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Old 06-13-2008, 09:54 PM
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In our PA deer camp we have over the years elected to make special hunts by say having everyone use a lever action rifle (no scope) or one year blackpowder only. We might say no tree stands allowed that year. We also charge antler point deductions for two shot deer. Most of the group has at least 15 years at camp and several of us have 30 + years. These things make for a good time and keeps everyone on their toes. Just trying to come up with a new idea is getting hard. How about everyone else, any special deer camp stories?
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Old 06-14-2008, 08:59 AM
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Hunting Man, that sounds really creative and like lots of fun. I don't have a group of hunting buddies, or a regular camp where we get together every year. Keep telling your stories. The ones you've shared so far have been great!
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Old 06-14-2008, 03:53 PM
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Well now that you asked: on the food side the guys from N Carolina bring seafood that they caught and then we make a giant pot of seafood soup. This would include scallops, clams, shrimp, fish, oysters, corn. We then put two marinated deer hind quarters on a mesquite coal fire and slow cook all day. Food is always one of the big draws to camp. I like to put on a perch & walleye fish dinner. I have been extreemly lucky to have been a part of the old time deer camp group. Michigan hunters also are into deer camps like I have described. Hunting with friends for so many years has been a major blessing for me. If I had to hunt alone I'm afraid that I would quickly loose interest. We generally have three weeks that we get together: bow season, rifle and flintlock season. We share duties, help drag in the deer, set up stands, and try and outdo each other in stories. In all the years we have only lost one permanet member (my brother) which is unbelieveable in todays times. I will try and post some buck pole photos after Monday when I get the new printer/scanner.
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Old 06-14-2008, 06:42 PM
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Our camp is being sold but it was fun to go to..the food was always good ,a different meal every night..we had all kinds of stands and at night we'd discuss who was getting what stand.the late nightBS was always fun too.the one thing i dont miss is all the snoring and farting
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Old 06-14-2008, 07:05 PM
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Hunting Man Sounds Like You Belong To A Great Hunting Camp.sounds Like You Go To Bed Full !!
Joel Sorry To Here Your Camp Is Being Sold.maybe You Will Find Another One?
I Don't Belong To Anycamps Because I Allready Have My Own Land To Hunt 485 Acers.i Do Hunt With My Future Father In-law But Thats It.its Still Fun Though.
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Old 06-14-2008, 08:02 PM
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whitetailfever, thats a great chunk of land to hunt privately. I would love to have my own track of land to hunt/fish on. 200-500 acreas would do it. I also hunt in the UP of Michigan with a similar camp set-up. These guys come to PA to bow hunt and I go up there to late season bow hunt.
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