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11-03-2008, 11:44 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 8,198
Posted By TxStarr

RE: Southerners Will Not Tolerate Mediocrity...

Um, a few minor details from reading the 9 pages of replies:

1. Carpetbaggers = the term southerners gave to northerners who moved to the South during Reconstruction, between 1865 and 1877, not...
06-11-2008, 01:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,536
Posted By TxStarr

RE: How would you hunt them?

We hunt with dogs but we ride mules (my dad has had cancer and can't take the walking, the other guy we hunt with is 84 or 85 and could not hunt if it was not for the mules, and I am too short to...
Forum: Bowhunting
06-11-2008, 01:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,851
Posted By TxStarr

RE: Petersen's Bowhunting

I like the stories about a hunt—with pictures of the animal and the hunter. If I need information about something, I ask a question here and/or use Google. Who has time to flip back through God...
Forum: Bowhunting
06-11-2008, 01:26 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,689
Posted By TxStarr

RE: What made you join HNI??

Archer's Choice had their forum on here. I branched out from there—but not too much.
06-06-2008, 03:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,759
Posted By TxStarr

RE: How will increased fuel prices affect your hunting this year?

It will not affect my hunting. We have 45 acres that is bordered on three sides by national forest so my favorite stand in back is a 10 minute stroll for me. The other place we hunt is ten minutes...
Forum: Technical
06-06-2008, 01:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,579
Posted By TxStarr

RE: How short are your arrows?

Gremlins in the machine!! Two identical posts! Sorry!
Forum: Technical
06-06-2008, 01:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,579
Posted By TxStarr

RE: How short are your arrows?

I had to reply!! I have baby arrows -- when I got my new bow with the correct draw length of 24 I had my arrows cut at the shop and they are 23". They are baby arrows compared to everyone else's!!
Forum: Bowhunting
09-24-2007, 08:20 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 9,570
Posted By TxStarr

RE: Minnesota Hunters Sue Scent Lok

It is going to be one expensive expert's word against another expensive expert's word and the winner is going to be the one with the most believable expert. How are the plaintiffs going to prove in...
Forum: Bowhunting
09-13-2007, 10:54 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,966
Posted By TxStarr

RE: How do you drag your deer out?

Why do y'all think I'm married -- to a butcher no less!!! His big deer we drug out by the antlers simply because I couldn't get him to let go of the darn things! Does we drag out using the hind legs.
Forum: Bowhunting
08-21-2007, 10:58 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,809
Posted By TxStarr

RE: Irrevocable Decision, The death of Jimmy Griffen video

Let me apologize up front the the length of this post -- it is something I have never written down nor something I have really ever told. People who know me just know who these people are and their...
Forum: Bowhunting
08-10-2007, 01:32 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,960
Posted By TxStarr

RE: I'm going to have a short season gentlemen(now w/ PIC).

So how old is old and should I be getting insulted at the ageism here?!?!?!?!
Forum: Bowhunting
08-10-2007, 09:50 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,960
Posted By TxStarr

RE: I'm going to have a short season gentlemen.

GROUND BLIND!!! My Dad had foot surgery last year and couldn't climb up in his condo (insulated, carpet on the floor and walls, windows, propane heater -- you get the drift) so he hunted out of one...
08-07-2007, 01:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,863
Posted By TxStarr

RE: ~South Texas Hog hunting @ it's best ! WOW

Thanks for the info!!! We go down S. every year with friends to bow hunt and are always looking for somewhere different!!!!

Congrats on the hunt!!

P.S. Thermacell. Wonderful down south and...
Forum: Bowhunting
07-23-2007, 07:23 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,970
Posted By TxStarr

RE: How many wives know hunting season is coming?

I am getting ready earlier than he is!!! He has a Colorado trip (elk w/muzzleloader) and a W. Texas trip (whitetails w/bow) planned out so I get all his great hunting spots BEFORE he gets a chance at...
Forum: Bowhunting
07-17-2007, 10:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,062
Posted By TxStarr

RE: Hunting Age

You can get a youth license under 12 BUT you have to be hunting with a licensed adult. We took our nephew last year and he got his first deer -- but not with a bow. I don't think he could draw back...
Forum: Bowhunting
07-03-2007, 07:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,055
Posted By TxStarr

RE: Hog Hunters.....couple of questions....

OMG you also have a hound from h*ll!!!:D:D:D:D We have a delightful chocolate lab named Abby and I thought I was going to go insane until she got out of the chewing stage!! Now she is roaming in the...
Forum: Bowhunting
07-03-2007, 07:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,055
Posted By TxStarr

RE: Hog Hunters.....couple of questions....

