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Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 09:20 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,211
Posted By Gary Roberson
Not sure I see the need for us to pay for another...

Not sure I see the need for us to pay for another study. I am 69 years old and promise you that there are more lions in Texas today than at any time in my life. I agree with Chance and see no need...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-28-2022, 02:30 PM
Replies: 501
Views: 80,378
Posted By Gary Roberson
I have 2,257.8 acres for sale in NE Menard...

I have 2,257.8 acres for sale in NE Menard County. Three windmills and a well with a submersible pump. Really good ranch with great neighbors.
Adios,
Gary
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-27-2022, 01:58 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,419
Posted By Gary Roberson
I had about 30 axis coming to the feeders on my...

I had about 30 axis coming to the feeders on my little river place up until we got the rain and it greened up. Now, I have one buck and a few does and fawns. I think that this is a good thing as...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-27-2022, 09:23 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,419
Posted By Gary Roberson
Had a tenth of inch of rain early Monday morning...

Had a tenth of inch of rain early Monday morning and it was 49 here this morning. Looks like it's cooling off which will really get the snakes moving. Acorns are dropping, mostly small ones due to...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-12-2022, 02:27 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,443
Posted By Gary Roberson
That's pretty disappointing performance. That...

That's pretty disappointing performance. That would only **** off a really big snake...
Adios,

gary
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-12-2022, 08:53 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,443
Posted By Gary Roberson
I stepped out of my pickup on the ranch in...

I stepped out of my pickup on the ranch in southern Medina County last Saturday morning and heard the "tick" of a rattler. About 4 feet away was the largest rattlesnake I have ever seen in a pasture...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-11-2022, 09:42 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,419
Posted By Gary Roberson
Most of the county has really greened up. It was...

Most of the county has really greened up. It was so dry that I don't expect many acorns and the one that we have are pretty small. Watch for snakes as they are really moving right now. It was so...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-07-2022, 02:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 714
Posted By Gary Roberson
Congratulations! It is how strange how our...

Congratulations! It is how strange how our priorities change as we get older...
Adios,
Gary
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-03-2022, 09:27 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,419
Posted By Gary Roberson
Has been sprinkling off and on since yesterday...

Has been sprinkling off and on since yesterday afternoon. A really hard rain fell 5-10 miles east of Menard yesterday afternoon. Everything is greening up, unfortunately too late to improve antler...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-02-2022, 04:39 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 11,435
Posted By Gary Roberson
They are still here in Menard County. Adios, ...

They are still here in Menard County.
Adios,
Gary
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-02-2022, 09:16 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,419
Posted By Gary Roberson
The ground is saturated over most of the county. ...

The ground is saturated over most of the county. If we should get a really hard 3" rain, could give us a much needed rise on the river. We have not had a good rise to wash off the sediment in a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-01-2022, 02:41 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,419
Posted By Gary Roberson
I got a report that it washed out the water gaps...

I got a report that it washed out the water gaps on upper Treadwell Lane. High water coming off the Rocking Chair and the Crowbar Ranches. I heard that they had a 3 1/2" rain where the ground was...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-01-2022, 09:15 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,419
Posted By Gary Roberson
I have had 1.7" since Sunday night at the house...

I have had 1.7" since Sunday night at the house and this is less than most of the county. Finally got a good rain on the south central part of the county and almost 3" in the NE up Callan Lane....
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-31-2022, 02:45 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,419
Posted By Gary Roberson
Should be really close to correct. The...

Should be really close to correct. The Williamson Ranch adjacent to you to the north got a little over 2".
Adios,
Gary
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-31-2022, 09:04 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,419
Posted By Gary Roberson
Ended up with 1.1" at the house yesterday. Most...

Ended up with 1.1" at the house yesterday. Most folks had 1.5" to 3" in the SW part of the county. The deer around the house are still thin but with the rain and hopefully a few acorns, they will...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-30-2022, 09:36 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,419
Posted By Gary Roberson
It is owned by the Ojeda family that did the...

It is owned by the Ojeda family that did the cooking at the old location across from Bowie's. This restaurant is called Abuelo's (Grandfather's) and the food is very good. I eat there several times...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-30-2022, 09:10 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,337
Posted By Gary Roberson
Not a problem. So dry I have only mowed once...

