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Offline Sandberm

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Re: Morels
« Reply #75 on: June 02, 2021, 11:22:43 AM »
I went mushroom hunting for the first time yesterday.

A buddy of mine calls me up at 5:30 yesterday morning, says he has the day off and hes headin' up to the mountains and asks if i want to go.
 "Sure, sounds like a relaxing day" (and it was).

So, we found maybe 20 morels and a few corrals. My initial observation of trying to find mushrooms...MORELS ARE HARD TO SEE! They are like pine cones standing up, some are darker then others.

When my friend pointed out the first one found so I knew what to look for I exclaimed, "Now I know why you are walking so slow"  :chuckle:

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Re: Morels
« Reply #76 on: June 02, 2021, 12:02:18 PM »
And look back from where you came... they're there, you just can't see them!

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Re: Morels
« Reply #77 on: June 02, 2021, 12:07:32 PM »
Looked in circles from every angle once you found one. Slow circles, be amazed how many get stepped on unseen

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Re: Morels
« Reply #78 on: June 02, 2021, 12:30:58 PM »
I went mushroom hunting for the first time yesterday.

A buddy of mine calls me up at 5:30 yesterday morning, says he has the day off and hes headin' up to the mountains and asks if i want to go.
 "Sure, sounds like a relaxing day" (and it was).

So, we found maybe 20 morels and a few corrals. My initial observation of trying to find mushrooms...MORELS ARE HARD TO SEE! They are like pine cones standing up, some are darker then others.

When my friend pointed out the first one found so I knew what to look for I exclaimed, "Now I know why you are walking so slow"  :chuckle:

Take kids with you. They're closer to the ground, good at it, and love it. Always hunt going uphill. You'll see them a lot easier.
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Re: Morels
« Reply #79 on: June 02, 2021, 12:37:05 PM »
Thanks guys for the tips. I must give credit to my buddy, he said each of your tips to me!  :)

When i found one, there was always a second nearby. Yes, looking uphill was much easier.

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Re: Morels
« Reply #80 on: June 06, 2021, 04:53:49 PM »
Found a few more today. 1st time ever picking morels and snowing on us at the same time. Never got warmer than 38 today....brrr
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Re: Morels
« Reply #81 on: June 06, 2021, 04:58:58 PM »
Nice find nock nock enjoy the good eats
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Re: Morels
« Reply #82 on: June 08, 2021, 09:14:59 AM »
My buddy and I found a few while setting baits in Idaho.


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Re: Morels
« Reply #83 on: June 08, 2021, 09:45:47 AM »
My family in New Meadows Idaho finds them like that, freak show morels.
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Re: Morels
« Reply #84 on: June 08, 2021, 11:44:45 AM »
nice mushrooms there

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Re: Morels
« Reply #85 on: June 08, 2021, 06:52:38 PM »
Nice!  one of my areas grows em big like that........except this year, didnt even find 1 there, way to dry.
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Re: Morels
« Reply #86 on: April 09, 2022, 06:06:18 PM »
Resurrection!  Any luck yet?

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Re: Morels
« Reply #87 on: April 10, 2022, 10:34:24 AM »
Still feels a couple weeks early....

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Re: Morels
« Reply #88 on: April 10, 2022, 11:24:59 AM »
They're coming up at 1500' just across the river. The thimble caps are pretty much done but there are blonds in the cottonwoods.
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« Reply #89 on: April 10, 2022, 11:52:36 AM »
 :o.  I see a stuffed eagle in the background...  :dunno:

 


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