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Old 12-03-2017, 09:26 PM   #201
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Lesson learned!
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Old 12-04-2017, 08:53 AM   #202
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Thing is everyone and there dog wants to hit south sulphur during this 2 weeks, even worse when they close cooper wma and pat mayse wma the same weekend so everyone must of flocked down there. We went yesterday morning and there were 8-9 vehicles there. group of pigs, no deer though. Wish I could hunt it during the week but That won't be happening.
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Old 12-04-2017, 08:56 AM   #203
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Thing is everyone and there dog wants to hit south sulphur during this 2 weeks, even worse when they close cooper wma and pat mayse wma the same weekend so everyone must of flocked down there. We went yesterday morning and there were 8-9 vehicles there. group of pigs, no deer though. Wish I could hunt it during the week but That won't be happening.
after hearing all of this i dont think i will give the South Sulphur unit a go. I think i might head a litter further north and see what's going on at Lake Fannin (archery only), Tawakoni was pretty good, we didnt shoot anything but saw quite a few deer in the morning moving around (a couple of GIANTS on camera too during the mornings).
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Old 12-04-2017, 10:31 AM   #204
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after hearing all of this i dont think i will give the South Sulphur unit a go. I think i might head a litter further north and see what's going on at Lake Fannin (archery only), Tawakoni was pretty good, we didnt shoot anything but saw quite a few deer in the morning moving around (a couple of GIANTS on camera too during the mornings).
I would guess that if you went during the week you would probably be ok. That's why I don't mind hunting public land too much. I do 90% of my hunting during the week. Very seldom run into anyone.

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Old 12-04-2017, 10:35 AM   #205
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I think I will stick to army corps this weekend. We need it to get COLD and stay cold the rest of the year! I hate this warm weather.
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Old 12-04-2017, 10:39 AM   #206
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after hearing all of this i dont think i will give the South Sulphur unit a go. I think i might head a litter further north and see what's going on at Lake Fannin (archery only), Tawakoni was pretty good, we didnt shoot anything but saw quite a few deer in the morning moving around (a couple of GIANTS on camera too during the mornings).
Have you hunted Lake Fannin before? I have been really thinking of trying it myself. bow only for like 10 years now? I could be wrong on the time frame. But, I can only imagine that there might be some really good deer back there along the red river.
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Old 12-04-2017, 10:41 AM   #207
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Have you hunted Lake Fannin before? I have been really thinking of trying it myself. bow only for like 10 years now? I could be wrong on the time frame. But, I can only imagine that there might be some really good deer back there along the red river.
this will be the first time hunting it. From what i can tell, it has been bow only for quite some time now.
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Old 12-04-2017, 10:55 AM   #208
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how is tawakoni? Isn't it pretty crowded also?
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Old 12-04-2017, 10:57 AM   #209
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how is tawakoni? Isn't it pretty crowded also?
actually, there were only 2 other trucks in the parking lot, and we didnt run into anyone while we were out.
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Old 12-04-2017, 12:22 PM   #210
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You better call about Fannin. I called about a month or so ago and was told that the entire area is closed off and not open for hunting. Perhaps I am wrong? Which unit of Twok? North, south, or west?
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Old 12-04-2017, 12:55 PM   #211
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what reason did they give for the closure? that bites but also is good if they decide to reopen it next year.
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Old 12-04-2017, 01:07 PM   #212
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Didn't have one, just said it is closed. I think it has been for a couple years now. I think it only opened up for a short stint. I could be wrong. You should call and report back with what they tell you.
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Old 12-04-2017, 01:19 PM   #213
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https://www.fs.usda.gov/Internet/FSE...rdb5434292.pdf. it is for sure closed, the order says until august 2018. So hopefully that means it will re-open next season! It has been closed since 2013! has to be monsters roaming that area right about now! looks like I have my spot for next year! lol.
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Old 12-04-2017, 01:26 PM   #214
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which unit a tawakoni I have scouted it but haven't been there , I did White Oak Creek yesterday only saw 1 doe and lots of pig sign.
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Old 12-04-2017, 02:57 PM   #215
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https://www.fs.usda.gov/Internet/FSE...rdb5434292.pdf. it is for sure closed, the order says until august 2018. So hopefully that means it will re-open next season! It has been closed since 2013! has to be monsters roaming that area right about now! looks like I have my spot for next year! lol.
You can hunt there. It just has to be archery for deer and pigs. Shotgun for small game.
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Old 12-04-2017, 03:44 PM   #216
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Anyone else hunt this weekend? Nada for me.
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Old 12-04-2017, 03:49 PM   #217
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Is it true the amphitheater area is open now at Cooper?
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Old 12-04-2017, 04:34 PM   #218
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amphitheater was open but it was covered up with people this past weekend
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Old 12-04-2017, 05:40 PM   #219
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amphitheater was open but it was covered up with people this past weekend
Ok, a buddy of mine said he heard it was open and drove down this morning and not a single vehicle was in the lot. I bet the deer are pushed out of there now with all the traffic.
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Old 12-04-2017, 11:31 PM   #220
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which unit a tawakoni I have scouted it but haven't been there , I did White Oak Creek yesterday only saw 1 doe and lots of pig sign.
Lake Texoma has some monsters.... Have you ever been there? No deer on the small unit at Twok

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Old 12-08-2017, 08:36 AM   #221
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Anyone shot anything at south sulphur this week yet?
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Old 12-10-2017, 06:11 PM   #222
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Let's get this one going again.

