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11-11-2010, 08:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 386
Posted By coach1299

I was specifically thinking about one of the...

I was specifically thinking about one of the guide services in north eastern NC in the Rocky Mount, or the Ahoskie area. Do you think that the chances are good for a good starter buck for a teenager?...
11-10-2010, 09:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 386
Posted By coach1299

Post Rut In The Carolinas?

I'm thinking about a guided deer hunt in the Carolina's in late December. I'm wondering if it's worth the money and what kind of chances my teenage sons will have of taking a starter buck. It doesn't...
10-31-2010, 10:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,792
Posted By coach1299

Goat; Thanks again, that's what we figured that...

Goat; Thanks again, that's what we figured that the outer ring was just a reference. In any case we just got back and re sighting all 3 rifles. We sighted in at 50 yards. I know that's a little...
10-30-2010, 08:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,792
Posted By coach1299

Okay thanks very much. I'll move the outer ring...

Okay thanks very much. I'll move the outer ring as you advised, but do I have to resight the guns that I've got sighted in to POA? I'm hoping that I can just make the outer ring adjustment on them...
10-30-2010, 07:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,792
Posted By coach1299

Help needed with a Nikon Prostaff 3x9

Hi everybody. Tomorrow morning I'm sighting in a Nikon Prostaff 3x9x40. I was looking over the instruction manual and noticed an extra step involving an adjustment on the outer scale ring. After...
Forum: Northeast
10-25-2010, 08:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 881
Posted By coach1299

PA Boar hunting opinion needed

I have hunted Tioga boar Preserve a few times and have been satisfied, but they keep raising their prices. Now I'm considering High Ridge in Hooversville PA for boar (in souwthwest corner near...
08-06-2010, 06:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 431
Posted By coach1299

I would aways use Winchester ammo over Remington...

I would aways use Winchester ammo over Remington in any situation. I have had a lot of trouble with Remington and never any trouble with Winchester. I just don't like Remington ammo.
Forum: Guns
08-06-2010, 08:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,135
Posted By coach1299

Remington has a semi auto hunting rifle (I think...

Remington has a semi auto hunting rifle (I think the Model 750) that can be had with either a wood or synthetic stock. I'm sure it's a good gun and should leave you with some extra money for a better...
Forum: Bowhunting
08-06-2010, 07:43 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,837
Posted By coach1299

I have an older Loggy Bayou (however you spell...

I have an older Loggy Bayou (however you spell it) stand and climber that I use for gun hunting and I do generate a considerable amount of noise regardless of how careful I am. In any case, they seem...
08-06-2010, 07:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 785
Posted By coach1299

I agree with the other posts that suggested that...

I agree with the other posts that suggested that the deer will forget the noise in areas were noises are common and go about their business unaffected. Yesterday I observed about 6 deer along the...
Forum: Guns
08-03-2010, 07:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,215
Posted By coach1299

Uncle N, but how do they perform on the animal? A...

Uncle N, but how do they perform on the animal? A while back I tried the much hotter Copper Solids. They kicked like a mule, caused my ears to ring, and the deer ran off like rabbits after being hit...
Forum: Guns
08-02-2010, 06:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,215
Posted By coach1299

870 Wingmaster with a Hastings cantilevered slug...

870 Wingmaster with a Hastings cantilevered slug barrel and a Leupold 3X9 (not sure of the scope model, but it's a good scope). I use 2&3/4" standard Winchester sabot slugs. Great combo for up to 100...
Forum: Guns
08-01-2010, 03:57 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,998
Posted By coach1299

30.06 has killed every type of game on the face...

30.06 has killed every type of game on the face of the earth and is plenty adequate for Elk. If you wanted to buy a gun exclusively for Elk then maybe a 300 mag or something bigger would make sense...
Forum: Guns
08-01-2010, 03:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,432
Posted By coach1299

Don't forget about factory 30.06 light mag ammo....

Don't forget about factory 30.06 light mag ammo. That bumps things up a little closer to the 300 mag and gives the 06's a little more versatility. I haven't had a need for that yet, but it's...
08-01-2010, 03:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,200
Posted By coach1299

I'm looking into north easter NC near Ahoskie....

I'm looking into north easter NC near Ahoskie. Can you tell me anything about that area?
Forum: Northeast
07-30-2010, 08:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 644
Posted By coach1299

Thanks for that info. Your obviously "on da...

