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Old 05-13-2022, 09:12 PM   #1
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Default Luminant Oak Hill Mine

Anyone near Henderson, TX hunt nearby?
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Old 05-13-2022, 10:04 PM   #2
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Live nearby but didn’t know they allowed hunting? They make some very nice woods during reclamation!
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Old 05-13-2022, 10:28 PM   #3
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you draw a tag to hunt there too?
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Old 05-13-2022, 10:41 PM   #4
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Live nearby but didnít know they allowed hunting? They make some very nice woods during reclamation!

They donít that I know of and I heard it hasnít been hunted in decades


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Old 05-13-2022, 10:42 PM   #5
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you draw a tag to hunt there too?

Would be cool if I did


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Old 05-13-2022, 11:18 PM   #6
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They don’t that I know of and I heard it hasn’t been hunted in decades


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I hunted right in the middle of it on the west side of 322 near the last operating dragline. Hunted it for 5-6 years. It was just a little nook amongst everything else that Luminant didn’t buy. I only ever shot one good buck out there but had very close encounters multiple times. There are some dandies over there. Only reason I got off is because the landowner clear cut it and it was a total
Disaster. I hunted it one more year after that and the following year it was too grown up to do anything. Sure do miss that place.
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Old 05-14-2022, 08:44 AM   #7
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I hunted right in the middle of it on the west side of 322 near the last operating dragline. Hunted it for 5-6 years. It was just a little nook amongst everything else that Luminant didnít buy. I only ever shot one good buck out there but had very close encounters multiple times. There are some dandies over there. Only reason I got off is because the landowner clear cut it and it was a total
Disaster. I hunted it one more year after that and the following year it was too grown up to do anything. Sure do miss that place.

It looks like a place that holds some dandies, very thick timber with all the right things. Iíll be working in and out of there through the summer.


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Old 05-14-2022, 08:49 AM   #8
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I go in alot of those mines delivering fuel tanks, i have seen some giants and a ton of hogs
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Old 05-14-2022, 11:26 AM   #9
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Sure would be an experience to hunt them
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Old 05-14-2022, 11:30 AM   #10
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The employees of the mine get to bow hunt, thats one of them told me. That was at a mine near kosse
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Has the solar farm been built yet?


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Old 05-14-2022, 12:20 PM   #12
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Some big deer in and around the mine.
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Old 05-14-2022, 12:31 PM   #13
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There are some monsters at the Kosse mine. I am a power plant employee and we get to bowhunt the plant properties, but the mining guys have bigger deer.

There's a 1000 acres of Luminant land that is used as a WMA for the state over in that area also.
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Old 05-14-2022, 06:02 PM   #14
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The employees of the mine get to bow hunt, thats one of them told me. That was at a mine near kosse

I had a 35 year career at Martin Lake mines and at no time was there ever any hunting done legally. Permitting for the mines included them being a wildlife sanctuary. I too saw some absolute monsters during my years there. One weekend a year they would open a few of the stocked reclamation ponds up to employees and their immediate families for fishing. No boats due to liability.
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Old 05-15-2022, 09:53 AM   #15
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The employees of the mine get to bow hunt, thats one of them told me. That was at a mine near kosse

Sweet! Maybe I will qualify


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Old 05-15-2022, 09:58 AM   #17
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I had a 35 year career at Martin Lake mines and at no time was there ever any hunting done legally. Permitting for the mines included them being a wildlife sanctuary. I too saw some absolute monsters during my years there. One weekend a year they would open a few of the stocked reclamation ponds up to employees and their immediate families for fishing. No boats due to liability.

Nice. I can imagine the fishing is pretty good too


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