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kayakrookie1
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04/10/2012 01:07PM
I just read an interesting thread regarding BWCA violations and getting "checked". I have perhaps an unusual, but I think fun, question to ask everyone: hypothetically, if you smelled marijuana smoke coming from a campsite but the campers were being quiet and respectful, is there anyone here who would feel compelled to report them?
 
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kabloona
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04/10/2012 01:26PM
Not even maybe
 
croixboy96
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04/10/2012 01:32PM
Report them? I'd be more likely to go make friends with them. Plus, they are bound to have good dessert.

Croixboy96

 
croixboy96
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04/10/2012 01:35PM
Another fun question related to this would be how many people on this board have brought it with them for their own enjoyment. Now, if everyone was willing to be honest and have no fear of legal or social retribution I wonder what those numbers would be?

I suspect higher than one would think. No pun intended.

Croixboy96
 
bassnut
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04/10/2012 01:37PM
1. Report them...would not even consider it
2. Join? No, to each his own
 
Soledad
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04/10/2012 01:46PM
I would never report them, I would rather have a stoned group than a drunk group next to me anytime.
 
AndySG
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04/10/2012 01:47PM
No reporting from me. I'd prefer sharing the woods with some mellow stoners rather than some obnoxious drunks.
 
UncleMoose
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04/10/2012 01:49PM
H*ll no. I think a group would probably have to be shooting at me before I'd "report" them of anything. I'd rather let them know they're bugging me in person, if it ever gets that bad.

Smoking weed wouldn't even register on the scale.
 
RainGearRight
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04/10/2012 01:49PM
Report? No way. Ask permission to come ashore? Maybe

Here is a third question. Do you filter, boil or dip for you bong water?
 
kabloona
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04/10/2012 01:54PM
quote RainGearRight: "Report? No way. Ask permission to come ashore? Maybe


He is a third question. Do you filter, boil or dip for you bong water?"



Hey man I just filter mine... Through my make love not war wife beater. l.o.l.
 
04/10/2012 01:55PM
Would not report, ask if they wanted to come over for a fish fry.
 
2K10
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04/10/2012 02:16PM
quote RainGearRight: "He is a third question. Do you filter, boil or dip for you bong water?"

Now that's funny! No reporting for me.
 
04/10/2012 02:21PM
Report? No. Perhaps I'd see if they would be interested in a prisoner exchange, a trade, if you will.

Quiet and respectful of your surroundings is all I ask. Feel free to get momentarily excited and loud if the situation warrants - I know I did when I hooked into that big one.
I draw the line at banjos, tho.
 
nofish
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04/10/2012 02:27PM
It wouldn't bother me at all. I'd rather deal with stoners than drunks.

Do you know what the difference is between drunk drivers and stone drivers?

A drunk driver will run through every stop sign without stopping. A stoned driver will stop at every stop sign and wait for it to turn green.


 
bojibob
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04/10/2012 02:41PM
You don't know how happy this thread makes me feel.... I thought I was all alone here :-)
 
dicecupmaker
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04/10/2012 02:46PM
quote Soledad: "I would never report them, I would rather have a stoned group than a drunk group next to me anytime."10 years ago I would offer them a lighter and a howdy-do-da-day!
 
ryebread26
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04/10/2012 02:49PM
quote bojibob: "You don't know how happy this thread makes me feel.... I thought I was all alone here :-)"

+1

ive been wanting to ask somthing like this for a while but never did,

o ya and i wouldnt even think about reporting it.
 
04/10/2012 02:50PM
It would be a long paddle to find a ranger, as long as there not getting out of control let them be, might even join them if its okay.
 
Mustangt125
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04/10/2012 02:58PM
I have asked this in the chat room and got mixed responses.

Just want to clarify and figure this is the best place for it since others asked about it, but there's no reason that we would be searched by any station or rangers before entering?
 
RainGearRight
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04/10/2012 03:00PM
quote nofish: "It wouldn't bother me at all. I'd rather deal with stoners than drunks.

Do you know what the difference is between drunk drivers and stone drivers?

A drunk driver will run through every stop sign without stopping. A stoned driver will stop at every stop sign and wait for it to turn green. "

Hahahahaha. There are much much worse things than a little weed in the wilderness. Now if can figure out how to use a solar charger to power my vaporizer....

 
RainGearRight
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04/10/2012 03:02PM
quote Mustangt125: "I have asked this in the chat room and got mixed responses.


Just want to clarify and figure this is the best place for it since others asked about it, but there's no reason that we would be searched by any station or rangers before entering? "


You could potentially be asked by a ranger on the trail if they could look in your bag. My guess is they are looking for cans or glass, not a few J's in your overnight bag
 
stormrider1
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04/10/2012 03:08PM
I would not report them, i would invite them over to match one.
 
kayakrookie1
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04/10/2012 03:09PM
I love these responses! No need to feel paranoid out there: check! (Not that I ever really get paranoid)
 
04/10/2012 03:40PM
Report them? No. Folks who are quietly enjoying the area are pretty much doing what I am doing.

I can't partake in that particular vice. I probably would pass right out if I tried the new, more potent stuff available these days. My body is much more able to handle an ounce or two of finely crafted liquor.
 
inspector13
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04/10/2012 03:42PM

You are aware of the border drones used by Homeland Security aren’t you? Bwaahahahaha.

 
h20
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04/10/2012 03:42PM
Report? Never. Invite them over.
 
ryebread26
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04/10/2012 03:42PM
so here is another question on this topic, would any of you that choose to bring it along keep it in the hanging food bag over night? have never really been to sure about keeping it up in the bag cus of smells and bears and other wildlife.
 
apugarcia
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04/10/2012 03:46PM
I've seen people post on this site who said they would report smokers.

As for where to put your stash at night, you can't go wrong hanging it with the food but I think that's probably overkill. I wouldn't want it in the tent next to my head though.
 
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04/10/2012 03:46PM
quote bassnut: "1. Report them...would not even consider it
2. Join? No, to each his own"


+1
I would like to see them try and get into The Quetico.
 
Sierra1
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04/10/2012 03:47PM
Look at it this way... If you found a "bag" of "stuff" on the portage would you turn it in? I would take one for the team and arrange thorough testing at the nearest campsite. :-) This would all be done in the name of science of course. Nothing illegal at all. Really.
 
04/10/2012 03:48PM
I do not think hemp would be an attractant for bear. I suspect that sugars, fats, and oils would get Yogi's attention well before any vegetable matter.
 
ryebread26
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04/10/2012 03:51PM
quote Sierra1: "Look at it this way... If you found a "bag" of "stuff" on the portage would you turn it in? I would take one for the team and arrange thorough testing at the nearest campsite. :-)"

+1 that is too funny
 
ryebread26
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04/10/2012 03:52PM
quote jcavenagh: "I do not think hemp would be an attractant for bear. I suspect that sugars, fats, and oils would get Yogi's attention well before any vegetable matter."

thats what i was thinking its just some stuff around these days have a very fruty smell to it lol
 
bojibob
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04/10/2012 03:52PM
quote Sides: "quote bassnut: "1. Report them...would not even consider it
2. Join? No, to each his own"



+1
I would like to see them try and get into The Quetico."

Yep, Prairie Portage is well covered!

