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Forum: Traditional Yesterday, 04:21 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By wytex
Try to get some camping or lodging nearby and...

Try to get some camping or lodging nearby and have a nice dinner or cookout type thing for everyone after the days shoot.
Some of the best prizes at our shoots up here are things made by locals....
Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics Yesterday, 12:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,500
Posted By wytex
Checked the trail cam in the end of one meadow ,...

Checked the trail cam in the end of one meadow , good herd of mulies in the meadow. Mule deer number are looking pretty good right now around the meadows. Hoping to get up higher for shed hunting...
Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 08:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,529
Posted By wytex
Have you all looked into A&H Tannery in White Oak...

Have you all looked into A&H Tannery in White Oak ?

We use Moyle Mink for all our tanning and they do great job. They will not take green hides but really fleshing and drying or salting is not...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-09-2021, 10:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 608
Posted By wytex
They usually have a rock act but not this year. ...

They usually have a rock act but not this year.

We go over every year for the Thunderbirds airshow and have made few concerts.
Get seats at least half way up on East side for rodeo, you want to...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-09-2021, 09:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 608
Posted By wytex
Concert lineup is out. ...

Concert lineup is out.

https://www.cfdrodeo.com/event/frontier-nights/
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-08-2021, 01:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 608
Posted By wytex
Hotels will book fast, and raise rates during the...

Hotels will book fast, and raise rates during the rodeo.
I'll post the concert lineup tonight sometime.


July in Wyoming is pretty nice. Good chance of afternoon thunderstorms but cooler than ...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-08-2021, 01:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 608
Posted By wytex
Cheyenne Frontier Days

CFD announced they will be full capacity this year and night shows, concerts will be announced tonight with ticket sales starting next week.
Great outdoor rodeo and this year is the 125th.
So far...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-07-2021, 12:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 478
Posted By wytex
Sounds great ! Lots of things planned for...

Sounds great !
Lots of things planned for summer up this way. We're ready.

Cheyenne Frontier Days is going to have their 125th this year. Laramie has Jubilee Days also in July to celebrate...
Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 04-06-2021, 03:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,500
Posted By wytex
Went up and opened head gate # 3 and got the...

Went up and opened head gate # 3 and got the first water running in the ditch. Flow is low but should come up later in week after our little snow and rain storm coming today and tonight.
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-05-2021, 06:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 435
Posted By wytex
If you can time your trip for Yellowstone being...

If you can time your trip for Yellowstone being last and maybe late in August the elk may be starting to rut and be very visible and bugling in the park.
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-05-2021, 01:01 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,622
Posted By wytex
I agree. My brothers in law had specific training...

I agree. My brothers in law had specific training and have years of experience burning their property. A lot more involved than just lighting a drip torch and taking a walk.
I believe they used the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-05-2021, 09:44 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,622
Posted By wytex
Yes sir, burns and elm trees mean morels. ...

Yes sir, burns and elm trees mean morels.
Frankly though the burns we do are usually in March. Not sure how a burn right now would affect morels however your bitter cold snap may have them popping...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-04-2021, 11:45 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,622
Posted By wytex
Spouse's family burns some every year. This...

Spouse's family burns some every year. This spring it was about 500 acres .
I believe they have been burning for over 30 years. Do it all themselves . Really helps with green brier.
Pretty fun to...
Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 04-04-2021, 03:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,028
Posted By wytex
I would opt for a water source first. A good well...

I would opt for a water source first. A good well with a tank for the animals to drink out of and water for yourselves when camping would be ideal.
You could then clear some cedar and get some good...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-04-2021, 10:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,534
Posted By wytex
I have a choice Angus brisket on the smoker now....

I have a choice Angus brisket on the smoker now. It had a good price for us up here, $2.96 / lb.
Never tried wagyu, we tend to like leaner meats though. I'm thinking as a brisket it would be pretty...
Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 04-04-2021, 09:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,500
Posted By wytex
Finally got the meadows ready for irrigation....

Finally got the meadows ready for irrigation. Hope to open head gates next weekend.
I got the remaining meadows dragged and the spouse did the burning out.
Had an old willow that was robbing the...
Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 04-02-2021, 09:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,500
Posted By wytex
We just work for the rancher and manage his...

