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Old 12-13-2019, 02:23 PM   #5651
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Anybody take a buck this season? I need some motivation as we move into the home stretch.
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Old 12-16-2019, 02:27 PM   #5652
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Heading out for an evening sit. Hopefull the new tactics will pay off
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Old 12-16-2019, 02:34 PM   #5653
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Heading out for an evening sit. Hopefull the new tactics will pay off


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Old 12-16-2019, 02:53 PM   #5654
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Heading out for an evening sit. Hopefull the new tactics will pay off
What'd you end up doing different/changing? Good luck. Everything I have on camera is moving around 5:20pm till dark.

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Old 12-16-2019, 03:26 PM   #5655
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What'd you end up doing different/changing? Good luck. Everything I have on camera is moving around 5:20pm till dark.

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Moved to a more open area with more heavily trafficked trails. Put out one of those berry blocks and swapped the feeder for hand broadcasted corn. Also set up in a brush blind.
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Old 12-16-2019, 05:41 PM   #5656
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Moved to a more open area with more heavily trafficked trails. Put out one of those berry blocks and swapped the feeder for hand broadcasted corn. Also set up in a brush blind.
Sounds good. Let us know how it goes. Should be about that time. Deer will be moving.

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Old 12-16-2019, 07:12 PM   #5657
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Sounds good. Let us know how it goes. Should be about that time. Deer will be moving.

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Nada. Seems my berry block is mostly untouched too. Gonna try a morning hunt on friday wind/weather permitting
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Old 12-16-2019, 09:36 PM   #5658
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Nada. Seems my berry block is mostly untouched too. Gonna try a morning hunt on friday wind/weather permitting
They finally started coming to my corn and berry block again. I put a cell camera out so I can see realtime what is moving through. I'd say the past 10 days have picked back up. Hang in there. Should start seeing things hit your corn soon.

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Old 12-16-2019, 09:55 PM   #5659
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Very cool. I have no plans of slowing down. Just gonna keep baiting and sitting when the winds right. Had high hopes for today but oh well. Im gonna bust my as through the end of the season. I cant not take a deer. My freezer is hungry and im sick of buying the factory tormented meat
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Old 12-17-2019, 12:05 PM   #5660
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Afternoon meeting canceled so I'm heading out later.
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Old 12-17-2019, 12:28 PM   #5661
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Afternoon meeting canceled so I'm heading out later.
I'll be out as well. Fingers crossed a slickhead walks out.

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Old 12-17-2019, 01:33 PM   #5662
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Good luck fellas
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Old 12-17-2019, 07:18 PM   #5663
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Anything moving?
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Old 12-17-2019, 10:29 PM   #5664
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Anything moving?
Had a 4 point and a 3 point come in, but no doe.

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Old 12-18-2019, 08:24 AM   #5665
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No action yesterday evening.
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Old 12-18-2019, 12:47 PM   #5666
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UPDATE from park ranger.

Spikes can be taken before doe now.

About 40 anterless taken so far and 5 bucks taken so far.

Extension to hunt till Jan. 31st, 2020.
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Old 12-18-2019, 01:22 PM   #5667
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The struggle is real! I hope people still work to get those doe numbers down.
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Old 12-18-2019, 10:56 PM   #5668
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The struggle is real! I hope people still work to get those doe numbers down.
In my area the bucks far outweigh the doe. It's probably a 10 (buck) to 3 (doe) ratio.

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Old 12-21-2019, 03:41 PM   #5669
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Heading out. Getting berry block. Will come home to fresh home made tamales
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Old 12-21-2019, 03:42 PM   #5670
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Get em Top!!
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Old 12-21-2019, 05:15 PM   #5671
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Old 12-21-2019, 05:25 PM   #5672
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He a fat boy
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Old 12-21-2019, 05:31 PM   #5673
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Heading out. Getting berry block. Will come home to fresh home made tamales
Good luck. Im out here too. Feels like a mistake. Lots of folks hiking and being noisy. Lots of gunshots on surrounding private. At least its a beautiful day
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Old 12-21-2019, 05:32 PM   #5674
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He a fat boy
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Old 12-21-2019, 06:18 PM   #5675
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Lots of gunshots. Heard one snore in distance. Gunshots are not helping
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Old 12-21-2019, 07:05 PM   #5676
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Two doe rule is destroying me ;-0
To be fair I hunted Kansas a ton this year so have not put enough time out there.
-- date/time on my cameras are never right
-- I might be wrong it's possible I popped in the wrong card but I saw one a lot like that first one a few days ago -- yeah my bad boys, these pictures are from last year at the lake i put the wrong card in.

There are some good bucks out there, keep at it everyone!
Keep seeing bucks like this but no able to shot!






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Old 12-28-2019, 10:21 PM   #5677
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Might be heading out sunday afternoon depending on when cold front comes in.
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Old 01-04-2020, 02:59 PM   #5678
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Heading out in about 30 minutes
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Old 01-04-2020, 03:22 PM   #5679
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Heading out in about 30 minutes
I'll be put in a bit as well. The deer havent been moving much the past 3 days during daylight hours, but maybe something will slip up.

