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Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 10-13-2021, 08:45 AM
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Thatís hilarious Sent from my iPhone...

Thatís hilarious


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Forum: Around the Campfire 10-12-2021, 11:04 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 2,634
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There were a few factors, the largest being she...

There were a few factors, the largest being she was in the running for a four year full ride. She made the final round and didnít get that, but she had to commit to attending Tech to advance in that...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-12-2021, 10:45 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 2,634
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My daughter chose Tech over several other...

My daughter chose Tech over several other schools. Tech gave her the best deal $ wise. She had no desire to go to A&M, briefly consider UT, but felt unsafe with the way Austin has been going and...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 10-11-2021, 10:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,331
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Thanks for letting us follow along! Sent...

Thanks for letting us follow along!


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Forum: Around the Campfire 10-09-2021, 03:01 PM
Replies: 432
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Thatís a hell of a pig to get us to 1600 on the...

Thatís a hell of a pig to get us to 1600 on the year


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Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 10-04-2021, 10:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,002
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I seem to recall the waterfowl hunts all drew...

I seem to recall the waterfowl hunts all drew late last year too. I called and the person I talked to said thatís because they wait to make sure they can actually do the hunts.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 10-04-2021, 08:55 AM
Replies: 133
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Congrats! Sent from my iPhone using...

Congrats!


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Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 10-01-2021, 01:30 PM
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Congrats! Sent from my iPhone using...

Congrats!


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Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 09-28-2021, 01:25 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,866
Posted By Army of Dad
They do send emails to selected hunters. I get...

They do send emails to selected hunters. I get them whenever Iíve been drawn, but I also use the check status to make sure internet gremlins didnít mess it up.


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Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 09-27-2021, 12:21 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,866
Posted By Army of Dad
Same here. I hate relying solely on an email...

Same here. I hate relying solely on an email notification


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Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 09-23-2021, 12:15 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By Army of Dad
Maybe consider renting a RV? Sent from...

Maybe consider renting a RV?


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Forum: Around the Campfire 09-19-2021, 08:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,256
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I still vividly remember learning to fillet fish...

I still vividly remember learning to fillet fish with my grandpa, dad, and an uncle. Thanks for a reason to think about that again.


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Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 09-18-2021, 10:30 AM
Replies: 12
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Posted By Army of Dad
Yíall should have fun and are virtually certain...

Yíall should have fun and are virtually certain to get some opportunities. FYI, I donít think youíll be able to camp at the park for your hunt.


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Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 09-18-2021, 10:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 648
Posted By Army of Dad
I love the hunt threads. Their hunt will not be...

I love the hunt threads. Their hunt will not be in the same part of the park as your hunt so it will be fun to hear about, but wonít have any impact on your hunt.


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Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 09-18-2021, 07:17 AM
Replies: 198
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Selected hunters have 10 days to accept/pay for...

Selected hunters have 10 days to accept/pay for the permit(s) they drew. The second drawing takes place after that period.


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Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 09-17-2021, 09:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,070
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Eh, water can be a blessing and a curse. We had...

Eh, water can be a blessing and a curse. We had duck hunters in our compartment that were almost certainly too far from the shoreline. That may explain why my hunting partner and his daughter saw...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 09-17-2021, 07:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,070
Posted By Army of Dad
Our youth hunt they did a drawing for numbers and...

Our youth hunt they did a drawing for numbers and we picked based on that order (or it was tpwd draw order-I forget which). That was a few years back so it may have changed


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Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 09-17-2021, 01:15 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 6,277
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Yeah, I say charge them more per app or require...

Yeah, I say charge them more per app or require non-residents buy a license to apply. Maybe bothÖ


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Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 09-17-2021, 10:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,070
Posted By Army of Dad
My daughter got a youth management hunt there a...

My daughter got a youth management hunt there a few years back. Depending on your unit they will have some box blinds, but the deer we saw (especially the bucks) seemed to be avoiding hothouse...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 09-17-2021, 10:15 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 6,277
Posted By Army of Dad
9/15 draw hunts

Hmm. Well the tpwd draw is basically just a raffle. I prefer the random aspect. I donít want to see a situation like Colorado where new hunters have essentially zero chance of ever getting a good...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 09-17-2021, 10:00 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 6,277
Posted By Army of Dad
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Thanks!


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Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 09-17-2021, 09:59 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 6,277
Posted By Army of Dad
Not drawn this time. I have been there before. PM...

Not drawn this time. I have been there before. PM if you want some info


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Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 09-16-2021, 05:29 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 6,277
Posted By Army of Dad
My neighbor and I drew GDE at San Angelo SP. ...

My neighbor and I drew GDE at San Angelo SP.


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Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 09-15-2021, 03:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 491
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Caddo and Mayse are both in the APH book. Check...

Caddo and Mayse are both in the APH book. Check there for yourself whenever you have questions about APH properties


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Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 09-15-2021, 03:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 825
Posted By Army of Dad
Like you said, every state is different. In Texas...

Like you said, every state is different. In Texas the kids can keep their points, but points are per category. If they never draw in a youth category they wonít get anything for points in a youth...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 09-13-2021, 09:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,040
Posted By Army of Dad
That slim possibility on 2nd draw is how my...

That slim possibility on 2nd draw is how my neighbor drew this hunt. Lucky dog.


