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Forum: Bowfishing
09-06-2011, 10:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,599
Posted By David Hughes

This guy hates bowfishing

This was posted as a comment on my bowfishing video.

"bow fishing (arrows with a string attached) cause many deaths every year because firing a projectile like an arrow with a string has the very...
09-06-2011, 10:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 899
Posted By David Hughes

This guy hates bowfishing!

This was posted as a comment on my bowfishing video.

"bow fishing (arrows with a string attached) cause many deaths every year because firing a projectile like an arrow with a string has the very...
Forum: Bowfishing
05-30-2010, 10:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,391
Posted By David Hughes

The one in the pic ran off batteries. I was just...

The one in the pic ran off batteries. I was just wondering if anyone tried it. Would a 220 volt motor work better? Do gennys produce 220 volt? I would just use one speed with a foot control...
Forum: Bowfishing
05-14-2010, 04:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,391
Posted By David Hughes

120 volt trolling motor to run off your generator.

Any of you machining experts ever thought about building one of these? in a bow mount configuration?http://www.glen-l.com/designs/special/special-images/elecdrw.jpg
Forum: Bowfishing
05-08-2010, 03:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,485
Posted By David Hughes

I'm a little afraid to go after gator gar until I...

I'm a little afraid to go after gator gar until I am sure I have the power in the slingshot. Currently, I am setting up the slotted bottle reel on my crossbow. I don't want to lose another monster...
04-12-2010, 07:03 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,673
Posted By David Hughes

I want one! I'll have to pick your brain when...

I want one! I'll have to pick your brain when I'm ready to build one.
04-11-2010, 06:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 633
Posted By David Hughes

Slingshot was tons of fun!!!

With all the hype around using slingshots for bowfishing I decided that I needed to try it. I really had a good first experience. Like anything else I will need to learn what not to do when using a...
03-19-2010, 06:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 565
Posted By David Hughes

I need a slotted retriever reel.

Does anyone have a slotted retriever reel they would like to sell. Need it shipped to Texas. Looking for a reasonable price. Thanks
08-23-2009, 05:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 635
Posted By David Hughes

Please help me identify this fish

I thought maybe Christine or Carptacker could help with this.
06-02-2009, 11:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 911
Posted By David Hughes

AMS Retriever Reel

Does anyone have a used AMS Retriever they would like to sell for a reasonable price? I Shot 2 gator gar over 6' long in the last week and couldn't hold onto either one of them. One ran out all of my...
04-26-2009, 02:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 947
Posted By David Hughes

RE: Got my Big Woody wet!

That thing will be unstoppable with a pusher fan on it. Imagine running in just a few inches of water un obstructed! How do you think it will handle all the abuse that bowfishing doles out?
04-25-2009, 07:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,283
Posted By David Hughes

RE: Marauder Hawglite

For shooting hogs or predators at night. Some animals have a har time seeing green or red.
02-28-2009, 07:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,401
Posted By David Hughes

RE: Road kill

Man Christine! You belong down here in Texas!!!
02-21-2009, 03:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 623
Posted By David Hughes

Illinois is at it again

Thought you folks in Illinois would like to learn about the most recent attack on youre liberties.




Mandatory gun insurance in Illinois?
by AmbroseBurnside
Fri Feb 20, 2009 at...
01-03-2009, 10:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 613
Posted By David Hughes

RE: Winter Buffalo

Sorry the pic is so small. camera phone
01-03-2009, 10:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 613
Posted By David Hughes

Winter Buffalo

Since Ya'll were rubbing it in all fall with the monster buck pictures. I thought you might like to see what we shot yesterday. There was a ton of fish but the wind got up to 20-25mph. We would...
Forum: Politics
11-15-2008, 08:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 586
Posted By David Hughes

RE: Can it get any worse??

