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Old 12-20-2012, 02:09 PM
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What if you had $10-20k for a hunt.

what would you like to hunt? I don't mean you have to use it all......but what would be your ideal hunt?
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Old 12-20-2012, 02:34 PM
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I really have no desire to hunt Africa. Suppose the next choice would be New Zealand for stag or Alaska for caribou.

Either of those have appeal to me.
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Old 12-20-2012, 06:21 PM
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Canadian black bear and caribou would be my choice for hunts.
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Old 12-20-2012, 08:40 PM
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Always wanted to visit Alaska, a moose would just sweeten the deal.
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Old 12-20-2012, 08:43 PM
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Either back to Namibia for eland, impala, and warthog, maybe another kudu, or, to Alaska for moose, if I could figure out how to get all that wonderful meat back without emptying the wallet. Maybe an Ibex, somewhere......
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Old 12-20-2012, 09:23 PM
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Supertag for elk or moose here in Montana. I think 10K in gas money should cover it....
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Old 12-20-2012, 10:49 PM
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Bighorn Sheep is a all time dream hunt !! There are a few different types of sheep in the mountains I would like
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Old 12-20-2012, 11:16 PM
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Costal brown bear I would like to go to Africa one day but a big brownie is higher on my bucket list. A Yukon moose is right up their too
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Old 12-21-2012, 08:20 AM
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That equates to around 10.000. A business class seat London to Houston or DFW ?? 3000
Then I would go looking for a really nice axis. Guided a few clients to one or two but never managed to put one on the wall myself. It would have to be free ranging.
The remainder I would spend .... errr??? errrrrr??? HUNTING HOGS:

I work it that for the remainder I could probably shoot eight or ten monsters, or just whack 'em and stack 'em as they came, plus my allowance of two javies and as many verminous critters as I could persuade into my sights.

Lots of lead in the air for the money

By the way guys for $20,000 you could have one **** of a time here in the UK around late September early October. Certainly take six different varieties of deer, have a good day driven partridge and another at pheasant, plus endless pleasure at pigeons and wildfowl. Why just shoot one bullet, when you can spread the lead.

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Old 12-21-2012, 08:38 AM
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MtBeard. what is a Supertag for elk?

cost? season?
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Old 12-21-2012, 11:14 AM
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Back to the Upper Kobuk for caribou, moose and brown bear. $1000 to fly me and my gear in and out, but need another $1200-$1500 to fly it all back out. But then, I don't need a guide as I'm a resident.

SA, Zim, Tanzania or Namibia for plains game and maybe Cape Buff.
That's the dream hunt. $20K may not be enough.
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Old 12-21-2012, 11:24 AM
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MM do you need a porter? I've been to Kotzebue, nice area. No people, but lots of land and peace!
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Old 12-21-2012, 11:41 AM
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I think it would be Elk in Montana or Colorado. Big horn ram would possibly be my first choice but I do not know if you could touch a guided hunt for them with 10K. Not sure I would have the guts to walk in terrain where a little slip and you are going to fall a long way down. Cape buffalo would be a rush but perhaps better left to fantasy than reality.
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Don't think $20k would make much of a dent in my BIG 5 dream, so I'd probably do a sheep/goat hunt in Alaska. Maybe throw in a Brown bear or Yukon moose if there was enough left over.
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Old 12-22-2012, 05:54 AM
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If money were no object, I would do something along the lines of the great hunts Jack O'Connor used to write about, spending a month or more up in Canada or Alaska, pursuing the great game animals of North America. Caribou is high on my list, as is a black bear and a moose. A Stone sheep or Dall would be awesome...shot with my 270, in honor of Jack! Call me a sissy if you like, but I have no desire to hunt a big brown bear.

If $10,000 was the cap, I would see how far that would get me toward a bull elk, 4x4 Muley and a speed goat, all on one trip. I bet I could do that with $15K, anyway.

ETA - I know it wouldn't cost anywhere near $10K, but I would love to go freeze my butt off in Saskatchewan or Alberta, and shoot one of those huge-bodies whitetails, with the really heavy, chocolate racks!
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Warthog and grizzly bear and who knows what else.
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Old 12-22-2012, 11:57 AM
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African plains game.

But a warm up out west with pronghorn, mule deer, and bighorn sheep would be perfect.

That dang sheep might take the whole budget, though.

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Old 12-22-2012, 11:58 AM
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Bighorn Sheep is a all time dream hunt !! There are a few different types of sheep in the mountains I would like
This would be my choice also.
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Old 12-23-2012, 02:24 PM
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I wish

Toss up between New Zealand stag hunt and a Yukon Moose hunt. But don't think I have the legs for either, but would sure give it my best.
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Old 12-24-2012, 09:46 AM
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Colorado Elk and then Alaska Caribou.
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