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10-09-2007, 05:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 984
Posted By dragonslayer1

RE: Ticks

In the south wecall 'em seed ticks. I had several hundred on me about a week ago. They are tiny deer ticks. It's hard to keep them off without some kind of repellent. Mostly you get them as you walk...
10-08-2007, 07:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,676
Posted By dragonslayer1

RE: deer scared of feeders

Had the same problem on a property I hunted. If you'll let 'em run all year, they will get used to them and will start coming to the feeder, but it will take time. If you have plenty of time, don't...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-08-2007, 04:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 943
Posted By dragonslayer1

RE: What's up with this?

Probably a combination of heat and burnout. Sounds like you've spent too much time and left too much scent (like your pack laying on the ground)
Forum: Bowhunting
10-08-2007, 04:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 774
Posted By dragonslayer1

RE: Hot day tacticts?

Here in Florida, you hunt in the heat or you don't hunt. Hunt a food source in the evening. Acorns are tops. Dress as cool as you can walking in and take your time. Most activity will take place in...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-08-2007, 04:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,457
Posted By dragonslayer1

RE: How to stop a deer?

"maaaama" will stop a doe every time!
Seriously, when bucks are chasing, you do whatever you have to. Last year on a big Illinois buck I had at ten yards I tried a soft mouth grunt with no...
10-07-2007, 07:30 PM
10-03-2007, 07:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,536
Posted By dragonslayer1

RE: When to Grunt?

OKAY.......
10-03-2007, 07:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,250
Posted By dragonslayer1

10-02-2007, 08:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 460
Posted By dragonslayer1

RE: starting out

The .308 is indeed a great cartridge, one of the most accurate ever developed and will take just about any animal on the continent. I bought a 6mm Remington Model 7 many years ago for my wife and my...
10-02-2007, 07:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,536
Posted By dragonslayer1

RE: When to Grunt?

HUH? I can't say that I've ever heard a deer "conversation". Bucks grunting while trailing or chasing, does making low bleats calling theirfawns or an occasionalloud bleat, a couple of snort-wheezes,...
10-02-2007, 07:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,449
Posted By dragonslayer1

RE: .270 grain bullets....

First of all, you have made a great choice in a deer rifle. I've shot a 700 .270 for a lot of years and killed several truckloads of deer and hogs with it. I've tried all manner of bullet brands and...
10-02-2007, 07:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,046
Posted By dragonslayer1

RE: Neck Shots ?

"A neck shot makes them harder to find?" Most of the rifle shot does and a lot of the bucks I've killed were neck shot. Between probably thirty or fourty, they traveled a total of ZERO yards after...
10-02-2007, 06:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 681
Posted By dragonslayer1

RE: acorns

They don't usually eat the cap because on most trees the acorn falls out of the cap, butthey doeat the shell. The only acorns I've ever seen them seem to try to shell were some huge swamp chestnut...
10-02-2007, 06:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,250
Posted By dragonslayer1

RE: Anyone Hunt In a Swamp?

Man, there aint a much easier drag than in the water! It may be a little harder to walk in the water, but that deer will just skim along, especially in knee deep water.A lot of ourswamps here in NW...
10-02-2007, 06:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 408
Posted By dragonslayer1

RE: i have another question

You're right about genetics and nutrition, but one thing, and perhaps the most important is AGE.If you want big bucks, don't shootyoung ones. It's as simple as that. Well, almost.
10-02-2007, 06:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,026
Posted By dragonslayer1

RE: How much does my buck score?

I'd say just under a hundred. Fine buck. I bowhunted a lot of years before taking one that nice. Good job.
10-02-2007, 05:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 714
Posted By dragonslayer1

BEAR IN THE YARD AGAIN!

Had about a four hundred pounder in my yard again today. He's hitting all the garbage cans in the neighborhood. Here in N.W. Florida we are absolutely infested with bears and the Fish and Wildlife...
10-02-2007, 05:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,778
Posted By dragonslayer1

RE: Where can I try archery hog hunting?

Hey Tines, what do you do with a big boar? Every boar I've ever killed over a hundred or so pounds was pretty rank, even in sausage. I've gotten to where I won't shoot one over a hundred and will...
10-02-2007, 05:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,236
Posted By dragonslayer1

RE: hello all, I have a few questions about the feral hogs..