Not a problem. So dry I have only mowed once this year.
Adios,
Gary
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-25-2022, 11:14 AM
Replies: 304
Views: 10,407
Posted By Gary Roberson
So sorry. Prayers sent to you all and the...

So sorry. Prayers sent to you all and the caregivers.
Adios,
Gary
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-25-2022, 11:09 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,198
Posted By Gary Roberson
Back in the day when Phil Lyne and I were...

Back in the day when Phil Lyne and I were outfitting, we had a hunter, Oliver Phillips from Alabama kill a 6 point on Harvey Smith Ranch in LaSalle County that scored 149 6/8" at Los Cazadores...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-24-2022, 02:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,469
Posted By Gary Roberson
Michael, don't believe that you stopped by and...

Michael, don't believe that you stopped by and though I was in attendance at all three shows, didn't have the opportunity to meet the girls as I never made it to the show entrance.
I did meet all...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-23-2022, 03:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,521
Posted By Gary Roberson
Finally raining in parts of Menard County. Still...

Finally raining in parts of Menard County. Still extremely dry in southern part of the county. Lots of rain in NW part of the county.
Praying for more general rainfall across Texas.
Adios,
Gary
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-22-2022, 09:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,469
Posted By Gary Roberson
This was a Great Show!!!! Was fortunate to see...

This was a Great Show!!!! Was fortunate to see lots of old friends and hopefully made a few new ones. Had a great crowd at my seminar on Saturday morning. All the exhibitors that I visited with...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-17-2022, 02:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,469
Posted By Gary Roberson
See ya on Saturday! Looks like we could get a...

See ya on Saturday! Looks like we could get a little rain on Sunday.
Adios,
Gary
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-17-2022, 01:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,469
Posted By Gary Roberson
See you there. I didn't find out about Smart and...

See you there. I didn't find out about Smart and the fish tank until Saturday in Dallas. Hopefully, everything is up and running as they were greatly missed last weekend.
Adios,
Gary
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-17-2022, 09:12 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,469
Posted By Gary Roberson
I will be giving away quite a bit of swag from...

I will be giving away quite a bit of swag from our sponsors of CARNIVORE. Ruger pins, bandanas, neck gators, stickers. Trijicon stickers, lens clothes, coozies. Hornady caps with the purchase of...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-16-2022, 10:07 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 6,380
Posted By Gary Roberson
It depends on the job you have for them. Adios,...

It depends on the job you have for them.
Adios,
Gary
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-16-2022, 10:06 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 10,185
Posted By Gary Roberson
I got about 2" at Devine. Zero in Menard. ...

I got about 2" at Devine. Zero in Menard.
Adios,
Gary
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-15-2022, 11:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,343
Posted By Gary Roberson
No longer doing a hunting show and is racing cars...

No longer doing a hunting show and is racing cars the last time I visited with him. He and his wife and dogs still live in the Kerrville area.
Adios,
Gary
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-15-2022, 10:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,469
Posted By Gary Roberson
San Antonio TTHA Show

This weekend is the third stop of the TTHA Shows for 2022. We will be in San Antonio at the Joe Freeman Exhibit Hall where I have spent many days as a volunteer at the San Antonio Stock Show for 25...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-10-2022, 05:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,810
Posted By Gary Roberson
I saw several new exhibitors or at least new to...

I saw several new exhibitors or at least new to me. Forloh, a new apparel company, Jakt with a unique tagging system that won best new product at ATA and Wise Eye cameras that are amazing in that...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-10-2022, 04:54 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,261
Posted By Gary Roberson
I will be there all three days. Booth #1437. ...

I will be there all three days. Booth #1437. Safe travels to all and hope to see you there.
Adios,
Gary
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-10-2022, 09:50 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,261
Posted By Gary Roberson
Dallas TTHA Show

This weekend, we will be in Dallas at Kay Bailey Hutchins for the Texas Trophy Hunters Extravaganza. I will be doing a seminar on "Calling Predators in the 21st Century" on Saturday morning at 10:00...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-09-2022, 09:44 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,977
Posted By Gary Roberson
I love wild turkey and so does everyone that...

I love wild turkey and so does everyone that knows how to cook it. I don't eat anything but the breast. Filet it off the bone and cut it into strip taking care to remove all the tendons. Soak it...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-08-2022, 03:33 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 6,697
Posted By Gary Roberson
Good time in Houston. I thought the crowd was...

