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Forum: Northeast
05-26-2015, 07:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 788
Posted By MikeVT

I don't mind youth hunts as long as the youth...

I don't mind youth hunts as long as the youth pulls the trigger. Not sure that is always the case though.
11-20-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,328
Posted By MikeVT

And I'll bet not one of them was taken on private...

And I'll bet not one of them was taken on private posted land over a pile of corn or under a feeder. The way hunting should be. Also, all these deer were listed with their weights and points, not...
Forum: Northeast
11-15-2011, 07:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,638
Posted By MikeVT

Same here, I'm hunting in Shaftsbury, up on the...

Same here, I'm hunting in Shaftsbury, up on the East Mountain.
Where in SW Vermont? That is a very nice buck for the area.
Hope to get mine on Thursday.
Forum: Northeast
11-14-2011, 10:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,638
Posted By MikeVT

Nice deer. I only saw 5 flat tops and 1 coyote...

Nice deer. I only saw 5 flat tops and 1 coyote that was suffering from lead poisoning. What part of the state you hunting in??
Forum: Northeast
05-17-2011, 06:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,783
Posted By MikeVT

All you need is a bowstamp from another state and...

All you need is a bowstamp from another state and you are good to go.
Forum: Northeast
12-15-2010, 10:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,097
Posted By MikeVT

Saw some deer, mostly does with a few spikes...

Saw some deer, mostly does with a few spikes thrown in. I think I would have done better, but the outlaws that border the land I hunt on have bait piles scattered everywhere. They own about 10 or...
Forum: Northeast
10-22-2010, 08:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,349
Posted By MikeVT

You're all set. You can use...

You're all set. You can use rifle/muzzleloader/pistol/bow during the firearms season. The only restriction is the size of the rifle, no rimfire rifles allowed and I think the arrowhead has to be a...
10-13-2010, 07:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,143
Posted By MikeVT

Take 2 quarters, hold one flat and the other one...

Take 2 quarters, hold one flat and the other one up and down, and strike them together. Sounds like a squirrel chirping, it makes a good locator and alot cheaper than buying a call. It sounds dumb,...
09-24-2010, 07:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,337
Posted By MikeVT

Hang in there brother and stay safe. There will...

Hang in there brother and stay safe. There will be plenty of seasons to come. God Bless and get home soon.
08-20-2010, 07:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 832
Posted By MikeVT

Vermont gives you preference points for Moose if...

Vermont gives you preference points for Moose if you do not draw. If you cannot hunt a particular year, you can still submit an app and gain additional points instead of losing accumulated ones.
07-15-2010, 07:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,878
Posted By MikeVT

Zone L. It's the only zone I've put in for. We...

Zone L. It's the only zone I've put in for. We have a camp in ther area and I have seen many moose in the past. It sets up nicely, with the reporting station right down the road in Londonderry.
07-14-2010, 07:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,878
Posted By MikeVT

Finally drew mine. My zone has large tracts of...

Finally drew mine. My zone has large tracts of forest, but there are plenty of moose if you get out and look for them.
Forum: Technical
09-03-2009, 08:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 588
Posted By MikeVT

Thanks guys, I'll be on my way back to the shop.

Thanks guys, I'll be on my way back to the shop.
Forum: Technical
09-02-2009, 12:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 588
Posted By MikeVT

New String and cables

Just got a new set of each and the bow is shooting a ton high. I am pretty sure that my peep sight is to blame. My question is this: is moving the peep the same as moving your sights, if I am...
08-08-2009, 07:28 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 19,995
Posted By MikeVT

The best knife is a bloody one. As far as knives...

The best knife is a bloody one. As far as knives go, I have a small gerber with a gut hook which is nice, but I always seem to go back to my Buck Knife.
03-25-2009, 09:19 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 40,759
Posted By MikeVT

RE: how to kill a bear quickly?

