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Visitors to the Vineyard this AM. Arcticsid might appeciate these visitors but not me!

My sister called this AM about 7 and told my wife she had three moose in her back dooryard which is between my two vineyards. I looked out the window and sure as sh*take mushrooms there were three moose! I figure a cow and two calves from last year by the size. They did a loop almost to the road and ran back behind the house. I looked a minute later out the back door and there was the cow standing next to my driveway about 50 feet from the garage.

I went to the office and grabbed the camcorder, but couldn't get them out of the woods to shoot with the cam. I went down a while later into the vineyard and sure enough, they had gone around the edge of the vineyard and into the woods. Holy crappes batman. I hope they don't take up residency. Just so you know I am telling the truth here, I got a few pictures of the tracks. The big one has tracks almost as long as my shoe and wider.

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Wow, thats a monster to try and keep out. Could you use one of those propane cannons they use for birds to help keep them out.
 

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I am sure Wade will approve of this...

 

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Ok, lets not get back on this! There is no way that gun is real!!!!!
 

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Do moose enjoy feasting on grapevines?

I hope not!:slp

My sister told me when she went to work after we saw them that they were crossing the next street over. One tried to jump a fence and tripped, falling flat. I wish I could have seen that!
 

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Is that a "Mooseberg" shotgun? I have one in 12 guage- very handy at taking down smaller rodents that frequent the vineyard on 4 hooves.
 

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Grapeman, you probably have the 500 as I do. I have the stock and the pistol grip, a fe shots with the pistol grip and thats enough for the week!
 

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The one I have is a straight 500 my Dad gave me a number of years before he passed away 27 years ago. I think I was 16 at the time. No pistol grip for me!
 
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