Moultrie Products
What can a 50 yr old accomplish?
Turkey
Contributors to this thread:
bowcrazyJRHCO 06-Mar-17
bowcrazyJRHCO 06-Mar-17
bowcrazyJRHCO 06-Mar-17
bowcrazyJRHCO 06-Mar-17
midwest 06-Mar-17
GhostBird 06-Mar-17
Brotsky 06-Mar-17
t-roy 06-Mar-17
Keef 06-Mar-17
Scar Finga 06-Mar-17
pav 06-Mar-17
drycreek 06-Mar-17
Blacktail Bob 06-Mar-17
The last savage 06-Mar-17
Rickm 06-Mar-17
lewis 06-Mar-17
elkmtngear 06-Mar-17
Carcajou 06-Mar-17
Paul@thefort 06-Mar-17
greg simon 06-Mar-17
Timbrhuntr 06-Mar-17
Charlie Rehor 06-Mar-17
Treeline 06-Mar-17
IdyllwildArcher 06-Mar-17
badbull 06-Mar-17
brianhood 06-Mar-17
Scooby-doo 06-Mar-17
TD 06-Mar-17
bowcrazyJRHCO 06-Mar-17
otcWill 06-Mar-17
Glunt@work 06-Mar-17
Mark Watkins 06-Mar-17
hawkeye in PA 06-Mar-17
Kurt 06-Mar-17
Jaquomo 06-Mar-17
bulldancer 06-Mar-17
Shrewski 06-Mar-17
razorhead 06-Mar-17
Tim M 06-Mar-17
HUNT MAN 06-Mar-17
Woodsmaster 06-Mar-17
Native Okie 06-Mar-17
SBH 06-Mar-17
kota-man 06-Mar-17
Drahthaar 06-Mar-17
BULELK1 07-Mar-17
Fitzbow 07-Mar-17
herdbulll 07-Mar-17
cnelk 07-Mar-17
loesshillsarcher 07-Mar-17
Medicinemann 07-Mar-17
Duke 07-Mar-17
BOWNBIRDHNTR 07-Mar-17
Bullhound 07-Mar-17
Turk 07-Mar-17
yooper89 07-Mar-17
'Ike' (Phone) 07-Mar-17
kellyharris 07-Mar-17
Bob 07-Mar-17
JohnB 07-Mar-17
buzz mc 08-Mar-17
Swampy 08-Mar-17
boothill 08-Mar-17
willliamtell 08-Mar-17
Paul@thefort 08-Mar-17
06-Mar-17

bowcrazyJRHCO's embedded Photo
bowcrazyJRHCO's embedded Photo
Paul@thefort has a birthday tomorrow, Tuesday. I met him 4 years ago while elk hunting, I was 3 miles up a mountain and along comes this mountain man - Paul had a loaded pack and was pulling his one wheeled cart -hard to tell how many pounds he was carrying. At age 49, I had just moved to Colorado and figured my elk hunting seasons were numbered. Paul, 25 years older than me, told his story of achieving the Colorado "Big 8" after he was well past age 50. Inspiring to say the least, that encounter motivates me every year to stay in shape and keep hunting for another 30 years - Happy Birthday Paul !

06-Mar-17

bowcrazyJRHCO's embedded Photo
bowcrazyJRHCO's embedded Photo
Paul - great stories and pictures. I've appreciate your stories. Happy Birthday

06-Mar-17

bowcrazyJRHCO's embedded Photo
bowcrazyJRHCO's embedded Photo
Turkey hunted with Paul one year. Showed me that if I say in shape, I can hunt well past 50.

06-Mar-17
Any stories from others of encounters that changed their outlook on what is possible after 50?

From: midwest
06-Mar-17
Paul is a stud and an inspiration to all us old farts! Have a great birthday tomorrow, Paul!

From: GhostBird
06-Mar-17
Happy birthday Paul.

From: Brotsky
06-Mar-17
Happy birthday Paul! You give us all something to shoot for! Enjoy your day!

From: t-roy
06-Mar-17
Have a great birthday Paul...!!!

From: Keef
06-Mar-17
Hope you enjoy your day - Happy Birthday.

From: Scar Finga
06-Mar-17
HBD Paul, I hope you have a great and blessed day!

