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Forum: Crossbows
03-16-2006, 08:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,211
Posted By thesource

RE: report thesource

LOL .... go back and read it again (SLOWLY this time.) Look for the smiley face. (Note: also see where the quote says "catsclaw" ....that's what we call a clue)
Forum: Crossbows
03-16-2006, 08:12 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,333
Posted By thesource

RE: Crossbow Poll

I am not anti anything, except for anti-cheating.

Let the people of MN determine the fate of MN. The rest of us have NO BUSINESS getting involved.

The reason DJH is involved is because he...
Forum: Crossbows
03-16-2006, 07:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,211
Posted By thesource

RE: report thesource

Hey ... are you calling me a tool?!:D



I'm not attacking DJH. I'm attacking his methods.

You cannot claim the moral high ground when you are in the gutter with the rest of the dirty...
Forum: Crossbows
03-16-2006, 07:53 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,333
Posted By thesource

RE: Crossbow Poll

I don't see were I am debating anything.

I posted that I feel stuffing a ballot box is unethical and unjust. You are the one looking for a confrontation. Untwist your panties....I haven't...
Forum: Crossbows
03-16-2006, 07:40 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,333
Posted By thesource

RE: Crossbow Poll

Gee....it could be about honesty, integrity, and values...things that are important to bowhunters.

Why aren't you on board with that?:eek:
Forum: Crossbows
03-16-2006, 07:32 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,333
Posted By thesource

RE: Crossbow Poll

Maybe you should mind your own business then, cause this had nothing to do with you.

I'm not the one who called you out...you are the one giving me grief. If you want to dish it out........LOL....
Forum: Northeast
03-16-2006, 06:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,033
Posted By thesource

RE: NY and general NE mild winter

It wasn't me hammering them. I get my one and I'm done....(of course, I wait for a good one).

I accept the lower number of deer, too. But I accept them with the knowledge that we are BELOW the...
Forum: Northeast
03-16-2006, 06:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,033
Posted By thesource

RE: NY and general NE mild winter

That is a shameful conglomeration of multiple views to try and support your lame point.

I challenge you to find an example where I have said DEC can't be trusted.

You can't.

If you...
Forum: Crossbows
03-16-2006, 05:53 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,333
Posted By thesource

RE: Crossbow Poll

Wonder why? Could it be that the outside interference rendered the poll statistically insignificant?:eek:

Can't imagine why they would think that.:D
Forum: Crossbows
03-16-2006, 05:49 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,333
Posted By thesource

RE: Crossbow Poll

I challenge you to find an example of where I have violated the rules of this forum.
Forum: Crossbows
03-16-2006, 05:46 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,333
Posted By thesource

RE: Crossbow Poll

Perhaps you should READ a bit. I never said anywhere that crossbows should be banned ... I said DJH should stop stacking polls.
Forum: Crossbows
03-16-2006, 05:45 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,333
Posted By thesource

RE: Crossbow Poll

Duh.

I never said anything about New Mexico sportsmen, since the poll was taken in Minnesota. Perhaps if you were a citizen of The United States you would understand our abbreviations.[8D]
Forum: Crossbows
03-16-2006, 05:41 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,333
Posted By thesource

RE: Crossbow Poll

He posted the exact same message, word for word, on a half dozen websites that I am a member on. That is the definition of spamming.



Are you a MN resident? I see that you are not. Please...
Forum: Northeast
03-15-2006, 03:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,033
Posted By thesource

RE: NY and general NE mild winter

Here is a point that YOU seem not to grasp.

The DEC reports that the population is BELOW TARGET in 2/3 of the state.

Read it again.

They are actively trying to INCREASETHE HERDin these...
Forum: Crossbows
03-14-2006, 04:20 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,333
Posted By thesource

RE: Crossbow Poll

I see......

so suddenly, two wrongs make a right.

Noone takes these polls seriously anyway, since we all realize they are spammed heavily from both sides. You, by the way, have been...
Forum: Crossbows
03-14-2006, 03:18 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,333
Posted By thesource

RE: Crossbow Poll

DJH -

It seems unseemly (read that as cheating) that you would spam all the crossbow sites to stack the vote on this MN poll, which should, in fairness, reflect the will of MN sportsmen.

No...
Forum: Northeast
03-05-2006, 07:22 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,033
Posted By thesource

RE: NY and general NE mild winter

Not true. Why listen to hearsay when we can use numbers?

According to the harvest statistics, this area has generally followed the county and the state over the last 10 years.

