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Forum: South
01-20-2006, 11:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,153
Posted By Chubber

RE: To Green Swamp Hunters

SO, how did it go? Did you guys get together? I was lurking on this thread, being in Clermont, but I was behind on a work project and didn't get to go hunting at all in Jan. I got my quota ticket for...
Forum: South
10-21-2005, 08:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,242
Posted By Chubber

RE: Cooling off meat in Florida

When hunting in VA before during a late November warm snap I had the same situation. Instead of getting soda bottles I just bought 15 or 20 lbs of ice and tucked the bags into the body cavity.

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Forum: South
10-19-2005, 08:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,242
Posted By Chubber

Cooling off meat in Florida

I am new to Florida (Just west of Orlando) and my first question is how you do cool off the meat quickly here? I haven't seen any game processing places around, and I usually do my own butchering....
Forum: South
10-19-2005, 07:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,564
Posted By Chubber

RE: Virginia WMA's

I did 95% of my hunting on WMA's when I lived in Virginia. I usually hunted Phelps, which is small and right near the biggest metro area, so it is very busy. They can all be crowded and busy. But...
Forum: South
10-19-2005, 07:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,523
Posted By Chubber

RE: What are your 5 top hunt killers?

1) Having the only public land over an hour and a half away.
2) Guys walking around with 12 gauges blasting squirrels during the prime days of rut.
3) Inconsiderate hunters who clean their deer...
10-06-2005, 06:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 26,539
Posted By Chubber

RE: Slowest FPS but still able to kill

I guess what Howler is describing is Energy, not velocity. Energy = (mv^2)/2. One half mass times the velocity squared.

The rock is the big mass, with slow velocity.
The pellet is the...
Forum: Black Powder
10-01-2005, 07:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,899
Posted By Chubber

RE: looking for a cheap black power muzzleloader

If you don't mind getting a used one, you can find really nice ones for sale very cheap, especially right after hunting season ends and Christmas bills start coming due. I picked up a $400 inline for...
Forum: South
09-29-2005, 03:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,031
Posted By Chubber

RE: Moving to Florida!

I am going to try to get my application in for Green Swamp or maybe Richloam. Both are big and about the same distance for me. I am going to try to get out on both late in the gun season here and get...
Forum: Black Powder
09-27-2005, 11:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,954
Posted By Chubber

RE: 36 caliber pistol for small game?

I know that a snowshoe hare is a bit bigger than the standard bunnies we get around here, but I worry that there won't be anything left if I hit him with a 44 in the midsection.

I like hunting...
Forum: Black Powder
09-27-2005, 08:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,954
Posted By Chubber

36 caliber pistol for small game?

Has anyone used a 36 caliber black powder replica pistol (Sold by Cabelas) for small game hunting? I would like to go afield with one of the replica Colt Army models, like the 1851 or 1861 Navy...
Forum: South
09-16-2005, 07:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,031
Posted By Chubber

RE: Moving to Florida!

I would LOVE to learn to hunt hogs. Only ever hunted deer. I don't know the first thing about how to go about it, scouting, what to look for, where to go, anything. Do you usually just get up in a...
Forum: South
09-16-2005, 06:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,031
Posted By Chubber

RE: Moving to Florida!

Whoooee, those are some gorgeous bucks. I would likely keel over and die on the spot if either walked in front of my stand. Or I would get buck fever so bad I would as likely shoot down the space...
Forum: South
09-15-2005, 11:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,031
Posted By Chubber

RE: Moving to Florida!

Well, the blood, sweat and tears are over and I am finally settled into my new place in Minneola.

I ordered my license and it should be here in a couple of days. Been hitting the...
Forum: South
05-11-2005, 04:02 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,866
Posted By Chubber

RE: Snakes in the South while huntin

I am moving down to Central FL this summer/fall. You better bet I am going to haul butt over to Bass Pro Shops or something and check out the snake boots. Something lightweight and waterproof. Don't...
Forum: South
12-01-2004, 01:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 420
Posted By Chubber

Seasons over for me. Not too bad!

Seasons over for me, no time left with my work schedule.

Anyway, one buck and one doe this year. Buck was OK, doe was tiny! (Looked bigger in the dim light, officer)

Still big enough to...
Forum: South
12-01-2004, 01:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 830
Posted By Chubber

RE: Farms for sale?

Try the United County realestate site. It is tops for finding rural land. They don't have everything in their database, but they are big enough to give you an idea of what is out there and they are...
Forum: South
10-12-2004, 03:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 839
Posted By Chubber

RE: Dead Hawg walkin....Pic now working.

