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09-15-2017, 01:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 923
Posted By sachiko

Wink Even if you camo your truck, I don't think you...

Even if you camo your truck, I don't think you would be able to sneak up on a deer with it.
07-05-2017, 10:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,446
Posted By sachiko

Wink Welcome Back! You should stick around. ...

Welcome Back!

You should stick around.

If you leave, think of all the ads you'll miss seeing.
12-30-2016, 07:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,466
Posted By sachiko

Wink 1- I think you are supposed to get something like...

1- I think you are supposed to get something like this approved by a moderator.


2- I won't click on a link unless I'm sure it's safe.
12-18-2016, 03:55 AM
Replies: 45
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Views: 2,649
Posted By sachiko

Wink Welcome to the forums here.

Welcome to the forums here.
11-23-2016, 09:49 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,120
Posted By sachiko

Wink Our daughters load and shoot their own guns when...

Our daughters load and shoot their own guns when we go to the range. They use a single shot .22 rifle and a Beretta Bobcat, which shoots .22LR. They have been very well trained and they observe all...
11-22-2016, 05:57 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,120
Posted By sachiko

Wink I'm four foot seven and 72-73 pounds, probably...

I'm four foot seven and 72-73 pounds, probably near the size of your daughter. I've never used a .243 or a 7mm-08. But I have no problem with the .30-30. I have a recoil pad on mine, but there...
10-05-2016, 05:26 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,306
Posted By sachiko

Wink Like some of the guys are saying. You have to...

Like some of the guys are saying. You have to make sure you share the same interests. Because of circumstances, my mother was unable to arrange a marriage for me. So she told me I would have to do it...
10-05-2016, 05:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 506
Posted By sachiko

Wink Welcome to the forum and welcome to hunting. My...

Welcome to the forum and welcome to hunting. My husband introduced me to shooting and hunting before we got married. In fact our first "date" was me tagging along with him to the rifle range. He...
10-02-2016, 05:06 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,528
Posted By sachiko

Wink a Proline youth bow we bought at a yard sale for...

a Proline youth bow we bought at a yard sale for $20.
09-29-2016, 03:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,121
Posted By sachiko

Wink We "hunt" year around. You get to know the deer...

We "hunt" year around. You get to know the deer much better that way. We're luckier than most people though because we don't have cable so we don't have to watch all those TV shows and games like...
Forum: Technical
09-12-2016, 05:10 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,624
Posted By sachiko

Wink CI is right, I believe, in that it really comes...

CI is right, I believe, in that it really comes down to the factors he mentioned. If you can take deer with what you have, moving up to something more expensive and more elegant, is a matter of...
Forum: Technical
09-10-2016, 02:50 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,624
Posted By sachiko

Wink We appreciate the advice Super Hunt, but our...

We appreciate the advice Super Hunt, but our thought is "if it ain't broke, don't fix it." I've been hunting since I was 16 and have never missed a shot or lost a deer. We're not much into equipment....
Forum: Technical
09-10-2016, 05:41 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,624
Posted By sachiko

Wink It seems as though there are different opinions...

It seems as though there are different opinions regarding the WB.

For us, it turns out to be very appropriate. We stalk-still hunt, whatever it's called. So as one gets close to where you might...
Forum: Technical
08-31-2016, 02:32 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,608
Posted By sachiko

Wink Good to see another girl getting into the sport....

Good to see another girl getting into the sport. Do you plan to hunt or are you mostly in it for target shooting?

We try to shoot six arrows a day if the weather is decent, just to keep in...
08-28-2016, 07:16 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,819
Posted By sachiko

Wink We often wind up crawling on the ground.

We often wind up crawling on the ground.
Forum: Technical
08-27-2016, 08:51 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,608
Posted By sachiko

Wink Welcome to archery and to HNI. I'm not the expert...

Welcome to archery and to HNI. I'm not the expert here, but CI and SH gave good advice.

