Bob’s Buck Camp
Volume 3, Issue 3
Camp Board: Dateline: Crivitz, WI
• Senior Members
President Deer Camp 2003: The Streak Continues
Vice President By VP Nelson much mischief, but with the well and a late
-Curt Nelson libations were shared as night dispute over a card
Secretary of State As has been the time chores were completed. violation resulted in a
-Keith Rollin honored tradition and The FDA Chairman and much-unappreciated call
FDA Chairman legacy passed on from our Sturgeon General arrived to the President’s home.
-Carl Nelson forefathers, Deer Camp mid-afternoon and
Foreign Minister 2003 was another year of spearheaded a supply The President and
-Paul Lancelle excellence. As is always run. The SEC-State and Attorney General arrived
Attorney General the case, great friends, SEC-Weights/Measures early Friday before
-Matt Mathies great food and drink, and arrived in time to make the trekking back home to pay
great fun were had by all! annual run to the Nimrod respects to the FM's late
• Junior Members
This year the camp was for Thursday evening father-in-law. They
opened early Thursday dinner with the boys up returned shortly after the
morning by the VP and the road. SEC-D'Fence, SEC-
-Tony Nelson our Comptroller. Transportation, and future
Comptroller After an extremely good Chief Inspector arrived,
-Adam Rollin As always, camp meal at the Nimrod, cards shortly before suppertime.
Sec. De’fence preparations kept the and libations were shared (Cont. ► See Deer
-Casey Nelson early arrivals from too at the camp. Problems Camp 2003 – Page 2)
Bored Updates: What Might Have Been…
Sec. Of Trans.
-Ric Thompson By SEC-State There he was! The The noise I had heard was
Chief Inspector biggest (size and antlers) me snoring. The biggest,
-Jake Nelson Sitting in my blind on buck I had ever seen. As best buck I had ever seen
opening day is like no I stared in amazement, my was just a dream. So in
• Recognized other. The excitement of heart began to race wildly. reality, this season was
Foreign the hunt has reached its Slowly I raised up my rifle like any other; no deer,
Diplomats pinnacle for every hunter. to get a look at him and lots of dozing off. We
Ambassadors: This year was different, or through my scope. I did log a lot of hours in the
-Jim Sipiorski so I thought. focused on him only to woods on opening day,
(‘da U.P.) find that he had spotted but nobody got lost, and
-Frank Leiterman About 45 minutes into the me, or so I thought. For we did not have to wage
(Crooked Lake) hunt I heard a crackling what seemed like an war in the "President-in-
noise to my right. Slowly I eternity, we stared at each Training's" blind.
turned to see what it was other. With only a straight
but was disappointed to on shot I patiently waited Sunday was a wash,
see nothing but trees. for him to turn in any literally, with it raining all
Two minutes later I heard direction. Finally he day. Thank goodness the
the same noise. Again I turned and gave me a Packers played an
turned slowly to look but perfect shot. As I began entertaining game and
Sports Report 3
saw nothing. A short time to gently pull the trigger I won. (Cont. ► See
Heard? 5 later I heard it again, but heard that same crackling Bored Updates – Page 3)
this time I waited to turn. I noise again. I blinked for
heard it again and again only a second... and then
CookStove 10 and slowly turned to look. woke up.
Bob’s Buck Camp Page 2
A Word from Bob…
Congrats to all on the future years at Buck’s words to ponder:
successful hunt again this camp.
year. As always it is a Stopping to contemplate
real pleasure hunting with Up coming events include what you have done is just
such dedicated sportsmen woodcutting in spring and a rest period before you
as yourselves. to finish the bunkhouse. try to do it better.
