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#6188976 - 02/18/16 10:45 AM Hunt ideas for my son
JTS Offline
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Registered: 12/06/12
Posts: 366
Loc: Wichita Co.
My son will be a senior in high school next year and I told him I would take him on a hunt. He is so busy in school with sports the only time that I can for sure will be during Christmas break. I have a ranch that we hunt whitetail, hogs, coyotes, turkey, dove, ducks here at home.

I will let him choose what he wants to hunt, but I would like to give him some options that may be in our price range. I would be OK with the hunt being $3500 or less with lodging included.

He is really active so I am also thinking he might like an audad or something similar which we could spot and stalk hunt in west texas. I don't know if that's in our price range though.

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#6189110 - 02/18/16 11:59 AM Re: Hunt ideas for my son [Re: JTS]
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Registered: 06/21/11
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Loc: Oak Harbor, Slidell La
An Aoudad hunt would be a great hunt in the winter as would a big summer time Axis buck. You could make both happen for that price as well. I wouldn't try hunting in the trans Pecos area during the summer but you could hunt the Axis while he's out of school. Good Luck with your choice!!
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#6189145 - 02/18/16 12:13 PM Re: Hunt ideas for my son [Re: JTS]
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Registered: 11/04/15
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A Nilgai Bull hunt would be a great option and in your price range. All free range, spot and stalk, very exciting animal to hunt, and success rate is phenomenal. Would love to help.
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#6189853 - 02/18/16 06:36 PM Re: Hunt ideas for my son [Re: JTS]
jhprice2 Offline
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Registered: 04/24/13
Posts: 153
X2 for aoudad hunt!

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#6189941 - 02/18/16 07:26 PM Re: Hunt ideas for my son [Re: JTS]
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Registered: 01/13/14
Posts: 65
Loc: Texas
I have looked at hunts for quite some time at hunts. I think your number one hunt for an Aoudad in West Texas with the scenery and hike would be a hunt with Mulie Mike. You can look up Aoudad hunts on here and quite a few would be his. MulieMike just posted on here of recent hunts and the scenery looks awesome. In your price range. Look in this section and outfitters section.
Good Luck!

I have a friend who also guides for Gemsbok in that price range 3500 on a west Texas ranch 20,000 acres. Great hunt also!!

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#6189959 - 02/18/16 07:35 PM Re: Hunt ideas for my son [Re: JTS]
HansAg Offline
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Registered: 06/16/15
Posts: 96
How comfortable is he shooting at 200 yards? rifle

Aoudad would be a great hunt
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#6189994 - 02/18/16 07:50 PM Re: Hunt ideas for my son [Re: JTS]
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Registered: 11/25/10
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The Gemsbok hunt sounds like the ticket. Kill something you can enjoy eating.

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#6190091 - 02/18/16 08:38 PM Re: Hunt ideas for my son [Re: JTS]
JTS Offline
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Registered: 12/06/12
Posts: 366
Loc: Wichita Co.
He is a great shot we have a 850 yard range on our ranch.

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#6190163 - 02/18/16 09:18 PM Re: Hunt ideas for my son [Re: JTS]
Wallhanger Offline
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Registered: 12/29/12
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Gemsbok beautiful animal on wall and table

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#6190212 - 02/18/16 09:55 PM Re: Hunt ideas for my son [Re: JTS]
TxHunter80 Online   content
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Registered: 01/04/15
Posts: 388
If he likes working for it, the aoudad hunt is the way to go. You can still find them for $3500 in far west texas but prices are definitely on the rise. $3500 is on the cheap side these days.

Your requirement of Christmas break may be an issue. Check out the nilgai for that time frame. Nilgai are a blast to chase and you could probably shoot a bull and a cow for that price.

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#6190238 - 02/18/16 10:21 PM Re: Hunt ideas for my son [Re: JTS]
jhprice2 Offline
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Registered: 04/24/13
Posts: 153
I have talked to several ranchers and guides in west texas that have good luck aoudad hunting that time of the year (nothing like september/october rut hunting) but still good hunting
i guess maybe the aoudad are hitting feeders with the temperatures getting low and winter coming on

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#6190332 - 02/19/16 12:29 AM Re: Hunt ideas for my son [Re: JTS]
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Bird Dog

Registered: 01/04/15
Posts: 388
I've only them once and it was during the rut in October. When I did it, the outfitters were recommending late Sept and October. I'm not saying you can't get one in December but it seemed like October was the prime time where I hunted. I have heard they are more apt to come to feed when it's really cold.

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