Page 1 of 4 123 ... LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 35
  1. #1
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Location
    north idaho
    Posts
    245
    Thanks
    8
    Thanked 31 Times in 21 Posts
    Congratulations
    0
    Congratulated 1 Time in 1 Post

    Hunting fool versus epicoutdoors

    For the last 2 years the huntin fool has been doing my out of state hunting apps for me. I see Jason carter has left and formed another company called epic outdoors. Should I stay or switch. Or does it really matter who does your out of state applications? I used bighorn permit service for about 5 years until the gentleman passed away and than I moved to the huntin fool.

    thanks
    tim

  2. #2
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jun 2013
    Location
    Allegan, MI
    Posts
    872
    Thanks
    34
    Thanked 194 Times in 161 Posts
    Congratulations
    1
    Congratulated 0 Times in 0 Posts
    Why do you need a service to do your applications? My buddy, who applies for about every animal in at least ten different states does them all himself and he's a pretty busy guy, but still finds time to do them himself. If you already are using HF and it ain't broke, why fix it?

  3. #3
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Location
    Dolores, Colorado
    Posts
    2,335
    Thanks
    100
    Thanked 325 Times in 254 Posts
    Congratulations
    1
    Congratulated 0 Times in 0 Posts
    I agree, why pay someone to do it when its pretty easy to do yourself.
    Colorado Cowboy
    Cowboy Action Shooter; Endowment Life Member-NRA
    The Original Rocket Scientist-Retired
    "My Father always considered a walk in the mountains as the equivalent of church going."
    Aldous Huxley

  4. #4
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Location
    north idaho
    Posts
    245
    Thanks
    8
    Thanked 31 Times in 21 Posts
    Congratulations
    0
    Congratulated 1 Time in 1 Post
    I am not the computer super studs you guys are. so I enlist help where I need to.

  5. #5
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Mar 2011
    Location
    Bend, Orygun
    Posts
    364
    Thanks
    2
    Thanked 106 Times in 76 Posts
    Congratulations
    0
    Congratulated 0 Times in 0 Posts
    I wonder, if you go with J. Carter do you get a set of "team radios"?

  6. #6
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    May 2011
    Location
    North Umpqua River, Oregon
    Posts
    2,183
    Thanks
    328
    Thanked 444 Times in 276 Posts
    Congratulations
    7
    Congratulated 5 Times in 4 Posts
    Interesting that Epic Outdoors are five of the guys who left Huntin Fool including family (Jason Carter, Adam Bronson, Chris Petersen, Kurt Connley, John Petersen) and they are based in the same small town of Cedar City that Huntin Fool is based out of.
    Grand Slam #1005 + 2: Dall (1986 Yukon), Fannin/Stone (1987 Yukon), Bighorn (1988 Colorado Unit S-26), Stone (1995 British Columbia), Desert (2001 Nevada Unit 161), Bighorn (2009 Wyoming Unit 5)

  7. #7
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    May 2011
    Location
    North Umpqua River, Oregon
    Posts
    2,183
    Thanks
    328
    Thanked 444 Times in 276 Posts
    Congratulations
    7
    Congratulated 5 Times in 4 Posts
    Tim…it matters hugely who does your applications. Unless you are personally choosing the units to apply for, when you work with an application service, your application along with dozens of others of their clients are put in for the same hunt the application service determines. After playing the application game for 30 years, in my mind, that would not be a recipe for consistently drawing good tags.
    Grand Slam #1005 + 2: Dall (1986 Yukon), Fannin/Stone (1987 Yukon), Bighorn (1988 Colorado Unit S-26), Stone (1995 British Columbia), Desert (2001 Nevada Unit 161), Bighorn (2009 Wyoming Unit 5)

  8. #8
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Oct 2013
    Location
    Broomfield Co
    Posts
    100
    Thanks
    8
    Thanked 12 Times in 11 Posts
    Congratulations
    0
    Congratulated 0 Times in 0 Posts
    Do it yourself!!

  9. #9
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    May 2012
    Location
    North Carolina
    Posts
    422
    Thanks
    31
    Thanked 80 Times in 45 Posts
    Congratulations
    0
    Congratulated 0 Times in 0 Posts
    The research is the fun part! Maybe I should get into that service.

  10. #10
    Member
    Join Date
    Aug 2013
    Posts
    34
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
    Congratulations
    0
    Congratulated 0 Times in 0 Posts
    I hear I feel your pain I'm new to western hunting and there is a ton on info to know before you select your picks for the year. I know picking states and units is fun for people that know it but it's very hard for a new western hunter. I contacted Cabelas but gave up after there sales pitch. Very much looking forward to 2014 season ..

 

 

Similar Threads

  1. 111-115 versus 221,222
    By Elkoholic307 in forum Nevada
    Replies: 34
    Last Post: 03-14-2014, 12:41 PM
  2. Huntin Fool member? We'd appreciate your vote.
    By Umpqua Hunter in forum Sheep, Moose and Goat
    Replies: 52
    Last Post: 01-17-2014, 07:56 AM
  3. Huntin Fool Members...
    By CoHiCntry in forum Back at the Tailgate
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 12-21-2013, 05:07 PM
  4. Replies: 0
    Last Post: 04-11-2013, 05:45 PM
  5. Hunting clothing for spot and stalk and still hunting
    By Anthony Steele in forum General Hunting
    Replies: 13
    Last Post: 10-14-2011, 09:33 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •