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meauxjeaux2
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re: How is the economy and gas prices affecting your outdoors lifestyle?


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I might be taking my wife's Civic turkey hunting this year since my lease is 2 hours away

I am expecting to see trailer hitches on subcompact cars become much more frequent.






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jimbeam
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re: How is the economy and gas prices affecting your outdoors lifestyle?


I love to fish by myself but I might have to start splitting gas on trips with someone else but I can still kayak as long as I want

There's a thread similar to this on the OT.



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hardhead
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re: How is the economy and gas prices affecting your outdoors lifestyle?


I just outlaw more so I don't have to buy meat.

This frees up some gas and beer money.






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Rayvegas1484
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re: How is the economy and gas prices affecting your outdoors lifestyle?


I fished a tournament this weeken and spent 200 bucks on gas between my boat and truck to pull the boat . Add in the 30 bucks for a gallon of 2 cycle , 30 bucks to fish the tournament and 20 worth of food and drinks . Add that up and it cost me 270 dollars to fish for one day





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nahtanojc
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re: How is the economy and gas prices affecting your outdoors lifestyle?


Roundtrip to take the kayak to the coast is roughly a tank of gas- about $30-35. I think I will be ok.





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JAB528
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re: How is the economy and gas prices affecting your outdoors lifestyle?


I quit outlawing, spent more money on beer for he night than I would on gas for a day of legal hunting.





Disclaimer:idontreallyoutlaw:






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Meauxjeaux
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re: How is the economy and gas prices affecting your outdoors lifestyle?


I've got a 24' Roballo I was going to get running again and sell over the next few months. Just two months ago when gas was easing down around $3 and hopefully going under that, it looked like a great time.

Now, pushing $4, I think I'm back to letting it sit again.






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jimbeam
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re: How is the economy and gas prices affecting your outdoors lifestyle?


About 40-50 here. And usually no launch fee





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DINGBAT
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re: How is the economy and gas prices affecting your outdoors lifestyle?


This is frickin depressing to think about.





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DonChowder
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re: How is the economy and gas prices affecting your outdoors lifestyle?


I don't think I could sell my boat. I cherish the freedom of being able to hook up and go. I just might not make as big a run as I used to.





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dpark
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re: How is the economy and gas prices affecting your outdoors lifestyle?


Bought a new boat last year and I decided to go with a smaller motor. I can make 5-6 fishing trips with my 60 4stroke so it doesn't bother me that much.





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dat yat
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re: How is the economy and gas prices affecting your outdoors lifestyle?


I've been itching for a larger boat, but I may wait another year. My little skiff with the 50hp gets us to all of the close spots, and at $4+/gallon most of my fishing will be close. I'll go with friends if we want to fish the larger lakes or the Biloxi Marsh.

Going to the woods costs about $50 in gas, so I'm only going if I have time to stay overnight. But I neeeed to kill my first turkey this year, so I'm going.






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FelicianaTigerfan
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re: How is the economy and gas prices affecting your outdoors lifestyle?


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. I can make 5-6 fishing trips with my 60 4stroke
Glad i paid extra for the 4 stroke I have. Depending on how much I run I can usually make 4 or 5 trips on one tank. Gas in my truck is a different story though






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dpark
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re: How is the economy and gas prices affecting your outdoors lifestyle?


Yeah they are well worth the money IMO





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sloopy
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re: How is the economy and gas prices affecting your outdoors lifestyle?


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This is frickin depressing to think about.


Seriously, this thread sucks. That being said, I usually just split gas with friends. I'm going to go no matter what, how can I just stop something I love to do.






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WildTchoupitoulas
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re: How is the economy and gas prices affecting your outdoors lifestyle?


Zero.

Get a sailboat.






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LouisianaChessie
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re: How is the economy and gas prices affecting your outdoors lifestyle?


I think instead of flying down the salt ditch and running from the jetties to moss lake ill probably fish harder at the places that I go to. Try to make em count as opposed to just running all over the lake.





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hypnos
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re: How is the economy and gas prices affecting your outdoors lifestyle?


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It's affecting my whole lifestyle. shite costs so much. I went to the grocery store after work yesterday got like 10 things and I was $90.

Filled my pick up up Sunday and it was $87. Can't just rip and run anymore. Normally I'd go dick off at the camp on weekends, but I can't do that as much anymore.


Same here. I shoot way less than normally would usually I would take all my rifles out regularly and shoot them just to keep sharp with the fundamentals. Now I find myself conserving ammo. I cant get past the fact that every time I pull the trigger it costs about $1. I still havent found any plinking ammo for my .308 at a reasonable cost, forget about shooting off any .556 and that .308 ar-10 I was planning to build. Inflation and the price of fuel forget about just driving somewhere to drive.



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Coon
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re: How is the economy and gas prices affecting your outdoors lifestyle?


what really pisses me off is that i can't find the gas cap on my kayak to fill it up. it's gonna run out one of these days.....





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Motorboat
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re: How is the economy and gas prices affecting your outdoors lifestyle?


Doesn't affect me at all. When you think about it, the difference in gas is not earth shattering unless you are filling up a yacht.

If the price of gas goes up $.50 and you burn 60 gallons in a trip for your car and boat, the difference is $30. I think the higher gas prices are more psychological than anything.






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