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Siwulat

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  • Birthday 05/19/1988

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  1. Been years since I’ve hunted pheasants, but I’m thinking of jumping back in this year. I’ve seen a few while out deer hunting in Dakota County so think I might be able to find one or two. No dog, so I’ll be playing both roles. How is everyone’s season starting?
  2. Limit question

    Congrats on the early season success minky! According to page 70 of the regs, you can use both bonus tags on antlerless deer in managed. I get tripped up to this day as well on this stuff. Kudos for reaching out and allowing others to learn.
  3. Opening Day

    Nice moose! I was trying to figure out how to avoid work today but it didn't happen. Planning on getting my season started tomorrow though. Nice shooting!
  4. 2017 Hunting Regs?

    I've lived and hunted here in MN for 4 years and will admit the tag structure is weird. I understand it now, but at first it made no sense. The idea of an all season tag appeals to me and seems like it'd be way easier for people to understand.
  5. Like the change. Of course it's just after I've dialed in a scoped muzzy for shotgun zone firearm and a no scope muzzy for the muzzy season. Guess now I'll just have to pick and choose which one comes with on a given day...
  6. Anybody know of a range in the cities where I can shoot a muzzy? I'm not a member of any clubs, but would like to shoot sooner than the OTP sight in period most of those offer. Trying to work up a good powder and bullet combo well prior to the fall.
  7. Views from the Stand '16

    Last sit for me. I intended to bow hunt while visiting family in Michigan but santa had other plans. Late doe muzzy to round out my season.
  8. Thinking of trying trapping

    Well, learned a valuable lesson today. Traps that are set half in and half out of the water will get frozen over when the shallows of the creek freeze! Not gonna catch anything when the springs are froze!!
  9. 1st Shotgun

    I also started with an 870 express, as did my brother, and my father before us. Still shoot it every year and have yet to have an issue. Fantastic starter (heck, even if it's not a starter) imo!
  10. Thinking of trying trapping

    Thanks del. I've done a fair bit of youtubing. checked them again last night and still empty. Now that waterfowl is winding down I may start scouting for some huts in public marshes. I've been avoiding them so as not to interfere with retrievers. Even without catching anything it gives me another excuse to be in the woods.
  11. Thinking of trying trapping

    Felt mildly confident in my sets as I checked them tonight. Nada. How long should a guy a guy leave a set before choosing to move them?
  12. Thinking of trying trapping

    Empty again. I moved two of them in front of those holes I found so hopefully that's a productive move. I wouldn't know what a fresh hole looks like but these don't look too bad. Anyways, off to the deer woods!
  13. Thinking of trying trapping

    Checked them today and nada, which is exactly what I was expecting. I did locate a couple of holes on the opposite bank so I'll give my current sets another day or so then maybe move them in front of those.
  14. Thinking of trying trapping

    Quiet forum! Anyways, picked up three 110s from FF and added my ID to them. Just finished setting some bottom edge sets in a creek that meanders through a local WMA. I'm sure they are poorly done but it'll be interesting to see what happens with them. I also have have an email into the dnr asking about extension of public right of way and whether or not a marsh is accessible from the road. I'll post updates as I have them!
  15. I am thinking I might give trapping a shot this year. My thought is to get a few 110s and try for muskrats. I know I can trap on some public land per the regs. My question is...can I make water sets on any lake that I legally access? For instance, can I walk onto or wade into a suburban pond from a park and set a fully submerged trap? Clearly brand new to this whole thing. I would be doing it for pure fun. Any advice is appreciated!