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#5529139 - 01/08/15 09:23 PM Granger Lake Rabbits
themanfromsnowyriver Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 01/08/15
Posts: 9
Loc: Austin
Hi everyone,

I'm new to Texas and new to hunting and was wondering if anyone hunts rabbits at Granger Lake near Austin? I've been told by some locals that it's not very common.

Also if anyone wants some company out that way I'm willing to follow and not make any noise!

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#5529180 - 01/08/15 09:38 PM Re: Granger Lake Rabbits [Re: themanfromsnowyriver]
wtjim Offline
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Registered: 07/18/12
Posts: 548
Not sure about this year but I hunt hogs out there. I usually see one or two but I think the coyotes and bobcats keep them in check pretty good...

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#5529184 - 01/08/15 09:40 PM Re: Granger Lake Rabbits [Re: themanfromsnowyriver]
billyhunt Offline
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Registered: 09/25/11
Posts: 2434
Loc: granger,tx
themanfromsnowyriver welcome Granger lake is in my backyard. Do you really like to hunt rabbits that much? Not that hunting rabbits is such a bad deal, but do you like to eat'em is why your after them? Just wondering.

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#5529217 - 01/08/15 09:54 PM Re: Granger Lake Rabbits [Re: billyhunt]
themanfromsnowyriver Offline
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Registered: 01/08/15
Posts: 9
Loc: Austin
Thanks for the responses guys,

I do like to eat rabbits, but generally I was thinking that to start out small game might be the way to go. I got some squirrels last week and that was fun, but didn't see any rabbits (only tracks).

Any advice about which areas are good to hunt?

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#5529228 - 01/08/15 10:00 PM Re: Granger Lake Rabbits [Re: themanfromsnowyriver]
billyhunt Offline
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Registered: 09/25/11
Posts: 2434
Loc: granger,tx
Where did you hunt? Doppler, Willis, Sore fingers?


Edited by billyhunt (01/08/15 10:01 PM)
Edit Reason: Im a dummy

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#5529235 - 01/08/15 10:03 PM Re: Granger Lake Rabbits [Re: billyhunt]
themanfromsnowyriver Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 01/08/15
Posts: 9
Loc: Austin
I believe it was Willis, north of the hook in the creek where the trees are.

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#5529252 - 01/08/15 10:14 PM Re: Granger Lake Rabbits [Re: themanfromsnowyriver]
billyhunt Offline
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Registered: 09/25/11
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Loc: granger,tx
Ok, over at Doppler should be better, that's not to far from where i am and i have a load of rabbits, cottontails, jackrabbits. That might be better place to go.

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#5529263 - 01/08/15 10:17 PM Re: Granger Lake Rabbits [Re: themanfromsnowyriver]
themanfromsnowyriver Offline
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Registered: 01/08/15
Posts: 9
Loc: Austin
Thanks for the info, but I can't seem to find Doppler on the TPWD or the COE maps. Where exactly is it?

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#5529302 - 01/08/15 10:31 PM Re: Granger Lake Rabbits [Re: themanfromsnowyriver]
billyhunt Offline
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Registered: 09/25/11
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Loc: granger,tx
Sorry its on 971. The Doppler Radar. Its about 6 miles from Granger going towards the lake heading east from Granger.

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#5529329 - 01/08/15 10:50 PM Re: Granger Lake Rabbits [Re: billyhunt]
themanfromsnowyriver Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 01/08/15
Posts: 9
Loc: Austin
Thanks again for the info mate, I'll try get into there early one morning and hopefully I'll see some rabbits!

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#5529338 - 01/08/15 10:55 PM Re: Granger Lake Rabbits [Re: themanfromsnowyriver]
billyhunt Offline
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Registered: 09/25/11
Posts: 2434
Loc: granger,tx
Say, if you don't me asking, are you from Australia for real?

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#5529339 - 01/08/15 10:58 PM Re: Granger Lake Rabbits [Re: billyhunt]
themanfromsnowyriver Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 01/08/15
Posts: 9
Loc: Austin
I'm from Sydney for real, just moved to Austin to start a job here, liking it so far. Basically no-one hunts in Australia so I thought I'd give it a try while I'm here.

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