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    Something's take time!!

    This hunt has taken a toll on me! Nights of up at all hours, with no result! I have hunted this barstard for the last three weeks! I've killed what I'm sure are his kin! But he remained elsusive ...giving me a glimps of himself heading from cover to cover! I've dogged him hard to the point I may have ruined my hound! My realationship suffered as I couldn't get the one animal I wanted!

    The land owner was putting the heat on and started to question my abilities she wanted him gone and questioned my hunting abiltites , he started to take the piss and was seen closer to the homestead!

    I considered getting better gear night vision, lazer sights ,a larger calibare , even A-Cat!

    I hunted him in the morning and dogged him at night ,laid in wait , drank beer and laid cunning plans! Finally exhausted frustrated and broken! I submitted to setting traps...still he eluded me...it was like he was reading my mind!

    Until today, today of all days, this day will go down in history! A great day .Victory is mine! I caught on to his trails with a good dog showing the way we followed him to his whare! Laid out a trap as cunning as all hell!

    Victory is mine! Rest easy my quarry you were an worthy adversary!

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    Nil durum volenti !!

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    That made my day

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    Good one Joe, always remember though,"The early bird gets the worm but the second mouse gets the cheese".
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    Well worth the wait mate. Patience and persistence have paid off. Good job

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    Hahaha. According to that very cunning dog, there is still a rat at the top of my clematis shrub.

    Well done lad, I will pass on the great news to Stingray senior. He will be proud as
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    And what a Douglas Score. Look at that tail.
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    How are you going to display him , Shoulder Mount ?
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    A mighty trophy beast. Well done with the perseverance Joe, a true hunter
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    That had me hooked, expected a big stag and then a mouse comes up, well written, loved it.
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    Great result........you always remember the first one.......
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    Geeze I put a poison block under the tub and my wife chucked the carcass out in a couple of day! 1080 is a wonderful, safe and effective killer! Mix it with baby formulae!!
    Boom, cough,cough,cough

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    That was the best build up Iíve read in some time, I was waiting to see the stag of all stags! I was both pleasantly surprised and disappointed haha, glad you got that pesky bugger in the end!


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    Imagine how you will feel when you reset the trap & catch another one...was he the ONE or was it this one

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    Had one like that living and rustling around in our roof.
    Was driving the missus crazy but cause Im pretty deaf didnt bother me.
    Set traps but I think the prick set them off with a stick.
    Chewed through the rangehood ducting and some wiring.
    Finally caught it, was a monster.
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    Quote Originally Posted by stingray View Post
    This hunt has taken a toll on me! Nights of up at all hours, with no result! I have hunted this barstard for the last three weeks! I've killed what I'm sure are his kin! But he remained elsusive ...giving me a glimps of himself heading from cover to cover! I've dogged him hard to the point I may have ruined my hound! My realationship suffered as I couldn't get the one animal I wanted!

    The land owner was putting the heat on and started to question my abilities she wanted him gone and questioned my hunting abiltites , he started to take the piss and was seen closer to the homestead!

    I considered getting better gear night vision, lazer sights ,a larger calibare , even A-Cat!

    I hunted him in the morning and dogged him at night ,laid in wait , drank beer and laid cunning plans! Finally exhausted frustrated and broken! I submitted to setting traps...still he eluded me...it was like he was reading my mind!

    Until today, today of all days, this day will go down in history! A great day .Victory is mine! I caught on to his trails with a good dog showing the way we followed him to his whare! Laid out a trap as cunning as all hell!

    Victory is mine! Rest easy my quarry you were an worthy adversary!

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    tomorrow nights dinner right there for ya.
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