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10-23-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,469
Posted By gulfcoasthunter

Thanks for all the input. Guess I will step up to...

Thanks for all the input. Guess I will step up to 150gr. Would love to start reloading my own but just not in the cards in the near future, time and initial investment and space restrictions.
10-18-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,469
Posted By gulfcoasthunter

Thanks. There was plenty of damage and I do love...

Thanks. There was plenty of damage and I do love the gun and round. I have killed probably close to 100 deer in over 30 yrs with everything from a bow to 243, 270, 30-06 and was just a little...
10-18-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,469
Posted By gulfcoasthunter

7mm mag

I bought a 7mm mag and love it. Killed 2 deer this weekend with it and even though both deer fell within 100 yrds the blood trails were almost non existent.
I am shooting Hornady 139gr SST and both...
Forum: Guns
06-15-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,183
Posted By gulfcoasthunter

Amen Sheriden. I live in Fl. and we have "Stand...

Amen Sheriden. I live in Fl. and we have "Stand Your Ground" which basically says anywhere you have the reasonable expectation of Safety you don't have to retreat.
My view has always been that if...
05-27-2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 677
Posted By gulfcoasthunter

I had planned on barb wire with the bottom strand...

I had planned on barb wire with the bottom strand and maybe one more strand electrified. I have plenty of T post and barb wire from when we had cattle and fenced off the fields so think that's the...
05-26-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 677
Posted By gulfcoasthunter

need your opinions

Is a 6ft fence tall enough to keep deer out of my garden. No matter what we plant, 70 acres soy beans last year, corn and soy beans previously, they always pick my 2 acre garden clean. I know 8Ft...
Forum: South
10-28-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 618
Posted By gulfcoasthunter

Don't know where you are in Ga. but SOLO Archery...

Don't know where you are in Ga. but SOLO Archery in Albany has several lines of bows including Hoyt and Mathews and others. Robbie and his wife are good people.
Forum: Technical
08-04-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 485
Posted By gulfcoasthunter

G5 Monatec Question

I recently bought some Monatec CS broadheads and have tried everything to get them sharp with no luck.
I have shot the offseason heads and they fly perfect with my field points so really want the...
03-02-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 307
Posted By gulfcoasthunter

Best advice I can give you for bow hunting in Fl....

Best advice I can give you for bow hunting in Fl. is buy a THERMACELL
02-17-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 841
Posted By gulfcoasthunter

Nice buck. Need to get on a lease down here so I...

Nice buck. Need to get on a lease down here so I can hunt after season ends in Ga.
Forum: Guns
01-02-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,018
Posted By gulfcoasthunter

I have kicked myself ever since I( sold mine....

I have kicked myself ever since I( sold mine. Will buy another one when I find a decent deal on it
Forum: Bowhunting
10-06-2013, 04:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,443
Posted By gulfcoasthunter

lighted nocks

Anyone have experience with Luma Nocks or any of the other lighted nocks out there. Any recommendations.
Forum: Bowhunting
09-16-2013, 06:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,634
Posted By gulfcoasthunter

I live in Panama City and I keep my Hoyt in the...

I live in Panama City and I keep my Hoyt in the truck several days in a row more often than I should and in 20 years of owning various Hoyts have never once had an issue.
I don't normally criticize...
Forum: Optics
09-08-2013, 02:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 930
Posted By gulfcoasthunter

problems with scope

I have a Rem 7400 in 243 that I haven't shot in a few years. Took it out and first shot was dead on at 100yrds the rest were all over the place. Decided to try another scope on it, put an old...
Forum: Guns
01-03-2013, 01:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,193
Posted By gulfcoasthunter

I have the Howa 1500 in 270cal. Without a doubt...

I have the Howa 1500 in 270cal. Without a doubt the best rifle for the money.
Forum: Guns
12-22-2012, 04:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 939
Posted By gulfcoasthunter

357 mag

What is the best load for hunting deer with my 357mag. I know some people think this isn't a good caliber and I admit it is probably the minimum you would want to use but on the deer here in Fl. and...
Forum: Bowhunting
09-16-2012, 04:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,030
Posted By gulfcoasthunter

They absolutly work, I wont hunt or fish without...

They absolutly work, I wont hunt or fish without them here in Fl. or South Ga. and if they bother the deer I have not noticed it. In fact I killed 2 does Saturday in south Ga. both while useing...
Forum: Optics
09-05-2012, 01:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,559
Posted By gulfcoasthunter

Lens fogging up

Is there something I can clean the lens of my Binos with to help keep them from fogging up on the outside when it is really humid
Forum: Bowhunting
08-29-2012, 04:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,238
Posted By gulfcoasthunter

I have shot QAD for years and don't think there...

