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Re: Hirshey's Hunts 2018
« Reply #180 on: May 21, 2019, 09:53:39 AM »
It seems we may never hear the exciting conclusion to this hunting story.

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Re: Hirshey's Hunts 2018
« Reply #181 on: May 21, 2019, 12:12:49 PM »
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Re: Hirshey's Hunts 2018
« Reply #182 on: May 22, 2019, 07:44:02 AM »
Hirshey I have read your hunting accounts now for a couple of seasons, and I truly think you should set down and try to put these into story format.  You obviously have the intelligence, the acumen, and the ability to tell a good story.  You are constantly adding to your list of exploits and experience.  I'm sure the people you surround yourself with are equally dedicated focused on the outdoors.  Please give some thought to writing it down, flesh it out a bit.  Tell people about your off season, fire fighting, and anything else you could think to add.  You are a young vibrant outdoors woman who seems completely comfortable in her skin and her role in life.  Share that with other young women like you. 
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Re: Hirshey's Hunts 2018
« Reply #183 on: November 10, 2019, 07:16:33 PM »
I canít wait to hear about this yearís adventures.🤔

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Re: Hirshey's Hunts 2018
« Reply #184 on: November 10, 2019, 07:34:17 PM »
Nothing short of epic. I had the play by play from one of her partners with pics.

I canít wait to hear about this yearís adventures.🤔

@hirshey

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Re: Hirshey's Hunts 2018
« Reply #185 on: November 18, 2019, 06:35:03 PM »
Nothing short of epic. I had the play by play from one of her partners with pics.

I canít wait to hear about this yearís adventures.🤔

@hirshey

Of course! Would it be any different?  :chuckle:

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Re: Hirshey's Hunts 2018
« Reply #186 on: November 18, 2019, 06:41:51 PM »
Hey all! Last week of work for the Forest Service for the year, then a week off with family/helping a friend move into their first home, and then starting work at NOAA. Life has been hectic this past year; I will definitely get to you with the conclusion of this story and then into this season soon. Sorry for the delay!
I am not opposed to golf, for I suspect it keeps armies of the unworthy from discovering deer.

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Re: Hirshey's Hunts 2018
« Reply #187 on: November 18, 2019, 06:43:38 PM »
I think Plat taught her how to really drag a story out !

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Re: Hirshey's Hunts 2018
« Reply #188 on: November 18, 2019, 06:44:43 PM »
Hey all! Last week of work for the Forest Service for the year, then a week off with family/helping a friend move into their first home, and then starting work at NOAA. Life has been hectic this past year; I will definitely get to you with the conclusion of this story and then into this season soon. Sorry for the delay!

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Re: Hirshey's Hunts 2018
« Reply #189 on: February 17, 2020, 03:45:36 PM »
Alright... sorry for the long delay. Life has been hectic; I took a new position in a new town requiring a move and learning new parts of my firefighter trade, exploring my new home, finding new friends, and still trying to maintain other pursuits that are important to me... I haven't been in the right headspace to write, which would have produced subpar storytelling; I wasn't willing to write under those circumstances just to finish my tales.
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I am not opposed to golf, for I suspect it keeps armies of the unworthy from discovering deer.

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Re: Hirshey's Hunts 2018
« Reply #190 on: February 17, 2020, 03:59:50 PM »
The next day started early and full of anticipation. Snow clung to every surface, only disturbed by our movements across the slopes. Looking back, you could discern our path clearly by the brush and branches that weren't covered in pillowy white snow. As the daylight hours slowly revealed themselves, we were met with the same freezing fog ebbing across the topography. Sometimes you could not see more than ten feet, the next moment sky blue conditions revealed the landscape for miles. Snow flurries accompanied these transitions, and we patiently took each open opportunity to scan every fold for our target. Our Louisiana companion, accustomed to flat and stable terrain took these opportunities to rest... he later described the physical feats we performed every day to pulling a large canoe up the side of the steepest terrain imaginable. :chuckle:


Ever in good spirits, Derrick took our transitions between sun and blizzard to harass me with snow, even if the only photographic evidence of the matters appear to produce me as the bully.  :tup:

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Re: Hirshey's Hunts 2018
« Reply #191 on: February 17, 2020, 04:08:55 PM »
All horseplay aside, when we arrived at the crown jewel of our day's endeavors and crept up to the edge of a steep rocky saddle like ghosts under the shroud of fog. After a few positional adjustments to see all angles of the steep drainage in our moments of clear skies, we located the herd we were after, along with a bull bedded on a small subridge mid-slope. It wasn't an impossible stalk, but it would take patience and a lot of care. Another snow flurry approached, and we took the opportunity to move down into the folds in pursuit. The snow falling was full of heavy ice, and it was almost musical as it fell; the myriad of surfaces it impacted produced unique sounds that certainly masked our slow and methodical approach.
 
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Re: Hirshey's Hunts 2018
« Reply #192 on: February 17, 2020, 04:18:23 PM »
(photo taken by the crew who stayed up top during the final stalk)
I am not opposed to golf, for I suspect it keeps armies of the unworthy from discovering deer.

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Re: Hirshey's Hunts 2018
« Reply #193 on: February 17, 2020, 04:28:13 PM »
Awright!  Gonna settle in with a scotch and do some reading tonight.
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Re: Hirshey's Hunts 2018
« Reply #194 on: February 17, 2020, 04:44:01 PM »
Awright!  Gonna settle in with a scotch and do some reading tonight.
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