Where in Southern Vermont?? That is a huge bear for VT, most in Southern VT tend to go around 200-250. Yes, you can shoot a bear anytime in defense of your property, but don't hang out a bird feeder...
Forum: Northeast
12-06-2008, 11:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 914
Posted By MikeVT

RE: vermont rifle buck

Good job. Seen plenty of does, no legal bucks. Where abouts you hunting??
12-03-2008, 02:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 673
Posted By MikeVT

RE: Rabbit recipes

Debone the rabbits and cut it into 1" or so chunks. Boil these for about 10 minutes. Drain and put into casserole dish with potatoes (cut into halves if on the larger side) and whatever other veggies...
10-24-2008, 09:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,596
Posted By MikeVT

RE: butchering table?

Get yourself a big sheet of plexiglass (i.e. Lexan) that will cover a table. It is easilycleaned up after butchering and does not take the edge off a knife.
Forum: Northeast
10-21-2008, 02:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 940
Posted By MikeVT

RE: ny spots?

If I can remember correctly, Town of Hoosick is in section 4 (Rensallaer County). Tibbets Forest (runs along intersections of NY Rt7 and US 22) has a pretty good concentration of deer. It does hold...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-07-2008, 10:53 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,359
Posted By MikeVT

RE: Minnesota Monster....230"

Great to see an average, everyday hunter kill such a tremendous animal.
09-26-2008, 01:18 PM
Forum: Bowhunting
09-05-2008, 12:53 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,991
Posted By MikeVT

RE: To pee or not to pee? That is the question.

The only downside it that from 20 feet up, it makes a lot of racket on dry leaves.
09-05-2008, 12:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,823
Posted By MikeVT

RE: API Highpoint climber/ Check it out>>

Ask 3 different guys what their favorite stand is and you will probably get 3 different answers. I can tell you this, I have owned an API Grand Slam for the last 12 or 13 years, and I have never used...
08-31-2008, 10:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,227
Posted By MikeVT

RE: Lost in the woods

Nope,never been lost. I always was sure what state I was in. Been turned around plenty of times, but never been totally lost. If you have a compass, you are usually good to go.
07-10-2008, 11:54 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,458
Posted By MikeVT

RE: How often do you NOT see deer?

Depends where I am hunting. Like you Jimmy S, I spend most of my time in the big woods, where deer sightings are fewer. I sometimes see more deer during archery season when I am hunting closer to...
Forum: Bowhunting
07-07-2008, 02:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,312
Posted By MikeVT

RE: Pros & Cons of YOUR hunting area

Pro - Public land - nothing posted
Con - Public land - nothing posted
Forum: Bowhunting
06-26-2008, 12:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 677
Posted By MikeVT

RE: Pears...do they eat em?

A guy in my town has about a dozen pear trees on the end of an apple orchard. The deer will pick the pear trees clean before they start on the apple trees.
06-19-2008, 08:55 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,455
Posted By MikeVT

RE: Average Joe vs. The Big Names

Someone with a lot of cash and various sponsors being flown in to a hunting lodge an brought out to a stand already scouted is not a hunter, they are a deer shooter. Take any one of these...
Forum: Bowhunting
06-18-2008, 10:40 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 10,648
Posted By MikeVT

RE: Would you shoot a half rack?

Definitely shoot, you can't eat antlers.
Forum: Northeast
06-05-2008, 02:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,152
Posted By MikeVT

RE: Upland Game Hunting in VT...

There is still alot of public land around, but you might have to drive a little farther to get there. Not sure about up north, but down in SW VT the partridge numbers seem to be on the rise. Check...
06-04-2008, 10:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,234
Posted By MikeVT

RE: favorite everything lure?

