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Forum: Bowhunting
06-28-2004, 05:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 542
Posted By Nic Barca

RE: Penetration without loosing speed

Woah, you don't need to buy arrows. You do not give us any clues as to why your arrows are not getting good penetration. How exactly are you not getting good penetration????? Where do they stop? ...
Forum: Guns
06-19-2004, 11:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 721
Posted By Nic Barca

questions concerning Mini-30 & M1

I was under the impression that the mini-30 shot .30 carbine bullets. So did many people I know. When I was younger, I was shown a gun with the .30 carbine bullets which was called a Mini-30 by the...
06-15-2004, 05:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,025
Posted By Nic Barca

RE: wild boar

hmmm. What is the most suitable caliber for wild boars? Personally, I would have to say anything large and hard hitting.

Of course, just about any bullet is capable of putting down a hog in...
Forum: Bowhunting
05-19-2004, 01:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,359
Posted By Nic Barca

RE: Butchering?

I don't hunt deer but I've butchered hundreds of goats and pigs that me and my friends have caught. I even helped to butcher a buffalo once. Usually I will cut the meat from the bones and separate...
Forum: Bowhunting
05-17-2004, 03:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 440
Posted By Nic Barca

RE: Decided to get back into it......

What bows did you have before?
Forum: Bowhunting
04-26-2004, 08:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 912
Posted By Nic Barca

RE: Yellowstone

No, unless I am mistaken, no hunting is permitted in yellowstone. But if you went there, then you wouldn't want to hunt it anyway. It's a beautiful place but I really hated my drive through...
Forum: Bowhunting
04-04-2004, 12:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 333
Posted By Nic Barca

RE: Reflex

Reflex is one of the top names i archery and although I have never shot that bow, I'm sure it will be a great bow. It looks like a very good bow in the picture but it will shoot only as good as you...
Forum: Bowhunting
04-04-2004, 12:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 411
Posted By Nic Barca

RE: What rest to use?

Correct me if I'm rong but doesn't the LX have a 35 inch Axle to axle length? This might not be the best bow to shoot with fingers because the angle of the string is going to pinch your fingers and...
Forum: Bowhunting
04-04-2004, 12:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 993
Posted By Nic Barca

RE: Which size fletchings do you prefer for hunting?

I like 4" too. Either strait or offset for my NAP Quicktune 3000
Forum: Guns
03-28-2004, 09:40 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,776
Posted By Nic Barca

RE: Which gun would you grab?

What, you can't use a sword? Would a 22 be enough to kill them with a head shot? Whta about a shotgun with bird shot or small buck shot? I'ld use my sword, if that's allowed. ...poor dead...
Forum: Guns
03-28-2004, 09:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,962
Posted By Nic Barca

RE: CALIBER 30 CARBINE

What gun is it? Mini-30? Lever action ruger?

That round is a popular round for blocking trail for pigs here in hawaii. If you hit the animal in the "drop them in their tracks area"...
Forum: Bowhunting
03-28-2004, 08:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 531
Posted By Nic Barca

RE: New to Bowhunting

I'm sure the bow will work fine. Parkers are good bows.

I'm gonna give you some advice:
The first thing you need to make sure of is that the Draw weight and draw length are properly fitted...
03-13-2004, 03:29 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,695
Posted By Nic Barca

RE: Hog Hunting

22LR penetrates the skull with ease. I don't know why you think they wouldn't. With a 22, you have to aim for the brain between the ear and eye. On very small pigs, it sometimes can brake the...
Forum: Bowhunting
03-13-2004, 01:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 373
Posted By Nic Barca

RE: Elk Mystery Deaths

He might have been refering to something he heard from the paranormal Radio show, Coast to Coast. They had a guest talking about it for a good portion of the show. That was a few nights ago but I...
Forum: Bowhunting
02-17-2004, 09:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 522
Posted By Nic Barca

RE: draw weight

What do you mean, like mouflon sheep and that sort? A 35 lb compound bow should get a pass through. I started to hunt with a 34 pound bow and I easily got complete pass thrus on animals like feral...
Forum: Bowhunting
02-14-2004, 01:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 670
Posted By Nic Barca

RE: 3D target and kill zone

I don't know about that one. I've had all my heart hit animals go down in 5 or 6 seconds. I think it has to do with cutting off oxygen to the brain by diverting blood. Not-breathing has nothing to...
01-31-2004, 12:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,163
Posted By Nic Barca

RE: Dogs on Big game hunting

I think almost anyone who hunts by stillhunting, stalking or stand hunting are gonna get ticked off if someone came in with dogs and chased game around in a way other than how they do it. Deer and...
Forum: Guns
01-30-2004, 10:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,659
Posted By Nic Barca

RE: Why doesn't my son want to use his new BB gun?

