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Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 12-02-2018, 02:21 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,819
Posted By Champlaya7
I'll also be in the southern portion of 27 this...

I'll also be in the southern portion of 27 this January with my brother. Nothing but tents and boots for us but several roads look like they go for 15+ miles back so I'd imagine a Monday-Friday hunt...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 10-01-2018, 11:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 616
Posted By Champlaya7
Went with a buddy last January, saw some deer...

Went with a buddy last January, saw some deer down by the elm fork of the red river. 2017-2018 big game report says 10 bucks and 5 doe were shot there with archery gear last year so it can be done!
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 07-15-2018, 02:05 PM
Replies: 833
Views: 50,609
Posted By Champlaya7
Just pulled some cards out from there yesterday....

Just pulled some cards out from there yesterday. One noteworthy buck with substantial growth, pic taken on July 7th. PM me if you want to see it.
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 06-25-2018, 03:01 PM
Replies: 833
Views: 50,609
Posted By Champlaya7
https://www.amazon.com/Wildgame-Innovations-TR8I1-...

https://www.amazon.com/Wildgame-Innovations-TR8I1-7-Infrared-Megapixel/dp/B06XNJ6M3J/ref=mp_s_a_1_5?ie=UTF8&qid=1529956802&sr=8-5&pi=AC_SX236_SY340_QL65&keywords=wildgame+innovations+trail+cam&dpPl=1&...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 06-11-2018, 09:03 AM
Replies: 778
Views: 62,640
Posted By Champlaya7
Got a few cams set up yesterday, tore through...

Got a few cams set up yesterday, tore through more poison ivy and water bottles than I thought I would of but thatís okay. Couple ticks, but mostly its HOT! Haha
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 06-07-2018, 08:24 PM
Replies: 603
Views: 41,555
Posted By Champlaya7
In person CrossTimbers, they will ask for your ID...

In person CrossTimbers, they will ask for your ID and hunter's safety card
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 04-21-2018, 09:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,158
Posted By Champlaya7
Arizona OTC Mule Deer

Wondering if anyone has ever made the trip out west to go after muleys? I'm interested in units along the NM/AZ border (Clifton and surrounding areas) but if given a reason to go deeper into the...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 11-11-2017, 04:36 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,024
Posted By Champlaya7
I should clear up that the 12 point on the trail...

I should clear up that the 12 point on the trail camera photo above is not the buck I shot, but he certainly was the reason I sat where I did! So I tip my hat to that ole boy and I’ll be catching up...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 11-11-2017, 01:01 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,024
Posted By Champlaya7
My First Public Land Buck (Story and Pic Heavy)

On the morning of Thursday, November 9th I found myself 25 feet up an oak tree that I'd hunted several times a few weeks before where some good activity had taken place. To my dismay I discovered...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-03-2017, 02:14 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,048
Posted By Champlaya7
Congrats! That’s a stud for sure!

Congrats! That’s a stud for sure!
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-30-2017, 10:12 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,128
Posted By Champlaya7
Great movement by young bucks on the 28th and...

Great movement by young bucks on the 28th and 29th. Real nice 3 1/2 year old 8 pt followed some does through. Had 3 new bucks show up on the morning of the 22nd and one returned 2 days later. A few...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 10-16-2017, 04:04 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 23,768
Posted By Champlaya7
I got some spare optimism back at home if you...

I got some spare optimism back at home if you guys are running low, lol. Cold fronts will always get me pumped!
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 10-16-2017, 02:28 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 23,768
Posted By Champlaya7
Will be out there tomorrow morning for my first...

Will be out there tomorrow morning for my first hunt there since December of 2015. Gonna be a cold and exciting sit!
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-29-2017, 07:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 975
Posted By Champlaya7
Name of this feeder accessory?

Does anyone happen to know the name of this feeder accessory or know where I might purchase one? It's the section that looks to slip over a t-post and holds a 5 gallon feeder in place. Looking to do...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-18-2017, 03:34 PM
Replies: 8,619
Views: 217,049
Posted By Champlaya7
Following! Get em bra!

Following! Get em bra!
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 12-06-2016, 11:19 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 16,688
Posted By Champlaya7
I'll be out there this Friday and Saturday, will...

