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leanin' H

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Me and Mrs. H had Grandma watch the kids and we went scouting early this morning. The sun just touching the top of Lion Rock.
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Looking west toward the west desert which is handy! If not then my compass is off! :wink:
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The gal with the tag for an October hunt. It was 50 this morning and she likes warm weather. We saw lots of country and deer but only a couple of decent bucks. Bowhunters have been chasing them pretty hard.
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The country is rocky but beautiful. Bucks get the chance to grow old and big if you are willing to find them. They definately have "home Feild advantage"!
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Lots of country and all of it is perfect habitat for deer.
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The best buck we saw today. Needs two more years to grow up. Still was fun to see him! :D
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On the way down the canyon on the 4 wheeler we smelled something dead. Our neighbors run cattle there so we did some looking for the source of the putrid smell. Mrs. H almost stepped on this blankety blank rattlesnake! :shock: It wouldn't buzz at all. She hollered and went over and took care of it. Here's the amazing part! It was in the process of giving birth! :shock: The little snake is on the right.
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Here's a closer view. One snake was born already and the other is still getting there in the red colored sack! I HATE SNAKES! My snake pistol paid for itself today!
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all these buck pictures showing up lately are not going to make huntin' season get here any sooner :( great shots of the country and GREAT shot on the snake. i'm not a snake fan either, i don' t care if they can hurt a guy or not. a good snake is a dead snake.
 

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Never could find the source of the dead critter. But after the snake episode in was seeing snakes under every sage brush and quit looking. Lets have a Ranchers.net deer hunt. We could all get together at deer camp and have a blast! :D Maybe at Ned's place? :wink:
 

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leanin' H said:
Never could find the source of the dead critter. But after the snake episode in was seeing snakes under every sage brush and quit looking. Lets have a Ranchers.net deer hunt. We could all get together at deer camp and have a blast! :D Maybe at Ned's place? :wink:

that sounds like a hell of an idea. Ned's place as my vote as well. :D :wink:
 

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I can be the cook. Remember I cooked for that hunting camp last year.
Oh ya, don't foget: the tips were good., very good! :wink: :lol: :lol: :p

I had neve seen a snake give birth before, H. I don't know whether
to thank you or not! :shock: :p :lol: :lol: :lol:
 

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