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Forum: Bowhunting
11-25-2013, 01:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,024
Posted By GMMAT

Really odd (not really) that you come here and be...

Really odd (not really) that you come here and be a smart ass (and I know you had to). You really didn't need to respond, at all.

And, for the record, "I" didn't score either one of them. I...
Forum: Bowhunting
11-21-2013, 11:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 663
Posted By GMMAT

Yes, they do.

Yes, they do.
Forum: Bowhunting
11-21-2013, 05:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,024
Posted By GMMAT

The top buck (killed in 2012) only scored in the...

The top buck (killed in 2012) only scored in the low 100's. But, he was a nice 3.5yo that was 21" inside and had a horse of a body.

The bottom buck was killed on Tuesday of this week (about 15mi....
Forum: Bowhunting
11-21-2013, 03:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,024
Posted By GMMAT

If you consider North CAROLINA "north", I might...

If you consider North CAROLINA "north", I might be (north of you). :)

That's a coyote.
Forum: Bowhunting
11-20-2013, 06:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,024
Posted By GMMAT

Been a while....I've taken a couple since I last posted.

Hope everyone's doing well.

Here's what my last year's looked like (in the field).

http://i1299.photobucket.com/albums/ag73/jwvehst/IMG_0265_zpsd6c04d0f.jpg
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Forum: Bowhunting
01-20-2012, 04:34 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,596
Posted By GMMAT

I'm quite certain 47days is ridiculous.

I'm quite certain 47days is ridiculous.
Forum: Bowhunting
01-10-2012, 06:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,717
Posted By GMMAT

With height comes the added difficulty of shot...

With height comes the added difficulty of shot angle.

I hunt where I have the most cover......and hope that's lower, rather than higher.
Forum: Bowhunting
01-10-2012, 12:40 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,599
Posted By GMMAT

Well, I didn't go there. But.....I agree. ...

Well, I didn't go there. But.....I agree.

The part of the situation that concerned me is the fact he JUST lost one deer.....and then thinks taking a 22yd neck shot on one the next day is a good...
Forum: Bowhunting
01-09-2012, 03:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 13,802
Posted By GMMAT

Must be no one in our party looks like a...

Must be no one in our party looks like a criminal. Couldn't say.
Forum: Bowhunting
01-09-2012, 11:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 13,802
Posted By GMMAT

Unless that computer's in his head, I'm telling...

Unless that computer's in his head, I'm telling you they don't check every passport - every time.

Like I said, we fly into Buffalo...and our CA friends drive across to pick us up. We drive...
Forum: Bowhunting
01-09-2012, 08:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 13,802
Posted By GMMAT

I travel over the border a couple times/yr and...

I travel over the border a couple times/yr and have for several years, now.

Never once have they looked at or asked for anything other than our passports. I wouldn't worry about this at all.
Forum: Bowhunting
01-07-2012, 01:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,394
Posted By GMMAT

If he is without a light; compass and/or a GPS...

If he is without a light; compass and/or a GPS unit, he'd do best to just sit still where he is and wait for either help to arrive....or, daylight.

Things happen. But, I'm sure you've heard the...
Forum: Bowhunting
12-29-2011, 02:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,478
Posted By GMMAT

I'm guessing the arrow broke when it hit whatever...

I'm guessing the arrow broke when it hit whatever it hit in flight. Pure coincidence the pieces were close to one another.

Like I said, if you think of what it would take for a BH tipped arrow...
Forum: Bowhunting
12-28-2011, 07:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,478
Posted By GMMAT

^^So...he shoot low....and the arrow doesn't...

^^So...he shoot low....and the arrow doesn't stick in the ground?

Only explanation for that is....the arrow didn't strike whatever it hit - BH end-first. Which means....you hit something that...
Forum: Bowhunting
12-27-2011, 09:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,478
Posted By GMMAT

I'd say it was a deflection. But, I don't think...

I'd say it was a deflection. But, I don't think you'd have found the BH end, unless it hit something and dropped right there.

It still could have deflected and hit something sideways. But...
Forum: Bowhunting
12-24-2011, 02:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 650
Posted By GMMAT

Nope. I store my clothes in bags (most of...

Nope.

