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11-28-2017, 04:07 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,838
Posted By Hoosier_Hunter1963

I know this isn't on your list BUT something else...

I know this isn't on your list BUT something else to consider is a muzzleloader. My kids all started with those. These are deadly accurate, you can dial the powder back and they hardly kick at all...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-07-2015, 06:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,795
Posted By Hoosier_Hunter1963

My .02$ worth

A month ago my son and I went on a guided bear hunt in Canada. This outfitter has been in business for 29 years and did a great job. 90 % of the hunters there were bow hunters.

I was talking with...
Forum: Black Powder
11-20-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,386
Posted By Hoosier_Hunter1963

LOL Well that's a darn good question. I didn't...

LOL Well that's a darn good question. I didn't say I kept it zipped. It was totaqlly unzipped and just folded over the gun with my hand on it. The case stayed in my lap and I had really good cover. ...
Forum: Black Powder
11-20-2014, 04:01 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,386
Posted By Hoosier_Hunter1963

Hunting in Rain/Snow

Guys,

I have a new Accura V2 and am don't want to mess it up by hunting in the snow/rain. I hunted in the snow last weekend with it BUT I carried the soft case with me to the tree and didn't...
Forum: Black Powder
09-08-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 683
Posted By Hoosier_Hunter1963

Canadian Hunt

Team,

I am going on a bear hunt to Canada and would like to take my Accura and BH209. My question is what issues am I going to have getting through customs with the rifle and BH209?

THANKS,...
Forum: Black Powder
11-24-2013, 11:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,042
Posted By Hoosier_Hunter1963

Barnes 250 GR TEZ

I switched me and my boys guns to these sabots last year and so far....We have fired 5 shots and killed 5 deer. We have had only 1 that needed a tracking job but she left a good blood trail. They...
11-13-2013, 04:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 598
Posted By Hoosier_Hunter1963

Deer Camp Lottery/Fun

If you have a deer camp or group of buddies, do any of you create a "deer camp pool"? Meaning everyone throws X dollars into a pot and at the end of the time period, 50 % goes to biggest buck, 20 %...
03-17-2013, 09:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 918
Posted By Hoosier_Hunter1963

Status?

What is the status of this gun? If it is still for sale...I am interested!
Forum: Black Powder
01-01-2013, 05:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 633
Posted By Hoosier_Hunter1963

Cayugad, I know you shoot alot. Can you...

Cayugad,
I know you shoot alot. Can you explain more about what you mean by letting the barrel rest?

Thanks,
HOOSIER
Forum: Black Powder
11-27-2012, 10:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 594
Posted By Hoosier_Hunter1963

Kids Showing Up The OLD MAN

I have got to tell you all that I am proud of my kids this year but they are making me look pretty darn bad. My oldest 2 boys are really hooked on deer hunting and I've gotten them converted to...
Forum: Black Powder
11-19-2012, 02:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,085
Posted By Hoosier_Hunter1963

Bummer for me...

I just may be in the market for a V2 Accura, Black, SS but I haven't put any thought into it. :D

I hate that....LOL Oh well SMOKE happens.
11-18-2012, 04:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 618
Posted By Hoosier_Hunter1963

Best Jerky Dehydrator

I am thinking about doing some jerky at home and was wondering what feedsback anyone could give me on a dehydrator. Good, bad, in-different.....what am i looking for and what works BEST?
Forum: Black Powder
11-18-2012, 04:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,085
Posted By Hoosier_Hunter1963

Lost my Optima.......

I know I am gonna get busted for this but here it goes.

Opening day of deer season here in Hoosierland and my middle son decides he wants to take my optima that I picked up this summer and that...
Forum: Black Powder
11-09-2012, 03:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,462
Posted By Hoosier_Hunter1963

Barnes 250TEZ

I shoot them out of my .50 cal Optima on top of 100gr BH209. Very accurate load for me. They are a tight fit but not bring a big hammer tight.

My son harvested a doe during youth season here...
10-15-2012, 02:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,586
Posted By Hoosier_Hunter1963

I feel your pain....

Years ago while coonhunting at night I walked upon a buck that had been shot many times. Hit in the leg, bottom jaw was flopping by skin....so I had a choice to make, kill it and break about 5 laws...
Forum: Black Powder
09-28-2012, 04:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 784
Posted By Hoosier_Hunter1963

100 Yard

I am shooting a CVA Optima, actually I am shooting 2 CVA Optima's both with a Nikon Prostaff 3x9 scope on them. The one I was shooting last night is a MAG(longer barrel) and heavier than the other...
Forum: Black Powder
09-27-2012, 05:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 784
Posted By Hoosier_Hunter1963

100 Yard Range

I think I have discovered I stink at shooting much farther than 75 yards. At 50 yards i can stack them right in there NO PROBLEM. Move it to 100 or more and I think the gun is much more capable than...
Forum: Black Powder
09-26-2012, 09:16 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 15,998
Posted By Hoosier_Hunter1963

Bh209

I am a guy who shot pellets for 6-7 years and was satified with the results. I recently went to BH209 and I can tell you 2 things for sure.

