked my '94 Ford F250 diesel and went to my office. About 15 minutes later the chaplain walked in and said "I just walked by your truck and something under the hood went "boom". ...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-21-2020, 04:23 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,076
Posted By dustoffer
Seems to me that the Ogg or whoever made the...

Seems to me that the Ogg or whoever made the decision to release him and return his gun broke the law about felons possessing firearms and should be prosecuted.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-20-2020, 03:24 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,761
Posted By dustoffer
Or--he's covered up with game or is...

Or--he's covered up with game or is blood-trailing/field dressing.;)b
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-18-2020, 03:10 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,521
Posted By dustoffer
I use Orthene---and not just on the mound but...

I use Orthene---and not just on the mound but about 2' circle around it.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-18-2020, 03:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,033
Posted By dustoffer
Beautiful broad-banded copperhead--

Beautiful broad-banded copperhead--
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-18-2020, 01:08 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,571
Posted By dustoffer
The Kerr and two other studies I referred to are...

The Kerr and two other studies I referred to are in the Tx Trophy Hunter journal, volumns 2,3,4,5 of 2010. The 4-part series is titled "The Spike Wars" and discusses the Kerr study, Dr. Kroll's...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-17-2020, 04:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 260
Posted By dustoffer
Last Two Sits

Well, went to my newest stand Thursday AM as the winds were right. In the seat at 6, well before shooting light/feeder spin (7:15) At 7:05 I hear the crunch-crunch of something coming in from my...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-16-2020, 10:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 334
Posted By dustoffer
I just use cover scents--skunk. Put a couple of...

I just use cover scents--skunk. Put a couple of cotton balls in a pill bottle, add couple of drops of skunk essence, tie it to the stand w/fishing line. When I get to the stand, I take off the lid,...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-15-2020, 10:40 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,571
Posted By dustoffer
Ihave read a number of articles debating the...

Ihave read a number of articles debating the "shoot all spikes or not" issue and I have concluded that really old spikes need to go, but baby spikes need to be allowed to develop. Two separate...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-13-2020, 12:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,696
Posted By dustoffer
Here's another pic of the tip of the blade---no...

Here's another pic of the tip of the blade---no damage at all to it which would be evident had it hit a rock. I still think it hit a major bone and the deer's reaction/movement bent the arrow...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-12-2020, 08:48 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,001
Posted By dustoffer
I like the pepper bacon for wrapping backstraps. ...

I like the pepper bacon for wrapping backstraps.

I have taken backstrap from a big deer, sliced into 3/8" slices, and run it thru a meat tenderizer 3-4 times, then chicken-fry it in bacon grease. ...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-12-2020, 07:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 892
Posted By dustoffer
I use this type -- been using them for years and...

I use this type -- been using them for years and only last year did I find the ones with phone capability. Not too hot at all, and plenty warm as long as you can tuck your hands in your pockets or...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-12-2020, 07:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,488
Posted By dustoffer
You can do isometric exercises too--clenching leg...

You can do isometric exercises too--clenching leg muscles, hold for 30 seconds, then your abs, then your arms/neck, etc.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-12-2020, 07:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 792
Posted By dustoffer
Don't use 00 buck, use #4 buck. A 3" mag shell...

Don't use 00 buck, use #4 buck. A 3" mag shell holds 41 pellets, and the shotgun is the answer. This was my 20-ga with #3 buck.

https://i.imgur.com/ekxqxhYl.jpg
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-12-2020, 07:09 PM
Replies: 518
Views: 17,236
Posted By dustoffer
Correct, ;)b but my count was based on 1738 in...

Correct, ;)b but my count was based on 1738 in the post at 1:49 and someone sneaked in 10 just seconds before my post. :D

1769 it is.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-12-2020, 02:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,696
Posted By dustoffer
IkemanTX--until this happened, I never thought a...

IkemanTX--until this happened, I never thought a whitetail doe in south central TX had the bone structure to do this either -- with my semi-heavy 525-gr arrows.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-12-2020, 02:52 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,704
Posted By dustoffer
For sure---and when I found a dead squirrel above...

