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harvey lee

I hope you all have the hunt you are hoping for this weekend.One waits all year for this season so good luck to all and be SAFE. smile.gif

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woodman

Thanks, Harvee Lee! grin.gif It is 20 degrees and a swift of snow this am in Bemidji. Man did that shock me when I went out in my shorts to get the paper just now! grin.gif

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Sutty

Thanks Harvey Lee, I have my shotgun sighted in(newly with a scope), My copy of Escanaba in the Moonlight set aside, and we have the last section of corn in the county still in.... It has always bugged me in the past but I am going to try and use it to my advantage this year.

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UdeLakeTom

Don't try that Sat morning......

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Ron Burgundy

Let's not be afraid to shoot some does, especially in Houston county. They're really thick down that way. I also hunt 2nd season, so save me a nice buck! Good luck!

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BigWadeS

Thanks Harvey it's that time of year that the days drag on until Friday then wham...game time...good luck to everyone...Harvey if your going to ND for the opener only 1 more week to wait

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metrojoe

Good luck guys.

Being a bow hunter, it's a great time to head to Wisconcin. (7 whole days of bow hunting)cool.gif

Be safe.

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harvey lee

It can never get here soon enough and is always over to fast.

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almostthere!

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It can never get here soon enough and is always over to fast.


That is why I hunt 1A.

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Coach1310

Is it Friday yet???? Can't wait. Seems like years for Friday to get here and then BOOM seasons over. Good luck to all. I just hope to see a few, have our new hunters bag a few and get everyone home safely.

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Fish&Fowl

Thanks Harvey!

The old man, my uncles, and myself have been long awaiting for deer season to get here. Sounds like it's going to be good weather up here by I. Falls where we hunt for opening weekend. Calling for cool and snow, which is always great for visibility and tracking. Again, be safe everyone and have a great season, may your meatpoles sag with the weight of a bruiser!

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Eric Wettschreck

Quote:

Let's not be afraid to shoot some does


Gladly. To each their own and do your own thing but big bucks taste like poopie and are good for cutting the head off and feeding the rest to the dog. My opinion.

I'm stoked. There are 7 of us including kids and we can all shoot a doe. I'm hoping we end up with 7- one or two year old does. YUMMY!!!!!!!!!! Besides, it helps thin em out.

Be careful out there this weekend fellas.

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walleyeaddict

Bring on the orange army.....just dont call it a sport....because it isnt.

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Sutty

Whatever dude. Tell that to the guy that sits up north for three weeks and doesn't see one.

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Black_Bay

Thanks for your input walleyeaddict. mad.gif There always has to be one...

I for one wish everyone good luck, be safe, and have a great time. I know I will. grin.gif

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Mossy19

Good luck to all and be safe! We have one doe tag for 4 hunters for opening weekend, so we are hoping to fill that at least.

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Eric Wettschreck

Quote:

just dont call it a sport....because it isnt.


Lotsa people say the same thing about soccer.

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Cooter

Good luck indeed to all you MN hunters! Be sure to post lots of stories and pics. Bucks WILL be moving - don't be afraid to rattle/grunt! Shoot straight!

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Gordie

Great post HarveyLee thats and good luck to all this season.

and thanks to the people reasponsible for the count down clock Thats awsome!!

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UdeLakeTom

Even when you help somebody else drag a 150 pounder across 1/2 mile of floating bog in the dark trying to find the "higher" spots so your boots don't fill completely up.

Or is that just work, and not sportsmanship?

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Hines R

Everybody be safe and consider wearing or using one of the new green flashlights if you hunt in an area where other people hunt. We had 2 people die last year in Minnesota that would be alive if they had been wearing or using one of those lights. The not shooting at what you can't see is obviously important, but most people wouldn't make the mistake of thinking a deer has a light attached to it.

Our party is 6 people and we could have 30 tags in the area we hunt. 4 Doe tags apiece plus 1 buck tag. We never buy that many tags because we couldn't use that much deer no matter what we did. It would be worthwhile to give a deer to the food shelter, but they only take processed deer. It costs us like 80 bucks a deer to process so that really isn't going to happen at least for me. If the foodshelf was smart they'd set up some kind of deal with a processor. I'd bet that you'd see a lot more guys taking an additional doe if that we're the case.

Our problem is always more about buck tags. Once you shoot your buck, if you take another one you better be mounting it on the wall.

Ryan

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Gordie

HI Hines R there are always some familys in need of extra meat in the freezer for the winter last year myself and some friends donated deer to a couple of differnt familys. found out about the familys though the bait store. Registraion stations may also know of such familys. just a little FYI and the green light is a awsome idea. one of the guys killed last year or the year before only live 1/2 mile from me . sad part was he was shot by his best friend.

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chris63

Walleyeaddict,Is fishing???????????c63

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SM1

I bowhunt, slug and muzzleloader hunt (and party hunt) so hopefully I will have more than one chance at a buck.

Here is my solution to having only one buck tag:

All small bucks will go on their merry way. I will only shoot at a trophy buck.

In my book a doe is better than a young buck.

I know most everyone wants to get a deer but personally I would rather not shoot a deer at all than shoot a small buck from now on. (By small I mean not much smaller than a wall hanger- just my take)

Good luck everyone!

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