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Old 12-18-2016, 10:25 AM   #1301
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Dang obligations gonna keep me from having fun this morning in the freezing wind and cold . Got to go pick up some briskets before noon I've got stored at my brother's place, for 2 family gatherings next weekend. I got named "Meat Chief".

Sounds good Carlock. Sit-n on the bank cooking, or fishing for other fish, while jugs are soaking is usually how I roll.

I'm-a gonna pick up a Cajun Cooker one of these days to make the fish frys go much faster. Just gotta figure out what size I want. That's what we use at Nanza most all the time. One is a 8.5 gallon 3 basket cooker. And usually have a couple of three 2-basket Cajun Cookers for 60lbs taters, hush-puppies, deep fried ribs, onions, and such. We'll average about 30-35lbs of fillets per hour not count-n every thing else. I got a production line go-n there. "We'll boil, anything in oil".
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Old 12-18-2016, 11:09 AM   #1302
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I'd be up for a fish weekend, but hopefully we've some hog-killin to do first (if drawn).
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Old 12-18-2016, 12:06 PM   #1303
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They were bait-n alright. And caught one.
I been had!!!
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Old 12-18-2016, 03:30 PM   #1304
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Yesterday was a nice day until 3:20 PM and no one had to tell me the Norther hit. First true Blue Norther I've seen in quite some time.

I haven't fished (other than bow fishing) since 84. Got to where I couldn't handle the river banks and never got into lake fishing. But I can put away more than my share when they're ready for eating.

I didn't know there were none eating fish until I was grown. We ate everything we caught. Not to say there weren't some fish I liked better than others. We use to make Gar balls from Gar and pressure cook Carp and make Carp patties. Also, never knew anything about filleting fish until I was grown.
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Old 12-18-2016, 03:51 PM   #1305
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Coop, you done any good this year?
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Old 12-18-2016, 04:23 PM   #1306
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anyone else braving this cold weather. ..sure is nice out

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Old 12-18-2016, 04:40 PM   #1307
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Been out all day, no deer yet.
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Old 12-18-2016, 04:46 PM   #1308
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Switchback, any more sightings?
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Old 12-18-2016, 07:53 PM   #1309
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Good evening in the woods. Nothing came to corn. Back at it again in the am.
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Old 12-18-2016, 09:18 PM   #1310
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I was out for a mid day sit nothing came by me. Wish I was off work tomorrow it is going to be a good one for hunting.
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Old 12-18-2016, 09:23 PM   #1311
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here's one I seen today...

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Old 12-18-2016, 11:44 PM   #1312
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Hey fellas it's been a while. I've hunted a total of 3 times this year. 2 on Aquilla and once on W. Old trails that don't seem to be as active. Not giving up yet. Not seeing a whole lot of harvested deer period. Be safe out there.
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Old 12-19-2016, 12:29 AM   #1313
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Coop, you done any good this year?
I've had several great hunts but I haven't shot at anything. Mostly just enjoying the out doors. I've seen lots of deer but no real shooters this year. A lot of young bucks early in season but not so many now.

One of my grandsons got his first deer this year. A wide typical 6 point. I really enjoyed that hunt and his excitement.

The few hogs I've go pictures of keep coming in mostly between 9 pm and 4 am and I'm just not mad enough at em to stay out that late anymore.

When you shoot em then the work starts.
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Old 12-19-2016, 12:35 AM   #1314
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I've had several great hunts but I haven't shot at anything. Mostly just enjoying the out doors. I've seen lots of deer but no real shooters this year. A lot of young bucks early in season but not so many now.

One of my grandsons got his first deer this year. A wide typical 6 point. I really enjoyed that hunt and his excitement.

The few hogs I've go pictures of keep coming in mostly between 9 pm and 4 am and I'm just not mad enough at em to stay out that late anymore.