Common sense does not matter! Libs are guided by emotion! If there is enough influence, money and power behind limiting or banning hunting all together then it will happen. You see it all the time...
Forum: Politics
11-12-2008, 06:05 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,409
Posted By David Hughes

RE: Some advice for Governor Palin for the next election

I suppose I'm more conscious of the effect of appearance because of my size. I get a certain amount of condescension because of my age. It would be even worse if folks here saw me in person. When I...
11-11-2008, 06:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,058
Posted By David Hughes

RE: hogs from a treestand

Check out this link. It tells you everything you need to know about shot placement.

http://www.texasboars.com/anatomy.html
11-06-2008, 07:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,413
Posted By David Hughes

RE: Kendall's buck.

Good job! The first is always the toughest. Now it's time to "rack-em-up".
Forum: Bowfishing
10-21-2008, 05:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,290
Posted By David Hughes

RE: cross bow fishing

My Brother has one rigged up. He was able to attach the reel with a couple hose clamps. It is phenomenal for deep water shooting. I wouldn't want to digthe arrowout of the mud in shallow water. He...
10-14-2008, 05:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 805
Posted By David Hughes

RE: I need grass carp samples!

If it were spring I would say yes. I'm changing from the bowfishing mode to pig and deer hunting. It is probably a lake with more quality than quanity. I have yet to see one under 20lbs. In a 3 hour...
10-11-2008, 12:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 805
Posted By David Hughes

RE: I need grass carp samples!

Not sure. It may be part of the trinity river system. You can see that Indian creek feeds it on Mapquest. Search for Pilot Point, TX on Mapquest and you will se the lake.
10-10-2008, 05:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 805
Posted By David Hughes

RE: I need grass carp samples!

I usually shoot one everytime I go out. I have seen at least 3-4 the last time I went. I'm in Northern Texas, usually shooting on Lake Ray Roberts. Still interested?
10-05-2008, 03:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,227
Posted By David Hughes

RE: Eurasian or Russian? Maybe Feral?

Very interesting, thanks. Where do the razorbacks come from?
10-04-2008, 09:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,196
Posted By David Hughes

RE: SICK

If That Landowner didn't put a tag on that Deer then he broke the law. You might want to have a conversation with a Game Warden and have hime check to see if the guy has burned an either sex tag. If...
09-08-2008, 12:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 28,574
Posted By David Hughes

RE: Need help cooking and eating Grass Carp

Thanks for the info. Is there anything I can do with the meat from the 44lb fish that is in my freezer. Is there a marinade or method of cooking that will make it better tasting or should I just make...
09-07-2008, 05:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 28,574
Posted By David Hughes

Need help cooking and eating Grass Carp

Ok, I am tired of turning all of the fish I kill into fertilizer. everything I have read on the web states that Grass Carp is great table fare. I cooked and ate some of the big grass carp that I shot...
09-07-2008, 01:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,249
Posted By David Hughes

RE: Grass Carp Slob! Check it out!!

Could somebody please embed the photo for me in the thread? Thanks
09-07-2008, 01:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,249
Posted By David Hughes

Grass Carp Slob! Check it out!!

I shot him tonight! My biggest fish ever! 44lbs... 47 1/2" long... 28 3/4" Girth

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09-04-2008, 07:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 858
Posted By David Hughes

RE: Something interesting about Sarah Palin

Christine you gotta love Sarah! When it comes to the outdoors you two are soul sistas!
09-01-2008, 08:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 748
Posted By David Hughes

RE: IL Bowfishers...

Careful Kendall don't tilt that compund!
08-31-2008, 09:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 693
Posted By David Hughes

RE: night versus day?

