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09-15-2009, 02:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 530
Posted By RedRiverHntr

Damn my neck is swollen....

Tarsal glands are dark and oozing!
And I keep slobbering and snorting and looking to wallow and pizz in every mud hole I see!!! :confused0024:

Must be time to go elk hunting!!!! :happy0001:
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09-15-2009, 02:04 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 12,814
Posted By RedRiverHntr

I would rely on the guys in your group that have...

I would rely on the guys in your group that have been before. Not just for the information on the area, but for what you need to take as well.
Under Armour works just like the other base layers...
08-21-2009, 01:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,048
Posted By RedRiverHntr

Come on now SKB....they mention the Sherpas using...

Come on now SKB....they mention the Sherpas using it? Doesn't that do it for ya?
Has nothing to do with the fact that they are born, live and die at extreme altitude....it's all in the herbs man!!!...
08-19-2009, 12:34 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,600
Posted By RedRiverHntr

Final thought...

Besides....he's from Louisiania....no worries about his toughness!!!! NOW were he from South Texas maybe not so much!!! :lolabove:
08-18-2009, 02:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,600
Posted By RedRiverHntr

No, no TX...not calling anyone a wimp. Hell I am...

No, no TX...not calling anyone a wimp. Hell I am wimp.
And I am a worrier extraordaire....but got to draw the line somewhere? Else one will have a battery powered defibillator and portable...
08-17-2009, 02:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,600
Posted By RedRiverHntr

Prevention is the best medicine. I am thinking...

Prevention is the best medicine. I am thinking that maybe that we won't be going Elk Hunting this year. It's just too hard and dangerous. Since at least a hand full of people on this forum...
08-14-2009, 10:04 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,600
Posted By RedRiverHntr

Upon further review, you probably should stay...

Upon further review, you probably should stay home. Colorado and the mountains therein are way too dangerous for us mere mortals!!!

Information and education is just good sense. But to suggest...
08-12-2009, 02:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 746
Posted By RedRiverHntr

I am interested in going!!! But you will have...

I am interested in going!!!
But you will have to call my wife and get permission for me?
I am going 1st rifle season already, so be warned you will have to come up with a pretty good story to get...
08-12-2009, 02:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,767
Posted By RedRiverHntr

Hmmm....damn glad to see we got us some geniune...

Hmmm....damn glad to see we got us some geniune snipers on this forum. I am no math whiz or physics guy so all the talk about what a bullet will do at elevation and at 600 yards is just talk to me. ...
08-12-2009, 01:54 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,600
Posted By RedRiverHntr

Jakes..

Having lived in the flats of Texas my whole life...and gone to Colorado and the mountains therein 100's of times if not in the 1000's....I would say not to worry too much about altitude sickness. ...
06-18-2009, 02:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,500
Posted By RedRiverHntr

RE: so many questions, please help

You are a hunter. Don't let anyone scare you off with their tales of woe and hardship. You will be fine and love it. If not, you will see right away that it's not for you and you won't go back....
04-01-2009, 09:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,735
Posted By RedRiverHntr

RE: Hot Camp Showers???

We have used one of the coleman instant hot water units for 4 or 5years now.
Usually 8-10 guys in camp. Normally only take shower once during hunt though, some years not at all. Depends on weather...
12-06-2008, 06:08 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,448
Posted By RedRiverHntr

RE: I want a Range Finder.????

Well no doubt all these mathematicians can tell you exactly what to do on paper.
I just know what happens when you actually get your feet off the ground and shoot at an animal that isn't sitting on...
11-26-2008, 11:43 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,448
Posted By RedRiverHntr

RE: I want a Range Finder.????

Not sure where you are getting your numbers.....and I don't have my chart at hand, but I can guarantee you that sitting in stand 20 feet, let alone 25,in the air and the animal is at 40 yards, it is...
11-26-2008, 11:37 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,448
Posted By RedRiverHntr

RE: I want a Range Finder.????

Opinions are worth what you pay for them......
That being said, go test some at an optics store. I did and found some interesting things.
I am a Leupold guy. All my scopes are Leupolds. Will...
10-06-2008, 02:25 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,275
Posted By RedRiverHntr

RE: Current Elk Hunter Census: Where, What, When?

Leave Wednesday morning.......
Colorado...east of Pagosa Springs
Main Camp is 12 miles up logging/forestry road....spike camp is whereever they need to be....

