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Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 09-16-2021, 03:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,362
Posted By fakeworest
I will be hunting A this year. Did the Hog Hunt...

I will be hunting A this year. Did the Hog Hunt last year.

Eeeearly morning drives up from Dallas...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 07-20-2021, 10:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,770
Posted By fakeworest
Just submitted 69 draw applications for this...

Just submitted 69 draw applications for this season. Good Luck!
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 03-17-2021, 11:29 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,810
Posted By fakeworest
"only 29 of a possible 85 hunters actually hunted...

"only 29 of a possible 85 hunters actually hunted during Segment A, but 83 hogs were harvested"
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 02-11-2021, 08:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,151
Posted By fakeworest
When I was shopping recently you could get a good...

When I was shopping recently you could get a good bow off the shelf ready to shoot in the 600-700 range.
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 02-08-2021, 11:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,877
Posted By fakeworest
https://www.climbing.com/skills/how-to-maximize-co...

https://www.climbing.com/skills/how-to-maximize-comfort-at-hanging-belays/

"It’s a necessary evil of multi-pitch climbing"

“I like to alternate between feet against the wall, knees against the...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 02-05-2021, 09:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,040
Posted By fakeworest
If you live near dallas and want to practice...

If you live near dallas and want to practice sometime I'd be down!
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 02-04-2021, 08:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,877
Posted By fakeworest
also remember when I went sky diving they said,...

also remember when I went sky diving they said, we don't want to pull the parachute too soon and glide around for too long because we might die from our legs. very concerned about that.
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 02-04-2021, 08:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,877
Posted By fakeworest
I wonder how I survived doing multi pitch climbs...

I wonder how I survived doing multi pitch climbs my entire life hanging in harnesses for longer than 10 minutes. incredible! dare I say stunningly!
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 02-04-2021, 01:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,877
Posted By fakeworest
for the record you don't have to worry about...

for the record you don't have to worry about killing yourself from hanging in a harness for 10 minutes.
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 02-01-2021, 07:30 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,810
Posted By fakeworest
Went stomping around out there yesterday for the...

Went stomping around out there yesterday for the first time. Entered around the Meadow Pond Trail and went about a mile into the jungle near but not on the creek. It was thick and everything was...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 01-25-2021, 01:14 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,810
Posted By fakeworest
Thanks. I chatted with the biologist and these...

Thanks. I chatted with the biologist and these are the bullet points:


Can leave them where they drop as long as not on a trail or road.
They did an aerial eradication a couple weeks ago and...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 01-25-2021, 12:37 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,810
Posted By fakeworest
2021 Hagerman Hog Hunt

Hi! I have been drawn for Segment B and I have only one public land hunt under my belt so I have a few questions for the experts:

I have only hunted hogs previously with semi-auto rifles and have...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 01-25-2021, 11:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,040
Posted By fakeworest
https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210125/d44b65cf...

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Forum: Equipment and Tuning 01-25-2021, 11:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,040
Posted By fakeworest
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Forum: Equipment and Tuning 01-25-2021, 11:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,040
Posted By fakeworest
https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210125/57fa694f...

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Forum: Equipment and Tuning 01-25-2021, 11:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,040
Posted By fakeworest
Bought first bow

After continually shooting deer at under 30 yards it seems I finally made the plunge and bought my first bow at Scheels up in the Colony. 31 Mathews V3. Really nice experience when you have no idea...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 12-21-2020, 07:01 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 11,894
Posted By fakeworest
Sorry everyone had a bad time! I saw 3 deer the...

Sorry everyone had a bad time! I saw 3 deer the first afternoon and 2 the next morning. I really enjoyed my unit [emoji17].


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Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 11-16-2020, 01:54 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 11,894
Posted By fakeworest
No worries. That should be fine.

No worries. That should be fine.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-16-2020, 01:01 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,157
Posted By fakeworest
I think the width restrictions have been...

I think the width restrictions have been effective at increasing the average age of the buck population which was the goal. What I think is a fair question to ask is does it impact antler genetics of...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-16-2020, 12:40 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,617
Posted By fakeworest
what caliber?

what caliber?
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 11-16-2020, 12:04 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 11,894
Posted By fakeworest
Blind pics ...

Blind pics

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20201116/6dc0cc10979211be61bc6861ad6b506d.jpg
https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20201116/03afec3bc000ef7ce7fb0f5c4b2614d3.jpg


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Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 11-16-2020, 11:57 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 11,894
Posted By fakeworest
And the picture mentioned from the previous post ...

And the picture mentioned from the previous post

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20201116/a02008e14f4835bdba4a30bd080c163a.jpg


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Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 11-16-2020, 11:56 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 11,894
Posted By fakeworest
Crickets on Saturday sunset hunt. Went to a...

Crickets on Saturday sunset hunt. Went to a friends place on lake travis that night and slept through Sunday mornings hunt.



So if you want to hunt the hilltop I would hunt from the blind. 2...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 11-14-2020, 03:43 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 29,086
Posted By fakeworest
Great kill! Sent from my iPhone using...

Great kill!


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Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 11-14-2020, 12:26 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 11,894
Posted By fakeworest
Fortunately Burnet doesn’t have an inside spread...

Fortunately Burnet doesn’t have an inside spread restriction!


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Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 11-14-2020, 10:56 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 11,894
Posted By fakeworest
Got onto the unit at 6am to a slight drizzle....