Thanks for that info. Your obviously "on da Jawwhhb". I'm finished with it now, and I don't have to worry about getting green sheeted or sued by everyone anymore. Just curious what job you're on? I...
07-30-2010, 07:48 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,471
Posted By coach1299

Okay thanks for clearing that up, and sorry if I...

Okay thanks for clearing that up, and sorry if I got a little snippy. Sometimes I get a little intense on an issue, but I do respect your opinion and the opinions of others. I guess I just like a...
Forum: Northeast
07-29-2010, 07:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 644
Posted By coach1299

When does NJ Fish&Game co. meet and allow public comments

I've been hunting in the not so great Garden State since the middle 70's, and I'm increasingly becoming more disappointed with the fish and game system here. Can anyone advise when and where I could...
07-29-2010, 03:29 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,471
Posted By coach1299

Just out of curiosity; who's we, where do you...

Just out of curiosity; who's we, where do you hunt, what do hunt with, and what kind of teaching do you do? I'm not sure what you're getting at with this "one shot one kill" stuff which sounds to me...
07-29-2010, 07:04 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,471
Posted By coach1299

I believe you're incorrect about the US...

I believe you're incorrect about the US military's reason for going with the 5.56. I believe it was primarily because the ammo was lighter and allowed a soldier to carry more ammo in the field. I...
07-29-2010, 06:50 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,471
Posted By coach1299

While I have agreed in this discussion all along...

While I have agreed in this discussion all along that a small 223 or 222 could work, it sounds like your friend is trying to be contrary. I guess he also thinks that Subaru's are better luxuray cars...
07-29-2010, 06:46 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,471
Posted By coach1299

But when a hammer is not readily available a...

But when a hammer is not readily available a wrench could be an easier way to bang in a small nail rather than make a trip to the work bench for that one small particular job
07-28-2010, 01:16 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,471
Posted By coach1299

I see your point. I guess it all comes down to...

I see your point. I guess it all comes down to preference. I wouldn't use a .223 either. I just thought it might work out for some people but it's not my cup of tea. I guess you wouldn't think that...
Forum: Guns
07-28-2010, 10:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,432
Posted By coach1299

Minimal difference IMO, but I go with 30.06

Minimal difference IMO, but I go with 30.06
07-28-2010, 10:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,200
Posted By coach1299

Hey I was at the Nickelodean Hotel near Disney...

Hey I was at the Nickelodean Hotel near Disney and I say plenty of dog deers cruising around the area and it was pretty built up. It seems like they were living in the undeveloped blocks and tracts...
07-28-2010, 10:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,200
Posted By coach1299

Your states general success ratio?

A while back I heard a statistic from the fish and game authorities in NJ that 3 out of 10 deer hunters are successful. I think that was referring to firearms hunters during the regular deer season...
Forum: Guns
07-28-2010, 09:56 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 18,244
Posted By coach1299

That's basically what I was getting at.

That's basically what I was getting at.
07-28-2010, 09:52 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,471
Posted By coach1299

That's funny becuase here in NJ I've taken a lot...

That's funny becuase here in NJ I've taken a lot of small deer myself, and my friend and I jokingly call them dog deer. But a dog deer is better in my book than no deer and I'm not including fawns.
07-28-2010, 09:43 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,471
Posted By coach1299

I tip my hat to you because any deer to me...

I tip my hat to you because any deer to me between 100 and 150 is fine, but yes I agree that the the bigger calibers have a clear advantage. The question was can it do the job. You can tow a 3500...
07-28-2010, 09:28 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,471
Posted By coach1299

.223 (or the 5.56 mm) has a lot of energy, and...

.223 (or the 5.56 mm) has a lot of energy, and has killed a lot of people in wars who were mostly men weighing upwards of 150 pounds. I don't see any reason why it would not be sufficient to kill...
Forum: Guns
07-27-2010, 08:27 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 18,244
Posted By coach1299

I have the Savage with the accu trigger in 30.06,...

I have the Savage with the accu trigger in 30.06, and yes it's a very good gun at a very fair price, but to answer your question I'd have to say that the most accurate HP rifle that you described is...
Forum: Guns
07-23-2010, 08:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,662
Posted By coach1299

I think you missed the point

I think you missed the point
Forum: Guns
07-23-2010, 10:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,662
Posted By coach1299

A couple of more thoughts: I have heard that...

