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How many people have hunted game that is fenced?

I'm with you on the method with the kids. I have 3 with the oldest being 7. He's been on turkey hunts since last year, and a couple squirrel hunts. Even sat in a deer stand with me last year. Best part was we didn't see a single deer, but he was excited to get back out. Starting them from the ground up Thumbs up

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No No I didnt mean anything by what I said and I totally agree with you on that one I have 2 kids daughter and son and when he and she gets old enough to come with me and learn the way my grandpa taught me he will. Hopefully he shares all the good times too come with me and also loves all the things I love thats all I can hope for , for now Ill let you guys know in about 4 years.

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Never fpr ,me that is not hunting. I hunt in the bush have of the enjoyment is being in the great outdoors. To pay for a hunt is rediculus in my opinion as it is it costs enought but worth it for the enjoyment that I get.

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I second that. Thumbs up

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The biggest problem that I have with these hunts is that an average joe out on the street, not a hunter or a anti, hears fenced in hunting they think you are shooting fish in a barrel.

I wouldn't do it and absolutely think they are wrong on every level.

Sorry.

I do not understand sport or trophy hunting, or maybe I would feel diffrent.

Where is the pride in killing a trophy buck, when you new he was there to begin with? maybe you even saw his pic n a catalog.

I would rather kill a 100 lb doe in fair chase.

It is supposed to be hunting, not finding, shooting and killing. Call it what it is.

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I don't much care about what the average joe on the street thinks of what I do with my money or my free time, or by what legal means I choose to hunt, but that's just me.

I also understand that there are plenty of hunters out there who are just as concerned (sometimes more) with meat and being able to say that whatever they did or not kill was under "fair"chase conditions. That's not me, but to those that feel that way, that's great, to each his own.

I'm a lot more concerned about defeating those who'd like to see a sport we all enjoy done away with, rather than going after the guys who only hunt "fair" chase.

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I don't much care about what the average joe on the street thinks of what I do with my money or my free time, or by what legal means I choose to hunt, but that's just me.

I also understand that there are plenty of hunters out there who are just as concerned (sometimes more) with meat and being able to say that whatever they did or not kill was under "fair"chase conditions. That's not me, but to those that feel that way, that's great, to each his own.

I'm a lot more concerned about defeating those who'd like to see a sport we all enjoy done away with, rather than going after the guys who only hunt "fair" chase.

The problem is that what you do ain't sport, and it makes all hunters look bad.

You said yourself it was "guaranteed", that means it's not hunting, it's killing.

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Kssticker, what makes all hunters look bad is what you do-dividing and criticizing those who don't follow your lead in what you believe is the only true method of hutning. That makes us look real bad to the anti's and gets us closer to giving them what they want.

What is guaranteed is the opportunity to take the animal you're looking for. What outfitter/guide is going to guarantee your shooting ability.....the answer is NONE.

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Please explain what is wrong about it other than your personal opinion.

Killing a trophy buck you know is there occurs in fair chase situations too. Trail cams and food plots help identify and hold deer as effectively as a fence.

Don't you "find" game when you hunt? Otherwise how do you kill them?

When I hunt, I look for signs, trails, etc. and then position myself where the game will be. I know there are there before I hunt otherwise it would simply be pure luck to stumble upon them. And no there are no fences, but there is a crop feed there.

Hunting is finding game, shooting and killing them. Not all hunts end up that way, but we all strive for that end result. If that weren't true, we'd be out there unarmed or with a camera.

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I wouldn't do it and absolutely think they are wrong on every level.

Where is the pride in killing a trophy buck, when you new he was there to begin with? maybe you even saw his pic n a catalog.

I would rather kill a 100 lb doe in fair chase.

It is supposed to be hunting, not finding, shooting and killing. Call it what it is.

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Well put CVC.

I have a friend here in the south who hunts on about 2500 acres of land, has been for years and has been managing it for over a decade and a half. With all the trail cams, feeders out throughout the off season and food plots planted during the season, I can assure you he knows exactly what is and isn't there. There's not a fence anywhere, yet on almost any given morning/evening during the season, you can sit in a stand and see numerous does and bucks.

So even though he's hunting under what you'd consider "fair chase" conditions, he's spent enough time (and mainly money) to virtually guarantee that anyone hunting will have the opportunity to take a deer. Is that immoral also? Is that making us look bad to the anti's? Is he a killer? Like all of us, he doesn't go out to the woods at 5:30am armed with a camera and tripod, that I can assure you.

His goal is the same as most hunters-to enjoy time spent in the outdoors and take a nice animal, whatever he's looking for. He has the time and money to invest in land and making it one heck of a hunting area, not everyone does. But I guess under kssticker's logic, if you can't do that, you don't need to get on a plane and fly somewhere to hunt at an outfitter's lodge or guide service, you need to park your butt on some stretch of public land and hope luck is on your side, because that's the only true way to hunt, right?? I don't believe so!

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