I would suggest a couple of things based on my experience learning. First of all, if you are going to use a...
Forum: Test Posts
07-22-2016, 06:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,024
Posted By sachiko

http://i272.photobucket.com/albums/jj189/WhopperSt...

http://i272.photobucket.com/albums/jj189/WhopperStopper/Boards/Mooselims_zpsqdjyq3kx.jpg (http://s272.photobucket.com/user/WhopperStopper/media/Boards/Mooselims_zpsqdjyq3kx.jpg.html)[/QUOTE]
08-30-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 18,281
Posted By sachiko

Wink Poison Ivy is very common here in Michigan. My...

Poison Ivy is very common here in Michigan. My husband says he's been exposed to it and didn't get a rash, but he still avoids it. He won't press his luck.

He has made sure the girls and I know...
07-24-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,999
Posted By sachiko

Wink If a camo coat hurts your budget, go to a fabric...

If a camo coat hurts your budget, go to a fabric store and get enough camo fabric to make yourself a poncho. It won't keep you warm. You'll have to wear a coat under it, but it will keep you hidden....
07-11-2015, 12:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,312
Posted By sachiko

Wink Wrong, there are no deer in Michigan. Those few...

Wrong, there are no deer in Michigan. Those few that were not killed by the mosquitoes several years ago died of chronic wasting disease.

Although one Michigan mosquito will provide lunch and...
07-10-2015, 05:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 468
Posted By sachiko

Wink I'm very small, four foot seven, and 72 pounds,...

I'm very small, four foot seven, and 72 pounds, so recoil is a problem for me.

I shoot a .50 caliber Hawken style caplock, 75 grains of powder. I don't really feel any appreciable recoil.

I use...
07-09-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,521
Posted By sachiko

Wink We scout all year round and we've seen that.

We scout all year round and we've seen that.
05-27-2015, 06:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,720
Posted By sachiko

Wink It would be cool if someone posted some...

It would be cool if someone posted some comprehensive information about air guns, how they work, ammo, sound, cost, cost of ammo, and such.

It would be useful for those of us who know nothing...
03-27-2015, 04:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,720
Posted By sachiko

Talking I thought maybe it was like airguitar.

I thought maybe it was like airguitar.
03-05-2015, 06:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,598
Posted By sachiko

Wink I saw a movie once about carnivorous sheep in New...

I saw a movie once about carnivorous sheep in New Zealand who ate people.



:sheep:
Hey, even the people ate people in that part of the world
02-16-2015, 06:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,630
Posted By sachiko

Wink There is a lot of good advice here. Try to spend...

There is a lot of good advice here. Try to spend a LOT of time scouting the area where you are going to hunt. You will learn a lot more about the animals you plan to hunt and it's great fun.

You...
02-16-2015, 06:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,260
Posted By sachiko

Wink Just pointing out that a lot of people hunt bear...

Just pointing out that a lot of people hunt bear in Michigan with a bow. And the .30-30 is also popular.

If I ever take a bear, it will be with a .30-30.

Important to remember though, that...
01-16-2015, 04:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 955
Posted By sachiko

Wink Saw a 'possum last week wearing ear muffs.

Saw a 'possum last week wearing ear muffs.
11-28-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,309
Posted By sachiko

Wink We've always done just fine on public land. We...

We've always done just fine on public land. We just like it less crowded later, after firearm season. We don't use a stand, we still hunt. Maybe next year we'll have time to go up north where we can...
11-28-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,309
Posted By sachiko

Wink We hunt public land and it gets a little too...

We hunt public land and it gets a little too crowded during firearm season. We'll be out as soon as we get a little snow. Also looking forward to muzzleloader season.
11-23-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,347
Posted By sachiko

Wink Not this one. It runs fine. Gas mileage isn't too...

Not this one. It runs fine. Gas mileage isn't too bad. 4WD is nice when we get a lot of snow. And it fits in the drive right next to my '03Cavalier.

Ask me about no car/truck payments.


...
11-23-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,347
Posted By sachiko

Wink We struggle by with a '98 S10 Blazer. It's a 4DR...

We struggle by with a '98 S10 Blazer. It's a 4DR with 4wd. No need for a picture. There are lots of them around. :biggrin:
11-22-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,573
Posted By sachiko

Red face A study on Michigan's Upper Peninsula found...

A study on Michigan's Upper Peninsula found coyotes to be the number one killer of deer. Bobcats were second, wolves were fourth.
...
11-16-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,342
Posted By sachiko

Wink I was going to post the same thought (in bold)...

