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Paul@thefort 20-Dec-18
Paul@thefort 20-Dec-18
Paul@thefort 20-Dec-18
Paul@thefort 20-Dec-18
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Mark Watkins 20-Dec-18
Paul@thefort 20-Dec-18
Dale06 20-Dec-18
Russell 20-Dec-18
APauls 20-Dec-18
Brotsky 20-Dec-18
GotBowAz 20-Dec-18
BigOk 20-Dec-18
TD 20-Dec-18
Southern draw 20-Dec-18
Iowa_Archer 20-Dec-18
Paul@thefort 20-Dec-18
From: Paul@thefort
20-Dec-18
One might believe that if you hunt and do not kill the animal you are after, the hunt was still successful. WELL MAYBE! I LIKE KILLING SOMETHING WHEN I GO HUNTING, AND FOR THE PAST TWO GOOSE HUNTS I WAS UNSUCCESSFUL. I CHANGED THAT THIS MORNING.

From: Paul@thefort
20-Dec-18

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but then later these two show some interest in the decoys and within a few minutes they were on the ground
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but then later these two show some interest in the decoys and within a few minutes they were on the ground
With the very strong winds yesterday, the geese were blown all over the place, and there were less this morning coming off the lake.

From: Paul@thefort
20-Dec-18

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I lined up on this one but shot low and just grazed it leg. it did not fly away but joined the other.
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I lined up on this one but shot low and just grazed it leg. it did not fly away but joined the other.
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i mounted another arrow and let fly at 32 yards, good hit. Dropped the goose in its tracks.
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i mounted another arrow and let fly at 32 yards, good hit. Dropped the goose in its tracks.
Yep, on the ground and just 23 yards from the tip of my arrow.

From: Paul@thefort
20-Dec-18

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the bedded goose stayed there for a long time and at first I thought is was wounded enough that it may die out there.
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the bedded goose stayed there for a long time and at first I thought is was wounded enough that it may die out there.
The other goose walked away and bedded down 45 yards in the grass. I can see a smudge of blood on its leg in the picture.

From: Paul@thefort
20-Dec-18

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later it came back looking for its mate but was not fooled again and want elsewhere.
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later it came back looking for its mate but was not fooled again and want elsewhere.
Later I went out and collected the dead goose and Chase went after the "wounded goose" but NOT, it flew off.

From: Mark Watkins
20-Dec-18
Another great Yard Hopper story Paul!!!

Thanks for posting and make sure to give Chase an extra biscuit for his efforts!

Mark

From: Paul@thefort
20-Dec-18

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and back with the goose
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and back with the goose
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Yep a VERY successful goose hunt this morning as I KILLED one.
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Yep a VERY successful goose hunt this morning as I KILLED one.
As normal when the arrow stays in the goose I replant it for a blind retrieve and Chase is after it in the tall grass along the pond.

From: Dale06
20-Dec-18
I agree with you. When I go hunting, I like to kill something. Thanks for sharing.

From: Russell
20-Dec-18
Chase, you're my hero...Paul, sorry, but you come in a close second. : )

From: APauls
20-Dec-18
I'm thinking maybe in about 30 years when I retire maybe I can come out and join you for a hunt if you'd have me Paul. If I can still keep up to you at that time. Sounds like a great way to spend some mornings :)

From: Brotsky
20-Dec-18
Just here for the dog pics! Ha! Way to go Paul and Chase! Looks like you got your Christmas goose a little early this year!

From: GotBowAz
20-Dec-18
Now this is what I was waiting for! Great post Paul and big congrats to you so far.

From: BigOk
20-Dec-18
Congrats!!

From: TD
20-Dec-18
Thanks Paul! Great job! Congrats! Back to form.....

When I hear "sent Chase out on a blind retrieve" can't help it..... the first thing that pops into my head is "hey! he's only HALF blind!" =D

20-Dec-18
NICE!

From: Iowa_Archer
20-Dec-18
Good stuff...as usual! Congrats!

From: Paul@thefort
20-Dec-18
Adam, 30 years? I can only hope the odds will be in our favor.

TD, that is too funny but true. Half blind

Every one else, Thanks a ton. my best, Paul

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