How about you try shooting it and maybe he will see you and get jelouse. ...Hey, it woorks with 4 year olds. Go figure.:eek:

Maybe he was expecting a new bow.
Forum: Bowhunting
01-23-2004, 10:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 868
Posted By Nic Barca

RE: How efective is bow on big game hunting?

A bow will easily kill any animal. Personally I think a bow will kill any animal just as fast as a gun shot to the vitals. Actually even faster. Even a youth weight bow such as 45 pound draw...
Forum: Guns
01-15-2004, 12:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 954
Posted By Nic Barca

RE: How many of you have been shot?

I have not but when my dad was living in Belinez, California, I guess he was walking down a street and some genious either hit a 22 with a bat or stuck it with a hammer and it went off hitting dad...
Forum: Bowhunting
01-13-2004, 07:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,414
Posted By Nic Barca

RE: How many of you would like to do this

I still use alluminum arrows tho. I can't believe how some people actually buy feeders and continually replace the feed. Are you rich? I don't even own a tree stand but I sometimes will climb up...
Forum: Bowhunting
01-13-2004, 06:53 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,005
Posted By Nic Barca

RE: Which animal would you hunt?

Alaskan Mountain goat hunting has always appealed to me and I hope to go try that one day with bow and arrow. And allthough I really don't like bear hunting from treestands or near bait, I wouldn't...
Forum: Bowhunting
01-10-2004, 03:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,207
Posted By Nic Barca

RE: Aggrevating situation.

Defenceless? What about superior speed, scenses, and smarts? Nah, you did good by being nice and polite. Does she have a garden? They always call the hunters when they eat the garden. I like the...
Forum: Bowhunting
01-10-2004, 03:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,541
Posted By Nic Barca

RE: ever lost the desire to hunt?

Hey Jeff,
That's quite a ways from where I live. Actually I live on Kauai. That's the confusing thing about Hawaii. They re-use the names on each island. I live on the North shore of Kauai in...
Forum: Bowhunting
01-09-2004, 08:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,541
Posted By Nic Barca

RE: ever lost the desire to hunt?

Stop hunting? What else is there to life????? he he he
Forum: Guns
01-09-2004, 07:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 826
Posted By Nic Barca

RE: Best Hunt Pics (any game)

I really like the sheep picture.

Here's a nice picture. It's of my friend Travis stalking a billy goat here on Kauai. Never shot the goat but it made a good picture.
...
01-09-2004, 03:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,320
Posted By Nic Barca

Ruger, Winchester, or Remington bolt action?

Hey everybody,
I've been loking into guns to buy. So far I got it narrowed down to these:
http://www.geocities.com/nicolaibarcahuntfishhi/Guns.jpg
I would need the Ruger Deerfield for blocking...
Forum: Guns
01-08-2004, 04:03 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,328
Posted By Nic Barca

RE: slug vs. buckshot

I hunt pigs and sometimes goat with my shotgun. It's a smooth bore tho. I have come to the conclusion that buckshot is only good out to 20 yards but that you shouldn't use it unles you have to...
Forum: Bowhunting
01-08-2004, 03:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,622
Posted By Nic Barca

RE: Hunt downwind or buy all the fancy scent free stuff?

One of my friends who lives on Oahu shot 20 pigs in one year with his recurve. Now that's alot of pigs to catch in a heavily hunted public hunting area in Hawaii. The pigs are smart. He told me...
Forum: Bowhunting
01-08-2004, 02:59 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,679
Posted By Nic Barca

RE: Let's take a poll, how many have ever Spine shot a deer?

Out of the 100+ goats I've taken, probably ten or more were spine shot. I admit, it can be nerve racking because they screem and even try to scramble away if they still have their front arms. I...
Forum: Technical
01-05-2004, 01:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 714
Posted By Nic Barca

RE: arrows for lighter drawweight

I used to use a PSE Bandit with 24"dl set at 34# at first and as high as 43# towards the end of it's use. I always used a 1816 with an 85 grain broadhead. The spine was right. They flew fine.

...
Forum: Bowhunting
01-05-2004, 12:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,117
Posted By Nic Barca

RE: What parts do you eat???

