Hunting alone or with someone?

Discussion in 'Bowhunting Talk' started by cml5895, Jul 11, 2018.

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What's your preference?

  1. Hunt alone

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    70.4%
  2. Hunt with a partner or group

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    29.6%
  1. cml5895

    cml5895 Weekend Warrior

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    As the title states, I am curious if you would rather hunt alone or with a partner. Me, personally, would much rather hunt alone than with other people. The three people I do enjoy hunting with are (in no particular order) my current girlfriend, youth hunters and my best friend. There is something about hunting with others that turns me off. A friend of mine is completely different and would rather go out with someone to share the memories with, he thinks I'm turning into a miserable old man at 23. What would you guys rather do?
     
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    Swamp Stalker Grizzled Veteran

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    I’d hunt with my dad 7 out of 7 days of the week if I could! But I’m 95% of the time by myself.


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    siwulat Newb

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    I do hunt by myself almost all the time now and enjoy it. However, I would gladly take a partner to team up with. If for no other reason than to bounce ideas against and help each other out. I do enjoy the camaraderie of it.
     
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  4. greatwhitehunter3

    greatwhitehunter3 Grizzled Veteran

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    Alone. Although I really enjoy taking my wife gun hunting and in a couple years, my son.
     
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  5. Captn Kirk

    Captn Kirk Weekend Warrior

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    Alone unless I have a new hunter usually for one season.
     
  6. copperhead

    copperhead Grizzled Veteran

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    Depends really on who it is. But if its people that I get along with I dont mind hunting with a group. Kinda look forward to the stories of the day sometimes..
     
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    early in Grizzled Veteran

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    Strictly solo.
     
  8. virginiashadow

    virginiashadow Legendary Woodsman

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    Most of the time hunting solo is more productive. I dont like answering to anyone in the woods.

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  9. Dwb

    Dwb Weekend Warrior

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    I mainly deer and turkey hunt alone. Unless I'm taking my kids. Which that is becoming more and more often since I have a 10 year old and two 7 year olds.
    But now on the other hand if I am going to be duck hunting big open waters such as rivers or lakes. I always, always hunt with someone. It is just to dangerous to duck hunt like that alone. Plus a big part of duck hunting is hanging out with friends!
     
  10. bucksnbears

    bucksnbears Die Hard Bowhunter

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    Alone .
    Hunted with many but VERY few have the drive I do
     
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    Hogs need lovin too Weekend Warrior

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    Alone for sure. I love not having any stress whatsoever about entertaining someone else. Hunting alone allows me to focus on the task at hand.

    I reserve social hunting for duck hunting and fishing


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  12. Jlmini30

    Jlmini30 Weekend Warrior

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    For duck hunting, I enjoy hunting with as many friends as possible. Deer hunting I enjoy the actual hunting (sitting in stand) alone but definitely prefer scouting, prep work, and being at deer camp with others. My favorite part of deer season is that camaraderie, sharing stories, and breaking bread together. The possibility of shooting a big buck is just the cherry on top for me.
     
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    I hunt alone
     
  14. WillO

    WillO Weekend Warrior

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    Usually alone, sometimes bring people along which is handy because they help out with filling and hanging feeders and general tasks afterwards.
     
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    Bob Thomas Die Hard Bowhunter

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    Solo only deer, Turkey, fun with two, heading to the camp fire, the crew needs to be there.


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    Whitetail Die Hard Bowhunter

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    Deer hunting - I prefer alone . No one to screw up my spot.

    Turkey - Either way is good for me. Sitting in a blind I prefer solo. "Chasing" them turkeys is more fun with a hunting buddy.
     
  18. Fix

    Fix Die Hard Bowhunter

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    I'm never alone, for I have all of you. ( really do need to cut back on phone time this year )
     
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    Same here. Haven't hunted with him in over 10 years. Almost made it happen last year so I'm hoping this year we can.

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    archbunk Weekend Warrior

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    Typically hunt alone for deer. Do enjoy deer camp when I go but can come and go as I please to hunt. Only people typically hunt with us my dad, step dad and son. Good memories!


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