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Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities Today, 10:47 AM
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Posted By RifleBowPistol
I need to be more prepared, I should have bought...

I need to be more prepared, I should have bought new work boots much sooner than I did. My work boots are only good for a year, then my feet will start hurting, that's where my whole mess started. My...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities Today, 10:35 AM
Replies: 1,090
Views: 59,731
Posted By RifleBowPistol
If you get out into the open areas, that area all...

If you get out into the open areas, that area all over the north end of the place. There are a lot of rattlers in that grass we call salt grass, but I really don't know the correct name for that...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) Yesterday, 09:38 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,875
Posted By RifleBowPistol
Do some reading, Barnes bullets don't open up...

Do some reading, Barnes bullets don't open up very reliably at all. I have tried a couple different types of Barnes, shot multiple deer, never had one open up. They just zip through, with very little...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities Yesterday, 04:02 PM
Replies: 1,090
Views: 59,731
Posted By RifleBowPistol
I think I remember some guys set up in the middle...

I think I remember some guys set up in the middle of a couple roads, on some of the rifle hunts we did at Aransas. We just laughed and drove on past them. You can drive most of the roads down there,...
Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 03:51 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,195
Posted By RifleBowPistol
That’s pretty dang good. At any age that’s a hell...

That’s pretty dang good. At any age that’s a hell of a nice thing to take home.
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities Yesterday, 01:27 PM
Replies: 1,090
Views: 59,731
Posted By RifleBowPistol
I was hoping that my feet were not going to be a...

I was hoping that my feet were not going to be a big problem, but they were. I have a bike I could have taken, but I was trying to travel with as little crap as possible, and from some of what I...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities Yesterday, 11:08 AM
Replies: 1,090
Views: 59,731
Posted By RifleBowPistol
That place is definitely one of those situations,...

That place is definitely one of those situations, where you have to experience it to get somewhat of an understanding of the place. I kept seeing there were very few kills on the rifle hunts, now I...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-12-2022, 08:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 689
Posted By RifleBowPistol
Looks great.

Looks great.
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 01-12-2022, 07:32 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 7,075
Posted By RifleBowPistol
They may have, I know the Feds were on a mission...

They may have, I know the Feds were on a mission to get rid of all non native species from Federal lands a few years ago. But it seems they got met with a ot of unhappy people who cried about them...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-12-2022, 07:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,172
Posted By RifleBowPistol
We called those China berry trees when I was a...

We called those China berry trees when I was a kid, yes if you eat them, they will make you puke. Or at least I did the one time I tried them as a kid.
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 01-12-2022, 06:49 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 7,075
Posted By RifleBowPistol
They don't have to net them for the numbers on...

They don't have to net them for the numbers on the public land to be very low or zero. The rams come and go as they choose, and have as long as they have been out there. What I saw years ago, was...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-12-2022, 05:07 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,927
Posted By RifleBowPistol
Yes, definitely. But it would be easier and...

Yes, definitely.
But it would be easier and quicker to line them up and shoot them.
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-12-2022, 05:04 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,927
Posted By RifleBowPistol
What they are saying, is they have new excuses...

What they are saying, is they have new excuses for the food prices to take a big jump, very soon.
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 01-12-2022, 04:40 PM
Replies: 1,090
Views: 59,731
Posted By RifleBowPistol
Good deal, that should be some good eating. Good...

Good deal, that should be some good eating. Good to see people are still killing stuff down there.
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-11-2022, 07:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,865
Posted By RifleBowPistol
That's not a bad idea. Other than who would pay...

That's not a bad idea. Other than who would pay crap for them? I am sure they ain't good for much physical labor, so I don't know what value they would have.
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-11-2022, 10:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 212
Posted By RifleBowPistol
So where did the hunt take place at? Since our...

So where did the hunt take place at? Since our daughter is grown, I don't look at the youth hunts. So I am not familiar with them.

Glad your son got some deer, sounds like he had fun.
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-11-2022, 09:57 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,373
Posted By RifleBowPistol
I used to be very good at putting edges on most...

