opening day of deer hunting in ct

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  1. woodmeister

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    all I did was watch the squirrels run around all day then get soaked, someone must be able to top that.
     

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    Eat squirrel. :long: :-/ :lol:
     
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    it would'nt be the first time for that but the 30-30 may be a wee bit much.
     
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    we dont open rifle till saturday, but bow has been pretty uneventful. other then sizing up trees to cut after deer season!
     
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    not many acorns in the woods around here that should keep them on the move don't know what it means for our winter weather.
     
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    We catch em out here with fishing nets... thrown at close distance.
     
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    Same here.


    Murph is very tired of their tenacity. That and he hates the wild turkeys, too.


    They do not obey his orders at all :)
     
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    We don't have an overstock of deer around here, but I have to assume deer season started because a couple days ago a large antlered deer bounded across the road. I have to assume he was running from something. Ah, looks like archery season....according to a web site! Beside that we have a gun range right down the road, so the deer are probably putting the sound and the smell and the sight (of those hunters) together and running.....
     
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    You do know that 30.30 can be loaded with a lead pistol bullet and 16 grains of unique? Fine squirrel round. :)
     
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    Squirrel!

     
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    Saw 4 bucks opening day. Finished cutting one of those bucks up today. The tenderloins were delicious too.
     
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    Sounds great Savage ;-)

    Here was the day before opening..

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    And with the next day harvest.

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    i had to come home on the Thursday but had alot of fun for sure woodmeister :)

    Great bunch of guys to hang out with!

    we had 3 hanging when i left but i didnt see anything :) which is fine as there is always next year...

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    Oh Loon, there is just something good about deer camp! We used to go with old army tents and it worked great. Big tent for socializing and smaller tent for sleeping. For beds, we always took straw. Laid out a couple logs and filled in with straw so everyone slept on the straw. It worked great but we usually had to fluff up the straw after a few days.
     
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    I really like that last pic . . . just something about a bunch of guys hanging out together sharing a meal or a few drinks and a good time . . .
     
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    you guys got that right! ;-) was along way from home with some new people but everything was a hoot..

    there were 13 counting me in the group and made it home with some great memories :)

    that fella playing the guitar could make some big cash! with the right manager ;-P

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    Brings back memories of when this used to play on all of the PA country stations at the start of buck week:

     
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    Just finished getting my gear together for tomorrow morning. I shot a doe last weekend to get something in the freezer. Hope to get some more freezer meat in tomorrow.
     
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    Deer camp, part of what my wife calls "The high holy week of hunting" because everything else comes to a screeching halt. Some people just don't know what they are missing.


    Took my daughter out for youth season this morning, had a nice 8pt at 25 yards within 15 minutes of entering the woods. She couldn't see the chest so there was no shot, I could clearly see it and he would have been toast but it was her hunt. She ended up missing one doe later and we saw a total of 16 with only the one shot. She smiled from ear to ear all day long. Not everyday you can say that about a 16 year old girl!



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    I remember all those guys, and all those cans of Hormel chili, the beer, and the pride of accomplishment. And we hunted deer sometimes too.
     
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    Last day of the rifle firearms season in MN. Last Sunday was my good day. A very nice 8 pt buck at 135 yards. Freezer is full. A good winter ahead.
     

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    very nice! good for you eh ;-)

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    Just got back from Maine yesterday- my group moved to a new location after 50 years in the same place (I am third generation). Had a shot at one bounding and saw another on the last afternoon of our hunt. In all, we saw 6 deer, but unfortunately we did not bring anything home but great memories, a lot of laughs, and high expectations for next year.

    As for me, we still have two weeks here in NH- so GAME ON!
     
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    Nice buck jebatty. Love that swelled neck.
     
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