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Started On 12/25/2011
Shot but not found
As im walking through site 2 i catch a glimpse of movement so i stop to get a better look and its a deer. So i start my stalk by dropping to the ground because i going to have to crawl about 20 yards ...

Last post on 9/20/2014 by CindyKempl
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Started On 9/16/2014
Lady Hunters
I always thought of Hunting as a man's sport, so was surprised when I saw on the outdoor channel, a lady who bow hunts! I can name on one hand, the ladies I personally know who do hunt besides myself!...

Last post on 9/16/2014 by CindyKempl
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Started On 10/12/2011
iPhone Apps
Hey guys. Just wanted to throw out some great apps that I use for hunting as well as get any other recommendations on what you have found! Here are the ones that I have: Pro Hunters Journal - A...

Last post on 9/16/2014 by CindyKempl
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Started On 1/3/2012
A little joke
A redneck was stopped by a game warden in Arkansas recently with two ice chests full of fish.. He was leavin a cove well-known for its fishing.. The game warden asked the man," Do you have a lice...

Last post on 9/16/2014 by CindyKempl
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Started On 11/26/2012
Year of firsts
Though the season does not end until Jan 9th this has been a season of ups and downs and firsts that will be hard to top. I almost gave up hunting due to being spooked by coyotes but because of friend...

Last post on 9/16/2014 by CindyKempl
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Started On 10/20/2013
Suggestion Box
Can you make a suggestion box for possible future improvements of the journal? Maybe put it as a separate topic in 'The Lodge?' Some things I was thinking about.... --Being able to track actual w...

Last post on 9/16/2014 by CindyKempl
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buckhunter21
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Started On 11/19/2010
Antler Hunting
I just wanted to know everyones opinion on Antler Hunting. I am not refering to shed hunting during the off season. I was on patrol driving a county road when i noticed something on the side of the ro...

Last post on 9/16/2014 by CindyKempl
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Started On 8/5/2014
Current thought regarding upcoming season
Just opening a slot where people can posts their thoughts and ambitions for the upcoming 2014-2015 season. Can post anything including but not limited to, lessons learned last season, new practice d...

Last post on 8/5/2014 by jrmytylr
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Started On 7/9/2014

looking for Oregon hunting info

Last post on 7/9/2014 by chooper
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Started On 3/10/2013
question for anyone willing
I've been thinking about joining the North American Hunting Club. I would like to get some feedback about it and if it is worth the money or just a waste. Please let me know what you think!

Last post on 4/22/2013 by ebowhunter13
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Started On 12/21/2012
To everyone here-happy holidays
I wanted to reach out to everyone and wish all of my fellow outdoors men / women a very happy and safe holiday. I wish you and your families the very warmest wishes and that the warmth of family bring...

Last post on 1/1/2013 by akelly2969
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Started On 10/9/2012
Tennessee in season
I'm 12 I live in Tennessee and our bow season started on the 23 of September. I'm ready for three weekends from now when our youth hunt is. Last year I killed a pretty good eight point on youth hunt. ...

Last post on 11/13/2012 by davendeer
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Started On 8/11/2011
Salt licks and attractants for game cam photos
Hey everyone! Quick question about what you guys and girls like to use for getting game camera photos. What do you like to use and how to you position it in front of your camera to get the photos yo...

Last post on 11/11/2012 by BoneCollector123
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Started On 9/10/2012
Shot placement
This will be my first year hunting from a tree stand. When on the ground I always aim above the elbow about 1/4 of the way up from the bottom of the chest. Now with my stand about 15' up and I am 5'9&...

Last post on 9/22/2012 by davendeer
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Started On 4/21/2012
Let's talk Turkey.
Hey folks it's turkey season again here in Western North Carolina. I haven't had a chance to actually get out and find my gobbler yet. But we still have till the 12th of may here to bag old tom. I hop...

Last post on 4/21/2012 by Bigdaddydeerslayer
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Started On 1/12/2012
What r u hunting after deer season?
Well since deer season has ended ive been hunting Cane cutters aka swamp rabbits. SO far I've shot two of em and they both weighed 5 lbs a piece after being field dressed. A great way to start.

Last post on 2/28/2012 by nelsonehernandez
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Kamo-Krazy
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Started On 9/3/2009
Disabilities in the woods
Any one have a disability that hampers them in the woods? I am very hard of hearing from being a Jet mech in the Navy and from playing with to many loud toys when I was so much younger. I got hearing ...

Last post on 2/27/2012 by traveler
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Started On 12/25/2011
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Kamo-Krazy
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Started On 1/25/2012
stuffed and roasted rabbits
Roast Rabbit Roast Rabbit Here is a nice stuffed rabbit recipe, great for Easter or Thanksgiving. The Oriental flavorings in the stuffing will go well with yams and garden vegetables. Prepara...