Our new junior members The all important thing to To all the members of the
seemed to handle the remember is on January B.B.C. it is your dedicated
pressure as first year 1, 2004 there will only be duty to take a moment for
members of the camp. 324 days left till deer a toast to the good year
The knowledge they hunting season. we had and to better
gained, and their years to come.
eagerness to gain more In closing, it is only proper
should help them in their to leave you with some
Deer Camp 2003/from Page 1
While I did not venture eye opening noise to greet The new chapel/
forth on Friday for the our hunters well before woodshed also has been
annual trek to the Nimrod sunrise. While not as a great addition to the
for lunch and on the articulate, organized, or as camp. Its ability to
“Deer Camp 2003 was Sipiorski lodge for an "pointed" as last year's provide both ample
uniquely special with afternoon of gaming, version, it certainly storage and for dry wood
the latest additional of reports back show that accomplished its function. and act as a meeting
traditional exploits were place for services is a
on target. A new lake was Saturday night provided a credit to the ingenuity of
hunters. “ discovered and special treat with the our President.
volumetrics were naming and appointment
discussed. I was kept of our newest junior Halftime of the game on
abreast of all adventures member to Chief Sunday saw the first of
via cell technology and Inspector. Also a special our hunters depart Deer
was envious, but guest of our SEC- Camp 2003. More
thoroughly approved of all Weights/Measure arrived followed Monday, and
endeavors. Saturday night and was Tuesday the last few
unanimously (and hunters left our President
Deer Camp 2003 was soundly) appointed as the to perform final camp
uniquely special with the new Ambassador from shutdown on Wednesday.
latest additional of next FCB.
generation hunters. The Despite the lack of
Attorney General and The new bunkhouse was whitetail sightings this
young Master Nelson a big hit in both adding year, numerous if not
made the trip to Deer additional space as well record hours were spent
Camp for the first of many as providing additional in vain attempts at a
ventures north. gaming square footage for harvest. However, fun
late night endeavors. and camaraderie were at
Deer Camp 2003's annual Special thanks for the all time highs.
wakeup call on Opening quality workmanship
Day morning provided provided on Friday while
stimulating, if not bizarre, insulating the new facility.
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BOB'S BUCK CAMP SPORTS REPORT
By Al B. The 2 junior members the end. Oh well, they still
Havenanotherbeer - challenged the senior got a bowl bid.
Sports Reporter members to a game, and
were soundly beaten. The Packers on the other
This year some of the hand, took care of
members actually There were some truly business against the
participated in a sport amazing shots on both 49ers, in a great game.
other than hunting. sides. That the VP was “…the absence of
able to knock the cue ball Unfortunately the absence the FM kept the
When the FDA Chair, and off the table on a straight of the FM kept the
'discussions' to a
the Sturgeon General in 6-inch shot is hard to 'discussions' to a
arrived at camp on believe. minimum. minimum.”
Thursday, the VP and the
Comptroller were in the In regards to spectator The boys from up the road
mood for a road trip. We sports, namely football, the showed up on Saturday
headed off to a local results were mixed. The with proof that there are
establishment, where Badgers fell just short in deer to hunt in the area.
there happened to be a their game against Iowa. It's good that they did
pool table. (There is a The loss of the starting since the hunters in our
legend regarding the VP quarterback and tailback camp are starting to have
and pool, but that's didn't help, but they still some doubts.
another story.) had a chance to win it in
Bored Updates / from Page 1
Monday brought on a great time. 2003 brought our fine young junior
cold, snowy, and windy us two first time BBC members discovered a
day. The four remaining hunters, some great one lake in downtown
hunters ventured off to liners (featured in this Athelstane. The
hunt north of Athelstane. newsletter), and another Bunkhouse was a great
Ambassador. success. Thanks to
The President spotted a everyone that made it
buck but had no shot, but The President kept us possible.
that kind of kept our going with some great
interest going. Congrats Buck Camp stories of In closing, I must say, we
to the cabin up the road yesteryear. The card may not get many (or any)
for their annual Saturday games were bountiful for deer, but the times we
visit to show their harvest some, but not so much for have "North or 64" are
of whitetail wonders. others. priceless. Can't wait for
BBC 2004. Hopefully Fish
As for the rest of Deer The highlight of the Camp 2004 will tide us
Camp 2003, we had a weekend was that one of over...
Card of Thanks!!!
The members of Bob’s Buck Camp would like to note a very special
thanks to the Mayor of Denmark for her very much-appreciated donation
of a side-by-side refrigerator for Bob’s Buck Camp cabin. The spacious
unit was put to good use during Deer Camp 2003 and will continue to
serve us in the future. Three Cheers for the Mayor!!!
