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Old 10-10-2018, 01:41 PM   #201
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Headed out in the morning for three days. Everyday last week got better an better. Hope it still is an the cold front gets the shooters moving as well.
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Old 10-10-2018, 05:41 PM   #202
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Headed out in the morning for three days. Everyday last week got better an better. Hope it still is an the cold front gets the shooters moving as well.
Good luck
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Old 10-10-2018, 06:20 PM   #203
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I was in Menard this past weekend. There is a bumper crop of chiggers and the rattle bugs and other snakes were definitely on the move. Not bad feeder activity for the deer. The most hog activity I have seen.
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Old 10-10-2018, 08:48 PM   #204
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Half way between Roosevelt and Ft. Mckavett here.
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Old 10-10-2018, 09:12 PM   #205
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I got up on the 24th of September and filled feeders and finished my last cattle panel blind just in time before the rains came again and now I am wondering when I will get to hunt. I want to go on Sunday but now they are saying Hurricane Sergio will be moving across Mexico and into Texas over the weekend. Good luck to all of you fellas.
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Old 10-10-2018, 11:32 PM   #206
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I was up there this week end at the end of Waddell Rd. I only hunted a couple times as we were adding another 24'x24' on the metal building. Deer were not moving much at all.
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Old 10-11-2018, 02:29 PM   #207
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I was up there this week end at the end of Waddell Rd. I only hunted a couple times as we were adding another 24'x24' on the metal building. Deer were not moving much at all.
Tell Raymond not to work you so hard out there
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Old 10-12-2018, 10:33 AM   #208
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This will be the second year in a row (that I know of) that the season will be open the weekend after New Years Day. Last year I saw more and bigger bucks moving than any other time of the season.
I already have that weekend marked on my calendar, this year now.
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Old 10-13-2018, 01:42 PM   #209
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This will be the second year in a row (that I know of) that the season will be open the weekend after New Years Day. Last year I saw more and bigger bucks moving than any other time of the season.

I already have that weekend marked on my calendar, this year now.


Good to know, Iíve rarely shot my allotment by then. Iíll have to keep this in mind. Thanks for the heads up


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Old 10-13-2018, 02:24 PM   #210
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Good luck to you guys that are hunting this weekend. We will be going next Thursday. I hope you guys stay dry. It looks like they are projecting another 2 to 3-inches from Sunday through next Thursday.
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Old 10-13-2018, 11:22 PM   #211
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Tell Raymond not to work you so hard out there
He's already talking about a covered skinning rack now. I think he plans on taking full advantage of some one who builds metal buildings for living. He is one fine man though and always enjoy his company.
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Old 10-13-2018, 11:49 PM   #212
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He's already talking about a covered skinning rack now. I think he plans on taking full advantage of some one who builds metal buildings for living. He is one fine man though and always enjoy his company.
We just got back from eating dinner with him. Great guy with some better stories! He did tell me his plans for you as well lol
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Old 10-14-2018, 10:35 AM   #213
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I had a little over an inch of rain yesterday and the forecast is for more over the next 4-5 days. The ground is saturated and any moisture that falls is going to run off. I would avoid low lying areas as draws and creeks will overflow following a heavy downpour.
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Old 10-14-2018, 10:41 AM   #214
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I had a little over an inch of rain yesterday and the forecast is for more over the next 4-5 days. The ground is saturated and any moisture that falls is going to run off. I would avoid low lying areas as draws and creeks will overflow following a heavy downpour.
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Iím gonna try to hunt Monday evening and Tuesday morning. See how it works out lol
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Old 10-17-2018, 09:17 AM   #215
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You guys in menard think itís going to be ok to head up this weekend?

Iím coming in from New Braunfels via Fred and Mason.

Ready to get in a bowblind for a few days, but road conditions have me worried.
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Old 10-17-2018, 09:21 AM   #216
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You guys in menard think itís going to be ok to head up this weekend?

Iím coming in from New Braunfels via Fred and Mason.

Ready to get in a bowblind for a few days, but road conditions have me worried.
Iím right there with you. Iím heading out in the morning to go to Brady. Was thinking about taking the loop north around Austin to avoid any issues.
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Old 10-17-2018, 09:33 AM   #217
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We are planning on heading up Friday
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Old 10-17-2018, 09:43 AM   #218
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According to the covert the deer are really hungry after this cool front! Most action I have had at my feeder since Labor Day weekend. Axis are still MIA though.
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Old 10-17-2018, 09:58 AM   #219
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Y’all are killing me!! I have been out of state working the entire bow season!! Hopefully make it back in the next week or two and get some time in the blind!
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Old 10-17-2018, 10:07 AM   #220
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According to the covert the deer are really hungry after this cool front! Most action I have had at my feeder since Labor Day weekend. Axis are still MIA though.
Our axis are gone too. Blackbuck are everywhere though
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Old 10-17-2018, 10:10 AM   #221
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Our axis are gone too. Blackbuck are everywhere though
I'd be okay with that. I want a blackbuck bad!
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Old 10-17-2018, 10:19 AM   #222
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I'd be okay with that. I want a blackbuck bad!
We watched them every sit last weekend lol
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Old 10-17-2018, 10:49 AM   #223
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Looking at it, the roads should be clear from Houston area to menard?
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Old 10-17-2018, 10:51 AM   #224
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Drivetexas.org is a good reference for road closeures. I don't know how up to date they are though.
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Old 10-17-2018, 11:51 AM   #225
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Our axis are gone too. Blackbuck are everywhere though
Yea we didn't think we had any but some started showing up. But no big ones yet.
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Old 10-17-2018, 02:35 PM   #226
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When is the rut the strongest in our area?
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Old 10-17-2018, 02:44 PM   #227
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When is the rut the strongest in our area?
I have always experienced it to be Thanksgiving week.
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Old 10-17-2018, 02:45 PM   #228
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When is the rut the strongest in our area?
I think starting the second weekend of rifle season through Thanksgiving is when you will see the most bucks out and looking.
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Old 10-17-2018, 03:09 PM   #229
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I had a decent 8 point making a scrap last weekend.
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