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40th Birthday Hunt #8144437 01/26/21 09:41 PM
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Wife wants to take me on a hunt for my 40th this year. She wants to go somewhere "pretty", probably state side due to current travel restrictions. Not interested in high fence of any size. I don't have a "bucket list" of animals. I've shot axis, elk, pronghorn and whitetail.
Three or four day hunt. $10k or less all in.
Ideas?


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Just to make sure that it is done thoroughly, I go both ways.

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For $10k how about a 2 for 1? West Texas Aoudad and NW black bear. Both feasible for under $10k.



Oh wait......you said pretty. West Texas is pretty....but maybe not “wife pretty” or accommodating/comfortable.

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Originally Posted by Theringworm
For $10k how about a 2 for 1? West Texas Aoudad and NW black bear. Both feasible for under $10k.



Oh wait......you said pretty. West Texas is pretty....but maybe not “wife pretty” or accommodating/comfortable.

No, Davis Mountains is definitely a go. Was thinking about doing something out that way. Bear on the other hand...


Originally Posted by unclebubba
Just to make sure that it is done thoroughly, I go both ways.

Re: 40th Birthday Hunt [Re: TexFlip] #8144653 01/27/21 12:10 AM
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South Texas Nilgai hunt.

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Nice idea

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For $10k I would go on a mule deer hunt in NM or Colorado


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Hell for $10k I would go to Kingsview safaris in South Africa and say at their place next to the Indian Ocean


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Do a guided Elk or Mule deer hunt in the Trans Pecos area with Wildlife Systems or Desert Safaris. If I wanted to see something different than West Texas then I would buck a hunt in Utah for Mule Deer with an outfitter that has landowner vouchers. No draw needed.
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Guest Ranch, Oryx and Fallow or Blackbuck. chicken


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Does it have to be big game? WIth you budget you could go do one of the Argentina 1000 birds a day hunts. And some of them do combo dove/duck hunts.
I'm sure if you look around someone down there also does a bird / big game hunt

And from all the pictures I've seen the ranches are real pretty, wife friendly and the food is awsome.

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I'm pretty sure Argentina is closed to international travel.

The prettiest state I've ever visited is Utah, followed by Alaska.


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Originally Posted by George S
I'm pretty sure Argentina is closed to international travel.

The prettiest state I've ever visited is Utah, followed by Alaska.

Utah Mule deer is leading the way right now.


Originally Posted by unclebubba
Just to make sure that it is done thoroughly, I go both ways.

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Maine Black Bear or Moose hunt.....take a few extra days to sightsee....we spent four days up there driving backroads and barely scratched the surface....

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Originally Posted by SnakeWrangler
Maine Black Bear or Moose hunt.....take a few extra days to sightsee....we spent four days up there driving backroads and barely scratched the surface....

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That looks fun

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I'd do a 3rd season Colorado mule deer hunt.

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