Last post on 1/25/2012 by Kamo-Krazy
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Started On 10/22/2011
Trial Camera Suggestions
I'm looking into buying a new trial camera. What do you guys think is the best one to get??

Last post on 1/12/2012 by DuckBuckGoose
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Started On 9/21/2011
Gutting a deer
I know this is going to sound really dumb and you may think im stupid but..... I havent gutted a deer yet and this will be my first season actually hunting. any helpful hints or websites i could go to...

Last post on 12/25/2011 by Kamo-Krazy
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Started On 8/30/2011
Tick Problems
2 years in a row, both in scouting and early archery, I've had major problems with ticks and chiggers. Does anyone have recommendations on the best way to handle this. I always wear full gear with ...

Last post on 11/16/2011 by adkstillhunter
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Started On 2/16/2009
What do you guys do after the season?
I can't just go "cold turkey" from full on hunting mode to no hunting activity at all. I have to ease myself into it a bit. So I do stuff like repair and repaint decoys, do some late seaso...

Last post on 11/15/2011 by WoodsRunner
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DuckBuckGoose
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Started On 9/26/2011
Posted Property
I have several small 100 acre properties that I cant seem to keep people off of. I have posted the entire parcel, even called encon officers. It is too bad that there are hunters that dont respect the...

Last post on 11/15/2011 by WoodsRunner
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Started On 11/6/2011
Florida Hunting laws: Would this be legal to do?
Ok so I'm 15 and my brother is 19, he has his hunting license and permit, would it be legal for my brother to take me deer hunting with him while we both have guns?

Last post on 11/7/2011 by cmartin2002
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Started On 8/16/2011
Food Plot Questions
Hey Everyone, I have a question about making a food plot being I am new to this. I don't have the resources or the money to go with the big tractors and implements that a lot of people with large fo...

Last post on 11/1/2011 by tradpredator
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fowlmouth30
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Started On 10/18/2011
Beginning Hunter/Tips Appreciated
Hey guys and gals, I'm new to this website and new to hunting, I've never hunted before and don't know too many people that do hunt. I'd like to mainly hunt hogs with a bow. Any tips or tricks? I live...

Last post on 10/30/2011 by tsvoyager
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Started On 10/11/2011
peak rut in PA?
I am going to Pennsylvania to hunt my uncles farm on November 19th, I was just curious when the peak rut usually is for PA?

Last post on 10/11/2011 by nmubowhunter
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Started On 9/16/2011
Early Season Scents in the Midwest and Wisconsin
I am from Louisiana and am new to hunting in the Midwest for deer. I have been deer hunting my whole life in Louisiana and Arkansas but up in Wisconsin the terrain and deer population is a lot differe...

Last post on 9/16/2011 by rhodescain
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Started On 12/1/2009
Scouting Camera's
Anyone have any idea's on what scouting camera's work best for the price?? I need to find some cheeper camera's to use during next year's season. I would like to buy 4 or 5 of them so cost is an issue...

Last post on 9/13/2011 by adrenilinejunky388
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moonjr
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Started On 7/27/2011
Activity on PHJ
Does the activity on the site usually get pretty slow during the spring/summer?

Last post on 8/18/2011 by jbriggs7036
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Started On 5/14/2011
Texas Hunting Forum
Share your thoughts on Texas Hunting Forum. I have a friend that moved to Texas recently and wants some information about hunting Texas. Texas Hunting Forum looks to be a good message board site. D...

Last post on 5/14/2011 by DuckBuckGoose
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Started On 5/1/2010
Hunting Games, Online Hunting Games, Deer Hunting Games
Do any of you guys play online hunting games or deer hunting games? If so, which do you like best and why? I'd like to get one or two to play with my kids (well, OK...mostly for me). Just looking f...

Last post on 5/14/2011 by DuckBuckGoose
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Started On 1/1/2011
Anyone going to the Outdoors shows?
Since the deer season has come to a close for me, I turn my attention to all the Outdoor Shows that start to pop up here in the 1st part of the year. So I was just wondering if anyone plans on going ...

Last post on 2/2/2011 by DoneDeal
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Started On 1/31/2011
Racks & Tails
Hey all, there is a kickass new hunting magazine with a 'Maxim' or 'Stuff' flair to it... Racks & Tails is a quarterly magazine and will have a lot of good info in it with some hometown hotties an...

Last post on 1/31/2011 by DoneDeal
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Started On 12/10/2010
Armadillo!
Going to Texas, and my friend says if I see one, go ahead and shoot it. What if I have an arrow with broadhead? Any kill shot there?

