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Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 01:53 PM
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Posted By Anvilheadtexas
No. lol. I should have said “in our 20’s” I am...

No. lol. I should have said “in our 20’s” I am sure you didn’t miss out on that. Its possible you chased something across a proverbial open hay field at noon without a care in the world back then.
Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 11:26 AM
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Posted By Anvilheadtexas
Thank you. My bad on getting snarky. It’s that...

Thank you. My bad on getting snarky. It’s that time of year. I hope you have a great weekend. As I said in earlier post… it’s going to be on!

In the end it’s all about getting in the woods.
Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 11:16 AM
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Posted By Anvilheadtexas
No doubt. Next week will be great too. Time to...

No doubt. Next week will be great too. Time to get in the woods.
Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 11:13 AM
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Posted By Anvilheadtexas
Answer honestly… does your personal economic...

Answer honestly… does your personal economic situation rely upon 50 lbs of venison. If so… I have some projects for you on my place…would you be interested in working?
Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 10:41 AM
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Posted By Anvilheadtexas
All this deer talk… fellas, it’s Halloween...

All this deer talk… fellas, it’s Halloween weekend and despite all my rambling on about does, we get to climb into trees this weekend and sling arrows at bucks who, for the next two weeks, will be...
Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 10:30 AM
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Posted By Anvilheadtexas
They are at your mercy too. Seems like a lot of...

They are at your mercy too. Seems like a lot of deer. However, with only 30 acres those deer more than likely are shared my multiple properties. Maybe your neighbors like venison more than you?
...
Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 08:26 AM
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Posted By Anvilheadtexas
It’s interesting to see that after more than a...

It’s interesting to see that after more than a decade of full on war against does, some people are starting to get it. Maybe killing off the most important 1/2 of equation isn’t the best practice...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-25-2021, 10:32 PM
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Posted By Anvilheadtexas
That would be a way to get a sample, but the...

That would be a way to get a sample, but the sample would miss the fawns that don’t make it the first few weeks. But that vets only would work. Any wanna-be biologists need a thesis project?
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-25-2021, 09:06 PM
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Posted By Anvilheadtexas
We hunt fairly close and have talked back and...

We hunt fairly close and have talked back and forth. Do you really think east tx is over browsed? I am debating, not calling you out. I know my place in north east polk county could support deer, I...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-25-2021, 07:09 PM
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Posted By Anvilheadtexas
Weirdly enough, they always seem to be the worse...

Weirdly enough, they always seem to be the worse in years where we have hurricanes. I have no clue if there is a correlation, but that’s been my observation. Kinda plays into what you are not seeing...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-25-2021, 04:49 PM
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Posted By Anvilheadtexas
So 5%.. for every 1 that gets that old, there are...

So 5%.. for every 1 that gets that old, there are 20 that for whatever reason do not.

It has to vary based on the immediate habitat hunting pressure and what not. As it has already been describe....
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-25-2021, 01:18 PM
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Posted By Anvilheadtexas
I bet it goes up significantly after 3 months? I...

I bet it goes up significantly after 3 months? I would imagine the first several weeks are brutal… even in the best of conditions. I would say natural predation drops off quickly after that.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-25-2021, 12:59 PM
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Posted By Anvilheadtexas
How many East Tx fawns does it take….

….. typically to end up with one 5 1/2 year-old buck?

The attrition has to be pretty significant right? I’m talking about how many buck Fawns have to hit the ground for everyone that goes to 5...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-21-2021, 08:30 PM
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Posted By Anvilheadtexas
Well… look on the brite-side of things. The...

Well… look on the brite-side of things. The source of the urine smell will always remain a mystery, but st least you expanded your vocabulary! Enjoy the rut fellas.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-21-2021, 06:37 PM
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Posted By Anvilheadtexas
Ahhh….a Blue Grass Festival!!! In addition to...

Ahhh….a Blue Grass Festival!!! In addition to urine you catch a whiff of the Ganja also?
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-21-2021, 04:46 PM
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Posted By Anvilheadtexas
Or maybe your neighbor just hosted a music...

Or maybe your neighbor just hosted a music festival on his place and you are down-wind of where the ports-cans were set up. Better have a look.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-04-2021, 11:42 PM
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Posted By Anvilheadtexas
Congrats. Anyone wanna toss up Cliff Notes on OPs...

