Things Change In Thirty Years!

Discussion in 'Out of state hunts' started by Forest Meister, Apr 22, 2018.

  1. Forest Meister

    Forest Meister

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    Cheff Ranch.jpg Digging through my Treasure Trove of old hunting maps and paperwork while doing some spring cleaning, I came across a brochure from an outfit that hunts the Bob Marshall Wilderness in Montana where I went on my first real adventure. My, how prices have changed. The combo license used to be $350.00 and included elk, deer, bear, game birds and fishing. Now the combo only includes elk, deer and fishing. It is also just over a thousand dollars, not including all the mandatory extras they tack on.

    By the way, back in the day it was a great place to hunt for someone who was not afraid to walk. Not sure what it is today now that wolves are a part of the ecosystem but the experience and scenery alone would make the trip worthwhile. FM
     
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  2. Waif

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    The Thorofare must be worth the costs once...or thrice.

    After 30 years ,them mountains might be a little steeper....
     
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  3. buckykm1

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    Yep, Things have changed for sure.
    My first Elk hunt was to Colorado in 1986, My Elk license was $210.00, I don't remember for sure what my Mule Deer license was, but it seems like it was $40.00 or $50.00 ?.

    Kevin
     
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    Yup, Im glad I hunted Alaska when I did. In 1980 I was paying 100 bucks for a bush flight under an hour, Now I Pay 900 bucks under an hour. Cripe a fly in caribou trip is around 5000, insane. Moose can be twice that amount.