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Forum: Around the Campfire 06-28-2022, 02:37 PM
Replies: 30
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Posted By wytex
Great point. And sorry for my derailment...

Great point.

And sorry for my derailment part. Lots of coverage on them on other forums that tend to make me believe something not proven yet.
They should be innocent until proven guilty.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-28-2022, 02:32 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,536
Posted By wytex
Didn't mean to start a rant on B&C, I like their...

Didn't mean to start a rant on B&C, I like their org and how they recognize animals, and hunters I guess.
Not all folks that get an animal listed do it for the recognition for themselves, my ram is...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 06-28-2022, 11:44 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,491
Posted By wytex
Nice. Looks great so far.

Nice. Looks great so far.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-28-2022, 11:38 AM
Replies: 2,571
Views: 152,330
Posted By wytex
Weather has been crazy lately, cooler then a warm...

Weather has been crazy lately, cooler then a warm front. Water has been up and down, clear then murky on the Laramie.
Do you ever venture down to Saratoga and hit the river there or down to...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-28-2022, 10:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 634
Posted By wytex
I'm in the camp that fi she starts with crap...

I'm in the camp that fi she starts with crap clubs and can't hit them she will not go farther in the sport. Get her something decent to start, not high dollar but good enough to get her hitting...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-28-2022, 10:01 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,042
Posted By wytex
Wait til the court case is settled to say that...

Wait til the court case is settled to say that maybe.

Perhaps if they went tp court to proclaim their innocence instead of postponing so they can hunt this year. However, everyone deserves their...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-28-2022, 09:59 AM
Replies: 2,571
Views: 152,330
Posted By wytex
How's the flow on the Platte, coming down some...

How's the flow on the Platte, coming down some yet?

We have more monsoon rains coming this weekend.
Muygrande don't overlook the small streams too, they may be mossy somewhat though.

Beauty...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-27-2022, 10:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 463
Posted By wytex
Panther Martin spinners, depending on flow you...

Panther Martin spinners, depending on flow you may need a couple of sizes, #2 and #4 are what I use most up here.
The Panther Martin Pro Guide Anywhere Six pack for trout in size 2 would be good for...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 06-27-2022, 03:17 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,491
Posted By wytex
I hope those tires have enough clearance from the...

I hope those tires have enough clearance from the fenders, been on some rough azzed roads in the mountains that might be an issue if there is a lot of travel on that spring setup.
Looks great...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-27-2022, 03:11 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 5,517
Posted By wytex
Sad to see some don't get invited to folks...

Sad to see some don't get invited to folks special day. Groom's cake has been around for ages. It's usually on a separate table from the bride's cake.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-27-2022, 10:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 634
Posted By wytex
Buy her a decent set of used clubs, cheap-os are...

Buy her a decent set of used clubs, cheap-os are a pain. A decent driver and some cavity backed irons with a couple of hybrid woods.
Starting with some decent clubs helps with the learning curve.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-22-2022, 10:41 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,536
Posted By wytex
Mid to late Sept into Oct depending on the moon...

Mid to late Sept into Oct depending on the moon and temps with cloud cover.
Hot and sunny up here they rut a little later; cloudy , cool fall and they bugle early Sept.

I think the rut is about...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-22-2022, 10:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,140
Posted By wytex
This is what the ranch erected to keep hunters...

This is what the ranch erected to keep hunters out, they had a nice home made ladder to climb over and nothing touched the ground on Elk Mtn Ranch.

The inclosures act prohibits building anything...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-22-2022, 10:26 AM
Replies: 7,521
Views: 685,436
Posted By wytex
Nope, we've been in a dry, windy hole here in...

Nope, we've been in a dry, windy hole here in Laramie. Rain all around though, mountains should be good right now.
Good rain chance rest of this week though through Sunday.

Everywhere needs some...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-21-2022, 03:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,140
Posted By wytex
That sounds like a fitting response to me. ;)b ...

That sounds like a fitting response to me. ;)b


Dale, the inclosures act prohibits folks from fencing off public lands, I believe they are using this in their defense, what we have heard anyway...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-21-2022, 01:38 PM
Replies: 7,521
Views: 685,436
Posted By wytex
Hoping you all get the rains you need and not a...

