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Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 07:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 848
Posted By helibow
I have a very good friend who is an estate...

I have a very good friend who is an estate planning attorney in Ft. Worth. Shoot me an IM if you want his contact. I'm sure he will talk to you about your situation and help you determine if you need...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-07-2021, 05:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,406
Posted By helibow
I do two things when i'm traveling and have my...

I do two things when i'm traveling and have my laptop bag in the truck... I scoot the front passenger back as far as it will go. I put my bag in the floorboard behind the front passenger seat. I...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-30-2021, 03:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,522
Posted By helibow
When I flew with CareFlite we made several trips...

When I flew with CareFlite we made several trips each 4th of July holiday for boat wrecks, drownings, unconscious idiots... you couldnt pay me to get on that lake now for 4th of July (despite the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-24-2021, 03:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,003
Posted By helibow
"an" iPhone... or any iPhone. In otherwords, if...

"an" iPhone... or any iPhone. In otherwords, if the thief has an iPhone or stashes the loot near someone who has an iPhone, it will track it.... or YOUR iPhone (that would be connected to YOUR...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-17-2021, 10:57 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,407
Posted By helibow
And thats a good thing... I remember when I was a...

And thats a good thing... I remember when I was a flight paramedic and drug a 3yr old out of the water because every adult had a life jacket on and she didnt... she was dead.. we tried - really hard...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-08-2021, 09:48 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,319
Posted By helibow
Lots of good protein shakes on the market. I used...

Lots of good protein shakes on the market. I used chocolate Muscle Milk (and still occasionally do)... some whole milk, a couple dashes of cinnamon, and it's packed with calories. These days, I use...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-31-2021, 12:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,325
Posted By helibow
I've also heard it called "cake" as well, when...

I've also heard it called "cake" as well, when referring to cattle cubes. Rabbit pellets are the same, just smaller versions - so should we call them cattle pellets, or deer pellets?
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-24-2021, 01:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 188
Posted By helibow
Sav Ga - Fishing Guide

Headed to Sav on the 4th of July weekend. Looking to do a day of fishing. Anybody here have a recommendation? Probably looking in-shore/bay versus 50 miles out. Thanks in advance.



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Forum: Around the Campfire 05-03-2021, 10:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 485
Posted By helibow
I've got some I picked up last month on a hike...

I've got some I picked up last month on a hike north of Taos NM. They are the perfect size for turning pens. I will encase them in resin, under pressure, and then turn them. I have to imagine if the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-19-2021, 10:59 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,801
Posted By helibow
Talk to Ryan at Taos Fly Shop. We are going to do...

Talk to Ryan at Taos Fly Shop. We are going to do some fishing with them in the Rio Grande Gorge in June. It is a hike in trip to the bottom of the gorge, not a lot of folks hit that area. It is...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-02-2021, 03:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,456
Posted By helibow
Im in the mountains just about every weekend... i...

Im in the mountains just about every weekend... i don't go without my Oboz.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-24-2021, 01:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 869
Posted By helibow
Thanks for the info, I appreciate it. Can anyone...

Thanks for the info, I appreciate it. Can anyone point me to a reasonable real estate atty - greenscreen friendly, for an intro conversation?
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-24-2021, 11:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 869
Posted By helibow
Real Estate Atty Question

Turning to the GS for some info... I have a family member back in Texas who, early in 2020, lost their place due to unpaid county tax. Long story... it could have been avoided, but they were...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-10-2021, 01:16 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,820
Posted By helibow
So low level flying, at low speeds, is the most...

So low level flying, at low speeds, is the most dangerous scenario (in my opinion) you can be in when in a helicopter. If you have decent forward air speed and enough altitude, you can execute a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-18-2021, 10:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,024
Posted By helibow
massive fatal pileups, frozen pipes, rolling...

massive fatal pileups, frozen pipes, rolling power outages, unprepared road crews, stores closed down (on top of COVID restrictions).... People who made the choice to 'chance it' by not planning...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-21-2021, 01:24 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 52,100
Posted By helibow
If you really want to get scared, check out...

If you really want to get scared, check out Colorado. Moved here 6 years ago from Tx, had done plenty of research... but still wasnt prepared for land and home prices. I bought a sweet little...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-19-2021, 11:32 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,746
Posted By helibow
I sold some ammo here recently, same deal, he...

