A confession to make...

Discussion in 'Fishing' started by TripleGee, Sep 23, 2011.

  1. TripleGee

    TripleGee 12 pointer

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    After reading a couple threads about losing animals, specifically deer, after going great lengths to retrieve them, and the thread berating the posting of the experiences, I have to say that I have never lost a deer, but I have committed another similar and apparently horrible crime. I feel it's time to confess.

    I have, on several occasions, gut-hooked different species of fish and couldn't release them. I know, I feel Shame and disgrace. It gets worse as I have another confession to make. I took them home and dismembered them. I decapitated and gutted them. I even went so far as to skin them and throw that away. Even Buffalo Bob would tsk, tsk me. And then, horror of horrors, I ate them. But, that's not the worst. I have shot squirrels, hit them hard, only to have them crawl into a hole and die slowly. Insensitive me didn't bring a chainsaw and do the honorable thing. But wait, killling a tree to get a squirrel has its' own measure of shame attached doesn't it?

    I don't know what to do. I've tried finding therapy groups to attend to help me with my guilt, but to no avail. I guess I'll just keep on fishing and hunting and keep on trying to be the most ethical outdoorsman I can be. I hope my fellow forum members will sympathize. I am sure that I've ruined any chance to hunt with the elite taxidermists on this site... Oh well, the price of shame. I can only try to do better.


    PS I tried to make this a funny post, but it turned out to be borderline SA. Don't mean to offend anybody, even DR. T. But, I wanted to show that crap happens no matter what you're doing.
     
  2. Dogsoldier

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    Well, your post was well written, humorous, and to the point.
    I enjoyed it for sure.
     
  3. useyourbow

    useyourbow 12 pointer

    You should not mock carma. Go peace my son.
     
  4. buckfever

    buckfever 12 pointer

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    I like your style, 3G, I like your style! :)
     
  5. TripleGee

    TripleGee 12 pointer

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    I'll never mess with Karma. I've seen what it's done to my cousin Earl Hickey. We seem to be identical cousins.
     
  6. B.G.O. of Kentucky

    B.G.O. of Kentucky 12 pointer

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    How dare you! Haha. Pretty funny stuff.
     
  7. Jeepin

    Jeepin 8 pointer

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    good stuff right there good stuff haha
     
  8. mathewsxt

    mathewsxt 6 pointer

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    Well triplegee you make my day everytime read a post from you. Lol shit just happens sometimes and sometimes you just gotta flush a few more times for the courtesy of it.
     
  9. ril7572

    ril7572 Cyber-Hunter

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    OMG, you guthooked a fish:mad:

    Nothing wrong with being a boaderline SA, it always seems to work for me:)
     
  10. bub901

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    Now that's just some funny stuff, I don't care who you are!
     
  11. dray223

    dray223 10 pointer

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    Well atleast you tried. Haha Jk
     
  12. Blevins Gap Outdoors

    Blevins Gap Outdoors 12 pointer

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    I hope now that you have confessed you feel better:D
     
  13. TripleGee

    TripleGee 12 pointer

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    I feel as though I've been relieved of a great and powerful burden. No, wait, I just took a dump. Still feeling the gut hook thing.
     
  14. 120+

    120+ 12 pointer

    Have you tried hookersanonymous.com? It may not completely cure your guthook problem but it will no longer weigh on your mind.....I promise!
     

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