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Scott M

The way it once was (pics)

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1910 Market Hunters?

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Print by Dwyer. Breakfast at Duck Camp.

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A full day of cast and blast in 1900.

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Cast and blast in 1927.

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A diver hunt on Whitefish Lake.

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Wow, this has to be good for the duck population and for maintaining trophy size pike.

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Heron Lake in 1915. Gangsters? I'm sure they shot the ducks in those outfits.

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1896, a bunch of Geese, Sandhill Cranes, and Fox.

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Getting ready to put out the old wood blocks.

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BoxMN

Wow, interesting photos DC. Makes you think, huh? BTW - one of our older hunting buds has pics of his dad and friends back in the day wearing ties and vests and "sport coats" out hunting divers, so they really did wear that stuff! He even wears a tie one day a year for the heck of it, always gets a chuckle during breakfast smile.gif

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french_lake_kid

"Breakfast at Duck Camp" That pic is the cover of the 2007 Cabelas Waterfowl mag/cat.

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Scott M

Yeah, I threw that one in there after seeing it on Cabelas. I thought it looked like Norman Rockwell. I'd love to find some other artists who paint in that style. Those are some great images, very nostalgic and romanticized but idyllic and reminiscent of the old days.

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Sartell Angler

GREAT THREAD! wink.gif

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Seabass77

Thanks for posting, good stuff.

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Mark Christianson

I'll try and gather up some of my Grandpas pics.

He just showed me a few a couple weeks ago.

Great thread.

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MIKE IN lINO III

And here I spent a ton of money on CAMO clothing. PFFT.

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Sifty

Cool Pics. It always fun to see how it was in the "old days"

Sifty

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dirtking

Very cool - I wish we had a "duck camp"

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Jeremiah Johnson

what do you mean "like it once was?!" we get our limit in 15min everyday grin.gif, yeah right...those are some neat pics! dito on the duck camp...

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kc0myy

i loved them all. The only I don't like is the market hunters they killed alot of birds too many. But for some it was a way of life and you just can't change something like that.

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hanson

Great pics!!

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Hammer Handle

After seeing the ducks this last weekend, I hope to have my limit along with 4 other ducks hunters (all in different spots) within 1 hour of hunting this upcoming Saturday. Can't wait!!

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