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Lots of work to be done

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Lots of work to be done
Started putting my checklist together.To see what work I have to do on my hunting equipment. First order of business this year is to work on my camp boat. Its a old clam boat that was modified to sleep two and to hunt out of.
Many years ago a friend of mine use to sleep out in the river all duck season in it. After I bought it from him it sunk a few times. The anchors got twisted when a few ships passed by. After pulling it off the bottom of the bay. I had it all redone inside and out. Now you can hunt off the back of the boat as well as sit inside. I had a stove mounted in it along with a counter top. There is nothing better then waking up it the morning to the sounds of ducks quacking. I have woken up and went outside to do my business and a crane sat right next to me. This years she needs some outside work and a little tender loving care. Shot more deer and turkeys out of to be truthful. But I enjoy the heck out of it. I guess its true. Another persons junk is another man's riches. Lots to do and lots to redo. But it feels great to even start thinking of duck hunting.

anthony sr

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anthony m coons sr: May 8, 2018, 6:19 AM
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I like that set up,it would be nice to wake up and be there,have a little breakfast and be ready for first light.
I would think it would be quite cold and downright chilly on winter nights.
What do you do to not freeze your butt off?
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Geo

The Boat is warm in the winter has three propane heaters. The whole inside is foamed and is almost air tight. Over head lights. I use to have a 85 horse mercury. But in really wasn't worth keeping it on. I would run it once or twice a year to get the to the bay. It would sit all season, i would start it up when I slept in it. But it wasn't worth the money. So I tow it in and out with my outlaw boat. Less to worry about and also lots less weight. I get get it really far back in the bays now. I don't have to worry about boats sinking it anymore.

anthony sr

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anthony m coons sr: May 9, 2018, 8:48 AM