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

    30 vote(s)
    63.8%
  2. Hunt with a partner or group

    17 vote(s)
    36.2%
  1. dnoodles

    dnoodles Grizzled Veteran

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    Deer camp is for friends and family. My deer stand is by and large for me and me alone except I do like to bring my wife up every now and then. I can't wait to see the look on her face when she finally does connect on her first.
     
  2. JohnQ

    JohnQ Weekend Warrior

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    I prefer alone but do take the kids sometimes. They are young right now so I usually plan on not seeing much as they have a hard time staying quiet and still.


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  3. Sota

    Sota Legendary Woodsman

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    PUT THE PHONE DOWN every other hunt.
     
  4. Fix

    Fix Grizzled Veteran

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    Not a bad plan
     
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  5. grommel

    grommel Die Hard Bowhunter

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    Like Swamp Stalker said, I would hunt with my Dad every day but he's up in heaven with The Big Man!! Took my oldest daughter 1 time, loved it. My other 2 daughters have zero interest in bowhunting!! So, Im by myself and I absolutely love it!!
     
  6. cantexian

    cantexian Grizzled Veteran

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    I will hunt with my dad and brother any chance I get. My two older boys having been going with me for a couple of years, most of the time. Occasionally, I sent hunt by myself. But for me, most of it right now is getting my boys interested in it.
     
  7. Halonhunter

    Halonhunter Weekend Warrior

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    I generally prefer hunting alone. Then I got my friend on his first deer. Definitely rivals my own kills. Then I got him on his second and realized its only special when I get them on their first.
     
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  8. Hatfield Hunter

    Hatfield Hunter Weekend Warrior

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    I enjoy a group in camp, usually 2 to 3 hunters, but head to the woods alone, nice to come back after dark and enjoy stories and comraderie
     
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  9. early in

    early in Grizzled Veteran

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    So, you're "using" these folks? :biggrin:
     
  10. WillO

    WillO Die Hard Bowhunter

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    Pretty much
     
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  11. rauge

    rauge Newb

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    I prefer with someone but can never find someone to go


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  12. Rjhart12pt

    Rjhart12pt Weekend Warrior

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    I hunt alone. Nobody in my family or my wife's side of the family hunts. The only time I hunted with someone, I took out my neighbor and his son to try and get his sons first deer. My friends property I hunt hold alot of does and I was pretty sure I could get him close on one. Sure enough our first evening out he shot a doe and after a LONG tracking job, recovered the deer. They both got hooked on hunting that night. A few months later he bought a house with 30+ acres somewhere to hunt and I haven't heard from him since.
     
  13. Shocker99

    Shocker99 Grizzled Veteran

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    You know when I hunt alone,
    I prefer to be by myself :rock:

    Actually it’s 50/50. I have a couple buddies I like to go with. We have been on the same page for along time and that’s so important
     
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  14. tc racing

    tc racing Grizzled Veteran

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    hunt alone. scout with others
     
  15. Pitman

    Pitman Die Hard Bowhunter

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    I enjoy the sits with my oldest son.
     
  16. Kplow23

    Kplow23 Newb

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    my Brothers and I try to hunt together every chance we get, otherwise it’s alone.
     
  17. Billy02

    Billy02 Newb

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    ill enjoy the hunt on my own, however if there is company i will not mind it, if they are into hunting, not party poppers.
     
  18. JGD

    JGD Die Hard Bowhunter

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    I prefer to “go” hunting with a buddy but hunt our own areas. First choice would be to hunt with my son but that seldom happens. In my first 45 years I preferred to hunt alone. Now it’s nice to have someone along.
     
  19. Sliverflicker

    Sliverflicker Grizzled Veteran

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    Usually hunt with the wife, but she is always at least 1/2 mile away, Youngest son and I try to plan a trip somewhere (Kentucky, or MD) each year for a week or so.
     
  20. tracker1

    tracker1 Newb

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    I use to always hunt with others for many years but then I started seeing friends taking their friends to my hunting spots.
    So now I mostly hunt alone. I go where I want, when I want, and leave when I want.
     

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