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Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 03:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,332
Posted By wytex
Yes mule deer love apples, on the ground or in...

Yes mule deer love apples, on the ground or in the tree.

I'd get on those mature 3 pts and take them out of your gene pool.
We have antler point restrictions in some areas up here, 3 pt and 4 pt....
Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 10:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 996
Posted By wytex
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Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 12-04-2022, 10:39 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 5,594
Posted By wytex
Boarding our coyotes today. Husband fleshed...

Boarding our coyotes today.
Husband fleshed them yesterday and I put them on boards this morning.
I'll post a pic later today after I turn them fur out.
These 3 are the prettiest coyotes we've...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-04-2022, 09:15 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,104
Posted By wytex
We're froze up that's why he's down there. I...

We're froze up that's why he's down there.
I can' draw a crane tag in Wyoming so maybe one day.

Nice take, if you need to drop off a crane in Laramie on your way back I'll be home all week, lol....
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-04-2022, 09:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 857
Posted By wytex
I'd get a shovel and dig out the burrow some to...

I'd get a shovel and dig out the burrow some to retrieve it, you'll know real fast if it's dead or not.
No way I would stick my hand and arm down there, lots of fleas and vermin live in those...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-29-2022, 04:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 543
Posted By wytex
Can you make a tracing of the logo and look under...

Can you make a tracing of the logo and look under the horn and along the base for numbers.

Some vintage ones are worth bank, hundreds in thousands of dollars.
very cool.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-29-2022, 01:57 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,712
Posted By wytex
Very possible. Mt lions are not that uncommon and...

Very possible. Mt lions are not that uncommon and Texas has plenty of prey for them and suitable habitat, heck they will live in edge of towns with enough pets to feed on.
I've seen I think 3 in the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-28-2022, 03:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 428
Posted By wytex
Id borrow a great spotting scope to go with your...

Id borrow a great spotting scope to go with your binos and leave antlers at home.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-28-2022, 01:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,108
Posted By wytex
I'm at a loss to the recoil comments. My Colt it...

I'm at a loss to the recoil comments. My Colt it plain old fun to shoot. Recoil, what is that in a 10mm ?
I guess Glocks have some "kick" to them.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-28-2022, 01:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 428
Posted By wytex
Somewhat but good binos would be a better bet to...

Somewhat but good binos would be a better bet to find a good buck.
Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 11-27-2022, 11:33 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 5,594
Posted By wytex
That is #3 chain. Drags look great too ! Had...

That is #3 chain.
Drags look great too !
Had 2 traps with paw prints next to them or on the jaw instead of the pan. step sticks were under the snow. Snow makes them look smooth for easy stepping...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-27-2022, 11:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 994
Posted By wytex
Just going to say, late season Colorado is...

Just going to say, late season Colorado is probably not much open water. get something warm with a good trigger finger.
Glov-mits work well, flip back to shoot, merino liners for warmth when wet.
Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 11-27-2022, 03:55 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 5,594
Posted By wytex
Got started this weekend on our season. Had 3...

Got started this weekend on our season. Had 3 days of great weather and no catches, then snow and wind and 3 coyotes taken. Caught 2 in traps and the spouse shot one.
Nice and fluffy and still good...
Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 11-22-2022, 02:26 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 5,594
Posted By wytex
Nice looking sets. Love seeing that coyote hair...

Nice looking sets.
Love seeing that coyote hair go on a lure too!!

Going up tomorrow for the rest of the week and start setting for us. A little wind coming but no snow, yeah.
Be nice to find a...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-22-2022, 11:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 843
Posted By wytex
Probably just the .22LR but still a good deal....

Probably just the .22LR but still a good deal. Might see if the 22/22 mag is on sale when you go in.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-22-2022, 11:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 580
Posted By wytex
Would a window mount work, if the blind windows...

Would a window mount work, if the blind windows are not too thick ? Add an attachment to hold the binos to it.
Something like these maybe, or a type that the binos strap to a base:
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-22-2022, 10:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 843
Posted By wytex
Our Murdochs has them for $69.99 after rebate...

