I hunt three different farms. The one is right out my front door, the other two are within 10-15 minute drives. I'd like to make an out of state hunt one of these years, maybe Missouri or Indiana for a 10-12 day hunt.
I have always hunted right here in my home state of Ohio and I've never ventured more than 1/2 hour away from home. But depending on the circumstances I would drive further if presented the right opportunity.
That's a cool goal Ex, have you killed one in WI yet? If not I could put you on some really good public ground here in western Wisconsin. There are a few whoppers shot every season off of these spots. Just a thought
In the winter months, when the tempurature drops well below freezing, it gets harder to stay warm enough to be comfortable. Yes, wool socks are better than cotton but; battery powered heated socks are even better. And yet our feet end up cold at some point anyways. When we are hunting we are usally trying to be as still as possible, for as long as possible. The problem is, when we aren't moving, our blood circulation slows down. We especially lose...