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Foiles pleads gulity.

http://www.sj-r.com/top-stories/x2069920489/Fallin-Skies-hunter-gets-13-months-100K-fine

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I will still wear his all

I will still wear his all around my neck.

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lol not me he's a dirtbag and

lol not me he's a dirtbag and should pay for what he did. Why would you still wear that pos's shit around your neck???

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While I still feel that he

While I still feel that he should definetly pay for what he did, I have had my calls for so long and they are so broken in that I would just hate to have to start over and get the calls the way I want them.  You can ask my wife every time a new story comwes out about this whole story I threaten to get trid of the calls and buy news ones.  I hope that he learns from his mistakes and makes himself a better person and hunter.  We all know that it will take alot of time if ever for him to live this down and get his reputation back.  I meet him around 5 years ago and I always thought he was a real nice down to earth person.  he took time from his schedule to help my step son with some calling.  Hopefully he can get that back. 

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mistake?

I don't call what he did a mistake....seemed very deliberate to me.  He knew exactly what he was doing and yet he continued to do it.  He should have been thinking about all that stuff and how it makes hunters look to the general public once the press got a hold of it.  We live in a day and age where hunting and hunters are seen as the bad guys.  To be breaking the laws and doing it while filming is just inexcusable, just one more round of ammo for the anti's to crucify hunters with. 

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Shooting way to many birds

Shooting way to many birds over your limit is one thing, but doing it several times a week while making  a video for profit and then forging paper work to cover your ass is in no way a mistake.

He's a poacher and should lose his hunting privledges for life.

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I am glad he got what he did,

I am glad he got what he did, it seems fair.  But, watching you guys discuss this, it makes me wonder if I would support him by buying his calls.  Would I want to essentially help this guy pay off his fine for poaching, or however you classify what he did?

I don't think I would.  However, in Goose's case, it appears that he has owned these for awhile, probably prior to knowing what he did, and they are "broken in".  Does that mean that he should just throw his calls away because of what the guy did? 

I wouldn't.  I won't buy any of this guys calls from now on, but I would not expect anyone to do something retroactively.

There is also another point in this article.  Who here participates in "party hunting"?  Don't come out and admit it, I am just being rhetorical.  It was, and in some instance still is a common practice.  People who go to hunting camp will just start shooting deer, and use whichever tag someone has, until they fill the tags of the group.  I don't do it, because I have not shot enough animals, and enjoy the feeling of a successful harvest, but I know others that do. Maybe it's an older tradition I guess.

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I don't

I don't party hunt, ever.  Have been presusure once or twice, but won't cave in to that. 

As far a GooseHunter Jr and his calls.....I have no issue, criticism, or argument there.  Keep and use those calls and feel perfectly well doing so as far as I'm concerened, they're yours.

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I will not be buying any of

I will not be buying any of his endorsed stuff from this point on, because I do agree that I do not wanna help pay his fines.  To my wife unliking I have started to look for some replacement calls.  And with the call makers out there it could take some time to find another one that I like as much as my current calls.  Will I sell them or throw them away no, but they may just find themsevles inna bag on the shelf.  I am torn because the calls sound and work the way I want, just have a ahrd time using them right now.

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