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Booner Sooner 03-29-2018 10:29 PM

Darton & Stan R Were Right!!!!! Pic Heavy
 
It has been a lifelong dream of mine to own my own hunting land and today that dream became reality! I just closed on a secluded 80 acre parcel and am ecstatic. God is good!!!

Iíd been seriously looking for land since early 2017 and Darton located this place on New Yearís Eve. It turned out to be exactly what we were looking for. His threads documenting the acquisition and development of multiple whitetail hunting grounds over the years, along with his wisdom and encouragement were instrumental in this coming together. Darton, my family and I will be forever grateful, my friend. To Stan R who helped inspire Darton and many others, I extend my sincere appreciation.

I look forward to taking everyone along as we slowly work to maximize the potential of the property and local deer herd.

DUKFVR 03-29-2018 10:35 PM

CONGRATS!!! Nothing like having your own place! Jay & Stan is Good Folks!!
Where is your new place? Ok?

Charles 03-29-2018 10:36 PM

Congratulations. Look forward to following your journey.

Heath 03-29-2018 10:38 PM

Awesome. Itís a great feeling!

Iím looking forward to following along.

Booner Sooner 03-29-2018 10:47 PM

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Originally Posted by DUKFVR (Post 13283920)
CONGRATS!!! Nothing like having your own place! Jay & Stan is Good Folks!!
Where is your new place? Ok?


Have never met Stan but his thread and approach speak for themselves. Jay is good people!

This little slice of Godís creation is just inside Haskell County, OK a little North of Quinton.

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Originally Posted by Heath (Post 13283925)
Awesome. Itís a great feeling!

Iím looking forward to following along.


Canít agree more.

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Originally Posted by Charles (Post 13283922)
Congratulations. Look forward to following your journey.


Looking forward to sharing it!

lanceodom 03-29-2018 10:47 PM

Congrats! Super good feeling.

rvd 03-29-2018 10:59 PM

Congrats!

buckerup 03-30-2018 12:20 AM

Congrats! Good luck, and keep us updated.

buckerup 03-30-2018 12:21 AM

Where's the pics?

Pigkilln 03-30-2018 03:18 AM

Pic heavy? I don’t see them lol. Congrats

bwssr 03-30-2018 04:45 AM

Congrats!

Stan R 03-30-2018 05:42 AM

Congratulations!

Nothing like your own land!

When photo bucket changed I lost the photo's on my thread.

AntlerCollector 03-30-2018 05:45 AM

Congrats

deerwatcher51 03-30-2018 05:56 AM

Congrats to you. To me there is nothing like owning your own place. We bought ours almost 14 years ago and have never regretted it. We retired to the place last year and have enjoyed every minute of it.

IowaHunter 03-30-2018 06:12 AM

Congrats - it looks very lush and green from this week’s rain.

Mertzon Man 03-30-2018 06:18 AM

Congrats on your new property, enjoy the fruits of your labor.

Eastonoutdoors 03-30-2018 06:20 AM

Don't see any pics

jer_james 03-30-2018 07:06 AM

Congratulations to you and the Family - some of my favorite threads !

125Dad 03-30-2018 07:08 AM

Congrats.

Pedernal 03-30-2018 07:12 AM

Congrats and in for the progress/pics as you improve your place.

KactusKiller 03-30-2018 07:43 AM

Congrats! Looking forward to following along.

BURTONboy 03-30-2018 07:45 AM

Congratulations! We bought 20 acres last year and its so satisfying seeing deer at the feeder on OUR place. Truly is a blessing. Congrats again!

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3whunt 03-30-2018 08:03 AM

This little slice of Godís creation is just inside Haskell County, OK a little North of Quinton.


Nice! I grew up and graduated from Quinton. There are truly some huge deer in that area.

silentstalker92 03-30-2018 08:05 AM

80 acres... that's awesome

Shake N' Bake 03-30-2018 08:14 AM

Congratulations my friend!

Booner Sooner 03-30-2018 09:05 AM

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Originally Posted by buckerup (Post 13284020)
Where's the pics?



