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11-03-2005, 03:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,229
Posted By FL/GA Hunter

RE: Any Big Game Experience with Tikka Rifles?

I've got the T-3 in .300 Win Mag - it'sa great gun, shoots awesome groups, and isn't much to carry around the woods. Personally, I've never shot a different gun in .300 Win Mag, so I can't compare it...
11-02-2005, 10:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,218
Posted By FL/GA Hunter

RE: Drop em where they stand!

I've put a variety of shots on a variety of deer, and only three have ever dropped at the shot:

1) Extremely angled down (basically under my stand), so I clipped the spine.

2) First shot...
Forum: Guns
11-01-2005, 05:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,299
Posted By FL/GA Hunter

RE: new to hunting, need rifle advice

.30-06: ammo's cheaper.

7mm Rem Mag: a little faster and flatter shooting.

Here's what you do - put .30-06 on one slip of paper, and 7mm on another, have somebody hide one in their left...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-28-2005, 02:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,071
Posted By FL/GA Hunter

RE: Who, What, When, Where and Why

Who: My Dad. Period. The single best hunter I know, and the guy who taught me everything I know (that's also the why).

When: Last week in October - starting to get chilly, leaves all changed......
Forum: Midwest
10-24-2005, 09:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 475
Posted By FL/GA Hunter

RE: First trip to OHIO!!!!!

You should be pretty well off - cool temperatures and pre-rut/rut activity. Good luck!
Forum: Midwest
10-18-2005, 03:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,925
Posted By FL/GA Hunter

RE: Ohio Big Buck

http://www.huntingnet.com/forum/tm.aspx?m=1237035&mpage=1&key=ohio

He got it opening weekend this year... AWE-SOME deer.
Forum: Midwest
10-14-2005, 01:19 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,193
Posted By FL/GA Hunter

RE: Where you from?

Hey, you and I are darned near neighbors! :)
Forum: Bowhunting
10-13-2005, 09:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 758
Posted By FL/GA Hunter

RE: rain?????

We should really have a FAQ on this forum. Chuck, in the future (and now), you may want to try the Search function. Simply typing in 'rain' should get you quite a bit of information, especially since...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-07-2005, 05:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,249
Posted By FL/GA Hunter

RE: Words to remember before the shot?

The words of Mel Gibson in 'The Patriot.' Great hunting advice (or advice for killing Redcoats, whichever): Aim small, miss small.
Forum: Guns
10-07-2005, 03:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,021
Posted By FL/GA Hunter

RE: I know what mine would be?/Do you?

I got my .270 Model 700 when I turned 12, and at this point in my life, I trust it with my life. I'm going to be hunting with that thing until I'm 85, and that's all you need to know. Other calibers...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-06-2005, 05:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,049
Posted By FL/GA Hunter

RE: what time of day is it best to hunt

I've killed a majority of my deer, and my largest buck to date, between 8:30 and 11:00 am. But that's not enough for me to vote for the AM. My two runner-up bucks were both last-light deer...
Forum: Midwest
10-05-2005, 05:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 731
Posted By FL/GA Hunter

RE: ohio hunters??

I'll be hitting Deer Creek WA this weekend, so I'll report back with what I see! :D

Anybody else just dying for that cold front to get to us already???
Forum: Bowhunting
10-05-2005, 12:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 505
Posted By FL/GA Hunter

RE: Hunting before rain...

The idea is that animals can sense weather changes; therefore, if they feel a serious bout of weather (storms, snow, etc) coming on, they'll get out and feed so they won't go hungry while the storm's...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-04-2005, 01:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 494
Posted By FL/GA Hunter

RE: could they actually be good in this regard?

Well, as somebody who needs to break into bowhunting this year, and waited too late for it, it actually is a natural progression - I want to hunt this year, but don't have the time necessary to buy,...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-04-2005, 12:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,507
Posted By FL/GA Hunter

RE: What tips/reminders can you share after opening day?

Just because your stand didn't pan out on opening weekend, don't think you need to change anything necessarily. Remember that changing weather, hunting pressure, food sources, and the onset of the...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-04-2005, 10:31 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,340
Posted By FL/GA Hunter

RE: 4th Annual- Be Proud of what you shoot

I don't think it was directed at you, man. :D
10-04-2005, 09:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 314
Posted By FL/GA Hunter

RE: need help

What kind of research project? Is it in a particular subject? Biology?