When BBQing pork, we use a rub, smoke it for a couple of hours at about 200 uncovered, then we double wrap it in tinfoil and cook for 2-3 more hours. It comes out with a ton of juice in the foil and...
Forum: Bowhunting
07-02-2007, 08:51 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 7,395
Posted By TxStarr

RE: how old is everyone on here

32 (And y'all don't know how much it hurt typing that number ....)
Forum: Bowhunting
07-02-2007, 08:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,055
Posted By TxStarr

RE: Hog Hunters.....couple of questions....

We skin and process all of our hogs at the house (but I did marry a butcher ... just seemed like the thing to do at the time!!).

We have made sausage (pan, stuffed, smoked, and summer) to share...
Forum: Bowhunting
06-27-2007, 07:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,605
Posted By TxStarr

RE: Poison Oak NEED HELP!!!!

I have heard great and wonderful things about Zanfel and I am going to try it this year (it is a given I will get the stuff every year -- several times). My doctor told me when I knew I had come in...
Forum: Bowhunting
06-26-2007, 03:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,181
Posted By TxStarr

RE: Homemade climbing stick?

I've helped tote them in and had no problems ... they are probably heavier than the aluminum (they would have to be but I have never helped tote an aluminum one so have no basis for comparison) but...
Forum: Bowhunting
06-26-2007, 03:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,181
Posted By TxStarr

RE: Homemade climbing stick?

Hubby and two of his friends made climbing ladders out of metal. They used square metal pipe and rebar. Basically they look a lot like this:
...
Forum: Bowhunting
06-25-2007, 12:47 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,228
Posted By TxStarr

RE: Bowhunting TV Shows - likes/dislikes?

I like to see the interaction between hunters -- other than thank you for the opportunity to hunt blah blah blah and/or my professional guide blah blah blah (I am not sure what they say b/c blah blah...
Forum: Bowhunting
06-19-2007, 08:56 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,692
Posted By TxStarr

RE: How far away on average do you travel to hunt?

I can either walk ten minutes to a stand (we have 45 acres and two sides are bordered by national forest with national forest across the road) or drive 10 minutes to my Dad's (he has 72 acres, we...
Forum: Bowhunting
06-13-2007, 03:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,643
Posted By TxStarr

RE: Small plaque under deer mount

Hmmm ... what about a small plaque hanging from two small chains under your mount? Or a small picture frame out of barnwood or something like that with the info printed on creamy expensive paper? OR...
Forum: Bowhunting
06-13-2007, 01:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,643
Posted By TxStarr

RE: Small plaque under deer mount

On his prized deer from last year, hubby has a small plaque (about 3" wide, 2" tall) that has his name, the date he killed the deer, and the B&C gross score (I know, he was not bowhunting but this is...
Forum: Bowhunting
06-12-2007, 01:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,983
Posted By TxStarr

RE: Why Youtube isn't always a good thing (Head Shot)

I was appalled and disgusted by this video -- even my 9 year old nephew knows you don't let an animal suffer like that and you especially don't laugh about making a bad shot that causes the...
Forum: Bowhunting
04-18-2007, 10:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,537
Posted By TxStarr

RE: ground blind users

Actually, we set the blind up and leave it for a few weeks ... or months, depending on what we see out of it. Plus we get light weight ones for the blinds. But we don't have to hike in anywhere to...
04-11-2007, 01:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,090
Posted By TxStarr

RE: Stalking hogs with a bow

If it makes your friend feel more secure and there is no law against it, then by all means take a pistol. We don't have a season for hogs here in Texas so we there is no firearm in archery season...
04-11-2007, 01:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,318
Posted By TxStarr

RE: Need some questions answered about hogs

We hunt with dogs and mules (have you ever tried to keep up wth dogs running?) and have never had a problem with eating any of the meat. They will run them out of the area for a while but I promise...
Forum: Bowhunting
04-10-2007, 09:25 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,584
Posted By TxStarr

RE: Your Wife and Your Obsession

I don't know whether I should be upset or flattered that there are guys out there who respect the red hair!!! All I can say is it's about time!!!!
Forum: Bowhunting
03-14-2007, 08:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 9,205
Posted By TxStarr

RE: Unscented Sunscreen

Trust me, camo paint has no sunblocking properties. I use thermacell for the bugs but have found no scentless sunscreen. Everything smells like coconut. I can get a burn if I am out for 15 minutes --...
Forum: Bowhunting
03-14-2007, 07:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,537
Posted By TxStarr

RE: ground blind users

And this is going to explain why my husband calls me a candy a**.

