I'm new to the forum, found this site while surfing the net. My name's Joe and I reside in Lompoc, CA. An Ag Inspector by day, I hunt, fish, hike, camp and enjoy my taxidermy hobby on the weekends. Just want to say Hello.
Thank you all for the warm welcome. The buck came from private property, feeding on Pinquito Beans. I saw to 4 ptrs that afternoon after getting this 3 pt! The lease is on Drum Canyon Rd. off Highway 246. It lies between Lompoc and Buellton. Many of the surrounding bean farms have converted to vineyards and have put up high fences so the deer and hog hunting isn't as good anymore the last couple of years.
Here is the scenario... you sit in your 2 piece climbing stand and your foot inadvertently bumps the lower section while there is no weight on it - and it slides down the tree, out of reach!
OK, you are safe - you have a string tied from the upper section that you are sitting on and the foot portion that slid 4-5 feet down the tree. All you have to do it pull the other section up, reposition it and you are back in business, correct?
Have you ever tested this theory?
I have -...