Renedevous

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  1. redneckron

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    I am looking for ideas on the next Renedevous.. Date, time, location and any other ideas you may have. Let us see if we can put something together for everyone.
     
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    How 'bout if we don't schedule it during the 4 rainiest days of the year this time. :34:

    Coyote Ron
     
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    Wait! What? Rain in New Mexico? No way.

    JohnP
     
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    Ok! Ok! If it will rain tomorrow I will GLADLY go lie in a puddle!

    Coyote Ron
     
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    I think that is good idea and will start fires under tarps. LOL September again in the aspen?
     
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    We know fire restrictions are popping up like weeds and are growing in levels. I am proposing that we meet again in September at the same location as last year in the Jemez Mountains. The rain kind had a damper on things last year but there was no fire restrictions because of the Monsoon season. There any other suggestions or idea of dates? Please chime in
     
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    I'm in!

    Coyote Ron
     
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    Please everyone and check your availability for September to see if we can get consensus of a date for a New Mexico rendezvous.
     
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    I am good for the weekend of Sept 15 and 16 or Sept 29 and 20
     
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    Monsoon season please get here early and stay late!!
     
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    Anybody work up any possible dates?
     
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    I am heading up to the same camp spot we used last year in the Jemez Mountains on Thursday, September 13 and will be packing up on Sunday, September 16. I plan to get in there a ways on my ATV and hunt some squirrels, some evening fire sitting (pending weather and permissions) and enjoy adult drinks. I also might hit the San Antonio Hot springs for little hot water sitting.
     
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    Hey guys. I am new to this site and some "bushcrafting" in general, but I have been reading up and practicing when able. I am a hunter and woodsman from E. Tennessee and the southwest is quite different. I've camped quite a few times in the Jemez. More often from the Cuba side off of 126 on FR 70 near Clear Creek/Eureka Mesa, further north on 70 before you hit Rio de Las Vacas, and on the other side of 126 as well. Can y'all explain your rendezvous a little bit? I've heard it is a pretty large get-together of bushcrafting and hanging out. Thanks!
     
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    Hey Appalachian, There was pretty good turn out last year and to the best of my knowledge, the first NM get together. It was basically a meet and greet where everyone got to know each other a little, shared some stories, sat around a fire, did some squirrel hunting, and tried to stay dry (boy did it rain). LOL!! The experience level varied from beginner, some have camped their whole lives, and all practice bushcraft at varying levels. We had a great time last year and am unsure at this point who all is coming but there at least will be a few.
     
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    Welcome! It's probably not to be considered large by the standards of states that have a long-standing gathering. Just a few of us getting together to get to know one another and learn from each other. We do hope it will grow and become more organized over time.

    Glad to hear you have gotten in some camping. Hopefully, with the monsoon rains starting up we will all be able to get some dirt-time in.

    Coyote Ron
     
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    I can make those dates in Sept. If nothing changes I will see you there and I will bring more rain.
     
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    I just got a job that has weekends off so I may be able to make it if the dates don't conflict with another hobby of mine.
     
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    It appears Santa Fe National Forest is going to start opening back up on July 9 and be in a stage 2 fire restirction. https://www.kob.com/new-mexico-news/santa-fe-national-forest-to-reopen-monday/4979343/?cat=500 . Looking forward to seeing everyone again-been awhile. I might be having a friend joining me/us on this trip. He is a character and asked him to bring his guitar along for the evening. He sounds like a coyote when he sings but that is far better than me.

    I was wondering about squirrel hunting again if anybody is interested?

    See you all soon..
     
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    Any set dates yet?
     
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    I am heading up on Thursday, Sept 13 and leaving on the Sunday, Sept 16th
     
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    It looks like I'll be able to make it up that saturday and sunday, baring unforseen circumstances, and I'm totally down for squirrel hunting, just have to pick up a .22
     
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    It would be nice to see you again and glad your going to make it..
     
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    I probably won't know until real close to the dates if I can attend.
     
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    .22 aquired. Squirrels beware!
     
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    Stompy-You have to get the squirrel with the first shot because if you don't. They run behind the tree and laugh at you!!!
     
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    Let me know what's going on. I'm always busy 2nd Saturday of every month (fire dept training), and I have some hunting commitments coming up (mid Sept, late Oct) but other than that I'm available for dirt time.

    @AppalachianSon if you haven't been to the Gila country or to the San Mateo mountains near Magdalena, you should give it a look. Not as high and alpine as the Jemez country, but about 1/10 as many people around, and miles and miles of wild country to explore.
     
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    Gila Dog or anybody else keep us also updated if you all do something down there or anywhere.
     
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    Starting to really look forward to this. I have a Martin LXM (Little Martin) that was purchase just to be a campfire guitar. As for singing, well they DO call me Coyote Ron. Anybody else play? How 'bout Harp? (Ie Harmonica)

    I'll also plan to shoot a couple of tree rats.