I have shot QAD for years and don't think there is a better rest out there.
Forum: South
01-27-2012, 04:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 825
Posted By gulfcoasthunter

I am interested in a club close to Bay County but...

I am interested in a club close to Bay County but would consider Walton/Holmes county. Any info would be appreciated.
Forum: Guns
01-27-2012, 04:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 769
Posted By gulfcoasthunter

love my Howa

love my Howa
Forum: Bowhunting
12-05-2011, 03:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 560
Posted By gulfcoasthunter

What do you think

Saturday I made a bad shot on a doe and got her through the guts. It took 5 hours before I found her almost a half mile away.
It was close to 40 degrees when I shot her and almost 80 degrees when I...
Forum: Bowhunting
11-25-2011, 01:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 9,218
Posted By gulfcoasthunter

I have a Vectrix since 2007 and wouldn't take a...

I have a Vectrix since 2007 and wouldn't take a million dollars for it. I have had other Hoyts, PSE, and Mathews and always come back to the Hoyts. Best all around hunting bow on the market in my...
Forum: Bowhunting
08-12-2011, 06:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,364
Posted By gulfcoasthunter

Sconny since you are so quick to call someone a...

Sconny since you are so quick to call someone a thief let me give you a little advice. Don't throw rocks in your glass house. Here are a few facts that I did not post since I was looking for...
Forum: Bowhunting
08-12-2011, 05:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,364
Posted By gulfcoasthunter

You are right I did them a favor by taking down...

You are right I did them a favor by taking down their stands and they are more than welcome to them, never had any intention of keeping them but at what point would you consider them abandoned.
I...
Forum: Bowhunting
08-12-2011, 04:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,364
Posted By gulfcoasthunter

The lease expired in January 2011 and they were...

The lease expired in January 2011 and they were notified in March that they weren't going to be leasing it this year and that it was either going to be sold, logged or leased to someone else. ...
Forum: Bowhunting
08-12-2011, 03:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,364
Posted By gulfcoasthunter

Ethics Delima

Need some opinions. My father-in-law owns a piece of property in Ga. that he has leased to a group of guys for the last 4 or 5 years. In March he told them that he was not going to lease it to them...
Forum: Guns
07-08-2011, 02:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,963
Posted By gulfcoasthunter

I have an old Winchester 22mag lever action,...

I have an old Winchester 22mag lever action, forget the model but when my dad was alive I would put it against any gun/shooter that I have seen in my 40+ years. I'm pretty good with it but nothing...
Forum: Bowhunting
09-21-2009, 06:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 404
Posted By gulfcoasthunter

Pack the cavity with ice. I quarter it the put it...

Pack the cavity with ice. I quarter it the put it cooler, put a box of salt on it cover it with ice and water. I try to keep it like this for at least 24 hours but if possible I'll leave it on ice...
Forum: Bowhunting
09-16-2009, 07:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,848
Posted By gulfcoasthunter

I still have a Raptor Redline and its still the...

I still have a Raptor Redline and its still the most accurate bow I own evan though it feels like picking up an oak tree compared to my Vectrix. I would say its worth 150 at most.
Forum: South
09-08-2009, 02:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 791
Posted By gulfcoasthunter

I hanen't hunted around your area in years but I...

I hanen't hunted around your area in years but I would say Sept. you should start seeing some rubs with the scrapes really heating up around Oct. Further West where I live you start finding the rubs...
Forum: South
09-08-2009, 02:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,510
Posted By gulfcoasthunter

For some reason the coperheads are thick as...

For some reason the coperheads are thick as theives this year at my farm in Ga. I think they must have nested close to the house. I have killed 2 moccosins and the dogs have killed 4 copperheads in...
09-06-2009, 06:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,386
Posted By gulfcoasthunter

We started raising cattle about 5 years ago and...

We started raising cattle about 5 years ago and the number of deer on our property have gone way down. The cows eat alot of the same browse that deer do leaving less for the deer. I am seriously...
Forum: Optics
08-24-2009, 06:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 570
Posted By gulfcoasthunter

Swift Scopes

Anybody have an opinion on these scopes. I am considering one for my 270cal. and heard they were good scopes for the money.
Forum: South
09-28-2008, 02:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,170
Posted By gulfcoasthunter

RE: florida black bears

I doubt you are going to see anytype of bear hunting in florida in the next couple of years. Bears are a big problem here in the panhandle and I went to a meeting last year that had 2 GFC officers...
Forum: Bowhunting
09-28-2008, 01:23 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,792
Posted By gulfcoasthunter

RE: DIY processors...anyone have the Cabela's meat grinder?

