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    I think that the meat issue can be resolved with...

    I think that the meat issue can be resolved with a little bit of investigation. I could make some phone calls, but without an official status or going there in person, that often just closes things...
  2. I'll back up Topgun on his comment about helping...

    I'll back up Topgun on his comment about helping others. I spent over a year following the forum before I started to post, and contribute whenever I feel that I have something to add. I likely have...
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    White-tails that live off woody browse in NE MN...

    White-tails that live off woody browse in NE MN taste pretty much the same as the four mulies that I have gotten in WY and CO. As previously stated, those crop fed deer are bound to be better. ...
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    I can't give you a definitive answer, but I...

    I can't give you a definitive answer, but I wouldn't trust my life to a canister that is more than two years old. I know as a police officer, that the OC canisters were generally useless much after...
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    Welcome to the forum. I'm in NE Minnesota, so I...

    Welcome to the forum. I'm in NE Minnesota, so I guess that you're in drive-by country.
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    I'm totally outside the box looking in on this...

    I'm totally outside the box looking in on this one Woodtick. Speaking for myself, I would hate to move from one state where my vote doesn't count to another one. I would move to Wyoming or Utah in a...
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    If you read any of the history of the early...

    If you read any of the history of the early settlement of the west, you will find that horse was often a mainstay part of the diet. Of course, that wasn't until things got really tough though. The...
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    Welcome to the forum, make sure you stick around...

    Welcome to the forum, make sure you stick around for a while and offer help where you feel qualified. What part of MN are you from?
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    I agree with your last comment Don. Does this...

    I agree with your last comment Don. Does this mean that any photo that we have seen of a deer or elk shot in Montana that doesn't have a tag attached would therefore be illegal and subject to...
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    You've got to be kidding me. There clearly was...

    You've got to be kidding me. There clearly was no intent do do anything else but tag that elk. What a crock. I spent 30 years as a cop, and I don't believe that I was ever that unfair with anyone....
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    I have the same .454 Taurus, and agree that it is...

    I have the same .454 Taurus, and agree that it is a bit of a load to haul. OK if it is your primary hunting weapon. No question the top quality .44 SA is Freedom Arms, but you may have to wait a...
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    Paracord weighs very little, and is real handy...

    Paracord weighs very little, and is real handy stuff. I use it to hang my food up, but have some heavier line for hanging meat. If ypu need a number, I would not take less than 100'. I never...
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    Welcome to the forum. Don't give up on the deer...

    Welcome to the forum. Don't give up on the deer yet. It's hard to beat hiking into the high country where you can touch the face of God.
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    Topgun, unless that was a typo on your .243...

    Topgun, unless that was a typo on your .243 load, you have broken the rules of physics. If you can develop the process further into a perpetual energy machine, then the future of humanity is...
  15. If you can bring 3 or 4 Studley Hungwell types...

    If you can bring 3 or 4 Studley Hungwell types along with you, then have at it. A bull elk will require 4 or 5 man loads out. If you are alone, that means 120 miles, plus one more trip out with...
  16. I have hunted both the muzzle-loader and rifle...

    I have hunted both the muzzle-loader and rifle seasons in Colorado, and there are definitely fewer folks out to compete with during the MZL season. You may find that bull tags take a number of...
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    Good to hear CC. I have never known anyone with...

    Good to hear CC. I have never known anyone with an ankle replacement before. I am surrounded by folks with knee and hip replacements. Did you perhaps have a horse fall on it or step in a gopher...
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    The referendum process will lead to "Tyranny of...

    The referendum process will lead to "Tyranny of the majority" as Thomas Jefferson stated. I guess that is what a true democracy is though. As a career law enforcement officer, I found that alcohol...
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    Take good care of yourself CC and quick recovery.

    Take good care of yourself CC and quick recovery.
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    CC, you'll be dancing by the end of the week and...

    CC, you'll be dancing by the end of the week and climbing mountains by next spring. Good luck, you're an inspiration for all of us younger "old" guys.
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    It looks like Carharts are the perfect camo...

    It looks like Carharts are the perfect camo pattern for hunting antelope. Congratulations.
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    Sticky: I remember this quote was posted on the wall of...

    I remember this quote was posted on the wall of the Marine Corps physical fitness center where I worked out over 40 years ago; "Physical fitness is transitory, it must be worked for continuously, and...
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    When winter camping here in Minnesota and Canada,...

    When winter camping here in Minnesota and Canada, I use Nalgene bottles for water. Forget the filter, and if you use a chemical treatment, make sure it is rated for cold water. Most water sources...
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    The bear spray is definitely the way to go. It...

    The bear spray is definitely the way to go. It has a broad dispersal pattern and is hard to miss at close range. I am a retired police officer, and a very good pistol shooter, but would consider...
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    Local boy done good

    You are exactly where I was seven years ago. Since then I've tagged three 4X4 mulies and three 6X6 elk. Better yet, it sounds like I live within 50 miles of you. (That is if it's the Island Lake ...
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