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09-21-2016, 12:33 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,654
Posted By archeryelk1

Another thing that new hunters overlook is having...

Another thing that new hunters overlook is having everything needed to take care of a deer after it hits the ground.
Know how you are going to get it out of the woods. Have a sharp knife and saw. ...
07-20-2016, 02:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 982
Posted By archeryelk1

That's the one I have and I really like it a lot....

That's the one I have and I really like it a lot. I picked it up used off of ebay. I plan on only using it for 3-D and target shooting for right now though. I've read about several people that do...
Forum: Guns
04-04-2016, 11:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,480
Posted By archeryelk1

Since you're wanting to buy one rifle to use for...

Since you're wanting to buy one rifle to use for everything from yotes to elk, I think the 30/06 is tough to beat...especially since you are going to reload. It has a very wide range of bullets you...
03-31-2016, 03:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,728
Posted By archeryelk1

Here in Idaho you can't put out any bait until...

Here in Idaho you can't put out any bait until the season has opened, and all bait sites must be registered with Fish and Game. This consists of, for a small fee of course, registering what unit...
Forum: Black Powder
03-04-2016, 02:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,163
Posted By archeryelk1

My TC renegade shoots Hornady Great Plains 425gr...

My TC renegade shoots Hornady Great Plains 425gr conicals really well. I've read that a lot of 1/48 TC's seem to group these well. I use 100grns of 2F Goex behind them, that was the first load I...
Forum: Black Powder
01-19-2016, 02:43 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,425
Posted By archeryelk1

I was entertained when I watched it. With that...

I was entertained when I watched it. With that being said, I liked how the elk were bugling, which implies September/October, but the trappers were done trapping and taking their hides in.
Replies: 11
Views: 1,525
Posted By archeryelk1

Those look more like bobcat tracks. Cougar has a...

Those look more like bobcat tracks. Cougar has a wide pad that is just as wide across as all the toes.
Forum: Black Powder
12-09-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 321
Views: 17,663
Posted By archeryelk1

I enjoy shooting my T/C renegade a lot. I've...

I enjoy shooting my T/C renegade a lot. I've gotten the blackpowder bug so bad that I packed it all through centerfire deer season this year.
Mine shoots 75grns Goex under a .530 RB with a .015"...
10-18-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,588
Posted By archeryelk1

Like Flags said they are a mountain bird, size...

Like Flags said they are a mountain bird, size wise they are about halfway between a Ruffled grouse and a pheasant. Here in Idaho they seem to really like to hang out on the edges of timbered...
07-09-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,032
Posted By archeryelk1

Looks like something that's been eating protein...

Looks like something that's been eating protein to me.
07-09-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,932
Posted By archeryelk1

List looks pretty good. I would add some ribbon...

List looks pretty good. I would add some ribbon for marking off a blood trail if it becomes necessary, a flashlight, make sure you know how to dress a deer (gut & skin...and quarter too if a long...
Forum: Black Powder
07-02-2015, 06:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 680
Posted By archeryelk1

I had a stock done for my daughter in muddygirl...

I had a stock done for my daughter in muddygirl and one done for me in reaperwoods, but mine were done by the previous owners. Glad to hear the new owners have it down as well, I've been leery to...
Forum: Bowhunting
06-30-2015, 06:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,302
Posted By archeryelk1

Taking an archery hunting course is huge. If...

Taking an archery hunting course is huge. If there is a local archery club, that could get you into contact with other hunters as well. They will be a wealth of knowledge. If you're using...
06-30-2015, 06:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,114
Posted By archeryelk1

A call to the State of your choice's Fish & Game...

A call to the State of your choice's Fish & Game office to talk with a wildlife officer can really help too. Many of them also hunt and are happy to help.
06-04-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,342
Posted By archeryelk1

I use Gold Tips too, and have a durability story...

I use Gold Tips too, and have a durability story about them.
I once shot 3 elk with the same Gold tip arrow.
The first one was a bull at 20 yards, in and out between ribs, heard it ting-ting-ting...
05-21-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,379
Posted By archeryelk1

I beg to differ. He referenced a "fast handling...

