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06-20-2005, 08:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 911
Posted By Sven

RE: new verison of the site

This is my first post in about 3 years. Ever since they went to cookies/IP logging I couldn't login in with Norton Internet Security w/ IE6. I wasn't about to turn off my firewall just to post to a...
Forum: Midwest
03-23-2003, 06:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 788
Posted By Sven

RE: Illinois Rally

Hey guys, I' m just stating the facts. I' m a member of the NRA, but that doesn' t mean I have to agree with some of there tactics. As I said in my original post, I don' t like the fact the the...
Forum: Midwest
03-19-2003, 04:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 788
Posted By Sven

RE: Illinois Rally

Have you actually read the bill, yet? Not that I agree with it, but...

It would not ban sporting shotguns, rifles, or muzzleloaders. It is going after assault weapons. Here is the section...
Forum: Guns
12-08-2002, 08:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,045
Posted By Sven

RE: Scoping my sniper rifle cheap!

If you want cheap, how about a Tasco?<img src=icon_smile_big.gif border=0 align=middle>

Seriously though, my cousin has a Tasco Varmit model on his coyote gun and likes it so far. They have...
Forum: Guns
12-02-2002, 09:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 27,203
Posted By Sven

RE: Savage 30-06 w/ scope strap $250 at walmart

Start watching your local Walmart. They usually clean house at the end of the year and move the guns that have been in the display to make room for next years models. I've seen the Savage package...
11-19-2002, 03:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,218
Posted By Sven

RE: feeding deer in winter

Another thing to consider is the fact that feeding often results in high numbers of deer in close contact, and with CWD being the hot topic I would not recommend feeding stations. Food plots are one...
Forum: Midwest
11-18-2002, 04:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 310
Posted By Sven

RE: Question About Illinois and CWD

There is only one confirmed case in northern IL, northwest of Rockford.

There was a suspected case near Tremont (close to Peoria), but I just read in the Sunday Peoria paper that the test came...
Forum: Midwest
11-16-2002, 06:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 569
Posted By Sven

RE: Everyone in IL ready for 11/22

I have to work Friday. New job, no vacation. I'll be at it Sat & Sun, though. We don't have A LOT of hunting pressure so the deer are usually still moving in daylight. I've seen quite a few deer...
Forum: Bowhunting
11-16-2002, 06:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 367
Posted By Sven

RE: solitary buck fawns

Probably a little of both. I've read that the does will run off the young bucks, but some have probably been orphaned too.

I just watched a little button buck today. At first I thought (hoped)...
Forum: Bowhunting
11-16-2002, 06:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,107
Posted By Sven

RE: Combines & Other Farm Equipment

Deer in farm country are use to the sound of farm equipment. If you can, be in your stand while the combine is in action. Deer will bed down in standing corn. If it's a decent sized field the...
11-14-2002, 04:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 751
Posted By Sven

RE: rye or clover?

Rye is an annual plant that you would have to replant every year where clover is a perrenial that will grow multiple years. If you want something that might yield immediate results this year, rye...
11-14-2002, 04:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 687
Posted By Sven

RE: Self Climber or Tree steps and a Lock On

It really depends on the area you plan to hunt. If it is mature forest with tall, straight, slender tree truncks then a climber would work well. Where I hunt is more mixed timber, pasture, and farm...
Forum: Bowhunting
11-10-2002, 08:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,037
Posted By Sven

RE: Let us see your doe kill photo's

None yet this year, but here's the does from the last 2 years:
http://home.insightbb.com/~svensett/Deer2000.jpg

http://home.insightbb.com/~svensett/Deer-2001.jpg



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Live: Oregon, IL...
11-07-2002, 04:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,212
Posted By Sven

RE: Washing hunting clothes

I tried using baking soda and also found that my camo would fade quickly, too. I now use the sportswash you can find at Walmart in the hunting section. This will be my 3rd season using it and my...
11-07-2002, 04:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 51,933
Posted By Sven

RE: Average cost of processing a deer?

We have a local processor that does our steers do our deer. They charge $65 per deer for the standard cuts, and then a little extra for any summersausage, brats, etc.

As far as after the kill...
11-07-2002, 04:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,116
Posted By Sven

RE: How dark is to dark to shoot? what range of sight?

