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Old 04-20-2018, 02:20 PM   #1201
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Like I siad I understand in a way,I to didnt grow up hunting,90% of my family is deceased and the rest live outta state.So public lands are what I got to work with until Im outta school and on with a career. Im single,no kids so maybe Ill find lease,maybe Ill forever be on public lands. And thats ok with me. I guess I see the struggle of finding help of where to start? How to field dress a deer? What do I need to hunt? Shoot I didnt even know, there was a thing called public land till I got to research it,didnt know there wasnt much opportunity for gun hunting. So sold the rifle,bought a bow and like I siad was lucky enough to have someone show me a few things to look for,guide me along the first year. 3 years in I've gotten closer and closer each year to sealing the deal but havent yet. Guess its a careing heart woman thing, that wants to help everyone I can,i dunno lol

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Old 04-20-2018, 02:59 PM   #1202
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Like I siad I understand in a way,I to didnt grow up hunting,90% of my family is deceased and the rest live outta state.So public lands are what I got to work with until Im outta school and on with a career. Im single,no kids so maybe Ill find lease,maybe Ill forever be on public lands. And thats ok with me. I guess I see the struggle of finding help of where to start? How to field dress a deer? What do I need to hunt? Shoot I didnt even know, there was a thing called public land till I got to research it,didnt know there wasnt much opportunity for gun hunting. So sold the rifle,bought a bow and like I siad was lucky enough to have someone show me a few things to look for,guide me along the first year. 3 years in I've gotten closer and closer each year to sealing the deal but havent yet. Guess its a careing heart woman thing, that wants to help everyone I can,i dunno lol

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Nothing wrong with that. Lots of us here have felt the same. And still do. And have helped in many ways. Just can't always do what we feel like no matter how much a want to help. Or pay a price for the actions. I don't mind showing someone how to skin a critter. Or blood track. Or tell the difference between hog tracks and deer tracks, what turkey scat looks like, ect. Or dis-pith old wives tales about tracks. Or help with lots of other useful things that every average hunter should know. But also not gonna give away a lot of hard work anymore either .
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Old 04-23-2018, 07:40 PM   #1203
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You know TG ive known you for quite a few years now , and the best advice you ever gave me was to spend some time in the woods. Last season i finally connected and this years season was the best i ever had. It was satisfying knowing that i found and developed my own spot , so i understand how you feel. What i suggest is that you get out there now and scout hard for the new season so your ready way beforehand!
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Old 04-25-2018, 09:13 AM   #1204
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Hello all, Some good information on this forum. I'm going to head out to Whitney/Aquilla on May 5th and hope to find some Turkeys. This is my 3rd season hunting, and first time to try anything on public land. Hope it goes well!
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Old 04-25-2018, 09:21 AM   #1205
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I will be driving up to Taylor Nebraska and meeting my father in law and brother in law on November 8th and setting up some pop up blinds. Rife season starts on the 11th and we will hunt for 8 days there if we don't tag out sooner. Then we will drive back to my father in laws in Myrtle Missouri and hunt for 6 days or more if we tag out early in Nebraska. We have access to 1500 acres in Nebraska and 500 in Missouri all private land that we get to hunt for free.

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Old 04-25-2018, 07:35 PM   #1206
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What dates will Whitney be opening for permits for the 2018-2019 seasons? Hoping to get one this year.
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Old 04-26-2018, 03:38 AM   #1207
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Mid August after 2018-2019 hunting licenses are available.
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Old 04-30-2018, 04:19 PM   #1208
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I found this yesterday at the lake.
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I found this yesterday at the lake.
That aught to make a couple nice fee-lays.


(Fee-lay: a fee imposed upon catfish while in the laying down position, intended for consumption. )

The fish are biting. And there's hogs to be kilt. Gotta go!
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Old 05-01-2018, 05:11 PM   #1210
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Theres more out there somewhere.
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Old 05-02-2018, 01:57 PM   #1211
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Bet I know where a good place is at the moment too. Wishing this house were done with. I'd be running trotlines right now. Looking like it's gonna be after the 14th before I can do anything.

The fish are biting. And there's hogs to be kilt. Gotta go!
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Old 05-02-2018, 06:16 PM   #1212
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I have to take my wife camping at Texoma for our anniversary, and next week i have to cook at a party so a few weeks before i get out there again.
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Old 05-03-2018, 03:53 PM   #1213
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Anybody looking for a good deal on some little 3D targets,I picked these 3 in a set at Academy today for $30...normally $100 at Cabelas. Just passing it along

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Old 05-03-2018, 03:55 PM   #1214
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Anybody looking for a good deal on some little 3D targets,I picked these 3 in a set at Academy today for $30...normally $100 at Cabelas. Just passing it along

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Old 05-03-2018, 05:22 PM   #1215
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Shucks, I was gonna need someone to retrieve my arras.

Nice offer!
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Old 05-03-2018, 05:27 PM   #1216
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Shucks, I was gonna need someone to retrieve my arras.

Nice offer!
He would do it too. He loves pulling the arrows from the target. Hes 7,so thinking a Bear Cruzer Lite will be under the tree from him this Christmas

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Old 05-04-2018, 05:15 PM   #1217
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Anyone know Ifn Plowman is opened up?
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Old 05-04-2018, 06:11 PM   #1218
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Anyone know Ifn Plowman is opened up?
I haven't been down there in over a month but the website shows that it is.
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Old 05-04-2018, 08:35 PM   #1219
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Anyone know Ifn Plowman is opened up?
Yep it's open!
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Old 05-06-2018, 09:03 AM   #1220
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Looks like both lakes came up a bit.

