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  1. Trevor Shannahan

    Trevor Shannahan Elite Refuge Member

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    Yes, most of the sold out ones were custom one offs. The acrylic calls that are marked sold out are just that way until I get a good inventory on each color.
     
  2. Trevor Shannahan

    Trevor Shannahan Elite Refuge Member

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    I shake my head and move on more than you know. I type responses, especially on FB, and delete them all the time.
     
  3. Ruination

    Ruination Senior Refuge Member

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    That's fine and dandy, but don't act like that is the norm and don't pretend you are getting an equity for that $700. At least when you buy a boat or decoys they have value.
     
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  4. muddyduck

    muddyduck Elite Refuge Member

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    ....and neither is walking in to public land with a pair of hip boots, a dozen El Cheapo decoys, and a box of Xpert steel and consistently killing limits of puddle ducks.

    "and don't pretend you are getting an equity for that $700. At least when you buy a boat or decoys they have value" ......Equity and Boat used in the same paragraph kind of flys in the face of common knowledge too.
     
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  5. Mr_Mallard

    Mr_Mallard Senior Refuge Member

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    Are you in millington anymore
     
  6. Montauker

    Montauker Elite Refuge Member

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    Very little in the hunting world gains value over time, one of the only things to buck that trend is one's experience.
     
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  7. Ruination

    Ruination Senior Refuge Member

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    Good luck paying your mortgage with experience. We are talking about actual American green backs here.
     
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  8. Scotty

    Scotty Elite Refuge Member

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    Im sure you can- but carrying two dozen decoys a half mile is pretty damn strenuous. Especially in waders, with a blind bag, something to hide in etc- and, you couldn't walk into where I was talking about- I drag and pull decoys across marshes constantly- that's just the way it is down where I hunt.
    I've hunted public in Missouri, Arkansas, Delaware and Maryland- and I can say that I've walked in, boated in, poled in etc and none of it was easier than driving into a field and setting full bodies out.
    There are plenty of places I go that are easy- but, still not as easy as a Canada goose hunt on a private field.
     
  9. carolina girl

    carolina girl Elite Refuge Member

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    ....isn't that how most people do it
     
  10. Trevor Shannahan

    Trevor Shannahan Elite Refuge Member

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    I'm not even in great shape and a half mile walk with two doz duck decoys doesn't even make me break a sweat. I wear breathable waders and use natural cover so that doesn't make it any more strenuous. I used to do it every morning before work in MI because it was on the way to the shop and I had great hunting doing it.

    A lot of the fields I hunt in MD get too wet to drive in for half of the season. A lot of farmers across the country won't even let you drive in even if its dry. Carrying stuffers or FBs in 4 at a time across a muddy field isn't what I consider easy by any means. But neither goose nor duck hunting is very hard work. Snow goosing is a different story.
     

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