- the breeding cycle
- the use of glands and scents for social interaction
- overpopulation and the consequences
-...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-04-2005, 09:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,710
Posted By FL/GA Hunter

RE: What really works??

Fool-proof secrets to seeing deer on the stand.

1) Scout.
2) Scout.
3) Scout.
4) Pattern the deer you scouted.
5) Scout.
6) Scout.
7) Perfect your deer pattern.
8) Determine the...
Forum: Bowhunting
09-30-2005, 05:32 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,431
Posted By FL/GA Hunter

RE: How to control buck fever

For me, it all depends on what you're focusing on. If I can see a deer coming, and I'm thinking to myself 'oh, he's about to come from behind that tree!' 'he's about to get within shot distance!' I'm...
Forum: Bowhunting
09-30-2005, 05:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,149
Posted By FL/GA Hunter

RE: somebody please talk me out of it

Think of how sick you'll get when you find his blood, track him for two days, and finally have to give up because of weather or something. I've missed one animal my whole life, and it was a clean...
Forum: Midwest
09-30-2005, 02:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 781
Posted By FL/GA Hunter

RE: action in the Swamp.

Keep us updated - with a picture when y'all find that big ol' boy!
Forum: Midwest
09-30-2005, 02:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 835
Posted By FL/GA Hunter

RE: It's Time Boys......

Knock down a big one for us!
Forum: Midwest
09-27-2005, 11:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,019
Posted By FL/GA Hunter

RE: central OH bow stores?

Thanks a lot guys! Since I just moved up here, I don't really 'have a spot' to hunt; I'm sort of writing this season off since it's so late in the game, but I figure I might find a place to sit...
Forum: Midwest
09-26-2005, 03:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,019
Posted By FL/GA Hunter

central OH bow stores?

Hi guys,

I'm new to the Columbus area, and I'm looking to find a good archery pro shop-type place so I canbuy a gently-used lefty bow... the internet's only a starting place in my search, and...
09-23-2005, 05:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 886
Posted By FL/GA Hunter

RE: planning an elk hunt w/guide - advice?

Yeah, I was looking at NM because I've heard it's one of the best states period for big bulls, then I started reading about the danged tag lottery you have to hit to hunt there...

I hear your...
09-23-2005, 04:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 886
Posted By FL/GA Hunter

planning an elk hunt w/guide - advice?

After looking at the possibilities, license laws, seasons, and the general propaganda for a multitude of different states and outfitters, I thought I'd try to get some centralized information here....
09-22-2005, 05:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,192
Posted By FL/GA Hunter

RE: Ohio regulations?

Thanks, man, but I've been all over that site, trust me. It's just an exact replica of what's in the book. Thanks for the effort!
09-22-2005, 10:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,843
Posted By FL/GA Hunter

RE: Hunting in the rain

I'm from Florida originally, and most of the season is over 80 degrees in the midday. Rain is a blessing from God for us. Unless it's getting really thick, trust that the deer will move. You can,...
09-22-2005, 10:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,192
Posted By FL/GA Hunter

RE: Ohio regulations?

Thanks for all the help, guys! I'm absolutely itching for the season now... :D

Guess I should change my name now! (Buckeye Stalker? OHunter? I've gotta come up with something good...)
09-16-2005, 05:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,192
Posted By FL/GA Hunter

Ohio regulations?

Hi guys,just moved to Ohio, and I'm trying to find their full gun regulations. I've got the whole shotgun/muzzleloader thing, but can somebody tell me a definitive answer to:

- can you use a...
Forum: Guns
01-07-2005, 05:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,769
Posted By FL/GA Hunter

RE: Swiss-made rifle?

Looks like the Schmit-Rubin to me! :)
Forum: Guns
01-07-2005, 05:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,769
Posted By FL/GA Hunter

RE: Swiss-made rifle?

...and close-up top view...

local://upfiles/46953/Bz795700056.jpg
Forum: Guns
01-07-2005, 05:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,769
Posted By FL/GA Hunter

RE: Swiss-made rifle?

Muley's whole rifle....

local://upfiles/46953/Yv658755475.jpg
Forum: Guns
01-07-2005, 05:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,769
Posted By FL/GA Hunter

RE: Swiss-made rifle?

