Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
ScentBlaster, hutch6464, tailchaser93, mc2841, Bige18675
61688 Registered Users
Top Posters
dogcatcher 80979
stxranchman 52092
RWH24 44568
rifleman 44065
BOBO the Clown 41973
BMD 40612
bill oxner 37510
Big Orn 37484
txshntr 34253
sig226fan (Rguns.com) 31157
facebook
Forum Stats
61688 Members
46 Forums
425515 Topics
5871989 Posts

Max Online: 16728 @ 03/25/12 08:51 AM
Page 1 of 2 1 2 >
Topic Options
#5789490 - 06/15/15 08:17 AM Weekend at the ranch
redchevy Offline
THF Celebrity

Registered: 10/25/04
Posts: 25108
Loc: Texas
Went down to the place to fill feed and check in on things.

Lots of water, didn't fill either of these feeders, they are standing in water of our tank that is out of its banks, sometimes the water stands for months, and it was raining when we left so probably rising.



Little intruder we killed inside the garage sunday morning


And a sleepy little boy on the way home


We sat 2 morning hunts and 1 evening hunt while we were there and didn't see anything, deer or hogs. Range is in great conditions, persimmons are loaded up as well as several other bushes and trees with berries etc. Grass in the camp yard was taller than me. Put cams back out now hoping to see some growth in the coming weeks. I spent a little time looking for sheds, but it was a waste in all the growth.
_________________________
It's hell eatin em live

Top
#5789513 - 06/15/15 08:34 AM Re: Weekend at the ranch [Re: redchevy]
Western Online   content
THF Celebrity

Registered: 04/20/11
Posts: 24659
Loc: Wise County Texas
At least you got some "recon" done. Does look very green, deer and hogs living the high life right now.
_________________________
Friends don't let Friends drink and post.......

The first 5 day's after the weekend, are the hardest....

Dennis


Top
#5789525 - 06/15/15 08:40 AM Re: Weekend at the ranch [Re: Western]
tlk Online   content
Veteran Tracker

Registered: 07/25/13
Posts: 2155
I was down to our ranch last weekend and much the same as yours - quail where also everywhere - so much grass for them to hide it should be a bumper year for them
_________________________
You can't fix stupid

Top
#5789528 - 06/15/15 08:41 AM Re: Weekend at the ranch [Re: redchevy]
stxranchman Offline
Obie Juan Kenobi

Registered: 08/04/10
Posts: 52092
cheers
_________________________


Top
#5789532 - 06/15/15 08:43 AM Re: Weekend at the ranch [Re: tlk]
redchevy Offline
THF Celebrity

Registered: 10/25/04
Posts: 25108
Loc: Texas
Originally Posted By: tlk
I was down to our ranch last weekend and much the same as yours - quail where also everywhere - so much grass for them to hide it should be a bumper year for them


Saw lots of quail also, busted up a covey of 6 or 8 little ones also, was good to see. After I shredded the senderos you saw quail running every time you went out.
_________________________
It's hell eatin em live

Top
#5789534 - 06/15/15 08:44 AM Re: Weekend at the ranch [Re: redchevy]
Navasot Online   content
Natty Love

Registered: 09/22/11
Posts: 26817
Loc: Normangee/Navasota TX
cheers
_________________________


http://www.j5tractors.com/

Top
#5789545 - 06/15/15 08:49 AM Re: Weekend at the ranch [Re: redchevy]
SniperRAB Offline
THF Celebrity

Registered: 03/26/12
Posts: 21271
Loc: Nurturing Biosphere Mothership
Little Fella looks content up
_________________________

Top
#5789550 - 06/15/15 08:52 AM Re: Weekend at the ranch [Re: redchevy]
stxranchman Offline
Obie Juan Kenobi

Registered: 08/04/10
Posts: 52092
Originally Posted By: redchevy
Originally Posted By: tlk
I was down to our ranch last weekend and much the same as yours - quail where also everywhere - so much grass for them to hide it should be a bumper year for them


Saw lots of quail also, busted up a covey of 6 or 8 little ones also, was good to see. After I shredded the senderos you saw quail running every time you went out.

I was down in Southeast Duval last week and saw the same thing with quail and cover. Deer were really starting to hit feed on this ranch since mid-late May. But it did look great as green and tall as it was. Really thick.
_________________________


Top
#5789557 - 06/15/15 08:57 AM Re: Weekend at the ranch [Re: redchevy]
redchevy Offline
THF Celebrity

Registered: 10/25/04
Posts: 25108
Loc: Texas
They are using the feed, but not really hitting it quite yet. We had some free choice feeders that weren't quite empty yet.

I did notice we have a few water troughs out for the deer and the deer don't seem to be using them at all. Guess they prefer the natural water as apposed to troughs.
_________________________
It's hell eatin em live

Top
#5789574 - 06/15/15 09:11 AM Re: Weekend at the ranch [Re: redchevy]
tdecker22 Online   content
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 12/22/09
Posts: 5134
Loc: Emory,TX
Cool pics
_________________________

Top
#5789585 - 06/15/15 09:20 AM Re: Weekend at the ranch [Re: redchevy]
dogcatcher Online   content
THF Celebrity

Registered: 07/17/06
Posts: 80979
Loc: Abilene or on the road...
Great pics.
_________________________
Combat Infantryman, the ultimate hunter where the prey shoots back.
"Illegitimus non carborundum est"

_______ Old style calls for today's outdoorsman_________

Top
#5789628 - 06/15/15 09:43 AM Re: Weekend at the ranch [Re: redchevy]
rickym Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 06/14/15
Posts: 5171
Loc: texas
Great pics and a beautiful property
_________________________
Originally Posted By: Buzzsaw
slumber party at Jason's, everyone wear your rompers. i'm having some made in urban camo

Top
#5789643 - 06/15/15 09:50 AM Re: Weekend at the ranch [Re: redchevy]
redchevy Offline
THF Celebrity

Registered: 10/25/04
Posts: 25108
Loc: Texas
Thanks all. According to farm logs we got another 8/10'ths last night and who knows what is coming with this next batch off the gulf.
_________________________
It's hell eatin em live

Top
#5789667 - 06/15/15 10:00 AM Re: Weekend at the ranch [Re: redchevy]
rifleman Online   crying
Sparkly Pants

Registered: 11/19/08
Posts: 44065
Loc: Kingwood
Shaping up to be a good year down there.

Top
#5789672 - 06/15/15 10:03 AM Re: Weekend at the ranch [Re: redchevy]
skinnerback Online   content
THF Celebrity

Registered: 05/30/11
Posts: 11616
Loc: Rockport, Tx.
up

Top
Page 1 of 2 1 2 >



© 2004-2016 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide