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    Heres what happens when we actually get them home.....Cardboard is our friend
    If you can't Kill it with a 30-06, you should Hide.

    "Dam it all", The Beaver told me.....

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    Heres what happens when we actually get them home.....
    The wife gets busey with any birds I bring, first.....yep, shes 50% of a successfull hunt.


    Thats one fat Swan Drumstick...

    If you can't Kill it with a 30-06, you should Hide.

    "Dam it all", The Beaver told me.....

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    If you can't Kill it with a 30-06, you should Hide.

    "Dam it all", The Beaver told me.....

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    Its not hard , though by no means easy, but certainly it is time consuming to transfer a living animal to the plate......it the way I like to pass Time.



    So what happend with yers?
    If you can't Kill it with a 30-06, you should Hide.

    "Dam it all", The Beaver told me.....

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    Default Broadening glimpses of your life there...

    These experiences you post, are for many of us like small visits to your camp, or home. Amazing to me to see what you share of your lives there. Thank you again for the education and your hospitality. Great post.

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    I havent played with a Guitar in quite awhile. I'm not very good anyway.

    Had plenty of time to relax this spring, with hurting my right arm last Feb and family "Stuff" I was glad to stay home for once and enjoyed the experiance. I didnt get back into the swing of things untill July.
    I'm glad to be busy again, it keeps you sane.

    Now to make a new tent floor and maby a sleeping bag from these hides....
    If you can't Kill it with a 30-06, you should Hide.

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    As always, awesome pictures and thank you for sharing.

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    I look forward to your posts. Your take on life reminds me of talking to my great grandfather. He's been gone for a while now.

    I appreciate it. Keep it up.
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    Where'd ya find the Caribou? I was hoping we'd have some snow by now...or at least some ice along the sound. Doesn't look like the temps are gonna break until later next week...leaving me stuck in Kotzebue. I've been down to Blossom a few times, haven't seen anything w/ 4 legs though.

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    good times, I haven't come across many mature or fat bulls, but the ones we've gotten have been tasty. Oh well, can't complain now but if I keep giving it away like I have been I may have to go catch a few more if this wind decides to lay down. Poor me

    is there much ice between you and IAN? Good luck on that bag and getting everything done that needs to get done before freeze up. Lord knows I'll need some luck. LOL

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    Your making me hungary nice pics

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    Hey guys, if you just have some patience..........yep, , and 'kotzebue', you make the weather cooperate,(Do a weather service Ice dance?) they will cross when it freezes. Often theres Caribou swimming to Lockheart point, from the Noatak.
    There'll be plenty of Cows to catch then, just look for the well rounded "Chubby butt" or from the side, its almost a curved butt, from hip to tail.
    Look for the Cows who have "C" shaped antlers with lots of little points, a sucessfull Cow. they are smaler than a Bulls antlers, and young bulls look alot like Cows, but with out all the small points.

    Bulls are stinking now, and most of the ice up the river came down here, and it may have jammed above, or gone past , but were clear of ice here, again.....

    From what ive heard, theres atill most of the WACH up north, storming this way ........
    If you can't Kill it with a 30-06, you should Hide.

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    Default Bag?

    Stanger, nice pics and comments with each picture, especially Donner and Blitzen. How do you tan your hides, brain tan? Tell us how the sleeping bag will be made, I am curious. Certainly enjoy your posts, thanks.

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    I thought I might edit in , but what the heck, a new "reply".....


    Rugger, giving away what you can, while keeping what you need will make you a better hunter.
    I start my -Im going hunting- conversations with "Is there fresh Meat, Dear?"....


    Hmmmmmmm... when the wife is starting her version, in ;-Your going Hunting today- , it comes out to be the same question.

    Fresh meat is always a good reason.

    We tan the hides with alder or no solution at all.
    We skin them proper, then dry and scrape them, then work them and soften the.m Then we use alder bark solution or nothing at all. depends on the use and the hide. I'll post pix.
    Were gonna square the hides and sew them with floss.
    If you can't Kill it with a 30-06, you should Hide.

    "Dam it all", The Beaver told me.....

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    You always make a tuff lifestyle look easy. Some day you need to post some blowing 100 mph and -30 deg pics so we can see the flip side. Of course on those days you got a warm fire and family and plenty of food because you did your fun work when you could.

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