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Forum: Around the Campfire 12-01-2021, 11:33 PM
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Posted By HighwayHunter
If you can find some field points in both 100 and...

If you can find some field points in both 100 and 125 grains it may be cheaper to try it out that way instead of buying two different broadhead packs. Iíd say your best bet on broadheads will be G5...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-01-2021, 11:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,437
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If you want a big bull and have the cash Iíd go...

If you want a big bull and have the cash Iíd go to NM. If not Iíd look to one of the Dakotaís, Wyoming or Idaho. I think even Utah has some decent NR bull tags in less popular units.


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Forum: Equipment and Tuning 12-01-2021, 09:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,259
Posted By HighwayHunter
Weak spine. You can see the arrow bend into the...

Weak spine. You can see the arrow bend into the nock low position after you fire the release.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 12-01-2021, 08:25 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By HighwayHunter
What is his draw length? Sent from my...

What is his draw length?


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Forum: Around the Campfire 12-01-2021, 08:24 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By HighwayHunter
Probably the sugar substitutes. Most of them are...

Probably the sugar substitutes. Most of them are processed as glucose IIRC


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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-30-2021, 11:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 616
Posted By HighwayHunter
I actually got this set as a wedding gift and...

I actually got this set as a wedding gift and itís not bad. Steak knives are okay, bigger blades hold an edge fairly well and sharpen up real easy.
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Forum: Equipment and Tuning 11-30-2021, 10:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 219
Posted By HighwayHunter
QAD HDX or the integrate. Hamskea makes good...

QAD HDX or the integrate. Hamskea makes good rests as well, but I donít think Iíll ever shoot anything but a QAD for hunting. The CBE sight is a good one. I bought the MBG 5 pin slider, after my...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-30-2021, 07:52 PM
Replies: 1,205
Views: 62,903
Posted By HighwayHunter
Never made sense that we couldnít bow hunt...

Never made sense that we couldnít bow hunt muzzleloader. Muzzle loaders have at least 2-3x the effective range, not sure why we single out one type of weapon to hunt with at the end of the season.
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Forum: Equipment and Tuning 11-30-2021, 07:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,259
Posted By HighwayHunter
How far were you shooting in the photos? ...

How far were you shooting in the photos?


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Forum: Equipment and Tuning 11-29-2021, 10:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,259
Posted By HighwayHunter
Agreed. A lot of people watch his videos and...

Agreed. A lot of people watch his videos and donít buy all the way in. I wouldnít tell anyone they need to shoot over 550 grains TAW. When people go to their local shops 8/10 times when a customer...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 11-29-2021, 09:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,259
Posted By HighwayHunter
HELP! Shots randomly WAY off

It could be you and in most cases Iíd say it is the shooter. However in this case, your arrow is significantly under spine for the amount of weight you have on the front of the arrow. 400 spine...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 11-28-2021, 11:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 721
Posted By HighwayHunter
Iím no pro but Iíve found more luck in overlooked...

Iím no pro but Iíve found more luck in overlooked spots more often than way back in the woods.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-27-2021, 11:04 PM
Replies: 5,718
Views: 317,975
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Anywhere around Houston youíd recommend for...

Anywhere around Houston youíd recommend for barrel picks then?


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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-27-2021, 09:17 PM
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Views: 317,975
Posted By HighwayHunter
Iíve only ever seen barrel selections at specs...

Iíve only ever seen barrel selections at specs and total wine. Never had one I thought was fantastic


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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-26-2021, 10:07 PM
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Posted By HighwayHunter
Is Still Austin full proof worth $60? ...

Is Still Austin full proof worth $60?


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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-26-2021, 05:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 353
Posted By HighwayHunter
https://t.vrbo.io/a/key_live_nirBKlMulpVhZT1Rue3Ys...

https://t.vrbo.io/a/key_live_nirBKlMulpVhZT1Rue3YsebcAAlgafLk?%24identity_id=992904572652633408&type=0&duration=0&source=ios&data=eyJ%2BY2FtcGFpZ24iOiJlYXJuZWQ6dnJibzpzaGFyZTpYWFg6VVM6aW9zIiwiY29udGVu...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-26-2021, 05:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 353
Posted By HighwayHunter
Iíve seen several air b&bís around the Davy...