When you shoot em then the work starts.
Ain't that the truth!
And congrats to your grandson, and you .
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Old 12-19-2016, 12:36 AM   #1315
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Hey fellas it's been a while. I've hunted a total of 3 times this year. 2 on Aquilla and once on W. Old trails that don't seem to be as active. Not giving up yet. Not seeing a whole lot of harvested deer period. Be safe out there.
Whats up brother! Good to see you post-n again.
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Old 12-19-2016, 12:20 PM   #1316
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Ill be out next week trying to kill a doe with my recurve. Anybody else hunt with a recurve?
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Old 12-19-2016, 02:39 PM   #1317
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Ill be out next week trying to kill a doe with my recurve. Anybody else hunt with a recurve?
Mostly longbow but recurve once in awhile.
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Old 12-19-2016, 03:42 PM   #1318
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Mostly longbow but recurve once in awhile.
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Old 12-19-2016, 08:15 PM   #1319
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Got in stand at 3:00PM yesterday, No action until around 4:30, a small nubbin buck walked in and a small 8 point walked in after him. They hung around for about 5 min eating the hand corn and were looking to the south pretty hard and eventually walked off to the south. around 5:00 I was getting pretty cold and decided to take the stabilizer off the bow and place it into my bag. I turned around to see a large bodied buck standing behind a limb of the pecan tree I was hunting from. I couldn't tell exactly how big his horns were due to the low light but he looked like a shooter. About 5 minutes later he stepped into my shooting lane 30 yards away. I drew the Mathews monster back with my scott release and settled in behind his shoulder and let the Easton axis fly. The buck ducked hard as the arrow was released and jumped into a mule kick and ran to the north crashing through the brush. I was confident it was a good shot but decided to wait about 30 minutes before tracking. I walked down to retrieve my arrow to learn that it was covered from nock to point in bright colored blood. I found blood early and followed it all the way to the prize. Enjoy![IMG][IMG][IMG][/IMG][/IMG][/IMG]
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Old 12-19-2016, 08:18 PM   #1320
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Old 12-19-2016, 08:20 PM   #1321
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Got in stand at 3:00PM yesterday, No action until around 4:30, a small nubbin buck walked in and a small 8 point walked in after him. They hung around for about 5 min eating the hand corn and were looking to the south pretty hard and eventually walked off to the south. around 5:00 I was getting pretty cold and decided to take the stabilizer off the bow and place it into my bag. I turned around to see a large bodied buck standing behind a limb of the pecan tree I was hunting from. I couldn't tell exactly how big his horns were due to the low light but he looked like a shooter. About 5 minutes later he stepped into my shooting lane 30 yards away. I drew the Mathews monster back with my scott release and settled in behind his shoulder and let the Easton axis fly. The buck ducked hard as the arrow was released and jumped into a mule kick and ran to the north crashing through the brush. I was confident it was a good shot but decided to wait about 30 minutes before tracking. I walked down to retrieve my arrow to learn that it was covered from nock to point in bright colored blood. I found blood early and followed it all the way to the prize. Enjoy![IMG][IMG][IMG][/IMG][/IMG][/IMG]
Awesome job! ! !

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Old 12-19-2016, 09:52 PM   #1322
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Nice one Wakehunter!
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Old 12-19-2016, 10:14 PM   #1323
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Old 12-19-2016, 11:04 PM   #1324
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Nice buck Wakehunter.

Texas Grown: Yes sir it has been a while. Finally getting settled in with this new job. Hope things are going well for you.
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Old 12-19-2016, 11:11 PM   #1325
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Congratulations on a really nice buck.

