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Forum: Bowhunting
11-29-2002, 11:05 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 8,360
Posted By fletchdp

RE: 3rd Annual Broadhead Success Poll

2 does this month with the ROCKET MINIBLASTER 3L, 76 grns mechanical

Good Luck All....Fletch
Forum: Bowhunting
10-29-2002, 09:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 517
Posted By fletchdp

5 shot or all...2 vs 3 blades?

First let me state that I've been using mechanicals recently. I think most would agree that mechanicals, GENERALY, do not penetrate as well as fixed heads (all else being equal) but here's where I'm...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-29-2002, 08:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 340
Posted By fletchdp

RE: Hey 5 shot, which would you choose?

Deerhugger, Check out the broadhead test results on 5shots webpage. Pretty impressive I'd say...Fletch

Good Luck All....Fletch
Forum: Bowhunting
10-16-2002, 12:06 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,023
Posted By fletchdp

RE: deer feeding banned in ny what about you??

Thanks for your reply smitty, this forum is doing me some good. I never realized how little I knew about hunting whitetails. I've been spending more time reading and less time typing lately. I'm just...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-12-2002, 07:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 245
Posted By fletchdp

RE: Eventful Evening

I'd love to see a picture when you get him..good luck

Good Luck All....Fletch
Forum: Bowhunting
10-12-2002, 07:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 731
Posted By fletchdp

RE: fatal shot?

None big enough to aim for toons!....If you get their lungs you won't have to walk very far...good hunting..

Good Luck All....Fletch
Forum: Bowhunting
10-12-2002, 07:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 669
Posted By fletchdp

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

chef#1, I don't have the answer to your question but "I'D BE PUMPED"..

Good Luck All....Fletch
Forum: Bowhunting
10-12-2002, 06:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,058
Posted By fletchdp

RE: processing the meat your self

One thing for sure orto, if you had someone process it for you, they wouldn't take the time so break out that knife and get after it..

Good Luck All....Fletch
Forum: Bowhunting
10-12-2002, 04:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,102
Posted By fletchdp

RE: Morning or Evening, which is better?

Shootemup, I bet knowbody wants to commit on that one. I'm sure all of us have taken deer both times of day but me personally, if forced to choose, would opt for the morning hunts...Fletch

Good...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-12-2002, 04:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 424
Posted By fletchdp

RE: fletching?

You should use the smallest fletching posible that will give you good, stable arrow flight.

The bigger the fletching, the more control you will have but at the expense of addition weight. You are...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-12-2002, 03:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 293
Posted By fletchdp

RE: Share your great venison recipes....

Thanks BOWFAN, I never have tried it in bread crumbs but that sounds really good..I used to use plain flour but recently started using the premixed "chicken fried chicken" batter and it's really...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-11-2002, 08:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 331
Posted By fletchdp

RE: sites and distance

YJ, you didn't say what kind of arrow speed you have but you should NOT need any pins under 20 yards. If your bow is fairly new and efficient, probably 25 yards. Sight in at 20-25 yards and shoot a...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-11-2002, 07:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 293
Posted By fletchdp

Share your great venison recipes....

I'm new hear and not sure this will get any response but here's one of my favorites...Venison stew in a slowcooker, this will produce some of the most tender meat you ever saw and you can't mess it...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-11-2002, 06:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 555
Posted By fletchdp

RE: New Bow/Deer Hunter

Welcome from me too shoot em up, browse this board enough and I think your chances success will increase. These guy's have helped me alot, some pretty good coaches in here.

One comment I'd like to...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-11-2002, 06:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 314
Posted By fletchdp

RE: rangefinder vs. steping off yardage?

Smokepole, I think 90% of the time they are used to check yardages ahead of time but I have had a few oporatunities to actually shoot deer with it. I have a lot of fun with mine other than on the...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-11-2002, 02:50 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 8,360
Posted By fletchdp

RE: 3rd Annual Broadhead Success Poll

2 does to date- Rocket "MINIBLASTER 3L" 76 grns mechanical

Good Luck All....Fletch
Forum: Bowhunting
10-10-2002, 09:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 314
Posted By fletchdp

RE: rangefinder vs. steping off yardage?

