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Old 02-22-2019, 10:10 AM   #451
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This is a cool thread! Beautiful place, sir.
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Old 02-26-2019, 06:43 PM   #452
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This is a cool thread! Beautiful place, sir.
Thank you sir

After enduring the setback of having a leg fold after sinking in the ground with all of the rain and dumping 900lbs of feed, I finally have her back up and running. With CoonHoods installed and the camera ready to capture the action, let the games begin!
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Old 02-26-2019, 08:22 PM   #453
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Thank you sir

After enduring the setback of having a leg fold after sinking in the ground with all of the rain and dumping 900lbs of feed, I finally have her back up and running. With CoonHoods installed and the camera ready to capture the action, let the games begin!
Looks like the best thing with that feeder is the coonhoods. Lol
Just kidding. I am curious about the coonhoods.

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Old 02-27-2019, 09:29 AM   #454
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Looks like the best thing with that feeder is the coonhoods. Lol
Just kidding. I am curious about the coonhoods.

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Old 02-27-2019, 12:19 PM   #455
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Looks like that will get the job done...won't be long before the next booner is eating from those tubes!
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Old 02-27-2019, 05:29 PM   #456
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Looks like that will get the job done...won't be long before the next booner is eating from those tubes!
With the oil field trying to finish up we can only hope
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Old 04-26-2019, 08:37 PM   #457
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With all of the projects going on at Coal Creek I haven't had much time to spend on my own place, but today I was able to break free and mow what will be my spring plot locations. Running a little late on getting it in the ground, but with the cooler temps I should be OK
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Old 04-26-2019, 08:46 PM   #458
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While working on Coal Creek we had the chore of cleaning out the 40 ft container that was left after the sale

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The very first thing staring me in the face was this boat! I knew that it would make a great addition to my new pond at my place, so today I moved moved her on over As you can tell by the 1963 registration sticker by the state, this Ol girl has been around a while! Looking forward to tomorrow morning when I take my son fishing for the first time! I sure hope the weather holds
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Old 04-26-2019, 09:51 PM   #459
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Dude, looks like you got a little slice of heaven right there. Wow canít imagine you will ever sell that. Congrats, canít wait to see some of the animals you get to shoot. Heck I would be happy if I could just watch them. Very cool ! Can we become friends ?
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Old 04-26-2019, 09:55 PM   #460
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I guess I'll be eating peanut butter and jealous for dinner tonight. Great place
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Old 04-27-2019, 05:55 PM   #461
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I’m digging the pond boat.

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Old 04-27-2019, 10:09 PM   #462
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Turned out to be a beautiful day today for my family and I to go have our first fishing excursion on our new pond! The fish were biting and the kids were enjoying themselves, so all in all it was a win
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Old 04-27-2019, 10:15 PM   #463
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We ended up catching to many fish Which led some to pick up rocks and some to eat strawberries
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Old 04-27-2019, 10:21 PM   #464
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It took us only about 30 minutes to run out of worms so we decided to load up and go for a little ride. Took a couple of pics along the way and the last one says it all Another awesome day for the books!
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Old 04-27-2019, 10:25 PM   #465
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Dude, looks like you got a little slice of heaven right there. Wow canít imagine you will ever sell that. Congrats, canít wait to see some of the animals you get to shoot. Heck I would be happy if I could just watch them. Very cool ! Can we become friends ?
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I guess I'll be eating peanut butter and jealous for dinner tonight. Great place
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Old 05-15-2019, 08:29 PM   #466
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Your threads motivated my brothers and I to buy a place. We bought 160 acres in Cotton County. Itís not perfect but itís ours and weíre in love. Thanks for sharing as it made us move to action.









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Old 05-15-2019, 08:33 PM   #467
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Nice looking place.
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Old 05-15-2019, 08:48 PM   #468
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Congrats on a great looking place!
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Old 05-15-2019, 09:24 PM   #469
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Your threads motivated my brothers and I to buy a place. We bought 160 acres in Cotton County. Itís not perfect but itís ours and weíre in love. Thanks for sharing as it made us move to action.









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This place is full of all kinds of inspiration Like you, another member inspired me to do the same with my first place and the rest is history! Congratulations to you and your brothers for taking the plunge! I can't wait to see what you guy's have in store for the place! Keep us posted!!!!
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Old 05-19-2019, 05:40 PM   #470
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This guy seemed to have damaged himself recently. Will have to see how this effects how he finishes out!
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Old 05-19-2019, 05:48 PM   #471
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The Coon Hoods are doing a fantastic job! This is the first complete round of photos I have gotten since putting my camera back out and was expecting to see the coons taking their share since I am putting in 400 lbs a week The pics showed that the deer, and deer only, are responsible for my 400 lb a week bill, with the coons only hanging around on standby to pick up the scraps underneath! Thanks for a great product Coon Hood The boys are growing fast! The next few weeks of growth will give us a good idea on what we will be working with this fall!
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Old 05-19-2019, 05:56 PM   #472
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Bucks are looking fat and healthy. Deer on my place have cut way back on protein due to all the green foliage.

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Old 05-19-2019, 09:20 PM   #473
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Bucks are looking fat and healthy. Deer on my place have cut way back on protein due to all the green foliage.

