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10-21-2019, 04:19 PM
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Posted By Rob in VT

Yes Colorado does have OTC elk tags in many...

Yes Colorado does have OTC elk tags in many units. There are also limited entry units that can require a lot of points. Cow tags are usually lottery. Deer is all draw.

Vermont, New Hampshire,...
10-18-2019, 05:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,918
Posted By Rob in VT

Excellent post Jake! I’m sure many will find it...

Excellent post Jake! I’m sure many will find it helpful.
10-15-2019, 03:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 918
Posted By Rob in VT

Way to go Jake! Nice goats. I was at Wall Drug...

Way to go Jake! Nice goats. I was at Wall Drug just last month, kind of a neat place. You mentioned possibly camping in the Big Horns. I believe they have snow now so be careful where you go. Do you...
Forum: Religion
10-14-2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 529
Posted By Rob in VT

So goes the industry. With hunting in decline...

So goes the industry. With hunting in decline in most states it’s not surprising hunting forums are declining as well.
10-14-2019, 04:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 536
Posted By Rob in VT

Way to go Phil! Very nice bull and a memory you...

Way to go Phil! Very nice bull and a memory you will not soon forget. Congrats.
10-09-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 581
Posted By Rob in VT

Once you recover the deer, take some pics and gut...

Once you recover the deer, take some pics and gut immediately. It’s so import to get it cooled. I shot a buck in Ohio a few years back. Once I dragged it out I drove to a store to report it. I...
10-06-2019, 05:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 413
Posted By Rob in VT

Best of Luck! What about challenging the bulls...

Best of Luck! What about challenging the bulls with grunts and raking?
09-09-2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 542
Posted By Rob in VT

Sounds like a plan. CI is anti-preference...

Sounds like a plan. CI is anti-preference points. You work on him!
09-09-2019, 07:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 542
Posted By Rob in VT

Yeah we finally found some Mulies. You guys...

Yeah we finally found some Mulies.

You guys are funny, Suck it doesnít!

Jake, if we were going to be out here we would have you over. Maybe next time.
09-08-2019, 07:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 542
Posted By Rob in VT

Wyoming Sept Pics

I am in Big Horn working on the house. Each night I try to take
a drive to see some new country. This place is filthy with whitetails and pronghorn! Havenít seen any elk yet, maybe tomorrow.
08-29-2019, 04:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 212
Posted By Rob in VT

I know the Ontario moose population was in a bad...

I know the Ontario moose population was in a bad decline a few years ago. Has it rebounded in recent years?
Forum: Trail Cameras
08-27-2019, 04:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,006
Posted By Rob in VT

I have 6 Stealth Cams and really like them. All...

I have 6 Stealth Cams and really like them. All have performed well for me, batteries last a long time, and pics are pretty good. It’s the G30 model I have which is an older model now. I have had...
Forum: Off Season
08-26-2019, 03:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,184
Posted By Rob in VT

Wow, what a send off. RIP.

Wow, what a send off. RIP.
Forum: Off Season
08-25-2019, 05:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,184
Posted By Rob in VT

Good luck tomorrow CI. Stay strong.

Good luck tomorrow CI. Stay strong.
Forum: Off Season
08-24-2019, 03:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,184
Posted By Rob in VT

Condolences to you and the family CI. ...

Condolences to you and the family CI.

Godspeed and Fair Winds CSM. RIP.
Forum: Swap-A-Hunt
08-23-2019, 01:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 765
Posted By Rob in VT

Nice looking place. What class bucks have you...

Nice looking place. What class bucks have you taken there? I have done a couple of swap hunts that I received a Whitetail hunt and provided a mule deer hunt. Same number of hunters for each swap. ...
08-23-2019, 07:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,854
Posted By Rob in VT

I believe the Spider Bull from Utah was the new...

I believe the Spider Bull from Utah was the new World record. Sorry, high fence critters don’t make the cut.

https://www.gameandfishmag.com/editorial/hunting_elk-hunting_rm_0109_sp/194515
Forum: Swap-A-Hunt
08-20-2019, 04:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,076
Posted By Rob in VT

I have done several swap hunts on here. All have...

I have done several swap hunts on here. All have been successful, but the best thing to come out of them is new life long friends. What I learned is to be totally honest, do not exaggerate, and...
08-20-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 814
Posted By Rob in VT

I have two rifles that I use for almost...

I have two rifles that I use for almost everything. One is a Winchester Model 70 in a 30-06 and the other is a Weatherby in a 300 WM. Both are extremely accurate which gives me a lot of confidence...
08-18-2019, 06:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,018
Posted By Rob in VT

Here is my process. I till the plot (I have a 4’...

Here is my process. I till the plot (I have a 4’ tiller for my Kubota B2710). I spread the seed with a hand spreader (better control). I then drive on the seed bed with the tractor for good seed...
07-31-2019, 05:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,179
Posted By Rob in VT

I would say 4 or possibly 5. Like Cubhunter...

I would say 4 or possibly 5. Like Cubhunter started, he has a pot belly and his back is starting to sway. Looks like he broad shoulders into the neck also. Nice buck!
Forum: West
07-29-2019, 03:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,230
Posted By Rob in VT

Haha, thanks Bob. I couldn’t figure out what...

Haha, thanks Bob. I couldn’t figure out what Mike was talking about. Now I see Bud Love is a wildlife management area. You will have to let us know how it is.
Forum: West
07-27-2019, 03:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,230
Posted By Rob in VT

Thanks guys! We are excited about going out in...

Thanks guys! We are excited about going out in September.
Forum: West
07-26-2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,230
Posted By Rob in VT

Here you go.