Bob’s Buck Camp Page 4
Camp Financial Update
By Comptroller Rollin Bob's Buck Camp (It can during late night Texas
be mentioned that they Hold'em tournaments in
The Bob's Buck Camp are brothers however). the new bunkhouse.
Finances this year took a During an early Saturday
hit due to an overrun in night card playing session The games offered a
“…it seemed as the costs of building the between multiple junior chance for the junior
though I could not new bunkhouse. Shake of members it seemed as members to not only win
lose…” the Day funds were also though I could not lose, some cash but also to
down due to a lack of use. mostly because someone, engage in intelligent
again unnamed for conversation and discuss
However, this reporter's security reasons, world events.
personal finances sky- continued to pick and
rocketed due to the continued to lose. This is My thanks to all who
supreme card playing of not however how this played and I can't wait to
two junior members who reporter came away with continue the games next
shall remain unnamed due the majority of his year.
to tightened security at winnings. That occurred
The Science of Bob’s Buck Camp
Education at BBC – By the that all the curly straw makers are out of
Sturgeon General commission due to over consumption of
whiskey. But who can blame them,
Many people might argue that Deer drinking a whole bottle of whiskey to get
Hunting is just a reason for men to get one lousy curly straw would be a tough
away and consume large quantities of and demanding job.
alcohol. While that may be true, there
are also other reasons for the annual trek The curly straw was not the only
to the north woods of Wisconsin: discovery made this year at BBC.
Education!! Thanks to the keen eye of an
unmentioned junior member, a new lake
It seems that every year I leave BBC a was discovered just outside of
little bit wiser (and a little bit richer if I downtown Athelstane. We figure that it
played cards with the right people), and must have formed from the large
this year was no different. On the amounts of snow that the area received
suggestion of a certain bored member, a last winter (either that or all the sheet
straw was placed in an empty whiskey metal). The DNR has been contacted
bottle. We were trying to get the straw to so that maps can be updated. Last word
shoot out of the bottle when we lit the I had from the DNR is that they are
fumes, but instead we discovered how considering recalling all Wisconsin maps
curly straws were invented. Once the so this new natural wonder can be
“The only logical alcohol fumes burn off (which looks added for all people to enjoy.
conclusion I can pretty cool), you are left with a perfectly
come up with is curled straw. While no on actually tested So while some people may say that
the straw to see if it worked, we are alcohol just kills brain cells and makes
that all curly straw going on the assumption that it did you act stupid, I think it is quite the
makers are out of because otherwise this story is opposite. Drinking allows you to freely
commission...” completely useless. After seeing how think and experiment with ideas that any
much fun it is to make a curly straw, I sober person would never consider.
couldn't help but wonder why you don't You just never know what you might
see many curly straws around. The only learn, so bottoms up!!
logical conclusion I can come up with is
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CWD Causes Map Corrections
Athelstane, WI, I was having a weird most beautiful fish in the
reaction to it. As I sat in whole northern world.
After night and day of fine the truck and let this
food and spirits, it appears feeling continue, I began After questioning my
as though I was struck by to wonder if this is what colleagues about the
the CWD bug the day CWD feels like. beauty that was in front of
before the opening of the us, my assumption of a
2004 deer season. That I began to review what I case of CWD had been
being the biggest scare of had ingested during the confirmed. It turns out that
my life, here is how it morning and the night CWD in combination with
came about. previous, and continued to me not having my
contemplate the many contacts in, led me to
After spending the late possibilities. believe that a blue roofed
morning enjoying food and building was a beautiful
spirits with fellow bored At this time a light shone lake. I guess that this is Lake Athelstane?
members at the local upon me and I saw another case of where
eating establishment, we something that no one CWD confirms the saying,
ventured down the road to had ever seen before. The "beauty is in the eyes of
do a bit of gambling. After infamous Lake Athelstane. the beholder". And gosh, it
leaving the Nimrod, I It was a color blue that sure was beautiful.
began to feel a bit dizzy was unlike anything that
and realized that it might you would see anywhere Respectfully submitted
have been from the mass but in heaven. The word Sec. of Weights and
amounts of fresh air that was that it was home to Measures
my body had taken in and some of the biggest and
Heard in Camp…
When are you going to make those wings?
Damn!! I wanted to play at Ric’s table, I need the money.
