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Offline Greyhound

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Public service announcement
« on: March 15, 2020, 07:53:58 PM »
Long ish post. Iím a new trapper and have tried hard to learn. We all know experience is our best teacher and Iím short on that. I post questions here once in a while and watch a lot of YouTube. Long story short is someone on this site answered up and has helped me so much. After just a couple outings I am twice the trapper I was before. My message for you veterans is to pass on your awesome knowledge. I had no idea how much I didnít know. Example-  I have been on a cold streak for a month. Born2late came out with me a couple times and the experience made me a different trapper. He didnít have to. He offered and I took him up. We set six traps yesterday and five were sprung today.  We had three good beaver. Two were empty. Thatís right, I said we. He came out to help again on a Sunday morning at daybreak. My point?  Clearly if this amazing sport is going to be continue on then you great veterans are the key.
« Last Edit: March 15, 2020, 08:12:40 PM by Greyhound »

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Re: Public service announcement
« Reply #1 on: March 15, 2020, 08:19:49 PM »
That was way cool the @Born2late did that for you  :tup:to him
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Re: Public service announcement
« Reply #2 on: March 15, 2020, 08:44:57 PM »
 :tup:

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Re: Public service announcement
« Reply #3 on: March 15, 2020, 08:57:19 PM »
You couldnít have a better guy to help you !

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Re: Public service announcement
« Reply #4 on: March 15, 2020, 10:29:10 PM »
 :tup: :tup: :tup:
Member:   Yakstrakgutp (or whatever we are)
I love the BFRO!!!
I wonder how many people will touch their nose to their screen trying to read this...

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Re: Public service announcement
« Reply #5 on: March 15, 2020, 10:50:00 PM »
Heís one of the good guys for sure!!
:fire.:

" In today's instant gratification society, more and more pressure revolves around success and the measurement of one's prowess as a hunter by inches on a score chart or field photos produced on social media. Don't fall into the trap. Hunting is-and always will be- about the hunt, the adventure, the views, and time spent with close friends and family. " Ryan Hatfield

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Re: Public service announcement
« Reply #6 on: March 16, 2020, 11:32:53 AM »
Awesome!!
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Re: Public service announcement
« Reply #7 on: March 16, 2020, 11:42:36 AM »
Great stuff!

I am not a trapper, but @Naches Sportsman went above and beyond for me when I drew a Ewe tag. @Tracker0721 and @campmeat helped me with Spring Bear, and @snowshoes22 helped me put a 12 year old first time hunter onto his first Doe. 

Such great people on this site!
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Re: Public service announcement
« Reply #8 on: March 17, 2020, 09:10:39 PM »
I 100% agree. My coworker has mentored me and I have done a lot better than I would have. He is from New Hampshire. He has been trapping since he was 14 he also lived and trapped in Alaska. I plan on passing along my knowledge, in hopes of maintaining our right to trap.
With greatness comes great sacrifice.

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Re: Public service announcement
« Reply #9 on: March 17, 2020, 09:23:06 PM »
I have been on this sight since the first month of existence, and it is posts like these, that keep me glued here.
There are a ton of good quality people, and a few "entertaining" ones, and great owner, that make Hunting Washington worth coming back too.
Only 2 defining forces sacrificed themselves for you:
The American Soldier and Jesus Christ. One died for your freedom, the other for your soul.

My rock,
He trains my hands for war and my fingers for battle.
Psalm 144.1

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Re: Public service announcement
« Reply #10 on: March 18, 2020, 05:34:50 AM »
He was a hell of a nice guy.

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Re: Public service announcement
« Reply #11 on: March 18, 2020, 11:49:44 AM »
:fire.:

" In today's instant gratification society, more and more pressure revolves around success and the measurement of one's prowess as a hunter by inches on a score chart or field photos produced on social media. Don't fall into the trap. Hunting is-and always will be- about the hunt, the adventure, the views, and time spent with close friends and family. " Ryan Hatfield

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Re: Public service announcement
« Reply #12 on: March 20, 2020, 05:42:49 PM »
Not sure if I should thank Born2late or curse him for all the work he is causing me.

 


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