I sold some ammo here recently, same deal, he said yes - because of work it took me forever to get it shipped. Told him we would settle after he got it. Again, work picked back up and kept me off...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-22-2020, 09:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,642
Posted By helibow
I have a whisper soft.... it kills things much...

I have a whisper soft.... it kills things much larger than a bobcat... allegedly, according to the package insert.... or, at least i'm told.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-12-2020, 10:10 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,585
Posted By helibow
I've got two... both pretty sizeable. As a...

I've got two... both pretty sizeable. As a lifelong rugby player i'm very tied to the islander and maori cultures. My side tattoo was designed by a traditional moari patriarch. This is my leg work -...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-10-2020, 10:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,267
Posted By helibow
Corn, cracked barley, and a thumper with some...

Corn, cracked barley, and a thumper with some really good Pallisade Peaches (from Co) or Parker Peaches from Weatherford do the trick... allegedly. Also, you can speed up the aging process by cutting...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-04-2020, 03:15 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 977
Posted By helibow
First.... water dog by Wolters First and a...

First.... water dog by Wolters

First and a half.... get wings in their mouth the day you bring them home, make it a fun and rewarding thing.

Second.... crate training, early and often. They...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-02-2020, 02:48 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,492
Posted By helibow
at one point in the "walk of shame" he literally...

at one point in the "walk of shame" he literally said... and I quote... "I've hunted for nearly 43 years and I usually never trespass"....... usually never trespass?!?! we literally laughed out loud...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-02-2020, 02:42 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,492
Posted By helibow
Fortunately the high was 26, and the meat from...

Fortunately the high was 26, and the meat from the bulls they had quartered was taken, will be frozen for evidence, then given to the needy. The meat they left on the carcasses (prob another 20-ish...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-02-2020, 12:50 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,492
Posted By helibow
Turns out they had plenty... the guy from Texas...

Turns out they had plenty... the guy from Texas owns a pretty solid business, the rig he was driving, with horse trailer and sleeping quarters, were all pretty new, and his brother, similar rig,...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-02-2020, 12:44 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,492
Posted By helibow
I had plenty of young bulls to take, but was only...

I had plenty of young bulls to take, but was only looking for a mature bull. Day two when we took the GW's back up, we ended up pushing a herd of several hundred over the property line. That said,...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-02-2020, 12:42 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,492
Posted By helibow
Based on a couple of comments, and this old mans...

Based on a couple of comments, and this old mans knowledge of the area, we were pretty sure they had poached a number of times. GW's agreed, we just got lucky and caught them this time.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-02-2020, 12:30 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,492
Posted By helibow
Elk Poachers - Caught

I had the opportunity to hunt a private ranch for Elk 2nd season in Colorado, outside Steamboat. It is 15,000 acres and guided hunts are a big part of their business. They had donated the hunt to the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-23-2020, 01:11 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,473
Posted By helibow
I opted to not comment on that thread... which...

I opted to not comment on that thread... which was VERY hard to do. Figured after 10 years on this site I should probably not get banned now.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-23-2020, 09:08 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,473
Posted By helibow
I have two hospitals in Grand County, one in...

I have two hospitals in Grand County, one in Granby. We are pretty positive we lost our clinic in Grand Lake, we evacuated the hospital in Granby, Fire Dept set up tankers around the hospital to...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-19-2020, 01:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,438
Posted By helibow
I'm in Colorado... we have some that definitely...

I'm in Colorado... we have some that definitely smells like that.... lol
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-13-2020, 01:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,374
Posted By helibow
Just about the time I get ready to respond to...

Just about the time I get ready to respond to someone's thread that I know will likely get me put in time out, or banned, because of their stupidity.... along comes a thread like this and reminds me...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-12-2020, 11:13 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,813
Posted By helibow
I live in Castle Rock. It's a great little spot,...

I live in Castle Rock. It's a great little spot, close enough to Denver, quick trip to the mountains. Lots of cool stuff going on downtown.
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-29-2020, 04:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 952
Posted By helibow
i'd look on airbnb or vrbo. With all the COVID...

i'd look on airbnb or vrbo. With all the COVID related travel losses in that industry, you might find someone who will give you a really reasonable rate for extended stay. Don't book through either...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-29-2020, 04:36 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 6,023
Posted By helibow
after all these years... I just made my first...

after all these years... I just made my first order! No good reason for it... but i'm on board now!
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-08-2020, 09:47 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,013
Posted By helibow
Usually dont gut it... no need to disrupt whats...

