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  • Chauncey ► Chauncey added a new photo in the group album Shotem Braggin Wall
    • last weekend had to pull the trigger
    photos 708 days ago
  • Brandon, John David, Bell, John Lynn and even Finn got in on some of this action. Good times. Pheasant season 2016.
    • Brandon, John David, Bell, John Lynn and even Finn got in on some of this action.  Good times.  Pheasant season 2016.
    photos 733 days ago
    Chauncey can't thank you enough. ..best of times732 days ago
  • The whole gang. Opening weekend pheasant season 2016.
    • The whole gang.  Opening weekend pheasant season 2016.
    photos 733 days ago
  • Bell is proud of her first bird and John is real proud of Bell!
    • Bell is proud of her first bird and John is real proud of Bell!
    photos 733 days ago
  • John with our new pup Bell. Our friend Doug and his dog Pepper came to town for opening weekend. Pepper is Bell's mama.
    • John with our new pup Bell.  Our friend Doug and his dog Pepper came to town for opening weekend.  Pepper is Bell's mama.
    photos 733 days ago
  • Chauncey ► Chauncey added a new photo in the group album Shotem Braggin Wall
    • Meat in the freezer!
    photos 769 days ago
  • Chauncey ► Chauncey added a new photo in the group album Shotem Braggin Wall
    • big doe for the freezer
    photos 1049 days ago
  • 2015 Rifle season. I killed this mule deer buck in Northwest Kansas. It was the hardest and most fun hunt I have been on.
    • 2015 Rifle season.  I killed this mule deer buck in Northwest Kansas.  It was the hardest and most fun hunt I have been on.
    photos 1053 days ago
  • John killed a nice bull one hour into the muzzle loader season in Unit 76 in Colorado.
    He has been applying 19 years to get in the unit!
    • John killed a nice bull one hour into the muzzle loader season in Unit 76 in Colorado. <br />He has been applying 19 years to get in the unit!
    photos 1161 days ago
  • Chauncey ► Chauncey added a new photo in the group album Shotem Braggin Wall
    • limited out first day. ...come on weekend
    photos 1172 days ago
  • Chauncey ► Chauncey added a new photo in the group album Shotem Braggin Wall
    • thunder chicken down Jake in the fridge now time to try for the big one
    photos 1302 days ago
  • Well if this doesn't get you excited this time of year I dont know what does!
    Turkeys gobbling and strutting 00:53
    Turkeys gobbling and strutting It's spring and the male turkeys are strutting up a storm. Their faces turn bluer this time of year, they look like they're from another planet.
    videos 1327 days ago

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Wednesday, 15 August 2012 by Casey Zimmerman

Its Thursday already

The lion hunt was amazing! And very scary! We hunt lion basically like most methods used, we don't use bait or anything like that. We drive with our very skilled tracker sitting on die hood part of the truck (bakkie), when we find lion tracks, we start to follow the track of a large male (there were 2 large males in the one area which threw us off a few times). Stalking in the hottest time of day, with flies biting you makes it even harder! And you have to be very careful as they could be lying in the grass or between trees (I guess stepping on a resting lions tail would end bad if you don't spot him with some distance between you). Finally after a few hours, Tim (Our friend and hunter from America) spotted the lion, he was walking away just after feeding off a warthog that he caught. Tim fired and the lion fell strait away. As for the female white lion. Same tracking method was used, but we saw her when she was about 20 or 30 meters away from us, walking straight towards us! I could hear every single persons heart beat! The part of the bush was very dense, so shot placement was tricky! All I can honestly remember after the first shot was a very very angry lion 15 meters away from us! I will be honest, I nearly peed in my pants! But the hunt was amazing and life changing! I have so much respect for these incredible animals!
Last replied by Mara Nel on Tuesday, 01 October 2013
Just last week I set up my feeder and trail cam to start seeing what I could start bringing in. I noticed on my property that the weather temperature was still a little warm during the day mid 80s or hotter and that my traffic seemed to hit the feeders around 5-6 in the morning. Corn fields have been cut and we are still waiting on Milo and Soybean fields to be harvested. I will be interested to see how that changes the amount of deer at the feeder once their food sources become less numbered. The soybean fields are knee high and the milo has never looked better in our area. Definitely think this is having a huge effect but should make for some healthy animals.
Last replied by Chauncey on Tuesday, 24 September 2013
Come visit the Queens of Camo at the Midwest Huntfest 2013 in Wichita, Kansas! August 9-11!!
Last replied by CamoCandace on Saturday, 01 June 2013
Well except for the lack of a kill or a great dinner you got what we think is the most valuable thing. That which leads us to the outdoors time and time again. A combination of the thrill of the adventure mixed with the memory that lives and stays in our mind way past the meal. Time, recognition and the awareness of all the things we have to be grateful for friends, family and the great outdoors! They never said it was going to be a cheap hobby :)
Last replied by Chauncey on Tuesday, 28 May 2013
Thia Anderson Among other things, yes, I am a predator hunter. I hunt predators for several reasons. One, to extend my hunting opportunities (I can hunt coyotes all year and it gives me a chance to hunt during the winter months when all other seasons are closed). Also, like Candace touched on, predators have few predators themselves. If they are not managed through hunting, they will ultimately cause problems for populations of prey animals. Living in the west, we have seen this with the successful introduction of the wolf. I have seen firsthand the damage they have done to deer, elk, and moose populations in Idaho. For example, I have hunted in a particular area for years and prior to the introduction of wolves, it was not uncommon to see several respectable legal bucks in a day. Every year, I harvested very nice deer. After a few years of not hunting the area, I returned a few years ago. In 8 days of hunting, I saw only one small buck. Something I did see a lot of was wolf tracks. In talking to several other hunters who had hunted the same area for years, the story was the same.....few deer and many wolves. This story has been played out over and over again in states where wolves have been introduced. Wolves have no natural predators and their numbers are increasing at an alarming rate. Without hunting to control their numbers, they will continue to cause problems not only with big game species, but with livestock and other domestic animals (dogs, cats, etc.). Wolves are only one example. In areas where bear and cougar hunting has been curtailed, their numbers have increased to the point that they start to move into more populated areas in order to find food, where they become a serious problem. It is all about balance. I would never advocate completely eliminating any predators, but certainly their numbers need to be managed to help maintain a balance. Hunting plays an important role in maintaining that balance. Because animals like coyotes, bears, cougars, and wolves do not really have any predators, hunting is really the only way to manage their numbers. Too many predators in one area take a toll on the prey species of that area. When the food runs out, the predators move on to a new area,all the while increasing in number and continue to decimate prey populations. If we control those same predator populations to keep a balance between predator and prey numbers, both can thrive in the habitat available to them. In a way, I compare predator control to spaying and neutering domestic animals. We would never imagine allowing domestic animals to breed without control....we would be overrun. It is not feasible to manage wildlife populations in this manner, but it does need to be managed. Hunting is the most effective means for managing numbers, which leads to balanced populations of both predator and prey, healthy herds, and healthy habitats.
Last replied by Chauncey on Wednesday, 01 May 2013
Discussions can be created to have a more specific group of ideas and comments and allow people to chime in when it matches their interest
Last replied by Casey Zimmerman on Friday, 28 December 2012
Sure you can, under Profile tab-->Profile Pictures--> Select the Action Button off to the right of the title bar and click "new album", At the bottom of the Field you will see a lock icon with different share options for visibility of your albums. -Hope this helps
Last replied by Casey Zimmerman on Friday, 28 December 2012