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Brianbowhunter - Sep-19 Mobile live hunt from Ct
4:04 PM LIVE from Ct*
Just retired this at 50 and bought a 40 acre parcel of land. Out on it today living the dream! Bump a doe coming in.
You know the live from CT thread is the kiss of death. The official record 2 kills in 7534 Live from CT threads with 8 deer seen. ;)
Just kidding good luck hope you kill a big one!
Thanks John! I am surprised I have a pretty good rub line opened up coming up the hill today. Pretty windy with acorns showering me on every gust!
Forget about the hunting, I want to hear how you retired at 50 :)
Congrats and good luck in retirement and hunting your new land!!
I am less than 3 years from 50 and plan on doing the same thing. Work hard, live below your means, save/invest. It is very doable.
Any day in a tree is a good one, even in Connecticut! Congratulations on retirement and the new land. Hope you stick one today.
So far only wind, acorns falling, wood pecker and 2 squirrels
Had a big ol slick head under me.
I just chased a person down who was trespassing. Told him I am the owner now and no more stilling. Walked back to my stand only to jump the deer I have been waiting for. This is worse then hunting state land.
The live hunt curse continues….,
I think the hardest part in life is standing there being polite and professional when you want to scream at someone for ruining your hunt.
If you own the property and they aren't supposed to be there I see no reason to be polite.
I have a buddy who has people trespassing on his land all of the time. I'm sure he will give lessons on how to appropriately snap at these people. Pretty entertaining..... they don't seem to come back either. Congrats on retirement and land purchase. I'm day to day at work as of last week at work, feels good.
"If you own the property and they aren't supposed to be there I see no reason to be polite."
I could think of a few reasons to not be a dick at the first encounter. It could be a simple mistake based on years of precedent.
The person could be a nearby landowner and have something to offer in return such as additional land to hunt, allow you to trespass if you are tracking a wounded deer, they may have a walk-in cooler and allow you use, they may be a butcher or other tradesman or professional whose services can be of value, etc.
JohnMC x2… I’m not polite to trespassers at all. Especially if it’s posted. What are they gonna do..? Call the police on me? Hahahah
Never know the capabilities of the opposite person. Size doesn’t matter to someone who knows how to fight. A lot of people train these days who’d you think were wimps by looking at them. 6 seconds later your tangled up with dislocated shoulders laying on the ground. Never judge a book by its cover.
Post the property, tell the person to leave and let the cops know you tossed them. Next interaction you have them charged with trespassing. No biggie.
I gave the only trespasser ive encountered on my farm a pass the first time. But i told him if he came back he would be prosecuted and to tell his friends. I wasnt mean to him at all , but made my point clearly. He was in a tree with my posted sign on it.
Can’t get much more disrespectful then That. Technically you may not even own that tree hahaha. Onx maps isn’t super precise.
the trick is only post the hunt on the ct site.lol