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What's been passed down to YOU?

Postby McManusClan5 » Tue Oct 22, 2013 2:25 pm

A couple posts in another thread got me thinking (I know, rare event) about what I've been lucky enough to have passed down to me. These are some of the best stories and parts of hunting and fishing, to me. What's been passed down to you through the years that really stands out, and what did it mean to you?

I have my grandfather-in-law's 870 that he left to me, along with his fly vest from forever ago, when he passed a few years ago at a very young '97. He was an inspirational kinda guy, and I'm honored to have these to remember him by.

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Re: What's been passed down to YOU?

Postby CrazyDrake » Tue Oct 22, 2013 2:27 pm

Still got a lot of stuff waiting in the wings. Grandfather and Dad are still alive, I'd prefer to keep it that way instead of have their things.
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Re: What's been passed down to YOU?

Postby Locked&Loaded » Tue Oct 22, 2013 2:28 pm

Boyish charm and raw masculinity. Thanks Dad!!
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Re: What's been passed down to YOU?

Postby MarkM » Tue Oct 22, 2013 2:50 pm

Baldness and a cleft chin.
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Re: What's been passed down to YOU?

Postby whitecotton » Tue Oct 22, 2013 3:05 pm

a cockzilla...
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Re: What's been passed down to YOU?

Postby txhunter90 » Tue Oct 22, 2013 3:06 pm

Land
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Re: What's been passed down to YOU?

Postby Crazy Matt » Tue Oct 22, 2013 3:16 pm

Character
Call, Kill, Consume.
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Re: What's been passed down to YOU?

Postby WoodyWhiffingMG » Tue Oct 22, 2013 3:34 pm

Locked&Loaded wrote:Boyish charm and raw masculinity. Thanks Dad!!


Both which have faded in your old age.
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Re: What's been passed down to YOU?

Postby Indaswamp » Tue Oct 22, 2013 3:50 pm

grandfathers old Canvas hunting coat...
grandfathers calls..one is and old Olt and another is an old faulks cane with metal reed
grandfathers shotgun, a Winchester 1100 with a poly choke
The Cajun 7 Course Meal; 1 lb. of boudin and a six pack of Abita beer.

Save the Marsh, Eat a Nutria!

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Re: What's been passed down to YOU?

Postby Botiz630 » Tue Oct 22, 2013 4:02 pm

Dad's shotgun. An older Sportsman 12 Auto.

I shot it at clays just this past weekend.
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Re: What's been passed down to YOU?

Postby Indaswamp » Tue Oct 22, 2013 4:04 pm

Oh- I was given a 14' X 12" X 1" cypress board by my dad's cousin for making a pirouge. That board came from the old plantation house. :thumbsup:
The Cajun 7 Course Meal; 1 lb. of boudin and a six pack of Abita beer.

Save the Marsh, Eat a Nutria!

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Re: What's been passed down to YOU?

Postby go get the bird » Tue Oct 22, 2013 6:24 pm

The work ethic to go out and get my own crap.
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What's been passed down to YOU?

Postby MarkM » Tue Oct 22, 2013 6:27 pm

I was taught to cyberscout as well. So gimme yo spots
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Re: What's been passed down to YOU?

Postby troutman561 » Tue Oct 22, 2013 6:39 pm

The love for fishing was passed down from my dad. I am much more passionate about it than he is but he made sure my addiction was fed. Offshore fishing is not cheap and I don't know how to pay him back for the time and money he put in for me while growing up. I also have a Winchester model 88 made in 1958 in .308 handed down from my grandfather on my step-dads side. He killed countless deer with it. I have yet to get a deer but I also have not put a huge effort into deer hunting. We have some land we will be prepping for next season so we shall see.

I have an older Wingmaster that is my back up gun that was once my dads. He only used it a few times so it is mint. That will be handed down to my son when he can handle it. No one other than my grandfather was a hunter and he died before I got into waterfowl so I'm making up tradition as I go along to pass to my children.
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Re: What's been passed down to YOU?

Postby Rockbuggy1 » Tue Oct 22, 2013 6:59 pm

I got dads old Belgium A5 sweet sixteen. He bought it new at Montgomery Ward back in the day.
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Re: What's been passed down to YOU?

Postby ctdeathfrombelow » Tue Oct 22, 2013 7:00 pm

Indaswamp wrote:Oh- I was given a 14' X 12" X 1" cypress board by my dad's cousin for making a pirouge. That board came from the old plantation house. :thumbsup:

I would rather inherit the "help" from the plantation, than some old piece of wood....
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Re: What's been passed down to YOU?

Postby Indaswamp » Tue Oct 22, 2013 7:02 pm

ctdeathfrombelow wrote:
Indaswamp wrote:Oh- I was given a 14' X 12" X 1" cypress board by my dad's cousin for making a pirouge. That board came from the old plantation house. :thumbsup:

I would rather inherit the "help" from the plantation, than some old piece of wood....

what exactly are you trying to say here?
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Save the Marsh, Eat a Nutria!

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Re: What's been passed down to YOU?

Postby aunt betty » Tue Oct 22, 2013 7:05 pm

Many gifts have I been given. My grandfather taught me the value of hard work and how to fix and repair things.
My father kind of was forced into taking me hunting but I sure am glad he did. My teachers in school all the way thru college all gave me a small part of themselves. The authors of all the books I have read as well.
There are even some DHC members who would rather not be named that have given me enormous gifts of places to stay, knowledge, and friendship.

But seriously lets drink some beers and quit yackin.

Swamp, start cookin.
Troutman, could you get a fire going while I scrounge some more firewood.
There's ducks out there to kill and they wont be just waitin'.
Party!
Howwwwwllllllll.
We need more beer!
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Re: What's been passed down to YOU?

Postby T Man » Tue Oct 22, 2013 11:29 pm

Fetal alcohol syndrome and a nicotine habit that wont go away. Thanks for asking.

Also my grandpa's 16 ga remington sportsman 48 that looks like it was drug behind a truck down a gravel road but I wouldn't trade it for the world.

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Re: What's been passed down to YOU?

Postby MinnesotaDan » Tue Oct 22, 2013 11:34 pm

A hairline that hasn't moved from the day I was born.
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Re: What's been passed down to YOU?

Postby Trent_Rivers » Wed Oct 23, 2013 12:45 am

My Dads SBE 2. Lucky guy right here.


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Re: What's been passed down to YOU?

Postby T Man » Wed Oct 23, 2013 1:21 am

MinnesotaDan wrote:A hairline that hasn't moved from the day I was born.


Gross, no one cares that you cant grow pubes.
Botiz630 wrote:How much does an apostrophe cost down south? Must be quite a bit, based on how sparingly you use them.
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Re: What's been passed down to YOU?

Postby rank duck » Wed Oct 23, 2013 4:29 am

T Man wrote:Fetal alcohol syndrome and a nicotine habit that wont go away. Thanks for asking.
..


That's the gift that keeps on givin'.. :thumbsup:
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Re: What's been passed down to YOU?

Postby grizz18 » Wed Oct 23, 2013 5:27 am

My granddads .220 Swift and that's about it.
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Re: What's been passed down to YOU?

Postby WoodyWhiffingMG » Wed Oct 23, 2013 5:40 am

T Man wrote:
MinnesotaDan wrote:A hairline that hasn't moved from the day I was born.


Gross, no one cares that you cant grow pubes.


Norwegians are so strange.
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