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#6613672 - 01/02/17 11:53 PM Workout with a few birds on the side
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I headed up to the camp today to work off some of those holiday calories and to see if I could find any ruff grouse. Managed 6 miles on the snowshoes before I packed it in. 4 miles was on trails that I had broken during the last few days of deer season and 2 miles was virgin powder. Spent a total of about 4.5 hours in the bush and flushed 4 ruffies. I managed to connect on 2 of them, misfire on one of them and no shot taken on the fourth. I wear a fall arrest harness with the toboggan lead attached to the centre of my back. Lets me carry and use the shotgun while I am towing my gear. I typically bring a lot more gear than I ever use but going solo with no cell signal and being a long way from the road I like to be prepared to spend a night in the bush if things somehow go south. The haul:



Edited by Hirogen (01/02/17 11:55 PM)
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#6613678 - 01/03/17 12:34 AM Re: Workout with a few birds on the side [Re: Hirogen]
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Looks like a great day in the woods..... up
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#6613684 - 01/03/17 12:42 AM Re: Workout with a few birds on the side [Re: Hirogen]
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Thats a heck of a lot of work for two birds but I bet it was fun
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#6613804 - 01/03/17 07:28 AM Re: Workout with a few birds on the side [Re: Hirogen]
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Buddy you must be in crazy good shape to walk that far in deep snow and I bet you did burn a calorie or two up
What does Grouse taste like, Pheasant?
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