I store my clothes in bags (most of the time). But, I'm not fanatical about it.

I hunt the wind 100% of the time. It's the best scent control you can practice.
Forum: Bowhunting
12-23-2011, 03:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 670
Posted By GMMAT

When scouting a new property, the best advice I...

When scouting a new property, the best advice I can give you is.....find the does, first.

Even if you're not able to locate buck bedding areas, knowing where the does are at any given time will...
Forum: Bowhunting
12-23-2011, 03:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 710
Posted By GMMAT

You'll have to "tune" with each BH, likely. The...

You'll have to "tune" with each BH, likely. The inherent differences in shape make this a necessity.

"Tune" involves the bow AND arrow.

Good luck.
Forum: Bowhunting
12-22-2011, 02:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 710
Posted By GMMAT

What steps did you go through? Just curious.

What steps did you go through?

Just curious.
Forum: Bowhunting
12-21-2011, 04:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,190
Posted By GMMAT

Yeah...that's ugly. I've seen photos of a...

Yeah...that's ugly.

I've seen photos of a doe with one about 3X that big. Photos of her a few weeks later, showed it had dissipated to almost nothing.

I'm thinking it's some sort of cyst.
Forum: Bowhunting
12-21-2011, 03:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,190
Posted By GMMAT

Terrible resolution. Looks like the tree...

Terrible resolution.

Looks like the tree trunk behind him, to me.
Forum: Bowhunting
12-19-2011, 02:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,336
Posted By GMMAT

To the OP, you do know a BB....IS a buck...

To the OP, you do know a BB....IS a buck fawn...right?

Looking at the photo, I'm not so sure the OP isn't "kinda" right, though. That doesn't look like a buck fawn to me. His head's too long...
Forum: Bowhunting
12-15-2011, 10:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 985
Posted By GMMAT

$50K possible fine + possible 1 yr. imprisonment?...

$50K possible fine + possible 1 yr. imprisonment?

I wish our state was this strict.

Whether it was his fault....or he simply put too much trust in his guide, I suppose we'll find out.
Forum: Bowhunting
12-15-2011, 05:23 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 33,039
Posted By GMMAT

Thinnin' the herd..... Two does taken on...

Thinnin' the herd.....

Two does taken on the evening of 12/14.

http://i107.photobucket.com/albums/m314/SBGobblers/IMG_2516-Copy.jpg
Forum: Bowhunting
12-13-2011, 02:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 554
Posted By GMMAT

Get the intro. level bushnell (or similar)...

Get the intro. level bushnell (or similar) that'll do 450yds. and be done with it.

My guess is you can find them for $140 or less.

Edit...I just looked on Cabela's site. They're on sale for...
Forum: Bowhunting
12-13-2011, 12:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 554
Posted By GMMAT

Bowhunting?....or rifle, also? You don't...

Bowhunting?....or rifle, also?

You don't need to spend anywhere near that amount for a rangefinder to bowhunt with.
Forum: Bowhunting
12-13-2011, 12:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,506
Posted By GMMAT

Out of any setup? Which ones?

Out of any setup?

Which ones?
Forum: Bowhunting
12-12-2011, 09:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,506
Posted By GMMAT

Without going to my shed to look, is it a "given"...

Without going to my shed to look, is it a "given" that an open rage head will perform (even if it does fly true) as designed?
Forum: Bowhunting
12-08-2011, 06:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,227
Posted By GMMAT

In NC, they don't have a "right". In fact, we...

In NC, they don't have a "right". In fact, we have pretty stringent hunter harrassment laws protecting hunters from such idiots.
Forum: Bowhunting
12-05-2011, 03:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,227
Posted By GMMAT

The rights of a landowner trumping anyone else's...

The rights of a landowner trumping anyone else's perceived rights IS a good thing.

Would I like to see a deer go to waste? No.

But, that deer's not legally anyone's, until it's tagged. ...
Forum: Bowhunting
12-05-2011, 02:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,313
Posted By GMMAT

Look forward to seeing someone behind a monster...

Look forward to seeing someone behind a monster EVERY YEAR?

Count me in.
Forum: Bowhunting
12-05-2011, 12:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,227
Posted By GMMAT

Can't do that in NC. We're still one of the...

