collapse
The opinionated one...Y.A.R. Exec. Staff In Memory of Jerbear H-W Member #20

Author Topic: RIP Merle Haggard  (Read 5515 times)

Offline Boss .300 winmag

  • Best Biggie Blogger
  • Washington For Wildlife
  • Trade Count: (+5)
  • Old Salt
  • *
  • Join Date: Oct 2010
  • Posts: 9668
  • Location: Skagit Valley
  • DAN-O CAN'T TAKE BIGGIE PICS
Re: RIP Merle Haggard
« Reply #15 on: April 06, 2016, 02:28:45 PM »
A true country legend! :tup:

He could give these modern day rap country wanna be's a lesson or two.  :chuckle:
"Just because I like granola, and I have stretched my arms around a few trees, doesn't mean I'm a tree hugger!
Hi I'm 8156, our leader is Bearpaw.
YOU CANNOT REASON WITH A TIGER WHEN YOUR HEAD IS IN ITS MOUTH! Winston Churchill

Keep Calm And Duc On!

Online Russ McDonald

  • Global Moderator
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Old Salt
  • *****
  • Join Date: Oct 2011
  • Posts: 5493
  • Location: Enumclaw
  • USN ET3 SW 87-92, USS Excel MSO 439
    • https://www.facebook.com/russell.mcdonald.90
  • Groups: NWTF, NRA
Re: RIP Merle Haggard
« Reply #16 on: April 06, 2016, 07:33:05 PM »
Gone forever is a legend.  Sad day. 

And he passed on his birthday.  RIP.
I saw a post that his son posted on Facebook.  He said that his dad told him will pass on his birthday last week.
Russell McDonald
President Lake Washington NWTF Chapter and vice president of the WA state board NWTF
The opinions expressed in my posts do not represent those of the forum.

Offline bhawley76

  • Off-Topics
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Longhunter
  • *
  • Join Date: Oct 2013
  • Posts: 588
  • Location: curlew wa
Re: RIP Merle Haggard
« Reply #17 on: April 06, 2016, 08:12:27 PM »
I'll go be politically incorrect and watch some Dukes of Hazard later.
[/That was waylen Jennings LOLquote]

Offline Whitpirate

  • Site Sponsor
  • Trade Count: (+3)
  • Sourdough
  • *****
  • Join Date: Oct 2011
  • Posts: 1641
  • Location: Duvall, by way of Spokane/Metaline Falls
Re: RIP Merle Haggard
« Reply #18 on: April 06, 2016, 08:13:56 PM »
It was!  Lol I'm lost and just want to watch the Dukes.  Merle and Johnny can wait for Willie.

Offline Jonathan_S

  • Business Sponsor
  • Trade Count: (+4)
  • Old Salt
  • *****
  • Join Date: Oct 2012
  • Posts: 7162
  • Location: Medical Lake
  • Volleyfire Brigade
Re: RIP Merle Haggard
« Reply #19 on: April 06, 2016, 08:14:50 PM »
Damnit if I am not just maudlin tonight. Sitting around this fire and listening to 100 different Haggard songs. Really going to miss him and so is Willie.
“Kindly do not attempt to cloud the issue with too many facts.”

Offline Blacklab

  • Site Sponsor
  • Virtual Campfire
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Frontiersman
  • *
  • Join Date: Mar 2007
  • Posts: 4806
Re: RIP Merle Haggard
« Reply #20 on: April 06, 2016, 08:21:54 PM »
A little taken back by the news  :'(
Hey! I'm not a complete idiot I have parts missing. Though sometimes I wonder.

Every day above ground is a good day.

Online WapitiTalk1

  • Site Sponsor
  • Trade Count: (+6)
  • Frontiersman
  • *****
  • Join Date: Oct 2011
  • Posts: 3061
  • Location: NW Washington
Re: RIP Merle Haggard
« Reply #21 on: April 06, 2016, 08:34:19 PM »
He wore his gun outside his pants, for all the honest world to see......

Poncho met his match you know, on the deserts down in Mexico.....

Darton Archery Maverick II
"Sir, left side Sir!" "Are you sure Private Pyle?"
Elknut Field Staff

Offline BullMagnet76

  • Trade Count: (+1)
  • Longhunter
  • *****
  • Join Date: Mar 2008
  • Posts: 954
  • Location: W Washington
Re: RIP Merle Haggard
« Reply #22 on: April 06, 2016, 08:40:43 PM »
My all time favorite, RIP Hag!!!!!

Offline BullMagnet76

  • Trade Count: (+1)
  • Longhunter
  • *****
  • Join Date: Mar 2008
  • Posts: 954
  • Location: W Washington
Re: RIP Merle Haggard
« Reply #23 on: April 06, 2016, 08:41:45 PM »

Tonight the Bottle let me down

Offline Emptyhanded

  • Trade Count: (+1)
  • Longhunter
  • *****
  • Join Date: Dec 2008
  • Posts: 511
  • Location: Newman Lake
Re: RIP Merle Haggard
« Reply #24 on: April 06, 2016, 08:44:50 PM »
My favorite artist ever! No one can fill those shoes.


