Three Ol' Timers Hunt'n in the Fog

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  1. Lame-Duck

    Lame-Duck Elite Refuge Member

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    Hunting in the grasslands fog for old folks isn't as easy as it used to be. My hunting partner today was Tommy, who I've hunted and fished with for a number of decades. We really realized that the two of us can't see, hear, or move as fast as we did in our younger days. Teal got past us on a regular basis in the early morning fog. Annie too is an old timer at 10 years old. She has the desire, but not the zip that she once did. I think she was happy to get back to the cabin for a little snack and a nice long snooze. The birds were blind shy after the fog thinned out, and we only had one shot at a sprig...no other big ducks came within shooting range. The last two birds of the morning were a couple of snow geese, so overall it was a really nice, enjoyable hunt today. Tommy, Annie and I are always pleased to have a good teal shoot.


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    The last bird of the day.

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    The end of a very enjoyable day in the blind.
     
  2. Maineduckhunter

    Maineduckhunter Elite Refuge Member

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    Mike, looks like you had a real nice hunt there, good to see your getting out, and getting some hunting in.
     
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    jzee Elite Refuge Member

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    Good for Annie, still at it at 10.
     
  4. fishdog

    fishdog Elite Refuge Member Sponsor

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    I agree Mike. You ARE getting old.
     
  5. AzSprig

    AzSprig Elite Refuge Member

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    We're all getting old....
     
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  6. Dek

    Dek Elite Refuge Member

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    Nice hunt and thanks for the pictures. Looks like you two geezers had a great time. Sunday I have a birthday with a zero. Those always leave a mark.
     
  7. duckme

    duckme Elite Refuge Member

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    Mike you are King of Tailgate Pics . Not only that but your story's and pics always put a smile on my face.
     
  8. Silver Wings

    Silver Wings Elite Refuge Member

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    I’ve got news for you, Mike. The teal got passed everyone, young and old alike, in that fog. I’m glad you finally got a photo of Tommy wearing something other than his crocs!
     
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    as always....:bow:bow:tu
     

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