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Forum: Around the Campfire 08-02-2021, 11:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,375
Posted By Mule Skinner
What if they get picked when applying to...

What if they get picked when applying to accumulate points?
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 07-31-2021, 12:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,368
Posted By Mule Skinner
10-4, thank you

10-4, thank you
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 07-28-2021, 09:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,368
Posted By Mule Skinner
Looks like non-residents can apply but must...

Looks like non-residents can apply but must possess an Oklahoma hunting license prior to submitting the application. If I'm reading it correctly, I would have to purchase the $306 (or whatever the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-27-2021, 12:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 857
Posted By Mule Skinner
Took a mule deer buck off of Big Bend Ranch State...

Took a mule deer buck off of Big Bend Ranch State Park in December. Hunted and camped solo. Beautiful yet tough terrain out that way!
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-24-2021, 08:49 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,502
Posted By Mule Skinner
Our place in Edwards Co., which is currently on...

Our place in Edwards Co., which is currently on the market, is 2 hours from my driveway to the cabin. Same goes for the new property we just bought in north Duval Co.

Two hour max drive time was...
Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 07-14-2021, 01:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,812
Posted By Mule Skinner
I've lived here in San Antonio since 1980 and...

I've lived here in San Antonio since 1980 and whitewings have always migrated in in early spring and migrated out early fall. Basically, migrating in late February/March and out in September. Doesn't...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 07-14-2021, 12:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,051
Posted By Mule Skinner
Here is a great resource for you. ...

Here is a great resource for you.

https://tpwd.texas.gov/huntwild/hunt/public/public_hunt_drawing/faqs.phtml
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-08-2021, 09:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,149
Posted By Mule Skinner
I got published in the Bryan/College Station...

I got published in the Bryan/College Station Eagle back around 1990 for an article I wrote on freshwater trout fishing. I was a journalism student at A&M at the time.

Always interested in outdoor...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 07-08-2021, 12:47 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,097
Posted By Mule Skinner
Under GDE I'm seeing: Guadalupe River SP ...

Under GDE I'm seeing:
Guadalupe River SP
Guadalupe River SP - Bauer Unit
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 07-08-2021, 12:43 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,097
Posted By Mule Skinner
I didn't see Bastrop SP listed in the GDE section...

I didn't see Bastrop SP listed in the GDE section this go-around.
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 07-08-2021, 12:42 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,097
Posted By Mule Skinner
Kickapoo allegedly got hit hard by anthrax. If...

Kickapoo allegedly got hit hard by anthrax. If memory serves, the hunts were cancelled there last season. Which is likely why it wasn't included in this year's catalog.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-06-2021, 01:24 PM
Replies: 823
Views: 50,601
Posted By Mule Skinner
Did some CPR on the Upper Laguna July 4. ...

Did some CPR on the Upper Laguna July 4.

https://i.imgur.com/yH923fUl.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/vveWN9il.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/fQLl3J8l.jpg
Forum: Rate the Day Lease 07-04-2021, 05:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,104
Posted By Mule Skinner
Is this the guy who posts his axis hunt...

Is this the guy who posts his axis hunt opportunities on Craigslist?
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-04-2021, 05:23 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,871
Posted By Mule Skinner
California has drastically decriminalized theft....

California has drastically decriminalized theft. Now Target stores in SF are closing at 6 pm due to, you guessed it, rampant theft.

Sad to see our country regressing into a complete mess.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-03-2021, 11:10 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,336
Posted By Mule Skinner
The other day it wa slow and muddy. This was at...

The other day it wa slow and muddy. This was at the Hwy. 16 bridge in Tilden.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-03-2021, 04:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 229
Posted By Mule Skinner
When my kids were young enough for the youth...

When my kids were young enough for the youth hunts I applied to everything within a 3 hour drive.

Theywehad some great hunts. At least one of them took an animal each time they were drawn.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-03-2021, 12:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,185
Posted By Mule Skinner
Hang out on the public hunting board on this...

Hang out on the public hunting board on this website for a few years and see how many newbies with 0 or a couple preference points get drawn each year.

Your opinion may change.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-27-2021, 08:12 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 8,048
Posted By Mule Skinner
Id rather hunt my own land than pay someone to...

Id rather hunt my own land than pay someone to hunt theirs. Without exception.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-25-2021, 01:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 315
Posted By Mule Skinner
Props to you for typing pens and not pins.

Props to you for typing pens and not pins.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-24-2021, 11:21 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,997
Posted By Mule Skinner
The last couple of times I was in Austin the best...

The last couple of times I was in Austin the best thing was James McMurtry’s Wednesday night midnight show at the Continental Club.

Other than that, I try to avoid the town as much as possible.
...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-20-2021, 10:13 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,284
Posted By Mule Skinner
Buchanan is fully infested with zebra mussels,...

Buchanan is fully infested with zebra mussels, too, according to TPWD.

Twenty-seven Texas lakes can be classified as fully infested with zebra mussels, meaning the water body has an established,...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-19-2021, 09:50 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,284
Posted By Mule Skinner
LBJ will be full of water skiers and water fleas...

LBJ will be full of water skiers and water fleas and booze cruisers. That being said, it's constant level so it should be easy at the boat ramp. Plenty of places to stay and keep your boat on the...
Forum: Photography 06-18-2021, 11:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,644
Posted By Mule Skinner
Really? How so?

Really? How so?
Forum: Photography 06-18-2021, 11:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,644
Posted By Mule Skinner
I noticed the rookery a while back. I drive past...

