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Forum: Bowhunting
08-07-2011, 05:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,179
Posted By Davoh

Last year I tried hunting out of a pop up ground...

Last year I tried hunting out of a pop up ground blind, on the fly since I was hunting public land and can't leave stands in place... I think the only reason I didnt see more deer was the amount of...
08-07-2011, 04:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,897
Posted By Davoh

+1 to this. If you put a feeder on part of the...

+1 to this. If you put a feeder on part of the land that is most usually without deer, its not going to magically make them appear there... On our place, the most successful feeders are ones near...
08-07-2011, 04:14 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,769
Posted By Davoh

No, but you're making fish bite that hook by...

No, but you're making fish bite that hook by either putting live bait or artificial bait on that hook. In this, there is no difference.:poke:
08-07-2011, 04:10 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,769
Posted By Davoh

Bait is one more tool that we came up with to...

Bait is one more tool that we came up with to feed ourselves and our families when hunting was required to survive. Are you going to go back 100 years ago and tell my great grandfather that he...
08-07-2011, 03:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,063
Posted By Davoh

Humans were not blessed with superior strength,...

Humans were not blessed with superior strength, speed, eyesight, claws, teeth or camouflage that other predators were. You want to know what hunting is? It's putting food in your gullet with any...
07-20-2010, 09:24 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,172
Posted By Davoh

if someone makes a mistake, it gives no one else...

if someone makes a mistake, it gives no one else the right to lord over them in a pretentious display of their superiority....
07-20-2010, 09:07 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,172
Posted By Davoh

easy there podunk... we dont want to encourage...

easy there podunk... we dont want to encourage "unethical behavior" *rolls eyes*
07-19-2010, 04:32 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,172
Posted By Davoh

20 years of putting meat in the freezer, and...

20 years of putting meat in the freezer, and nearly 30 years in the woods.... inexperienced?
07-19-2010, 04:31 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,172
Posted By Davoh

interesting.... apparently I didnt realize that...

interesting.... apparently I didnt realize that head shooting was such a no-no... It's something me and my family have been doing for generations, because we hunt for meat...

guess i should have...
07-08-2010, 08:01 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,172
Posted By Davoh

In point of fact the range was about 115 yds......

In point of fact the range was about 115 yds... and I've head-shot at least a dozen deer over the last nearly 20 years(wow that makes me feel old....)....
07-07-2010, 10:09 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 20,232
Posted By Davoh

IMHO the biggest thing thats ruined hunting for...

IMHO the biggest thing thats ruined hunting for youth is the so called "hunting industry" and OUR(as a culture) focus on horns and trophies... it really misses the entire point of it...

it kinda...
07-07-2010, 09:24 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,172
Posted By Davoh

We've all had it happen...

We've all had it happen... we released an arrow, or pulled the trigger, and get rudely awakened from the high of excitement by the pangs of disappointment...

here's my story...

several years...
07-07-2010, 08:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 471
Posted By Davoh

knife, water, snack, dishwashing gloves(easy...

knife, water, snack, dishwashing gloves(easy cleanup for field dressing), clothes/boots, bow/arrows/release, gun/ammo... good binos maybe... compass if hunting wilderness...

I come from a long...
07-07-2010, 08:42 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,158
Posted By Davoh

i always aim for the offside armpit... gives best...

i always aim for the offside armpit... gives best chance of getting both lungs, which gives you the cleanest kill...
Forum: Guns
07-07-2010, 08:31 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,179
Posted By Davoh

I've killed deer and hogs with both... as well as...

I've killed deer and hogs with both... as well as .243, .308, and .30-30....

I would never say the .270 is not capable... however i will say this....

a few years ago, i shot a spike buck in the...
Forum: Guns
07-07-2010, 08:21 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,433
Posted By Davoh

I have a '70's era Glendfield .30-30 that I...

I have a '70's era Glendfield .30-30 that I love... I've killed several hogs and a couple deer with it since my ex wife bought it for me several years ago....

forgot to mention that i watched my...
Forum: Guns
07-07-2010, 08:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,529
Posted By Davoh

i have a old m1 carbine that I love... belonged...

i have a old m1 carbine that I love... belonged to my grandfather, and was used extensively by my father to feed their family on arkansas deer... I'm hoping to get one this year with it...
07-07-2010, 08:15 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,521
Posted By Davoh

i'm only 27, and already dont have room enough...

i'm only 27, and already dont have room enough for any more heads/horns on the wall.... most of us dont have whole rooms/houses to hang trophys...
07-07-2010, 08:12 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,521
Posted By Davoh

anything normally made of beef, im my home we...

anything normally made of beef, im my home we make it with venison most often... love it!

Sure a nice buck is great to find... but antlers just gather dust on a wall when its all said and done......
Forum: Bowhunting
06-23-2010, 12:38 PM
Replies: 700
Views: 34,848
Posted By Davoh

If you want to argue what is and isn't...

If you want to argue what is and isn't traditional, then by all means do so with whomever you want. But the application of such logic to whether or not someone should be "ALLOWED" to do something,...
Forum: Bowhunting
06-23-2010, 09:33 AM
Replies: 1,886
Views: 66,366
Posted By Davoh

SW-Central Texas Bow(for sport) Rifle(for...

SW-Central Texas
Bow(for sport)
Rifle(for grocery shopping :happy0001:
Forum: Bowhunting
06-23-2010, 09:31 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 387
Posted By Davoh

Happy Fathers Day, Dad!

A couple months back, my dad's bow was stolen out of the garage, by some neighborhood thugs... He'd been really down about not having a bow any more, even though he hasnt been able to hunt for a...
Forum: Bowhunting
06-23-2010, 09:11 AM
Replies: 700
Views: 34,848
Posted By Davoh

exactly!!!

exactly!!!
Forum: Bowhunting
06-23-2010, 09:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,522
Posted By Davoh

Dunno about using an artificial tree(scent issues...

Dunno about using an artificial tree(scent issues maybe???), but I would definitely put up some sort of backdrop several weeks before season...

The key to artificial cover, is to put it there...
Forum: Guns
03-12-2010, 10:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,556
Posted By Davoh

.270 winchester.... or .25-06 remington ......

.270 winchester.... or .25-06 remington ... thats right... the non-magnum... i know i know... flame away... but I just see no point in a magnum...
Forum: Guns
03-12-2010, 10:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,971
Posted By Davoh

Get a Marlin xl7... better accuracy, smoother...

Get a Marlin xl7... better accuracy, smoother action, and better rifle overall... I love mine... both of them...
Forum: Bowhunting
11-08-2008, 08:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 659
Posted By Davoh

RE: im ashamed

No reason to be ashamed! Meat in the freezer. That's all i gotta say.
Forum: Guns
12-05-2007, 07:48 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,408
Posted By Davoh

RE: rifle cailber opinions

I too hunt Texas, and have hunted with a .308 for the last 13+ years... For me, if it's within 300 yds, and the wind is cooperating, and I do my part, it's backstrap time....

My wife is carrying...
11-30-2007, 05:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 841
Posted By Davoh

RE: Worth going out??

Go... a bad day in the treestand is better than a good day on the couch. The more time you're in the stand the more you learn.

Also, when you've got several days of bad weather, the deer(in my...
11-30-2007, 05:21 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,403
Posted By Davoh

RE: Gun Hunters..what ya think of Bow Hunters?

Because too many people are too busy picking each other apart over those issues. That's why.
11-30-2007, 05:18 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,403
Posted By Davoh

RE: Gun Hunters..what ya think of Bow Hunters?

Wow, I can't beleive how much stereotyping is coming from this thread... especially within a larger group of people who are generally negatively stereotyped to begin with.

"bow hunters are so...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-12-2007, 04:47 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,560
Posted By Davoh

RE: Men, I need your help

Get your game cams and check them. Check the picture numbers to make sure they're not tampered with.

Also, start moving the game cams and start doubling/tripling them over each other......
Forum: Bowhunting
10-12-2007, 04:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,302
Posted By Davoh

RE: bowhunt during firearm season?

I think what he's tryin to say is that his goal is to put meat in the freezer, and do it ethically. Not necessarily that a scattergun is more ethical.

It's a hunters perogotive what they want...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-11-2007, 04:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 603
Posted By Davoh

RE: AAAHHHH!, That was COOL

I gotta say, I wouldnt mind walking out to the back 40 and climbin in a tree.... :D Must be nice....
Forum: Bowhunting
10-11-2007, 04:13 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,053
Posted By Davoh

RE: Do You Support the "Every Shot" Threads?

