New gun suggestion - Mountain Hunting Gun

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Re: New gun suggestion - Mountain Hunting Gun

Post by Daddybang » 13 Jun 2018, 11:26 am

Stix wrote:
sungazer wrote:
Oldbloke wrote:Frankly, I don't think it's hunting. Even if you could do it reliably. I'll leave it at that.

I'm sure some will disagree but that's my opinion.


So whats your thoughts of Shooting Hides with a feeder at 75yrds :) ?


Shopping with trigger time... :lol:


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Re: New gun suggestion - Mountain Hunting Gun

Post by Oldbloke » 13 Jun 2018, 9:03 pm

sungazer wrote:
Oldbloke wrote:Frankly, I don't think it's hunting. Even if you could do it reliably. I'll leave it at that.

I'm sure some will disagree but that's my opinion.


So whats your thoughts of Shooting Hides with a feeder at 75yrds :) ?


Sorry sungazer I don't understand the question. Can you re-frase please.
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Re: New gun suggestion - Mountain Hunting Gun

Post by sungazer » 13 Jun 2018, 9:12 pm

Sorry my attempt at humor. I think this is the other extreme of hunting. A lot of people hut like this in the US and in Europe although I don't think they put out feed in Europe. IMHO this is not hunting. I suppose it could be likened to fishing putting bait out there and waiting. But if I was laying in wait hiding and had an animal at 75yrds calmly eating without a worry. its not a hard shot
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Re: New gun suggestion - Mountain Hunting Gun

Post by Bent Arrow » 13 Jun 2018, 9:33 pm

bigpete wrote:
Oldbloke wrote:Frankly, I don't think it's hunting. Even if you could do it reliably. I'll leave it at that.

I'm sure some will disagree but that's my opinion.

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Re: New gun suggestion - Mountain Hunting Gun

Post by Oldbloke » 13 Jun 2018, 9:37 pm

I have no issue with waiting in a hide or in cover. I do it whisking foxes. But combined with a feeder is just cheating/culling.

I’ll ignore all the jokes. Was funny though.

I guess my position is that it isn’t hunting. Call it shooting, culling or vermin eradicating but not hunting. I might add I have no issues with farmers doing this in the case of large pig numbers or other pests.
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Re: New gun suggestion - Mountain Hunting Gun

Post by bigpete » 13 Jun 2018, 10:01 pm

Oldbloke wrote:. I do it whisking foxes..



So just how does one go about that ? :D
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Re: New gun suggestion - Mountain Hunting Gun

Post by albat » 13 Jun 2018, 10:18 pm

bigpete wrote:
Oldbloke wrote:. I do it whisking foxes..



So just how does one go about that ? :D

dunno but it sounds iffy if he's doing it in a hide :o
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Re: New gun suggestion - Mountain Hunting Gun

Post by Stix » 14 Jun 2018, 12:48 am

albat wrote:
bigpete wrote:
Oldbloke wrote:. I do it whisking foxes..



So just how does one go about that ? :D

dunno but it sounds iffy if he's doing it in a hide :o


Must be a kinky thing for old blokes...
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Re: New gun suggestion - Mountain Hunting Gun

Post by Oldbloke » 14 Jun 2018, 5:23 am

"I do it whisking foxes"

"Must be a kinky thing for old blokes"

Just looked at it in urban dictionary.

:lol: :lol: Gotta pay that. Bloody spell check. Don't you love it.
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Re: New gun suggestion - Mountain Hunting Gun

Post by Stix » 14 Jun 2018, 10:49 am

Yes OB...spell check or fat fingers pressing the letter nezt to thr obe i wsnt... :lol:
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Re: New gun suggestion - Mountain Hunting Gun

Post by grandadbushy » 14 Jun 2018, 12:04 pm

Geez, I'd hate to think what you blokes think of me because I set feeders or dead baits to shoot wild dogs saves me
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Re: New gun suggestion - Mountain Hunting Gun

Post by RoginaJack » 14 Jun 2018, 12:08 pm

Hey OB, I'd be a bit careful 'cause over in W.A. a bloke fishing, with empty stubbie in pocket was fined by the boys in blue. So I'm not sure how "whisking with foxes in a hide" would go down. :lol: :lol:

Oh, Any photos? :lol:
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Re: New gun suggestion - Mountain Hunting Gun

Post by sungazer » 14 Jun 2018, 12:15 pm

RoginaJack wrote:Hey OB, I'd be a bit careful 'cause over in W.A. a bloke fishing, with empty stubbie in pocket was fined by the boys in blue. So I'm not sure how "whisking with foxes in a hide" would go down. :lol: :lol:

Oh, Any photos? :lol:


What the hell was he fined for? Surely you can have a beer while you fish?
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Re: New gun suggestion - Mountain Hunting Gun

Post by Daddybang » 14 Jun 2018, 12:37 pm

sungazer wrote:
RoginaJack wrote:Hey OB, I'd be a bit careful 'cause over in W.A. a bloke fishing, with empty stubbie in pocket was fined by the boys in blue. So I'm not sure how "whisking with foxes in a hide" would go down. :lol: :lol:

Oh, Any photos? :lol:


What the hell was he fined for? Surely you can have a beer while you fish?


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Re: New gun suggestion - Mountain Hunting Gun

Post by RoginaJack » 14 Jun 2018, 3:49 pm

Yep, "Drinking in a public place". The police even viewed video and charged him on that. The commissioner of police stepped up, and rescinded the fine.
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Re: New gun suggestion - Mountain Hunting Gun

Post by marksman » 14 Jun 2018, 3:55 pm

grandadbushy wrote:Geez, I'd hate to think what you blokes think of me because I set feeders or dead baits to shoot wild dogs saves me
walking too far


same same
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Re: New gun suggestion - Mountain Hunting Gun

Post by grandadbushy » 14 Jun 2018, 7:09 pm

I've never been whisking foxes so is it like whittling dogs :D :lol: :lol: :lol
Sorry OB just having a little fun mate I have actually done similar in the past :thumbsup:
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Re: New gun suggestion - Mountain Hunting Gun

Post by Bigjobss » 14 Jun 2018, 7:33 pm

sungazer wrote:Sorry my attempt at humor. I think this is the other extreme of hunting. A lot of people hut like this in the US and in Europe although I don't think they put out feed in Europe. IMHO this is not hunting. I suppose it could be likened to fishing putting bait out there and waiting. But if I was laying in wait hiding and had an animal at 75yrds calmly eating without a worry. its not a hard shot


I understand your point fully but you can't discount that higher population density in these countries limits a hunters available range, hence why blinds and bait are commonplace as staliking a few hundred yards in the wrong direction might put you in another hunters crosshairs.
Is it hunting? Well in those circumstances there is really no other way so yeh I guess so, by default really.
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