The fish are biting. And there's hogs to be kilt. Gotta go!
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Old 05-06-2018, 08:32 PM   #1221
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Caught enough today for fish tacos tomorrow night. White bass , but they are better than store bought.
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Old 05-06-2018, 09:00 PM   #1222
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Got to take the boat to the shop this week , it won't power up.
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Old 05-06-2018, 09:07 PM   #1223
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It has been hard to put the fishing pole down but I plan to do some scouting next Sunday. Anyone been out hog hunting this spring?
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Old 05-09-2018, 05:42 PM   #1224
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I wish i could join you , but i have to work.
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Old 05-22-2018, 05:09 PM   #1225
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My boats fixed but i have to drive to Salt lake city on Friday.
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Old 05-22-2018, 07:11 PM   #1226
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You going for work?
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Old 05-23-2018, 06:35 AM   #1227
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You going for work?
No Sir going to take the dog to the trainer , The airlines wont ship because of temps being above 80. 19.5 hour drive one way sleep then head back home.
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Old 06-05-2018, 10:38 AM   #1228
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Sure is quiet on here.
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Old 06-05-2018, 06:56 PM   #1229
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Sure is quiet on here.

Sure is hot outside too.
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Old 06-05-2018, 07:13 PM   #1230
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Storm, you missed the Lake Whitney fishing thread in the Campfire section. We were down there as well as Buckshot over the weekend, Buckshot wanted to whup his daughter. Can't believe you missed all that.
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Old 06-05-2018, 07:19 PM   #1231
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Just that time of year,start thinking about nxt hunting season! Thinking about getting the $48 public land permit this year. Anyone have/had it? Good places or not really,save ur money?

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Old 06-06-2018, 05:48 AM   #1232
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Soon as I figure out the TTHA show schedule for August, I'll let yall know when the Cleburne Get-2-gether/lunchon is. And when the new thread will start.

The fish are biting. And there's hogs to be kilt. Gotta go!
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Old 06-06-2018, 06:08 AM   #1233
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TTHA, 3-5 August Houston, 10-12 August Fort Worth, 17-19 August San Antonio. You're welcome!
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Old 06-06-2018, 06:10 AM   #1234
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Soon as I figure out the TTHA show schedule for August, I'll let yall know when the Cleburne Get-2-gether/lunchon is. And when the new thread will start.

The fish are biting. And there's hogs to be kilt. Gotta go!
TTHA schedule is out. Already taken off to go in Fort Worth,lol
Just hoping there is less iphone cables,creepy massage people and hair extensions this year lol

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Old 06-06-2018, 09:50 AM   #1235
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Thanks for the up"dates".

I'll get something figured out pretty soon. Needed to know the dates so I don't plan the G2G the same weekend. I'll probably be working the youth archery booth at the show again if asked, providing it's around my work schedule.

The fish are biting. And there's hogs to be kilt. Gotta go!
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Old 06-06-2018, 09:57 AM   #1236
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I would imagine they will need help TG. Checking with last years lead.
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Old 06-07-2018, 11:13 AM   #1237
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Dang, I forgot about that... guess it got deleted.


It was funny in my head.
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Old 06-07-2018, 10:26 PM   #1238
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Save your money. When I first moved to Texas I did it. Closes place I found for me was 2 hours 1 way. And seen 1 doe. Unless you wanting pigs. But that was a long long time ago.
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Old 06-08-2018, 03:23 AM   #1239
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Save your money. When I first moved to Texas I did it. Closes place I found for me was 2 hours 1 way. And seen 1 doe. Unless you wanting pigs. But that was a long long time ago.
No,looking for deer. I found couple places in far east Texas,near family on Toledo Bend and then Caddo Grasslands. Im in Mansfield, so Whitney is still alot closer and Ive heard Caddo is a little dangerous once regular season starts and folks can rifle hunt out there. Mostly saw places for dove or ducks,but wasnt sure if once you payed your money,if there was more spots offered that they dont show on the current maps

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Old 06-13-2018, 06:47 PM   #1240
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I can hardly wait for summer to be over so I can get back on the water.
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Old 06-13-2018, 07:11 PM   #1241
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I can hardly wait for summer to be over so I can get back on the water.
Is a little warm for the fish to be biting. Alest I haven't had much luck from the bank

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Old 06-14-2018, 04:15 PM   #1242
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I wonder if the fishing barge at Juniper Cove is back open yet.

The fish are biting. And there's hogs to be kilt. Gotta go!
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Old 06-14-2018, 05:58 PM   #1243
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Heck, I'm wondering when and who will start the new 2018-2019 thread.

Headed to the south end Sunday am for some fishin, hope the rain doesn't get us.
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OK, the 12th Annual Celburne Get-2-Gether will be August 11th (just don't get the 11th and 12th mixed up ). And probably start around noon as has been in the past. I haven't confirmed a location as of yet. But will before I announce a new thread on it in the Around The Campfire forum.



The new 2018-2019 season thread will start that same evening or shortly after, as tradition has it.
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Old 06-16-2018, 02:24 PM   #1245
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You know I'll be there.
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Old 06-19-2018, 11:29 AM   #1246
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Well it looks like I will be working out of state again. Its mot a bad thing though as I get 3 days a week off to hunt. Oklahoma here I come!
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Old 06-19-2018, 11:40 AM   #1247
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No getting 11th and 12th confused for me,my birthday is the 12th lol trophy hunter show and a new tattoo coming up again this year too

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Old 06-19-2018, 01:50 PM   #1248
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Storm, working in Oklahoma I presume? If so, yah still ain't that far for a visit once in a while. Guess you would want to visit the deer in the big K state just above too. I would.

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Old 06-19-2018, 06:39 PM   #1249
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With 3 days off a week i can just hunt whitney more!
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Old 06-19-2018, 07:20 PM   #1250
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Is it expensive to hunt in Kansas?

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