Anybody else going to be out there this week. Should be good after being closed for over a week. I plan on being back out Thursday and/or Friday.
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Old 12-10-2017, 06:27 PM   #223
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Iíll be out there


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Old 12-10-2017, 06:34 PM   #224
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I might get out Wednesday or Thursday

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Old 12-13-2017, 05:30 PM   #225
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Unless something drastic happens, I'll be hunting all day tomorrow. Probably come out just long enough to go into town and get lunch. If yall are up there and want to try and meet up, just shout.
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Old 12-13-2017, 06:09 PM   #226
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Wish I could. Iíll be stuck in the office.


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Old 12-14-2017, 08:51 AM   #227
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Perfect weather this morning. 35 degrees, barely a breeze out of the North (Perfect for my stand). Just waiting on a doe or big boy to walk into range. Not much moving this morning so far.

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Old 12-14-2017, 09:03 AM   #228
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Perfect weather this morning. 35 degrees, barely a breeze out of the North (Perfect for my stand). Just waiting on a doe or big boy to walk into range. Not much moving this morning so far.

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Old 12-14-2017, 12:42 PM   #229
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Zero' d this morning in spite of having good weather. And the wind picked up about 9. Came out to eat lunch. Headed back in a little bit, hopefully I can stay awake. Bad sleepy for some reason. Good thing I've got my fall harness on. Lol

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Old 12-14-2017, 02:23 PM   #230
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Anyone know how South Sulphur unit did? any good deer shot on it? or just A LOT of hunters rubbing elbows with each other?
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Old 12-14-2017, 03:03 PM   #231
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i'll be out there this Sunday for an all day sit.
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Old 12-14-2017, 03:14 PM   #232
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Anyone know how South Sulphur unit did? any good deer shot on it? or just A LOT of hunters rubbing elbows with each other?
Probably the later.

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Old 12-14-2017, 08:55 PM   #233
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Got zero'd again after lunch. Sand wind howling all day. Died right before dark. Back at it in the morning. Pulled card from the last 2 weeks and it looks like the bucks are moving back in after the rut.



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Old 12-14-2017, 09:09 PM   #234
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Here's a few pics of the bucks.

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Old 12-14-2017, 10:33 PM   #235
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Wow!


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Old 12-14-2017, 10:34 PM   #236
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Old 12-15-2017, 08:20 AM   #237
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From just before daylight till about noon. I've got a few more pics of the same deer in the middle of the night too.

Had a hog one through right t daylight this morning. Wasn't light enough to shoot.

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Old 12-15-2017, 02:03 PM   #238
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anything this morning Puggy?
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Old 12-15-2017, 02:20 PM   #239
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Nothing but the hog right at daylight.

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Old 12-17-2017, 02:26 PM   #240
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Anybody hunting this weekend?
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Old 12-17-2017, 11:11 PM   #241
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Went out today. Nothing for me. Pack of domestic dogs wouldn't shut up and jumped a pig.
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Old 12-18-2017, 08:34 AM   #242
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Went out today. Nothing for me. Pack of domestic dogs wouldn't shut up and jumped a pig.
sat all day yesterday. saw a massive hog in the morning, and a coyote came strolling in with his buddies around 2pm. No deer though.
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Old 12-18-2017, 08:35 AM   #243
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sat all day yesterday. saw a massive hog in the morning, and a coyote came strolling in with his buddies around 2pm. No deer though.
i had some dogs barking all day north of where i was sitting, wonder if we were in the same area.
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Old 12-18-2017, 08:47 AM   #244
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these dogs only barked for maybe 15 minutes, They came right up on me and then no more than 50 yard behind me they jumped a pig that sounded like hogzilla. once the pig got away they stopped.
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Old 12-18-2017, 08:52 AM   #245
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different area then. i heard these dogs all day. they were probably a good 500-1000 yards away from me though.
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Old 12-21-2017, 12:36 PM   #246
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About to head out for an evening sit. Hoping the deer will be moving before the front hits in the morning.

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Old 12-21-2017, 12:55 PM   #247
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good luck. i'll be out for a Saturday morning sit, and i think that might be the last one for the season for me.
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Old 12-21-2017, 01:02 PM   #248
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The way the forecast is for the next week, it's gonna be some cold sits through next weekend. Don't know if I'll be back out thus weekend after today, but I'll definitely be out there next week.

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Old 12-21-2017, 01:22 PM   #249
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good luck, brother. i hope ya stick something!
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Old 12-21-2017, 02:58 PM   #250
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