Getting the itch

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Robinsons Rebel
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Getting the itch

Post by Robinsons Rebel » Tue Jun 30, 2020 10:02 pm

It's a dang shame that deer season is still a full 3 months away. I'm already getting the itch to go hunting. I can only dream and practice so much! My wife can tell you that I believe in only two seasons " Hunting season and waiting for hunting season." I've gone over my camo, cleaned my guns and bows, tweaked my treestand, studied maps etc..... Whats a guy supposed to do??
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Re: Getting the itch

Post by xcaliber » Tue Jun 30, 2020 10:19 pm

I took up turkey hunting only to not go this spring due to the virus, and my health issues. We're lucky to have a boat, so summer is boating time weather permitting, and the then family time is tops. I sneak out to shoot in between with all the guns, and Excals. Before I know it it's deer season! :lol: :lol:
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Re: Getting the itch

Post by ComfyBear » Tue Jun 30, 2020 11:31 pm

When one's got the itch, one's gotta scratch it. Some can do it on their own, while others need the help of others. :mrgreen:
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Re: Getting the itch

Post by longbow joe » Wed Jul 01, 2020 1:24 am

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Mrs boss had me put up this giant patio roof..30 ft long .kicked my butt between work and fishing l just want summer to slow down so l can enjoy it a little now that its finally done lol
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Re: Getting the itch

Post by flinthead » Wed Jul 01, 2020 7:02 am

It’s only a little over six weeks and I’ll have the limbs bent back on the old Equinox... Aug 15!

It should only be around 98 degrees... :shock:
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Re: Getting the itch

Post by Boo » Wed Jul 01, 2020 8:39 am

Disassemble your bow, inspect all the parts and put it back together with loctite where appropriate. Then shoot off hand only one shot at a distance further out than you normally take a hunting shot. Use this time to get your gear and yourself perfect. Trigger time is trigger time so practice with an air rifle, rimfire or crossbow.
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Re: Getting the itch

Post by AJ01 » Wed Jul 01, 2020 2:25 pm

Fish...hunt pigs...shoot pigs. Then go fishing again!
Repeat this process over and over until deer season gets here! :thumbup:

Or...come to Texas and hunt all kinds of "exotic critters"!! :lol: :lol: :lol:

Fish...hunt pigs...shoot pigs. Then go fishing again!!! :mrgreen: Is it sinking in yet!!!! :lol: :think: :lol:
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Re: Getting the itch

Post by Riflemanz » Wed Jul 01, 2020 3:59 pm

My season opens Sept-12
I always get together with my bow hunting friends to site in.
I get my clothes washed about 2 weeks before the opener.
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