| Outdoor Board|| Any experiences with a Texas Blue Lacy? - angus1838 on 1/2/14 at 5:04 pm|
I was just reading a hunting magazine and saw the breed for the first time. I am looking to see if any of y'all have had experiences with them good or bad. Blood trails, hunts hogs, and herds cows seems like my kind of dog! I have border collie s but if I could find a dog that hunts as well ...
| Outdoor Board|| Trapping for fur - angus1838 on 12/29/13 at 8:09 am|
I love to set steel in the ground and love even more for others to get interested in it. Offshore does an awesome thread every year so until he gets started back I will try to run my trapline and update every day. So starting with yesterday the catch wasn't that great . My final tally for yes...
| Outdoor Board|| Are Bear bows still top of the line? - angus1838 on 2/14/13 at 5:44 pm|
Little angus has been watching old Fred Bear videos and is convinced he wants a Bear bow. In my youth they were top of the line, and since I haven't bow hunted in a coons age, I humbly ask ya'll if they are still good bows or should we be looking at something else. I want to get him a really nice yo...
| Outdoor Board|| Little Angus first buck - angus1838 on 1/26/13 at 11:31 am|
Killed it this morning in north florida hunting with my father in law. Dropped it at 160 yards with a ruger american 308
| Outdoor Board|| 6 points without brow tines - angus1838 on 1/17/13 at 5:25 pm|
I am guessing he is about 2.5 years old but I could be way off. Decent rack but no brow tines. Is it bad genetics or do you think given another year or so he will develop them? WYSI or not?
| Outdoor Board|| Will you mount your kids first buck? - angus1838 on 12/29/12 at 2:20 pm|
I have yet to have one mounted myself and was thinking about if my little man got his first buck whether I would or not. What would the size limit be? Did any of ya'll mount your first? Thinking back I wish I would have it was a seven point not bad but not great either. Now when I kill a nice buck I...
| Outdoor Board|| Youth rifle help - angus1838 on 12/12/12 at 9:55 am|
I am going to get little angus a new rifle and have narrowed it down to three choices.
Remington 700 sps buckmaster 7mm-08
Savage axis youth 7mm-08
Weatherby vanguard 308
I am leaning towards the 700 but for some reason I really like the Weatherby. Has anyone here shot a 308 with reduced recoi...
| Outdoor Board|| Age and score experts - angus1838 on 12/7/12 at 4:44 pm|
This bruiser is in a creek bottom down from my house. I have only seen him twice in daylight and season wasn' t in. Me and little angus are going to spend the day on the creek tomorrow to see if we can bump him up.
| Outdoor Board|| Has anybody here ever seen a roach nest? - angus1838 on 10/31/12 at 8:09 pm|
Tonight me and little angus were riding around and I will just say looking at stuff. Really just seeing if there were any rabbits out that we could shoot in the day time :lol: We ran across this thing on the side of a tree and I will have to say I have been hunting and trapping all my 37 years but...
| Outdoor Board|| Concealed carry question - angus1838 on 9/10/12 at 6:12 pm|
A month or so ago I bought a Ruger LC9 and I love the gun but it prints while iwb T shirt tucked in. Normally it's not a problem cause everybody that knows me knows I am toting. I always have a pistol on me and a rifle in the truck on the front seat but I was at a ball game the other night and felt ...
| Outdoor Board|| What would the OB parents do - angus1838 on 9/5/12 at 6:10 pm|
Ok so I pick little angus up from school and he asks me if he can shoot his pellet gun. I told him sure I don't care but I have to feed up and won't be back for a little while. I got held up longer than I thought and when I get back LA is underneath a tree fully decked out in camo. He was in a brown...
| Outdoor Board|| Need help identifying a grass - angus1838 on 8/22/12 at 7:15 pm|
I have pasture land planted in red river crabgrass and this stuff has just sprung up. I have 2 big patches of it and have tried to identify it online with no luck. It will be a couple weeks before I can get a sample to the extension agent and was curious if anyone might know what it was.
| Outdoor Board|| Anyone own a Rhino side by side **Mechanic needed** - angus1838 on 8/11/12 at 7:30 pm|
I was offered a kind of strange deal. If I supply hay for 2 years for about 40 head I could have a 2008 4x4 rhino. It has a bunch of add ons like 4 wheel steer and a bunch of others. It will take about 200 bales at a cost to me of about $22 a bale. I have never been in the market for a 4 wheeler or ...
| Outdoor Board|| Hound dog observations - angus1838 on 7/29/12 at 2:39 pm|
After hunting for hogs the past couple months with a few different kinds here is my very limited observations.