I beg to differ.
He referenced a "fast handling gun", which the definition is as you explained it above, but he also mentioned adding a lever or pump action to his stable.
As you know a lever...
05-20-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,379
Posted By archeryelk1

I agree a 100%, but that is the ultimate question...

I agree a 100%, but that is the ultimate question the OP is asking about.
05-20-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,379
Posted By archeryelk1

I use either a scoped 7mm/08, a scoped 30/06, an...

I use either a scoped 7mm/08, a scoped 30/06, an open sight winchester 30-30, or here the most lately my open sight T/C Renegade in .54 caliber (during general season, love shooting black powder!). ...
05-20-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,296
Posted By archeryelk1

Lol, aint that the truth nowadays...

Lol, aint that the truth nowadays...
04-30-2015, 12:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,829
Posted By archeryelk1

If i can't be out there before daylight and...

If i can't be out there before daylight and locate them by listening for gobbling on the roost, then I change to a "run and gun" style of hunting like hunting elk during the rut. I locate call, walk...
04-08-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 845
Posted By archeryelk1

That's the problem with our government...

That's the problem with our government today...instead of voting for the best candidate we only have the lesser of two evils option.
Forum: Black Powder
04-07-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,855
Posted By archeryelk1

If it is new and hasn't been fired before, make...

If it is new and hasn't been fired before, make sure you clean all of their grease out of the barrel before you shoot it as well.
If you are going to use store bought prelubed patches more than...
03-27-2015, 06:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,184
Posted By archeryelk1

Hands down it's hunting elk with a bow during the...

Hands down it's hunting elk with a bow during the rut.
02-26-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 594
Posted By archeryelk1

What a terrible right to lose. Do you know the...

What a terrible right to lose. Do you know the story of how that came about? I would imagine it's the age old story of a few idiots ruining it for everyone...but still can't see how they managed to...
Forum: Black Powder
02-26-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,838
Posted By archeryelk1

I use the T/C 4-in-1 loaders, as I like not...

I use the T/C 4-in-1 loaders, as I like not having to dig out my short starter when reloading.
02-26-2015, 08:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 758
Posted By archeryelk1

I'm about 40 minutes from both my favorite spots.

I'm about 40 minutes from both my favorite spots.
02-25-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 594
Posted By archeryelk1

Wyoming doesn't allow camping on state land?!

Wyoming doesn't allow camping on state land?!
02-17-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 618
Posted By archeryelk1

Some fish and game departments have humane live...

Some fish and game departments have humane live traps that they'll loan out as well.
02-17-2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,296
Posted By archeryelk1

Only if I know the reason that I missed and if...

Only if I know the reason that I missed and if the animal gave me another standing shot.
For example, I took a shot at a buck last year that resulted in a clean miss and I still am not real sure...
02-17-2015, 08:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,083
Posted By archeryelk1

Lol, I'm a working stiff too...I just spend as...

Lol, I'm a working stiff too...I just spend as much of my free time in the outdoors as possible, it's simply how my family and I enjoy our weekends and vacation time. All of our vacations are...
02-17-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,340
Posted By archeryelk1

A remmington in 7mm mauser that my dad let me...

A remmington in 7mm mauser that my dad let me use. I shot 5 or 6 deer with it while growing up, and then when I was about 19 I bought a springfield in 30-06 for my own first deer rifle.
Forum: Black Powder
02-12-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,040
Posted By archeryelk1

Mine shoots PRB and 425gr Hornady Great Plains...

Mine shoots PRB and 425gr Hornady Great Plains conicals reasonably well with open sites, as long as I do my part.
My PBR load is 70grs (target) & 80grs (deer hunting) of goex 2f, a .015 patch, and...
Forum: Guns
02-12-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,716
Posted By archeryelk1

Yes during archery season, no during rifle season.

Yes during archery season, no during rifle season.
02-12-2015, 08:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,083
Posted By archeryelk1

I try to do as much as I can. In the spring I...

I try to do as much as I can. In the spring I turkey hunt (bow and shotgun, depending on mood), bear hunt (centerfire & muzzleloader), pick morel mushrooms, and shoot a lot while the weather isn't...
01-26-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 521
Posted By archeryelk1

Deer are very sociable and communicate year round...

Deer are very sociable and communicate year round with each other. I would try some soft doe grunts to see if they will become curious and come in for a closer look.
Replies: 11
Views: 1,525
Posted By archeryelk1

What he said. I've also heard that wolf howls...

What he said. I've also heard that wolf howls can be very effective in locating them.
01-14-2015, 06:10 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,135
Posted By archeryelk1

Took a spring bear this year, haven't ever really...

Took a spring bear this year, haven't ever really bear hunted, usually only turkey hunt in the spring. Definitely was fun and will probably do it again this spring.
Got to spend quite a bit of time...
01-08-2015, 06:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 470
Posted By archeryelk1

Lol, I think we all feel the same about spam and...

Lol, I think we all feel the same about spam and trolls.

On a side note, I just have to ask...
is your username what you meant for it to be? Lol, I really got a kick out of it.
01-08-2015, 06:38 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,897
Posted By archeryelk1

So it bothers you that you put in much more work...

So it bothers you that you put in much more work and effort to get a mature buck then the people who legally bait? States that allow baiting obviously have large whitetail populations and they have...
01-06-2015, 06:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,127
Posted By archeryelk1

Most people here in Idaho are trying to call them...

Most people here in Idaho are trying to call them in...either by howling or prey calling. As far as dogs to hunt them, most hound hunters around here that hunt cougars are quitting, due to the risk...
01-06-2015, 06:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 780
Posted By archeryelk1

If you rarely see deer or yotes in the field that...

If you rarely see deer or yotes in the field that time of day, then my guess is the yote ran it to there and the buck had finally had enough running and stood his ground.
01-06-2015, 06:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 763
Posted By archeryelk1

Great job getting a kid out there to enjoy the...

Great job getting a kid out there to enjoy the outdoors! He will never forget the experience with you and his dad.
Forum: Black Powder
12-18-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 862
Posted By archeryelk1

What powder are you using? I use CCI #11's and...

What powder are you using? I use CCI #11's and haven't had any issues (using goex), except for when I did what was just mentioned...swabbed between shots and pushed crud into the flame channel. ...
Forum: Guns
12-18-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,282
Posted By archeryelk1

I like the caliber choices of 7mm/08, 308, or...

I like the caliber choices of 7mm/08, 308, or 30/06, any of these with proper bullets are fine out to 300 yards IMO.
As far as a heavy gun for help with recoil, I'm iffy on that. My daughter...
12-18-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,441
Posted By archeryelk1

I have to go with this too. I can't say I...

I have to go with this too. I can't say I wouldn't take a neck shot if everything was ideal...but with that being said I've taken one neck shot in 29 years of hunting. Never lost an animal with a...
12-18-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,209
Posted By archeryelk1

My choice would be any kind of hunt during the...

My choice would be any kind of hunt during the rut. If you can catch the rut with a ML in your hands, that sounds ideal in your situation (avoiding tag soup hopefully). Archery is a blast, but I...
12-18-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,094
Posted By archeryelk1

I put replacement blades in my Muzzy's every...

I put replacement blades in my Muzzy's every year. I carry 3 arrows in the quiver and after a season of being in the quiver, vibrating against the foam on the atv ride in and out, plus the first...
12-17-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,693
Posted By archeryelk1

Throwing in a spoon full of Lipton's onion soup...

Throwing in a spoon full of Lipton's onion soup mix is really good in canned venison too.
Forum: Black Powder
12-16-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,009
Posted By archeryelk1

To go a little further with Muley Hunter's double...

To go a little further with Muley Hunter's double set trigger info, there is a screw in between the two triggers that adjusts the amount of creep in the front trigger when you use the set trigger. ...
Forum: Black Powder
12-15-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,606
Posted By archeryelk1

I can't find anywhere that it is spelled out...

I can't find anywhere that it is spelled out exactly to that effect. It just says that no one can allow the waste of game and that hunters shall make a reasonable effort to retrieve game and have to...
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