Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
Tony Quart, Castro, OakleyHatNGat, jeremy m., Richardb
61544 Registered Users
Top Posters
dogcatcher 80590
stxranchman 52092
RWH24 44568
rifleman 44029
BOBO the Clown 41821
BMD 40600
Big Orn 37484
bill oxner 36760
txshntr 34225
sig226fan (Rguns.com) 31088
facebook
Forum Stats
61544 Members
46 Forums
423158 Topics
5841666 Posts

Max Online: 16728 @ 03/25/12 08:51 AM
Page 1 of 2 1 2 >
Topic Options
#6284034 - 05/02/16 05:13 PM Drew a NM 16A and learned something COOL!!!
Stompy Offline
Extreme Tracker

Registered: 06/13/10
Posts: 4063
Loc: Breckenridge Tx
I've hunted Elk in 16C 6 times and know it pretty good, didn't know 16A and broke out the map. My Mother has an unusual last name and her last name was all over the map in 16A in a certain area. There was a hill, stream and canyon with her last name on it. The wife is all into genealogy and looked it up. One of my ancestors, Charles Eckelberger discovered gold in the Gila and developed the King of Arizona gold mine. Several things were named after him and I didn't know it.

This Fall I'll be Elk hunting in the same area my ancestors walked in the late 1800's. I think this is pretty dang cool..
_________________________
www.jaranchhunting.com
Cabin Rentals on the ranch for Hubbard Creek Lake

Top
#6284102 - 05/02/16 06:11 PM Re: Drew a NM 16A and learned something COOL!!! [Re: Stompy]
Red Cloud Offline
Pro Tracker

Registered: 09/04/09
Posts: 1685
Loc: Weatherford, Texas
Stompy, what a great opportunity, you may be hunting elk from the same gene pool that fed your ancestors, or least walking the same ground and looking at the same mountains and streams. Good luck on your hunt. texas cowboy
_________________________

Top
#6284148 - 05/02/16 06:30 PM Re: Drew a NM 16A and learned something COOL!!! [Re: Stompy]
BOBO the Clown Offline
decoy

Registered: 04/19/07
Posts: 41821
Loc: Metroplex
Now that's cool!!!!

I hope you smoke a stud!!!

Top
#6284210 - 05/02/16 07:14 PM Re: Drew a NM 16A and learned something COOL!!! [Re: BOBO the Clown]
Western Online   content
THF Celebrity

Registered: 04/20/11
Posts: 24466
Loc: Wise County Texas
Originally Posted By: BOBO the Clown
Now that's cool!!!!

I hope you smoke a stud!!!


X's 2!! Will be almost like a religious experience. If anyone say's something, you can say "my family was here 1st!" grin
_________________________
Friends don't let Friends drink and post.......

The first 5 day's after the weekend, are the hardest....

Dennis


Top
#6284672 - 05/03/16 08:29 AM Re: Drew a NM 16A and learned something COOL!!! [Re: Stompy]
Pitchfork Predator Online   content
THF Celebrity

Registered: 01/25/13
Posts: 11731
Loc: Murphy, TX Dickens county
Very dang cool. cheers
_________________________
Marc C. Helfrich
Retirement Planner

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

Top
#6284680 - 05/03/16 08:36 AM Re: Drew a NM 16A and learned something COOL!!! [Re: Stompy]
RossCravens Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 01/15/13
Posts: 259
Loc: San Antonio, TX
That is pretty awesome!!! cheers

Good luck out there! rifle
_________________________
Gig 'Em

Ross Cravens
Class of '10

"From the outside looking in, you can't understand it. And from the inside looking out, you can't explain it."

Top
#6284704 - 05/03/16 08:57 AM Re: Drew a NM 16A and learned something COOL!!! [Re: RossCravens]
matpk Offline
Tracker

Registered: 03/06/15
Posts: 814
deer2
May you get the best one..AMEN

Top
#6284783 - 05/03/16 09:32 AM Re: Drew a NM 16A and learned something COOL!!! [Re: Stompy]
poisonivie Offline


Registered: 03/10/09
Posts: 7609
Loc: Bridgeport, Tx
so where's your royalty check???
_________________________
Where did America go? I can't find her.