Beeutiful!

Looks like you got a nice little working area there.

Chubber
10-06-2004, 08:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 614
Posted By Chubber

RE: Who does this ????

If you aren't going to eat it or make something nice out of the pelt or have livestock to protect, why would you shoot one?

Shooting is a sport, hunting is a much more sacred business.

...
Forum: South
10-06-2004, 08:00 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 9,287
Posted By Chubber

RE: Florida Hunters

Not this season, but maybe next season! I am moving to Lake county next August or September, just in time for hutning season. I really need someone to explain the WMA permitting process to me.

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10-01-2004, 08:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,050
Posted By Chubber

RE: How long will the meat last?

If you can find it, dry ice is the answer. Pop some in a paper bag and jam it inside the body cavity. It will cool down the deer (or bear) and yet won't make a wet mess all over the place. Handle it...
10-01-2004, 08:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,491
Posted By Chubber

RE: 303 british

Get yourself some Remington softpoints. They can be hard to find, but the trajectory is very different than military loads and you can't hunt (at least in VA) with "ball" ammo. I used a No 5 Jungle...
10-01-2004, 08:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,813
Posted By Chubber

RE: Mixed feelings about going hunting with my brother

Well, my brother doesn't smoke, but I could beat him in a mile run, that is for sure.

Swampmonster and many of you others were very close to the feelings that I have. I only get about 5 days to...
09-30-2004, 02:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 544
Posted By Chubber

RE: Safety Vest / Strap

I will second the comment about finding one that is easy to use and put on. One came with my stand that is strong and ok for most use. One thing that I did to make life much easier in the morning is...
09-30-2004, 12:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 978
Posted By Chubber

Field dressing equipment?

How many of you folks use a "special" field dressing kit versus what you already have in your kitchen and use for regular cooking?

I am asking because my butchering jobs last year went slower...
09-29-2004, 06:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,813
Posted By Chubber

RE: Mixed feelings about going hunting with my brother

I didn't want everyone to get the wrong impression here. I would love to take my brother hunting. It is just that he has waited until the last minute to get everything together, has little hunting...
Forum: Guns
09-29-2004, 11:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,337
Posted By Chubber

RE: Must be nice......... all you rifle hunters...

Part of where I hunt in VA is shotgun or muzzleloader only. I just use the muzzleloader all season. It is accurate enough for me out to any range I want to use it. If you don't have a modern...
09-29-2004, 09:48 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,813
Posted By Chubber

Mixed feelings about going hunting with my brother

I have been hunting for about 4-5 years now. It is something I really enjoy doing when I have the time and nothing beats the taste of fresh game.

My younger brother wants to start hunting this...
09-29-2004, 09:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,045
Posted By Chubber

RE: Hunting Etiquette (Public Land)

Most of you folks are right, public land means first come first served. And I agree, you don't need a mile of orange surveying tape to find your way around in the woods.

If the hunting stores...
09-29-2004, 08:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 532
Posted By Chubber

RE: few questions about making jerky

I don't know about freezing of meat killing any "germs" in the meat. Many bacteria can survive colds down below 0 F for extended periods. Not all, but some of the worst can.

But, the salt or...
Forum: Black Powder
09-29-2004, 08:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,227
Posted By Chubber

RE: CVA Staghorn 1:32 twist good load?

I have a CVA in 1/32 twist.

I shoot the Powerbelts, usually 300 grain Aerotip with 70 or 80 grains of Pyrodex.

Even with 70 grains I can keep 4 shots out of 5 on a paper plate out to 200...
Forum: South
09-29-2004, 08:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 517
Posted By Chubber

RE: To all Florida Hunters

I am moving down to Florida in September next year and find it interesting that you talk about how hard it is to find a spot to hunt. Here in Virginia, especially Northern Virginia, we have to drive...
Forum: South
09-29-2004, 08:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,815
Posted By Chubber

RE: I am ready for squirrel season!

Boy, you aren't kidding. Sitting in a ground stand or up in a tree in deer season it is all you can do to keep those little buggers out of your lunch.

It's like they can smell you carrying a .22...
Forum: South
09-08-2004, 08:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,815
Posted By Chubber

RE: I am ready for squirrel season!

For squirrels, stay on the western edge. Most of the good acorn trees are near the top of the ridge to about 1/5 down. No need to go lower than the Appalacian Trail unless you want to. There are a...
Forum: South
08-30-2004, 07:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,815
Posted By Chubber

RE: I am ready for squirrel season!