1. It is silly how accurate you can be shooting BH209....
Forum: Black Powder
09-20-2012, 08:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,375
Posted By Hoosier_Hunter1963

MD, Actually sighting that gun in last...

MD,

Actually sighting that gun in last night cost me. My son showed up in the middle of shooting so i had him shoot 5-6 shots. He is now a believer in BH209 so I told him I would get his V1...
Forum: Black Powder
09-20-2012, 08:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,375
Posted By Hoosier_Hunter1963

Optima Day

MD,

Yesterday must have been the day to sight in Optima's. I did the same thing, except I was just trying my new rifle out. I zeroed at 50 and quit. I shot about a dozen rounds....and it made 1...
09-04-2012, 10:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,155
Posted By Hoosier_Hunter1963

How High is High Enough

I know in watching the TV hunting shows, most of those guys are WAY up there. How high is high enough as far as stand height? I mean they sell 20 foot ladders, but there is nothing stopping you to...
06-04-2012, 10:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 872
Posted By Hoosier_Hunter1963

Still for Sale?

Thunder,

Is this still for sale?

THANKS,
Hoosier
11-28-2011, 05:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 549
Posted By Hoosier_Hunter1963

What would you do?

First I want to state that Indiana is a No-Bait state, which is fine by me. We've got acres of bait they are called corn fields! :)

So my here's my situation. I've waited to hunt a stand at my...
Forum: Black Powder
11-01-2011, 06:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,851
Posted By Hoosier_Hunter1963

Mean Green?

I seen on another thread that I can't seem to find now that someone mentioned swobbing with Mean Green cleaner? Does this work well? Use it straight or dilute it?

THANKS,
10-03-2011, 04:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 667
Posted By Hoosier_Hunter1963

Want more confidence in the stand?

I have got to tell you, after a few years deer hunting I finally made a decision that has really made my hunts more enjoyable.

I bought a safety harness and will ALWAYS wear it now. My thoughts...
09-18-2011, 06:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 814
Posted By Hoosier_Hunter1963

How high?

I am sure this subject has been discussed many times before BUT I haven't seen it on here lately.

How high do you go in a tree before the deer don't seem to notice you? In MANY of the hunting...
Forum: Bowhunting
09-02-2011, 06:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 891
Posted By Hoosier_Hunter1963

I hope YOU have to pay to get that big boy...

I hope YOU have to pay to get that big boy mounted! :groupwave:
Forum: Bowhunting
09-02-2011, 04:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 891
Posted By Hoosier_Hunter1963

Hummmmm

I've seen those bucks somewhere before.......... I hope your dad gets one of those!
05-31-2011, 09:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 418
Posted By Hoosier_Hunter1963

Our Wal-Mart stopped carrying firearms I believe....

Our Wal-Mart stopped carrying firearms I believe. They carry limited ammo but only muzzle loaders during deer season. I will check with them though.
05-31-2011, 05:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 418
Posted By Hoosier_Hunter1963

Remington 870 20ga.

Team,

Where is the cheapest place to buy a Remmy 870 combo, 20ga. online? I have looked at a few places, but I am sure there are many I have missed.

THANKS,
HH
Forum: Black Powder
12-02-2010, 08:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 977
Posted By Hoosier_Hunter1963

Hunting in Snow....

Saturday is the opening day of muzzleloader and a snow storm is supposed to blow in late Friday night and into Saturday. Will this be good, bad or have no affect on deer movement?

I realize that...
Forum: Black Powder
11-29-2010, 10:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,781
Posted By Hoosier_Hunter1963

Corey, Stick around, there will always be...

Corey,

Stick around, there will always be someone pickin at ya and if you leave THEY WIN! It's a povren fcat taht you dnot hve to splel crorct if you get the frist and lsat ltters correct! The...
Forum: Black Powder
11-25-2010, 06:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 710
Posted By Hoosier_Hunter1963

Thanks guys, I appreciate the advise. I still...

Thanks guys, I appreciate the advise. I still have the receipt,I think I will take it back and get my 10 bucks back. Now if I can just get those 10 bucks in a livestock trailer.


