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Old 12-23-2017, 05:43 PM   #501
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I hunted yesterday AM and had a few roosters greet me at the gate.
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Old 12-26-2017, 01:54 PM   #502
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Hunted new spot for the second time this morning. Bumped deer coming in. Had hogs around me most of the morning. Didn't see a deer. Had this descent buck walk by my tree yesterday morning following a doe. Will be back at is Sat/Sun before it's all over! Hope you all had a Merry Christmas!
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Old 12-31-2017, 01:02 PM   #503
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I sat for as long as I could this morning without freezing over. I saw one buck and 2 does; all out of range. Couldn't get a great look at the buck.
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Old 01-01-2018, 11:23 AM   #504
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Thanks for the report. Get a sit in this am? chilly chilly 15į
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Old 01-01-2018, 01:48 PM   #505
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I didn't see any trucks on 377 driving home from work
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Old 01-01-2018, 02:03 PM   #506
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I think I'm done for the year.
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Old 01-01-2018, 04:00 PM   #507
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I made the mistake of going late doe/spike season the last time I got drawn for GV. Saw the oldest buck I had ever seen. he was broken off on one side but was the most mature deer I had ever seen in the wild. He hung around my stand at 15 to 30 yards for 30 min or more. Will never put myself in that position again, lol.
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Old 01-03-2018, 09:51 AM   #508
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Looks like I'll be able to get out one last time this Saturday morning. Trying to figure out where to setup.
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Old 01-04-2018, 10:08 PM   #509
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I made the mistake of going late doe/spike season the last time I got drawn for GV. Saw the oldest buck I had ever seen. he was broken off on one side but was the most mature deer I had ever seen in the wild. He hung around my stand at 15 to 30 yards for 30 min or more. Will never put myself in that position again, lol.
Murphy's law! It sounds like you are still losing sleep over that hunt and I don't blame you.
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Old 01-07-2018, 09:57 AM   #510
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To whoever is hunting today, good luck!

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Old 01-08-2018, 06:19 PM   #511
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any last minute encounters from you guys or has anyone killed a giant that anyone is keeping secret ????
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Old 01-11-2018, 01:52 PM   #512
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I hunted hard but couldn't get it done. Closest I got to a shooter was about 50 yards.
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Old 01-20-2018, 11:41 PM   #513
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I'm headed out in the morning. Going to try to kill a doe.
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Old 01-21-2018, 01:03 PM   #514
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I put an offer on a house about .5 mile from Lake Grapevine. Looks like I'll be in the woods over there sooner than later with yall.
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Old 01-21-2018, 02:12 PM   #515
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Good luck man!
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Old 01-30-2018, 05:50 PM   #516
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I have not seen a picture of a buck taken at GV this year. Did I miss anything that was posted? Or is everyone mum?
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Old 01-31-2018, 11:34 AM   #517
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That's against the rules, didn't you know.....
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Old 01-31-2018, 11:35 AM   #518
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Yeah, you thought there were deer in Grapevine? Lmfao!

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Old 01-31-2018, 05:09 PM   #519
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That's against the rules, didn't you know.....
I should have known better to ask.
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Old 02-07-2018, 12:47 PM   #520
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2018-2019 Grapevine Lake Hunting permit information dates are as follows; White-tailed Deer lottery applications can start being filled out on June 4th, 2018 and we will stop taking applications on the 31st of July. At this same time we will be issuing permits for the Special Youth Only White-tailed deer hunting. If selected, you must have a 2018/2019 Texas Hunting License and proof of hunters education (if required) to pick up your permit. Dates on lottery draw and permit pick up will follow.

WATERFOWL PERMITS AND GENERAL HUNTING PERMITS WILL BE GIVEN OUT STARTING AUGUST 20TH 2018! Note, must have your 2018/2019 Texas Hunters license and proof of hunters education (if required) to get a waterfowl permit or general hunting permit.

