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Forum: Around the Campfire Today, 01:51 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By wytex
We have a FLIR ps 32 we bought in 2013. Great...

We have a FLIR ps 32 we bought in 2013. Great little handheld. No issues with it today.
When new it had a bad battery and was a defect they new about for some units. They replaced it free of charge...
Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics Today, 08:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 927
Posted By wytex
No horses allowed for packing out. ...

No horses allowed for packing out.

Wondering, your training involves steep terrain, heat and heavy pack loads? Bull bison are huge. How will you keep the meat cool in the field while packing out...
Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 08:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 692
Posted By wytex
Pretty sure our moose area has little to no cell...

Pretty sure our moose area has little to no cell reception.
Really hoping we are south of grizz country too. Wolves are a real possibility.
A short weekend trip over this summer may have to happen...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-03-2021, 03:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 692
Posted By wytex
The bison tag is a different hunt than when we...

The bison tag is a different hunt than when we had our 3 cow tags. Didn't put in this year but bulls only for us from now on.

Holy moly on the great tags for your friends. What area for the sheep?...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-03-2021, 01:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 692
Posted By wytex
Looking forward to it. I've called in several...

Looking forward to it. I've called in several bulls while elk hunting. Hoping I'm not just the camp cook and extra packing help.
Called this smaller bull across a meadow to within 10 yds or so. When...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-03-2021, 12:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 692
Posted By wytex
Wyoming moose and sheep draw

Results are up, for moose at least.
Spouse drew his 2nd moose tag and our 4th overall.
Looking forward to the hunt and perhaps a combo in Region G for big mule deer, elk too.
Any bull will do and...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-03-2021, 07:56 AM
Replies: 7,039
Views: 593,490
Posted By wytex
Here's some antler growth to get you all thinking...

Here's some antler growth to get you all thinking about fall.
These elk are at the WG&F research facility in Sybille Canyon.
Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 05-03-2021, 07:47 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,918
Posted By wytex
Forgot, we found another mt lion kill by the...

Forgot, we found another mt lion kill by the creek. Looks like a young mule deer and it was not there last weekend.
We'll be buying a tag and watching for it this coming fall into winter. Thought...
Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 05-02-2021, 03:18 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,918
Posted By wytex
Some small stream trout , had some nice 1-2 lb...

Some small stream trout , had some nice 1-2 lb browns in here before the flash flood.
The WG&F research facility elk are putting on some nice bone too.

Saw the turkeys had made it back along...
Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 05-02-2021, 03:06 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,918
Posted By wytex
Tabasco posed with the yard/ horse pasture deer.

Tabasco posed with the yard/ horse pasture deer.
Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 05-02-2021, 02:59 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,918
Posted By wytex
Checked the mineral licks and some of the springs...

Checked the mineral licks and some of the springs on the ranch. Water is looking ok right now. Opened up the last head gate and got the south ditch flowing.
Elk and deer are using the licks.
Saw a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-02-2021, 08:20 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,484
Posted By wytex
You all need to get out more. Spouse's family has...

You all need to get out more. Spouse's family has 6 folks paying for hogs and doe deer, a pretty penny too. Hog leases are out there and folks are willing to pay to have access to hunt them.
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-02-2021, 08:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 822
Posted By wytex
You do get part of the meat. No thanks for me,...

You do get part of the meat.
No thanks for me, bison would not pack out very easily.
From the website:

How much meat will I be able to keep? Will I be able to keep the head or hide?
Grand...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-30-2021, 08:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 911
Posted By wytex
You need to let it separate, pour off the clear...

You need to let it separate, pour off the clear liquid and let the rest coagulate, then coat it with brown sugar and put it in the frig til it turns drier and rubbery. Then you can freeze it.
Knew...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-30-2021, 08:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 262
Posted By wytex
Rutting mule deer will be on the move and have a...

Rutting mule deer will be on the move and have a group or harem of doe with him when he stays in one area.
Early season big bucks will be solitary and might be easier to stalk up on but you'll have...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-30-2021, 08:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 461
Posted By wytex
Hatch can range from mild to extreme heat, taste...

Hatch can range from mild to extreme heat, taste them first then add to your mix.
I like their flavor better than jalapenos.
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-30-2021, 08:14 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,553
Posted By wytex
Predator Longbow made in Muenster, 50#@ 27", bois...

