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#3390256 - 10/06/13 04:31 PM Re: Maybe it's just me but... [Re: dtwnn]
KANATI McD
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 Originally Posted By: dtwnn
 Originally Posted By: KANATI McD
Its called proggresion as a hunter. when I was a kid I liked to play with Tonka toys. Not so much anymore \:\)


Don't blame me for you not being interested in the good toys. You're just missing out


LOL! Those were the good days....
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#3390260 - 10/06/13 04:34 PM Re: Maybe it's just me but... [Re: KANATI McD]
BSK
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 Originally Posted By: KANATI McD
Its called proggresion as a hunter. when I was a kid I liked to play with Tonka toys. Not so much anymore \:\)


I would love to play with Tonkas again. Those were GREAT toys.
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#3390456 - 10/06/13 06:50 PM Re: Maybe it's just me but... [Re: BSK]
deerhunter10
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a whole lot of people want to make sure they are right about there guess of the age and score. it can be extremely tough to judge in the summer months so the more opinions you have the better idea you can have. a whole lot of people put restrictions on themselves and they try to keep them. they don't shoot the first thing that comes by them (not knocking people that do). not everyone does that. but don't knock on us trophy hunters and we wont knock yal the meat hunters.
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#3390503 - 10/06/13 07:18 PM Re: Maybe it's just me but... [Re: deerhunter10]
BSK
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 Originally Posted By: deerhunter10
...but don't knock on us trophy hunters and we wont knock yal the meat hunters.


Oh, that's no fun. Knocking on both of you is so much fun!!! ;\)
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#3390567 - 10/06/13 07:47 PM Re: Maybe it's just me but... [Re: BSK]
W.Seay
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Because size does matter \:\) to me anyway. If the opportunity to kill a high scoring buck didn't exist, then I would not deer hunt. I would duck hunt. I get my joy in killing mature large antlered bucks and having a good time hunting with friends and family. At the same time I don't shove my trophy hunting style down a meat hunters throat. Do what makes you happy.

Edited by W.Seay (10/06/13 07:51 PM)
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#3390660 - 10/06/13 08:19 PM Re: Maybe it's just me but... [Re: W.Seay]
Wes Parrish
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I believe nearly all of us are both "meat" and "trophy" hunters, some a little more one way than the other.

Can't say I've ever met a "meat" hunter who would shoot a doe instead of the "buck of a lifetime" if they were both standing side by side, and most "meat" hunters will choose to kill the larger antlered buck when two bucks appear. Why? Because nearly all deer hunters are intrigued with antlers, and most eat the venison as well, even those who are mainly "meat" hunters.

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#3390713 - 10/06/13 08:38 PM Re: Maybe it's just me but... [Re: Wes Parrish]
Inkstainz
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I think when it all boils down, as long as you are happy with what you have killed then it doesn't matter what anybody else says or thinks.
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#3390808 - 10/06/13 09:25 PM Re: Maybe it's just me but... [Re: BSK]
dtwnn
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 Originally Posted By: BSK
 Originally Posted By: KANATI McD
Its called proggresion as a hunter. when I was a kid I liked to play with Tonka toys. Not so much anymore \:\)


I would love to play with Tonkas again. Those were GREAT toys.


I am still trying to complete my little Tonka town. Have to doze out just one more road from the sherriffs office to the general store...hoping to get that done after work tomorrow

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#3390861 - 10/06/13 09:59 PM Re: Maybe it's just me but... [Re: BSK]
AlanH
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 Originally Posted By: BSK
 Originally Posted By: dtwnn
They all eat the same!!


I love venison. I love the fact that I can feed myself and my family with the meat I kill and process myself. But I don't hunt to acquire venison. The meat is just a bonus. I hunt because I'm a hunter/gatherer, and to have participated in the process of hunting. I hunt to have hunted--to satisfy more core desire to be a hunter. And part of that experience is the challenge, and for me, it takes a specific age of deer to provide the level of challenge I'm looking for.

If I hunted just for the meat, I would shoot only fawns, as they taste the best.


This!! Nicely put!!

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#3391010 - 10/07/13 04:50 AM Re: Maybe it's just me but... [Re: Pic IN the Casa]
MUP
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 Originally Posted By: Pic IN the Casa
I'm not really into it but I enjoy looking at threads and learning about deer biology/physiology.

I do know that MUP is a hottie 10!!!

LOL


\:D You ain't right dude!
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