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Old 06-20-2011, 12:11 PM   #1
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Well the wind is keeping us from hitting the water for flatties, so I wanted to ask if anyone ever hunts arrowheads while floundering. I used to flounder Indian Bayou in Destin and frequently found some nice points in the water while looking for fish. Also the South shore of Choctawhatchee Bay on the old Coleman Kelly property has produced some great points. The tide washes the beaches and uncovers them every tide change. They eventually wind up in the shallows and will shine in a light. Have picked them up locally in fields and the best ones have come from the water. If anyone else hunts them, would love to compare notes and collections.Lets face it, before we had stainless and titanium , I'm sure alot of fish were taken with rocks. I hope this is appropriate for this section.
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Old 06-20-2011, 12:37 PM   #2
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I was born and raised here in Niceville/FWB and have floundered most of the bayous and in the Gulf. I have found points over around Shirks bayou in Niceville and a few near Nicks in Basin bayou. Its been a long time since I've looked for them. I don't flounder very often since I got rid of my Jon boat a 2 years ago. I do have a friend that flounders pretty religously and the next time I go with him we'll keep an eye out. If I find anything I'll let you know. Nice collection and a cool post.
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Old 06-20-2011, 07:33 PM   #3
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Bamafan,
That is an impressive collection. How long did it take to gather all of those points ?

If they could only talk and tell you who carried or made them........

I have a few that I found in Alabama on my hunting lease.
Have not ever thought about looking for them while floundering.
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About 45 years so far and still hunting them. The nice thing is that they were allmost all picked up by me or my grandfather. I've been given a few through the years by farmers and friends, but most were cataloged personal finds. It's alot like floundering, just have to put in your time and do the homework. Every time a piece of land is cleared anywhere close to water, I ask permission to walk it. The really cool and nice points came out of the water and mostly while floundering. You're right , I often wonder who made it and if they could only talk.
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Old 06-21-2011, 01:53 PM   #5
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This is a awesome post and I want to share it with my home water forum "WestEndAnglers" out of Galveston.
Thanks for the post Bama.

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That is a cool collection you have. Must have been fun getting all of those.
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Old 06-22-2011, 11:29 AM   #7
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Thanks Tim and 2112. Texas is an awesome state for indian artifacts. My son is going to TX AandM and they kick them up pretty regular. Tim it has been alot of fun and get just as excited now as I did when I first started when I find one. Been alot of saber tooth chiggers, yellow flys, snakes,hot days,but it is just plain fun. The water in Destin is ultra clear and like looking in a fish bowl. In the 60's it was nothing to find a half dozen points a night while poling the shallows of Indian Bayou. Live in Bama now and Fort Morgan is my goto beach, but was curious if anyone was still finding them in the water over that way.
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Cool post and collection there !
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Pics do his collection no justice. To stand in that room and look at the shear size of the collection is amazing.
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Nice collection,
I was raised on a farm having to plow and plant the fields, after a hard rain the arrowheads would come to the top of the dirt in the fields, my brother and I have collected about 50 arrowheads and several broken pieces of pottery, we found our collection here in Alaqua community, not Portland on Hwy 20 but the Alauqa a few miles north of portland, but several arrowheads would be found chipped because of the plows, your collection Looks perfect !!!
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