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Old 07-28-2017, 11:11 AM   #1
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Anyone started scouting yet this year? I haven't been out there since end of season last year. Itching to see how bad the undergrowth and rag weed will be this year?


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Old 07-28-2017, 03:49 PM   #2
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I went out a couple of weeks ago and put out a couple of cameras. This will be my first year hunting Somerville. Rag weed was already pretty high in areas and whole fields of thistlely looking ground cover that as over waist high !!
Was already real hot, but the water levels are down from when I looked late last year.
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Old 07-28-2017, 03:52 PM   #3
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I did see a few pigs on the side of the road near the South Yegua check-in station. Other than that lots of spiders, a couple of raccoons and a doe while walking around.
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Old 07-31-2017, 09:29 AM   #4
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Been out there on the boat and have seen lots of tracks, but all on protected lands.
Been wanting to go scout, maybe this weekend if all goes well.
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Old 08-06-2017, 07:09 PM   #5
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Went out Saturday morning. Couldn't believe what I seen... 4-6ft tall ragweed covering the place. I wish I knew where to start with organizing something to be done to get this stuff shredded every yr or other yr.


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Old 08-09-2017, 10:27 PM   #6
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Thinking about going out Friday morning and walking around.
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Old 08-09-2017, 10:43 PM   #7
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Thinking about going out Friday morning and walking around.


Bring stilts with you to see over all the ragweed! Lol


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Old 08-11-2017, 03:26 AM   #8
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I saw a bachelor group of 7 bucks (1 possibly 2 shooters) at the entrance to Rocky Creek Park on Monday.
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Old 08-11-2017, 10:11 AM   #9
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I saw a bachelor group of 7 bucks (1 possibly 2 shooters) at the entrance to Rocky Creek Park on Monday.


Those 'lake deer' are smart though. By mid Sept they'll be huddled up inside Nails SP, Rocky and Birch SP. lol



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Old 08-14-2017, 10:27 AM   #10
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I went out Saturday Morning. Ragweed was real tall & real thick !! I had a couple of cameras out for almost a month. Saw some does and one night picture of a shooter buck. Moved cameras around and will check again in a few weeks.
Man it gets HOT out there really quick.
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Old 08-14-2017, 10:53 AM   #11
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I went out Saturday Morning. Ragweed was real tall & real thick !! I had a couple of cameras out for almost a month. Saw some does and one night picture of a shooter buck. Moved cameras around and will check again in a few weeks.
Man it gets HOT out there really quick.


Yes it does. We got there and left by 930am Saturday morning and by then it was hot.

Didnt see much sign of life besides pig tracks. Maybe cooler temps will get them moving more.


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Old 08-14-2017, 01:33 PM   #12
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I was out there from daylight to about 11:00 am. the last 1.5 hrs were miserably hot. Saw one pig and had a couple of deer snort at me but I never saw them through the brush.
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