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Old 11-05-2017, 01:21 PM   #201
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I absolutely love it out there.
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Old 11-05-2017, 09:03 PM   #202
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I'll be there Sunday to scout. Then hunt Monday and Tuesday hoping to avoid the weekend warriors
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Old 11-06-2017, 06:54 PM   #203
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When's the rut usually there?
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Old 11-06-2017, 06:56 PM   #204
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December, I think.
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Old 11-07-2017, 09:29 AM   #205
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Yep late November early December starts getting good..!!!


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Old 11-07-2017, 05:01 PM   #206
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Thanksgiving week. The guys that I talk to always report tons of bucks running around cluelessly over Thanksgiving week.
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Old 11-08-2017, 09:41 PM   #207
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Leaving tomorrow pm. Be up there to hunt Friday Saturday. Gonna try some light rattling too. Should be cool and overcast.
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Old 11-10-2017, 10:23 AM   #208
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Nothing moving this morning except my bowels.

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Old 11-10-2017, 10:29 AM   #209
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Old 11-10-2017, 11:05 AM   #210
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I have been going out all over Val Verde County the past week and a half for work, but haven't seen any rut activity too much out there. Seen a ton of it between Kerrville and Rocksprings and down to about Carta Valley though... Seen several trucks parked at different areas, but have yet to ever see a deer out anywhere near the units.
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Old 11-10-2017, 02:17 PM   #211
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What area u in, Just stepped outta the office looks really hazy out.... Iím going to pick up my son in a bit for an evening hunt out at my buddies place just outside of town towards Brackettville this evening .... and try for a morning hunt on area for 5 tomorrow..!


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Old 11-10-2017, 03:15 PM   #212
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Old 11-10-2017, 03:17 PM   #213
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What area u in, Just stepped outta the office looks really hazy out.... Iím going to pick up my son in a bit for an evening hunt out at my buddies place just outside of town towards Brackettville this evening .... and try for a morning hunt on area for 5 tomorrow..!


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Hunting 1. Went over to 2 at lunch. That's real thick stuff.

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Old 11-10-2017, 03:18 PM   #214
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Seen a lot of goats in area #1, is that where you are??
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Old 11-10-2017, 03:27 PM   #215
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Seen a lot of goats in area #1, is that where you are??
Looking at em now. Ran into another Hunter said he saw black buck yesterday.

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Old 11-10-2017, 03:34 PM   #216
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Looking at em now. Ran into another Hunter said he saw black buck yesterday.

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A black buck would be great!! I used to hate the goats but I believe they help keep the deer calm... good luck out there!
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Old 11-10-2017, 03:54 PM   #217
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Old 11-10-2017, 04:21 PM   #218
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Good luck!! I'll be out there in eleven days, and I'm stoked!
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Old 11-10-2017, 06:20 PM   #219
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Not sure but might make it out to 5 tomorrow morning depending on how tonight goes .
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Old 11-10-2017, 06:45 PM   #220
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^^^that looks like a good spot Victor!!! Hope you let the air out of one!
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Old 11-11-2017, 11:24 AM   #221
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Seven trucks at 2 now. Must be the spot.

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Old 11-11-2017, 11:58 AM   #222
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Seven trucks at 2 now. Must be the spot.

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Old 11-11-2017, 12:03 PM   #223
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I've learned just to stay away from 2. It's the only area I don't hunt. Too many **** people
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Old 11-11-2017, 10:51 PM   #224
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I'll be in area 1 tomorrow
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Old 11-17-2017, 12:13 AM   #225
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So I just got back from Amistad a few days ago and man! It is an awesome place. I didnít venture far from the areas I had scouted on google maps but there was wildlife sign every where. I mean EVERYWHERE! Wife loved the place. The blind we took worked perfect. Yíall was right about some deer being weary of it but after a few days they didnít seem to care much about it. We had deer on us mostly in the afternoons. Even with hunters around us the deer were moving pretty good. I am definitely going back soon! Thanks for all yíall advice!
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Old 11-20-2017, 07:50 PM   #226
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So a plane from Laughing Air Force Base went down (crashed) this afternoon around 4pm by the lake near spur 454 just a heads up not sure if this will affect any hunting areas they are not releasing much info at this time..!!! Just a heads up.!!hope the pilot/pilots ejected and are ok ..!!!!!


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Old 11-21-2017, 09:07 AM   #227
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So a plane from Laughing Air Force Base went down (crashed) this afternoon around 4pm by the lake near spur 454 just a heads up not sure if this will affect any hunting areas they are not releasing much info at this time..!!! Just a heads up.!!hope the pilot/pilots ejected and are ok ..!!!!!


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I heard one died, one survived. I saw that on the new last night.

Not the first plane crash out there. I found some aircraft pieces years ago, in one of the hunt areas. I eventually found a serial number and showed it to someone, they told me it was from a military aircraft.
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Old 11-24-2017, 03:11 PM   #228
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Anyone have a good tracking dog in the area? I left Caleb Hill a voicemail, just wanted to see if anyone on here knows of anyone.