When the...
Forum: Northeast
03-04-2006, 05:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,033
Posted By thesource

RE: NY and general NE mild winter

I live in Corning, in Steuben County. It's just west of Elmira.
Forum: Northeast
03-04-2006, 12:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,033
Posted By thesource

RE: NY and general NE mild winter

No worries -

If I'm coming across as argumentative, I don't mean to be....

I'm just dropping the DEC facts out there. I think it is very important for people to realize that 2/3 of the...
Forum: Northeast
03-04-2006, 06:36 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,033
Posted By thesource

RE: NY and general NE mild winter

Bill -

I'm happy for you if you still have good numbers of deer to hunt. That is clearly not the case statewide, and many guys have seen the quality of their hunting decline for 3 consecutive...
Forum: Northeast
03-03-2006, 06:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,033
Posted By thesource

RE: NY and general NE mild winter

I agree .... interesting. It will be very interesting to see the Town and County statistics.

It would appear that even with the DMP cutbacks the rich get richer and the poor get poorer. I think...
Forum: Northeast
03-03-2006, 03:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,033
Posted By thesource

RE: NY and general NE mild winter

Straight from the horse's mouth: (as opposed to thesource's mouth)

Deer populations vary considerably throughout New York and approximately 20 % of the current Wildlife Management Units (WMU)...
Forum: Northeast
03-03-2006, 03:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,033
Posted By thesource

RE: NY and general NE mild winter

Interesting opinion, Bill.

You must still be in a good section.

DEC states that 2/3 of WMU are still significantly below target levels. That means they feel that most (not all) areas are...
Forum: Northeast
03-02-2006, 04:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,033
Posted By thesource

RE: NY and general NE mild winter

I agree - it has been a mild winter.

The herd will rebound if - and only if - they keep DMP down for a couple years.

I believe that the buck harvest has hit bottom and will bounce back a...
Forum: Northeast
02-17-2006, 05:02 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,768
Posted By thesource

RE: N.Y. Crossbows

Yea, well - you got me on this one. I have no bulletproof physics to bail me out here. Given that every crossbow hunter I've conversed with (and that's a lot) refers to 3" 40 yd groups or 50 yd...
Forum: Northeast
02-17-2006, 04:55 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,768
Posted By thesource

RE: N.Y. Crossbows

Ummmm....

You aren't one of those dim bulbs, are you?

Initial KE is representative of the downrange energy, too, especially if we are discussing projectiles of similar weight and ballistic...
Forum: Crossbows
02-16-2006, 04:55 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,266
Posted By thesource

RE: Future of the Crossbow

Those aren't facts.

Sounds great .... until someone points out that in GA the trads harvest rate was actually higher than the compounds and crossbows, and all of them had success rate ~50%.

...
Forum: Northeast
02-16-2006, 04:47 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,768
Posted By thesource

RE: N.Y. Crossbows

Agreed. There is no reason not to allow the physically challenged access to crossbows in NY.





Now you went and screwed it up.

Lobbying for the physically able, you need to...
Forum: Northeast
02-15-2006, 05:38 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,768
Posted By thesource

RE: N.Y. Crossbows

Eeeeewwww. Not a comparison chart.

The bow/arrow wgt combinations are a joke, and the xbow is hardly representative of a modern day stringgun. If you want to get into the details of the physics,...
Forum: Northeast
02-15-2006, 05:30 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,768
Posted By thesource

RE: N.Y. Crossbows

Yup - I'd give up a week of early bowseason to keep bow season exclusive. I'd also suggest they be allowed in late archery season - but we'd have to change the name to late bow / crossbow season.
Forum: Northeast
02-14-2006, 06:00 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,768
Posted By thesource

RE: N.Y. Crossbows

I'm stunned.....a rational response (and I'm not being sarcastic.) I am used to all or nothing rhetoric, yelling, screaming, gnashing of teeth.

I agree. No reason not to include xbow somewhere,...
Forum: Northeast
02-14-2006, 05:16 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,768
Posted By thesource

RE: N.Y. Crossbows

I feel it is....

If you compare the typical hunting crossbow to the typical hunting compound, the crossbow wins hands down. KE, initial velocity, drop.......all of them are advantage crossbow.
...
Forum: Northeast
02-14-2006, 05:09 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,768
Posted By thesource

RE: N.Y. Crossbows

Yea - and they had the "sense/vision" to make it a different season, too.



Are you crazy? They protected your bowhunting experience from the stupid and ill planned MZ experience.

Are...
Forum: Northeast
02-12-2006, 04:59 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,768
Posted By thesource

RE: N.Y. Crossbows

CROSSBOW MYTH. It turns out that crossbows are taxed at the same rate as centerfires....its just a matter of what bucket you put it in.

