we go west every yr. we usually find an outfitter that offers a semi dyi hunt. depends where you go on the expense. I would say typically we spend about 1500 a man. that's pretty much everything you can imagine. this yr will be alittle more because we are headed to Missouri for a rut whitetail hunt. we have only chased the whitetail. usually one of us is successful at putting some horn down. let me know if you have anymore questions. forgot to mention we all live in southern pa.
I go out west every year to camp and hunt in that order. This will be 10 th year and I camp the whole month of September. Killed one cow elk in that time but have had more chances and blew them. I love it. Been to CO most but also NM and this year to MT. Always DIY and camp for free so I think about $300 in gas each way. Wife flies out for 2 weeks and that is around 500.
Well bud, don't have as long of a drive living in Iowa but try to go out west each year. West TX for Aoudad, Western NE or WY for goats, NM whenever I draw a tag and CO sometime when I don't (really pretty much done with CO for elk) certain units in CO for Mulies. Then there is Merriam's and Hogs and bears up north.
I live in Ohio and typically hunt out west every year. I'll miss this year because I'm headed to Africa on my first safari in a week. I've hunted Montana, Wyoming, Colorado and Alberta Canada for Antelope, Muleys and Elk.
I drive to ALL of my hunts. Typically in the 20-24 hour range, Alberta was around 30hrs.
As for how much coin I've dropped, I really have no idea? Hunting is my passion and I'll spend whatever it takes ( in moderation ��
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