Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 14

Thread: Exchange

  1. #1
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Sep 2013
    Location
    Minneapolis, MN
    Posts
    136
    Thanks
    60
    Thanked 34 Times in 27 Posts
    Congratulations
    20
    Congratulated 1 Time in 1 Post

    Exchange

    Hello,

    I recently realized that over the past 9 months I've gleaned some pretty helpful information on a number of different topics from this forum. So my questions is, what do I have to offer?

    As a 26 year old Minnesota resident with a whopping three western big game hunts under his belt, but who plans to travel West every fall as long as his body allows, how can I be an asset to a Western Big Game hunting forum?

    I believe in exchange, and I'm afraid I've been doing a lot of "taking" recently. Please share any thoughts on how [or if] a guy like myself can contribute in a meaningful way.

    Thanks!
    DK

  2. #2
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Location
    Minnesota
    Posts
    294
    Thanks
    5
    Thanked 43 Times in 36 Posts
    Congratulations
    0
    Congratulated 5 Times in 2 Posts
    I've only been on 5 western hunts, so I don't feel qualified to offer advice on location or tactics, but try to give my 2 cents whenever anybody asks about archery hunting or archery in general. Take whatever you can from these fine folks, and when it comes to giving back, stick with what you know.
    Live to hunt, hunt to live.

  3. The Following User Says Thank You to CrimsonArrow For This Useful Post:


  4. #3
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Location
    Jackson, CA
    Posts
    1,411
    Thanks
    147
    Thanked 101 Times in 97 Posts
    Congratulations
    12
    Congratulated 0 Times in 0 Posts
    Quote Originally Posted by CrimsonArrow View Post
    I've only been on 5 western hunts, so I don't feel qualified to offer advice on location or tactics, but try to give my 2 cents whenever anybody asks about archery hunting or archery in general. Take whatever you can from these fine folks, and when it comes to giving back, stick with what you know.
    This would also be the advice I would give you. Just make sure and stick around. There are still some fun conversations to get in around here.

  5. #4
    Junior Member
    Join Date
    Feb 2014
    Posts
    15
    Thanks
    3
    Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
    Congratulations
    0
    Congratulated 13 Times in 1 Post
    Good time for my first post?
    Using Tapatalk

  6. #5
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Mar 2011
    Location
    Colorado
    Posts
    567
    Thanks
    37
    Thanked 88 Times in 70 Posts
    Congratulations
    1
    Congratulated 39 Times in 2 Posts
    Use what you have learned about the western hunting process to help other guys from the midwest and east coast that are planning their first hunts. Way to look out for guys on the forum!
    A bad day in the woods is better than a good day at work.
    Shoot the best, Shoot PSE!

  7. The Following User Says Thank You to In God We Trust For This Useful Post:


  8. #6
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Dec 2012
    Location
    Maringouin, LA
    Posts
    207
    Thanks
    63
    Thanked 40 Times in 28 Posts
    Congratulations
    0
    Congratulated 22 Times in 2 Posts
    I have only been on 1 western hunt but I have spent a lot of time learning the draw and point systems in most states so I help out in that area when I can

  9. The Following User Says Thank You to JEandAsGuide For This Useful Post:


  10. #7
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Feb 2012
    Location
    OREGON
    Posts
    1,411
    Thanks
    280
    Thanked 291 Times in 238 Posts
    Congratulations
    53
    Congratulated 60 Times in 7 Posts
    I understand, even though I live in a western state I don't feel I have much to offer in exchange. I didn't start posting for info, more to share experiences, that is what it's really about. If you gain info that's an added bonus, use what you can, offer where you can.

    And don't waste time of money building points in Oregon!

  11. The Following User Says Thank You to Timberstalker For This Useful Post:


  12. #8
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Oct 2012
    Location
    Minnesota
    Posts
    595
    Thanks
    160
    Thanked 90 Times in 85 Posts
    Congratulations
    0
    Congratulated 20 Times in 5 Posts
    Quote Originally Posted by d.kerri View Post
    Hello,

    I recently realized that over the past 9 months I've gleaned some pretty helpful information on a number of different topics from this forum. So my questions is, what do I have to offer?

    As a 26 year old Minnesota resident with a whopping three western big game hunts under his belt, but who plans to travel West every fall as long as his body allows, how can I be an asset to a Western Big Game hunting forum?

    I believe in exchange, and I'm afraid I've been doing a lot of "taking" recently. Please share any thoughts on how [or if] a guy like myself can contribute in a meaningful way.

    Thanks!
    DK
    This is a great question, I have been thinking the same thing for a while know. I just didn't know how to say it. I two have only been on a couple of western hunts so can't be alot of help. Alot of great folks on here that are willing to help out and are very fun to listen to, keeps me coming back every day. Thanks everyone!

  13. #9
    Junior Member
    Join Date
    Dec 2013
    Location
    SW Missouri
    Posts
    20
    Thanks
    1
    Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
    Congratulations
    1
    Congratulated 1 Time in 1 Post
    Definitely a good question. For me, I've offered pinpoint info of what little success I had here and on another forum if anyone wants it. It seems with few posts nobody want it unless you post alot. But at least I offered. Since your from Minnesota, maybe help with fishing? Great state, been there once up around Ely. Loved the fishing. Or maybe advice to people coming on handling your state bird! Mosquito!

    Sent from my RM-820_nam_att_100 using Tapatalk

  14. #10
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    May 2012
    Location
    North Carolina
    Posts
    505
    Thanks
    34
    Thanked 104 Times in 63 Posts
    Congratulations
    2
    Congratulated 0 Times in 0 Posts
    I like your attitude.

    You can look up answers for some of the requests for information, especially for other newbies. You already know something about hunting and woodcraft and will learn more the longer you hang out here, spend time on the Game & Fish websites and read other forums or the journals and as you hunt more out West. There are more other guys on here learning than you think, if fact everyone is on here in part to learn from others.

  15. The Following User Says Thank You to hoshour For This Useful Post:


 

 

Similar Threads

  1. tag exchange/return question
    By dustyboots in forum Colorado
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 07-28-2012, 05:41 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
  •