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Forum: Around the Campfire 08-03-2022, 09:42 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,593
Posted By Gary Roberson
I will be at all three, exhibiting and doing...

I will be at all three, exhibiting and doing seminars. I look forward to meeting the young ladies and will help them anyway that I can.
Adios,
Gary
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-02-2022, 02:59 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,899
Posted By Gary Roberson
Unfortunately, every semiconductor is built in...

Unfortunately, every semiconductor is built in China or Taiwan. The new tax bill the Senate is voting on is to fund "chip" plants among other things. It will be a couple of years before we will...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-02-2022, 11:09 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,202
Posted By Gary Roberson
I will be there for the duration. If you get a...

I will be there for the duration. If you get a chance, come by the booth for a visit and pick up some swag from our sponsors, Ruger, Trijicon and Hornady. I will be doing seminars but have not been...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-27-2022, 10:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 965
Posted By Gary Roberson
it was $11.50/50 lb. bag last week at Comptons. ...

it was $11.50/50 lb. bag last week at Comptons.
Still really hot and dry. Deer are hitting the feeders really hard.
Adios,
Gary
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-25-2022, 04:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,970
Posted By Gary Roberson
Carrizo Springs produced another great one about...

Carrizo Springs produced another great one about that same time, John Ayers who started at Texas, was not a fan and then transferred to West Texas State. Was starting OG for the 49ers in their glory...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-25-2022, 10:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,970
Posted By Gary Roberson
Your Dad and Uncle Bill were great athletes along...

Your Dad and Uncle Bill were great athletes along with Steve. Buster and Tres Adami were no slouches, either.
Adios,
Gary
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-25-2022, 10:16 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,970
Posted By Gary Roberson
The Freer Buckaroos were tough back in the 60's...

The Freer Buckaroos were tough back in the 60's and 70's. Lots of really good athletes came out of there.
Adios,
Gary
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-19-2022, 09:16 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,902
Posted By Gary Roberson
Congratulations! Adios, gary

Congratulations!
Adios,
gary
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-15-2022, 11:33 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 22,705
Posted By Gary Roberson
Wednesday had .15" in Menard. Yesterday, .1" in...

Wednesday had .15" in Menard. Yesterday, .1" in town and .7" on the river 9 miles west of town.
Had 3.5" to 4.5" on the ranch at Devine. Rains have been really spotty, need a good general, soaking...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-14-2022, 10:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 705
Posted By Gary Roberson
I had a 78 4 wheel drive short bed, regular cab...

I had a 78 4 wheel drive short bed, regular cab with the 351W that I special ordered from Miller Motor Co. in Gatesville.
I loved the pickup and drove it until son number two came along and we...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-12-2022, 09:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,356
Posted By Gary Roberson
This morning, when I walked out to my pickup, it...

This morning, when I walked out to my pickup, it was covered with ash. Talking with the boys at the feed store, fire is up to 2,000 acres and growing. It is in that rough, cedar brake country west...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-10-2022, 10:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 965
Posted By Gary Roberson
Extremely hot and dry. It tried to shower around...

Extremely hot and dry. It tried to shower around the county yesterday but it barely wet the sidewalks at my house. Biggest rain I heard of so far is in eastern Menard County and it was .2". Lots...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-08-2022, 10:22 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,987
Posted By Gary Roberson
I agree with Oklahoma. If your land is in Hunt...

I agree with Oklahoma. If your land is in Hunt County, you are already almost there.
Adios,
Gary
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-30-2022, 11:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 965
Posted By Gary Roberson
Has been really dry across most of the county. ...

Has been really dry across most of the county. Just over 5" of precipitation for the year to date in Menard. Driest areas are the southern part of the county. Eastern part of the county received a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-28-2022, 10:46 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,505
Posted By Gary Roberson
.68" in Menard. Just .2" eight miles west of...

.68" in Menard. Just .2" eight miles west of town on the river.
Adios,
Gary
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-09-2022, 01:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,220
Posted By Gary Roberson
JJ's Oyster Bar in Ft. Worth served them two...

JJ's Oyster Bar in Ft. Worth served them two years ago.
Adios,
Gary
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-07-2022, 02:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 869
Posted By Gary Roberson
Anyone have a photo of a melanistic coyote?

I am writing an article for THE JOURNAL OF THE TEXAS TROPHY HUNTER about black panthers. I mention that some folks could be seeing melanistic coyotes and mistakenly thinking they are seeing a black...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-03-2022, 10:04 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,357
Posted By Gary Roberson
Dash hounds are the best pets, period. Adios,...

Dash hounds are the best pets, period.
Adios,
Gary
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-03-2022, 09:58 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 25,015
Posted By Gary Roberson
This makes me sick. A Grandfather wanting to...

This makes me sick. A Grandfather wanting to take his Grandsons fishing for away from the city and are executed by a disgusting animal. I am glad that the executioner's life was taken but only wish...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-31-2022, 11:38 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 4,003
Posted By Gary Roberson
Congratulations!!!! Adios, Gary

Congratulations!!!!
Adios,
Gary
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-31-2022, 11:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 568
Posted By Gary Roberson
Let's try this again

Last March, I made the mistake of thinking that I was speaking to the Austin Woods and Waters Club on a Thursday when it should have been a Wednesday.
I rescheduled and now I am planning to speak...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-25-2022, 04:05 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,072
Posted By Gary Roberson
Houston Chapter of SCI? Adios, Gary

Houston Chapter of SCI?
Adios,
Gary
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-25-2022, 04:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,072
Posted By Gary Roberson
I don't know. I am sure there is something on...

I don't know. I am sure there is something on their website.
Adios,
Gary
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-25-2022, 09:04 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,072
Posted By Gary Roberson
In light of the Uvalde shooting, I am guessing...

In light of the Uvalde shooting, I am guessing that the number of Anti Gun protesters will be quite large...
Adios,
Gary
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-25-2022, 08:40 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 4,165
Posted By Gary Roberson
.5" in Menard for a total of 1" in two days. ...

.5" in Menard for a total of 1" in two days.
Adios,
Gary
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-23-2022, 02:40 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 4,165
Posted By Gary Roberson
Finally getting a shower here in Menard...praying...

Finally getting a shower here in Menard...praying for lots more.
Adios,
Gary
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-23-2022, 02:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,072
Posted By Gary Roberson
Most of the folks in the shooting and hunting...

Most of the folks in the shooting and hunting industry will be there for at least one day. This event is similar to Shot Show in that most of the firearms, optics and ammo companies will be...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-23-2022, 09:09 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,072
Posted By Gary Roberson
NRA Convention in Houston this Weekend

I am planning to attend the NRA Convention at George R. Brown May 27-29. I hope to see some of my friends down there as this is always one of my favorite events. I will be spending most of my time...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-22-2022, 10:29 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 4,165
Posted By Gary Roberson
Zero in Menard, about a half an inch at Hext. ...

Zero in Menard, about a half an inch at Hext.
Adios,
Gary
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-19-2022, 09:37 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 6,587
Posted By Gary Roberson
I know that I am a Dinosaur but back in the 80's...

I know that I am a Dinosaur but back in the 80's when I was President of Menard National Bank, I saw land sell for $400/acre that two years earlier sold for $800. This was when all the S&L's in...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-18-2022, 09:22 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,066
Posted By Gary Roberson
We charge just a flat fee, no additional cleaning...

We charge just a flat fee, no additional cleaning fee. House is going to have to be cleaned, laundry done no matter how many days it is rented.
Adios,
Gary
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-18-2022, 09:19 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,935
Posted By Gary Roberson
My middle son, Tom was one of the team of...

My middle son, Tom was one of the team of prosecuting attorneys that hung the Criminal Trespass charge on the Honduran in Kinney County last week. Hopefully, this will be open the gate for other...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-17-2022, 10:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 680
Posted By Gary Roberson
One of my favorite Bob Dixon stories was back in...