 
Soledad
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04/10/2012 04:09PM
I simply can't believe that we all agree on something.
 
04/10/2012 04:15PM
quote ryebread26: "so here is another question on this topic, would any of you that choose to bring it along keep it in the hanging food bag over night? have never really been to sure about keeping it up in the bag cus of smells and bears and other wildlife."

The supply stays in the tent, which is usually where the rolling happens anyhow. My partner will often prep a good dozen the night before, especially if we're travelling the next day.
 
Basspro69
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04/10/2012 04:46PM
Would not report them.
 
quark2222
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04/10/2012 04:59PM
What if they didn't smoke the roaches? That would violate the Leave No Trace issue.

Tomster
 
quark2222
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04/10/2012 05:05PM
Are forceps considered a "multitool"?

Tomster
 
Sierra1
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04/10/2012 05:10PM
quote quark2222: "Are forceps considered a "multitool"?


Tomster"


Ha, Ha, Ha... LOL
 
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04/10/2012 05:17PM
quote RainGearRight: "quote Mustangt125: "I have asked this in the chat room and got mixed responses.



Just want to clarify and figure this is the best place for it since others asked about it, but there's no reason that we would be searched by any station or rangers before entering? "



You could potentially be asked by a ranger on the trail if they could look in your bag. My guess is they are looking for cans or glass, not a few J's in your overnight bag"


A forest ranger is NOT a law enforcement officer. A game warden is. You do not have to submit to a search by either, and any LEO would need probable cause to conduct a search without a warrant. The smell of weed burning is probable cause in most states, at least in "public" places. I could be wrong, but I think your tent would require a much higher level of probable cause because it is essential your domicile while you are in it. The weed would likely have to be in plain sight to warrant a search in your camp.
 
ozarkpaddler
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04/10/2012 05:20PM
No, but it's a bit disheartening to see so many who think smoking dope is funny and/or just fine. I've seen so many lives destroyed by drugs and pretty much all started with smoking pot. Guess I'm just a little "Old fashioned" in today's world.
 
h20
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04/10/2012 05:23PM
quote quark2222: "What if they didn't smoke the roaches? That would violate the Leave No Trace issue.


Tomster"
Eat them for breakfast. They're little time release delivery systems.
 
Unas10
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04/10/2012 05:31PM
quote ozarkpaddler: "No, but it's a bit disheartening to see so many who think smoking dope is funny and/or just fine. I've seen so many lives destroyed by drugs and pretty much all started with smoking pot. Guess I'm just a little "Old fashioned" in today's world."

You're not alone.
 
DayDreamin
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04/10/2012 05:33PM
I endorse this thread
 
apugarcia
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04/10/2012 05:41PM
quote ozarkpaddler: "No, but it's a bit disheartening to see so many who think smoking dope is funny and/or just fine. I've seen so many lives destroyed by drugs and pretty much all started with smoking pot. Guess I'm just a little "Old fashioned" in today's world."
Other people's desire for a different or stronger high is not a reason to hate marijuana. Marijuana in and of itself is harmless and it should be made legal - regulated (21+) and taxed, but legal.
 
croixboy96
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04/10/2012 05:44PM
Addiction, in all it's forms, is no laughing matter and I think the abuse of any substance in the wilderness is just asking for trouble on so many levels.

I've also seen many lives destroyed by alcohol but that should not mean it's not OK for me to have a beer. If we treated everything this way, nothing fun would be allowed.

People are able to separate the concept of responsible use from irresponsible abuse for alcohol, why not for the herb?

And lastly, Unas10, most probably start with cigarettes and alcohol, the real "gateway drugs".

Croixboy96

 
DEA
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04/10/2012 05:45PM
Thank you all for your honesty. We'll be seeing you.
 
Savage Voyageur
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04/10/2012 05:48PM
Heck no, I would not report them. I would keep an eye on the food pack though.
 
inspector13
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04/10/2012 05:57PM
quote ozarkpaddler: "No, but it's a bit disheartening to see so many who think smoking dope is funny and/or just fine. I've seen so many lives destroyed by drugs and pretty much all started with smoking pot. Guess I'm just a little "Old fashioned" in today's world."

OK now for the buzz kill. I would not turn any camper in to law enforcement since there isn’t a law compelling me to do it, but I would definitely intervene with someone I had some type of personal relationship with. What is really distressing is the support of an industry that has lead to so many murders in Mexico.

 
Soledad
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04/10/2012 06:01PM
legalize it and save lives?
 
kayakrookie1
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04/10/2012 06:11PM
quote inspector13: "quote ozarkpaddler: "No, but it's a bit disheartening to see so many who think smoking dope is funny and/or just fine. I've seen so many lives destroyed by drugs and pretty much all started with smoking pot. Guess I'm just a little "Old fashioned" in today's world."


OK now for the buzz kill. I would not turn any camper in to law enforcement since there isn’t a law compelling me to do it, but I would definitely intervene with someone I had some type of personal relationship with. What is really distressing is the support of an industry that has lead to so many murders in Mexico.


"

If this industry were moved out of the black market it would be a crushing blow to those violent drug cartels in Mexico.
 
ryebread26
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04/10/2012 06:18PM

"
If this industry were moved out of the black market it would be a crushing blow to those violent drug cartels in Mexico."

+1
 
AndySG
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04/10/2012 06:22PM
quote Soledad: "legalize it and save lives?"
.....and make it much harder for minors to get it?
 
kayakrookie1
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04/10/2012 06:27PM
quote AndySG: "quote Soledad: "legalize it and save lives?"
.....and make it much harder for minors to get it?"

Drug dealers don't ask for ID. Liquor (legal) store owners do.
 
muckluck
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04/10/2012 06:52PM
quote ryebread26: "
"

If this industry were moved out of the black market it would be a crushing blow to those violent drug cartels in Mexico."


+1"Mexico Shmexico. You"d be surprised how much of the good herb is grown in the midwest.
 
TeamTuna06
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04/10/2012 06:58PM
quote DEA: "Thank you all for your honesty. We'll be seeing you. "

Aw snap!!
 
bojibob
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04/10/2012 07:57PM
 
serenityseeker
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04/10/2012 08:02PM
I would not report them.

Obnoxious drunks maybe. Someone trashing a campsite, cutting down live trees/brush, target shooting near me in the wilderness, endangering my life in some way, those I would consider reporting.
 
pdidy
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04/10/2012 08:16PM
I heard if you smoke weed it repells mosquitos.
 
bapabear
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04/10/2012 08:50PM
Wouldn't report it.

With the aging of the average BW traveler how rampant is the use? Honestly, the thought never occurred to me. I experienced being around "the smell" in the Army so I'd recognize it (never used for the record).

The comment on the duties of a USFS "ranger" vs a Game Warden/Police Officer does raise a question to me. Last summer we had a couple of USFS people stop by and walk into our camp. If they did so in this particular instance of drugs being in open use what could or would they do? Let's say 6 campers vs 2 of them? I'm guessing not much but that group had better watch over their shoulders for a while?
 
04/10/2012 08:50PM
Report them NO!! Offer to cook them dinner in trade, more than likely. I make a mean "Stoner Stew". Although I don't think there is such a thing as a bad "Stoner Stew".