Usually dont gut it... no need to disrupt whats in the belly and chance getting that bacteria on the meat. I wet age 9 days.... ice on the bottom, layer meat, salt, ice, meat salt ice. Drain the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-25-2020, 10:04 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,034
Posted By helibow
Angels Envy Finished Rye....

Angels Envy Finished Rye....
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-17-2020, 12:28 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,242
Posted By helibow
So for what it's worth... i'll weigh in, and it...

So for what it's worth... i'll weigh in, and it probably wont be popular. 5th generation Texan who moved to Colorado 6 years ago. What I will say is that we Texans, to some degree, have earned our...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-17-2020, 12:20 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 9,054
Posted By helibow
I went to Tarleton, they been a part of the A&M...

I went to Tarleton, they been a part of the A&M system for years.... But I don't claim to be an Aggie, although when folks ask "what is Tarleton" I do say "it's part of the Texas A&M system, but not...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-29-2020, 02:46 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,779
Posted By helibow
If you can keep it and VRBO it, I would. Our real...

If you can keep it and VRBO it, I would. Our real estate markets here in Colorado are continuing to increase, even with COVID. Less inventory, but there is not a market leveling that has occurred....
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-23-2020, 10:52 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,053
Posted By helibow
I generally take a game cam with me and put it up...

I generally take a game cam with me and put it up on camp. Never had an issue so far (knock on wood) but i'd rather have a pic of them stealing something versus nothing. I have a game cam that I...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-15-2020, 04:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,137
Posted By helibow
This is what a ML looks like on game cam... the...

This is what a ML looks like on game cam... the driveway of my cabin - she's a big momma cat! You can compare the body structure, yours isnt a ML in my opinion.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-15-2020, 03:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,333
Posted By helibow
avoid Dream Catcher Charters.... trip last year...

avoid Dream Catcher Charters.... trip last year during hurricane got cancelled, notified them on the phone that our flights were cancelled, they conveniently forgot. Captain called the day before...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-15-2020, 02:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 967
Posted By helibow
NFS is putting up 50" pipe gates on most ATV...

NFS is putting up 50" pipe gates on most ATV trails around the State. If they arent in your unit yet, they will be. If you have an 800, it will fit... the 900's and the 4 seaters wont. The flip side...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-20-2020, 01:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,086
Posted By helibow
I second this... Nick is stand up and an old...

I second this... Nick is stand up and an old friend as well.
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-09-2020, 03:58 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 9,151
Posted By helibow
4,5,16, and most likely 19... cant see the eyes...

4,5,16, and most likely 19... cant see the eyes enough...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-08-2020, 09:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,325
Posted By helibow
Agree, the mature bulls that I have seen, have...

Agree, the mature bulls that I have seen, have been tucked back in on the private land and they just don't move. Great mulies, and lots and lots of bear too.
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-07-2020, 07:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,325
Posted By helibow
I'm very familiar with V-rock - have literally...

I'm very familiar with V-rock - have literally hunted with my back against the base of the "V" more times than I can count. Could be the Hartong ranch, which is about 3000acres. As I said, i can give...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-07-2020, 12:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,325
Posted By helibow
Just make sure it is private land if it's around...

Just make sure it is private land if it's around Chromo. That area gets over run during elk season with hunters. I've hunted Chromo for 15+ years, this last year was my last - i've never seen so many...
Forum: Photography 03-30-2020, 11:12 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,337
Posted By helibow
pic is a bit dated, so obviously cant be used in...

pic is a bit dated, so obviously cant be used in the contest... but pulled this bass in at the lease tank, chunked it back in, and as I let it go, my retriever did what retrievers do.... went and got...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-30-2020, 10:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 618
Posted By helibow
a bark collar delivered by Amazon to their...

a bark collar delivered by Amazon to their address is much cheaper than an airsoft, and won't likely land you in court when they dig that bright yellow plastic pellet out of Fido's flesh :)
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