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Old 10-07-2021, 11:34 PM   #101
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Old 10-10-2021, 08:39 PM   #102
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Had a doe come, she almost got it by my son. Had him hold off and out came the fawn. Back at it in the am w the weather change.
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Old 10-16-2021, 09:07 AM   #103
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Hunted the deers restroom this am. Cold and wet getting in there. It’s just a matter of time…my son will get one. Saw lots of ducks and doves
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Old 10-16-2021, 09:14 AM   #104
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Hunted the deers restroom this am. Cold and wet getting in there. Itís just a matter of timeÖmy son will get one. Saw lots of ducks and doves
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Old 10-16-2021, 10:01 AM   #105
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Good luck yall, I'm hoping to make it out tomorrow

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Old 10-16-2021, 10:13 AM   #106
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went out yesterday morn with my son to scout for an hour. we investigated a new area and immediately found fresh sign from that morning. we must have missed the deer by less than 2 hours. Saw a giant turtle, bigger than anything I'd ever seen before, at least 18" diameter. looking forward to getting out so he can actually hunt it.
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Old 10-16-2021, 02:25 PM   #107
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We ll be back out there this evening. Haven’t had much luck in the ams out there.
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Old 10-17-2021, 01:05 AM   #108
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American Dagger caterpillar. Yeah, I'm glad I didn't touch it.

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Old 10-17-2021, 04:14 PM   #109
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Went out this morning. Bumped a group of does ( 3 to 4 with 2 fawn ) on my way in and another ( 2 with a fawn).

Does anyone known if all the spypoint cams belong to the CoE? I keep finding them. Sorry if belong to one of yall for keeping walking in front of them .



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Old 10-17-2021, 04:21 PM   #110
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What do yall think of this guy?

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Old 10-17-2021, 04:21 PM   #111
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Went out this morning. Bumped a group of does ( 3 to 4 with 2 fawn ) on my way in and another ( 2 with a fawn).

Does anyone known if all the spypoint cams belong to the CoE? I keep finding them. Sorry if belong to one of yall for keeping walking in front of them .



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I've seen one camera with a COE sign posted above it and I've seen one almost ground level with no sign posted.

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Old 10-17-2021, 05:36 PM   #112
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Ive seen both of those plus one other

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Old 10-18-2021, 09:59 PM   #113
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So many loud pigs. Anyone haul one out during those 90 plus temperature days? I'm guessing they were given a pass.

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Old 10-20-2021, 10:11 PM   #114
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Howdy ! If you shoot a deer in Grapevine and can’t find it me and my dog Pepper can help retrieve it. Ive hunted Grapevine since I was a kid. I know it well. Pm me for my number. I live off 377 so I’m very close by.
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Old 10-20-2021, 10:23 PM   #115
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Howdy ! If you shoot a deer in Grapevine and canít find it me and my dog Pepper can help retrieve it. Ive hunted Grapevine since I was a kid. I know it well. Pm me for my number. I live off 377 so Iím very close by.
That's really nice of you. I'm sure Pepper will get some work in if someone shoots a deer in those fields off 377, they are so high you could walk by a down deer and not even see it.

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Old 10-20-2021, 10:37 PM   #116
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Yes sir ! Thatís a fact.


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Old 10-21-2021, 02:48 PM   #117
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I was climbing down and noticed a big one coming straight for the base of my tree...so I wacked him!

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Old 10-21-2021, 02:55 PM   #118
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Congrats Luke Duke, In for LDPs!
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Old 10-21-2021, 03:00 PM   #119
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I got a quick pic of him on the pig trail that goes right under the tree...

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Old 10-21-2021, 03:09 PM   #120
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Old 10-21-2021, 03:09 PM   #121
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Old 10-21-2021, 03:10 PM   #122
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Old 10-21-2021, 03:12 PM   #123
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He was at least 4 inches longer than the 32" climbing stick that I wacked him with!

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Old 10-21-2021, 03:35 PM   #124
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Big and angry.

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Old 10-21-2021, 04:26 PM   #125
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I was climbing down and noticed a big one coming straight for the base of my tree...so I wacked him!

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holy cow yeah that is a big one. Had me going there for a minute though

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Old 10-22-2021, 05:21 PM   #126
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I've bummed a few of them that were bedded down. https://youtube.com/shorts/IvoR8j4MJJU?feature=share

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Old 10-22-2021, 08:12 PM   #127
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Old 10-24-2021, 04:47 PM   #128
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Got me a doe yesterday evening! Decided to hike in a little further past my planned set up into some thick brush because I didnít see a ton of activity on the cam and it paid off. Not the biggest doe, but I was really happy to put some meat in the cooler! Didnít get a pic of her since it was getting dark and I wanted to make the most of the sun before it set.
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Old 10-24-2021, 06:20 PM   #129
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Got me a doe yesterday evening! Decided to hike in a little further past my planned set up into some thick brush because I didnít see a ton of activity on the cam and it paid off. Not the biggest doe, but I was really happy to put some meat in the cooler! Didnít get a pic of her since it was getting dark and I wanted to make the most of the sun before it set.
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Old 10-24-2021, 06:57 PM   #130
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Congrats Dirty Kev!
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Old 10-25-2021, 11:01 AM   #131
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Old 10-25-2021, 11:46 AM   #132
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Old 10-25-2021, 02:00 PM   #133
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Question for you guys, what do yall do if you find a stand out there? Ive run across 4 stands so far, one hang on that was lending against a tree( before season ) one old left on a tree from who know when, a tripod and a ladder. Very interested in how someone got a tripod stand in there where its at.