 
AdamXChicago
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04/10/2012 09:05PM
Wouldn't bother me at all
 
Curmudgeon
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04/10/2012 09:10PM
quote bojibob: " That Smell "

Love this song!
 
overthehill
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04/10/2012 09:40PM
What does it smell like?
 
mooseplums
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04/10/2012 09:53PM
quote overthehill: "What does it smell like? "

Never tried it...never been around it....but no I wouldnt tell
 
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04/10/2012 10:22PM
 
strom2127
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04/10/2012 10:31PM
funny thread. smoked it regularly in my youth. I don't care for it anymore, but still think it's silly that it's criminalized when the effects of both occasional and long term use of tobacco and alcohol are much more dire in comparison. I'd probably enjoy their company very much, although I'd pass on their weed these days. You won't hear a peep out of me.
 
bear bait
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04/10/2012 10:31PM
quote overthehill: "What does it smell like? "

have you ever past a road-killed skunk? something like that...so i've read anyways :)
 
Mustangt125
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04/10/2012 10:43PM
Haha this thread is hilarious.

Almost as hilarious is how it's considered a stage 1 drug in many states including my Iowa, on par legally with meth, crack, and heroin.

What is this the twilight zone?
 
kanoes
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04/10/2012 10:46PM
this thread is sooooooooooooo going to be gone. :)
 
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04/10/2012 10:47PM
i also agree with legalization...but really, at some point dont "we" need to grow up and get out of the pot culture? i have...someone gave me a sweet bud a couple of months ago. i said thank you. then i flushed it down the toilet. im over it....and believe me, back in the day, if you could look up pothead online, a photo of me would have been there.
 
mc2mens
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04/10/2012 10:53PM
quote bojibob: "You don't know how happy this thread makes me feel.... I thought I was all alone here :-)"







me too.....
 
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04/10/2012 11:00PM
 
04/10/2012 11:01PM
Do not think bears are much of a concern, but if Fat Freddie's cat were in the area no hang or barrel would be safe.
 
h20
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04/10/2012 11:11PM
thanks! almost forgot about fat freddy and the furry freak bros.
 
snakecharmer
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04/11/2012 05:38AM
I didn't inhale :)
 
Sierra1
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04/11/2012 07:36AM
quote snakecharmer: "I didn't inhale :)"

Often?
 
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04/11/2012 07:44AM
Would have never seen this thread coming.
Guess I am not the only one.

Also, most weed smoked in the US is grown in the US or comes from Canada. Most drugs coming from Mexico are much stronger drugs (cocain and meth). There is a FrontLine episode on Mexican drug smuggling. Most weed that is coming into the US is coming from Canada. I stayed in a town for sometime (Fernie) in BC that is near the border and they always tore-down my car at the border. I always had nothing.

an FYI, Winnipeg has a large pot industry. People smuggle it across the border lakes too. There have been busts on the Rainy River.
 
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04/11/2012 08:02AM
quote kanoes: "i also agree with legalization...but really, at some point dont "we" need to grow up and get out of the pot culture? i have...someone gave me a sweet bud a couple of months ago. i said thank you. then i flushed it down the toilet. im over it....and believe me, back in the day, if you could look up pothead online, a photo of me would have been there."

haha, I did that with booze long ago.
 
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04/11/2012 08:13AM
quote Sierra1: "quote snakecharmer: "I didn't inhale :)"


Often?"


Brownies and space cakes would be my guess:)
 
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04/11/2012 08:34AM
quote bhouse46: "Do not think bears are much of a concern, but if Fat Freddie's cat were in the area no hang or barrel would be safe. "

The only things at risk when Fat Freddy's cat is around are your shoes and pillow... Always look inside before putting on your boots.
 
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04/11/2012 08:49AM
quote strom2127: "funny thread. smoked it regularly in my youth. I don't care for it anymore, but still think it's silly that it's criminalized when the effects of both occasional and long term use of tobacco and alcohol are much more dire in comparison. I'd probably enjoy their company very much, although I'd pass on their weed these days. You won't hear a peep out of me."

You took the words right out of my mouth.
 
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04/11/2012 09:30AM
No problem here. Drunken fools are much more of an issue.
 
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04/11/2012 09:34AM
quote nofish: "It wouldn't bother me at all. I'd rather deal with stoners than drunks.


Do you know what the difference is between drunk drivers and stone drivers?


A drunk driver will run through every stop sign without stopping. A stoned driver will stop at every stop sign and wait for it to turn green.



"


Which is why neither one of them should be on the road.
 
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04/11/2012 09:59AM
Ok now I see a new problem. Bears getting contact highs!
MY FOOD PACK IS NEVER GOING TO BE SAFE.
 
ozarkpaddler
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04/11/2012 12:11PM
O.K., I know I'm the minority on this board, but one more post and I'm out of here.

First, listen to the LYRICS of "That Smell." It's a song about what abuse of drugs and alcohol do to you. Listen or read the lyrics.

Second point, why the heck would you want to impair your experience of the BWCAW by getting "Stoned?" I guess, having cancer and having almost died a few times, I feel life is pretty darn "Sweet" without dulling your senses! Sorry, I just can't understand the "Stoner" mentality, nor do I want to. Adios!
 
IA_Seth
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04/11/2012 12:32PM
quote quark2222: "Are forceps considered a "multitool"?


Tomster"


Indeed they are good sir. You have to be mindful of leaving fishy residue but a good set of forceps are great at removing stubborn hooks without manhandling the fish, as well as their more leisurely uses.

For me this topic is a matter of efficiency. I mean, if I am counting weight which would I rather carry..

 
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04/11/2012 03:26PM
quote kabloona: "quote kayakrookie1: "I just read an interesting thread regarding BWCA violations and getting "checked". I have perhaps an unusual, but I think fun, question to ask everyone: hypothetically, if you smelled marijuana smoke coming from a campsite but the campers were being quiet and respectful, is there anyone here who would feel compelled to report them?"
Not even maybe"


Go back to the jailhouse Barn, you're irritating the public.

 
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04/11/2012 04:47PM
quote ozarkpaddler: "O.K., I know I'm the minority on this board, but one more post and I'm out of here.


First, listen to the LYRICS of "That Smell." It's a song about what abuse of drugs and alcohol do to you. Listen or read the lyrics.


Second point, why the heck would you want to impair your experience of the BWCAW by getting "Stoned?" I guess, having cancer and having almost died a few times, I feel life is pretty darn "Sweet" without dulling your senses! Sorry, I just can't understand the "Stoner" mentality, nor do I want to. Adios!
"


You mean you are never coming back to the board?

True about the song, it was written in response to one of thier band members drug/etoh abuse.
 
mc2mens
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04/11/2012 04:56PM
quote ozarkpaddler: "O.K., I know I'm the minority on this board, but one more post and I'm out of here.


First, listen to the LYRICS of "That Smell." It's a song about what abuse of drugs and alcohol do to you. Listen or read the lyrics.