Terrain, tree canopy, and weather will have an effect on your shooting light. If you are sitting deep in the woods down in a valley vs sitting on a field edge that's on level ground and open to the...
Forum: Bowhunting
11-07-2002, 03:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 400
Posted By Sven

RE: Any good bracket stands out there

I don't know of any commecial stands like that. My cousin built some himself though. Basically the braket is an H made of square tube with a length of chain and a hook attached to it. The stand...
Forum: Bowhunting
11-07-2002, 03:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 431
Posted By Sven

RE: I have a question about Hawg Ltd. and need help

Here's a clip off www.hawgslimited.com under the &quot;Best Directions&quot; link:

SCENT MARK WITH GLAND: Use BF-FGAND anytime to get a response. You should scent mark on licking branches, decoys,...
11-06-2002, 04:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 894
Posted By Sven

RE: Sighting in Slug Gun WHAT DISTANCE for deer huntin

50yds will work fine.

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Live: Oregon, IL
Hunt: Knox County,...
11-05-2002, 06:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,377
Posted By Sven

RE: Plugs in Shotguns

Must be plugged in IL.
Forum: Bowhunting
11-05-2002, 05:59 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,855
Posted By Sven

RE: If you found a stand on your own land?

I would take the stand down and leave a note stating where they can pick it up. I'm not sure what the law states, but if you just keep it you may be brought up on theft charges eventhough it is on...
Forum: Midwest
11-04-2002, 03:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,497
Posted By Sven

RE: CWD found in northern Illinois

Here is a link to some more info:
www.pjstar.com/services/special/2002hunting/cover.html

Here is another article I found. So far it doesn't look like ILDNR is going to go to the extremes they...
11-04-2002, 03:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 329
Posted By Sven

RE: CWD in Illinois

The Peoria Journal Star newspaper has some info on their website too:
www.pjstar.com/services/special/2002hunting/cover.html
Forum: Midwest
11-03-2002, 09:34 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,497
Posted By Sven

RE: CWD found in northern Illinois

It didn't surprise me to read about it either. It's not like there is a huge wall between Wisconsin and Illinois, and Mt. Horeb area is not that far from the border.

The only thing that did...
11-03-2002, 08:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 544
Posted By Sven

RE: Oats,Oats,and more Oats

The oats in a couple of my plots look like groomed lawns. There are deer tracks everywhere in them. I would have to agree that they have found a more desirable food source. Don't be surprised if...
Forum: Midwest
11-01-2002, 06:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,497
Posted By Sven

CWD found in northern Illinois

This is hot off the presses on the dnr website:

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Illinois Department of Natural Resources

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 1, 2002

POSITIVE CWD CASE FOUND IN ILLINOIS
11-01-2002, 06:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,899
Posted By Sven

RE: Standing Corn

If you really want to do it right, you need to setup a crop rotation. To have corn every year, you need to start with 3 plots. One plot will start as a cover plot, one as corn and the other as...
10-31-2002, 04:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,899
Posted By Sven

RE: Standing Corn

It depends on what your goal is. You will SEE more action if it is down, but deer will actually bed down in standing corn. Standing corn does provide a good food source in areas that have a large...
10-31-2002, 04:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 540
Posted By Sven

RE: Help: Looking at purchasing this proprety

Your talking about the fields about 1 mile to the east? Those look like center pivot irrigation systems. Usually the corners of the field's are not planted or are used for hay or cereal grains. If...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-31-2002, 03:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,600
Posted By Sven

RE: Best Deer Scent I have ever used. WOW

So who's tasted the scent eliminator stuff?<img src=icon_smile_shock.gif border=0 align=middle> What's it taste like, dirt?<img src=icon_smile_big.gif border=0 align=middle>

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Live: Oregon, IL...
10-30-2002, 07:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 641
Posted By Sven

RE: Butchering your own deer

Here's one I just found. Looks to be pretty detailed. They have a PDF version you can download that has a better layout, but it's a pretty good sized file:
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10-30-2002, 05:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 13,007
Posted By Sven

RE: Do deer screech?

It could also be a screech owl. We used to have a family of them that would sit on a grape vine trellace in our backyard. They truly make a screeching sound.

