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Sunset Hill "Nate"

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So when I asked the doc at the 6 week mark...."can I go hunting?" He looked at me strangely for a bit. I imagine he doesn't get too many of those requests from patients with newly replaced joints... "Well, ok, but don't step in a hole or try to jump a ditch".

So I'm following doc's orders. I didn't step in any holes. Lol. But I did go roaming the desert looking for rabbits and deer. Didn't see either but saw lots of tracks and jumped a coyote. Didn't expect too much due to the storm but at least I was out there.

This area has been good to me, I've shot two nice bucks in the area behind my fletching. Doesn't look like much cover to you eastern boys but deer hunker down in this stuff. Shots can be quick paced and farther than guys are used to when hunting thick cover from stands. The roving/hunting today sure beat watching football. 😁

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Glad to hear your back at iy and looks like good hunting to me 😊
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Come to the Western States next year at Rancho Neblina and enjoy shooting west coast shooting on a working cattle ranch. Saw you at last western states and I can guarantee you will shoot distance next year. Also you might bring a couple bows too. :-)
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He's baaaaaack!

Congrats Nate!

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Hey John, I looked for you...you must've been hiding. 😀 Yes I've heard that ranch is pretty wide open.
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Been hanging out in the shop too...working on a special little project soon to be shown. 😉
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Great to hear, Nate. Best of luck making up for the little bit of lost time.
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1. “The White Eagle” - John Schulz - 66” #60@28” - Lefty

2. “The Hunter” - John Schulz - 66” #54@28” - Lefty
3. “Sunbear” - Charlie Lamb - 66” #58@29” - Lefty
4. 2-Piece String-Follow - Brian McBroom - 66” #57@28 - Lefty

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1. Baleen Whale/Yew longbow - Fred Sevier aka "Tukaluk" - 68" #60@28 - Righty
2. 3-Piece Zipper Extreme - Foam/Carbon limbs with Elk overlays - Lefty
 
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1. "Spirit Stick" Selfbow - John Strunk - 68" #60@28", Dual shelf 

 


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Glad to hear you are out and about again.
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Go get 'em, brother!
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Yes...be careful, but go get em. Walks in the wild are the best therapy.

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Nate, nothing like getting out after being told to sit tight. I remember the first trip to the range after my hip replacement. Feels great!!
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Nate, good to see you are back in the outdoors. Looking forward to hearing about your little shop project.
Take care with unforeseen holes. Fritz ruptured his cruciate ligament while playing medieval knight games wearing a 50 lbs chain mail and armor stepping into a hole...
Take your time for a full recovery!

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Good for you Nate, but no hurry.
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Nate glad to see your out hunting again. The type of hunting you described it called good old fashioned hunting! Oh and by the way, that B50 is working out just fine.
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Glad to see your back out in the field Nate, great therapy for body and soul.
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It's great that you could get out there.  Just don't think you're 100% until the Doc says so and you'll be fine.  Frank
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good to hear you are getting better.
last year when i injured my knee, i went to a doctor that specialized in sports orthopedics. that was in April and I asked him if i need to cancel my August elk hunt.  'no, we'll have you ready by then'.  he had me wearing a certain knee brace but i went. that trip was the best thing i had done all year.  getting out of the house does wonders. 

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Nate, The doc said no jumping ditches, but you jumped a coyote, I guess that is alright.

Take it easy.

My wife hollers at me all the time, don't do that, remember what the doctor said.

It is difficult to stop when you are having fun, us guys don't know when to slow down.

She told me the other day if I climb a ladder again without her standing there watching she was going to put me in the hospital........Ha!Ha!
(i'm not supposed to climb ladders.)
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Way to go!
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 She told me the other day if I climb a ladder again without her standing there watching she was going to put me in the hospital........Ha!Ha!


That's what you call a "lose lose" proposition. 😉

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Glad to see you're out and about Nate. Not only is it good for the body, but the soul as well. Keep updating us.

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Glad to hear you're recovering, keep at it!
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No better medicine, I’m glad you’re recovering!
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