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Forum: Bowhunting
10-16-2003, 05:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 291
Posted By ma_hunter

What would you recommend for reading to...

become more proficient at bow hunting.

The reason I ask is I am getting somewhat frustrated and I must be missing something. I am aware of TR Michel' s book and that is one option, I was...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-15-2003, 01:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,532
Posted By ma_hunter

RE: So is anyone else afraid of heights but still forces themselves into a tree stand?

I will add my $.02, I used to roof and thought that the tree stand would be a piece of cake. I tried it out in the backyard and it was a little nerve racking but keeping with it, just like roofing,...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-14-2003, 10:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 333
Posted By ma_hunter

RE: Hit determination question

This is a link from the what to do after the shot thread. Look for a link to
scat card. This .pdf file has a number of bits of tracking information as well as the type of blood seen in a...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-23-2002, 07:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 607
Posted By ma_hunter

RE: arrowed an 8pt last night

Nice job, way to stick with it (no pun).
Forum: Bowhunting
10-23-2002, 07:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 216
Posted By ma_hunter

Just want to check myself...

So I am curious how many deer the folks on this board see daily. What I mean is, I spent some months scouting deer, finding a ton of deer sign and spotting some. This being my first year I might...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-21-2002, 07:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 661
Posted By ma_hunter

RE: If don't see a Deer soon I'm going to lose it!!!!!

I am having similar results, but I keep going out. I figure just by sh*t luck I'll run into a deer one of these days. Before the season started I thought I had picked the best stand locations on...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-18-2002, 06:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,463
Posted By ma_hunter

RE: Tree Stand Ethics

Okay sorry for the delay getting back, I've been out hunting/working strangely enough. The situation is this, the land is open private land and the owner just gives permission to all comers. Now I...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-17-2002, 06:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,463
Posted By ma_hunter

Tree Stand Ethics

So.. next question, I am hunting this property the last four days. Every place I want to put my stand up, already has someone else's stand in the tree. Granted I scouted a couple of weeks ago,...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-16-2002, 05:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 497
Posted By ma_hunter

RE: Great Day!

That is a fantastic story and all with a stick bow. Excellent and congratulations.
Forum: Bowhunting
10-15-2002, 06:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 672
Posted By ma_hunter

RE: Totally pissed off!!!!!

I agree with Ausie-guy, given that you had talked to the land owner, seems he would have let you know. Hell, maybe he did lease the land but let the other guy know he had already promised you access...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-13-2002, 06:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 669
Posted By ma_hunter

RE: WHAT SHOULD I DO???????

Just last week I saw a doe and two fawns eating while 2 red foxes were chasing each other around. I don't have anymore information than this to go on, however the fox urine is an interesting point. ...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-13-2002, 01:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 213
Posted By ma_hunter

What should you do if...?

Tomorrow is opening day for us here in Mass.. So I have permission to hunt this land near an orchard, scouted it for the last couple months picked the spot for my opening day morning stand, set that...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-13-2002, 07:58 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,175
Posted By ma_hunter

RE: Finally, 1st archery harvest (pics)

Congrats on the nice buck.
Forum: Bowhunting
10-12-2002, 11:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 517
Posted By ma_hunter

RE: A BAD DAY HUNTING!

That is a bad day, thankfully the bad didn't cause you any damage, and tomorrow is hopefully better.
Forum: Bowhunting
10-12-2002, 06:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 303
Posted By ma_hunter

RE: Finally!

Congrats
10-11-2002, 04:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 429
Posted By ma_hunter

RE: Puff balls

Cyclone,

Skulls or Puffballs?

<BLOCKQUOTE id=quote<font size=1 face='Verdana, Arial, Helvetica' id=quote>quote:<hr height=1 noshade id=quote>&quot;Yep, it's a puffball, I thought it was a human...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-11-2002, 02:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 352
Posted By ma_hunter

RE: Twisted tale and Horned Does

I think the WiGutPile part is funnier that the facts.
Forum: Bowhunting
10-11-2002, 02:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 261
Posted By ma_hunter

RE: Treestand Safety, When should you upgrade?

