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Tbooux
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Why do we even bother hunting and fishing?? *updated with why!*


Spent well over $350 bucks this weekend to fish Friday and Saturday on gas, groceries, bait, etc. Only caught 4 reds and 13 trout between the two days, almost burned up my outboard, and spent all day today fixing misc crap on the boat as well as cleaning and waxing it.

For what I pay ever year to hunt and fish I could eat lobster and kobe beef every night and never get frustrated over not producing well over the weekend.

With that said, hope the weather's good this weekend so I can do it all over again!




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AboveGroundPool
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re: Why do we even bother hunting and fishing?? *updated with why!*


because it's better than not going





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QuietTiger
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re: Why do we even bother hunting and fishing?? *updated with why!*


Don't put too much thought into it, and never put it in print again. Womenz read this board too.





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TigerTatorTots
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re: Why do we even bother hunting and fishing?? *updated with why!*


The satisfaction of filling an ice chest full of trout and reds outweighs most luxuries IMO





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DeepSouthSportsman
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re: Why do we even bother hunting and fishing?? *updated with why!*


Bc it what the men of the OB do.





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OhFace55
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re: Why do we even bother hunting and fishing?? *updated with why!*


Bc it gets me away from the ole lady.





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ZacAttack
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re: Why do we even bother hunting and fishing?? *updated with why!*


Because a bad day of fishing is better than a good day doing anything else.





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Tino
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re: Why do we even bother hunting and fishing?? *updated with why!*


Because there are those trips that make all the trips that you get skunked well worth it





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fishfighter
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re: Why do we even bother hunting and fishing?? *updated with why!*


The OP needs to turn in his mancard asking a question like this.





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VanRIch
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re: Why do we even bother hunting and fishing?? *updated with why!*


I spent about $20 in gas for the truck and a couple bottles of water and a protein bar fishing today. 3 reds.

Yak fishing FTW. Where's that dude with the $900 boat that says yak fishing isn't about saving money.






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Tbooux
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re: Why do we even bother hunting and fishing?? *updated with why!*


quote:

I spent about $20 in gas




Touche'







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Yewkindewit
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re: Why do we even bother hunting and fishing?? *updated with why!*


Your last sentence in your post says it all. LOL.







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JAB528
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re: Why do we even bother hunting and fishing?? *updated with why!*


I spent $100 on gas and bait and caught 50 snapper.





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Tom288
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re: Why do we even bother hunting and fishing?? *updated with why!*




Just kidding.

I have no arguments against hunting or fishing, I just could never get into it. I always felt like Mel Gibson in Lethal Weapon 3 with the Rottweiler. "I can't shoot a dog. People yes. But not dogs." Only dogs can be substituted for most animals.

With that said, if it were legal to own flamethrowers my weekend hobby would be curtailing certain snake populations and I wouldn't feel at all bad about it.






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jimbeam
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re: Why do we even bother hunting and fishing?? *updated with why!*


Yep. Can spend 60 bucks for toll, gas, food, ice and fish all day in GI. Or Go with someone and spend half of that





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yellowfin
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re: Why do we even bother hunting and fishing?? *updated with why!*


I don't understand the question





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weagle99
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re: Why do we even bother hunting and fishing?? *updated with why!*


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Why do we even bother hunting and fishing??


The anticipation.

Example: When I am in a duck blind looking up at the sky and knowing that birds can show up at any second I am constantly on an adrenaline edge. Nothing else comes close.



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yellowfin
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re: Why do we even bother hunting and fishing?? *updated with why!*


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I spent $100 on gas and bait and caught 50 snapper.

mangrove?






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BayouFann
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North Dallas
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re: Why do we even bother hunting and fishing?? *updated with why!*


cause these types like that kinda stuff







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34venture
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re: Why do we even bother hunting and fishing?? *updated with why!*


You did something wrong this weekend. We had 16 gallon bags of filets yesterday between two boats.





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