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Forum: Bowhunting
10-26-2005, 07:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,186
Posted By Ricky hess

RE: Time to Sit All Day?

Too early in Va. One tip for some people who can't stay in their stands all day. I stay in a standfrom day light to about 1000- 1100 and than I gohunt from aground blind and have lunch and maybe a...
Forum: Midwest
10-26-2005, 06:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 612
Posted By Ricky hess

RE: Ill. Question?

Thanks. I am looking forward to the hunt. I haven't sighted my Omega in yet but what I have herd they are a very accurate and reliable gun. Thanks for clarifying the Ill. regs.
Forum: Midwest
10-24-2005, 07:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 612
Posted By Ricky hess

RE: Ill. Question?

Thanks, Il Hunter. I was fretting that I would have tooutfit my shotgun for this hunt. Now I can use my new T/C Omega. :D
10-24-2005, 06:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 731
Posted By Ricky hess

Clover Question

In early Sept.I used round up to kill my old clover plot off. I dragged the field and replanted whitetail clover.After planting,Virginia didn't have any rainfor about 6 weeks. I now have clover along...
Forum: Midwest
10-24-2005, 05:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 612
Posted By Ricky hess

Ill. Question?

I will be hunting the second gun season in Pike Co. Ill. and I want to use a muzzleloader. Can you use a muzzleLoader with a 209 primer system in Illinois. I just bought a new gun for this hunt and...
Forum: Black Powder
10-08-2005, 11:54 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 564
Posted By Ricky hess

Sighting In

Help, I have a Knight Longhorn. When I first bought it, it was grouping preety good at 100 yards. Now, for some reason I am all over the place at 100 yards.I was using a Knight Saboth 240 grain with...
Forum: Midwest
09-30-2005, 05:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,159
Posted By Ricky hess

RE: Illinois Rut

This is my first trip to Pike County and I am excited. I will hunt hard and hoping to at least see a big bruiser. If I shoot one that will even be better. The last day I will proably shoot a doe. I...
Forum: Midwest
09-29-2005, 08:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,159
Posted By Ricky hess

RE: Illinois Rut

Thanks, I thought so. I am still syke up about hunting Illinois, I think it will be some hard hunting since the big boys will be heavily hunted by than and will proably benocturnal (post rut...
Forum: Midwest
09-29-2005, 03:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,159
Posted By Ricky hess

Illinois Rut

I pulled a Gun Season tag for Pike County this year and was wondering whendoes the Rut usually peak in that area.We will be going out their for the second Gun Season Dec. 1,2,3,4. My friends are...
09-29-2005, 03:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,627
Posted By Ricky hess

RE: Tractors

Last year I bought a used 1971 John Deere 2010 38 hpTractorand it has been nothing but trouble. I have spent alot of money just to keep this thing running. It overheated, burns oil,replaced a front...
Forum: Midwest
02-18-2005, 09:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,371
Posted By Ricky hess

RE: Ill. Non residence deer Licences

Have one more question, How hard is it to get an out of state bowhunting Lic.
Forum: Midwest
02-18-2005, 09:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,371
Posted By Ricky hess

RE: Ill. Non residence deer Licences

Thanks Guys, I have a gut feeling something is right. I tried to get on line with the DNR but their Regs seem a bit confusing to me. I knew it was to good to be true.
Forum: Midwest
02-09-2005, 07:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,371
Posted By Ricky hess

Ill. Non residence deer Licences

A friend ask me to go deer hunting in Ill. in Pike Co. He says his group leasses about 3500 acres. I had concerns that we would not draw a non resident licenses. I was told that we can get our...
Forum: Technical
10-28-2003, 08:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 665
Posted By Ricky hess

RE: Strength Exercise for pull

Thanks for all the advice.
Forum: Technical
10-28-2003, 03:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 665
Posted By Ricky hess

RE: Strength Exercise for pull

Thanks again Rangeball. I am already looking into seeing how much new limbs will cost. I will use my backup bow the rest of this season but would still like to build up my upper body strength so I...
Forum: Technical
10-28-2003, 01:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 665
Posted By Ricky hess

Strength Exercise for pull

Does anyone know a good exercise to help me increase the poundage of my bow draw. I know their is a piece of exercise equipment for that specific purpose, to build up you pulling power, has anyone...
Forum: Technical
10-28-2003, 01:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 454
Posted By Ricky hess

RE: Help decreasing poundage

It is worth checking into., But I was told that it would be exspensive. Almost the price of a new bow. the thing is I just bought the bow last year and it is a top of the line PSE. Can' t remember...
Forum: Technical
10-28-2003, 12:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 736
Posted By Ricky hess

RE: Summit Stands Foot Hold

Thanks to all. I like my Summit, but do not like this problem. I will try Mike suggestion and and might even another bungee cord on my Summit. The other one is strecthed from years of use.
Forum: Technical
10-28-2003, 12:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 454
Posted By Ricky hess

RE: Help decreasing poundage

Thanks Rangeball, Does that mean I will have to buy a new bow?
Forum: Technical
10-28-2003, 07:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 736
Posted By Ricky hess

Summit Stands Foot Hold

I have a Summit Viper. The problem that I have is that my feet keeps sliping out of the straps on the bottom stand. Several times the stand will fall and keep me hanging in a tree with the top...
Forum: Technical
10-28-2003, 06:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 454
Posted By Ricky hess

Help decreasing poundage

I have a PSE bow that is rated at 60-70 pounds. While target practicing I can shoot 60 pds with no problem. While hunting the other day I had troble pulling back my bow on a Doe. I almost was unable...
08-16-2003, 11:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 606
Posted By Ricky hess

RE: What would you like to see on outdoor TV shows?