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Old 01-04-2020, 03:23 PM   #5680
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I'll be put in a bit as well. The deer havent been moving much the past 3 days during daylight hours, but maybe something will slip up.

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Can’t kill em from the couch, lol.


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Old 01-04-2020, 04:19 PM   #5681
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Old 01-04-2020, 05:53 PM   #5682
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Old 01-04-2020, 05:59 PM   #5683
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Ain't that the truth. Unless you have a couch in your deer stand. Now that'd be sweet. Nothing moving yet. Just a couple of hikers talking loudly about how scary it would be to go hiking alone out here. Smh

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Old 01-05-2020, 03:41 PM   #5684
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Lol, I was walking out a few weeks ago all camo’d up came off the trail and scared the you know what outta some guys hiking, they had no idea I was about to pop out on the trail next to them, I said, “morning y’all!” They about died. Hahaha


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Old 01-09-2020, 12:18 PM   #5685
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Anyone know when the seasons up? According to the Coe website hunting is closed after last day of February. I thought last day of January. Tpwd says Jan 5. What's the deal?

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Old 01-09-2020, 12:31 PM   #5686
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Anyone know when the seasons up? According to the Coe website hunting is closed after last day of February. I thought last day of January. Tpwd says Jan 5. What's the deal?

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from the 12/18 email....

Friday, January 31, 2020 will be the last day hunters will be able to harvest and check in deer.

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Old 01-09-2020, 01:03 PM   #5687
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from the 12/18 email....

Friday, January 31, 2020 will be the last day hunters will be able to harvest and check in deer.

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Ok great. Thanks

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Old 01-19-2020, 01:30 PM   #5688
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Sat this morning and saw nada. Looks like they are moving late evening and throughout the night right now.

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Old 01-19-2020, 01:33 PM   #5689
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Sat this morning and saw nada. Looks like they are moving late evening and throughout the night right now.

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I got out right and first and light and bumped 3 off my bait pile. If I had showed up an hour earlier I might have had a crack at em. Going to granger to try to get a pig here in a few minutes

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Old 01-20-2020, 12:28 PM   #5690
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I have to say that this was the first year for me to miss out on Lake Georgetown in 12-13 consecutive years. I didn't even put in. I also didn't miss it at all. Granted I have always had a lease so it wasn't my primary source for venison. It was just a convenient place to hunt locally.
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Old 01-20-2020, 08:51 PM   #5691
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My first year hunting and Georgetown is the only real deer hunt I got drawn for. Spent hundreds of hours out there between scouting and sitting. Seems like I might have been better off working a second job at KFC to save up for a lease. Talk about a grind. I'm not giving up yet though. New year's resolution is to kill enough critters that I don't have to buy factory farmed meat. I currently have 2.5 hogs, 1 squirrel, 2 dove, 3 catfish, 4 crappie, and 24 white bass in the freezer. Maybe enough to get me to june... if I catch a bunch more crappie and whites in the spawn. We'll see, but I'm sure I'm gonna start missing ribeyes pretty soon haha

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Old 01-25-2020, 03:55 PM   #5692
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Old 01-25-2020, 06:07 PM   #5693
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Old 01-25-2020, 06:58 PM   #5694
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Coyote I believe and illegal hunter
Seriously!? What a ********!

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Old 01-25-2020, 11:25 PM   #5695
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Coyote I believe and illegal hunter
Are you in the general hunting zone? Probably just a small game hunter. The pic was taken on the last day of late dove season. If in archery only area send pic to the office

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Old 01-26-2020, 01:27 PM   #5696
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Old 01-26-2020, 01:31 PM   #5697
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That is in the general hunting area. Bird hunting reopened there after the general deer season ended and changed back to MLD deer season.

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Old 01-26-2020, 07:59 PM   #5698
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That is in the general hunting area. Bird hunting reopened there after the general deer season ended and changed back to MLD deer season.

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Small game hunting in the general area is only closed during tpwd archery season. Sept 29-Nov 5. Other than that they are legal

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Old 01-31-2020, 05:12 PM   #5699
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Gotta love a thief.

Came out for one final hoorah this afternoon to end the season, only to find the chair in my ground blind gone, all the limbs brushing blind in, ripped off, and my game camera inside my blind with the batteries and my sd card taken.

Probably the same guy that told me last week I better not let the Park Ranger know I am hunting out here... smh

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Old 01-31-2020, 06:44 PM   #5700
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Gotta love a thief.

Came out for one final hoorah this afternoon to end the season, only to find the chair in my ground blind gone, all the limbs brushing blind in, ripped off, and my game camera inside my blind with the batteries and my sd card taken.

Probably the same guy that told me last week I better not let the Park Ranger know I am hunting out here... smh

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Jesus! That's unbelievable. I've been worried about that kind of encounter all season. Fortunately everyone I ran into was encouraging. Or at least friendly. That really sucks man. Know what he was driving or license plate number? I would be itching to report him.

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