P.S. Nude Nacy...
Forum: Black Powder
11-25-2010, 07:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 710
Posted By Hoosier_Hunter1963

Foaming Boar Cleaner

Guys,

I can't tell you how elated I was to find foaming boar cleaner while shopping the other day at D#$k's. I thought it was odd to be in the firearms section though. D#%k's don't usually carry...
Forum: Black Powder
11-23-2010, 05:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,796
Posted By Hoosier_Hunter1963

U.N, That makes since. Now that I think...

U.N,

That makes since. Now that I think about it, I have killed 1 deer with an FPB, my son has killed 2 with those using my gun. his 2 were DRT, mine went 60 yards running dead. Mine had no...
Forum: Black Powder
11-23-2010, 03:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,796
Posted By Hoosier_Hunter1963

Uncle Norby, So far i think they have...

Uncle Norby,

So far i think they have worked good. They group well, are easy to load and I have killed a couple deer with them. NO BLOOD TRAILS though. My son did bust a doe this year with one,...
Forum: Black Powder
11-22-2010, 11:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,796
Posted By Hoosier_Hunter1963

I guess I should have left the 20 gauge at home...

I guess I should have left the 20 gauge at home and continued using the CVA. I killed 2 deer with it over the last 8 days and MAN, what damage Lightfelds do. 1 went 70 yards after a double lung hit...
Forum: Black Powder
11-22-2010, 10:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,796
Posted By Hoosier_Hunter1963

Blood Trails

I would like to have a discussion about blood trails with .50 cal sabots. I know that obviously you have to make a good hit in the kill zone for starters. I have tried 3-4 different sabots and none...
Forum: Black Powder
11-16-2010, 11:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 864
Posted By Hoosier_Hunter1963

Grouse, What leads you to believe it was...

Grouse,

What leads you to believe it was poor bullet performance besides the obvious, the deer walked off?
Forum: Black Powder
11-16-2010, 11:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 864
Posted By Hoosier_Hunter1963

Can't figure it out.....

Saturday night my son was hunting with his CVA Accura v1. with a 350gr. FPB and 100 gr. Pyrodex Pellets. Right at dark he calls and says he just smacked a doe and she was down at 60 yards! I go to...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-28-2010, 03:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,774
Posted By Hoosier_Hunter1963

Guys, Thanks for all the help and...

Guys,

Thanks for all the help and comments. I appreciate your willingness to help!
Forum: Bowhunting
10-27-2010, 11:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,774
Posted By Hoosier_Hunter1963

Ranger, He had many Broadheads and could...

Ranger,

He had many Broadheads and could have sold me ANY OF THEM. They certainly weren't the most expensive. I do have experience with 2 blade RAGE and have always liked them. I was just...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-27-2010, 07:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,774
Posted By Hoosier_Hunter1963

RAM CAT Broadheads

Has anyone here had any experience with RAM CAT broadheads? The guy at the bow shop said they fly great and really do the job they are intended to do.
Forum: Black Powder
10-17-2010, 01:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 480
Posted By Hoosier_Hunter1963

MD, I am shootin 2-50 Gr. Pyro pellets...

MD,

I am shootin 2-50 Gr. Pyro pellets now.....how much BH are you using? How much did it increase your accuracy?

THANKS,
HH
Forum: Black Powder
10-17-2010, 01:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,313
Posted By Hoosier_Hunter1963

Now that is some darn good shootin!

Now that is some darn good shootin!
10-13-2010, 10:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 629
Posted By Hoosier_Hunter1963

Ground Blind Question

I have a wooden ground blind that I made. It is portable and can setup about anywhere. I have in the past set it up at the edge of the woods or in a heavily covered fencerow...brushed it in and we...
10-13-2010, 04:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 381
Posted By Hoosier_Hunter1963

Doe Decoy

Guys,

I got a doe decoy from my kids last year after hunting season but am not really certain how to best use it. Does anyone have any tips on how to best utilize this decoy?
Forum: Midwest
09-24-2010, 07:20 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,290
Posted By Hoosier_Hunter1963

Youth Weekend !!

Are any of you taking kids out this weekend for the youth season? It's supposed to cool off tomrorow, that might help some. Around here alot of the crops are coming off FAST.

My son & I are...
08-10-2010, 08:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 487
Posted By Hoosier_Hunter1963

Doe Decoy

Okay,

Last year for Christmas my son got me a nice plastic doe decoy. I am excited to try it out this year in shot gun season, but have no experience in using one.

How is the best way to...
12-29-2009, 03:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 426
Posted By Hoosier_Hunter1963

HELP ME.....please

Santa Claus brought me a new doe decoy which is really kewl. My problem is that I don't have ANY experience in using decoys.

How is the best way to take full advantage of this great gift?
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