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I was talking to Rob today to renew my sponsorship and I asked if he was ok with a Refuge logo call like we used to do years ago, he said it was ok with him, I told him I would run it past everyone to see if it has enough interest.
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I had to make room in my freezer because I have a half cow coming on Monday. Been putting it off since December...

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How many here keep a good batch of starter going? I have one that's currently about 2 years old. I use the starter for biscuits, pancakes, and of course bread. This is an old-school starter, without yeast, and potato based.
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We have a 2012 John Deere 550 XUV. Thing is junk, the belt doesn't stay tight, has no power or torque. It's a pretty rough machine. We're looking at getting a new XUV that would be a crew cab one to transport enough people in.
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Well dam it all if it didn’t just snow 7” last night and it had snowed the two mornings before. Good grief. 7 to 8-12 depending just exactly where you were in the belt. Unbelievable.
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Hung some drywall, painted a couple walls, and watched 7 episodes of Ozark. With any luck I'll have my basement finished by the time Governor Prickster lifts our "Shelter in Place" in Illinois.
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My little corner of the world is overrun with these suckers. Yesterday I saw that they have started to damage my deck piers and siding. In the evening last night I counted 17 in the trees and on the ground around my house while I was grilling. It's never been this bad.
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First I'm what You call a New B. Thank you for letting me share about this wonderful sport of Sculling and Decoying. I have been on and off the Water Hunting ducks for 57 yr.
Started my hunting at 15, tagging along in my Gpa's back pocket at around 8 yrs old.
I'm now 72, Decoying a little more then out of my scull. But when I scull it becomes a great day.
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I am going to have to go with a Widgeon
You can call them with a whistle. Don't
Eat to bad if you can get where the .
Want to be it can be fast an furious.
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On the last hunt of the season, as we were paddling back to the truck. We jumped some ducks. They circled and came right back over us about 45 yds. My hunting partner in an epic display of skybusting, missed three times. I meanwhile, made a spectacular single shot kill on this trophy ringneck hen.

Any suggestions on how to best prepare this feast?