I'll be out there this Friday and Saturday, will be my first and only trip of the year out there. Hope the creek levels continue to decline steadily over the next few days. Would hunt Thursday but...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 11-14-2016, 11:12 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 771
Posted By Champlaya7
Sandy Sanders WMA

Anyone ever deer or turkey hunted Sandy Sanders WMA in SW Oklahoma? Going up there to scout just after Thanksgiving and hunting for a week in early January. Wondering if anyone had been to the area...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 10-28-2016, 12:58 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 16,688
Posted By Champlaya7
Does anyone know what happened there? I ask...

Does anyone know what happened there? I ask because I actually got the opportunity to meet John (Limbwalker) and shoot some archery with him. Really aided me in starting up an archery club at my...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 08-25-2016, 05:46 PM
Replies: 755
Views: 55,344
Posted By Champlaya7
My group of 4 was drawn. Been 2 years since I've...

My group of 4 was drawn. Been 2 years since I've been back in those woods due to flooding, but I know exactly where my old set up is. Will have a few hunts in early November and mid December for sure!
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 08-21-2016, 02:03 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 16,688
Posted By Champlaya7
That just means no one will be tromping around in...

That just means no one will be tromping around in there for the next month or so. Sounds like a great plan devised by Mother Nature to help keep the pressure down, might help us see more in the late...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 08-21-2016, 01:58 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 16,688
Posted By Champlaya7
[QUOTE=Hoggwild;11602156]Is Limbwalker still on...

[QUOTE=Hoggwild;11602156]Is Limbwalker still on here? Hadn't seen anything from him in awhile?

I feel like I saw a "banned" tag where it used to say "Pope and Young" on his banner. Not sure what...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 08-20-2016, 01:14 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 16,688
Posted By Champlaya7
Are these photos from the Nails Creek State Park?...

Are these photos from the Nails Creek State Park? Awesome bucks!

...Just saw its Birch Creek State Park off the trailway. Photos like that will get ya up and wanting to hunt!
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 08-19-2016, 11:16 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 16,688
Posted By Champlaya7
Wow, Yegua really didn't get too high up,...

Wow, Yegua really didn't get too high up, comparative to last year at least. I remember when it was up there in the orange shaded region last October!
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 08-18-2016, 07:07 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 16,688
Posted By Champlaya7
In seriousness, it will more than likely be...

In seriousness, it will more than likely be another year like last year. Tons of mosquitoes from standing water everywhere, full chest waders needed to cross creeks, and a few days where ya just...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 08-18-2016, 06:37 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 16,688
Posted By Champlaya7
Its alright, means instead of leaves crunching...

Its alright, means instead of leaves crunching from approaching deer it'll be puddles splashing! hahaha
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-01-2016, 12:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 725
Posted By Champlaya7
Buying small yet thick property

Just like the title says, I am looking at purchasing about 70 acres of overgrown, thick hunting property. The 70 is surrounded by equally thick acreage of about 400 acres. I would assume all that...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 06-25-2016, 09:37 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 16,688
Posted By Champlaya7
I live in San Marcos and hunted out there quite a...

I live in San Marcos and hunted out there quite a bit last year, Nails and Yegua. If we get rains again, even once, like we did last summer, it's gonna be a water park in there. Plenty of times I...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-27-2016, 02:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,573
Posted By Champlaya7
I don't disagree with you, We have not only...

I don't disagree with you,

We have not only that well established business but many restaurants in the DFW, Austin, and San Antonio area. Not to mention a contracting company that builds out...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-26-2016, 09:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,573
Posted By Champlaya7
Yep, that tends to happen alot now a days it...

Yep, that tends to happen alot now a days it seems. Students talk to a few professors with a PHD and praise them. Was in a philosophy class this past semester myself and we discussed animal cruelty...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-26-2016, 09:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,573
Posted By Champlaya7
No problem thumper, I appreciate to support and...

No problem thumper, I appreciate to support and we have made the ratings go from 2.9 to 4.3!

Yeah I have to stop myself cuz I know they won't listen, we are just two polar opposite groups that...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-26-2016, 07:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,573
Posted By Champlaya7
I have no respect for anyone's stance on ANYTHING...

I have no respect for anyone's stance on ANYTHING if it means disenfranchising and tarnishing the image of an entire company based on one person's personal decisions. The fact that they can...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-26-2016, 06:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,573
Posted By Champlaya7
"Stuff" Anti-Hunters Say

First of all, I want to thank all those that gave my father's business page on facebook a 5 star rating after it went under attack by some anti's after they figured out he went to Africa to hunt...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-07-2016, 01:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,230
Posted By Champlaya7
Thanks Shane! I've gotten a lot better at not...

