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Old 02-03-2009, 08:06 AM
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Default Is Bowhunting your only MAIN hobby?

Curious how many of you guys consider bowhunting/archery your only hobby. Do you invest almost all your money/time into just this one area, or are you equally obsessed with other things? I'm curious.

Me, I feel bowhunting and archery are always going to be my priority. However, I'm interested in a lot of different things (firearms, trying to pick up flyfishing this spring, photography, wood working, etc). It's a balancing act, and it sometimes can feel like I'm spreading myself too thin. I know I don't have the money to invest in all of them like I want to, but I feel bowhunting will always get top priority.
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Old 02-03-2009, 08:10 AM
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WOW... the term "hobby" certainly doesn't fit my addiction.

I'd have to say YES.... it's pretty much what I do, who I am and my world rotates around pretty much every aspect of the sport. Wether I'm sittin' in the deer stand, turkey blind or just flingin' arrows in the backyard..... my life is bowhunting related..... everyday. Man, I need a life!
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Old 02-03-2009, 08:13 AM
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To answer your question, no. Fly fishing and photography are right up there. If you asked anyone that knows me which hobby defines me, they would probably say fly fishing. I fly fish 9 months out of the year and bowhunt 3. Bowhunting is closing the gap though.
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Old 02-03-2009, 08:15 AM
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Bowhunting takes center stage!! These guys take a very close second though!



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Old 02-03-2009, 08:24 AM
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Not even close. Here's some other things I really enjoy doing.

Canada goose hunting. I almost get as big of a rush hearing a flock honk above my head as a gobbler sounding off just out of range.


I put Canadas in a group of their own, so here'sa couple other waterfowl pictures




I also love to turkey hunt. It's a very close second to deer hunting for me.


Photography interests me a lot, and I just started this past fall.










I also love to gun hunt for deer.


I like baseball a lot too.



Sorry for so many pictures. Just like sharing them[&:]



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Old 02-03-2009, 08:25 AM
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No doubt hunting in general in my #1 hobby, with archery being my favorite. Fishing/fly fishing, lure making, fly tying, camping are others that i spend money and time on every year.
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Old 02-03-2009, 08:46 AM
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Nah, It Isn't a hobby for me. It's my way of life!!!!
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I bowhunt more than anything during the course of the year but bass fishing and in particular, river fishing is a very close second.

Bowhunting is just easier to get out more often than planning a day trip or weekend on the river.
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Old 02-03-2009, 09:21 AM
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Football, weight lifting and MMA wont last forever so that's what I spend most my time doing.

But when I'm not doing one of those I'm hunting or fishing.
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Old 02-03-2009, 09:32 AM
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ORIGINAL: IL-Cornfed

WOW... the term "hobby" certainly doesn't fit my addiction.

I'd have to say YES.... it's pretty much what I do, who I am and my world rotates around pretty much every aspect of the sport. Wether I'm sittin' in the deer stand, turkey blind or just flingin' arrows in the backyard..... my life is bowhunting related..... everyday. Man, I need a life!
Same here Cornfed!! I know you're north of me, but someday we need to meet up for a Good Ol' fashioned BS'in about Bowhunting session!!

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