I noticed the rookery a while back. I drive past it twice a day going to and from work. Been doing that route 5 days a week for 10 years and only recently did the cattle egrets show up.

What...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-17-2021, 12:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,103
Posted By Mule Skinner
I had to cut down two orange trees and trim a big...

I had to cut down two orange trees and trim a big grapefruit tree way back at our place in Flour Bluff. Kept the wood for smoking and BBQ. Looking forward to mild, sweet flavor.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-17-2021, 12:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 940
Posted By Mule Skinner
Chiggers and ticks bad up around Rocksprings. ...

Chiggers and ticks bad up around Rocksprings.

Not so much near Freer, even though the grass is way higher.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-14-2021, 01:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 891
Posted By Mule Skinner
I've used one of these for years, well built. ...

I've used one of these for years, well built.

https://www.allseasonsfeeders.com/products/hay-feeder
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-10-2021, 05:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,187
Posted By Mule Skinner
Nice offer! If the boat is the same one in...

Nice offer!

If the boat is the same one in your avatar, it may be a tight fit.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-09-2021, 08:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 795
Posted By Mule Skinner
I use $30-$50 cameras and when they die buy more....

I use $30-$50 cameras and when they die buy more. In my experience the more expensive ones tend to last about as long as the cheap ones.

I'm gonna jinx myself but I have a $50 WGI that I've run...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-09-2021, 01:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 652
Posted By Mule Skinner
From their web site. Interesting. NOTE: We...

From their web site. Interesting.

NOTE: We GUARANTEE to be the cheapest price on All Seasons Feeders, even cheaper than if you were to buy directly from All Seasons Feeders! Why? Because we strive...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-09-2021, 09:14 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,121
Posted By Mule Skinner
Functional, simple and inexpensive. ...

Functional, simple and inexpensive.

https://www.crookedhorn.com/products/optic-accessories/bino-system-binocular-harness-detail.html
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-08-2021, 01:09 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,174
Posted By Mule Skinner
When they refuse to hit the Mepps, bust out the...

When they refuse to hit the Mepps, bust out the red wigglers or nightcrawlers.

https://i.imgur.com/QMvZU68l.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/ADKWXxzl.jpg
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-06-2021, 03:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 321
Posted By Mule Skinner
I had Tri County out of Ingram install a standing...

I had Tri County out of Ingram install a standing seam metal roof on my hunting cabin last spring. I’m happy with their work.

Tell them you heard it from Sean from 41 Ranch.
...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-01-2021, 10:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,137
Posted By Mule Skinner
And be sure to take along plenty of DEET!

And be sure to take along plenty of DEET!
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-29-2021, 11:51 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,975
Posted By Mule Skinner
Texas tortoise are a threatened species. The one...

Texas tortoise are a threatened species. The one in the OP’s pic is a male.

Two great finds!
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 05-24-2021, 12:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,190
Posted By Mule Skinner
I hope not. Otherwise the treehuggers will dox...

I hope not. Otherwise the treehuggers will dox and try to ruin the lives of anyone who was drawn.
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 05-17-2021, 06:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,190
Posted By Mule Skinner
I applied. No email today. Well, better check the...

I applied. No email today. Well, better check the spam folder I suppose.

Nope, no email from the NPS in my spam.
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-17-2021, 05:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 923
Posted By Mule Skinner
Good job!

Good job!
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-14-2021, 03:25 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,986
Posted By Mule Skinner
You're welcome to come to my place in Edwards...

You're welcome to come to my place in Edwards County for all the rocks you want. I won't even charge for them.
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-13-2021, 11:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 614
Posted By Mule Skinner
Is it in the anthrax zone that killed a bunch a...

Is it in the anthrax zone that killed a bunch a couple of years ago?
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-12-2021, 01:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,155
Posted By Mule Skinner
Precip map ...

Precip map

https://www.weather.gov/crp/daily_rainfall_temps
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-12-2021, 12:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,155
Posted By Mule Skinner
MAP, who dug your pond?

MAP, who dug your pond?
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-12-2021, 10:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 482
Posted By Mule Skinner
I too have wondered why they don’t show up in the...

I too have wondered why they don’t show up in the Sent box.
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-11-2021, 11:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,155
Posted By Mule Skinner
Finally got some tonight between George West and...

Finally got some tonight between George West and Freer. An inch May 1 helped, but it sure was dry again this past weekend.
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-11-2021, 10:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,908
Posted By Mule Skinner
Lifters are part of the fuel management system....

Lifters are part of the fuel management system. Cuts the engine from 8 to 4 cylinders in certain conditions to save fuel.

Could one or more lifters not getting oil or just plain failed.

It's...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-06-2021, 10:54 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,851
Posted By Mule Skinner
This Aggie believes that the Ehlinger family is a...

This Aggie believes that the Ehlinger family is a class act. Very sad indeed.
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-06-2021, 10:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,417
Posted By Mule Skinner
Thought this was going to be about the fishing...

Thought this was going to be about the fishing spot on the island.
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-03-2021, 05:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 876
Posted By Mule Skinner
No way the freeze killed them with 5' max depth! ...

No way the freeze killed them with 5' max depth!

Bass and crappie survive northern winters where lakes freeze over with thick ice for months.
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-26-2021, 01:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,130
Posted By Mule Skinner
Grass carp. Likely got in during a flood.

Grass carp. Likely got in during a flood.
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-24-2021, 10:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,292
Posted By Mule Skinner
Wading belt with stringer and pliers. A few...

Wading belt with stringer and pliers.

A few lures in the belt and a few jig hooks and maybe some soft
plastics in the shirt pocket.

Keep it simple.
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