...had a good hunt yesterday.my boy came up. he dug 28 oz. of root and I had 34 oz...went to a 30 acre woods..man it was loaded with nice 4 prongers...had a great time with the boy ..we were grinning ear to ear when we came out of the woods...
Sounds like a great day chieftain. I would tough it out for 24 oz's for sure. Dang this rain! It's been raining all day and the radar looks like hell. Chance of rain and storms rest of the week to. Might have to just put it in beast mode and go anyway
44 my forcast is a little better,no more rain after midnight tonight for 6 days..don't know how far along your plants are but here another hard rain and 50% of ours would be gone.found some today just the stalk and berry stem, go beast mode...Hobler good luck to you,just about all yellow here now........now the afternoon hunt,,,lying weathermen,quit raining for about an hour,this morning I wore rubber boots cause it was pouring down..my feet got hot,2nd hunt wasn't raining, wore my hiking boots..my feet stayed lots cooler,,,,soaking wet....rained all afternoon still raining...dug 19 oz..man them hillsides were greasy.....
Fellows, I 'll have to say that I admire anyone who gets out in the weather and digs. It has rained here all day and I held off getting out in it. It seems like that ginseng always grows in the steep places where I live and I have taken some of my worst falls in wet weather. It is pretty scary to be on the side of a really steep hill and step on a wet limb that is under leaves and it's sloping down hill. You can really do a split and have one leg going underneath you backwards and the other going down the hill so fast that there is nothing you can do to stop yourself. It hurts just thinking about some of the bad falls that I 've taken like this. I pray that everyone will be safe. Well, I wanted to download a picture from yesterday, but I'm still struggling from upgrading to Windows10. I'll get the bugs worked out.
It sounds like you have had some really good hunts this year and a great hunt there with your son.
I have a few more places I could hunt but with the price being so iffy here I think I will just save them for next year. I may have to do one more short hunt to find some of those yellow beauties though. That is a hard site to beat in the woods.. one all yellowed out with red berries.