    Coyote Ron
     
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    Girlfriend bought me a harmonica for Christmas, be slacking on making the time to learn though.
     
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    Harmonica is a fun and favorite campfire instrument. I play but never really learned to play with others. (My KG teacher warned me early that I don't "play well with otters" :oops:)

    Coyote Ron
     
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    I am up for a rendezvous in September, but my job has as little as 24 hour notice (or less) sometimes and no set schedule. But I'd like to come if I can. On the positive side, September is pretty slow.

    You aren't kidding about the light use in the San Mateos. It's been a while since I was up there, but I climbed about 3 feet for every foot of elevation gain just climbing over blown down aspens on the way up to West Blue. Also, there is a nice, sweet spring up there just below the peak.
     
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    That's the Apache Kid Wilderness. What a remote place that is. And almost nobody goes there, except a few cowboys and hunters. There are a lot of turkeys and some monster elk in that area.
     
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    OH!!! I CAN SEE THIS HAPPENING!! A COUPLE OF HARMONICAS GOING OFF AND CONFUSION WITH COYOTE HUNTERS AND COYOTE RON'S SINGING!!!! I will bring my radio and will give everyone a break!!! LOL!!!
     
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    Well, at least it should scare the bears away!:confused:

    Coyote Ron
     
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    Howling Coyote Ron, Do you still have the maps saved from a last year?
     
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    I borrowed this from last year Rendezvous and still holds true. You do need to click on the attachments and let me know if yo have any questions.. Howling Coyote Ron is better at this stuff than I am..
     
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    I will see if I can find the map I created last year.
    If not, I will export a new one and upload over the weekend. (I have the Garmin GPS mapping software.)

    Coyote Ron
     
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    If possible I’d like to join this meetup. I live in Los Alamos. Is it closer to the San Pedro wilderness or to Fenton?
     
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    We would love to have you join! The props ed area is practically in your back yard.

    I was not familiar with the San Pedro Wilderness and had to look it up. The area we met last year is south of Hwy 126. Just a little east of Fenton Lake.

    Currently the Forest Service has FR 376 closed south of Hwy 126. Apparently this is due to the Venado fire. We will monitor and let everyone know if there is an issue. But likely this will clear up long before the rendevous.

    Coyote Ron
     
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    BTW, here are the promised maps.
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    Close-up map.png

    Coyote Ron
     
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    I was gonna ask how we planned on cooking the things this time. That's basically jambalya with squirrel so it wouldn't be hard to make even over a fire.
     
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    The Ragin Coyote Ron mentioned the concern of the area being closed down do to the Venado Fire. I do have an update and area is open as of Aug 10. The North side of 376 (the area we are camping in) is open but the south entrance of 376 by the Gillman tunnels is closed.

    There better be some squirrel hunters (me included) get some squirrels for a meal. I thought the recipe looked and sounded good but it was only a suggestion.
     
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    Looks like I need to sight in my squirrel rifle.
     
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    We can't let Raggin Coyote Ron shoot all the squirrels. Glad to see your going to make it
     
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    We need to find the little furry rodents first. Last year i remember they were a no show except for someone with a pea shooter... ;)
     
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    I have been reading the NM hunting laws trying to figure out what all is needed for out of state squirrel hunting. Didn't you guys have some tag or something in addition to a license?
     
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    I bought my license coming down from Colorado on my way to the meet last October. General small game license included squirrel, a habitat stamp is required too.
    http://www.wildlife.state.nm.us/hunting/licenses-and-permits/license-requirements-fees/

    Now that you mention it though, some small game was off limits last year.
    "Rabbits and Other Nongame Species Nongame species include prairie dogs, ground squirrels, Himalayan tahr, porcupine and rabbits. Coyotes and skunks are unprotected furbearers (page 124). Feral hogs are an unprotected species (page 19). New Mexico residents are not required to have a license to take nongame species. Nonresidents must possess either a Nonresident Nongame License or any current New Mexico nonresident hunting license. Nongame species may be taken on State Trust Land which are opened by easement, provided the hunter holds a valid license and is hunting or trapping during the season(s) designated for that license. Nongame species also may be taken on Forest Service and BLM lands open to hunting. White-sided (antelope) jackrabbits, found primarily in Hidalgo county, are protected under the New Mexico Wildlife Conservation Act and may not be hunted. Wildlife Management Areas are closed to all nongame hunting, except Water Canyon WMA, where nongame hunting is allowed January 1–March 31, 2019." - http://www.wildlife.state.nm.us/home/publications/
     
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    I picked my license up last year at that little store not far from the campsite, they might be able to help with out of state stuff too.
     
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    Well, I'm ready!
     
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