A couple of more thoughts: I have heard that shotguns w/slugs are used for bear protection but I'm not crazy about that idea. I know that slugs can deliver a lot of incapacitating kinetic energy, but...
07-22-2010, 08:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,298
Posted By coach1299

This is good advice. I have taken them with all...

This is good advice. I have taken them with all of guns except a muzzle loader mentioned in the OP, but a good high power rifle really knocks the daylights out them, and clearly has more punch than...
Forum: Guns
07-22-2010, 07:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 11,397
Posted By coach1299

I must have nothing but luck also with my 357 ...

I must have nothing but luck also with my 357 batting 2 for 2 on dropping good sized boar in their tracks. The 357 has been so effective, that I was considering using my .40 for the heck of it on my...
Forum: Guns
07-22-2010, 07:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,068
Posted By coach1299

I agree. A 30.06 can handle it

I agree. A 30.06 can handle it
Forum: Guns
07-22-2010, 07:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,662
Posted By coach1299

That's pretty funny, but the reality of it is...

That's pretty funny, but the reality of it is that if you deliver enough energy to the vitals, the bear will be incapacitated. I'm not saying that it's easy, but not having a large caliber firearm...
Forum: Guns
07-22-2010, 01:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,662
Posted By coach1299

On my side of the Mississippi (which is the east)...

On my side of the Mississippi (which is the east) I'll be fine with a 357 mag. In areas with bigger bears I'd bump it up to a 44 mag with a 6" barrel because you get more energy, less kick, and less...
Forum: Northeast
07-22-2010, 11:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,924
Posted By coach1299

I have hunted Tioga a few times and I thought...

I have hunted Tioga a few times and I thought that they were very good although they just raised their prices again, and it's becoming a question about being worth the money. Make no mistake about...
Forum: Northeast
07-22-2010, 11:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,547
Posted By coach1299

What happened if you don't mind?

What happened if you don't mind?
07-22-2010, 10:53 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 26,046
Posted By coach1299

Flounder/Fluke

Flounder/Fluke
Forum: Northeast
07-22-2010, 10:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,020
Posted By coach1299

I don't want to offend anyone but there is a mix...

I don't want to offend anyone but there is a mix of people that mingled up together on the NJ/NY border since the American Revolution. It is believed by many that Hessians from Germany that were...
Forum: Northeast
07-22-2010, 08:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,020
Posted By coach1299

About 15 or 20 years ago I was hunting that tract...

About 15 or 20 years ago I was hunting that tract from the NJ side. The Sterling Forest signs were still up but that section has been been aquired by the public Green Acres Program and it connects...
Forum: Guns
07-22-2010, 06:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 885
Posted By coach1299

I hunt with 158 JSP 357 factory loads (I don't...

I hunt with 158 JSP 357 factory loads (I don't handload) and have had great success. I'd like to get my hands on some of the 180 grain factory loads for hunting but have not able to find them...
Forum: Guns
07-19-2010, 07:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,161
Posted By coach1299

I've been shooting the standard Winchester/BRI...

I've been shooting the standard Winchester/BRI sabot slugs out of my 870 with a Hastings slug barrel for about 15 years. I vividly recall the warning (from Hastings) about using rifled slugs and to...
Forum: Guns
07-18-2010, 08:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 11,397
Posted By coach1299

I've used .357 mag, w/6" barrel on boar weighing...

I've used .357 mag, w/6" barrel on boar weighing up to 250 with no problems. I'd rather not increase the recoil or the noise with anything larger. I've already had my bell rang hunting with a .357....
07-18-2010, 07:14 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,832
Posted By coach1299

In center fire rifle my minimum is .243. In...

In center fire rifle my minimum is .243. In center fire pistol it's .357 mag (would also use .357 mag in rifles). With shotguns I'd go down to a .410 with slugs, and buck shot down to 20 gauge. I...
07-18-2010, 07:05 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 7,282
Posted By coach1299

Never had any regrets. My rule of thumb for deer...

Never had any regrets. My rule of thumb for deer is: "if it has spots it trots, but all brown is going down!" I've taken does as small as 60 pounds and never felt bad about it.
07-18-2010, 06:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,090
Posted By coach1299

Hunting After The Rut

Hello all, I'm new here so please cut me a little slack if I'm asking an old question. I'm considering a hunt in the north eastern part of North Carolina in late December. How much less are my...
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