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Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 09-04-2021, 08:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,055
Posted By Army of Dad
My daughter took her first deer in that park in...

My daughter took her first deer in that park in 2017. Itís a great park and there were some great deer numbers. As other Iíve noted, cell service is only ok Iím some parts of the park. (The staff can...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-04-2021, 05:23 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 18,458
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Wow, what a jerk. Iím glad the GW and landowner...

Wow, what a jerk. Iím glad the GW and landowner seem to be doing their best!
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 08-05-2021, 03:49 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,031
Posted By Army of Dad
TPWD usually does the draw the next business day...

TPWD usually does the draw the next business day after the application deadline so probably sometime on 9/2 this year


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Forum: Around the Campfire 07-28-2021, 09:10 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 12,711
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I agree wholeheartedly. This place has been a...

I agree wholeheartedly. This place has been a bastion of old school Ďbeing as good as your wordí. I hate to see anything like this go sideways, but sadly calling out someone who hasnít lived up to...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 07-28-2021, 09:03 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,955
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Iím no expert in Oklahoma as this was my first...

Iím no expert in Oklahoma as this was my first year applying, but I think theyíre done with controlled hunt draws for the coming season.


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Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 07-17-2021, 08:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 998
Posted By Army of Dad
You might consider something like an Ultimate...

You might consider something like an Ultimate Predator decoy. They have both pronghorn and (moo) cow decoys that might help you close the distance...


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Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 07-04-2021, 10:44 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,031
Posted By Army of Dad
Razorbacks can tell you for sure, but if memory...

Razorbacks can tell you for sure, but if memory serves you can shoot it at pretty much any archery range and have a person there sign off on it.


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Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 07-02-2021, 05:59 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,031
Posted By Army of Dad
Itís there under national wildlife refuge archery...

Itís there under national wildlife refuge archery deer


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Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 07-02-2021, 05:32 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,031
Posted By Army of Dad
Meh, Iím fine with additional requirements. Iím...

Meh, Iím fine with additional requirements. Iím glad I took the bow Hunter education course and if Iím luck enough to get drawn this year Iíll have no problem passing the qualification.

A few...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 06-11-2021, 01:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 946
Posted By Army of Dad
I hunted Wyoming last year in archery on a...

I hunted Wyoming last year in archery on a general tag and did it DIY.

I had a couple of encounters but never got release an arrow.


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Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 06-11-2021, 01:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,955
Posted By Army of Dad
I was going to make this same suggestion. ...

I was going to make this same suggestion.

FWIW, I drew the same hunt Abe drew last year. Iíll be up there 11/30-12/2.


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Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 06-08-2021, 09:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,394
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I think Arizona has some OTC options, though I...

I think Arizona has some OTC options, though I think they are archery hunts...


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Forum: Around the Campfire 05-22-2021, 09:46 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,075
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Yeah, could/should be lethal. Blood trail might...

Yeah, could/should be lethal. Blood trail might be tough with a hit that high.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 05-17-2021, 10:01 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,075
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Heíll get one, hopefully soon Sent from...

Heíll get one, hopefully soon


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Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 05-13-2021, 10:20 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,589
Posted By Army of Dad
Iíd suggest planning on bringing the ATV. Lots of...

Iíd suggest planning on bringing the ATV. Lots of folks use them and without one you may well behind the curve. Just remember that you canít use it in a designated wilderness area, but you can use it...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-09-2021, 04:16 PM
Replies: 432
Views: 20,845
Posted By Army of Dad
1007 Another spot and stalk public land...

1007

Another spot and stalk public land archery pig being turned into meals.
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Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 04-22-2021, 01:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,794
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Iíve never hunted that unit so I canít really...

Iíve never hunted that unit so I canít really give advice on where to look other than the info youíre likely to find. I will say youíll need to judge the conditions (weather, land/water, and hunting...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 04-21-2021, 04:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,941
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Iím also in the didnít draw group. Congrats...

Iím also in the didnít draw group.

Congrats to everyone who drew.


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Forum: Around the Campfire 04-19-2021, 07:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 888
Posted By Army of Dad
This a kill pattern (trky) ?

I use a shotgun shell sleeve and pairs of duck decoy weights to add weight to a youth gun.

If you still need something let me know and you can give it a try.


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Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 04-02-2021, 12:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,707
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The only two things Iíd change is to increase the...

The only two things Iíd change is to increase the prices for non-resident applicants and remove the squaring of points.


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Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 03-30-2021, 01:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,592
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Oops, I didnít read down far enough to see you...

Oops, I didnít read down far enough to see you already covered it.


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Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 03-30-2021, 01:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,592
Posted By Army of Dad
For properties included with the APH you canít...

For properties included with the APH you canít hunt after dark. This is covered in the front of the book where they list a ton of regulations. I know most people donít read that section and only read...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 03-30-2021, 11:41 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,845
Posted By Army of Dad
Based on that hull number, somewhere in the...

Based on that hull number, somewhere in the mid-Atlanticís states


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Forum: Around the Campfire 03-30-2021, 10:17 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,346
Posted By Army of Dad
If you are going to try to keep your fat down...

If you are going to try to keep your fat down towards 20% try adding a product like C-bind and a little extra liquid in your mix. That will help trap some of the moisture. Iíd suggest bumping the fat...
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