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Forum: Around the Campfire 01-11-2020, 04:13 PM
Replies: 71
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Posted By jds247
A couple years ago I watched them run their gill...

A couple years ago I watched them run their gill net during the flounder run..we were fishing 200 yards or so away and had 2 limits in the boat.. they pulled up the net 4 or 5 times and never had a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-11-2020, 03:25 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,292
Posted By jds247
Fishing the flounder run is much different than...

Fishing the flounder run is much different than gigging.. if you had a hard time catching flounder this year then you have no idea how to flounder fish.. if something needs to be done they need to...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-11-2020, 03:06 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,292
Posted By jds247
Most boat ramps in my area are empty at night.. I...

Most boat ramps in my area are empty at night.. I do a lot of night fishing and only see good gigging conditions about one out of 5 trips. Gigging definitely hasn't hurt the population on the upper...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-07-2020, 04:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,944
Posted By jds247
I shot a pig this year with a rage and it did the...

I shot a pig this year with a rage and it did the same thing.. I wasn't shooting a lighted nock. It was almost dark and the spark was noticable at 20 yards.. I figured it was because he was covered...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-30-2019, 04:05 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,495
Posted By jds247
Were there holes in the guts? I've seen them...

Were there holes in the guts? I've seen them regurgitate stomach contents when shot.. they are cud chewing animals like a cow..
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-28-2019, 03:39 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,221
Posted By jds247
You will be kickin yourself in a few months for...

You will be kickin yourself in a few months for not sticking with it.. I've been there. My season was cut short because of the TPC Plant explosion. It shut my plant down so we started a 4 month T @...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-25-2019, 11:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,073
Posted By jds247
Ok thanks

Ok thanks
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-25-2019, 11:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,073
Posted By jds247
What vaccum sealer do you use ? I'd like to look...

What vaccum sealer do you use ? I'd like to look at getting one I can seal liquid in .. nice job!!
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-25-2019, 05:24 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 25,512
Posted By jds247
Just left. Try to get pasture 8 if bo will let...

Just left. Try to get pasture 8 if bo will let you.. we had some good deer on camera..
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-25-2019, 02:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 205
Posted By jds247
Yes sir.. brings back memories .. rabbit hunting...

Yes sir.. brings back memories .. rabbit hunting is still my favorite kind of huntin..
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-23-2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,812
Posted By jds247
I use CYA kydex holsters. They are small and...

I use CYA kydex holsters. They are small and simple.. I didn't care for the felt padded ones because after sweating a while they smell sour.
The smaller the holster to me the more comfortable. I...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-23-2019, 01:49 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,654
Posted By jds247
This is my vote.. don't have to feed it or worry...

This is my vote.. don't have to feed it or worry about it when you go on vacation.. they don't multiply and no vet bill..
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-18-2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,844
Posted By jds247
I never really minded a mean cow they usually...

I never really minded a mean cow they usually keep trespassers out of the pasture.. but anything with horns was run through the shoot and de horned.. when I down sized and had kids I got rid of the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-11-2019, 03:51 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,637
Posted By jds247
I'm 18 years out still but thinking about...

I'm 18 years out still but thinking about learning to hydro dip and cerakote.. I've looked around my area and there's not many places to get it done..
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-10-2019, 02:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,029
Posted By jds247
I'd like to go back to the days before trail...

I'd like to go back to the days before trail cameras and trophy hunting.. when I was a kid we went out hoping to see a deer to shoot.. now with trail cams I find myself sitting home because theres...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-10-2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 764
Posted By jds247
We hunted chambers 2 weeks ago and there were...

We hunted chambers 2 weeks ago and there were still a lot of acorns. Everything is brown and dried up..
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-10-2019, 08:11 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,782
Posted By jds247
I wear the soloman 4d gtx.. wore them on one...

