How far will you drive to get to a good spot???

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How far will you drive to get to a good spot???

Unread postby WashingtonCoWiHunter » Tue Mar 30, 2010 4:08 am

How far will you drive for evening hunt? My normal stomping grounds are 10 minites away, but I'm thinking about scouting a public swamp 45 minites away. Just wondering how far you guys are willing to drive for one sit? 8-)


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Re: How far will you drive to get to a good spot???

Unread postby AC Rider » Tue Mar 30, 2010 4:26 am

I've done 45 minutes many times
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Re: How far will you drive to get to a good spot???

Unread postby PredatorTC » Tue Mar 30, 2010 4:29 am

There are many shooter bucks within ten minutes of where i live, so i figure if i cannot get them, then i have not "graduated" and need to become a better hunter. $.02 8-)
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Re: How far will you drive to get to a good spot???

Unread postby PLB » Tue Mar 30, 2010 4:31 am

I've driven 60 miles West and North of my house many, many times for morning and evening sits and then come home. Usually during the week before or after work. I really don't have any spots that are good close to my home so I'm used to it!
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Re: How far will you drive to get to a good spot???

Unread postby blackwolf » Tue Mar 30, 2010 5:04 am

Most of my hunts are from a base tent camp or cabin 3-5 hours drive from home with hunting within 30 minutes. But a couple spots I hunt from home I drive 30-45 min one way.
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Re: How far will you drive to get to a good spot???

Unread postby NatureBoy » Tue Mar 30, 2010 5:52 am

PredatorTC wrote:There are many shooter bucks within ten minutes of where i live, so i figure if i cannot get them, then i have not "graduated" and need to become a better hunter. $.02 8-)

I like that PTC! I feel the same way about my area, although I do hunt with a friend who's hunting grounds are about 1 hour from where I live. But then he comes down and hunts with me too... I will not look for a better spot until I feel that I have "graduated" from what local hunting has to offer.
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Re: How far will you drive to get to a good spot???

Unread postby Black Squirrel » Tue Mar 30, 2010 6:34 am

About an hour, I'm fortunate to have severl places to hunt with in an hour.
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Re: How far will you drive to get to a good spot???

Unread postby dan » Tue Mar 30, 2010 6:59 am

Ive driven two hours to do one hunt on several occasions... Depends on the quality of the deer.
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Re: How far will you drive to get to a good spot???

Unread postby mcmidc » Tue Mar 30, 2010 7:50 am

I would say 45 minutes or so. Usually it's 20-30 mins. I have a ton of stuff within 30 minutes that I need to scout before I start to venture out further. ;)
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Re: How far will you drive to get to a good spot???

Unread postby BGHUNTER » Tue Mar 30, 2010 12:33 pm

30 minutes up to 2 hours for one sit.
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Re: How far will you drive to get to a good spot???

Unread postby Singing Bridge » Tue Mar 30, 2010 12:46 pm

I drive 2 hours for an evening hunt a number of times each season.
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Re: How far will you drive to get to a good spot???

Unread postby adrenalin » Tue Mar 30, 2010 1:00 pm

Most of my spots around home are 50 minutes to an hour away. Kind of limits my hunting to friday nights and weekends. Lots of Booners 2 minutes from my house I can't hunt. Kind of sucks.
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Re: How far will you drive to get to a good spot???

Unread postby PredatorTC » Tue Mar 30, 2010 3:52 pm

For those of you that drive over an hour for one sit, are you hunting a specific Boone and Crockett or something??
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Re: How far will you drive to get to a good spot???

Unread postby PLB » Tue Mar 30, 2010 3:59 pm

PredatorTC wrote:For those of you that drive over an hour for one sit, are you hunting a specific Boone and Crockett or something??

:lol: AHHHH No! That's where my cabin is and that's where I love to hunt more than anything ;) Up there I'm looking for a buck over 100 inches! That's a good buck up north on the pounded public land. Where my private spots are, 130 inch minimum.
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Re: How far will you drive to get to a good spot???

Unread postby knd2970 » Tue Mar 30, 2010 4:00 pm

I would drive a 1 hour to 10 hours just to hunt with good people. To me that is just as good as the kill. For me the best put of hunting is going back to camp and Bs n around the camp fire.


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