Shot a big Mouflon around 9:30am this morning. Shot was maybe a tad forward, and the arrow didnt completely pass thru(around 5-7inches sticking out). I found multiple pools of blood, and tracked him for almost a mile until I hit a hard spot.

Please let me know if anyone wants to help!!
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Old 11-24-2017, 03:27 PM   #229
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Anyone have a good tracking dog in the area? I left Caleb Hill a voicemail, just wanted to see if anyone on here knows of anyone.

Shot a big Mouflon around 9:30am this morning. Shot was maybe a tad forward, and the arrow didnt completely pass thru(around 5-7inches sticking out). I found multiple pools of blood, and tracked him for almost a mile until I hit a hard spot.

Please let me know if anyone wants to help!!
From what I understand you cannot use dogs at Amistad. If you are in private property then that is a different story.

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Old 11-24-2017, 03:34 PM   #230
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Private property. I'm trying to find on the map if he crossed into Area 5
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Old 11-24-2017, 04:14 PM   #231
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Private property. I'm trying to find on the map if he crossed into Area 5
If you go into area 5 to look for it, make sure you have the permit to hunt just for good measure.

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Old 11-30-2017, 06:01 PM   #232
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So a plane from Laughing Air Force Base went down (crashed) this afternoon around 4pm by the lake near spur 454 just a heads up not sure if this will affect any hunting areas they are not releasing much info at this time..!!! Just a heads up.!!hope the pilot/pilots ejected and are ok ..!!!!!


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Not sure how I missed this but prayers up for all involved.
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Old 11-30-2017, 06:02 PM   #233
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Anybody hunting?? Curious if the rut is going on or if it has run its course already...
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Old 11-30-2017, 06:20 PM   #234
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Anybody hunting?? Curious if the rut is going on or if it has run its course already...
I was there last week hunting Mouflon a on property that lines hunt area 5. I saw a few scraps, and some 1-2yr old bucks fighting it out.. Probably getting close if the colder weather will stick around
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I was there last week hunting Mouflon a on property that lines hunt area 5. I saw a few scraps, and some 1-2yr old bucks fighting it out.. Probably getting close if the colder weather will stick around
Thanks for the info... did you find the mouflon you shot??
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Old 11-30-2017, 08:38 PM   #236
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Thanks for the info... did you find the mouflon you shot??
No tracking dog got caught up with a porcupine around the last spot I tracked him(which was a gooood ways). Ended up snagging a bigger one on Sunday morning. Still hoping my buddy finds the first one tho

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Old 11-30-2017, 08:47 PM   #237
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Old 11-30-2017, 09:57 PM   #238
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Congrats on your ram! I counted at least 5 full curl Rams prior to the season out in area 5. Obviously, those sheep travel in and out of the area and onto the private land around.
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I saw 3 different herds of 20-40 of them. That second to last picture is in a creek bottom where you can barely see a bunch of them thru the brush. It was an awesome experience
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Wow! Congrats!
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Old 11-30-2017, 10:59 PM   #241
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Were these pics of the muflon on designated AreaI or on private land.? I saw the huge herds last week off the area towards the back of area 5 off the area near that box blind by the houses to the left..!!!


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Old 11-30-2017, 11:30 PM   #242
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Old 11-30-2017, 11:31 PM   #243
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Were these pics of the muflon on designated AreaI or on private land.? I saw the huge herds last week off the area towards the back of area 5 off the area near that box blind by the houses to the left..!!!


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Old 11-30-2017, 11:43 PM   #244
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Private land. Kinda by where your talking about

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Old 12-07-2017, 07:35 AM   #245
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Anyone hunting ??i hear there is snow near the Del Rio area...
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Old 12-07-2017, 07:39 AM   #246
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Anyone hunting ??i hear there is snow near the Del Rio area...
I was just checking the weather there. News was saying snow in west texas!

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Old 12-07-2017, 06:37 PM   #247
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Anyone hunting ??i hear there is snow near the Del Rio area...
I wish I was there this week but I'm stuck at work. I'll be there all week next week though.

I heard San Pedro campground is closed due to the plane crash, can anyone confirm? Park offices are closed now so can't call.
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Old 12-07-2017, 06:55 PM   #248
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My buddy lives right there, plane crashed right behind his house. They built a complete gate across the road to close it. Still closed
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I wish I was there this week but I'm stuck at work. I'll be there all week next week though.

I heard San Pedro campground is closed due to the plane crash, can anyone confirm? Park offices are closed now so can't call.
Not sure about the camp ground I am in Florida... God willing I will be home tomorrow. I plan on hunting Saturday morning and will see what I can find out about the campground. This coming week there should still be some rutting activity going on or at least it's what I am hoping.
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Old 12-14-2017, 06:51 PM   #250
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I shot a buck in 3 Tuesday morning and couldn't find him. Great blood to start and a pool of blood where he bedded down, it then slowly diminished over the next 1/3 of a mile. We lost it when he entered a thick draw. It appeared he was headed for water. I checked the closest water the next morning and didn't find anything. I walked up on two hunters down by the lake, again I apologize for that, I just had to check the water before I left.
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