Can't do that in NC. We're still one of the states that recognizes the landowner's right to privacy trumps a hunter's PERCEIVED "right to retrieve".

And, there ain't a damn thing the GW can do...
Forum: Bowhunting
12-04-2011, 06:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,313
Posted By GMMAT

I look forward to this entry, every year. ...

I look forward to this entry, every year.

AE......you never disappoint. Congrats on another stud buck.
Forum: Bowhunting
12-03-2011, 10:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,064
Posted By GMMAT

Bigger the better for hunting. You'll lose...

Bigger the better for hunting.

You'll lose a little accuracy, if the halo around your sight housing gets too great. But, for hunting ditances (unless you're out west.....spot and stalk) for...
Forum: Bowhunting
12-03-2011, 07:22 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,599
Posted By GMMAT

I was sharing a lesson with you. If you think...

I was sharing a lesson with you. If you think that's "blasting", I apologize.

An "archer" might take that shot (straight-on). A bowhunter might think better of it.

I wish you luck with the...
Forum: Bowhunting
12-02-2011, 08:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 594
Posted By GMMAT

What part of NC are you in? Drop me a PM. ...

What part of NC are you in?

Drop me a PM. I can probably help you locate some things you'r elooking for.
Forum: Bowhunting
12-02-2011, 12:36 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,599
Posted By GMMAT

This was the OP's situation. Obviously, he felt...

This was the OP's situation. Obviously, he felt a little differently than you and I do about head-on shots. In fact, he killed this deer......looking for one he'd hit and lost.

Pretty sure he...
Forum: Bowhunting
12-01-2011, 04:05 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,599
Posted By GMMAT

If a deer's facing you - head-on....where else...

If a deer's facing you - head-on....where else would you aim (IF you were of the mind this was a 'good shot opportunity)?
Forum: Off Season
12-01-2011, 11:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 642
Posted By GMMAT

I traveled about a mile! Same farm I've...

I traveled about a mile!

Same farm I've been hunting since '08.
Forum: Bowhunting
12-01-2011, 10:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,411
Posted By GMMAT

When I say "us".....I mean advocates of...

When I say "us".....I mean advocates of hunting.
Forum: Bowhunting
12-01-2011, 04:42 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,599
Posted By GMMAT

To the OP... If I were a betting man...I'd...

To the OP...

If I were a betting man...I'd bet on you posting (or living) a lot more threads about "feeling like crying", if you don't change up your shot selection(s).

Sometimes a deer can...
Forum: Off Season
12-01-2011, 04:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 642
Posted By GMMAT

You're definitely entitled to your opinion. ...

You're definitely entitled to your opinion.

The greatest form of sarcasm.....is when the person being duped doesn't know he's being duped (stated - in general, and directed at no one in...
Forum: Bowhunting
11-30-2011, 01:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,234
Posted By GMMAT

Thanks. Yes. 11/8/2011.

Thanks. Yes. 11/8/2011.
Forum: Bowhunting
11-30-2011, 03:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 697
Posted By GMMAT

Not an old one....but I have a fairly new recurve...

Not an old one....but I have a fairly new recurve that sees some action.
Forum: Off Season
11-30-2011, 02:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 642
Posted By GMMAT

Do you guys REALLY think this casts a good light...

Do you guys REALLY think this casts a good light on hunting....or that that was his intention?

I don't.
Forum: Bowhunting
11-29-2011, 05:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,411
Posted By GMMAT

I think I'm pretty sure you're not one of...

I think I'm pretty sure you're not one of "us".
Forum: Bowhunting
11-28-2011, 04:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,234
Posted By GMMAT

Thank you.

Thank you.
Forum: Bowhunting
11-28-2011, 01:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 883
Posted By GMMAT

The rut last a lot longer than you may think....

The rut last a lot longer than you may think. With does who weren't bred coming back into estrus (as well as doe fawns - some of them).....that's why I think you're seeing the rubbing/scraping so...
Forum: Bowhunting
11-25-2011, 07:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 545
Posted By GMMAT

^^I sent you photos!

^^I sent you photos!
Forum: Bowhunting
11-25-2011, 05:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 545
Posted By GMMAT

^^ Are those things really $86+?

^^ Are those things really $86+?
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