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    Default David Copperfield's Hay Flats Illusion !

    That's right, David Copperfield hit the Palmer Hay Flats this morning and made every moose disappear ! There was sign of moose everywhere. From petels, to big tracks, little tracks, old tracks, new tracks, and even some fresh grizzly scat. After covering 7 miles on foot, in zigzag patterns, circular patterns, grid patterns, octagonal patterns, busting brush, numerous pitfalls, tussock hopping,etc........the only thing I saw was a frog. I wonder where Mr. Copperfield made the moose disappear to?
    Either way....no reason to complain...it was moose season, and I was hunting, and not working.
    Good Luck to all,
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    how are you cooking the frog tonight

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    Better think twice about frog legs for dinner they are rare and protected up here.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rick P View Post
    Better think twice about frog legs for dinner they are rare and protected up here.
    Good point. I checked the small game regulations and no frog season. Loved hunting them in New York though.

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    I am seeing a need here. perhaps import bullfrogs from lower 48. set up an enclosed frog ranch and run canned hunts out of a pond in my back 40? what you guys think, is there a need here. Sept. 8th and the Moose safari begins.. dang I cant wait.

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    Default Moose make circuts...

    they don't alway eat at the same spot all the time...good luck next time eh?

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    And just to think that I had one up on the Cub pilots. I made 4 skydives over the Hay Flats on Saturday getting a good look at the terrain and where the moose may be. I did find a nice spruce that was recently tore up, and some steaming grizzly scat.
    hindsight is 20/20....I shoulda taken the frog....
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    You were trying to hard. I shot a fork on opening last year. And a guy shot a cow just before I shot mine. Maybe next time find a place to sit and wait.To bad I had to work this year or I would of been out there.
    7 miles on foot thats alot of ground.Did you hear any shooting?All that walking could just push the moose to your competitors.I know some times it's hard to sit still.

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    I understand a spike fork went down on the flats not sure if it was Mon or Tue..

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    I did my share of walking...but also my share of sitting. Several times I'd walk a mile or 2, then sit for a few hours....then another mile, and sit a couple more hours....alll day. There were a total of 5 people (including myself) that were down there along the Southern portion of the Flats. I talked to 3 of them, and not one person saw or heard anything all day. Never heard a shot either. Ironically enough, last night after work, I went out behind the house and jumped a spike 20 yards into the woods. He took off and I never even had a chance. I'm going to eat dinner and had back out the backdoor again. Not a whole lot of woods, but enough to hunt. Public land too...
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    Quote Originally Posted by sharksinthesalsa View Post
    how are you cooking the frog tonight
    Ya gotta kiss the frog; then it turns into a 60-inch bull.


    You first.

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    Quote Originally Posted by AKRoadkill View Post
    Ya gotta kiss the frog; then it turns into a 60-inch bull.


    You first.
    You can't fool me...I saw that Capital One commercial.... It'll become a ferret, than a orangutan; than a half-man/half-moose type creature before it turns into a bull moose ! I'll stop at the Orangutan. Then again....what happens in the Hay Flats....stays in the Hay Flats !
    Johnny

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    Quote Originally Posted by skydiver_99654 View Post
    You can't fool me...I saw that Capital One commercial.... It'll become a ferret, than a orangutan; than a half-man/half-moose type creature before it turns into a bull moose ! I'll stop at the Orangutan. Then again....what happens in the Hay Flats....stays in the Hay Flats !
    Johnny
    Ok, there's the only reason I need to never go to the Hay Flats again.

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