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Trask Shooting Area (Are you kidding me!?)

Discussion in 'Outdoor Shooting Areas' started by idRATHERbeOUTDOORS, Sep 30, 2012.

  1. idRATHERbeOUTDOORS

    idRATHERbeOUTDOORS Yamhill County Active Member

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  2. Mason3379

    Mason3379 Oregon City Active Member

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    And people wonder why they are closing are public lands bit by bit??!! It is sad to see shooters leaving a mess like that. This is not the picture we need anti-gunners and environmentalists toting around!
     
  3. Dunerunner

    Dunerunner You'll Never Know Well-Known Member

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    Good effing God, but people are lazy and inconsiderate!! :angry:
     
  4. Ben Beckerich

    Ben Beckerich NW Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    I've got a shiny new silver dollar says there's more than a couple beer cans in that mess.

    bubbleguming dipbubblegums.
     
  5. 1stIDFMP

    1stIDFMP North of Salem, south of Portland Active Member

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    Un, freakin', believable............ :(
     
  6. 66goat

    66goat Oregon, Hillsboro Member

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    Unbelievable! This is what will result in gun control. Not the confiscation of firearms, but not having any place to shoot.
     
  7. Ben Beckerich

    Ben Beckerich NW Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Anybody know how much it'd take to make up some of those corrugated plastic yard signs that explains the consequences of leaving shooting areas trashed? It might help a little - I imagine a lot of this is simply Bubba not having a clue that it's anything more than mildly irritating for other shooters. This is what his own yard looks like, afterall.

    I'd be willing to chip in for a dozen or so signs to pass out to people to stick at their local shooting spots.
     
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  8. idRATHERbeOUTDOORS

    idRATHERbeOUTDOORS Yamhill County Active Member

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    It may help. But knowing the "bubbas" that frequent this area, they would probably end up as targets themselves.
     
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  9. safetyman

    safetyman Clark County, WA Active Member

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    Yikes, that is unbelieveable. The pit up on Larch Mtn isn't even that bad. I try my hand at cleaning places like that up, but its demoralizing to come back only a few weeks later and find that the trash is there again. Us responsible shooters just can't seem to get ahead.
     
  10. shredjesse

    shredjesse Vantuckey Active Member

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    Wow that's RIDICULOUS!
     
  11. jdubl

    jdubl Oregon Member

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    Horrible, but not unbelievable sadly. To find a place the "bubba's" don't frequent (and if thats the spot i think it is), you'll need to head up past the reservoir. I don't even slow down to listen there anymore, its always trashed and usually occupied. I don't want to be associated with anything related to that, really. I actually saw a small fiberglass fishing boat shot to pieces in that same spot one time last year.
     
  12. ocarolan

    ocarolan Portland, Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Hmm, what about cutting a hole into the center of the sign? That would leave it donut-shaped and might make the sign a less satisfying target.

    Another idea - hide trail cameras around the site. Capture the license plates of those who don't pick up, then post them here. Call it a "hall of shame". If a LEO anonymously ran the plates and posted names, even better. :)
     
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  13. 86k5krawler

    86k5krawler newberg,or New Member

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    wow, i know the area in question, and i also know shooting is prohibited there. been years since i drove by but looks to be out of control.
     
  14. jdubl

    jdubl Oregon Member

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    I know it was posted this past spring when i last drove in there, and on sunday there were a few people a ways back off the asphalt before you head up into the clearing as we drove past, but i usually hear shooting as i drive through, so i know people still frequent that spot. I just showed my brother those pictures, and he said hes seen it much worse before unfortunately, garbage all the way back into what are now seedlings another 30-40 feet.
     
  15. Ironbar

    Ironbar Tigard, OR Well-Known Member

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    bubbleguming bubblegumers!
     
  16. idRATHERbeOUTDOORS

    idRATHERbeOUTDOORS Yamhill County Active Member

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    haha that auto-editing is kinda fun.
     
  17. BeyondTheBox

    BeyondTheBox Oregon Member

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    Where is this Trask?

    Sent from my SGH-T849 using Tapatalk
     
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    nwwoodsman Vernonia Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter 2015 Volunteer

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  19. idRATHERbeOUTDOORS

    idRATHERbeOUTDOORS Yamhill County Active Member

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    Above Carlton
     
  20. samuelm16

    samuelm16 se pdx Well-Known Member

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    its not just bubbas anymore its vladmirs and jose's as well