Our Murdochs has them for $69.99 after rebate starting on Nov. 25 for 2 days.
The sale flier says online and in stores.

It is their Black Friday Deals flier.

I bet your store will have them...
Forum: Traditional 11-20-2022, 10:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,123
Posted By wytex
I would get it out of my yard and it's lodge...

I would get it out of my yard and it's lodge mates too, they will kill your trees. I bet you have at least 6 beavers not 1.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-20-2022, 09:51 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,446
Posted By wytex
I have a 270 wsm and the first kill was a coyote...

I have a 270 wsm and the first kill was a coyote at 356 yds, they are accurate enough I would say. Took my 2nd shiras moose with the 270wsm BLR.

Love my .41 mag Henry for hogs too.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-19-2022, 09:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,460
Posted By wytex
Got an ad for our Murdoch's store yesterday,...

Got an ad for our Murdoch's store yesterday, Rough Riders are $69.99 after the rebate, might go get one. Looks like a good trapping pistol.
Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 11-19-2022, 09:40 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 5,594
Posted By wytex
Bending the dog helps with leveling the pan,...

Bending the dog helps with leveling the pan, tension is adjusted by the pan screw like you said.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-19-2022, 09:38 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,142
Posted By wytex
sent you a pm

sent you a pm
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-18-2022, 12:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,519
Posted By wytex
Yep, I forget about live traps. They work great...

Yep, I forget about live traps. They work great for cats.
Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 11-18-2022, 11:27 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 5,594
Posted By wytex
You all are doing great on coyotes but I can't...

You all are doing great on coyotes but I can't get over how sleek they look down there right now. Ours are furred up nicely.
Nice catch on that paw!

Looks like we may have a little snow for our...
Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 11-18-2022, 11:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,418
Posted By wytex
Just 2 young bucks posturing up at each other. ...

Just 2 young bucks posturing up at each other.
You all are really preoccupied with folks of other persuasions, lol.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-18-2022, 11:21 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,519
Posted By wytex
They are easy to trap, get your self about 6 good...

They are easy to trap, get your self about 6 good coil spring traps and catch one.

We'll start trapping them next week up here. The cold we have now will help with fur quality.
Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 11-16-2022, 12:13 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 5,594
Posted By wytex
We run a few K-9 extremes , regular ones, and...

We run a few K-9 extremes , regular ones, and they are nice.
We also run MB550 and some Bridger#3. We have a few Victors also.

Might be a good time to pick up some good used traps with fur...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-15-2022, 04:18 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,125
Posted By wytex
Beauty of a buck, congrats!!! Wind and cold can...

Beauty of a buck, congrats!!!
Wind and cold can dissuade the not so serious hunters up here, great job.
Great mass and like the kickers.

Wyoming taxi or down in Texas ? He'll make a nice mount.
Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 11-15-2022, 02:26 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 5,594
Posted By wytex
You can replace the coils on 2 coil with better...

You can replace the coils on 2 coil with better springs too if you want to.
We run 4 coil on most of our traps also.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-15-2022, 02:20 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,674
Posted By wytex
We had an issue with cows showing up and no holes...

We had an issue with cows showing up and no holes in fence found. Went to run them out and low and behold they ran right to the gate, humm....
Someone may be letting them in.

Sheriff is the call...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-14-2022, 02:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,686
Posted By wytex
Legally?

Legally?
Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 11-12-2022, 02:54 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 5,594
Posted By wytex
Got some Wind River pan covers welded onto some...

Got some Wind River pan covers welded onto some of our MB550s. Taking a load of trapping supplies up to the ranch for a start maybe next weekend.
We've had cold nights, down into single digits last...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-12-2022, 02:51 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,345
Posted By wytex
Sweet !! Been waiting on the update on this. ...

Sweet !! Been waiting on the update on this.
Congrats to you.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-09-2022, 01:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,951
Posted By wytex
Moyle Mink will tan them for $37, must be fleshed...