Second point, why the heck would you want to impair your experience of the BWCAW by getting "Stoned?" I guess, having cancer and having almost died a few times, I feel life is pretty darn "Sweet" without dulling your senses! Sorry, I just can't understand the "Stoner" mentality, nor do I want to. Adios!
"


I respect your opinion, but do you share the same resistance regarding someone having an after dinner cocktail in the BWCA? Alcohol dulls the senses too and is responsible for innumerable more deaths than mary jane. I don't think there is any evidence of mary jane causing cancer in a person. In fact, people who may be undergoing treatment for cancer often receive medical marijuana to treat the effects of chemotherapy (in those states that have legalized marijuana for medical purposes). Personally, I think it's OK to use either in moderation - even in the BWCA. Not everyone who takes a puff is a "stoner", and I can speak from experience, taking a puff in the wild does not impair my experience. Rather, it enhances it. Someday the use of mary jane will be legal and controlled much like tobacco and alcohol are now. 16 states have already legalized it for medical purposes and 3 of our last presidents have had a puff. Of course, several of our first presidents did too.
 
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04/11/2012 06:43PM
I'm waaay past getting disturbed about something so minor. As has been said, it's no worse than alcohol.
 
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04/11/2012 08:08PM
quote DEA: "Thank you all for your honesty. We'll be seeing you. " LMAO
 
Basspro69
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04/11/2012 08:13PM
Anyone that knows me knows I have never had a drink, smoked cigarettes or taken any kind of drugs in my life. That being said, seeing someone destroying a campsite, having a fire during a fire ban, cutting down live trees, that I would report. Someone smoking weed out in the middle of the wilderness, as long as theyre not hurting anyone I will leave that up to the officials to enforce. Now how many people are wearing some outdoors product that was manufactured in some sweat shop in a 3rd world country by 10year olds that were forced to work 14 hours a day, should I report them for using these illegally made products. If your asking am i condoning the sale of weed in elementary schools no I am not, but like I said some random camper out in the middle of nowhere smoking a joint, as long as you dont start playing your guitar I wont bother you .
 
04/11/2012 08:47PM
quote Basspro69: "... If your asking am i condoning the sale of weed in elementary schools no I am not, but like I said some random camper out in the middle of nowhere smoking a joint, as long as you dont start playing your guitar I wont bother you ."

dont start playing your guitar I wont bother you

couldn't resist...
 
04/11/2012 08:55PM
quote Basspro69: "Anyone that knows me knows I have never had a drink, smoked cigarettes or taken any kind of drugs in my life. That being said, seeing someone destroying a campsite, having a fire during a fire ban, cutting down live trees, that I would report. Someone smoking weed out in the middle of the wilderness, as long as theyre not hurting anyone I will leave that up to the officials to enforce. Now how many people are wearing some outdoors product that was manufactured in some sweat shop in a 3rd world country by 10year olds that were forced to work 14 hours a day, should I report them for using these illegally made products. If your asking am i condoning the sale of weed in elementary schools no I am not, but like I said some random camper out in the middle of nowhere smoking a joint, as long as you dont start playing your guitar I wont bother you ."Basspro,you are right on.
 
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04/11/2012 10:20PM
quote jcavenagh: "quote Basspro69: "... If your asking am i condoning the sale of weed in elementary schools no I am not, but like I said some random camper out in the middle of nowhere smoking a joint, as long as you dont start playing your guitar I wont bother you ."


dont start playing your guitar I wont bother you


couldn't resist... "
That was the exact scene I was thinking of LOL, I love it !!!
 
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04/11/2012 10:31PM
quote jcavenagh: "quote Basspro69: "... If your asking am i condoning the sale of weed in elementary schools no I am not, but like I said some random camper out in the middle of nowhere smoking a joint, as long as you dont start playing your guitar I wont bother you ."


dont start playing your guitar I wont bother you


couldn't resist... "


In response to Bluto destroying the guitar
 
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04/11/2012 11:37PM
'Long in the leaf and short in the can!' The last time I 'herbed-up' was about 10 yrs ago in the Bdub. My older brother had some sticky-bud that lowered my IQ to about 12. I threw in the towel. My oldest son is 15 and hasn't even imagined the stuff I did at that age.
 
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04/12/2012 12:06AM
quote Beaverjack: "A forest ranger is NOT a law enforcement officer. A game warden is. You do not have to submit to a search by either, and any LEO would need probable cause to conduct a search without a warrant. The smell of weed burning is probable cause in most states, at least in "public" places. I could be wrong, but I think your tent would require a much higher level of probable cause because it is essential your domicile while you are in it. The weed would likely have to be in plain sight to warrant a search in your camp."
That should be true, but sadly it's not. The entirety of the BWCA lies within 100 miles of the Canadian border, which Congress has given the Department of Homeland Security authority to conduct warrantless, causeless searches within, so you're pretty much screwed there.
 
Beaverjack
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04/12/2012 06:02AM
Anybody ever seen a border patrol officer checking camps?
 
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04/12/2012 07:40AM
quote tonyyarusso: "quote Beaverjack: "A forest ranger is NOT a law enforcement officer. A game warden is. You do not have to submit to a search by either, and any LEO would need probable cause to conduct a search without a warrant. The smell of weed burning is probable cause in most states, at least in "public" places. I could be wrong, but I think your tent would require a much higher level of probable cause because it is essential your domicile while you are in it. The weed would likely have to be in plain sight to warrant a search in your camp."
That should be true, but sadly it's not. The entirety of the BWCA lies within 100 miles of the Canadian border, which Congress has given the Department of Homeland Security authority to conduct warrantless, causeless searches within, so you're pretty much screwed there."


That bill has NOT passed Congress.

Here is its progress

Border Patrol checks around here. Pretty close to the border. And we do get asked for our passport. Don't think it would apply to the wilderness though

As to the pot..it would be a waste of time to report.. As tony said, they need probable cause. All you would get is a passel of trouble for trying to be vigilante.
 
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04/12/2012 07:50AM
quote Bushwacker: "quote kabloona: "quote kayakrookie1: "I just read an interesting thread regarding BWCA violations and getting "checked". I have perhaps an unusual, but I think fun, question to ask everyone: hypothetically, if you smelled marijuana smoke coming from a campsite but the campers were being quiet and respectful, is there anyone here who would feel compelled to report them?"
Not even maybe"



Go back to the jailhouse Barn, you're irritating the public.


"


Barney says....You have to nip it in the bud..
 
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04/12/2012 09:47AM
quote dicecupmaker: "My older brother had some sticky-bud that lowered my IQ to about 12."

Laughed so hard I almost spewed coffee everywhere.
 
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04/12/2012 09:59AM
Did I mention my food pack weighs 80 lbs?
 
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04/12/2012 11:25AM
I could care less if somebody was minding their own business and partying. I have seen to many people die from cigarettes and alcohol to be so narrowed minded that pot is that much worse.
 
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04/12/2012 11:59AM
I assure you, we will all be partaking as much as we please in the BWCA. If anyone ever approached me and told me to stop, I think I would hold them down and blow it in their face.

I know I go to the BWCA to get away from people and their "judgements"...

put that in your pipe and smoke it!
 
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04/12/2012 12:34PM
quote kabloona: "quote Bushwacker: "quote kabloona: "quote kayakrookie1: "I just read an interesting thread regarding BWCA violations and getting "checked". I have perhaps an unusual, but I think fun, question to ask everyone: hypothetically, if you smelled marijuana smoke coming from a campsite but the campers were being quiet and respectful, is there anyone here who would feel compelled to report them?"
Not even maybe"




Go back to the jailhouse Barn, you're irritating the public.



"



Barney says....You have to nip it in the bud.."