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Live: Oregon, IL
Hunt: Knox...
10-29-2002, 09:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 895
Posted By Sven

RE: finding owners of land

The local Farm Bureau or Soil and Water Conservation Office would be good places to start. Tell them that you would like to purchase a county plat book. A plat book will have detailed maps of the...
10-28-2002, 11:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 656
Posted By Sven

RE: Habitat Packages

Here's a seed company that has a nice chart showing what plants give good cover, food, and natural habitat:

www.whitetailhabitat.com/chart.asp

They sell a types of seed, and many different...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-27-2002, 08:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,982
Posted By Sven

RE: Illinois Update - Pre-Rut

I've seen quite a few does, but no bucks yet. Our neighbor has 200 acres of standing corn, so I'm sure they're camping out in there. Once it's gone I expect to see some good action. I'm excited...
10-24-2002, 04:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 328
Posted By Sven

RE: Anyone seeing rubs or scrapes yet?

Last weekend I noticed a few fresh rubs started popping up. I'm looking forward to the neighbor picking the 200 acres of corn all the buck are lazn' around in all day though!

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Live: Oregon,...
10-24-2002, 04:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,507
Posted By Sven

RE: clover alfalfa/ lime

Here's the standard issue answer:

Get your soil tested for nutrients and acidity. This is the only way to accurately tell how much of what you need. Depending on what was previously growing...
Forum: Midwest
10-24-2002, 04:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 475
Posted By Sven

RE: East Central Illinois Bucks Checking Does Already!

I just got back from a trip to eastern Ohio, and I probably saw 15-20 dead deer on the interstate, and also saw a few live ones out in daylight.

There hasn't been a whole lot of interaction at...
Forum: Midwest
10-24-2002, 04:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 784
Posted By Sven

RE: not one IA pheasant post?

I read a clip in the local paper when I was home last weekend that the pheasant population is up 119% from last year meaning there are double the birds, not just 20% more. Looks like you should have...
10-20-2002, 03:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 291
Posted By Sven

RE: RINO: RADIO & GPS IN ONE ?

From what I've read, they operate on the FRS and GMRS channels, so yes they're compatible with the Talkabouts. I think the GPS capabilities are similar to one of the basic Etrex models. I think the...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-19-2002, 06:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,016
Posted By Sven

RE: Contact lens ?????

I think the way the bifocal one work is you actually have one contact that is normal vision, and one that is corrected for far-sightedness, at least that is what my mom had. So basically, you would...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-19-2002, 06:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 289
Posted By Sven

RE: Cheap way to make your sites Glow

Ok, time for the ethics police. <img src=icon_smile_wink.gif border=0 align=middle> Why do you need your sights to glow? Our season is 1/2 hour before sunrise to 1/2 hour after sunrise. Buy a set...
Forum: Midwest
10-12-2002, 08:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 754
Posted By Sven

RE: Much Action In Illinois Yet?

Not much going on in my neck of the woods yet (Knox County). I've only been out a couple of times, but there's still a lot of corn still in the fields. I'll definitely be in a stand tonight and...
10-10-2002, 03:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 14,213
Posted By Sven

RE: Do deer eat orchard grass?

The WHIP plantings are for CRP, not deer specifically. The mix you used sounds like something our DNR biologist recommended for use on field edges to make a transition zone between the field and the...
10-07-2002, 06:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,010
Posted By Sven

RE: oats?

It's probably more of a technicality. These are probably not &quot;certified&quot; for being sold as seed. This means they are not tested for germination, cleaned to seed quality, or guaranteed to be any...
Forum: Midwest
10-07-2002, 05:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 675
Posted By Sven

RE: The Rut, should we expect better this year?

I think you answered your own question. Predicting the rut is about as easy as predicting the weather. <img src=icon_smile_big.gif border=0 align=middle>
10-06-2002, 10:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,007
Posted By Sven

RE: Bear ate my deer cam

Bears are said to like the smell of 35mm film. Homemade cams have been housed in old ammo cans to better deter bears than plastic.
09-26-2002, 11:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 835
Posted By Sven

RE: clover

That depends on if there are any other clover/alfalfa fields around. If you're in an area with little in the way of forage crops, then it probably will attract a lot of deer. If hayfields are...
09-18-2002, 06:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 579
Posted By Sven

RE: hang on stands

I use a cordless drill to make a pilot hole for the steps. Another caution on steps. If the are the 1 piece bent rod type, make sure they are screwed all the way in so the vertical part of the rod...
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