Asking Permission

Discussion in 'MichiganWaterfowl.com' started by BassFisher91, Nov 15, 2010.

  1. BassFisher91

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    Any of you guys here have any tips or tricks asking permission to get to hunt a field or pond. I have a loafing pond by me that is just loaded with ducks, except its private property. I really don't want to screw this up so I thought I'd come here asking for some tips on to get this pond locked down. Any help would be great.
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  2. Far Beyond Driven

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    Dress shirt, khaki's, name badge from work, Mazda RX-7 5:30 pm before supper: no

    Old jeep, jeans, T-shirt, 7 year old daughter in tow, come after supper, please and thank you, sir..... Yes
     

  3. honk ahaulic

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    its always a good idea to show up with a couple bags of fish or some jerky..... it works wonders... and be dressed nice.. not in your dirty work clothes
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  4. ahartz

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    and that's my loafing pond........NO :D:D
     
  5. soccer_man48420

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    offer to help them out with stuff, trade a skill for the rights to hunt.... tree work.... anything to help convince them.
     
  6. lreigler

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    Yes I agree, work for hunting rights is a great way. I offer snow plowing, but Im sure you have your own options. Also dont forget to offer meat, (cleaned of course) if they allow you. Good Luck!
     
  7. maxloadBBB

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    I've had good success with just being me, jean's and a decent shirt and just treating the owner with respect and being polite. I usually offer to help out around the property and always offer some meat if the owner or their family likes it.
    If permission is granted, make a friend out of the owner and stop by once in awhile. It never hurts to stop and say hey and talk for a few minutes. It almost always ensures you will have access to the land the next year if you take care of it!
     
  8. Sander vitreus 01

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    a frozen turkey goes a long way this time of year. then again polite and freindly works 90% of the time...if u are going to get permission in the 1st place. Some property u just cant hunt for various reasons...
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  9. dsarge390

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    I've always found it easier to beg for forgivness then to ask permission. atleast with my wife:lol:
    Good luck hope it works out for you.
     
  10. lonzo

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    if you get permission its always good to give a turkey for the holidays or ham and a potted plat always works with the wife of a farmer and always volunter help and stop in for small talk becareful some old farmers luv to talk remember them in the summer and a ham at easter