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Old 11-08-2018, 05:27 PM   #1
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I lucked into 200 acres to hunt just five miles outside of Jacksboro. What is to be expected of the quality of deer in this area? I have hunted North of there in Archer City for the last 8 years and will stay on as long as the owner is alive. We pass some really good deer in hopes our neighbors donít see them to let them get older and bigger. Is this going to be similar to Archer county or is there more pressure and an average of smaller bucks? Any and all input isnít greatly appreciated. Going to check out the property tomorrow between hunts in Archer and see how Iím wanting to set it up.
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Old 11-08-2018, 05:37 PM   #2
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hunting in newcastle, only have seen pigs so far
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Old 11-08-2018, 06:03 PM   #3
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I was on a lease a few miles outside of Jacksboro on 59 for a few years and had some really good bucks on camera my avitar pic is one of them. Never saw one of them while on stand it was like they knew when season started. We did have a lot of pigs and shot quite a few of them. I really liked the area and wouldn’t hesitate to get back on a lease there.

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Old 11-08-2018, 06:07 PM   #4
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I’m assuming I will have to pen the feeder in right away. Plan is to throw out a rifle blind and one corn feeder for this season.
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Old 11-08-2018, 06:54 PM   #5
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Which direction out of Jacksboro?
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Old 11-08-2018, 07:52 PM   #6
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These are the smaller ones at our place.
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Old 11-08-2018, 08:21 PM   #7
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THE property from what I understand is off of 2190 and shown rd, looks pretty open with some decent cover in the bottom corners
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Old 11-08-2018, 08:31 PM   #8
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These are from the Loving/Jermyn area.

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Old 11-08-2018, 09:03 PM   #9
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Good place to hunt!
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Old 11-08-2018, 09:20 PM   #10
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I’m pumped to check it out tomorrow, gonna take the 5x7 atascosa from the house and got permission from the ole lady to get a new feeder so probably going with a Ranch King 1000lb low and throw. Christmas came early for me
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Old 11-09-2018, 04:38 PM   #11
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The place hunts a little weird but I saw a buck cruising thru in one of the corners I figured would be good. Found a rub and two big trails on the other corner. I’m going to bring the 4 wheeler out on Sunday to get a better look. I can already tell I want to setup in the SW corner of the property but you have to cross a creek that is currently 2-3ft deep at the crossing. Might just set the rifle blind on a bluff in the middle facing west that over looks the heavily wooded creek that runs through the property. Also, I could tell pigs have been in there but two sides of the property were fenced off with no climb. I’m just assuming but I’m betting that creek will be my best but at seeing some big mature deer come through. Anyone else close to this area?
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