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So we have our baits set and ready to go. We’re both mobile hunters and shoot recurve and longbows. I’m thinking of sitting on the ground by one of the baits vs setup in a tree. The group spot is about 15’ away from the barrels vs the closest suitable tree is 20 yards approx. Any thoughts or opinions on ground vs tree stands?
Welrod Silent Pistol

What is this Welrod Silent Pistol?
The Welrod is a British bolt action, magazine fed, suppressed pistol devised during World War II.
If you’re a World War II historian or a collector, you should have a look at this pistol.

It was used primarily by the British SOE but was also used by the American OSS and Resistance forces.
This was a typical firearm of that period for espionage.
For that reason the Welrod is still well known even today.
Even though not in production there are limited ownership thats controlled by the ATF.
Yes, for the collector you can own this firearm with a suppressor.

Welrod’s History
The Welrod was a “sanitised” weapon, meaning that it had no markings indicating its manufacturer or country of origin; it was only marked with a serial number and some inscrutable symbols and letters. The Birmingham Small Arms Company Limited (BSA) confirmed that they manufactured some Welrod pistols, but that they put no markings at all on them, so it is likely that any markings were added by the British military after delivery.
The Welrod was used in Denmark during World War II, and is reported to have been used during the 1982 Falklands War, throughout The Troubles in Northern Ireland and during operation Desert Storm by British Special Forces. Welrod guns were also found in weapons caches from Operation Gladio.
The Welrod is a suppressed bolt action pistol that was developed by the British Secret Intelligence Service (SOE back then) around the middle of the Second World War.
It’s the archetypical firearm of that period of espionage.
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I’ve got pics of this joker along with his running mate the Wide 10 since May. I’ve worked my tail off running cameras and mineral trying to pin point this joker. And it paid off.
Decided yesterday that we were going to dove hunt this morning. My oldest daughter always wants to go with me no matter when I go. My buddy said his son was going and wanted me to ask my boy to go.
pics an outfitter friend sent me. these are public land gators in the Okeechobee area, can't use firearms on public land hunts. my son shot a gator with these guys last year on private land using a rifle.
The Quota season runs from October 20th to November 2nd this year. I’m looking for a landowner that is willing to give written permission that lives in zone 1,2, or 3. I have heard a lot of people talking about problem bears this year. If you would like some harvested from your property please message me so we can work something out. Thank you
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That put me up next, pulled up on the next bait, everything is still there, run to the next bait, we pull up in this little slough, a gator slides off the bank in to the water, pops up and I shoot him as he’s swimming away, he dives, pops right back up, I shoot him again. He goes to rolling so we are thinking he goes down and we all think he’s dead. Break out the big snatch hook, start trying to snag him. On about my 10th time I feel him when the hook touched him. I reared back on it got the hook set and he came alive. I fought him all over the place. Finally got him up to the boat turns out I had hooked him a still very alive gator in the back foot. Finally got him wore out, got him boatside. Double tap to the head and it’s over and tat wrapped up our gator huntin.
It was an experience I’ll never forget.
My gator was skinny and 7’11”. Zach’s was fatter and 8’.
Greetings all. I'm looking for a Safari Club Official Scorer in Kentucky. I live near Shelbyville. I have a Bison mount I'd like scored. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
I have looked and looked and read more reviews about trail cams than I can stand and still don't really trust the online reviews much. Like any other product, a lot of the "review" websites are populated by industry product managers writing reviews that push their product and try to negate the real negative reviews by flooding the site with better reviews. So, my question to you guys is this- what real world, honest experience do you have with trail cams for under $100? Which would you recommend or avoid? I am buying three cameras, yes it kinda late in the year but gotta start sometime right. I don't care about video, just clear pictures, black and white, color, no matter. I have 16gb SD cards already. The two I have are older stealthcam models from 2007 and they stopped working this year.
Any hep would be appreciated.
ive got the Covert Blackhawk cell cam and seriously loving it. Only problem is it eats batteries like it’s goibg out of style. I’ve found the solar panel charger. Yep questions I have is how does it hookyo the camera and the batteries. Can I use any rechargeable AA batteries or does it have to be the Covert batteries.
Monroe County Sheriff: 3 Horses, 2 Dogs Killed, Possibly By ‘A Large Animal’
This last paragraph was edited off the end somehow. So I added it below.