Can we ever get enough of Barney nipping it in the bud? Answer, no.

nip it in the bud
 
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04/12/2012 04:39PM
quote Bushwacker: "quote kabloona: "quote Bushwacker: "quote kabloona: "quote kayakrookie1: "I just read an interesting thread regarding BWCA violations and getting "checked". I have perhaps an unusual, but I think fun, question to ask everyone: hypothetically, if you smelled marijuana smoke coming from a campsite but the campers were being quiet and respectful, is there anyone here who would feel compelled to report them?"
Not even maybe"




Go back to the jailhouse Barn, you're irritating the public.



"




Barney says....You have to nip it in the bud.."



Can we ever get enough of Barney nipping it in the bud? Answer, no.


nip it in the bud "


My favorite TV show of all time - Andy Griffith

My favorite TV character of all time - Barney Fife
 
Beaverjack
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04/12/2012 07:23PM
All's I know is my tent is my domicile, and entering it without an invitation or a legal warrant is a sure fire way to end up with a perforated center of mass. I also know that the Bill of Rights, particularly the 2nd amendment, was conceived to protect us against our government, nothing less.
 
Mustangt125
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04/12/2012 09:05PM
I agree with some of those points, however smelling it would be probable cause which I dont think many people know.

 
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04/12/2012 09:06PM
quote Beaverjack: "All's I know is my tent is my domicile, and entering it without an invitation or a legal warrant is a sure fire way to end up with a perforated center of mass. I also know that the Bill of Rights, particularly the 2nd amendment, was conceived to protect us against our government, nothing less."

Tent is not considered a place of abode under Minnesota statutes - and therefor does not fit under use of deadly force exception. I hope that you are joking. Every once in a while someone shows up in the woods and thinks they are in the wild west. I can tell you it didn't go well for the last bunch who decided to do some "blasting" in the BWCA.

 
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04/12/2012 11:33PM
Just gotta say....love the Andy Griffith Show. I miss the good ol' days when TV Land only aired the old classic shows. This was the premise for TV Land. Now what do they do? Shows from the nineties and some crappy originals like "Hot in Cleveland" and "Happily Divorced" and "Retired at 35." Just plain awful.
 
04/13/2012 12:07AM
quote YaMarVa: "Would have never seen this thread coming.
Guess I am not the only one.


Also, most weed smoked in the US is grown in the US or comes from Canada. ..."


Is it coming on the Swayze Express?
 
Stumpy
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04/13/2012 01:57AM
Very well!
I expect no one will report me for this either...
 
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04/13/2012 02:25AM
oops
 
h20
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04/13/2012 02:26AM
Ya know.
 
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04/13/2012 05:37AM
quote RaisedByBears99: "quote Beaverjack: "All's I know is my tent is my domicile, and entering it without an invitation or a legal warrant is a sure fire way to end up with a perforated center of mass. I also know that the Bill of Rights, particularly the 2nd amendment, was conceived to protect us against our government, nothing less."


Tent is not considered a place of abode under Minnesota statutes - and therefor does not fit under use of deadly force exception. I hope that you are joking. Every once in a while someone shows up in the woods and thinks they are in the wild west. I can tell you it didn't go well for the last bunch who decided to do some "blasting" in the BWCA.


"


Well, I guess if you aren't one to go entering people's tents uninvited, then I guess you have nothing to worry about. And if you are one to do that sort of thing, then I guess you need to worry, and I couldn't care less about you worrying. And frankly, I don't care diddly what MN thinks about my tent not being my abode, in the long run, it only matters what I think for the person entering my tent uninvited. I'll repeat myself, the 2nd amendment was designed to protect citizens FROM their government. That's the ultimate authority in this country, whether the fearful sheep we're overrun with believe it or not.
 
kabloona
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04/13/2012 07:05AM
quote kayakrookie1: "Just gotta say....love the Andy Griffith Show. I miss the good ol' days when TV Land only aired the old classic shows. This was the premise for TV Land. Now what do they do? Shows from the nineties and some crappy originals like "Hot in Cleveland" and "Happily Divorced" and "Retired at 35." Just plain awful."

Yes T.V. land has turned to dung.
And when N.B.C. got their fingers in the weather channel they destroyed that.
 
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04/13/2012 07:56AM
quote Stumpy: "Very well!
I expect no one will report me for this either...
"


Hamm's the beer, refreshing...Hamm's!
 
04/13/2012 08:53AM
quote RaisedByBears99: "quote Beaverjack: "All's I know is my tent is my domicile, and entering it without an invitation or a legal warrant is a sure fire way to end up with a perforated center of mass. I also know that the Bill of Rights, particularly the 2nd amendment, was conceived to protect us against our government, nothing less."


Tent is not considered a place of abode under Minnesota statutes - and therefor does not fit under use of deadly force exception. I hope that you are joking. Every once in a while someone shows up in the woods and thinks they are in the wild west. I can tell you it didn't go well for the last bunch who decided to do some "blasting" in the BWCA.


"


The federal courts have ruled tents are considered an abode and a search warrant is required.
 
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04/13/2012 09:50AM
quote Stumpy: "Very well!
I expect no one will report me for this either...
"


Not for the Hamms, but someone may report you for that hat!
 
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04/13/2012 09:54AM
quote Beaverjack: "quote RaisedByBears99: "quote Beaverjack: "All's I know is my tent is my domicile, and entering it without an invitation or a legal warrant is a sure fire way to end up with a perforated center of mass. I also know that the Bill of Rights, particularly the 2nd amendment, was conceived to protect us against our government, nothing less."



Tent is not considered a place of abode under Minnesota statutes - and therefor does not fit under use of deadly force exception. I hope that you are joking. Every once in a while someone shows up in the woods and thinks they are in the wild west. I can tell you it didn't go well for the last bunch who decided to do some "blasting" in the BWCA.



"



Well, I guess if you aren't one to go entering people's tents uninvited, then I guess you have nothing to worry about. And if you are one to do that sort of thing, then I guess you need to worry, and I couldn't care less about you worrying. And frankly, I don't care diddly what MN thinks about my tent not being my abode, in the long run, it only matters what I think for the person entering my tent uninvited. I'll repeat myself, the 2nd amendment was designed to protect citizens FROM their government. That's the ultimate authority in this country, whether the fearful sheep we're overrun with believe it or not."


Ooohh, tough talk on the internet.
 
Stumpy
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04/13/2012 10:23AM
quote UncleMoose: "quote Stumpy: "Very well!
I expect no one will report me for this either...
"



Not for the Hamms, but someone may report you for that hat!
"


Good one !
 
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04/13/2012 10:38AM
quote Curmudgeon: "quote Beaverjack: "

Well, I guess if you aren't one to go entering people's tents uninvited, then I guess you have nothing to worry about. And if you are one to do that sort of thing, then I guess you need to worry, and I couldn't care less about you worrying. And frankly, I don't care diddly what MN thinks about my tent not being my abode, in the long run, it only matters what I think for the person entering my tent uninvited. I'll repeat myself, the 2nd amendment was designed to protect citizens FROM their government. That's the ultimate authority in this country, whether the fearful sheep we're overrun with believe it or not."


Ooohh, tough talk on the internet."


