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  • What do you Guys think of this idea??? Good Christmas Gift?

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    I often wonder what I would do if something would happen to all the Trophies that I cherish...For example, What if?.. God forbid, My house and belongings get Lost in a Fire. I have also wondered from time to time about what my only child would do with such items after my time is done on this earth. My 10 year old Daughter knows how much passion I have for the Outdoors or she should lol I carried her to a Deer Stand before she was old enough to walk. Of Course I haven't keep all the Turkey Gobbler Fans over the years but started keeping the Fans when my daughter was born and really have no explanation as to why? But it is easy to look on the Garage wall and say...I have killed 21 Gobblers in the last 10 years...You only see 18 here because I have gave a few away when The Full strut Decoys became the rage and my friends asked for them for use on thier Decoys lol. Anyway, When I picked up My Buck today from last Year Muzzle-loader Season, I decided I would take my Trophy collection and take some Pictures to have my Daughter a Blanket/Throw made with a Picture of her choice as a Keepsake for Christmas. I'm guessing when I leave this world my Daughter will probably not want to be bothered with such wall decor lol. The Blanket/Throw will be something that she can display or tuck away to pass on to her own children some day...Who knows?, That will be her choice! I just thought it would be a great Gift from Ol Dad to my daughter Dacota.
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    Wall Of Fame
    Man you got some fine trophies there my friend. Theres a lot of great stories behind all of them I'm sure. Glad you got your daughter involved in hunting and fishing at an early age. Im sure she will be a avid outdoorslady. My Dad always had time to take me hunting and fishing and I'm very thankful for that. I have been blessed with some fine trophies myself and am very thankful for them! Congrats on all your accomplishments!!
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    Great idea
    I think it's a great idea for your daughter GT, it's something that will last many years and can be enjoyed by her and her children in the future! Looking at the pic has already got me excited for turkey season and we still got a month and a half of deer season with a few duck hunts mixed in to go! I started out deer hunting but those thunder chickens seem to get more fun to hunt every year!
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    Thanks
    Thanks Guys...Wall of Fame lol ...Trust me brother...I have my Wall of Shame also lol ...Heck you seen it lol but Thanks again Buddy!!!!!!!!
    Dozer...I'm with ya man..I would rather Turkey Hunt than ANYTHING!!!! and man, I can't wait myself...Hope you hang around on the site here and share your success with us!!!!
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    Good pic
    That really is a great picture of your trophys and of you and your daughter.Thats a good idea as a gift for her also.You need to compile a book with the stories to go along with it.A good title would be, When you've killed as many as I have....lol.
    Really,I love hearing you tell the stories behind all your trophys.I hope I can have some great stories to pass along to Gracie like that.
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    Book?
    Thanks Diane and hmmmm a Book? lol I could write several books and call them The Big, The Small and the Ugly lol...trust me...You are building memories with Gracie each time out!!! You just might not know it...Dacota brings up things that happened years ago on this hunt or that hunt that somehow slipped my mind lol
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    deer
    I thank that is a great idea buddy.
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    trophies
    man GT thats an awesome picture an even better trophies. thats a good idea to do for your daughter. we're already puttin a book together of my huntin an fishin pictures for easton. caint wait til he gets big enough to go with me.

    diane what your doin with gracie is great. i wish i coulda done more with my grandeddy. i remember rabbit huntin an fishin with em. the first time i ever shot a gun was when i was 4 or 5 i went with him to the pond to shoot turtles. haha. your big ones comin tho. truth be told you got it harder than anyone on this site with the area your huntin. theres alottaaa places for a deer to hide up there.
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    Thanks
    Thanks redneck&NCDC..Man, You should have seen the stares I got with the Truck Bed full of antlers sticking up going to my friends Old barn here lol...That's something I should have videoed lol

    NCDC, Man...The memories I have of my childhood hunting and fishing with my Grand-Pa...great great Times and I know those days made me a better person
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    gt
    yesss sir. i kno without a doubt the memories i have with him have made me a better person.
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    good idea
    @GT and NCDC,those are some great ideas guys,I thank im goin to start keepin a book for my daughter.I hunt with my Grandpaw as much as i can but not as much as i would like to and I know its made me a better person and kept me out of alot of trouble.
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    Memeories
    Yeah redneck...Without my Grand-pa in my life..It's a Sad thought to think of about what road I could have went down. I think of him all the time and when I'm hunting, It's like he's still by my side...Only thing I know for sure is..He would have instantly grabbed my cell Phone and shot it to pieces lol
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    Very nice
    Thats a great pic and a nice collection of trophies man. Also a great Christmas gift idea. I can't believe you think your daughter wouldn't keep that stuff. The dozens (and counting) of turkey fans might be a bit much, but if she builds a warehouse, she might have the wall-space. Which deer mount is the one you just got back? the one high and right? They all look nice man. May your wall of fame grow and your wall of shame. . well . . no one has to know lol.
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    Thanks Buddy
    LOL Thanks PDS, How you been? Actually 2 of these Bucks I just picked up...The 8 from last muzzle-Loader and a heavy 7 pointer that my daughter wanted for her own room lol...The Guy is a great friend of mine that does the work and He does a Great job in my opinion but here's a Picture of the 2 Bucks I just added to the wall of fame lol...Hope you get a biggun
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    Thanks man
    Doing good, I hope you have too. Making a plan to arrow one as I type.
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    Anything?
    Any Luck PDS? As I was duck Hunting I was getting texts saying the deer were moving good lol...I thought of you and was wondering if you had any luck?
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    nothing
    Man I didn't see a single deer. I was hunting in a small block of woods in my neighborhood where I'm normally either wrapped up with deer or nothing. A group of kids came through the area about an hour before dark, so that was probably it. About every other time I have hunted this spot, either dogs will come through or in this case, people, and mess it up. There are alot of deer in there though, just not many nice bucks I reckon. I've kept corn in there the last 3 weeks and the deer are hittin it hard. Many night photos with as many as six deer at once. The day photos are picking up the last few days. I'm one piece closer to finishing the puzzle. Tomorrow is a new day and I'm going somewhere different.
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    gobble gobble
    GT bo you after a duck hard aintcha cuz? thats what im screamin. haha. im PROUDDD of ya. read your article in the mag this evenin. good stuff. you get any ducks?
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    Mixed Bag
    Good Luck PDS!! Sounds like 1 of your areas is like 1 of mine lol Hang in there Brother...Only takes a few seconds to score when it comes together.

    NCDC, Yeah man, Got my First Mallard and My First gadwall...Pretty neat stuff!!!!!
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    Great idea.
    Wonderful that you cherish your child so much. The throw is a great idea.

    2nd option is to have that photo printed and framed! Then when she goes to college or whatever, she can just hang it in the dorm room!
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    Thanks
    Thanks hawkman!!! Good Luck to ya Buddy
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