I used to be very good at putting edges on most all of our knives 30 plus years ago. The knives I have bought in the past 20 years, I am not any good at putting an edge on them. I have a collection...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 01-10-2022, 08:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,439
Posted By RifleBowPistol
Javelina? Really? Never seen javelina around that...

Javelina? Really? Never seen javelina around that area, that's interesting.
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 01-10-2022, 08:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 970
Posted By RifleBowPistol
Nice buck, pretty heavy body.

Nice buck, pretty heavy body.
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-10-2022, 08:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,127
Posted By RifleBowPistol
Very cool stuff.

Very cool stuff.
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 01-10-2022, 07:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 606
Posted By RifleBowPistol
Good luck. Does it say what you are allowed to...

Good luck. Does it say what you are allowed to shoot? Depending on exactly where it is, it could have axis or other exotics. The deer could easily be good to very good sized.
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 01-10-2022, 07:30 PM
Replies: 1,090
Views: 59,731
Posted By RifleBowPistol
It's good to see y'all are still kicking but,...

It's good to see y'all are still kicking but, down there.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-09-2022, 06:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,427
Posted By RifleBowPistol
Well, if you shoot them in the chest, there...

Well, if you shoot them in the chest, there really is very little meat damage. They ain't going to run off. Most of the lungs are liquified, then what ain't liquified, gets blown out the big exit...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-09-2022, 05:16 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 6,370
Posted By RifleBowPistol
I would try to grab the money as fast as...

I would try to grab the money as fast as possible, then go into hiding, and hide the money. Because I know they would come back and tell me, they made a mistake, that I really did not win.
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 01-09-2022, 05:03 PM
Replies: 1,090
Views: 59,731
Posted By RifleBowPistol
I have been noticing that with nilgai. I have...

I have been noticing that with nilgai. I have looked at quite a few pictures of nilgai lately, noticed numerous of them look like they are alive and smiling. They don't have the dead deer, jaw...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-09-2022, 04:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,391
Posted By RifleBowPistol
Is he thinking he wants rabbit for dinner?

Is he thinking he wants rabbit for dinner?
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-09-2022, 03:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,427
Posted By RifleBowPistol
That 100 gr. Sierra HP, I would bet would be...

That 100 gr. Sierra HP, I would bet would be interesting in the TCU. I would try to 139 gr. in 7X30, it should work pretty good.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-09-2022, 01:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,427
Posted By RifleBowPistol
I understand. I started using smaller guns,...

I understand. I started using smaller guns, because of all of the damage the Sendero would do. If I was not shooting longer ranges, I would usually use my 30-30 Contender, or 22-250 more often. Then...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-09-2022, 01:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,427
Posted By RifleBowPistol
My hand loads for my 7mm Rem. Mag. Sendero was...

My hand loads for my 7mm Rem. Mag. Sendero was something like 61.5 gr. or so of Reloader 19, behind a 140 gr. Nosler Ballistic Tip. That 140 gr. Ballistic Tip would leave the muzzle at 3350 fps. It...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-09-2022, 12:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 824
Posted By RifleBowPistol
I am not sure what year the show is supposed to...

I am not sure what year the show is supposed to be taking place. If I heard it correctly, the teenage daughter was supposed to have been born in 1883, then she is obviously late teens, to early 20s...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-09-2022, 11:46 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,427
Posted By RifleBowPistol
But does it blow four inch diameter craters for...

But does it blow four inch diameter craters for exit wounds at 450 yards? Causing the deer to blow big chunks of lung out the crater, and spraying a 4 in. diameter mist of blood, as it tries to run...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-09-2022, 11:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,427
Posted By RifleBowPistol
Don't hear of hardly anyone loading any of the...

Don't hear of hardly anyone loading any of the TCUs anymore. Ol Bob Milek used to kill a lot of mulies and proghorns with 6mm TCUs and 7mm TCUs, out to some pretty respectable ranges.

It's...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 01-09-2022, 11:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,056
Posted By RifleBowPistol
Good deal, nice buck. The views would have been...

Good deal, nice buck. The views would have been worth taking the trip for, but coming back with a buck, would really make the trip worth while.
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-09-2022, 11:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,474
Posted By RifleBowPistol
You going after white bass for the spring run? I...