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Old 12-20-2016, 08:16 AM   #1326
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Great public land deer. Why did ya take the stabilizer off?
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Old 12-20-2016, 08:30 AM   #1327
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Nice one
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Old 12-20-2016, 09:12 AM   #1328
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Nice buck
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Old 12-20-2016, 07:38 PM   #1329
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Going to be in B4/Raymond creek area tomorrow, target- Dove. If you hear 15 shots I did good, if you hear 50- not so good.
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Old 12-20-2016, 08:30 PM   #1330
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Do I need to bring Pickles for ya?
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Old 12-20-2016, 08:30 PM   #1331
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Heck of a public land trophy Wakehunter. Must be an Oklahoma deer? I hear there is no public land deer in Texas.
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Old 12-20-2016, 08:31 PM   #1332
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Good luck to u
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Old 12-21-2016, 04:24 PM   #1333
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Coop, you done any good this year?
This has been the worst year in 8 years for antlers. This is the best buck I've had a chance at and one of the best I've seen this year. I've had 2 chances at him but I'm just not that mad yet.

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I'm surprised this little fellow hasn't been shot for a doe.

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You getting out much?
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Old 12-21-2016, 05:14 PM   #1334
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Got out a lil bit. Walked the dog a little today. She's happy now and sprold out on the floor, and just started snoring . Saw one buck bounding off at 150 yards, saw few ducks and a few doves. Nice day for a stroll. Got home a few ago. Got bacon and fried cabbage with red onion going in the electric skillet.

That lil buck has got a drop tine and he ain't even hardly got antler on that side yet.
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Old 12-21-2016, 07:44 PM   #1335
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Ended up with 6 dove, brought home 5, couldn't find the sixth. Dove were everywhere, I wouldn't shoot more than one at a time- the dead grass was so thick I was afraid of losing them. They were all smallish mourning dove.
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Old 12-22-2016, 07:32 AM   #1336
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I turned around to see a large bodied buck standing behind a limb of the pecan tree I was hunting from. I couldn't tell exactly how big his horns were due to the low light but he looked like a shooter. About 5 minutes later he stepped into my shooting lane 30 yards away.[IMG][IMG][IMG][/IMG][/IMG][/IMG]
Thanks for the photo - nice work
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Old 12-22-2016, 07:35 AM   #1337
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Headin out for the afternoon - last one of the season for me here in TX. Anyone else goin out?
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Old 12-22-2016, 06:13 PM   #1338
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Good luck to ya s64
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Old 12-22-2016, 06:15 PM   #1339
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I got meat duties tonight and tomorrow night. 17 hour brisket tonight for tomorrow's dinner. And another tomorrow night for Saturday afternoon. Not sure when I'm gonna sleep. Maybe Sunday?
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Old 12-22-2016, 07:19 PM   #1340
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Goin tomorrow since I tagged out at the Vine. Late season Hail Mary! Maybe I'll luck out. Never know!
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Old 12-22-2016, 09:53 PM   #1341
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Heard two but saw nuthin.

Merry Christmas everyone.

Guess it's time to get ready for next year...
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Old 12-22-2016, 09:54 PM   #1342
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Goin tomorrow since I tagged out at the Vine. Late season Hail Mary! Maybe I'll luck out. Never know!
You huntin AM or PM?
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Old 12-22-2016, 11:52 PM   #1343
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Old 12-23-2016, 03:28 AM   #1344
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I haven't had time to get back out there.
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Old 12-23-2016, 06:34 AM   #1345
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I'll be chasing small mouth bass allday...good luck yall..pics to come..

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Old 12-23-2016, 08:11 AM   #1346
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The best to all you fellers, no matter what your doing today.


Carlock, where ya going after smallies?
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Old 12-23-2016, 08:18 AM   #1347
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Carlock, where ya going after smallies?
Lake stillhouse

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Old 12-23-2016, 08:21 AM   #1348
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Water looks great this morning. Good luck to ya.
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Old 12-23-2016, 12:47 PM   #1349
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Yesterday was a great day to be in the woods. Saw several hunters enjoying the evening hunt.

In case I don't get a chance to get back on here for a couple of days. Merry Christmas to all and enjoy being with those you love. Life is short.

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Old 12-23-2016, 02:47 PM   #1350
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Merry Christmas to you and your family Coop!
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