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RETREVR

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We went out and snagged some of the geese yesterday. I put my waders on and tried to find the gun. The mud was so bad that I dammed near got stuck again. If I had a surf board or a little sneak boat I might be able to located it. It might just be that the gun belongs on the bottom of that pond instead of me.
It was a wingmaster mag that I bought used and put a synthetic stock on. Not real glamourous, but I really shot it well and didn't have to wory about hurting it. It was the only gun I own that shoots steal. I am going after Kansas roosters next weekend and can shoot my 20ga wingmaster but will need a steal shooter after that. I am tempted to go out and buy a pintail but really don't need to spend the money right now.
 

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You guys know what the real shame was?
This was the morning where it all came together. For me, it might happen once or twice a year, where everything is right. The prarie was frozen and was like a winter wonderland. There was fog. More ducks than I have ever seen around there. The snows came out of the fog like a miracle. I have never seen a goose in this area before. This was the key hunt of the year that I would remember. Well I will never forget it, but it will be a dark memory. I will have lots of goose gumbo to remind me also.
 

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Sounds like you guys are doing good on the birds. Have not had a chance to go myself,for I've been too busy with deer and elk hunting. Have to work sometime.:(
 

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Have a canoe if it will help.
Let me know and we'll figure out a way.
I'll PM my phone # in Highlands Ranch if ya wanna try. :D
 

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I have to work all week and then it is off to KS. I am not sure how to make it happen.
I will have to see what the weather is going to do. It might freez up again.
I might try to find a boat locally and give it a shot.
It is shallow enough that if I can locate it(with a magnet), I can grab it by hand.
I would always be happy to show you the area I hunt in if we make arrangements. But let me see what I can work out. Thanks
 

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OK, if you get back from KS and the place isn't frozen I can head down on a Sat or Sun & we'll give it a try. Give me a hollar when Ya get back.:D
 
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Hey Retreiver, I have a canoe and a metal detector. Can probably get a magnet from Harbor freight in Ft. Collins. How deep is the water where you lost the gun. If its no deeper than 4 - 5 feet I know we could find it. I have to go out of town tomorrow through Sat but might be able to get away to help on Sunday.
Rick
 

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Two canoes for stability, gotta find it!
Let us know and I'll help too!
Might get a hunt in on same day.:D
Rusty
 

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Retrevr...

I sent you a PM.... It may not have made it because my system at work is jacked up right now.....

john
 

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Before we know it we will look like a flotilla of Haitian imigrants with all the boats out there.
Guys I appreciate the offers. I am going forget about it untill after next weekend when I will have time.
I was at Galyans last night and looked at a 870 special purpose. Wow, nice. They have a 12 month same as cash deal right now. I was tempted.
 

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