I agree with Cyclone, ask the question and keep the filter on for a sales pitch, but they will probably be straight with you.
Forum: Bowhunting
10-11-2002, 02:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 557
Posted By ma_hunter

RE: New Bow/Deer Hunter

Welcome Shoot Em,

I too am new to deer hunting/ bow hunting this year, I've picked up a lot of information here. Keep in mind the some is fact and other is opinion. Great help though.

I...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-11-2002, 01:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 647
Posted By ma_hunter

RE: 9 pt of wileyw1

Nice Buck, great story. Wasn't there just a thread about looking them in the eye? Either way sounds like you had a great day. Congrats.<img src=icon_smile_approve.gif border=0 align=middle>
Forum: Bowhunting
10-11-2002, 01:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 916
Posted By ma_hunter

RE: Passthru

Well maybe the difference in penetration is from you hitting something. I have shot out of my stand and hit a branch and it deflected low, shot a second time and hit the target.
Forum: Bowhunting
10-11-2002, 09:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 600
Posted By ma_hunter

RE: My First Buck with a Bow. a little long

Congratulations on your Buck, sneaky little bas*ards aren't they?
Forum: Bowhunting
10-11-2002, 09:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 329
Posted By ma_hunter

RE: My blood is pumping...

Good luck, We get started up here on Monday morning. Taking the day off, hopefully the deer will be waiting. I've been having a hard time sleeping all week, just keep going through possible...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-11-2002, 09:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 345
Posted By ma_hunter

RE: CLIMBIBNG STICK SUGGESTIONS ANYONE ?

My set up is similar to Ausi-Guy's, but mine are LoneWolf sticks. Work well, would suggest you have the second line for using your harness like a lineman's belt, then the first line goes on top for...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-10-2002, 06:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 648
Posted By ma_hunter

RE: dogs taken care of

Sometimes it's the forest for the trees scenario, sounds like you've decided to forget the trees and enjoy the forest.
Forum: Bowhunting
10-10-2002, 06:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 413
Posted By ma_hunter

RE: spotting scope or bino's what to buy? u tell me!

I got a pair of Steiner Predators 8x22 that I think are great. Lifetime warranty, waterproof..... about $150, a little expensive but I will never have to spend it on binos again.
Forum: Bowhunting
10-10-2002, 06:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 511
Posted By ma_hunter

RE: success

Congrats, just like that, you get out of the tree and they all start running to you. Excellent work.
Forum: Bowhunting
10-10-2002, 06:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 577
Posted By ma_hunter

The "October Lull"

Was wondering what the members thought of the theory about an October Lull. That being a couple of weeks in October before the pre-rut where the Bucks lay low, just eat, and rest up for the...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-10-2002, 06:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 577
Posted By ma_hunter

RE: First Bow Kill.....Yahoo!!

That is fantastic. Congrats.
Forum: Bowhunting
10-10-2002, 11:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 714
Posted By ma_hunter

RE: Seasons First Kill...

Congrats, now that the freezer has meat it is time for the buck.
Forum: Bowhunting
10-10-2002, 11:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 493
Posted By ma_hunter

RE: CANT TAKE MUCH MORE

That truly sucks and I feel your pain. Just keep going, eventually it will work out and you will be out there. Good Luck.
Forum: Bowhunting
10-09-2002, 04:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 363
Posted By ma_hunter

RE: practicing out of treestand

I like that idea, somewhat more random than what I do.

I have 4 pieces of foam that I have at various spots on the ground. I put cut pieces of hanger wire to angle them away from the ground a...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-09-2002, 04:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 552
Posted By ma_hunter

RE: my own dad putting down sportsman, imagine?? read!

It's funny, I have a father-in-law who says that deer are incredibly stupid animals, therefore incredibly easy to harvest. Now this is from a guy who grew up on a farm in Me., walked out the back...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-09-2002, 04:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 898
Posted By ma_hunter

RE: Anyone else addicted?