Last post on 12/22/2010 by evilbeliever
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Started On 8/3/2010
Dog Hunting for deer
Hey guys I would like to hear some feed back on how yall feel about dog hunting. I'm from Louisiana and I am a dog hunter myself but I also still hunt with bow/rifle. I have heard some hunters sayin...

Last post on 12/2/2010 by vtdeerhunter1701
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Started On 11/29/2010
Deer Scents
Has anyone used Vs1 by Border Crossing i've been using Code Blue and have numerous hits on it but recently my dad and great hunting buddy bought us some. Is it really worth the extra money.

Last post on 11/29/2010 by xxsargentxx
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Started On 11/22/2010
Recording and Editing Hunts
I have been really interested in starting to video my hunts. Anyone out there have experience in doing this and if so any guiding words for me?

Last post on 11/22/2010 by rnevedal
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Started On 10/25/2010
Turkeycreekoutfitters.com
If anyone wants an awesome experience check out this website. we are one of the fewer people that run coyotes with hounds. if you have a bunch of guys that want to pitch in and have a blast in a weeke...

Last post on 10/25/2010 by farmboy19
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Started On 10/11/2010
Hen turkey's fighting 10-11-10??????
Thismorning, shortly after day light, I was glassing the woods below my house from the windows, when I noticed a nice flock of hen turkeys, with two of them fighting as agresive as I've ever seen turk...

Last post on 10/11/2010 by wvhoyt1
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Started On 12/20/2009
hog and deer hunts
Anybody whowants to go deer or hog huntin give me a call im charging 55.00 a huntper person per day booking hunts now call me 5803052984 i live in frederick oklahoma west of lawton

Last post on 10/7/2010 by farmboy19
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Started On 10/4/2010
NEW TRAIL CAM PICS.
LET ME KNOW WHAT YOU THINK GUYS! FEEL FREE TO COMMENT THEM

Last post on 10/5/2010 by StealthHtr22
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farmboy19
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Started On 8/18/2010
Pictures
Come on guys I know some people has been getting some trail cam pics lets see them!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Last post on 10/4/2010 by farmboy19
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Started On 9/29/2010
Deer Coolers
Has anyone ever used or know someone who has used a "coolbot". This is a device that they claim will allow an air-conditioner to be used in a self-built cooler while eliminateing iceing up b...

Last post on 9/29/2010 by 10ring
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Started On 5/28/2010
Great Weekend
Everyone have a safe and wonderful weekend!!!!!!!!!

Last post on 5/28/2010 by wvpymbr
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wvpymbr
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Started On 5/24/2010
May Journal Contest - Win $25 from Cabelas
REMINDER: There is one week left to enter this month's journal contest! This month we are giving away a $25 Cabela's Gift Card to the member who submits the best spring turkey hunting journal entry....

Last post on 5/24/2010 by DuckBuckGoose
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Started On 5/18/2010
what a great day
What a great day Monday May 17th 2010 It was a good day, about 8:30 or 9:00 am I went to the door to put the dog out when she got to the bottom of the steps she took off and I look and there their ...

Last post on 5/24/2010 by DuckBuckGoose
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Started On 4/5/2010
Join Flock Em Up Waterfowlers
our group flock em up waterfowlers are asking if all u waterfowlers would help support our group and join as a member..its free and easy. you can also click the link on our website and become a fan of...

Last post on 4/5/2010 by MattPennell
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MattPennell
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Started On 3/3/2010
snow geese
i live in PA and i havnt seen or herd any snow geese since canada goose season... anyone else havin any luck yet.. if your in the atlantic flyway. im ganna need some info on what the snow geese are do...

Last post on 3/15/2010 by 12gaugeonly
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MattPennell
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Started On 3/9/2010
New Hunting Show for the Fall of 2010
For those who are fans of Laura Francese, she will be featured on a hunting show on ESPN come this fall. Also who knew she was a cheerleader for the Buffalo Bills? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b...

Last post on 3/13/2010 by crackedup
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Started On 1/1/2010
What are your HUNTING goals or resolutions for 2010?
Happy 2010 everyone! Since hunting, like the rest of life, is a challenging sport where we always room for improvement. I was wondering if any of you set goals for each hunting year? And if so, what...

Last post on 1/29/2010 by evilbeliever
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DuckBuckGoose
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Started On 1/2/2010
wind flight
over the past 2 years of goose hunting i noticed that the geese like flying towards the wind. Is that how you can tell what direction to put your setup..if not..what direction do the geese fly acordin...