Scar.

From: pav
06-Mar-17
Happy Birthday Paul!

From: drycreek
06-Mar-17
Happy Birthday Paul ! I'll be 70 the 12th, just a few days from now. I don't think I could have kept up with you when I was 60.........

06-Mar-17
Went to Frank Noska's 50th birthday party this past Saturday, I guess for an old man he still does OK.

06-Mar-17
EVERY picture that Paul posts inspires me to hunt more!! Thank you sir..You are a badass....

From: Rickm
06-Mar-17
Happy birthday Paul.

From: lewis
06-Mar-17
Happy birthday Paul keep on keepin on Lewis

From: elkmtngear
06-Mar-17
Happy Birthday, Paul...keep hammerin'

Best of Luck, Jeff

From: Carcajou
06-Mar-17
Happy Birthday Paul, Rock On!

From: Paul@thefort
06-Mar-17
Well, thank you guys very much as you made my day (tomorrow the 7th) for sure. SEVENTY SEVEN is just a number; it is what is in your heart that drives your passion that really counts. How bad and how long do you want that fire inside glowing strong?

You guys are the best. Paul

From: greg simon
06-Mar-17
Happy birthday tomorrow Paul. Always enjoy your excellent and inspiring stories and pictures. You are a great example for others to follow!!!

From: Timbrhuntr
06-Mar-17
Dang man good for you and happy birthday.

06-Mar-17
Lucky 7's! Enjoy!

I remember in my 20's/30's reading Fred Bear hunt stories where he did many of them in his 50's and 60's. I thought that was old:)

Silly me!

From: Treeline
06-Mar-17
Happy Early Birthday, Paul!

You have plenty of time to get another BIG 8 with a recurve! Go get 'em!

06-Mar-17
Happy birthday Paul, you're an inspiration!

From: badbull
06-Mar-17
Not only an inspiration to me but full of helpful and useful information. When he posts I read and appreciate. Wishing you a respectful happy birthday!......badbull

From: brianhood
06-Mar-17
Happy birthday paul. HOPE you are hunting many many more birthdays. ALWAYS enjoy reading your posts.

From: Scooby-doo
06-Mar-17
Happy Birthday and many more!! I am north of 50 for the last couple years and I hope to do as well as Paul has done!! Scooby

From: TD
06-Mar-17
Actually 777 has a better ring to it than 666...... =D

Merry b-day Paul! I wanna be you when I grow up!

I was in terrible shape when I hit 40, thinking as I did when in my 20s and early 30s and in great shape that my physical condition would always be there. Did a hunt at 40 that just kicked my azz. It was bad..... embarrassing.... and a real eye opener. I swore to be in better shape at 50 than I was at 40. Hit 50 miles ahead of what 40 was. Now 60 is still far far better than 40 was, I think I'm pretty close to where that 50 guy was, but have to stay on it, more and more. It's certainly a lifestyle thing. A mental thing.... however one looks at "mental"...

Bowhunting, my passion, is what drives me. (drives Coach too, but more along the lines of crazy I think....) I have more things on my "gotta do" list than at any other point in my life. But must not really "have a life" as without it I don't know what I would (will) do.

Guess "we all got it comin' to us kid...." but it will have to be kickin' and screaming.....

06-Mar-17
TD-Since Paul turned me onto Bowsite , it is amazing to read what you guys hunt and how extreme you hunt at 50 and beyond. Very motivational. Treeline - your recent story was incredible. Not sure what age you were at the time, but the demands of that hunt were awesome! You mental toughness was unreal.

From: otcWill
06-Mar-17
Happy birthday buddy! Hope the next one is the best one!!

From: Glunt@work
06-Mar-17
Happy birthday Paul! I'm not going to make a big deal about being a hunting machine at a certain age because knowing you, the right thread to talk about that is long ways off in the future.

From: Mark Watkins
06-Mar-17
Happy birthday Paul!!

Your are an inspiration to thousands!!

Thank you!!

Mark

06-Mar-17
Have a Happy Birthday tomorrow Paul.

From: Kurt
06-Mar-17
Paul, have a great 77th on the 7th in '17. Lucky as a 7? Should be a great year for you!

