Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
Jgunnf16, jareese, Gotguns, skidaddy, DOGNECK
61835 Registered Users
Top Posters
dogcatcher 81413
stxranchman 52092
RWH24 44568
rifleman 44154
BOBO the Clown 42159
BMD 40617
bill oxner 38230
Big Orn 37484
txshntr 34318
sig226fan (Rguns.com) 31226
facebook
Forum Stats
61835 Members
46 Forums
427955 Topics
5902865 Posts

Max Online: 16728 @ 03/25/12 08:51 AM
Page 1 of 2 1 2 >
Topic Options
#6085408 - 12/15/15 12:39 PM Somebody is hiding...
George - w/ Map My Ranch Offline
Pro Tracker

Registered: 10/09/12
Posts: 1960
Loc: Houston, Texas


He was probably around 5ft...was just off a county road on the way into our property a week ago in Dimmit County, so he got a hall pass.
_________________________
george@mapmyranch.com
www.MapMyRanch.com

"Keep your aim as true as your word" - GB

Top
#6085410 - 12/15/15 12:40 PM Re: Somebody is hiding... [Re: George - w/ Map My Ranch]
stxranchman Offline
Obie Juan Kenobi

Registered: 08/04/10
Posts: 52092
rifle
_________________________


Top
#6085414 - 12/15/15 12:41 PM Re: Somebody is hiding... [Re: George - w/ Map My Ranch]
George - w/ Map My Ranch Offline
Pro Tracker

Registered: 10/09/12
Posts: 1960
Loc: Houston, Texas
If he was 1 inch on our side of the fenceline, he would have been dinner and a new belt!
_________________________
george@mapmyranch.com
www.MapMyRanch.com

"Keep your aim as true as your word" - GB

Top
#6085417 - 12/15/15 12:42 PM Re: Somebody is hiding... [Re: George - w/ Map My Ranch]
SnakeWrangler Online   content
THF Celebrity

Registered: 01/22/11
Posts: 26326
Loc: Fairfield, TX
cheers I always give 'em a pass....or move them if necessary.....
_________________________
Originally Posted By: bill oxner
Now that food has replaced sex in my life, I can't even get into my own pants.

"Death is permanent...everything else is temporary!"

"You Cannot Simultaneously Be Politically Correct And Intellectually Honest!"

Top
#6086004 - 12/15/15 05:32 PM Re: Somebody is hiding... [Re: George - w/ Map My Ranch]
Michael W. Online   content
Veteran Tracker

Registered: 11/22/10
Posts: 3223
Loc: Central Texas / Comal County
He looks a little PO'd.
_________________________


A clear conscience is often the sign of a fuzzy memory.

Top
#6086751 - 12/16/15 06:21 AM Re: Somebody is hiding... [Re: George - w/ Map My Ranch]
Pitchfork Predator Offline
THF Celebrity

Registered: 01/25/13
Posts: 12000
Loc: Murphy, TX Dickens county
well played up
_________________________
Marc C. Helfrich
Retirement Planner

www.insured-wealth.com
469-323-8920

Top
#6086769 - 12/16/15 06:34 AM Re: Somebody is hiding... [Re: George - w/ Map My Ranch]
Elkhunter49 Online   content
Extreme Tracker

Registered: 06/21/11
Posts: 3869
Loc: Oak Harbor, Slidell La
Dang his head looks to be the size of my fist! scared
_________________________
A true friend reaches for your hand but touches your heart.

Top
#6086924 - 12/16/15 08:01 AM Re: Somebody is hiding... [Re: George - w/ Map My Ranch]
BenBob Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 01/27/06
Posts: 6196
Loc: Undercover
bolt
_________________________
Tired, Wired, and Uninspired

Top
#6086964 - 12/16/15 08:15 AM Re: Somebody is hiding... [Re: George - w/ Map My Ranch]
rdmac Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 06/30/15
Posts: 123
Loc: Maypearl TX
SHOOT!
_________________________
GOD, FAMILY, HUNTING

Top
#6086998 - 12/16/15 08:29 AM Re: Somebody is hiding... [Re: Michael W.]
NewGulf Online   content
THF Celebrity

Registered: 09/16/09
Posts: 15666
Loc: New Gulf, Texas
Originally Posted By: Michael W.
He looks a little PO'd.



he'd been a little dead if i had come across him!

Top
#6087441 - 12/16/15 11:11 AM Re: Somebody is hiding... [Re: George - w/ Map My Ranch]
bp3 Offline
Tracker

Registered: 08/06/11
Posts: 980
Yep I would have gave him a pass into several pieces with a 12 gauge rifle

Top
#6087515 - 12/16/15 11:49 AM Re: Somebody is hiding... [Re: George - w/ Map My Ranch]
bg75074 Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 12/03/09
Posts: 101
Looks damn fat

Top
#6087565 - 12/16/15 12:22 PM Re: Somebody is hiding... [Re: George - w/ Map My Ranch]
flintknapper Online   content
Pro Tracker

Registered: 02/18/15
Posts: 1044
Loc: Deep East Texas
I am always surprised to see the number of folks who regard snakes as a Shoot On Sight reptile, regardless the setting.

Whether venomous or not...snakes play an important part in the ecosystem.

I certainly understand dispatching venomous snakes when they are found around a dwelling or outbuildings...where they might pose a threat to humans, pets or livestock.

But...'in the wild', they are generally beneficial and IF left alone, you will probably never see it again.

Nothing wrong with the occasional harvest of a snake for its meat or skin, but some folks will kill EVERY snake they see anywhere it exists. I suppose I don't see the need or logic in that?
_________________________
Spartans ask not...how many, but where!

Top
#6087622 - 12/16/15 01:04 PM Re: Somebody is hiding... [Re: flintknapper]
SnakeWrangler Online   content
THF Celebrity

Registered: 01/22/11
Posts: 26326
Loc: Fairfield, TX
Originally Posted By: flintknapper
I am always surprised to see the number of folks who regard snakes as a Shoot On Sight reptile, regardless the setting.

Whether venomous or not...snakes play an important part in the ecosystem.

I certainly understand dispatching venomous snakes when they are found around a dwelling or outbuildings...where they might pose a threat to humans, pets or livestock.

But...'in the wild', they are generally beneficial and IF left alone, you will probably never see it again.

Nothing wrong with the occasional harvest of a snake for its meat or skin, but some folks will kill EVERY snake they see anywhere it exists. I suppose I don't see the need or logic in that?

Ditto.... bang
_________________________
Originally Posted By: bill oxner
Now that food has replaced sex in my life, I can't even get into my own pants.

"Death is permanent...everything else is temporary!"

"You Cannot Simultaneously Be Politically Correct And Intellectually Honest!"

Top
#6087782 - 12/16/15 02:27 PM Re: Somebody is hiding... [Re: George - w/ Map My Ranch]
George - w/ Map My Ranch Offline
Pro Tracker

Registered: 10/09/12
Posts: 1960
Loc: Houston, Texas
I totally understand where you are coming from. I have given a lot of snakes hall passes...never even killed a non venomous one. And I think they do play a very important part in our ecosystem.
However, I've got kiddos and I do not want any venomous snake anywhere near our ranch house, or my home for that matter. If I see them close to where my kids may be playing, they die. End of story. I harvest the meat and the skin, and make sure I use what I kill.
_________________________
george@mapmyranch.com
www.MapMyRanch.com

"Keep your aim as true as your word" - GB

Top
Page 1 of 2 1 2 >



© 2004-2016 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide