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#3567069 - 09/13/12 08:28 AM cold front to bring more dove?
redundeadd Offline
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Registered: 06/07/12
Posts: 385
Im at work watching over the construction yard, but im not seeing any birds. I kind of the there would be lots of dove moving in front of the front. Im right outside dallas and the front is supposed to hit this afternoon. Is it still too early to start seeing birds?

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#3567082 - 09/13/12 08:34 AM Re: cold front to bring more dove? [Re: redundeadd]
Cochise Offline
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Registered: 09/20/08
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Loc: Texas
In my opinion, since this front is coming in from the NW vs more Northerly, dove probably won't be riding the initial front. Maybe some, but not many. Once the front passes through Kansas / OK and the northern winds stay at it, they'll move.

The bulk of the birds being pushed down will come later in the weekend.

Again, that's my opinion and I'm probably wrong.

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#3567088 - 09/13/12 08:38 AM Re: cold front to bring more dove? [Re: Cochise]
redundeadd Offline
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Registered: 06/07/12
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It makes since

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#3567091 - 09/13/12 08:38 AM Re: cold front to bring more dove? [Re: Cochise]
janie Offline
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Registered: 08/30/05
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Loc: Collin County TX
We saw more dove last night, then we have in the past week. It will be interesting to see what this latest front does. Calling for 1 - 3 inches of rain along with it as well.
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#3567149 - 09/13/12 08:54 AM Re: cold front to bring more dove? [Re: janie]
redundeadd Offline
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Ill hopefully be in the field this afternoon, if not this afternoon then ill be makin a sickly phone call into work tomorrow morning;) ill royce city bound lol

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#3567452 - 09/13/12 10:08 AM Re: cold front to bring more dove? [Re: redundeadd]
STXHO Offline
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Registered: 04/06/11
Posts: 5188
Loc: South Texas
We scouted out Jim Wells and Kleberg County fields last night. Saw way more doves than we did last week. This next from should bring more down. If you have food for them they will hold.
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#3567472 - 09/13/12 10:13 AM Re: cold front to bring more dove? [Re: STXHO]
Navasot Offline
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Probably but dove season will be put on hold after saterday...theres a more important bird in the sky
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#3567551 - 09/13/12 10:35 AM Re: cold front to bring more dove? [Re: Navasot]
redundeadd Offline
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Haha im gonna hold off on teal hunting till next pay day

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#3567563 - 09/13/12 10:39 AM Re: cold front to bring more dove? [Re: redundeadd]
Pittstate Offline
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Registered: 09/01/09
Posts: 5178
Loc: NE/CO/KS/MO/OK
I have been out teal scouting a couple times this week and not seeing very many dove. I sure hope the front will bring some in.....besides my backyard in town.

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#3567598 - 09/13/12 10:48 AM Re: cold front to bring more dove? [Re: Navasot]
Featherduster Offline
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Registered: 06/15/10
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Loc: Columbus / Garwood
Originally Posted By: Navasot
Probably but dove season will be put on hold after saterday...theres a more important bird in the sky


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#3568072 - 09/13/12 01:10 PM Re: cold front to bring more dove? [Re: Featherduster]
Fooshman Offline
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Registered: 07/26/06
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Loc: Black Dog, Texas
Don't push my birds out!!! mad
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#3568598 - 09/13/12 03:59 PM Re: cold front to bring more dove? [Re: Fooshman]
Jobst Offline
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Registered: 08/26/10
Posts: 500
Tomorrow is my sons 5th so I started a tradition when he is young to take him dove hunting that sat. It's supposed to drizzle or rain so will the dove fly?

I know it doesnt matter with duck but was wondering with dove. I'd switch hunts but dont want to carry both lead and steel.

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#3568618 - 09/13/12 04:05 PM Re: cold front to bring more dove? [Re: Jobst]
Trout-killer Offline
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Registered: 02/14/12
Posts: 3811
Loc: Humble, Tx
Opening day it rain at my house. I was already done by the time it started but people down the road hammered away at them while it was raining.

My b-day is sept 5th. I dove hunt on it every year. Its a good tradition up i hope yall have fun and get some birds!

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#3568968 - 09/13/12 06:33 PM Re: cold front to bring more dove? [Re: Jobst]
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Registered: 07/24/09
Posts: 1609
Loc: Sugar Land, TX
Originally Posted By: Jobst
Tomorrow is my sons 5th so I started a tradition when he is young to take him dove hunting that sat. It's supposed to drizzle or rain so will the dove fly?

I know it doesnt matter with duck but was wondering with dove. I'd switch hunts but dont want to carry both lead and steel.


Some of my best dove hunts have been on rainy days. When the rain stops, the doves will fly like crazy!!!
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#3569036 - 09/13/12 06:58 PM Re: cold front to bring more dove? [Re: BigAL33]
Jobst Offline
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Registered: 08/26/10
Posts: 500
Dove everywhere at soccer practice!!

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