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  Topic: Saving the wolves of Idaho

Replies: 21
Views: 19030

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Fri Dec 24, 2010 9:49 am   Subject: Saving the wolves of Idaho
I too live in Idaho and the re-introduction of wolves has devastated the local deer & elk herds. My favorite hunting place is a dead-zone now; no deer or elk, none, and not even little ground cri ...
  Topic: ISO an opportunity for extended hunt/camp on public land

Replies: 4
Views: 6924

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Tue Dec 07, 2010 9:08 am   Subject: ISO an opportunity for extended hunt/camp on public land
No, Idaho is not a good idea. No game, everywhere desert, too many hunters, all no trespass, 4 wheeler crazies.
  Topic: All You Need

Replies: 10
Views: 9975

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Sat Oct 30, 2010 8:15 am   Subject: All You Need
Good luck finding a "good" wife in this country.
  Topic: Fire Starting Methods

Replies: 19
Views: 63185

PostForum: Trekking Tips   Posted: Mon Feb 15, 2010 10:48 am   Subject: Fire Starting Methods
Jason: I hate to rain on your fire parade, but the use of charcloth by the 1800's western fur trappers cannot be documented. However, the use of charred wood, charred punk and tinder fungus is docume ...
  Topic: DELETED

Replies: 31
Views: 23502

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Thu Jan 28, 2010 9:44 am   Subject: DELETED
Finding a decent rifle in that price range will be tough. I would suggest joining your local black powder club, go to a few shoots and put the word out with the guys what you are looking for. Someon ...
  Topic: North West Trade Gun Barrel Length

Replies: 5
Views: 7393

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Tue Jan 26, 2010 10:22 am   Subject: North West Trade Gun Barrel Length
Go with the larger bore, the 20 ga. You will appreciate the knock down power of the .62. I would also recommend the 36" barrel for a longer sight picture and better velocity.
  Topic: round ball and big game hunting

Replies: 34
Views: 36681

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Fri Dec 18, 2009 9:47 am   Subject: round ball and big game hunting
I agree with CaptC. Your .45 rb would be plenty with proper shot placement and perhaps more powder. I use 70 gr of FFF in my .45 and have shot 2 whitetail deer with it. No problems and no losses.
  Topic: winter trekking

Replies: 7
Views: 22621

PostForum: Trekking Tips   Posted: Thu Dec 03, 2009 9:45 am   Subject: winter trekking
Correct, don't rely on a cellphone for emergencies. Take your 2 meter handheld ham radio. They will always get out to a repeater for calling for help. They are the most reliable communication avail ...
  Topic: Water supply

Replies: 13
Views: 15390

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Sun Nov 29, 2009 9:38 am   Subject: Water supply
Always carry a water filter or a water pump. All ground water is contaminated with giardia, even up up in the mountains here in Idaho. Water filters are accepted at most historical events. Giadia i ...
  Topic: Refinishing my stock for my smoothbore, HELP!!

Replies: 5
Views: 19363

PostForum: Trekking Tips   Posted: Fri Oct 09, 2009 8:27 am   Subject: Refinishing my stock for my smoothbore, HELP!!
Opie: Now that you have already applied the linseed oil, I would suggest trying to use a stain that will penetrate through the linseed oil. I would try a dark leather dye, alcohol based, which you ca ...
  Topic: On Beeswax

Replies: 8
Views: 14887

PostForum: Skills and Crafts   Posted: Fri Sep 04, 2009 8:51 am   Subject: On Beeswax
No, there is no differene between yellow or white beeswax.
  Topic: On Beeswax

Replies: 8
Views: 14887

PostForum: Skills and Crafts   Posted: Thu Sep 03, 2009 8:16 am   Subject: Difference in wax
The difference between yellow and white beeswax is this. The yellow is melted wax from the hive frames and cell cappings all mixed together. It comes from rendered "foundation" wax. It is ...
  Topic: New idea

Replies: 4
Views: 4778

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Sat Mar 28, 2009 9:05 am   Subject: New idea
I agree with Dave Schmid. I too come to this forum to get away from modern day politics and to find solace and relief from the ills of modern society.

Let's make a trek and go to rondy! Now the ...
  Topic: Is mosquito netting PC?

Replies: 9
Views: 28162

PostForum: Trekking Tips   Posted: Wed Mar 25, 2009 2:40 pm   Subject: Is mosquito netting PC?
I am learning from another forum that Capt Lewis' Corp of Discovery carried mosquito netting with them on the trek to the Pacific Ocean. Is this true? If so, does anyone have the cite or a reference ...
  Topic: Looking for Trekking Partner

Replies: 9
Views: 8627

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Fri Mar 13, 2009 1:37 pm   Subject: Next event
Capt C: Is my understanding correct that the next event is the Wenaha Rondy in Troy, OR?

I'm trying to figure out the calendar here. I had no idea that so much goes on locally that I've never he ...
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