2022 hunting tales

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2022 hunting tales

Postby 9x80Drilling » 09 Nov 2022 21:28

We aren't getting hunting stories yet this Fall. Does anyone have any good ones for us?
Unfortunately, I'm not going to get out this year. Two weeks ago I had open heart surgery for mitral valve repair. The docs say no lifting more than 5(!) pounds for a couple of months, and absolutely no recoil.
Sounds cruel.
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Re: 2022 hunting tales

Postby Ranch Dog » 10 Nov 2022 06:47

Sorry to hear about the condition 9x80, but at least the surgery has patched things up.

The move off the ranch has left me short on hunting, reloading, and shooting. I had a total rotator cuff repair of my "shooting" shoulder a month ago, so I have about the same limitation as you.
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Re: 2022 hunting tales

Postby GasGuzzler » 10 Nov 2022 06:59

I am no hunter and have fired one round of 45 AUTO and about three dozen rounds of 5.56X45 in the last two years.
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Re: 2022 hunting tales

Postby runfiverun » 19 Nov 2022 23:02

out of the three of us I'm the only one to get a deer this year.
he didn't belong where he was anyway.

the deer I shot was a mule deer/white tail cross, and I got him off of a sage brush flat out in the lava fields.
nothing exciting.. LOL
I was in the shadows, him and a couple of does tried sneaking through a slim line [like 10-15' wide] of aspen trees growing along a lava rock outcropping at about 200yds.
they went through and come out to go up a ridge.
bang, thud..... drag,drag,drag,drink some water, drag,drag,drag.... god I wish I had a cell phone,, drag,drag,drag.
hey, there goes my Bronco down the wrong road looking for me.
walk,walk,walk drive,drive drive.,,, drag ,drag, cuss, drag, stupid wife, drag.

well you get the picture.
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