I lost interest in most of the ESPN and the outdoor channel shows due the type of hunting they do. Excuse me did I say hunting ha! Shooting is more like it. They have all these game farms and...
05-17-2003, 08:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,469
Posted By Ricky hess

RE: POLL....Tree stands

Their all good' each has it place. You should have at least one of each.
05-17-2003, 08:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 530
Posted By Ricky hess

Calling Down Hill

Recently I herd a turkey gobble from his roost up hill from where I was owl calling. I ran up a ravine trying to get at the same level or above him. Once I was set up The Gobbler seemed to go up hill...
03-03-2003, 02:23 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,661
Posted By Ricky hess

RE: Only one caliber for the rest of your life.

I own a 7mm08 and 30-06 by far the 06 it is accurate and deadly. The 08 isn' t bad either
02-23-2003, 05:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,066
Posted By Ricky hess

RE: Overseeding

Sorry it took me so long to reply back. I had green up but not in the bear spots. I planted the clover late Sept. The seed layed about two weeks before it rained. I had a ph test done and it was 7...
02-19-2003, 12:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,066
Posted By Ricky hess

Overseeding

I planted a food plot of imperial white tail clover last fall, I notice a lot of bear spots and I would like to over seed it. I read in Deer&Deer hunting mag that you should overseed when their is...
12-01-2002, 08:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 935
Posted By Ricky hess

RE: food plot questions

I don't know were you live at but a 10-14 pt buck is an exceptional deer in my part of the woods. I would harvest those two deer. They may have reached their potential. Narrow strips worked good for...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-29-2002, 07:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 323
Posted By Ricky hess

RE: Givin the woods a rest for a lil bit.........

I don't usually answer too many post but I felt I had to answer this one. I see it all the time hunters that are anxious to get in the woods at the start of the season and than burn them selves out...
10-24-2002, 09:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 837
Posted By Ricky hess

RE: Hunting from horse back?

Hey if you take the time to train your horse and learn to shoot a bow from horse back go for it. I have horses and and my horse is scared of deer and would never stand still and let me take a shot....
10-15-2002, 06:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 316
Posted By Ricky hess

RE: more on climbing stands

My friend had one,and I saw a doe make him out. I noticed that he set so far out from the tree that he was easily spotted by me and proably the deer. I would hunt 25'up in one of those stands. They...
10-15-2002, 06:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 908
Posted By Ricky hess

RE: climbing stands...

The Viper got my vote. My friend had a tree lounge and I actually saw a doe make him. the tree lounge sits to far out from the tree and can be easily spotted by deer. You really have to get up in the...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-08-2002, 09:17 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,358
Posted By Ricky hess

RE: is a rifle kill exciting compared to bow??

I have been bowhunting for 25 years and I have killed some nice wall hangers with a bow. I have never killed a wall hanger with a rifle. To me bow hunting is alot easier than rifle hunting. The deer...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-08-2002, 08:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 897
Posted By Ricky hess

RE: Which Summit stand for bowhunting?

I stand shoot when I am bow hunting anyway so the bar is no big deal. The bar is nice to rest your bow on.
Forum: Bowhunting
10-08-2002, 08:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 476
Posted By Ricky hess

RE: Treestands, hanger vs. climber

a climber is usually alot more comfortable than a lock on. The lock on is good if you can leave it in the woods. I don't like carrying a climber around in the woods with me all the time. I have 7...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-08-2002, 08:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 670
Posted By Ricky hess

RE: Complete Newbie.... Which treestand?

I have about 8 stands. API lock on and Summit Viper as a climber. The lock on is good if you can leave the stand in the woods with out worrying that it will be stolen. It is nice going to your stand...
09-18-2002, 11:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 559
Posted By Ricky hess

RE: hang on stands

I always double strap mine for safety. You never know when the orginal strap is weak from being left out in the aliments to long.
02-25-2002, 12:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 786
Posted By Ricky hess

RE: Planting a clover plot spring/fall

Thanks early riser I will check it out.
02-24-2002, 07:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 786
Posted By Ricky hess

RE: Planting a clover plot spring/fall

Thanks i think I will wait for the fall. I will do the prep work now though. What would be good to plant in the spring for a food plot keeping in mind that I would plant the clover in the fall? ...
Forum: Black Powder
02-23-2002, 08:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,231
Posted By Ricky hess

RE: Scopes for muzzleloaders

Thanks guys I think the concensus is that a good low power scope 1.5 x 5 with about a 33 objective lens should do it. And it shouldn't matter if it is a rifle or shotgun scope. Thanks Mark for...
02-23-2002, 08:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 786
Posted By Ricky hess

Planting a clover plot spring/fall

I would like to start a clover plot and was wondering if spring was a good time to start, I live in Virginia? When would be a good date to get started. My concern is that Virginia is in a drought...
Forum: Black Powder
02-21-2002, 08:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,231
Posted By Ricky hess

RE: Scopes for muzzleloaders

Thanks for the response i will get the mounts through Knight. but what is a parralax on a scope?
Forum: Black Powder
02-21-2002, 10:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,231
Posted By Ricky hess

Scopes for muzzleloaders

I recieved a knight Bighorn inline for xmas. What would be a good scope and mounts to put on this particular weapon. I have herd that you can not use a typical rifle scope on a black powder rifle is...
02-16-2002, 07:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 421
Posted By Ricky hess

RE: cycle country atv attachments

I have a Honda Rubicon and I am also wondering if it is worth it, or is it better to invest in a small farm tractor.
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