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Forum: Crossbows
08-11-2010, 05:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,241
Posted By borealboy

Strykeforce problem

My hunting partner has a 2009 bowtech strykeforce and has trouble ****ing it. The problem is not with the bow, but with him. He has a bad shoulder (thats why he has a crossbow) and short arms so...
11-02-2008, 03:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,167
Posted By borealboy

RE: Baiting>?

OK I get it now. Ban a pile of corn and hunt deer the "old fashion way" from a 20 ft treestand with an odor absorbing suit, carbon arrows and a 300fps compound bow that can hammer nails at 30 yds....
11-01-2008, 08:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,167
Posted By borealboy

RE: Baiting>?

Just for clarification, if baiting deer is unethical shouldnt we outlaw the baiting of fish? Instead of putting a worm on a hook, which clearly lures in fish with an unnatural food source, shouldnt...
Forum: Other Areas
11-03-2007, 08:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,138
Posted By borealboy

RE: whos from ontario?

Originally from Ottawa. Now live in Thunder Bay. Hunt moose in 15B and deer in my back yard.
Forum: Bowhunting
10-06-2007, 01:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,015
Posted By borealboy

RE: 50-60#or60-70#

I would vote for 50-60. You can crank it up to #60 and kill anything in the lower 48 states easily. Being able to draw your bowcomfortably will spook less deer and increase your chances of making an...
Forum: Taxidermy
09-30-2007, 08:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,071
Posted By borealboy

Antler repair

I've got a moose rack that I would like to mount but one side has a portion broken off. I've heard that epoxy putty can be used to fill in the defect. Is this the best option and how do you hide the...
08-23-2007, 08:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,137
Posted By borealboy

RE: YOu know you're stricken, when........

Just take up golf for awhile. $4,000.00 for a good set of clubs and $100 for a game not to mention the clothes, lessons and gadgets. She'll be begging you to go back to archery!
08-23-2007, 08:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,385
Posted By borealboy

RE: strange 45 lbs super kodiak recurve

Mikelaf
I live in N Ont as well and Isay you shouldhuntwith that bow. As you know, you are more likely to see Bigfoot than a CO in these parts with the MNR cutbacks. Even if you are checked, they...
Forum: Politics
05-24-2007, 08:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 766
Posted By borealboy

RE: Atheism On Best-Seller Lists

I think this comes from the trend in the US towards a religious based government rather than a secular one. Most people in the west are outraged when a middle eastern country puts a fundamentalist...
Forum: Politics
04-06-2007, 09:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,039
Posted By borealboy

RE: After Iran could we.....

Does the US really want everyone in the world to be afraid of them? Remember, Saddam had lots of friends and 97% support in the polls when he was in power - but if you weren't his "friend" you were...
Forum: Politics
04-06-2007, 05:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,255
Posted By borealboy

RE: What if it were our sailors ?

All that pre-invasion bombing in Iraq destroyed alot of infrastructure which the US taxpayer is now paying to rebuild. 3,000 US soldiers and 30,000 or more Iraqi civilians are dead. The war is...
Forum: Politics
04-05-2007, 08:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,255
Posted By borealboy

RE: What if it were our sailors ?

I agree. It always amazes me that some people think the solution to every disagreement is to drop bombs. The US military has dropped billions of dollars worth of bombs over the years and has very...
Forum: Politics
02-10-2007, 10:29 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,766
Posted By borealboy

RE: Iraq Strategy

The first mistake was not listening to the rest of the world before the US military went in to Iraq. The second mistake was firing everyone who was a member of the ruling baath party (most were not...
Forum: Politics
02-10-2007, 07:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,076
Posted By borealboy

RE: GLOBAL WARMING

Ya these science guys don't know what they are talking about. They're the same guys that say that the earth is round and that it revolves around the sun. I can look out my front door and see that its...
12-15-2006, 05:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,273
Posted By borealboy

RE: WHAT QUIVER DO YOU LIKE?

Cat quiver by rancho safari. Its quiet and I can nock a second arrow very fast and best of all, the feathers are covered so rain and snow are no problem.
Forum: Technical
11-21-2006, 08:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,731
Posted By borealboy

RE: Bow Press Recommendations

Sowhere can I buy abowmender press?
Forum: Trail Cameras
10-23-2006, 07:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,388
Posted By borealboy

RE: homemade camera and a few pictures

So how can I make one of these?
Forum: Bowhunting
10-19-2006, 12:23 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,661
Posted By borealboy

RE: Maximum Confident Shooting Range???

