photo f2fc6645-3553-483b-b64e-4c19058f6c05_zps121db233.jpg  photo 7B537578-F7C7-4F86-98B8-9F94E0644C33_zpsqirpypxs.jpg  photo jdberry_zpsea01d711.jpg  photo grizzlybroadheads_zps1m2s5rho.jpg  photo banner-kking-160-170_zps48e9d6a9.jpg  photo HolmMadeNewAd_09092014_zpsc4e4691d.jpg  photo truenortharrows_zpsi9ay4gwc.gif  photo 35A0AFC6-0F9E-412C-A64B-EBE54AF0479D_zpsmipyof8e.jpg  photo EEE5CA06-2368-4F2F-A920-0CA562579FE0_zpsm9lvvu1t.jpg  photo northernmist20bcard1_zpssaxw3n46.jpg  photo 072BD871-7553-4294-BBDD-E69370AD1F6A_zpsjismq5n7.jpg                                     photo AFF3B4E3-F518-4092-A4E6-65AE830AB2BE_zpsnuwaaten.jpg  photo f5d37de7-de84-47ad-b248-e8adfe84c5db_zps4oisluth.gif  photo 02c77249-7155-4785-a743-8faf8c694e7a_zpseaj9xlnz.jpg  photo B5D4E580-5A4C-4A25-AC73-D69CDBE82A69_zpsvvtli29v.jpg  photo Dave_shooting_bow_logo202_zpsuskt81vw.jpg  photo image_zps2rrhsrju.jpeg  photo sunsethill_zps551c0207.jpg  photo db77abad-c90f-4ee5-9e34-905fe0c0fd36_zpsleoiybdo.png  photo bigjim_zps76882839.jpg  photo howardhill_large_zps5fd2fcc7.jpg  photo IMG_5966_zpsgrbhwrgb.jpeg  photo Bearpaw_Products_Logo1_zps55d85f33.jpg  photo tradtech_zps697b00c1.jpg  photo a3c08d6f-f669-46b5-8b0c-1480a411cc78_zpsc853b3a6.gif  photo fairbow_zpsc278ec39.jpg  photo F5A4B354-1040-4D43-939F-28ED48F7E5B7_zpsws5ptsc8.jpg  photo coyote track 1_zpshipxn54s.png  photo DF07A98B-41BB-4024-BCF7-A4FCB543D40E_zpsoiduf1m2.png  photo the20footed20shaft_zpsudbyv3ab.jpg  photo blackeaglefinal_zpsfqgqqrcj.png  photo 94936CDE-4CF5-4181-B2F9-FECCA1FE886F_zpsy5nfpirv.jpg photo D49F4739-A11D-4F9D-9D50-4C3EE95E9555_zpswoqwk23o.jpg  photo BF4712C7-9EE6-460F-8380-4E7F08A65416_zpsmluzlgny.jpg  photo bivoucascreenshot_zpscfdgf0n0.jpg  photo 510CA748-680D-4178-8B50-1A4C7F7F895D_zps6b5pjjoc.gif
skookum Show full post »
Steve Graf
Nice one Chuck! [biggrin]
Quote 0
Ben Maher
Dearest Fred,
It is without doubt the sure fire way to define a mans character .... from a well rounded and the perfectly behaved gent of the lawn game of target or serious mien of the grimaced hunter ....

Somewhere , both in between , or above in esteem and legend is the ruffian , the scoundrel and jester ... the roving archer , the ‘stumper ‘ ... always my preferred and most sought companion for a day afield ....

Master of the course , for he chooses his target, Lord of the wild as direction travelled rarely suffers from the boredom of the pre determined .... comedian of the fiield and scourge to arrow design , for at the least , a few off the days targets will be fraught with danger to any arrow , of any design or composition ...

Here in the land of the Eucalyptus , pine plantations are the Cayman Islands of our sport , safe havens to be treasured , but any wildness is refuge , gold circles and written rules the tyranny from which the ‘stump shooter’ seeks refuge ....

It is well known that I go hunting for wild game ... a wonderful and most sensible facade to the wider world in masking my search for the inner scoundrel , the day afield when no target is too far , nor too risk laden for arrow integrity nor my aim

Long may it be so ....
Charter Member Traditional Archery Society
Purveyor of fine outdoor cutlery and semi professional Longbow toting Roving rogue & lifelong arch enemy of the Nottingham Sheriff .....  
Quote 0
Ben M. it would be a treat to shoot stumps with you Down Under.  But those hard, old gum tree stumps might be a little taxing on my arrows! [biggrin]
Traditional Archery Society Honoree Member Life Time Member

Traditional Archery Society Senior Historian

Quote 0
Steve Graf
Good words Ben!  I guess that picture of your quiver full of arrows was taken in the morning a'fore you went a'rovin...
Quote 0