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Old 09-21-2016, 08:48 AM   #51
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My cousin and I plan on going out to LBJ this year to bow hunt. Just curious if there is any public land etiquette we need to know of? i.e. If daylight comes and we notice there are other hunters around us do we get up and find another place or stay put to not disturb the hunting area? Any other tips would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!
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Old 09-23-2016, 08:09 AM   #52
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My cousin and I plan on going out to LBJ this year to bow hunt. Just curious if there is any public land etiquette we need to know of? i.e. If daylight comes and we notice there are other hunters around us do we get up and find another place or stay put to not disturb the hunting area? Any other tips would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!
Personally in that situation I would stay put. I have walked through several guys spots out there while headed back to my vehicle and they have all came over and talked to me. Everyone I have ran into out there has been courteous and great to talk to. Good luck out there!
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Old 09-23-2016, 09:19 AM   #53
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This has happened to me as well. Most people are super kind. If I see a headlamp coming through the area and I am set up, I flash my light at them to alert them I am there. Have never had anybody set up very close to me doing this

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Old 09-24-2016, 10:22 AM   #54
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Went this morning and pulled my game camera, only had it out a couple of weeks. 1st pic has a buck in the background, last pic I assume is two doe.
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Old 09-24-2016, 10:28 AM   #55
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to post pics do you have to have a photobucket?
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Old 09-24-2016, 12:10 PM   #56
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No, I have a camera, not a bucket.
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Old 09-24-2016, 12:12 PM   #57
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Joking, just resize to a smaller size as outlined in the "go advanced" tab and upload. I post from a PC, not a phone.
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Old 09-24-2016, 04:22 PM   #58
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to post pics do you have to have a photobucket?


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Old 09-25-2016, 10:17 AM   #59
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Nice Buck!!! What unit is that ?
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Old 09-25-2016, 12:34 PM   #60
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Nice Buck!!! What unit is that ?
According to the GPS tracking device I put under his truck, I'll let ya know for a few $ if he don't pay me to keep quiet.

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Old 09-27-2016, 06:18 AM   #61
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TG, I took that thing off my truck a couple weeks ago, found a white ext-cab 80s model GM truck and stuck it under his truck.

Unit 54.
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Old 09-27-2016, 11:01 AM   #62
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Gee. For a little while, I thought I was being followed too.


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Old 09-27-2016, 11:23 AM   #63
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TG, I took that thing off my truck a couple weeks ago, found a white ext-cab 80s model GM truck and stuck it under his truck.

Unit 54.
Although i doubt this is actually the unit, it got me curious, how does one legally get to that unit or any unit for that matter that does not have a road bordering it? are there easements?
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Old 09-27-2016, 12:58 PM   #64
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Although i doubt this is actually the unit, it got me curious, how does one legally get to that unit or any unit for that matter that does not have a road bordering it? are there easements?
No easements. Private land access only.
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Old 09-27-2016, 02:48 PM   #65
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No easements. Private land access only.


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Old 09-27-2016, 09:59 PM   #66
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Although i doubt this is actually the unit, it got me curious, how does one legally get to that unit or any unit for that matter that does not have a road bordering it? are there easements?
Knock on some doors.
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Old 09-27-2016, 10:30 PM   #67
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Knock on some doors.
Good luck.

Those neighbors have had their doors beat down. They have learned to say No.

The Forest Service has attempted to acquire easements to landlocked units on the LBJ. All adjoining neighbors denied access. I can't say I blame them.

The neighbors deal with trespassers/poachers every year and I would be real surprised if you gain access. Best of luck.
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Old 09-28-2016, 12:02 PM   #68
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Good luck.

Those neighbors have had their doors beat down. They have learned to say No.

The Forest Service has attempted to acquire easements to landlocked units on the LBJ. All adjoining neighbors denied access. I can't say I blame them.

The neighbors deal with trespassers/poachers every year and I would be real surprised if you gain access. Best of luck.

that would be awesome to own land against that. essentially just adding to your own private hunting land!

in other news, i have a 13pt showing up and a heavy 10, would post pics but not the most tech savy person.
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Old 09-28-2016, 12:16 PM   #69
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Old 09-28-2016, 12:17 PM   #70
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Old 09-28-2016, 12:17 PM   #71
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that would be awesome to own land against that. essentially just adding to your own private hunting land!

in other news, i have a 13pt showing up and a heavy 10, would post pics but not the most tech savy person.
It is!