Sometimes it's the body of water. I had to try 3 different lakes before I found one that produced fish at night. I like water that has at least a couple feet of visibility for night fishing. In muddy...
08-30-2008, 06:21 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 63,619
Posted By David Hughes

RE: HOW TO START YOUR OWN HUNTING SHOW

I just found this forum today and wanted to give my 2 cents worth. I have a BOS degree, majoring in Mass communication/ television production. I didn't pursue a career in in TV after graduation but I...
08-30-2008, 05:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,382
Posted By David Hughes

RE: Morine Viwe & wolf Creek State Park Closing

There is one good thing if Obama is elected president. You guys in Illinois get him out of your state! Although I'm sure Blojo's replacement pick will be just as bad. Has there been any talk who he...
08-30-2008, 04:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,022
Posted By David Hughes

RE: Bowfishing Videp

Lake Nasworthy might have some possibilities. All forks of the Concho River converge in San Angelo, You might want to ask around about any access points to the river.
08-29-2008, 02:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,382
Posted By David Hughes

RE: Morine Viwe & wolf Creek State Park Closing

You know there is a lot of things I miss about the hunting in Illinois. When I hear stories like this I am glad that I moved to Texas. They really do an awesome job managing the resources and the...
Forum: Bowfishing
08-29-2008, 02:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,681
Posted By David Hughes

RE: First year highlights

Yeah, here in Texas they are not considered game fish. We can shoot gills, crappie and the famous tilapia.
Forum: Bowfishing
08-27-2008, 04:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 824
Posted By David Hughes

Fun Bowfishing video

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=01yCKowzop8
08-25-2008, 08:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,022
Posted By David Hughes

RE: Bowfishing Videp

Wow! That's a nice compliment! Thank you!
08-25-2008, 10:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,022
Posted By David Hughes

Bowfishing Videp

We shot this video on Friday night. The fish were really up. I stopped shooting anything under 10lbs after about an hour. What fun!!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=01yCKowzop8
07-29-2008, 06:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,575
Posted By David Hughes

RE: carp cleaning video (not the best)

Hey Carptracker, I live in Texas and the only Asian fish I come across is the Amur (grass carp). Are they as good to eat as the silvers and bigheads? Do you clean them the same way. I kill a lot of...
Forum: Bowfishing
07-26-2008, 08:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,324
Posted By David Hughes

Ray Roberts Lake Texas

We have been having Pretty good luck lately on Lake Ray Roberts in Northern Texas. I have been seeing some giant Grass Carp! This one isn't a giant but it is the biggest I've shot so far. The lake is...
07-25-2008, 03:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 701
Posted By David Hughes

RE: Kendall, Christine Come to Texas!

Sorry, I am not related to anyone in Texas.
07-25-2008, 03:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,575
Posted By David Hughes

RE: carp cleaning video (not the best)

There was nothing wrong with that video. You were under the gun with all those people standing around. Didn't appear to be edited either. Good Job!

Will that technique work with buffalo?
07-20-2008, 01:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 701
Posted By David Hughes

RE: Kendall, Christine Come to Texas!

I've seen some huge Bufffs. Bigger than anything I have ever seen before! I've got a few 20's and a 30 pounder under my belt. One on Friday night had to be pushing 50lbs! If you have a economical...
07-20-2008, 09:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 701
Posted By David Hughes

RE: Kendall, Christine Come to Texas!

Here is the picture. Sorry about the quality...phone picture.

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07-20-2008, 09:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 701
Posted By David Hughes

Kendall, Christine Come to Texas!

Hey Kendall why don't you and Christine come to Texas since shooting in Illinois is so tough. There is a resort right on lake Ray Roberts with a slip for $85.00 per night. I will go out with you when...
07-08-2008, 06:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 776
Posted By David Hughes

RE: No Glov Finger Protectors and Penetration

I agree with Christine. I shoot no glovs, sometimes I blow through the fish and sometimes the penetration is very poor. I am going to try finger tabs to see if there is any improvement. Maybe it has...
07-06-2008, 02:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 477
Posted By David Hughes

Finally found a good lake!

I have been shooting the local lakes here in Texas and , with the exception of a couple trips in the spring, I have been very dissapointed.Well, that all changed tonight! I decided to head out to...
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