Congrats. Anyone wanna toss up Cliff Notes on OPs novel?

Cool write up OP. Just playin.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-04-2021, 01:30 PM
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Posted By Anvilheadtexas
^ an early October opener is just a good excuse...

^ an early October opener is just a good excuse to dust the cobwebs off and try to recall all those little details that always seem to be second nature by November. I spent the weekend at my place in...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-30-2021, 10:55 PM
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Posted By Anvilheadtexas
Thank you. Someone has to do it! I plan on...

Thank you. Someone has to do it!

I plan on bow hunting this year leading up to the opener on the 6th. The traditional first Saturday rifle opener really puts your non-mld guys on the late side of...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-30-2021, 10:43 PM
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Posted By Anvilheadtexas
Just my observation over 25 plus years in Polk...

Just my observation over 25 plus years in Polk and Trinity County. Years ago it seemed like the second week of November was the hottest. In the last decade or so, it’s more like the first week in...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-30-2021, 02:17 PM
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Posted By Anvilheadtexas
3 sides. There is always that 1 side isn’t there?...

3 sides. There is always that 1 side isn’t there?

The freeze might disappoint some people this year. I found an old buck on TBGScorer’s place (Mills County) turkey hunting this Spring. Last pic...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-29-2021, 07:42 AM
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Posted By Anvilheadtexas
The move to Alaska means You must also delete...

The move to Alaska means You must also delete your TBH account! Just kidding. Congrats on retirement!!!!
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-27-2021, 08:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,277
Posted By Anvilheadtexas
I was hoping to hear what others said. Maybe...

I was hoping to hear what others said. Maybe drags this thread up to the top after season?
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-27-2021, 08:58 AM
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Posted By Anvilheadtexas
Man, that has to be pretty cool hunting down in...

Man, that has to be pretty cool hunting down in there. We are close, but our overall terrain and conditions are night and day. Where do you access this land from?
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-27-2021, 08:50 AM
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Posted By Anvilheadtexas
You would think that your planted clearcut and my...

You would think that your planted clearcut and my mature woods there would be this never ending back and forth from one place to the other. I am still waiting. Lol. That being said, I do get a few...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-27-2021, 08:35 AM
Replies: 35
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Posted By Anvilheadtexas
Awesome. We are prob close. I bet your lease is...

Awesome. We are prob close. I bet your lease is on Piney Creek or there abouts. Makes me wonder if it’s not an immediate local issue for me when I see posts like yours. Or maybe my expectations are...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-26-2021, 08:56 PM
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Posted By Anvilheadtexas
That’s great to hear about the turkey. back when...

That’s great to hear about the turkey. back when I used to hunt down that way, probably not far from you, there was a huge pocket of easterns south of 287 near the Trinty/polk county line. But that...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-26-2021, 08:10 PM
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Posted By Anvilheadtexas
I used to hunt and run a deer lease (MLD) in...

I used to hunt and run a deer lease (MLD) in Woodlake …. Essentially Groveton. There has always been a good pocket of deer in that area. I remain tight with the guys on the lease and they certainly...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-26-2021, 08:05 PM
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Posted By Anvilheadtexas
We have done that in the past. When I first...

We have done that in the past. When I first bought the land back in 2006 the guys who hunted on it would toss a bag of corn in a feeder in October (pretty much was the extent of managing) and the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-26-2021, 08:00 PM
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Posted By Anvilheadtexas
That is exactly what I am seeing at my place...

That is exactly what I am seeing at my place although I am not MLD. Last year A family guest took a fine 10 pointer and I bunked up a bow shot on a very fine 8. That being said i’m not sure that’s...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-26-2021, 07:42 PM
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Posted By Anvilheadtexas
That’s my other fear is that there is a bad apple...

That’s my other fear is that there is a bad apple that I am just not to aware about in the area. I don’t think that’s the case however I know my neighbors and they’re all pretty big tracts land And...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-26-2021, 07:34 PM
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Posted By Anvilheadtexas
I will let the cat out of the bag… this is my...

