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by Goose52
Sat Jun 09, 2018 4:36 am
Forum: Crossbow Hunting
Topic: Not a crossbow hunt but a muzzleloader hunt
Replies: 7
Views: 257

Re: Not a crossbow hunt but a muzzleloader hunt

very cool! congrats!
by Goose52
Sun Jun 03, 2018 9:10 am
Forum: Crossbow Hunting
Topic: forum problem
Replies: 15
Views: 600

Re: forum problem

so, LBJ, you eat those bass?
by Goose52
Fri Apr 13, 2018 6:23 am
Forum: Crossbow Hunting
Topic: WI xbow season
Replies: 46
Views: 4032

Re: WI xbow season

The good news is that the WI DNR Spring Hearing results are in and the question aiming at restricting the WI crossbow season was defeated statewide by a vote of 3164 NO to 2660 YES. (54 counties NO, 18 counties YES) While it is a crossbow win for now, this will continue to receive pressure. It seem...
by Goose52
Thu Apr 05, 2018 5:56 am
Forum: Crossbow Hunting
Topic: WI xbow season
Replies: 46
Views: 4032

Re: WI xbow season

W.Miguire wrote:
Wed Apr 04, 2018 11:05 pm
sounds like a crossbow company shot them self in the foot. " can shoot like a rifle at 100 yards" :eusa-deadhorse: JMO
W.M.
bill, i just wish they would leave my feet out of it!
by Goose52
Thu Apr 05, 2018 5:54 am
Forum: Crossbow Hunting
Topic: WI xbow season
Replies: 46
Views: 4032

Re: WI xbow season

well, i guess we have to go to the meetings on 4/9 and vote no... if that fails we need to write our politicians. the current political climate in wi certainly seems to indicate a legislature willing and happy to favor voter opinion over dnr policy.
by Goose52
Thu Feb 15, 2018 6:46 am
Forum: Crossbow Hunting
Topic: WI xbow season
Replies: 46
Views: 4032

WI xbow season

More on the WI xbow season drama:

https://www.jsonline.com/story/sports/columnists/paul-smith/2018/02/14/smith-bow-hunters-should-avoid-fighting-and-encourage-newcomers/335502002/
by Goose52
Wed Feb 07, 2018 4:10 am
Forum: Crossbow Hunting
Topic: Twilight DLX opinions
Replies: 16
Views: 1514

Re: Twilight DLX opinions

I like my dlx for all the reasons mentioned above.... i have only sighted in on 1 buck during questionable light and the lighted reticle really threw me off for a second... like SEW said about illuminated reticle on the trophy ridge " Absolutely, it is adjustable. It goes from too bright to way too ...
by Goose52
Wed Feb 07, 2018 3:55 am
Forum: Crossbow Hunting
Topic: Trophy Ridge XV 530 IL
Replies: 11
Views: 1291

Re: Trophy Ridge XV 530 IL

For those of you who’ve experienced both how does the 530 IL compare to the Twilight? I have the twilight & i gave my son the TR for xmas.. i'm hoping he brings his excal up to sugar camp so we can do a side-by-side and take a break from the stress of watching water boil :) my initial impression of...
by Goose52
Sun Feb 04, 2018 7:24 am
Forum: Crossbow Hunting
Topic: Wisconsin Crossbow Trial time frame ending
Replies: 30
Views: 2643

Re: Wisconsin Crossbow Trial time frame ending

thunder, here's an article detailing some of the stats re xbow use for deer in WI Goose, THANKS!! for the link. While I actually know the author, I didn't see the article (mostly because I gave up my Journal-Sentinel subscription when they wanted to double my rate last summer). you're welcome. i'm ...
by Goose52
Sat Feb 03, 2018 3:32 pm
Forum: Crossbow Hunting
Topic: Wisconsin Crossbow Trial time frame ending
Replies: 30
Views: 2643

Re: Wisconsin Crossbow Trial time frame ending

I haven't seen the data (yet) but I was told that the statistics show that Crossbows had the highest growth in overall kill and that crossbows also had higher success rates. thunder, here's an article detailing some of the stats re xbow use for deer in WI: https://www.jsonline.com/story/sports/outdo...
by Goose52
Sun Jan 21, 2018 6:17 am
Forum: Crossbow Hunting
Topic: Cabela's bullhead sale
Replies: 4
Views: 703

Re: Cabela's bullhead sale

Goose : Did you ever notice that the store in Green Bay is always out of stock on the sales items. I don't get to GB all that often and going to huge sporting goods stores with high prices when i do doesn't excite me... the GB store has a very poor inventory on all things excalibur and the prices a...
by Goose52
Sun Jan 21, 2018 6:17 am
Forum: Crossbow Hunting
Topic: Cabela's bullhead sale
Replies: 4
Views: 703

Re: Cabela's bullhead sale

Goose : Did you ever notice that the store in Green Bay is always out of stock on the sales items. I don't get to GB all that often and going to huge sporting goods stores with high prices when i do doesn't excite me... the GB store has a very poor inventory on all things excalibur and the prices a...
by Goose52
Sat Jan 20, 2018 5:51 am
Forum: Crossbow Hunting
Topic: Cabela's bullhead sale
Replies: 4
Views: 703

Cabela's bullhead sale

idk how good a deal this is but i thought the turkey hunters here might be interested:

http://www.cabelas.com/product/bargain-cave/archery/broadheads-accessories/pc/105591780/c/105662880/sc/105665580/magnus-bullhead-package-with-two-arrows/1325037.uts?slotId=10
by Goose52
Sat Jan 20, 2018 5:50 am
Forum: Crossbow Hunting
Topic: Cabela's bullhead sale
Replies: 0
Views: 767

Cabela's bullhead sale

idk how good a deal this is but i thought the turkey hunters here might be interested:

http://www.cabelas.com/product/bargain-cave/archery/broadheads-accessories/pc/105591780/c/105662880/sc/105665580/magnus-bullhead-package-with-two-arrows/1325037.uts?slotId=10
by Goose52
Sat Jan 13, 2018 5:14 am
Forum: Crossbow Hunting
Topic: 2018 ATA Show
Replies: 38
Views: 4246

Re: 2018 ATA Show

You are right. I can't count the number of times I've taken a shot within five seconds of seeing a deer because that was the only shot I would get. I prefer to range them first, but they don't always cooperate and slowly feed down the expected trail through the primary shooting lane. DuckHunt [/quot...