Text me the pics and I'll post them. PM sent.
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Old 09-28-2016, 12:34 PM   #72
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Old 09-28-2016, 12:35 PM   #73
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Old 09-28-2016, 12:36 PM   #74
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Nice bucks.
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Old 09-28-2016, 07:14 PM   #75
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My pics, no deer were harmed in those pics, and it wasn't 54. It is a place that I've been the only human to see (right!).
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Old 09-29-2016, 06:53 AM   #76
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Man, as small as that unit is I don't think I'd call out the unit name. Might get some company because of that pic.


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Old 09-29-2016, 10:10 AM   #77
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Man, as small as that unit is I don't think I'd call out the unit name. Might get some company because of that pic.


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Old 09-29-2016, 10:14 AM   #78
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Went out yesterday and looked around on a unit I've never step foot on before. Saw some active trails between plots of dropping oak trees. Heard some something stirring in he woods to the right of me so I ran behind a big oak tree. The first herd was 12 deer that walked by no further than 15 yards away, all does and fawns.

Once they cleared, I was just about to see where they went when I heard more deer coming. This group was a bachelor herd of 7 bucks. 3 spikes, 2 basket racks, and two of the biggest bucks I've seen out there in person or on cam.

I waited until they cleared and marked the trail on my GPS. Going to hang stands tomorrow.


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Old 09-29-2016, 12:55 PM   #79
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Sounds like you found one of my honey holes Leon . Hope ya stick-1.
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Old 09-29-2016, 01:45 PM   #80
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Went out yesterday and looked around on a unit I've never step foot on before. Saw some active trails between plots of dropping oak trees. Heard some something stirring in he woods to the right of me so I ran behind a big oak tree. The first herd was 12 deer that walked by no further than 15 yards away, all does and fawns.

Once they cleared, I was just about to see where they went when I heard more deer coming. This group was a bachelor herd of 7 bucks. 3 spikes, 2 basket racks, and two of the biggest bucks I've seen out there in person or on cam.

I waited until they cleared and marked the trail on my GPS. Going to hang stands tomorrow.


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What do you drive and how long will you be hunting saturday???
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Old 09-29-2016, 01:58 PM   #81
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I'll be hunting my lease Saturday.


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Old 09-29-2016, 03:22 PM   #82
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You need to give me a call when you come up here. I have some turkey feathers for you. and I'll buy lunch.
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Old 09-29-2016, 04:01 PM   #83
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Well hell yeah....


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Old 09-29-2016, 04:21 PM   #84
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Well, y'all all seem much more prepared than me this year. Did a lot of scouting and prep work up around Caddo and several cams didn't pick up a single buck in almost 2 months. Lots of pics of dogs and pigs though. I'm just gonna have to wing it this year.


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Old 09-30-2016, 07:04 AM   #85
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Well, y'all all seem much more prepared than me this year. Did a lot of scouting and prep work up around Caddo and several cams didn't pick up a single buck in almost 2 months. Lots of pics of dogs and pigs though. I'm just gonna have to wing it this year.


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Old 09-30-2016, 07:53 AM   #86
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I'm setup close by. I'll post pics after I kill him Just kidding! Let us know how that goes!
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Old 09-30-2016, 08:21 AM   #87
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Hey Troy. If you need help with anything, you have my number. Good luck!
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Old 09-30-2016, 11:41 AM   #88
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Absolutely, thanks brother!
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Old 09-30-2016, 12:08 PM   #89
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Good luck.

Those neighbors have had their doors beat down. They have learned to say No.

The Forest Service has attempted to acquire easements to landlocked units on the LBJ. All adjoining neighbors denied access. I can't say I blame them.

The neighbors deal with trespassers/poachers every year and I would be real surprised if you gain access. Best of luck.
Froggy knows what he is talking about, on this subject. You can blame the duck hunters. They continually trashed his land, many years ago,
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What exactly did y'all search on ARCGIS to find LBJ?


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Old 09-30-2016, 05:54 PM   #91
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Old 10-02-2016, 06:32 AM   #92
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Anybody score, deer that is?
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Old 10-02-2016, 11:17 AM   #93
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Razorback01 , did you get 1 this morning if so lets see some pics.....
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Old 10-02-2016, 12:29 PM   #94
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I saw 1 doe walking back to the pickup. Seeing quit a few rubs as well. Beautiful morning!
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Old 10-02-2016, 01:54 PM   #95
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Old 10-02-2016, 02:10 PM   #96
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Nice ten Leon!
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Old 10-02-2016, 02:22 PM   #97
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Nice !!!
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Old 10-02-2016, 02:39 PM   #98
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Heck yeah! Nice deer Leon!

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Old 10-02-2016, 03:24 PM   #99
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How is cell service out there. I might be going at it alone just want to make sure I have a way of communication if something were to happen?
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Old 10-02-2016, 03:34 PM   #100
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Just kiddin, guys. This boy was hit by a car on my father in law's road in Wisconsin.


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