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How many people have hunted game that is fenced?

I was just wondering what everyone thought about this and if they have ever done it. Im running this post because I just read another post about this and was just wondering what people had to say about it.

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How many people have hunted game that is fenced?

NEVER Shame on You!

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I agree red.

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I have never hunted in a fenced area, (other then a pasture but I don't think those fences count). But, under the right circumstances I can see it's validity. I'm not trying to start a fight this is just one thought. If the area is big enough, like a few thousand acres and the only reason it was fenced is because it's a non native species. I believe there is a 'wild' boar reserve that is like that not far from home. I know there are many places one can hunt native wild boar, but this opens up some more hunting opurtunities and if done right (which many are not) it should feel and be just as challanging as hunting the animal in their native habitat. In that case I don't see it as too much different then 'stocking' wild game animals in an unfenced area.
There would be many things to consider in this type of hunting too, if you happen to run an animal into a fence or corner you walk away and find another animal.
Hunting in a fenced area where the same game lives outside the fence is ridiculous and there is absolutely no reason for it.
I have never hunted or have any plans to hunt in a fenced in area. This was just a thought I had as I was pondering the earlier posts, for me it's still an ethical grey area, so I haven't made any firm opinions on the matter. I'm not here to start a flame war.
But no question hunting a small area or fenced native species is not hunting, it's just killing.

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I have hunted hogs at a fenced in operation several times. The first was a small acerage and the hogs were nearly tame. It was like shooting fish in a barrel! It was a gift hunt and both the giver and myself were turned off by the experience. My second and third hunts were at Forest Meister in southern Ohio and this was completely different. The hogs were really wild, the terrain very steep and the hunt was very challenging! The last hunt was in Pennsyvlania and like the first hunt - shooting not hunting. A very poor experience. I think in the case of hogs, it all depends on acerage, terrain and how wild the hogs are. Hogs are the only game that I have hunted behind fences.

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I have never hunted fences and dont plan too and I totally agree with raider is every aspect of his post.

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Never have. Never will. sad

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How many people have hunted game that is fenced?

I new all the answers would be the same thats why I posted this post I want honest answers and I got em I dont think any real hunter would really hunt a fenced area unless it was a moral fence which raider perfectly described 5000 to 10000 acres is not really fenced its just more for the animals safety and other sources of problems arise when there is no fences for non native animals but when they are on that much land Im sure they stay wild hunting on 100 acres or less common guys if you have or heard or people doing this and they say they are hunters tell them to give thier head a shake, if you have personnaly done it and actually went through with taking an animal or animals GIVE YOUR HEAD A SHAKE!!just my point of view hopefully I didnt offend anyone.

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I have done some high fence hunting, not for whitetails, but for exotics and Elk out west. The areas were at least 1,000 acres and most more than that though, so there was none of the "running an animal into a corner" type stuff going on. In my experiences, the outfitter has gone above and beyond to make the experience both time consuming and physically demanding, not just walking out of the lodge and shooting an animal standing 100yds away next to the fence. In one of the places I've been, I never even saw the fence other than when entering the property.

I've taken animals in both fair chase and fenced environments and the only time I prefer the fenced is when I'm sinking a lot of my time and hard-earned money into traveling out of state somewhere for a nice trophy animal-I know too many people that pay the same money for fair chase as I do for a fenced hunt and come back empty handed-that's not for me, but again just my opinion.

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How many people have hunted game that is fenced?

I "hunted" a high fence hog reserve once. I don't consider it hunting, but my wife and I gave the hunt to my dad for a christmas present. He was older and not in shape to do a more strenuous hunt.

He thoroughly enjoyed getting out with his son and having the opportunity to take a hog. He had the animal mounted and it was a trophy to him. I don't look back on that hunt thinking about the hunt per se, but of the time spent with my dad and the enjoyment he got out of it.

Personally, I would rather hunt fair chase and not get an animal then hunt a high fence preserve. But you know what? To each their own and whatever brings you joy as long as it is legal and ethical.

And who knows - one day I might want to hunt exotics in TX on a fenced ranch. I like that we have choices and diversity. As long as your way doesn't infringe upon my rights and enjoyment then go for it.

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