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Old 11-30-2017, 05:07 PM   #1
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Arrow Who's still in the hunt?

I realize the rut is probably winding down and many have tagged out or have decided they are too busy before Christmas to hit the woods again.

I am blessed to say I have not tagged out and I am still in the hunt. Here's one of my target bucks. Some may remember him from last year, but we are pretty sure this is Fat Albert. He is still the biggest buck body wise around, although he's more lean due to the rut.

What are y'all chasing in the Texas woods?
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Old 11-30-2017, 05:08 PM   #2
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Still waiting to release a arrow here

Eclipsed 100 hunts over the last 3 years for a specific ram earlier this week. Only thing I have to show so far is a sheep is apparently smarter than I am...

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Old 11-30-2017, 05:10 PM   #3
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Iíve hunted my butt off this year and ainít seen jack doodly. The weather has been my enemy.


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Old 11-30-2017, 05:12 PM   #4
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Lol still waiting. Maybe some of the Duval guys can corroborate but I've spent probably 20 hunts total in the stand this year and finally saw some chasing the weekend after T'Giving. Our prime hunting isn't typically until mid Dec. Getting pretty excited. I've only stuck a doe this year so far. Finally caught a glimpse of a definite shooter (for us. 130 maybe) the other day. Hoping he makes a mistake and gets within range some time. Good luck, OP. He's a biggun! FAT Albert is right! Check the neck on that guy!
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Old 11-30-2017, 05:14 PM   #5
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Still chasing here. Headed out tomorrow.
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Old 11-30-2017, 05:18 PM   #6
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I shot a mature buck this morning in Montgomery Co. that was chasing a doe hard.
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Old 11-30-2017, 05:20 PM   #7
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I got a full set of tags never seen a deer in daylight hours yet
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Old 11-30-2017, 05:20 PM   #8
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I got my South Dakota deer last week, but have not sat in a stand in TX at all this year.
Might get to climb a tree this weekend
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Old 11-30-2017, 05:24 PM   #9
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Still waiting to release a arrow here

Eclipsed 100 hunts or the last 3 years for a specific ram earlier this week. Only thing I have to show so far is a sheep is apparently smarter than I am...
I thought you were joking!
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Old 11-30-2017, 05:25 PM   #10
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Got a doe this season and still hunting for my first ever archery hog. Pigs have proven to be smarter than I.
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Old 11-30-2017, 05:25 PM   #11
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Haven't used a single doe tag yet. Did get an old cull 6 point last month. Going back to the lease the next 2 weekends to hopefully fill some tags.
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Old 11-30-2017, 05:27 PM   #12
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Headed back to Terrell County tomorrow as a matter of fact. Still got one buck tag to fill and I'm in the hunt for culls, pigs, sheep and coons.
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Old 11-30-2017, 05:27 PM   #13
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I'm not finished but I'm thinking about taking a break this weekend and fishing instead...
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Old 11-30-2017, 05:27 PM   #14
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Took a doe a couple weeks ago but have both buck tags. Most likely will only hunt one county the rest of the season, so really only 1 buck tag for 13" or greater. Haven't seen a spike on the property yet. Here are my current hitlist bucks. Any one of them I will shoot without hesitation if they step out. primo #1, longhorn #2, or Maverick #3



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Old 11-30-2017, 05:33 PM   #15
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Right there with you brother.
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Old 11-30-2017, 05:41 PM   #16
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Iím still waiting to see any deer, much less a target buck.
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Old 11-30-2017, 05:42 PM   #17
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I have not killed anything yet but thats only because i have not wanted to and i have not gotten a close enough look at the big one i saw 3 weeks ago.
Besides, it give me reason to go to the lease
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Old 11-30-2017, 05:43 PM   #18
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I thought you were joking!
I freaking wish lol
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Old 11-30-2017, 05:44 PM   #19
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Saw an 8 with a drop tine in McCulloch county 3 weeks ago. He’s got me all messed up in the head. Passed up some good deer waiting on him. Unless he walks out I’ll not shoot a deer this year.
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Old 11-30-2017, 05:52 PM   #20
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Trophy down and 2 culls down. Still chasing culls, management buck and does. Goin on a killin spree this weekend.
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Old 11-30-2017, 06:20 PM   #21
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Default Still One out There!!

Headed out tomorrow morning for The Angelo area...there is still a very good 8 point, probably more, visiting my area...maybe this weekend?

Just yesterday Momma and I had to dodge a Doe and nice 8 point on a road just outside the Granbury city limits. He was chasing her for all he was worth, traffic was busy so hope they made it. Here's my Big Boy from last weekend..still pumped over him.
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Old 11-30-2017, 06:52 PM   #22
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Been watching does, babies and young'uns all season it's getting to be Go Time for us December thru New Year's
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Old 11-30-2017, 06:56 PM   #23
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got it done sunday afternoon ,after chasing him for two months,now its time to head south and i can't hardly wait.
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Old 11-30-2017, 06:57 PM   #24
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I'm tagged out at the lease. But hunting Waco Corp land starting Saturday. We shall see.