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Originally Posted by Eastonoutdoors (Post 13284101)
Don't see any pics



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Originally Posted by Pigkilln (Post 13284044)
Pic heavy? I donít see them lol. Congrats



LOL. I should have titled it ďPic & Vid Heavy!!!!Ē as I anticipate allot of filming going on with the kids pulling the trigger/release.

Pics will begin rolling into this long term post later today.

RR 314 03-30-2018 09:14 AM

Man, you already have a 20 foot Conex ready to roll! Get her moved!

Seriously, congrats and looking forward to updates and pictures.

Tx_Wader 03-30-2018 09:22 AM

Congratulations! Nothing like owning your own place.

And yes, Darton is a good guy.

Throwin Darts 03-30-2018 09:25 AM

Congrats. I bought my place last March and it has been constant work....but the kind of work you'll love doing. Theres no feeling like pulling in the gate of your own place.

Bowhuntin_Toona 03-30-2018 09:34 AM

Congrats!!!

hittman 03-30-2018 05:13 PM

Congratulations!

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lab man 03-30-2018 05:35 PM

Congrats

Texas Grown 03-30-2018 05:36 PM

I'ma gonna find out where you and AntlerCollector are. And move in next door to one of yall. :D

J/K. And Congrats on the place. ;)b

Booner Sooner 03-30-2018 08:04 PM

Spent a good part of the morning visiting with the former owner (Roy) about the history of the place, where all the utility lines are, maintenance that is required, idiosyncrasies of the place, names and numbers, etc.

Roy and his wife have been here nearly 20 years and are in their 70ís now. Heíd had it up FSBO for nearly 3 years. The sale was a blessing for both of us.

Did a little scouting this afternoon with Gracie.
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perow 03-30-2018 08:05 PM

Congratulations manónow build a big enough pond we can bow fish

Booner Sooner 03-30-2018 08:07 PM

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Originally Posted by RR 314 (Post 13284404)
Man, you already have a 20 foot Conex ready to roll! Get her moved!

Seriously, congrats and looking forward to updates and pictures.



If I needed storage Iíd have it there, for sure. That said, this place has more storage than I need already.
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Booner Sooner 03-30-2018 08:08 PM

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Originally Posted by perow (Post 13285391)
Congratulations manónow build a big enough pond we can bow fish



Absolutely! Just need to get a good insurance plan just in the outside chance that someone falls in! [emoji16]

Booner Sooner 03-30-2018 08:13 PM

A few more pics:
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Snowflake Killa 03-30-2018 08:17 PM

Ttt

Ruttin&Struttin 03-30-2018 08:19 PM

Very nice, congratulations!

Booner Sooner 03-30-2018 08:20 PM

Darton & Stan R Were Right!!!!! Pic Heavy
 
A few of the homeplace:
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Our place is up on top of a ridge. Weíve got an easement that goes through a pasture to access it. Our place starts 3/4 way up the hill.
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Antlers86 03-30-2018 08:21 PM

Awesome!!!!!! Congratulations! It's definitely a great feeling!

Antlers86 03-30-2018 08:21 PM

Got firewood!:eek:

DUKFVR 03-30-2018 08:23 PM

That looks Great!

Booner Sooner 03-30-2018 08:41 PM

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Originally Posted by Antlers86 (Post 13285429)
Got firewood!:eek:



Maybe just enough to get us through the next cold snap!

Burnadell 03-30-2018 08:45 PM

Congratulations on a great looking place!

Darton 03-31-2018 08:13 PM

I am loving the development! Nothing but good times ahead!

Booner Sooner 03-31-2018 08:57 PM

Got back to the property today with the family to hang two more cameras and pour out some corn in front of them to get a sense of what we have in the area. Hoping for a varied age structure to the local herd.
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Have a few good size oaks on the place. This is one of them.
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Most of what is here is pin and post oaks, I believe. Will learn more as we go along.

Booner Sooner 03-31-2018 09:03 PM

This place has allot of rock on it. The former owner allowed a company to source rock from here for a while. Some are pretty small while others will take a dozer to move.

These are screaming fire pit.
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All things in due time.

Arrowsmith 03-31-2018 09:14 PM

Looks Outstanding !!! I know it is a very good feeling and exciting time for you and your family.


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