(This one applies every year)
What lake is that???
It was a full can, but I didn't think there was that much in it...
My sleeping bag stinks!
I collect beer cans until they're empty... then I get a new one...
If I had brown pants, I would.
I bets she's (BEEP) as (BEEP)...
We have 22 kids out... 10 on one team, 11 on the other...
Hey! Is your power on?
Now we have butter all over the TV...
It’s already buttered...
How are you supposed to spoon something that can't be spooned?
Don't butter your TV if you want toast in the morning...
So that's where curly straws came from...
I'll have one on a rental program only...
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News from the Boys Up The Road
As always, months prior to afternoon until the card made a clean kill. Walking
each deer season plans game breaks-up in over to inspect the deer is
are made for the Amberg one almost has a nervous time with a
upcoming gun season, the feeling that time is feeling of gratitude and
which includes several passing too fast and the appreciation with a prayer
days in Athelstane in late season will be over soon. that one is so fortunate
October or early you have to quote the late
November. As fall Saturday is always Bob Debroux "puts the
approaches it seems that exciting as the season icing on the cake for this
time crawls until opens and one never season".
November is turned on the knows what to expect. We
movement also had calendar and then the were both in the deer After field dressing the
antlers which more season is over. Although blinds at 6:15am. There is animal I went over to
than stood out in the previous deer seasons all nothing like the forest inform Tom that I had shot
early light of the blend into one each waking up in the morning, my buck. We discussed
season is different and it is an anxious time as to the possibility of bringing
creates new memories. when the first deer may the deer back to camp,
appear. For Jim things but since it was still very
As everyone arrives in happened very quickly. At early in the morning the
camp, meeting at the 6:30 with everything so decision was made to
Nimrod on Thursday quiet, the sound of a wire hang the deer in a nearby
evening is a tradition we being hit by a deer tree and Tom would
hope will be something we crossing under the fence continue to hunt. With a
enjoy for many years. is very distinct. At 6:40 weather forecast that
Greeting and shaking down the hill below the predicted not so ideal
hands or what ever blind there is something hunting conditions for the
gesture is appropriate with brown moving west. It next couple of days it was
members of the Mathis seems for me an east important to keep hunting.
Camp could probably be wind is good for deer I went back to the cabin to
what happened over many movement and that wash the blood off my
centuries in northern probably is documented in hands and arms the plan
Wisconsin as aboriginal my journals. The brown was for me to return with
tribes gathered for their movement also had the truck at 11:00am to
great hunts. The Thursday antlers, which more than pick up Tom and the deer.
evening card game at the stood out in the early light When I returned it was
Mathis camp is something of the morning. The first evident that Tom's hunt
that makes great shot was a miss the was successful by killing a
entertainment and the surprising part was that large doe at 10:00am.
evening ends too quickly. the deer kept moving After lunch a trip was
Just having the slowly and did not seemed made to Amberg to
opportunity to take part on startled by the sound. The register both deer and
Thursday evening next few moments then down to the Mathis
activities is almost like a seemed like slow motion camp. I suppose we
“Remaining in the privilege that you have to waiting for the deer to looked liked a couple of
blind for the next be there to understand. walk to the next clear spot barn cats bringing in a
among the brush. To my mouse and dropping at a
Certainly missed Curt for surprise as always the persons feet to please our
seemed like a the festivities on Friday second shot dropped the owners, but it was time to
lifetime...” hopefully he will not be deer immediately. celebrate.
bed-ridden with a similar Remaining in the blind for
illness next year. As you the next twenty minutes (Cont. ► See Boys up
partake in the lunch at the seemed like a lifetime with the Road – Page 7)
Nimrod on Friday the hope that you have
Page 7 Bob’s Buck Camp
Security and the Bunkhouse
By the Secretary of First of all, I feel the walls to add a refrigerator to the
De'fence of the bunkhouse need bunkhouse. It doesn't
steel and/or concrete need to be big or fancy; it
The coming of another reinforcements. Seeing should just be able to
hunting season saw a as I have hit or been in a keep beer cold. During
dramatic improvement to car that has hit a deer those late-night card
that little slice of heaven twice in the last three games it gets very cold
known as Bobs Buck weeks, I have decided outside, and you never
Camp. The addition of a that I am a natural deer know when you might
new bunkhouse not only attractant (except, of catch pneumonia or a cold
added enough space to course, when I have a gun from being outside in the
allow for induction of new in my hand). Now if a cold for too long. With a
members, but it also adds deer decides life just isn't refrigerator we wouldn't
a bit of class and fun anymore and wants to have to leave the
sophistication to the place. end it all by running head bunkhouse, which would
Although the bunkhouse first into the bunkhouse also give us more time to
worked great for this year, (much more likely to take Greg's money.