Thanks Shane! I've gotten a lot better at not looking at the man behind the camera instead of the camera lens when it comes to interviews! LOL, yes sir we do.

Ross is coming down to hog hunt with...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-07-2016, 01:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,230
Posted By Champlaya7
Thanks for all the kind words everyone, ...

Thanks for all the kind words everyone,

Here's a picture and video I edited and put together back around this time in 2010. This is my first bow turkey and man was it cool! I had gotten in my...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-06-2016, 11:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,230
Posted By Champlaya7
A few more cool pics to add: Big boy back in...

A few more cool pics to add:

Big boy back in 2009; never saw him again after September:

http://i36.photobucket.com/albums/e26/BrandonAlbert/Mobile%20Uploads/image_zpsztem8q2y.png

No filter,...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-05-2016, 07:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,230
Posted By Champlaya7
The History Of The Albert Ranch (2007-Today)

I'll try my best to sum up the amazing history of the ranch I experienced some of my fondest memories at. I'll provide some pictures to keep ya'll interested. It is located in Pittsburg county...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-05-2016, 02:35 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,643
Posted By Champlaya7
Nice! Don't let any of these negative...

Nice!

Don't let any of these negative comments get you down. We used to own 400 acres in Pittsburg county and had some incredible deer taken off the place. We had locals tell us meth labs were all...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 03-29-2016, 01:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,865
Posted By Champlaya7
That should work fine, I'm thinking about doing...

That should work fine, I'm thinking about doing the same thing. Bring a few climbing sticks to get up there. Can go to big lots or something and buy some fake vines and wrap that around it so you...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 03-29-2016, 01:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,865
Posted By Champlaya7
I remember their older models from 2009ish, they...

I remember their older models from 2009ish, they took C batteries and could be bought in packs of 2. We bought 2 two-packs and not ONE worked.

But then I went to academy this past fall and bought...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 03-29-2016, 01:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,486
Posted By Champlaya7
That's the best part of the process! Besides the...

That's the best part of the process! Besides the shot of course :D

Ended up going with Hugo Lake WMA since they don't close during the first nine days of rifle like many other WMAs, yet still have...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 03-22-2016, 11:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,450
Posted By Champlaya7
Opens April 2nd for wise county right?

Opens April 2nd for wise county right?
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 03-17-2016, 02:21 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,167
Posted By Champlaya7
:D;)b Good luck out there

:D;)b

Good luck out there
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 02-23-2016, 11:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,486
Posted By Champlaya7
Oklahoma: Honobia Creek/James Collins WMA

Anyone on here ever been to Honobia Creek or James Collins WMA? My family used to own 400 acres in Pittsburg County but sold back in 2014. Ready to head back up there this fall.

Will have a few...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-05-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,877
Posted By Champlaya7
I had my buddy set up on a long beard coming in...

I had my buddy set up on a long beard coming in on a string last April. It was a run-n-gun style hunt and of course this turkey was probably 200 yards from the fence line, if that. All of a sudden...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 12-03-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 21,742
Posted By Champlaya7
That would make sense, haven't been able to get...

That would make sense, haven't been able to get in a tree since the 24th, LOL. Very excited now.
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 12-03-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 21,742
Posted By Champlaya7
Maybe the big boys are starting to actually rut...

Maybe the big boys are starting to actually rut now? I know I've been in a tree a lot this year out there and haven't seen but maybe one young 8 running around like he was on a mission, everything...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 12-03-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 21,742
Posted By Champlaya7
Well, I WAS content with taking the legal 8 point...

Well, I WAS content with taking the legal 8 point that's been coming in regularly over this weekend, now I'm not so sure... LOL, I've talked to a few guys in the parking areas and they have a few...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 11-22-2015, 11:08 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 21,742
Posted By Champlaya7
I do not blame you one bit John, with as far in...

I do not blame you one bit John, with as far in as you're walking this year, you better believe once the sweat settles on your clothes from the long walk that it will get very uncomfortable very...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 11-22-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 21,742
Posted By Champlaya7
Does this mean the mosquitos are finally gonna...

Does this mean the mosquitos are finally gonna give us a break?! haha, couldn't make it out this morning but will be out there on Monday all day. Will seem to be just as cold then. You know those...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 11-13-2015, 09:44 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 21,742
Posted By Champlaya7
I don't think I've ever seen such large...

I don't think I've ever seen such large mosquitoes and in such a large amount! Saw a pig and a spike on Nails and a few doe on Yegua. Lots of standing water still, we need a cold front of the century...
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