It depends on the amount of clothing I am wearing, weather conditions, lighting etc.

When someone tells me they kill deer at 50 yds, I say they are a good shooter.
When someone tells me they...
Forum: Other Areas
09-17-2006, 08:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 566
Posted By borealboy

NW ontario closing down

Just got word that 15B is closed until further notice due to forest fires. Other areas may follow. If you are driving up to NW Ont for the archery hunt check with the MNR first. The word is that over...
Forum: Other Areas
09-17-2006, 08:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,350
Posted By borealboy

RE: whos from ontario

You are thinking of the Dryden buck. Just google Dryden buck and you will get a photo. Some guy from Louisiana poached it and its now in the stairway of the Dryden museum.
09-06-2006, 10:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 827
Posted By borealboy

RE: Wearing a Pistol When Bowhunting Bear

We live with bears here every day around the house and know lots of guys who hunt them, including me. I've never heard of anyone being attacked by a black bear while hunting. I have heard of lots of...
Forum: Other Areas
08-28-2006, 06:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,631
Posted By borealboy

RE: Extra Ontario Deer Seals

Anyone know why the extra seals cost as much as the first one? The COs are all being taken out of the field this year due to budget cuts. They will be following up on tips only, so we aren't paying...
08-23-2006, 12:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,206
Posted By borealboy

RE: Another wall tent question

Sounds like by the door is the way to go. Also, alot of guys are recommending a tarp over top. I guess this would only be on tents that don't have a stove?
08-22-2006, 09:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,206
Posted By borealboy

Another wall tent question

I just bought a new 10X12 canvas wall tent for this moose season and need to put a chimney insert in the roof. Any suggestions on where I should put it? I'm thinking in the middle of the tent near...
Forum: Politics
07-23-2006, 09:59 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 3,752
Posted By borealboy

RE: What good has came from this war???

BenGarrett,
Just to clarify, the average Iraqi enjoyed afairly high standard of living under Saddam with good public healthcare, public utilities and relatively safe streets, and most suprising of...
Forum: Politics
07-23-2006, 03:01 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 3,752
Posted By borealboy

RE: What good has came from this war???

Very interesting discussion so far. But maybe we should look at the balance sheet.
1.Iraq is still a mess and the average person on the street has a much worse quality of life then they had under...
Forum: Other Areas
07-17-2006, 04:04 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,284
Posted By borealboy

RE: Who's Canadian?

Thunder Bay, eh
Forum: Other Areas
06-28-2006, 08:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 747
Posted By borealboy

RE: Strange Tax Laws...

It is true that out of province purchases don't get taxed but by law you are supposed to report the purchase to your own provincial government and offer to pay them the tax. Nobody in the history of...
06-16-2006, 05:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 667
Posted By borealboy

trouble with anchor point

I'm new to trad archery and still working out the details on my form. I'm trying my middle finger in the corner of my mouth but can't get a consistent anchor. Any tips on finding a solid anchor?
05-27-2006, 02:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,665
Posted By borealboy

RE: recurve vs longbow?

Seems pretty evenly split on recurve vs. longbow. I think I'll try to find a cheap longbow first with a bit of deflex-reflex and go from there. Any suggestions on an inexpensive make to get me...
05-25-2006, 09:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,665
Posted By borealboy

recurve vs longbow?

I'm starting to outfit myself with trad gear and can't decide whether to go recurve or longbow. I like the look of a longbow and got interested in it by reading Howard Hills book but I've alsoread...
05-17-2006, 08:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,311
Posted By borealboy

RE: Nock Fit

Why do the nocks have to be loose on traditional bows? Is it because they don't have the speed that compounds have? Just wondering since I'm starting to outfit myself with trad gear.
05-17-2006, 02:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 591
Posted By borealboy

Need help getting into trad gear

I'm a compound bowhunter looking to relive my youth and get back into traditional gear. I've been looking at the longbows at Cabelas in the 50lb range and was wondering if this is a good place to...
Forum: Bowhunting
05-09-2006, 09:09 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 13,721
Posted By borealboy

RE: What's a realistic hunting arrow speed today

One of the most successful hunters I know is an old guy that uses a recurve shooting about 170 fps. He gets a moose and a deer every year. Puts all his energy intogetting closeso the shooting part is...
05-09-2006, 09:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,803
Posted By borealboy

RE: Instant hot shower??

