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Hi,
I just found this forum and thought I'd join. I'm a bamboo rodmaker and hope to finish my Maine Guide's exams next week. I've guided flyfishing since college, in WV,VA,TN,FL,AL,MT, and ID. I love to hunt, strictly traditional archery or blackpowder. I hope to pick up some useful info here and hope I can contribute in some way.

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Hi Kevin, it is great to have you. Good luck on the exam next week and make sure to let us know how you do. Always looking for contributors. :D
 

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Welcome aboard Kevin,
You seem to be part of a growing trend amongst hunters in Maine and beyond in that they seem to be retroing to black powder and bow hunting.
The group I go with for a week at hunting camp, I am now in the minority as far as a rifle user goes. Most all of them use black powder and they shoot deer too.
Jump in anytime with tip, ideas, questions etc. and good luck on the exam.
 
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Thanks guys! I spend most of my computer time with rodmaking sites and trad archery, but I'll check this one often. Looks like a good one.

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Kevin, I noticed your quote from "A River Runs Through It." That is one of my all time favorite books. :wink:

Maybe you could teach us a little thing or two about archery.
 

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Welcome Kevin, and good luck on the exam.
I've been told that black powder season is a good time to track down a buck in Maine, I may give it a try some time.
 
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Steve,
I'll try to help anyone I can with the archery, but I'm sure there's probably more knowledgable/qualified people out there. My favorite uncle, now gone, gave me a copy of "A River Runs Through It and Other Stories" when I was a little fellow. That and learning to flycast with his Garrison bamboo for eager bluegills really set my course for life.
Little John, stalking through a fresh snowfall with my flinter definately ranks right up there. If you make it up, give me a yell. A good friend of mine has cabins for rent in The Forks, and plenty of deer running around.

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First post here for me as well... A few of you may know me, but for those who don't, my name is Dan. I live in eastern MA and have been hunting central Maine for 21 years. My father lives in Dexter. DL
 

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Welcom aboard Dan, glad you stopped in.
I knew as a still hunter you would wonder by sooner or later. It's hard to sit in one stand for any length of time. :wink:
I hope you enjoy the site, check out the links.
 

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Welcome Dan, great to see more and more hunters show up. I worked with a guy who lived in Dexter for most his life. I heard the deer are plentiful out that way. :wink:

Pull up a chair and make yourself at home around here. :D
 

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Welcome Dan,
I figured you might get coaxed over here by LilJohn and I want you to know, we won't hold it against you that you are from, well, you know, MASSACHUSSETS :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
 

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Ouch! Coming from a Floridian...
 
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