...close-up side view...

local://upfiles/46953/Kh175302106.jpg
Forum: Guns
01-07-2005, 01:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,769
Posted By FL/GA Hunter

RE: Swiss-made rifle?

If you have a piece of software that you saved the pictures with in the first place, see if there's any place to:

1) decrease the 'pixel dimensions' of the picture,
2) 'decrease the quality',...
Forum: Guns
01-07-2005, 06:23 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,742
Posted By FL/GA Hunter

RE: Wood or Synthetic

First and foremost, my rifle is a tool. That means that I prefer to have my stainless synthetic .270, or my stainless blued .300 Win Mag in my hands if I'm climbing mountains, banging the stock into...
Forum: Guns
01-05-2005, 07:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,742
Posted By FL/GA Hunter

RE: Wood or Synthetic

Synthetic. Synthetic, synthetic, synthetic.

I own wood-stocked guns for the same reason you own a '57 Chevy. You're not gonna drive in snow, the mountains, on the interstate... but man, it's...
01-02-2005, 08:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,221
Posted By FL/GA Hunter

RE: Do you really need to cut out the windpipe on a whitetailed deer?

The windpipe holds blood close to the meat in the neck, which spoils it faster. Basically only important if you like neck meat, and if you're going to let the meat cool (not cut the neck meat out...
Forum: Guns
12-29-2004, 08:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,997
Posted By FL/GA Hunter

RE: 270, 7MM, OR 300 WIN MAG?

This is the perfect answer. There's nothing wrong with the .270, in fact it's my gun-of-choice, but a little on the light end for elk, and the .300 may be a little bit of a punch in the mouth for...
12-29-2004, 08:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 786
Posted By FL/GA Hunter

RE: I hunted public land today

That's quite a poem you wrote. ;) I'll agree with the advice above; when dealing with hunting pressure, either avoid it by finding extremely thick, out-of-the-way places, or use it to your...
12-29-2004, 06:04 PM
12-26-2004, 11:57 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 36,291
Posted By FL/GA Hunter

RE: Shot placement for dropping deer in thier tracks

The simple answer is that the only way to make the deer 'not move' is to paralyze it, and you do that by hitting the brain or spine. The reason people who shoot neck shoot there is to sever the...
12-14-2004, 10:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 440
Posted By FL/GA Hunter

RE: Brand New Hunter

Very, very important: do not EVER use a light to help you shoot. Illegal!
12-14-2004, 09:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,498
Posted By FL/GA Hunter

RE: Luck and Hunting

With that kind of success, I thiiiiiink he may be doing something right, rather than just getting lucky.

That aside, of course, luck is a part of everything. :D
Forum: Guns
12-14-2004, 06:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 13,027
Posted By FL/GA Hunter

RE: .270 or .25-06?

I'm a .270oholic, so it's tough not to tell you to use it every time. I think in your situation, I'd get the .25 because it's such a different caliber from the other two, rather than the .270 which...
Forum: Guns
12-14-2004, 02:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 980
Posted By FL/GA Hunter

RE: how is that possible?

Yeah, in GA they let you take 2 bucks and 10 does... if you take full advantage of it, that's a lot of deer over a few seasons.
12-14-2004, 01:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 291
Posted By FL/GA Hunter

RE: help in va

You should post this here, too...

http://forum.hunting.net/asppg/tt.asp?forumid=31

Plenty of VA boys on that forum. Good luck!
Forum: Guns
12-13-2004, 11:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,143
Posted By FL/GA Hunter

RE: Who hunts with a 300 win mag?

If it turns your shoulder black and blue after 5 shots, you're doing things a little wrong. My .300 isn't a *****cat, by any stretch, but I can shoot a whole box on the bench before I start feeling...
Forum: Guns
12-13-2004, 09:02 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 36,726
Posted By FL/GA Hunter

RE: What is a .243 good for?

Please stop trying to shoot a deer in the head at 100 yards. Please.

There is never, under any circumstances, a good reason to head-shoot a deer at 100 yards.
12-13-2004, 11:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 772
Posted By FL/GA Hunter

RE: New property... How do I bring in the bucks?

The more direct approach to planting something for the deer would be food plots with clover, rye, oats, and the like in it. That stuff doesn't require so much of a 'field' as a cleared patch of...
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