Anyone miss the good ole days deer check ins??

Discussion in 'Deer Hunting' started by kyduck1, Dec 7, 2017.

  1. kyduck1

    kyduck1 6 pointer

    Apr 9, 2012
    Came across an old polaroid the other day of checking in a deer at a local gas station. Used to really enjoy seeing those deer on the back of pickup trucks and shooting the bull with the local guys that were successful. Always strolled by to look at all the polaroids too from everything checked in.
  2. JDMiller

    JDMiller 12 pointer

    Jun 12, 2005
    " Between the Rivers "
    Momma say ....Telecheck is the devil.
  3. rme hunter

    rme hunter 8 pointer

    Dec 1, 2006
    Breckinridge County
    I don't miss them one bit but, I also don't hunt for the comradery. However, I have several friends that really miss them.
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  4. Strut 'N' Buck

    Strut 'N' Buck 8 pointer

    Apr 16, 2011
    Shepherdsville, KY
    Well aren’t you just a Scrooge!
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  5. bondhu

    bondhu 10 pointer

    Jul 3, 2015
    Battle Run
    I miss those days not as much the check stations. Just the old timers and their woodsmanship.
    Also miss the Ky law that said if there was a buck in the back of someones truck you could hold up traffic on all Ky roadways ,except the interstate to look at him:)
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  6. 120+

    120+ 12 pointer

    I kinda miss it but it was a pain on Sunday because they were closed.
  7. luvtohunt

    luvtohunt 8 pointer

    Sep 1, 2011
    Eubank, Ky
    Aww son!! Bud and Jan's grocery. Hot biscuits of the morning, foot long hotdogs of the afternoons. Man that woman could fix some food (God rest her soul)!!
  8. rockhousehunter

    rockhousehunter 6 pointer

    Oct 18, 2013
    West Liberty, Ky
    I sure do. I used to love just talking and looking.
  9. 1wildcatfan

    1wildcatfan 12 pointer

    Jan 2, 2009
    raised n Bullitt Co.
    Could see a lot of deer and hear a lot of tales.
  10. JDMiller

    JDMiller 12 pointer

    Jun 12, 2005
    " Between the Rivers "
    I miss ...dimmer switches in the floor & Baker climbing tree stands.
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  11. katlynn

    katlynn 6 pointer

    Sep 20, 2010
    Central Kentucky
    I do miss them. Back in the old days there were no deer on our farm so we had to load them up anyway, but now that we hunt exclusively on our farm it would be a pain. So I’m torn now, but they were fun back in the day.
  12. Feedman

    Feedman Cyber-Hunter

    May 28, 2003
    In the basement
    Seems like everyone wants to hang out at the store an look instead of being on the woods hunting. I don't miss them
  13. KY Swamp Beagler

    KY Swamp Beagler 12 pointer

    Feb 20, 2011
    the swamps of Western KY
    I miss the days of “Once a spike, always a spike.”
  14. Dan99

    Dan99 6 pointer

    Oct 11, 2015
    I didn't live in Kentucky then, but that seems like a hassle to me. I'm not really much of a people person though.

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