What’s your biggest weakness as a hunter?

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  1. Okiebob

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    I would have to say my phone. I used to take a paperback with me and nothing beats reading a good Louis L'Amour while sitting in a tree.

    Second guessing myself. Normally I make the decision based on wind, evening or morning sit, ect.. but you always wonder this or that, so throw overthinking into the mix too.
     
  2. airenlow

    airenlow Die Hard Bowhunter

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    Work. If I didn't have to work, I would be in the stand 250% more.
     
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  3. NMGuy

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    Wouldn’t we all!
    Lol.

    I’d probably be a pro fisherman by now too! (Or at least good at it!) But I can’t afford a boat and tackle without an income! Lol.

    This is what retirement is for. Just try not to wear yourself out too much by then!
     
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  4. gri22ly

    gri22ly Die Hard Bowhunter

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    Time to hunt has always been my biggest weakness.
     
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  5. Full Draw

    Full Draw Weekend Warrior

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    I don’t get to hunt enough because if this whole work crap.


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  6. JGD

    JGD Die Hard Bowhunter

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    Not hunting enough different locations. I think I have a knack for finding sign and setting up on it only to find out they use that spot at night.
     
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  7. Shane0709

    Shane0709 Die Hard Bowhunter

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    Easily my phone. It is such an engrossing distraction. Besides the bucks I've let live because of the damn thing, it really takes away from the meaning of why I'm out there to begin with.


    Butttttttt I refuse to fix my problem.
     
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  8. Sota

    Sota Legendary Woodsman

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    My inability to sit more than 3 hours at a time, can't hunt 2 days in a row.
     
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    GregH Legendary Woodsman

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    Patience...... I have none. It's my biggest weakness for hunting.
     
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  10. Vabowman

    Vabowman Grizzled Veteran

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    Chief Two Eagles once said...
    “When white man find land, Indians running it, no taxes, no debt, plenty buffalo, plenty beaver, clean water. Women did all the work. Medicine man free. Indian man spend all day hunting and fishing; all night having sex.” Then the chief leaned back and smiled, “Only white man dumb enough to think he could improve system like that.”

    I agree
     
  11. dnoodles

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    Phone
    Married to a spot
    Vision is crap in low light
     
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    KDORSETT12 Weekend Warrior

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    I would say focus more time at camp hanging with the guys and having fun and not being so serious about the hunt, trying to find a good balance between the two
     
  13. MUDSHARK

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    my DAMN phone,

    if i have deer around early i'm good if not , i pick up my phone . I have been busted before as a deer comes into less than 20 yards and i can't move. i can't reach for my bow.

    i got to leave it alone, but i want to know whats going on LFTS
     
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    LFTS is digital crack.


    LFTS.JPG
     
  15. Sota

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    Well well well, in the past I have told people here to quit diddling with their damn phone in the stand and I get called a richard and now some are admitting that they are powerless to leave it alone. I encourage you all to try it, take it as a challenge sit in your damn stand and do not touch your phone for just one sit.
     
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    Sota Legendary Woodsman

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    Liver functions Tests?
     
  17. Blarney22

    Blarney22 Die Hard Bowhunter

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    Wear a thin pair of gloves so your screen doesn't register your fingers, then if you want to use the phone you need to take off a glove. Keeps me from using my phone....most of the time :)
     
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  18. MUDSHARK

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    are you saying that i drink to much and i need my Liver tested???? thats why i cant put my phone down??????????????huh

    i will go get it tested thanks, Did you sleep in a holiday inn express last night??????



    joking!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ah what the hell dislike it if you want
     
  19. Sota

    Sota Legendary Woodsman

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    No I have no idea what LFTS is.
     
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  20. MUDSHARK

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    live from the stand (thread in bowhunting talk)

    LIVE FROM THE STAND= lfts
     

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