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Old 01-13-2020, 01:47 PM   #1
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Default Rescued a balled eagle while deer hunting yesterday.

Took my little brother hunting out at the sam Houston national Forrest yesterday morning. After our hunt we decided to do a little scouting in a new area. It wasn’t long after beginning our scouting expedition that we stumbled across a balled eagle with a broken wing. We were over a mile from the truck so I marked his location on my onX app and called the local game warden: he met us back at my truck and then we all went back in to try and catch him. Luckily he was only about 15 yards from where we found him and we were able to throw a blanket over him and get him safely in a portable kennel. Definitely a cool experience and it really felt good knowing the bird would be taken care of!


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Old 01-13-2020, 01:49 PM   #2
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Good for you. Well done
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Old 01-13-2020, 01:49 PM   #3
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Old 01-13-2020, 01:50 PM   #4
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So it was male?
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Old 01-13-2020, 01:50 PM   #5
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Way to go, thanks for taking the time to get our national bird a little help.
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Old 01-13-2020, 01:51 PM   #6
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I see what you did there..lol
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Old 01-13-2020, 01:52 PM   #7
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Nicely done!
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Old 01-13-2020, 01:52 PM   #8
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Cool story
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Old 01-13-2020, 01:54 PM   #9
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So it was male?
This made me laugh!
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Old 01-13-2020, 01:55 PM   #10
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Very cool story and very well done! And you made a memory together that y’all will never forget!
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Old 01-13-2020, 01:56 PM   #11
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That’s cool.
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Old 01-13-2020, 01:56 PM   #12
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Nice!
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Old 01-13-2020, 01:56 PM   #13
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Well done sir!
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Old 01-13-2020, 01:58 PM   #14
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Old 01-13-2020, 01:59 PM   #15
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awesome....they are stunning
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Old 01-13-2020, 02:01 PM   #16
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Hahahahaha.......very cool deal OP.......but looking at the title, this post made chuckle...





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So it was male?
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Old 01-13-2020, 02:07 PM   #17
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Good deal! Although I’ve never seen a balled eagle.......


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Old 01-13-2020, 02:09 PM   #18
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way cool!
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Old 01-13-2020, 02:10 PM   #19
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Balled Eagle is exclusive to East Texas LOL Good job!
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Old 01-13-2020, 02:10 PM   #20
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Very cool


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Old 01-13-2020, 02:17 PM   #21
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Awesome...well done
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Old 01-13-2020, 02:21 PM   #22
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Lmao “bald eagle”
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Old 01-13-2020, 02:22 PM   #23
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Hahahahaha.......very cool deal OP.......but looking at the title, this post made chuckle...
Hey it may have had some balls I didn’t check
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Old 01-13-2020, 02:24 PM   #24
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Wtg----------------
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Old 01-13-2020, 02:28 PM   #25
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Beat me to it.
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Old 01-13-2020, 02:30 PM   #26
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That is real cool
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Old 01-13-2020, 02:30 PM   #27
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bald*
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Old 01-13-2020, 02:31 PM   #28
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Lmao “bald eagle”
Eagle was ballin tho
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Old 01-13-2020, 02:33 PM   #29
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That is awesome. Thanks for sharing.
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Old 01-13-2020, 02:50 PM   #30
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Great job!
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Old 01-13-2020, 02:54 PM   #31
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mad props to you, sir
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Old 01-13-2020, 03:03 PM   #32
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Nice job! Cool experience I bet!
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Old 01-13-2020, 03:04 PM   #33
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No it was balled
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Old 01-13-2020, 03:11 PM   #34
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Good job, OP.

I can only guess what the thread title would have been if the eagle had a vagina.
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Old 01-13-2020, 03:30 PM   #35
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Great work!
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Old 01-13-2020, 03:30 PM   #36
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Good job, OP.

I can only guess what the thread title would have been if the eagle had a vagina.
*vageagle



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Old 01-13-2020, 03:31 PM   #37
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This made me laugh!
Me too ! A little too much I think.....
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Old 01-13-2020, 03:35 PM   #38
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I have, at least I think so. Three of them landed in my food plot once to feed on a dead pig, and one was a juvenile, so I assume one was balled, the other was no-balled and the juvie had a 50/50 chance of being balled. Just sayin’

Sorry OP, you did great, we’re just having a little fun !
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Old 01-13-2020, 03:37 PM   #39
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Way to go!
Very cool experience!
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Old 01-13-2020, 03:51 PM   #40
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Old 01-13-2020, 04:10 PM   #41
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Good job! Thanks for sharing.
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Old 01-13-2020, 04:18 PM   #42
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well played sir!
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Old 01-13-2020, 04:20 PM   #43
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Took my little brother hunting out at the sam Houston national Forrest yesterday morning. After our hunt we decided to do a little scouting in a new area. It wasn’t long after beginning our scouting expedition that we stumbled across a balled eagle with a broken wing. We were over a mile from the truck so I marked his location on my onX app and called the local game warden: he met us back at my truck and then we all went back in to try and catch him. Luckily he was only about 15 yards from where we found him and we were able to throw a blanket over him and get him safely in a portable kennel. Definitely a cool experience and it really felt good knowing the bird would be taken care of!


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Great Job.
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Old 01-13-2020, 04:20 PM   #44
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That’s cool!
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Old 01-13-2020, 04:23 PM   #45
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That’s awesome! I’m still waiting to see one in person
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Old 01-13-2020, 04:32 PM   #46
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Great job!!!!
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Old 01-13-2020, 04:45 PM   #47
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That’s awesome.
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Old 01-13-2020, 04:45 PM   #48
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Awesome job
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Old 01-13-2020, 05:21 PM   #49
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Old 01-13-2020, 05:29 PM   #50
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That’s pretty cool, and a story you can tell your grandkids one day.
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