"I don’t know what it is, but I know it’s big and I know it’s deadly and if it can do that to those horses, it could do a lot to a child or a grown man,” said Sheriff Dale Ford.

Any locals on here know anything about this?
I been looking through the regulations on deer harvest. I know we get unlimited does with bonus tags but how many you get when purchasing licence. Where I bought my licence I asked them and they didn't know.
Think I'll give bear hunting a try this year
Deer Camp is open, got everything unloaded. Fridge is full, it’s about 81-82 degrees, got a nice breeze off the creek. I’m happier then a hog in slop!!!
This has been in the news for for past couple days. It just make me laugh at how rediculous peta has become. With all the drugs, hunger, death and general need going on, they wanna waste money on lobsters. Put that money to good use.

PETA Wants Roadside Memorial For Lobsters Killed In Crash
Looking for a processor near Burkesville or south of there. Any recommendations? Thanks
Heard there was a shake up in members. Anyone have details?
i was just wondering if anyone had been archery elk hunting out west with a guide service and if so any recommendations on a good one?
Fifteen years ago, I was working at the solder factory. There was a smell of a buyout in the air, and all my big projects had been canceled. I was bored. I'd been spending a lot of time here, having just joined the month before. I had been investigating starting my own weblog. I'd been doing a lot of writing. I had a current project, a monograph on Genesis 9 and its relation to Christianity.

I used to go driving at lunch. I'd take the truck up to Lebanon and take the long way along Turtle Creek. It's got a lot of old farms, and I would frequently see deer. This was one such day. I had a lot on my mind. My gut told me I needed to get my resume out, but changing jobs was the last thing I needed at that point.

For reasons too convoluted to mention, I was thinking as well about Jesus Christ. Specifically, I was thinking about how a fellow such as He would ever get the idea in his head to start His ministry. Here was a guy who had reached Thirty without making any big waves in life, and suddenly BANG! He's the Saviour. What was that like?

It then dawned on me that in asking that question in a sincere manner, I had started a ministry of my own. It hit me hard enough that I stopped the truck. Life would no longer be the same. There was no going back.

It took me a good long while to get the truck going again. This was the heaviest thought I'd had as an adult. Fifteen years later, it still resonates with me.

I grabbed lunch in Lebanon and drove back to work still pondering. By the time I got to the lot, I had decided that what I needed to do was look about me. If the Lord wanted me to do His work, He would have left enough signs around me for me to figure out what he wanted.

The results of this search were less than amazing, but then I guess God works like that sometimes. I came back to work and found my unfinished monograph on Genesis 9, on another screen were the instructions for starting a weblog. Another screen had an email from my boss telling me to hold...
Hello everyone. Just curious if there is any dove hunting outfitters in Central Kentucky 60 miles from Bardstown or so. Definitely willing to pay$.
Just read this and thought I'd share:

“after a long and fatiguing march, over a mountainous and pathless wilderness, arrived on the Red River. Here, from the top of an eminence, Boone and his companions first beheld a distant view of the beautiful lands of Kentucky. The plains and forests abounded with wild beasts of every kind; deer and elk were common; the buffalo were seen in herds and the plains covered with the richest verdure . . . this newly discovered Paradise of the West.” ---Henry Howe, describing Daniel Boone arriving in Kentucky
I'm a big podcast fan and I listen to a variety of podcasts. What some of your favorite hunting podcasts you listen to?

Some of my favorite hunting-themed ones are the MeatEater Podcast w/Steven Rinella, The Hunting Collective w/ Ben O'Brien, Solo Huntr w/ Tim Burnett, Nock-On w/ John Dudley, Hunt Health Harvest Podcast, Gritty Bowmen w/ Brian Call, and Beyond The Kill w/ Adam Janke

What are yours?
Here’s a good explanation of the Pittman-Robertson Act and how it figures into wildlife restoration and conservation. Hunting is conservation.

..There are a lot of ripe seeds and yellow plants out there, although some were still quite green.

Just got back from another great diy archery antelope hunt in Wyoming. The 4th year in a row i have went and had success. I had a great time hunting and camping on the prairie with friends. Drier than I’ve seen it out there. Temps were cooler than normal. 43 degrees for the low a few nights. While there it did rain one day. Got it with my Mathews and slicktrick broadheads. Here are some pics of this years trip.
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Old reliable windmill waterhole. Just about dried up

Friend from North Dakota busting some prairie dogs. We had a blast.