From: Jaquomo
06-Mar-17
Geez, Paul, last week you didn't look a day over 76!

Have a great one and keep on truckin' as an inspiration to us all!

Lou

From: bulldancer
06-Mar-17
Happy birthday Paul, I love your stories and pictures. Hope I can still hunt at 77.

From: Shrewski
06-Mar-17
Had the pleasure of sharing a turkey camp with Paul once. He is definitely an inspiration and a heck of a good guy. Happy Birthday Paul and many more.

From: razorhead
06-Mar-17
I have never met Paul, I follow him on the computer, when the power allows it,,,,at 67 I give it my all, life is short, go for it ........ I go out west, but am very glad to come back to the UP, I find the west, too crowded, unless you are hunting.......

as for the young guys, no one is going to give it to you, you have to take it

From: Tim M
06-Mar-17
Happy Birthday. Enjoy!

From: HUNT MAN
06-Mar-17
Happy Birthday!! Always enjoy your adventures! Have a great day. Hunt

From: Woodsmaster
06-Mar-17
Happy birthday sir!!

06-Mar-17
I only know Paul through his posts here. I am impressed with his hunting accomplishments as well as the respectful manner in which he always conducts himself.

Happy Birthday sir!

From: Native Okie
06-Mar-17
Best wishes my friend! Happy Birthday!

From: SBH
06-Mar-17
Best of wishes to you Paul. Appreciate your tales and input. Keep at it!

From: kota-man
06-Mar-17
Happy Day Paul...

From: Drahthaar
06-Mar-17
Happy Birthday Paul. Forrest

From: BULELK1
07-Mar-17
Thanks for everything over the many years Paul.

From the Lodge days to the present

Happy Birthday

Good luck, Robb

From: Fitzbow
07-Mar-17
Have A Great DAY Paul. Gerald

From: herdbulll
07-Mar-17
Happy Birthday Paul!!

From: cnelk
07-Mar-17
Happy Birthday buddy!

I got your phone message about having another get together at my place. Lets send out the call and rally the troops!

07-Mar-17
One of my favorite Bowsiters. Happy Bday Paul

From: Medicinemann
07-Mar-17
Happy Birthday Paul!!!

From: Duke
07-Mar-17
Paul- Happy Birthday from the crew over here in Wisconsin!

Cheers, Luke

From: BOWNBIRDHNTR
07-Mar-17
Happy Birthday Paul! Wishing you many more!

From: Bullhound
07-Mar-17
the one and only person that I try to read thouroughly every post he presents.

Happy Birthday sir, and best wishes for a bunch more!

From: Turk
07-Mar-17
Happy Birthday Paul! Thanks for all of the positive inspiration that you have been for so many of us!

From: yooper89
07-Mar-17
Happy birthday, Paul! Thank you for all the stories, comments and photos you provide to us on this site!

07-Mar-17
Happy BDay buddy, to many more....??

From: kellyharris
07-Mar-17
Happy birthday Paul I hope it's a good one

From: Bob
07-Mar-17
Happy birthday Paul, always enjoy your adventures !

From: JohnB
07-Mar-17
Happy birthday Paul!!!!

From: buzz mc
08-Mar-17
Happy belated birthday.

From: Swampy
08-Mar-17
From one old coot to another , Happy Birthday and may you enjoy hunting to the end .

From: boothill
08-Mar-17
Happy birthday Paul...

From: willliamtell
08-Mar-17
So when do we get the story of Paul's life in print? You know, starting from the 'raised by wolves' beginning? There's a lot to learn from that. Congratulations! If I keep going strong for another couple decades (at least) it will be in no small part to the inspiration you and others of your ilk provide.

From: Paul@thefort
08-Mar-17

Paul@thefort's embedded Photo
Paul@thefort's embedded Photo
Hey Ben, "Once upon a time in the far north country, the buzzard creek wolf pack had just added four new arrivals to their pack; three female pups and one male pup. The alpha male sized up the new pups but his sharp eyes focused on the male pup. Something special about this new born. He didn't exactly look like the other pups as he was taller, longer, and with no tail at all.........................................................Something strange going on here, the Alpha male thought. Time will tell."

my best, Paul

  • Sitka Gear