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    Door knocking

    They all drive old Ford pickups so the bankers will feel sorry for them and let borrow money for free.
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    What hunts are you planning for the upcoming season

    You are going to pay the gas station, the state for a license, someone for ammunition maybe a cafe, maybe a hotel. Just not the people that have what you came for.
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    Recommendations for quail food

    I would suggest proso millet and or milo.
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    Adding Cattle for Habitat - Need Advice on old Barbed Wire Fences

    The ones I use have holes drilled in them then I use a long cotter pin to fasten the wire to the post. It is impossible to have a short and don't need insulators. When I build new fence this is what I build.
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    Adding Cattle for Habitat - Need Advice on old Barbed Wire Fences

    You will need to ground it very well. Without seeing your property this is a shot in the dark but if you have a creek that is moist put a 6 ft ground rod there. I use multi wire with every other wire hot and the cold wires grounded to the 6 ft ground rod. If you are using a 110 fencer I have...
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    Adding Cattle for Habitat - Need Advice on old Barbed Wire Fences

    Congratulations on putting cattle to work to help your habitat, you are way above average. I agree with high tensile for new fence. I have miles of barbed wire fence that we will maintain but new fence is multi wire high tensile and fiberglass posts There are 1 1/4 inch fiberglass posts that...
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    Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation

    I think they are. I talked to a guy from Faith a couple of days ago and he told me that I would have to go around.
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    Harvest

    We have had light frost the last two mornings. It will speed things up in this area.
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    Is SD shooting itself in the foot?

    Unless they are disturbed in tough conditions. If the snow is deep and food scarce and some young ambitious hunters decide to tough it out sub zero weather with strong winds just to prove how tough they are. Then there will be dead hens. I only say this because I used to be that guy and did...
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    What hunts are you planning for the upcoming season

    This is not completely pinned down but it looks like I will be southeast of Salmon right after Thanksgiving. As usual everything is weather dependent.
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    What hunts are you planning for the upcoming season

    Not pheasant but planning a late November wolf hunt in Idaho.
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    Is SD shooting itself in the foot?

    I am not opposed. If you want to be on GFP commission you need to make large contributions to the right people. I am not sure the public is informed enough to make great choices.
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    Is SD shooting itself in the foot?

    Bingo. That is why no hunting here after Thanksgiving.
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    Is SD shooting itself in the foot?

    So you would have an election for the GFP commission?
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    Is SD shooting itself in the foot?

    There will be no pheasant hunting here after Thanksgiving. That is earlier than usual but that is about how many birds I have and if GFP think the season should be longer I am pretty sure I should shorten it here.
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