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Old 02-07-2018, 04:00 PM   #521
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2018-2019 Grapevine Lake Hunting permit information dates are as follows; White-tailed Deer lottery applications can start being filled out on June 4th, 2018 and we will stop taking applications on the 31st of July. At this same time we will be issuing permits for the Special Youth Only White-tailed deer hunting. If selected, you must have a 2018/2019 Texas Hunting License and proof of hunters education (if required) to pick up your permit. Dates on lottery draw and permit pick up will follow.



WATERFOWL PERMITS AND GENERAL HUNTING PERMITS WILL BE GIVEN OUT STARTING AUGUST 20TH 2018! Note, must have your 2018/2019 Texas Hunters license and proof of hunters education (if required) to get a waterfowl permit or general hunting permit.



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Just double checking....
does the vine require a standard hunter education, or does it require a bowhunting education like Haggerman?


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Old 02-07-2018, 06:59 PM   #522
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No BH Ed such as Hagerman, and no qualification as Hagerman, therefore anyone can apply with little-no effort, or so I'm told.
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Old 02-19-2018, 09:28 AM   #523
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Anyone been out lately?

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Old 02-19-2018, 07:47 PM   #524
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Seen a few truck's out there mid day. I was out for a few hours.

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Old 02-20-2018, 01:32 PM   #525
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Haven't been since December. Need to go out and start scouting for turkeys soon.
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Old 02-21-2018, 07:52 PM   #526
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The vine is turning into a swamp where I normally hunt in the vine. I’m looking to hunt hogs tomorrow and the next few days east of 377 but south of Denton Creek. Can I get some intel about that piece? Anybody see hogs in that area?

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Old 02-21-2018, 08:35 PM   #527
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The vine is turning into a swamp where I normally hunt in the vine. Iím looking to hunt hogs tomorrow and the next few days east of 377 but south of Denton Creek. Can I get some intel about that piece? Anybody see hogs in that area?

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Probably going to be pretty muddy or under water there in parts as well. If I had some muck boots I would be out there is the rain would let up.

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Old 02-22-2018, 08:57 AM   #528
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They are all over out there.
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Old 02-22-2018, 09:00 AM   #529
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Where you out there the other day?

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Old 02-23-2018, 02:28 PM   #530
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Me? No.
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Old Yesterday, 07:47 AM   #531
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Hunted the west side of the vine for hogs yesterday afternoon and evening. No hogs but lots of Armadillos. I did find somebodyís arrow. If you see a big white dually off 377 this afternoon, thatís me.
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Me? No.
Dang ok I saw a white newish Chevy and a blue older Chevy truck's.
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Hunted the west side of the vine for hogs yesterday afternoon and evening. No hogs but lots of Armadillos. I did find somebodyís arrow. If you see a big white dually off 377 this afternoon, thatís me.
Dang armadillos. Did you go in from 377 or 35? Troy lost some arrows and a quiver a few months ago.

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Old Yesterday, 08:17 PM   #533
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I decide to pass on the normal 377 entry until tomorrow. I will keep my eyes open. I went further northeast to the Hog Only hunting grounds. I saw six does which winded me an left. I saw one armadillo, he was a fatty. Came across a feed area with some fresh scat and game trails, but no hogs showed up this evening. I’ll be out there in the morning at O’ Dark thirty.
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I decide to pass on the normal 377 entry until tomorrow. I will keep my eyes open. I went further northeast to the Hog Only hunting grounds. I saw six does which winded me an left. I saw one armadillo, he was a fatty. Came across a feed area with some fresh scat and game trails, but no hogs showed up this evening. Iíll be out there in the morning at Oí Dark thirty.
Good luck man. Yeah I've been over to the hog only area a few times this new year. I've only seen pigs in the neighbors hog pen.

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Old Yesterday, 08:42 PM   #535
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Dang ok I saw a white newish Chevy and a blue older Chevy truck's. Dang armadillos. Did you go in from 377 or 35? Troy lost some arrows and a quiver a few months ago.

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