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Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 09-12-2019, 11:58 AM
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Posted By matt.howell411
Yea me and a buddy just got the 2nd draw for ďbig...

Yea me and a buddy just got the 2nd draw for ďbig lake bottom wmaĒ for the e-postcard draw hunt. It can happen! :)


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Forum: Equipment and Tuning 09-12-2019, 05:20 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,157
Posted By matt.howell411
Thanks guys I appreciate all the help! ...

Thanks guys I appreciate all the help!


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Forum: Equipment and Tuning 09-10-2019, 05:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,157
Posted By matt.howell411
Iíll have to check all those out. Thanks guys. ...

Iíll have to check all those out. Thanks guys.


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Forum: Equipment and Tuning 09-10-2019, 02:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,157
Posted By matt.howell411
Thanks. Iím gonna have to get some. Sent...

Thanks. Iím gonna have to get some.


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Forum: Equipment and Tuning 09-10-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,157
Posted By matt.howell411
Well Iím looking at fixed broadheads now. I kinda...

Well Iím looking at fixed broadheads now. I kinda like the blood eagles from valkyrie but theyíre a little pricey. Would these be worth the money to use on a nilgai? Has anyone used em?


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Forum: Equipment and Tuning 09-09-2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,157
Posted By matt.howell411
https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190909/8df0a0e9...

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190909/8df0a0e901047b094b9ad2a562e7df9e.jpg

Itís closed like this until impact.


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Forum: Equipment and Tuning 09-09-2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,157
Posted By matt.howell411
Yea I think I may end up getting a fixed head to...

Yea I think I may end up getting a fixed head to use instead. That seems to be the popular opinion. I figured my afflictors would be sufficient but Iíve never used them so I wouldnít know. Has...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 09-06-2019, 08:29 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,157
Posted By matt.howell411
100 grain Butcher from dead meat, maybe? ...

100 grain Butcher from dead meat, maybe?


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Forum: Equipment and Tuning 09-05-2019, 08:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,157
Posted By matt.howell411
Awesome! If I even get an opportunity. Heh thanks...

Awesome! If I even get an opportunity. Heh thanks for all the responses.


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Forum: Equipment and Tuning 09-05-2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,157
Posted By matt.howell411
Itís a cut in contact expandable. 1.5Ē diameter. ...

Itís a cut in contact expandable. 1.5Ē diameter.


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Forum: Equipment and Tuning 09-05-2019, 04:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,157
Posted By matt.howell411
Nilgai setup

Alright... I have a 2016 Elite Synergy set at 29.5Ē and 68lbs. Iím shooting Bloodsport Onyx 300 arrows with the ROC system and 100 grain afflictor broadheads. TAW is about 536 grains and Iím shooting...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 09-02-2019, 07:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 803
Posted By matt.howell411
Yup thatís what I shoot. Sent from my...

Yup thatís what I shoot.


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Forum: Equipment and Tuning 09-02-2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 803
Posted By matt.howell411
Also, you may try to find an elite you can try...

Also, you may try to find an elite you can try out. Theyíre super smooth and typically have pretty high letoff. I love mine. Just a thought tho.


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Forum: Equipment and Tuning 09-02-2019, 06:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 803
Posted By matt.howell411
Saddle river range off of 1488 near Conroe. Also...

Saddle river range off of 1488 near Conroe. Also Texas archery in spring.


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Forum: Equipment and Tuning 08-23-2019, 04:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,187
Posted By matt.howell411
Man those look pretty sweet. Iíd like to try...

Man those look pretty sweet. Iíd like to try them. The video is worth a watch on the website. [emoji1303]


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Forum: Equipment and Tuning 08-14-2019, 07:33 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,109
Posted By matt.howell411
I know theyíre not new, and they arenít the top...

I know theyíre not new, and they arenít the top of the line but the Nikon Aculon A211 10x42 are pretty decent IMO. I just picked up a pair from optics planet for $49.00!! Refurbished but they work...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 08-13-2019, 05:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 751
Posted By matt.howell411
Iíve never shot one but from what Iíve read and...

Iíve never shot one but from what Iíve read and heard, thatís a pretty sweet shootin bow. And comparing to other used prices online it looks like $400 is a bit better than fair.


