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Old 01-28-2009, 05:20 PM   #1
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Ok,

Lets try this instead of looking in 2 or 3 different places.

Lets put the maps at the top of the page for quick reference.
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Old 01-28-2009, 06:00 PM   #2
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I have never hunted out there but was involved in a rescue class one night out there. We saw a lot of hogs at night near and underneath the rail bridge on the road heading to Taylor.
I would like to get in on some of the hunting one day if you have room in your groups
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Old 01-28-2009, 06:13 PM   #3
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I have never hunted out there but was involved in a rescue class one night out there. We saw a lot of hogs at night near and underneath the rail bridge on the road heading to Taylor.
I would like to get in on some of the hunting one day if you have room in your groups
Anytime, let us know im sure that anyone would let you hook up with them.
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Old 01-28-2009, 06:36 PM   #4
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maybe they can make this thread a (sticky)
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Old 01-28-2009, 07:42 PM   #5
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great idea crod
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Old 01-28-2009, 08:58 PM   #6
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great idea crod
Thanks, but wasn't my idea.... it was BILLFROMFTWORTH' s idea. Good idea bill.
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Old 01-28-2009, 09:21 PM   #7
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Old 01-28-2009, 09:23 PM   #8
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A little eye candy from granger, ended up sticking two the evening of january 17th, only recovered one, but fairly certain I got the second but blood trail went into some god awful stuff and wasn't worth the trouble for a stinkin pig.



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Old 01-28-2009, 09:27 PM   #9
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What a beautiful sight!
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Old 01-28-2009, 09:30 PM   #10
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What a beautiful sight!
not really, especially if your a farmer, I wish they would get seriously thinned out, they are nothing but destructive little bulldozers and encroach on the whitetails habitat.
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Old 01-28-2009, 10:10 PM   #11
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not really, especially if your a farmer, I wish they would get seriously thinned out, they are nothing but destructive little bulldozers and encroach on the whitetails habitat.
WOW you got pics of hogs during the day at Granger? I ran 2 even 3 cameras out there last year, over bait, under pecan trees, along rub lines, around wallows and never got pics of them during the day. Will you disclose the location?
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Old 01-28-2009, 10:11 PM   #12
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Apparently a hog was taken today at Granger.... posted under the campfire threads. Don't know any details
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Old 01-28-2009, 10:23 PM   #13
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WOW you got pics of hogs during the day at Granger? I ran 2 even 3 cameras out there last year, over bait, under pecan trees, along rub lines, around wallows and never got pics of them during the day. Will you disclose the location?
Yeah, I'm sure he'll loan you his trail cams as well

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Old 01-28-2009, 10:30 PM   #14
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i cant believe no one went yesterday,perfect weather for hog hunting,especially around about 6 pm lol
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LOL crod888, too many eyes on this forum, but I would say you need to re do your homework if your not getting pics/seeing of them during the day, I've got lots of daytime pics.
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Old 01-29-2009, 06:55 AM   #16
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LOL crod888, too many eyes on this forum, but I would say you need to re do your homework if your not getting pics/seeing of them during the day, I've got lots of daytime pics.
Looks like I'll have to revisit that......
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yeah you might consider that...
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Old 01-29-2009, 08:34 AM   #18
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were is this land? and what permits do you need to hunt it?
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Old 01-29-2009, 08:53 AM   #19
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Land is in williamson county, you have to have a $48 type II permit, its archery and crossbow only for hogs.
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Old 01-29-2009, 10:25 AM   #20
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Ok when we going?????
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Old 01-29-2009, 04:40 PM   #21
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While yall are at it, why don't you give out GPS coordinates to your brushpiles on the lake?
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Old 01-29-2009, 05:45 PM   #22
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While yall are at it, why don't you give out GPS coordinates to your brushpiles on the lake?
because half the brush piles are now cow paths, hog paths etc..... LOL
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Old 01-29-2009, 05:51 PM   #23
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Going out tomarrow, gonna go below the dam in the mourning and then over to 6 again to try and find these hogs paintman is talken about.
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Old 01-29-2009, 06:15 PM   #24
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Going out tomarrow, gonna go below the dam in the mourning and then over to 6 again to try and find these hogs paintman is talken about.
the picture of number six,the v area and the iv area ive seen hogs at,further towards the river also ,between 6 and 7 too lots of thicks arpound there,check all the bloodweeds too good luck
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Old 01-29-2009, 06:27 PM   #25
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the picture of number six,the v area and the iv area ive seen hogs at,further towards the river also ,between 6 and 7 too lots of thicks arpound there,check all the bloodweeds too good luck
Thanks, ever have luck there early in the mourning?
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Old 01-29-2009, 06:46 PM   #26
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Thanks, ever have luck there early in the mourning?
last time i was there in the early they were up in the feilds coming back into the thicks but that was last year
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because half the brush piles are now cow paths, hog paths etc..... LOL
is the lake that low?, never even went down there
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Old 01-29-2009, 07:18 PM   #28
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Nope always in the evening.

