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#5437800 - 11/22/14 08:35 PM What time...
lodell23 Offline
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Registered: 06/23/14
Posts: 42
How early before lst do you guys get to your spot on highly popular public lake x?

#5437853 - 11/22/14 09:04 PM Re: What time... [Re: lodell23]
lodell23 Offline
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Registered: 06/23/14
Posts: 42
On a weekend

#5437858 - 11/22/14 09:09 PM Re: What time... [Re: lodell23]
BradyBuck Online   content
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Registered: 10/18/07
Posts: 5049
Loc: Abilene, TX
I don't hunt public but I like to be set up and ready to go at least 30 minutes before shooting time. So I would imagine you'd want to maybe make that a hour or so if your fighting for a spot.

Maybe someone who hunts public will help you out better than I can on this.

Edited by BradyBuck (11/22/14 09:11 PM)

32 - BWT
4 - GWT

#5437866 - 11/22/14 09:19 PM Re: What time... [Re: lodell23]
Jacob645 Offline

Registered: 07/19/09
Posts: 1409
Loc: Nacogdoches, TX
We've been at the ramp as early as 3:30

#5437995 - 11/22/14 10:25 PM Re: What time... [Re: lodell23]
Erichugh22 Offline
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Registered: 09/14/10
Posts: 2329
Loc: Duck blind
On a weekend 3:30, weekday 4:30. I still get beat to my spots even getting there that early sometimes. It also depends how hard the spot is to get to, most people won't walk over a mile like I do, I'd say 90 percent of the guys I see hunt the closest and easiest spots to get to.

#5438004 - 11/22/14 10:28 PM Re: What time... [Re: lodell23]
Cody Malone Offline
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Registered: 12/15/08
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Loc: My Lake in Tx
3-5am depending on location and expected crowd

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#5438209 - 11/23/14 07:28 AM Re: What time... [Re: lodell23]
_Scooter_ Offline
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Registered: 09/06/08
Posts: 1661
Loc: NoDux, Texas
between 3-5am is a good guess. In the past, I have been known to hit a certain area right about 2am if the ducks are there- but now I just sleep in and set up between people or offer to join and call for them up
Wasn't born in Texas, but I got there as fast as I could.


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