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11-16-2017, 06:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,586
Posted By SnakeEater

I go tomorrow for some shotgun deer. I bought one...

I go tomorrow for some shotgun deer. I bought one of those game sleds and I'm hoping they work well. The area I'll be hunting is mainly flat. I'll let you know how it goes if I fill my tag.
Forum: Technical
10-23-2017, 06:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 563
Posted By SnakeEater

That's correct. I have the same arrows and use...

That's correct. I have the same arrows and use the green "s" nocks. It should fit snug.
10-23-2017, 06:06 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 97,506
Posted By SnakeEater

A couple of months late, but I did get this one...

A couple of months late, but I did get this one this summer. Not super huge, but I like the cutters.
Forum: Midwest
03-21-2017, 09:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 11,851
Posted By SnakeEater

This should answer your questions. ...

This should answer your questions.
https://www.dnr.illinois.gov/hunting/Documents/HuntTrapDigest.pdf
03-21-2017, 08:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,330
Posted By SnakeEater

Mrbb is correct. I agree with the above gear. The...

Mrbb is correct. I agree with the above gear. The MUST have kit is a first aid kit, flashlight, rain gear, and water. I also recommend a gerber/leatherman. As far as camo goes, most will do...though...
03-13-2017, 11:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,126
Posted By SnakeEater

Thanks. I'll keep an eye out. That's a heck of a...

Thanks. I'll keep an eye out. That's a heck of a deal.
03-12-2017, 10:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,126
Posted By SnakeEater

Man I hope you guys offer that again. Too bad I...

Man I hope you guys offer that again. Too bad I already booked hunts for this year. I would definitely be interested for next year.
02-24-2017, 08:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,685
Posted By SnakeEater

Salomon boots are awesome. If you look at...

Salomon boots are awesome. If you look at Cabela's bargain cave, you might snag a great deal like I did. Sierra Trading Post is also a good place to look.
02-24-2017, 08:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 868
Posted By SnakeEater

I hated those all leather boots the Army used to...

I hated those all leather boots the Army used to issue; they were brutal on my feet during ruck marches. The Altama desert boots were just a slight bit better. It took me a while to find good pairs...
10-17-2016, 10:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 327
Posted By SnakeEater

Wow, you're the first one that has brought up...

Wow, you're the first one that has brought up Ft. Stewart. I was stationed at Ft. Stewart from '00 til the end of '03. All the deer I ever saw was usually in the ditches and there were plenty of...
10-10-2016, 10:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,169
Posted By SnakeEater

Having a fully guided hunt isn't a bad option,...

Having a fully guided hunt isn't a bad option, especially if you don't have any experience or time to do any scouting. However, be sure to do some research on a particular outfitter. There are plenty...
09-16-2016, 07:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 556
Posted By SnakeEater

What do you use your AR for? Target shooting,...

What do you use your AR for? Target shooting, hunting, or both? What distances do you shoot? I have an Eotech on one and a primary arms red dot (same as aimpoint micro) on the other. I don't have a...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-25-2013, 11:40 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,585
Posted By SnakeEater

Omg that is disgusting. I've heard the saying...

Omg that is disgusting. I've heard the saying that if you're not cheating you're not trying, but gee whizz. I don't think my girl would even let me see a bloody tampon, let alone let me have it...lol.
10-25-2013, 11:31 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,762
Posted By SnakeEater

God is amazing.

God is amazing.
Forum: Midwest
10-24-2013, 10:50 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,518
Posted By SnakeEater

I'm just happy to be leaving the Chicagoland area...

I'm just happy to be leaving the Chicagoland area and getting away from it all and away from public land for at least a week. I hope west central IL deer weren't hit too hard.
BTW, is anybody doing...
Forum: Midwest
06-26-2013, 09:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,056
Posted By SnakeEater

I've lived in Chicago all my life. This crooked...

I've lived in Chicago all my life. This crooked city and county sucks. The best public lands imo are the ones south of I-80. I'm not a fan of the ones near the city and surrounding suburbs. If you go...
Forum: Guns
06-26-2013, 09:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,390
Posted By SnakeEater

I've had my Remington 700 for 12 years now. I...

