Introduce yourself

Discussion in 'Introductions and Tests' started by j-bird, Jan 18, 2017.

  1. Mennoniteman

    Mennoniteman Well-Known Member

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    Welcome. Most taxidermists have a good understanding of whitetail behavior and have a keen eye for detail. Your input will be valuable.
     
  2. bowonly

    bowonly New Member

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    Just wanted to introduce myself as I just joined the forum. My name is Jeff and I am from Louisiana. Been in the outdoors chasing every game animal that is legal here in LA since the early 70's. Have now narrowed my hunting focus to bowhunting deer on public land. It's very rewarding when it works out but can be extremely frustrating when it doesn't. I'm a God fearing husband and a father of 3 beautiful girls and I take seriously my role as the one to lead my family to heaven. I am looking forward to getting involved in discussions here on the forum in an attempt to share my experiences and also learn from the vast experience on this site. God bless.
     
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    suburbhunter Active Member

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    Drycreek Well-Known Member

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    Welcome Sir, from your sister state of Texas !
     
  5. Mennoniteman

    Mennoniteman Well-Known Member

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    We also have 3 beautiful girls. Welcome, looking forward to hearing about your public land experiences.
     
  6. Jeff H

    Jeff H Well-Known Member

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    Tell me about the skiff in your avatar. I'm a closet boat hoarder with a passion for anything self propelled.
     
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  7. bowonly

    bowonly New Member

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    Down here in Louisiana we call them pirogues. They're very shallow drafting allowing access to some hard to reach places. The caveat is that they are very unstable and require good balance. It's made of fiberglass. I have two of them. When I make my late January bowhunting trip in the swamp I grew up in, it sometimes takes both of them to access the areas I want to hunt to get away from the pressure that was incurred in the weeks prior during the firearms season to find fairly unpressured deer. Mine are cheapies but my wish list pirogue is a Ron Chapman(high class). LOL!
     
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  8. Jeff H

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    I've seen some pirogues but have never paddled one. I have very good stability and would love to paddle one some day. Maybe with a deer laying in the front like yours!
     
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    The only Pierogies that I'm familiar with are the filled dumplings that the Polish make, and they are delicious!
     
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  10. Lizardbiscuit

    Lizardbiscuit New Member

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    My name is Justin and I'm an adult onset hunter from Northeast Oklahoma. I shot my first deer this last season and only deer hunted one season before that.

    I came into hunting from around the back. I was raised around guns and outdoors by a bird hunter. I was never really that much into quail, pheasant, or duck. After my dad had a heart attack he handed down several of our family heirloom guns. That re-sparked an interest in guns. One day I woke up and realized that I had all the equipment for hunting: rifles, a muzzle loader, bow, crossbow, and camo. What I was short on was a place to hunt. Luckily the wife was itchy to move to a different/bigger house. We didn't find the perfect house for her so we bought some land and built one. I got lucky again that the land is surrounded by undeveloped property. It wasn't long before I found out there are deer here.

    My first season before we started building the house I would come out and sit by the creek and wait for a deer to come by. None did. I caught them on the trail camera and they were licking the mineral block, but our paths never crossed. My tag went unfilled. I soon realized that I wasn't a stop on their route. I was just in the neighborhood. I needed to give them a reason to call my place home. That's when I stumbled upon QDM. Now I'm in the process of working to provide them with good deer habitat.

    It seems to be working, I have a rub on the oak tree I planted 30 feet from the house, the deer come by daily like clockwork, there are tracks in my front yard, and my wife thinks I'm obsessed with the deer. I'm not. No really, you're obsessed with deer. I don't have a deer problem.

    Also it turns out, my kids like eating deer. They can't be quiet in a deer blind though.
     
  11. OkieKubota

    OkieKubota Moderator Staff Member

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    Welcome...I am a NE Oklahoman myself.
     
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  12. Lizardbiscuit

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    I noticed there are a few here from Green Country. That's why I joined rather just lurked around as a visitor. That and once I get my blind built I'm going to want to post about it in the build forum.
     
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    Well it would not allow me to post a pic either upload an attachment or post a link to a pic, so...
     
  14. Patrick

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    Hey everyone, My name is Patrick. I am a young hunter that loves to learn. I want to learn what I can but also teach what i know. I do this by writing on my blog (https://omegaoutdoors.blog). Not to worry, I am not here to spam links, but forums like these can help widen my whitetail knowledge and give me great ideas for articles. I'm excited to meet you all.
     

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