My father-in-law has the cabelas 11/2hp and it does ok but for the money I thought it would do a better job. Motor does tend to get overheated if you have alot of fat mixed in with your venison.That...
Forum: South
08-04-2006, 05:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,298
Posted By gulfcoasthunter

RE: Fla Black Bear

We have them between Panama City and all points east. I had a lease in Pt.Saint Joe for 4 years and have seen bears sleeping under feeders waiting for them to go off. Have had them ruin food plots...
Forum: Bowhunting
07-28-2006, 09:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 792
Posted By gulfcoasthunter

RE: hoyt people

I traded in a 2003 Ultra-Tec for my Viper tac and have not regretted it at all. I like the short AtA and it is hust a great bow. I have owned 4 Hoyts,1PSE and 1 Mathews in the last 15 years and now I...
Forum: South
07-17-2006, 04:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,795
Posted By gulfcoasthunter

RE: Has anyone hunted Eglin Air Force Base

I have not hunted Eglin before but I drive through on hwy 20 several times a week.I was thinking about hunting it some this year but haven't decided yet. I can tell you that I see a lot of turkey...
Forum: South
07-17-2006, 04:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,656
Posted By gulfcoasthunter

RE: ALL hunters read, especially FLORIDA HUNTERS

Who was running Toso before? I assume it must have either been a type 2 management area or run by WMD if FFWCC is takeing it over now. I will sign the petition because 3 years ago we lost all 30,000...
Forum: Bowhunting
05-09-2005, 11:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 927
Posted By gulfcoasthunter

RE: Whats your choice of safety harness?

I fell 21ft. when my belt type restraint failed and was lucky enough to walk away with a few bruises. After that I switched to the "seat of the pants" and loved it. I got a Hunter Safty System for...
Forum: South
01-13-2005, 03:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 551
Posted By gulfcoasthunter

RE: Eglin

I have never hunted Eglin before but have several cousins that hunt it. Best bet is to call and talk to the people in charge at Eglin. There are some really nice deer and plenty of hogs there for...
Forum: Bowhunting
01-13-2005, 03:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 491
Posted By gulfcoasthunter

RE: Why does Florida have such a short bowseason?

You are 100% correct Fl. game laws need a major overhaul. There are plenty of deer but the buck to doe ratio is way out of wack especially on public land. Private land at least can recieve doe...
Forum: Wanted
12-30-2004, 05:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 437
Posted By gulfcoasthunter

South Ga lease

Friend of mine is looking for a lease or hunting club in south Ga. He mostly bow hunts deer hog and turkey.
Forum: South
12-27-2004, 05:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 317
Posted By gulfcoasthunter

RE: FL Hunters Please Help.

First you need to decide exactly where and what you are going to hunt then best thing would go to the FWCC websight and it will tell you exactly what permits are needed. Regulations for the 2005...
Forum: Bowhunting
12-27-2004, 04:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 344
Posted By gulfcoasthunter

RE: Which trophy ridge rest?

I had a trophy ridge drop zone and it was garbage. I love trophy ridge's sights but will not own another rest from them.
Forum: South
12-14-2004, 01:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 331
Posted By gulfcoasthunter

RE: Hunting clubs around Albany Georgia

There is plenty of land around Albany. I don't know of any clubs because I hunt primaraly on my farm but check Solo Archery or American Outdoor Adventures and I'm sure they can help you more. Also...
12-01-2004, 09:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 713
Posted By gulfcoasthunter

RE: getting frustrated in ga

I haven't been up in a couple of weeks now but the majority of the time the last few years the rut hasn't really kicked in until after Thanksgiving. I do know that as of 3 weeks ago they where still...
12-01-2004, 03:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 713
Posted By gulfcoasthunter

RE: getting frustrated in ga

The rut should be getting in full swing about now. It accurs a little later than up north and last a little longer. Also lack of any real cold weather has kept them moving mostly at night. There are...
Forum: South
11-26-2004, 04:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 797
Posted By gulfcoasthunter

RE: North Florida Hunting

There are some good wmas all over that area and it produces the biggest bucks from around the state consistently. Check the fl. fish and wildlife websight for rules and wmas open. The line between...
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