Natural waterhole. Getting bigger ever year.
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View from ridge above camp.

Camp off in the distance one evening.
After the trip to the sporting good store the other day looking for the grandson a rifle I have to
admit that my curiosity about this caliber has me interested .
went down to the farm today with my buddy and we put a front porch on the shack. we cussed laughed and joked all day.. Fella needs them days ever once in awhile.
I took this picture in a very remote area of Pendleton county yesterday.
Anybody ever go to South Dakota pheasant hunting? If so where do you go? Where do you stay? Any tips?
An excellent farm to be auctioned October 20 in lots. One lot in particular 54 acres. For hunting. Approximately 20 in woods. Cross Hardins Creek and build the cabin of your dreams. Contact May and Parman reality, Lebanon KY.
BF4A396C-AB89-4F65-A0B2-EF0F4272376F.jpeg Got my two alligator tags to fill when I get off. Going to try them around Abita Springs La. it’s been close to 12 years science I’ve been alligator hunting. Should be fun. These folks appetently do it like you see on Swamp People. Last time I went it was more of a spot and stalk type thing. We were on the Appalchicola River, saw one, eased up to him and hit him with a harpoon then foungjt him up and down that river. So this should be different.
Sorry but that should read Kentucky farm

I've been out there all day and I LOVE the place. 10 years ago I would have bought the whole thing myself but at my age with no kids or grandkids I'm going to pass. Thought I'd post it here so maybe another member might get a chance to bid on it.

A very good friend of mine told me about it, he's the auctioneer who's selling this deer heaven. It's 254 acres with a house in Wickliffe, KY, right on the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers flyway. There are a ton of deer and turkeys out there as well as ducks and geese. Here's a video of it, the first 2/3 of it is the house and the rest is the land.

The auction is Aug 25 at 10 AM.

Shaking a tree might not be the best method, but we were having fun.

Ive got a room off my garage that’s bout 8x12 with 10ft ceilings. I’m wanting to make it basically my hunting room, bow shop, gun shop etc lol.
I’m looking for cost saving ideas to finish it in. I’m wanting wood of course and maybe some tin
I got a very late start this year at building a bow, actually didn’t think I would, Season is close now!
Who else is getting ready? Hopefully everyone will post some pics from beginning to end.
Heads up South Logan!! These were on our trail camera Saturday night. This was in the Dot area!!! Not my camera just posted on facebook local logan county bear.jpg
I am looking for some advice. Wanting to take my 15yo to South Dakota in Oct for a DIY mule deer bow hunt. We are going to the Belle Fourche area and plan on hunting walk in and BLM land. With the regulations on not bringing any spinal column or brain back into the state what are guys doing to get a deer back for mounting? I know skinning and capping the skull is logical but not so easily done in a best western parking lot. I have talked with a local processor and that doesn't deem like a good plan if you want to be budget friendly it was close to $350 per deer to process and have it ready for transport out of state. If I do figure out skinning and quartering without freaking out a bunch of people then I have leftover parts to deal with and somehow dispose of. Any good ideas would be appreciated
It was just a matter of time. This is the second one in the last few years that has shown up here.
AUGUST 3 2018 at 3:56 a.m.



this was taken on Sapp Farms on the North side of Carter Creek Rd!!!!

For the ones that live here local this picture was taken on the late Morris Bandy’s property!
They are up.
My little girl caught her first fish yesterday evening. She caught 5 small gills in about 5 minutes then fish #6 was a 15 3/4 in largemouth! She probably landed 30+ but we brought home 13 slab gills and of course she wouldn’t let that bass go.
This is the deer my daughter got on opening day of KY gun season!
Any nuts on the trees this year? I haven't been in the woods yet. Noticed a beech in the edge of my sisters yard has several nuts on it, but that doesn't mean the ones in the timber do.
Making you invisable to game as they advertise.

The new hunting and trapping guide has published on KDFWR's website:
can i use this hook for hanging my hunt, so i can skin it?
My son and I picked a few wild ones for the landowner. Anyone else find any?

I've got others on my camera, but these two are catching my eye. The first one is a holdover from last year.