Predator Longbow made in Muenster, 50#@ 27", bois d'arc footed doug fir arrows.
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-29-2021, 08:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 457
Posted By wytex
They are predators in parts of Wyoming, no...

They are predators in parts of Wyoming, no licenses needed to shoot on sight.
Hoping Colorado's introduced wolves cross the state line, Wyoming hunters will be waiting on them. They will have no...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-28-2021, 12:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 772
Posted By wytex
Nice, get them out this evening and post up how...

Nice, get them out this evening and post up how they work in lower light.
Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 04-26-2021, 01:02 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,918
Posted By wytex
You are welcome. Greenup is slow it seems this...

You are welcome.
Greenup is slow it seems this year, but then again summer never gets here fast enough.
Water for irrigation might be an issue later in summer. We usually irrigate until early July,...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-26-2021, 12:55 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,507
Posted By wytex
Do you sell anything not via an auction? Nice...

Do you sell anything not via an auction?
Nice stuff by the way !
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-25-2021, 10:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,140
Posted By wytex
Quite surprised myself. I'm betting she is...

Quite surprised myself. I'm betting she is looking towards retirement from coaching soon and yes an AD job could be in her future.
Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 04-25-2021, 05:55 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,918
Posted By wytex
Didn't have time to look for sheds but adjusted...

Didn't have time to look for sheds but adjusted our water and checked a mineral lick. Elk found the mineral and are using the trace mineral block and checking out the 30-06 loose minerals.
This lick...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-25-2021, 05:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 826
Posted By wytex
160 class mule deer are pretty doable all over...

160 class mule deer are pretty doable all over Wyoming and we have some Region tags that can be drawn with 0-1 PP.
Here in SE Wyoming it is very doable, some decent private land outfits that can get...
Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 04-24-2021, 12:52 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,918
Posted By wytex
Looking favorable for shed hunting tomorrow, we...

Looking favorable for shed hunting tomorrow, we hit 50 degrees already today.
Couple more pics of the elk that moved through.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-24-2021, 11:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 951
Posted By wytex
You might look into The Red Eagle News Exchange,...

You might look into The Red Eagle News Exchange, it will probably cost you to find out through it.

Is it on this page : https://www.silverkennel.com/rugerrifles.htm
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-24-2021, 08:48 AM
Replies: 7,039
Views: 593,490
Posted By wytex
After looking at the map, you're probably right...

After looking at the map, you're probably right Felix, 37 is pretty far south.

However if you're hunting any place north I would sure be prepared for snow and cold in Sept. Just ask the folks who...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-23-2021, 02:36 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 5,849
Posted By wytex
I use Fischer's Robust Ribeye Steak seasoning or...

I use Fischer's Robust Ribeye Steak seasoning or my Santa Maria seasoning which is red oak smoked sea salt and cracked peppercorns with dried garlic and dried guajillo chile flakes.
I also use some...
Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 04-23-2021, 02:24 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,918
Posted By wytex
Moved the water and checked the cams. Had a...

Moved the water and checked the cams. Had a different group of elk come through, tracks all down the driveway into the pasture.
Looks like one young bull in the herd.
Lots of mule deer up feeding...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 04-22-2021, 02:16 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,304
Posted By wytex
The Slogan outdoors can be split and used like...

The Slogan outdoors can be split and used like backpack straps.
Lots of slings out there just like the veros, no need to pay hundreds for a sling unless you just want to.

Quiet is important too,...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-22-2021, 02:06 PM
Replies: 7,039
Views: 593,490
Posted By wytex
aggie contact Crispi and talk with them about the...

aggie contact Crispi and talk with them about the boots, they may have a solution for you. At the least keep your toenails trimmed. You can lose a toenail from it hitting your boot toe.

The...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-22-2021, 09:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 500
Posted By wytex
Same with me Kyle. I did the lost package online...

Same with me Kyle. I did the lost package online and our local postmaster called and emailed me. It got on it's way later that week.
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-22-2021, 09:28 AM
Replies: 7,039
Views: 593,490
Posted By wytex
Rent a trailer or a wall tent. Your whitetail...

Rent a trailer or a wall tent.
Your whitetail clothes may work for you but get some merino under layers and wind breaking outers.
Good pack frame but doesn't have to be expensive, just fit your...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-22-2021, 09:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 646
Posted By wytex
50/50 cash raffle. Org. keeps half and the winner...

