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Forum: Bowhunting
09-29-2009, 09:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,600
Posted By chris2216

Wow, I can't believe the Elk couldn't hear his...

Wow, I can't believe the Elk couldn't hear his heart beating. I know mine would have been beating out of my chest. I am pretty sure I would have been hyper ventilating. What a video
Forum: Midwest
08-29-2009, 08:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,453
Posted By chris2216

It is for sure the Hunters safety class. It is a...

It is for sure the Hunters safety class. It is a good program. though I am "grandfatered" I took it with my sons years ago and it was a good deal. It is a 2 day deal I think 4 hours each. Not big...
Forum: Bowhunting
08-26-2009, 08:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,156
Posted By chris2216

the question above about the weight of the points...

the question above about the weight of the points and broadheads is very important. If you are shoot a 100 grain practice point and 125 grain broadhead you will have some drop. I am not sure 5" but...
Forum: Bowhunting
08-24-2009, 08:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 582
Posted By chris2216

I have one and it is not good at all for bow...

I have one and it is not good at all for bow hunting. It would be ok for a cross bow or a gun.
Forum: Bowhunting
08-23-2009, 07:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 472
Posted By chris2216

The tekan 2 is a sweet broadhead. It deploys...

The tekan 2 is a sweet broadhead. It deploys like the rage brodheads. That is why I bought them in the first place. I have harvested 2 does with the tekan 2 and they were as good as any broadhead...
Forum: Bowhunting
08-22-2009, 09:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 773
Posted By chris2216

wow. I started bowhunting in 1968. I can't even...

wow. I started bowhunting in 1968. I can't even begin to put a number on it. I would have to add all of the money I spent on getting my son's outfitted also. It would be a big number. I would...
Forum: Bowhunting
08-22-2009, 09:21 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,489
Posted By chris2216

I like to get around the 20 ft mark. It depends...

I like to get around the 20 ft mark. It depends on the cover. Sometimes I get up much higher than that. My sons laugh and ask if I want a parachute. Deer absoultly will look up. Especially if...
Forum: Bowhunting
08-22-2009, 09:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,842
Posted By chris2216

cool post. Theat deer was really gray in color...

cool post. Theat deer was really gray in color too. Wow
Forum: Bowhunting
08-21-2009, 07:50 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,701
Posted By chris2216

that is a tuff one. I would use a gun to make...

that is a tuff one. I would use a gun to make sure they were down right there. I can only imagine the headlines if they were to somehow get out of the woods and be found with a broadhead in them. ...
Forum: Bowhunting
08-20-2009, 06:15 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 98,428
Posted By chris2216

there were a whole buch of big game animals taken...

there were a whole buch of big game animals taken with a bow before scent lock was ever thought of. I am not sure it is a must have. I think good boots and climate approiate clothing, and good...
Forum: Bowhunting
08-18-2009, 06:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,264
Posted By chris2216

I like my wb. I have not problems with it at all.

I like my wb. I have not problems with it at all.
Forum: Midwest
08-18-2009, 06:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 724
Posted By chris2216

they are wearing under armour. It is very thin...

they are wearing under armour. It is very thin and works on compression and wicking. I have some and it is unbelieveable. I live in Ohio and it is quite cold here during the rut. I wear the u/a...
Forum: Bowhunting
08-15-2009, 07:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 465
Posted By chris2216

wow. I am sorry for the loss of your friend. ...

wow. I am sorry for the loss of your friend. This is a very sobering post and one that I hope our fellow bowhunters will take to heart. Bowhunting can be a dangours pastime.
Forum: Bowhunting
08-13-2009, 09:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 526
Posted By chris2216

everytime I have done the snort wheeze the deer...

everytime I have done the snort wheeze the deer has split like thier tail was on fire. I like the buck roar call but I use it like you would any grunt call. I like the deep tone . The deer seem to...
Forum: Bowhunting
08-13-2009, 09:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,684
Posted By chris2216

wow. I can't beleieve the gall of some people. ...

wow. I can't beleieve the gall of some people. I would post the land right now. I would also put up a second concealed camerea to watch as the next time he comes back he may be nasty. I have had...
Forum: Midwest
08-13-2009, 09:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 829
Posted By chris2216

I have hunted Athens ,Perry and Morgan counties...

I have hunted Athens ,Perry and Morgan counties all my life. I have hunted the Sunday creeks areas also. They are a permitt required area as an FYI. The deer down there are hunter wise for sure. ...
Forum: Midwest
08-12-2009, 06:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,043
Posted By chris2216

There are lots of deer in Ohio. I hunt in the Ne...

