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Old 11-17-2022, 09:10 PM   #1
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I grabbed a little milkweed seed pod a couple of weeks ago, just found it in my truck, I don't need it. A little baggy full, enough for several hunts.
Anybody near Cypress need it? PM me for address and I can leave it by the mailbox, Pick it up whenever you can get by.
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Old 11-17-2022, 09:14 PM   #2
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I’ve heard of milkweed seeds for monarch butterflies but not for hunting. Curious what do you use them for.
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Old 11-17-2022, 09:20 PM   #3
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Wind checker…


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Old 11-17-2022, 09:55 PM   #4
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Good on you OP. I JUST bought some off eBay.

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Old 11-17-2022, 10:01 PM   #5
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I grabbed a couple pods the other day as well. Never really knew how good it was until watching The Hunting Public
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Old 11-17-2022, 10:12 PM   #6
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What do the pods look like? Can’t ever find photos online


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Old 11-17-2022, 10:39 PM   #7
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Nice gesture
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Old 11-18-2022, 08:23 AM   #8
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On a semi related note, I haven't come up with a storage/deployment system for milk weed that I am in love with yet. Thinking about adding a patch of hook side velcro somewhere that is easy access put not likely to get rubbed against. The milk weed should be able to be rubbed into the velcro very easily deployed blindly. I have not tested this yet.
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Old 11-18-2022, 08:44 AM   #9
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Another good wind checker is just yarn. Tie a piece to your bino harness and pull some strands off and let them float.
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Old 11-18-2022, 08:45 AM   #10
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But in all fairness when you posted "Milkweed", I thought you were referencing Miclo from Blood in Blood out.....
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Old 11-18-2022, 09:10 AM   #11
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Not ready when green like in the first pic.


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Old 11-18-2022, 09:35 AM   #12
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I only have a tiny bit left….. I have several water bottles full I keep in my console that I refill from
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Old 11-18-2022, 09:38 AM   #13
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On a semi related note, I haven't come up with a storage/deployment system for milk weed that I am in love with yet. Thinking about adding a patch of hook side velcro somewhere that is easy access put not likely to get rubbed against. The milk weed should be able to be rubbed into the velcro very easily deployed blindly. I have not tested this yet.
Mines made by lone wolf. Powder in one side ( I never use anymore) milk weed container on other. Looks small ( like it will hold a stack of about 5 nickels) but it last 4-5 hunts… and I throw a lot of it
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Old 11-18-2022, 09:43 AM   #14
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Old 11-18-2022, 09:56 AM   #15
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I also feel like its important to mention that if you handle pods that aren't dried enough, it may irritate your skin, face and eyes pretty bad so handle with care.
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Old 11-18-2022, 01:18 PM   #16
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Interesting. I have not seen those before. Does it get hard to reach the contents when not full?
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Old 11-18-2022, 02:12 PM   #17
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No. It’s comically shallow. Maybe 3/8+”
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Old 11-18-2022, 02:20 PM   #18
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I only have a tiny bit left….. I have several water bottles full I keep in my console that I refill from
good grief!!
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Old 11-18-2022, 03:47 PM   #19
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You telling me the stuff my wife and mom plant for caterpillars each year, and absolutely FLOODS my yard with seeds(I try to grab all pods before they release the seeds) are something I could turn around and sell?! Shoot. I’m going to be a millionaire.

Tip. Plant some in a pot in the back yard. Stuff grows like wildfire and you will have all you need. Plus will attract caterpillars and in turn you get butterflies.
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Old 11-18-2022, 04:17 PM   #20
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Interesting. I have not seen those before. Does it get hard to reach the contents when not full?
My daughter got this from her ortho to hold rubber bands. Works great for me. Stuff it full, leave some hanging out the top, pull it and more is left hanging out. They can ve found on Amazon. You could drill a small hole in one corner and put it on a keychain and attatch it to your zipper, then youd have easy access and 1 hand operation. Not exactly the same, but this would work about the same, and already has Keychain. One for every jacket.
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Old 11-18-2022, 04:37 PM   #21
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Check the hunting public website. They sell a milkweed dispenser.
https://www.thehuntingpublic.com/col...ndicator-pouch

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Old 11-18-2022, 07:13 PM   #22
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Check the hunting public website. They sell a milkweed dispenser.
https://www.thehuntingpublic.com/col...ndicator-pouch
I have a bag similar to this in the top of my pack. The packs stay open while in the stand and I usually just leave milkweed pouch unzipped. If I think I’ll need it while walking I just put it in my pocket. One pouch last me all season and I use it quite often! Another thing I’ve noticed is “a dab will do ya”. Pinch off to much and it’ll fall to fast.
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Old 11-18-2022, 07:18 PM   #23
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Not ready when green like in the first pic.


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Unless you need to super glue something together, then pick it green! Lol

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Old 11-18-2022, 07:26 PM   #24
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My daughter got this from her ortho to hold rubber bands. Works great for me. Stuff it full, leave some hanging out the top, pull it and more is left hanging out. They can ve found on Amazon. You could drill a small hole in one corner and put it on a keychain and attatch it to your zipper, then youd have easy access and 1 hand operation. Not exactly the same, but this would work about the same, and already has Keychain. One for every jacket.
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I have something similar. It's a primos turkey mouth call holder.
My brother always used a coin purse like the banks gave away back in the day. Like these


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Old 11-18-2022, 07:57 PM   #25
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Forget about the milkweed. Fire up the pot weed and see which direction the smoke goes.
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Old 11-18-2022, 07:58 PM   #26
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It grows all over here in Iowa. I have a lot in the ditch along the county road in front of our house.

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Old 11-18-2022, 08:26 PM   #27
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Forget about the milkweed. Fire up the pot weed and see which direction the smoke goes.
Better be hunting a food source because they're going to get hungry........

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Old 11-18-2022, 08:56 PM   #28
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Nose all covered in Cheeto dust
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Old 11-18-2022, 08:58 PM   #29
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Nose all covered in Cheeto dust
Lips all covered in honey bun crumbs.
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Old 11-19-2022, 08:39 AM   #30
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I've got some planted in the corner of my flowerbed,it's easy to grow and I always spread the seeds to any I might come across hunting.

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