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Being a young fellow with no major bills to worry me being laid off was like a vacation.



Things always slowed down in the winter but in the early Bush years the slow downs were so bad we worked a week then laid off for 2 weeks. Of course at the time we did not know things would get worse.



But this Saturday morning we, my brother and I were going hunting, rabbit hunting.

We had got 8 inches of snow over night but had quickly cleaned up around the place. We had installed the tire chains on my CJ made up a snack pack loaded the guns and dogs in the back, not as nice for them as in Robs jeep but mine was more fun in the snow.



We make the slow journey down to the state land and head down a logging road to another one. Not any one had been out yet with a snowmobile even but this trail was a dead end trail. It ended in a large clearing the logging crew had used about 6 years before when they nearly clear cut every tree from the area. There were large hills and valleys here and hunting would be a lot of fun and excerzie in the knee deep snow even before the nights before 8 inches. Snow shoes were defiantly required.



My Britt dog I loved so much had died in the spring, My mom has attempted to find a dog I would like as much but she failed to allow me to get over my best girl who liked to ride in my PU as a head rest behind my head.



But we had Robs dog skunk yet and the new dog was my dads named Beaver. We had been down cutting fire wood, mom had went shopping in Cadillac then came to the woods before going to the house to show dad his new dog. Let her out of the Eagle and she grabbed a chunk of wood and started chewing on it. Now how could she have any other name than Beaver?



So we made it back to where we were going to hunt and let the pups loose and got the guns ready. Once ready we sent the dogs off to check the tracks made during the night.

Skunk one of the greatest hunting dogs I have ever hunted behind was not a great rabbit dog. Skunk sight ran the rabbits so when she lost sight of them they used to be lost till Britt who used her nose found them again. Well turns out Beaver being short was a scent dog too so she would get Skunk back on the track.



Wasn’t long and we had 2 snow shoe rabbits each and one cotton tail in the bag. I was standing on the edge of a deep valley when a 5th snow show was going to cross I felt it was a long shot but do able when I fired and it fall and kicked around till skunk come and retrieved it for me.



It started to drizzle rain so we went back to the jeep and got the pups inside. Put every thing else away and drove out of there.

Once home we cleaned our gan then the guns and gear. Got things ready for another hunt the next day.

Al
 

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Yes. It's written in past tense.

Kind of like Ernest Hemingway's short stories about growing up in Michigan back in the day.
 

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They say Kids today have not been taught to read.

Seems that could also be said of the older gents here.

Line 2 and 3. the early Bush years gave the time frame away.

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alleyyooper. Even though I disagree with your politics I do enjoy your stories. Don’t let the unbeknownst to himself liberal stop you... like he said. Quote (guess I’m stupid)... Well. At least he got that right. 😉
 

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ooooo now that hurt. I was tore down by jackass 11 and he even spelled every word right. Heck even even sucks up to liberals looking for back up. Bet youd be real popular in prison!
 

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Not to worry He said it him self. stupid and I may be a stupid liberal too BUT.

I do not keep voteing the same way every time and cry and whine that all my tax dolars are sent down state. Seem like after a bit there may be a better way in the end but being stupid afraid to try as you may find there is a better way.

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ooooo now that hurt. I was tore down by jackass 11 and he even spelled every word right. Heck even even sucks up to liberals looking for back up. Bet youd be real popular in prison!
So I spelled everything right? Correcting spelling and grammar again? Even even? Youd? A jackass is intelligent a dumbass is not...
 

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Not to worry He said it him self. stupid and I may be a stupid liberal too BUT.

I do not keep voteing the same way every time and cry and whine that all my tax dolars are sent down state. Seem like after a bit there may be a better way in the end but being stupid afraid to try as you may find there is a better way.

Al
News flash, You know for fact that if we dont complain it will get even worse and since whitmer has been in office has. As it will if the socialists like you get in control of the white house and she has a green light to funnel even more of our money is to places like detroit flint ect because "black lives matter" 😄 . I agree what we need is CHANGE. Its to get your libearal ass nut case governor that you no doubt voted for looking for you socialist take over the **** out of the job as the leader of this state. Go ahead and vote for your buddy biden. Just dont wine when they take your guns away. Double your taxes to pay for entitlement programs and use your tax money to pay for free abortions and safe houses that addicts can shoot up in. Maybe go to the local pot store that these liberals no doubt created in your county and buy yourself something that allows you to stick your head in the sand like the rest of your liberal buddys and ignore the real truth and that is we are at war with a bunch of crazy sobs that want to turn this country into a socialist country no different then what hitler had in mind for us. I dont care for mule. Yup we clash alot. But i still respect the fact hes an American and wants America to remain in the hands of Americans. I have no respect at all for you and am ashamed you even use the title of yopper. thankfully your just a wanabe in that regard too because we have plenty enough liberal trash tourists up here already. On a one to 10 scale id put mule at about a 2 but you would be hard pressed to rate a -666. Like i said before it absolutely blows me away that someone with your beliefs would even come to a pro 2nd amendment site like this. Your something that mule isnt and thats a hypocrite.
 

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And the media tells lies to help the left. For example, here in Iowa there seems to be a big move to get our conservative Senator Joni Ernst out of office. She had said that she believed that Covid 19 cases in Iowa were inflated and she is being raked over the coals for that statement. Our local paper stated that the "fact checkers" had determined that the numbers were right on. I have a sister-in-law who recently had breast cancer surgery and since the hospital had not done a covid 19 check on her they just marked her as having it. She and her daughter are both liberals so she would probably not be interested in telling that story to help defend our conservative senator. And from me it would be considered just hearsay plus it would be improper to talk about someone else's medical issues.
 

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And the media tells lies to help the left

as do a couple liberals that hang out here. they preach the socialist agenda but expect us to fight for there right to own a gun. If ever there was a clear definition of the word HYPOCRITE they fit it. Theyd be much more at home on a pro choice forum or a forum that gives advice on how to best spend your food stamps. Every time they go to cast there vote they put us closer to the day when we loose our rights to own guns and closer to the day this country is truly a socialist controlled country.
 

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And I thought this was the small game hunting forum?
 

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Let’s be honest. I can’t delete or edit so. Blah blah blah...
 

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Do you ever tire of killing threads and having members leave!!!
 

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only one more. then the trash will have all been taken out. considering 3/4s of your posts on here are just blatant personal attacks against me its just a matter of time.
 
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