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Old 05-11-2007, 10:39 PM   #1
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Question hunting in Liberty county Texas

Does anyone here hunt in Liberty county? If so what is the hunting like there? I am looking at a lease in that county and would like to know more about how good or bad the hunting is. thanks
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Old 05-11-2007, 11:21 PM   #2
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i have hunted there a couple years ago and the hunting was off and on. it really depends on the place and what is next to you, if you are on cedar bayou the bucks aren't going to be as big as if you are in the farmland. i saw a nice 130+ buck on a soybean field next to where i used to hunt, the next year the guy quit his soybean buisness and the bucks seemed to go away. but the best thing about that place was it was within 20 min. of my door step.
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Old 05-11-2007, 11:37 PM   #3
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What part of Liberty Co. are you looking at? I just got on a lease there a couple of days ago.
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Old 05-12-2007, 12:01 AM   #4
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near the trinity river outside of cleveland.
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Old 05-12-2007, 12:03 AM   #5
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I think you might be looking at the same one that i just got on. Did you see it on DeerTexas.com? That is where i found it at.
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Old 05-12-2007, 12:05 AM   #6
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yep a guy named daniel is goig to show it to us next saturday
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Old 05-12-2007, 12:34 AM   #7
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Ya, it is the same place that we got on. It looks like a good place to me. Daniel seemed to be a good guy. They have got a camp site area in the front of the place and are talking about getting electricity put in. When we went up there, there was another guy that took a couple of spots and he has got connections with some electrical people or something. The property is in a good location to. There is a huge bird sanctuary across from the lease and he said that all of the deer and hogs some across the pipeline (which noone hunts) and onto the lease. 3 of the spots in the back were already filled but there is still some good areas that are left up towards the front. I think that it will be a pretty good place though. It will be nice to share camp with some fellow TBH'ers if yall get the place. Let me know what yall think about it.
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Old 05-12-2007, 12:56 AM   #8
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Dale- welcome to the fire- I have been trying to find a way to get ahold of you- dropped my phone in the toilet and lost all the numbers that were in it. I was tryin to get you up for a turkey hunt but its running a little late now. Still have the same phone number but all of my email and other changed. Hope you were able to get out and chase some birds this year.
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Old 05-12-2007, 09:37 AM   #9
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Hit and miss depending on where in the county! For sure it is gonna be WET and mosquito's are rampant! Oh, lots of hogs in that country!
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Old 05-12-2007, 04:17 PM   #10
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I live about 10 miles west of that lease. I pass by that area on my way to my lease in Polk County. I know a guy that has hunted all around that area and he loved it. I know several hunter that hunt on the west side of Trinity river and they like it.
I have a feeder set up at my house and I get deer and hoggs. Enjoy your lease and hope we don't get too much rain. I have been through that area and the water was up close to the road.

If I can offer some advice, Thermacell or two!!!!!
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Old 05-12-2007, 10:39 PM   #11
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killed a few decent deer in the area, usually to many people on the leases though, good neighboors is a key in hunting that area. if it backs up to any of the federal land on the trinity river bottom (no hunting allowed) it could be a cherry of a lease, definite yes on the thermacellS .
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Old 05-12-2007, 11:11 PM   #12
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I think you might be looking at the same one that i just got on. Did you see it on DeerTexas.com? That is where i found it at.
Music to my ears. Hope it's awesome for ya!!
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Old 05-12-2007, 11:25 PM   #13
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My archery shop is in Liberty County and there were some really nice bucks killed there this year. Many of the best deer are along the Trinity River bottom but if it rains the hunting can be tough even with a capable 4 wheeler.

Poachers, mosquitos, snakes and humidity make it exciting too.
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Old 05-13-2007, 12:07 AM   #14
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I grew up hunting hardin, Batson, and Moss Hill. There are a few deer there, but there are a lot of trespassers, snakes, and mosquitos as well. There are large deer killed in the area between Moss Hill and Cleveland every year, but unfortunately a lot of folks in the area have not subscribed to the let the young ones walk philosophy yet.
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Old 05-13-2007, 03:08 PM   #15
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One Word. SKEETERS !!! CANADIAN STYLE !!! Of cours I own an expensive "Bug Tamer". And the little buggers still drill me around the bend and were it was tight against me when I sat. Shoulders, top of the head, and especiallt the knees and tops of the thighs. Hit and miss on hunting. However, there are some sweet "Honey Holes" here and there with some a those 'Ol Thick Horned Swamp Bucks. Just gotta hope you're in one a those holes. And everyhthing Mac said...
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Old 05-13-2007, 07:34 PM   #16
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I agree with all the above. Snakes, poachers, humid and hit and miss on the deer. But I have had a great time hunting here. Especially as close to home as it is. I can leave the office at 2:30 and be on stand by 3:30. And lots of hogs.
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Old 05-13-2007, 09:24 PM   #17
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I live in Liberty and if I could have my pick of places anywhere in the world to hunt it would be in Liberty County. Having said that, I don't hunt here because I don't have access to the places I would choose. There are some private tracts that butt up against the Federal land along the Trinity River just north of Liberty that grow monster deer that seldom get seen. Any of the riverbottom country in Liberty County has the potential for a toad but those deer are muy savvy. You might get one to mess up in the October bow season but you're usually fighting mosquitos and heat so bad it's hard to sit still. That country south of Cleveland is no different. I would concentrate on bow season and hope for cool fronts. Don't set a feeder up and expect to hunt deer over it. Some deer will frequent it if the hogs don't take it over but a three year old won't. These deer are exposed to a lot over here as mentioned in the above posts. If you're a rifle hunter I would climb as high as you feel comfortable with in a tree (the higher the better), set up a good, comfortable lockon, and watch a two to three year old clearcut with good binoculars. Watch for the broomweed to move early or late and pick it apart with binoculars for a mossback. Late in December can be a sleeper time in the right clearcut. Good luck with the new lease.
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Old 05-13-2007, 10:04 PM   #18
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River bottom is the place for sure. I too am blessed with a camp just 15 minutes fom work or the house.
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Old 05-14-2007, 09:50 PM   #19
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I hunted on a private ranch there last February. Its a really well managed ranch and we saw tons of deer. I think there is a lot of potential in Liberty Co. Even in February there were skeeters and we saw two snakes. I'm sure bow season is something.
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Old 10-11-2011, 12:12 AM   #20
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Thanks for the post... still hunt on this lease?
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Old 10-11-2011, 08:05 AM   #21
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I have access to about 100 acres that buts of to the trinity river refuge. I will attest to some very good deer in that area. Like Ricky said, there are some real honey holes here.

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Old 06-08-2014, 10:08 PM   #22
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Hello Guys I know this is an old thread but I am about to move to Dayton and I am looking for a lease close to the house. Anyone know of any?
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