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I wish these boys would to, but there has been no sign of slowing even with all of the rain and new growth!
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Old 05-20-2019, 08:30 AM   #474
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The Coon Hoods are doing a fantastic job! This is the first complete round of photos I have gotten since putting my camera back out and was expecting to see the coons taking their share since I am putting in 400 lbs a week The pics showed that the deer, and deer only, are responsible for my 400 lb a week bill, with the coons only hanging around on standby to pick up the scraps underneath! Thanks for a great product Coon Hood The boys are growing fast! The next few weeks of growth will give us a good idea on what we will be working with this fall!
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great update!glad to see the CoonHoods are doing what they were designed to do and all your protein is going to the deer! Thanks again for giving Coonhoods a chance!
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Old 05-20-2019, 01:01 PM   #475
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Darton, the bucks are looking good! The coon hoods are really paying off as well.
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Old 05-20-2019, 09:45 PM   #476
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great update!glad to see the CoonHoods are doing what they were designed to do and all your protein is going to the deer! Thanks again for giving Coonhoods a chance!
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After trying everything they seem to be doing the trick Thanks for a great product!

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Darton, the bucks are looking good! The coon hoods are really paying off as well.
I am excited they have put the trash pandas on the sidelines! The next few months should be interesting
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Good grief! What do you do with all your spare time?

Kidding aside, I have enjoyed following your land adventures and watching the improvements. Call me envious!
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Old 05-20-2019, 10:10 PM   #478
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Good grief! What do you do with all your spare time?

Kidding aside, I have enjoyed following your land adventures and watching the improvements. Call me envious!
If I am not helping people find their dream property, working on a project property, or working on this place, I can usually be found at my day job Glad to still have you following along
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Old 05-24-2019, 10:35 PM   #479
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The dirt is turned and ready for seed Will have it all complete by Sunday if the weather holds!
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Old 05-24-2019, 10:41 PM   #480
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The camera at the protein feeder had a little over 3200 pics since last Sunday with all of the feed going to the deer except for the scraps on the ground! Coon Hoods are still going the distance Can't wait to see how some of these guys turn out!
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Old 05-28-2019, 10:21 AM   #481
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Good heavens you got some mouths on that feeder.

Very healthy animals, should shape out to be a classic year.

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Old 05-28-2019, 12:24 PM   #482
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poor coons. they're starting to look rail-thin. I'm ready to see how that biggest buck there finishes out!
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Old 05-28-2019, 12:51 PM   #483
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Love following along. By any chance did your neighbors take any of the mature bucks you had on camera? I know this past season didn't produce much for you with the oil field traffic.
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Old 05-28-2019, 10:15 PM   #484
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Good heavens you got some mouths on that feeder.

Very healthy animals, should shape out to be a classic year.

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It does my heart good to see those vermin on ration restrictions I have my eye on him as well

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Love following along. By any chance did your neighbors take any of the mature bucks you had on camera? I know this past season didn't produce much for you with the oil field traffic.
Out of all of the deer I have had on camera I have only lost one good mature deer to a neighbors grandson to my SE. We all communicate regularly so I usually find out pretty quick when a good one is killed. The oil field seems to be moving on, but some activity exists so it remains to be seen how that will effect the season this year. I had two good shooters until the oil field moved in in early September last year and they popped smoke and vanished. Things seem to be returning to normal so optimism is high
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Old 06-01-2019, 09:48 PM   #485
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Coon Hoods make coons reach to the heavens and ask WHY
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Old 06-01-2019, 10:13 PM   #486
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There is a large group of bucks that are hitting the protein feeder to the tune of 400 lbs a week! Looking forward to what that type of consumption is going to produce
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Old 06-02-2019, 09:42 AM   #487
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They’re dang sure fat!
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Old 06-02-2019, 11:07 AM   #488
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Great thread! Love the updates
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Old 06-02-2019, 04:25 PM   #489
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The bucks are looking very nice!!
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Old 06-02-2019, 05:56 PM   #490
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Where is the new place? I guess I missed it.


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Old 06-02-2019, 06:14 PM   #491
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Theyíre dang sure fat!
Glad to see the protein bill getting results

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Thank you sir

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Great Jay! I may have to come to Ok & get a place! LOL!
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Great Jay! I may have to come to Ok & get a place! LOL!
I will be standing by to assist when you decide to take the plunge
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Old 06-02-2019, 06:17 PM   #494
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Only 6 days in and the plots are on their way!
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Old 06-03-2019, 08:49 PM   #495
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Love all the pictures and glad I could help you close the coon buffet!
If guys ever had a question about whether or not deer have trouble eating from them I'm sending them these pics!! Thanks again!
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If guys ever had a question about whether or not deer have trouble eating from them I'm sending them these pics!! Thanks again!
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Old 06-09-2019, 03:00 PM   #497
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The progress on the summer plots is really coming along! We ended up getting more rain today, even though it wasn't foretasted Looking forward to a drying out period
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Your plots are looking extremely well.

Your grounds has not missed many rains this spring/summer and it shows.

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Another week of growth and another 400 lbs A lot like funding the grocery bill for a bunch of teenage kids!
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Old 06-29-2019, 04:39 PM   #500
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Food plots are doing well! With all of the rain that we have had the deer are definitely not suffering in the food department
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