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Just got back from our (my youngest son and self) trip yesterday. It was a buying and hunting trip with me doing most of the buying and he doing most of the hunting. Right now Im in a bad way and feel as if I been beaten up! along with all the shocks I have everyday and having a hard time walking, but the thing is,,,, Im all smiles. It was an all day drive to get into South Dakota and our first stop was a guy who sells White River fossils. After loading up some BIG Tortoise's and lots of the oreodont stuff, my son also bought some just for practice, we then went and found a campground. Had some wiskey, good food and good times around the campfire. Very cold that night. Got up early and took off to stop number 2. We arrived at our 2nd stop about noon and made small talk for a short while and then took off to the middle of nowheresville. Very bumpy road for miles. Thats what really beat me up. But then we arrived at our destination. a little small creek but cuts right through some Fox Hills formation. I did make it down to some rocks and I did find a few small ammos and then had to sit and rest but the son took off and headed for a big cut bank and Tom was over a ridge at another site. Once we realized it was getting late, we went and picked up my son, he had found about 4 big packs worth of ammo material. It was all wrapped up so I could not see any of it. I still have not seen most of what was found. He just kept telling me, " your gunna like this stuff dad". We then went and picked Tom, he also had 2 heavy packs worth of ammo material. Went back to my freinds house, had some wiskey, traded stories and such, had a cheese burger fest and went to bed, (back of my truck). Very cold that night. The next day we went back to that little creek and my son and Tom finished up the last two cut banks and we headed off to one more cut bank. I made it down to this cut bank, found a couple of really nice rocks and then had to rest. It was always cold! and yet, my son was in the middle of the creek pulling out concretions, throwing them onto the bank and whacking them open. Most were junk, but some were SUPER NICE! Made it back to camp, (my freinds house), and was invited for dinner. A beautiful roast, mashed tatos and gravy, home made rolls, peas, corn and green beans and polished off with some homemade chocolate cake! Wow!!! I slept good that night, but again, it was very cold. once we loaded up all the rock into my little trailer, I then realized just how my material we had. I had no get up and go left in my truck! but i was all smiles on the trip home. Most of the ammo material we brought home i have not seen so its really gunna feel like christmas once I get started on this stuff. Oh, but I do have one rock for sure that I found that I think is going to be worthy of 'Fossil of The Month'. Woooooooop!!! Wooooooooop!!! RB