I'm sorry guys, I evidently have missed GMMAT's posts. It's unfortunate, because I love hearing how other peoples hunts went. Regardless of the negatives. Guess what, bowhunting is quite possibly...
10-05-2007, 05:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,012
Posted By Davoh

DIY ELK

Hey everybody.

My dad and I are wanting to go into a DIY Elk hunt. We've been whitetail hunters primarily all my 25 years, but we've always talked about going after the Wapiti.

We dont...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-01-2007, 03:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,791
Posted By Davoh

RE: Age This Deer

same here.... it'd be a 2 1/2 down here in Tx
Forum: Bowhunting
10-01-2007, 03:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,850
Posted By Davoh

RE: Straight Down Shot

Sit on the ground behind a bush with a fair view of the trail....

Seriously... You've got a 1/2" wide chance of not having to trail that animal for hundreds of yards.... What can I say, I'm...
Forum: Bowhunting
09-06-2007, 03:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 710
Posted By Davoh

RE: NEED HUNTINGNETS HELP (BOW)

www.huntersfriend.com

But only if you KNOW how to fit yourself and know that you'll be content with what you'd order.

Otherwise, go to a pro shop, tell them your budget and see what they...
05-23-2007, 06:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 738
Posted By Davoh

DIY Elkhunt

It wasn't too long ago I found myself wonderin how I was gonna keep a roof over myhead. But found out today that our department is expecting a 20%+ raise in pay grades, across the board. I dont make...
Forum: Bowhunting
05-23-2007, 06:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,082
Posted By Davoh

DIY Elk hunt to the rockies.

It wasn't too long ago I found myself wonderin how I was gonna keep a roof over myhead. But found out today that our department is expecting a 20%+ raise in pay grades, across the board. I dont make...
03-24-2007, 10:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,669
Posted By Davoh

RE: Hung up buck

Awesome!

I once had a similar experience with a yearling when I was younger... accept she wasn't dumb enough to go back for another round... [&:] It is neat to help 'em out though aint it....:)
03-19-2007, 08:25 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,464
Posted By Davoh

RE: What state do you call home or do most of your hunting?

Born and raised east texan, hunted here a little, but my heart and my family hunting lands are in the hill country.... Central and SW Texas.
03-17-2007, 06:25 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,125
Posted By Davoh

RE: How old were you when you started?

I like to say I was born in July and my parents took me to the stand in November...
:D
Whether thats accurate, i dont know... but some of my earliest memories involve havin prickly pear thorns...
Forum: Bowhunting
03-16-2007, 05:50 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,019
Posted By Davoh

RE: "Killing"

Silly me... I was expunging on the feelings of killing...

Killing is a vital to the hunt as an experience. But it is far from being "the" reason we all hunt. I took that as being an entirely...
Forum: Bowhunting
03-15-2007, 05:40 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,019
Posted By Davoh

RE: "Killing"

Great posts everyone...

Like was stated, there is not right or wrong answer for this question... in effect, all answers are right for everyone....

I for one have many mixed feelings about...
03-14-2007, 12:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,863
Posted By Davoh

RE: Deer rifles

Yeah npaden, ur right to call me out there... i was thinkin softball but typed golf instead... mybad... Honestly, I doubt I could probably hit a baseball at 300 yds dependably, especially from field...
03-14-2007, 10:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,863
Posted By Davoh

RE: Deer rifles

I'm not a mulie man, but I can tell you that .308 150 Gr. Corelokts are mean medicine for whitetail.

Even if he's talking about a 7mm-08 and not a remmag, still should be fine on a shoulder...
03-14-2007, 07:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,744
Posted By Davoh

RE: Killing Deer From Airboats

God bless ya for stickin up for people sjs.

Looks like that boat was registered in TX. It does look like a 2 1/2 y/o deer by east texas (especially swampy far south east texas) standards... My...
03-14-2007, 07:07 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,242
Posted By Davoh

RE: Your Thoughts on High Fenced Hunting

Did I say that???? no

Why else would deer hold up in the 5-10 acre woodlots around here (suburbia) and rarely/never leave them. And yes, people bowhunt those woodlots, and to some...
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