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#6426059 - 08/26/16 04:40 PM TV Hunting shows What gives???
Buzzsaw Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 06/29/11
Posts: 8220
Loc: Frisco, Texas
Ok saw I just watched Larry Weishuhn , Trailing The Hunters Moon. I've always liked him but now he's WAY big time.

I just saw him kill $10,000 worth of whitetail bucks , he looks like a Nascar race car with product advertising everywhere, it was raining, he was sitting on the ground under a perfectly dry tower blind hiding behind a piece of plastic which looks like a big piece of Oak Tree bark, which he's a "pitchman" for.

The guy has killed more deer than I have seen, I guess my question is, does he, or who pays for these hunts? Who pays for all his trips around the world, some $50,000+ hunts.

I'm not say his or any hunting TV show are bad, I enjoy them and wish I was on them and YES, I buy some of the stuff I see advertised, so, did I just answer my own question in a round about way?? I pay for his hunts??? confused2
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#6426062 - 08/26/16 04:41 PM Re: TV Hunting shows What gives??? [Re: Buzzsaw]
Creekrunner Offline
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Registered: 10/19/12
Posts: 8555
Loc: Bexar/Gillespie, hunt Terrell
Yes.
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#6426075 - 08/26/16 04:52 PM Re: TV Hunting shows What gives??? [Re: Buzzsaw]
TEXASLEFTY Offline
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Registered: 10/26/07
Posts: 7836
Loc: The Island Cres
I can't watch them anymore......

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#6426079 - 08/26/16 04:55 PM Re: TV Hunting shows What gives??? [Re: Buzzsaw]
Brother in-law Offline
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Registered: 07/08/07
Posts: 25852

Meh he way overrated

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#6426099 - 08/26/16 05:13 PM Re: TV Hunting shows What gives??? [Re: TEXASLEFTY]
Creekrunner Offline
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Registered: 10/19/12
Posts: 8555
Loc: Bexar/Gillespie, hunt Terrell
Originally Posted By: TEXASLEFTY
I can't watch them anymore......


My little telephone co-op cable provider made that decision for me; placed the Outdoor channel with the Sports package that I'm not gonna pay for. Life goes on. I somehow manage to still hunt and kill things. grin
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#6426101 - 08/26/16 05:15 PM Re: TV Hunting shows What gives??? [Re: Buzzsaw]
soonerdg Offline
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Registered: 07/13/07
Posts: 285
I would imagine that the majority of his hunts are donated by the ranch/outfitter. It's advertising for them.

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#6426105 - 08/26/16 05:18 PM Re: TV Hunting shows What gives??? [Re: Buzzsaw]
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Registered: 03/27/13
Posts: 1434
Loc: S.E. Louisiana
I much prefer watching YouTube clips by amateurs. Hardly ever watch slick advertising shows any more.
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#6426234 - 08/26/16 07:05 PM Re: TV Hunting shows What gives??? [Re: Buzzsaw]
mrmo Online   content
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Registered: 11/20/09
Posts: 23681
Loc: 31*32'57"N 97*8'47"W
He's still around? He's got to be older than woot
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#6426244 - 08/26/16 07:14 PM Re: TV Hunting shows What gives??? [Re: Buzzsaw]
Buzzsaw Offline
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Registered: 06/29/11
Posts: 8220
Loc: Frisco, Texas
lol35
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#6426333 - 08/26/16 08:30 PM Re: TV Hunting shows What gives??? [Re: Buzzsaw]
estex Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 08/20/08
Posts: 144
Loc: Longview, tx
I've just about stopped watching them. I'm tired of watching them kill 120-30" deer and trying to hold it to look like a monster saying its a 170...... CMON!
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#6426353 - 08/26/16 08:41 PM Re: TV Hunting shows What gives??? [Re: Buzzsaw]
QuitShootinYoungBucks Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 11/01/12
Posts: 7498
Loc: Lubbock, TX
I'm getting tired of the bow hunters taking bad angle 47 yard shots and saying 'It might have been a little back.' Yeah, if you consider the ham a 'lil back'.
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#6426491 - 08/26/16 10:27 PM Re: TV Hunting shows What gives??? [Re: Buzzsaw]
bp3 Offline
Tracker

Registered: 08/06/11
Posts: 980
And leave them over night in 70 degree weather or the song dogs eat them. I like Fresh Tracks with Randy Newberg which is hunting as it should be on public land spot and stalk. rifle

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#6426556 - 08/26/16 11:30 PM Re: TV Hunting shows What gives??? [Re: QuitShootinYoungBucks]
AvianQuest Offline
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Registered: 11/15/14
Posts: 59
Loc: Cypress, Texas
Originally Posted By: QuitShootinYoungBucks
I'm getting tired of the bow hunters taking bad angle 47 yard shots and saying 'It might have been a little back.' Yeah, if you consider the ham a 'lil back'.


See that all the time. Then they don't try to find it until after dark followed by, "lets come back tomorrow and look for it."

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#6426731 - 08/27/16 09:01 AM Re: TV Hunting shows What gives??? [Re: Buzzsaw]
EddieWalker Offline
Pro Tracker

Registered: 08/06/14
Posts: 1347
Loc: Tyler, TX
Too much talking and BS on the hunting shows to watch any of them for more then a few minutes. Mostly I just click on them when a commercial is annoying me on another channel.

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#6426741 - 08/27/16 09:13 AM Re: TV Hunting shows What gives??? [Re: Buzzsaw]
NDN98 Online   content
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 09/07/09
Posts: 9685
Loc: McKinney, TX
Larry Weishuhn is very good at scaring deer with his pistol. I haven't seen him hunt with a pistol on a tv show in several years though.

Landowners usually let these guys hunt for free because it is good advertising for them and their ranches.

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