as Secretary of De'fence I happen if I am in the
feel there are a few things vicinity) he's probably There are a few more
that must be done to gonna do some major things that could be done
ensure safety for all users damage. With concrete to improve safety in the
of the bunkhouse (Note: and steel reinforced walls bunkhouse, but they are
funding for any the deer would simply less vital than the ones
improvements can be bounce off, causing the mentioned above.
acquired from the walls to shake less than Although the bunkhouse
Secretary of Trans, as he most of the saur kraut and works great as it is, a few
seems to like to give his beer farts. improvements could
money away, especially ensure safety and fun at
while in the bunkhouse). Another thing that would Bobs Buck Camp for
improve safety would be many years to come.
Boys Up The Road / From Page 6
This hunting season, described by Tom. We assume she has vital
throughout the year, was information about the
maybe the most We certainly enjoyed the owner that keeps her the
successful ever, with Tom rest of the week in the job. We also made a road
tagging a gobbler in area, which included trip north and would
spring, a doe in T-Zone many trips to the local recommend it to view
and both of us filling tags establishments to discuss some of the waterfalls in
in the gun season. worldly matters with the Marinette County. Twelve “…when you only
local natives. Shaky Dave Foot and Horseshoe Falls hunt for ten
Being in the Northwood's and the Farting Bartender are worth the trip.
is really what it is all at the Nimrod always
minutes the math
about. provide entertainment. Looking forward to next comes to $13.50 a
Things were not the same year as both camps minute…”
For Jim the cost of the without Doris serving (tribes) meet in Athelstane
non-resident license is drinks at the Jug. There for the "2004 Great Hunt"
$135.00, and when you were issues at Rumors
only hunt for ten minutes when the manager was With Some Respect -
the math comes to $13.50 fired one day and back to The Ambassador from
a minute to hunt as work the following day. the UP
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2003 CWD Follow-up: Eggs in the Northwoods
By SEC-Transportation (IMAGINE THAT) I night before. From on top
studied this member very of his tree stand he
In a follow-up to last years closely to see if there deposited all of what was
CWD Study in which I were things that he could left in him to the ground.
studied some of the do and not do. After that he took a few
causes and effects that naps. It would have been
CWD had on you, we had First, in the other one long nap but one
further discussion of the member’s eyes they love over-charged little rascal
matter this season. We it that he was playing came walking through and
came up with some pretty cards with them. They woke him up.
interesting discoveries. thought that he was doing
a great job and so did he. Well, this concludes this
The first thing that we But realistically, he wasn't season CWD observation.
discussed was how some playing well at all. He was I am going to leave you
things would affect you losing a lot and had no with a couple of hints of
after you have been value of money. Luckily what to stay away from
infected with the CWD there was a limit and he once you think or know
virus. The first thing that didn't bring his life saving you are infected:
came to mind was pickled .
eggs. Last season we Next, the opening hunt. 1. Stay calm. Don't panic.
found out that the pickled He didn't get up bright 2. Stay away from the
eggs didn't sit very well eyed and bushy tailed as card tables. When you put It would have been
with the infected member. he usually did, but he did your money on them it one long nap but
It was OK at first, which get out there before the disappears.
lead to having more then sun came up, and he was 3. Drink some water one over-charged
one pickled eggs, but after smart enough to put his before you go to bed. You little rascal came
time it finally caught up to safety belt on in the tree will have cotton mouth in walking through and
him, and lets just say that stand. the morning. woke him up…
they came out the same 4. Wear extra warm socks
way they went in. That Some heard strange to bed because you may
wrapped up discussion of noises and thought that have cold feet in the
last seasons study. maybe he was trying a morning.
