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Old 01-31-2019, 07:30 AM
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This is why I fish from a kayak, slow and steady
Greg is creep'n around the forum again!.......gonna be a cold one tonight for that Big Fox contest......see ya Sat at 0100 for check in!
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Old 01-31-2019, 09:04 AM
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FoxerNOpro, its simple don't participate. I think going to a contest where there's a home team advantage is stacking odds against you to start. But there's more to a contest then just winning. Its about sharing, learning, enjoying yourself with others that enjoy the sport etc.. If you have the attitude its all about the money or your the best. Forget it there's always someone better or luckier.

Here's a question for you. If you had the money to spend and the property to go to as FoxPro or any of these other guys that put down a lot of predators how do you think you would do? Maybe at first not as good. But over time I bet you would be just as good, who knows maybe better.

But there is something that you can do in the areas that you hunt that can make you better, DON'T MISS. Kill every single predator that you call in with one shot. If you pull the trigger, their should be no misses.

Anyway, people that know me and have hunted with me will tell you I rarely miss. That's my goal, placing one round down range and hitting my mark. I get pissed at myself regardless if I killed the animal, If I did not put that round exactly where I wanted it. So my point is, where ever you go to hunt enjoy yourself and pride yourself on being the best that you can be with what you have. Take pride in your accomplishments. I would also like to say I mean no disrespect to anyone nor their accomplishments.
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Old 02-01-2019, 08:23 PM
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I hope I don't affend anyone, but hunting in contests for money is very similar to fishing tournaments. I have been blessed to have experienced some of the best bass fishing in the country, but when the tournaments got started, I nearly quit. I sure wasn't afraid of competition, and I wouldn't be afraid of competition in hunting tournaments, but it is getting away from the main reasons I fished and hunted. It is enough competition for me to try to battle the elements and outsmart the critters.

If it is your thing, I'd say go for it, but like most things involved with money, it gets tarnished before long.
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Old 02-01-2019, 08:24 PM
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Old 02-02-2019, 10:35 AM
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I hope I don't affend anyone, but hunting in contests for money is very similar to fishing tournaments. I have been blessed to have experienced some of the best bass fishing in the country, but when the tournaments got started, I nearly quit. I sure wasn't afraid of competition, and I wouldn't be afraid of competition in hunting tournaments, but it is getting away from the main reasons I fished and hunted. It is enough competition for me to try to battle the elements and outsmart the critters.

If it is your thing, I'd say go for it, but like most things involved with money, it gets tarnished before long.
Agreed....same sentiments shared earlier in this thread. Archer and I are trying to keep the PHM Tournament from being tarnished as it grows larger each year. It was started to just get a bunch of like minded folks together for a fun contest.

Now, with that said.....the season ending BIG FOX contest was held the past two nights. Not about the numbers but who brought in the heaviest fox....the weather was frigid basically 0 degrees both nights. The weigh in was this morning at 0100 AM......and there was a great turn out....this wasn't about winning big money...it was a bunch of TRUE dedicated hunters battling the elements and the critters.....you have to be a die hard predator hunter to go out in that weather....and show up at weigh in...man it was cold....I will post pics in a new thread shortly....I'm still thawing out....; )
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Old 02-02-2019, 10:40 AM
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Hats off to you and Jeremy for your dedication to the sport my friend. Checkin at 1:00am. I was sound asleep. Good on you guys.

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Old 02-02-2019, 01:35 PM
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Hats off to you and Jeremy for your dedication to the sport my friend. Checkin at 1:00am. I was sound asleep. Good on you guys.

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Good thing I didn't call you to give a live update......when the phone wakes me up from a sound sleep it's General Quarters all over again.......lol
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