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by GLS
August 19th, 2012, 11:49 am
Forum: Equipment/Product Reviews
Topic: Under Armour
Replies: 51
Views: 6653

Re: Under Armour

I've got some UA that is just too hot. It's a heavier grade than I need. My favorite underwear, top, is made by Patagonia, the lightest weight, long sleeved. I wore it all season and it was never too hot and was perfect on cool mornings. I sent some to my nephew in Afghanistan where he served with a...
by GLS
August 19th, 2012, 10:26 am
Forum: Big Bore
Topic: What is the next old school?
Replies: 40
Views: 2702

Re: What is the next old school?

Unless any of you were born before 1948, I am probably older than most of you and the last tree you leaned against this past spring. The only reason I started turkey hunting when I was 29 and not younger as some of you did in the mid 1960s was because there was no legal season in South Georgia until...
by GLS
August 18th, 2012, 2:43 pm
Forum: Calling & Competition Calling
Topic: Prep for every new Spring
Replies: 15
Views: 594

Re: Prep for every new Spring

My prep starts on the last day of the season. At season's end, I wash my turkey hunting clothes and put everything I wore and carried from the last day into a plastic laundry basket (not from Orvis) and put the basket in the bedroom blanket chest. Night before opening day, I pull out the basket, spr...
by GLS
August 18th, 2012, 2:05 pm
Forum: Big Bore
Topic: What is the next old school?
Replies: 40
Views: 2702

Re: What is the next old school?

The hunter who hunts by himself and is content with the same call he made 20 years ago. The only blinds or decoys he uses are for mallards and laughs at you when you show him your owl hooter.
by GLS
August 18th, 2012, 8:49 am
Forum: Gobbler Talk
Topic: What is your effective range?
Replies: 53
Views: 1356

Re: What is your effective range?

I doubled two big Rios at 60 steps in TX 7 years ago with my SBE and Nitros. It was a serious range misjudgment as they were in the open. For the past 3 seasons, I've hunted 20 gauge guns with 1 5/8 oz. #9 TSS. My last bird was at 44 steps. I don't deliberately shoot beyond what I think is 40 yards....
by GLS
August 17th, 2012, 3:34 pm
Forum: Gobbler Talk
Topic: Alien lands next to my feeder
Replies: 17
Views: 449

Re: Alien lands next to my feeder

HuntnMa wrote:I believe you're right and I think I may know the little angry one they left behind...
:lol:
My grandma used to say that those little aliens step on your toes, but when they get bigger, they step on your heart.
by GLS
August 17th, 2012, 5:49 am
Forum: Gobbler Talk
Topic: Old School Remington
Replies: 12
Views: 522

Re: Old School Remington

Damascus barrels were once widely considered unfit for smokeless ammo. It is now believed that this school of thought arose from gun manufacturers who were marketing steel barrels and wanted folks to "upgrade". There is a dedicated cadre of Damascus barrel hunters shooting high grade damascus guns. ...
by GLS
August 15th, 2012, 5:14 am
Forum: Big Bore
Topic: Bakal Russian 12 over 6.5 X 55
Replies: 25
Views: 1350

Re: Bakal Russian 12 over 6.5 X 55

Gobbler, if you are going to sight in for 100 yds or less, have you considered a red dot system? Compact, light and will do the trick nicely at the ranges you seek, especially if it's a double-duty turkey gun. Gil PS Baikals, Saigas, are made in Izhvesk, the "Armory of Russia" where Kalashnikovs are...
by GLS
August 13th, 2012, 4:53 am
Forum: Calling & Competition Calling
Topic: World's greatest locator!!
Replies: 12
Views: 687

Re: World's greatest locator!!

:lol:
by GLS
August 12th, 2012, 7:26 am
Forum: DIY
Topic: Paracord Dog Collar
Replies: 18
Views: 2924

Re: Paracord Dog Collar

SBB, that looks great!
. Gil
by GLS
August 12th, 2012, 5:11 am
Forum: Calling & Competition Calling
Topic: World's greatest locator!!
Replies: 12
Views: 687

Re: World's greatest locator!!

That was me that "smarted off" about the silent dog whistle. You wouldn't be Mark Drury, would you?? Other than a MAD advertisement, you are the first person I've heard first hand that had it work. Every gobbler that heard the silent whistle gobbled. Problem being it was a silent gobble. I never fig...
by GLS
August 11th, 2012, 6:08 pm
Forum: Equipment/Product Reviews
Topic: Whats your vest set up ??
Replies: 22
Views: 1393

Re: Whats your vest set up ??

