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About goldenbobby

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  • Birthday 06/29/1985

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    Pine River, MN
  1. Shells or full body's

    I am not sure of your budget. I have 2 dozen decoys (1 doz full body and 1 dozen shells) I started with the dozen shells and hunted with guys that had shells too and just combined decoys. Last year I hunted with just my dad and used just my 2 dozen. I just put them in 2 groups. One group of 20 in a U shape (10 on each side of the U) with mine and my dad's blind in the bottom of the U and a group of 4 in the opening like there walking into the spread. Don't forget that you need a good blind because concealment is everything. I use avery power hunter. I like it because I can move my head around to see what the birds are doing. Since you have goose floaters I assume you have some kind of goose call because I don't want to get into the battle between flutes and short reeds. LOL
  2. Handgun for a woman

    if you want to buy her a hand gun I would find a gun range that has loner guns for her to shoot. Pretty much all people will say a 22 is to small for a self defense. If I was you I would let her shoot a bunch of different calibers and see what ones she likes. If you can't find a range that does that as far as possible choices on brands get a named brand and research (Glock, Springfield, Smith and Wesson, ect.) I would say a 9 mm would be a good caliber to start with. I hope this helps
  3. Need a new duck call

    I have the buck gardner spit fire. Its a reed and a half and its never freezes up on me. I bought another one from fleet farm for 25 bucks for my dad.
  4. Fishing kayak for under $700???

    here is a video of my kayak setup
  5. Suggestions Appreciated!

    here is my old town vapor kayak setup
  6. Suggestions Appreciated!

    I love my Old Town Vapor Angler 10ft. I was able to get every thing for under $600 (kayak, paddle, and lifejacket). Tomorrow I am going to get a fish finder for it and going to have a video on youtube. Just remember in Minnesota a kayak that is non motorized that is more that 10 ft needs to be licensed. That is one less expense that someone will have to pay for. Before I got my kayak I emailed the DNR and made sure that I didn't need to license it for fishing.
  7. Fishing kayak for under $700???

    I love my Old Town Vapor Angler 10ft. Tomorrow I am going to get a fish finder for it and going to have a video on youtube. Just remember in Minnesota a kayak that is non motorized that is more that 10 ft needs to be licensed.
  8. T I P?

    I was hunting by myself in mid october. It was me then I seen a group of 3 hunters across from me. time was about 9am not much flying when I looked up I seen a swan fly over head. I almost pulled up on it. I thought to myself "stupid swan almost got shot". Itwent around the pond and in front of the group of hunters then I heard one shot and seen the swan flare back then quickly a second shot then the swan fell. I couldn't beleave what I saw. I got on my phone called a DNR officer that I knew she told be she would send some one out. I picked up my decoys walked up to my car and waited for the dnr officer to show up, 45 min. went buy then I seen a truck pull up. It was the officer, He asked if they were still down there I told him "If they hadn't picked up in the last 45 min. they were still down there". Him and I walked down to the water sneeking along the brush line. I looked around a small clump of brush and I told the officer "there they are". We went back to his truck and he told me to wait and he was going to talk with them. 3 hours later he comes back. they made 2 arrests, one guy for shooting the swan and the other guy for hunting while intoxicated, they also confiscated 2 shotguns and 1 AR-15 that they had out with them duck hunting.