Ultimately he's right about the 2nd amendment, but I always shake my head at people that talk like it's so easy to shoot somebody else. If you read any of the comments on articles that are linked to by Drudge Report you'll see there are an awful lot of internet tough guys out there, especially with all the Trayvon Martin articles in the last 3 weeks.
 
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04/13/2012 11:22AM
Report them? No - It is the cigar smoking rude loud drunks that should be reported if there was anyone to report them to.
 
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04/13/2012 01:22PM
quote apugarcia: "quote Curmudgeon: "quote Beaverjack: "

Well, I guess if you aren't one to go entering people's tents uninvited, then I guess you have nothing to worry about. And if you are one to do that sort of thing, then I guess you need to worry, and I couldn't care less about you worrying. And frankly, I don't care diddly what MN thinks about my tent not being my abode, in the long run, it only matters what I think for the person entering my tent uninvited. I'll repeat myself, the 2nd amendment was designed to protect citizens FROM their government. That's the ultimate authority in this country, whether the fearful sheep we're overrun with believe it or not."


Ooohh, tough talk on the internet."


Ultimately he's right about the 2nd amendment, but I always shake my head at people that talk like it's so easy to shoot somebody else. If you read any of the comments on articles that are linked to by Drudge Report you'll see there are an awful lot of internet tough guys out there, especially with all the Trayvon Martin articles in the last 3 weeks."


sniff, sniff.....smells like testosterone and gunpowder to me.
 
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04/13/2012 01:44PM
 
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04/13/2012 03:22PM
quote bojibob: " Video of smoking weed on my last trip "

hahahah "crazy shit right there man"
 
Beaverjack
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04/14/2012 05:02AM
quote Curmudgeon:
Ooohh, tough talk on the internet. "


Sometimes, a cigar is just a cigar.

That said, it's only an occassional cigar and wood smoke in my camp.
 
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04/14/2012 05:53AM
quote Beaverjack: "All's I know is my tent is my domicile, and entering it without an invitation or a legal warrant is a sure fire way to end up with a perforated center of mass. I also know that the Bill of Rights, particularly the 2nd amendment, was conceived to protect us against our government, nothing less."

I am curious about this...Obviously you have run this scenario in your mind a time or two so at what point do you envision that you draw your gun, when do you shoot? Lets say two wardens paddle up to your site and say something about a complaint and land at your camp. Do you draw now...and stand in front if your tent. Are you polite but if they ask to search your tent say no and then draw your weapon? Would you shoot them both or just the warden unzipping your tent? Or do you see yourself holed up in your eureka shooting them as the break down your noseeum netting?
 
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04/14/2012 06:39AM
quote Merlin: "quote Beaverjack: "All's I know is my tent is my domicile, and entering it without an invitation or a legal warrant is a sure fire way to end up with a perforated center of mass. I also know that the Bill of Rights, particularly the 2nd amendment, was conceived to protect us against our government, nothing less."


I am curious about this...Obviously you have run this scenario in your mind a time or two so at what point do you envision that you draw your gun, when do you shoot? Lets say two wardens paddle up to your site and say something about a complaint and land at your camp. Do you draw now...and stand in front if your tent. Are you polite but if they ask to search your tent say no and then draw your weapon? Would you shoot them both or just the warden unzipping your tent? Or do you see yourself holed up in your eureka shooting them as the break down your noseeum netting?"


Stupid questions don't deserve answers, but I'll play along. Acting out of conviction, with proper training, doesn't require a lot of forethought. Yes, I'd ask for a warrant, right after duly informing them that I am legally armed as I do every time I am stopped by an officer for a law enforcement purpose. If the answer is, "We don't need a warrant to search your tent," then the question is, "Please tell me why do you think you have probable cause?" If that answer is "We don't need probable cause," then I tell them that I have been recording the conversation with the digital recorder I have in my pocket, and they need to get back in their boat and return with a warrant or provide a valid response to my probable cause question. There would be no need for gunplay, and at that point, I'd have enough to sue their asses back to the hole they crawled out of if they proceeded to search my tent. Chances are, the situation would be diffused unless you're talking about bad cops to begin with, and in that case, I'd play it by ear knowing that I have enough training to deal with things as they happen. I suppose drawing on that type of cop might happen if they were stupid enough to draw first. However, I know many cops and have trained along side them, by son-in-law being one of them, and haven't run into any that would intentionally violate someone's rights. Most don't fear armed citizens, and unlike untrained liberals who've seen too many movies known too few responsible gun owners, they don't think of us in the same context as criminals or lunatics looking to "blast away in the woods."

Zimmerman was neither properly-trained or responsible. You don't go looking for trouble. From what I know, Martin was just plain stupid or a thug or both. Plenty of blame to go around. What is lost in this media-fueled hysteria is the fact that hundreds of thousands of people carry a firearm everyday and very few ever use it. Like with law enforcement shooting incidents, firearms are used far more often to protect from a legitimate threat than in stupidity. That stuff just doesn't make the nightly news, or if it does, it doesn't make an impression on the sheep among us.

You know, the nightly news and graveyards are full of victims who preferred to dellude themselves about the nature of humanity. Some of us know first hand that there is a considerable population of truly evil individuals who walk among us. Most refuse to prepare themselves for this until they experience it first hand. You don't know where or when these people will appear in your life, but legally armed citizens and law enforcement officers are the least of your worries. Of all the cops I know (I don't know any game wardens but I will assume they are of similar constitution) none would pull over to search a group of pot smokers unless there were other matters constituting a threat to public safety or a blatant disregard for the rights of others. I guess I'm not as cynical (or paranoid) as some here, just as I am not apt to wilt in the face of illegitimate authority.
 
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04/14/2012 07:44AM
quote Beaverjack: "quote Curmudgeon:
Ooohh, tough talk on the internet. "


Sometimes, a cigar is just a cigar.

That said, it's only an occassional cigar and wood smoke in my camp."


Believe me, I ruled you out as a pot smoker at your first post. But yet you seem like you may be a little paranoid none the less.

I am pro handgun/conceal and carry and one day I intend to get my conceal and carry permit. But I must say, most of my friends that have the permit already, seem a little paranoid to me.

I think your mindset would be very appropriate in places such as the Caribbean where marauding pirates like to stir things up with travelers from time to time. But in a tent in the BWCA, you come on a bit strong in my opinion.
 
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04/14/2012 08:34AM
Another stupid question...although you really didn't answer the when do you draw and fire your weapon question. I assume you do really carry a recording device so why not just record the events and just "sue their a##es"? Seems like it would be a lot easier than putting a hole in their center mass.
 
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04/14/2012 10:34AM
quote Beaverjack: "quote Merlin: "quote Beaverjack: "All's I know is my tent is my domicile, and entering it without an invitation or a legal warrant is a sure fire way to end up with a perforated center of mass. I also know that the Bill of Rights, particularly the 2nd amendment, was conceived to protect us against our government, nothing less."



I am curious about this...Obviously you have run this scenario in your mind a time or two so at what point do you envision that you draw your gun, when do you shoot? Lets say two wardens paddle up to your site and say something about a complaint and land at your camp. Do you draw now...and stand in front if your tent. Are you polite but if they ask to search your tent say no and then draw your weapon? Would you shoot them both or just the warden unzipping your tent? Or do you see yourself holed up in your eureka shooting them as the break down your noseeum netting?"