There are lots of deer in Ohio. I hunt in the Ne corner close to home and travel down to our farm in SE ohio. Athens and Perry and morgan. I live in Stark and hunt in stark and Tusc counties from...
Forum: Bowhunting
08-12-2009, 04:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,376
Posted By chris2216

Don't over look OHIO. There are plenty of deer...

Don't over look OHIO. There are plenty of deer here.
Forum: Bowhunting
08-12-2009, 04:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,204
Posted By chris2216

I have always had good results with doe in heat. ...

I have always had good results with doe in heat. Back in the day it was Indian bucklure and Davey Brackens. I ,100% of the time, use a drag rag in the rut and hang scent bombs. I think the food...
Forum: Bowhunting
08-11-2009, 07:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,026
Posted By chris2216

what a cool pic! nice shot

what a cool pic! nice shot
Forum: Bowhunting
08-11-2009, 07:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,571
Posted By chris2216

I have said it before that my sons and I hunt out...

I have said it before that my sons and I hunt out of my truck and eat out of tin cans and have a great time. You don't have to spend a bunch of money to enjoy the outdoors. I know a lot of people...
Forum: Bowhunting
08-10-2009, 03:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 506
Posted By chris2216

It is always nice to hear from a new bowhunter. ...

It is always nice to hear from a new bowhunter. I would start with a good bow and shoot and shoot and shoot. It is not as easy as the pros make it seem on tv. You need a lot of equipment. I am...
Forum: Bowhunting
08-10-2009, 03:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 718
Posted By chris2216

I live in Ohio too. That is a nice deer. He...

I live in Ohio too. That is a nice deer. He looks healthy. I would guess he is a 2 year old but maybe 3 years old. I have been seeing quite a few deer in the beans on the farms by where I live. ...
Forum: Bowhunting
08-10-2009, 03:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,129
Posted By chris2216

I use a drag rag in the rut, everytime I go in...

I use a drag rag in the rut, everytime I go in the woods. (they work!!!) I really like the scent bombs and hang them as high as a licking branch would be. I like to use earth scent waffers on my...
Forum: Bowhunting
08-07-2009, 05:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,094
Posted By chris2216

Ouch! we all have done a dumb thing or two. ...

Ouch! we all have done a dumb thing or two. Take it easy, heal up and get back to shooting.
Forum: Bowhunting
08-07-2009, 05:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 640
Posted By chris2216

I hunt on a tight budget every year. My son and...

I hunt on a tight budget every year. My son and I sleep in the truck and eat out of cans. We have so much fun. We hunt eat and sleep. he is laid off in the fall and I am retired. I think you...
Forum: Bowhunting
08-06-2009, 08:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 410
Posted By chris2216

when I scout this time of year I break out the...

when I scout this time of year I break out the rubber boots and scent lock. I am hanging stands next week. This is the best time to get the stands up and shooting lanes cut if you have not done it...
Forum: Bowhunting
08-05-2009, 09:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,604
Posted By chris2216

they are very nice targets. Being worth that...

they are very nice targets. Being worth that much money is up for debate. I just don't have the leggs in my hunting budget to buy one. A couple of my hunting buddies and I are talking about going...
Forum: Bowhunting
08-04-2009, 03:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 498
Posted By chris2216

I have an off the shelf cobra that is on 3...

I have an off the shelf cobra that is on 3 seasons (with year around practice) that works for me. I like the trigger a lot and even though I am older than dirt I still shoot tight groups. I am...
Forum: Bowhunting
08-03-2009, 01:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 715
Posted By chris2216

I agree with bugsnbows. Contact martin before...

I agree with bugsnbows. Contact martin before you do anything else. I have a Martin Tiger that I had had for years and I have never had any problem. I think Martin will fix it for you. You will...
Forum: Bowhunting
08-02-2009, 07:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,215
Posted By chris2216

I refused to even try a WB. I was talked into...

I refused to even try a WB. I was talked into shooting my friends bow with a WB on it and bought one the same day. I like the fact the arrow will not fall out. I used the little arrow holder that...
Forum: Bowhunting
07-26-2009, 07:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 602
Posted By chris2216

I am no expert by any means but I am pretty sure...

I am no expert by any means but I am pretty sure that is a 2 1/2 or 3 year old deer. I have been wrong many times. I just don't see the body size I would expect in a 4 or 5 year old deer. He is...
Forum: Bowhunting
07-25-2009, 08:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,117
Posted By chris2216

rage broadheads work fine for me. Practice and...

rage broadheads work fine for me. Practice and make sure you hit the kill zone and they will do the job. I went to 100 grain last year and they really do get it done.
Forum: Bowhunting
07-25-2009, 07:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 425
Posted By chris2216

We always start with topo maps but nothing beats...