Got onto the unit at 6am to a slight drizzle. Right after 6:30 a huge deer walked directly in front of the blind but it was so dark I couldn’t make out the sex and couldn’t even find it in my scope....
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 11-14-2020, 10:24 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 29,086
Posted By fakeworest
First public land kill this morning....

First public land kill this morning. https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20201114/ed8abe5c5209f3dfc705643f4e69003e.jpg
Didn’t go 20.


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Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 11-13-2020, 08:42 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 11,894
Posted By fakeworest
Up there I kinda thought how this woulda been a...

Up there I kinda thought how this woulda been a great camping trip.

Unit 1-15

It was dead until around 5. Two little does flew through getting chased by a big coyote who decided to give up and...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 11-13-2020, 03:30 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 11,894
Posted By fakeworest
The 1000’ march up a steep bluff in this sun and...

The 1000’ march up a steep bluff in this sun and heat with all my stuff from where they say to park had me drenched with sweat. At least there’s a nice consistent breeze up here and the views are...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 11-10-2020, 12:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,289
Posted By fakeworest
I've seen some places in the hill country...

I've seen some places in the hill country advertise for around $100 a day with a $700-800 trophy fee.
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 11-09-2020, 02:56 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 11,894
Posted By fakeworest
highs in the low 80's this weekend...

highs in the low 80's this weekend...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-02-2020, 03:09 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,035
Posted By fakeworest
Drew the 3/19-3/21. Oops didn't know we had to...

Drew the 3/19-3/21. Oops didn't know we had to use shotguns. Do we find out the "segment" later? I dont see it on my receipt.
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 11-02-2020, 02:55 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 11,894
Posted By fakeworest
Below are the sunrise and sunset times for the...

Below are the sunrise and sunset times for the 13th to 15th hunt if anyone is curious.

13
Sunrise: 6:57am
Sunset: 5:36pm

14
Sunrise: 6:58am
Sunset: 5:35pm
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 11-02-2020, 02:45 PM
Replies: 707
Views: 39,216
Posted By fakeworest
Congratulations to the winners! Texas Grand...

Congratulations to the winners!

Texas Grand Slam – Brad Christopherson, Stevens Point, WI
Ultimate Mule Deer Hunt – Jason Haynie, N. Richland Hills, TX
Powderhorn Cast and Blast – Roger Wolfe,...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 10-28-2020, 12:57 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 18,653
Posted By fakeworest
hope he is found. a reminder to wear a flotation...

hope he is found. a reminder to wear a flotation vest. always.
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 10-28-2020, 12:55 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 29,086
Posted By fakeworest
looks like a messy extraction.

looks like a messy extraction.
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 10-26-2020, 11:13 AM
Replies: 707
Views: 39,216
Posted By fakeworest
Had no ideas points are cubed. That's wild with...

Had no ideas points are cubed. That's wild with some of you all have 15+ pts in some of these categories. With 15 points that 3,315 entries vs 1 entry for a first timer. Makes me feel very luck to...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 10-23-2020, 04:18 PM
Replies: 707
Views: 39,216
Posted By fakeworest
Thanks. 2nd year doing this. 32 Entries...

Thanks.

2nd year doing this.

32 Entries
6 Not Selected
11 Application Received
14 Pending Second Draw
1 Win - National Refuge General Deer - Balcones Canyonlands
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 10-23-2020, 04:01 PM
Replies: 707
Views: 39,216
Posted By fakeworest
when is the second draw for all these I'm showing?

when is the second draw for all these I'm showing?
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 10-22-2020, 03:51 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 11,894
Posted By fakeworest
I'm surrounded by houses. Can't have em running...

I'm surrounded by houses. Can't have em running off either :D

from the biologist regarding exotics:
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 10-22-2020, 10:11 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 11,894
Posted By fakeworest
This might be a dumb question but I have only...

This might be a dumb question but I have only hunted turkey once... Do they envision you shooting a turkey with a deer rifle or are you supposed to bring a shotgun as well? I used a shotgun with...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 10-22-2020, 12:31 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 11,894
Posted By fakeworest
I see on the video they say we can shoot exotics...

I see on the video they say we can shoot exotics which wasn't advertised in the TPWD catalog. Any chance we will see Axis or know of other exotics in the area?
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 10-22-2020, 12:13 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,668
Posted By fakeworest
7 bucks seen! hope I can be that lucky this year!

7 bucks seen! hope I can be that lucky this year!
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 10-21-2020, 11:46 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 15,091
Posted By fakeworest
First Drawn hunt win for me this year in my...

First Drawn hunt win for me this year in my second year drawing and I feel super lucky as I didn't know you could enter in multiple hunts within a category. Balcones Canyonlands NWR General Deer...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 10-21-2020, 11:35 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 11,894
Posted By fakeworest
Thanks for the intel. Hopefully the F-150 will...

Thanks for the intel. Hopefully the F-150 will handle it fine but yes they want you to park and walk a good 1000+ feet up the hill.

EDIT: Found your post from 2014. Great pics and info. You saw 7...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 10-21-2020, 10:15 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 11,894
Posted By fakeworest
https://i.imgur.com/ph72T5r.png looks like...

https://i.imgur.com/ph72T5r.png

looks like it has houses around it too...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 10-21-2020, 09:57 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 11,894
Posted By fakeworest
Hunting unit 1-15 Nov 13th-15th. I'm pleased...

Hunting unit 1-15 Nov 13th-15th. I'm pleased with my unit. It's small but I am the only hunter in the unit and it has a blind on a hilltop with good firing lines in every direction. Also doesn't...
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