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by BackPackerTX
Sun Sep 11, 2011 11:44 pm
Forum: Rifle Hunting - Big Game
Topic: Favorite Rifle?
Replies: 115
Views: 29284

Re: Favorite Rifle?

REMINGTON MODEL 7 .308 I HAVE A LEUPOLD 2-7X33 LR DUPLEX ON IT. LOVE THE SHORT BARREL KNOCKS PIGS DOWN WITH AUTHORITY. I HAVE NEVER SHOT IT ON PAPER OTHER THAN SIGHTING IN AND CHECKING BUT I REFER TO IT AS "HARRY POTTER'S MAGIC WAND" ALL I HAVE TO DO IS POINT IT AT SOMETHING AND IT DIES!
by BackPackerTX
Sun Sep 11, 2011 6:26 pm
Forum: Archery/Bowhunting - Big Game
Topic: Wounded Elk Help
Replies: 12
Views: 3187

Re: Wounded Elk Help

Archer11, I made that shot on a whitetail one time. above the lungs and below the spine. I followed a promising trail for the first 50 yrds. Then it stopped, grid search did not find her. Don't know what happened. I just blew the shot. The one thing striking me is your bull layed down after 150 yrds...
by BackPackerTX
Sun Sep 11, 2011 6:17 pm
Forum: Archery/Bowhunting - Big Game
Topic: Kinetic energy for elk?
Replies: 3
Views: 1506

Kinetic energy for elk?

Hey Guys, I'm new to western archery hunting, have a question for you experienced arrow flingers in the group. I am shooting a Bear Carnage LH 70# with a 384 grain arrow at 266 f.p.s. according to a kinetic energy calculator it shows I am sitting at a little over 60# of KE. I am shooting a 1" 3 blad...
by BackPackerTX
Thu Sep 08, 2011 7:27 am
Forum: Elk Hunting
Topic: Best Broadhead for Elk?
Replies: 4
Views: 1493

Re: Best Broadhead for Elk?

Ten-Four Fellas,
I appreciate the great advice!
by BackPackerTX
Thu Sep 08, 2011 7:23 am
Forum: Archery/Bowhunting - Big Game
Topic: Best Fixed Blade for Elk?
Replies: 12
Views: 4921

Re: Best Fixed Blade for Elk?

Thanks for the on-the-ground advice. So often I get caught up in advice from people who honestly believe there gear is the best, but have never actually tested it out. Thanks a bunch!
by BackPackerTX
Wed Sep 07, 2011 5:21 am
Forum: Optics & Gear etc.
Topic: Best high country boots?
Replies: 22
Views: 8917

Re: Best high country boots?

Danner Pronghorns. Last forever. Broke in outta the box.

LONG LIVE THE PRONGHORN!
by BackPackerTX
Wed Sep 07, 2011 5:18 am
Forum: Optics & Gear etc.
Topic: Spotting Scope Magnification for Idaho Muleys
Replies: 7
Views: 5919

Re: Spotting Scope Magnification for Idaho Muleys

Burris High Country about 180.00 and good waranty but mine broke, they replaced it but broke at worse possible time.
by BackPackerTX
Wed Sep 07, 2011 5:15 am
Forum: Mule Deer - General
Topic: debone or quarter
Replies: 14
Views: 3747

Re: debone or quarter

Havent purchased my packframe pack yet, what our your thoughts as far as bare frame or frame with a pack attached? Any body make a recomendation for less than $150.00?
by BackPackerTX
Wed Sep 07, 2011 5:13 am
Forum: Mule Deer - General
Topic: debone or quarter
Replies: 14
Views: 3747

Re: debone or quarter

I have 2 elk hunts planned this year. I plan on de-boning them both and hauling uh...straps! I was wondering, my first hunt is a bull hunt-Private land-New Mex, my second is Wyoming cow area 7. What do I need to do to stay legal when taking the scull cap and meat into wyo? If anyone knows I would ap...
by BackPackerTX
Wed Sep 07, 2011 5:05 am
Forum: Mule Deer - General
Topic: Trail Cam Clip - Cheater Buck
Replies: 9
Views: 2433

Re: Trail Cam Clip - Cheater Buck

very Nice !
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