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  1. R

    Newish Trapper Moving to SW Ohio (looking for any advice and tips)

    Hey, all Wanted to introduce myself a bit and was hoping to get a few tips/ trick about trapping in/ around SW Ohio. I'm moving up to the area in a few weeks to to start a graduate program at Miami University, and I was hoping that I would get to continue/ expand my knowledge of...
  2. DustOfMan

    99% Ignorant

    Here's the situation. I've stuck my pinky toe in the water, but I'm terrified to dive in. I've haven't been hunting aside from the one time I went as a kid, when I went squirrel hunting with my uncle (I shot a chipmunk and wasn't invited back). Fast forward 25 years, and I have a great...
  3. bowhunter1023

    Onions/Maters/Peppers - Need some advice...

    One of my goals in life is to make the finest hot pepper mustards, relishes, and sauces, along with salsas, taht you have ever tasted. There are few things I love in life than hot pepper relish, cheese, and deer sausage. In the past few years, I have caught the bug and I want to learn how to...
  4. J

    Newbie Advice

    Ok everyone, I'm new to the site and I will be heading up around Akron to hunt some public land next week. I have a climber and my bear bow and am willing to hike forever to get to the perfect spot. Any suggestions on how to pick a good tree and what to do about shooting lanes without being able...
  5. tit1eist2

    Hunting advice

    This weekend I'm going to the cabin I've hunted for about 4 years in coshocton county. Getting down weekends here and there doesn't help You learn deer movement to well. But I I've got an idea where they skirt us. On each side of the property there is a big bowl That nobody ever hunts. How do...
  6. U

    need a little advice

    ok im in a little pickle , i hunt close to a 70 acre corn field , my button buck came from the edge of the corn field and my doe came from between the bedding area and the corn field. been seeing lots of rubs and scrapes but not seeing any bucks in shooting time , well today i walked alot of...
  7. Jackalope

    Advice for a coworker...

    . He lives on the outskirts of columbus and is quite the city boy.... Anyway he stops by my cube this evening to tell me a coyote snatched his wife's poodle last night right out of the back yard... He said she let it out to go pee about 1am and went to get some water.. She heard the dog yelp...
  8. hunterkid94

    So TOO gave me some advice..

    A few weeks back I informed every one that I would be missing bow season due to not buying a bow and buying a kayak instead. Upon asking for some good kayak suggestions, they said that instead of a 'yak, I NEEDED to get a bow. Well, I took that advice. My cousin had his hold PSE F-2 that he just...
  9. O

    Anyone have advice on how to set yourself up for a first year alone hunter?

    Finally hit the age of 16, and I'd like to set up my own stand, spots, and independently put some meat in the freezer. But, was wondering what tips people could give on how to do things right so I don't end up messing it by spooking a biggin' out of the area while setting up or down right...
  10. Tree Monkey

    range finder advice

    I have been challenging my shooting skills and trying to take g-hogs at a min of 250yds and out .I have had success but would like my percentage to be higher and most of the misses are because of my yardage estimate or lack of. Anyone out there got a recommendation for a long distance range...
  11. Gern186

    Need advice on bowfishing setup

    I have located some awesome waters for bowfishing some huge carp....can anybody tell me a good system to buy for getting set up for bowfishing? I am thinking of ordering the Muzzy Xtreme bowfishing kit from Cabelas... it is around 100 bucks...will this work good enough or is there something...
  12. D

    food plot advice

    I have a little spot in mind for a food plot. In the spring this is a shallow pond, but as the weather warms and summer moves in it dries up and becomes what you see in the picture.As summer moves along the bright green sprouts you see become chest high burrs. behind where I was standing...
  13. cotty16

    Smoky Mt. Vacation advice

    For the last three summers my family, along with a couple other families, have gone to the beach. We are looking for something a little different and I've always wanted to do mountain lake getaway. I've been looking at a place called Douglas Lake in the Smokies. It's very close to Dollyworld...
  14. Gern186

    Advice from a guys perspective