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10-25-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,208
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A couple of friends and I lease number of...

A couple of friends and I lease number of properties just south of Blackwater. We limit out on sika and white tail every year. Get some real nice ones too.
Forum: Northeast
10-13-2012, 10:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,337
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McKee stinks No ducks there. The swamps are all...

McKee stinks No ducks there. The swamps are all dry. Have been for a few years. The only place that holds water are the two dog training impoundments. And they have 50 or 60 hunters on them...
10-08-2012, 02:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,340
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So, do you not mark that deer down on your tag? ...

So, do you not mark that deer down on your tag?
You killed it, even if you decided not to pack it out because the coyotes got it. I'd have marked it as a dead dear regardless. Not sure if I have...
Forum: South
09-09-2012, 11:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 635
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Tons of grouse up in Pennsylvania. And there...

Tons of grouse up in Pennsylvania. And there are plenty in West Virginia too. And you will even run into them in Virginia. Their populations vary, but the only tried and true way to get on grouse...
09-05-2012, 09:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,866
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I've got land not too far from Chickamauga and we...

I've got land not too far from Chickamauga and we have some wild quail that show up in the fields. They were there this summer. I know of at least 15 or 20 properties spread out around Walker...
Forum: South
07-29-2012, 07:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 8,291
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I'd love to find one. I've been looking and have...

I'd love to find one. I've been looking and have had no luck at all.
01-24-2012, 07:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,129
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Hey, how far from Dallas is this? I'm...

Hey,

how far from Dallas is this?

I'm gonna be in Dallas the first week of February. Would love to get out hunting.
01-23-2012, 09:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,596
Posted By countertop

You definitly have the mule deer and the white...

You definitly have the mule deer and the white tail mixed up. Mule deer is significantly larger than the white tail.

Your also missing some species - most notably the blacktail deer and the sitka...
Forum: South
01-23-2012, 09:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 613
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Love that Timberdoodle. Where in VA was this? ...

Love that Timberdoodle. Where in VA was this?

Great pics
01-16-2012, 09:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 993
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You can get two of these Wildgame Innovations...

You can get two of these Wildgame Innovations (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B004ZICB1Y/ref=oh_o02_s00_i00_details) cameras from Amazon.com for $100.

They are great cameras. At $49.99 each...
Forum: South
01-13-2012, 07:05 AM
01-10-2012, 08:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,741
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Hey, not that I'm asking to have you disclose...

Hey, not that I'm asking to have you disclose your honey hole . . . . but what river where you hunting? I live in the Tysons area and can't afford a Maryland non resident license to get out on the...
Forum: South
01-10-2012, 11:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 583
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yep. Tell us more about what you want to film. ...

yep. Tell us more about what you want to film. And why. What's the point of the documentary? What are you looking to show? Do you want shots of deer in fields? Do you want instructions on how...
Forum: South
01-09-2012, 09:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 583
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Deer season generally ended on Saturday in...

Deer season generally ended on Saturday in Virginia.
01-07-2012, 07:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 934
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2012 Big Game (and Deer) Application Dates

With the 2011 season.winding down (last day for deer in Virginia is today) my thoughts are to this coming fall. Ive never been able.to.figure out the lottery process and get.out West to hunt Elk or...
01-06-2012, 07:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,109
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I've let the largest deer I've ever seen east of...

I've let the largest deer I've ever seen east of the Appalachian Mountains walk 4 times this year (including last night).

Each time I kick myself and say I could have safely made the shot. And...
01-05-2012, 08:59 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,408
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Actually, you didn't understand. In some...

Actually, you didn't understand.

In some situations the light and the background is such that a deer could appear, and if its not moving, will naturally be camouflaged and you may never notice...
01-05-2012, 08:51 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,408
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What's not legal? Having a handgun with you? In...

What's not legal? Having a handgun with you? In Virginia its 100% legal. In North Carolina (where I hunt a lot) its legal on private land not sure about public land.

Is the NC hunting in East,...
01-04-2012, 09:45 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,408
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I didn't say wide open field. I said in the...

I didn't say wide open field. I said in the open. As in, not in the forest. And I didn't say at all times. I said at Dusk.

Actually, here is precisely what I said:



Some days the light is...
01-03-2012, 10:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,785
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I got a book on Sausage making for Christmas and...

I got a book on Sausage making for Christmas and just picked up some hog casings. Wanted to try to make sausage this winter for the first time.

I've got a couple of gallons of blueberries left...
Forum: Taxidermy
01-03-2012, 10:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 813
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WV Hunter - do you have a referral to a decent...

WV Hunter - do you have a referral to a decent Northern Virginia taxidermist?
01-03-2012, 08:39 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,408
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What kind of land is it in Virginia? I'd hunt...

What kind of land is it in Virginia? I'd hunt that over the public land in NC any day of the week. How many acres? Is it all forest? Is any of it planted with crops?

No, you don't need a tree...
01-03-2012, 08:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 452
Posted By countertop

Can you share a link to the column?

Can you share a link to the column?
01-03-2012, 09:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,877
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My estimate is 147 using my offhand visual field...

My estimate is 147 using my offhand visual field scoring method - but I sort of stink at this kind of stuff. Thats a beast for sure.

You should DEFINITELY enter this guy in the state contest next...
12-22-2011, 11:04 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,031
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I passed on a shot at the biggest deer I've ever...

I passed on a shot at the biggest deer I've ever had in my sites Monday night because in the rapidly fading light I wasn't 100% sure I could nail him with a guaranteed kill shot. In hindsight of...
Forum: Black Powder
12-21-2011, 08:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,425
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I was going to say. You have the 700 ML listed...

I was going to say. You have the 700 ML listed in your sig, but that didn't look like one.

