Originally Posted by tony76248
Yes I do, it will sometimes be up to the brim of the aluminum pan. If I do not use a pan, it works good too, but you tend to get a bunch of grease in the bottom of the smoker. The meat will still be incredibly moist. That said, I use a Stumps cooker. I would imagine that with a stick burner, the end product will be somewhat drier.
I do the same thing! Pan is filled to the brim and I am burning sticks.