Good luck to you all!!!
10-03-2008, 02:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,248
Posted By RedRiverHntr

RE: Elk Rifle "Hunters"/Spider Bull

I take offense to what Dopler says....
all of my pink dresses are in "blaze" with lines to allow some camo aspects!!!

Seriously, I will admit that on the surface rifle hunting might appear...
10-02-2008, 02:29 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 24,979
Posted By RedRiverHntr

RE: Spider bull has been killed

Just so I am clear....I never said that these guys did anything illegal. Nor did I impune their integrity or any one else's who had posted to this thread.

If it wouldn't make you a little...
10-01-2008, 04:28 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 24,979
Posted By RedRiverHntr

RE: Spider bull has been killed

His money...his hunt. If he's happy then it tickles the shiite out of me!

BUT....I have no way of knowing the particulars. As there are 6 others in the picture and their website congratulates...
09-29-2008, 04:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,911
Posted By RedRiverHntr

RE: .204 for elk....

We have a fairly extensive cookshack.....apartment sized cookstove. So frozen biscuits in the oven. Not as good as homemade you might say? I say that depends on who's making them. The frozen ones are...
09-29-2008, 01:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,911
Posted By RedRiverHntr

RE: .204 for elk....

Exactly!!!
Menu is set.
Firstnight in camp: Hamburgers over the camp fire. (Tired from setting up camp)
Daily Breakfast/Brunch varies little: Eggs (cooked to order), sausage, bacon, hash...
09-25-2008, 03:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,911
Posted By RedRiverHntr

.204 for elk....

Has no bearing on what I am going to pose today!!!!http://www.huntingnet.com/forum/micons/m9.gif
Rather I am talking about my favorite part of camp.....Food!
After all, there is only one absolute...
09-25-2008, 03:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 794
Posted By RedRiverHntr

RE: Boots

Do a search and you will get all the opinions you can stand on this site.
Readers Digest version.....
I love me some Danner Pronghorn. But I would caution, though no one ever seems to listen,...
09-22-2008, 04:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,304
Posted By RedRiverHntr

RE: Archery success.....

Absolutely, didn't mean to suggest it was other than fair chase. I only meant that I did't want to say "where" and influence those that want to feel like they did it all themself, including finding...
09-22-2008, 04:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,304
Posted By RedRiverHntr

RE: Archery success.....

For those interested in shot placement......28 yards....bullseye....

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09-22-2008, 03:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,304
Posted By RedRiverHntr

Archery success.....

Pic of my buddies first archery bull....first bull period....
would like to tell you where, but wouldn't want to make anyone mad...I know how most want to do it all on their own!!!!




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09-15-2008, 11:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,047
Posted By RedRiverHntr

RE: Wall tent stove question.

For those that take wood and have trouble getting it toburn at altitude.....
we take a couple of MAAP gas torches to get them started. Faster thanpropane as it burns a bit hotter.
AND, we take...
09-11-2008, 11:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,674
Posted By RedRiverHntr

RE: Rain Gear, light weight and packable

I am a gear hog and have gore-tex everthing including a nice set of the Pac-lite rain gear....
but have found that I usually end up putting my stearns rain poncho in my pack. If it rainsa lot,...
09-10-2008, 01:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,916
Posted By RedRiverHntr

RE: Best Tripod Stand?????

Have used many types and brands. Really like the new gorilla quad pods that Sams Club carries around here.
They are stable, nice sized platform, nice chair and good ladders. Bought several for...
09-10-2008, 01:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,408
Posted By RedRiverHntr

RE: Two way Radio communications

We use the midland series...all talk with each other regardless of model. Newer ones will travel about 5 miles in the mountains....which is damn nice!
09-09-2008, 04:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,443
Posted By RedRiverHntr

RE: To ATV or not to ATV, that is the question.

As you describe, it sounds like the area we hunt in. We use ATV's to get to the trailheads. Only areas we pass on them is other camps. They are usually dark as we pass by and I can't help but think...
09-09-2008, 04:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,047
Posted By RedRiverHntr

RE: Wall tent stove question.

Biggest reason for the damper, IMHO, is to control burn rate. If you go when it's cold, not much chance of getting the tent too hot at night. But it does greatly enhance your ability to keep a fire...
09-04-2008, 09:59 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,825
Posted By RedRiverHntr

RE: Camp food

Okay...at the risk of having everyone think us campers.....
Then again, WTF do I care what you people think? I/we do what we like, which is as it should be in my book.