Good time in Houston. I thought the crowd was short on Friday and pretty good on Saturday and about average on Sunday. Visited with Smart after I did the seminar so close to him that he had to...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-03-2022, 09:42 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 6,697
Posted By Gary Roberson
I will be at all three, exhibiting and doing...

I will be at all three, exhibiting and doing seminars. I look forward to meeting the young ladies and will help them anyway that I can.
Adios,
Gary
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-02-2022, 02:59 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,098
Posted By Gary Roberson
Unfortunately, every semiconductor is built in...

Unfortunately, every semiconductor is built in China or Taiwan. The new tax bill the Senate is voting on is to fund "chip" plants among other things. It will be a couple of years before we will...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-02-2022, 11:09 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,364
Posted By Gary Roberson
I will be there for the duration. If you get a...

I will be there for the duration. If you get a chance, come by the booth for a visit and pick up some swag from our sponsors, Ruger, Trijicon and Hornady. I will be doing seminars but have not been...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-27-2022, 10:51 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,419
Posted By Gary Roberson
it was $11.50/50 lb. bag last week at Comptons. ...

it was $11.50/50 lb. bag last week at Comptons.
Still really hot and dry. Deer are hitting the feeders really hard.
Adios,
Gary
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-25-2022, 04:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,056
Posted By Gary Roberson
Carrizo Springs produced another great one about...

Carrizo Springs produced another great one about that same time, John Ayers who started at Texas, was not a fan and then transferred to West Texas State. Was starting OG for the 49ers in their glory...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-25-2022, 10:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,056
Posted By Gary Roberson
Your Dad and Uncle Bill were great athletes along...

Your Dad and Uncle Bill were great athletes along with Steve. Buster and Tres Adami were no slouches, either.
Adios,
Gary
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-25-2022, 10:16 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,056
Posted By Gary Roberson
The Freer Buckaroos were tough back in the 60's...

The Freer Buckaroos were tough back in the 60's and 70's. Lots of really good athletes came out of there.
Adios,
Gary
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-19-2022, 09:16 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,131
Posted By Gary Roberson
Congratulations! Adios, gary

Congratulations!
Adios,
gary
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-15-2022, 11:33 AM
Replies: 650
Views: 60,552
Posted By Gary Roberson
Wednesday had .15" in Menard. Yesterday, .1" in...

Wednesday had .15" in Menard. Yesterday, .1" in town and .7" on the river 9 miles west of town.
Had 3.5" to 4.5" on the ranch at Devine. Rains have been really spotty, need a good general, soaking...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-14-2022, 10:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 731
Posted By Gary Roberson
I had a 78 4 wheel drive short bed, regular cab...

I had a 78 4 wheel drive short bed, regular cab with the 351W that I special ordered from Miller Motor Co. in Gatesville.
I loved the pickup and drove it until son number two came along and we...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-12-2022, 09:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,393
Posted By Gary Roberson
This morning, when I walked out to my pickup, it...

This morning, when I walked out to my pickup, it was covered with ash. Talking with the boys at the feed store, fire is up to 2,000 acres and growing. It is in that rough, cedar brake country west...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-10-2022, 10:39 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,419
Posted By Gary Roberson
Extremely hot and dry. It tried to shower around...

Extremely hot and dry. It tried to shower around the county yesterday but it barely wet the sidewalks at my house. Biggest rain I heard of so far is in eastern Menard County and it was .2". Lots...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-08-2022, 10:22 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,016
Posted By Gary Roberson
I agree with Oklahoma. If your land is in Hunt...

I agree with Oklahoma. If your land is in Hunt County, you are already almost there.
Adios,
Gary
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-30-2022, 11:59 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,419
Posted By Gary Roberson
Has been really dry across most of the county. ...

Has been really dry across most of the county. Just over 5" of precipitation for the year to date in Menard. Driest areas are the southern part of the county. Eastern part of the county received a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-28-2022, 10:46 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,585
Posted By Gary Roberson
.68" in Menard. Just .2" eight miles west of...

.68" in Menard. Just .2" eight miles west of town on the river.
Adios,
Gary
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-09-2022, 01:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,258
Posted By Gary Roberson
JJ's Oyster Bar in Ft. Worth served them two...

JJ's Oyster Bar in Ft. Worth served them two years ago.
Adios,
Gary
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