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Wish Us Luck Folks!!

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reminds me of a Christmas 60 years + past when 'ole HARVY HEMSHALL laid a 12 ga. IVER JOHNSON CHAMPION under a long ago Christmas tree.......the memories are as sharp as todays breakfast.........some years later ,I sold it for gas to go stateside..... REGRET the
decision to this day........heck,i have a bunch of scatter guns but I really miss that IVER JOHNSON.......DECEMBER 26 I nailed my first northern Black Duck.......
no, the young fellow will forever remember Christmas 2018....
well done MATT...
 
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Was down Island yesterday at the young fellow's place - three little piggies butcher time.
He certainly made a big point of thanking me for the hunt again, and specifically that old scattergun.
I'll never part with it unless I hand it down to my own son sometime.

Good on him - made my jaded old heart glow! :Oh Yeah!:

Cheers,
Nog
 
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Sometimes not being able to post in topics of interest is a pain in the butt...

Regardless...

This tale keeps getting even better!

Yesterday River Sportsman in Campbell River held their annual Big Buck Contest.
Quite a few entries!

Long story short, our Young Gun took first in Youth, then went on to win Best Overall for 2018!!! :Oh Yeah!:
He kept the first place prize, a new scattergun.
The Youth prize he returned with these words:

"Young ones like me and him are our future. He should get that prize, and I insist that he does."

Sure as hell made this old heart swell with pride I'll tell you!! :kewl:



And true to his (and his Pa's nature) they didn't let even a single day go by without trying out the new toy!

Checking the fit:



Ready to shoot:



The report came back that it is a very nice shotgun, with a rather good full choke.
Super tight patterns.
50 rounds today.
Happy Happy!

Yep - Happy Happy all round!! :Oh Yeah!:

Cheers,
Nog
 
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