is the lake that low?, never even went down there

the lake is unbelievably low.... many of the cuts, shallows, lagoons that you see on google maps is hard ground now.
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Old 01-29-2009, 07:50 PM   #29
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you could actually walk to the island
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can't you always, I did in december 2007 and I think the lake was just about full then.
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Old 01-29-2009, 08:00 PM   #31
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Here is a little porker I managed to get yesterday. The little boar weighed around 40 lbs. Sorry about the pic with me in it I had to set it on a timer and take it myself.
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Old 01-29-2009, 08:19 PM   #32
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Here is a little porker I managed to get yesterday. The little boar weighed around 40 lbs. Sorry about the pic with me in it I had to set it on a timer and take it myself.
Congrats man..... whats the story? How did it work out?
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Old 01-29-2009, 08:41 PM   #33
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Well first thing yesterday morning me and my wife went to Georgetown for my wifes ultrasound. She is five months pregnant with our first child and we found out that we are having a a boy. We are very excited! Since I took the day off I decided to go to Granger. I put my boat in at the primitive boat ramp and crossed the river. I already had it planned out that I was going to hit a certain briar patch first. When I made it to the briar patch there were two hunters sneeking up on some hogs, they got there before I did. They're stalk was unsuccessfull, so we talked for a while and I found out where they had already been, and decided to go where they havn't so I walked in about a mile and decided to start sneeking aroung on the edge of the woods and bloodweeds. The birds were in the bloodweeds making lots of noise which ended up helping me out. I only stalked for about 15 minutes at the new spot before I got on a group of 5 hogs and took the first one that offered me a shot. The shot was at 15 yards broadside, I nailed him and he only went 20 yards.
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Old 01-29-2009, 08:58 PM   #34
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WOW.... what a day for you!! Congrats on your soon to be "New Addition" and again on the hog. It's getting much more rare to catch them out of the weeds during day light to get a shot.
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Old 01-29-2009, 09:06 PM   #35
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can't you always, I did in december 2007 and I think the lake was just about full then.
can you walk on water????? lol
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We must be talking about a different island, I'm talking about the one out from E.
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Old 01-29-2009, 10:14 PM   #37
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We must be talking about a different island, I'm talking about the one out from E.
its marked lll on the gate 6 map,killed a hog last year on that island,dont know where (E) is
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Hunted all day, got on a group in the blood weeds, they spooked and went to private land. Probably 30 in the group. No shots.
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Hunted all day, got on a group in the blood weeds, they spooked and went to private land. Probably 30 in the group. No shots.
pecan grove or number 6?
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I hunted #7 for about an hour from 5:30 to 6:30 pm today. I prowled the thickets on the north side of the river, north and NW of checkpoint III. Nothing seen, but I flushed several mallard ducks off of the river. Can you hunt ducks with a bow on Granger right now?
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Old 01-31-2009, 06:48 AM   #41
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nightstalker, the pigs I spooked hit the private field and I watched tem for a bit head southwest to 7, I thought someone over there would've seen them.

I spooked them at about 4pm
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Anybody headed out there today? I might go after lunch.
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I hunted #7 for about an hour from 5:30 to 6:30 pm today. I prowled the thickets on the north side of the river, north and NW of checkpoint III. Nothing seen, but I flushed several mallard ducks off of the river. Can you hunt ducks with a bow on Granger right now?
Duck season is over for the year. I want to say you can hunt duck with a bow, but not sure if Granger has special restrictions.
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nightstalker, the pigs I spooked hit the private field and I watched tem for a bit head southwest to 7, I thought someone over there would've seen them.

I spooked them at about 4pm
told you #6 had pigs not sure where you ran them to private land unless they ran into open feilds where did you see them??
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I know #6 and #7 where the primitive ramp area is gets alot of attention in the spring by fisherman, and the game warden and guys who run the WMA so make sure you guys have the $48 permit and follow all the rules to a T, they catch alot of illegals and migrant workers from mexico fishing that area and issue alot of citations.

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Old 01-31-2009, 04:55 PM   #46
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I was out at Granger this morning at gate #7 to do a little fishing... I couldn't even get a bite from a mosquito!! Saw some hunters out there, didn't see anyone bring anything back. Spotted a red F150 with a TBH sticker.
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Old 01-31-2009, 05:14 PM   #47
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I went out there yesterday morning 1-30-09 me and a buddy got on a group not far from the primitive camp ground. I took my recurve in hopes of getting my first harvest with it. My buddy pushed some by me and I managed to get a shot off at 15 yards but I hit the hog to far back and I couldn't find it.
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told you #6 had pigs not sure where you ran them to private land unless they ran into open feilds where did you see them??
They ran out of the brush and I pushed them to #2 on the gate six photo, they headed throught that field and made a turn to the south towards 7, I was trying to keep up with them but my rangefinder fell off and i lost them.

I did see the Ranger at 6 when I was eating lunch, he just drove through and waved.
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They ran out of the brush and I pushed them to #2 on the gate six photo, they headed throught that field and made a turn to the south towards 7, I was trying to keep up with them but my rangefinder fell off and i lost them.

I did see the Ranger at 6 when I was eating lunch, he just drove through and waved.
someone popped one on the pensula at 6 had to be this morn or last night we ran into the inards,blood trail went towards the river so im guessing the came by boat,we didnt see squat
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Old 02-01-2009, 09:16 PM   #50
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someone popped one on the pensula at 6 had to be this morn or last night we ran into the inards,blood trail went towards the river so im guessing the came by boat,we didnt see squat

I walked through there the other mourning and thought I heard one take off.
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