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Offline Missing

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What State
« on: December 28, 2017, 07:31:57 PM »
If you had all the time in the world (retirement) to predator hunt, what would be the first state you would travel to call predators and why?
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Re: What State
« Reply #1 on: December 28, 2017, 07:35:21 PM »
If you had all the time in the world (retirement) to predator hunt, what would be the first state you would travel to call predators and why?

Idaho to help the elk/deer in hard hit areas. Specifically wolf hunting and trapping. 

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Re: What State
« Reply #2 on: December 28, 2017, 07:41:21 PM »
For lots of opportunity I would think Nevada (Lots of private land though) or Wyoming for coyote and bobcat. A friend of mine from Kansas keeps saying I should go there for coyote. I think Idaho is top or near top for lion hunting .

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Re: What State
« Reply #3 on: December 28, 2017, 07:47:40 PM »
I'd be in Idaho for wolves but Nevada would be high on my list.  76% of the state is public land and there is an insane amount of song dogs as well as fox.
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Re: What State
« Reply #4 on: December 28, 2017, 09:03:00 PM »
For lots of opportunity I would think Nevada (Lots of private land though) or Wyoming for coyote and bobcat. A friend of mine from Kansas keeps saying I should go there for coyote. I think Idaho is top or near top for lion hunting .
Sounds like fun!

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Re: What State
« Reply #5 on: December 28, 2017, 09:07:59 PM »
I'd be in Idaho for wolves but Nevada would be high on my list.  76% of the state is public land and there is an insane amount of song dogs as well as fox.
A friend of mine lives in central Nevada where the coyote hunting is really good but there were a lot of private ranches. I should have been more specific. Karl is correct on the public land amount and the amount of dogs.

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Re: What State
« Reply #6 on: December 28, 2017, 09:24:41 PM »
And prairie dogs and jackrabbits  :mgun:
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Re: What State
« Reply #7 on: December 28, 2017, 09:28:05 PM »
I'm retired and love to hunt coyotes.  I put together a hunting rig with a bunk in the back, solar panel and propane furnace.  I hunt up to five different states each winter. 2017 I hunted WA, UT, WY(one day), NV and NM plus called in AZ and OR without taking a gun out.  UT, WY, and NV you don't need a license.  I take off and make a few month loop around the west.  I can camp for free everywhere I go and have a complete kitchen set up.  I have friends and hunting partners scattered all around the west.

It is really pretty inexpensive to do it.
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Re: What State
« Reply #8 on: December 28, 2017, 09:34:15 PM »
I'm retired and love to hunt coyotes.  I put together a hunting rig with a bunk in the back, solar panel and propane furnace.  I hunt up to five different states each winter. 2017 I hunted WA, UT, WY(one day), NV and NM plus called in AZ and OR without taking a gun out.  UT, WY, and NV you don't need a license.  I take off and make a few month loop around the west.  I can camp for free everywhere I go and have a complete kitchen set up.  I have friends and hunting partners scattered all around the west.

It is really pretty inexpensive to do it.
  that sounds amazing!  34 more short years and I het to retire :chuckle: :'(
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Re: What State
« Reply #9 on: December 28, 2017, 10:00:09 PM »
I'm retired and love to hunt coyotes.  I put together a hunting rig with a bunk in the back, solar panel and propane furnace.  I hunt up to five different states each winter. 2017 I hunted WA, UT, WY(one day), NV and NM plus called in AZ and OR without taking a gun out.  UT, WY, and NV you don't need a license.  I take off and make a few month loop around the west.  I can camp for free everywhere I go and have a complete kitchen set up.  I have friends and hunting partners scattered all around the west.

It is really pretty inexpensive to do it.
Lucky you😊

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Re: What State
« Reply #10 on: January 01, 2018, 09:05:01 AM »
The group I belong to down here has coyote contests year 'round. Lotsa and lotsa coyotes and fox down here..
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Re: What State
« Reply #11 on: January 01, 2018, 09:06:03 PM »
Thanks for all the opinions and ideas.
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