Other than WA.....

Discussion in 'Cast & Blast' started by FlyFshn'Fool, Oct 22, 2011.

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What state has the best combination of hunting and fishing?

WA 3 vote(s) 9.7%
OR 3 vote(s) 9.7%
IA 8 vote(s) 25.8%
MT 17 vote(s) 54.8%
  1. speyfisher Active Member

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    State of Jefferson U.S.A.
    Ratings: +139 / 3
    South Dakota has billboards at the state line proclaiming "Welcome to South Dakota. We hunt what we eat. We eat what we hunt. Friends of furry animals not welcome here" People like that can't be all that bad. Too bad they don't have Steelhead.

    Idaho has roadside signs saying game crossing. Not Bambie crossing like in some other states. I wouldn't doubt if road kill was legal in Idaho. And they have Steelhead. Idahoans have a pretty good track record of sorting through all the liberal B.S. & rejecting it, so they get points in my book for that.
  2. FlyFshn'Fool Member

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    Where there's water!
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    True, true!

    I'm torn. Love Colorado, but too many people. Idaho is nice, Western WY is good but a bit isolated in terms of variety of fishing and Western MT is looking nice. Oregon is hard to beat too, except for the Cali's moving in, but that issue exists everywhere! I just love the Smallie fishing opportunity in OR, plus the Steelhead, oh and waterfowl hunting too!
  3. jeff bandy Make my day

    Posts: 2,435
    Edmonds, Wa.
    Ratings: +415 / 2
    Washington... 102.60 inhabitants per square mile
    Colorado... 49.33 inhabitants per square mile
    Oregon... 40.33 inhabitants per square mile
    Idaho... 19.15 inhabitants per square mile
    Montana... 6.85 inhabitants per square mile
    Wyoming... 5.85 inhabitants per square mile
    Alaska... 1.26 inhabitants per square mile - least

    New Jersey... 1,189.00 inhabitants per square mile - most
    U.S. Average... 88.08 inhabitants per square mile

    Kind of says it all.
  4. ribka Active Member

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    E WA
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    It sure does