Hoping you all get the rains you need and not a ton more. Sounds like more monsoon for the weekend, send a little up to us also please.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-21-2022, 01:32 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,536
Posted By wytex
Humm, they recognize Wyoming bison and they are...

Humm, they recognize Wyoming bison and they are wildlife or livestock in Wyoming, not game animals.

Anyway, that is a shame if true.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-21-2022, 01:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,140
Posted By wytex
GW in Wyoming do not support this type of...

GW in Wyoming do not support this type of activity, they will not cite for corner crossing.
And the sheriff tried to not cite but the DA insisted.
NM may be that way but not in Wyoming, sorry for...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-21-2022, 01:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,140
Posted By wytex
No it is not illegal. Criminal trespass is...

No it is not illegal. Criminal trespass is illegal but corner crossing is not by statute.

https://www.wyoleg.gov/InterimCommittee/2019/01-2019060313-04Trespass-CornerCrossing.pdf

Look into the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-21-2022, 10:47 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,768
Posted By wytex
I gotta ask, how long are you spending at one...

I gotta ask, how long are you spending at one time on a lease that you need electricity ? We go set up the wall tent for a week easily with 10 gal. of water and a battery powered lantern, some times...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-17-2022, 09:41 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,536
Posted By wytex
Doesn't B&C recognize Texas elk that are not high...

Doesn't B&C recognize Texas elk that are not high fence? I believe they do score them if not a high fence take.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-17-2022, 09:35 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,750
Posted By wytex
South loop may open next week. Reservations or...

South loop may open next week. Reservations or timed entry will be in effect.
The Park is working with gateway communities to help with lodging and resources for visitors.

Anyone that would like...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-15-2022, 09:56 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 979
Posted By wytex
Been there done that, lol.

Been there done that, lol.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-15-2022, 07:48 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 979
Posted By wytex
Heck we just use a Crooked Horn Outfitters...

Heck we just use a Crooked Horn Outfitters harness. Replace it when it gets stretched out.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-15-2022, 07:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 919
Posted By wytex
It was 39 last night up here in Laramie. Heat...

It was 39 last night up here in Laramie. Heat came on this morning in the house, lol.

Lots of small town things to do up this way all summer.
Jubilee Days in Laramie, July 2-10th. Carnival,...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-14-2022, 09:06 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,750
Posted By wytex
Not sounding good for those with vacation plans...

Not sounding good for those with vacation plans in Yellowstone this summer.
What a shame on the 150th yr for the park.

https://www.nps.gov/yell/learn/news/220613.htm
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 06-14-2022, 05:43 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,554
Posted By wytex
My 300wsm. Short action for a lighter weight...

My 300wsm. Short action for a lighter weight rifle and just plain old good ballistics for everything we hunt up here. Shoots fairly flat, I load 165-168 gr bullets but the spouse loads 180 grs....
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-14-2022, 12:20 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,354
Posted By wytex
Starts with the parents I'm afraid. Easy...

Starts with the parents I'm afraid.
Easy enough to not let them act like you know whats.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-14-2022, 12:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 272
Posted By wytex
Draw odds change every year and there is no way...

Draw odds change every year and there is no way to know how much point creep will happen. Was it 60% this year or last?
Lots of cuts on license numbers too this year as WyoBull stated.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-14-2022, 10:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 280
Posted By wytex
We have cheap-os, under $100. Get some decent...

We have cheap-os, under $100. Get some decent bindings and with our snow wider and longer is better.
Decent crampons on the bottom are a must for the mountains.
we see them around town at garage...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-14-2022, 09:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,301
Posted By wytex
Screw them to a piece of plywood and set it on...

Screw them to a piece of plywood and set it on the floor of a U Haul trailer, hauled many mounts down to Texas this way. Might need to support the neck area.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-14-2022, 09:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 272
Posted By wytex
There a few whitetail tags left over for between...

There a few whitetail tags left over for between Laramie and Cheyenne.
Only 2 pronghorn areas have any pronghorn leftovers, wow.
Quite a few cow/calf elk licenses leftover but access may be very...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-14-2022, 08:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 280
Posted By wytex
200 grams max I would say for a male hunter, you...

