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23 minutes ago, smurfy said:

Love that bear in the tree picture.


We are up by jessie and bowstring lake in Itasca county and haven't had issues with bear with the sunflower seeds or suet cakes in a long time.


Drove by the Spring Lake Store for the first time last week after taking a mattress to the dump. I'm like "Uh oh, Smurf territory."  :D

Bear took out the in-laws crab apple tree 3 weeks ago on the south side of Jessie.

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Here are some pics I took last week of some of the birds on our deck feeders.   Male purple finch.   Red breasted nuthatch with the purple finch.   Male goldfinch.

Birds have been coming back to the feeders in the last week in abundance. And apparently an owl fed overnight on a little opossum and left me a present on the deck.    

Had a bunch of cedar waxwings, my 1st red breasted grosbeak, and a couple goldfinches in the last few days. No numbers of anything yet though. Also had a couple visits from this young lady. Smallest c

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29 minutes ago, Duffman said:


Drove by the Spring Lake Store for the first time last week after taking a mattress to the dump. I'm like "Uh oh, Smurf territory."  :D

Bear took out the in-laws crab apple tree 3 weeks ago on the south side of Jessie.

🤣😇oh Yea you were really close. When you took the bend just past the old school, we are just up 29 a bit and a right into the woods.


South side of Jessie, gotta be close to Riley's.

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19 hours ago, smurfy said:

Fishinstar, when those dang things star showing up I put out wasp traps. I got them at fleet farm years back. Just put some hummingbird juice in them.  I usually have to redo them about every 3 days now.

thanks for the tip I will have to try them next year. I have them by my apple trees trying to keep them out of the apples.

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