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About rossislider

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  1. rossislider

    Mexico 2020

    Did you tape them?
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    Mexico 2020

    Wow what a great trip! I am crazy jealous. Congrats.
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    SOLD - DJI Phantom 3 4K with Accessories $300

    Per the AZGFD regs, drones fall under the same restrictions as aircraft. There are NO restrictions banning them from being used for pre-season photography, scouting, etc. However, it is illegal to use them in the assistance of taking big game or locating big game during an open big game season. I will include a couple of the regulations that explain it below. R12-4-319 Use of Aircraft to Take Wildlife A. A person shall not take or assist in taking wildlife from or with the aid of aircraft, including drones. B. Except in hunt units with Commission-ordered special seasons under R12-4-115 and R12-4-120 and hunt units with seasons only for mountain lion and no other concurrent big game season, a person shall not locate or assist in locating wildlife from or with the aid of an aircraft, including drones, in a hunt unit with an open big game season. This restriction begins 48 hours before the opening of a big game season in a hunt unit R12-4-320 Harassment of Wildlife A. In addition to the provisions established under A.R.S. § 17-301, it is unlawful to harass, molest, chase, rally, concentrate, herd, intercept, torment, or drive wildlife with or from any aircraft, including drones, as defined under R12-4-301, or with or from any motorized terrestrial or aquatic vehicle. National Forest Rules: https://www.fs.usda.gov/Internet/FSE_DOCUMENTS/fseprd493612.pdf
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    Remington ultimate Muzzle Loader

    Who did your brake install?
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    Remington ultimate Muzzle Loader

    Did Arrowhead do the brake and how effective is it?
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    Green Chili Javelina

    I'd try it, but my crazy bad luck where crap just seems to go wrong (for me only, my kids can kill javelina like noone's business) continues. I suck!!!
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    What would you do with 21 points?

    I have a coworker who miraculously lucked into a 23N archery bull tag this past year with 2 points. He really doesn't have a whole lot of hunting knowledge or experience. He didn't even have a clue how good his tag was. Someone told him to apply for it. He was asking me a bunch of questions after the draw, so I told him I would research some of the better 23N guides for him. I called Ground Pounders for him and $15,000 was the number I was quoted. Just about fell out of my chair. I think their rational for the high price tag is because they put their whole crew and team into one hunter/tag. Seeing what auction tags go for these days, to some hunters that is probably pocket change. Definitely not for the average Joe.
  8. Hey all, another hunter asked me a few questions about this hunt and it got me to thinking that I never did a follow up report on a few thing I have learned and have transpired that relate to this hunt. Here is a brief update: I mentioned the bull that Shane and I snuck up on and recorded the night before my hunt opened. He was a beautiful bull that I had determined would be by top choice for a back up bull if my hunt got down to the final days. We never got a really clear look at him as we filmed him racking a tree from 60 yards away. But he was gorgeous and we estimated him to be a 360-370 class bull from what we could see. We were WAY off. He was killed by an A3 archery hunter few weeks later and was tapped out around 407. Who knew?!?! It turns out A3 had trail camera pictures of my bull from back in June and so a swap was worked out. Their pictures for our raking video. I was really excited to get to see him with the intact G1 and confirm it was a symmetrical as we thought.
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    What would you do with 21 points?

    Last I heard, Ground Pounders want around $15,000 for an elk hunt these days!
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    Pre boil brain removal tip

    We will definitely give this a try.
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    1st Archery Kill.

    Nice job buddy! I noticed the arrow yesterday on FB, but didn't want to be the first to say something!🤣 At least an arrow left your bow.
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    Draw odds

    Do you really not think BPs apply to the random draws rounds?
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    Draw odds

    Dave - That is awesome luck! Your son and my son should start a club for people with crazy good draw luck. But after my own luck this season, I can't complain. All - The AZGFD systems works well, maybe not perfect, but better than most. I have drawn most of my best tags through the luck of the draw, and a few through max points. Andrew did a great job of explaining the process, it can be a bit confusing, but it is worth the small investment in time to learn the draw process. Learn it and learn how to make it work for you, and you will should find yourself in the field hunting every year.
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    Pre boil brain removal tip

    We've come to the decision that spaying raw brain matter with a pressure washer isn't responsible, especially where my son is doing hundreds of euros each year. CWD, while not YET found in AZ, is to big of a risk. A pressure washer spays it everywhere and exposes wildlife, pets, etc. I just don't think it is good idea.
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    Pre boil brain removal tip

    If you can, clean as much brain matter out as you can pre-simmer. The brain contains a lot of oil/grease. Much of that will transfer to to bone during the simmer, making the degreasing process longer and more work. Having done hundreds of skulls, and trying most everything, we have come to the conclusion that scrambling the brain with a long flat screwdriver (prior to simmer), then pouring/shaking it out the brain hole is our preferred method.