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Two days in the woods
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 24, 2009 11:33 am    Post subject: Two days in the woods Reply with quote

My eldest son (23) had never been hunting yet alone shot a gun. Got him interested in shooting this spring, last week we went up to northern Michigan to go bird hunting with friends after talking him into it, that took three weeks! Story short first day, shot his first bird on the first flush of the day saw his first bull elk up close and personal (fifty yards) and saw two white tail bucks. Second day he got three more birds (pats). In all 22 flushes 4 birds all his 12 elk 2 were bulls and six white tail two bucks. Great memories alot of laughs mixed with cussing about how bad our shooting was but now have a new hunting buddy a great shooting partner and a son who cant wait to get into the woods again...

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PostPosted: Sat Oct 24, 2009 11:43 am    Post subject: Re: Two days in the woods Reply with quote

That's great! Congrats on the new partner!

Where in MI? I still have some relatives near Ishpeming but haven't been up there in many years.

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PostPosted: Sat Oct 24, 2009 11:47 am    Post subject: Re: Two days in the woods Reply with quote

Pumpkin we hunted about 12 miles out of Gaylord in the state Elk preserve get to see lots of elk just cant hunt em but there is plenty of other game including bear

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PostPosted: Sat Oct 24, 2009 12:00 pm    Post subject: Re: Two days in the woods Reply with quote

Sounds like a good trip !!!Now you have an excuse to buy more guns !!! Very Happy

How's the grouse birds....... I'm assuming you were referring to pheasants ???

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PostPosted: Sat Oct 24, 2009 12:46 pm    Post subject: Re: Two days in the woods Reply with quote

Dont think the wife will go for more guns two 308's two 12 guages two .22's
357 mag 45 auto two 50 cal inlines.... Phesant is lacking here in MI unless u go to a preserve at least thats what I'm seeing the grouse are plentiful we were hunting for partridge and wood cock. Long walks in the woods eh...no dogs owned by either party my britney was killed 5 years ago and havent gotten a new bird dog since but it wont stop me from going out

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PostPosted: Sat Oct 24, 2009 2:36 pm    Post subject: Re: Two days in the woods Reply with quote

I vaguely recall a wildlife museum in Gaylord?

Now guns are like golf clubs, you need certain ones for certain situations. You can't play the whole game with just a putter or a wood...

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PostPosted: Sat Oct 24, 2009 3:04 pm    Post subject: Re: Two days in the woods Reply with quote

And if that don't work..........ask her why she needs a dozen purses and 2 dozen pairs of shoes !!! Shocked

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PostPosted: Sat Oct 24, 2009 3:16 pm    Post subject: Re: Two days in the woods Reply with quote

Savagenut,
I like a story with happy ending. I just got back from two days hunting on a pheasant farm in PA with a great group of guys.

I used to stop at the Lumberjack Restaurant in Long Branch on Route 75. Take care...
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 25, 2009 4:10 am    Post subject: Re: Two days in the woods Reply with quote

That is brilliant Savage...time spent with your family in any pursuit is time well spent...even more so in a pastime everyone enjoys.

Cheers, Vince

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PostPosted: Sun Oct 25, 2009 3:18 pm    Post subject: Re: Two days in the woods Reply with quote

Way to go mate.. nothing better than enjoying the best of it with your family.
May every one of you enjoy the same for generations..

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