I wear the soloman 4d gtx.. wore them on one weekend hunt before I went to Colorado. Never got a blister in Colorado and I put in 8 to 10 miles a day.. my friend bought some cheap academy boots and...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-06-2019, 08:43 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,049
Posted By jds247
Yeah me too .. I work 2 weekends a month and I'm...

Yeah me too .. I work 2 weekends a month and I'm not driving out for a 3 day weekend..
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-05-2019, 01:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 890
Posted By jds247
The first thing I always do is search for a...

The first thing I always do is search for a better deal and read reviews before I buy. I hate that they allow places like that to stay in business..
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 12-05-2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 760
Posted By jds247
What arrow are you shooting ? I use gold tip...

What arrow are you shooting ? I use gold tip weights in mine.. amazon will send you broadheads in a couple days.. that's where I normally buy mine..
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-04-2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 7,381
Posted By jds247
The only way I miss my kids school programs or a...

The only way I miss my kids school programs or a game they are playing in is if I have to work.. most of my time hunting alone is during the week when the kids are at school.. if it's a weekend hunt...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-04-2019, 09:16 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,292
Posted By jds247
Every time they dredge the ship channel they fill...

Every time they dredge the ship channel they fill in marsh with the spoils.. deeper channels let's in more salt water reducing the brackish water in the marsh that is needed for baby fish.. but it's...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-04-2019, 09:13 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,292
Posted By jds247
Glad I live on sabine lake. 20 min drive to a la...

Glad I live on sabine lake. 20 min drive to a la ramp for me.. I caught enough flounder this year to keep me from fishing the run like normally do.. this has Chester moore and cca written all over...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-04-2019, 09:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,105
Posted By jds247
I have 60% of mine in vanguard 2040 and 40% in ...

I have 60% of mine in vanguard 2040 and 40% in high risk that I can't recall the name of.. I just pulled up my fidelity and I'm at 15.8% for the year and 22.6 % ytd
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-03-2019, 03:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 871
Posted By jds247
I have one .. it works if you figure out how to...

I have one .. it works if you figure out how to use it.. I freeze the empty bottle for 30 min .. attach it to the fitting and big bottle . Turn the 20 lb upside down and open the valve.. it will fill...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-03-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 6,605
Posted By jds247
I go as heavy as I can and still stay around 290...

I go as heavy as I can and still stay around 290 fps . For me and my draw length/ weight that's around 465 grains.. I prefer a flatter trajectory. Especially for spot and stalk .which is 50% of my...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-03-2019, 03:31 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 7,381
Posted By jds247
When we were dating I told my now wife there's 3...

When we were dating I told my now wife there's 3 things I love.. women fishing and hunting .. I told her she could pick 2 a d I'd stay away from the other.. she's never said anything to me and...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-03-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,620
Posted By jds247
I do everything on my jeep.. most of the time I...

I do everything on my jeep.. most of the time I let someone else change the oil in my other vehicles..it's too much trouble getting rid of the old oil and crawling under the car.. I do all other...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-02-2019, 02:04 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 11,904
Posted By jds247
This picture was taken a few years back on my...

This picture was taken a few years back on my place through my binos..https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20191202/671daa9d29a7804a0fb05b29e8372655.jpg

Sent from my SM-G973U using Tapatalk
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-02-2019, 01:56 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 11,904
Posted By jds247
I think they put them on our place because if...

I think they put them on our place because if Louisiana letting bears go on their side of the river several years ago .. I'm 1.5 miles from the river as the crow flies..
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-02-2019, 01:55 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 11,904
Posted By jds247
My place is on 2460 .. between 1416 and trout...

My place is on 2460 .. between 1416 and trout creek . Its call Biloxi.. I'm 2 miles from belgrade. Ive seen some game cam pictures of big deer on the Donahue club off 1416.. The sabine river bottom...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-01-2019, 06:41 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 11,904
Posted By jds247
They put a sign on my barn showing a pig and a...