We always start with topo maps but nothing beats boots on the ground to scout a new area. I always look for the food sources and go from there. good luck. It is always cool to check out a new spot.
Forum: Bowhunting
07-14-2009, 07:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,249
Posted By chris2216

Great Post. I often reflect on my 40 years of...

Great Post. I often reflect on my 40 years of bowhunting. I am lucky enough to have sons that also share my passion. I started with my Dad so long ago. We hunted with Longbows and cedar arrows. ...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-30-2008, 12:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,456
Posted By chris2216

RE: This is it. It all comes down to this.....

Very well put. I agree 100% The next 3 weeks are it.all the practice, and prep is over and its time to get on with it. Good Luck and shoot straight.
Forum: Bowhunting
10-30-2008, 11:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,416
Posted By chris2216

RE: What is the least amount of time

I say get in your stand. You have a better chance in it than you do at home. I go anytime I can during the rut. You just never know what is going to happen.
Forum: Bowhunting
10-30-2008, 11:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,123
Posted By chris2216

RE: Do you shoot big does or little does for meat?

I look for a "dry doe" for the freezer. It really makes no difference as long as you take a doe or two out of the heard. It is the best thing we can do. Not only does it help fill your freezer but it...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-28-2008, 11:01 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,566
Posted By chris2216

RE: Ohio BBD

from one Ohio Bowhunter to another: NICE BUCK, GREAT SHOT!
Forum: Bowhunting
07-08-2008, 10:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,472
Posted By chris2216

RE: Excitement-better now or when you were a kid

As a kid I had trouble sleeping before the hunt. Like many I have to say there were few deer and just to see one was a big deal. I think it is just as much of a "rush" as it always was but it is...
Forum: Bowhunting
07-08-2008, 09:56 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 10,084
Posted By chris2216

RE: How old are you?

Older than dirt @ 53. Live to bowhunt and always have. Started at age 12 and intend to go for it until I can't get out of the truck anymore. (I might even have my sons drag me out when that happens).
Forum: Bowhunting
07-08-2008, 09:53 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,132
Posted By chris2216

RE: Hunting stickers

Well I think it is a live and let live thing. I don't have any stickers on my truck. I try to avoid getting into the "you kill bambi" debate whenever I can. I would think it is a lot like wearing...
Forum: Bowhunting
07-08-2008, 09:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,365
Posted By chris2216

whisker biscuit

I would like some feedback on the whisker biscuit. I bought one last year and have yet to put it on my bow. It seems like it would slow down the arrow quite a bit. I wonder about fletch problems. The...
Forum: Bowhunting
03-05-2008, 02:24 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 9,741
Posted By chris2216

RE: Question for "mature buck" advocates

I don't judge another bowhunters harvest. I know that any, every and all deer harvested with archery equipment is a trophy.I shoot a doe for the freezer and then go after a big one.I zero in on a big...
Forum: Bowhunting
03-01-2008, 01:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,435
Posted By chris2216

RE: Homemade lighted nock

Wow!Thanks! I missed the first post about this. I am heading to Gander Mt and then to my workshop.
Forum: Bowhunting
01-24-2008, 12:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,167
Posted By chris2216

RE: Does anything else compare??

I started bowhunting in the 60's. People asked back then "what are you doing with that bow in the woods"? After all these years the answer is the same. " enjoying the time of my life"! There is no...
Forum: Bowhunting
01-24-2008, 10:31 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,883
Posted By chris2216

RE: Is your state's hunting better or worse then when you were a kid?

In Ohio there are way more deer than when I started hunting in the 1960's. In that reguard it is much improved. There are also lots more posted signs and getting permission to hunt private land had...
Forum: Bowhunting
12-25-2007, 01:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,084
Posted By chris2216

RE: Panic attack

I am sure the "go hunting, its all you think about" is just like a wife saying "nothing" when you ask her what is wrong. I would consider carefuly before I went out. Danger! Danger!
Forum: Bowhunting
11-21-2007, 12:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,032
Posted By chris2216

RE: Have you ever lost the drive??

I have been and outdoorsman all of my life. I went on my first hunt in 1962 with my Dad and Grandfather.I began to bow hunt in 1968. People looked at you like you were nuts going out in the woods...
Forum: Bowhunting
11-21-2007, 12:31 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,372
Posted By chris2216

RE: bow for defense

Lets all hope this never happens. I would defend my family with anything I could get my hands on including my bow. There is little question what a devestating thing a broad head is.I would certianly...
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