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Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 08-10-2019, 08:28 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,647
Posted By matt.howell411
Anytime there is firearm hunting permitted, no...

Anytime there is firearm hunting permitted, no matter the species, you must where hunter orange. Even if you arenít firearm hunting. So if youíre bowhunting in November, you have to where orange....
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 08-09-2019, 03:56 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,647
Posted By matt.howell411
Get you a climbing stand and start practicing...

Get you a climbing stand and start practicing with it now. Youíll be able to get up high and see more. It will also help a little with your scent, not being on the ground. Play the wind.


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Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 08-08-2019, 04:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 481
Posted By matt.howell411
Ok Iíll have to check that out this weekend....

Ok Iíll have to check that out this weekend. Thanks.


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Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 08-08-2019, 04:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 481
Posted By matt.howell411
SHNF Hogs

Hey guys, I live near the Sam Houston National Forest and was wondering if anyone could give me some advice on where I might have some luck bow hunting hogs? Any info is greatly appreciated!

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Forum: Equipment and Tuning 08-05-2019, 07:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 493
Posted By matt.howell411
Good enough for me. Iíll try em out here pretty...

Good enough for me. Iíll try em out here pretty soon. Thanks guys.


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Forum: Equipment and Tuning 08-05-2019, 07:09 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,414
Posted By matt.howell411
I primarily shoot a 2016 Elite Synergy and my...

I primarily shoot a 2016 Elite Synergy and my backup is a 2012 Mathews Heli-M. I like em both a lot. The elite just has a smoother draw.


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Forum: Equipment and Tuning 08-05-2019, 08:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 493
Posted By matt.howell411
String recommendations

So I live in Conroe, TX. I believe the bow shop I go to uses 60x strings exclusively. I donít have any experience using that brand. Iím currently using winners choice because thatís what came on my...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 08-05-2019, 07:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 691
Posted By matt.howell411
I wouldnít think that it would effect the spine...

I wouldnít think that it would effect the spine of the arrow. Some people actually cut an inch off the nock end and the rest off the point end, to try and obtain a better straightness tolerance. The...
Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 08-01-2019, 09:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 939
Posted By matt.howell411
Yea Iím thinking Iíll probably target one of the...

Yea Iím thinking Iíll probably target one of the 8 points Iíve been seeing, and give this one another year. If I even see him next year. Lol itíd be cool to see what he turns into tho. I think this...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 08-01-2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,647
Posted By matt.howell411
Anybody have pics of deer theyíve taken at the...

Anybody have pics of deer theyíve taken at the Sam Houston NF?


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Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 07-31-2019, 08:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 939
Posted By matt.howell411
Yea Iíve still never killed a deer with my bow so...

Yea Iíve still never killed a deer with my bow so I donít wanna be too picky. I donít wanna kill babies either tho, ya know?


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Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 07-31-2019, 05:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 939
Posted By matt.howell411
I hope he makes it to next year. Hopefully he...

I hope he makes it to next year. Hopefully he sticks around til the season opens so I can have a chance of seeing him on the hoof. Wonder if heíll thicken up significantly come the rut?


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Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 07-31-2019, 04:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 939
Posted By matt.howell411
I didnít get any body pics yet. I was thinking he...

I didnít get any body pics yet. I was thinking he was a little young tho. Still trying to get the aging thing down.


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Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 07-31-2019, 04:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 939
Posted By matt.howell411
Lol Iím pretty sure thatís a leaf. It does look...

Lol Iím pretty sure thatís a leaf. It does look like a hat tho. Hah


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Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 07-31-2019, 04:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 939
Posted By matt.howell411
How young is this deer?

Any guesses? I know itís not the best picture. He was so close to the camera and didnít get any good body pics. What do you think?
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Forum: Equipment and Tuning 07-31-2019, 06:05 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,097
Posted By matt.howell411
Not that it really matters but I noticed earlier...

Not that it really matters but I noticed earlier that I typed ď2012 elite synergyĒ. I meant 2016. Lol


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Forum: Equipment and Tuning 07-29-2019, 05:41 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,097
Posted By matt.howell411
Very nice! [emoji1303] Sent from my...

Very nice! [emoji1303]


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Forum: Equipment and Tuning 07-28-2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,097
Posted By matt.howell411
Not sure if youíre still looking but I shoot a...

