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Old 08-30-2020, 08:39 PM   #1
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Default Anyone ever hunt Agarita Springs Ranch by Utopia

Like the title says has anyone hunted this area before? I drove by it today and am pretty sure I found the parking spot but there is absolutely no markings or signage of any kind that says public hunt area or TPWD. It looks like people park all up and down 470 there and not just at the one gate.

Also oit just says for archery season only so is the area just open through October?

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Old 08-30-2020, 10:36 PM   #2
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Looks like it could be a good place to hunt if not over hunted. There are several places in then hill country that are walk in public hunting land. I called on one and they said park near the gate and just walk in. I think there was a sign in box and that was is
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Old 08-31-2020, 06:53 PM   #3
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Old 08-31-2020, 07:26 PM   #4
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Archery season is all season.
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Old 08-31-2020, 08:31 PM   #5
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Archery season is all season.

That was my assumption but just wanted clarification as it just says every day of the Bandera archery season.

One in Kerrville only talks about late season. Doesnít say regular season only specifically talks about late season.


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Old 09-01-2020, 01:25 PM   #6
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I did a quick google search on this property and came up with nothing. The property ownership is private. Maybe it’s a new area? From Google Earth it looks like a decent property that would allow a chance at exotics.
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Old 09-01-2020, 01:26 PM   #7
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I did a quick google search on this property and came up with nothing. The property ownership is private. Maybe itís a new area? From Google Earth it looks like a decent property that would allow a chance at exotics.
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Old 09-01-2020, 03:26 PM   #8
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Archery Only Season
Oct. 3 - Nov. 6, 2020
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Old 09-12-2020, 07:15 AM   #9
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Is there a contact number we can call to get clarification?
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Old 09-12-2020, 07:17 AM   #10
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Looks like it could be a good place to hunt if not over hunted. There are several places in then hill country that are walk in public hunting land. I called on one and they said park near the gate and just walk in. I think there was a sign in box and that was is
I have been looking in the book. I haven't found many walk in hunting places except for small game or a draw hunt.

There is this ranch, one in Kerrville late season and a couple of spots in San Angelo area. Am I missing a walkin area for exotics and/or deer?
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Old 09-12-2020, 08:16 AM   #11
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What is stated in the book are the rules you have to follow. So archery season means just archery season. Late season only means late season only.


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Old 09-12-2020, 12:45 PM   #12
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Looks like you could hunt exotics during turkey season which runs from Oct. 3rd to Jan 3rd. Plus Spring turkey March 20th to May 2nd at Agarita Springs Ranch

Just Whitetail would be during Archery season in October
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Old 09-12-2020, 09:54 PM   #13
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Pretty sure youíre looking for more than it actually allows. To me, that reads that you can bow hunt during archery only season for whitetail. During that time frame, you are allowed pigs, coyotes, and exotics. No access during the firearms or special late season. Then you can go back during spring turkey season and also kill coyotes, pigs, and exotics. You should probably call the game warden to get clarification.


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Old 09-12-2020, 10:12 PM   #14
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I have been looking in the book. I haven't found many walk in hunting places except for small game or a draw hunt.

There is this ranch, one in Kerrville late season and a couple of spots in San Angelo area. Am I missing a walkin area for exotics and/or deer?
I was referring to Los Rincones thatís in Kerrville. I found t it eminent the spring time and it was open for like 5/6 weeks for exotics and turkeys I think. If I have time, I will make a trip or two out there. Iím only 45 minutes away.
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Old 09-15-2020, 11:39 PM   #15
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New property this year.
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Old 09-16-2020, 12:49 AM   #16
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What is stated in the book are the rules you have to follow. So archery season means just archery season. Late season only means late season only.


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Maybe so, it all depends if turkey is open in the fall or just in the spring there. Definitely need to call game warden
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Old 09-16-2020, 07:45 AM   #17
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It says spring only.


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Old 09-16-2020, 06:55 PM   #18
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Yeah I guess so, I had originally just read over that as those weapons were legal for Spring only.... I don't turkey hunt but yeah, I guess shotgun and archery are the only legal means to kill a turkey anyway.
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