I was going to post the same thought (in bold) but flags beat me to it. :biggrin:

I don't have nearly the experience hunting that he has, but the rest of what he says makes a lot of sense.
11-16-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,490
Posted By sachiko

Wink Before we could make any suggestions, we would...

Before we could make any suggestions, we would need to know what kind of hunting he is doing, what he hunts, and maybe where he hunts. There are lots of useful things a hunter could get that would...
11-08-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,266
Posted By sachiko

Wink This post makes me wonder if you are really...

This post makes me wonder if you are really serious, but perhaps you were just a bit annoyed at some of the responses you got.

Your first step will be to check with your state's department of...
11-07-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,130
Posted By sachiko

Wink I don't know nearly as much about hunting as...

I don't know nearly as much about hunting as these guys do. I just follow my husband. But I think after five years you should have at least seen some deer.

You need to make sure the wind is not...
10-26-2014, 04:36 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,564
Posted By sachiko

Wink I enjoy hunting with a muzzleloader immensely. I...

I enjoy hunting with a muzzleloader immensely. I use a Hawken style percussion cap from Cabelas and I like the idea of being traditional.

Michigan is not going to institute a flintlock only...
10-11-2014, 05:22 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 8,044
Posted By sachiko

Wink We hunt public land exclusively so we couldn't...

We hunt public land exclusively so we couldn't use trailcams if we wanted to. (They're not illegal. They would just grow legs and walk away in a day or two.)

Personally, messing around with all...
10-10-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,716
Posted By sachiko

Wink We find snow to be very effective. ...

We find snow to be very effective.


:sheep:
A wool coat works too
10-09-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 615
Posted By sachiko

Wink I hunt because I really enjoy it. Killing an...

I hunt because I really enjoy it. Killing an animal to take home and eat is an important part of it. But that doesn't always happen. It's still fun.

For our first sort of "date," I went over to...
10-09-2014, 05:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 34,321
Posted By sachiko

Wink We do essentially the same. We don't hunt until...

We do essentially the same. We don't hunt until it gets cold. Then we hang the deer in our shed until rigor mortis is gone. Then we butcher it.
07-19-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 606
Posted By sachiko

Wink Welcome! :sheep: Make yourself at home

Welcome!


:sheep:
Make yourself at home
07-09-2014, 04:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,143
Posted By sachiko

Wink What is this facebook thing anyway? Anyone...

What is this facebook thing anyway?

Anyone whose opinion matters to me is probably here on Huntingnet.


:sheep:
May The Sheep Be With You
06-24-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,917
Posted By sachiko

Wink It's good to think through all that. I'm extra...

It's good to think through all that. I'm extra small, even for a girl, (4'7", 72-73 lbs.), so my husband was very careful to make sure that shooting would be fun.

I read a statement once by...
06-24-2014, 05:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,321
Posted By sachiko

Wink It's very sad to read about someone being killed...

It's very sad to read about someone being killed or crippled by a fall from a tree stand, sometimes leaving a family behind.

Deer hunting is supposed to be fun. Whether the fall is due to...
04-16-2014, 03:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,112
Posted By sachiko

Wink Deer can see blue, so you should probably leave...

Deer can see blue, so you should probably leave the Wranglers at home. For most animals, colors are just shades of gray. Most birds can see colors quite well. Camo for birds. But what most animals...
03-11-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 489
Posted By sachiko

Wink I think it's perfectly appropriate here. ...

I think it's perfectly appropriate here.

Hope she continues to enjoy it.
12-15-2013, 09:13 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 25,597
Posted By sachiko

Smile As soon as the charge goes off, it starts...

As soon as the charge goes off, it starts pushing the bullet, slug, ball, what have you, down the barrel and pushing the gun backwards.

How you hold it makes a difference. When my husband taught...
12-15-2013, 08:35 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 25,597
Posted By sachiko

Smile Could the weight of the gun have an effect? I...

Could the weight of the gun have an effect? I love my .50 caliber Hawken style muzzleloader. But I'm really small, and it's quite heavy, so I have to lie flat on the ground when I shoot it. but I...
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