Fitz's 2014 Season Journal Thread *semi-live*

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  1. d16efhatch

    d16efhatch Weekend Warrior

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    Good luck out there today!
     
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    cls74 Legendary Woodsman

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    Good to hear about Buster. Was that cam on whistler ridge?
     
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    Fitz Legendary Woodsman

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    No. Over here on his side of the pond.
     
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    Fitz Legendary Woodsman

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    Only have one pic of Buster on the E side of the lake. Early summer last year. All other pics have been over here.

    He's not a camera ***** like Blade was.
     
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    Fitz Legendary Woodsman

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    Putting the HBS to good use :tu:

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  6. Fitz

    Fitz Legendary Woodsman

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    Damn... Orange on the far ridge in the new cut.

    First ever hunter I've seen up here.
     
  7. Matt

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    That sucks
     
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    Fitz Legendary Woodsman

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    Indeed.
     
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    Fitz Legendary Woodsman

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    Maybe they're driving the S woods for us? :evilgrin:
     
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    That does stink. Ever worry this thread would cause that to happen?
     
  11. Fitz

    Fitz Legendary Woodsman

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    Not really. But I was worried that the new cut would.

    Blind dude. I waived my orange hat for 5 min be before he saw me. Don't think he ever saw my brother.
     
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    So did he leave?
     
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    Fitz Legendary Woodsman

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    Out of my sight, but stopped just past. My brother can still see him. Stump sitting in the middle of the cut.
     
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    Thread got quiet...
     
  15. Fitz

    Fitz Legendary Woodsman

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    Yeah. Pretty slow day. Got to see the otters again, but that's about it.

    I'm staying on this side of the lake tomorrow.
     
  16. WiscoBowHunter

    WiscoBowHunter Die Hard Bowhunter

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    U afraid that some one out there might take your stands and or trail cams?


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  17. Fitz

    Fitz Legendary Woodsman

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    Not really. We think we figured out who it is. A group of guys that have land way to the S, but the new cut goes right by their land. The guy in the video I took looks like one of them my dad knows.

    I will be worried if they open the snowmobile trail to ATVs like they plan. Probably won't hunt there as much if they do. Still thousands of other acres I can get lost in.
     
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    Fitz Legendary Woodsman

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    Ugh. Water impeller on my dads boat is either clogged or froze. Fine. We can use the resort's pontoon. Battery is dead. Ok. I'll just swap it out to a charged one. Battery cable breaks. Well, I can try manually pull-starting it. Steering is froze.

    We're all sitting on Whistlers Ridge this am.

    The amphibious assault/ gear recovery will have to wait for this afternoon when we thaw out dad's boat.
     
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    WiscoBowHunter Die Hard Bowhunter

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    Get a Argo?


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    Fitz Legendary Woodsman

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    Ok. Got down at 9. Dad had already pulled the Lund and had it in his garage. Turns out you need to drop the lower unit to access the intake filters. WTH!?

    Messed with the pontoon for another hour and couldn't get that working at all. Not even the trim. Must have a fuse out or bad connection at the motor somewhere. So, pulled the pontoon.

    I ended up putting one of the little resort boats back I the water.

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    Paul, Tom and Trey headed back across the lake to sit tonight and pull some gear. Dad is in his ladder behind the resort and I'm back up I the Tri-pine on Whistler's ridge.

    Here goes nothing.
     

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