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Forum: Bowhunting
12-08-2004, 03:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,335
Posted By Greavous

RE: bucks fighting - pictures

Neat story, thanks. It seems every year we see videos and pics of deer fighting and I always hear someone laugh or chuckle over the hunter how gets it from a buck. I always remind those who find...
Forum: Bowhunting
12-07-2004, 05:50 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,532
Posted By Greavous

RE: Who here strictly bowhunts?

This is season no. 4 that I havent used a gun at all.
Forum: Bowhunting
12-06-2004, 01:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,509
Posted By Greavous

RE: wow its comin along (pics)

Class dismissed!

But really, those are good pionts and should be made.
Forum: Bowhunting
12-01-2004, 09:23 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,492
Posted By Greavous

RE: Do you shoot bucks you don't plan to mount?

I shoot bucks and doe for food and the antlers are only a byproduct of the harvest. I know there are those who only are interested in the antlers and need them on the wall to feel successful/macho...
Forum: Bowhunting
11-29-2004, 08:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 772
Posted By Greavous

RE: that bow gains poundage

Maybe it is due to the use of different muscles when drawing from a seated position? I usually shoot while seated and practice that position fairly ragular.
Forum: Bowhunting
11-25-2004, 09:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 968
Posted By Greavous

RE: high hit or gutshot?

If the arrow doesn't smell like guts and there is dark blood on the arrow I would lean a little towards a liver hit which arent known for heavy bleeding either. I shot a buck with a spitfire last...
Forum: Bowhunting
11-24-2004, 08:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 360
Posted By Greavous

RE: Have you ever.....

Interesting situation to be in. I guess that is just 1 more situation you will have to be practicing shooting, lol. Make sure you have all your camo on and the climber on your back to keep it real....
Forum: Bowhunting
11-17-2004, 09:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 787
Posted By Greavous

RE: Got my first buck! (pics)

Way to go Avid! That looks to be a pretty good size deer too. You will find as the years go by that needing to pee real bad is when something always seems to happen, lol.
Forum: Bowhunting
11-17-2004, 09:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 872
Posted By Greavous

RE: Experienced bowhunters- Please help with my list!

Yep, you need to do some leg work before you spend money. I totally agree that the only way to get started out on the correct path is to visit the man at the pro shop. I would add that most shops...
Forum: Bowhunting
11-17-2004, 08:51 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,677
Posted By Greavous

RE: My first deer ever !!! Woohoo!!!!!! (Pics too!)

Good deal! I had a feeling there was something special about this new bowhunter and her website was proof enough for me! She even writes better that most of us do.

Your a trophy in your own! ...
Forum: Technical
11-15-2004, 07:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,033
Posted By Greavous

RE: Peep Twist

My bowtech had the same problem and I had just learned to deal with it. My bow was always a bit noisy and one day I was practicing and noticed that a string leach had flown apart so I pulled both...
Forum: Technical
11-15-2004, 06:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 443
Posted By Greavous

RE: looking for arrows

Have you looked at Eders.com for shafts? Cabelas and Basspro also carry them. Making your own is the only way to go if you want something special. It's tough to find a true deal on shafts when you...
Forum: Bowhunting
11-15-2004, 01:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,216
Posted By Greavous

RE: Define an "awesome" bloodtrail to you

I think it is awsome when you are standing at the first blood and look the direction the deer went and can see blood 5-6 yards ahead. None of that "here is a drop" stuff. I'm talking "Blood, look...
Forum: Bowhunting
11-15-2004, 01:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,417
Posted By Greavous

RE: Buddy connects....What do you think he will score?

Nice buck for sure! I think they all count as 1
Forum: Bowhunting
11-15-2004, 01:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 766
Posted By Greavous

RE: advice for hunting corn that is still up?

I watched a show where they were hunting in tall stands of corn and they sat in 10' tripods. The elevated position allowed them to see the stalks move as the deer traveled through. The corn stalks...
Forum: Bowhunting
11-15-2004, 01:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 875
Posted By Greavous

RE: need some sympathy

If you cant shell for the rangefinder you might consider marking a fews trees that are known distances in the areas where you think you have a good shooting lane. As you have found, distance is a...
Forum: Bowhunting
11-15-2004, 10:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 856
Posted By Greavous

RE: My son's first bow buck (pic)

Kerplunk! That's one and more to come I'm sure. Good deal and nice shot placement.
Forum: Bowhunting
11-15-2004, 10:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,162
Posted By Greavous

RE: PLEASE READ!!!!!

