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#5661699 - 03/21/15 09:54 AM Javelina
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Woodsman

Registered: 11/20/14
Posts: 182
Loc: Athens, TX
I recently moved the Athens, TX and am interested in hunting javelina this year. For some reason I always wanted to get one or two. Since i just got here, I'm currently without a place to hunt. Anybody got any info on some places I could go after some of these? I'm in Athens which is about 60 miles south of Dallas in Henderson County but I'm not afraid to drive a couple of hrs if need be.

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#5661726 - 03/21/15 10:06 AM Re: Javelina [Re: Flags]
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Your going to drive more than a few hours to find Javelina.

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#5661746 - 03/21/15 10:18 AM Re: Javelina [Re: Flags]
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Registered: 09/22/11
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Loc: Normangee/Navasota TX
tack on about 4 more and your good
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#5661779 - 03/21/15 10:41 AM Re: Javelina [Re: Flags]
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Registered: 11/20/14
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Loc: Athens, TX
I've got no problem driving to where the game is. So any advice?

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#5661786 - 03/21/15 10:46 AM Re: Javelina [Re: Flags]
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#5662037 - 03/21/15 01:32 PM Re: Javelina [Re: Flags]
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Registered: 02/18/15
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Loc: Deep East Texas
There are places in Northern Texas where Javelina have been 'introduced', but I doubt you'd find a property that would allow you to hunt them. Your best bet (for good populations) is to head South. Some of the best populations exist starting about Encinal (and Southward, also to the West). Check the game laws before going on a hunt.

Don't know if you plan to hunt with firearms or archery equipment, but the little critters seem tailor made for bow-hunting, if you are so inclined.

https://tpwd.texas.gov/publications/pwdpubs/media/pwd_bk_w7000_1669.pdf
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#5662284 - 03/21/15 05:07 PM Re: Javelina [Re: Flags]
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Registered: 12/05/06
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Loc: Saginaw, Tx
That red area is where you want to be. Fun stuff. Worth the drive every couple years or so.
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#5662459 - 03/21/15 07:10 PM Re: Javelina [Re: Flags]
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Registered: 10/13/09
Posts: 320
Loc: Scurry TX
There are plenty out west. Always seen them in Seymour.

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#5662691 - 03/21/15 08:58 PM Re: Javelina [Re: Navasot]
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Registered: 10/25/11
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Originally Posted By: Navasot


Don't know why anyone would want to harvest one really. Stink like a horse mixed with a person with horrible body odor. sick Meat isn't good unless you doctor the hell out of it. Oh and that map is incredibly out of date and just flat out wrong. duel
El Paso and Hudspeth counties have tons of Javelina!
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#5662740 - 03/21/15 09:34 PM Re: Javelina [Re: Flags]
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I don't "harvest" any animal. I kill them. Including javelina. Any you are right. Not much for eating. But coyotes don't eat well. Coons don't eat well. Rats don't eat well. Opossum doesn't eat well. Nutria doesn't eat well. Skunk doesn't eat well . . . shall I go on?
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#5662775 - 03/21/15 10:02 PM Re: Javelina [Re: passthru]
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Registered: 10/25/11
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Loc: Texas
Originally Posted By: passthru
I don't "harvest" any animal. I kill them. Including javelina. Any you are right. Not much for eating. But coyotes don't eat well. Coons don't eat well. Rats don't eat well. Opossum doesn't eat well. Nutria doesn't eat well. Skunk doesn't eat well . . . shall I go on?


Actually no you really shouldn't go on!! What the hell are you talking about? Harvest,kill,whack,smoke, smackdown I don't give a rats a$$ what you call it! Don't spew your misinformation and law breaking on a public forum however. Looks like someone needs to read their outdoor annual and be a responsible sportsman. Javelina in Texas are a game species with a specific season and BAG LIMIT. https://tpwd.texas.gov/landwater/land/habitats/trans_pecos/big_game/javelina/
The are not Coyotes,coons or possums. If you kill a javelina in Texas you'd better make an attempt to process it! http://www.statutes.legis.state.tx.us/Docs/PW/htm/PW.62.htm


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#5663041 - 03/22/15 08:01 AM Re: Javelina [Re: Flags]
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Registered: 12/01/14
Posts: 520
Loc: Fair Oaks Ranch, Texas
Javelinas are mean little boogers that are not scared of much.
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#5663076 - 03/22/15 08:38 AM Re: Javelina [Re: Flags]
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Registered: 07/03/12
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Loc: Central Texas
For the record, let me say that coon can be quite tasty. As for javelina, if you can cook it and make it tasty, then you are a culinary artist.

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#5663247 - 03/22/15 10:15 AM Re: Javelina [Re: Flags]
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Registered: 12/01/14
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Loc: Fair Oaks Ranch, Texas
I know a guy that slow cooked a javelina in his oven for 8 hours and it turned out pretty good. Just saying!
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#5663258 - 03/22/15 10:21 AM Re: Javelina [Re: Flags]
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Registered: 10/11/09
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Loc: Holly Lake Ranch Tx.
To answer your question. Lincoln Ranch, Callaghan Ranch, and many more. Do check the game laws and dates!!!!

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