200 grams max I would say for a male hunter, you all have warmer feet.
Get some good knee high gaiters though and save yourself some wet pants.
Make sure the boots don't fit too tight or you'll...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-14-2022, 07:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 272
Posted By wytex
2022 Wyoming draw

Well it's up.

We drew our whitetail tags and pronghorn, going general elk and general deer for mule deer- OTC for residents.

What did you get and good luck.

Nice cool front that brought the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-13-2022, 09:18 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 830
Posted By wytex
Our freezers stay at about -15 or so.

Our freezers stay at about -15 or so.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-09-2022, 01:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,622
Posted By wytex
Trout line?

Trout line?
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-09-2022, 11:08 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,119
Posted By wytex
Our milkweed have just sprouted, lol. We have a...

Our milkweed have just sprouted, lol.
We have a ton that grows along our sidewalk and I will have a bunch of pods end of summer if anyone wants me to send some down for distribution amongst...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-08-2022, 08:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,388
Posted By wytex
14 participants. ...

14 participants.
https://nypost.com/2022/06/07/heres-who-could-be-helped-by-new-cancer-drug-and-when/
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-07-2022, 07:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,569
Posted By wytex
Looks like a 5pt bull elk to me. Good eating...

Looks like a 5pt bull elk to me. Good eating right there.
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 06-06-2022, 01:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 795
Posted By wytex
I have, back in about 1985 or so just after it...

I have, back in about 1985 or so just after it became wilderness.
Untrammeled by man my azz. That area had many roads and was fenced back then, before it became wilderness.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-05-2022, 02:48 PM
Replies: 7,521
Views: 685,436
Posted By wytex
About 2 more weeks for our Wyoming draw. Really...

About 2 more weeks for our Wyoming draw. Really hoping we draw a LQ area here close to home.
Been seeing elk scattered all over right now, cows having/ with calves.
We're definitely going to fill a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-04-2022, 09:31 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 2,498
Posted By wytex
Congrats folks! CO put out an updated...

Congrats folks!

CO put out an updated drought map and some areas are looking good, some pretty bleak but good moisture this summer via the monsoons could really help before fall.
Steamboat area...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-04-2022, 09:18 AM
Replies: 7,521
Views: 685,436
Posted By wytex
Sounds like CO has drawn for elk, any of you draw...

Sounds like CO has drawn for elk, any of you draw ?

Found the CO 2022 thread, sorry.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-02-2022, 10:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 524
Posted By wytex
Background leaves look like tulip tree. Do the...

Background leaves look like tulip tree.
Do the leaves come off the branches across from each other or alternate on the branches ?
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-01-2022, 08:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,796
Posted By wytex
Brandon runs a great store. They used to sell...

Brandon runs a great store. They used to sell more fishing and hunting licenses than any other license dealer in the state, gateway to the Snowy Range.


Did you all get any good rain up there...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-01-2022, 01:35 PM
Replies: 568
Views: 29,332
Posted By wytex
We had a hard freeze weekend before last and...

We had a hard freeze weekend before last and hopefully getting tp plant my peppers and tomatoes next weekend up here.
Pretty jealous of you all's gardens so far.
I have onions and shallots with...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-31-2022, 10:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 903
Posted By wytex
Bowsite- Leatherwall would be able to help....

Bowsite- Leatherwall would be able to help. You'll have to register to post.

I bet there might be some nice, old bamboo longbows in there with a Bear or two.
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-31-2022, 10:39 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,796
Posted By wytex
Humm, not much for special meal. Rib and Chop...

Humm, not much for special meal. Rib and Chop house for a steak but I'm not a big fan. Alibi for wood fired pizza, expensive drinks though, Crowbar has good pizza. The Library has good bar type food,...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-31-2022, 04:28 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,796
Posted By wytex
Our guard does training flights along I-80 on...

Our guard does training flights along I-80 on north end of the Snowy Range, at Arlington. Also helicopter flights through Sybille canyon for FE Warren. Both hugging the mountains or canyon walls. ...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-31-2022, 03:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,366
Posted By wytex
Couple of questions. What do the acorns look...

Couple of questions.
What do the acorns look like, wearing little beret type hats on top or does the cap cover at least 1/3 of the nut?
Break off a piece of the big bark, is inner bark orange or...
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