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  1. Congrats Hurricane! I hope you kill a 60+ inch...

    Congrats Hurricane! I hope you kill a 60+ inch bull. Don't forget to post pictures!
  2. Delaware County Turkey Report

    I finally got out and about last week. I'm happy to see the wild turkey population coming back! Up until 12 years ago they were in a lot of areas then POOF! It seemed like they vanished. In the last...
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    My favorite type of hunt was for rabbits and...

    My favorite type of hunt was for rabbits and pheasants when I was a kid on Long Island. My family owned 2 farms and rabbits were a great pastime in the winter months. We didn't use dogs down there,...
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    257 Weatherby Mag reloading

    I've been doing a lot of cleaning up and organizing since my wife died in mid January. I found over a box of tarnished brass, 117 grain bullets and reloading dyes for my 257 Weatherby. I was going to...
  5. These prices are insane! By allowing outfitters...

    These prices are insane! By allowing outfitters to sell Moose permits at a profit may only lead to discouraging non-residents to bring their hunting business to Maine. this seems to be a case of...
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    My Wife-The Fisherwoman

    I haven't posted on here for a long time. I've been the primary caregiver to my wife, Katherine , for the last 6 months as she fought a valiant fight with myelodisplastic syndrome(MDS) which morphed...
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    Hi Boltman, I used to butcher deer for hunters...

    Hi Boltman,
    I used to butcher deer for hunters for many years. My opinion(and there are many on here) is to hang the deer, skin it and cover the carcass with cheesecloth. Hang where the temperature...
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    Great saw, great price! If I needed a saw and you...

    Great saw, great price! If I needed a saw and you weren't so far away I'd jump on it! Stihl and Jonsered make the best saw. My johnsered 625 is my 6th and last saw. the model was discontinued in...
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    Great story, great memory! Congrats! I'm sure...

    Great story, great memory! Congrats! I'm sure we've all had the bolt do that to us at one time LOL! You're lucky he didn't take off
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    No snow. Maybe he was hidden enough to watch as...

    No snow. Maybe he was hidden enough to watch as you left?
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    I've got a lot of respect for anyone that hunts...

    I've got a lot of respect for anyone that hunts with a longbow or recurve bow. Shot placement takes a lot more instinct. Accuracy without a sight is key. I don,t bowhunt anymore but I still have both...
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    I finally found a friend with reloading...

    I finally found a friend with reloading equipment. I'm going to take your advice and try the 117 grain or 120 grain if I can find them at a gun show. I think they would be a harder hitting bullet....
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    Rabbit and pheasant hunting with my dad on Long...

    Rabbit and pheasant hunting with my dad on Long Island was the highlight of my winter weekends from the age of 14 until after I got out of college.
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    I compared scopes from Leupold, Redfield and...

    I compared scopes from Leupold, Redfield and Osprey at 2 different gun shows. I thought that the optics of the Osprey were superior, at least for me but everyone is different and has a different...
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    I have to clean the barrel and oil it up today....

    I have to clean the barrel and oil it up today. It has a mauser action and its really tight. I't'll be perfect when I'm done with it. I want this gun all ready for November. Hopefully I'll be able to...
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    There's a lot of energy when its used at typical...

    There's a lot of energy when its used at typical shots, under 100 yards. I would try to hit behind the shoulder through the lungs. It mushrooms very effectively and hopefully wouldn't hit bone. At...
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    I decided to "dabble" in smoked cheese about 10...

    I decided to "dabble" in smoked cheese about 10 years ago. I have always called it "the experiment that went wrong" LOL! I had gotten the smoker way to warm,ain my homemade mozzarella was tied up in...
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    I'm shooting 100 grain spitzers. I have lots of...

    I'm shooting 100 grain spitzers. I have lots of brass and the reloading dyes but no reloading equipment. I have to find someone who can shine up the casings and do the actual reloading. the brass...
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    Sighted in my 257 weatherby mag

    I just got back from vacation in Florida. While I was there, my friend and I decided to join the municipal range and sight in our rifles. I checked the ballistics charts for my 257 Weatherby magnum....
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    I really miss hunting pheasants!!!

    I really miss hunting pheasants!!!
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    I didn't see any parts left over. LOL I'll take...

    I didn't see any parts left over. LOL I'll take some pics of it tomorrow.
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    I finally took my dad's 81 back yesterday after...

    I finally took my dad's 81 back yesterday after my nephew had it for almost 2 years. He got another rifle and never even made an attempt to give it back, so I just took it. I think I'll use it this...
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    My family owned farms on Long Island until the...

    My family owned farms on Long Island until the 90's and there was a sizable population of wild pheasants. Tough birds because they knew how to hide in the thickest green catbriars. My dad and I...
  25. Anticosti in late November or early December for...

    Anticosti in late November or early December for deer or Manitoba or Ontario for deer, moose or bear. unfortunately, I don't have pockets that deep!!
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