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#5894653 - 08/25/15 02:53 AM Anyone see this? Border to border hunt.
Deep Sea Offline
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Registered: 09/24/14
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Loc: Bastrop, Texas
I was looking around and found this hunt from last year, all DIY hunts, no hotels, eating only what they had killed and had in their kits for 45 days. 6 states and BC! Really cool.

http://www.petersenshunting.com/border-to-border/
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#5894778 - 08/25/15 07:36 AM Re: Anyone see this? Border to border hunt. [Re: Deep Sea]
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Registered: 03/10/09
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Loc: Bridgeport, Tx
Pretty cool if you have a month or so to kill.
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#5894968 - 08/25/15 09:27 AM Re: Anyone see this? Border to border hunt. [Re: Deep Sea]
Kawabuggy Offline
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Registered: 01/14/08
Posts: 1720
Loc: Houston, TX
They listed their "gas" budget for the trip at $2000.. I'll bet for 2 people hunting 6 different states the hunting licenses and tags was more than the $2K. Remember they are "out of state" hunters in at least 5, if not all 6, of those states.

I'm not knocking what they did as I would love to do it. I just wish they had been more open with the total cost involved of such a journey. I'd bet all included it was $10K, or more. BUT, that's $10K well spent and I would do the same.
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#5896193 - 08/25/15 08:03 PM Re: Anyone see this? Border to border hunt. [Re: Deep Sea]
Deep Sea Offline
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Registered: 09/24/14
Posts: 348
Loc: Bastrop, Texas
Yes they are out of state hunters and they did talk about the costs of tags in one or two area's, even gave the benefits of one states (WA I think) license over others. I could see gas budget at that amount and being ok with that. Now all of their gear was new (including the truck) but I am pretty sure it was all donated from sponsors. I would have to make due with some new specialty gear, but mostly use what I already have.
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#5896542 - 08/25/15 10:40 PM Re: Anyone see this? Border to border hunt. [Re: Deep Sea]
nick_adams Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 08/22/12
Posts: 153
Cool! A great idea, and it looks like fun!

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#5896667 - 08/26/15 06:34 AM Re: Anyone see this? Border to border hunt. [Re: Deep Sea]
Nogalus Prairie Offline
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Registered: 11/22/10
Posts: 22685
Loc: Corsicana
Sounds fun! I wish I had done something similar when I was younger.
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#5896716 - 08/26/15 07:34 AM Re: Anyone see this? Border to border hunt. [Re: Deep Sea]
rifleman Offline
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Registered: 11/19/08
Posts: 44267
Loc: Kingwood
Just have to wait to draw a cpl tags instead of them being OTC.

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#5896725 - 08/26/15 07:40 AM Re: Anyone see this? Border to border hunt. [Re: rifleman]
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Registered: 04/19/07
Posts: 42720
Loc: Metroplex
Originally Posted By: rifleman
Just have to wait to draw a cpl tags instead of them being OTC.


And pick up a few big sponsors... 26k trailer + 120k jeep conversion.


And yes I'd take both in a heart beat cheers

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