Thats one heck of a pretty looking rifle.
Forum: Black Powder
12-20-2011, 11:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,425
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Is that a Remington ML?? What kind of stock...

Is that a Remington ML??

What kind of stock do you have on that? Certainly doesn't look like the stock realtree camo stock I have.

Gorgeous wood. Would be very interested in a referral to...
12-10-2011, 08:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 562
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My son is 9. He got a BB gun on his 9th...

My son is 9. He got a BB gun on his 9th birthday. And is pretty good with that. But I wouldn't trust him with a gun yet. My Father in Law and I are thinking about taking him out Christmas week to...
12-10-2011, 08:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,709
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I'd hang a stand on a tree right on the edge of...

I'd hang a stand on a tree right on the edge of the gas line that affords you a clear view down the line as well as a shot into some of the bushy area.

Get up high enough so you can see down on...
11-24-2011, 11:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,040
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I studied under Karin Sheldon in law school. ...

I studied under Karin Sheldon in law school. She's currently a board member, a former president, and former Chief Litigaiton Counsel for Defenders. She's about as anti hunting as you can imagine...
Forum: Black Powder
11-12-2011, 07:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,200
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There's only five states you can't hunt on a...

There's only five states you can't hunt on a Sunday. All along the east coast and all are former colonies. Its the last remaining blue law (well, no, you can't buy a car in some states on Sunday...
Forum: Northeast
11-07-2011, 10:20 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,221
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Indeed! And not just the deer, but the foxes too!

Indeed! And not just the deer, but the foxes too!
Forum: Northeast
11-07-2011, 10:11 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,221
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Do you really feel this way? Or is this just a...

Do you really feel this way? Or is this just a cover for a religious based objection to Sunday hunting?

No offense to you personally, but as much as I find the religious objection distasteful and...
Forum: Black Powder
11-07-2011, 10:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,429
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After a day of shooting, I usually spray a good...

After a day of shooting, I usually spray a good amount of windex down the barrel. The ammonia in it does a great job of neutralizing the salts that cause corrosion and its looses stuff up. I then...
10-31-2011, 01:33 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,577
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What ever weapon I am using and ammo and/or...

What ever weapon I am using and ammo and/or arrows for it.
Gloves/hat
surgical gloves for field dressing
knife on sheeth
water
moleskin pad and pen
binoculars
iPhone and iPhone solar charger...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-27-2011, 12:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,743
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2 things. 1) Pennsylvania has some of the...

2 things.

1) Pennsylvania has some of the most bizarre game laws and hunting attitudes/traditions in the country. And I say that as someone who hunts there every year.

2) In most of the...
10-24-2011, 09:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,759
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If its really that far in, you should be ok with...

If its really that far in, you should be ok with leaving it there and not having someone discover it (of course, that's always a risk).

I would set the climber up the afternoon before, take it...
10-23-2011, 08:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,067
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Don't listen to the HSUS inspired hippies in...

Don't listen to the HSUS inspired hippies in Vermont
10-22-2011, 10:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,368
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If you don't know what your doing (and it sure...

If you don't know what your doing (and it sure does sound that way) trying to kill a wounded deer with a knife is going to result in you suffering some pretty serious wounds (if not dead yourself). ...
10-22-2011, 10:44 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,711
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Middle of the summer, all the activity in my...

Middle of the summer, all the activity in my honey hole was predawn or very early in the am.

In August/September, activity started occuring around 7:45-9:00 am.

Now, no activity then, but tons...
Forum: South
10-16-2011, 01:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 554
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I've seen deer every time I go out. It's just...

I've seen deer every time I go out. It's just that said deer aren't anywhere close to being positioned for a good shot.
10-13-2011, 02:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,562
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Hey, I'll be up hunting a friends farm around...

Hey, I'll be up hunting a friends farm around Hershey Halloween weekend. Any chance of rutting activity then?
Forum: South
10-13-2011, 06:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,995
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Not in SC, but I hunted the lowlands of eastern...

Not in SC, but I hunted the lowlands of eastern North Carolina on a friends property October 28-30th a couple of years ago and there was a ton of activity. Sat and watched two bucks battle it out...
Forum: Midwest
10-12-2011, 04:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,377
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google earth is your friend. look for spots that...

google earth is your friend. look for spots that look like fine habitat and ask yourself, would 90% of the people go this far to hang a stand. If you answer no, walk another 1/4 mile into the...
Forum: Midwest
10-11-2011, 08:32 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 784
Posted By countertop

SW Minnesota

Hey

I'm going to be traveling to Minnesota in mid November. Any suggestions on good areas to hunt?
10-11-2011, 08:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 956
Posted By countertop

where is this located?

where is this located?
10-11-2011, 08:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 961
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dont zipper them shut, or put oil/wax on zipper. ...

dont zipper them shut, or put oil/wax on zipper. I wouldn't use velcro, if they have it take it off. Velcro doesn't sound like anything else. I doubt a zipper would spook a deer, or even be heard,...
10-01-2011, 05:04 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,079
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I hunted yesterday, and saw more deer, and more...

I hunted yesterday, and saw more deer, and more deer closer to me ?and hanging out near me, and bedding down near me) than I ever have in my life.

I did two things different from my normal...
09-22-2011, 08:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,903
Posted By countertop

How do I go about placing them? Should I hang...

How do I go about placing them? Should I hang them from a tree branch? How high? Do i put them on a well traveled trail, or right next to it? Should I just place a single on in a shooting lane,...
09-22-2011, 08:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,903
Posted By countertop

How do you use vanilla? For bucks? For does? ...

How do you use vanilla? For bucks? For does? Does it work pre-rut? Do you just open a bottle? Or do you buy a bottle and soak a tampon in it and hang it on a tree?
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