I use an office chair without arms in my ground blinds. It adjusts up and down, it swivels, and the wheels allow me to move...
Forum: Politics
03-13-2007, 02:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 963
Posted By TxStarr

RE: Priests to Purify Site After Bush Visit

Google "Iximche" and the first site is:
http://www.delange.org/Iximche/Iximche.htm

There are pics of Iximche. Beautiful pics of the entrance, ball court, plaza, observatory, alter used for...
Forum: Politics
02-22-2007, 10:55 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,790
Posted By TxStarr

RE: Are we raising a generation of pansies or what?

Quoted from the article:

"Cyberbullying isn't going on in school," she said. "It is going on at home, and I think there needs to be more programs to educate parents about the dangers."

News...
Forum: Politics
02-22-2007, 10:45 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,790
Posted By TxStarr

RE: Are we raising a generation of pansies or what?

So what are the parents of the kids who are being bullied teaching their kids? I am not advocating that parents should not teach their kids to respect other people. I am not saying that the kids who...
Forum: Politics
02-22-2007, 10:20 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,790
Posted By TxStarr

RE: Are we raising a generation of pansies or what?

Okay y'all I have a myspace account and I can remove someone from my friends list -- this stops them from being able to leave comments. I can block them from sending messages to me. I can report...
Forum: Bowhunting
01-29-2007, 01:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 421
Posted By TxStarr

RE: Draw length

No pics .. sorry. Would have to teach hubby how to work the digital camera for that!!

I haven't gone in -- planning on going this weekend. Was just wondering if there is something else I could...
Forum: Bowhunting
01-29-2007, 01:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 421
Posted By TxStarr

Draw length

Okay guys, when I am target practicing I am dead on. But I am not holding it at full draw, I am just pulling back and shooting. When I was in South Texas and had to hold for a moment to get the shot...
Forum: Bowhunting
01-26-2007, 02:09 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,223
Posted By TxStarr

RE: Sportsman ....Do You Vote??

EXACTLY!! We never voted straight party ... it was always vote for the person no matter what ticket he/she is running on. But there are the dyed in the wool party people who don't even consider the...
Forum: Bowhunting
01-26-2007, 01:50 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,223
Posted By TxStarr

RE: Sportsman ....Do You Vote??

I always felt it was a privilege and a responsability to vote. It was a big deal in my house -- growing up it was just me, my Dad, and my Grandmother. He wanted me to realize I had choices in life...
Forum: Bowhunting
01-04-2007, 07:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 807
Posted By TxStarr

RE: Bowtech photo

Great stories and photos!! Congratulations to you both!!! I guess we can say we know two celebrities now!!! (oopppss ... sorry, three -- forgot about Ralph there for a minute!!):D:D:D
Forum: Bowhunting
12-20-2006, 02:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,092
Posted By TxStarr

RE: ladies arrow/head combo?

I shoot a Reflex Excursion at 43#. My arrows are 27" and I am shooting 100 grain Muzzys. Last year I got two hogs with one shot (pass through and lung shot) and the Muzzy was still sharp. The only...
12-14-2006, 03:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,334
Posted By TxStarr

RE: Squirrells,,,, tough little suckers???

Ummmmmmmmm ........ we shoot ours. My Dad and I use a .410.
12-12-2006, 02:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,334
Posted By TxStarr

RE: Squirrells,,,, tough little suckers???

The young ones are the ones you want to fry -- and they can get tough and rubbery if fried too long or too fast. The old ones I make dumplings out of. You can pressure cook them but that is no...
12-12-2006, 02:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,334
Posted By TxStarr

RE: Squirrells,,,, tough little suckers???

The younger ones are the ones you want to fry. The older ones are too tough unless you pressure cook them and then that is no guarantee. I use the old ones for dumplings.
12-12-2006, 02:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,741
Posted By TxStarr

RE: Sausage making ???'s

Just remember that deer meat has a tendency to be stronger than pork -- we did not know this the first time we made sausage using deer meat and so we used the same amount of seasonings that we use...
12-12-2006, 02:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,273
Posted By TxStarr

RE: canning venison

Batter and fry the meat. Put it in jars with brown gravy made with onions. Pressure cook it. I will have to check with my friend to get the exact tiime and amount of pressure. It is to die for!!
12-12-2006, 02:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 940
Posted By TxStarr

RE: Proccessing?

We quarter ours out and soak them in ice water in coolers for 4 or five days. Then cut them up and put in freezer. In a pinch we do have an extra fridge (and two freezers ... too much work to risk...
Forum: Bowhunting
12-12-2006, 01:41 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,112
Posted By TxStarr

RE: Highlight of your season, so far.....

Being there when my 9-year-old nephew got his first deer and when my husband shot the biggest deer he has ever killed (although I am a little jealous that he shot the deer instead of shooing him...
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