If you have read some of...
09-04-2008, 09:31 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,684
Posted By RedRiverHntr

RE: What's your favorite elk hammer?

BBJ,
Friend of mine has the .325WSM. Nice gun. And it's in a Thompson Center Encore setup. Light and easy to carry with a trigger adjusted down to less than 3lbs. Shoots nice, tight groups and has...
09-03-2008, 03:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,640
Posted By RedRiverHntr

RE: Which Boots...

My.02......
I would add that some tend to go the wrong way with the suggestion that you need more insulation when talking of "mountain" hunting. Everyone has their opinion, I find that I need more...
09-03-2008, 03:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,677
Posted By RedRiverHntr

RE: Accubonds for Elk?

Accubonds will work and work well. They are but one of several that will work well. IS a Chevy better than a Ford or better than a Toyota? Depends on who you ask. All will do as they are designed but...
09-03-2008, 03:08 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,684
Posted By RedRiverHntr

RE: What's your favorite elk hammer?

.338RUM....Remington 700BDL....removed the muzzle brake as I want to keep the hearing I still possess.
22" barrel, Leupold 4x12x50, 225gr Accubond, 97gr H1000, 2950fps. For those that believe the...
08-20-2008, 12:33 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 10,392
Posted By RedRiverHntr

RE: Are bigger cartridges really better?

Sorry I am late to the dance.....scattershooting in seeming randomness:

Fret no longer! You can enhance your johnson! I have the remedy. Saw it in the back of Field and Stream!
I saw where...
07-23-2008, 12:46 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 10,392
Posted By RedRiverHntr

RE: Are bigger cartridges really better?

Yeah...I think the difference here would be he isn't talking about shooting a 90lb deer. If it's all the same to you fellars, I wouldn't want my back up pardner to be carring his Matthews with some...
07-15-2008, 01:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,574
Posted By RedRiverHntr

RE: Cargo/Hunting trailers??

Sounds nice. But a word of caution, when you add to the tongue you are adding tongue weight and in the case of a water tank potentially a substantial amount, depending on the size of the tank. So if...
07-07-2008, 02:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,658
Posted By RedRiverHntr

RE: Boots for Colarado Elk Hunt

I have always gone the "whatever is on sale route" when it comes to hunting boots. Sometimes for good, sometimes for bad. Last year I bought a pair of the Danner Pronghorns. Best feeling pair of...
07-07-2008, 02:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,235
Posted By RedRiverHntr

RE: Colorado Archery Elk Units

Lots of good info on this site...do some searching as a start.

Also, in reading your sig line, you must not subscribe to Ron White's theory?
07-02-2008, 10:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,577
Posted By RedRiverHntr

RE: Power Inverters for a Freezer

Every Wal-Mart down in these parts sells dry ice. Not sure about up Canada way. I bet there is some to be found along your way without much difficulty. We took the motor offan old chest freezer and...
06-30-2008, 04:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,577
Posted By RedRiverHntr

RE: Power Inverters for a Freezer

If available where you hunt/harvest, you could just put some dry ice in your cooler?
Would be cheaper/easier than "rigging something up".
We have used it and find that it will freeze previously...
05-15-2008, 01:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,900
Posted By RedRiverHntr

RE: Wall Tents

Just an extra note on how many you can get in a tent....
all depends on how you get along with your fellow tent dwellars!!! Do they snore..smell....etc.

We have had as many as 5 in one of our...
04-24-2008, 04:29 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 26,328
Posted By RedRiverHntr

RE: 6mm Remington and elk

And TX58...after reading that last post........
have you been talking to my wife???
04-24-2008, 04:27 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 26,328
Posted By RedRiverHntr

RE: 6mm Remington and elk

First let me say...your money, your hunt, your business....but since you brought it up......
I thought I might re-visit a post I made a couple years back. It goes like this....

IMHO....I would...
04-24-2008, 04:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,900
Posted By RedRiverHntr

RE: Wall Tents

Are you going to camp with vehicle access, or pack in? That would be the deciding factor on frame type/style for me. We have a drive up main camp, so use an internal frame made out of square tubing....
04-23-2008, 04:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,900
Posted By RedRiverHntr

RE: Wall Tents

We have a couple of the Montana Canvas wall tents and are very pleased. You buy from a reputable place like Davis, and you will be fine. The size is the most important decision you will make. Not too...
04-18-2008, 12:13 PM
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