They put a sign on my barn showing a pig and a bear .. it said know your target and had some stuff about how shooting bears is illegal..
My place is close to the sabine river..
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-30-2019, 07:20 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,824
Posted By jds247
It got so bad for me I just leave my truck packed...

It got so bad for me I just leave my truck packed and park it in my shop.. wash my hunting clothes and put them back in the truck. All I have to load is the cooler ..
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-30-2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 13,305
Posted By jds247
A lot of people don't realize what our area would...

A lot of people don't realize what our area would be without the plants or how much we depend on them even if you dont work in the industry..
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 11-30-2019, 12:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 661
Posted By jds247
I ordered them with the speed knocks.. my mathews...

I ordered them with the speed knocks.. my mathews strings has what looks like speed knocks under shrink tubing like you are talking about.. this is my first set of custom strings so I didn't really...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-30-2019, 12:41 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 13,305
Posted By jds247
That's not what I'm saying . There will be some...

That's not what I'm saying . There will be some legit claims . But You and I both know people from 4 counties away will try to get in on the class action law suits. The ambulance chasing lawyers...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-30-2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 13,305
Posted By jds247
I'd be surprised if they don't file bankruptcy....

I'd be surprised if they don't file bankruptcy. The plant looks like a total loss.. there are at least 4 area plants including the one I work for that will hit them for Loss of production. We are...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-29-2019, 05:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,674
Posted By jds247
Shoot em in the head .. no way to tell where the...

Shoot em in the head .. no way to tell where the horns went that way..
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-29-2019, 08:06 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,985
Posted By jds247
I do several day hunts every year.. most places...

I do several day hunts every year.. most places they bring you to a bind and drop you off .. move the stand if the wind isnt right etc.. I dont need anyone to clean my animals or point them out to me...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-29-2019, 07:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 278
Posted By jds247
I shoot velocity 300s 27.5 inch arrow 50...

I shoot velocity 300s
27.5 inch arrow
50 grain inserts
125 grain qad exodus
Total weight 490 grains
75# 29 inch drAw
285 fps
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-28-2019, 01:00 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 13,305
Posted By jds247
That's good news..

That's good news..
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-28-2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 13,305
Posted By jds247
No we are 6 miles across the marsh. The wind...

No we are 6 miles across the marsh. The wind would need to be south west for the smoke to reach us.. we were gonna leave lastnight but decided to stay..
I'm watching the wind Close today and if...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-28-2019, 11:14 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 13,305
Posted By jds247
Yep that makes ATM training ground look like a...

Yep that makes ATM training ground look like a gas grill ...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-27-2019, 09:25 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 13,305
Posted By jds247
I'm on turner road off 1442 right by the energy...

I'm on turner road off 1442 right by the energy plant..
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 11-27-2019, 09:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,217
Posted By jds247
I have a hard enough time tuning my bow with inch...

I have a hard enough time tuning my bow with inch and a quarter cut fixed blades I ain't even gonna try with that thing..
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-27-2019, 08:44 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 13,305
Posted By jds247
Glad yall got in and out without anyone getting...

Glad yall got in and out without anyone getting hurt...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-27-2019, 08:26 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 13,305
Posted By jds247
Well hell .. jeremy sanders from PO Yall...

Well hell .. jeremy sanders from PO
Yall letting it burn out or do they want to put It out ?
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-27-2019, 08:22 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 13,305
Posted By jds247
They dumped foam on it today until they ran out.....

They dumped foam on it today until they ran out.. I know our plant had 4 tankers stored that was used. I hope William's can get it out out..
CWd 500 can give you the info on what they did todsy..
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-27-2019, 07:48 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 13,305
Posted By jds247
I work For Huntsman.. I'm not on firebrgade...

I work For Huntsman.. I'm not on firebrgade though..
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-27-2019, 06:58 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 13,305
Posted By jds247
I'd get out if you can smell it.. when the wind...

I'd get out if you can smell it.. when the wind shifts out of the south my family is leaving ..
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