Stupid questions don't deserve answers, but I'll play along. Acting out of conviction, with proper training, doesn't require a lot of forethought. Yes, I'd ask for a warrant, right after duly informing them that I am legally armed as I do every time I am stopped by an officer for a law enforcement purpose. If the answer is, "We don't need a warrant to search your tent," then the question is, "Please tell me why do you think you have probable cause?" If that answer is "We don't need probable cause," then I tell them that I have been recording the conversation with the digital recorder I have in my pocket, and they need to get back in their boat and return with a warrant or provide a valid response to my probable cause question. There would be no need for gunplay, and at that point, I'd have enough to sue their asses back to the hole they crawled out of if they proceeded to search my tent. Chances are, the situation would be diffused unless you're talking about bad cops to begin with, and in that case, I'd play it by ear knowing that I have enough training to deal with things as they happen. I suppose drawing on that type of cop might happen if they were stupid enough to draw first. However, I know many cops and have trained along side them, by son-in-law being one of them, and haven't run into any that would intentionally violate someone's rights. Most don't fear armed citizens, and unlike untrained liberals who've seen too many movies known too few responsible gun owners, they don't think of us in the same context as criminals or lunatics looking to "blast away in the woods."

Zimmerman was neither properly-trained or responsible. You don't go looking for trouble. From what I know, Martin was just plain stupid or a thug or both. Plenty of blame to go around. What is lost in this media-fueled hysteria is the fact that hundreds of thousands of people carry a firearm everyday and very few ever use it. Like with law enforcement shooting incidents, firearms are used far more often to protect from a legitimate threat than in stupidity. That stuff just doesn't make the nightly news, or if it does, it doesn't make an impression on the sheep among us.

You know, the nightly news and graveyards are full of victims who preferred to dellude themselves about the nature of humanity. Some of us know first hand that there is a considerable population of truly evil individuals who walk among us. Most refuse to prepare themselves for this until they experience it first hand. You don't know where or when these people will appear in your life, but legally armed citizens and law enforcement officers are the least of your worries. Of all the cops I know (I don't know any game wardens but I will assume they are of similar constitution) none would pull over to search a group of pot smokers unless there were other matters constituting a threat to public safety or a blatant disregard for the rights of others. I guess I'm not as cynical (or paranoid) as some here, just as I am not apt to wilt in the face of illegitimate authority. "


Do you really have such disrespect and hate for people, or is that all just internet bluster?

You sound as if you could benefit from a puff from the magic dragon Beav.



 
Curmudgeon
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04/14/2012 11:32AM
Bluster, I am sure!
 
bojibob
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04/14/2012 12:51PM
Can we get back to focus of this thread?

 
bear bait
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04/14/2012 01:21PM
So....... When is your favorite time to "puff"



for me, its drifting on a lake on a foggy morning drinking coffee.

never on a portage or in view of others. I do respect others "misunderstanding" of the activity.:)
 
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04/14/2012 01:51PM
quote bojibob: "Can we get back to focus of this thread?


"


Focus? LOL.
 
kayakrookie1
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04/14/2012 03:17PM
quote bear bait: "So....... When is your favorite time to "puff"





for me, its drifting on a lake on a foggy morning drinking coffee.


never on a portage or in view of others. I do respect others "misunderstanding" of the activity.:)"


I enjoy smoking in that exact same scenario. Waking and baking out on an isolated lake? It's simply magical. I also like doing it out on the water beneath a full moon. So peaceful.
 
Cedarboy
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04/14/2012 03:41PM
Probably just a skunk!
 
Basspro69
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04/14/2012 03:45PM
Apparently weed not only makes people hungry, but just a little combative also. :-)
 
Ho Ho
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04/14/2012 03:58PM
Very interesting thread. A few potheads here I would never have expected. I'll never report you!

 
overthehill
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04/14/2012 09:40PM
No. No reporting here. No more than I would report a bad skunk-sweet smelling fart. After reading this thread, I'm glad I don't know what it smells like! ;) I'm exhausted.
 
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04/14/2012 09:59PM
quote overthehill: "No. No reporting here. No more than I would report a bad skunk-sweet smelling fart. After reading this thread, I'm glad I don't know what it smells like! ;) I'm exhausted."


LOL
 
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04/14/2012 10:03PM
quote mc2mens: "quote overthehill: "No. No reporting here. No more than I would report a bad skunk-sweet smelling fart. After reading this thread, I'm glad I don't know what it smells like! ;) I'm exhausted."



LOL"

+1
 
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04/14/2012 10:18PM
quote bear bait: "So....... When is your favorite time to "puff"





for me, its drifting on a lake on a foggy morning drinking coffee.


never on a portage or in view of others. I do respect others "misunderstanding" of the activity.:)"


Do it right before a 150 rod muddy portage filled with mosquitoes. As you are taking care of business, the wind blows you away from the portage and it takes you 30 minutes to find the portage again. Finally you find the portage and get on your way. Get to the end of the portage and realize you dropped something. Walk back and find it at the other side of the portage. Finally get to the next lake and your target campsite is occupied. Ask your canoe partner if you should go raid the camp and overtake it. Canoe partner discourages you from that plan because there is a possibility brock lesnar is camping there.

That was some good stuff...
 
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04/14/2012 10:53PM
quote kyleyewongster: "quote bear bait: "So....... When is your favorite time to "puff"







for me, its drifting on a lake on a foggy morning drinking coffee.



never on a portage or in view of others. I do respect others "misunderstanding" of the activity.:)"



Do it right before a 150 rod muddy portage filled with mosquitoes. As you are taking care of business, the wind blows you away from the portage and it takes you 30 minutes to find the portage again. Finally you find the portage and get on your way. Get to the end of the portage and realize you dropped something. Walk back and find it at the other side of the portage. Finally get to the next lake and your target campsite is occupied. Ask your canoe partner if you should go raid the camp and overtake it. Canoe partner discourages you from that plan because there is a possibility brock lesnar is camping there.


That was some good stuff..."


LMAO
 
Sierra1
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04/14/2012 11:52PM
quote kyleyewongster: "quote bear bait: "So....... When is your favorite time to "puff"







for me, its drifting on a lake on a foggy morning drinking coffee.



never on a portage or in view of others. I do respect others "misunderstanding" of the activity.:)"



Do it right before a 150 rod muddy portage filled with mosquitoes. As you are taking care of business, the wind blows you away from the portage and it takes you 30 minutes to find the portage again. Finally you find the portage and get on your way. Get to the end of the portage and realize you dropped something. Walk back and find it at the other side of the portage. Finally get to the next lake and your target campsite is occupied. Ask your canoe partner if you should go raid the camp and overtake it. Canoe partner discourages you from that plan because there is a possibility brock lesnar is camping there.


That was some good stuff..."



+2
 
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04/15/2012 01:44AM
quote Basspro69: "Apparently weed not only makes people hungry, but just a little combative also. :-)"
on our last trip the resident pothead brought some stuff that caused the guys who used it to get really parnoid and combative, rather odd. As austin Powers once said "that sort of thing is not my bag baby" (plus I have to hold a CDL) but to each their own, they are not hurting anyone, at least after we got rid of the one batch of stuff
 
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04/15/2012 08:21AM
quote john 800: "quote Basspro69: "Apparently weed not only makes people hungry, but just a little combative also. :-)"
on our last trip the resident pothead brought some stuff that caused the guys who used it to get really parnoid and combative, rather odd. As austin Powers once said "that sort of thing is not my bag baby" (plus I have to hold a CDL) but to each their own, they are not hurting anyone, at least after we got rid of the one batch of stuff"

I think BassPro may have been referring to Beaverjack, but Beaverjack said he doesn't smoke the herb.
 
