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Driving distance

Unread postby Moose » Sat Feb 08, 2020 10:19 am

Just thought it would be fun to see how far people drive to go hunting. I have i 6 spots within 20 miles. 3 are public 3 are private. Possibly 2 more if i get permission.


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Re: Driving distance

Unread postby Spiceman » Sat Feb 08, 2020 10:23 am

I don’t have anything under an hour and 15 minutes. I have routinely drove 2 hours and change each way. The driving gets old fast.
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Re: Driving distance

Unread postby Hookslinger » Sat Feb 08, 2020 10:51 am

I'm lucky to have quite a few state game areas within 20 mins of me. I think 5 or 6 different ones. So thousands of acres within a short drive. I have one SGA 5 mins away, and two more 10 mins away. But I will say, some of the best "big buck" sign I have found so far was on public that is about 45 mins away.
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Re: Driving distance

Unread postby john1984 » Sat Feb 08, 2020 11:07 am

95% of all my spots are within 30 miles
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Re: Driving distance

Unread postby Hawthorne » Sat Feb 08, 2020 11:11 am

20 minutes to ok hunting, 50 minutes to better hunting, 2 hrs to the best hunting. I will drive 2 hrs one way just for an evening hunt
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Re: Driving distance

Unread postby elk yinzer » Sat Feb 08, 2020 11:18 am

20 minutes up to 1 hour covers most of it, but I have some spots up to two hours I hunt more sparingly. I also have a large piece 10 minutes I never hunt. I would like to move 30 minutes out of town to really ease my access to big bucks, but my better half will never go for it.
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Re: Driving distance

Unread postby seazofcheeze » Sat Feb 08, 2020 11:19 am

All my spots are 40mins+ one way.
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Re: Driving distance

Unread postby TravisB » Sat Feb 08, 2020 11:24 am

2 hours, plus/minus 15 minutes, to everywhere I hunt. Everywhere I fish, too. I’m two hours from everywhere it seems like. Makes for some long all day hunts and fishing trips.
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Re: Driving distance

Unread postby Thesouthpaw » Sat Feb 08, 2020 11:47 am

Anywhere from 15 minutes to an hour and a half. Some public pieces and some private pieces.
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Re: Driving distance

Unread postby Jackson Marsh » Sat Feb 08, 2020 12:13 pm

2 minutes to 45 minutes typically
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Re: Driving distance

Unread postby jmaas07 » Sat Feb 08, 2020 12:34 pm

Almost 2 hrs every hunt
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Re: Driving distance

Unread postby austin1990 » Sat Feb 08, 2020 12:37 pm

3 minutes to my private farm and an hour and 10 minutes one way to the closest public. Next closest public is an hour and 20 minutes. They combine for about 200,000 acres so theres plenty of area. Theres a couple other public spots within an hour and half as well, just none under an hour...
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Re: Driving distance

Unread postby Jdw » Sat Feb 08, 2020 12:50 pm

The shortest is within sight of my house 800 miles is the furthest I drove last season.
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Re: Driving distance

Unread postby greenhorndave » Sat Feb 08, 2020 1:11 pm

5 minutes to an hour and a half. Might stretch that this season.
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Re: Driving distance

Unread postby Lockdown » Sat Feb 08, 2020 1:15 pm

I’m branching out this year. Furthest spot will be about an hour and a half.


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