Results 1 to 10 of 10
  1. #1
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Sep 2012
    Posts
    298
    Thanks
    4
    Thanked 29 Times in 20 Posts
    Congratulations
    0
    Congratulated 0 Times in 0 Posts

    A hunter started the Rim Fire...

    Word on the news last night is that a hunter built a campfire and it got out of control.

    Sounds like they know who he is, apparently he's not going to be arrested, but he's looking at one heck of a bill.
    Ah, the nostalgic aroma of a yak dung stove brewing up some tea full of herbs best left untranslated.
    From the Zen Backpacking Site

  2. #2
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jul 2013
    Location
    Central California
    Posts
    235
    Thanks
    97
    Thanked 40 Times in 31 Posts
    Congratulations
    24
    Congratulated 1 Time in 1 Post
    Yeah about 70 Million.

  3. #3
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Location
    Dolores, Colorado
    Posts
    2,510
    Thanks
    120
    Thanked 392 Times in 298 Posts
    Congratulations
    7
    Congratulated 1 Time in 1 Post
    Any opportunity for the media to be negative about hunters, shooters and gun owners is never overlooked. Headline could easily have read "CAMPER built campfire...............

    When that fire started there wasn't much open for hunting...pigs and predator/varmints.
    Colorado Cowboy
    Cowboy Action Shooter; Endowment Life Member-NRA
    The Original Rocket Scientist-Retired
    "My Father always considered a walk in the mountains as the equivalent of church going."
    Aldous Huxley

  4. #4
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Location
    blackfoot,idaho
    Posts
    1,084
    Thanks
    74
    Thanked 118 Times in 103 Posts
    Congratulations
    18
    Congratulated 1 Time in 1 Post
    who needed a fire in all this heat anyway?????????

  5. #5
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Location
    Jackson, CA
    Posts
    1,410
    Thanks
    147
    Thanked 100 Times in 96 Posts
    Congratulations
    5
    Congratulated 0 Times in 0 Posts
    Quote Originally Posted by Colorado Cowboy View Post
    When that fire started there wasn't much open for hunting...pigs and predator/varmints.
    Actually it was opening weekend of archery season. That is zone D6.

  6. #6
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jul 2011
    Location
    Helena, Montana
    Posts
    146
    Thanks
    8
    Thanked 75 Times in 46 Posts
    Congratulations
    35
    Congratulated 14 Times in 3 Posts
    [QUOTE= Headline could easily have read "CAMPER built campfire................[/QUOTE]

    Interesting, this is exactly what I said when told they were blaming it on a "hunter."

  7. #7
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Apr 2011
    Location
    Wyoming
    Posts
    494
    Thanks
    289
    Thanked 59 Times in 49 Posts
    Congratulations
    0
    Congratulated 0 Times in 0 Posts
    Quote Originally Posted by mt-mike View Post
    Interesting, this is exactly what I said when told they were blaming it on a "hunter."
    Yeah Mike, I hear you. Must be the same "HUNTERS" that shoot-up road signs and vandalize public property.

  8. #8
    Super Moderator
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Location
    Reno Nv
    Posts
    4,175
    Thanks
    881
    Thanked 547 Times in 387 Posts
    Congratulations
    64
    Congratulated 6 Times in 5 Posts
    They were saying an illegal grow for awhile and how the country was not accessible. Really? Not accessible? Well I was bummed to hear it was a hunter.
    I don't Break the rules, I Modify them.

  9. #9
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    May 2012
    Location
    North Carolina
    Posts
    446
    Thanks
    34
    Thanked 86 Times in 48 Posts
    Congratulations
    0
    Congratulated 0 Times in 0 Posts

    Smile

    Being a hunter means being part of a huge family that runs the spectrum from really obnoxious, unprincipled jerks to some real princes.

    That's the way it is with just about any group, but people from outside the group take their cues from the news, which is parsed and written by a pretty liberal bunch not exactly friendly toward us evil, bloodthirsty Bambi-killers.

    With me being an evangelical, white male, Republican southerner and hunter, the national news routinely throws darts at me from several angles. Good thing the government knows all about just about everything so they can step in and protect our image and our rights!!
    Last edited by hoshour; 09-09-2013 at 06:58 PM.

  10. #10
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jul 2012
    Posts
    144
    Thanks
    21
    Thanked 27 Times in 18 Posts
    Congratulations
    0
    Congratulated 0 Times in 0 Posts
    I want to know how this dummy let the forest fire start. It was really hot that week, and dry. At what point does a guy go, "hey, you know what would really help beat the heat and help us relax tonight? A huge bonfire! Yeah, over there under those dry pine trees would be perfect!"

 

 

Similar Threads

  1. Getting started in Wyoming
    By boomerbull in forum Elk
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 01-22-2014, 07:30 AM
  2. Getting Started in WY
    By jerm8352 in forum Wyoming
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 08-09-2013, 03:49 PM
  3. Waldo Canyon Fire Colorado Springs Fire
    By fortgeorgetaxidermy in forum Colorado
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 06-28-2012, 04:07 PM
  4. Don't get me started...
    By HuskyMusky in forum General Hunting
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 11-29-2011, 05:45 PM
  5. Help a young hunter get started!
    By westernwannabe in forum Antelope
    Replies: 13
    Last Post: 11-08-2011, 09:01 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •