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05-02-2019, 04:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 767
Posted By JoeA

I'm surprised I didn't see 300WM, 300WSM, or 7mm...

I'm surprised I didn't see 300WM, 300WSM, or 7mm mag in any of the responses. They'll do the '06's job plus a little more, but it's hard to argue with the recommendations. Two rifles to cover almost...
Forum: Off Season
03-21-2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 311
Posted By JoeA

Traveling - enough locks on case

I just finished my spring turkey adventure. While checking my luggage in, the attendant asked me where the "other 2 locks" where. My Pelican case has 4 holed tabs for locks. I've only ever traveled...
03-12-2019, 05:02 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,164
Posted By JoeA

A ways back, I was on some goose shoots in Sask,...

A ways back, I was on some goose shoots in Sask, with a guy (Larry, SmartStick) who shot a 10ga pump. I think it was an old Browning. Sometimes more is more. The honkers were absolutely just swatted...
03-01-2019, 04:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 331
Posted By JoeA

Hi Midwest, There are scope rings with small...

Hi Midwest,
There are scope rings with small length of Picatinny or Weaver rail on top, which would allow for a red-dot stacked on the scope a la a 3-gun set up. BUT....I recommend to choose...
Forum: Off Season
02-19-2019, 10:19 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,102
Posted By JoeA

Is cardeer still out there? He had a super low...

Is cardeer still out there? He had a super low member number, under #30. I used to see Remington Girl posts? Someone had a signature "Bring on the green jello"?
02-17-2019, 03:06 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,041
Posted By JoeA

😥😰😢😭 and I understand. I値l share my...

😥😰😢😭 and I understand.

I値l share my results under Team Call N Cuss. Looking for 5 other guys.
02-15-2019, 01:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 329
Posted By JoeA

Can you e-mail it?

Can you e-mail it?
02-15-2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 729
Posted By JoeA

Did this guy get scared off? I wish I had seen...

Did this guy get scared off? I wish I had seen this post earlier. There is hunting in the Netherlands for waterfowl, rabbits and other game birds. I know he expressed interest in turkeys in upper NY...
02-15-2019, 10:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 240
Posted By JoeA

Good omen for upcoming season

This AM, I stopped in a little coffee shop I pass on my way into work. I've seen it many times and something in me decided to stop in and check it out. This quarter was the first part of my change,...
Forum: Off Season
02-12-2019, 01:06 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,102
Posted By JoeA

Stealthycat...there's a name from the past. I...

Stealthycat...there's a name from the past. I like(d) reading posts from VC1111. I found this place looking at 5 Shot's posts. I think Powduck and Hawkshaw went elsewhere.
Forum: Gunsmithing
02-07-2019, 10:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 363
Posted By JoeA

There are several fiber optic sights available,...

There are several fiber optic sights available, for a quick and easy solution. Make sure to check the width of your rib on the barrel. HiViz and TruGlo are 2 companies that come to mind.
If you're...
02-05-2019, 02:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 305
Posted By JoeA

Got my tickets

Got my flight reservations made...:kt: Guns patterned. Now it's time to start pulling my spring gear into order.
Once more into the breech.
02-04-2019, 09:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,048
Posted By JoeA

I'm interested, but I do see your point. Some of...

I'm interested, but I do see your point. Some of the apparent lack of interest in may be traffic going to another website/forum...O.G.
Is the information there better? Is it b/c it's newer?
02-01-2019, 12:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 293
Posted By JoeA

Interesting video on testing steel shot from 1980

I stumbled across this YT video and found it interesting. It features Tom Roster, a shotgun ballistics expert.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5IJsdkop5Gg
01-31-2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 182
Posted By JoeA

Spring turkey info south GA near Thomasville

Is anyone here familiar with south GA, near Thomasville? I'm looking for guide recommendations, any kindly landowners with some longbeards on their property, or a hunting club I could get on. PM me.
Forum: Swap-A-Hunt
01-28-2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 360
Posted By JoeA

What type of fishing? Are you looking for a...