We just work for the rancher and manage his wildlife.
The elk come and go. Over winter they tend to go to a ranch to the south, by the hundreds and maybe thousands. Spring they filter back in and...
Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 04-01-2021, 02:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,500
Posted By wytex
Tried to get in again last weekend and no go but...

Tried to get in again last weekend and no go but snow has melted finally and we get to go up and finish the meadows this weekend.
Hoping to get ditches burned out also and maybe water flowing.
Red...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-01-2021, 02:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 352
Posted By wytex
I agree with LWC but if you're hunting near or in...

I agree with LWC but if you're hunting near or in a burned area it would be great cover scent for your clothing. Your body is still going to smell like you though.

Worst feeling ever, the wind...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-31-2021, 12:48 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 5,736
Posted By wytex
Sure not good news for those facilities. The...

Sure not good news for those facilities.
The research facility in Wyoming where it was brought and is still studied does not allow any animal to leave it. All susceptible species for CWD catch it...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-31-2021, 10:29 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 5,736
Posted By wytex
gtsticker it will not deplete herds levels to...

gtsticker it will not deplete herds levels to unsustainable levels.
That paper published bases that assumption on models.
We know most of the guys personally that wrote that paper. They do not...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-30-2021, 01:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,479
Posted By wytex
We work for a ranch in Tom Horn country. Anything...

We work for a ranch in Tom Horn country. Anything from up this way ? Might have an old long spring trap, parts off a very old hay stacking wagon, anything lying around from the ranch that has 1880's...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-30-2021, 12:09 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,525
Posted By wytex
Hummm, guess our 10x42 SLCs that have served us...

Hummm, guess our 10x42 SLCs that have served us very well for 25 year are useless now, not.
The spotting scope is for true long range, binos get you confirmation you need to look closer be it on...
Forum: Traditional 03-30-2021, 08:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 661
Posted By wytex
Ha ha! I do bet your humidity could affect...

Ha ha!
I do bet your humidity could affect straightness over time.
Been shooting wood arrows for 30 years.
Forum: Traditional 03-29-2021, 10:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 661
Posted By wytex
Doesn't anyone down there shoot wood arrows...

Doesn't anyone down there shoot wood arrows anymore ?
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-29-2021, 10:11 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,318
Posted By wytex
Zwickey eskimo 2 blade .

Zwickey eskimo 2 blade .
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-29-2021, 10:09 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,382
Posted By wytex
Be sure to check on if reservations are needed...

Be sure to check on if reservations are needed for any campground. It was crazy busy all over the mountains last summer, will be just as busy this summer.
Not sure of they are renting but the USFS...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 03-27-2021, 11:34 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,300
Posted By wytex
Beautiful wood! Put lots more stickers...

Beautiful wood!

Put lots more stickers between those stacked boards though, they may get wavy with few stickers as they dry. Flat , heavy weight on top of the stacks helps to keep them straight...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 03-27-2021, 11:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 765
Posted By wytex
Here's my Yoder Durango, 20 inch. Great for me...

Here's my Yoder Durango, 20 inch.
Great for me as I do not smoke large quantities of meat.
If you smoke for larger groups I would go with 24 inch pipe or a longer horizontal chamber.
A bigger...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-27-2021, 10:09 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 5,736
Posted By wytex
I live in the epicenter of CWD up here. You need...

I live in the epicenter of CWD up here. You need to pay attention but as far as decimating your deer herds, will not happen.
Once established it will move through your herds. We started with elk in...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-26-2021, 01:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 329
Posted By wytex
Our areas around Laramie have been in drought and...

Our areas around Laramie have been in drought and the last storm dumped east of us and did a number on some animals. Haven't heard yet on winterkill but I bet the snow was devastating in some areas....
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-26-2021, 12:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 329
Posted By wytex
It is a specific area but to see the boundary...

It is a specific area but to see the boundary changes you have to look at the Hunt Planner map.

https://wgfd.wyo.gov/WGFD/media/content/April_CH-7_Draft-3-23-2021-3.pdf


Click "View Draft...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-26-2021, 11:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 329
Posted By wytex
Wyoming quotas

WG&F has released the draft quotas for this fall.
I can see some significant antelope reductions in Eastern Wyoming.
Haven't looked over all the deer changes yet but thankfully they did not...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-26-2021, 10:51 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,127
Posted By wytex
I started on a Dan Quillian longbow and now shoot...