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04/15/2012 08:25AM
....but yea, the better the quality, the more one cuts down on the "paranoid" factor.
 
john 800
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04/15/2012 09:48AM
quote kayakrookie1: "....but yea, the better the quality, the more one cuts down on the "paranoid" factor."
Yea, this stuff was pretty bad, they seemed to think there was something else in it, another argument to legalize/regulate it, even coming from me, someone who is just not into that kind of thing
 
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04/15/2012 12:42PM
quote john 800: "quote kayakrookie1: "....but yea, the better the quality, the more one cuts down on the "paranoid" factor."
Yea, this stuff was pretty bad, they seemed to think there was something else in it, another argument to legalize/regulate it, even coming from me, someone who is just not into that kind of thing"

Yea, and next would be the 'organic' labeled lid. And more lobbyisits! :)
John Wayne and Archie Bunker may have tried a little 'muggles' in the day;I don't know. But I stand against legalizing it simply because my heroes wouldn't.
I'm a hypocrite anyway as I use drugs daily: Caffiene,nicotene, and aspirin!
 
Beaverjack
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04/15/2012 07:11PM
Don't get me wrong, I got nothing against it. I've just reached the age when brain cells are at a premium. At 55, it's not uncommon for me to forget what I came into the room for, so I can ill afford a short term memory loss. Also, no one has any business packing in a diminished capacity. It's a responsibility that should be taken with the utmost deliberation and sobriety. Hence, I like my urine clean, but there was the day....

I also think pot should be legal, and growing it allowed for personal use. Commercial production/distribution should be restricted the same as alchohol.
 
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04/16/2012 09:20AM
quote bear bait: "So....... When is your favorite time to "puff"





for me, its drifting on a lake on a foggy morning drinking coffee.


never on a portage or in view of others. I do respect others "misunderstanding" of the activity.:)"


That picture and the accompanying description made me pretty miserable sitting here in my office on a Monday morning.

For some reason the clattering of keyboards, the coughing and sniffling of office mates, and the glaring glow of fluorescent lighting isnt quite as good with my coffee as lake fog and some ganj.

great pic, btw.
 
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04/05/2014 03:02AM
quote UncleMoose: "quote Stumpy: "Very well!
I expect no one will report me for this either...
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Not for the Hamms, but someone may report you for that hat!
"


Searching some old threads. Found this comment, very offensive ;) !
 
04/05/2014 07:11AM
But Hamm's beer in cans is a great trip beer since it floats like a small iceberg. And it was the beer from "the land of sky blue waters."
 
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04/05/2014 07:14AM
Wow! 158 posts. This is a popular topic.
 
04/05/2014 07:16AM
This has to be a new record.
 
Savage Voyageur
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04/05/2014 07:54AM
I was in a bar in Wisconsin and on the wall was a sign that read Beer $2.00, Hamms $.50.
 
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04/05/2014 08:47AM
quote ozarkpaddler: "No, but it's a bit disheartening to see so many who think smoking dope is funny and/or just fine. I've seen so many lives destroyed by drugs and pretty much all started with smoking pot. Guess I'm just a little "Old fashioned" in today's world."

+1
 
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04/05/2014 10:30AM
quote Savage Voyageur: "I was in a bar in Wisconsin and on the wall was a sign that read Beer $2.00, Hamms $.50. "

LOL! Reminds me of a story.

My Dad (RIP) REALLY liked beer. Back when I was a teenager I was with him driving home from a softball tournament in northern Wisconsin. We stopped at a bar to pick up a six pack. They only had Hamms beer in stock for some reason. We got back on the road (no air conditioning in the car so the windows were rolled down)and he popped the top and took a big swig, then spit it out the window and poured the can out on the road.

Only time I ever saw him waste beer. :)
 
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04/05/2014 10:36AM
quote SourisMan: "quote ozarkpaddler: "No, but it's a bit disheartening to see so many who think smoking dope is funny and/or just fine. I've seen so many lives destroyed by drugs and pretty much all started with smoking pot. Guess I'm just a little "Old fashioned" in today's world."


+1"


I have to strongly disagree.All of the serious addicts I have known have started with alcohol.This is statistically true as well.If you are against using alcohol or prescription mind altering drugs(antidepressants,anti anxiety,sleeping aides) as well,then I think you are entitled to your opinion. If you use these and think they are even SLIGHTLY better for you, than you are either exceptionally ill informed,or very close minded.I have seen lives ruined by many addictive behaviors,the latest common one is overeating(obesity has surpassed cigarettes as a killer).I have lost family members to alcohol and PRESCRIBED prescription drugs.I am not saying pot is good for you, but I have seen it make friends of enemies,bring relief to cancer patients,as well as enhancing the experience of the wilderness,communion of friends,a good nights sleep and the taste of...EVERYTHING!
 
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04/05/2014 10:41AM
quote Stumpy: "quote UncleMoose: "quote Stumpy: "Very well!
I expect no one will report me for this either...
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Not for the Hamms, but someone may report you for that hat!
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Searching some old threads. Found this comment, very offensive ;) !"


On second thought, the hat's not so bad. It'll keep the birds away.

What color jig did you use to catch those Hamms?
 
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04/05/2014 11:25AM
GOD DAM THE PUSHER MAN....easy rider
 
h20
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04/05/2014 09:40PM
To each his own..we're all enjoying the outdoors in our own way.
 
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04/05/2014 10:33PM
There is some funny stuff in here. Thanks for the laughs!
 
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04/05/2014 10:42PM
I'd raid the camp when they were all asleep and take their Doritos.
 
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04/06/2014 12:01AM
Narc on them??? Absoiuteiy not. Join them??? No.
There was a time not all that iong ago, when a good sack of weed stood higher on the geer list than the canoe.
 
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04/06/2014 12:10AM
While I think it should be illegal, I wouldn't turn anyone in for it unless they were causing other problems.
 
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04/06/2014 08:04AM
quote mr.barley: "I'd raid the camp when they were all asleep and take their Doritos."

That would be a chipless raid, since their munchems would be long gone.
 
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04/06/2014 09:56AM
Forgot about this thread. Damn memory loss.
 
Wables
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04/06/2014 10:06AM
Interesting thread. The Bdub is the only place that I smell the stuff anymore.
 
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04/06/2014 10:53AM
to each their own. live and let live as long as no one messes with me or mine. or no one is being hurt or killed everybody should mind their own also. JUST SAYING
 
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04/06/2014 10:59AM
quote Wables: "Interesting thread. The Bdub is the only place that I smell the stuff anymore. "

It would remind me of college!
 
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04/06/2014 11:18AM
This thread is too funny:) That's the smell of dehydrated alcohol!

Gateways are where you look for them and our current laws are not productive or logical. How about caffeine? It's what they added to Coke after they took out the cocaine, it's additive, and it's not particularly good for us, yet there's no law against giving toddlers Mountain Dew in their sippy cups.

Mountain Dew Mouth