new deer call, but once 5. Stay away from
This season we got again, his food didn't PICKLED EGGS.
another infected member. settle with him from the
The Rookie’s Perspective
By The Chief Inspector. partner, attorney general, as the
bartender. I had to inspect if everyone
Well it was Friday night playing cards, as liked their drinks, which I know they all
the president needed someone else a did. Even if they didn't like their "more
board, the camp board. As everyone else than 5 count" whiskey, I know they
was elected, I was the last one left. I was always came for more. I even made 8
elected to "chief inspector". Now this job dollars worth of tips; everyone was very
must be hard work. All you do is sit and good with the tips, and I know they loved
watch someone do their work, or inspect the drinks. As my weekend came to a
something. Wow that's simple. As my close, I made 10 or more dollars off the
first job was to be on, inspection to the Packer game. Man what a weekend! I
cans! Sounds easy, more than EASY. made couple dollars in cards, couple
You don't even do a thing! My job is dollars off of bartending, and sure
perfect for me. You’re really not doing enough to close it off, $10 more on the
much except when the President tells Packer game. My grand total was like
you to "inspect" something, its easy as 1- $30. Man thirty dollars? Chief Inspector?
2-3. Since I got the other job with my Bartending? What’s next!?!?
Bob’s Buck Camp Page 9
By the Attorney General "Matt, this cocktail is no comments made.
weak"! President calls me
This year was my first over and says take I also experienced plenty
year of experiencing Bob’s Ricky’s drink and bring it of other things, but that is
Buck Camp. And if the here. When I got the drink a whole other story. And
President tells you to do The President tells me to that is my comment on my
something you better do it. put in an 8 count. So I do first year at the best camp
as the President says and north of 64, Bob's Buck
So on Saturday night the give it to Ricky. He looks Camp. Oh yeah I got word
President tells me and at it and says "jesus that the Hamburgler was
Jake to make cocktails for crumps". I look at him and not heard north of 64, but
everybody. So I make the laugh, saying never make in central Brown county,
cocktails and the first fun of my drinks. I ask if he was heard in a thick
person to comment on my anybody needs theirs woods. Not a swamp
“The President tells me
drink was of course Ricky. fixed up too. There were woods.
to put in an 8 count…”
Report from the Homefront
By The Foreign Minister Have a weird dream involving Sec.
Weights & Measures.
Given that I was unable to make the 10:00 a.m. - Depressed again. Go over
annual trek to Bob's Buck Camp this to the V.P.'s and "check" on his garage.
year, I thought it may prove insightful and No beer there. Head to the tavern. Get
refreshing to the rest of the membership in a sheepshead game and maurer like
if I provided a "diary" of sorts of events hell. Now I'm feeling better! Tequila all
that took place Down South here on the around! Count to five when pouring!
homefront in their absence. Tuesday, November 25
I think to myself, It goes as follows: 5:00 p.m.- Confer with the V.P. at a
"Why do all those Friday, November 21 basketball game. He looks relatively
idiots go to Crivitz 10:00 p.m. - I should be at camp now, good but shockingly, reports of no kill
every year?" partaking in the pre-hunt activities but, success at Bob's Buck Camp. I stop and
it's just not meant to be this year. As a buy some venison sausage.
show of solidarity, I power slam a can of Wednesday, November 26
sauerkraut and wolf down two quick cans 7:00 p.m. -Drive past D.J.'s and spot the
of beer. Still make it to bed before the Prez's truck. He's back!!! Life is good.
Prez's midnight deadline. Friday, November 28
Saturday, November 22 3:00 p.m.- Today is corn-harvesting day
7:00 a.m. - Opening Day!! It sure is at Woodchuck Ranch. The combine
lonely around here. Take a drive around driver reports the rousting of at least a
town. See the Mayor of Denmark and dozen deer out of the field directly
Mrs. V.P. - boy, do they ever look happy! behind my house. I think to myself, "Why
I sure miss the Prez. After awhile, I go do all those idiots go to Crivitz every
down to the barn and sit in his boat for a year?" I hear all kinds of shooting
while, but it doesn't make me feel any coming from the direction of Zumbo's
better. Time for a beer. estate, and wonder what the tarnation is
11:00 p.m. - Driving home from Circle going on over there.