Hell I haven't even tried it yet, just the preparation to go bowhunting is driving my wife nuts.

Our season starts in 5 days and it is all I talk about currently. If the actual hunting is as...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-09-2002, 04:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 424
Posted By ma_hunter

RE: Treestands, hanger vs. climber

Thanks for the thoughts, it is about what I thought. Since I haven't sat for hours in either one, maybe that will be the thing that makes the difference. Because I will be hunting public land I...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-09-2002, 03:57 AM
Replies: 1,886
Views: 60,284
Posted By ma_hunter

RE: please reply 2 this once, lets count members? ok?

Ma. I also hunt and have a computer
Forum: Bowhunting
10-08-2002, 07:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 215
Posted By ma_hunter

RE: Arrrrrrrrrrrrrghhhhhhhhh!!!!!!!

This is a good reminder that the grass is not always greener.
Forum: Bowhunting
10-08-2002, 07:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 591
Posted By ma_hunter

RE: Complete Newbie.... Which treestand?

Hey Butch,

I am fairly new to treestands as well this year and I just posted a question regarding climbers vs. hangons. I have a hang-on that weighs less than 16lbs, and 2lbs for the climbing...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-08-2002, 07:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 424
Posted By ma_hunter

Treestands, hanger vs. climber

I am confused about the treestand question so I am curious.

Starting out I got a LoneWolf hang on stand and climbing sticks. Thinking that if I only have one I would prefer the one I could use...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-08-2002, 05:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 370
Posted By ma_hunter

RE: 2000 Mule Deer Story and Pics

that is an awesome deer.
Forum: Bowhunting
10-08-2002, 05:28 PM
Forum: Bowhunting
10-08-2002, 05:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,334
Posted By ma_hunter

RE: Blood trailing "AFTER DARK"......

Haven't tried it yet but I have read that using a blue light lens on your flashlight brightens the look of blood. In 5 days when I can start hunting I will let you know if I need to use this.
Forum: Bowhunting
10-07-2002, 10:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 329
Posted By ma_hunter

RE: Thank you Savage!!!!!!

What do you mean adjust your pins once you got into your stand? I just started bowhunting, so I am wondering why you would adjust them.
I am assuming when you practiced with them, you know the...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-07-2002, 10:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 209
Posted By ma_hunter

7 days in Ma. should I change my setup?

I think I know the answer, but was looking for some opinions. Our season up here starts in 7 days. Now this is my first year doing this, been shooting my PSE bow for about 4 months, can hit what I...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-07-2002, 10:22 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,005
Posted By ma_hunter

RE: 14 year old hunter killed in Ohio

I would agree with MQ1, either this man is a large enough moron that he is danger to us all, or there is something very fishy about said &quot;accident&quot;.
Forum: Bowhunting
10-06-2002, 11:12 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,667
Posted By ma_hunter

RE: FIRST BOW KILL...PIE BALD BUCK PICS

Fantastic Buck, congratulations.
Forum: Bowhunting
10-04-2002, 02:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 737
Posted By ma_hunter

RE: Venison Donation

I found this on the web:

Hunters for the Hungry - New England Sportsmen Against Hunger
C. Geoffrey Hemmenway
508-772-7000
Forum: Bowhunting
10-04-2002, 02:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 737
Posted By ma_hunter

RE: Venison Donation

Keep me up to date with your progress, as I would be more than willing to contribute. Hopefully the opportunity will present itself.
Forum: Bowhunting
10-03-2002, 05:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,140
Posted By ma_hunter

RE: a request to stop all hunting stories

I second that emotion, can't wait. Went down to get a doe permit yesterday and it was me and 15 other guys. That's alright though most said they didn't bowhunt, so hopefully I'll be done by the...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-01-2002, 05:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 807
Posted By ma_hunter

RE: This is the worst........

12 days and a wake up, of course the night before I'll be so pumped I probably won't sleep much. Taking the day off, can't wait. First Bowhunt ever, second season of deer hunting. First deer season...
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