For sure---and when I found a dead squirrel above the ceiling tiles in a building at church (gagger) I used a 409 brand deodorizing spray and two applications took care of it. I also replaced the...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 10-12-2020, 02:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 562
Posted By dustoffer
Get on GB and search completec auctions and...

Get on GB and search completec auctions and you'll see what previous sale prices have been. That's the best way to determine value on a gun IMO. It shows the willing buyer's and the willing...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-12-2020, 01:53 PM
Replies: 518
Views: 17,236
Posted By dustoffer
1759 Had this mob in the trap this morning: ...

1759

Had this mob in the trap this morning:

https://i.imgur.com/3eel2dAl.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/Kjav1ysl.jpg
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-12-2020, 10:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,696
Posted By dustoffer
Feed pen is 3-strand barbed wire and I was about...

Feed pen is 3-strand barbed wire and I was about 20' up in an oak so not thru anything except air.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-11-2020, 10:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,696
Posted By dustoffer
rtp--I have 3 stands/feeders on the place and...

rtp--I have 3 stands/feeders on the place and they have been regulars at all 3 I will pull cards Friday and see what might be.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-11-2020, 08:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 614
Posted By dustoffer
I have 7 running and only issue I've had is the...

I have 7 running and only issue I've had is the lens failing. Don't know if it is due to heat/UV or age.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-11-2020, 08:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 835
Posted By dustoffer
I was going, but walked outside and decided...

I was going, but walked outside and decided against it. Set the hog trap instead and I'll hunt tomorrow and/or Tuesday
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-11-2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,696
Posted By dustoffer
Check This Out

In the stand yesterday AM and about 8:30 2 does and a youngster saunter into the feed pen. I have seen these does for 2 years, the smaller one with a fawn, and the larger one without. Was reading...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-11-2020, 02:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,017
Posted By dustoffer
That's how I do it and how I see it.

That's how I do it and how I see it.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-09-2020, 11:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,638
Posted By dustoffer
I'm surprised that deer one doesn't say "front...

I'm surprised that deer one doesn't say "front shoulder"
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-09-2020, 11:50 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,034
Posted By dustoffer
Beautiful skin--- Was out riding the bike...

Beautiful skin---

Was out riding the bike this morning and rode by a road-killed copperhead. When I said "Copperhead!" my buddy nearly had a heart attack. :D
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-09-2020, 11:49 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,180
Posted By dustoffer
Maybe you noted I didn't include my opinion? I'm...

Maybe you noted I didn't include my opinion? I'm an old-timer and still use Bear Razorheads or Rothaar Snuffers--
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-09-2020, 11:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 765
Posted By dustoffer
My Guadalupe Cty and Gonzales Cty pigs don't like...

My Guadalupe Cty and Gonzales Cty pigs don't like red or green, but ignore white lights---after a few nights I use lights similar to the OP's Amazon products at one spot, and a large solar...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-09-2020, 11:08 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,180
Posted By dustoffer
Isn't this like asking what's the best beer, or...

Isn't this like asking what's the best beer, or what's the best truck? :D
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-07-2020, 02:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,278
Posted By dustoffer
Check out Vanon batteries on-line

Check out Vanon batteries on-line
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-07-2020, 02:45 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,870
Posted By dustoffer
Agree 1000%. Buddy of mine killed a sika spike...

Agree 1000%. Buddy of mine killed a sika spike and it was without a doubt the best venison I've ever eaten.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-06-2020, 03:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 748
Posted By dustoffer
Ray Charles/Stevie Wonder blood trail.

Ray Charles/Stevie Wonder blood trail.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-04-2020, 01:50 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,225
Posted By dustoffer
Nope---not enough arrows! ;)b

Nope---not enough arrows! ;)b
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-04-2020, 01:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,287
Posted By dustoffer
Great one--and I love the "angry face" look on...

Great one--and I love the "angry face" look on mature axis faces---
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-03-2020, 08:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,094
Posted By dustoffer
I have about 25 lbs of "dang-its"

I have about 25 lbs of "dang-its"
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-02-2020, 05:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,675
Posted By dustoffer
What about Ripple ?

What about Ripple ?
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-02-2020, 05:30 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,815
Posted By dustoffer
Gets my vote

Gets my vote
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-29-2020, 08:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 577
Posted By dustoffer
;)b

;)b
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