I will let the cat out of the bag… this is my overall hypothesis. However it’s not just MLD. everybody gets two does and this has been consistent for over 15 years. So MLD or not it’s pretty liberal...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-26-2021, 07:01 PM
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Posted By Anvilheadtexas
Deep East Tx Deer Numbers

A few years ago I started a thread addressing what seems to be an issue within the immediate area around my land in Polk County. It seems the overall number of deer has declined and I’m scratching my...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-20-2021, 09:08 PM
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Posted By Anvilheadtexas
Maybe you all are kin? Just sayin…..

Maybe you all are kin? Just sayin…..
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-20-2021, 07:53 PM
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Posted By Anvilheadtexas
The creation of the East Tx family lease came...

The creation of the East Tx family lease came about when timber companies first realized they could recognize some revenue by leasing the land to hunting clubs as opposed to leaving it wide-open. It...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-20-2021, 12:56 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 24,869
Posted By Anvilheadtexas
This thread is gold. It is some of the most...

This thread is gold. It is some of the most intense deer camp drama yet…. Everything from a deeply devout OP, an off the rails retreaded member, a lease manger that does not sound qualified....
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-16-2021, 10:52 AM
Replies: 132
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Posted By Anvilheadtexas
I am going to do it a bit differently, but my...

I am going to do it a bit differently, but my career enables me to do that (work for myself). Going to take another hiatus next year and hike the Pacific Crest Trail (Mexico to Canada) then come back...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-12-2021, 11:54 PM
Replies: 465
Views: 12,450
Posted By Anvilheadtexas
I am so incredibly sorry. You and your family are...

I am so incredibly sorry. You and your family are in my thoughts.
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-30-2021, 01:32 PM
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Posted By Anvilheadtexas
Same here from sister and dad in Slidell. It...

Same here from sister and dad in Slidell. It didn’t sound like they had too much bad wind but it sounded like they did have a lot of rain last I heard from them was early evening yesterday and she...
Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 08-21-2021, 02:20 PM
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Views: 1,711
Posted By Anvilheadtexas
Or that any other living creature that dares to...

Or that any other living creature that dares to eat a precious kernel of “deer corn” spun from a feeder is labeled with names like “corn maggot” and the like. There are great folks on this site, but...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-11-2021, 04:31 PM
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Posted By Anvilheadtexas
It’s responses like this that sour this...

It’s responses like this that sour this site…..regardless of the topic or facts.
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 08-03-2021, 08:49 AM
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Posted By Anvilheadtexas
Thsts exactly what I was thinking!

Thsts exactly what I was thinking!
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-02-2021, 11:08 PM
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Views: 1,524
Posted By Anvilheadtexas
The MH Chili-Mac comes highly endorsed from me!

The MH Chili-Mac comes highly endorsed from me!
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-02-2021, 12:26 PM
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Views: 1,524
Posted By Anvilheadtexas
Sweet!!!! Looks fun.

Sweet!!!! Looks fun.
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-01-2021, 03:31 PM
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Posted By Anvilheadtexas
Persimmons on my place in Polk County are looking...

Persimmons on my place in Polk County are looking abundant. Fruit is developing well. Looks like some of the oaks will produce big as well. The feeder guys are going to be crying this Fall.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-24-2021, 10:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,369
Posted By Anvilheadtexas
I have several consistent producers on my place...

I have several consistent producers on my place in Polk Cty. While the fruits do attract all kinds of critters, it seems as if by Oct 16th the fruits are gone. Thread has me wondering what fruit...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-22-2021, 08:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 297
Posted By Anvilheadtexas
Paid a lot less than that, But paid too much. Oh...

Paid a lot less than that, But paid too much. Oh well…. It’s only Rick and roll.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-22-2021, 06:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 297
Posted By Anvilheadtexas
Rolling Stones Austin - it’s back on!!!

Saturday November 20th. Circuit of America. I better get my deer in early November.

Also Weds October 13th in NOLA at Jazzfest!

So much good music this fall.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-18-2021, 12:07 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,392
Posted By Anvilheadtexas
Thats a strong indicator that the guy is good....

Thats a strong indicator that the guy is good. All his shows are selling out immediately.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-17-2021, 05:03 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,392
Posted By Anvilheadtexas
Meh! Shoot a deer in early November and hit the...

Meh! Shoot a deer in early November and hit the tour.
Dec 2 - Houston
Dec 3 - Austin
Dec 4 - Dallas

That’s my plan at least. Of course my place in East Texas is usually very dead post rut in...
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