My friend and I tooled down there on Saturday to see the range, but the gate was closed. I know it doesn't open until Sept 1, but I figured the road might be open. I had never been to Phelps, I...
Forum: South
08-29-2004, 08:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,815
Posted By Chubber

I am ready for squirrel season!

Well, not really. But after I get the Ruger 22 pistol sighted in with my hunting rounds on Weds, then I will be ready.

Mmm, they should be fat on the hillsides...

Chubber
08-23-2004, 02:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,848
Posted By Chubber

RE: Roasting Wild Hogs Whole

Man, I wish I had this kind of "problem".

I should not have read this thread. Now my stomach is grumbling...:(
08-23-2004, 01:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,289
Posted By Chubber

RE: eating squirrel

In addition to using Squirrel recipes, you can use almost any rabbit recipe, just double the number of animals you are using.

I like Hassenpfeffer. It takes two days to make it well, but it is...
Forum: South
08-19-2004, 12:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,087
Posted By Chubber

RE: va-game checkin on line?

I did the same thing with the one I bought online. Saved it to my hard disk. I DO have the full version of Adobe and it will not let you edit the file. It is a protected file. You can copy text out...
Forum: South
08-19-2004, 12:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,087
Posted By Chubber

RE: va-game checkin on line?

Once again we have to hand it to Virginia to make things easier for the majority. Check in lines, driving your deer all over tarnation, etc. are just more things that stand in the way of getting your...
08-13-2004, 09:23 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 9,571
Posted By Chubber

RE: What gun do you squirrel-hunt with?

Around here we got so many that you could hunt them with a peanut and a hammer. Just hold the peanut out and when one comes to grab it, whack him with the hammer.[:@]
08-13-2004, 09:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 727
Posted By Chubber

RE: Squirrel Call?

You will save yourself a lot of money if you just rub two quarters together. If you want to be really cheap, rub two nickles together. ;)
Forum: Taxidermy
08-12-2004, 03:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,144
Posted By Chubber

Fleshing: When is enough enough?

My last two deer fur tans came out well. I lost almost no hair, the skin is odor free and pliable. The only problem is that I don't think that I thinned the hide enough? I certainly removed all meat...
08-12-2004, 02:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,292
Posted By Chubber

RE: hunting vehicle

A mountain bike makes a good hunting vehicle. You can get a long way down the fire road before most guys are too far out of their trucks. You can even balance a deer over the seat and handlebars,...
Forum: South
08-12-2004, 02:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 303
Posted By Chubber

Can now buy licenses online in VA

Great news. I just bought my license on line in about 5 minutes. Much less time that it takes to get the teenager at the store to puzzle through the license books. It costs a $2 fee, but that is less...
Forum: Politics
07-06-2004, 07:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 710
Posted By Chubber

RE: whats this fahrenheit 9/11 #1 in box office?

Geez, why don't you just play into his stereotype of ignorant, small minded, illiterate gun owners?

No one should be executed in this country for making a video to express his opinions. The...
Forum: South
07-01-2004, 01:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 499
Posted By Chubber

FL: Black powder legal during firearms season?

I like to shoot BP and do so all year here in VA. I am moving to Florida. They have a BP season that is from 2 days to a week long, unlike the month we have here.

So, can I use my BP rifle...
07-01-2004, 01:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,955
Posted By Chubber

RE: wild boar

I am moving to Florida next year and I can't wait to try them.

I will prob. use 8mm or maybe .303 for a rifle hunt. But, given the chance, I still prefer black powder.

Chubber
07-01-2004, 01:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,235
Posted By Chubber

RE: How do you get in shape.

Ill pile on and also recommend that you wear a pack. I walk alot, sometimes a couple of miles a day and close to a 15 mile hike one weekend a month, and not on flat ground. But, put a treestand on my...
07-01-2004, 12:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,618
Posted By Chubber

RE: VINTAGE BOLT ACTIONS (NAGANT 7.65X54R OR MAUSER 8MM) AND WHY

I started hunting with my M48A Mauser and Remmington Soft Points. It was nice, and I was able to start hunting for around $125 out the door. In the heavy woods of VA it was just the ticket as I...
07-01-2004, 11:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 893
Posted By Chubber

RE: Slip on recoil pads?

I have always like the addition of the slip on kind. I have long arms, so I need a long length of pull. Most of the firearms that I have are collectible, so I don't want to drill into the stock...
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