You going after white bass for the spring run? I have not fished the Nueces since I lived down south. Back then we fished the Nueces every spring for white bass, large mouth and all types of other...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-09-2022, 11:09 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,701
Posted By RifleBowPistol
I had back pain, for the first three days, only...

I had back pain, for the first three days, only when I had a fever. Which I only had a fever in the mornings and at night. The second two afternoons, I had zero symptoms. Then the third day, the only...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 01-08-2022, 07:55 PM
Replies: 1,090
Views: 59,731
Posted By RifleBowPistol
That's pretty good.

That's pretty good.
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 01-08-2022, 06:14 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,936
Posted By RifleBowPistol
I have seen numerous south Texas bucks, with very...

I have seen numerous south Texas bucks, with very wide racks, that don't curve much at the ends. Most of those racks are 22" to 24", seen at least one, that was 26". All of them had nothing but short...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-08-2022, 06:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,427
Posted By RifleBowPistol
I have been a big 7mm Rem. Mag fan for many...

I have been a big 7mm Rem. Mag fan for many years. I like some of the other 7mms also, but not like the Rem. Mag.

Someday I want to do the ancestry deal and see if by any chance I might be...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-08-2022, 10:22 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,912
Posted By RifleBowPistol
I had to replace the instrument cluster in my...

I had to replace the instrument cluster in my truck, probably five years ago, because the generation of Ford I have, has a common problem with the cluster. I finally found multiple companies on Ebay...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-08-2022, 09:55 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,912
Posted By RifleBowPistol
There is something to consider, if there was...

There is something to consider, if there was something wrong with the original instrument cluster, which is common on those trucks. The cluster may have been changed out.

Years ago, when I worked...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-07-2022, 08:20 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,974
Posted By RifleBowPistol
The crap hit me last Thursday, felt like crap...

The crap hit me last Thursday, felt like crap Thursday. Then Friday and Saturday, I had a mild fever and body aches in the morning and evening. But in the afternoon, I had zero symptoms. So I was out...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-06-2022, 06:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,422
Posted By RifleBowPistol
61 years old, I wonder how long he has been...

61 years old, I wonder how long he has been hunting? His hunting days are over now.
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-06-2022, 06:10 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,030
Posted By RifleBowPistol
Pretty sure that's the processor that tried to...

Pretty sure that's the processor that tried to turn us in twice to the game warden. They told the game warden on two occasions, the deer we killed on the Less Ranch outside of Boerne, were actually...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-04-2022, 07:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,368
Posted By RifleBowPistol
If that is a boat trailer axle, I would just cut...

If that is a boat trailer axle, I would just cut the axle or axles off the trailer, not worth trying to unbolt anything, everything I see in that picture is hardly scrap metal.
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-04-2022, 07:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,368
Posted By RifleBowPistol
Yep, AKA smoke wrench.

Yep, AKA smoke wrench.
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-03-2022, 07:57 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,196
Posted By RifleBowPistol
When I went for orientation for the Border Patrol...

When I went for orientation for the Border Patrol back in the mid 90s. They made it very clear that if you encounter any situation where someone from the other side of the border is hostile, in any...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-03-2022, 07:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 518
Posted By RifleBowPistol
I have drilled numerous holes in concrete, to...

I have drilled numerous holes in concrete, to install Redhead threaded inserts. I found masonry bits are not worth a crap at drilling through rebar. Then at the same time, a high speed drill bit will...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-03-2022, 07:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,529
Posted By RifleBowPistol
Pretty nice deer.

Pretty nice deer.
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-03-2022, 07:06 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 12,906
Posted By RifleBowPistol
That's a beautiful deer. I would let him breed...

That's a beautiful deer. I would let him breed for as long as possible. Then take him, when he is 8 to 9 years old for a mount, before he dies, he is not going to breed much after that anyway.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-02-2022, 09:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,488
Posted By RifleBowPistol
My suggestion would be 30 caliber or larger bore....

My suggestion would be 30 caliber or larger bore. The 300 Ham'r would be a good choice, the 350 Legend would also be a good choice.

Look at what works in a 12" barrel Contender for deer and hogs...
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