Hogs with any hunting pressure on them are definitely harder to kill than whitetails. Hunt them early and late. On public land where baiting is not allowed, hunt the same mast crops the deer eat....
Forum: Bowfishing
10-01-2007, 08:10 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,283
Posted By dragonslayer1

RE: Bowhunting Gator

That's right, the slotted retriever with the 4 or 600 lb. spectra line (I like the 600) is the only way to go with archery gear. Either the solid glass or the carbon-aluminum shafts with detatchable...
Forum: Bowfishing
09-30-2007, 06:32 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,283
Posted By dragonslayer1

RE: Bowhunting Gator

Prettycool video,Buster. I never heard a length on the big one, looks to be over eleven feet. Here in Florida only nuisance trappers can set a hook. We also have to hunt them at night. It's a pretty...
Forum: Bowfishing
09-29-2007, 05:51 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,283
Posted By dragonslayer1

RE: Bowhunting Gator

H.O.,hope you're not running the buzz boat in Apalach, Franklin County has an ordinance that makes it illegal, thank God.
Forum: Bowfishing
09-29-2007, 05:40 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,283
Posted By dragonslayer1

RE: Bowhunting Gator

Hey Buster, that's a good'un. I see you dont have a reel on your bow or arestraining line in the gator. How do they do it in La.? Do they set hooks or what? I also see a blood spot between big boys...
Forum: Bowhunting
09-28-2007, 09:50 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,343
Posted By dragonslayer1

RE: shooting fawns

I can see I've struck a nerve.Maybesomebody should start a new teamcalled "Fawn Masters". How 'bout a new outdoor show titled "Fawn Busters" where all they shoot are fawns. Anything that field...
Forum: Bowhunting
09-28-2007, 04:06 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,343
Posted By dragonslayer1

RE: shooting fawns

Hey QS that picIS funny, even if I'm not gon'na shoot one!
We say we don't care what the nonhunters think, but we've got to remember we are in a very small minority in this country now. All it...
Forum: Bowhunting
09-28-2007, 05:14 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,343
Posted By dragonslayer1

RE: shooting fawns

So much for wise use of a God given resource. Logging is a major industry here. What would happen if loggers cut 5 year old pines instead of 20? They'd be out of business in short order. Are we that...
Forum: Bowhunting
09-27-2007, 08:16 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,186
Posted By dragonslayer1

RE: Baiting deer

Food plots are not hunted over? When hunting Alabama we hunted over every plot we planted. Now it's the same on our Ga. property, we plant over 20 plots and hunt every one of them.
09-27-2007, 06:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 632
Posted By dragonslayer1

RE: forest fire smoke

In places where fire is common I have hung my clothes in campfire smoke with good results
Forum: Bowhunting
09-27-2007, 06:22 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,343
Posted By dragonslayer1

RE: shooting fawns

Man, I can't believe we have so many baby-killers out there. That's just what the anti's want you to do, kill Bambi and ride him around and show him off. You talk about ammunition for the...
Forum: Bowhunting
09-26-2007, 08:08 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,186
Posted By dragonslayer1

RE: Baiting deer

Anyone who thinks you can throw out a pile of corn and kill monster bucks off it has never tried it. Sure, once in a while, like any other type of hunting, one stumbles by, but by and large it will...
Forum: Bowhunting
09-25-2007, 06:06 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,143
Posted By dragonslayer1

RE: Ever been attacked by an animal?

I hope my story doesn't sound like as big a lie as some of you guys! I was predator calling one black night, thought I heard something and turned on the headlight to see a great horned owl five feet...
Forum: Bowhunting
09-25-2007, 05:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 685
Posted By dragonslayer1

RE: Good Rubber Boots

I love my Mucks. They are the most comfortable rubber boot I've ever worn. I cut one of them above the ankle a couple of years ago on a jagged limerock but they are easily patched with 3M's 5200...
Forum: Bowhunting
09-25-2007, 05:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 885
Posted By dragonslayer1

RE: Combating Mosquitoes

Here I am selling 'em again. You can't beat a thermacell. Why worry about the health effects of deet, not to mention the fact that it will dissolve paint, plastics and who knows what else.
Forum: Bowhunting
09-25-2007, 05:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 814
Posted By dragonslayer1

RE: Using a rubber boat to access hunting area?

If you're going to paddle, a canoe is the only way to go. Paddling a rubber inflatable is a very frustrating experience. With no keel, it is impossible to travel in a straight line and being so light...
Forum: Bowhunting
09-25-2007, 05:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,235
Posted By dragonslayer1

RE: Freak'n BUGS!!!!!!!!!!