When I go on hunting trips with my friends, they often cook up the goat liver and hearts. They are a great quick tender meat source while in the mountains but I prefered to eat them with BBQ sauce. ...
Forum: Bowhunting
12-08-2003, 10:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,166
Posted By Nic Barca

RE: best shot placement on a deer

Head on shots are risky because the vitals are not gonna be where you expect them to be. You can easily shoot in front of them or into the opposite arm. Or you can hit the arm bones like you did. ...
Forum: Bowhunting
12-03-2003, 11:46 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,777
Posted By Nic Barca

RE: shooting dogs

You'ld have to be one sick **** to kill somebodys dog. Just think of the pain you would be causing somebody. And think of the bad rapp you can give to hunters. Like the lab with the arrow through...
Forum: Bowhunting
12-03-2003, 11:15 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,016
Posted By Nic Barca

RE: My First P&Y Buck

Wow! What a great deer! Congratualtions.
Forum: Bowhunting
12-03-2003, 11:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,072
Posted By Nic Barca

RE: Too young for a " real" bow?

Don't you know, a 35 lb bow will easily kill any deer. Might not always pass completely through but will easily reach the second ribcage taking out bouth lungs provided that the broadhead is razor...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-21-2003, 01:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 402
Posted By Nic Barca

RE: Help On A Nice Bow,And Broad Heads.

NAP Thunderheads are a good broadhead.
Forum: Bowhunting
10-17-2003, 03:33 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,458
Posted By Nic Barca

RE: Letter of Resignition?

I' m thinking two things when I first read the post:
1. Not picking a spot.
2. Shooting high because in elevated position.

But if you have not paper tuned yet?[:' (] But that' s OK. ...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-12-2003, 04:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 638
Posted By Nic Barca

RE: shot at first deer w/ bow today

Yep to that. And pick a spot too. It makes a world of difference.

You shoot much better aiming for a tiny spot like hair, elbow or shadow than at the entired vital area. ...If you didn' t...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-10-2003, 05:07 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,676
Posted By Nic Barca

RE: i lost a buck this past weekend

Augh, that' s too bad but it happenes sometimes. Definately make you feel sick to your stomach, yeah? Maybe I missed it but I did not read anything from you talking about the blood you found. The...
Forum: Technical
10-04-2003, 03:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,244
Posted By Nic Barca

RE: Bowhunter Arrow Test

Penetration is no thing to worry about because a 45 pound-plus bow with a sharp broadhead (no matter if it' s fixed or expandible) is gonna pass completely though the chest cavity provided you hit no...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-03-2003, 06:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,692
Posted By Nic Barca

RE: all of a sudden shooting bad

Arthur P is right.

My initial though was that your over spined. But you haven' t changed your arrows.

Then I came to Arthur P' s post which said:


That makes alot of sence and I...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-03-2003, 06:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,190
Posted By Nic Barca

RE: Poll: Other shot?

Broadside, yes

Quartering away, yes

Quartering towards, only very close shots like out to 10 yards

Facing directly away, only if it' s very close and I' m high enough to shoot down on...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-03-2003, 06:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 657
Posted By Nic Barca

RE: Frustration...Just have to vent

What a prick. Gut shoots animals and gives them away. You ever ask him why he doesn' t eat what he kills? I for one would be insulted if somebody gave me a gut shot animal. It looks good at first...
Forum: Sporting Dogs
10-03-2003, 05:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 383
Posted By Nic Barca

RE: What is the most effective training method?

Definately part of the family.
Forum: West
10-02-2003, 06:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 605
Posted By Nic Barca

RE: San Luis Obispo, CA

Hey, call me up some time.
Forum: Bowhunting
10-02-2003, 06:31 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,182
Posted By Nic Barca

RE: The dead Spot?

It seems to me that you hit over the spine. In fact I' m absolutely 100% sure you hit the backstrap. It is not fatal and often bleeds enough for a blood trail. It will leave little or no blood on...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-02-2003, 02:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 989
Posted By Nic Barca

RE: Bowhunting in the rain

I love hunting in the rain. Pigs really come out when it rains. I don' t know about deer tho. My favorite thing about the rain is that it washes out old tracks and you can find fresh tracks and...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-02-2003, 02:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,271
Posted By Nic Barca

RE: Do you follow ALL hunting regulations?

Well, I' m living here in Hawaii and everyone' s pretty laid back on rules down here. Though I will have to say that if I hunted on the mainland, I would do everything by the book and when I hunt on...
Forum: Sporting Dogs
09-30-2003, 12:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 982
Posted By Nic Barca

RE: spaying and neutering bird dogs does it change how they hunt

Bird dogs, I don' t think it should make a difference.

We use Bull/hounds to hunt pigs down here and your not supposed to spay or neuter them because they can loose their grit. Especially...
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