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teal-time
09-15-2006, 01:19 PM
Diggler posted about our off season last Febuary so I figured I'd post about it. I started with taxidermy, I mounted a coulpe birds. I the first is the first mount I have ever done. He had alot of flaws, but he turned out ok.

teal-time
09-15-2006, 01:20 PM
Here is the first goose that I ever mounted. (my avitar bird) He has some minor flaws but he's decent. I havn't painted the feet and bill yet but I'll get to it.

teal-time
09-15-2006, 01:25 PM
Then came turkey season which went very well. I killed one in the youth hunt and two in the first week of the season.
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Don't ask about the Jake I thought he was a tom:ST:

teal-time
09-15-2006, 01:29 PM
After that came salmon fishing which wasn't very good. I still caught two fish in about 10 trips. the first weighed 18lbs and the second weighed 10lbs

teal-time
09-15-2006, 01:30 PM
2

teal-time
09-15-2006, 01:33 PM
After that was fly fishing rivers for trout. The first was about 25 inches but skinny

teal-time
09-15-2006, 01:34 PM
the next one is about the same lenth but he's a fatter lake fish

teal-time
09-15-2006, 01:36 PM
The last is one of me fighting about a 20 incher.

teal-time
09-15-2006, 01:41 PM
We even snuck in a trip to the beach. My brother and I took our fishing rods and it didn't take us long to start catching them.
The first is a good day of Red tail fishing

teal-time
09-15-2006, 01:42 PM
Then I caught my first lingcod not quite legal but he put up a good scrap

teal-time
09-15-2006, 01:43 PM
Now this one's legal!

teal-time
09-15-2006, 01:45 PM
Then it was on to antelope hunting. I ended up shooting a 15 1/2 inch tall buck.
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teal-time
09-15-2006, 01:49 PM
Now I'm chasing elk waiting for rifle deer season and waterfowl season.:TT:

Road Runner
09-15-2006, 08:06 PM
Holy cow!! your livin the life bud!:pl: :pl: Its great having the pictures aswell. Great job on the mounts, keep at it it may turn out to be your calling. Keep the pictures comming:TT:

teal-time
09-18-2006, 08:16 PM
My brother just killed his first buck with his bow.:uh: :cool: :HP:
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Does this look fatal?:Rich:
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Here's the gore
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The Baron of Bufflehead
09-19-2006, 02:29 AM
Well, you certainly don't spend too much time on the couch, do you? Good to see you are so active in the outdoors, year 'round!:cool:

walleye killer
09-19-2006, 03:59 AM
I only wish I had so much to hunt and fish as you. thats awesome. congrats on the.... everything:hest:

teal-time
09-19-2006, 09:53 AM
Originally posted by The Baron of Bufflehead
Well, you certainly don't spend too much time on the couch, do you? Good to see you are so active in the outdoors, year 'round!:cool:
I get plenty of quality couch time in, I just don't go to school.:Rich: :up:

Road Runner
09-19-2006, 10:47 AM
Great shot!:pl: Thats awsome that you and your brother get to spend so much time outdoors.

teal-time
09-28-2006, 03:52 PM
Well hopfully I'll ad a buck this weekend on the rifle opener :TT: The specks are showing up and I'm the only one in my family who hasn't killed a goose this year. So as soon as the opener is here I'll have to kill one:cool: here are some pic of the youth waterfowl hunt last weekend. Now that I'm to old it was just my little bro

teal-time
09-28-2006, 03:53 PM
Here's day two
:BZ:

nut4dux
09-30-2006, 06:47 AM
TT

I hope you have night mares from the carnage you
cause all year long!!:GM: You defaintly got goin
the right direction! As long as the :Luv: does'nt hit
you!!:rof: :rf:

Good luck on your buck this weekend!! Go :wak:
big one so you can show the rest of the whippersnappers a
real sized buck and put some of the loud mouth geezer in thier place!

teal-time
10-02-2006, 10:44 AM
Well I jumped him on the first hike, but he was running through trees that were just to thick. He finally stopped and turned broadside, but all that I could see was his ham and he got away. He was probably 20-22 inches wide and had 4 points. Typical muley for my area. I did kill a badger that tried to charge my buddy and I. Then last night I got my neighbor his first deer. It was just a small fork. I could have killed it, but I want something with some size.
He was happy, and he still has a blacktail tag in December. He got a little exited and shot it in the front shoulder and hit bone. We jumped him once and somebody missed a shot at him. I was getting nervous because it wasn't bleeding at all. We finally saw him when we were walking through some thick reprod and my neighbor finished him.
I'll be out all week today is my only day off so hopfully one nice one will slip up. Did you go out last weekend?

teal-time
10-02-2006, 11:07 AM
By the way where is a unsocial homeschooled kid going to fall in love. I think my time is safe for now. Here's a pic of three goobers with the buck

DUCKDIGGLER
10-03-2006, 05:28 AM
Man o Man! You have been one busy dude! Awesome! I am jealous my friend. The taxidermy looks very good........and knowing you I'm sure it'll get better!
Keep us posted on the adventures of TT!! DD:uh:

nut4dux
10-03-2006, 07:04 AM
Originally posted by teal-time
By the way where is a unsocial homeschooled kid going to fall in love. I think my time is safe for now. Here's a pic of three goobers with the buck


Never know you might find a brush bunny or marsh rat that's also
a unsocial home schooled kid !!!BS:

You can tell I need to go and kill somthin when the high light of the day is givin you a bad time!!!!!

So how are all friends goin to kill somthin when yoy move? We'll have to talk about elk next year over there I need to kill one them things!

jeff kreit
10-06-2006, 06:07 PM
Thanks for all the photos.

Bones
10-06-2006, 06:16 PM
Outstanding TT - you are off to a terrific season!
Keep the pics rolling - love to show them to my sons!
Bones

teal-time
10-09-2006, 02:15 PM
well he finally slipped up today so now I can hunt ducks
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BEAR CALLER
10-19-2006, 03:25 PM
Outstanding pics and stories teal-time. From the look's of it you have become a very well rounded hunter. Very impressive to say the least. Congrat's on a fine buck and a great season so far.:pl:

Beehunter
11-11-2006, 07:10 AM
Awsome, glad to see young people heading in the right direction.