Guests - If You want access to member only forums on HSO. You will gain access only when you Sign-in or Sign-Up on HotSpotOutdoors.

It's easy - LOOK UPPER right menu.

  • Announcements

    • Rick

      Members Only Fluid Forum View   08/08/2017

      Fluid forum view allows members only to get right to the meat of this community; the topics. You can toggle between your preferred forum view just below to the left on the main forum entrance. You will see three icons. Try them out and see what you prefer.   Fluid view allows you, if you are a signed up member, to see the newest topic posts in either all forums (select none or all) or in just your favorite forums (select the ones you want to see when you come to Fishing Minnesota). It keeps and in real time with respect to Topic posts and lets YOU SELECT YOUR FAVORITE FORUMS. It can make things fun and easy. This is especially true for less experienced visitors raised on social media. If you, as a members want more specific topics, you can even select a single forum to view. Let us take a look at fluid view in action. We will then break it down and explain how it works in more detail.   The video shows the topic list and the forum filter box. As you can see, it is easy to change the topic list by changing the selected forums. This view replaces the traditional list of categories and forums.   Of course, members only can change the view to better suit your way of browsing.   You will notice a “grid” option. We have moved the grid forum theme setting into the main forum settings. This makes it an option for members only to choose. This screenshot also shows the removal of the forum breadcrumb in fluid view mode. Fluid view remembers your last forum selection so you don’t lose your place when you go back to the listing. The benefit of this feature is easy to see. It removes a potential barrier of entry for members only. It puts the spotlight on topics themselves, and not the hierarchical forum structure. You as a member will enjoy viewing many forums at once and switching between them without leaving the page. We hope that fluid view, the new functionality is an asset that you enjoy .
Sign in to follow this  

T- minus 28.5 hours

Recommended Posts

headed toward Bowman! It was blast, the winds were high, and animal count was low! It was hot and dry. I would say there was 1/3 of the amount of antelope. Had some good opportunities. Only one was "succesful". My buddy eric put a long stalk on a nice pronhorn buck. When he was almost there, another stepped out in front. Missed first shot @ 48yds and speed goat moved a few feet closer and he placed his second shot perfect. many other attempts, many were so close. I did mess up twice on the 2 biggest deer I have ever step in front of me. I think they both could see my heart beating (one mulie 4x4 about 160"+ full velvet; and one whitetail 12pt w/ stickers atleast 150" of chocolate brown antlers.) I had full pass threw on the mule deer but a little high and to far back, wind was a factor. Gave it plenty of time followed blood trail about half mile and then saw a my deer along w/ 5 other bucks walk along a power line right up over the hillside a mile or 2 away. Very Very heartbreaking. The whitetail came out a dusk while sitting in a blm area. Played around 100yds from me for a half hour. getting darker and darker. So I made a move, used a big hay bail to stalk within 56yds (ranged next day, to dark to get in range finder well enough) drew back put 50 pin right about histail, and released. Felt perfect, watched the wind push my arrow right into the kill zone, then WHACK!!! my stomach dropped when I saw my arrow sticking in his front left elbow. I knew that was not a kill shot and only had one arrow on the stalk. walked right back to ground blind and grabbed quiver, and headed back to my hay bail. At this point it was after shooting hours and I was heart broken. didn't see where it ran off to. While I was sulking and looking around for where it could have ran off to then while I was not ready and way to dark, he popped out of the weeds 25yds from me and then ran off to the ravine near by. It was an awesome trip again this year, hope to be able to make it back this year. thanks must go out to the trail motel on bowman for accomodating to us so well, and to all the landowners that gave us land to hunt. Thanx Ron, Rex, Neyl, June, the IOU ranch, and the McGee's! See y'all next year!

Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

Sign in to follow this