Last post on 1/12/2010 by Hunter14
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MattPennell
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Started On 12/26/2009
waterfowl
anyone know where a good spot there is to hunt ducks and geese in late season

Last post on 1/1/2010 by DuckBuckGoose
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MattPennell
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Started On 12/20/2009
hog and deer hunts
Anybody whowants to go deer or hog huntin give me a call im charging 55.00 a huntper person per day booking hunts now call me 5803052984 i live in frederick oklahoma west of lawton

Last post on 12/20/2009 by joeeich08
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Started On 12/11/2009
TREESTAND RECALL
If you've purchased a tree stand from Gander Mountain recently PLEASE check to see if it's on this list. http://abclocal.go.com/wtvg/story?section=news/consumer/recalls&id=7127180

Last post on 12/11/2009 by allflockedup
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Started On 11/6/2009
Smoking clothing for scent control?
I have read some articles on using oak leaves to smoke your hunting clothing for scent control. I have also talked to one local hunter who uses this and swears by it. I am very particular about scent ...

Last post on 12/9/2009 by moonjr
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Started On 11/10/2009
Problems with site
Anyone else having problems with the site ? I can't upload photos . Or add game to journal entries .

Last post on 11/25/2009 by hadbole
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Started On 11/21/2009
New Nebraska State Record Buck
Check it out on the internet folks 38 points. Very impressive deer taken not far from my sons house in Lincoln, Nebraska. http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/outposts/2009/11/bucks-amazing-rack-may-be-a-n...

Last post on 11/21/2009 by Deeric
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Started On 11/14/2009
here is one about a very unluck buck in rut
this is taken from the main news paper here in MN. I just cut and pasted it here. In a way it is funny and kinda sad also. Could be I have an off sense of humor also. but read on and see what you thin...

Last post on 11/14/2009 by crackedup
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Started On 11/9/2009
Information
Hey any body out there In North Carolina,Specifically the piedmont area.I need a little info on what to expect. This is the first time I will be hunting there for deer season. So any and all info woul...

Last post on 11/9/2009 by Bigdaddydeerslayer
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Started On 10/24/2009
Cabelas ?
hey can anyone confirm if Cabelas are building a store in Ohio ? i have heard soo many rhumors but nobody seems to know ! Ohio people add me as a buddie - any Irish people too ! thanks Martin

Last post on 11/1/2009 by evilbeliever
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Started On 10/10/2009
The Incredible Buck


Last post on 10/20/2009 by allflockedup
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Started On 9/27/2009
Letting the BIG ones walk......
Just something that's been on my mind lately......... When the BIG BOY comes in to your area but doesn't present that PERFECT shot opportunity. To SHOOT or NOT TO SHOOT??? This has been the hardest l...

Last post on 10/10/2009 by dogginhogs
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Started On 10/3/2009
Slow start?
I like most hunters have alot of friends that hunt and love to talk about hunting. But every one has said it has been a slow start to the season up here in wi. I have heard several reasons why its bee...

Last post on 10/9/2009 by jshehan
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Started On 9/26/2009
COLD WEATHER, is it really best for bucks and deer activity???
Maybe it's just me and the south eastern area in which I deer hunt BUT, I personally have found temperatures between 40-60 (above freezing) with a slight to heavy overcast and cool mild breeze to be t...

Last post on 10/8/2009 by traveler
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Started On 9/30/2009
Parts needed
any one know where I can get a thremocouple for a coleman presidental heater made in 1978? I have the part # for the heater.

Last post on 9/30/2009 by traveler
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Started On 9/25/2009
Check this recipe out
I saw this and it looked so good pluss you could use any game meat with it. It's not my recipe but I did but the person's name in that did come up with the recipe. Pasta and Wild Game Salad By: ...

Last post on 9/27/2009 by traveler
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Started On 6/4/2009
Road Kills
Is it me or does there seem to be a lot more road kills lately? It has not been limited to just does either, I have seen my fair share of velvet bucks as well lying on the side of the road. One does...

Last post on 9/25/2009 by sansoobushman
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Started On 9/17/2009
Is venison worth the price?
I love to deer hunt. I love to watch deer. I love to cook, but I am not the biggest fan of venison. I eat it and enjoy good back straps. but most of the 200 lbs of meat i get from my deer and friends ...

Last post on 9/20/2009 by jeffk
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Started On 9/5/2008
How does the internet benefit you in hunting?
When you're going online to do something that has to do with hunting, what are you typically doing? Looking up maps, buying gear, chatting with buddies, reading articles? We'd love to know what yo...

Last post on 9/17/2009 by sansoobushman
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Started On 8/11/2008
Welcome to "The Front Porch"
This forum was created as a place to discuss any topic. Think of it like you're sitting out on the porch with your buddies at hunting camp or having breakfast at the local diner after a successful hu...

Last post on 9/16/2009 by TopPin
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Started On 7/11/2009
Ohio Archery Season Countdown
Only 77 more days till season opens here in Ohio!! I am in for 2 different controlled bow hunt programs, I have my camera up a friends property getting some nice pics I must say. Going to get ready t...

Last post on 9/4/2009 by evilbeliever
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