Top
#6284805 - 05/03/16 09:42 AM Re: Drew a NM 16A and learned something COOL!!! [Re: poisonivie]
Stompy Offline
Extreme Tracker

Registered: 06/13/10
Posts: 4063
Loc: Breckenridge Tx
Originally Posted By: poisonivie
so where's your royalty check???


After reading up on it the mine was sold shortly after the strike.
_________________________
www.jaranchhunting.com
Cabin Rentals on the ranch for Hubbard Creek Lake

Top
#6284845 - 05/03/16 10:11 AM Re: Drew a NM 16A and learned something COOL!!! [Re: Stompy]
TXHOGSLAYER Online   content
THF Celebrity

Registered: 01/12/12
Posts: 12905
Loc: Katy, TX
That is very cool Stompy. Good luck on the hunt. up cheers
_________________________
Originally Posted By: clu
Always great when there is a happy ending!

Top
#6284846 - 05/03/16 10:12 AM Re: Drew a NM 16A and learned something COOL!!! [Re: Stompy]
Elkhunter49 Online   content
Extreme Tracker

Registered: 06/21/11
Posts: 3728
Loc: Oak Harbor, Slidell La
That is very cool sir. Channel your ancestors into telling you where the only 200" buck in the unit is hiding!!!! Good Luck on your hunt. up
_________________________
A true friend reaches for your hand but touches your heart.

Top
#6284855 - 05/03/16 10:19 AM Re: Drew a NM 16A and learned something COOL!!! [Re: Elkhunter49]
Stompy Offline
Extreme Tracker

Registered: 06/13/10
Posts: 4063
Loc: Breckenridge Tx
Originally Posted By: Elkhunter49
Channel your ancestors into telling you where the only 200" buck in the unit is hiding!!!! Good Luck on your hunt. up


Going to be looking for a 350"+ Bull, the first couple of days anyway grin
_________________________
www.jaranchhunting.com
Cabin Rentals on the ranch for Hubbard Creek Lake

Top
#6284959 - 05/03/16 11:28 AM Re: Drew a NM 16A and learned something COOL!!! [Re: Stompy]
dogcatcher Offline
THF Celebrity

Registered: 07/17/06
Posts: 80590
Loc: Abilene or on the road...
Congrats!!!

For a 350" bull, check out the field near Ruidoso elementary school play ground. cheers

_________________________
Combat Infantryman, the ultimate hunter where the prey shoots back.
"Illegitimus non carborundum est"

_______ Old style calls for today's outdoorsman_________

Top
#6287427 - 05/04/16 08:31 PM Re: Drew a NM 16A and learned something COOL!!! [Re: Stompy]
copperhead Offline
Pro Tracker

Registered: 11/22/05
Posts: 1571
Very cool, do you by chance have a relative who is a retired 3 star General?

Top
#6288010 - 05/05/16 09:28 AM Re: Drew a NM 16A and learned something COOL!!! [Re: copperhead]
Stompy Offline
Extreme Tracker

Registered: 06/13/10
Posts: 4063
Loc: Breckenridge Tx
Originally Posted By: copperhead
Very cool, do you by chance have a relative who is a retired 3 star General?


Short answer, probably. Over the years the spelling has changed due to census takers spelling the name the way they hear it and such. She's doing more digging.
His direct descendant is Johann Fredrick and mine is Johann Adam. They came over here for the same area in Germany but a few years apart. Going to take some time to connect them (if she can), when you get back that far it's gets and bit more difficult.
_________________________
www.jaranchhunting.com
Cabin Rentals on the ranch for Hubbard Creek Lake

Top
Page 1 of 2 1 2 >



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