I've had my Remington 700 for 12 years now. I wouldn't trade it for anything else. I just recently took down 2 hogs with it. I use a Nikon prostaff with mine. 30-06 is the way to go. Just my 3 cents.
06-22-2013, 12:35 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 97,506
Posted By SnakeEater

I just got back from a great hunt in...

I just got back from a great hunt in Texas....time of my life! I got 2 hogs (boar and sow).
05-09-2013, 09:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 621
Posted By SnakeEater

That is one cool gun. Looks like you got a great...

That is one cool gun. Looks like you got a great deal on it, too.
04-21-2013, 07:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 615
Posted By SnakeEater

Awesome! I couldn't stop laughing at those two...

Awesome! I couldn't stop laughing at those two toms, which set out in an a*# whoopin mission. They moved with a purpose...lol.
04-21-2013, 01:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,745
Posted By SnakeEater

Benelli Supernova with a Carlson's choke. I wish...

Benelli Supernova with a Carlson's choke. I wish I had a shorter barrel, but not worth the price. I shoot the Winchester double X in 3 inch.
04-20-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 806
Posted By SnakeEater

Good job! No gobbler for me this year since heavy...

Good job! No gobbler for me this year since heavy t-storms made for a difficult 1st season. The successful part of the hunt was teaching a buddy of mine about turkey hunting and getting him hooked.
04-19-2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,127
Posted By SnakeEater

Remington 700 in 30-06. I took one down last...

Remington 700 in 30-06. I took one down last year, will take some more down this summer.
04-12-2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 762
Posted By SnakeEater

Good job, bro. Now you got me even more pumped up...

Good job, bro. Now you got me even more pumped up for opening week, which is in a couple of days. That's one heck of a gobbler!
04-11-2013, 03:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,529
Posted By SnakeEater

Just my luck....1st season begins next week in...

Just my luck....1st season begins next week in northern IL and it's supposed to rain, light rain, all week. Oh well, gotta make the most of it.
Forum: The Archives
03-28-2013, 09:41 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 10,227
Posted By SnakeEater

Cool, Zim. $150 is a bit much, thank god for...

Cool, Zim. $150 is a bit much, thank god for youtube. I think I'll be mounting my fans and beards myself....if I harvest one this year.
Forum: The Archives
03-27-2013, 11:01 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 10,227
Posted By SnakeEater

That is one awesome gobbler above my last post...

That is one awesome gobbler above my last post with mean lookin spurs. Only a few more weeks til IL turkey season starts. Can't wait!
Forum: The Archives
03-27-2013, 10:59 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 10,227
Posted By SnakeEater

Zim, that's an awesome mount. One day, after I...

Zim, that's an awesome mount. One day, after I sell one of my kidneys and several gallons of plasma, I'll be able to do an elk hunt out west. Did you mount the turkey fan yourself or go to a...
03-07-2013, 09:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,329
Posted By SnakeEater

It's essentially the same as you would with a...

It's essentially the same as you would with a deer; the hog is stinkier, though.
02-26-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,495
Posted By SnakeEater

That's one awesome hog. Are you going to have him...

That's one awesome hog. Are you going to have him mounted?
01-24-2013, 08:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,109
Posted By SnakeEater

I've never hunted Kishwaukee, but have met...

I've never hunted Kishwaukee, but have met hunters who have. I've been told that place gets pretty crowded. Generally speaking, all public land anywhere near the Chicago land area has way too many...
Forum: Midwest
01-15-2013, 06:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,675
Posted By SnakeEater

That's what I thought. They did have me down for...

That's what I thought. They did have me down for the 3rd lottery. Oh well if I don't get a second tag. I know it's much harder for public land, but I figured I'd try my luck since its on private land.
Forum: Midwest
01-14-2013, 03:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,675
Posted By SnakeEater

It'll be about a week. The deadline for the first...

It'll be about a week. The deadline for the first lottery was 12/01/12 and I found out I got my 1st choice on 12/12/12. Now, I'm just waiting for a second tag. Good luck.
01-05-2013, 11:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 17,082
Posted By SnakeEater

I would also recommend a Carlson's choke tube....

I would also recommend a Carlson's choke tube. They are great chokes for their price. If you're not in a rush, Cabela's usually has them on sale around the spring time.
01-01-2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,221
Posted By SnakeEater

Good job to both of you! Awesome looking hog.

Good job to both of you! Awesome looking hog.
12-30-2012, 05:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,031
Posted By SnakeEater

Thanks. I'm running low on meat, so summer needs...

Thanks. I'm running low on meat, so summer needs to get here fast, so I can restock. I can't wait.
12-29-2012, 10:27 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 136,907
Posted By SnakeEater

Atothec....NO YOU DIDN'T !....lol. Haha. I feel...

Atothec....NO YOU DIDN'T !....lol. Haha. I feel your pain, bro. I don't have a truck either and have a small car, so deer season is usually interesting if I hunt alone. Good job on the doe, though....
12-29-2012, 04:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,031
Posted By SnakeEater

This was what I got this past summer. It took 3...

This was what I got this past summer. It took 3 long hot days, but finally got one. The first day was ground blind, the 2nd and 3rd were spot and stalk....in 90 degree days...lol.
12-29-2012, 03:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,109
Posted By SnakeEater

Just like what rogerstv said. Be SURE you know...

Just like what rogerstv said. Be SURE you know exactly where you want to hunt. If you have private property, then all you need is that county's tag. However, if you want to hunt public land, make...
12-29-2012, 08:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,031
Posted By SnakeEater

I went to Croy's Cabins, in east TN.

I went to Croy's Cabins, in east TN.
12-21-2012, 03:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,031
Posted By SnakeEater

With the over population of hogs and the huge...

With the over population of hogs and the huge ranches down in TX, I should be able to get a nice boar for a mount, and still be able to tag some small hogs for meat. I can't wait. It looks like that...
12-21-2012, 11:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,031
Posted By SnakeEater

That's sucks, bro. Don't worry, there are other...

That's sucks, bro. Don't worry, there are other places. I did a hunt in TN this past summer and had a blast. Next year will be in TX. I'll be giving Langley Ranch a shot. They seem like a great...
12-18-2012, 05:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,852
Posted By SnakeEater

Ouch. I looked at a map of CO and didn't realize...

Ouch. I looked at a map of CO and didn't realize that the hunting areas are all on the west side of the state. Oh well, it's not like I'll be elk hunting every year, so what the heck. I might as well...
12-16-2012, 01:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,852
Posted By SnakeEater

Thanks guys. That's very true that driving will...

Thanks guys. That's very true that driving will give me much more freedom than flying. I'm not a fan of long road trips, but I guess CO isn't too bad from IL...around 15 hrs? I'd love to get more...
12-16-2012, 01:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,852
Posted By SnakeEater

Speaking of which, has any of you ever tried to...

Speaking of which, has any of you ever tried to take meat back home as checked baggage? Do most airlines allow it? The times I've traveled out of state for a hunt, I usually drove. I've been looking...
12-13-2012, 09:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 30,589
Posted By SnakeEater

The Mossberg is an awesome shotgun. As far as...

The Mossberg is an awesome shotgun. As far as recoil goes, it depends. A 2 3/4'' isn't too bad. However, the difference between a 2 3/4 and a 3'' is night and day. Now a 3 1/2'' will definitely give...
12-02-2012, 11:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,283
Posted By SnakeEater

I'm still looking into it. It's just that I'm all...

I'm still looking into it. It's just that I'm all the way from the midwest and have no clue on how to arrange an elk hunt if I were to go the do it yourself route; I'd need to get with a packing...
12-02-2012, 07:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,283
Posted By SnakeEater

Good luck, bud. I'd like to go elk hunting out...

Good luck, bud. I'd like to go elk hunting out west someday, but it's so expensive; the price of a guided hunt, the licenses, and taxidermist will not only put a hole in my wallet but also tear it...
11-05-2012, 06:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 907
Posted By SnakeEater

Looks awesome!

Looks awesome!
10-28-2012, 01:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 16,696
Posted By SnakeEater

That is exactly why I've never used decoys. It's...

That is exactly why I've never used decoys. It's the other people I'm worried about, since I hunt public land. I KNOW for a fact that I'm going to get peppered if I use decoys or a blind...not a good...
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