Rapala - will catch anything that swims.
05-29-2008, 12:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 971
Posted By MikeVT

RE: trout fishing

For the browns around here, you can't go wrong with a #9 gold floating rapala or a 2 3/4" Yo-Zuri Pins Minnow. A spinner does work, but the floaters are my favorite. I usually use spinners only in...
Forum: Bowhunting
05-25-2008, 12:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,938
Posted By MikeVT

RE: oldest bow

My hunting bow is a MacPherson Mark VIII from 1995. Still shoots great!!!
Forum: Bowhunting
05-15-2008, 11:26 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,581
Posted By MikeVT

RE: WHAT DO YOU CONSIDER A TROPHY ANIMAL ?

They are all trophies. The best thing that could be done for our sport is to throw all the record books away.
Forum: Northeast
05-09-2008, 10:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,501
Posted By MikeVT

RE: Black Powder in NY

Take a trip up to Vermont. Most of the shops around here still carry real blackpowder.
04-10-2008, 02:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,061
Posted By MikeVT

RE: How many deer are enough

Just what I was going to say. Spend all day still hunting the big timber and hope to see a deer. If you can see 2-3 a day, it was a good day.
Forum: Northeast
04-04-2008, 11:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,632
Posted By MikeVT

RE: Vermonts Deer

SW - Bennington/Shaftsbury. The mountains got a lot, but then again, they always do. From the NY border to the first ridge of the greens got spared a lot of snow.
Forum: Northeast
04-04-2008, 08:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,632
Posted By MikeVT

RE: Vermonts Deer

Not in Southern Vermont, I've had bare ground for a couple of weeks. I've seen them out of their yards for almost a month now. I'm sure northern Vermont got hit much harder. As long as we don't get a...
04-03-2008, 10:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,617
Posted By MikeVT

RE: Favorite Hunt

I haven't had my favorite hunt yet, my son is still too young to hunt.
Forum: Bowhunting
04-03-2008, 08:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,030
Posted By MikeVT

RE: Sound hunting strategies?

Strategy is the clear winner. All of the gadgets in the world won't help you kill a deer, unless you pay to have one put in front of you.
04-01-2008, 11:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,561
Posted By MikeVT

RE: PA's Trout Opener-new record

Never saw a Palomino Trout. Looks like they might be a close cousin of a rainbow??? Don't have those in my neck of the woods.
Forum: Northeast
04-01-2008, 08:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,068
Posted By MikeVT

RE: Vermont or New Hampshire

Plenty of moose in Vermont. I've heard that it is one of the easier non resident draws. The only problem can be that you cannot quarter them, and a lot of areas are national forest - no motorized...
Forum: Bowhunting
03-27-2008, 01:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,278
Posted By MikeVT

RE: Alright Star Wars people

I tried using the Jedi Mind Trick on a nice 9 pointer that was just out of range. It did not work, I guess I'll have to continue my training.
03-27-2008, 01:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,856
Posted By MikeVT

RE: Uncle Ted

I would love for some of these "professional" hunters to go out onto public land in Northern Vermont/New Hampshire/Maine and try to find a deer, let alone shoot a "booner". All of their deer are...
Forum: Bowhunting
03-27-2008, 12:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,278
Posted By MikeVT

RE: Alright Star Wars people

Hey, I don't pick on your momma, so don't pick on mine.
Forum: Bowhunting
03-19-2008, 08:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,683
Posted By MikeVT

RE: bow tips for a young bowhunter?

Always wear a safety harness if you plan on hunting out of a treestand, and practice shooting from your stand.
03-10-2008, 12:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 71,191
Posted By MikeVT

RE: Best shotgun load for rabbits?

Yep, any 12 gauge 2 3/4" in #6 lead will do. They crumple a snowshoe hare quite nicely.
01-31-2008, 12:42 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,039
Posted By MikeVT

RE: How can I get her to understand?

Just do it. It is easier to get forgiveness than permission.
01-18-2008, 09:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 527
Posted By MikeVT

RE: stealhead fishing

If you are going to fish spawn, bring a lot of hooks and sinkers, you will need them. Drift the spawn much like you would a nightcrawler, and if the bait stops, set the hook. A steelhead will drop...
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