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# Days in the Field #7738617 02/05/20 09:59 PM
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Tried to keep up with the number of days I spent in the field this year. Not certain why I started counting but I did. 44 days in total either deer hunting or duck hunting. Didn't seem like a lot during season but reflecting back and putting a total on it, it does. Fairly certain that is why my wife celebrates the end of the season every year. Sad that its over for the most part, although I ordered two new trail cameras today and will be getting them put out asap.

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Calendar year 19’
29 days mule deer hunting(Jan, Sept, Dec)
9 days pronghorn (Jan, Sept)
21 Whitetail
1 day Pheasant
1 day quail
2 days duck hunting



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Maybe 7 days total deet hunting, archery thru rifle.

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I did not count up the days WT hunting but is has to be somewhere around 100 or more from Jan till end of Dec 2019 with archery and rifle. I spent 23 days hunting mule deer in 2019. 3 days on a Pronghorn hunt. Hunted hogs and predators about 12 days more. Living on my own place and being able to hunt as much as I want is a blessing.


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Not many this year. I bet I hunted deer about 10 days total. Did manage to tag out completely though.

I hunted 7 days in August in Africa and then 3 or 4 hunting birds and 2 days Duck hunting. Finished up my last hunt of the season today in a upland hunt

Re: # Days in the Field [Re: stxranchman] #7738859 02/06/20 02:12 AM
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Originally Posted by stxranchman
I did not count up the days WT hunting but is has to be somewhere around 100 or more from Jan till end of Dec 2019 with archery and rifle. I spent 23 days hunting mule deer in 2019. 3 days on a Pronghorn hunt. Hunted hogs and predators about 12 days more. Living on my own place and being able to hunt as much as I want is a blessing.


Let’s get trigger happy next year!

We need to up your mule deer numbers to atleast 35 days!!! I know you can draw a Tag in N.M., AZ we can get an OTC archery tag, Nv is really High % in guide pool. That’s four states so there’s 40 days.


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Amazingly, just 6 for hogs, deer and goose. Seems like a lot of prep work for just 6 days but the prep work is a lot of fun too, just being in the woods.

Re: # Days in the Field [Re: Leonardo] #7739050 02/06/20 01:31 PM
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probably around 40ish with 2 more long weekends planned (MLD3) ...


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Re: # Days in the Field [Re: Leonardo] #7739097 02/06/20 02:16 PM
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More than the average person I bet. I usually hunt four days a week during the deer season. With a whole week at Thanksgiving and Christmas. I hunt pretty much year around too. I work 10hr days so I have every Fri, Sat, Sun off and spend most of my free time at the ranch. When I'm not hunting I am thinking about hunting roflmao

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Probably deer hunted 80+ times. That is counting couple hour hunts before work and 1.5 hour hunts behind house in the evening.

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About 15 days deer hunting and a couple hog hunting......But I am still working so that was all on weekends. Someday, I hope to greatly increase the number of days.


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Only 11 days total deer hunting and 3 days duck hunting for me. 3 of the deer hunting days were on a trip where I was helping other people get deer and gutting them. I still managed to put two in the freezer.


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I looked at the calendar and counted. I may be a day or two off, but came up with 29 days for deer season. Didn't hunt dove, don't hunt ducks. I didn't count spring and summer pig hunting. I really thought I had hunted more than that. Guess I'll have to up my game next year!


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Hmmm...

6 days for Spring turkey
8 days for Dove
20 days deer - not as much due to getting a buck early this year.

So 34


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Twenty five plus and will tack on three more this weekend. Only two does to go. If all goes well, they will fall this evening.

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Calendar year 19’ was the year I've spent the most out in nature and hunting. Hoping 2020 can come close or do better!

Over 50 Days White Tail (Myself + Guiding for others) (not counting anything shorter than an hour)
Over 100 Days for Wild Pigs (literally all the time)
4 Days Dove Hunting
3 Days Black Buck
5 Days Axis
10 Days Turkey
Over 50 Predator Hunts (Coyote/Bobcat/Fox)
7 Days Aoudad

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If we're counting everything for the year I would have to add about 30 more days to my total for pig hunting.


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Less than 7 total for deer and dove. Three kids at home make it difficult to get away

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90 days Deer
6 days dove
15 days quail
30 days fishing
365 days thinking about getting more days afield

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If not at work... nidea 90% of time tis hunting or fishing duel i pay for my Gov. food is stamps.
It helps put food 9n D grill & in the freezer.

Work ta pay bills... low income...

"Would rather be hunting or fishing than working, but a wise person realizes by working one can aford ta hunt & fish.."
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Twas a Blessing when a WMA opened up just down the road...
My Free time twas down at OSBWMA or other public land...

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Opening weekend for dove and deer with a couple of weekends after that. Wife taking full time care of her mom has slowed us down this year.

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I have had some years where every Friday-Sunday I hunted and other days between. Last year was only about 50 days, and better than half of that was pig hunting.


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Originally Posted by Simple Searcher
I have had some years where every Friday-Sunday I hunted and other days between. Last year was only about 50 days, and better than half of that was pig hunting.


cheers miss me hog hunts at OSBWMA... Spend the whole day, sunup-sundown..
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Keep up with your days!

I just completed my TPWD annual survey from the mail. They want to know all that Jazz. It’s actually pretty in depth. Asked what counties, total days, method of hunting, harvest success, etc.

I don’t mind spending ten mins on it if it helps them do what they need to do.

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