Two diaphragms, wingbone yelper, slate, 2-3 strikers, small compass, 3 loads, cell phone, small foam pad on carabiner attached to my belt, hat with pull down mesh mask, gloves and Thermacel if warm. Occasionally I'll carry a short box. Didn't carry one last year, however. I always wear snake boots.
by GLS
August 11th, 2012, 10:17 am
Forum: Camp Dinner
Topic: Early Lunch
Replies: 2
Views: 361

Early Lunch

On Monday I thawed out a half breast of a March 31st turkey. I've been cutting off a little each day for dinner or lunch. I cut small nuggets, no more than .5 to .75" thick and coat them in olive oil in small ziploc bag. I heated up a 10" cast iron skillet on the gas grill, set on highest setting an...
by GLS
August 11th, 2012, 7:34 am
Forum: Gobbler Talk
Topic: on shooting jakes
Replies: 28
Views: 767

Re: on shooting jakes

I've killed 3 jakes in 36 seasons. First bird, another one early in my career and 1 about 20 years ago which made the mistake of gobbling 2nd to last day of the season with only one other bird under my belt. He had come in from behind while another big bird was somewhere out front as it had been for...
by GLS
August 11th, 2012, 6:28 am
Forum: Gobbler Talk
Topic: Hi
Replies: 17
Views: 363

Re: Hi

Welcome aboard. It's tough losing a dog. I put down my 12 year-old Aussie one year ago today and I miss the hell out of him. It helped having Abby around; she's turned into a promising birddog and is a 38 lb. muscular lapdog. Jaybird, one advantage for swapping a dog for a wife is that a wife can be...
by GLS
August 11th, 2012, 6:19 am
Forum: Gobbler Talk
Topic: He's pointing already!
Replies: 19
Views: 523

Re: He's pointing already!

He's a good looking pup. Pointing breeds have so much instinct bred into them that some can just about hit the ground hunting as gundogs. A buddy had a GSP that did it all without him having to do much in the way of training. I forsee many a chewed shoe in your future.
by GLS
August 10th, 2012, 4:53 pm
Forum: Gobbler Talk
Topic: Old School Camo!
Replies: 17
Views: 2017

Re: Old School Camo!

Daughter wearing my 1970's era down jacket.
Image
by GLS
August 10th, 2012, 2:46 pm
Forum: Gobbler Talk
Topic: CAMOS-Fashion statement or effective
Replies: 50
Views: 1318

Re: CAMOS-Fashion statement or effective

Camo is overrated, at least the need for the diversity in patterns that is available. Maybe not to the extent in "The Earth is Enough". Harry Middleton's book The Earth is Enough has a scene where one of his uncles who grew weary of the local blowhard turkey "expert" know-it-all who showed up at the...
by GLS
August 9th, 2012, 6:08 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: A little fishing...
Replies: 10
Views: 943

Re: A little fishing...

Nice job and pretty fishing. Reminded me of the Little T before the damn dam. You are a meticulous and excellent tier. Saw your sulfur videos. Very nice patterns. During the sulfur hatch on the Hiwassee, I got by with a simple emerger-sulfur dubbing on a #18-!6 Dai-Riki with a dun deer hair short wi...
by GLS
August 9th, 2012, 1:21 pm
Forum: Gobbler Talk
Topic: THANKS FOR THE THOUGHTS & PRAYERS
Replies: 9
Views: 334

Re: THANKS FOR THE THOUGHTS & PRAYERS

Sounds like soft tissue which can be painful, but most often can be overcome. One of my sisters broke C2 in a car wreck this summer and until she wiggled her toes and fingers while strapped to the spine board at the ER we didn't know if she was paralyzed or not. According to the neurosurgeon, it was...
by GLS
August 7th, 2012, 3:37 pm
Forum: Gobbler Talk
Topic: Yes Va we are among the few
Replies: 16
Views: 547

Re: Yes Va we are among the few

Georgia allows hunting on Sunday. Alcohol sales, too.
by GLS
August 7th, 2012, 12:07 pm
Forum: Gobbler Talk
Topic: Yes Va we are among the few
Replies: 16
Views: 547

Re: Yes Va we are among the few

WMA's are closed Sundays in SC.
by GLS
August 7th, 2012, 5:28 am
Forum: Equipment/Product Reviews
Topic: Which Reflex sight?
Replies: 21
Views: 3547

Re: Which Reflex sight?

The above listed are all good. I have Trijicon, Aimpoint and Burris. My Trijicons are the older Reflex models. Trijicon has come out with a mini version (RMR) that utilizes the tritium lamp and fiber optics system of the larger sights and scopes. Add Docter and Eotech to the list of topline dot syst...
by GLS
August 6th, 2012, 4:58 pm
Forum: Gobbler Talk
Topic: vaturkey Rickey daughter had an accident
Replies: 29
Views: 742

Re: vaturkey Rickey daughter had an accident

Hoping for the best.
by GLS
August 5th, 2012, 6:21 pm
Forum: Gobbler Talk
Topic: New hunting buddy for pheasant season
Replies: 13
Views: 303

Re: New hunting buddy for pheasant season

Nice looking pup. I am grateful that I am on this side of puppyhood with my Britt. Jace is a good, simple name that can be said at the top of your lungs (and you will) and isn't close in sound to a command.

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