I, too, retired my split image. Those lazers are unreal, they are definitly here to stay..get one ASAP...Fletch

Good Luck All....Fletch
Forum: Bowhunting
10-10-2002, 09:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 329
Posted By fletchdp

RE: My blood is pumping...

Good luck, hope one of the bigens shows himself for you, let us know how you fare...Fletch

Good Luck All....Fletch
Forum: Bowhunting
10-10-2002, 08:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 775
Posted By fletchdp

RE: before I buy.... your thought's on scent-lok

I posted this same topic a few weeks back. It seems everyone is kinda split on the subject dosen't it. Well I took the plung anyway and ordered a set of the scent loc undergarments from cabelas. I...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-10-2002, 08:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 260
Posted By fletchdp

RE: Treestand Safety, When should you upgrade?

AM, I wouldn't worry at all about "modern", geez, haven't changed that much. I would however consider the big "S", safety you know. I know some of the manufacturers suggest replacing them after 5...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-10-2002, 08:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 610
Posted By fletchdp

RE: tough question

Tough situation GR, didn't realize your rep was at stake. Letting him go on is probably bad advice if that's the case...Hope you can work it out..Fletch

Good Luck All....Fletch
Forum: Bowhunting
10-10-2002, 07:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 932
Posted By fletchdp

RE: What you do with your deer?

NBK, I've played it both ways over the years, I used to have a grinder and would process it myself, and a few years ago I got lazy and started having my deer processed...Prices here in Texas are...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-10-2002, 07:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 610
Posted By fletchdp

RE: tough question

Grim reaper, you know every good storyteller will take a few liberties with the truth...Sounds like your buddy just needs to "shrink" them lies a little so people will at least listen to his...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-10-2002, 07:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 493
Posted By fletchdp

RE: CANT TAKE MUCH MORE

Has to mean "good things to come"..

Good Luck All....Fletch
Forum: Bowhunting
10-10-2002, 07:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 371
Posted By fletchdp

RE: WHATS GOIN ON HERE !!!!!!!!!!!!

Gotta agree with BOWFANATIC..If you have that many does in your area, pick one without yearling and get the rust off of your knife now. You won't want to stink up your hunting area when the rut kicks...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-10-2002, 06:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 577
Posted By fletchdp

RE: The "October Lull"

I never heard it refered to as an "October lul". All I know is I sure don't see many of em this time of year...though hunting for sure..

Good Luck All....Fletch
Forum: Bowhunting
10-10-2002, 06:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,034
Posted By fletchdp

RE: Hunting in the rain

All good advice, I will hunt but as many have already stated, I'll only take "sure, close shots" if there is such a thing...lol...

Good Luck All....Fletch
Forum: Bowhunting
10-10-2002, 06:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 577
Posted By fletchdp

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

Congrats on first bloood...Having Brandon there to share it with you will only make this one sweeter....love these first kill posts..

Good Luck All....Fletch
Forum: Bowhunting
10-10-2002, 06:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 815
Posted By fletchdp

RE: BAITING????

Thanks Mike from Texas...But where were you when I was getting beat up on this thread a couple days ago...lol (baiting illegal in NY) Man I coulda used some help back there...

bad czech...
Like...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-10-2002, 06:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 434
Posted By fletchdp

RE: sitting still while bowhunting

I don't think anybody sits perfectly still, nor do you have to. Just keep your movements slow and deliberate and get as high as you safely can. A comfortable stand don't hurt...Fletch

Good Luck...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-10-2002, 06:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,770
Posted By fletchdp

RE: must read anti deer hunting article! wow! unreal!

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When bows and arrows are used, almost half the deer hit are not killed. They &quot;escape&quot;...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-10-2002, 06:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 552
Posted By fletchdp

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

What a depressing thread. I can relate to all these posts. My father-in-law drives me crazy. Plays golf with his buddies and badmouths the hunters constantly. Slaughtering innocent animals, what's so...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-10-2002, 06:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,527
Posted By fletchdp

RE: loud bow string, best remedy? you tell me!!

monsterbuckland
I'm curious how you can tell for sure the noise is coming from the string? I'm sure you've checked all the usual places for &quot;loose stuff&quot;. If it's a &quot;snap&quot; sound, are you shooting a...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-09-2002, 09:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 260
Posted By fletchdp

RE: I need help!