What type of fishing? Are you looking for a particular area/state?
01-28-2019, 01:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 507
Posted By JoeA

Patterns with new choke tubes & Win LB XR shells

Here's some shots from a patterning session 10days ago. My turkey boomers ( a SBE II and Win 1300) now sport Carlson's XR chokes. My friend, Bobby and I hiked into a game mgt area (Makua Keeau GMA,...
Forum: Off Season
01-14-2019, 02:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 302
Posted By JoeA

Very funny!

Very funny!
01-07-2019, 02:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,041
Posted By JoeA

I read you loud and clear brother! My season...

I read you loud and clear brother! My season starts in < 60 days. I gotta get my new choke & shell combo patterned. This year I値l be shooting Win XR #4 through a Carlson痴 XR choke.

That shell &...
Forum: Politics
01-06-2019, 03:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 788
Posted By JoeA

I知 not against the wall. Just wondering who値l...

I知 not against the wall. Just wondering who値l build it. Sometimes contractors with friends in high places score some lucrative jobs.
Forum: Politics
01-06-2019, 12:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 788
Posted By JoeA

Who痴 gonna build this wall? I ask, now that this...

Who痴 gonna build this wall? I ask, now that this issue may be declared a national emergency.

Contractors? US Army Corps Of Engineers? The C-Bs? Follow the money, or in this case, follow the...
12-29-2018, 02:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 545
Posted By JoeA

Yes. I shot a 田ompNchoke tube with good results...

Yes. I shot a 田ompNchoke tube with good results on my Win 1300 with hevi-shot & wingmaster HD for several years. Then I got a Carlson痴 choke for my SBE II, as a back-up/loaner turkey gun to match...
Forum: Off Season
12-26-2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 171
Posted By JoeA

Furloughed but not out of work

Fur..lough, fur..lough...it's off to work I go. I did dig dig in the garden big, in backyard all day long. It ain't no trick to fix the car door slick with NAPA auto parts....
Forum: Politics
12-26-2018, 11:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 237
Posted By JoeA

Why not? Because the social support services here...

Why not? Because the social support services here can't even handle the current load of folks. And the high cost of living is driving a net population reduction in the state. HI had a bad experience...
12-19-2018, 09:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 336
Posted By JoeA

Call your local game warden.

Call your local game warden.
11-22-2018, 09:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 821
Posted By JoeA

Are swans 都pooky? Which shot size did you...

Are swans 都pooky? Which shot size did you shoot? BBB, T?
11-21-2018, 03:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 190
Posted By JoeA

Talking Gobs of geese around SEA & PDX

I just got home form a short trip to the PNW for work and great shellfish ;) I saw geese 1-2 days before the current cold front hit. And as a taunt, there were large numbers of Snows and ducks along...
11-21-2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,050
Posted By JoeA

Erno...agreed. Maybe 2 to the head to be sure.

Erno...agreed. Maybe 2 to the head to be sure.
11-18-2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,050
Posted By JoeA

Would you shoot?

Quick! What痴 the first thing you think about, if you saw this come into your set-up?

Dinosaur fossil could be the world痴 first-ever bird species - BBC Focus Magazine...
10-25-2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,364
Posted By JoeA

That's a nice looking "turkey baster". What scope...

That's a nice looking "turkey baster". What scope did you mount? Don't forget to sign-up for the 2019 Spring contest! We need more hunters to participate.
Forum: Technical
09-28-2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,207
Posted By JoeA

I just watched a show / infomercial on HECS. I...

I just watched a show / infomercial on HECS. I had never head of it until the other night. The reasoning sounds believable, BUT...There are animals, like sharks, rays, and fish that have special...
Forum: Off Season
09-06-2018, 11:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 243
Posted By JoeA

Burt Reynolds RIP

Gator McKlusky has gone to run 'shine in the sky. Get ready for a Smokey & The Bandit watch-a-thon on TV.
Forum: Off Season
09-06-2018, 10:48 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 161
Posted By JoeA

KUIU founder - gone suddenly

I saw some news on this, on social media feeds. Someone posted that he was on a hunt in No. AK before he stopped posting. Someone else mentioned suicide & CTE. Whatever it was, it was sudden. Sad. He...
Forum: Off Season
09-06-2018, 10:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 244
Posted By JoeA

It was a good Saturday. War Eagle!

It was a good Saturday. War Eagle!
Forum: Off Season
09-06-2018, 10:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 209
Posted By JoeA

Thanks! Everything's fine. We caught some wet...

