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I am nearing the end of my hunting days and I have never shot a really nice whitetail. Want a wall hanger. I am scheduled to hunt with a friend and his father in law in two weeks at Quest Haven near Tyrone. Yeah, I know what it will cost.

Any one out there ever been with them, or tried a high fence hunt elsewhere? Tell me bout your experience. Thanks.
 

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Never hunted there but wanted to wish you luck. I know some will poo-poo the high fence, but I understand your reasons. I'm sure you put your time in.
 

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I have never done this kind of hunt but my brother has. His take on it is it all depends on the amount of land and the topography of it. He feels that with more acres than less and challenging terrain these can be challenging hunts. Enjoy yourself.
 

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I've heard about them,Seems to be a top notch outfitters.With over 2000 natural acres it won't be easy. Took my son on a high fence hog hunt when he was 14 down south. Hardest 3 days of our life just to kill a pig! I wish you success on your hunt.
 

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2000 acres, high fence or not, is still a challenge and will be a nice hunt.

go for it.

i wish you the best of luck.
 

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If you have the money and thats what you want to do then go for it. Not going to lie but not my cup of tea however I'm sure you have put your time in the Pa. woods.ENJOY it
 

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I have never been to that one, but have done a couple others in PA with smaller acreage. They were not easy. We went for doe.The deer are very wary and stay bunched together, so it was hard to just shoot a doe and not mistakenly hit a 5000.00 buck. The average time to take a doe on less than 100 acres was 6-8 hours. One hunt, hubby mistakenly wounded a buck. Chased it around for 2 hours until I finished it. Luckily it was not a trophy, but still cost an additional 950.00! I think you will be surprised with how hard it can be and Good Luck! You deserve it!
 

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Just curious what size buck you are looking for. I looked at their website and they had three options. Good luck to you sir and being over 80 you deserve to go big.
 

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Just a thought - I'm sure it wont be cheap but maybe you can do a couple of Midwestern hunts for the same $$?? I went to Missouri a few years ago for $2500.
You're 80 - do whatever you want and have a great time!!!
 

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Just another thought, but for the same price or less you could go to Texas and shoot a really nice deer, low or high fence, pretty much a 100% guarantee and you can hunt with a rifle. Good luck whatever you decide to do!
 

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Just curious what size buck you are looking for. I looked at their website and they had three options. Good luck to you sir and being over 80 you deserve to go big.

My buddy tells me they send one guide with each hunter. When you see a buck, the guide will tell you its B&C size class and how much it will cost. If you wound the animal and do not find it, you still pay full price.
 

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Stoolshooter, sorry I have no experience with this outfit or type of hunt as you requested. In fact, I find it hard to believe I could have any experience that you could add to your 80 years. I just hope you continue your hunting days as you see fit without the judgement of others impacting your experiences. No one needs to understand but you. I admire not only your continued hunting, but also your adaptation to the electronic web forum age! Have a blast and good luck!
 

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Good luck to you, sir! I hope you enjoy your hunt!
 

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I think this is a great idea regardless if your 80 or 8...if this is what you want to do do not let anyone elselse make you feel or think differently.

I have never been on a hunt like this but I would think 2200 ac would be more than a 10 min hunt. Withe that much ground I'd assume the deer feel and act fairly natural and would pose a challenge.

Go have fun and good luck to you. I hope you have the hunt of a life time that your looking for!
 

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171farm said:
I think this is a great idea regardless if your 80 or 8...if this is what you want to do do not let anyone elselse make you feel or think differently.

I have never been on a hunt like this but I would think 2200 ac would be more than a 10 min hunt. Withe that much ground I'd assume the deer feel and act fairly natural and would pose a challenge.

Go have fun and good luck to you. I hope you have the hunt of a life time that your looking for!
Exactly what he said. ^^^^ Good luck Sir.
 

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Cant say I have ever been there or anywhere else like that, but it sounds pretty cool.. Good luck!! I hope you get what youre after
 

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I'd have no problem with it, even considered doing that for elk. I'd like to shoot a buffalo sometime, and most of those hunts are like that. I'm 68 and my window is closing too.
Good luck!
 

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I am much younger than 80 but have thought about going to something like this on an elk hunt. I can't see spending $5000 to go way out west and maybe having a chance at a nice bull. I couldn't do a 100 acre place but 2,000 acres and larger is a big area. I have shot a 150" whitetail in PA so I have a wall hanger. Good luck and have fun. If I can still do this at 80 I will be happy.
 
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