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
Hunting... It's a spiritual erection every time. - Ted Nugent

Offline Kittman

  • Site Sponsor
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Longhunter
  • *****
  • Join Date: Aug 2013
  • Posts: 528
  • Location: Oak Harbor
  • Groups: NRA, US Navy
Re: RIP Merle Haggard
« Reply #25 on: April 07, 2016, 12:13:23 PM »
Sad news.  I have a little story to share, when I was at my first duty station, which happened to be China Lake, CA my buddies and I would often get out and about in the high desert, and we found ourselves at a little watering hole in Lake Isabella one night.  The juke box in the bar was playing nothing but Merle.  Wasn't exactly my speed at the time so I went toward the machine after some old gal had just dropped in like $5.00 worth of quarters, and well, after I slid 2 quarters in, she raced up to me and she appeared very buzzed, very serious, and was not in the mood to hear anything else be played I guess.  Little did I know at the time these locals lived in Merle's back yard.  We left the machine alone after that, no telling how many of her boyfriends at the bar were there...and the rest of the evening was fine as long as Merle was in the jukebox, our musical attitude was adjusted and no more problems.  Never forget that night. 

Offline Jonathan_S

  • Business Sponsor
  • Trade Count: (+4)
  • Old Salt
  • *****
  • Join Date: Oct 2012
  • Posts: 7162
  • Location: Medical Lake
  • Volleyfire Brigade
Re: RIP Merle Haggard
« Reply #26 on: April 07, 2016, 12:18:19 PM »
 :chuckle: sounds like you got straightened out.
“Kindly do not attempt to cloud the issue with too many facts.”

Offline Timberstalker

  • Busch Lite Rocks
  • Off-Topics
  • Trade Count: (+2)
  • Old Salt
  • *
  • Join Date: Apr 2008
  • Posts: 6043
  • Location: Tri-Cities
Re: RIP Merle Haggard
« Reply #27 on: April 07, 2016, 01:24:04 PM »
That's funny Kittman. :chuckle:
If you aint hunting, you aint livin'

Offline Weatherby92

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Pilgrim
  • *
  • Join Date: Apr 2016
  • Posts: 12
  • Location: Clayton
Re: RIP Merle Haggard
« Reply #28 on: April 07, 2016, 08:40:57 PM »
I don't know how many times i turned to my spring bear hunting partner today and said "damn I can't believe Merle Haggard died yesterday". As usual we listened to him as we rolled through the mountains but this time it had a little more meaning.
Do the thing you fear most and the death of fear is certain - Mark Twain

Offline Fishnclifff

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Sourdough
  • *****
  • Join Date: Oct 2008
  • Posts: 2324
  • Location: Vancouver wa
Re: RIP Merle Haggard
« Reply #29 on: April 07, 2016, 11:19:14 PM »
It's not true that I am good for nothing---I can be used as a bad example!!

 

* Recent Topics

What’s your recipe? by lord grizzly
[Today at 05:14:37 PM]


WTS Ruger no 1 heavy barrel 7mm Remington Mag. Has Tasco 3x9x40 scope. by Ridgeratt
[Today at 05:14:33 PM]


WTS Ruger 10-22 Talo edition, stainless. Luepold 2x7x28 VX1 scoe. by Bowsnbulls
[Today at 05:08:40 PM]


When should you consider “all hope is lost?” by bobcat
[Today at 05:06:42 PM]


White River muzzleloader bull elk by Duckslayer89
[Today at 04:56:39 PM]


WTS Winchester model 54 270 Winchester with Weaver 4x scope. by Bowsnbulls
[Today at 04:31:17 PM]


WTS Browning Lightning BLR 22-250, Leupold 3x9x40 scope. by Bowsnbulls
[Today at 04:28:32 PM]


WTS Winchester model 94 AE 7-30 Waters Burris Fulfield 2 2x7x40 scope with ammo. by Bowsnbulls
[Today at 04:26:53 PM]


WTS 1913 Springfield 30-06 A303. by Bowsnbulls
[Today at 04:20:44 PM]


WTS Winchester model 94 30 WCF 1917 Saddle Ring by Bowsnbulls
[Today at 04:17:22 PM]


WTS Marlin 1895 XLR stainless 45-70 with Zeiss 4x32 by Bowsnbulls
[Today at 03:57:58 PM]


Harvest stats by dreamunelk
[Today at 03:51:44 PM]


2016 buck back from the taxi by lamrith
[Today at 03:48:29 PM]


2017 ID Black Bear back from Taxi by lamrith
[Today at 03:46:52 PM]


Youth Hunt Advice by Bob33
[Today at 03:28:56 PM]


2017 Deer, post them here (photos & stats) by KB88
[Today at 02:10:19 PM]


Fs kifaru emr2 cb by huntnfmly
[Today at 01:49:14 PM]


Blues bull by Mr Mykiss
[Today at 01:35:07 PM]


No late archery elk in Winston 520? by kentrek
[Today at 01:17:00 PM]


ladder test results, advice needed by lord grizzly
[Today at 12:59:42 PM]