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#3204912 - 03/26/13 08:09 PM Pursuit or Addiction?
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Mud Dauber
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http://www.ihoneida.com/opinion/2013/03/turkey-hunting-pursuit-addiction/
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#3204926 - 03/26/13 08:19 PM Re: Pursuit or Addiction? [Re: Poser]
Trevor2
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Registered: 10/06/10
Posts: 2188
Loc: sunbright,tn

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Good read I live just north of harriman
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#3204941 - 03/26/13 08:30 PM Re: Pursuit or Addiction? [Re: Trevor2]
JSimeon
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Registered: 08/23/11
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Well written. I already can't sleep. I love turkey season. It represents what's still good about our great nation. God bless those who give us this opportunity.


Jamie

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#3204951 - 03/26/13 08:36 PM Re: Pursuit or Addiction? [Re: Trevor2]
Spurhunter
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Great read! I absolutely do it because I "have" to. I am an addict. I would much rather be fishing 90% of the time. But, that 10% when it's good, it's awesome!
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#3204997 - 03/26/13 09:05 PM Re: Pursuit or Addiction? [Re: Spurhunter]
PalsPal
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Registered: 10/01/12
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Loc: TN

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Hey, Ben stole my "season wrecker" phrase from the old days on TnTurkey.

He is a great writer though, and the answer to the question is YES!

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#3205034 - 03/26/13 09:45 PM Re: Pursuit or Addiction? [Re: PalsPal]
catman529
spiderboy
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Registered: 11/10/10
Posts: 17530
Loc: Franklin TN

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Good read. I'm addicted.... It's a pursuit and an addiction. Can't wait now, it's only a few days...
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#3205141 - 03/27/13 03:57 AM Re: Pursuit or Addiction? [Re: catman529]
stik
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i can take it or leave it. i wouldn't be upset if i never hunted in the spring again.
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#3205221 - 03/27/13 07:34 AM Re: Pursuit or Addiction? [Re: stik]
AT Hiker
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Registered: 07/03/11
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Loc: Clarksville, Tennessee

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Wish our paper would publish good reads like this!

I am convinced it is genetic, particular to the XY chromosome pattern. It is primeval, instinctive, and part of our internal mechanical gears that turn for survival.

As John Eldrege, "Wild at Heart", describes...“Deep in man’s heart are some fundamental questions that simply cannot be answered at the kitchen table. Who am I? What am I made of? What am I destined for?" I think we hunt and pursue the outdoors to help answer these questions, those that are afraid of these answers stay inside.

So I guess it is an addiction of pursuit for me.
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#3205239 - 03/27/13 07:58 AM Re: Pursuit or Addiction? [Re: AT Hiker]
Andy S.
TnDeer Old Timer
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Registered: 07/26/99
Posts: 8090
Loc: Atoka, TN

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Great read, thanks for posting the link.
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#3205427 - 03/27/13 10:52 AM Re: Pursuit or Addiction? [Re: Andy S.]
J-WO
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Great read.
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