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Re: Little Pathfinder Scores on First Buck- Double Drop Tine 4x4
« Reply #25 on: October 17, 2016, 03:17:09 PM »
He looks to be "long arming" it a bit though.  :chuckle:

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Re: Little Pathfinder Scores on First Buck- Double Drop Tine 4x4
« Reply #26 on: October 17, 2016, 03:34:19 PM »
He looks to be "long arming" it a bit though.  :chuckle:

Just a little.  But out of excitement.... :chuckle:
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Re: Little Pathfinder Scores on First Buck- Double Drop Tine 4x4
« Reply #27 on: October 17, 2016, 03:34:45 PM »
Good work & congratulations on a hunt well done!
The bar has been set extremely high now.
Isn't Wa. state having a competition for a youth hunter themed cover for the regs next year, or did I dream that?

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Re: Little Pathfinder Scores on First Buck- Double Drop Tine 4x4
« Reply #28 on: October 17, 2016, 03:35:40 PM »
He looks to be "long arming" it a bit though.  :chuckle:

Just a little.  But out of excitement.... :chuckle:

I think that pic should make next years Big game hunting booklet cover.  :tup:

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Re: Little Pathfinder Scores on First Buck- Double Drop Tine 4x4
« Reply #29 on: October 17, 2016, 03:37:20 PM »
Couldn't get much better than that!  Good job, dad!

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Re: Little Pathfinder Scores on First Buck- Double Drop Tine 4x4
« Reply #30 on: October 17, 2016, 03:42:59 PM »
Good work & congratulations on a hunt well done!
The bar has been set extremely high now.
Isn't Wa. state having a competition for a youth hunter themed cover for the regs next year, or did I dream that?

Thanks guys.  I'll have to look into that.  I remember it being announced a few years ago, but haven't seen anything recently.  I'll have to look at WDFW's website...
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Re: Little Pathfinder Scores on First Buck- Double Drop Tine 4x4
« Reply #31 on: October 17, 2016, 04:16:19 PM »
Congratulations to you both. Great write up and photos. Memories for a lifetime for sure.
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Re: Little Pathfinder Scores on First Buck- Double Drop Tine 4x4
« Reply #32 on: October 17, 2016, 04:26:35 PM »
He looks to be "long arming" it a bit though.  :chuckle:
His arms are about a foot long!!
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Re: Little Pathfinder Scores on First Buck- Double Drop Tine 4x4
« Reply #33 on: October 17, 2016, 04:28:32 PM »
More amazing youth hunters.  I'm really glad. This is the sort of thing that makes all the Hunt-Wa craziness worth it.
Thank you for sharing. These threads make me smile.

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Re: Little Pathfinder Scores on First Buck- Double Drop Tine 4x4
« Reply #34 on: October 17, 2016, 04:37:18 PM »
More amazing youth hunters.  I'm really glad. This is the sort of thing that makes all the Hunt-Wa craziness worth it.
Thank you for sharing. These threads make me smile.

Yeah, it's so much better when the season is "all about the kids".  I have a late whitetail tag, so I am able to just concentrate on the boys this year (PathfinderJR doesn't need much help anymore at 17... but I'm going to torture him by tagging along for one more year before he's gone in college...).
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Re: Little Pathfinder Scores on First Buck- Double Drop Tine 4x4
« Reply #35 on: October 17, 2016, 04:53:20 PM »
 :tup: :tup: :tup:

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Re: Little Pathfinder Scores on First Buck- Double Drop Tine 4x4
« Reply #36 on: October 17, 2016, 05:21:01 PM »
as a HE instructor it gives me a sense of pride seeing the new generation hunting....we are losing new hunters due to many things-peer pressure, video games, home computers, loss of hunting area etc., etc.,...makes my day seeing youngsters enjoying the outdoors...great job little man  :tup:
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Re: Little Pathfinder Scores on First Buck- Double Drop Tine 4x4
« Reply #37 on: October 17, 2016, 05:29:35 PM »
Great story and beautiful buck!  Congrats to the young hunter!

And to his "guide"  :tup: :chuckle:
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Re: Little Pathfinder Scores on First Buck- Double Drop Tine 4x4
« Reply #38 on: October 17, 2016, 05:34:32 PM »
Fan "freaking" tastic! Another priceless smile to tell the story!! Congratulations! :tup:
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Re: Little Pathfinder Scores on First Buck- Double Drop Tine 4x4
« Reply #39 on: October 17, 2016, 05:35:50 PM »
The first pic in Reply #11 is about the best trophy pic I have ever seen!  That is awesome! 

That was my exact thought when I saw it.  I'd have that photo printed and framed immediately!

Yup, I was thinking that pic had magazine cover written all over it!  What an awesome photo.

Congratulations to the young man!   :tup:

Yessss same same same  :yeah: :yeah: :yeah: fantastic pic, and I love that surprised look in reply 10. So cute and all around great job!!

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Re: Little Pathfinder Scores on First Buck- Double Drop Tine 4x4
« Reply #40 on: October 17, 2016, 05:44:30 PM »
Little dude looks like he is riding a dirt bike!! The smile says it all , congrats little pathfinder
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Re: Little Pathfinder Scores on First Buck- Double Drop Tine 4x4
« Reply #41 on: October 17, 2016, 05:48:28 PM »
Absolutely love the emotion you captured in the photos.  What a great story.  Fist bUmp to the little man!
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Re: Little Pathfinder Scores on First Buck- Double Drop Tine 4x4
« Reply #42 on: October 17, 2016, 06:26:30 PM »
Another outstanding story by Pathfinder.

Congratulations and thank you for sharing another wonderful experience with us.
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Re: Little Pathfinder Scores on First Buck- Double Drop Tine 4x4
« Reply #43 on: October 17, 2016, 06:43:07 PM »
Way to go little man! That's a great buck, congratulations!!!!💪😁👍
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Re: Little Pathfinder Scores on First Buck- Double Drop Tine 4x4
« Reply #44 on: October 17, 2016, 07:04:13 PM »
Awesome! Unbelievable first deer for the kid. Congrats to all you guys.

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Re: Little Pathfinder Scores on First Buck- Double Drop Tine 4x4
« Reply #45 on: October 17, 2016, 07:11:31 PM »
 :yeah:
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Re: Little Pathfinder Scores on First Buck- Double Drop Tine 4x4
« Reply #46 on: October 17, 2016, 07:12:36 PM »
Awesome 6x6 :tup: :chuckle: :chuckle: :chuckle:
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Re: Little Pathfinder Scores on First Buck- Double Drop Tine 4x4
« Reply #47 on: October 17, 2016, 07:22:09 PM »
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Re: Little Pathfinder Scores on First Buck- Double Drop Tine 4x4
« Reply #48 on: October 17, 2016, 07:22:47 PM »
This makes me smile :tup:

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Re: Little Pathfinder Scores on First Buck- Double Drop Tine 4x4
« Reply #49 on: October 17, 2016, 07:54:56 PM »
Way cool. Nice job
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