If you fall out of a tree and there is nobody around, does it make a noise?
Forum: Bowhunting
11-15-2004, 10:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 815
Posted By Greavous

RE: Worst Nightmare Weekend--Story

I'd guess your grip changed and torqued the bow. It is easy to have happen. I shoot a bowtech extreme VFT and the brace height is pretty short. Slapping the inside of my arm has made me adjust how...
Forum: Bowhunting
11-12-2004, 02:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,190
Posted By Greavous

RE: incredible HUGE 30 point + non-typical (PICS)

A rack like that is not super unusual down here. I think the untypical racks are the best that there is. Problem is the deer under the rack isn't the bruser that you guys up north might be thinking...
Forum: Bowhunting
11-11-2004, 04:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 643
Posted By Greavous

RE: i need help from real bow hunters

I can only speak for the Quikspins. They are the only way to go in my view. My bow shot just fine before I fletched the spins and the groups just shrank teh frist time out. They are expensive and...
Forum: Bowhunting
11-11-2004, 04:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 400
Posted By Greavous

RE: will this make much of a change

That is a question I wouldn't want to find the answer to in the woods. A shaft change and length change can effect your shaft spline and assuming it will be close is a bad idea. I'd just go fling a...
Forum: Bowhunting
11-11-2004, 04:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 841
Posted By Greavous

RE: coyote and arrows

You just cat trust those dang coyotes! Down here we have fireants and if you don't get down right away the arrow will be covered with the little @%%[email protected]@'s. Then there are these real big "carpenter"...
Forum: Bowhunting
11-11-2004, 04:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 646
Posted By Greavous

RE: Making Sausage and Ground venison ?'s

I'm planning to make my first sausage links this year too. I have had it done locally every now and then and although I don't know any exact ratios of the seasonings I always instruct that the blend...
Forum: Bowhunting
11-11-2004, 04:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,200
Posted By Greavous

RE: How often do you purchase a new bow?

I'm on a 3 year schedule now that you bring it up. My first bow was a used pse and it didnt seem anything close to current speeds and it was a right hand bow and I'm a lefty. I could make it shoot...
Forum: Bowhunting
11-11-2004, 12:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 838
Posted By Greavous

RE: Sunday hunting?

Sunday hunting is legal in Texas. You can bowhunt white tail just about 4 months of the year.

Get a lawyer and take it to the Supreme Court, sounds like a religious infrindgement upon your...
Forum: Bowhunting
11-11-2004, 11:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,805
Posted By Greavous

RE: I did the ultimate no-no...need advice please

With all the above said, I think it was just one of those expriences. Considering that this deer was able to travel the distances it did and bed several times, IF you waited even 2 hours before...
Forum: Bowhunting
11-10-2004, 04:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,010
Posted By Greavous

RE: blood on the arrow

Whack them in the lungs and there will be plenty of blood. My guess is that when you shoot into meat (shoulder) the flesh serves as a squeegie and wipes the arrow clean on the way out. If you smell...
Forum: Bowhunting
11-09-2004, 07:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 338
Posted By Greavous

RE: experimenting with deer food

Thought of some more items....

Flowers of just about any kind
Young fruit trees
anything you plant in a garden

Its kind of funny, there has been a large population growth in my area and...
Forum: Bowhunting
11-09-2004, 07:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 818
Posted By Greavous

RE: field dressing question

I do the anus ralated cutting after I get the guts laid out of the carcas. No particular reason other than what I'm fixing to be handling. I use a fairly large pocket knife (4" long thin blade) and...
Forum: Bowhunting
11-09-2004, 07:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 338
Posted By Greavous

RE: experimenting with deer food

My part of Texas has loads of pecan trees and they will go to town on them. I have put a bale of alphalfa (where's the spell checker?) out and it was consumed over a week or so. I figure they will...
Forum: Bowhunting
11-09-2004, 07:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 521
Posted By Greavous

RE: Noise spooking deer?

I think silence is nonsence unless there is a stalk going on. I make an effort to me quite but if I make a clank or snap from time to time I don't get bent over it. One noise might not blow the...
Forum: Bowhunting
11-09-2004, 06:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,236
Posted By Greavous

RE: ABC's of Game Cooking? GIVE IT UP & PASS IT ON!

I read about this one in a magizine and gave it a try. I'd have to say it was excelent and easy.

The deal is simple, sprinkle some very fine ground COFFEE on each side of a thick slice of back...
Forum: Bowhunting
11-09-2004, 11:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 775
Posted By Greavous

RE: ribs

I though we were talking eats here! I just finished off a rack of ribs donated to me by ms. hog. Ummm. ribs...