50/50 cash raffle. Org. keeps half and the winner gets half. Always very popular at our banquets.

We also did a 20 gun raffle for many years. Sell just so many tickets, 200 was our number, and...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-22-2021, 09:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 500
Posted By wytex
At least with USPS you have a chance to get it....

At least with USPS you have a chance to get it. IT may well turn up in their system and get to you. UPS and Fedex will send your lost box to their warehouse for undeliverable boxes. Never to be seen...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-21-2021, 04:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,845
Posted By wytex
Wolves are expanding more quickly and readily...

Wolves are expanding more quickly and readily than grizzly bears. They are predators in some parts of Wyoming and can be shot on sight with no license required. The state line with Colorado is one of...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-21-2021, 04:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 646
Posted By wytex
Locally made things go over really well at...

Locally made things go over really well at auctions and banquets we go to.
Maybe a custom knife for a big ticket item, I think I've bought 7 knives from a local blade smith at our DU banquets over...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-21-2021, 11:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,845
Posted By wytex
That quote may be referring to the lower 48, no...

That quote may be referring to the lower 48, no grizz hunting allowed down here yet.

Grizz have been reported in Northern Colorado but I am not sure if the sightings have been verified.
We do...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-21-2021, 09:00 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,603
Posted By wytex
Kettle of hawks, always looks impressive when...

Kettle of hawks, always looks impressive when they migrate through.
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-20-2021, 04:05 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,055
Posted By wytex
Badgers have a rounder hole and don't throw the...

Badgers have a rounder hole and don't throw the dirt quite as far, they mound it by the opening. That looks like coyote to me also with the elongated hole.
Armadillos also have a more round hole.
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-20-2021, 10:36 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,790
Posted By wytex
Even if staying in a cabin you need good hunting...

Even if staying in a cabin you need good hunting clothes, you'll be hunting out in the elements, not in your cabin.
Good binos that gather in low light are a must, not necessarily high magnification...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-20-2021, 08:35 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,845
Posted By wytex
If only we could. Had a plan and a season in...

If only we could. Had a plan and a season in place.
We have deaths almost every year from grizz.
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-20-2021, 08:33 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,790
Posted By wytex
Good link hopedale. Layers are the key for sure. ...

Good link hopedale. Layers are the key for sure.

Get your boots broken in well this summer. Get some Leukotape in case of blisters or hot spots from the boots....
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-20-2021, 08:26 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 786
Posted By wytex
My concerns with propane are what happens when...

My concerns with propane are what happens when you get 3 ft of snow and trucks can't get to you to fill your tank ? Happened up here and folks were snowed in for 2 weeks. Power was back on way...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-19-2021, 05:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,511
Posted By wytex
Glad all were safe. We take our 5x10 to...

Glad all were safe.

We take our 5x10 to Texas every year for firewood. 2 years ago while I was driving down I-70 east of Denver at about 75mph we lost an entire wheel assembly on our trailer....
Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 04-19-2021, 05:24 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,918
Posted By wytex
The ranch has 2 parcels, home place and the west...

The ranch has 2 parcels, home place and the west end. They are about 1 mile apart, another landowner in between that was once part of the west end.
The ranch house is 1 hr NE of Laramie, where we...
Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 04-19-2021, 04:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,918
Posted By wytex
Sybille Canyon area, South of Laramie peak in...

Sybille Canyon area, South of Laramie peak in South, central Wyoming.

Had signs of the crimson clover coming up we frost seeded before the snow.
Should be back into 50's by weekend.
Today was...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-19-2021, 03:01 PM
Replies: 7,039
Views: 593,490
Posted By wytex
Wyoming doesn't draw until our quotas are set and...

Wyoming doesn't draw until our quotas are set and approved by the commission.
The outfitters association pushed for and got the early application period even though our draw is in summer. ...
Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 04-19-2021, 02:38 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,918
Posted By wytex
Cut our Texas trip short by a day to beat the new...

Cut our Texas trip short by a day to beat the new snow storm coming in.
Went up and opened up another head gate to irrigate the timothy meadow.
Looks like a small elk herd moved through, they'll be...
Forum: Traditional 04-19-2021, 09:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 971
Posted By wytex
Great news. We all know issues can happen. ...

Great news. We all know issues can happen.

My footed arrows have been going strong for many years now, I think only 1 has been broken. 125 grain broadheads for me also but I pull 50#.
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