I just fitted a tap to a 5 gallon plastic pail and attached a sprinkler nozzle with a short piece of hose. Hang it 7 feet up in a tree. Fill the pail with lake water and add some boiling waterI heat...
05-08-2006, 08:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 724
Posted By borealboy

Anyone have a Woods Prospector tent?

I just bought a canvas prospector (outfitter) tent for hunting, with an external frame and can't figure out how the frame goes together. Its just a bunch of poles with tapered ends and no connectors....
Forum: Technical
04-14-2006, 10:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 874
Posted By borealboy

When to replace string

I've been using the same string now for about 3 seasons and was wondering if I should change it. I wax it regularly and there is no fraying whatsoever so can I just keep using it?
Forum: Other Areas
01-03-2006, 08:27 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,297
Posted By borealboy

RE: Liberals want to ban hanguns in Canada!!

I don't know if anyone has mentioned the price tag for this new handgun ban but the liberal number crunchers estimate it at $500 million. I don't care much about handguns but I do care about my...
Forum: Other Areas
01-03-2006, 08:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,247
Posted By borealboy

RE: Canada Eh?

We Canadians aren't big talkers as you may know. There are lots of us who read this forum and almost never respond, just not in our nature. Just look at this thread, 200 readers and only a dozen...
Forum: Taxidermy
11-29-2005, 07:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 361
Posted By borealboy

how do I do an antler mount?

My local taxidermist moved and so I would like to do my own antler mount. Anyone know of a website with the info on how to do this. Just a simple mount with a velvet cap cover is all I'm looking for....
Forum: Technical
10-27-2005, 01:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,565
Posted By borealboy

Anyone built a bow press?

I need a bow press but they are a little pricey. Just wondering if anyone has tried to make one or has a link to some plans? I don't have access to welding equipment but otherwise am pretty handy.
...
Forum: Technical
10-23-2005, 07:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,187
Posted By borealboy

RE: Plans for Home Made Arrow Spinner?

I don't mean to sound really stupid but what do you do with an arrow spinner? Is it to check for straightness? If so how does it work? I'd like to make one but probably should figure out how to use...
10-15-2005, 08:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,909
Posted By borealboy

RE: First ATV choice?

Honda 350. Smaller machine but geared for pulling and can outpull many larger ATVs. Have hauled bull moose out of swamps no problem. Electronic finger controlled transmission so no fumbling with your...
Forum: Other Areas
10-05-2005, 09:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 777
Posted By borealboy

Slow archery hunting for moose

Just got back from archery hunt for moose in 15B, NW Ont. last weeK. Only saw 4 moose and no opportunities for a shot. Too hot I think. Moose responded to calling but just not very aggressive and...
04-25-2005, 01:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 415
Posted By borealboy

Should I plow under and reseed?

I've got a very small food plot of white clover and rye growing in marginal soil on my property. Did well last year but was wondering if I should rototiller it back in to enrich the soil and reseed...
Forum: The Archives
11-18-2004, 10:51 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 182,233
Posted By borealboy

RE: Cool Hunting Pictures 2004

Heres what happens when you leave cookies in your trailer while you go bowhunting!

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Forum: Bowhunting
11-18-2004, 10:30 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,770
Posted By borealboy

RE: Hunting a joke?

The number one reason for reduced wildlife numbers is habitat destruction. That means housing and industrial development. With our current regulations, there has never been a single case of wildlife...
Forum: Bowhunting
11-15-2004, 07:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 444
Posted By borealboy

RE: Need some opinions on a bad shot

For the record, the distance was 25 yds on my rangefinder. I range all the trees around my stand when I start so I knew the distance. The view was unobstructed with no wind. Bottom line, I made a bad...
Forum: Other Areas
11-14-2004, 11:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 898
Posted By borealboy

RE: Slow Rut??????????

I have the opposite experience here in NW Ontario. Saw no deer in October and early November, and in the last three days have seen bucks everywhere chasing does and rubbing every tree in sight. Its...
Forum: Bowhunting
11-14-2004, 11:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 444
Posted By borealboy

Need some opinions on a bad shot

Add me to the list of people who post here with sad stories about a bad shot. I had a nice 8 pt come in just before dark last night and after circling my stand several times, presented me with a...
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