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Old 11-30-2017, 06:58 PM   #25
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Will start chasing in the next week on my place. For last three years peak rut activity we have witnessed has been within a day or two of December 6. Several new bucks showing up on camera. Exciting time to be in the woods. Just wish work would quit getting in the way of hunting.....
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Old 11-30-2017, 07:01 PM   #26
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I'm still at it
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Old 11-30-2017, 07:03 PM   #27
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My spots are just starting to heat up. I hope to have at least 2 shooter bucks walk in front of me in the next 6 weeks.
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Old 11-30-2017, 07:13 PM   #28
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I have not killed anything yet but thats only because i have not wanted to and i have not gotten a close enough look at the big one i saw 3 weeks ago.
Besides, it give me reason to go to the lease
Im with you on that. Put my son on a doe and my relative on a pig still holding out for the big one. We got a month and half to get it done
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Old 11-30-2017, 07:17 PM   #29
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Haven't gotten to hunt much.
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Old 11-30-2017, 07:24 PM   #30
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Workin on getting my boy on his first buck this weekend- rut should be starting to happen out in Big Lake.
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Old 11-30-2017, 07:33 PM   #31
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Old 11-30-2017, 07:37 PM   #32
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Haven’t even been to the ranch yet. Hopefully I can in the near future.
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Old 11-30-2017, 07:38 PM   #33
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I’m in the hunt until the season is over. Still have some deer I need to kill. Just spacing them out.
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Old 11-30-2017, 07:39 PM   #34
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A couple better pics and I wouldn't pass up the 8 either
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Old 11-30-2017, 07:53 PM   #35
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Still hunting, waiting on target bucks to show during daylight. I guess they didnít get the memo. In all seriousness it has been really slow this season due to high temps and a lot of green. Good luck everyone.
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Old 11-30-2017, 07:56 PM   #36
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Tagged out in Kansas and Rusk County. Still after a goodun in Camp county. Taking a couple of weeks off and going to hit it hard late in December. Around Christmas should be the second run of the rut, and browse should be limited by then. I’ll be hand cornin in hopes he’s hungry.
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Old 11-30-2017, 08:15 PM   #37
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I've hunted every weekend but 2 since the bow opener and stuck a doe and a hog. Best year ever on my lease for seeing deer, just haven't got any of my target bucks in bow range. Looking forward to 2 weeks of vacation at the end of this month!!
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Old 11-30-2017, 08:20 PM   #38
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We are headed to mason this weekend for our last run at the lease for the year. Will have a week of hunting around Christmas that will be a mixed bag. I hate that this year it will probably get really good when I have no time to hunt!
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Old 11-30-2017, 08:30 PM   #39
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Our rut is starting. We usually see them chasing around the 5th. I will be out there


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Old 11-30-2017, 08:39 PM   #40
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I have been blessed this season and taken 4 deer in Oklahoma. I got two does and two bucks there. I am a TX resident and I have a full set of tags left but that is about to change (hopefully) tomorrow. Also I’m a school teacher so I have a winter break coming up for two and half weeks. I’ll be in the woods everyday in Texas. I have ALOT of hunting ahead of me before the new year.
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Old 11-30-2017, 08:41 PM   #41
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I am, until Xmas
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Old 11-30-2017, 08:54 PM   #42
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My area heats up mid December. After the full moon disappears I will too. My bow and I will be in a tripod or pop up the rest of the month or until my tags are filled. One dead doe so far.

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Old 11-30-2017, 08:55 PM   #43
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Still batting zero! But will stick with it!
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Old 11-30-2017, 09:07 PM   #44
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I'll be hunting till i kill a good buck.Didn't have any buck movement till the lask week so I'm pretty excited for saturday and the rest of the season.

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Old 11-30-2017, 09:46 PM   #45
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Rut is way over where I am, and itís been a pretty slow season for most people around here. Warm, dry weather and a decent acorn crop that is still viable has curbed movement.

Iíve had some luck but havenít seen as many deer as usual (while hunting).

My plots are doing decent, and should be a great draw on this next cold snap. Still have some good bucks hanging around, so Iím hoping Iíll stick another late season. Iím after a main frame 8 that will be in the 140s. I saw him last weekend waaaaay out there.
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Old 11-30-2017, 10:21 PM   #46
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I’m still going after a buck. I killed a doe opening weekend of bow season. And passed up a mature 8 in Edwards county mid October. With my schedule with school I haven’t had many chances to hunt this year. Hoping to get a buck killed next weekend though
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Old 11-30-2017, 10:57 PM   #47
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I haven't killed anything but time so far this year but I have been passing so my wife and son can take advantage of some shooters.

I'll make up for it in South Texas pretty soon.
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Old 11-30-2017, 11:01 PM   #48
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Well I’ve only hunted once this season so I am for sure in the hunt. More than likely won’t tag anything but ya never know.
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Old 11-30-2017, 11:01 PM   #49
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It's so great to see all of your comments. I'm glad you can still hunt. I hope all of y'all get a buck ot The Buck. We have a really nice 8, so symmetrical that he won't have any deducts, but if I see both at the same time, I'd take Fat Albert. I really like him.

Last year Fat Albert was a real toad and we think he is past his prime.
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Old 11-30-2017, 11:18 PM   #50
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Going to stay after them until 30min after sunset on the last day of season (and would hunt longer on MLD if I got an invite)

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