Moyle Mink will tan them for $37, must be fleshed and dried or salted.
Cool critters, I would love to trap one but destructive to your fish population.
We have fewer of them than you all have.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-09-2022, 01:11 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,700
Posted By wytex
This:

This:
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-08-2022, 04:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 401
Posted By wytex
By spike camp you're thinking drop camp? If so...

By spike camp you're thinking drop camp? If so you'll need a group as not many outfitters will take the time to drop off supplies and camp for one person.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-07-2022, 09:17 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,811
Posted By wytex
They get a pass in the wild but in the yard they...

They get a pass in the wild but in the yard they are not welcome up here.
We have caught a few in traps and just dispatch them.
Had one in the apple tree this fall and it did not make it out of...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 11-07-2022, 01:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 531
Posted By wytex
Put a drop of acetone on the hole.

Put a drop of acetone on the hole.
Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 11-07-2022, 12:47 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 5,594
Posted By wytex
Last year sucked for us. Spouse lost his 4 day...

Last year sucked for us. Spouse lost his 4 day work week and we had little time to trap, market was in the dumps too.
This year, back to 4 day work week and some days off for serious effort.
...
Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 11-07-2022, 08:58 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 5,594
Posted By wytex
Getting ready to start trapping up here. Cat...

Getting ready to start trapping up here. Cat market is looking better this year, not sure if coyotes will sell or not but we're going to trap them.
Putting some Wild River pan covers on some of our...
Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 11-07-2022, 08:57 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 5,594
Posted By wytex
Try some diluted vinegar on the traps top get...

Try some diluted vinegar on the traps top get some rust off, leave some for the dye to stick to or just not dye them.
Might need to clean up the dogs to get them to fire right.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-04-2022, 09:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 500
Posted By wytex
You need to hunt more days I'm afraid. Most folks...

You need to hunt more days I'm afraid. Most folks try to allow 5-7 days for archery elk hunting. A couple of days to find elk then a few to actually try and get in close to one.

Heck I would apply...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-04-2022, 09:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,198
Posted By wytex
Depends on if it's a older bull or cow. Age it...

Depends on if it's a older bull or cow. Age it like stated at least 10-14 days then cut every steak you can. It is basically grass fed beef flavor and texture. The fat will be dark yellow, that is...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-02-2022, 03:46 PM
Replies: 6,308
Views: 428,660
Posted By wytex
For some reason Weller has become "it" in town...

For some reason Weller has become "it" in town here lately. Picked up some Antique 107 today and some Weller 12 pretty cheap.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-02-2022, 03:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,588
Posted By wytex
Missed that part and your are right, pick the...

Missed that part and your are right, pick the wrong rocks for your fire ring even and it gets interesting.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-02-2022, 12:03 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,126
Posted By wytex
Have a ranch next door to where we work divided,...

Have a ranch next door to where we work divided, it was thousands of acres with great hunting. Deer number are way down all over now, they shoot everything they can get a tag for, doe included.
Now...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-02-2022, 09:20 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,114
Posted By wytex
I have a few pieces of Sitka that I've worn for...

I have a few pieces of Sitka that I've worn for years, since they came out, and still holding up and going strong. The pants and jacket I have keep me warm and dry and the wind blocking jacket is...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-02-2022, 09:07 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,585
Posted By wytex
The owner has about 8,500 acres in 2 plots so to...

The owner has about 8,500 acres in 2 plots so to speak, he has 2 pastures with about a mile in between them, another landowner.
Spouse started fencing for him about 34 years ago with his ranch hand...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-01-2022, 02:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,588
Posted By wytex
Looks like a backdraft to me. Stove pipe was...

Looks like a backdraft to me. Stove pipe was restricted in draw and flow and built up back pressure.
Have seen it happen in wood stoves if you don't clean the flue. It can blow the door open and...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-01-2022, 02:47 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,585
Posted By wytex
^^^^ I agree. These will be great due to not...

^^^^ I agree. These will be great due to not being stressed but not like an alfalfa fed deer. I would take a WT over a MD almost any day though when no agriculture is involved in their diet. Lack of...
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