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charliepete2

Wishing I was still bird hunting

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It's only been a month, and I'm already thinking about next season. Last weekend I reloaded 50#'s of #5's and I just ordered up a new e-collar. Anyone else still got the bug?

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The bug never really leaves, i have to see my vest in the closet every time i go somewhere. If it wasn't for ice fishing i think i would go nuts thinking about the months till next season!

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I've been seeing over 2000 mallards in a field every night on the way home every night. Man I'd love to find a field like that around here in the fall. I'm not sure where they have been staying but maybe the river has some open water somewhere.

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Opps, just realized that this is in the upland forum, but birds are birds...my lab doesn't care.

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I agree RylFlsh...the bug never leaves, and thank goodness for ice fishing to take the edge off a bit. I can't wait for spring to get here and listen to the grouse drumming again. Hopefully I'll see some on the logs I left for them.

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I know what your feeling. I'm going to try and at least get the dog in the woods this weekend. Call it shed hunting I guess.

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In another month or two it'll be spring dog training season. That's what I'm looking forward to. If I can work it right I may try fall hunt tests and go for Senior Hunter.

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Be carefull what you wish for, we train for trials every weekend. Get to shoot Pheasants year round. You could too.

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