The thermacell is the best thing I've tried for skeeters, it's not so good on the gnats
Forum: Bowhunting
09-25-2007, 05:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 842
Posted By dragonslayer1

RE: Thermacell users please help.

Hey Phil, I livein the "Land Of Many Mosquitoes" (Florida). A couple of weeks ago, while guiding a couple from your state of Wisconsin on an alligator hunt, we got in close to the marsh and the...
Forum: Bowhunting
09-25-2007, 04:10 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,398
Posted By dragonslayer1

RE: am i a wimp

To each his own, but I'd have a hard time sleeping knowing I shot a fawn or a doe with a fawn. If you shoot that doe, you might as well kill the fawn too. With the number of 'yotes out there, he...
Forum: Bowhunting
09-24-2007, 08:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 884
Posted By dragonslayer1

RE: corn or soybeans

Don't know what it's like where you hunt, but here in North Florida the deer will walk through knee deep beans to get to the corn. The one good thing about feeding the deer beans is that the bears...
Forum: Bowhunting
09-24-2007, 05:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,795
Posted By dragonslayer1

RE: mitlitary camo or hunting camo

I love my military camo! I've hunted in it since before realtree or mossy oak were even thought of and killed a couple hundred deer, not to mention the hogs, turkeys and varmints while wearing it....
Forum: Bowhunting
09-24-2007, 04:54 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 8,833
Posted By dragonslayer1

RE: Minnesota Hunters Sue Scent Lok

Here we go again. The only winners in this case will be the stinking lawyers. Let's face it, we live in a sue-happy society that wants something for nothing. Do your home work and research the...
Forum: Bowhunting
09-23-2007, 07:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 502
Posted By dragonslayer1

RE: better blood trail from a shot from the ground or a stand

A pass-through shot that goes in high on one side and comes out low on the otherdefinitely puts more blood on the ground faster than a level shot does. Gravity is one factor that comes into play and...
Forum: Bowhunting
09-23-2007, 07:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 478
Posted By dragonslayer1

GROCERIES ON YOUR ARROW?

Has anyone else ever had groceries (stomach contents) on an arrow from a broadside, double-lung shot deer? I took a twenty yard, perfect broadside shot on a doe and the arrow dissappeared in the...
Forum: Bowhunting
09-23-2007, 07:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 492
Posted By dragonslayer1

RE: Scrape Question

Hey Spooker, I think PA meant in the scrape at the SAME time. No I've never seen two in the scrape together.
Forum: Bowhunting
09-23-2007, 07:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 462
Posted By dragonslayer1

RE: to stay all day or not??

Hey Mauser, I love all day sits during the rut. This time of year you can see some midday activity, but it normally occurs in thicker cover. The only drawback to an all day sit, especially in early...
Forum: Bowhunting
09-23-2007, 06:42 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 12,396
Posted By dragonslayer1

RE: Recovery, What to do After the Shot.

You got it, MJ. Here in North Florida in bow season you'd better be on the blood trail pretty quick. Our woods are absolutely infested with bears and it is rare that a dead deer will make it 'till...
Forum: Bowhunting
09-21-2007, 04:35 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,501
Posted By dragonslayer1

RE: How do you drag your deer out?

I've got a cart that I made with lawn tractor tires that is great for a long haul. The commercial ones with bicycle tires bog down and are hard to pull on soft ground. You may be able to put wider...
Forum: Bowhunting
09-21-2007, 04:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,495
Posted By dragonslayer1

RE: EVER HEARD AN ARROW IN FLIGHT?

The arrow is definitely not traveling the speed of sound, but it is traveling from most bows at 2-300fps so the deer definitely does not hear what you hear as the arrow whizzes by, that is unless you...
Forum: Bowhunting
09-21-2007, 07:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 700
Posted By dragonslayer1

RE: Calling a Buck

I've had some succes with light rattlingbut it's never a sure thing. Consistently calling bucks is definitelyrut oriented.
Forum: Bowhunting
09-21-2007, 07:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 539
Posted By dragonslayer1

RE: Which scent's do you prefer

I'm hooked on the code blue doe in estrous. Using a drag, I've had several bucks follow the scent trail right to my stand.
Forum: Bowhunting
09-21-2007, 07:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 10,769
Posted By dragonslayer1

RE: How far does your scent carry?

Great advice RH, you are right on target. Several years ago in Alabama I watched some deer on a food plot over a quarter miledownwindcatch my scent and blow out. I was at nearly the same elevation as...
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