Tap after putting on my "Chippendale" Sunday, November 30
performance for the Deer Widows, I think The 2003 Deer Hunt comes to a close.
to myself, "I wonder who Carl is arguing Time to start planning for Bob's Buck
with right now?" Camp 2004!
Sunday, November 23 (Editors Note: The FM couldn’t make
6:00 a.m. - Wake up and it's raining BBC 2003 due to the passing of his
outside. Think to myself, "Sure am glad father-in-law. BBC’s thoughts and
I'm not a deer hunter." Go back to sleep. prayers go out to the FM’s family.)
Bob’s Buck Camp Page 10
From the Cookstove…
by The Chairman of the really, he was just sick). for them in the pot. After
Food and Drug The food again was great. much discussion about
Administration I, myself, feasted on more making potatoes, we got
gizzards. The bartenders lazy, and decided to skip
This year's camp was were much improved, the idea. We made due
another 'gas'tronomical also. We then had our with biscuits, and some
success (with chili, and regular card game with excellent bread, provided
kraut on the menu, gas is Jack, and Ass, which is by the Mayor of Denmark.
inevitable). No food always a good time. The
“Aptly named, Egg's Bob, poisoning (unless you view of the lake was also Sunday some of the
were a hit with the count alcohol as a food), very impressive. hunters headed for home,
campers…” the cabin didn't get burned but we sent them off with
down, and there was no We got home earlier than a hearty breakfast (that
kraut juggling, as has normal (even though the was interrupted by a
happened in the past. Sec of Weights and bored meeting). That
Measures was wandering evening was mostly
Thursday night was the the streets of Athelstane). leftovers, but we did have
traditional meal at The fact that we had 2 the VP's turkey stew,
Nimrod's. Excellent food, less instigators helped a which was great.
Bob’s Buck but a crappy bartender. lot. That evening's meal
Camp Newsletter One of the highlights was was Kraut, chili, and Other items of note:
the gizzards on the salad whatever anyone else was * We had 2 pickled items,
bar. Not something you willing to cook. venison heart (courtesy of
429 Highridge Ave see every day at a Zumbo) and eggs. Both
Denmark, WI 54208 restaurant, and boy were Saturday's opening day were well received. The
they good. Of course, the breakfast brought a new Sec. Trans is especially
PHONE: boys up the road met us meal to Bobs Buck Camp. fond of the eggs.
(920) 863-2686 there, and the night was Aptly named, Egg's Bob, * No matter how bad you
topped off by cards, were a hit with the burn cheese sauce, you
FAX: cursing, insults, etc. campers. Accompanied can get it all clean.
by sausages, the campers * The idea to charge for
Friday we returned to were filled to the top. It the beef jerky was a good
Nimrod's for lunch. will definitely be on next one, and should contribute
E-MAIL: Unfortunately two of our year's menu. Of course to the camp treasury.
email@example.com senior members were not the evening meal was,
able to join us. The Prez again, the highlight of our Once again, from a food
headed back to Denmark dining for the weekend. standpoint I would have to
In our next newsletter: to pay his respects to the Ma's Swiss Steak consider this year's camp
FM's father-in-law, while Extravaganza was a huge success. All
Hunting with Bob the VP wasn't feeling up wonderful as always. The suggestions for next year
Gutting a Deer P.3 to it. As hard as it is to only complaint was the will be considered, any
Pickling: 101 believe, the illness was lack of potatoes. The VP complaints ignored, as
2004 Outlook NOT self-inflicted (No, said there was no room always.
…and much, much,
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Bob’s Buck Camp Our senior board Our thanks go out to Bob
Newsletter is brought to members try to emulate for his resolve,
We’re Finally on the you by Bob. Without Bob and make him proud resourcefulness, money,
Web! Bob’s goodwill, cash, luck, of our endeavors. grace, leadership, and
perseverance, resources, assets, but most of all for
guidance, and ingenuity, Our junior members his boyish good looks.
See us at: Bob’s Buck Camp and merely crave a morsel of
Bob’s Buck Camp Bob’s attention whenever The Editor…
Newsletter would cease to possible and are ecstatic
exist. at a simple word of praise.