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by Nolte
Wed Oct 09, 2019 1:02 am
Forum: Bear Hunting
Topic: Bear leading dogs to porky pine
Replies: 16
Views: 2101

Re: Bear leading dogs to porky pine

Well I don't have much proof of bears running the dogs past porkies but I do know I've had less issues in the summer/fall vs other seasons. We just don't seem to get in them much in bear season. Now back when I coon hunted a fair bit it was more common or sometimes in winter hunting. I've seen just ...
by Nolte
Wed Oct 02, 2019 5:51 pm
Forum: Big Game Hunting With Dogs
Topic: Telemetry Collar on a Bobcat?
Replies: 8
Views: 763

Re: Telemetry Collar on a Bobcat?

Have ya ever tried to handle a wild barn cat? Add some lbs and pissier attitude. I just envision the whole handling thing going badly. Plus, don't think its legal to affix a tracking collar to a wild critter unless its part of a legitimate tracking study. Heard of some guys that did just what you're...
by Nolte
Fri Sep 27, 2019 12:04 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hello from south texas
Replies: 4
Views: 675

Re: Hello from south texas

I'd echo what David said and I've found it's easier to trap a cat than catch one with the dogs. Course sometimes both seem impossible.

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by Nolte
Fri Sep 27, 2019 12:02 pm
Forum: Lion Hunting
Topic: Laying out over night
Replies: 6
Views: 447

Re: Laying out over night

I can't say I've hunted until dark and stayed until the am to get going on a track the next morning. I have parked on a nice cat track at 0 dark 30 and waited until dawn to get going. Many times old Bobbie and his friends had crossed again by the time the sun peaked out. And if I had to say it, most...
by Nolte
Wed Sep 25, 2019 5:23 pm
Forum: Bear Hunting
Topic: Bear gun?
Replies: 5
Views: 505

Re: Bear gun?

For the vast majority of people, a nice short rifle in a 30 call or better with open sights is best. Although shot number 1 matters most, a rifle allows a much better follow up shot if needed. A pistol is only preferred because it's always on you, other than that I haven't noticed any advantages. I'...
by Nolte
Wed Sep 25, 2019 1:53 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Has it always been this hard?
Replies: 35
Views: 1528

Re: Has it always been this hard?

This has been a long thread but I've got a couple additional thoughts. People starting out always get going with too many dogs and frankly that sets them back. The old saying of you don't need more dogs, just better ones always ring true. Better to focus on one or two to get going vs a truck full. S...
by Nolte
Tue Sep 24, 2019 2:26 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Garmin TT10 Repair No More
Replies: 2
Views: 727

Re: Garmin TT10 Repair No More

I've got a new garmin question for the pros. One of my collars links to satellite and gives me a double or triple blink like it should. Everything looks great until the dog gets 50 yards and then nothing, lost reception. Thought it might be the antenna so I swapped that, still same thing. Thought ma...
by Nolte
Fri Jun 07, 2019 4:23 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Garmin TT10 Repair No More
Replies: 2
Views: 727

Garmin TT10 Repair No More

Just a heads up to everyone that garmin will no longer repair any tt10 collar and will not give a discount on the purchase of a new tt15. So don't waste your time calling calling. I haven't seen this posted on here but have seen it elsewhere. I got the song and dance to be thankful I got 5 years of ...
by Nolte
Wed Feb 20, 2019 1:37 am
Forum: Bobcat/Lynx Hunting
Topic: Bobcat Dog by Dave Peightal
Replies: 85
Views: 11755

Re: RE: Re: Bobcat Dog by Dave Peightal

Wind storms can make it a paradise/playground for the cats and just the opposite for the canines. It ain't so great for fat guys in wool pants either. Summer time can be worse with all the brush growing up through the downed trees. It's getting better but still some areas are just plain awful. I sw...
by Nolte
Tue Feb 19, 2019 12:47 am
Forum: Bobcat/Lynx Hunting
Topic: Bobcat Dog by Dave Peightal
Replies: 85
Views: 11755

Re: Bobcat Dog by Dave Peightal

David, I'd be in for a couple as well. Heck I still got that old map you marked up for me. A wind storm really beat up that country and the wolves moved in as well.

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by Nolte
Tue Feb 19, 2019 12:40 am
Forum: Bobcat/Lynx Hunting
Topic: Question for experienced bobcat hunters
Replies: 25
Views: 3801

Re: Question for experienced bobcat hunters

Ive got some experience cat hunting, mostly bad. [GRINNING FACE WITH SMILING EYES] Not sure what I can add to this thread except it's such an interesting read to the varied experiences across the country. In our unknown snow belt country there is getting to be darn few cat chasers left. Ya never kno...
by Nolte
Wed Dec 27, 2017 2:23 pm
Forum: Lion Hunting
Topic: Trail Cameras
Replies: 22
Views: 4596

Re: Trail Cameras

Gritty, With good dogs an alpha or astro is more of an advantage than a trail camera, bar none. You are given the info of where the hunt is headed and the dogs rarely get out of pocket on you. You know where you have to go locate the chase. And even the last place the chase was. It's the same advant...
by Nolte
Tue Dec 26, 2017 1:36 am
Forum: Lion Hunting
Topic: Trail Cameras
Replies: 22
Views: 4596

Re: Trail Cameras

Before anyone casts stones, How many use a GPS tracking unit. Or before that a telemetry unit. Pretty sure that a famous lion hunter once said that the best tool to find a lion was his telephone. Or another of the extra famous ones who helped develop the shocking collar. Point being that we've all m...
by Nolte
Sat Dec 16, 2017 11:10 am
Forum: Big Game Hunting With Dogs
Topic: Trouble On The Track
Replies: 12
Views: 2344

Re: Trouble On The Track

Just something to add to what Von is saying. Some dogs like to back track cause they really like to trail but don't really want to catch up to what's at the end of that trail. Seen it a lot with bear. As for tracks fizzling, it sounds like Mike and Von got ya steered in the right direction. It could...
by Nolte
Fri Oct 27, 2017 9:34 pm
Forum: POORBOYS Recipes! and anyone else that has a good recipe!
Topic: Bear Recipes??
Replies: 8
Views: 5607

Re: Bear Recipes??

Mike you're talking me in to snagging some more bear meat.

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