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Old 11-20-2011, 01:19 AM   #1
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Lets hear some of yalls strange finds while walking around in the woods.

I dont really have any besides random slabs or stuff that looks like graves.
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Old 11-20-2011, 02:40 AM   #2
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Just random stuff from illegals. Wallets, backpacks, clothes, etc.
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Old 11-20-2011, 04:49 AM   #3
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My dad rented a house in the early 80s that was on 325 acres in Willis. The owner used to let us explore when it wasn't deer season(he leased it to a group of guys). One day we found a crashed plane. We ran back to tell the owner, but he already knew, guess it had been there for quite a few years. Pretty wild when you're only 12.
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Old 11-20-2011, 09:26 AM   #4
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Two years ago I found an 1876 Indian head penny at my BILs place near Graham. It was face down, so the head was still in good shape. From an old turn of century topo, it looks like a main wagon road cut through his place from oil city to bunger to Graham. I found it along this old wagon trail. I would like to know the historyof how it got there....
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Old 11-20-2011, 09:33 AM   #5
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My best find to date has to be a old spur. I would like to know the history behind it, who wore it, that kind of thing

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Old 11-20-2011, 09:37 AM   #6
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My dad rented a house in the early 80s that was on 325 acres in Willis. The owner used to let us explore when it wasn't deer season(he leased it to a group of guys). One day we found a crashed plane. We ran back to tell the owner, but he already knew, guess it had been there for quite a few years. Pretty wild when you're only 12.
I live in Willis, if you dont mind me asking, where was this property?
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Old 11-20-2011, 09:43 AM   #7
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Found a small cannonball a few years ago. We believe it to be civil war based on the history in our area.
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Old 11-20-2011, 09:47 AM   #8
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I live in Willis, if you dont mind me asking, where was this property?
It is on Farrell Road all the way at the end. It was Mr. Farrell place before he passed away, I heard it is a deer lease now, but not sure. Haven't been back there for years. Where you at in Willis, I live in the Royal Forest subdivision.
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Old 11-20-2011, 09:49 AM   #9
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Model 94 Win 30-30 with a broken off stock. Not sure how long it had been there, or how it got there, but it was deep in the Sabine NF near an old logging road. Cleaned it up and it shot just fine!
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Old 11-20-2011, 10:10 AM   #10
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I was archery elk hunting in Hotel Draw nortwest of Durango. I had stopped to catch my breath while climbing up a ridge. I looked down and there was a clip from a Remington 760 pump .270. It had been there a long time. I would bet losing it ruined sime guys hunt years before.

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Old 11-20-2011, 10:28 AM   #11
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I have also found a few Illegals(I mean misplaced citizens) and I feel like I need to go walk around the woods more
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Old 11-20-2011, 10:33 AM   #12
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Me and a friend found what we thought was a huge vertabra. It was sent off and examined and was believed to be the tail of a terradactul (sp)

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Old 11-20-2011, 10:45 AM   #13
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An assortment of Arrow heads knapped out by hunters long before our time!
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Old 11-20-2011, 10:58 AM   #14
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Flint arrowheads is all i've found, still searching with my metal detector for some old monies =)
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Old 11-20-2011, 11:21 AM   #15
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I have found old homesteads and family grave plots when I was much younger and hunting in Eastern Oklahoma. They were miles away from anything else, so it is possible that nobody remembered they were there.
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Old 11-20-2011, 11:24 AM   #16
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I found a headstone marking the spot that someone's horse had died. Still had several bones laying on the ground. The headstone was engraved with "Cowboy, Faithful Horse".
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Old 11-20-2011, 11:24 AM   #17
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It is on Farrell Road all the way at the end. It was Mr. Farrell place before he passed away, I heard it is a deer lease now, but not sure. Haven't been back there for years. Where you at in Willis, I live in the Royal Forest subdivision.
FM 2432, East side of Texas National. Did you get to see that heavy 8pt that was hanging around Rose Rd last year.
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Old 11-20-2011, 12:12 PM   #18
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I did allot of quail hunting as a kid on BLM that surrounded the White Sands Missile Range in NM. We were always finding pieces of ordinance. The coolest was finding a used collapsible bazooka that they forgot to crush. That was a favorite toy for quite a while. We would find tons of rusted out smoke grenades also. There was also a spot we would walk up on a hillside where you could see a full size battleship on hydraulics sitting out in the middle of nowhere.
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Old 11-20-2011, 12:37 PM   #19
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In Denard Arkansas my parents owned some property. We used it for holidays and deer season. One day I was exploring and walked up on a 30 model car that was full of bullet holes like the one from Bonney & Clyde.
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Old 11-20-2011, 01:18 PM   #20
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In Denard Arkansas my parents owned some property. We used it for holidays and deer season. One day I was exploring and walked up on a 30 model car that was full of bullet holes like the one from Bonney & Clyde.
I can show you a few of those old cars in the SHNF that have been there sometime. The tree's are huge that have grown up around them with no way of getting them out.
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Old 11-20-2011, 01:39 PM   #21
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Found 2-55gal. drums of home brew in the woods just before Juneteenth, go figure.
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Old 11-20-2011, 02:01 PM   #22
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Found 2-55gal. drums of home brew in the woods just before Juneteenth, go figure.
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Old 11-20-2011, 02:04 PM   #23
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We have a old Indian campfire circle we found while making a food plot. This was in Comanche. In Falfurrias we found illegals! That's about it
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Old 11-20-2011, 02:10 PM   #24
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found a very very old gravestone it looked to be a childs on lbj grasslands
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Old 11-20-2011, 02:20 PM   #25
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found eldorado last week
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Old 11-20-2011, 02:25 PM   #26
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cool stuff
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Old 11-20-2011, 02:27 PM   #27
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FM 2432, East side of Texas National. Did you get to see that heavy 8pt that was hanging around Rose Rd last year.
Don't know if it was the same one, but we were seeing a monster 8-point in the field across from Bridgewood Farms last year. That thing was a hoss!
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Old 11-20-2011, 02:36 PM   #28
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We have an "outlaw cave" on our place! Pretty cool to know that outlaws have hidden in it from rangers and what not... It is starting to collapse though
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Old 11-20-2011, 02:51 PM   #29
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We have an "outlaw cave" on our place! Pretty cool to know that outlaws have hidden in it from rangers and what not... It is starting to collapse though
How do you know that's what it was ?
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Old 11-20-2011, 03:04 PM   #30
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How do you know that's what it was ?
Good question right there.... The people we bought this land from have owned it for sometime.... They had pictures of the inside when you could see the markings...

