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#7139414 - 04/12/18 02:57 PM Hitting the Doldrums
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by the end of season last year I was pretty much done with hunting....started in September and killed a Sika buck first week of October that I'll likely never better, then 3 weeks later Colorado produced an elk....then it pretty much went quiet for me. West Texas was fun as always although I didn't get to hunt more than a 3 day stretch due to wife's illness then went back with her for 2 days before an arctic blizzard hit that neither of us would have tolerated....tried to get her on a buck but to no avail. Whitetail hunting with the kids was lackluster due to lack of deer in the pasture, none of us were really all that excited about going to sit.

Now talk of the season out west ( starting with antelope in Wyoming ) has got my heart pumping. Watching guys like Remy Warren on YouTube hunting all these faraway locals isn't helping any.


I need an Adventure Hunt and soon! I can do all the day hunt stuff I can stand within an hour or so of my house but I need a good 4-7 day hunt somewhere far away, muy pronto!


anyone else feeling my pain?
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#7139425 - 04/12/18 03:16 PM Re: Hitting the Doldrums [Re: txtrophy85]
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Af-ri-ka.
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#7139436 - 04/12/18 03:29 PM Re: Hitting the Doldrums [Re: txtrophy85]
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Argentina... Got some fun adventures posted in the outfitter section. But you'll need to line up a few like minded buddies.
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#7139443 - 04/12/18 03:40 PM Re: Hitting the Doldrums [Re: Creekrunner]
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Originally Posted By: Creekrunner
Af-ri-ka.


I just have zero desire to hunt Africa. Nothing about it does anything for me
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Originally Posted By: Nogalus Prairie
I think the deer hunting shows and "Bro' Country" are going to be the downfall of this once-great nation.

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#7139444 - 04/12/18 03:41 PM Re: Hitting the Doldrums [Re: dkershen]
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Originally Posted By: dkershen
Argentina... Got some fun adventures posted in the outfitter section. But you'll need to line up a few like minded buddies.




Argentina Sounds like a blast. was with a guy yesterday who hunted Red Deer there and had a blast
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Originally Posted By: Nogalus Prairie
I think the deer hunting shows and "Bro' Country" are going to be the downfall of this once-great nation.

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#7139456 - 04/12/18 03:57 PM Re: Hitting the Doldrums [Re: txtrophy85]
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I try to have something going at least every other year for the reasons you mention.

Friend invited me on a pronghorn hunt this year. Since this was my “off” year that was a nice bonus.
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#7139503 - 04/12/18 04:32 PM Re: Hitting the Doldrums [Re: Creekrunner]
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Originally Posted By: Creekrunner
Af-ri-ka.


That would be my pick as well. That place gets in your blood and you cant do anything but think of how quick can I get back over there, lol.
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#7139505 - 04/12/18 04:32 PM Re: Hitting the Doldrums [Re: txtrophy85]
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Loc: Abilene or on the road...
Time to do a little predator hunting. up
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#7139509 - 04/12/18 04:34 PM Re: Hitting the Doldrums [Re: txtrophy85]
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Argentina is a blast with multiple opportunities duck, geese, dove, mixed bag (parakeet, pigeon) pardee and if you go to Patagonia, a good stag. Go for at least 7 days and add B.A. on front and end of trip.

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#7139535 - 04/12/18 04:49 PM Re: Hitting the Doldrums [Re: txtrophy85]
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#7139559 - 04/12/18 05:09 PM Re: Hitting the Doldrums [Re: txtrophy85]
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Originally Posted By: txtrophy85
Originally Posted By: dkershen
Argentina... Got some fun adventures posted in the outfitter section. But you'll need to line up a few like minded buddies.




Argentina Sounds like a blast. was with a guy yesterday who hunted Red Deer there and had a blast



Got some pretty women there too........

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#7139586 - 04/12/18 05:26 PM Re: Hitting the Doldrums [Re: txtrophy85]
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Yes. I feel it. It’s time to head west, again. Far west.
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#7139633 - 04/12/18 06:15 PM Re: Hitting the Doldrums [Re: Sneaky]
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Originally Posted By: Sneaky
Yes. I feel it. It’s time to head west, again. Far west.

China, Vietnam, Malaysia, India, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines, or Australia.... popcorn
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#7139648 - 04/12/18 06:25 PM Re: Hitting the Doldrums [Re: txtrophy85]
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Originally Posted By: txtrophy85
by the end of season last year I was pretty much done with hunting....started in September and killed a Sika buck first week of October that I'll likely never better, then 3 weeks later Colorado produced an elk....then it pretty much went quiet for me. West Texas was fun as always although I didn't get to hunt more than a 3 day stretch due to wife's illness then went back with her for 2 days before an arctic blizzard hit that neither of us would have tolerated....tried to get her on a buck but to no avail. Whitetail hunting with the kids was lackluster due to lack of deer in the pasture, none of us were really all that excited about going to sit.

Now talk of the season out west ( starting with antelope in Wyoming ) has got my heart pumping. Watching guys like Remy Warren on YouTube hunting all these faraway locals isn't helping any.


I need an Adventure Hunt and soon! I can do all the day hunt stuff I can stand within an hour or so of my house but I need a good 4-7 day hunt somewhere far away, muy pronto!


anyone else feeling my pain?

How about hunting for some buyers since seasons are over for a while peep grin
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#7139670 - 04/12/18 06:52 PM Re: Hitting the Doldrums [Re: stxranchman]
Creekrunner Offline
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Originally Posted By: stxranchman
Originally Posted By: txtrophy85
by the end of season last year I was pretty much done with hunting....started in September and killed a Sika buck first week of October that I'll likely never better, then 3 weeks later Colorado produced an elk....then it pretty much went quiet for me. West Texas was fun as always although I didn't get to hunt more than a 3 day stretch due to wife's illness then went back with her for 2 days before an arctic blizzard hit that neither of us would have tolerated....tried to get her on a buck but to no avail. Whitetail hunting with the kids was lackluster due to lack of deer in the pasture, none of us were really all that excited about going to sit.

Now talk of the season out west ( starting with antelope in Wyoming ) has got my heart pumping. Watching guys like Remy Warren on YouTube hunting all these faraway locals isn't helping any.


I need an Adventure Hunt and soon! I can do all the day hunt stuff I can stand within an hour or so of my house but I need a good 4-7 day hunt somewhere far away, muy pronto!


anyone else feeling my pain?



How about hunting for some buyers since seasons are over for a while peep grin
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