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    When I was a teen, a buddy and I would canoe into...

    When I was a teen, a buddy and I would canoe into a couple lakes to hunt the portages between them for grouse. You only had about 1/10th of a millisecond to shoot a flying grouse before it was into...
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    Congratulations Jim. This scenario only served...

    Congratulations Jim. This scenario only served to make it that much sweeter, almost like a year long hunt.
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    There's a lot of choreography that goes on,...

    There's a lot of choreography that goes on, especially in a professional production such as this I am sure that there is much that isn't shown or covered during the editing phase. I would hope that...
  4. All my dedicated hunting clothing is stored in...

    All my dedicated hunting clothing is stored in plastic totes in the upstairs of the garage. As long as it's all protected from moisture and mice they will outlast me. As for the base layers, I use...
  5. Thread: Map sources

    by RICMIC
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    I start with the National Forest map for the area...

    I start with the National Forest map for the area that I plan to hunt. Then I go to mytopo.com and order up a waterproof topo map that I can customize to my needs. I like the lat./long. tic marks,...
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    I got a 3 1/2 year old bull in Nebraska a number...

    I got a 3 1/2 year old bull in Nebraska a number of years ago. It was without-a-doubt the best meat that I have ever had. I boned it out myself, and iced it down for the 12 hour drive back to MN,...
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    I just had a guided elk hunt in the Wyoming range...

    I just had a guided elk hunt in the Wyoming range (it would be deer area H, and close to G), and was surprised to have seen a fair number of deer and they all appeared to be in very good condition. ...
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    I had just returned from a western hunt and was...

    I had just returned from a western hunt and was at our deer camp for the Minnesota season. Since I already had a freezer full, I wasn't too focused on filling my tag, especially since we had just...
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    I agree with the general concensus here, but it...

    I agree with the general concensus here, but it does remind me to thank some contributing members who have been beyond helpful to me. ColoradoCowboy..you're the best, and I hope to meet you someday....
  10. Thread: jocularity

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    I wouldn't go there if I were you...She's also an...

    I wouldn't go there if I were you...She's also an ex-Marine, and she shoots real good.
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    My wife really liked that one....she was a...

    My wife really liked that one....she was a teacher.
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    I suggest that you try to get some general...

    I suggest that you try to get some general backpacking experience before you do so while hunting. There are hiking trails everywhere, with campsites along the way. You can even just hike along an...
  13. Thread: Cow or Calf?

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    After 6 years in the Marine Corps, and 30 years...

    After 6 years in the Marine Corps, and 30 years as a cop, including the experience of being shot at with ill intent; I have never had the shakes or buck fever. In the case of the cows, it was...
  14. Thread: Miracle shot

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    19970I am a so-so shotgunner, a respectable rifle...

    19970I am a so-so shotgunner, a respectable rifle shot, and have always been a superb pistol shot. I think it goes back to my days as a police officer when I was on the state pistol team using my...
  15. Thread: Miracle shot

    by RICMIC
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    Miracle shot

    Here's a coyote that I got while snowmobiling in Montana last year. As a retired police officer, I have a CC that is valid in all the states, and in today's world find that I am packing most of the...
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    I should have taken a photo of the elk roast that...

    I should have taken a photo of the elk roast that I cooked up for the hunting shack last weekend. Two of our biggest "food snobs" said that it was the best roast that they have ever eaten. I cooked...
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    Buy whatever points you can NOW, and stay on top...

    Buy whatever points you can NOW, and stay on top of it each year. I just returned from my 3rd trip with a WY outfitter and took my 3rd 6x6 bull. Now that doesn't mean it was easy by any means, as...
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    I brought my .50 cal. muzzleloader on my Colorado...

    I brought my .50 cal. muzzleloader on my Colorado deer hunt in Sept. (no shot taken), and am headed out on Friday for an "any elk" Wyoming hunt. The go to rifle for that is a .338 Win. Mag. Model 70...
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    That's a great plan UH. My biggest issue with my...

    That's a great plan UH. My biggest issue with my western hunts has always been accommodating my hunting partner's schedules. I just got back from 13 days in CO where I burned my 10 pts. on a solo...
  20. Thread: Who else is...

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    Good work Marcus. I had similar issues with both...

    Good work Marcus. I had similar issues with both feet when I ran, and when I went to a Podiatrist he told me that in my case it was related to developing arthritis in my big toe joint. Eventually,...
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    I would bring both, and a good wood saw, but...

    I would bring both, and a good wood saw, but leave them all in your truck. If you are backpacking and setting up camp in the wild, you will find plenty of wood, and can just go around any...
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    If your Dr. is a hunter, then he might...

    If your Dr. is a hunter, then he might understand, but otherwise he will likely think that you are nuts to even consider putting it off for a hunt. If you are physically able to hunt with or without...
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    You guys lost me right after, "You can try this."...

    You guys lost me right after, "You can try this." I have my feet firmly planted in the early part of the 20th century, and occasionally just have to pull the blankie over my head to feel safe. I...
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    I finished up my canoe guiding a couple weeks...

    I finished up my canoe guiding a couple weeks ago, and have to just keep the edge on for the next couple months. Am still wacking away on the woodpile, but have to take it easy as one elbow has been...
  25. I am a couple weeks away from 65, and am going on...

    I am a couple weeks away from 65, and am going on a solo backpack deer hunt in CO this Sept. So, if your body holds up you can still do it. I just completed a couple months of wilderness canoe...
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