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    The Hunt For Pamela Anderson

    27 years and 25 pts were cashed in this year to get the Princess her big shot. Pre-season scouting was incredible and started in mid September in between sending llamas out. First trip the best I saw was what would have been a 380 bull if he had had a normal symmetrical 3rd on his right...
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    A Llittle Llama Decoy Action

    Even in the summer the intrepid squirrel can, and sometimes will go out in the yard to pee on the doghouse corner. Went on a 25 mile walk-about with 3 veterans and 5 new guys. Snow pack was incredible for late summer, it was still spring-like conditions with only the earliest flowers...
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    If OTC went OTD (out the door)

    Genetics- yep Food- yep Longevity- nope But not so long ago we had the whole enchilada. Found this one grown into a Juniper tree to the point I had to saw and twist, while twisting broke off about 6" of his huge back scratcher NT point. image by squirrel2012, on Flickr image by squirrel2012...
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    I Didn't hear no Bell

    Scan0007 - Copy by squirrel2012, on Flickr One of my favorite lines from the many Rocky movies is Mick yelling at Rocky, lying there bleeding on the mat, “I didn’t hear no bell”… One of the most endearing aspects of solo wilderness hunting is the complete non-negotiable nature of the...
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    The beatings will resume...

    Cashew brought me the first freshie of the year yesterday. In about 28 days she does this and she will get whooped like a red headed step child, I'm sure she will understand. All these years I have tried new stuff to train my dogs to find them now am trying to train them to ignore them. She...
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    Praise the Lord and Pass the Ammunition (arrows)

    Undoubtedly due to clean living, and a virtuous lifestyle it would appear I am to be blessed with a horny bullwinkle tag. One must hope after the tumultuous chaos that it is not rescinded in a fit of bureaucratic upyours cruelty... This was, of course no doubt also effected by the numerous...
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    Wide Guy

    Got his name as in his prime he was pushing hard on the magical 40" mark. He died/disappeared about 6 years ago after I passed on him wearing a 185" set at about 36" wide. He walked by me looking like what he was, an old king of the mountain at about 75 yards chasing does hard in a tough...
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    winter woody, project

    When a little button buck I had my .22 in the wagon and hit a huge woodchuck hole with the tractor and about 50 locust posts jumped into the air and came back down on my stock, snapping it at the wrist. I glued it but it broke several more times from not very much stress. I finally made...
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    Big bore elk

    Have any of you nimrods whacked an elk or ten with 45-70 405 gr. bullets? Specifically at 1600-1800 fps with cast bullets? My favorite cheapskate bullet has been discontinued meaning I have to spend a buck or more /bullet or trust to cast. How was penetration? Any deformation? Bone hit...
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    The last legal one.

    At least it was a beauty, in the last couple hours of legal hunting for grade #1 deer in state history (on public anyway) I'm sure the grade #2 mate will still be there un-picked on May 1st... did someone say... turkeys??
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    Chilly Sheep

    It is cold, it is snowy it is time to drop one in the front yard right in front of the dog house entryway. Hopefully the snow will not hinder my retreat back to the safety of the tree... We join this saga several paragraphs in as most do not favor lengthy reads, but rather, would prefer...
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    It's S.A.D.!

    Bigger than Christmas, better than birthdays! It's SQUIRREL APPRECIATION DAY! Now you don't have to but then you really won't have a leg to stand on when one cuts the cones and drops them on your head next fall while you are lying in wait. Remember 1-21 CCCHHHRRRRRRRRRRRRRR...
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    Once Yet Again to the Dowry Ranch

    Get ready for the big day tomorrow!! It's bigger than Christmas! In preparation i thought I would just crawl down out of the nest and lift a leg on the corner of the porch here in the side yard. Just to see if any of the dogs are out and about... Where did twelve years get to so quickly? Why...
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    I shaved my legs for this?

    Well last winter I decided I was going to be a ballsy little squirrel and invade the northern territory of ‘ol Buzzard –breath, I girded up my chiclet loins, and sent in an app to go and get me some of that there non-resident “free meat”. I was counting on him being so busy saving the cyber...
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    They weren't hungry...

    but they died anyway... Untitled by squirrel2012, on Flickr Untitled by squirrel2012, on Flickr 16" crappie was dying to come over for dinner Untitled by squirrel2012, on Flickr gorgeous... if somewhat humid... sunrise Untitled by squirrel2012, on Flickr
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    Schnees SUCK!

    Reading on the other thread how pack boots work for elk hunting, rather than hijack that topic... Schnees suck bad enough that they warrant their own thread. They suck so bad as to warrant their own schnees suck forum... I bought a pair for several reasons and some extra liners. Now mama...
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    They don't have to be hungry

    The dog house is well-wetted, time for the pool... Anyone else on here shoot the slimy buggers? K1900C2619_1000096 by squirrel2012, on Flickr K1900C2619_1000136 by squirrel2012, on Flickr IMG_1261 by squirrel2012, on Flickr DSC01913 by squirrel2012, on Flickr Waiting on the opener...
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    A Goat Story:

    40 Days and 40 Nights Worth, Snowing to beat hell so may as well go out of the tree and anoint the dog house yet again... Scan0012 - Copy by squirrel2012, on Flickr I had just moved to Colorado and was young and full of ideas of what and how I was going to hunt in this vast and glorious...
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    Bo Derek "10"

    It's snowing hard, but there have got to be a few of you out there itching for spring turkeys (the scratching of tick welts is a different story). Here is something to help bridge the gap, for entertainment purposes of the members here. A Perfect "10" The Bo Derek Gobbler The hardest part of...
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    Setting the Bar

    Down but not out, the pugnacious squirrel leaves the safety of the nest and approaches the dog house for another leg lift... Just shy of 5 months my little puppy dug up her first yesterday. I found the righty and was all full of myself and looked over and she was furiously digging under the...
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