Iíve seen several air b&bís around the Davy Crockett. None of them were very fancy but theyíre out there


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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-24-2021, 10:20 PM
Replies: 5,718
Views: 317,975
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I wouldíve passed on the Stagg jr for that price...

I wouldíve passed on the Stagg jr for that price myself. Probably would do the same with blantons


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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-23-2021, 09:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 214
Posted By HighwayHunter
Camo pants

Been looking into getting a nice pair of camo hunting pants and keep running into the same issue. Canít find anything built for tall people that donít have a 40Ē+ waist line! Not knocking anyone,...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-23-2021, 09:18 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 502
Posted By HighwayHunter
Donít buy. Iím done with them. Customer service...

Donít buy. Iím done with them. Customer service is also horrible


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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-21-2021, 09:21 AM
Replies: 1,205
Views: 62,903
Posted By HighwayHunter
Well I feel Iím in the ďmy season is effectively...

Well I feel Iím in the ďmy season is effectively overĒ camp. Was able to hunt around Halloween weekend. Had a lot of activity in one spot we picked up last minute on the new lease. A box blind...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-19-2021, 08:02 PM
Replies: 5,718
Views: 317,975
Posted By HighwayHunter
Only allocated at some stores. I have a bottle of...

Only allocated at some stores. I have a bottle of SW uncut if you have something you may want to trade with.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-17-2021, 10:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 672
Posted By HighwayHunter
I agree. Iím not enough of a woodsman to say...

I agree. Iím not enough of a woodsman to say whether or not it really has an effect, nor do I care. I have limited time to hunt so if the moon decides to crash into the earth and I can get in the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-17-2021, 07:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 672
Posted By HighwayHunter
Just go hunting when you can lol Sent...

Just go hunting when you can lol


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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-16-2021, 12:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 938
Posted By HighwayHunter
My cousin shot a buck in junction we...

My cousin shot a buck in junction we (unprofessionally) aged at 6.5 that had a similar thing going on. The spots werenít as pronounced as that deer but he had 6-7 visible spots on his back. Iíd at...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-15-2021, 03:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,058
Posted By HighwayHunter
Okay I understand now. Yeah that was interesting...

Okay I understand now. Yeah that was interesting to hear because Iíve quite literally been told the exact opposite my entire life and never questioned it.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-15-2021, 03:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,058
Posted By HighwayHunter
Iím curious. Do you know what the average live...

Iím curious. Do you know what the average live weight of 2.5yr old + does were on your property when you started habitat improvement? Iíd like to know what the improvement is this far in for you. Iím...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-15-2021, 01:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,058
Posted By HighwayHunter
To all commenting about el gatoís place, youíre...

To all commenting about el gatoís place, youíre exactly correct. Iím sure people do studies on his deer but I hope it is well documented before he ever lets it go or moves on from it (if he ever...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-15-2021, 01:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,058
Posted By HighwayHunter
The study would argue and the guy on the podcast...

The study would argue and the guy on the podcast said people try to do this all of the time and it doesnít work because bringing a 200Ē buck thatís 250lb to breed 90lb does in SE Mississippi, the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-15-2021, 01:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,058
Posted By HighwayHunter
Thatís not what they said. The quickly admit...

Thatís not what they said. The quickly admit certain deer carry individual markers that make them bigger, wider, taller, etc. however the overall herd size and antler size will improve with proper...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-15-2021, 01:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,058
Posted By HighwayHunter
Mississippi State Study

I was just listening to the HUNTR podcast featuring Dr. Strickland. On this episode they discussed all things deer but one part that stood out to me was this study from 2017. The study sought to...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-13-2021, 02:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 755
Posted By HighwayHunter
I work in road and bridge, my last gig had me in...

I work in road and bridge, my last gig had me in my own truck with an allowance. Going over curbs and popping into muddy job sites full of debris in tight places the lift/oversized tires certainly...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-13-2021, 01:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 755
Posted By HighwayHunter
Definitely functional if you have to frequently...

Definitely functional if you have to frequently go off-road. Having more ground clearance is certainly a benefit and saves your vehicle from some damage. However 95% of lift kits are solely for...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 11-11-2021, 11:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 647
Posted By HighwayHunter
Depending on the sight you may be able to get a...

