Active TopicsActive Topics  Display List of Forum MembersMemberlist  Search The ForumSearch  HelpHelp
  RegisterRegister  LoginLogin  

Home | Load data | Articles | Ballistic Calc | Energy Calc
Hunting
 Handloads.Com Forum : Hunting
Subject Topic: Fall Deer Hunt Post ReplyPost New Topic
Author
Message << Prev Topic | Next Topic >>
Rex
Senior Member




Joined: June 01 2004
Location: ;Paxton, Ne.
Posts: 3166
Online Status: Offline
Posted: June 30 2017 at 10:36am | IP Logged Quote Rex

Deer permit came in the e-mail today.
Now to decide between the 6.5x55 carbine or the old pump 30-06. I'll wait until the grandkids shoot the deer they want then try to pick up something for summer sausage.
Back to Top View Rex's Profile Search for other posts by Rex
 
M700
Senior Member


Avatar

Joined: June 12 2004
Location: Washington
Posts: 5790
Online Status: Offline
Posted: June 30 2017 at 11:49am | IP Logged Quote M700

Excellent! Best of luck.
Back to Top View M700's Profile Search for other posts by M700
 
KinleyWater
Senior Member


Avatar

Joined: August 12 2016
Posts: 179
Online Status: Offline
Posted: June 30 2017 at 4:10pm | IP Logged Quote KinleyWater

Best of luck, Rex! Let us know how everyone does!

__________________
List of guns/ calibers I own.
Pithy quote.
Back to Top View KinleyWater's Profile Search for other posts by KinleyWater
 
Ham Gunner
Senior Member


Avatar

Joined: August 12 2007
Location: Ozark, Missouri
Posts: 5255
Online Status: Offline
Posted: July 01 2017 at 1:04pm | IP Logged Quote Ham Gunner

Our Missouri Department of Conservation just released some new regulations for deer in Missouri. There are a few counties up in N. Central Missouri that have some cases of Wasting Disease thought to have been introduced by some illegally imported deer for deer farms that were not properly tested that had escaped into the wild. They have been trying for a few years to isolate it and have been testing deer killed in those areas as well as restricting the use of salt and minerals (salt licks) which they think can aid in the spreading of the disease since it draws a lot of animals to the same spot and the salt/dirt might become contaminated with the disease.

N.W. Arkansas had about 25 cases of the disease recently and the county that I hunt borders the Arkansas line near by. The salt/mineral restriction is now in place in our area as well as mandatory checking of any deer killed on the first two days of gun season. Actually, they only need the head and at least 6" of the neck for the test.

I surely hope they can manage to whip this disease somehow.



Edited by Ham Gunner on July 01 2017 at 1:06pm


__________________
73 de n0ubx Rick - NRA BENEFACTOR LIFE MEMBER/VFW LIFE MEMBER - A government big enough to GIVE you
everything you want, is strong enough to TAKE everything you have. - Thomas Jefferson

Back to Top View Ham Gunner's Profile Search for other posts by Ham Gunner
 
M700
Senior Member


Avatar

Joined: June 12 2004
Location: Washington
Posts: 5790
Online Status: Offline
Posted: July 09 2017 at 4:19am | IP Logged Quote M700

My "second deer" tag showed up yesterday!

It's a doe tag, for a mule-deer area not far from home. I have some access to private property there, so there is a good chance of success.

And of course, I won't turn down a nice mule deer buck to fill my regular tag should I happen across one.

But mostly, I'm just looking to fill the freezer this year. Hopefully see my son tag a mule deer too. Have a couple of new hunters I've been mentoring, maybe they'll get deer. Maybe not. But they'll hunt deer, which is a good thing.

Guy
Back to Top View M700's Profile Search for other posts by M700
 
STCM(SW)
Senior Member


Avatar

Joined: February 17 2007
Location: Eastern Washington
Posts: 8872
Online Status: Offline
Posted: July 09 2017 at 7:56am | IP Logged Quote STCM(SW)

Don't know how well were going to do with WT deer this year.
Heavy snow did a number on them.
Now the trail cam's have pic's of lots of bear including a grizzly with cubs.   

__________________
NRA Life Benefactor Member
USN MCPO Ret. 1960-1992
Si vis pacem, Para Bellum!
Back to Top View STCM(SW)'s Profile Search for other posts by STCM(SW)
 
richhodg66
Senior Member


Avatar

Joined: December 13 2006
Location: Kansas
Posts: 3860
Online Status: Offline
Posted: July 09 2017 at 10:55am | IP Logged Quote richhodg66

Wow, tags won't be available here for at least another month, but they are over the counter though.

I think I'm gonna buy two tags and kill the first two legal ones I can this year for meat and concentrate on bird and small game the rest of the Fall. I spent a good bit of time waiting to get a decent buck last year and felt like I missed out. Besides that squirrel hunting is a lot easier on the old body than deer hunting anymore.

__________________
"The secret to happiness is freedom, and the secret to freedom is courage."
Back to Top View richhodg66's Profile Search for other posts by richhodg66
 

Home | Load data | Articles | Ballistic Calc | Energy Calc

If you wish to post a reply to this topic you must first login
If you are not already registered you must first register

  Post ReplyPost New Topic
Printable version Printable version

Forum Jump
You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot create polls in this forum
You can vote in polls in this forum

Powered by Web Wiz Forums version
Copyright ©2001-2008 Web Wiz Guide

This page was generated in 0.1250 seconds.