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Old 12-06-2017, 11:26 AM   #1
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I'm in a few other threads for the other counties I hunt in, and wanted to get something going for Uvalde County(Not seeing much in my searches).

Post some pics, and what you are seeing!!
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Old 12-06-2017, 11:36 AM   #2
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What part of Uvalde County?
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Old 12-06-2017, 11:40 AM   #3
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I hunt up by Concan off 83.
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Old 12-06-2017, 12:03 PM   #4
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I'm northwest of Uvalde on the Nueces River. There were no signs of rut last weekend. I have always heard and seen for our area around Dec 15 as the peak give or take a few days.
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Old 12-06-2017, 12:18 PM   #5
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I would have thought they were rutting along time ago, we are rutting in south medina county already
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Old 12-06-2017, 12:25 PM   #6
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I've always heard the week before Christmas

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Old 12-06-2017, 12:55 PM   #7
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NE here & they are rutting hard as of last weekend...

2 & 3 year olds were bumping does on the opening of rifle season for us...
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Old 12-06-2017, 12:56 PM   #8
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NE here & they are rutting hard as of last weekend...

2 & 3 year olds were bumping does on the opening of rifle season for us...
That sounds about right.
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Old 12-06-2017, 01:03 PM   #9
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They were starting the rut last weekend where 55 crosses the Nueces. Bucks were cruising and some were locked on a doe already.
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Old 12-06-2017, 01:06 PM   #10
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I'm in a few other threads for the other counties I hunt in, and wanted to get something going for Uvalde County(Not seeing much in my searches).

Post some pics, and what you are seeing!!
I am 10 miles north of you driving and 5 Miles North as the crow flies.

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http://discussions.texasbowhunter.co...d.php?t=657577

I hope things are better for you than what I'm seeing
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Old 12-06-2017, 03:15 PM   #11
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Yes. Keep this Uvalde county thread going. Other counties have good strong threads but nothing for Uvalde.

We are off 55 before Chalk Bluff.
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Old 12-06-2017, 05:01 PM   #12
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I am 10 miles north of you driving and 5 Miles North as the crow flies.

Skip to post #180

http://discussions.texasbowhunter.co...d.php?t=657577

I hope things are better for you than what I'm seeing


We're down off 83 and 1051
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Old 12-06-2017, 05:03 PM   #13
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Yes. Keep this Uvalde county thread going. Other counties have good strong threads but nothing for Uvalde.

We are off 55 before Chalk Bluff.

For sure!! I'm in a few others, and they all stay pretty busy with posts. I'm going to mainly be hunting in Concan after this season, so I wanted to get something started since I couldn't find anything.
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Old 12-06-2017, 09:10 PM   #14
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Iím headed that direction Friday. We hunt off FM 334 just inside Kinney County. Dad has been there since last Friday and said bucks were starting to cruise. We shall see what happens.


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Old 12-06-2017, 10:25 PM   #15
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Hef, been in that area since 1986. I usually take vacation from 12-5 through 12-15. You want to be in the stand as much as possible the 10th-13th. Don't ask me how long it took to pinpoint this time. 10:17 hrs of daylight is the majic number. 10:18 starts getting right.
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Old 12-07-2017, 07:03 AM   #16
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Iím headed that direction Friday. We hunt off FM 334 just inside Kinney County. Dad has been there since last Friday and said bucks were starting to cruise. We shall see what happens.


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Old 12-07-2017, 07:03 AM   #17
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Hef, been in that area since 1986. I usually take vacation from 12-5 through 12-15. You want to be in the stand as much as possible the 10th-13th. Don't ask me how long it took to pinpoint this time. 10:17 hrs of daylight is the majic number. 10:18 starts getting right.
Im going to schedule that for next year

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Old 12-07-2017, 07:33 AM   #18
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[quote=bwool;12992503]Hef, been in that area since 1986. I usually take vacation from 12-5 through 12-15. You want to be in the stand as much as possible the 10th-13th. Don't ask me how long it took to pinpoint this time. 10:17 hrs of daylight is the majic number. 10:18 starts getting right.[/QUOTE

Hunted about 15 miles SW of Sabinal, South of 90, for a long time. Down there, same deal, but we noted after a number of years that 12/5 seemed the magic "killin" date. Always tried to be at the lease around that time.

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Old 12-07-2017, 07:37 AM   #19
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Glad it is finally cool. I'll be headed out Friday. Hope to see some activity. I don't think we had too much of an acorn problem but hope this rain takes care of what acorns did drop.
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Old 12-07-2017, 07:41 AM   #20
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Ohhh!

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Old 12-07-2017, 08:08 AM   #21
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Glad it is finally cool. I'll be headed out Friday. Hope to see some activity. I don't think we had too much of an acorn problem but hope this rain takes care of what acorns did drop.
We were covered in acorns...
We were still real green late too...

Trying to head out Friday too....
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Old 12-07-2017, 08:11 AM   #22
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You want to be in the stand as much as possible the 10th-13th.
For the most part I agree...but the greener/warmer we are, the more you can bump this back alittle...
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Old 12-07-2017, 11:06 AM   #23
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Saw these on another thread from this morning... and then there is my view... Needles to say, I'm jealous

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Old 12-07-2017, 06:49 PM   #24
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Currently snowing at our lease but not sticking. Raining as well
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Old 12-09-2017, 12:13 PM   #25
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Currently snowing at our lease but not sticking. Raining as well
How's everything looking?
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