One of my favorite Bob Dixon stories was back in about '93 or '94 when Mossy Oak was starting to take off. They didn't have a big hunting budget so Bob would come stay with me in Menard and we would...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-12-2022, 11:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 680
Posted By Gary Roberson
Bob was a good friend of mine as he would come...

Bob was a good friend of mine as he would come down and hunt turkeys with me every spring. Don't have a vest but do have lots of memories.
Adios,
Gary
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-10-2022, 03:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 818
Posted By Gary Roberson
I wonder how hot the water will get in the...

I wonder how hot the water will get in the smaller black tank? We have a couple of 3,000 gallon tanks on a ranch south of town that don't seem to heat up too bad. I should have checked them last...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-10-2022, 03:21 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 7,410
Posted By Gary Roberson
Tatoos are a poor investment... Adios, Gary

Tatoos are a poor investment...
Adios,
Gary
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-27-2022, 11:19 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 13,335
Posted By Gary Roberson
A rancher buddy of mine at Juno had about 4". I...

A rancher buddy of mine at Juno had about 4". I had .3" in Menard and about half an inch on the county line south of Menard.
Adios,
Gary
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-26-2022, 09:29 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 16,763
Posted By Gary Roberson
About .4" 8-10 miles west of Menard, .2-.3"...

About .4" 8-10 miles west of Menard, .2-.3" around Menard and about a half in southern part of the county. Spitting a little this morning.
Adios,
Gary
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-17-2022, 10:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 412
Posted By Gary Roberson
Happy and Blessed Easter to All! Adios, Gary

Happy and Blessed Easter to All!
Adios,
Gary
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-13-2022, 03:49 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,515
Posted By Gary Roberson
Congratulations! Adios, Gary

Congratulations!
Adios,
Gary
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-08-2022, 02:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,244
Posted By Gary Roberson
Yeah, the Dodge would get me...LOL!!! Adios, ...

Yeah, the Dodge would get me...LOL!!!
Adios,
Gary
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-03-2022, 01:40 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 16,763
Posted By Gary Roberson
Gobblers and hens are still segregated west of...

Gobblers and hens are still segregated west of Menard. Very little gobbling. The dry conditions can be blamed for this. The hens need a certain amount of keratin in their diets in order to get...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-03-2022, 01:37 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 6,595
Posted By Gary Roberson
They are emptying two feeders a day on my front...

They are emptying two feeders a day on my front porch, the quart size bottles.
Adios,
Gary
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-01-2022, 11:00 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,461
Posted By Gary Roberson
Menard County, if you stay off the river or other...

Menard County, if you stay off the river or other live water. Some will say that this is
West Texas but the center of the state is actually about 20 miles NW of Menard.
Adios,
Gary
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-29-2022, 11:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 638
Posted By Gary Roberson
Give me a PM, I might have something you would...

Give me a PM, I might have something you would like on the San Saba River west of Menard.
Adios,
Gary
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-29-2022, 11:34 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,653
Posted By Gary Roberson
We still have a few around Menard and quite a few...

We still have a few around Menard and quite a few on the ranch in southern Medina County. We had one for a pet when I was a youngster and it was the best "wild" pet we ever had.
Adios,
Gary
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-29-2022, 11:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,501
Posted By Gary Roberson
Congratulations! Great job! Adios, Gary

Congratulations! Great job!
Adios,
Gary
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-24-2022, 09:32 AM
Replies: 432
Views: 16,245
Posted By Gary Roberson
Prayers for you, Tina and the entire family. ...

Prayers for you, Tina and the entire family. Also prayers for the caregivers making the decisions and nurses.
Adios,
Gary
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-22-2022, 08:59 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 6,595
Posted By Gary Roberson
The first scout showed up last Thursday and now I...

The first scout showed up last Thursday and now I think there are two or three here in Menard. They are behind schedule this year as are most birds. I was hunting south of Pearsall last week and...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-11-2022, 11:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 539
Posted By Gary Roberson
We had a smaller crowd last night because so many...

We had a smaller crowd last night because so many working on Rodeo Committees and I-10 basically a parking lot. Had a College buddy and her husband attend that I had not seen since we graduated in...
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