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The Orange Army




I am a proud member of the Orange army.  

I never really thought about it until I became more involved with the online hunting groups.  So many of my buddies on social media have posted  over the past couple of weeks about trying to get a deer and getting out of the woods before the orange army comes in.

There are trail cam pics being posted with spike horns or crotch horns with a note about the likelihood of the deer being shot by the orange army.

Allow me to tell you what this proud member does when she puts on her orange.  She is looking for food to feed her family.  She proudly carries her rifle into the woods and knows that with one well placed shot, she can drop a deer dead in its tracks.  She is able to put on that orange and spend time with her Dad in the woods.  She can sit in the stands that they built and watch fawns and their mothers interact.  She is a hunter and proud of it.


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  1. This hunter versus hunter thing is going to do us in. We don't need the antis, we have ourselves.

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  2. and the "Orange Army" guys cry and whine how the Bow boys shoot all the bucks in October, blah blah blah.everyone just needs to put on their big person pants and go have fun shooting critters. I got a dandy buck in archery and was out this morning in my orange trying to fill a doe tag. it's all good.

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