Not sure if youíre still looking but I shoot a 2012 Elite Synergy and it is super smooth. At 68lb DW and 29.5Ē DL with 537gr arrows, Iím shooting 254 FPS. Not blazing fast but Iíve got great...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 07-28-2019, 01:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,365
Posted By matt.howell411
Yea sheís been shooting her PSE Ferocity for a...

Yea sheís been shooting her PSE Ferocity for a little while now and she still loves it. Sheís starting to get pretty decent. Iím hoping sheíll want to go hunting with me one of these days. :)

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Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 07-24-2019, 06:52 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,647
Posted By matt.howell411
I got my forums mixed up. Lol Sent from...

I got my forums mixed up. Lol


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Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 07-24-2019, 06:51 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,647
Posted By matt.howell411
Sorry. I was thinking my onyx arrows. Lol the app...

Sorry. I was thinking my onyx arrows. Lol the app is great too. Heh itís very helpful. You can add waypoints and track your path. You can also download a portion of a map so you can still use it when...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 07-24-2019, 06:50 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,647
Posted By matt.howell411
I think it is. They fly great and hit hard. I...

I think it is. They fly great and hit hard. I like the fact that theyíre so heavy while still being a micro diameter. You can find pretty good deals on eBay and Amazon too.


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Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 07-24-2019, 02:04 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,647
Posted By matt.howell411
Iíve been doing a little scouting with OnX. Here...

Iíve been doing a little scouting with OnX. Here in a couple weeks, Iíll go check out some waypoints Iíve saved. Hopefully they look as good in person as they do on my phone. Lol


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Forum: Equipment and Tuning 07-24-2019, 10:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 549
Posted By matt.howell411
Awesome! Thanks Quackadikt! Sent from my...

Awesome! Thanks Quackadikt!


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Forum: Equipment and Tuning 07-24-2019, 08:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 549
Posted By matt.howell411
I use bloodsport onyx 300ís with the outsirts,...

I use bloodsport onyx 300ís with the outsirts, out of an elite synergy. 29.5Ē DL and 68lbs DW. Total arrow weight with 100gr broadheads is 537gr. I believe Iím shooting 250fps. Would that be...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 07-24-2019, 08:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,500
Posted By matt.howell411
Another fast Eddie double pin user here. I...

Another fast Eddie double pin user here. I absolutely love mine. Itís kinda tough to sight in dead nuts, if youíre not comfortable shooting 60 yards tho. It took me a while when I first got mine....
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 07-18-2019, 05:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 464
Posted By matt.howell411
Ok will do. Thanks for the heads up. ...

Ok will do. Thanks for the heads up.


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Forum: Equipment and Tuning 07-15-2019, 11:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 464
Posted By matt.howell411
Yea Iím not too worried about my FPS, I have...

Yea Iím not too worried about my FPS, I have plenty of momentum. I think I will try the sample pack and see what works best for my setup. thanks for the advice.


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Forum: Equipment and Tuning 07-15-2019, 08:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 464
Posted By matt.howell411
Ok Iíll have to test some out. I was also...

Ok Iíll have to test some out. I was also thinking of switching to a fixed head but I havenít made up my mind yet. Would the AAE stealth vanes work ok with fixed heads? Any opinions on broadhead...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 07-15-2019, 08:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 464
Posted By matt.howell411
Fletching info

I was wondering what the difference is in the Blazer vanes and the AAE Stealth vanes. I was thinking about trying out the AAEs just cause I think they look cool. Lol but needless to say, I donít...
Forum: Photography 06-18-2019, 02:09 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,522
Posted By matt.howell411
Man youíre a very talented photographer! Nice...

Man youíre a very talented photographer! Nice work!


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Forum: Photography 06-18-2019, 08:49 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,522
Posted By matt.howell411
Man those are some great photos! I canít wait to...

Man those are some great photos! I canít wait to get out west one of these days.


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Forum: Photography 06-18-2019, 08:47 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,377
Posted By matt.howell411
Wow! Thatís so cool! Itís crazy to think that...

Wow! Thatís so cool! Itís crazy to think that some of the stars in the sky may not even be there anymore. They may have already died. We would still see the light from them, due to how far away they...
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