Bluetick- have a hell of a nose. Will literally blow the cobwebs out of a track. Only knock I have seen is on the bay they dont want to get too close. They kind of stand back let the other...
| Outdoor Board|| Logging contract questions - angus1838 on 7/23/12 at 7:12 pm|
I have about 80 acres in pine and hardwood I am wanting to get logged off. Beetles are eating up the pines and I want some more pasture. I got 4 estimates and the highest dropped off a contract. As I read it I realized that it was all to cover his arse. There is a special provisions place in the con...
| Outdoor Board|| My son had a pretty good morning - angus1838 on 7/12/12 at 12:14 pm|
The big sow was about 150 pounds he shot her with a 20 gauge #4 buckshot and broke her back legs. Dogs caught her and he finished her off with a case xx. The little shoal dogs bayed and he went in an...
| Outdoor Board|| And yet another snake id - angus1838 on 6/13/12 at 8:22 pm|
My son was clipping cantaloupes this morning and
killed this little fellow. I try to educate him on harmless snakes and venomous ones but this one kind of has me baffled. I say water moccasin what do ya'll think[img]http://i1264.photobucket.com/albums/jj500/angus1838/photobucket-2109-1339626248891...
| Outdoor Board|| 20 gauge buckshot - angus1838 on 5/12/12 at 7:07 pm|
The biggest buckshot I could find was #2 can someone explain why there is no 0 or 00. Hog hunting this morning and I wanted my son to shoot his 20 gauge with buckshot but I couldn't find any. He did kill his first hog but it was cause the dogs caught it and he cut his throat. ...
| Outdoor Board|| My sons first turkey - angus1838 on 4/14/12 at 8:19 am|
This was his first it was #19 15oz 11 inch beard and 1 1/4 spurs. He has got one more since but not quite as big. He called it in with very little help using a yellow yelper mouth call.
| Outdoor Board|| Another Alabama rig question w/pics - angus1838 on 3/21/12 at 6:25 pm|
A friend of mine called me and asked me to make him
one. I am more of a cane pole and creek bank fisherman so I haven't really paid that much attention to them when I saw them in a store. This is my attempt at making one. Its 1/16 stainless tig wire. Any suggestions on what you might change and wo...
| Outdoor Board|| Gel tek recoil pads - angus1838 on 3/11/12 at 4:48 pm|
Bought my son a youth model 870 express and after a box of high brass shells target shooting and getting used to the gun he took his shirt off and was one big bruise. I noticed that the stock recoil pad is as hard as a rock and was wondering if anybody had any experience with gel tek recoil pad or s...
| Outdoor Board|| Keltec 14+1 12 gauge - angus1838 on 3/2/12 at 12:39 pm|
There is going to be a gun show close by tomorrow and I really want to look at one. Any of ya'll bought one or have any experience with it?
| Outdoor Board|| Gun ID help......please - angus1838 on 2/12/12 at 5:20 pm|
Pow Pow left me this gun it is a 22 caliber with the only markings are what is in the pic. It is a tube feed I guess and I want to get parts to fix it. I have tried to find out what it is but have had no luck. It was just reblued and the wood redone. Any help would be appreciated
| Outdoor Board|| I've got a dog question - angus1838 on 2/11/12 at 12:27 pm|
I have had many dogs but I normally have the females spade but this particular border collie is the best cow dog I have ever had. I have a good male so I bred him to her. I have very little experience with pregnant dogs so my question is when they get close to time to have puppies (by my calculation...
| Outdoor Board|| Who raises cows on the OB - angus1838 on 2/4/12 at 7:57 pm|
I have about 175 brood cows mostly brangus . Starting to cross breed with a charlais bull on a few and I am really liking the results. What do yall have and prefer when it comes to breed....
| Outdoor Board|| Coyote - angus1838 on 1/27/12 at 3:46 pm|
Friend of mine sent me this pic this morning with the caption can you find the coyote
See if yall can find it. He waited til this afternoon to send me a pic with it circled...
| Outdoor Board|| Nuisance animals - angus1838 on 1/24/12 at 7:16 pm|
What do the OB folks think is a nuisance animal and should be killed on sight?
My list would be in order
| Outdoor Board|| Fishing Guru's a quick question - angus1838 on 1/23/12 at 6:10 pm|
I have a pond I had dug about 9 years ago. It is about 1/2 an acre and I had it stocked with 100 bream and shellcracker, 50 channel cat, 50 tilapia, and 27 bass. The tilapia died the first winter and there is probably about 15 cats left that would go about 5 to 10 pounds. My son and I went yesterda...
| Outdoor Board|| OB Dads..... - angus1838 on 1/18/12 at 12:29 pm|
I was pulling into a field this morning about 7 to start disking and I see a large buck jump a fence. I walked to where he was and he had been working a scrape line. Conditions are supposed to be perfect in the morning so do you
A: does the kid get to sick to go to school
B: go without the ki...
| Outdoor Board|| 20 Gauge youth pump - angus1838 on 1/17/12 at 6:57 am|
My son is about to turn 9. For his birthday i want to get him a 20 ga. pump. I have the choices narrowed down to Benelli Nova , Browning BPS Micro, Mossberg Bantam, or a Remington 870. Any input would be appreciated. He hunts turkey, deer, dove, ........ ...