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Old 09-19-2018, 09:56 PM   #1
Spoiled_TN_boy
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Anyone every hunted at Luminant?
https://tpwd.texas.gov/huntwild/hunt...ources/607.pdf

If so, what did you think of it?
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Old 09-20-2018, 05:41 PM   #2
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I have been out there once years ago. This place is about 35 min from the house. I used to work with a guy that would kill a nice buck every bow season. I have heard it gets crowded the first couple of weeks of gun season, then kinda drops off.
When I went, I drove in from the FM road. Saw a lot of boot tracks, but when I crossed the creek, nothing but deer tracks. Creek was full bank, but was able to find a place to cross. Woods looked good. Never went back due to that I hunt private land.
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Old 09-20-2018, 06:14 PM   #3
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If you go in off 7 its pretty thick in some spots. I hunted the pipeline once and saw tons of deer but all out of range.
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Old 09-20-2018, 06:53 PM   #4
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Thanks yall!
After posting I did some searching and was able to find the other threads on it.
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Old 09-24-2018, 11:20 AM   #5
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Thanks yall!
After posting I did some searching and was able to find the other threads on it.
I stay in the Franklin area during the week and might go scout 607 to see if it's worth hunting this year. I am hunting on a MLD in the same area but only get to hunt it 3-4 weeks on a draw basis. 607 might be the answer to kill the rest of my time during the evenings after work.
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Old 09-28-2018, 01:03 AM   #6
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Drove past entrance off 7 this afternoon. Saw couple bucks hitting acorns on wooded edge of private land bordering wma.
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Old 10-08-2018, 12:46 PM   #7
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I was out there after squirrels back in March, and had a nubbin buck come walking right up to me, had a dog collar around it’s neck. Somebody’s pet that they dumped out there, but didn’t bother to take the collar off. Poor thing would have been choking to death with his neck swelling this fall, but I got the collar off. The little buck was completely unafraid, if he’s still kicking around out there he’ll be like shooting fish in a barrel for somebody this year. He was following me around while I squirrel-hunted, just right in my hip pocket, looking for a handout. I tried to scare him off by shooting into the ground between us, and he didn’t even flinch at the shots.
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Old 10-09-2018, 09:09 AM   #8
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Should have left the collar on or just loosened it, seen this before with a bandana on tame deer. I guess they are usually abandoned fawns that people raised.
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Old 10-12-2018, 09:31 AM   #9
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Been looking at hunting there for years. About an hour from waco I think, Just never had time to do it.
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Old 10-12-2018, 09:35 AM   #10
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Hunted there a few times in college and saw a lot of deer. Also killed a monster boar out there. I would hunt it now before gun season comes around. Way too many people out there with guns on weekends.
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Old 10-18-2018, 12:31 PM   #11
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Does anyone know how much water is out there right now? My usual spots are completely flooded on another property, and I was thinking of heading out that way.
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