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Old February 11, 2007, 06:40 PM   #1
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What Animal have you NEVER wanted to hunt?

I have never had the desire to hunt Elephant!!! I just can't get excited about killing some thing that large.
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Old February 11, 2007, 06:53 PM   #2
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Seal, mountain lion, goats, antelope, giraffe, elephant, lions, tigers and allegators.
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Old February 11, 2007, 07:01 PM   #3
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...snakes....(I hate snakes)


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Old February 11, 2007, 07:22 PM   #4
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gator

Never had a desire to hunt gators
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Old February 11, 2007, 07:48 PM   #5
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You want a completely stupid answer? Well, mine probably is. I don't have ANY desire for a buck with a HUGE rack. Please let me explain:

There I am, up in my stand several feet up with a view of the Rockies in the background, clearing in the foregound. That beautiful buck peacefully grazing...couldn't do it. The moment of nature would overcome my desire to do it. I have no qualms of anybody taking the shot. It just wouldn't happen with me.
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Old February 11, 2007, 07:52 PM   #6
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I've never had a desire to hunt Wolves. I think they are beautiful animals and even if they were plentiful I'd never be willing to kill one. I've shot coyotes and have no problem with that at all, but their bigger cousins are off limits for me.
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Old February 11, 2007, 07:55 PM   #7
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bringing to bay

I would love to hunt just about any animal a person can hunt. I just think the idea of hunting ground-dwelling animals with dogs (by bringing the critter to bay) sounds yucky. I think it's mostly a bear, lion, coon thing. I'm sure there are other animals people hunt this way.
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Old February 11, 2007, 07:56 PM   #8
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Giraffe- Even though I think the hide is beautiful, I wouldn't hunt and kill one.

Unless it was a rogue, of course...
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Old February 11, 2007, 08:29 PM   #9
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I can pretty much hunt anything as long as I can eat it and it tastes good. Or if there are way too many. I might have troubles with rabbits because they're kind of cute and there aren't many of them around my area.
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Old February 11, 2007, 08:37 PM   #10
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Anything where there is no chance for "fair chase", or if I have no intention of harvesting the animal for meat. I guess most African safari game would be part of my NO list. Moose would be one I wouldn't shoot either.
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Old February 11, 2007, 09:17 PM   #11
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Far as I can remember I never thought about hunting hamsters or dolphins.
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Old February 11, 2007, 10:06 PM   #12
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yeah any thing that is cornered or tree'd doesn't strike my fancy :barf: ,I want it to be me against the animal,not me and 8 dogs or me and a fenced in quarry,I want a even playing field.well except for a deerstand or something like that.
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Old February 11, 2007, 10:12 PM   #13
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Not into hunting stuff I'm not going to eat.
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Old February 11, 2007, 11:10 PM   #14
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i dont have any desire to hunt buffalo, for some reason i just wouldnt want to do it.
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Old February 11, 2007, 11:27 PM   #15
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My no hunt (no shoot) list includes whales, polar bear, ducks, geese and most snakes (water mocasins excluded). I have passed shooting bobcats, but that was because I was deer hunting.

I probably would not shoot a hummingbird.
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Old February 12, 2007, 11:17 PM   #16
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I wouldn't hunt anything I wouldn't eat.
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Old February 13, 2007, 05:43 AM   #17
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I don't want to hunt bats. I would, however, like to know how penguines, Giraffe, Zebra, seal (various type), and Thar taste before I remove them from my "wanna harvest" list.
Your input would be appreciated.
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Old February 13, 2007, 12:19 PM   #18
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DesertFox - I heard they all taste like chicken....

Since the chances of me ever having enough money to leave North America are less than zero, The only game species I can think of is buffalo. The hunts I have seen on TV don't look very challenging or exciting.
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Old February 13, 2007, 04:50 PM   #19
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Seals are tasty, y'all should try it.

I don't hunt "varmints"... seems like killing only for the sake of killing. Unless you have a real problem with them on your property it seems a little odd to me to sit around blowing up prairie dogs just for the hell of it.
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Old February 13, 2007, 05:45 PM   #20
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Second on the sittin around blowin up prarie dogs. Seems a little bent to me too. I may be out of the loop, I know they are destructive, but you would have to kill thousands to cure that problem. Killin just to watch something die seems dangerously close to disturbed. Or may actually be the definition.

If I am missing something, I am open minded enough to listen.
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Old February 13, 2007, 05:52 PM   #21
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Hhmmm...def not dolphins or whales, nor wild horses, nor chipmunks, nor wild dogs nor feral cats...and I think that's about it. Anything else I'd blast.
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Old February 13, 2007, 06:13 PM   #22
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I'm getting old. The joy of killing seems to diminish with age, since maybe you learn to value the creatures, and beauty created by God.

Also, the thought enters your mind that when you get to the gates, St. Peter might turn out to have tusks, and a trunk...

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Old February 13, 2007, 07:27 PM   #23
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I don't have any desire to hunt Elephant, Wolf, Seal, Giraffe, and the only cat I will shoot is a feral house cat.
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Old February 13, 2007, 08:22 PM   #24
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Anything that lives in Africa. Too hot for me there. Too long of a plane ride. And I prefer to hunt in locations where malaria vaccines are not mandatory. Not to mention the cost.
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Old February 13, 2007, 08:25 PM   #25
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I have never had a desire to hunt the bears. I know hunting is essential to game management, but I guess I will always be content to leave bear hunting to others.

In Africa I would be more than happy to forgo hunting the Big five or Giraffes. There is quite a bit of plains game I would be interested in hunting.
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