Thanks! Everything's fine. We caught some wet weather and a few breezes. The Big Island took the brunt of what hit us. It was kind "lame" for a hurricane, but I'll take it over being in the way of a...
08-08-2018, 02:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 923
Posted By JoeA

It's from a story that was floating around the...

It's from a story that was floating around the internet a few months ago. Maybe it's true, maybe it's not. It is funny.

"I work with a guy who doesn't speak a lot of English. A Canada goose made a...
Forum: Off Season
07-31-2018, 01:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 342
Posted By JoeA

My age puts me on the outside of a recommendation...

My age puts me on the outside of a recommendation for a TKR. If they do it now, it's highly likely I'll have to have the first implant replaced in 25 yrs. I just got my crutches yesterday, and...
Forum: Off Season
07-24-2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 342
Posted By JoeA

Knee surgery - hoping to time recovery with spring turkey season

It looks like I'm headed for a MACI procedure and a opening wedge HTO (high tibia osteotomy) on my left knee. The MACI has a long recovery period, full healing at 1 year. Hopefully, after 5mos, I'll...
Forum: Off Season
07-19-2018, 10:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 234
Posted By JoeA

Otanjoubi Omedetto Gozaimasu!

Otanjoubi Omedetto Gozaimasu!
07-05-2018, 10:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 671
Posted By JoeA

Have owls ever messed up a hunt?

Have any of you guys ever had an owl mess up a turkey hunt? I've had a few times when a Barn owl flying nearby will make a bird(s) go silent. During wet years with lots of grass and mice, this can be...
06-16-2018, 12:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 923
Posted By JoeA

Cobra Chicken season

The first day of summer will be here soon. Who痴 thoughts are getting full of honks and moans? I don稚 get to muddy my waders near enough as I壇 like. I致e been thinking about ducks & geese in OR,...
06-04-2018, 01:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 443
Posted By JoeA

Well Done. NY...Hmmm. I have a friend from RI...

Well Done. NY...Hmmm. I have a friend from RI guiding turkey somewhere in upstate NY. Now this has me thinking. Thanks for sharing the picture.
05-30-2018, 01:57 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 9,049
Posted By JoeA

Congrats Rocky! Way to go. It looks like you...

Congrats Rocky! Way to go. It looks like you busted a really nice one. That's an awesome way to cap off a successful season.

My Fellow TSS'ers...Well Done. It'll be fun to see how we do next year.
05-29-2018, 10:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,404
Posted By JoeA

Memorial Day results

A friend and I went out on Memorial Day, following news and water temps on a hot tuna bite. We got out 1.5hrs late, and ran flat out to a spot offshore the western end of Oahu. We found a few fish,...
Forum: Off Season
05-24-2018, 01:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 236
Posted By JoeA

Oldtimer...Ragu or Ragout? Either sounds good. ...

Oldtimer...Ragu or Ragout? Either sounds good.

BBQ/smoked chicken, brown rice, tuna & octopus sashimi, and a salad.
05-23-2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 4,860
Posted By JoeA

Good Luck. I know we're on different teams. I...

Good Luck. I know we're on different teams. I also know what the anticipation feels like when you can see your target bird a long ways off.
05-22-2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 9,049
Posted By JoeA

Hey born! Bust a big one!

Hey born! Bust a big one!
05-21-2018, 11:14 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 9,049
Posted By JoeA

Is anyone on our team still hunting? I'm guessing...

Is anyone on our team still hunting? I'm guessing not.

Regardless, it was another fun season. I'm happy for the successes of everyone. Summer is nigh, and the weather is fine for fishing. My...
05-16-2018, 01:26 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 9,049
Posted By JoeA

VT! Congratulations on the bird. Uncle...

VT! Congratulations on the bird. Uncle Nicky...nice job. I'm sure the hunt was worth it. During the late season, any guy that comes in is likely to get hammered.
Phil! Way to go! Persistence pays...
05-10-2018, 02:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,596
Posted By JoeA

Interesting post. I'm dreaming of a...

Interesting post. I'm dreaming of a upland/waterfowl hunt and KS was one of the places I've been looking at. Thanks for the posts & pix.
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