I started on a Dan Quillian longbow and now shoot a Predator longbow made in Texas.
Give trad a chance too.
Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 03-25-2021, 09:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,500
Posted By wytex
Well, we're on hold till the snow melts. Walked...

Well, we're on hold till the snow melts.
Walked in to the ranch yesterday, mile and a half through about 10+ inches of snow.
Big drifts blocking access and plenty of snow blanketing the meadows....
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-22-2021, 08:34 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,616
Posted By wytex
This pic doesn't do them justice but I make my...

This pic doesn't do them justice but I make my own.
I'll have to dig up the recipe for the crust.
I buy frozen, pitted pie cherries at our farmer's market. They are the tart ones, Montmorency ...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-22-2021, 05:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 257
Posted By wytex
East Lake sells CVs but I'm no utv mechanic so...

East Lake sells CVs but I'm no utv mechanic so I'm not sure just what you need.
They have all kinds of parts, we have used them to replace cv joints and bearings on an older Polaris atv.
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-22-2021, 04:46 PM
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Views: 586,789
Posted By wytex
The loss revenus is estimated at $8 million with...

The loss revenus is estimated at $8 million with ways to offset that with price increases for NR licenses and increases in resident prices as well.
We will not be selling off any public lands in...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-22-2021, 04:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 257
Posted By wytex
Check on East Lake Axle also, eastlakeaxle.com

Check on East Lake Axle also, eastlakeaxle.com
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-22-2021, 12:51 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,170
Posted By wytex
While primitive it's certainly not really remote...

While primitive it's certainly not really remote , we drive right in and several really nice "cabins" right down the road.
That pic was Sept 14, 2018.
This pic was Sept 8,2020, seemed more remote...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-22-2021, 10:00 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,170
Posted By wytex
Our "camp" is usually up in the forest somewhere...

Our "camp" is usually up in the forest somewhere or if we draw LQ elk , we set up on our 1 acre lot within the NF.
Our lot is about 1 hr from home and has no water or power. We're working on ...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-21-2021, 01:31 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,362
Posted By wytex
Our prairie rattlers are about half the size of...

Our prairie rattlers are about half the size of your diamondbacks and not near as aggressive.
We relocate all we find if possible. Been known to stop and get them out of the highway on the way to...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-21-2021, 01:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 636
Posted By wytex
What RS3 has or you could have something made out...

What RS3 has or you could have something made out of the antlers if you're willing to split the rack.
They make nice floor lamps and you can always just attach an antler to the wall horizontally and...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-20-2021, 12:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 423
Posted By wytex
I do not wear hearing aids but do have some...

I do not wear hearing aids but do have some hearing loss.
I use the Walker's game ear HD in each ear for archery and rifle hunting and they work good for me. My hearing loss is not extreme so they...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 03-20-2021, 11:34 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,047
Posted By wytex
Nice ! Did you cutout enough of a space on...

Nice !

Did you cutout enough of a space on the deck to allow for sway in the wind on that tree ?
Or is it anchored well enough it won't get pushed around in the wind and off the post footings ?...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-20-2021, 11:26 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,133
Posted By wytex
I haven't read all the allegations but it sounds...

I haven't read all the allegations but it sounds like several women and they each only had 1 encounter ?
If that is the case then it speaks more towards the truth for the women.
If some had...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-20-2021, 10:57 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,508
Posted By wytex
Any chance you could get some oncome off of...

Any chance you could get some oncome off of hunting on the property ? Maybe sell some
deer hunting access for a couple of folks or look into an outfitter lease with restrictions on take.
When you...
Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 03-20-2021, 09:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,500
Posted By wytex
Well tried to get into the ranch yesterday, way...

Well tried to get into the ranch yesterday, way too much snow still. We'll get in chained up this week.
WYDOT plowed in the access road at the highway but plowed it out later after an email.
Drifts...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-20-2021, 09:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 330
Posted By wytex
Any fly tiers on here would like some different...

Any fly tiers on here would like some different hair for tying I may have some to send you for a fly in trade.
I have moose hair, bison hair and this fall some pronghorn hair would be available....
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 03-20-2021, 09:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 723
Posted By wytex
Harris or Caldwell. Been using both or many...

Harris or Caldwell. Been using both or many years. Only had 1 Harris fail and that is because spouse blew it up somehow.
I do not like the swiveling Harris but know lots of folks who will only use a...
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