Depending on the sight you may be able to get a larger pin. Iíd get some help if you want, but youíre the only person that can tune the bow. Iíd cut the fletchings off an arrow and shoot it with your...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 11-11-2021, 08:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,171
Posted By HighwayHunter
If I see someone while walking to my spot and...

If I see someone while walking to my spot and canít make contact I typically back out. I probably over do it but Iím the same way, donít want to hear any complaints. Especially out in BFE where...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 11-10-2021, 09:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 647
Posted By HighwayHunter
Have you tuned the bow yet? Iíd have 100 grain...

Have you tuned the bow yet? Iíd have 100 grain points on hand in case 125 is too much. Just helped a good friend set up his V3 (took advantage of the Texas Archery deal) and he ended up at 68#, 28Ē...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-09-2021, 10:00 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,432
Posted By HighwayHunter
115-120. Nice 8 point. Sent from my...

115-120. Nice 8 point.


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Forum: Equipment and Tuning 11-07-2021, 05:24 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,757
Posted By HighwayHunter
Iíll second this as well. I either shoot 3 AAE...

Iíll second this as well. I either shoot 3 AAE max stealths with a helical or 4 aae 2.0 with helical. 4 max stealths will steer anything


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Forum: Equipment and Tuning 11-07-2021, 05:23 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,757
Posted By HighwayHunter
Iím no sharpening expert myself. Iíd recommend...

Iím no sharpening expert myself. Iíd recommend the stay sharp jig. I use one for my Magnus SERís and I can shave paper with them and put a mirror finish on there. I think thatís the most important...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 11-07-2021, 05:16 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,757
Posted By HighwayHunter
Do they have bleeders? Did you sharpen them after...

Do they have bleeders? Did you sharpen them after opening?


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Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 11-07-2021, 01:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 474
Posted By HighwayHunter
Shooooo buddy thatís a biggin Sent from...

Shooooo buddy thatís a biggin


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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-07-2021, 12:51 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,669
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Thatís a freaking toad. Congrats man Sent...

Thatís a freaking toad. Congrats man


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Forum: Around the Campfire 11-03-2021, 02:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,442
Posted By HighwayHunter
I like to set up in thick cover. Try to be down...

I like to set up in thick cover. Try to be down wind of an opening or if Iím on a road have clear shooting lanes down wind of my set up. Once you see them donít rattle anymore unless theyíre 200+....
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-03-2021, 12:48 AM
Replies: 1,205
Views: 62,903
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Thatís awesome. My ďyoungĒ pine thicket is about...

Thatís awesome. My ďyoungĒ pine thicket is about 15-25í tall. From my elevated box blind I canít see in more than 15 yards. Think Iím going to have to adjust next season so I can see whatís going on....
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-02-2021, 08:44 PM
Replies: 1,205
Views: 62,903
Posted By HighwayHunter
Yesterday was a great day in the woods. Lot of...

Yesterday was a great day in the woods. Lot of activity on our lease, had a mature basket racked 8 point come in and his neck was gouged open on the backside from fighting. Came in and laid down two...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-30-2021, 05:26 PM
Replies: 1,205
Views: 62,903
Posted By HighwayHunter
North liberty county was lit up this morning....

North liberty county was lit up this morning. Between my hunting buddy and I we saw 8 bucks and 5 does. We both ended up shooting a doe and his weighed in at 114 live weight. None of the bucks were...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-29-2021, 12:34 PM
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Views: 62,903
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Pretty good morning. Saw five bucks and four does...

Pretty good morning. Saw five bucks and four does and a coyote. Wind picked up and everything settled down. Young bucks seem interested in the does but not pushing hard


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Forum: Around the Campfire 10-28-2021, 06:03 PM
Replies: 1,205
Views: 62,903
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Same here. No movement yet Sent from my...

Same here. No movement yet


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Forum: Equipment and Tuning 10-28-2021, 01:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 746
Posted By HighwayHunter
If shooting fixed blades the Hexx. If shooting...

If shooting fixed blades the Hexx. If shooting mechanicals axis.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 10-27-2021, 12:27 PM
Replies: 9
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