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Old 10-25-2021, 02:15 PM   #134
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Question for you guys, what do yall do if you find a stand out there? Ive run across 4 stands so far, one hang on that was lending against a tree( before season ) one old left on a tree from who know when, a tripod and a ladder. Very interested in how someone got a tripod stand in there where its at.

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I hunt a lot of public land and when I find something like that, I leave it. If it's considerably trashed or appears unsafe, I'll report it to the property authorities so nobody gets hurt. If it looks safe and I don't have a spot, I'll hunt it! I don't ever take anything I find, though. Finders keepers = theft.

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Old 10-25-2021, 02:22 PM   #135
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I had no plans on finders keeps, I agree that's stealing. I mark them on my map and keep going. One for sure looked unsafe. The tripod was hunted out of within 24hr of me running across it. Had a dead pig within 40 yards of it. Just interested in others thoughts on it.

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Old 10-25-2021, 02:41 PM   #136
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How far in was the tripod? Not sure how someone could get that in there without a vehicle. Guess they could have taken it piece by piece. I wouldn't report until end of season unless I see something dangerous.

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Old 10-25-2021, 03:33 PM   #137
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Im not sure either.

On another note, saw this guy trying to act like a floating stick. But I didnt fall for his games.

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Old 10-26-2021, 03:11 PM   #138
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Thinking this upcoming weather should fire up the bucks
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Old 10-26-2021, 04:15 PM   #139
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Ok, everybody tell me EXACTLY where you're going so I can make sure to avoid your spot! Especially if you've seen deer this year!

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Old 10-26-2021, 11:28 PM   #140
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I have the same dilemma...2 spots I scouted deep in the woods had pre-existing hanging stands already there...1 looked like last year's set....another was this year with a cable lock and cell cam.

I left a note and phone number at the older set...might hold a contact card in front of the cell cam.

Both sets have good sign in the area, and I intend to hunt it.

If I call it in - the area will get scented up worse.
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Old 10-27-2021, 12:20 AM   #141
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Totally your discretion. I'd hunt the 1st one if you don't get a call back and hunt right in front of the second one with the camera if you are the first one there.

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Old 10-27-2021, 01:07 AM   #142
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I have the same dilemma...2 spots I scouted deep in the woods had pre-existing hanging stands already there...1 looked like last year's set....another was this year with a cable lock and cell cam.

I left a note and phone number at the older set...might hold a contact card in front of the cell cam.

Both sets have good sign in the area, and I intend to hunt it.

If I call it in - the area will get scented up worse.
There is no claiming spots on public land, period! If they left their stand up, it's illegally there and you should either hunt right frickin in it, hang your stand in the same tree, or tree right next to it. If there's a cam there, who cares. It should be whoever gets there first and if they don't have a backup plan or backup spots, it's on them.
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Old 10-27-2021, 11:06 AM   #143
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There is no claiming spots on public land, period! If they left their stand up, it's illegally there and you should either hunt right frickin in it, hang your stand in the same tree, or tree right next to it. If there's a cam there, who cares. It should be whoever gets there first and if they don't have a backup plan or backup spots, it's on them.
Like I said - I'm going to hunt it! But if I bother toting all the gear back there in my mind it's best to head off a situation that ruins the hunt. If I connect with the guy there's a good chance he pulls the stand and starts following the time rule....and maybe I meet a good dude who knows how to pick a hunting spot. Years ago I would have torn down the set and maybe put some unmentionable images on his SD card without hesitation! I have a different perspective now!
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Old 10-30-2021, 01:24 PM   #144
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What type of deer is everyone hunting for? First legal deer within range to put meat in the freezer or waiting for the trophy? Respect both options just interested to hear from others.
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Old 10-30-2021, 01:52 PM   #145
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What type of deer is everyone hunting for? First legal deer within range to put meat in the freezer or waiting for the trophy? Respect both options just interested to hear from others.
I feel like we have an obligation to hunt hard at the vine since it's a lottery and judging from last year's report the deer might need to be thinned out a bit, only 14 total I think it was, but I will be happy with a mature buck and a mature doe either way.

I would have filled that doe tag yesterday if she had crossed in front of me instead of 10ft behind me in thick cover. Fat block head and big body doe.

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Old 11-01-2021, 04:02 PM   #146
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Somebody not find a spike? I found one leaned up against a tree. Shot Sunday some time. The coyotes have only pulled a little hair off the exit wound Monday morning.
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Old 11-02-2021, 01:13 PM   #147
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I hit a mature buck this morning at 9:00. It’s a liver hit and tracked blood for 45 yards and I’m color blind. If anybody is out here or is free I’ll will take the help. Arrow is covered good, and with rain heading this way I’m worried.

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Old 11-02-2021, 02:25 PM   #148
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I hit a mature buck this morning at 9:00. Itís a liver hit and tracked blood for 45 yards and Iím color blind. If anybody is out here or is free Iíll will take the help. Arrow is covered good, and with rain heading this way Iím worried.

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Look at the message above from THETEXAN he has a dog, send him a PM

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Old 11-02-2021, 02:26 PM   #149
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If you think it's liver, you need to wait before you go look anymore, don't want to push him if he's bedded down, could honestly take all day for him to expire
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Old 11-02-2021, 05:39 PM   #150
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I hit a mature buck this morning at 9:00. Itís a liver hit and tracked blood for 45 yards and Iím color blind. If anybody is out here or is free Iíll will take the help. Arrow is covered good, and with rain heading this way Iím worried.

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Been a few hoursÖ any update? Good luck finding him.
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