I guess you've been shooting without sites all along? Confidence means so much in this game. Before you get so discourage you quit, maybe sites? Sounds like you know what you need to do already. Of...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-09-2002, 09:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 260
Posted By fletchdp

RE: I need help!

I guess you've been shooting without sites all along? Before you get so discourage you quit, maybe sites? My opinion on moving the stand is this, If the deer didn't bust you in the stand she will...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-09-2002, 09:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 413
Posted By fletchdp

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

Man if you can find a pair of the German made binos for 300, you better jump on em...Seriously though, I used to go through binos like clockwork. They would look great in the store but either...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-09-2002, 09:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 438
Posted By fletchdp

RE: Primos "CAN" ...calf call.....

I sure wanted to shot one of em when they came in raising cane..

Good Luck All....Fletch
Forum: Bowhunting
10-09-2002, 09:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 315
Posted By fletchdp

RE: grunting?

One good thing about the grunt call is I have never seen it spook a deer, assuming you don't just completly go crazy with it. I agree with W.Dale, I think a sequence every 15 minutes or so is...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-09-2002, 08:48 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,023
Posted By fletchdp

RE: deer feeding banned in ny what about you??

BOWFANATIC
Have they considered increasing the legal harvest?

Good Luck All....Fletch
Forum: Bowhunting
10-09-2002, 08:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 207
Posted By fletchdp

RE: are food type scents baiting???? why not??

monsterbuckland
I don't think a game warden in the country would try to stick that one on you...Wouldn't that be considered an &quot;attractant&quot;?...Fletch

Good Luck All....Fletch
Forum: Bowhunting
10-09-2002, 08:07 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,023
Posted By fletchdp

RE: deer feeding banned in ny what about you??

Sorry Huckleburry, I didn't read your latest post untill I had already posted my &quot;novel&quot;.....Good debate though...Fletch

Good Luck All....Fletch
Forum: Bowhunting
10-09-2002, 08:04 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,023
Posted By fletchdp

RE: deer feeding banned in ny what about you??

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A local bioligist spilled the beans so to speak when he said that &quot;because of baiting...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-09-2002, 03:50 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,846
Posted By fletchdp

RE: OLD WIVES TALES...Let's Here 'em!

Smitty 1,
That was cyclone that made that statement. I was just quoting him, I am interested in any other comments on the subject though. First time I have heard that...Fletch

Good Luck...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-09-2002, 03:43 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,023
Posted By fletchdp

RE: deer feeding banned in ny what about you??

You guys haven't a clue...This thread is always good for a little spirited debate so here it is.

Most hunters in Texas use some type of feeder to supliment the deer over the winter and many feed...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-09-2002, 02:16 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,023
Posted By fletchdp

RE: deer feeding banned in ny what about you??

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We can't bait here in MO, and I am glad we can't. I know there are slobs who do hunt...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-09-2002, 02:01 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,846
Posted By fletchdp

RE: OLD WIVES TALES...Let's Here 'em!

How bout this one...
I've know a guy who stops eating meat when preparing for a hunt. He claims the reason deer smell us so strongly is because of their natural fear of &quot;meateaters&quot;. Claims deer can...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-09-2002, 01:56 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,846
Posted By fletchdp

RE: OLD WIVES TALES...Let's Here 'em!

AntlerEater
I think BOWFANATIC is right on about the wounded deer seeking water. (I'm hessitant to say that cause he beat me up pretty bad on that &quot;eye&quot; thing) I think a doublelunger is sprinting...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-09-2002, 01:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,334
Posted By fletchdp

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

Thanks c903 and all...Fletch

Good Luck All....Fletch
Forum: Bowhunting
10-09-2002, 01:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,334
Posted By fletchdp

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

c903, 1)where do you find this product &quot;Luminol&quot; and how is it packaged? 2)Do you know if this is the same chemical used in the comercial product &quot;starlight bloodhound&quot; that thundergut was refering...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-09-2002, 12:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,210
Posted By fletchdp

RE: Drawing on a deer..........

Lots of good advice hear. Outdoorsman and Texas Hunter touched on this but one thing I was slow to pick up on was that a deers eyes are set on the side of their heads like most &quot;prey&quot; animals. This...
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