Here you go.
07-20-2019, 12:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,123
Posted By Rob in VT

I know I am!

I know I am!
07-14-2019, 07:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,459
Posted By Rob in VT

CI you’re a party pooper. :D

CI you’re a party pooper. :D
Forum: West
07-13-2019, 02:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 187
Posted By Rob in VT

Welcome to the site! Seems like you live in a...

Welcome to the site! Seems like you live in a pretty good area for the outdoors. Enjoy
07-05-2019, 04:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,459
Posted By Rob in VT

No, not until 2021 or 2022.

No, not until 2021 or 2022.
07-05-2019, 01:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,459
Posted By Rob in VT

Yes it’s on my list of things to do this coming...

Yes it’s on my list of things to do this coming week.
07-05-2019, 05:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,020
Posted By Rob in VT

It’s amazing how adaptable whitetails are.

It’s amazing how adaptable whitetails are.
Forum: Bowhunting
06-29-2019, 03:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,166
Posted By Rob in VT

I would also suggest finding one with an...

I would also suggest finding one with an illuminated reticle instead of just black. It will really come in handy at first and last light conditions.
Forum: West
06-24-2019, 01:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,230
Posted By Rob in VT

CalHnter, yes we are keeping our Colorado land...

CalHnter, yes we are keeping our Colorado land where we hunt. It’s good to have options!
Forum: West
06-23-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,230
Posted By Rob in VT

Anyone from the Sheridan/Buffalo WY area?

My wife and I are in the process of buying a home in Big Horn, we close Aug 1st. The plan is to retire there in the next 3-5 years. Wondering if there is anyone on this site that lives in the area?...
06-20-2019, 04:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,874
Posted By Rob in VT

Congrats guys! I’m only getting preference...

Congrats guys! I’m only getting preference points this year. Hope to hunt WY next year.
Forum: Taxidermy
05-20-2019, 04:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 971
Posted By Rob in VT

I like light colored earth tones for my mounts. I...

I like light colored earth tones for my mounts. I think they compliment each other. Also like natural colored wood such as T&G pine for the same reason.
04-24-2019, 02:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 392
Posted By Rob in VT

Is OnX a one time $100 or is that annual?

Is OnX a one time $100 or is that annual?
04-21-2019, 04:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 446
Posted By Rob in VT

Sitka is all about layering. Iím in VT and wear...

Sitka is all about layering. Iím in VT and wear the Fanatic Hoody under a Mountain jacket as needed in Oct. As it gets colder I have the Traverse hoody which is heavier. IMO that their Fanatic Jacket...
04-19-2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 486
Posted By Rob in VT

I have used them while stand hunting as well. ...

I have used them while stand hunting as well. Not ideal for spotand stalk though.
04-17-2019, 05:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 486
Posted By Rob in VT

Late Season Gloves?

Iím looking for a warm glove for mid to late season (Nov-Dec). Iím in Vermont but also hunt the mid west, western states, and occasionally Canadian provinces. Considering the Sitka Merino Gloves. Any...
03-24-2019, 04:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,908
Posted By Rob in VT

RIP Topgun. Godspeed and fair winds.

RIP Topgun. Godspeed and fair winds.
03-20-2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 662
Posted By Rob in VT

You might check out the Trinchera Ranch in Unit...

You might check out the Trinchera Ranch in Unit 83. Last few years they have taken 400” bulls. Ask if they were effected by the Spring Fire in June of 2018.

Also Cielo Vista Ranch has shown...
03-16-2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 642
Posted By Rob in VT

That is quite the trophy Flags. Not many have a...

That is quite the trophy Flags. Not many have a tiger in their possession, especially coming from your grandfather. Great story.
03-11-2019, 04:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,137
Posted By Rob in VT

I want a bull with paddles, hopefully a 4+ year...

I want a bull with paddles, hopefully a 4+ year old.
03-11-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,137
Posted By Rob in VT

I’m resurrecting this thread. I had such a...

I’m resurrecting this thread. I had such a great time last year (even though I didn’t fill my tag) that I am headed back this fall. I decided to try late season as the moose are starting to yard up...
03-11-2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 952
Posted By Rob in VT

I have used white pines here in Vermont for...

I have used white pines here in Vermont for breaks/screens. They are hearty in drought conditions because they have a long center tap root. They are also fast growing and cheap to purchase.
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03-10-2019, 08:31 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,547
Posted By Rob in VT

My Winchester Model 70 chambered in a 30-06 has...

My Winchester Model 70 chambered in a 30-06 has taken coyotes, antelope, Whitetails, Mule Deer, Woodland Caribou, Rocky Mountain Elk (cows and bulls), and bull Moose. A very versatile caliber in...
03-04-2019, 04:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 410
Posted By Rob in VT

I have done diy whitetail hunts in western NY,...

I have done diy whitetail hunts in western NY, Maine, NH, MA, Ohio, Illinois, Iowa, and Ontario.

The Illinois hunt we paid a trespassing fee to get on a couple of farms. Iowa I hunted a friends...
03-02-2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,411
Posted By Rob in VT

CI celebrating :party0005:

CI celebrating :party0005:
02-27-2019, 01:11 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,411
Posted By Rob in VT

Bring a camera and take lots of pictures. Elk...

Bring a camera and take lots of pictures. Elk country is beautiful.
02-26-2019, 12:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,411
Posted By Rob in VT

“Elk are where you find them”. This means that...

“Elk are where you find them”. This means that they leave a tremendous amount of sign. If you aren’t seeing fresh sign, move on because they aren’t there.

When you get one down, don’t gut it. Do...
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