The fed's absolutely DO NOT define a crossbow as a bow. If...
Forum: Northeast
02-11-2006, 07:12 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,768
Posted By thesource

RE: N.Y. Crossbows

Personally, it won't impact me either. Private property can be posted "No Crossbows" in a blink of an eye.

Because we are shielded from the effect, does that mean there will be no effect?

...
Forum: Northeast
02-11-2006, 06:49 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,768
Posted By thesource

RE: N.Y. Crossbows

This is a standard question that every pro crossbow guy feels compelled to ask and feel clever about.

Its irrelevant....I believe the true significance is at a higher level than our personal...
Forum: Northeast
02-10-2006, 04:49 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,768
Posted By thesource

RE: N.Y. Crossbows

The biggest reason is also the simplest...its not bowhunting.

What is the difference to you if someone is sitting in a tree stand some distance away from you if they are using a longbow,...
Forum: Northeast
02-10-2006, 03:41 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,768
Posted By thesource

RE: N.Y. Crossbows

Typical of the response I'd expect from you Doughboy. Bark first, ask questions later.

I have no problems with crossbows in their own season. I would rather give up part of bowseason for...
Forum: Northeast
02-09-2006, 06:05 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,768
Posted By thesource

RE: N.Y. Crossbows

I agree with that, and actually would support crossbows for any season other than bowseason......

If it weren't for comments like this:



Too bad boys. You want to hunt in bowseason -...
Forum: Northeast
02-08-2006, 04:54 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,768
Posted By thesource

RE: N.Y. Crossbows

Bowhunting heritage would be all that, plus the added qualifier that you must use a bow. Crossbows have no part in NY bowhunting heritage.
Forum: Northeast
02-07-2006, 06:59 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,768
Posted By thesource

RE: N.Y. Crossbows

Ironhorse -

You can't say "heritage" and "crossbow" in the same sentence, at least not in NY state.

I do not believe crossbows belong in bow season because they do not operate like a bow. ...
Forum: Northeast
02-07-2006, 05:28 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,768
Posted By thesource

RE: N.Y. Crossbows

C'mon Tim - if you want to bring it, you gotta bring it.

3 hands? Gimme a break.

Shouldering=drawing? Anchor your cheek = anchor point? anyone who bowhunts and gunhunts knows you are full...
Forum: Northeast
01-27-2006, 06:24 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,768
Posted By thesource

RE: N.Y. Crossbows

Eeks.

Well, somebody has to say it. Might as well be me.

It requires none of the skills required to shoot a vertical bow.

Hold - You hold a bow with one hand. Holding a crossbow is...
Forum: Northeast
01-26-2006, 06:03 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,768
Posted By thesource

RE: N.Y. Crossbows

License sales are down for many reasons....lack of crossbows is WAY down on the list.

Are you proposing a separate season for xbow, or are you suggesting they should be added to bowseason?

...
Forum: Northeast
12-29-2005, 02:56 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 10,451
Posted By thesource

RE: NYSDEC is a joke

Yea - total harvest will be down by a lot because DMP are down by a lot.

But watch the buck take. In my neck of the woods (region 8) it has been dropping at the same percentage as the total take...
Forum: Northeast
12-21-2005, 03:58 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,907
Posted By thesource

RE: NY Blaze Orange Bill

So long as you understand your hypocrisy.

You are against adding laws, unless they are laws that you agree with.

A somewhat inconsistent viewpoint, in my opinion.

It seems better for...
Forum: Northeast
12-18-2005, 04:52 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,907
Posted By thesource

RE: NY Blaze Orange Bill

You know what?

I agree. But that isn't reason enough to lobby against Blaze orange.

You are correct - that's the way it should be. Yet hunters get shot every year - not all are fatal,...
Forum: Northeast
12-18-2005, 03:57 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,907
Posted By thesource

RE: NY Blaze Orange Bill

Well, its not really about me...somehow I've managed to keep from shooting at anyone for over 20 years of hunting, thanks very much.

But it would be a shame if some 16 year old kid, deer hunting...
Forum: Northeast
12-18-2005, 08:12 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,907
Posted By thesource

RE: NY Blaze Orange Bill

Well, here in NY there have been 22 fatal "accidental sootings" in the last 10 years or so.

21 of the 22 had no Blaze Orange.

I don't know the details (tree vs ground, etc.)

But the...
Forum: Northeast
12-10-2005, 06:58 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 10,451
Posted By thesource

RE: NYSDEC is a joke

And now, in many places, Atlasman is right - there are too few deer.

The state's OFFICIAL position is that across 2/3 of the state they want to increase the deer herd. And that was prior to this...
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