And to be honest, it is built up.... Not just a cave.... They stacked rocks right under the over hang and dug into the ground.... I'll take some pictures of it and post on here
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Old 11-20-2011, 03:05 PM   #31
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2 bigfoots, 4 chupacabras and 1 yeti.
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Old 11-20-2011, 03:14 PM   #32
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2 bigfoots, 4 chupacabras and 1 yeti.

We must hunt the same land! I saw the albino Yeti last week.
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Old 11-20-2011, 03:22 PM   #33
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We must hunt the same land! I saw the albino Yeti last week.
i saw his piebold brother.
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Old 11-20-2011, 03:22 PM   #34
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I found a black panther, but my camera batteries where dead. Its true.
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Old 11-20-2011, 03:24 PM   #35
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Our ranch has a collapsed stone one room house with a tin roof built into a hillside. It's in thick trees and you'd never know it was there unless you stumbled upon it.
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Old 11-20-2011, 03:30 PM   #36
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I found a black panther, but my camera batteries where dead. Its true.
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Old 11-20-2011, 03:31 PM   #37
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I found an old shack with a spring mattress, old rusted bike, and a ton of glass jars
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Old 11-20-2011, 03:47 PM   #38
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i found some old 50 cal shells on the matagorda penisulia island. military used that area for training during WWII.
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Old 11-20-2011, 03:48 PM   #39
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also found a saturday night special 25 cal pistol. it was in the river bed under a bridge. found it this summer during the drought and record low water levels. rusted up pretty bad but the S# was readalbe. gave it to the local PD.
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Old 11-20-2011, 03:48 PM   #40
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Don't know if it was the same one, but we were seeing a monster 8-point in the field across from Bridgewood Farms last year. That thing was a hoss!

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Old 11-20-2011, 06:21 PM   #41
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arrow heads
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Old 11-20-2011, 06:26 PM   #42
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also found a saturday night special 25 cal pistol. it was in the river bed under a bridge. found it this summer during the drought and record low water levels. rusted up pretty bad but the S# was readalbe. gave it to the local PD.
That sounds like a good idea
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Old 11-20-2011, 06:38 PM   #43
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We found 7 grave type mounds and one odd shaped rock with old Latin or Portuguese words chipped on one side and a cross with flour-de-leis on 3 points of it.

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Old 11-20-2011, 07:27 PM   #44
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We found 7 grave type mounds and one odd shaped rock with old Latin or Portuguese words chipped on one side and a cross with flour-de-leis on 3 points of it.

Kelly
cool find, that thing could be ancient.
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Old 11-20-2011, 08:08 PM   #45
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Found a meth lab once in southern Oklahoma. This could also go on the thread about scary stuff in the woods. I left quickly
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Old 11-20-2011, 08:10 PM   #46
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Again, found dead guy who shot himself while pheasant hunting.
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Old 11-20-2011, 08:27 PM   #47
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growing up in horton bottom i found a box of live unstabble grenades, and got to watch them get blown up, by my dad.Should have seen his face when i walked in the house with them.
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Old 11-20-2011, 08:55 PM   #48
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i found a toy pistol, or part of it. in south texas. a rail road spike. that was odd. no rail road any place near that part of the hill country. a wood spliting wedge just off a river bank in newark new jersey. just four days after the big flood. no telling just how old it is. picked it out of a tree base that might have been 200 or better years old.
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Old 11-20-2011, 09:00 PM   #49
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Found a Bat House on the Trinity River Wildlife area along with an old farm house that gave me the hebejebe's... Never hunted it...
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Old 11-20-2011, 09:09 PM   #50
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Found 7 screwdrivers, all just alike but different sizes, in the middle of a ranch close to Encinal. They were way out in the brush and no where near a road.
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