If you smack a deer in the ribs you will surely get to the goodies. I always...
Forum: Bowhunting
11-09-2004, 11:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,356
Posted By Greavous

RE: Crapping away the season

At one of our old leases we had built our camp outhouse with a shooting rest. The outhouse was positioned on top of a hill overlooking a penisula of land that dropped off on three sides into thick...
Forum: Bowhunting
11-09-2004, 11:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 950
Posted By Greavous

RE: finishing shot

You would just aim for the exit you intended for the first time and do it again. My first deer was a spine shot and he dumped where he stood and dragged himself a few feet. I waited maybe 5 min....
Forum: Bowhunting
11-08-2004, 08:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 594
Posted By Greavous

RE: Heartbreaking day in the Woods

I bet she got buckitis and just forgot everything for the moment. I can recall similar situations when I first started bowhunting. Remember when you heart pounded so hard you couldn't hear? Hope...
Forum: Bowhunting
11-08-2004, 08:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 573
Posted By Greavous

RE: A First!!!

Sounds like you were on a roll! Does your regular season allow you more deer or is that it for you this year? Get to butchering now...
Forum: Bowhunting
11-08-2004, 04:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,498
Posted By Greavous

RE: First Buck w/ Bow

With that much battle damage I'd have to think the rest of the deer in your area are taking it easy these days. Or, there is a bigger deer out there kicking the crap out of all the others. You'd...
Forum: Bowhunting
11-08-2004, 04:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 555
Posted By Greavous

RE: Has anyone tried these

At 9 bucks a pop I pass. My luck would have me Robin Hooding arrows as I practice! The guys at my bowshop have made their own using the small lights from fishing bobbers and translucent nocks.
Forum: Bowhunting
11-08-2004, 03:54 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,805
Posted By Greavous

RE: This has become the "I wounded one" forum

I think the root of the problem is the transition from hunting with a gun to bowhunting. When I used a rifle, all but one deer I have killed I shot in the neck. When you hit them there they just...
Forum: Bowhunting
11-08-2004, 11:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,195
Posted By Greavous

RE: I want to know the TRUTH about this...

I had heard the info that Kriket relayed about the membrane which prevents both lungs from collapsing (wishing for a spell checker). I can see some logic and merit to the theory. I always seem to...
Forum: Bowhunting
11-07-2004, 03:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 10,915
Posted By Greavous

RE: Ok for pregnant women to eat venison?

Scbowhntr,

My Dr. brother said as long as the meat is cooked to the recommended interior temp there isn't any threat to toxoplasmosis. He did warn that cleaning cat litter is a risky thing for...
Forum: Bowhunting
11-07-2004, 12:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,240
Posted By Greavous

RE: Deer Attractants

I agree. Never seen a deer give a second look at deercain but they will dig a stump out of the ground if you pour stumplicker on it. If it is legal where you live throw some corn out. It is cheap...
Forum: Bowhunting
11-07-2004, 12:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 10,915
Posted By Greavous

RE: Ok for pregnant women to eat venison?

Well I have heard that you shouldn't give it to your dog but never heard not to give it to your wife! Just so happens that my brother is a OBGYN (or as Archie Bunker would say...groin-a-coligist). ...
Forum: Bowhunting
11-07-2004, 12:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 412
Posted By Greavous

RE: Help an Instinctive Shooter Please

I usually practice between the morning and evening hunts. Having jsut shot the bow I know all is well. Are you an experienced bowhunter and just stepping to instinctive shooting? Maybe the...
Forum: Bowhunting
11-07-2004, 12:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 609
Posted By Greavous

RE: Lost a deer today

My bet is you didn't bend at the waist when you aimed and fired. It is so easy to forget to do this when shooting from an elevated position and you will usually end up with a high shot. The...
Forum: Bowhunting
11-07-2004, 12:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 645
Posted By Greavous

RE: What is a good short stabilizer to get?

I wouldn't expect any sight changes will be needed. It will dampen the vibs of the bow but the arrow should be on its way pretty much by then. I think mine jsut shoots more quite with it more than...
Forum: Bowhunting
11-06-2004, 11:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 645
Posted By Greavous

RE: What is a good short stabilizer to get?

I use the Sims modular 3 piece stabilizer. I use two in front and the third on the inside of the riser. http://www.eders.com/LimbSaver-Modular-Stabilizer-System-p1397c298-path2,281,298.html

I...
Forum: Bowhunting
11-05-2004, 06:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 451
Posted By Greavous

RE: what to do?

Smell the arrow shaft for a guts type smell. Regular blood and flesh smells clean and nice but guts smell like guts. Bright red with bubbles is goung to be lung blood. Your bright red blood may...
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